Small Business Grants

Small Business Relief Grants Awarded to 33 Local Businesses

Jeremy Davidson Uncategorized

Shawnee Forward is very happy to play a part in awarding 33 small businesses in Pottawatomie County relief grants. Funds for these grants were provided by The City of Shawnee, The City of Tecumseh, and the Pottawatomie County Commissioners. Shawnee Forward received 64 total eligible applicants and 33 of them will receive funding. The total amount funded will be $105,000.  …

tribal forum

Tribal Forum Scheduled for February 26th at 2:00pm

Jeremy Davidson Uncategorized

Join us in-person (limited seating) or via virtual platform to learn more about the economic and community development efforts of Tribal Nations in our area. Sponsored by Citizen Potawatomi Nation. This was our most attended legislative event of 2020 and we are excited to host again. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Contact Jeremy Davidson at …

Tasty Affair

Tasty Affair Committee Begins Work

Jeremy Davidson Uncategorized

We are in full swing to hold a virtual Tasty Affair this year. Our Tasty Affair Committee has begun meeting and we would love to include you and your business in this event. If you would like to join our Tasty Affair Committee or have an item to donate please contact Marketing and Events Director Jeremy Davidson at Tasty …

economic development

Proposed State Economic Development Legislation

Jeremy Davidson Economic Development, Economic News

We received this list of proposed economic development legislation and would love to get your feedback. Please download and read through the PDF here. Contact us at if you have something you would like expressed to our local representation regarding these proposed bills.

influencer boxes

Shawnee Forward Influencer Boxes

Jeremy Davidson Shawnee Forward

Shawnee Forward wants to help put your business in front of an incredible group of people in 2021. One way that we will be doing that is through our Influencer Boxes. These boxes will be full of swag and info about participating companies throughout the Shawnee Forward Membership. Four of these monthly boxing have already been purchased by members for …

Legacy Parenting

Legacy Parenting Center Survey

Jeremy Davidson Member News

Legacy Parenting Center has an idea! You’ve got an opinion. Legacy Parenting Center is exploring new revenue opportunities for long term sustainability. Would you take a minute to answer a few short questions? You’ll make our idea even better! Click here to take the survey.

bancfirst shawnee

BancFirst Pottawatomie Co. School Program Grants

Jeremy Davidson Member News

The School Donation Program at BancFirst will be accepting applications from PTAs, PTOs, School Clubs, Booster Programs, and Teacher-led programs this Spring. BancFirst is committed to the betterment of the communities they serve by investing in school groups, organizations, or teams and their related activities. Grant awards are $250, $500, or $1,000. Applications must be received by February 15th and winners …

Watch Out with Rachael Melot – NEW Podcast with Shawnee Forward

Jeremy Davidson Podcast, Watch Out

We are very excited about the new podcast Watch Out with Rachael Melot, sponsored by Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative. This podcast will highlight economic development happenings around Shawnee and Oklahoma as Rachael interviews CEOs and business leaders within our community. Check out the latest episode at

Library Associate/Childrens Services Department

Pioneer Library System-Shawnee is Hiring!

Jeremy Davidson Uncategorized

SHAWNEE JOBS Pioneer Library System-Shawnee Job Title: Library Associate/Childrens Services Department The Pioneer Library System serves Cleveland, McClain, and Pottawatomie counties. There are twelve hometown libraries, one community place, six information stations, three 24-hour machines, and two book boxes available for your convenience. **POSITION: ** Library Associate – Children’s Services **BEGINNING SALARY:** Grade 8, Base ($3,040/mo)   **WORKING CONDITIONS:** Full time …

Executive Assistant

Shawnee Forward is Hiring!

Jeremy Davidson Uncategorized

SHAWNEE JOBS Shawnee Forward Job Title: Executive Assistant Shawnee Forward exists to lead and empower a diverse community through collaborative economic growth, workforce development, and educational enrichment, to improve the quality of life and opportunities for the greater Shawnee area. Executive Assistants (EA) are responsible for more than just administrative duties. The EA may be asked to filter and prioritize …