Congressional Forum to feature U.S. Representative Lucas
U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas will address the Tulsa regional business community at the Chamber’s next Congressional Forum, presented by Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
Monday, April 9
8 – 9 a.m.
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa – Warren Place
6110 S. Yale Ave.
Congressman Frank Lucas represents Oklahoma’s Third Congressional District, which includes all or portions of 32 counties in northern and western Oklahoma. Lucas has been a crusader for the American farmer since being elected to Congress in 1994 and also works to protect Oklahoma values. Lucas serves as the chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture. In addition, he serves on the House Committee on Financial Services and the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
The Chamber hosts the Congressional Forum series each year to provide members the opportunity to hear from Washington lawmakers and advocate issues of importance to the Tulsa regional business community and quality of life.
Cost to attend the forum is $40 for Chamber members or $750 to sponsor a table of eight. Click here to register online, or call 918.560.0212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Street CReD: Red Fork Revival
Tulsa’s Young Professionals (TYPros) will host its second annual Street CReD event in Southwest Tulsa’s Red Fork community.
Friday, April 13
5 – 11 p.m.
Saturday, April 14
11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
(Southwest Blvd. between Arkansas River & 33rd W. Ave.)
This year’s event, entitled Red Fork Revival, will give the area a weekend makeover to visually articulate its potential to become a historic Route 66 tourist destination, with a diverse mix of people and culture. Red Fork Revival will incorporate the community’s historical Main Street, Crystal City Carnival, and Route 66 Village. By utilizing this history, TYPros hopes to pump life back into the area, bringing renewed interest and economic development.
Street CReD is free to attend and open to the public.
For more information, visit: www.tulsastreetcred.com.
Tulsa County, regional chambers and cities gear up for the enVision Summit
The enVision Summit will convene regional leaders and the community-at-large to collaborate, inspire and construct future plans for the region.
Friday, April 27
Central Park Hall at Expo Square
4145 E 21st Street
Hosted by Tulsa County, and co-chaired by the regional cities and area mayors in partnership with regional chambers, this event will engage citizens in self-motivated and vigorous deliberations about how to galvanize the region for the future.
For more than a century, the business community has advanced change and initiated development in the Tulsa region. As we move into the second decade of the 21st century, regional chambers, elected officials and business leaders are leading the effort to develop WHAT’S NEXT? for the region. Business and community leaders have researched best practices in Indianapolis and Louisville regarding regional cooperation, branding and shared services. The region is on the cusp of regaining its foothold as Oklahoma’s center for culture and quality of life. New ideas will be gathered at the Summit and those interested in the future of the region are encouraged to attend.
There is no cost to attend. Register online at www.envisionsummit.org.
TSC hosts premier gymnastics competition
The USA Gymnastics U.S. Elite Challenge event will be the first step for top-tier gymnasts looking to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Thursday, March 29 – Sunday, April 1
Tulsa Convention Center
100 Civic Center
The three-day U.S. Elite Challenge showcases the nation's best in men's and women's trampoline, tumbling, synchronized trampoline and double mini-trampoline.
Tickets for the USA Gymnastics U.S. Elite Challenge are available for purchase now at www.tickets.com and www.bokcenter.com. Tickets are $10 for adults. All-session passes are available for $20. Children under the age of 8 are free.
Click here to purchase tickets now, or buy yours at the gate March 29 through April 1.
Forum offers financial tips for small business owners
Join the Tulsa Metro Chamber for March's Small Business Forum, "Reducing Your Taxes With Small Business Retirement Plans," with featuring T. Paul Eagleton, branch manager of Wells Fargo.
Tuesday, March 27
7:30 – 9 a.m.
Hillcrest Oklahoma Heart Institute
1120 S. Utica Ave.
For 15 years, Eagleton has helped clients plan their financial futures with strategies designed to build and preserve their wealth.
Register online or contact Jessica Chaffee by email at email@example.com or at 918-560-0294. Seating is limited, so attendees are encouraged to register by Friday, March 23.
The Small Business Forum is a monthly workshop series designed to help small businesses by bringing together experts from various fields to offer insight and answer questions about issues important to area small business owners and their principal employees.
Health Care Forum: Certified Healthy Workplaces
As the demand for skilled workers grows, healthy workplace programs are becoming a competitive advantage in recruiting new employees and in retention efforts. Learn more about the health department’s program to assist employers in the qualification and application processes.
Tuesday, March 27
8 – 9:30 a.m.
Second floor conference room, Tulsa Metro Chamber
2 West Second St., Suite 150
Speakers will include Dr. Bruce Dart, director of the Tulsa City County Health Department and other representatives of Certified Healthy employers. The panelists will discuss the Certified Healthy Workplace program, the criteria for qualifying and the benefits to employers.
Coffee and bagels will be provided. The forum is free to attend and open to the public.
To register, contact Sharon Goswick at firstname.lastname@example.org
Conner & Winters, LLP
Hillcrest HealthCare System
SNB Bank of Tulsa
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