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Upcoming events

    • 04/02/2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Vassar Community Center

    The Membership Meeting and Noon Luncheon for 4/2/2020 has been cancelled.

    • 04/04/2020
    • Perkins, Oklahoma
    This event has been postpone and will be rescheduled to a later date (to be determined).

    • 04/12/2020
    • 2:00 PM
    • Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Park

    The Perkins Lions Club will host the 68th Annual Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday afternoon, April 12, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Park!  This is one of the oldest traditions of the Perkins Lions Club, and a favorite among community members.  The Easter Bunny will be on hand!  Please join them!

    • 04/16/2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Vassar Community Center
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    Lunch meeting for chamber members and guests. Cost is $10 (payable at the door or online).  Lunch will be provided by Steer Inn of Cushing, OK.

    Bryan Larison, Executive Director with Lions Meadows of Hope will present the program.

    Businesses / Members of the Month:

    - Farmers Insurance

    - Country Comfort Heating and Air Conditioning


    • 04/18/2020
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Perkins, Oklahoma
    This event has been postpone and will be rescheduled to a later date (to be determined).

    • 04/23/2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Payne County Bank
    The monthly board meeting for Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce Officers.  Guests are welcome to attend to bring up items before the Board. If interested, please contact the Chamber Office to let us know you're coming: perkinschamber@gmail.com
    • 05/01/2020
    • Cimarron Trails Golf Course in Perkins

    The Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce will once again host their annual Fundraising Golf Tournament on Friday, May 1, 2020.

    Join us at Cimarron Trails in Perkins for a great day of golf, food, and prizes.  The proceeds from the annual golf tournament fund ALL of the Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce activities for the upcoming year.  This is the ONLY fundraiser for the Chamber (aside from membership dues).

    The Chamber funds a variety of activities, events, and agencies in our community including:

    • Bi-Monthly Meetings with educational programs and business networking
    • Payne County Premium Sale
    • College Scholarships
    • United Way of Payne County
    • 4 Kids and Community, Inc.

    The Chamber is also the primary host of several long-standing community events that are part of the heart of our community:

    • Old Settlers Day Parade and Festival
    • Monster Mash
    • Old Fashioned Country Christmas
    • City Wide Garage Sale Days

    We hope you can join us on Friday, May 01.  We need teams to participate.  And we have plenty of sponsorship opportunities for those that don't golf, as well!  Watch your e-mails and the Facebook page for more information.

    • 09/03/2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Vassar Community Center
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    Lunch meeting for chamber members and guests. Cost is $10 (payable at the door or online).  Lunch will be provided by Hello! Catering of Perkins

    Superintendent of Schools for Perkins-Tryon Public Schools will present the program, our annual Back to School Report for the 2020-2021 school year.

    Businesses of the Month:

    - First Class Self Storage

    - Sasser and Co. Antiques

    • 09/05/2020
    • 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Perkins, Oklahoma

    *Online Registration is will be posted here when available:

     

    Entry forms are also available at Payne County Bank or the Chamber Office inside Stroud National Bank of Perkins, OK.  You can also contact the Chamber Office at (405) 747-6809, or e-mail: perkinschamber@gmail.com

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    The annual Pistol Pete 5K / 10 K and 1 Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday, September 05, 2020.

    Start / Finish Line located at 1008 E. Kirk, Perkins Tryon Elementary School.

    First 300 entrants receive a technical t-shirt 

    Sponsored by Perkins Flyers Fitness Group and Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce. Sanctioned by DG Road Racing ChampionChip Timing

    Proceeds to benefit: United Way of Payne County and Perkins Lions Club.

    Hope to see you the day of the race!

    • 09/17/2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Vassar Community Center
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    Lunch meeting for chamber members and guests. Cost is $10 (payable at the door or online).  Lunch will be provided by D'Mario's Pizza of Perkins

    The Athletic Director for Perkins-Tryon Public Schools, as well as Head Football Coach will present the program, our annual Back to School Sports Report for the 2020-2021 school year.

    Businesses of the Month:

    - CBEW Professional Group

    - Silverhawk Social Media

    • 09/19/2020
    • Perkins, Oklahoma
    If you've been collecting items for your annual garage sale, nowʼs the time to get them organized and tagged. The annual City-Wide Garage Sales will be held Saturday, September 19.     

