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Choctaw Casino & Resort – Pocola Donates Food to Local Schools

March 27, 2020

Food Donation

POCOLA, Okla. (March 27, 2020) – Choctaw Casino & Resort – Pocola donated more than $4,800 of perishable food items, when it temporarily closed due to COVID-19 (coronavirus.) Rather than letting the food go to waste, or throwing it out, Choctaw Casino & Resort – Pocola donated its items to the local schools in the area in partnership with Keystone Food Service.

“All of the food donated by Choctaw Casino & Resort – Pocola was very much appreciated,” said Lisa Hayes, regional manager of Keystone Food Service. “We recognize this is a worrisome time for parents, especially those who may not be able to afford food. This food will help us serve students in Arkoma, Cameron, Red Oak, Pocola and Spiro schools.”

Keystone Food Service focuses on providing freshly prepared breakfast and lunch options for the students it serves throughout Oklahoma.

“Given the temporary closure of Choctaw Casino & Resort – Pocola and the uncertainty of the evolving situation, we wanted to help alleviate some pressure from the local schools in our area,” said Christy Chaser, Choctaw Casino & Resort – Pocola General Manager. “We’re happy to help the kids in the area receive the food they need while school is out of session.” 

The food items that were a part of the donation from Choctaw Casino & Resort – Pocola included fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy products.

To learn more about Choctaw Casinos commitment to the community during the coronavirus pandemic, visit Choctawcasinos.com.

About Choctaw Casino & Resort in Pocola 

Choctaw Casino & Resort in Pocola, Okla. is a one-stop entertainment destination that offers distinguished amenities, premier dining and gaming throughout in the Fort Smith metro area. The property features a spacious casino floor, oversized rooms, a lounge, more than 7,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and a variety of on-site restaurants. For more information, visit https://www.choctawcasinos.com/choctaw-pocola/.





Kristina Humenesky

Choctaw Casino & Resort

(580) 380-5967, [email protected]


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