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Net Taxable Sales
Enid, Oklahoma
Month of December:
2014                     2015
$ 82,513,788    $ 74,539,036
                             - 9.66. %
Year to Date:
2014                     2015
$896,872,364  $853,480,321
                            - 4.84 %
Ribbon Cuttings 
10 Year Anniversary!
225 S. Grand

La Quinta Inn & Suites
4914 W. Garriott
Enid Approves $93M Bond Issue for Schools!
Enid News Eagle Article, click to read.Yes, to Both 
New Members!

Dr. Jim Strate  
23502 East Osborne Rd
Marshall, OK 73056
Phone: 580.554.1231
Email: jimstrate@outlook.com
Reps: Jim Strate
Business Category:

Standard Builders of Enid, Inc
2513 N. Van Buren
Enid, OK 73703
Phone: 580.540.8948
Fax: 580.237.0696
Email: standardbuildersofenid
John Ingram
Business Categories: Construction Companies-General Contractors  
Home Improvements 
Federal Legislative Trip: April 11-14
The Enid Chamber federal legislative trip to Washington, D.C. is scheduled for April 11-14, 2016. The meetings and legislative activities will be on Tuesday, April 12 and Wednesday, April 13. Meetings at the Pentagon and meetings with our Oklahoma Congressional Delegation are planned. The Enid Chamber and the City of Enid will also host a legislative reception. The legislative trip is a great opportunity to support Vance AFB and discuss federal issues that impact Northwest Oklahoma.
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Contact the Enid Chamber at 580-237-2494 for more information or Town Square Publications Marketing Guide, Cathy Fraser at 719-581-2158.
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Thursday, March 17th 
It's Show Time! NWDJLS  
Sheep Show 2015

The Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce is proud to help organize and support the 82nd Annual Northwest District Junior Livestock Show. It will be held March 2-7 at the Chisholm Trail Expo Center in Enid.

Wednesday, March 2 - Sheep
Thursday, March 3 - Goats
Friday, March 4 - Cattle
Saturday, March 5 - Swine
Sunday, March 6 - Swine

Monday, March 7
Premium Sale - 6:30 p.m.

Visit the NWDJLS website - www.nwdistrictshow.com
or Facebook page for complete
details and show updates!
Making Enid's voice known at the Capitol!  
The Enid Chamber hosted a legislative breakfast at the Capitol on February 17th. Thank you to all the community members who attended and helped host Enid Day at the Capitol. Our city was well represented by local businesses and civic leaders. State legislators, agency officials and staff members attended the event. Enid Day @ the Capitol provides positive exposure for Enid and an opportunity for our citizens to discuss important issues with state officials.

Special thanks to our Enid Day @ the Capitol Sponsors
AdvancePierre Foods
Security National Bank
City of Enid
Scheffe Prescription Shops
Oxbow Calcining
Enid Regional Development Alliance
Eagle Marketing
Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce
Business Spotlight @ Lunch
March 10th - 12 Noon

Oakwood Country Club
March 10th - 12 Noon

1601 N. Oakwood Road  

Thank You! Membership Renewals
Click on any business that is underlined to go directly to their website.
Advantage Eye Care
Allstate Insurance-David Burrows
Bennie's Barn, Inc.
Braum's Ice Cream
Brochu Roofing
Brown-Cummings Funeral Home
Encompass Financial Services, Inc.
Enid Floral & Gifts
Enid Typewriter Co.
First United Methodist Church
Harmon's Electric, Inc.
Kecia Holder
Inselman Electric, LLC
Kinnunen Sales
Larry McClure Construction Company, LLC
Memorial Park Cemetery
Oakwood Mall
Pioneer Security Systems
Proforma Faith Marketing Solutions
Proof Wine & Spirits
Sleep Inn & Suites-Hennessey
Wyant Law Firm, P.L.L.C.
Youth & Family Services

Meet 2015-16 LGE Class    
Blake Gibson
Katie Patton
Doug Stafford

Justin Strate
Emily Summars

Chris Tharnish

BLAKE GIBSON: Hometown - Enid, Oklahoma
Family:  Happily married to Dr. Renah Gibson. No children. Three dogs: Stoney-half lab, half greyhound; Wrigley-half beagle, half lab; and Willy-the meanest one eyed pug in America.
Profession: Attorney focusing on estate planning and business law.
Tell us four of your favorite things: Traveling on motorcycles is by far my favorite pastime. I typically travel around 8,000 miles a year on my Road King. I also enjoy golfing and powerlifting.
What would you do with 30 minutes of free time?
Probably go for a run (I know you can't tell), read a book, or pray the rosary.
What makes you unique? I am very diverse in my interests and it would be difficult to put me into any one category. For example I played college football, but I was also in the orchestra. I enjoy golf but also riding motorcycles. I enjoy experiencing life and do not like to miss out on anything. It is because of this that I enjoy a wide variety of activities.
Favorite thing about Enid?
The people, hands down. Even though I spent many years in other towns for college, law school, and starting my career, my goal was to return home. Enid has that small town feel that I love.

