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Holiday Happenings in Ardmore

12/01/2019
Welcome to the holiday season in Ardmore! The town is bustling and preparing for activities to bring out the festive spirit in even the most resolute Scrooge. Read More

December 2019 Newsletter

11/27/2019
Please follow the link below to view your electronic copy of the chamber newsletter. If you have any questions or would like to continue to receive the paper edition rather than the electronic version, please email Sarah at [email protected] Below are a few helpful reminder tips for viewing the electronic newsletter. Read More

Small Business Saturday this November 30th

11/24/2019
Work on your shopping list and mark your calendars for Small Business Saturday on November 30, 2019! Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses and communities across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and U.S. consumers have reported spending over an estimated $85 Billion at independent retailers and restaurants over these eight days alone. Read More

Kicking Off the Holiday Season Fun

11/03/2019
We may still have almost two months left in the official fall season, but last week’s weather didn’t seem to get that message. Despite frozen trick or treaters and the early rush to dust off the cold weather gear, that chill in the air signals something exciting – the holiday season is on its way! Read More

November 2019 Newsletter

10/31/2019
Please follow the link below to view your electronic copy of the chamber newsletter. If you have any questions or would like to continue to receive the paper edition rather than the electronic version, please email Sarah at [email protected] Below are a few helpful reminder tips for viewing the electronic newsletter. To turn the page click on the bottom right corner of the publication or use the arrow buttons on the tool bar for instant page display. To zoom in and out click on the publ Read More

Marketing Small Town, Big City Features

10/27/2019
When choosing a new location, companies look at a variety of factors. Everything from the number of colleges and universities in the area to tax structures or the availability of workers may drive one project. Other projects may be more concerned with your community’s access to high speed internet and rail lines, but also have a strong emphasis on a vibrant downtown. They value easy ways for their employees to engage with the community. With all these hypothetical requirements in mind, it is Read More

“Jingle and Mingle” at the Festival of Lights Auction

10/20/2019
The 22nd Annual Festival of Lights auction ushers in the holiday season at the Ardmore Convention Center on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. This year’s theme is “Jingle and Mingle” and it’s sure to bring ignite the holiday spirit in all of us! This annual fundraiser is the primary source of funding that ensures the Festival of Lights grows and improves every year. Read More

National Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day

10/13/2019
Celebrated annually on the third Wednesday of October, this Wednesday, October 16th is National Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day. The purpose of chambers of commerce is to represent the business community and their needs. Here at the Ardmore Chamber, we work hard for southern Oklahoma, but our efforts are only effective with your support! Read More

AYP Plans a Wicked Good Time at Their Spooky Soiree Halloween Party

10/06/2019
Fall is finally here, and you have been summoned to THE Halloween party of the season! Who says Halloween is just for kids? Join Ardmore Young Professionals for a wicked good time at our Spooky Soiree adults-only Halloween party! Come out for games, trivia, drinks, food trucks, a chili cook off, tricks and treats, and finish the night with a spooky movie on an outdoor movie screen. Read More

Volunteering Benefits Us All

09/29/2019
With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering can be enormous. Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and the community - and the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer. The right match can help you to find friends, connect with the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Read More

Be Heard!

09/22/2019
National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 24, 2019, and the Ardmore Chamber of Commerce is encouraging residents to celebrate democracy by registering to vote. Read More

Looking Forward to a Fun Fall

09/15/2019
The temperatures don’t quite show it yet, but Summer in Southern Oklahoma in on its way out the door and Fall is just around the corner with tons of activities for everyone. Fall features some of the best opportunities of the year to get out and experience what Ardmore has to offer. Read More

2019 Chamber Membership Directory Now Available!

09/01/2019
As the Chamber of Commerce Communication Coordinator, I am pleased to announce that our 2019/2020 Chamber Membership Directory is now available. This annual publication features articles about the Chamber and the services and events we offer, as well as on Ardmore’s unique quality of life, history, culture, and the many outstanding businesses and organizations in the area. It is a great resource for locals, newcomers and visitors alike. Read More

August 2019 Newsletter

08/02/2019
Please follow the link below to view your electronic copy of the chamber newsletter. If you have any questions or would like to continue to receive the paper edition rather than the electronic version, please email Sarah at [email protected] Read More

Tax Free Weekend Deals

07/29/2019
The 2019 Tax Free Weekend runs from 12:01 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2 through midnight on Sunday, Aug. 4, according to the Oklahoma Tax Commission. During this time period, sales of eligible clothing and shoes are exempt from sales tax. Check out these Chamber Member's Tax Free Weekend specials! Read More

Leadership Greater Ardmore Application

07/02/2019
Leadership Greater Ardmore Application
Twenty-five participants are accepted each year into the program. Individuals interested are encouraged to contact Annilisa Peevy at [email protected] or 580-223-7765 to obtain more information or to request an application form. Applications are due by July 26, 2019 in order to be considered for this year’s class. Read More

July 2019 Newsletter

07/02/2019
Please follow the link below to view your electronic copy of the chamber newsletter. If you have any questions or would like to continue to receive the paper edition rather than the electronic version, please email Sarah at [email protected] Read More

Annual Fireworks Display at Lake Murray Scheduled For Wednesday July 4, 2019

06/30/2019
Summer has officially arrived, which means it is nearly time for the 4th of July and fireworks! The Ardmore Tourism Authority is once again proud to partner with Lake Murray State Park to coordinate and present the annual fireworks display. The show will take place on Independence Day, Thursday, July 4th. At sunset (approximately 9:15 PM), Lake Murray State Park will shine bright in honor of our nation’s independence. Read More

AYP kicks off 2019 Stuff the Backpack Drive

06/30/2019
Tomorrow kicks off the Ardmore Young Professional’s 13th Annual Stuff the Backpack Drive, and we are gearing up for our best year yet. When I first joined AYP, this event and its intent to provide backpacks and school supplies to local children in need, was the first I participated in and it has held a special place in my heart ever since. Read More

Events in Ardmore – Always Something to Do

06/09/2019
“I’m visiting Ardmore this weekend. What’s going on around town?” “My kids are bored! Is anything family friendly happening this week?” “My organization is planning a fundraiser, but we don’t want to have it at the same time as another organization’s event. Do you know when their event is scheduled?” Read More