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Tommye Blackcrow and Billie Sutton present a check for $4,000 to Canton Town Board Member Debbie Robinson and Mayor/Board Member Wanda Baker which helped pay for upgrades to the Canton public pool that was scheduled to open this week.

Town pool gets donation from local tribes, casino

Canton has been gearing up for this year’s opening of the town pool, which was scheduled to happen just in time for the Memorial Day weekend.

The Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes came together with Lucky Star Casino to make it all happen with a donation of $4,000 that will be used for free swimming for children and repairs.

Tommye Blackcrow, General Manager at Canton Lucky Star Casino, fielded requests from communities in need of assistance and represents those communities in their requests. She reported that after receiving the request for assistance with the pool funds, Lucky Star and the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes wanted to help.

 

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