Enterprises, employees and several departments across the Tribe including FireLake Discount Foods and FireLodge Children and Family Services collect and supply food and gifts through other programs in addition to the Salvation Army every fall.
Blue Zones Project in Pottawatomie County celebrated Citizen Potawatomi Nation FireLake Discount Foods’ recent designation as a Blue Zones Project Approved worksite with a ribbon cutting celebration in November 2019.
As both a manager and customer service representative, Customer Care Manager Kay Bruce keeps others at the forefront of her mind. She believes FireLake Discount Foods does the same as an employer and retail establishment.
Blue Zones Project in Pottawatomie County recently announced that FireLake Discount Foods achieved designation as the first Blue Zones Project-approved grocery store in Oklahoma. FireLake Discount Foods completed the certification process, which includes encouraging parking at the farthest spaces from the store, selling healthy grab-and-go lunches, hosting monthly shopping tours led by a registered dietitian, distributing Read More »
FireLake Discount Foods and Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services are working closely with the Oklahoma State Department of Health and the Pottawatomie County Health Department on an investigation related to a case of measles in an out-of-state resident who traveled to Oklahoma. Employees and customers may have been unknowingly exposed if they visited the FireLake Read More »
Around Christmastime, opportunities abound at Citizen Potawatomi Nation to share the spirit of the season. Ways to donate toys and meals and look after young and old alike are all part of the efforts CPN makes during the holidays. The Tribe collaborates with the Salvation Army branch that serves Pottawatomie, Lincoln and Seminole, Oklahoma, counties Read More »
FireLake Discount Foods contributed more than $50,000 to local charities in 2016, a number the company typically matches annually. The tribal enterprise recently assisted Tecumseh Public Schools’ food program and awarded $5,000 to the Community Market of Pottawatomie County. “We believe it makes for a better community for all of us when our people and Read More »
Disaster relief group purchases, sends necessities to Texas Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 40 inches of rain on areas of Southeast Texas, leaving many residents displaced and without necessities. The storm has turned many area highways into rivers, subsequently halting businesses and the lives of Texans. Agencies, like the Inter-Tribal Emergency Management Coalition, have stepped Read More »
Since opening in 2001, FireLake Discount Foods has developed a reputation for being committed to low prices. Although this commitment has served the store well, management believed it was time to build on this strength and provide a better overall experience for staff, vendors and most importantly, customers, by achieving retail excellence in all areas of the business. “We took a look at everything we do. Read More »
FireLake Discount Foods was awarded $2,500 for its third place finish in a national display contest. The contest was created by Café Valley, nationwide bakery distributor which produces high quality cakes, muffins and croissants for stores throughout the world. “I came here to present FireLake Discount Foods the check for their outstanding display,” said Central Read More »