Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation’s Felecia Freeman is part of a group of individuals from local businesses that helps propel the community forward with volunteering and support. Shawnee Forward recently named her its Ambassador of the Year.
Under new ownership by Tribal member Jamie Hubble, the Oklahoma City company Haley’s Carpet expanded to Shawnee, close to Tribal headquarters. Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation Market and Facilities Manager TaRena Reece visited the new store. Hubble sought help from the CPCDC to make the expansion happen.
Those attending Family Reunion Festival can take advantage of credit and budgeting sessions, student loan counseling and small business consultations offered through the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation’s knowledgeable staff.
Recent Citizen Potawatomi Nation economic development milestones include new casino games, healthy living and more.
Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation Consumer Lending Coordinator Tina Pollard recently became a certified student loan counselor. With her expanded ability to provide financial advice to CPN members and employees, Pollard can now help others develop plans to get out of school debt.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund recently awarded $700,000 of the Core Financial Assistance to the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation.
By Felecia Freeman, Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation Commercial Loan Officer The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma held their annual business summit, The Gathering 2018, at the Choctaw Casino & Resort in early October. The group’s mission is to advocate, educate and connect the Native American business community to advance economic opportunities throughout Read More »
Millions recently filed their federal income tax returns and now await their Internal Revenue Service refunds. Many people use this time to reassess goals and take responsible advantage of that check. Tina Pollard is consumer lending manager at Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation and one of three certified credit counselors on staff. During a recent Read More »
Two-day arts business workshop for federally recognized Native artists hosted by MacRostie Art Center, to be held in Lawton, OK by national Native non-profit on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 and Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 at the Museum of the Great Plains. Native artists from the area will have the chance to develop into the world Read More »
Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation was recently awarded Large Business of the Year by the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma. According to a press release issued by the organization, Business of the Year Awards are given to the businesses that have given both time and monetary contributions through sponsorships, volunteerism and commitment to Read More »