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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»

Choctaw Community Partner Fund Awards $10,500 to City of Stigler and Haskell County

Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019
STIGLER, Okla. — The Choctaw Nation awarded the city of Stigler $6,700 and Haskell County $3,800 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 $10,400 to the more»

Choctaw Community Partner Fund Awards $17,000 to City of Wilburton and Latimer County

Published Tuesday, May 7, 2019
WILBURTON, Okla. — The Choctaw Nation awarded the city of Wilburton $11,300 and Latimer County $5,700 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 $17,000 to more»

Choctaw Community Partner Fund Awards more than $10,000 to City of Stigler and Haskell County

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
STIGLER, Okla. — The Choctaw Nation awarded the city of Stigler $6,600 and Haskell County $3,800 from the Choctaw Community Partner Fund to continue to help strengthen and develop the local area. The Choctaw Nation will distribute a voluntary contribution on a quarterly basis to cities and counties that operate non-gaming businesses throughout the more»
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