Our “Stuff the Bus” program helps all children of Ponca City by providing supplies for any student that needs them so that all students are on a level playing field when it comes to receiving an education.
We give individual members the opportunity to have a voice and to understand the political issues facing our community through Ponca Politics Forums and committee participation.
Individuals can have a voice in the infrastructure needs of Ponca City through our Community Development Committee.
We promote “Shop Ponca First” which includes campaigns like our Santa Buck Giveaway, Receipt Campaign and Cash Mobs.
We market Shop Ponca First and why it is important. This campaign educates people that shopping Ponca First provides jobs for our family and friends. Plus we educate that when you Shop Ponca First you provide needed sales tax dollars to our City and also help our local business community support all of the charitable needs in Ponca City.
The Chamber offers free Customer Service Training.
Our Chamber Buck program – In 2022 almost $220,000 were spent through this program keeping money in Ponca City with our Chamber members.
Our Member-to-Member Discount Card is supplied to our members at no cost and encourages Chamber members to shop with each other.
Our Chamber Directory is our version of the Yellow Pages! Chamber members look there first when looking for a new service provider or retail business. Every new resident in Ponca City gets a copy of this directory, as well, through the utility department of the city.
We host Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies for all new businesses, major remodels, new ownership and business relocations.
The Chamber provides at least 4 educational workshops on how to operate a business each year.
The Chamber’s Tourism Bureau promotes Ponca City through advertising, attending tourism trade shows and many other avenues. This brings people to our community and has a direct impact on our retail industry.