POST, OK – Recently, Cooper’s Fur’s & 6e Day Creations, CMF Enterprises, Duncan Trail Taxidermy and KD Consulting Services each received a $5,000 small business forgivable loan from the Choctaw Nation Small Business Development and the Choctaw Development Fund.
The Choctaw Development Fund supports economic viability and sustainability by partnering with small business owners, cities and Choctaw counties to create long-term growth and job creation in the Choctaw Nation territories of the Choctaw. ‘Oklahoma.
“Awarding $20,000 in forgivable loans in LeFlore County to these four small businesses is a huge win for the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma,” said Choctaw Nation Tribal Council Member Jess Henry of Oklahoma. District 4. “These District 4 Chahtapreneurs not only help our local economy, but they keep money close to the reserve and support our neighborhoods and community members.
KD Consulting Services, owned by licensed professional counselor Kristi McConnell, provides consulting services to individuals and families in the Poteau, OK area. KD Consulting Services provides the highest quality behavior-based therapeutic outpatient services to individuals, couples, children and adolescents in the most caring environment possible. Funds received from the Choctaw Nation will be used to purchase a computer, printer and scanner.
Copper Fur & 6e Day Creations is owned by Matthew Cooper and is located outside of Bokoshe, OK, providing customers with taxidermy and tannery options in the LeFlore County area. With over 16 years of experience in fur processing, funds received from the Choctaw Nation will be used to help Cooper improve his store.
CMF Enterprise is owned and operated by Kinsey Akers in Poteau, OK. CMF Enterprise offers freight delivery anywhere a passport is not required. Funds received from the Choctaw Nation will be used to help CMF Enterprise purchase a van for the company.
Duncan Trail Taxidermy, owned by Jennifer Duncan, specializes in taxidermy services. Funds received from the Choctaw Nation will be used to purchase additional taxidermy equipment.