September 2021 Newsletter
September Chamber Events:

September 17th
Cherokee Strip Celebration
Enid Intertribal Indian Taco Fundraiser - Courthouse Lawn

September 18th
Cherokee Strip Celebration
9:30 am Festival Begins
10:30 am Parade
Enjoy the parade! Shop! Eat! Have fun in downtown Enid!
SEPTEMBER 17TH AND 18TH
Join us at the parade! 
We are still taking parade entries and would love to have you join us in this fun annual tradition. Sign up today to represent your business or organization in the parade or as vendor. Contact Lori Coonrod for more information, 580.237.2494 or lori@enidchamber.com.

Cherokee Strip Parade Longhorn
Education Appreciation
The Enid Chamber welcomed back area educators for the upcoming school year. We provided breakfast for the Enid Public School New Teacher Orientation, donuts for Autry Technology Center staff, and hosted a reception for the Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Northern Oklahoma College Faculty and Staff on the NWOSU Enid Campus.
Alex Williams, Jon Blankenship and Jayde Ray at EPS
Breakfast served for
EPS Teachers
Chamber welcoming
teachers back to school
Welcome Back Reception
for NOC and NWOSU
Attendees enjoyed afternoon
refreshments and conversation.
The event was well attended
by administration and faculty.
Great News For Enid
The Census Bureau overall population numbers show Enid and Garfield County have increased in population. Enid has officially broken 50,000 and stands at 51,308 in population.
Garfield County
2010: 60,580
2020: 62,846

Enid, OK
2010: 49,379
2020: 51,308
Enid Net Taxable Sales
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at St. Mary's
The official ribbon cutting ceremony for the St. Mary's Cancer Center was held August 17th. It was the one-year anniversary of the cancer center's move to its off-site location on the fifth floor of the Parkview Medical Center, 330 South Fifth Street.
Ground Breaking for Dobson Fiber
Dobson Fiber broke ground August 5th with an announcement of a multi million dollar expansion of its fiber internet offering to the residents of Enid.
Cost of Living Index
The Cost of Living Index measures relative price levels for consumer goods and services in participating areas. The average for all participating places, both metropolitan and non-metropolitan, equals 100, and each participant's index is read as a percentage of the average for all places. The composite index is based on six components - housing, utilities, grocery items, transportation, health care and miscellaneous goods and services.
2021 Quarter 2 Index for Enid: 89.8%
LOCAL NEWS:
With census' new metropolitan status, Enid area gets...

ENID, Okla. - A new door has opened as the Enid area is, once again, a micropolitan no more. Reporting an increase of 1,300 people between 2010 and 2020 for a population of 51,308 people, Enid is now considered the principal city of a...

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MORE LOCAL NEWS:
Construction set to begin on Enid's new soccer complex;...

Construction on Enid's new soccer complex will begin after a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday touted what's reportedly the largest private-public partnership in the city's history. Phase two of the Enid Sports Association's years-long project will ...

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www.enidnews.com
STATE NEWS:
Court rules McGirt not retroactive

In a reversal of prior rulings, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has concluded that the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma is not

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www.ocpathink.org
Welcome New Chamber Members
3616 West Garriott Rd.
Enid, OK 73703
(580) 771-3212
Rep: David Bryan
Business Categories: Restaurants, Breweries & Pubs
2020 Willow Run
Strate Center, Box 12
Enid, OK 73703
(405) 210-0898
Reps: Debbie Lack-Swindell, Larry Swindell
Business Categories: Schools, Colleges & Education
317 North Grand
Enid, OK 73701
(580) 234-3652
Rep: Stephen Williams
Business Categories: Organizations
14101 Wireless Way, Ste. 300
OKC, OK 73134
(405) 242-1000
Rep: Ali Clark
Business Categories: Internet, Internet Services
P.O. Box 821
Enid, OK 73702
(580) 354-7015
Rep: Mike Steinke
Business Categories: Sports, Recreation
Family First Life & AFLAC
2020 Willow Run Box 13
Enid, OK 73703
(405) 696-6271
Rep: Tara Johnson
Business Categories: Insurance
Richard (Dick) McKnight
3911 North Lake Lane
Enid, OK 73703
(580) 977-9690
Individual Membership
Thank You for Your Membership Renewal
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Enid Chamber of Commerce | phone 580.237.2494 | fax 580.237.2497 | www.enidchamber.com