Ribbon Cuttings

Friday, March 13, 10:30 a.m.
Honey Creek BBQ
61991 E. 315 Rd., Grove

Friday, March 20, 10:30 a.m.
Time After Time Flea Market
57100 E. 59 Hwy, Fairland

Monday, March 23, 6:30 p.m.
G.O.A.T.S. - Grove Outdoor Adventure Trail System
@ Goodfellas Pizza, 8 W. 3rd St., Grove
Upcoming Events
To have your event included in this section, email connieking.gacc@gmail.com before noon on Monday or submit your event to our website calendar of events page at


For upcoming shows, visit http://downstreamcasino.com/shows/

Friday, March 13, 9 p.m., 90 Lb. Wrench
Friday, March 20, 9 p.m., Time Machine
Friday, March 27, 9 p.m., Brett & Terri
Saturdays, March 14, 21, 28, 9 p.m. - Karaoke
Thursdays, March 12, 19, 26, 7 p.m. - Line Dancing Lessons

For upcoming shows, visit http://indigoskycasino.com/calendar/all

Saturday, March 14, 8 p.m., Parrotville: Tribute to Jimmy Buffett
Saturday, March 21, 8 p.m., D'Elegantz Band
Saturday, March 28, 8 p.m., Wilkie Jay & the Heat
For upcoming shows, visit  https://www.riverbendcasino.com/entertainment

March 12, 19, 26 (6 - 9 pm): Prime Rib Dinner & Karaoke at Doc’s (6:00-9:00)
March 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29: Terry Jordan performs live in the Summit Restaurant
March 16, 18, 23, 25, 30: Water Aerobics Classes at the indoor pool (8:30 and 10:00 a.m.)
Tuesday, March 24, 31: Trivia, Tacos & Tequila Tuesday at Doc’s (6:00-9:00)
Wednesday, March 18, 25: Wine Wednesday at Doc’s 5:00-close (Half price on select wines)
Thursday-Sunday, March 12-15: Shangri-La Team exhibits at the Tulsa Home & Garden Show
Thursday, March 12: Prime Rib Dinner & Karaoke at Doc’s (6:00-9:00)
Friday-Saturday, March 13-14: St. Patrick’s Day Hotel Special ($99 room rate) with Monkey Island transportation (Complimentary transportation to Monkey Island Pub and other Island parties)
Tuesday, March 17: St. Patrick’s Day – Trivia, Irish Tacos & Green Tequila
Saturday, March 21: Saturday Fishing and Fish Fry Event (4:00 start for fishing) (Fried catfish)
Saturday, March 28: Shangri-La 5-K Run/Fun Run (8:00 a.m. start)

Sunday, March 15, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Martins Landing, Skeeter XFL
Saturday, March 21, 6 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wolf Creek Park, T-H Marine Bass Fishing League Tournament
Saturday, March 28, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Wolf Creek Park, Ozark Mountain Team Trail
Sunday, March 29, 6 a.m. - 3 p.m., Wolf Creek Park, Fishin' Solo Pro Series

March 12, 13, & 14, Spring Open House
Tuesday, March 17 5:30, Scratch board art, $30
Thursday, March 26, 6 p.m., Fiber art necklace $30
Tuesday, March 31, 6 p.m., Alcohol ink, $20
Sunday, April 5, 2 p.m., Spring Fashion Show

Hiring for host, server, and cook positions - Apply in store - 1801 S. Main, Grove

Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. Palm/Passion Sunday Service
Thursday, April 9, Maundy (Holy) Thursday Service - 5:30 meal, 6:30 service (followed by stripping of the sanctuary & the Alter of Repose)
Friday, April 10, 7 p.m., Good Friday service
Saturday, April 11, 8 p.m., Saturday Easter Vigil
Sunday, April 12, 6:30 a.m. Easter Sunday Sunrise Service
Easter Sunday service at 10 a.m. followed by egg hunt and fellowship meal
Bluegrass jam session every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m
Spanish Service w/ Holy Communion every Wednesday evening at 6 pm.

Early Literacy Storytime  Mondays at 10:30 a.m.- Stories, rhymes, songs, and more! (Ages birth-4) 
Movers & Shakers  Fridays at 10:30 a.m.- Music and movement class for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown-ups.  (Ages birth-4)
Tai Chi: For Better Balance   Tuesdays and Thursdays (January 7- March 26) at 12:00 and 2:00 Class is designed to help seniors reduce the risk of falling, increase balance, and increase flexibility. 
SAIL (Staying Active & Independent for Life) Tuesdays and Thursdays (January 7- March 26) at 1:00. Fitness program for older adults, which can be done sitting or standing. 
Humana Technology Workshop  Wednesday, March 11th at 1:00 (adults)
Teen Movie  Tuesday, March 17 at 4:00 (ages 12-17)
Delaware Co. Genealogical Society Meeting  Tuesday, March 17 at 7:00 
Family Movie  Wednesday, March 18 at 1:00 (all ages)
Kids Cookie Decorating Party  Thursday, March 19 at 4:00 (ages 5-11)
Dream Do: Empowering Women in Retirement  Thursday, March 19 at 6:00 
Pinterest Crafts  Tuesday, March 24 at 6:30 (adults)
Grand Lake Area Writers' & Poets' Group  Tuesday, March 24 at 7:00 
The BIG Playdate  Wednesday, March 25 at 10:30 Socializing, art, toys and sensory play for children from birth to age 5. Snacks for the kids and grownups can enjoy some caffeinated beverages.    
Teen Friendship Bracelets  Thursday, March 26 at 5:30 (ages 11-17)
Visit their website at http://www.eodls.org/testsite/grove/ 

