Newkirk Chamber of Commerce
Membership Appreciation Gathering
by Scott Cloud, NHJ Editor
The Newkirk Chamber of Commerce held a member’s appreciation event on Tuesday, August 16th at the Newkirk Senior Citizen’s Center.
Approximately 50 business owners and individual members attended the function.
Chamber president Curtis Grace called the turnout “overwhelming.” Grace talked about some new Chamber programs including welcome baskets, designed to offer new Newkirk residents coupons and specials from area businesses.
“We appreciate the business community stepping up to make the welcome baskets a really nice welcome for those moving to town” Grace said.
Director Kirk Brown announced that former mayor Roy Chaney has been added to the Chamber Board.
Chaney has served the city as city commissioner and mayor, he currently serves on the Newkirk Main Street Board of Directors. He replaces former city manager Jason Orr.
Grace also discussed the previous chamber year and talked about some future ideas.
Other chamber directors are Donnie Williamson and Karla Cheek.
Glenna Blair is the Chamber Secretary.
by Glenna Blair, Secretary
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