Ribbon Cuttings
Thursday, April 11
10:30 a.m.
PRMG
7 E. 3rd St., Grove
Friday, April 12
10 a.m.
The Fireplace & More Store
At the Chamber Office

Tuesday, April 16
4 p.m.
FirsTitle & Smith Brothers Abstract
909 S. Main St., Grove
Small reception following
Thursday, April 18
10 a.m.
Smith & Gray Company, LLC
At the Chamber office
Saturday, April 27
11:00 a.m.
Har-Ber Village Nature Trail
4404 W. 20th St.
Friday, May 17
10:00 a.m.
Fired Up!
27 W. 3rd St., Grove
Friday, May 17
10:30 a.m.
Tristah's Boutique
2123 S. Main, Suite F
Upcoming Events
To have your event included in this section, email connieking.gacc@gmail.com before noon on Monday.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT - RIVER BEND CASINO
Club 60 West - River Bend Casino
Friday, April 12 - 8 p.m. - "Lucas Gates"
Saturday, April 13 - 8 p.m. - "DJ Kennedy - Mobile DJ"
Friday, April 19 - 8 p.m. - "Eastern Heights"
Saturday, April 20 - 6 p.m. - Dinner & a Show - "Todd Oliver & Irving
the Talking Dog"
Saturday, April 20 - 8 p.m. - "DJ Kennedy - Mobile DJ"
Friday, April 26 - 8 p.m. - "Lickitty Split"
Saturday, April 27 - 8 p.m. - "DJ Matt - Mobile DJ
For upcoming shows, visit  https://www.riverbendcasino.com/entertainment

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
Friday, April 12, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Church of the Shepherd, 1600 Har-Ber Rd.
Learn to identify and help others experiencing mental health problems and crises. This is an internationally accredited class and introduces participants to what mental illness is and how to help until professionals are available. The class is fun, uses exercises, role play, and is taught by an experienced mental health nurse. Please call Bruce Austin at 918-607-3122 by April 1st. Class size is limited to 30 participants. Cost is $50 which includes manual and all materials and refreshments.

CANINE THEMED SATURDAY ON NATURE TRAIL
Saturday, April 13, 9 - 11 a.m. - Har-Ber Village Nature Trail
Calling all dogs and their owners! Representatives from canine-themed organizations will visit Har-Ber Village. Learn more about your furry friend. Guests will include Katie Menard of Collars for Scholars, a dog obedience business, and more. Museum admission is not required.

UPCOMING EVENTS - RUSTIC REHAB
Sunday, April 14, 2 p.m. - Plan to ring in the Spring with a fabulous fashion show and some sweet treats provided by Grove Area Eateries.
Monday, April 15, 6:30 p.m., Young Living Rain Drop Demonstration
Thursday, April 25, 6 p.m., Alcohol Ink Paint Class, 2 tiles for $20
Friday, April 26, 7 - 9 p.m., Paint on Canvas, $35
Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. - noon, Author Jordan Craig book signing
Monday, April 29, 6 p.m., Lillian's Garden Chair Workshop

3RD ANNUAL FISH FRY - AAA BUSINESS SYSTEMS
Friday, April 19, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., 2715 N. Drake, Fayetteville, AR
Great food, networking, door prizes & entertainment.
Register at marketing@aaabm.com

EASTER BUNNY - THE MUDDY PEARL
Saturday, April 19, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be visiting The Muddy Pearl at Annie's Galleria for three hours on this date. Be sure to get your little ones in to see him before he hops off to his next location!

BAGS AND BLACKJACK CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT
April 19 & 20, 6 p.m., Grand Lake Casino
Head on over to Grand Lake Casino for the 1st ACL regional event!! Test your
skill in the singles and doubles competitions, and test your luck at the slots and tables between matches. There will be $1.50 drafts and margaritas all day. Get
pre-registered today because the event is capped at 20 teams!!!

SECOND CHANCE PET RESCUE'S FIRST ANNUAL EGG MY YARD
Egg My Yard is a fun way to support Second Chance Pet Rescue! Your children, grandchildren (or favorite Easter egg loving person!) could wake up on Easter morning to the surprise of finding their yard filled with colorful plastic Easter eggs stuffed with treats. You can choose how many eggs you want delivered to your house. You will also need to choose the night that you want them delivered; Friday, April 19 or Saturday, April 20. Address must be within a 15 mile radius from the shelter. You can order securely and safely online, or go into the shelter to place your order.   https://www.secondchancepetsponsors.org/egg-my-yard.html
100% of the proceeds from Egg My Yard will go to continue to provide outstanding care to the homeless pets in the shelter!

SCAVENGER HUNT ON THE NATURE TRAIL
Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Har-Ber Village Nature Trail
Scavenger hunt on the Nature Trail. Instructions will need to be picked up at the Har-Ber Village Museum Nature Center. Museum admission is not required.

BERNICE NATURE CENTER ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT
Saturday, April 20, 1 p.m., Bernice Nature Center
Hop on down to the Bernice Area of Grand Lake State Parks for the 14th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Peter Cottontail himself will be arriving in the park with candy and toy filled Easter eggs for children 12 and under to gather. Peter Cottontail will be available for photos before the event. This event will take place rain or shine.

GRAND LAKE YOUTH ART SHOW
Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28, Grove Community Center
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday. Refreshments will be served from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday. The event is sponsored by members of the Grove Springs Cultural District, Brush & Palette Art Gallery, in partnership with Grand Lake area schools and businesses. For more information call 918-786-9698.

