Weekly Email Blast by Rich Cantillon

Ponca City Area Chamber of Commerce - Keeping You Informed...

Chamber Staff

l-r Austin Unruh-Tourism Coordinator; Danielle Vap -Director of Finance; Tiffany Hermann-Membership Development Director; and Rich Cantillon-President/C.E.O.

2018 Chamber Executive Board

l-r Barry Bickle - Treasurer, Shast Scott - Vice Chair, Mandy Morris - Chair, Adam Leaming - Past Chair, and Erik Peitz - Chair Elect.

124th Chamber Banquet Award

l-r: Dr. Bill Stuever - Volunteer of the Year, Diane Anderson - Outstanding Citizen, MJ&H Fabrication - Gary Harvey, Not Pictured - Business of the Year - Brandts Ace Hardware

Ponca City Leadership Class

This is the 32nd. Ponca City Leadership Class.

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Making a Difference and Enhancing Ponca City and Our Region!

  • September 13 - Ribbon Cutting for Avans Power Washing
  • September 14 - PRIDE Training
  • September 18 - Ribbon Cutting for Community National Bank
  • September 20 - Lunch and Learn at Pioneer Technology Center
  • September 25 - Ribbon Cutting for Dr. Hsu
  • September 25 - Business After Hours at Equity Bank






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City of Ponca City

Whether you are only visiting or you already call Ponca City your home, you will find Ponca City a very memorable experience.
Ponca City is the home to the 2012 Oklahoma Mayor of the Year.
Visit The City of Ponca City website for more about our city.

Visit Ponca City

Ponca City has so much going on... From the wonderful people, to the beautiful attractions, Ponca City is a city full of history, art, and culture!
Don't miss out on all the fun events taking place in Ponca City! For a complete list of events head over to VisitPoncaCity.com.


The mission of the Ponca City Development Authority (PCDA) is to facilitate job growth in wealth producing industries in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Visit our website for more information on recruiting, retention, marketing and financial opportunities that exist in Ponca City, Oklahoma.

Weekly Chamber Blast

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Chamber Email Blast

The Chamber held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Avans Power Washing business. Cutting the ribbon is owner Stan Avans along with his wife Kayla and daughters Katie, Claira and Hannah. Holding the ribbon representing the chamber are Brittany Atauvich and Katherine Neale.

Mayor Homer Nicholson who is in the Oklahoma Municipal League Hall of Fame had the privilege to induct our City Manager Craig Stephenson in to the OML Hall of Fame. That is not only a great honor for Craig but for the City of Ponca City. Congratulations Craig!!

Austin Unruh, Ponca City Tourism Coordinator hosted travel writers from Germany and Switzerland. They were excited to go home and write about what they saw in Ponca City and in Oklahoma!

Shelley Arrott, Ponca City School Superintendent, Adam Leaming, University Center Executive Director and Mandy Morris, Chamber Chair and with Evans and Associates attended the PIE Partners kick off meeting.

The winner of our membership campaign for 2018 is Melissa Cecena with AllianceHealth Ponca City. Shown with Melissa is April Bookout and Mandy Morris. Both Osage Casino and Evans and Associates contributed to this incredible basket. We want to thank everyone that helped us with new members this year! It has been very successful.

Chamber News
Ribbon Cutting Tuesday
We will have a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Tuesday at 2 p.m. for Community National Bank and Trust located at 901 E. Prospect, Suite C. Please join us.

Team Radio and the Chamber have partnered on this workshop.
Sign up today.
Make plans now to attend this workshop. You will learn how to close more business, improve sales and improve customer service skills. Have you ever lost a sale, or had customers walk out who were "just looking" and never came back? Or perhaps even worse, people who did business with you once but never came back? It just might be that you and your team's sales skills need some enhancement. The session is free in conjunction with Team Radio and your Ponca City Chamber of Commerce, but you must reserve your seat by calling 765-4400. Date: Sept 20, 2018, Time: 1 pm - 4 pm, Place: Pioneer Technology Center, West Seminar Room (enter through North Doors). Address: 2101 N. Ash, Ponca City. More information in the flyer below.

Ponca Young Employees Progressive Leader's Lunch
The Ponca Young Employees are having a progressive leaders lunch on Thursday, September 27th at noon at El Patio. Come out and hear the story of some of Ponca City's great leaders Garrett Bowers, Judge Lee Turner and Stuart Powell. You must register for this event by phoning 765-4400. Sign up today!

Santa Buck Giveaway 2018
Monday we will start signing up businesses up for our 2018 Santa Buck Giveaway. Please plan to participate in this incredible retail event. Details are in the Santa Buck Giveaway flyer in this email blast.

PIE Partner for West
We could use another PIE Partner for West. Please phone the chamber Office and we can discuss this with you at 765-4400. Being a PIE Partner for our schools is a great opportunity for your business. It is also very rewarding.

Traditional Meal
If you can volunteer to help serve the Traditional Meal during the Standing Bear Pow Wow please contact T.L Walker at tl@standingbearpark.com. It is Saturday, September 29th around 5 p.m.

2019 Chamber Directory
Ad sales for the 2019 Chamber Directory will start Monday, September 10th. This time the Chamber Directory will be mailed to every business and household with a Ponca City zip code. This is a tremendous value for our Chamber Members. This is very exciting. Please support the Chamber Member Directory and help market your business to all of Ponca City.

Please scroll all the way to the bottom of this email. We have a lot of important information for you. Thanks so much.

Put your flyer in our news email blast.
Check out the flyers in this email blast and the important information they have to share. It only costs $75 to put your flyer in our email blast for 4 weeks and on our TV in the Chamber Lobby.
Email austin@poncacitychamber.com your flyer and we can get it added.

Chamber meetings:
Monday, Sept. 17 - PRIDE Training at 9 a.m. for the Ponca City Country Club.

Tuesday, Sept. 18 - Ambassador Committee will meet at 8 a.m. at the Chamber Office.

Tuesday, Sept. 18 - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 2 p.m. for Community National Bank and Trust located at 901 E. Prospect Suite C.

Wednesday, Sept. 19 - Finance and Executive Committee will meet at 11 a.m. at the Chamber Office.

Thursday, Sept. 20 - Community Development Committee will meet at 10 a.m. at the Chamber Office.

Thursday, Sept. 20 - Marketing Workshop from 1 - 4 p.m. at PTC.

Looking Ahead in August:
Tuesday, Sept. 25 - Chamber Board at 11 a.m. Chamber Office.

Tuesday, Sept. 25 - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 2 p.m. for Dr. Hsu at 1908 N. 14th Suite 205

Tuesday, Sept. 25 - Business after Hours from 5 - 7 p.m. hosted by Equity Bank at the downtown location.

Wednesday, Sept. 26 - 33rd PC Leadership Class - History Day session.

Thursday, Sept. 27 - Tourism Bureau at 9 a.m. Chamber Office.

Friday, Sept. 28 - Ponca Politics Committee at 11 a.m. City Hall McFadden Room. We will feature both candidates running for judge.

Business After Hours Schedule 2018
September 2018 - Equity Bank

October 2018 - Camp McFadden

November 2018 - Phillips 66

December 2018 - Ponca City Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors & the City of Ponca City


*Business After Hours takes place on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 5pm-7pm.



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