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Copyright 2011 -- Collinsville, Oklahoma
Chamber of Commerce
Dec. 1, 2011
2012 Officers Approved
Chamber Luncheon Meeting is Jan. 6th (Pam Polk City Status)
Installation Banquet is Jan. 28th
VP: Jim Dolton
Sec/Tres: Billie Francis
Pres. Elect: Bill Johnston
Beth Ann Langston
Corbi Wells Goddard
Ernie Davis (Past President)
Pam Polk (City Manager)
Stan Sallee (Mayor)
Terry Due (School Supt.)
John Smaligo (Tulsa Co. Comm.)
Earl Sears (State Representative)
Rick Brinkley (State Senator)
Johnston Will Preside In 2012
Shopping Incentive Program Introduced
in part by:
are an active part of the communities we serve because they are the places we
call home. The members we serve live, work and play in the lush rolling hills
of northeastern Oklahoma.
in Collinsville, Oklahoma, VVEC is a distribution electric cooperative. We provide
electric service to residential, commercial and industrial consumers through more
than 32,000 meters and more than 4,500 miles of electric line in portions of Nowata,
Osage, Rogers, Tulsa and Washington counties.
the 26 electric cooperatives operating in Oklahoma, VVEC is the third largest
based on the number of meters served by the co-op. Ninety-two employees cover
the Cooperatives more than 3,200-square mile service territory daily maintaining
the electric system and providing consumer-oriented service.
There was no designated main
speaker for the December luncheon meeting of the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce.
The 2012 slate of officers was approved by the general membership.
Several member businesses
(including the luncheon sponsor) Collinsville Soil Program spoke briefly.
One of the guests at the meeting was the wife of Ben
Ostrander. Ben is currently serving in Afghanistan. Susan Babbitt relayed
a story that Librarian Robin Busyhead had been surprised this week by the
return of her son from Afghanistan. Ernie Davis indicated he has two sons
currently serving in Afghanistan.
Tentative plans for a
2012 Shopping Incentive program for Chamber businesses were presented. The
basic premise is $100 purchases (spread across as many chamber members as
possible) will make the customer eligible for multiple $1000 cash drawings
at various times during the year. Plenty of details remain to be defined by
the chamber board and merchants.
VP: Maureen Wright
Sec/Tres: Billie Francis
Pres. Elect: Susan Babbitt
2012 New Directors:
1 Yr: Kent Smalygo
2 Yr: Fawn Ozug
3 Yr: James Roderick
3 Yr: Ron Evans
3 Yr: Eddie James
Parade is Sat. Dec. 10th
County Commissioner John Smaligo reported the recent status he had received
indicated the completion of the S-Curve project had moved from December (2011)
into the springtime (2012).