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Countdown underway for NAIG 2020

Preparations for the 2020 North American Indigenous Games are well underway. Organizers held a one-year countdown ceremony on July 12 in the host city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. With more than 5,000 Indigenous youth athletes from Canada and the U.S. expected to compete, including from the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the

Schimmel sister transfers to Eastern Florida

Milan Schimmel (Hutchinson CC) Milan Schimmel (Umatilla) recently announced that she has transferred to Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne. Schimmel is a younger sister of Shoni and Jude Schimmel, who were standouts on the University of Louisville women’s basketball team. Milan Schimmel, a guard who grew up on the Confederated Tribes

Native American pro golfer competes in LPGA event

Gabby Lemieux (Photo LPGA/Facebook) Gabby Lemieux (Shoshone-Paiute Tribe) shot 75-71 at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic in early July at Thornberry Creek golf course in Oneida, Wisconsin. The course is owned by the Oneida Nation. Lemieux’s 2-over par total wasn’t good enough to make the cut for the weekend, but she provided

Navajo Code Talkers honored

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer were joined by Navajo veterans, youth, elders, dignitaries, and many others on Aug. 14 to commemorate Navajo Code Talkers Day during an honorary event held at the Navajo Nation Veterans Memorial Park in Window Rock

Tony Bennett to sing at Hard Rock Live in December

HOLLYWOOD — Nineteen-time Grammy Award-winning musician Tony Bennett will bring his “I Left My Heart Tour” with special guest Antonia Bennett to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood on Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. Hard Rock Live, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s new entertainment venue,

HRI promotes David Pellow to senior VP position

HOLLYWOOD — Hard Rock International announced Aug. 22 the appointment of David Pellow to senior vice president of Company Cafe Operations. Pellow, who has been with Hard Rock for nearly 20 years, previously held the position of area vice president of cafe operations – Europe, where he managed operations for Hard