Poteau Businesses - 45 years or more serving the Community

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 23:49

Poteau Businesses - 45 years or more serving the Community Featured

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Poteau OKLAHOMA -  With the 100th Poteau Chamber of Commerce Banquet being held on Thursday, Feb 28, 2019. The Chamber would like to honor and pay tribute to the longevity and support these businesses have given the community.



The following businesses and people have been working for 45 years or more to make Poteau 'Above the Ordinary"



JL Ford
Ford Investments is located at 111 Dewey Ave in Poteau, OK – JL Ford has been meeting the real-estate needs for the community for 50 years.



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Bill and Jody Hoffman with JOB


JOB Construction Company privately held company in Poteau established in 1976.




Mick LaFevers owner of Tote A Pokes Stores

Tote-A-Poke Convenience stores are offering a wide selection of convenience items, including: NON-ETHONOL Gasoline, Diesel, Deli-food Items, and Money Orders. There are Nine (9) stores located in LeFlore County and one (1) in Haskell County.

Poteau is host to two Tote-A-Poke locations with the Southern location hosting a car wash.



Winford Webb from Wimps Barbershop

Wimps Barber Shop is located in Poteau at 2212 ½ Broadway in Poteau.
In Business for 50 years.


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Jon Pickel, Poteau Theaters

Poteau Theaters In Service for 80 years and a very popular attraction for movie goers.


Ollies Lumber Company

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The crew at Ollies Lumber Company

Since 1929 Ollie Lumber Company in Poteau & Pocola, Oklahoma, takes great pride in providing high quality customer service. They strive to carry the most comprehensive selection of building supplies and hardware in the area. Located at 300 N Broadway St in Poteau and 203 S Pocola Blvd in Pocola.


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Ben Curtis

Curtis Law firm - 45 years of service to Poteau and surrounding area.


United Country

Jeff Shockley, Darali Mixon and Jim Mixon with United Country Realty


United Country Real Estate Located at 2507 N Broadway in Poteau, in business for 62 years!


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The crew at D&D 

D&D Pharmacy - Serving the Community for 45 years.

D&D Pharmacy is located at 1940 N Broadway St in Poteau



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Staff from KTC


Kiamichi Technology Centers has been established in Poteau for 50 years and now they are conveniently located in southeastern Oklahoma with 10 campuses spread over 12 counties to provide the greatest educational opportunities for every person, no matter what stage in their education process.



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Mandy Roberts and CASC President Dr. Jay Falkner

Carl Albert State College 85 years of service to the Community
Originally named Poteau Junior College, it was changed in the 1950’s to Poteau Community College, and in 1971 to Carl Albert Junior College in honor of the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives who represented the congressional district in which the school is located. On October 25, 1973, the college became a part of the state system of higher education as a state-owned and state-operated institution. In May 1990, the Oklahoma Legislature approved a bill which changed the school’s name to Carl Albert State College.



EOMC 68 years

Administration from Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center

Since 1950, EOMC has worked to provide quality healthcare throughout Southeastern Oklahoma. EOMC is a public non-profit entity overseen by a Board of Trustees appointed by the LeFlore County Commissioners. Our goal is to efficiently provide comprehensive personal healthcare services by making available modern medical equipment, specialized medical services, and medical knowledge which would be limited without proper facilities.

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