Mississippi Choctaws hold ribbon-cutting at $55M health center : "A landmark day"
Last updated 5/11/2015 at 9:05pm
JACKSON, MS-The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is ready to welcome patients to a $55 million health center.
The tribe held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 180,000 square-foot Choctaw Heath Center on March 2. The facility was fully operational and ready to welcome patients on March 9.
"This is a landmark day for our tribe," Chief Phyliss J. Anderson said in a statement. "The opening of our new Choctaw Health Center marks the beginning of a new era in health care for our community.
The tribe broke ground in September 2013. The tribe signed an agreement with the Indian He...