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Solar trees in and around Cherokee promote a cleaner planet

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

A sense of place is a core Cherokee value that promotes connection with and stewardship of our homelands. Because we believe so strongly in preserving our land and the earth, many of our grants are awarded to groups involved with environmental preservation. We also fund projects that promote workforce and economic development.

Funding the creation and installation of solar trees in Cherokee fulfills both the environmental and economic development goals. A previous grant funded three solar trees in downtown Cherokee.… read more


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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

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Friday, August 7th, 2015

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Wade in the Stream

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

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Mapping Historical Landscapes

Monday, July 13th, 2015

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Cherokee Day of Caring 2014

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

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