There were 875 visitors in October and a good majority of them purchased educational souvenirs from our park store. Managed by the Western National Parks Association (WNPA), the park store supports Washita through the products they offer. Their products carry the message of preservation, protection, and understanding beyond the boundaries of the park. We also have a new employee within WNPA. Whereas Cindy Clift is the Park Store Coordinator, Joanna “Jo” Johnson is the new Operations Manager at the home office in Oro Valley, AZ. She will oversee the Great Plains region which includes the Washita. Jo will visit a…

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GIVING…Security State Bank Vice President Josh Haven presents a check to Ann Merritt for the Christmas Food Basket Giving Tree Project. Also pictured is Laura

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HONORED…Upper Washita Conservation District Chairman Tony Tracy presents Deanna LeGrand with a certificate of recognition from the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts for fifteen years

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