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Saturday, 14 March 2020 22:49

Sykes Ribbon Cutting

The Poteau Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting to celebrate the Chamber membership of Sykes Fort Smith, AR Friday, March 13, 2020.

Sykes is an “inbound” call center. They do not make customer calls but answer customers’ calls for their clients.

If you like helping people and are interested in joining the SYKES family, email , apply at www.jobs.sykes.com or call 479-784-8600. They are currently doing open interviews.

The Sykes website says: “Sykes provides digital-marketing, customer care and technical-support to some of the world’s most popular brands. How? Via phone, chat and social media – plus, we’re always on the cutting edge of new technology to provide world-class service. At the heart (or in the DNA) of SYKES is a passion to serve, care for one another and provide our clients with top-notch service while giving back to the communities where we live and work.”

Pirate Nutrition Joins Poteau Chamber

A Chatahpreneur/Poteau Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting was held Friday morning at Pirate Nutrition in Poteau. The event also celebrated the grand opening for Pirate Nutrition and owner, Chahtapreneur Veronica Sisco.

Pirate Nutrition’s mission to make not just Poteau but all of Leflore county a healthier & happier place. They do that by giving back to the community, providing delicious, nutritious shakes, refreshing energy teas, wellness coaching, group workouts, one-on-one support, career opportunities & a positive, encouraging environment. Try a tea or shake the next time you’re in north Poteau. Pirate Nutrition is located at 2912 North Broadway in Poteau, Oklahoma, next door to Don’s Easy Pay.

The Choctaw Nation Small Business Development Services provides business assistance to Choctaw tribal entrepreneurs that want to start or expand their business. Choctaw Tribal members that utilize the services receive specialized assistance through one-on-one business counseling, training workshops, an extensive network of business assistance programs and access to other educational networking opportunities.

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 14:40

POTEAU CIVIC IMPROVEMENT AWARDS

 

The Poteau Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following businesses have received Civic Improvement Awards for 2020

  • LeFlore County Abstract
  • CASC Ross & Artie Stiver Center
  • Shockley Select Reality
  • 610 Plaza
  • KMAC Enterprises Poteau KFC/Taco Bell
  • Choctaw Nation Child Care Development Center
  • Poteau Re-Fill Center Choctaw Nation Rubin White Health Clinic

Congratulations to all the businesses

Sunday, 01 March 2020 16:03

Talihina Chamber welcomes new member

Press release 

 

The Talihina Chamber participated in the Cover 2 Cover Books & More’s , Open House, Friday February 28, 2020 from 11am until 1 pm, by hosting a ribbon cutting at 11 am.

There were several people on hand to welcome this new business to Talihina. Delicious refreshments wee served.

The team at Cover 2 Cover were available to answer questions and help you find what media you are interested in. Melanie Nichols, Beverly Curtis, Genelle Peterson and Amanda Hutter are well acquainted with the materials they have on hand and can help you find what you are looking for. No matter what your interest is, you are sure to find it.

Fiction, Nonfiction, children's books, gardening, and cookbooks.

There are some C.D.s and VHS tapes available as well. Other options available are online textbook sales and buy backs for the students in your life. Consignments are available if you have treasures you want to contribute. Books are affordable, $2.00 for hardbacks, $1.00 for paperback and fifty cents for mass market paperbacks. There will be quarterly sales at the store to watch for.

The next sale will be March 6th-7th, there will be items like, toys, household items, office supplies, etc.

Find them on Facebook to keep up with the events and to watch for new items coming through.

If you were unable to attend be sure and go by and welcome them and you may also find just what you have been looking for. 

 

 

Poteau Chamber of Commerce presents several awards at their 101 Poteau Chamber Banquet held at the Donald W Reynolds Center on Thursday evening.

 

 

Sharron Whitlock of Central National Bank was presented a special award for her many years of service with the Bank.

 

Whitlock has had put in 57 years of service with the CNB.

She was presented the Stewardship Award.

 

frank mode

The Business Excellence Award went to OK Foods Maintenance and Security Manager Frank Mode for his 28 years of service.

