Poteau Daily News

Choctaw Developmen­t Fund supporting Spiro Lake walking trail project


SPIRO — On April 27, The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO) and the Choctaw Developmen­t Fund (CDF) Awarded the town of Spiro $75,000 that will be used to match an Oklahoma Recreation­al Trails program grant to expand the existing walking trail at Spiro Lake.

The Choctaw Developmen­t

Fund supports economic viability and sustainabi­lity by partnering with Choctaw small business owners, counties and municipali­ties to create long-term growth and job creation within the territorie­s of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

“Walking trails promote healthy recreation and we’re excited to expand our trail and provide a safe space for families, residents and tourists to exercise and take in the beauty that is Spiro Lake,” Spiro Mayor Doug Harper said. “We are grateful to CNO and the CDF for assisting us and bringing this long-awaited project to fruition.”

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