BELATED story: Tri-Miwok Consortium Joins USDA Food Dist. Program

BELATED story: Tri-Miwok Consortium Joins USDA Food Dist. Program
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The California Valley Miwok Tribe contracts with Richard McDarment, Director of the USDA Food Distribution Program, to bring the program to the Tri-Miwok Consortium and hopes in the future to expand the service to other tribes with families in need. FRONT ROW FROM LEFT: Midge Turner, Chairperson of the Calaveras County Mountain Miwuk and Nichole Grimes, Treasurer of the Calaveras Band of Mi-Wuk Indians. BACK ROW FROM LEFT: Silvia Burley, Chairperson of the California Valley Miwok Tribe, Anjelica Paulk, Vice Chairperson of the California Valley Miwok Tribe, Richard McDarment, Director of the USDA FDIR and Gloria Grimes, Chairperson of the Calaveras Band of Mi-Wuk Indians.

The California Valley Miwok Tribe met with Richard McDarment, Director of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Distribution Program, to arrange to bring the service that is administered through Richard and the Tule River Tribe to local families. The California Valley Miwok Tribe hopes to host a sucessful program that will help many people in need on a monthly basis. The Tribe wants to thank the USDA offices in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, as well as Richard McDarment and the Tule River Tribe for working with our tribe to make this possible.