Updates from the Coffeyville Area Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to the Coffeyville Area Chamber's monthly update.  The purpose of this publication is to provide our members with updates on Chamber programs, accomplishments and committee updates.
In This Issue
Upcoming Events
  • Sept. 6th: BBQ-A-Palooza at the Salvation Army
  • Sept. 9th:
    Coffeyville Lions Club Golf Tournament at the Country Club. 
  • Sept. 8-10th: 100 Mile Sale
  • Sept. 16th:  Saturday in the Park at Walter Johnson Park 
  • Sept. 23rd: SEK Kids have Talent at the Wesley Center.
  • Sept. 24th: Hot Dogs & History at the Air Museum
  • Sept. 30th: 
    • Ranch Rode
    • Street Drags
    • Meat at the        Mansion
    • Mystery at the  Mansion

Learn more or add your event by visiting ourevent calendar!

Committee Updates
Retail Committee
The Retail Committee is gearing up for fall events. They are organizing the Holiday Open House & Christmas Bucks programs & looking forward to a big year! Contact the Chamber today if your business wants be a part of the annual traditions.

Industrial Committee 
They've been having great discussions on workforce development and how we can partner with schools and other organizations to drive a skilled workforce.

Visit Coffeyville
The tourism committee has been busy with bus tours & tourists over the summer months. The Dalton museum hosted 702 visitors for the month of July! The eclipse brought quite a few visitors to our area from Tulsa OK, Dallas TX, Canada & more!  
Do you have a special event with out of town guests? Visit Coffeyville can provide visitor bags of information with things to do in Coffeyville. Below is a list of a few events we have packed bags for:
-Out of town wedding guests
-Lion's Club golf tournament
-Model T group
-Authors Club Convention
-Class reunions
Mark your Calendars for the 125th anniversary of the Dalton Raid!! Dalton Defenders Days will be going on that weekend with re-enactments on Friday evening and Saturday. Don't forget to stop by the Dalton Defenders Museum to explore! The Brown Mansion will offer tours Thursday, Friday, & Saturday at 1:00 & 3:00. Bring your friends & family down for the celebration of our brave Coffeyville citizens! 

Chamber Ambassadors
They've been keeping busy with several Ribbon Cuttings & Spotlights. The next big project coming up will be planning for the Annual Dinner. 

It's not too late to join one of these or other great committees. Let your voice be heard! Contact the Chamber for more information on how you can join. 

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Board of Directors
James Cantrell
Sharon Caulkins
Joe Fons
Aaron Heckman
Sabrina Horner
Yvonne Hull
Terry Leedy
Harold Mann
Lyle Martin
Nick McCollam
Chris McVey
Angie Naden
Brandon Neal
Phil Neely
Dillon Oder
Larry Semmel
Ashley Tatman
Eric Valle
Griffin Walker

Chamber Staff
Candi Westbrook
Samantha Kudrick
Brooke Brown
Member Relations
Welcome our newest member:
         ●  Bill's Daylight  Donuts
         ● Culligan of Independence 
Chamber Chatter
  • What does a Chamber of Commerce do? 
When truly serving the needs of their members, chambers should offer  P.E.A.C.E of mind. 
P roblem Solving - E conomic Development - A dvocacy - C onnection - E ducation
Read the full article to know how Chambers help create PEACE of mind for the members of the business community. 
  • We have new carpet! Come check out our new & improved meeting room. Chamber members can utilize it for free!
  • Hurricane Harvey help!
Community members have asked how they can help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. There are several great organizations helping with the relief efforts. Below are just a couple local and/or reputable charity organizations helping with the relief efforts. You can also go to Charity Navigator, a nonprofit that has independently rated over 8,000 charities and compiled a list of some of the best organizations to donate to in the wake of Harvey.
Business Spotlight 
Our August Business Spotlight of the Month was 

Community National Bank & Trust
Ribbon Cuttings this month
A ribbon cutting was held for:
  • Baroness Properties on August 30th 
2017 Inter-State Fair and Rodeo
Photo: Cindy Price

This year's fair and rodeo was one of the best yet! The new attractions, Monster Trucks and Grandstand Jam, were extremely popular with the crowds. The Demo Derby saw a big jump in attendance and participants!

Shout out to all the people who volunteer their time and energy every year to make this a spectacular event for both residents and the thousands of visitors!