WE HELP RAISE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN GUTHRIE AMERICA. 

Thank you for taking a moment to look over our committees. We hope that you strongly consider participating. It's through these teams that we raise the quality of life in our community. As the saying goes "team work makes the dream work" and we have big dreams for you and our community. Don't mind the dates listed until we contact you. 


AMBASSADORS

Objective: Recruit new members, retain existing members and serve as the official goodwill diplomats for the Guthrie Chamber of Commerce.

The Ambassadors participate in a range of activities to promote, support, and communicate with Chamber members.

Membership: Open to any Chamber Investor

Goals: 

  • To attend and promote member participation in Chamber functions including ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings, "Business After Hours," Chamber Coffee, educational series, etc.
  • To aggressively recruit new business and individuals members. Each Ambassador is encouraged to recruit a minimum of one new Chamber in 2016.
  • To work with existing members and seek their views on how the Chamber can better serve them.
  • To work with the Chamber staff to update membership contact information.
  • To sponsor and coordinate Chamber Goodwill Days, in order to make contact with, and receive feedback from Chamber members.
  • To schedule 1 goodwill visit to another Chamber each year. 

Education and Workforce Development

Objective: Support all local education systems, organizations and agencies. Provide an open format that allows for educational issues and topics to be presented. 

Membership: Open to any Chamber Investor

Goals:

  • To seek support of Chamber Businesses for the (PIE) Partners in Education Program so that each school has at least 2 active partners.
  • To support educational programs such as elementary school mentoring.
  • To provide information to the Chamber Guthrie Politics Committee on education issues.
  • To host a new teacher luncheon.
  • To host a support staff appreciation day. To hold a “Stuff the Bus” school supply collection event.
  • To provide support to the school food pantry program. To conduct on-site visits of our local schools.
  • To prepare and distribute a summer children’s activity handout.
  • To keep our Chamber Investors informed about school bond progress.

Meeting Date: 4th Thursday - 4:00 p.m., various school sites during the school year.

Chair: Nikkie Morton, Logan County Health Department
 


Guthrie Chamber Business Council

Objective: Support and enhance Guthrie's business community in the areas of business development, education, communication and networking opportunities through specific programs and activities directed to the needs of business.

Membership: Open to any Chamber Investor

Goals:

  • To plan and coordinate activities, including at least 4 educational workshops, to meet the current needs of business.
  • To recognize 12 outstanding business/partners during the year and make a recommendation for Business of the Year which will be recognized at the annual Chamber banquet.
  • To offer education on quality customer service through the PRIDE Program. To coordinate “Shop Guthrie First” programs such as the Santa Buck Giveaway.
  • To promote Crazy Days.
  • To promote and support the Chamber Buck program.
  • To publish the Guthrie Business Council Tip Sheet to be included in an email blast, blog and social media.
  • To partner with the Chamber Ambassadors on the annual Goodwill Days.
  • To support ribbon cuttings, welcome new members to the Chamber and encourage all members to participate in the Guthrie Business Council.
  • Select Cash Mob recipient for the month and push for community support

Meeting Date: 2nd Thursday - 8 a.m., Guthrie Chamber Board Room

 


Leadership Guthrie

Objective: Develop a pool of committed well-informed leaders who will actively participate in the growth of the community by accepting leadership roles in civic, charitable, or government organizations.

Membership: Open to any chamber member by selection process

Meeting Date: Monthly, August through May

Chairs: TBA


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