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Enid, Oklahoma is an incredibly vibrant community made up of amazing people who will win you over if you give them the chance.  We understand that if you chose to work in Enid you are also choosing to live here. 

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Manor on Willow set to be completed by December

Manor on Willow set to be completed by December

Construction is set to be completed for the Manor on Willow affordable housing project by the end of this year unless there are delays. Principal of Belmont Management Derrick Hamilton said the goal completion date is Dec. 15 for the project being built at 1410 W....

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Artist: ‘Real Magic is underneath’ downtown project

Artist: ‘Real Magic is underneath’ downtown project

Enid's latest public art project "Under Her Wing Was the Universe" is complete and already attracting visitors. Artist Romy Owens said she was pleased with the results of the project and hopes the community is pleased with them as well. The project received a $2,500...

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Settlers Brewing Co. brings life back to downtown building

Settlers Brewing Co. brings life back to downtown building

Settlers Brewing Co., located at 202 E Randolph, is a family-run business in a 4,500 square foot downtown Enid building. Some of Enid’s residents remember visiting the KGEO-TV studio at this location, which later became KOCO-TV when it moved to Oklahoma City. It was...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

7/15 – ERDA Board of Directors Meeting via Zoom 

  • Keeping everyone’s health and safety in mind, the ERDA Board of Directors special meeting on July 15 at 3:00 pm has been changed to an online Zoom meeting. 
  • The general public may request the Zoom link for viewing and/or request to make public comments by emailing Debbie@growenid.com.

7/16 – ERDA Annual Meeting and Quarterly Luncheon 

  • Out of an abundance of caution and safety, we have decided to change our annual meeting to a Zoom call instead of our traditional in-person luncheon.  We will continue with the usual program including an ERDA update, a vote by our members on the Board of Directors, and a Keynote presentation.  ERDA does comply with the Open Meetings Act and as a result, an RSVP is required to attend.    

SUCCESS STORIES

Family real estate firm sold on city’s positive spirit

The oldest continuously operating licensed real estate company in Oklahoma, Nicholas Commercial Real Estate and Management has its fingerprints all over Enid by way of developing and managing many of the city’s most iconic commercial buildings,...

Enid market accelerated long-term growth of family auto dealership

When Leonard Northcutt lost his parents in a plane crash in 1965, he was thrust into the role of taking over his family’s car dealership as the youngest person in the nation to operate a Chevrolet franchise at that time. But he persisted in convincing the...

Enid’s legacy of entrepreneurship inspires business consultant to pay it forward

Thirty-five years of self-employment and helping others start, value and prepare businesses for succession has given Tom Evans a unique perspective on the pioneering spirit of the Greater Enid region. From working on his grandfather’s farm as a kid to...

Loyal local business clients aided homegrown staffing agency’s rise

Darren Janes literally grew up in the staffing industry. His mother Kathy Janes started TPI Staffing Service out of her home in 1989. That summer, at age 14, he served as her first employee, answering phones and interviewing applicants while she met with...

Enid’s pro-business culture insures long-term growth for local agency

Since the Messer-Bowers agency started out selling insurance in 1924, it has diversified into risk management and financial services, opened two satellite offices and expanded to around 60 employees statewide. But Jay and his brother Don, the fifth...