The Poteau Chamber of Commerce welcomed Fellowship of Christian Athletes Representative Shawn Caldwell as a new memberwith a ribbon cutting.
Shawn Caldwell is a student minister based in Spiro and is serving the LeFlore County and East Central Oklahoma Area.
He is introducing and promoting the Fellowship Christian Athletes to fulfill the mission "to lead every coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church." Caldwell who is a East Central Oklahoma area director stated he has been influenced by many godly men, including Spiro Coach Bill Blankenship wants to create a positive influence and is about meeting coaches and students where they are.
"It's about being right there where they are and being a resource," he said.
His goal is to have an FCA chapter at every high school and college campus in the East Central Oklahoma Region. which covers 11 counties.
He especially wants to target those who will be juniors the start of next school year.