FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 5, 2019
UPDATED: Muscogee (Creek) Nation to Hold the Hanna Indian Community Center Groundbreaking Ceremony Feb. 19, 2019 at 10 a.m.
HANNA, Okla. – Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation will hold the Hanna Indian Community Center Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new facility construction, which will be the first prototype building for the Nation’s 25 chartered communities.
The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. with Principal Chief James R. Floyd, Second Chief Louis Hicks and other tribal dignitaries taking part in the groundbreaking at the future building site.
The new 5,200 square foot facility will replace the current community center and will be used for both tribal and non-tribal purposes once complete.
The Nation’s Tribal Construction Services will oversee the building construction being done by the Native American construction firm, 1Architecture.
The $1.2 million construction project is funded through an appropriation passed by the National Council in NCA 18-015.
The groundbreaking ceremony is open to the public and will be held at the Hanna Indian Community Center’s current location, which is three miles East of the Post Office near Highway 52 in Hanna, Okla.
* This is an updated version of a previously dispersed media alert. Please note, the date and time of the event have been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at 10 a.m.