August 2021 Newsletter
August Chamber Events:
August 3rd @ 10:00 am
Ground Breaking

August 17th @ 4:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting

August 6 - 8
Tax Free Weekend
It's time for CRAZY DAYS in downtown Enid and across the city.
Starting today, shop 'til you drop with savings at your favorite stores!
JULY 30 & 31
Save the Date for Cherokee Strip: September 17 & 18
We want you in the parade! 
Sign up today to represent your business or organization in the parade or as vendor. Contact Laura Hatchel for more information, 580.237.2494 or laura@enidchamber.com.

Become a Community Development Partner
Community Development Partners (CDP's) provide additional financial support for the Enid Chamber's major events, programs and community development initiatives.


SIGN UP TODAY!



Camp Tomahawk Participant
ENID 4 TEACHERS
Thank you to our Enid Chamber businesses that are participating in the ENID 4 TEACHERS Discount Program. Your support for our teachers is much appreciated!




To add your business to the list, or update your listing, please contact kathleen@enidchamber.com.
2021-2022 Three-Year Strategic Plan
The Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors adopted the
2021-2022 Three-Year Strategic Plan at their July 22 meeting.

LOCAL NEWS:
Which Oklahoma town could become 'Christmas City USA'...

ENID - A business leader and his family plan to bring a giant 140-foot-tall fresh-cut tree from California to Oklahoma for holiday activities focused on the true meaning of Christmas. Kyle Williams, chief executive officer of Hammer Williams Co., ...

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www.oklahoman.com
NATIONAL NEWS:
Senators, White House in talks to finish infrastructure bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senators and the White House were locked in intense negotiations Tuesday to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with pressure mounting on all sides to wrap up talks and show progress on President Joe Biden's top priority.

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www.enidnews.com
Enid Net Taxable Sales
Month of May:

2020
$ 73,529,608
    
2021          
$ 76,822,250

4.48%
Calendar Year to Date:

2020
$360,275,952
          
2021         
$367,565,378

2.02%
Please join fellow Enid and Garfield County residents and participate in the Hope Community Assessment. On October 7, 2021 Oklahoma’s First Lady Sarah Stitt will be hosting the first-ever Hope Summit in Enid.
 
The mission of Hope Rising is to empower people, families, and communities to better their lives through the science of Hope. To help prepare for the summit, they are asking for residents of Enid and Garfield County to participate in a community assessment to best gauge our Hope Level. The assessment takes approximately 10 minutes and can be completed on a computer or mobile device. 
 
Assessment Link:

The survey will be open until August 31st
July Ribbon Cuttings
Kristi's Kitchen
July 1st
Sugar Lips Shaved Ice
July 1st
TCK Wealth Management
July 29th
Welcome New Chamber Members!
123 W. Maine Avenue
Enid, OK 73701
580.540.4172
www.bestwestern.com
Email: gloenidok@gmail.com
Reps: Purvish Kothari
Business Categories: Hotels/Motels
Wright Insurance Services
1116 Quail Ridge Rd.
Enid, OK 73703
580-747-1080
wrightcorp2021@gmail.com
Rep: Jeffery Wright
Business Category: Insurance
205 West Maple Avenue
Suite 105
Enid, OK 73701
580.599.5500
www.tckansas.com
Reps: Benjamin Bowers, Kalie Gillock
Business Category: Financial Advisors
Thank You for Your Membership Renewal!
Your membership investment and community support make a difference for Enid!
Click on any blue member below to go directly to their web page.
Tax Free Weekend - August 6-8
EPS & Chisholm
First Day of School August 18
Enid Chamber of Commerce | 580.237.2494 | 580.237.2497 | enidchamber.com