Chamber News

State Questions on ballot Nov. 6th

Today Oklahoma Policy Institute published a set of fact sheets on each of the state questions on Oklahoma ballots this year. In addition to state and national races, voters will decide five state questions on November 6th: State Question 793 – a citizen-initiated referendum to allow optometrists and opticians to operate in retail establishments; State…

Update on Teachers Strike 4/2/2018

As the statewide teacher walkout begins, we’d like to pass along the details of the recent legislative action and relay what we are hearing about the ongoing situation. What has happened: Late last week, lawmakers passed and Gov. Fallin signed into law raises for teachers and additional funding for education operations. The raise is 15…

Chamber supports Teachers and Staff

The Sand Springs Chamber has taken the stand and is supporting the teacher and support staff on their quest for higher wages and full funding for education in the State of Oklahoma. Chamber of Commerce statement of support for Teachers and Staff

City of Sand Springs G. O. Bond Propositions VOTE

Tuesday November 14th will be the date for the City of Sand Springs residents to vote for the General Obligations Bond Propositions.  See the link below to receive all 5 propositions. Proposition1: Streets and Roadways Proposition 2: Public Safety Proposition 3: Community Enhancement Proposition 4: Aesthetic Improvements, Sanitary Sewer Vehicle and Tech Updates Proposition 5:…

17 Facinating things you may not know about Thanksgiving.

Fascinating facts about Thanksgiving 1.The first Thanksgiving was actually a three-day celebration. Today, Thanksgiving is one day — maybe two if you count Black Friday. But apparently the Pilgrims wanted to party even harder. Governor William Bradford organized the feast, inviting the Plymouth colonists’ Native American allies. But it was only until the Wampanoag Indian…