April 2017 Newsletter
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Chamber Board Nominations
Dalen McVay, Enid Chamber Chairman-elect, is chairing the Nominating committee, as outlined in the Chamber by-laws, to develop a slate of directors to replace the Chamber directors who will be completing their three-year terms on June 30, 2017.

If you have someone you would like to submit for a Chamber Board nomination, please contact Dalen McVay at 580.234.4334 / mcvay@northwestoklaw.com or Jon Blankenship at 580.237.2494 / jon@enidchamber.com by Monday, April 10th. The slate of five board nominees will be presented in the May newsletter for approval by the general membership.
Focus turned on Vance Airmen
Base Enlisted Appreciation Night has been ongoing for past half-century

March Ribbon Cuttings
  NET TAXABLE SALES - Enid, Oklahoma - Month of January 2017
2016                              2017
$60,741,997                $62,580,407    +3.03%

Comfort Keepers
802 W. Maple Ave
Thursday, April 13, 2017
5:00 PM
Comfort Keepers is proud to offer in-home care for seniors the way it should be. Personalized care for each client, licensed caregivers and our newest service offering: grandPad, a senior friendly tablet provided at no additional cost! Please join us for finger foods, drinks and door prizes and let us share with you our passion- providing the best private duty care for our seniors. Whether they need limited hours of service or 24 hour care, we can help.
Chamber Networking
Comfort Keepers - 802 W. Maple

04/13/17 5:00pm - 04/13/17 6:00pm

This is the last networking event before our summer break!
I'll be there!

2016 Citizen of the Year
Ernie Currier
NOMINATIONS OPEN for Enid Chamber Annual Awards
Please take a moment and nominate a well deserving Chamber member for an Enid Chamber Annual Award.   
* Citizen of the Year
* Business Person of the Yr
* Civic Improvement Award
* Volunteer of the Year 

It's easy! Click below!

2017 Enid Day at the Capitol Attendees
10th Annual Enid Day at the Capitol a Success!
The 10th Annual Enid Day at the Capitol was held on February 28. Over 40 Enid business and academic leaders attended and helped host the event. Representatives from the Enid Chamber, ERDA, Main Street Enid and the City of Enid attended the breakfast and networking event along with those from Enid Public Schools, Autry Technology Center, Northern Oklahoma College and Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Also attending were members of Leadership Greater Enid Class 26. The event was well attended by legislators, agency officials and staff. Special thanks to State Representative Chad Caldwell, Senator Roland Pederson and Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb for speaking to our Enid group.

Thank you to all the sponsors, volunteers, exhibitors and the Enid community for another great NWDLJS! Special thanks to show Superintendent, Jennifer Kisling and Enid Chamber Special Events Director, Kalea Stafford.
Thank You for Your Renewal!
Thank you for your renewal!   Your continued support and investment makes a difference for Enid! Click on any blue member below to go directly to their web page.
NEW Members - March
7 Clans Paradise Casino
7500 US 177
Red Rock, OK 74651
Reps: Jim Compton             
            Nick Trask
Phone: 580.723.4005
Business Categories:
Rose Rock Orthodontics
2510 W. Chestnut, Ste. A
Enid, OK 73703
Reps: Heather Squires
            Ryan P. Williams, DDS, MS
Phone: 580.540.3211
Fax: 580.701.6416
Business Categories:
El Patio Mexican Grill
4410 W. Owen K. Garriott
Enid, OK 73703
Reps: Noel Melendez
Phone: 580.297.5279
Fax: 580.297.5281
Business Categories:

LGE Class Introduction
Hometown:  Born in Waynoka, OK but have lived in Enid for 16 years
Family: Married to Billy Brown; we have three amazing children: Taggart, Brenli, and Taelyn; 3 dogs and a cat.   
O ccupation:  I am the Small Business Management Coordinator at Autry Technology Center.  I work one on one with existing small businesses in the area on their business development.  I also coordinate group training for small businesses on anything from business taxes, to QuickBooks, to social media classes.
Tell us four of your favorite things:
I am a huge Oklahoma State fan and Chisholm Longhorn fan.  I love the beach and I enjoy reading .
What would you do with 30 minutes of free time?  I would spend time with my family!  I am fortunate to have two amazing sisters and I do not get to see them as often as I would like!  
What makes you unique?  My ability to try to see things from many perspectives.  I make an effort to not have tunnel vision.  It is a characteristic that has proven to be very beneficial both professionally and personally. 
Favorite thing about Enid?  My favorite thing is the people. We have a great community!
Hometown: Helena, OK
Family: Married to Suzanne and have 3 kids. Brooklyn (10), Casey (9) and Jordan (4)
Occupation: Owner of Kool Foam LLC. We started Kool Foam as a side job and it's become a big part of our life! We do insulation, erosion control for pipelines and containment services for all sorts of different applications.
Tell us four of your favorite things:
I love doing Crossfit, which is good because I love good food! I love music. I'm learning the bass guitar now, and always have a wide variety of music playing in the background. I enjoy reading, and usually have at least a couple of books going at once, Spiritual, business, historical fiction and self improvement are some of my favorites.
W hat would you do with 30 minutes of free time? Either a book or TV series on Netflix.
What makes you unique?
I am always looking to expand my knowledge and find a better way to do things.
Favorite thing about Enid? Probably the trail system! Looking forward to seeing it expand!
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