Pets Loyal 2 Vets Receives $3,500 from the Mdewakanton Sioux Community
For immediate release:
Prior Lake, MN June 2016
Pets Loyal 2 Vets announces a $3,500 grant received from the Shakopee, MN Mdewakanton Sioux Community to be used to support program services that will benefit veterans enrolled in its programs.
“We are very excited to have the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community located so close to our training facility and look forward to assisting any veteran tribal members of this community with one of our highly trained dogs”, said Jeff LeBaron, Executive Director.
Funding will be used to enrich our program development, training, acquiring great candidate dogs that will someday, be able to help mitigate the symptoms associated with PTSD, TBI and MST.
About the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community:
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is a Federally recognized, sovereign Indian tribe located southwest of Minneapolis, Minnesota. With a focus on being a good neighbor, good steward of the earth, and a good employer, the SMSC is committed to charitable donations, community partnerships, a healthy environment, and a strong economy. The SMSC and the SMSC Gaming Enterprise (Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and Little Six Casino) are the largest employer in Scott County.
Out of a Dakota tradition to help others, the SMSC has donated nearly $300 million to organizations and causes since opening the Gaming Enterprise in the 1990’s and has contributed millions more to regional governments and infrastructure such as roads, water and sewer systems, and emergency services.