 

ludwig

Volunteer of the Year went to Wanda Ludwig

 

josh bell

Balloonfest Volunteer of the Year went to Josh Bell

best dressed

Best Dressed at the banquet went to Steven and Jamie Herring.

citezin of the year

Citizen of the Year went to Ashby Watson Mize

betty

Lifetime Achievement winner was Betty Ford.

Press release by Judy Korten

The Talihina Chamber is ready for the Cover 2 Cover Books & More, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

This Friday. February 28th, 11:00 - 1:00. Join us for the Open House, serving Coffee and refreshments.

The Location is, 53926 US highway 271, Talihina Ok. (918) 942-5051.

The team at Cover 2 Cover will be ready and willing to answer any questions and help you find what media you are interested. Melanie Nichols, Beverly Curtis, Genelle Peterson and Amanda Hutter are well acquainted with the materials they have on hand and can help you find what you are looking for. No matter what your interest is, you are sure to find it.

Fiction, Nonfiction, children's books, gardening, and cookbooks.

There are some C.D.s and VHS tapes available as well.

Other options available are online textbook sales and buy backs for the students in your life.

Consignments are available if you have treasures you want to contribute.

Books are affordable, $2.00 for hardbacks, $1.00 for paperback and fifty cents for mass market paperbacks.

There will be quarterly sales at the store to watch for.

The next sale will be March 6th-7th, there will be items like, toys, household items, office supplies, etc.

Find them on Facebook to keep up with the events and to watch for new items coming through.

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 22:00

Backroads Tours Resuming

Press release from Vera Nelson

 

If you missed the Pine Valley Tour we had last year here is your chance to do that tour.

It is scheduled for Friday, March 27th with rain date of Friday April 3rd.

If you have already been on this tour you may want to go again as we plan to do some things different. Cost is $60.00 lunch included. On March 28th we will do a new tour called the Jack Fork Trail Savage Highway. Cost of this tour is $50.00 lunch on your own. If you would like to make both tours and save yourself $10.00 the cost would be $95.00.

On these tours you will see old school houses, abandoned buildings, and houses, different cemeteries and other sites.

For more information on this and other tours contact the Talihina Chamber of Commerce at 918-567-3434 or e-mail

Press release by Judy Korten

The Talihina Chamber of Commerce will do a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the newest Talihina business.

Cover 2 Cover Books & More. Save the date. Friday, February 28th, at 11:00 a.m.

There will be Coffee and other beverages along with some snacks available during this event.

Owner Melanie Nichols had an offer come about that she couldn't refuse. Already involved with online book sales,

The semi loads of books she acquired seemed like a good fit, and opportunity to open a store in Talihina.

The location: 53926 US highway 271 was once a cement plant.

The cement plant’s warehouse provided the space needed for the giant collection of books. Just across from Hollands lumber yard. Stop in and browse the collection of Fiction, Non fiction, children's books, gardening, and cookbooks she has on hand.

There are some C.D.s and VHS tapes available as well. Other options are online textbook sales and buy backs for the students in your life. Consignments are available as well. Books are affordable, $2.00 for hardbacks, $1.00 for paperback and fifty cents for mass market paperbacks.

There will be quarterly sales at the store to watch for. The next sale will be March 6th-7th, there will be items like, toys, household items, office supplies, etc.

There is a Facebook page by the same name available to keep up with the events and to watch for new items coming through.

 

Face First Aesthetics  is located at 610 Dewey  Ave in Poteau.

Drop in and meet Edie Price and her great staff.

Edie attended RN school at Carl Albert State College. She has so much gratitude to the college for the RN program that launched her career.

 Poteau is like home to her and thankful she could start her nursing career here in Poteau at the age of 21.

Poteau holds a special place in her heart and it's where she worked really had here getting her nursing licenses. Edie is elated to branch out to Poteau 25 years later.

Face First Offers Non-Surgical Medical Services by A Registered Nurse Certified Medical Injector

 

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