Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

Community News

May 15, 2014

Push now on for chamber tickets

bporterfield@pvdemocrat.com — The push is now on as tickets are available for this year’s big annual event for Pauls Valley’s chamber of commerce.

With a theme of “Jazzin’ It Up In June,” the “celebration” is planned from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 at the Bosa Community Center.

“Tickets are on sale here and online at our website with PayPal,” said chamber President Sherri Wing, adding the chamber office is at 112 East Paul and the online site is www.paulsvalleychamber.com.

“I think it will be a fantastic evening allowing folks to reconnect and promote our community as a whole,” she said.

“The atmosphere should be a little lighter than it’s been before.”

Wing continues to stress the event formerly known as the chamber banquet is getting a major overhaul just as a way of changing things up.

For example, the number of awards to be handed out will be minimal as the format change is meant to make the event more like a “networking reception.”

“The change is coming so people can socialize, have fun and just mingle,” Wing says. “We want to celebrate the good people and good things going on in Pauls Valley.

“People will also be able to bid on a variety of silent auction items with the proceeds going to the chamber.”

Setting the tone at the “celebration” is the live music of the Jay Wilkinson jazz group from Oklahoma City. There will also be hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

Tickets for the event are $25 before June 9 as the total goes up to $35 after June 10; then to $45 at the door on the day of the celebration.

The awards to be given number three as the traditional honors of chamber citizen and corporate citizen will again be featured.

Last year it was a sense of humble gratitude that filled the local meeting center when two individuals, Ronnie Patton and Lucille Ensey, were named the top citizens of the year.

The 2013 spotlight also went to Sharpe’s Department Store for the corporate citizen of the year honor.

Wing remains mysterious about the third award, which will only be revealed at the event.

Salutes will also be going to Howard Grider for serving this past year as the chamber board’s executive director.

Sharon Burgin is set to serve in the role during the coming year.

1
Text Only
Community News
  • Financial fixes reversing errors of PVGH past

    One of the most challenging parts of Pauls Valley General Hospital’s turnaround has been not having proper protocols in place to ensure financial stability.

    July 28, 2014

  • Shuffle on for county offices

    A shuffling of office space for a trio of community service agencies could be on the way in a Garvin County building in Pauls Valley.

    July 25, 2014

  • Thumbs up for Maysville fire truck

    Revenues from a Garvin County tax will soon give Maysville’s fire department just what it needs to battle rural fires.

    July 22, 2014

  • Voter registration deadline coming up

    There’s still some time left for some Garvin County voters to get their registrations in order before a runoff election date next month.

    July 21, 2014

  • Getting ready for new school year

    It might be mid-July but activities are already starting to be scheduled in preparation for a new school term next month.

    July 15, 2014

  • Delta group has big birthday

    A community organization serving the Garvin County area is having a pretty big birthday, so it’s inviting the public to a get-together to celebrate.

    July 14, 2014

  • Deer bad for cycle

    A deer on the roadway proved to be a bad thing for a motorcycle and its two riders during an accident in far southwestern Garvin County.

    July 10, 2014

  • Storm aid could come back to PV

    Garvin County’s commissioners are hoping a governor’s declaration will come to help with costs from a severe storm ripping through the Pauls Valley area a month ago.

    July 9, 2014

  • Music trip has eye on cool cash

    The brainstorming for fundraising ideas has already begun as a Pauls Valley student hopes to raise enough money for the trip of a lifetime.

    July 8, 2014

  • Driver asleep at wheel, maybe

    Authorities believe a sleepy driver might have been the cause of a one-vehicle accident and an Elmore City woman’s injuries early Monday morning.

    July 2, 2014

Business Marquee

e-Edition
  • How You Want It When You Want It Today's Pauls Valley Democrat

    Now you can view and download the Democrat right to your desktop on the day the paper is published. Click here to get more information on the Democrat's e-Edition.

     

    CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE E-EDITION SITE

     

    ATTENTION CURRENT DEMOCRAT SUBSCRIBERS TO START an e-EDITION

    e-mail request to sjohnson@pvdemocrat.com

    April 20, 2011 1 Photo 1 Link

AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
Stocks
Facebook