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Chamber Chat: Neighborhood Solutions earns grant for paint; paint houses on Sept. 20

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Sue DuCharme with neighborhood solutions is doing great things in your neighborhood. They applied for a Keep OK Beautiful grant and have received lots of paint! So all day September 20th there will be some painting going on in areas all over Guthrie. If you like to paint and want to help, get in touch with Sue at 405-282-0880.  More exciting news from Neighborhood Solutions is they have partnered with Home Depot as a Donation Partner! This means anything Home Depot discontinues or doesn’t want they put on a pallet and send it to Sue! If you know an individual or family that owns a home and needs some repairs, and as long as they meet the income guidelines, Neighborhood Solutions can help!

Chamber President Mary Coffin

Chamber President Mary Coffin

Tickets are now on sale to the Culppepper & Merriweather Circus! Rick’s Fine Chocolates and Coffees, Legends Food and Sport, Comet Cleaners and the Chamber are selling advance tickets. Mark your calendar and bring the family, September 19th and 20th behind Comet Cleaners. There will be two shows a day, Friday at 5pm and 7:30pm., Saturday at 2pm and 4:30pm.  Watch our facebook page, Guthrie Chamber of Commerce, for the announcement of the Tent Raising!

The Guthrie Farmer’s Market is still going strong, rain or shine through the end of September. In fact the merchants are planning on having an Antique and Vintage Market September 27th from 8am to 3pm! Besides supporting your local farmers you get fresh produce to eat!

Child Safety Seat Checkup and Distribution Event will be held at the Guthrie Fire Department, Sept. 20th from 10am to 1:30pm. New car seats are available at a reduced cost. To qualify bring proof of assistance (WIC, TANF, etc.) you must be the legal guardian of the child, please arrive in the vehicle you more often transport your child in, Child must be present or within 8 weeks of due date, there is a $10 co-pay per seat.

In an effort to promote Jr. golf, Cimarron National is hosting its first Jr. Golf Tournament on Sunday afternoon, September 21st.  We are very excited for this event and are looking forward to renewing the interest of golf with the youth in our area.  Golf is truly a sport you can enjoy for a lifetime….just ask Duffy, who will celebrate his 99th birthday in May.  There will be 3 age divisions for boys and girls.  The entry fee is only $25 for ages 15 – 17 and 12 – 14; which includes the 18 hole green fee, range balls and awards.  Also, we are having a 9 hole division for 11 and under for $20.  We will provide scorers for the youngest division.  Tee times will begin at 1:00 on Sunday, September 21st.  All paid entries designating age and gender must be received by September 19th, at Cimarron National Golf Club, 500 Duffy’s Way, Guthrie, OK  73044.  You may also stop by the pro shop or Exit Realty on Oklahoma Avenue in Guthrie, or pay over the phone with a credit card (282-7888).  We are also still having our Tuesday evening special promoting family golf.  This is reserved for families and beginners.  After 4:00 on Tuesdays only, on Aqua Canyon, two 9 hole fees with cart are only $25! This would be a great time to bring your junior golfer out to practice for the tournament.  This special will run through September.  For more information you may call 282-7888 and ask for Darla.

There will be a volunteer Red Cross recruitment cookout on Sept. 13, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cookout will be held at the American Red Cross Guthrie Office, which is located at 219 S. 2nd St. Guthrie, OK 73044. The event is free and open to the public.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will be wrapping up the 11th, 12th and 13th of this month. To purchase tickets go online to thepollard.org. This week’s Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Stacey Frazier who has started a new business called Guthrie Ghost Tour. The coffee will be in the Apothecary Garden at 9:30am, everyone is welcome to attend! Have a fantastic week!

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