Ribbon Cuttings
Thursday, April 11, 10:30 a.m.
PRMG
7 E. 3rd St., Grove

Friday, April 12, 10:30 a.m.
Fired Up!
27 W. 3rd St., Grove
Tuesday, April 16, 4 p.m.
FirsTitle & Smith Brothers Abstract
909 S. Main St., Grove
Upcoming Events
To have your event included in this section, email connieking.gacc@gmail.com before noon on Monday.

SPRING BREAK OUT - BERNICE NATURE CENTER
Wednesday, March 20 - Saturday, March 23
This four day event will host WILD activities and will challenge young minds. The program will focus on common science lessons and bring them to life in a "Kitchen Chemistry" series. The 10 a.m. program will focus on preschool and toddler friendly activities, while the 1 p.m. programs will put the science directly into the hands of little scientists.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT - RIVER BEND CASINO
Club 60 West - River Bend Casino
Friday, March 22 - 8 p.m. - "Big Smitty Band"
Friday, March 29 - 8 p.m. - "Stonehorse Band"
For upcoming shows, visit  https://www.riverbendcasino.com/entertainment

GROVE COMMUNITY PLAYMAKERS PRESENT "I AND YOU"
Performances run March 22, 23, 24, 26, 28, 31, 2019; Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Tuesday performances at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. The doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain. Tickets for adults are $15. Students, Upper Elementary through college, pay only $8 each. Group rates are available. Major credit cards are accepted. To reserve for this limited run, please call 918-786-8950 & leave a message. A volunteer will call to confirm your reservation. Or, reserve at groveplaymakers@yahoo.com . The play is about two smart, word-loving teens who quote poetry. They are authentically offbeat teen characters who will be hard to forget in a script that transcends the predictable.    

BIG MEAT RUN
Friday, March 22 - Sunday, March 24 at Disney - This is a free run

CAR, TRUCK & MOTORCYCLE SHOW
Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Grove Civic Center - Sponsored by Grove Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. Trophies and awards in several categories. $20 registration fee at the door. Email gcpaaalumni@gmail.com for more information.

CHRISTIAN MISSION GROVE THRIFT SHOP EXTRAVAGANZA
Saturday, March 23, 1:30 p.m. - Refreshments, Entertainment, Door Prizes, Fashions. Hear how your giving helps with relief, reinforcement, and resources.
$5 donation - Tickets available at Cornerstone Church, Trinity Baptist, First Baptist, Zena Baptist, St. Elizabeth Catholic, Hickory Grove COGAF, First Assembly of God, United Methodist, Grove Christian Center, Christian Mission Thrift Shop

WOMEN EMPOWERING WOMEN
Wednesday, March 27, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Guest speakers - Networking Opportunities - This conference is to inspire, motivate and help other women realize they are not alone in their daily struggles.
To sponsor or for more information contact Regina Hammons at 918-666-9200 or visit https://www.w2wisc.com/

FLW PRO TOUR
Thursday, March 28 - Sunday, March 31 - Professional fishing tour - All day - Wolf Creek Park

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

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!

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.

HAPPENINGS AT ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Bluegrass jam session every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m

ENTERTAINMENT - GRAND LAKE CASINO

UPCOMING EVENTS AT HAR-BER VILLAGE
Spring Break Fun - March 21, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Explore ecology and create an Ojo de Dios - included with admission.
Spring Break Fun - March 22, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Celebrate National Water Day by exploring the water cycle and making wooden peace signs - included with admission.
Spring Break Fun - March 23, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Living History Cabin is open for hearth cooking with Tim and Ruth. Hands-on activities with Grand Lake Audobon Society members in the Nature Activity Room. Included with admission.
Throughout the month of March - Be sure to visit Grove Public Library for a display of retro technology on loan from Har-Ber Village.

UPCOMING EVENTS AT GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY
SAIL - Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. (February 26 - March 28) Staying Active & Independent for Life - fitness program for older adults presented by OHAI.
Anime Club - First Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. - For teens who love anime, manga & cosplay!
Movers & Shakers - Fridays at 10:30 a.m. - Music and movement class for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their grown-ups.
Storytime - Mondays at 10:30 a.m. - Stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and more, for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their grown-ups.
Knifty Knitters - Thurs., March 21st & 28th at 5:30 - Adults and teens will make knitted stuffed animals using knitting looms.
Kids’ Movie - Wed., March 20 at 1 p.m. - Movie and free popcorn.
Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia -Thurs., March 21 at 11:30 a.m. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association
Art Club - Thurs., March 21 at 4 p.m. - Art projects for kids ages 6-11
STEM Lab - Mon., March 25 at 4 p.m.- STEM challenges for kids ages 6-11.
Tiny Techies -Tues., March 26 at 4 p.m. - Hands-on exploration of coding, robotics & technology for kids ages 3-6.
Pinterest Group - Tues., March 26 at 6:30 p.m. Adults make Pinterest crafts.
Grand Lake Area Poets’ and Writers’ Group - Tues., March 26 at 7 p.m. - Get together with local writers and poets.
Visit their website at http://www.eodls.org/testsite/grove/

LAKE TO GOLF 5K
Sunday, March 24, Shangri-La Resort - Contact Katelin Threet at 918-257-7720 or email Katelin.threet@shangrilaok.com
"We are so excited to have the MLF Bass Pro Tour coming to Grove and Grand Lake O' the Cherokees, Oklahoma," said Donnie Crain, President of the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. "Grand Lake has rightfully earned a reputation with professionals and amateurs alike as one of America's top bass fishing lakes. Hosting a MLF Bass Pro Tour event solidifies that reputation even more, as only the best fishing lakes can host such a prestigious event. We look forward to hosting these elite anglers and invite everyone to come join us in Grove, Oklahoma for the tournament to meet these elite anglers and see for themselves why Grand Lake O' the Cherokees is a wonderful place to fish."
Chamber Connection Luncheoneeonon
Guest speaker at the Chamber Connection Luncheon today was  Cindi Kees  with  Heavenly Angels House. Cindie spoke of her passion for her mission of completing a social hospice house and the great plans for the future. Also attending the luncheon from Heavenly Angels House were  Gary Kees Cindy Clark Jalonda Husong , and  Lana East . Thank you to  INTEGRIS Grove Hospital  for sponsoring a fantastic lunch catered by  Mulligans .
Will you be attending Business After Hours?
LOCATION
Grand Lake Dental, 119 E. 18th, Grove, OK

DATE AND TIME
03/21/19 5:00pm - 03/21/19 6:30pm

I'll be there!
Great evening of shopping and dining and it's FREE ! Stop by any of the five participating merchants or the Chamber office to pick up a ticket for this event - you must have a ticket to participate - or call for more information at
918-786-9079. Participating merchants include Tulsa Diamond House,
Sissy's Place, The Muddy Pearl, Gallery Southwest, and INTEGRIS Grove
Gift Shop. Lots of specials along with some really tasty food! Come join us
 for a great evening of shopping & dining!
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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