Grove Chamber luncheon

Robert Rupp, president of INTEGRIS Grove Hospital, will be the featured speaker during the January general membership luncheon, set for noon, Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Grove Community Center, Grove.

The event is free, however space is limited to the first 50 who register. The cost of the luncheon is sponsored this month by Bank of Grand Lake.

For more information, or to register, persons interested may call 918-786-9079 or email

Upcoming Grove Chamber Ribbon Cuttings

The following ribbon cuttings have been scheduled by the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce.

• Hilltop Buffett, 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 61991 East 350 Road, Grove.

• Quality Fireplace & Stoves, 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 18. 113 A St. SE, Miami.

• Compassionate Care, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, 240 East 3rd Street, Suite C, Grove.

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

Grove Chamber Business After Hours

The next Grove Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, at Grand River Abstract and Title, 2100 South Main, Grove.

The event is designed for chamber members to network, build contacts and connect with other professionals in a relaxed environment.

The event is free for chamber members. For more information or to RSVP for the event, persons interested are asked to call 918-786-9079.

Grove Home, Garden Show

The 21st annual Home and Garden Show, sponsored by the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place Friday, Feb. 8 to Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Grove Civic Center, 1702 South Main, Grove.

It's designed to give participants a centralized place to see ideas on how to renew or refresh their homes just in time for the spring season.

The show's public hours are 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10.

Admission is $3 per person per day or $5 for a weekend pass. Children 16 and under are free, when accompanied by an adult.

A variety of presentations will also take place throughout the day on Friday and Saturday on topics ranging from energy efficiency to gardening tips. A silent auction will also take place.

For more information, or to reserve a booth space, persons interested may call 918-786-9079.

22nd Annual Grand Lake Boat Show

Preparations are underway for the 22nd Annual Grand Lake Boat Show set for Thursday, March 7 to Sunday, March 10, at the Grove Civic Center, located at 1720 South Main (Highway 59) in Grove.

New hours will debut at the show. The annual VIP night, which includes a first look at all the new boats and items from various other vendors and an array of food items, will kick off the event on Thursday night from 5 to 8 pm. Friday and Saturday hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays hours will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission is $5 a day. Admission on Friday, March 8, will be free for military and those 65 and older. The cost for the VIP night is $15 per person.

Show sponsorships are currently being sought and that a limited number of 10x10 booth spaces will be available at this year’s show.

To participate in this year’s show as a vendor, persons interested may contact Kimberly Dry at 918-786-2289 or For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jay Cranke, executive director, at 918-786-2289 or For general information about the show, persons interested may visit

Bingo at the American Legion

Members of Grove’s American Legion Qualate-Pritchard Post 178 will begin hosting bingo at 6 p.m., on Saturdays, at the American Legion building located at 114 Broadway at the corner of O'Daniel Parkway and Broadway.

The family-friendly event is open to people of all ages. It will be smoke, alcohol and drug free. A concession will be available with soda, water, tea, coffee, popcorn, nachos, chips, candy bars and other snacks.

Payouts will be in cash, with the prize amounts depending upon the number of packets being played. Participants are asked to arrive early to purchase packets as bingo will start promptly at 6 p.m.

For more information, persons interested may contact Le Cathey at 918-786-9860.