Upcoming Grove Chamber Ribbon Cuttings

The following ribbon cuttings have been scheduled by the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. All events take place at 10 a.m., unless noted:

• Thursday, April 12 - Delaware County Farm Bureau - at 712 South Main, Grove.

• Thursday, April 12 - Sugar'd Spoon Bakery - 10:30 a.m. at 313 South Grand, Grove.

• Thursday, April 19 - No Wake Guide Service - at the chamber office.

• Thursday, April 19 - Heaven's Best Carpet Cleaning - 10:30 a.m. at the chamber office.

• Thursday, May 10 - Navitas Health & Wellness - 2520 South Main, Suite C, Grove.

• Thursday, May 17 - Cherokee Queen Motel - 10:30 a.m., 61991 East 315 Road, Grove.

For more information, persons interested may contact Donnie Crain, president, Grove Area Chamber of Commerce at www.groveok.org or 918-786-9079.

Colcord spring clean up

Members of the Colcord Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a community-wide clean-up beginning at on Saturday, April 21.

Dumpsters will be located in the school parking lot, across from town hall, for residents' trash and debris.

Grove Chamber Business After Hours

The April Grove Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 18, at The Parrot, located in the Honey Creek Landing, Grove.

The event is open to chamber members. For more information, or to register, persons interested may call 918-786-9079 or email grovecc@sbcglobal.net.

Toes in Grand Summer Kickoff Festival

Officials with the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce and the Grove Convention and Tourism Bureau will host the first "Toes in Grand" Summer Kickoff Festival, on Friday, June 1, and Saturday, June 2, at Wolf Creek Park in Grove.

The event will feature the largest free Trop Rock Music Festival in the Four-State Region including bands from Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri, as well as fun activities, contests and more.

It will also kick off the summer's Food Truck Friday, with food trucks being at the festival both Friday and Saturday.

The weekend's events include an open car show, 5K Fun Run, Kids Zone, vendors, and more.

For more information, persons interested may contact Donnie Crain, president, Grove Area Chamber of Commerce at www.groveok.org or 918-786-9079.

Entries sought for Jay, Grove Christmas parades

Entries are being sought for both annual Christmas parades in Grove and Jay.

The Grove Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Lighted Christmas Parade takes place at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9, in downtown Grove.

Entries will be judged on the best use of lights and the best theme, which is Gingerbread Christmas. All entries will be required to utilize lights. Fees are $10 per entry.

The chamber's float is the only Santa allowed in the parade. No candy may be thrown from the float.

For more information, or to receive a parade entry form, persons interested may call the chamber office at 918-786-9079.

The Jay Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Jay Chamber of Commerce, will take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9, in Jay.

The theme is “Home for the Holidays.” As in the past, the Chamber’s float is the only entry, which may include Santa.

Lineup will take place at 1:30 p.m., on First Street near NAPA. The parade will begin at 2 p.m. No entry form or fee is required, however if the entry includes animals, please contact the chamber for additional information.

For more information, persons interested may contact 918-253-8698.