April 25, 2019

Mortons open cannabis dispensary to give back

Brandy and Michael Morton began operating M’s Dispensary in downtown Shawnee, Oklahoma, as a way to give back to the community. They donate a portion of the company’s monthly profits to local homeless outreach efforts and offer continuing education courses to show the health benefits of cannabis.
March 4, 2016

Capps wins prestigious Gordon Richards, Sr. Service Award

Longtime Tribal Vice-Chairman Linda Capps was honored with one of Shawnee, Oklahoma’s most prestigious public service awards on Feb. 18 at the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce […]
November 25, 2015

FireLake provides 175 free Thanksgiving turkeys, hundreds more at discount to Shawnee Rescue Mission

Hundreds lined up along Gordon Cooper Drive to collect free Thanksgiving turkeys and meals from the Shawnee Rescue Mission. Looking out at the long line of […]
August 6, 2015

Tribal economic impact surpasses $500 million once again

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation had a $540 million impact in Oklahoma for 2014. CPN directly supported 2,100 jobs and paid $78.6 million in wages and benefits. […]
February 24, 2015

Tribal Roads Department fills gaps in municipal, county, and state services

Gordon Cooper Drive, named after Shawnee’s most notable export besides Brad Pitt, runs south from the edge of town at the North Canadian River and into […]
May 1, 2014

CPCDC assistance let Sooner Stoneworks shape its stone fabrication business

Counter tops, window sills, showers, fire places, and other stone pieces are the specialties of Sooner Stoneworks LLC, a Native American-owned business in Shawnee, Okla. Owners […]
March 26, 2014

MC Trucking rolling strong with help from Citizen Potawatomi Development Community Corporation

Starting a new business is always a daunting prospect, while maintaining steady growth is an entirely different matter with its own set of challenges. Mark and […]
February 28, 2014

Citizen Potawatomi Nation largest job creator in Shawnee

Citizen Potawatomi Nation is the largest employer in Pottawatomie County with more than 2,200 employees and is also the largest creator of new jobs in Shawnee, […]