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Ted Wright -- last update 9/10/2012 (ChamberNewspaper.html)
Copyright 2012 -- Collinsville, Oklahoma
Chamber of Commerce
September 6, 2012
Newspapers "Not Dead Yet"
Chamber Luncheon Meeting is Oct. 4th
With Changing Laws
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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.
The marketing manager
for the Collinsville News (and Neighbor News) spoke to the Collinsville
Chamber of Commerce Thursday. His message covered hundreds of years
of newspapers being the dominant source of news and advertising in the
world. Newspapers had already survived challenges from radio, TV, and
cable, but the internet challenge has forced newspapers to be much more
adaptive in their response. Words and photos printed on paper (while
facing many media alternatives) still remain popular.
The Collinsville News
Collinsville Chamber is sponsoring the September 26th Carson & Barnes Circus
here. Tickets are available at the Chamber Office and local banks.