6 Discover Durant 2018 From The Chamber 3565 Sawmill Road Caddo, OK 74729 (580) 775-4213 LIKE US ON FACEBOOK www.bluerivervalleywinery.com DISCOVER DURANT, the City of Magno- lias! Durant is the Gateway to Lake Texoma, home of the World’s Largest Peanut, Southeast- ern Oklahoma State University and the great Choctaw Nation. Durant’s high quality and affordable family-valued lifestyle is located a convenient 90 miles north of Dallas on High- way 75 and 150 miles southeast and south from both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Visit Durant and experience our hospitality and strong sense of community while enjoying our recre- ation and entertainment. Recreational opportunities are abundant on beautiful Lake Texoma, offering a wide variety of water sports. Only 15 minutes from Durant, the lake has 89,000 acres of water to enjoy. With the numerous activities, Lake Texoma can make anyone’s vacation the ultimate expe- rience. Don’t forget to include historic Fort Washita in your agenda as well. Fort Washita is located 15 miles northwest of Durant at 3348 State Road 199. The Magnolia Festival is one of the largest events in south central Oklahoma and cele- brates its 22nd year in 2018. The Durant Riding Club Rodeo kicks off the festival on Memorial Day Weekend each year and festivities con- tinue the weekend after Memorial Day at the Choctaw Event Center. The festival is packed with family fun including a carnival, live entertainment, unique shopping booths, food vendors, fireworks, 5K & fun run, Rotary Bike Ride and much more. Durant is fortunate to have the headquarters of the Choctaw Nation located in our city with Chief Gary Batton and Assistant Chief Jack Austin, Jr. providing leadership for the Choc- taw Nation. Many of their business enterprises operate throughout Bryan County, and among the most popular is the Choctaw Casino and Resort which provides a wide variety of first class entertainment. The completion of the new Choctaw Health Clinic, Wellness Center and Headquarters will provide a new location for Choctaw Headquarter Complex opening in early 2018. Durant is proud to be home to Southeastern Oklahoma State University (SOSU), a four-year regional college. SOSU enhances our rural set- ting by providing quality Savage Storm sport- ing events, theatrical and musical productions including the renowned Oklahoma Shake- spearean Festival each summer. SOSU also includes an award-winning Aviation Program. Be sure to visit our charming downtown. The Durant Main Street program has enhanced the original business district through working with business owners, property owners, partners and volunteers. Along with a variety of restaurants and unique shopping on Main Street, another asset to our downtown is the Three Valley Mu- seum. Three Valley Museum received its name from the three rivers – Red, Blue and Washita – flowing through our area and features many historic articles and exhibits. Whether you are DISCOVERING DURANT on a visit or establishing a permanent resi- dence, we invite you to come and enjoy our hospitality and quality of life. For additional in- formation on Durant, contact the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce at 580-924-0848 or visit us online at www.durantchamber.org, Facebook and Twitter. Also stop by our office located at 215 N. 4th Avenue from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Discover Durant – we’re a great place to be! www.durantchamber.org JENNIFER BREWER Chamber Assistant info@durantchamber.org JANET REED Executive Director director@durantchamber.org KATIE QUINN Chamber Manager manager@durantchamber.org L I N C O L N For all Your Automotive Needs, Come See Us on Hwy 69/75. Red River Ford Lincoln 402 Westside Drive, Durant, OK 74701 This License Plate Stands For Savings! New Vehicles, Used Vehicles, Service and Parts Buy with Confidence in Durant! 60711824