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Chamber Minutes

The Newkirk Chamber of Commerce met on June 4, 2018 for their regular monthly meeting at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting was called to order by president, Debbie Leaming.  Also in attendance were directors, Roy Chaney, Marvin Johns, and Theda Sheets along with Glenna Blair, secretary.  Karla Cheek was absent.  Dawn Brakey from Pioneer Tech was a guest.  The minutes were approved by Marvin and seconded by Roy.  Roy moved that the financial report be ... 

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The Newkirk Chamber board members, secretary, and a few spouses did their part recently to help clean up the community of Newkirk.  Pictured from left to right are Roy Chaney, Debbie Leaming, Glenna Blair, and Marvin Johns.

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Minutes of the Chamber meeting on May 7, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 P.M. by Debbie Leaming, president. Other board members present were Roy Chaney, Marvin Johns, Kirk Brown, and Theda Sheets along with Glenna Blair, secretary. Karla Cheek was absent. The minutes of the last meeting were changed to show that there was a charge for garage sale ads by the newspaper office but that advertisers would receive a free garage sale sign. Roy moved that the minutes be approved as corrected. ... 

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Ribbon Cuttings

The Newkirk Chamber held two ribbon cuttings recently for 2 of our new businesses–Stagecoach Bar-b-que and R L Photography.

Stagecoach Bar-b-que

Founded by Vance and Debra Johnson in 1998, Stagecoach Catering and Barbeque is now owned by daughter, Carrie Grace.  Stagecoach serves award-winning barbeque and has the ribbons and plaques to prove it.

Grace said the eatery also serves a great variety of side dishes, and delicious homemade ... 

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Chamber Meeting of April 2, 2018

The meeting was called to order by president, Debbie Leaming. Other board members present were Marvin Johns, Roy Chaney, Theda Sheets, and Kirk Brown. Karla Cheek was absent. Glenna Blair, secretary, was also in attendance. The minutes for March were reviewed and approved on a motion by Marvin, seconded by Theda. Roy moved that the financial report be accepted. Theda seconded the motion which passed. Glenna gave the Secretary’s report ... 

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Minutes of March 5, 2018 Chamber Meeting

The Newkirk Chamber met at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, March 5, 2018 in the Chamber office.  Board member Roy Chaney called the meeting to order.  Other board members present were:  Kirk Brown, Theda Sheets, and Debbie Leaming.  Marvin Johns was absent.  Glenna Blair, secretary, also attended.  The minutes were approved after a motion by Kirk, seconded by Debbie.  After reviewing the financial report, Debbie made a motion to accept it and Kirk ... 

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Minutes of the Newkirk Chamber of Commerce

The meeting on Monday, February 5, 2018 was called to order by Board Member, Roy Chaney.  Other board members present were Marvin Johns and Kirk Brown.  Debbie Leaming and Theda Sheets, oncoming board members were also present.  The minutes and financial report were both approved on a motion by Kirk, seconded by Marvin.

The Secretary’s Report was read and discussed.

Old Business–Discussion of Annual Banquet.  Overall comments were ... 

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Newkirk Chamber Banquet

The 98th Annual Banquet of the Newkirk Chamber of Commerce was held on January 16th at the Newkirk Senior Center with a crowd of 126. The highlight of the evening was the announcement of Karen Dye as the 2018 Citizen of the Year and Rick Leaming as Business Person of the Year. Karen recently retired as director the Newkirk Main Street Authority and is the only person to have been selected Citizen of the Year twice. Rick is the owner of Leaming ... 

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