KATIE PATTON: Hometown -
Enid, Oklahoma 
Family: Married, 2 kids age 16 & 4. Two cats, 1 puppy
Profession: Tax Associate at BKD, LLP
Tell us four of your favorite things: Thunder Basketball, OU Sooner Football, anything with my family, & volunteering
What would you do with 30 minutes of free time?
Watch the news.
What makes you unique? My attitude, you either love it, or you hate it!
Favorite thing about Enid?
Small size, I can get most places in a reasonable amount of time, and my entire family is here, so I have everyone close.

DOUG STAFFORD: Hometown - Hennessey, Oklahoma
Family: Married to Kim Stafford (22 years) 2 daughters Victoria 15, Taryn 11
Profession:  EPS Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education
Tell us four of your favorite things:  Mexican Food, Music Enthusiast, OU Sooners, Leadership books,Netflix
What would you do with 30 minutes of free time?
Spend time w/ family.
What makes you unique? The ability to step outside of my comfort zone to attempt new things completely opposite of my personality and disposition.
Favorite thing about Enid? The Enid Public School family and students.

JUSTIN STRATE: Hometown - Fairmont, OK
Family: Single with one dog, which his name is Duke
Profession: I am Assistant Vice President/Loan Officer for the Bank of Kremlin in Goltry, OK. The main sector of my portfolio is Agriculture Lending.
Tell us four of your favorite things: I love to raise and show Angus and Hereford cattle, going to OSU Cowboy Football games, My favorite food is chicken fried steak, and going fishing.
What would you do with 30 minutes of free time?
I would either take a nap or go fishing.
What makes you unique? I am a fourth generation rancher/farmer. My family and I run about 100 head of cows and replacement heifers. I earned my State and American FFA Degrees
Favorite thing about Enid?
The history that surrounds it and learning all about it. Seeing all of the changes that have been made over the past year or so.

EMILY SUMMARS: Hometown - Norman, OK
Family: I am a self-proclaimed cat-lady who loves spending time with her two furry-four-legged kids, Sheldon and Lexi. My extended furry family lives in Norman, with my mother, and includes: a great Pyrenees, Caeser; Coonhound-Lab Mix, Zinnia; and two cats Callie and Bacon. My human family includes my close friends, life-loving mother and father.
Profession: I am a reporter at the Enid News & Eagle. I report on happenings in Grant, Alfalfa, Woods, Woodward, Major, Blaine and Kingfisher County. I am also able to report on my passions; politics, energy and agriculture. I do what I love so I never have to work a day in my life.
Tell us four of your favorite things: politics, reading, watching Gilmore Girls and Doctor Who reruns, coloring
What would you do with 30 minutes of free time?
Nap. No, in all seriousness, I would catch-up with my mother via phone or FaceTime.
What makes you unique?
My quirky personality, dabbling interests and the ability to make any story entertaining or interesting. I find almost anything interesting and I love to learn about new things.  
Favorite thing about Enid?  The overwhelmingly-kind people and the abundance of Mexican food restaurants.

CHRIS THARNISH: Hometown - Yukon, OK
Family: Single. Never married and no children. My father, Doug, and younger brother, Dan, live in Yukon, OK.
Profession: I am the Human Resources Coordinator at Pope Distributing Company. I am responsible for all    human resource management responsibilities, including recruiting, training, labor law compliance, and safety.
Tell us four of your favorite things: I am an avid sports fan. My favorite teams are the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Seattle Mariners. I also enjoy playing Disc Golf at NWOSU and watching movies. My favorite foods are fish tacos and Flamingo burgers.
What would you do with 30 minutes of free time?
If I had 30 minutes of free time I would spend it outside on a patio with a cold drink!
What makes you unique? I feel that I am unique in my ability to work well with anybody. I have always been a team player that is willing to help with any and all projects. I am a people person and I always try to bring out the best in a person.  
Favorite thing about Enid? My favorite thing about Enid is the small town atmosphere. I feel that the people and the businesses really make newcomers feel right at home, like a small town. Moving to Enid 4 years ago was a very pleasant experience for me because of how my coworkers and the Enid community welcomed me.