Worley Luginbuel Funeral Home is recognizing Hometown Heroes each month and would like your help with nominations. The person chosen will have their story shared on the Worley Luginbuel Facebook page, be recognized with a ceremony, and receive a token of appreciation. If you have someone you would like to nominate, email Vanessa Morrision at vanessa@honoringmemories.com for a nomination form.
Entry Fee: $100 per person
Shotgun start: 1:30 p.m.
Lunch on the Green: 12:30 p.m.
Mulligans - $20 per person/$80 per team
Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 6
Hole sponsorships are available for $100
Only 14 seats left for the Chamber Connection Luncheon! Call now to reserve your seat! 918-786-9079
Join us on Saturday, April 11th at the "Ridgerunner Downs" (Grove Football Stadium) for "The Kentucky Derby Fun Run". No horse? No problem! Your steed will be provided. Participating "jockeys" must gallop two laps around the track while keeping an inflatable stick horse between their legs. You've never been to a fun run like this before!
Pre-register by April 1st to receive a discounted registration fee of $25. Registrations after April 1st are $30. The horse is included, while fun and laughter are FREE! For a registration form, please email joshgoff.gacc@gmail.com.

Participants and guests alike are encouraged to dress in their southern best with big hats, bright colors, sundresses, seersucker suits, and bow ties. Prizes will be awarded to the best dressed!
Ribbon Cuttings
New Grove business and new Chamber member Tristate Insurance of Grove was welcomed Thursday morning March 5 with a ribbon cutting by the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors and staff. Tristate Insurance is located at 615 S. Main and is one of three area locations. They are an independent agent offering business, farm, and life insurance with lots of choices. Their goal is to provide you with an affordable insurance policy that fits your needs, all while providing you with great customer service. Owner/agent for Tristate Insurance of Grove is Julie Handrich. Julie has been in the insurance business for most of her life and is very familiar with the community. Cassie Rentfrow and Michael Wyrick are also part of her team and have good insight into insurance needs of our area. Give them a call at 918-791-3464 or visit their website at www.tristateins.com for your insurance needs.

Attending the ribbon cutting were Jason Rentfrow; Josh Bergman, Grand Savings Bank; Jay Alexander, Grand Savings Bank; Matt Carnes, First National Bank; Eric Lofland, Tristate Insurance; Carla Chappell, Eagles Landing Resort; Autumn Warner, Tristate Insurance; Michael Wyrick, Tristate Insurance; Cassie Rentfrow, Tristate Insurance; Shannon Duhon, ServiceMaster Extreme Recovery Services; Julie Handrich, Tristate Insurance; Casey Bowers, Grand Savings Bank; Jim Florio; Dustin Able, Grand Savings Bank; James Handrich; Harold Chandler; Angela Hamilton, Grand River Abstract & Title Co.; Mike Blecha, Grand Savings Bank; and Donnie Crain, president of Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. 
The Grove Area Chamber of Commerce was pleased to welcome new Chamber member The Local with a ribbon cutting on Friday morning, March 6. The Local, owned and operated by Brad and Kelly Claggett is in their third year of business and only use local grass fed beef,
local handmade buns and tortillas, local produce, local dairy & cheeses, and local mushrooms. They are also available for catering needs. Call
405-426-5695 to schedule catering services or for more information about some of the delicious food they serve and where they will be check out their

Attending the ribbon cutting were Nick Bowers, BOLT Fiber Optic; Sara & Lincoln Foster; Holly and Maxwell Porter; owners Brad and Kelly Claggett with Autumn Claggett; Josh Goff, Grove Area Chamber of Commerce; Val Saamer, Monkey Island Winery & Cottages; and Donnie Crain, president of Grove Area Chamber of Commerce.
A ribbon cutting was held on Friday, March 6 for new Grove business and Chamber member TC Advisors (formerly Mills & Mills) located at 2105 Hwy 59. Tommy Parker and Cody Melton strive to continue the legacy of Dean and Clara Mills. Along with tax preparation and planning, they offer outsourced CFO services, streamlined payroll services, proactive tax planning, cloud based solutions, and always strive to offer excellent customer service. Give them a call at 918-786-3292 or visit their website at www.tcadvisors.net.

Attending the ribbon cutting were Donnie Crain, president of Grove Area Chamber of Commerce; Linda Orr, TC Advisors; Kendra Fausett, TC Advisors; Dean Mills, TC Advisors; Tommy Parker, TC Advisors; Cody Melton, TC Advisors; Jesse Garner, TC Advisors; Leslie Murphy, TC Advisors; Ken Noteboom, Note-Able Outdoor Living; and Nick Bowers, BOLT Fiber Optic. 
Board of Directors
Amy Napier, First National Bank

Kim Shearer, Grand Country Pest Control
Immediate Past Chairman

Elizabeth West, Grand Lake Mental Health Center
Chairman Elect

Ellen O'Dell, Ferra Aerospace

Dustin Able, Grand Savings Bank
Terra Apperson, The Muddy Pearl
Ivan Devitt, The Dodd Company
Jeff Dozier, Cherokee Storage
Alexis Gibe, Grand River Abstract & Title Co.
Cindy Hefner, Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative
Joy Justice-Moss, Northeast Technology Center
Steve Lungren, Jeff Lungren Chevrolet
Brent Malone, Honey Creek Outdoors
Robert Rupp, Tristah's Boutique
Andy Stewart, Patricia Island Country Club
Mike Williams, Shangri-La Resort
Steve Williams, Williams Homes

Bill Keefer, City Manager
Grove Area Chamber of Commerce | 9630 US Hwy 59, Suite A, Grove, OK
(918) 786-9079
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