Collinsville, Oklahoma
January 28, 2012
Chamber of Commerce Installation Banquet
Bill Johnston Will Preside in 2012 /
Rep. Earl Sears Gave Keynote Speech / Sen. Rick Brinkley Was Emcee

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2012 Chamber President Bill Johnston layed out his plans for the coming year and asked everyone get involved to continue improving the chamber and community.
State Representative Earl Sears outlined 4 defining Oklahoma attributes: Native Americans, Oil & Gas, Agriculture and Citizens (like Collinsville's).
Rick Brinkley (center) swore in the new Chamber officers: Bill Johnston (President), Maureen Wright (Vice President), Susan Babbitt (President-Elect) and Billie Francis (Secretary/Treasurer).
Out-Going Chamber President Traci Conley received a scrapbook of her 2011 year heading the Chamber (from State Senator Rick Brinkley).
Rep. Earl Sears put on a Collinsville cap after his speech and presented donations to the Collinsville Education Foundation, Collinsville Library, Collinsville Chamber and Arubah Clinic.
Sen. Rick Brinkley, Bill Johnston, and Rep. Earl Sears
Quik Trip (represented by new Chamber Board Member Scott Reeves) received a chamber award for their new partnership with Collinsville.
Traci Conley thanked all those that helped her during her 2011 Chamber Presidency.
Check back for a complete list of chamber award winners. (below)

The chamber was extra generous in voting me the "Member of The Year Award". Guess I'll have to work extra hard this year to try and earn the recognition. -- Ted

Thanks to Don Hutchinson for the photo assist.

2011 Awards Recipients

Ambassador Award: In appreciation for outstanding representation of Collinsville in a positive light outside the community.

Mike Molini
Mayor Stan Sallee
Ted Wright

Community Service Award: In appreciation for contributions and dedication to the community.

James Roderick
Ernie Davis
Sherry Campbell
Nichole Landrum
Heidi McGehee
Jack Young
Leigh Erickson

Gold Key Award: For making a substantial investment in our community.

Christopher Broyles – Scoops & Grinds
Tharyn Nachtigall – Arubah Community Clinic building
Stacy Brown – CastleRock Financial Advisors
Brian Smith – CastleRock Financial Advisors
QuikTrip Corporation

Youth Award: In appreciation for time and effort with the youth of our community.

Dwayne Sheridan
Marilyn Hardacre
McDonald’s of Owasso

Education Award: In appreciation for dedication to the education of our youth.

Melissa Smith
Lee Ann Due
Jennifer Salley
Michelle Cross
Chuck Anglin

President’s Award: In appreciation of your support of the Chamber.

Nichole Landrum
Ernie Davis
Wanda Nyberg

Member of the Year Award: For going above and beyond the call of duty in service to the Chamber.

Ted Wright