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With USDA Support, Navajo Nation’s Hardrock Chapter Opens New Multi-Purpose Building

The Navajo Nation’s Hardrock Chapter recently celebrated the opening of their new chapter house and multi-purpose center with a day of celebration, speeches, food and dance.

The building will serve as a safe and secure location for after school activities and also as a health center for seniors.

USDA Rural Development funded nearly $300,000 of the $1 million facility. The funds went to the Hardrock Council on Substance Abuse, Inc. who will also use the facility for wellness and counseling services.

A packed house listened to tribal officials, watched local school children perform traditional dances and feasted on barbeque. Following the presentations inside of the new multi-purpose room, participants gathered outside to watch Apache Crown Dancers.

A photo exhibition called “To Those Who Fought Fearlessly and Overcame the Hard Struggles for Our Land” drew many of the attendees to the adjoining exhibition area.

USDA provides support for needed community facilities.  To find out how the Community Facilities program can assist your community in achieving its goals, click here.

Members of the Apache Crown Dancers celebrate the opening of The Navajo Nation’s new chapter house/multi-purpose center.

Members of the Apache Crown Dancers celebrate the opening of The Navajo Nation’s new chapter house/multi-purpose center.

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