Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce 2020-2021 - Page 12

12 GREATER ENID CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Recurring Events Business Spotlight @ Lunch & Business After Hours Held alternating September-April Purpose: Provides a marketing and public relations opportunity for the sponsor and a networking opportunity for Chamber members. Ribbon Cuttings Scheduled as needed Purpose: A service offered to new businesses and existing businesses that are relocating or expanding. Programs Academic Achievement Awards Presented to area high school seniors each spring Purpose: Recognition for area seniors who have excelled academically. Committee of 100 Designation of these funds occurs in the fall Purpose: Membership-wide fundraising request earmarked for a specific project, usually education related. ENID 4 TEACHERS Purpose: Provides business discounts for teachers in the region. Small Business Chamber Alliance Purpose: Dual membership with the State Chamber, which helps businesses be engaged on legislative issues. Ribbon Cutting - Family Martial Arts Special Recognition of Teachers Presented each fall and spring Purpose: Honor retiring teachers and Teacher of the Year. Additional Chamber Affiliations: Enid Chamber board members or staff also serve on the following outside boards or committees: • Enid First Team • Cherokee Strip Community Foundation Ribbon Cutting - Mead Jewelers • Human Services Alliance of Greater Enid • Enid Regional Development Alliance • Main Street Enid, Inc. • Enid Higher Education Council • Vance Development Authority • Oklahoma Mid-Size Cities Coalition • Regional Chamber Coalition • Strate Center Client Selection Committee Ribbon Cutting - Jumbo Foods South