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What’s Inside 5 6 8 10 11 Chamber Chair Chamber Directors By the Numbers Lemonade Day What’s the Big Deal About Shopping Local? 13 Partnerships Around 2 an Entrepreneur 71 Chamber’s First Scholarship Awarded 36 Stillwater Public Schools 6 th Avenue Honda ............................... 11 Make the Most of 2017 Bond Issue 40 McKnight Center Brings Recognition and Tourism to Stillwater 62 Leading Stillwater for a Better Tomorrow 64 Serving Stillwater and 17 Caring for the Community Beyond 18 Find Your Grit 67 Creating an Entrepreneurial 20 Inside the Classroom Network 22 From Stillwater to the World 68 Understanding the Census and Why Your Participation 24 Understanding a TIF Counts 27 Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders Habitat for Humanity ....................... 70 Keller Williams Local — Talley- Morris Team .................................... 23 Keystone Engin eering ...................... 69 72 The 411 40 Recognized Fisher Provence .................................... 7 Hideaway Pizza .................................. 60 28 Why Join the Chamber? 35 Stillwater’s Leaders Under the World 14 10 Most Instagram-able Spots in Stillwater 70 Where to Start as Oklahoma State University ............ BC One Broker Place ................................ 16 INDE X OF A D V E R T ISE R S Allstate — Seth Robinson Agency .............................................. 12 OSU Alumni Association .................. 38 OSU Career Services ......................... 30 OSU Foundation .................................. 55 Overhead Door Co. ............................ 70 Palominos ............................................. 55 Amber’s Lighting & Home Accessories ..................................... 66 Payne County Youth Services ....... 60 B&L Heating & Air Conditioning .................................... 23 RCB Bank ............................................... 56 Backstage Stillwater ......................... 30 BancFirst ............................................... 39 The Bank N.A. ..................................... 30 Barry Sanders Supercenter ............. 11 Bill Knight Ford .................................... 31 Pennie Works Studio ........................ 70 RE/MAX Signature ................................. 1 RE/MAX Signature — Longan ......... 70 Real Estate Professionals ................... 3 Real Estate Professionals — Aranda .............................................. 26 Bits N Pieces ....................................... 66 Real Estate Professionals — Morgan.............................................. 55 Central Electric Cooperative .......... 66 Simmons Bank ................................... 26 Chickasaw Telecommunications ... 16 Stillwater Medical Center ......... FC, 32 City of Stillwater ................................. 55 Stolhand Wells Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning ........ 60 Coldwell Banker Team Stillwater ..... 4 Coldwell Banker Team Stillwater — Connie Stokes .............................. 12 Dibble & Son Furniture & Photo Gallery .................................. 19 Tinker Federal Credit Union ................................. Inside BC Universal Surveying & Mapping ..... 12 White Star Petroleum ........................ 12 Drumright Dental Center ................. 52 Edward Jones ...................................... 66 THE 2108 ANNUAL CHAMBER AWARDS You deserve a Real Estate expert equally as impressive as your home. One who knows the area and its intricacies. Discover how our concierge level service and expertise can accommodate all of your Real Estate needs. Locally owned and operated, We Support Our Community. Each year, the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce seeks to recognize those who have made a signifi cant impact in the Stillwater com- munity. Ten annual awards are presented to deserving businesses and individuals who promote a positive business experience and civic environment and have a powerful impact on both the Chamber and the community. AGRICULTURE AWARDS ANNUAL AWARDS 43 Agribusiness of the Year 44 Next Generation of 46 Hall of Fame 48 Citizen of the Year 50 Chamber Choice 53 Family-owned Business Agriculturalists 45 Farm Family of the Year of the Year 54 Nonprofi t of the Year 56 Large Business of the Year 57 Small Business of the Year 59 Leading Edge 61 Ambassador of the Year 61 Young Professional of the Year COMME RCE is a publication of the STILLWATER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE | 409 South Main, Stillwater, OK 74074 | 405-372-5573 | www.stillwaterchamber. org | info@stillwaterchamber.org | Cover photo by JEANNIE DIBBLE , Dibble & Son Furniture | Layout & Design by PENNIE WORKS STUDIO The Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, a 501 (c)(6) non-profi t organization, provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termina- tion, layoff , recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Melissa Woods Realtor/GRI 405-385-2035 Tiffany Aranda Realtor/GRI, CRS 405-714-1214 Ann Morgan Realtor 405-614-9600 Donna Rhinehart Realtor/GRI, CRS 405-612-0509 Dolores Lemon Broker/Owner 405-747-7822 Jennifer Oliver Realtor/GRI 405-612-4984 Amy Parsons Realtor 405-714-0882 Lori Kastl Realtor/CRS 405-880-2844 Cheryl Moody Closing Coordinator 405-372-5151 Kyle Bottger Realtor 405-612-6724 Jack Allred Broker Assoc.,/GRI, CRS 405-747-8647 A Tradition of Trust 405-372-5151 www.stw-realestatepros.com