Join us for the Grand Opening of our Business Incubator.
Discover the perfect space to grow your Reservation-based VME busines.
Friday, November 11, 2023 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Quechan Business Development Center located at 403 Picacho Road Ste E, Winterhaven CA 92283 (former Pipa Market Store).
Our Quechan business incubator is designed to provide Tribal VME start-ups with the resources and support to take their business to the next level. Join us for a day of networking, learning and celebrating the Native entrepreneurial spirit.
An interview was conducted on Monday, November 6, 2023, for the Native American Heritage Month by Alexandra Rangel from Arizona's Family 3TV/CBS 5.
Judith P. Osborne, Dr. Charlotte Hills, and Juanita Rodriguez were interviewed and in attendance was the 5th grade classes from San Pasqual Elementary School.
The story, "Yuma tribe works to preserve their native language", can be viewed by clicking here or scanning the QR code.
The Quechan Indian Tribe Economic Development Administration (EDA) is thrilled to announce its partnership with Moonshot (formerly NACET) to provide expert accounting, financial, and legal advisory services at the Quechan Business Development Center (QBDC) business incubator. The QBDC business incubator grand opening is scheduled for Friday, November 17, 2023. Business incubator cohort Participants will benefit from Moonshot's essential business coaching and mentoring throughout their participation in the program.
Quechan Tribal Member Mr. Wilfred Emerson got together with Mr. Tim Russ, Future Farmers of America (FFA) Teacher, to clean and paint the old Southern Pacific Railroad Depot and the walls at the Stomping Grounds in preparation for the 2023 Indian Days celebration.
Tudor Montague (Fort Yuma Quechan) chats with Vicki and Rae about his journey to open a successful coffee roasting business – and now a newly opened coffee shop! – on the Quechan reservation while keeping Indigenous values and his community at the forefront.
The Quechan Direct Assistance Program will not be accepting financial assistance applications for
the month of October 2023 in observance of Quechan Tribal Distribution.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact the Quechan Social Service office at (760) 572-0201, email: email@example.com
The Arizona Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) recently honored Arizona's 2023 Champions of Minority Business Development Advocates of the Year. This prestigious award recognizes individuals or organizations with significant milestones in advocating for minority business enterprises. The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is a bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce. It's the only federal agency dedicated to helping minority-owned businesses grow and compete globally. The Arizona MBDA is operated by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
The INEX series’ first Native American and Jewish race car driver, Thomas Poretsky is entering fifth grade. He loves his friends, his family, his pets (Snorlax the dog and Ginger and Marshmallow the cats), and playing Pokemon competitively. And, yes, he really loves driving fast!
He started out in Quarter Midget racing in the summer of 2022. Once the season ended, he spent that winter racing go-karts at ProKart Indoor Racing in Burnsville. Starting in the back of the pack, he worked his way up through the Kid’s League during the Winter/Spring season of 2022-23 for a strong finish on the podium in third place.
azwarriorshoops Elmer Emerson is a beast.
When he first came to the Warriors he had an immediate impact. He is not afraid of anyone, especially that's bigger than him. In his first year at NABI (Native American Basketball Invitational), he showed a preview of the type of player he is going to be. Strong, aggressive and ready to stop anyone he chooses to guard.
He will be helping Jason and Cibola High School win a region championship.
Dennis Boone is an Emergency Management, Safety and Security professional with over 30 Years’ experience. He began his career in the United States Army Military Police Corp. After receiving an honorable discharge, he was hired as a Deputy Sheriff in Washington State, where he served his community as a Road Deputy, Field Training Officer, Medicolegal Death Investigator, Deputy Coroner and Pistol/Rifle Range Instructor.
Chase Choate, Environmental Director at Quechan Indian Tribe, is recommending everyone to utilize the purpleair.com website as a tool to keep informed of the air quality.
You can go to purpleair.com and on the map select the circle near Ft. Yuma Hill you can see in real time the air quality. In the lower left box you can select for either PM (particulate matter) 10 or PM 2.5 EPA AQI (air quality index) to see the difference between finer and coarser particulate matter. The finer particulate matter as in 2.5, is more likely to reach deeper into your lungs.
The Quechan Indian Tribe Economic Development Administration (EDA) is offering an online application for the Quechan Business Development Center (QBDC), a business incubator located in the former Pipa Market building at 403 Picacho Road, Winterhaven, California. This online application is available to vendors, merchants, and entrepreneurs (VMEs) who are enrolled members of the Quechan Tribe and are seeking early-start business launch or established business assistance.
Come reunite with former classmates and schoolmates to celebrate past class achievements and endeavors.
Saturday, May 23, 2023 at the Komatke Boys and Girls Club (5047 West Pecos Road, Komatke, Arizona 85339).
For more information, contact Reunion Chair Eleanor Williams at (602) 881-9459, Vice Chair Seraphine Scottie (520) 904-1575, Secretary Janice Estrada (520) 404-1570, Treasurer Urban Giff (602) 531-3998.