Find out the happenings from last week’s Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee.
InterBank, at 309 S Ranchwood, was the place to be this morning for the large coffee crowd. A bountiful and amazing catered breakfast was consumed with appreciation.
The meeting began with the flag salute and prayer. C. J. Wyatt welcomed the packed house.
State Senator Stephanie Bice, State Representative Rhonda Baker, and State Representative Jay Steagall were in attendance with their bright smiles, happy to be with us after session.
Eddie “Mac” McFadden with the Yukon Veterans announced they will be reading the names of veterans buried at the Yukon Cemetery Monday morning beginning at 10:00 am. He said there are several Civil War veterans buried there. Jenny Crane announced the Veterans Museum will be having their garage sale soon and are accepting donations at 1012 W Main St, no clothing, please.
Chris West thanked Trinity Church for hosting the planning meeting to develop a program for domestic violence victims in Canadian County.
Jenna Roberson with City of Yukon reminded everyone of the upcoming Chisholm Trail Festival, Saturday, June 1. There will be still be crawfish plus Chuckwagon cooking for all to enjoy. Yukon’s Best is back up and the place to get your information on what’s going on in Yukon.
Dana Kinder and Gaye Liddle invited everyone to the ribbon cutting at Old Republic Title’s new office on June 7. David Murphy will be hosting Friday coffee June 7th at 3421 Sagebrush Place. He said people keep asking how they will find the address, he held up real estate signs and said, ‘follow the signs”! He also has tickets to the Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle for Compassionate Hands.
Jamie Nally with daughter Courtney asked people to support The Good Fight Church Youth by buying raffle tickets for lots of very nice prizes. Larry Taylor spoke about reading the names of Veterans over the years and said this is a very special way to remember them and their service. He asked that everyone attend this special event.
Yukon School Superintendent, Dr. Jason Simeroth, was unable to attend coffee, so Julie Simeroth read a statement of thanks to Representative Rhonda Baker for getting legislation passed that significantly improves the end of year instruction and testing schedule.
Pam Shelton announced there are currently 477 members in the Yukon Chamber with a goal to reach 500 this year. She also reminded everyone to get their ads in for the Profile.
Lots of first-time visitors welcomed this morning.
The many veterans in attendance stated their branch and years of service. Thank you for your service!