July 14, 2020

Little Place Big Impact

The inspiration for people who open a business can be fascinating. The places and experiences which inspire and motivate people are each unique and beautiful. Some of us are happy just to be an employee, while others will carve out their own place in the world. Their determination to stand out and make a difference in their industry is amazing. Earlier this year we caught up with Jamie Odell, owner of J & Co. Hair Studio, to find out her “Why” for going into business.
June 15, 2020

Some GOOD News! Participation Loan Comes Through for Citizen to Get Him Into a Car!

Carl Layher, a Citizen Potawatomi Nation citizen, needed help with an auto loan. As a member of a Potawatomi Tribe the answer seemed simple: call Chi Ishobak. The only challenge, auto loans to nonPokagon Band citizens are currently outside Chi Ishobak's policy. But as Executive Director Sean Winters is always willing to go the extra mile to help out a fellow citizen, he had an idea on how to get him some assistance. "I contacted a good friend of mine, Cindy Logsdon. She is the CFO/CCO for Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation in Shawnee, OK. We were able to do a participation loan in coordination with CPCDC in order to ensure a fellow Potawatomi Tribal citizen received the assistance to maintain employment."
June 4, 2020

FireLake Designs – A Star Enterprise

Throughout history Native Americans have been on the frontlines in the battle of survival. From the early days of sharing resources with starving settlers to contributing millions of dollars to their communities in modern times, the Native American has fought for and shared a common goal with our neighbors – to survive. When COVID-19 hit Oklahoma in early March, the battlefield may have changed, but the fight was not an unfamiliar one. Once again tribes came alongside their fellow communities in a common goal of survival.
April 7, 2020

Survival Tips: How to financially Survive COVID-19

When disaster strikes, it is easy to get into short-sighted panic mode, but here are a few tips to help you make it out of this crisis with your financial life intact.
April 1, 2020

Surviving COVID without Working

September 27, 2019

Introducing our first Feature Friday Ms. Cindy Logsdon!

For the past six years, I have had the privilege of working with a fabulous team here at the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation. During my […]
August 8, 2019

Shawnee Forward names CPCDC’s Freeman Ambassador of the Year

HOWNIKAN – August 2019 An unsung group of individuals from local businesses help propel the community forward through numerous volunteer hours and support when called upon. […]
July 10, 2019

Haley’s Carpet comes to Shawnee

As I step through the front door at Haley’s Carpet in Shawnee, a homey fragrance fills the wide-open space and immediately sets me at ease. Today, […]
October 12, 2018

True or False? – Paying off loans early will help build your credit score.

We recently asked our social media audience this question and the responses were GREAT! 57% of our viewers voted “True” feeling  that paying off their loans […]
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