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LIVE HERE, WORK HERE, GROW HERE

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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ERDA is now accepting applications for the MicroEnterprise Assistance Grant. Applications are due February 4, 2022. 

HEADLINES

Oakwood Bowl adds bumper cars, large arcade space

Oakwood Bowl adds bumper cars, large arcade space

ENID, Okla. — A huge, bright arcade and flashing, twisting bumper cars are two of the newest additions to Oakwood Bowl’s family fun center. The historic bowling alley renovated several spaces, transforming the building into an even bigger attraction. Owners Jim and...

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Vance class sets record with 8 female pilots

Vance class sets record with 8 female pilots

VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Vance Air Force Base set a new record Dec. 3 as eight of the student pilots graduating in Class 22-03 were women. That broke the previous record of seven women graduating with Class 17-06 in March 2017. The eight women and 22 men in Class...

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Considering a career change? Don’t know where to start your search? Visit www.workinenid.com and view positions across a wide variety of industries. WorkinEnid.com provides you with real-time information on open positions and the companies that are hiring in Enid. 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

JANUARY 20, 2022 Quarterly Member’s Luncheon – 11:30 AM
Location: Oakwood Country Club, 1601 N. Oakwood Road, Enid, OK

FEBRUARY 10, 2022 Board Meeting – 10:00 AM
Location: Autry Technology Center, 1201 W. Willow, Enid, OK

MARCH 10, 2022 Board Meeting – 10:00 AM
Location: Autry Technology Center, 1201 W. Willow, Enid, OK

APRIL 14, 2022 Annual Member’s Luncheon – 11:30 AM
Location: Oakwood Country Club, 1601 North Oakwood Road, Enid, OK

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...