GRAND OPENING - NATURE TRAIL
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019, 11 a.m., Har-Ber Village Museum
Celebrate the Grand Opening of Har-Ber Village’s Nature Trail with fiddle music, celebratory messages, and trail mix. Thank you to the Oklahoma Tourism Department’s Recreational Trail Program and the many volunteers who made this possible. Museum admission not required. 

ART IN THE GARDEN
Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Lendonwood Gardens

UPCOMING EVENTS - SHANGRI-LA
Friday - Sunday, May 3 - 5 - In-Water Boat Show at Shangri-La Marina -
918-257-4898
Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Demo Day at Shangri-La Golf Club (Titleist, Ping, and Callaway) – 918-257-4204
Saturday, May 4, 6 p.m., Ladies Night Sip & Paint on Doc's covered patio at the resort hotel
Monday - Wednesday, June 17 - 19 - Junior Players Academy at Shangri-La Golf Club – 918-257-4204

HAPPENINGS AT ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Bluegrass jam session every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m
Palm Sunday Service - Sunday, April 14, 10 a.m., The Service of Palms to remember Jesus' triumphal entry to Jerusalem.
Maundy Thursday , Thursday, April 18, 6 p.m. dinner/7 p.m. service - The commemoration of the Last Supper at Passover. 
Good Friday Service , Friday, April 19, 7 p.m., The Service of Good Friday commemorates a portion of the time Jesus was in the grave.
Holy Saturday Vigil , Saturday, April 20, 8 p.m.,The Vigil of Holy Saturday commemorates a portion of the time Jesus was in the grave.
Easter Sunrise Service , Sunday, April 21, 6:30 a.m., A beautiful Service celebrated as the sun rises on Easter morning.

UPCOMING EVENTS AT GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Movers & Shakers , Fridays at 10:30 a.m.- Music and movement class for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their grown-ups.
Early Literacy Storytime , Mondays at 10:30 a.m.- Stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and more, for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their grown-ups.
Tracing our Family History, Genealogy class for beginners. April 11th at 5:30 p.m.. Pizza will be provided.
Delaware County Genealogical Society Meeting, Tues, April 16th at 7 p.m.
Art Club , Thursday, April 18 at 4 p.m. - Art projects for kids ages 6-11.
Pinterest Group , Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 pm. Adults make Pinterest inspired crafts.
Grand Lake Area Poets’ and Writers’ Group , Tuesday, April 23rd at 7 p.m. - Get together with local writers and poets
Teen Pinterest , Thursday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m. - Teens make Pinterest inspired crafts.
STEM Lab , Monday, April 29 at 4 p.m.- STEM challenges for kids ages 6-11.
Teen Pinterest , Thursday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m. - Teens make Pinterest inspired crafts.
Tiny Techies , Tuesday, April 30 at 4 p.m. - Hands-on exploration of coding, robotics & technology for kids ages 3-6.
Visit their website at http://www.eodls.org/testsite/grove/

GOFF JOINS GROVE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
AS SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR
The Grove Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that Grove area native Josh Goff has recently joined the Chamber team as Special Events Coordinator.  
Will you be attending the April Business After Hours?
LOCATION
The Parrot Steakhouse & Grill, 2530 S. Main St., Grove

DATE AND TIME
04/17/19 5:00pm - 04/17/19 6:30pm

Bring plenty of business cards and be ready to have some fun!
I'll be there!
What a great way to spend an evening - free food and some great shopping! Stop by any of the participating retailers and pick up your ticket today!
You are invited to attend CREATE BRIDGES (Celebrating Retail, Accommodations, Tourism and Entertainment by Building Rural Innovations and Developing Growth Economies). This is a new and exciting 2 year program for multi-county regions to develop their retail and hospitality industries. The project brings an innovative approach to addressing business and workforce development at no cost to the region. The CREATE Academy will provide an overview of the program and an economic profile of the region as it relates to retail, accommodations, tourism and entertainment. It will also discuss the elements driving these trends and how investing in CREATE BRIDGES workforce benefits your business and region.

April 24 from 2 - 4 p.m., Northeast Tech Center, Kansas OK

Less than two months away - the 2019  Toes in the Grand Summer Kickoff Festival ! May 31st - June 1st at Grove's Wolf Creek Park. Join us for Mid America's largest FREE Trop Rock music festival plus hydroplane boat racing, Major League Fishing, arts and crafts, fireworks, and more!

Presented by the Grove Convention & Tourism Bureau and sponsored by Cherokee Casino Grove, Grand River Dam Authority, Mulligans, Patricia Island Country Club, Grand Country Pest Control, Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, Plum Farmaceutical, and Delaware County TSET.
Board of Directors
Kim Shearer, Grand Country Pest Control
Chairman

Jeff Dozier, Cherokee Storage
Immediate Past Chairman

Amy Napier, First National Bank
Chairman Elect

Ellen O'Dell, Ferra Aerospace
Treasurer

Dustin Able, Grand Savings Bank
Terra Apperson, The Muddy Pearl
Ivan Devitt, The Dodd Company
Wanda Endicott, Grove Ice & Iron
Angela Hamilton, Grand River Abstract & Title Co.
Cindy Hefner, Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative
Sandra Martin, Apex Title & Closing Services
Joy Justice-Moss, Northeast Technology Center
Robert Rupp, INTEGRIS Grove Hospital
Andy Stewart, Patricia Island Country Club
Elizabeth West, Grand Lake Mental Health Center
Mike Williams, Shangri-La Resort
Steve Williams, Williams Homes

Ex-Officio
Bill Keefer, City Manager
Grove Area Chamber of Commerce | 9630 US Hwy 59, Suite A, Grove, OK 74344
(918) 786-9079
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