2003 | President/Chairman of the Board, Dr. Jim McCharen

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How appropriate on the first day back to school for CNP students that Dr. McCharen is our former President spotlight of the week! Dr. Jim McCharen served as the President/Chairman of the Board in 2003, and has chaired the Golf Tournament Committee for the last 13 years. One of Dr. McCharen’s legacies will undoubtedly be the strong (and lasting) partnerships …

2002 | President/Chairman of the Board, Robert Floyd

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2002 proved to be a busy year for both the Chamber and the City of Choctaw. Robert Floyd served as the President/Chairman of the Board for that year. The Chamber celebrated its 25th Anniversary, held its annual auction at Old Germany, hosted a NATO Reception at Old Germany and hosted a Business After Hours at Choctaw’s new police station. The …

New Member | Arby’s

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US Beef opened its 1st Arby’s restaurant in 1969. By 1995, they were listed as the 20th largest franchise in the United States and growing. Today, they have over 350 Arby’s restaurants and are one of the country’s top ten franchises. Our Choctaw Arby’s is expected to open the end of this month.

Aug 11-12 | CRUC Rodeo

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Choctaw Roundup Club, 13700 NE 36th, Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets available in advance from Young’s Feed, Adult $8, Child $5. For More Information Checkout the Choctaw Roundup Club Facebook Page. To Enter Rodeo Contact: Rusty Moreland 405-308-6433.

2001 | President/Chairman of the Board, Dave Howe

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Dave Howe served as the Chairman of the Board for the Chamber in 2001. Dave’s professional experience as a retired Air Force Colonel and Aerospace Program Manager with Lockheed Martin enabled him to bring leadership and direction to the Chamber. Dave’s service was not limited to just the Chamber of Commerce. He served as Chairman of the Choctaw Veterans Memorial …

2000 | President/Chairman of the Board Galia Tennison

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Galia Tennison was sworn in to serve as the Chamber’s President/Chairman of the Board for 2000. Galia’s involvement with the Choctaw Community started well before 2000 and continues to this day. She owned and operated Galia’s Flowers-Gifts in Choctaw for several years and also served on CEDA until recently. Galia proudly participated in the Comstar Program, Military Affairs and partnering …