The deadline to submit statements for handicapped and/or disabled EBCI tribal minors, under the age of 18, who are eligible to receive a Christmas Check is Wednesday, Nov. 25. Eligible minors must submit a statement signed by a doctor indicating that the child is handicapped and/or disabled and a new statement must be submitted each year.
The deadline for eligible EBCI tribal members between the ages of 18 and 60 years of age, who waive their per capita check but would like to receive a Christmas check, is Wednesday, Nov. 25. Eligible tribal members must submit a statement that has been signed by a doctor indicating that they are handicapped and/or disabled. A new statement must be submitted each year.
Statements can be turned into the TOP Office, located beside the Council House, or faxed to (828) 497-7020 (Attn: Kelly Sampson). Be sure to include EBCI enrollment numbers on all statements. Info: Kelly Sampson 359-7023 or Kelly Dills 359-7024.
Senior Citizens do not have to submit anything to receive a Christmas Check. Checks will be mailed to all EBCI tribal members who turn 60 years of age or older by Dec. 31. Christmas Checks will be mailed to the same address that per capita checks are mailed to.
– TOP Office