October 2020 Newsletter
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Enid Net Taxable Sales
July:

2019                   
$69,444,455

2020   
$68,938,836

-0.73% 
Calendar Year to Date:

2019
$475,237,354

2020
$503,114,425

5.87%
Welcome to the Chamber New Members!
102 S. Van Buren, Suite B.
Enid, OK 73703
Phone: 580.234.0100
Fax: 580.234.5521
Website: equityfg.net
Reps: Joey Armstrong, Donna Ragsdale, Ashton Armstrong
Business Categories: Investments; Financial Advisors
T.Sgt. Chris Ericksen
US Airforce
2311 West Willow Road, Suite 2213
Enid, OK 73701
Phone: 405.679.0632
Business Category: Individual
September Ribbon Cuttings
Digital Billboard at Land Run Steakhouse
3710 W. Owen K. Garriott
Little Red Caboose Children’s Library & Learning Center
702 N. Washington
Is your organization listed in the Newcomers Guide?
The Enid Chamber of Commerce Newcomers Guide is published annually in cooperation with Enid News and Eagle. The guide has important information for newcomers to Enid such as housing options, school information, healthcare resources, non-profit organizations, parks, local attractions and more.

Help people new to Enid find your organization! 

To make sure your organization is listed, or to make any updates, please send an email to lesley@enidchamber.com. Include the name of a contact person, address, phone number, email, website, and meeting time and place.

Thank you!
Op-ed
Marsee: SQ 805 - bad for Oklahoma

State Question 805 seeks to change the Oklahoma Constitution to prohibit the use of prior criminal convictions to increase the range of punishment for repeat offenders. This prohibition against sentence enhancements applies to all felonies,...

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Oklahoma in 'final sprint' before census deadline

As the deadline for census responses approaches, a number of Oklahoma groups are working to ensure as many people as possible are counted. Oklahoma currently has a response rate of 93.8%, ranking 38th in the nation for response rates, according...

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After downtown dilemma, city, nonprofit leaders taking...

Editor's Note This is the second part of an installment on homelessness in Enid. ENID, Okla. - It'd been largely quiet on the West Randolph front since the city of Enid removed the picnic tables from the Breezeway.

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Kaw Lake project design in final stages; procurements...

ENID, Okla. - Design work on the Kaw Lake Water Pipeline Project is nearing completion, project leaders told Enid city commissioners Tuesday. Garver Engineering, the pipeline's design firm, submitted 60% design for all its projects on Sept. 1, as ...

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October Networking Event Postponed
There is no "Business Spotlight" scheduled in October due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
LGE Class XXIX Spotlight
Jennifer Fields
Hometown: Norman, OK
Family: Married to Mike Fields for 22 years,
1 son & 1 daughter, Hudson -19yo freshman at Drake University, Ryan -14yo 8th grade
Occupation/Profession: Family Resource Coordinator for Enid Public Schools- I assist English Learners and their families with access to resources to improve quality of life. Prior to this position, I was a teacher for 19+ years. I taught Pre-K, Kdg, 1st grade and middle school. Longfellow Middle School holds a special place in my heart.
What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
Treat others how you would like to be treated- The Golden Rule
What qualities do you look for in a leader?
The qualities I look for in a leader are: a positive attitude, kindness, and loyalty.
If you could only eat one item of food for the rest of your life, what would you eat?
pizza
Favorite thing about Enid?
My favorite thing about Enid is the sense of community. I love the community support that Enid exhibits.
Steve Byrum
Hometown: Enid, OK
Family: Married to wife Nichole, 3 daughters Avery, Peyton, Riley
Occupation/Profession: Owner of Byrum Electric LLC, Electrical Contractor
What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
Sufficient are the troubles/worries of today.
What qualities do you look for in a leader?
Strong moral foundation and character, dependability, honesty, integrity.
If you could only eat one item of food for the rest of your life, what would you eat?
Steak
Favorite thing about Enid?
Not too big, but not too small. Plenty of family friendly activities to do. Strong community support, involvement and pride.
Thank You for Your Membership Renewal!
Your membership investment and community support make a difference for Enid!
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