November 2019 Newsletter
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16th Annual Candy Cane Cash has begun!
Shop local with Candy Cane Cash merchants and you could be a winner for the holidays! Our local Enid merchants make this shop at home promotion a fun event for our community throughout the holiday season. Collect your tickets from the participating merchants listed below and you could WIN BIG MONEY for your holiday season! The campaign officially kicked off October 28 and will continue until 12PM on December 10.

DRAWING $15,000 in CASH PRIZES
Tuesday, December 10 at the Chisholm Trail Expo Center
Retail booths open at 5PM, Drawings begin at 7PM

Must be present to win. Shop local and be a winner!
S hop at these participating Chamber Members!
Big Country Meat Market, CBD+ USA, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, Chisholm Trail Expo Center, Ediger's Diamonds, Enid Chamber of Commerce, Enid News & Eagle, Enid Tag Agency, Evans Drug Center, Family Pharmacy, Garfield Furniture, Jackson's of Enid, Jumbo Foods, KFC, Mead Jewelers, Midwest Music, Park Avenue Thrift, Rib Crib, Save-A-Lot, Sunridge Estates, Unique Designs, Urbn Roots

Other Participating Businesses:  
Basket Kase, Beds Unlimited, Godfather's Pizza, Green Seed Cannabis Co., Pearson's, Peonie's, Natural Food Center, Razzmatazz, The Garden House, The Square Nutrition
Chamber Networking Event
If you're interested in hosting a Business After Hours or Business Spotlight @ Lunch in 2020,
please contact Kalea Stafford at 237-2494 or kalea@enidchamber.com.
Gov. Stitt visits Enid, talks progress toward Top 10 status

ENID, Okla. - Gov. Kevin Stitt highlighted the successes of his first legislative session - and his goals as he prepares to enter a second - during a visit to Enid Monday. Oklahoma is creeping toward Top 10 status in several areas, he said,...

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New broadband provider coming to Enid

ENID, Okla. - Nextlink Internet, a Texas-based broadband provider, broke ground this week on a facility in Enid's Garfield County Industrial Park. Providing services to residential, business, institutional and government customers "in mostly...

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  NET TAXABLE SALES - Enid, Oklahoma - Month of August 2019
August:
2018
$72,574,673

2019
$69,912,507

-3.67%
Calendar Year to Date:
2018
$566,116,014

2019
$545,149,861

-3.70%
Welcome New Members!
Mead Jewelers
125 North Grand St.
Enid, OK 73701
Phone: (580) 234-8434
Email: meadjewelers@sbcglobal.ent
Website: meadjewelers.com
Reps: Jay Mead,Tiahni Mead
Business Category: JEWELERS
Public Service Company of Oklahoma
212 East 6th St.
Tulsa, OK 74119
Phone: (888) 216-3523
Website: psoklahoma.com
Rep: Kristi Sproul
Business Category: UTILITIES
Cost of Living Index

Quarter 3, 2019 Index for Enid:   

90.3%

The Cost of Living Index measures relative price levels for consumer goods and services in participating areas. The average for all participating places, both metropolitan and non-metropolitan, equals 100, and each participant's index is read as a percentage of the average for all places. The composite index is based on six components - housing, utilities, grocery items, transportation, health care and miscellaneous goods and services."
LGE Class of XXIX Introductions...
Jonathan Bushman, D.O. 
Hometown: Alva, OK 
Family: Married to Andrea Bushman, Avery - 13, Aidan - 11, and Baby boy due 11/26, Daisy - 1 year old yellow lab 
Occupation/Profession: 
I am an osteopathic family physician practicing direct primary care and operating a multi-provider group  Reliant Direct Primary Care .
What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?  Overcome your two greatest enemies - ignorance and laziness - and you will achieve all that you set your heart on. 
What qualities do you look for in a leader?  Transparency, trust, and humility
If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning a medal for? Thinking and wit 
Favorite thing about Enid? I love the people of Enid!
 Hometown: Enid, OK
Family: Kayla Dickson spouse, Amos and Bear pets! 
Occupation/Profession:   Tim Dickson Farmers Insurance Agency  Sales of homeowners, auto, life and commercial insurance in the greater Enid area! 
What is the best piece of advice you have ever received? 
You can achieve anything you put your mind to and be yourself while doing it. 
What qualities do you look for in a leader?  The ability to listen, learn and to mentor. I believe you should work with a leader not for a leader. 
If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning a medal for? Work ethic. Whether I was working for someone else or working for myself I always try to be the best at what I'm doing. Also friendship, I have a very small family so my friends are like my family and I try to be there in any situation for them. 
Favorite thing about Enid? The culture, it has such a small town feel and the loyalty to hometown businesses is great.
Rodney Fowler
Hometown: Shawnee, Oklahoma
Family: I am single, and I have two beautiful daughters Abigail and Sophia.
Occupation/Profession: Director of Transitional Housing at
Hope Outreach Ministries, Inc . At the Transitional Ministry, through a faith based approach we assist individuals in the development of life skills and empower them to responsible living.
What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
Advice from my father that I reflect on often is, “Always treat others with love, dignity and respect.”
What qualities do you look for in a leader? A leader ought to inspire others, identify their strengths and set an example, to accomplish a greater purpose that benefits all.
If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning a medal for? If running the race of life was an Olympic sport I might not be a contender for a medal, but I’m certain I would out run the person I was yesterday.
Favorite thing about Enid? I truly appreciate the people of Enid and their sincerity to help others.
Thank You for Your Membership Renewal!
Your membership investment and community support make a difference for Enid!
Click on any blue member below to go directly to their web page.


Happy Thanksgiving!
The Chamber will close at noon on November 27,
and will be closed November 28-29.
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