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Puyallup Tribe announces $600,000 in donations to organizations

The Puyallup Tribe announced $600,000 in donations to local organizations in Washington state.

The tribe hosted a ceremony on Wednesday to thank recipient organizations for their work. The event took place at the Emerald Queen Event Center in Tacoma.

"We are here today to award nonprofits in Washington that are working to make their communities better and that's all of you," said Chairman Bill Sterud, according to a news release.

The donations are overseen by the Puyallup Tribe Charity Trust Board. The program is funded by a portion of revenues generated at the Emerald Queen Casino. Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis.


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