Delaware Tribe receives a dividend check, CKTC incubator contributes

May 13, 2019

Shawn Freie, Small Business Management Coordinator, recently attended the Delaware Nation celebration for the first annual non-gaming economic development dividend recognition ceremony.

At this momentous event, the Delaware Nation Economic Development Authority presented a dividend check to the Delaware Nation for its non-gaming business endeavors.

“This is huge for the Delaware Tribe and for CKTC,” said Freie. “The tribe is generating tremendous economic benefits for our district while CKTC housed one of the businesses that was a contributing factor in the amazing effort.”

Creative IT is a company housed at in the Caddo Kiowa Business Development Center/Incubator and is one among many businesses that contributed to the dividend check.

The Caddo Kiowa Business Development Center/Incubator is a place for entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses to call home. The CKBDC/Incubator has mixed-use space available as well as dedicated office space and potential shared spaced available.

Dividend Check Photo
Accepting the dividend check are Shawn Freie, CKTC; Clark Southard, DNEDA Board Vice-Chairman; Paula Brown, DNEDA CFO; and Jerry Kennedy, DNEDA, CEO.
For over half a century, CKTC has provided career training, business and industry services and leadership programs to a rural district in southwest Oklahoma. Opportunities at CKTC range from business and health to science and transportation trades. Additionally, CKTC offers customized workplace training and short-term training. More information about CKTC is available online at www.mycktc.com or by calling 405.643.5511. CKTC is a proud member of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, which provides leadership and resources and assures standards of excellence for a comprehensive statewide system of career and technology education. The system offers programs and services in 29 technology center districts.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

1 Comment on “Delaware Tribe receives a dividend check, CKTC incubator contributes

  1. This is a fantastic return on the investments of the Delaware Nation and Caddo Kiowa Technology Center. Congratulations are in order for a on-going job well done!

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