|Welcome Catawba Achievement Center, South Carolina|
Catawba Indian Nation Tribal Chief Donald Rodgers (4th from L) with Achievement Center sponsors on September 12, 2008, at the grand opening of the fifth Native American Achievement Center at the Catawba Indian Nation in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
Continuing its charter to bring technology access and education to rural and low-income Native American reservations, a collaborative partnership sponsored by IBM and including SeniorNet, the Native American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), USDA Rural Development and Tri-District/Chester Adult Education today announced it will open an Achievement Center at the Catawba Indian Nation.
This Achievement Center will bring free computer access and classes to Catawba reservation residents of all ages and is part of a multi-year, grant-based initiative sponsored by IBM Corporation that is designed to bring technology to remote, underserved Indian reservations whose residents may not be included in the global Information Age.‟
For information, contact the Center coordinator, Karen Nichols at 803-366-4792
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