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Choctaw Nation presents checks to Wilburton and Latimer County

Published Monday, January 13, 2020
On Monday, Choctaw Nation Tribal Councilwoman Jennifer Woods presented checks to Latimer County (for $13,900) and the city of Wilburton (for $11,600) from the Choctaw Community Partner Fund. The Choctaw Nation shares these funds on a quarterly basis with counties, cities and towns where the Choctaw Nation operates non-gaming businesses. This payment was more»

Choctaw Nation presents Pittsburg County, McAlester with partner funds

Published Tuesday, January 7, 2020
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma gave the City of McAlester with a fourth-quarter check totaling $11,200 and gave Pittsburg County commissioners more than $4,000 on Monday during a presentation for the Choctaw Community Partner Fund at the McAlester Community Center. Kevin Harvison/McAlester News-Capital The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma presented Pittsburg more»

Choctaw Community Partner Fund Awards more than $62,000 to Cities of Hugo and Boswell and Choctaw County

Published Tuesday, December 31, 2019
HUGO, Okla. — The Choctaw Nation awarded the city of Hugo $28,500, Boswell $10,600 and Choctaw County $23,300 from the Choctaw Community Partner Fund to continue to help strengthen and develop the local area. This is the fourth voluntary contribution from the Choctaw Nation, for a combined total of $207,800 to the cities of Hugo, Boswell and Choctaw more»

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Wins Major Communication Awards at the 2019 Southern Economic Development Council Annual Conference

Published Tuesday, August 20, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma received two of the top honors for a communications piece at the SEDC Communication Awards Ceremony. The awards ceremony was held during the 2019 Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) Annual Conference, August 4-6, 2019 in New Orleans. Choctaw Nation Economic Development Partnership, won a Best of Class, more»

Study highlights Native American tribes' impact on Oklahoma economy

Published Thursday, July 18, 2019
OKLAHOMA CITY — The 38 federally recognized tribes in Oklahoma had a $12.9 billion impact on the state in 2017. The study found that the tribes directly employ more than 50,000 people and support a total of 96,000 jobs to tribal citizens and non-citizens, accounting for more than $4.6 billion in wages and benefits to Oklahoma workers in 2017. "This more»

McAlester begins work on Downtown Streetscape project

Published Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The city of McAlester has began work on their Downtown Streetscape project. The initial phase includes extending the sidewalk farther into Choctaw Avenue and building bicycle pathways. When completed, the sidewalk will include additional pedestrian space, as well as the designated pathways for bicyclists. New waterlines and infrastructure for stormwater more»

Choctaw Community Partner Fund Awards more than $65,000 to Cities of Antlers, Clayton and Pushmataha County

Published Wednesday, May 29, 2019
ANTLERS, Okla. — The Choctaw Nation awarded the city of Antlers $15,000, the city of Clayton $27,700 and Pushmataha County $22,400 from the Choctaw Community Partner Fund to continue to help strengthen and develop the local area. This is the second voluntary contribution from the Choctaw Nation, the first took place in late January and distributed a more»

Choctaw Community Partner Fund Awards $61,000 to City of Durant and Bryan County

Published Wednesday, May 15, 2019
DURANT, Okla. — The Choctaw Nation awarded the city of Durant $54,700 and Bryan County $6,500 from the Choctaw Community Partner Fund to continue to help strengthen and develop the local area. This is the second voluntary contribution from the Choctaw Nation, the first took place in early February and distributed a combined total of $61,400 to the more»
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