Healthcare Virtual Job Fair with Pioneer Library System

Jeremy Davidson Events, Job Fairs, Jobs, Virtual Job Fair

The Pioneer Library System is having another virtual job fair, this one targeted specifically to healthcare employers, job seekers, and students. In addition to employers, we will also have healthcare education specialists with us to speak with high school students about the field to help meet state ICAP requirements. The Pioneer Library is still looking for employers to participate as …

Tasty Affair Virtual Auction

Jeremy Davidson Events, Tasty Affair and Auction

Tasty Affair is a virtual auction combined with great food from around Shawnee. This year we are encouraging small gatherings in your office or home to celebrate and support the work of Shawnee Forward. This is going to be a great celebration. Purchase your tables or tickets now! Get all the details at We are currently connecting with Food …

Now Hiring: Account Executive with Shawnee Forward

Jeremy Davidson Uncategorized

Shawnee Forward is currently looking for an Account Executive to be the leading force that fuels our membership growth. The account executive is a professional who knows how to connect through multiple mediums, in person, on phone, and through digital communication. Our Account Executive will be a proactive and curious member of our staff; presenting growth opportunities for membership; maintaining …

Eat Local Shawnee Burger Bingo

Eat Local Shawnee Burger Bingo

Jeremy Davidson Local Business News, Eat Local, Events, Shop Local

Time to break those resolutions! Play Eat Local Shawnee Burger Bingo March 14th through April 7th and ‘Eat Local’ for your chance to win a $200 Visa Gift Card or $50 to one of our participating member restaurants. We have gift cards to participating restaurants to give away too. Help support our local eateries by grabbing How to Play: Attach …

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 …