YOU'RE INVITED TO ATTEND TWO RIBBON CUTTINGS…  Two Ribbon Cuttings this week and your invited to attend!!  The First Ribbon Cutting will be with Precision Wireless Internet, Brent Malone, Network Administrator – 10:00 a.m. – Thursday, January 15th – Location: 417 E. 3rd Street and the Second Ribbon Cutting is Beyond Bronze and More – Tracey & Justin Springs, Owners – 10:30 a.m. – Thursday, January 15th – Location: 317 South Main Street.

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS… This Thursday, January 15th at Grove Moose Lodge, 61951 E. 315 Road, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm.  This is a great networking opportunity, meet new people and learn more about products and services that are available in our area.  Come and enjoy some good food!!  Please RSVP today to the Chamber, 786-9079, there is no cost for this monthly event.

PRIDE PROGRAM…  The Grove Area Chamber of Commerce presents the Oklahoma Pride Program, a two hour workshop designed to enhance customer service skills and provide a bird’s eye view of places to visit within Delaware County and the surrounding area.  The Pride Program will present techniques for achieving Customer Service Excellence, Tourist Attractions and Places of interest to visit.  Anyone working in a customer service capacity is welcome to attend! Chamber membership is not required in to participate.  There is a cost of $2.00 per participant.  The training session will be on Thursday, January 22, 2009, 9:30 AM, at the Grove Chamber of Commerce located at 310 South Main, Grove, Oklahoma. Please RSVP to the Chamber office 786-9079 or email grovecc@sbcglobal.net.

HOME & GARDEN SHOW 2009… We are currently taking vendors for the Home and Garden Show.  Prime booth space is limited.  If you are interested please contact the   Chamber office at 786-9079 or email grovecc@sbcglobal.net  today and request information and a booth registration application.

GRAND WELCOME BASKETS…  Don’t miss out on the great opportunity this year to be in the January/February Grand Welcome Baskets which we will begin assembling February 18th.  Please deliver your basket items to the chamber office by February 16, 2009.  For a registration form please call the chamber office 786-9079 or email grovecc@sbcglobal.net.

TRAVEL SHOW SEASON… The Chamber is gearing up for the 2009 Boat Travel Show.  Each year we offer Chamber members the opportunity to assist us in manning the exhibit booth at the shows we attend.  Volunteers would be greatly appreciated and this is a great way to promote your business! 

Show Dates are: Tulsa Boat, Sport & Travel Show – February 2- February 8, 2009; NW Arkansas Travel Show – February 20 – February 22, 2009; Kansas City Travel & Adventure Show – March 6 – March 8, 2009.  Don’t miss out on a great way to promote your business.  Contact the Chamber office at (918-786-9079) to discuss specific dates, times and locations or send your request via email to lisafriden@sbcglobal.net.

BRING US UP TO DATE…  This email has an attachment; Information Update Form.  Please help us provide the most current information on your business in our 2009 Community Profile & Business Directory!  Simply complete the form and fax 786-2909, mail Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, 310 South Main, Grove, OK 74344, or drop it by the Chamber office.  If you would like a form e-mailed to you for you to return, please call 786-9079 or e-mail grovecc@sbcglobal.net for an electronic version.  If we do not receive an Update Form from you, we will assume our current information is correct.