Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce 2020-2021 - Page 11

EVENTS & PROGRAMS GREATER ENID CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 11 Annual Events Annual Meeting & Banquet Held each year in June Purpose: Year-end meeting held to review annual highlights, outline future objectives, recognize volunteers, and present annual awards. Camp Tomahawk Held each year for two weeks in June Purpose: A summer camp for underprivileged children offered through a partnership program between Vance Air Force Base and the Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce. Candy Cane Cash Held in December Purpose: The Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce and Enid News & Eagle/Eagle Marketing partner to promote Enid holiday shopping. Candy Cane Cash Cherokee Strip Celebration Held each year in September Purpose: Historical event that commemorates the greatest of all land runs (parade, arts & crafts, entertainment, food booths, Great Land Run, etc.). Enid Day at the Capitol Held annually in February Purpose: Provides an opportunity to highlight state issues, funding priorities, and projects that impact Enid and NW Oklahoma. Enid Day at the Capitol Enlisted Appreciation Night Held each year in the spring Purpose: Demonstrates Enid’s strong support for Vance Air Force Base and for the contribution that the enlisted personnel make to the mission at Vance. Federal Legislative Trip Scheduled annually in the spring Purpose: Provides a great opportunity to demonstrate Enid’s strong support for Vance Air Force Base and to promote federal legislative initiatives and opportunities that impact our region. New Teacher Reception Held each year in the fall Purpose: Welcome new teachers in the Enid Public Schools. Northwest District Jr. Livestock Show Held each year in March Purpose: Promotes agricultural education and youth leadership through 4-H and FFA programs in Northwest Oklahoma. Cherokee Strip Parade