NEW MEMBER DISCOUNT: Collision Works of Shawnee

Jeremy Davidson Member News, Member to Member Discount

We are excited to announce that Collision Works of Shawnee has joined the 2020 Member to Member Discount Program. Collision Work will be offering a 5% discount off any repair service; no other coupons apply when using this offer. This is a great deal that can result in a significant savings on your next repair or service. Visit to …

Be Woke

Tim Burg Economic Development, Monday Memo

Every month there are 25 to 35 people, from all different walks of life,  who gather early on a workday morning, at a different business location in Shawnee to learn more about the business they are visiting, its ownership, what they offer or do, and much, MUCH more. While your initial thought might be why are they doing this, what …

We Knew You Were Going to Ask

Tim Burg Economic Development, Monday Memo

Predictably someone will ask, “Sure you were busy, but what did you get done?”  Great question and one that is asked almost on a daily basis in this profession.   There is another common denominator in the business of economic development and that is it requires patience. Patience is a virtue that is in short supply these days, with everyone …

That Which Gets Measured Gets Done

Tim Burg Economic Development, Monday Memo

That title seems to be consistent part of the economic developers’ creed, and in this profession, something is ALWAYS being measured.  For those who don’t measure themselves, placing all of your hard work and activities in the I DON’T KNOW file, is not a wise choice when it comes to longevity in employment.  This past week as part of a …

Tribal Forum at Gordon Cooper Technology Center

Jeremy Davidson Events, Tribal Forum

Our “State of Series” continues in 2020 with our first Tribal Forum on Friday, March 6th at 11:30am at Gordon Cooper Technology Center. This will be a presentation luncheon and tickets can be purchased for $12.50 at Join us to learn more about economic and community developments undertaken by local tribal governments. Register for this event at

But Wait, There’s More

Tim Burg Economic Development, Economic News, Monday Memo

Over the past few months, quietly there have been a lot of individuals working together with investors and leadership from out of state, who wanted to acquire the STI manufacturing facility north of town on Wolverine Road.   You have heard us state before that economic development is a team effort and building a team that wanted to see this …

TSET Director Julie Bisbee TSET’s Pursuit of Wellness Presentation at Gordon Cooper Technology Center with Gateway to Prevention

Jeremy Davidson Events, State of Health

We are excited to announce that Gateway to Prevention is hosting TSET Director Julie Bisbee to Shawnee to give a presentation on TSET’s Pursuit of Wellness. Established by voters, the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) is a state grantmaking trust devoted to preventing cancer and cardiovascular disease, Oklahoma’s leading causes of death. By awarding grants to schools, communities, state …

Legislative Luncheon Series

Jeremy Davidson Events, Government, Legislative Luncheon, Shawnee Forward

Details: The dates for the 2020 Legislative Luncheon Series are set. If you would like to hear from locally elected state representative each month during the session and have the opportunity to ask a question or two then plan on joining us at Gordon Cooper Technology Center from 11:30am to 1:00pm on February 21, March 27, and April 24. You …