Welcome Aboard!

UNITED WAY OF
ROGERS & MAYES COUNTIES

 Identifies critical human service needs and
fosters synergy between businesses,
governments, individuals, and not for profits
to improve lives and inspire all who can to
help all who need.
 
Catherine Woldridge
(918) 343-1165
    
Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings
Thursday, November 15, 10 a.m.
Louise Templin
At the Chamber office

Thursday, November 15, 10:30 a.m.
Compassionate Care
240 E. 3rd St., Suite C
New location

Thursday, November 15, 11 a.m.
Burke Eyecare
1105 S. Main
Grand re-opening

EXCITING IDEAS TO HIGHLIGHT YOUR BUSINESS DURING THE HOLIDAYS!
It's hard to believe but the holidays will be here before we know it! We are very excited to let you know we have some AWESOME plans for this year's Christmas holiday season that we hope will make it a great shopping season here in Grove & Grand Lake - and at your business!
December 8 - 5K Jinglebell Run beginning at 8 a.m.

December 8 - p.m. - Parade will begin at Grove Civic Center
Theme - "Christmas at the Lake"

For more information or forms check out our website at


American Pickers Coming to NE Oklahoma
Mike and Frank will be coming to Northeast Oklahoma in December and are looking for leads throughout the area - specifically interesting characters with interesting items - lots of interesting items!

Please note that Mike and Frank only pick private collections -
so no stores, malls, flea markets, museums, auctions, businesses,
or anything open to the public.


21st Annual Home & Garden Show
Seating is limited to 50, so RSVP today!

Chamber Connection Luncheon
LOCATION
Grove Community Center

DATE AND TIME
11/08/18 12:00pm - 11/08/18 1:00pm

Please join us for lunch and a speaker provided by Northeast Technology Center.
RSVP by clicking here!
Ribbon Cuttings
Chamber Ambassadors and staff gathered at a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, October 17 for new Chamber member Whitney Art Gallery, located at 33 W. 4th in Grove. We are very happy to welcome them to the Grove Springs Cultural Art District! 
A ribbon cutting was held for new Chamber member GB Herbal Wellness on Thursday, October 18 located at 63841 E. 290 Rd. by the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors. 
The Grove Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors and staff gathered at  Goodfella's Pizzeria with owner  Bobby Hillegass  and store manager Jacob Mosby to celebrate their new location
at 8 W. 3rd in Grove.

Business After Hours
Thank you very much to David Hale, Honey Creek Outdoors for hosting our October Business After Hours last Thursday evening! Business After Hours is a great way to showcase your business as well as the perfect opportunity for networking and meeting new people. Honey Creek Outdoors is a full line outdoor store, including archery pro shop, indoor archery range, fishing, and hunting.
Yard of the Month

Congrats to Ron & Terry Cash for securing the last Yard of the Month win for 2018. With mums and lantana in full bloom as well as numerous other plant species, their yard is beautifully hopping with fall colors. Their efforts at "Making a Difference" are very much appreciated.
Upcoming Events
To have your event included in this section, email connieking.gacc@gmail.com before noon on Monday.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT - RIVER BEND CASINO
Friday, October 26, Jesse Joice
For more upcoming shows, visit  https://www.riverbendcasino.com/entertainment

MERCHANTS TRICK OR TREAT
Saturday, October 27, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. - be sure to bring your little princesses and super heroes to the local merchants for treats!
Saturday, October 27, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Honey Creek Plaza - candy, fun, food

SHANGRI-LA FALL FESTIVAL
Saturday, October 27, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Festival grounds are adjacent to Monkey Island Fire Department. Food, beverages, a bonfire, s'mores, bounce houses, games, a "best costume contest", live music by "No Apparent Reason", and a spooky hayride through the Shangri-La Woods. No admission charge. Snacks and beverages available for purchase. For more information call 918-257-4204

OSHA 10 HOUR - FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
These OSHA Training Courses consist of 10 hours of classroom lecture over a two day period. This training is intended for the entry-level worker with general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards, as well as, information about their rights and employer responsibilities. Next classes:
October 30 & Nov 1/November 7 & 8/November 14 & 15/November 26 & 27
All classes are from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. at Northeast Tech's BIS Training Center in Pryor. Classes are $75. To enroll call 918-476-8252 or email Daniel Shaw at daniel.shaw@netech.edu

CHEROKEE HERITAGE DAYS - HAR-BER VILLAGE MUSEUM
Experience the culture of the Cherokee Nation on November 2 and 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during Cherokee Heritage Days. This is a day of cultural enrichment and fun. Crafts, food, music, games and more will be part of the days’ festivities. To honor the heritage of ALL the tribes in this area, Har-Ber Village admission will be free on Saturday to anyone presenting his or her tribal ID. Friday is geared specifically toward schools; Saturday, the public and scout groups. 

GROVE MERCHANTS CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE
November 9 & 10 - Be sure to check out all of the specials our wonderful local merchants have to offer!

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE - SPECIAL MUSIC
Saturday, November 10 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - The Muddy Pearl in Annie's Galleria lobby - https://www.facebook.com/themuddypearl/

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE AT GRAND PANACHE
November 9, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - It's that merry time of year for food, fun, & discounts. Free gift with purchase while they last. Hurry in to get the best gifts this holiday season. https://www.facebook.com/grandpanacheshop/

2 BROKE GIRLS CHRISTMAS COUNTRY MARKET
November 9 & 10 - 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Grove Community Center
In conjunction with Grove's Christmas Open House. For more additional information or vendor information including booth availability contact Alyssa at 918-314-7247

VINTAGE BY THE CREEK
November 10, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Fun For Everyone! Outdoor Market with Repurposed Furnishings, Custom Art, Rustic Farmhouse Crafts, Handmade soaps, Pottery & Jewelry, Custom t-shirts & Boutiques, Food Trucks, Baked Goods & Much, Much More - https://www.facebook.com/Vintage-by-the-Creek-345029925698523/

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

4TH ANNUAL PUNKIN CHUNKIN FESTIVAL
Saturday, October 27 - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - in Vinita.
For information, contact the Vinita Chamber of Commerce at (918) 256-7133.

UPCOMING EVENTS AT GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Early literacy story time, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Movers & Shakers, kids under 5, Fridays, at 10:30 a.m.
Adult Pinterest class, 4th Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Grand Lake Poets & writers group, 4th Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Call 918-786-2945 to register for classes or http://www.eodls.org/testsite/grove/
Happy Anniversary!

1 - 4 YEARS
Blue Energy Fuels
Goodfellas Pizza
Home Improvements, LLC
Total Coverage Electric

5 - 15 YEARS
Charlie's Chicken
Doright Automotive LLC
George's Motor Co., LLC
Hollytree Landscaping
Penmac Staffing Service, Inc.
Penny Sternbeck, Berkshire Hathaway



Thank you to our Lead Investor Members!
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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