Yukon Chamber of Commerce

Poage honored by Chamber

Sherry Poage may have graduated from Bethany High School, but she is all about Yukon. Poage serves on the boards for the Canadian County United Way, Yukon 66 Main Street, Compassionate Hands and several other agencies. Friday, she was honored for her dedication by being named the H.B. Frank Citizen of the Year. Poage, who…

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Yukon Chamber’s Departure Party is a success

  For the second consecutive year, the Yukon Chamber of Commerce gave away thousands of dollars as part of its annual Santa Bucks program. And in one case, a local charity was the big winner. Officials with the Chamber said they gave away $5,500 through its Santa Bucks promotion. The money, which can be spent…

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‘Know what to do,’ Yukon officer urges

“Anything you can do to make yourself safe and to make sure you get home safe, that’s a win,” said Master Sgt. Scott Franklin. Franklin, a school resource officer with more than 28 years of experience, including 18 years in Yukon, said making sure everyone remains safe in an active-shooter situation is a priority. Franklin…

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Yukon Chamber members have chance of lifetime with Italy trip

Members of the Yukon Chamber of Commerce have the opportunity to join other chamber members on a vacation to Tuscany, Italy, Nov. 6 through Nov. 14. The cost of the trip is $3,099 but if you sign up before April 27 you will get the early bird special price of $2,999. The Yukon chamber released…

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Awarded: Chamber gala draws a crowd

The Yukon Chamber of Commerce hit the jackpot Friday during its annual gala and auction. The annual event, which is a fundraiser for the Chamber, drew about 280 people to The Palace Event Center, west of Yukon. “It was awesome. It was a time to relax and have some fun,” said Pam Shelton, the Chamber’s…

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Chamber Ambassadors host snack drive

With fall break approaching, members of the Yukon Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors have decided to make sure that children at Myers Elementary School won’t go hungry over the extended weekend. The ambassadors, a committee of local business leaders, are sponsoring a school snack drive. The drive is scheduled to end Friday. However, Chamber CEO Pam…

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Crosby speaks on State of the City

City Manager Jim Crosby spoke on the State of the City as the guest speaker for Yukon Chamber of Luncheon on Thursday. Crosby started his speech by letting attendees know he’d be talking about where the city has been and where it’s going in the future. “I’ve gotten a lot of questions from people. Of…

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Chamber hosts sucessful gala

Under the sparkle of lights and glowing balloons, residents and city leaders gathered for the “Up, Up, and Away” Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala and Auction. The celebration took place at the Palace Event Center, 2310 N. Banner Road, on Friday evening. New Chamber President, Judy Austin, received not only the official presidential gavel, but…

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