Pandemic brings surge in online ordering to FireLake Discount Foods

According to data compiled and published in September by the market research firm Statista, the number of online grocery orders nationwide for pickup or delivery almost quadrupled between August 2019 and August 2020. FireLake Discount Foods saw a surge as well.

Nation responds to pandemic

Discussions included issues of patron and employee safety, human resources and clinic supplies as well as the feasibility of keeping commercial and government programs running as long as possible.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation gives back for the holidays

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.

FireLake Discount Foods is the first Blue Zones Project-approved grocery store in Oklahoma

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 »

Information regarding the measles investigation

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 »

CPN gets in the giving spirit

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 pays it forward in Pottawatomie County

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 »