* LAST CHANCE TO BRING US UP TO DATE… Thank you to everyone that has sent in their update forms.  If you haven’t sent in your information please do so now. Help us provide the most current information on your business in our 2009 Community Profile & Business Directory!  For a form you may contact the Chamber office at 918-786=9079 or email grovecc@sbcglobal.net. 

* COME JOIN US! CHAMBER CONNECTION LUNCHEON…  Come join us at our General Membership Luncheon.  Lunch will be sponsored by: Bank of Grove Thursday, May 14, 2009, 12:00 Noon, Location change:  Grove Civic Center, 1720 South Main.  Reservations are required to attend the luncheon.  Please RSVP by May 11, 2009 by calling the Chamber office at 786-9079 or email: grovecc@sbcglobal.net.

* GRAND WELCOME BASKETS…  Please be a participant in the April / May Grand Welcome Baskets this is a very economical way to get your business name and products out to newcomers and also a wonderful way to welcome new families to our community. In turn, your Chamber of Commerce can benefit from all of us working together to make 2009 a year of success! We will begin assembling the baskets May 12th.  Please deliver your basket items to the Chamber office by May 11, 2009.  For a registration form please call the Chamber office 918-786-9079 or email grovecc@sbcglobal.net.

* GET YOUR CLUBS OUT…  The Grove Area Chamber’s Annual Golf Tournament is Friday, May 29, 2009, lunch at Noon, shotgun start at 1:30 pm.  Entry fee is $75.00 per person, includes lunch, golf and cart.   Attached is the Golf Tournament application for your convenience or contact the Chamber office at 918-786-9079.

 * GET READY THE GROVEFEST IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER…  The 22nd Annual Grovefest is June 19th and 20th this year.  This will be the best one yet!  This is a great opportunity to promote your business.  Please contact the Chamber office at 918-786-9079 or email grovecc@sbcglobal.net for a Grovefest Sponsorship form; we also have volunteer opportunities available.

 * ANNUAL BANQUET… You are invited to attend the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet.  It will be held at the Grove Moose Lodge in Grove, Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 6:00 p.m.  Tickets are $25.00 per person.  Dress is Business Casual.  Special Guest Speaker, Dick Rush, President/CEO Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce. Join us as we Build a Strong Community Together!  You can RSVP by calling the Chamber office at 918-786-9079 or email us grovecc@sbcglobal.net