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Chamber will celebrate “Our Town”

[ 0 ] February 26, 2014 |

Who will be the Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of The Year? That question will be answered Saturday, March 8 at the Annual Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet.

Celebrating Oologah is the theme of the banquet. Tickets are now on sale at the Oologah Tag Agency, Bank of the Lakes and Lakeside State Bank. Adult tickets are $25; senior citizens and children are $15. Tickets may also be purchased at the door. Corporate tables are $200. The event is at the Oologah United Methodist Church. Doors open at 5 p.m., with dinner served at 5:30 p.m. 

The meal, catered by Doug’s Grill, will feature fried chicken, breaded shrimp, or smoked pork chop, a choice of baked potato with butter and sour cream or mashed potatoes and gravy, salad, green beans, and rolls. Dessert will be Missy Barron’s famous bread pudding. Tea or coffee plus water will be available.

Dinner will be served by the Oologah FFA and Oologah High School students. Tip jars will be on the tables for the students if you care to leave a tip.

Entertainment for the evening will be provided by local band Forever Young.

Those being honored include:

Senior Citizens of the Year John and Ruth York

Spirit of Will Rogers Edwin Evers

Community Service Award Charles Kerber

Teacher of the Year 2013 Brenna Magette 

Recognition Award Karla Yates and Tristan Owens

Outgoing President’s Award Ashley Harper

New Business of the Year Apple Market

Professional Business of the Year Lakeside State Bank

Retail Business of the Year Pink Saddle

Appreciation Awards Oologah Town Board, RCIDA, Joshua Blair, Clay Drake, and Charles Wells

Spirit of Young Will Rogers Reighly Blakley and Lane Carter

Outstanding Students April Palmer and Chance Fletcher.

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