    The event, sponsored by the Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce, usually draws hundreds of treasure hunters to town. The Perkins Journal will print a garage sale map with locations of garage or yard sales in the September 16 issue.  Listings on the garage sale map cost $10, which includes a classifieds page listing along with the map listing.  Listings outside the city limits will also be included.  The deadline is 1 p.m. Monday, September 14, for garage sale listings in the special pullout section. 

    To place your ad, call The Journal at (405) 547-2411

    Sales spots for outside residents that wish to set up in town will be available on a first come, first serve basis in the parking lot of the Vassar Community Center.  This will be the only area allowed for this activity.  Please refrain from parking in front of the Old Church Center or pavilions in the Park.

    • 09/26/2020
    • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Downtown Perkins

    Old Setters Day (historically also know as Harvest Fest), is the Chamber's biggest event of the year!  This annual tradition, now in its 97th Year (started in 1923) brings the whole community together for a full morning of fun!  This year the event will be held on Saturday, September 26.  Activities include:

    • Main Street Parade - Begins at 9 am
      • Contact Casey Martin (405) 742-7468
    • Main Street Parade - Begins at 9 am
      • Contact Sharyl Pickens (405) 314-5437
    • Pony Rides & Children's Games
    • Horseshow Pitching Contest
      • Contact Lee Ray Murlin (405) 780-0032
    • Entertainment & Food Trucks
      • Entertainment - Contact Ashton Tivis (903) 288-2861
      • Food Trucks - Contact Dustin Bledsoe (405) 547-2436
    • Free Cake Walk
      • Contact Sharyl Pickens (405) 314-5437
    • Hot Dog Eating Contest @ Noon
      • Contact Dustin Bledsoe (405) 547-2436
    • Dunk Tank & Vendor Booths
      • Vendors - Contact Stacy Beal (405) 314-2754
    • FFA Baking Contest & Auction @ 11:30 am
      • Contact Regina Brunker (405) 612-8192

    The theme of this year's event is: TBD

    Vendor Booth Applications, Parade Entry Forms, and Sponsorship Opportunities can all be acquired by contacting the Chamber Office at (405) 747-6809, or e-mail: perkinschamber@gmail.com 

    We look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday, September 26 in Downtown Perkins!

    • 10/01/2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Vassar Community Center
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    Lunch meeting for members and guests. Cost is $10 (payable at the door or online).  Lunch will be provided by Hello! Catering of Perkins.

    Ruth Cavins, Executive Director with United Way of Payne County will present the program.

    Businesses of the Month:

    - Stillwater Domestic Violence Shelter / WINGS of Hope

    - John Talley - District 33 - OK House of Representatives

    • 10/31/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Perkins Tryon Elementary School Gym

    35th Annual Monster Mash

    Sponsored by the Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce

    Date: Saturday, October 31, 2019

    Time: 6-8 p.m.

    Place: Perkins Elementary School Gym

    The Monster Mash was stared by the Perkins Chamber of Commerce in 1986 as a safe alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating for children on Halloween.  This free event provides a safe, controlled environment for children through sixth grade.  Sponsored by local businesses and organizations, there will be lots of candy, games, and event a costume contest with cash prizes.  

    • 11/07/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Dickerson Building at Oak Park Retreat Center

    Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Fundraising Dinner and Auction

    Saturday, November 07, 2020

    6:30pm - Dickerson Building at Oak Park Retreat Center

    This is the only fundraising event for the Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Park.

    It’s the time of year to support the Oklahoma Territorial Plaza in Perkins! The annual fundraising dinner and auction will be held in the Dickerson Building at Oak Park in Perkins on November 07, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. The dinner is the only fund raising event for the Plaza. The funds are used to maintain the plaza throughout the year.  Have you noticed the new paint on the Old Church Center and the IXL School building; the way the Plaza grounds are always clean and mowed; the large number of citizens who use the Old Church Center, Vassar Community Center, pavilions, playground and splash pad?  All of that activity is because you have supported the Oklahoma Territorial Plaza with your donations and participation in the fundraising dinner and auction in the past. We are asking for your help again. Our goal is $30,000.

    Many of the past attendees at the dinner and auction have requested that we hold the dinner at an air-conditioned site.  The Perkins-Tryon Junior High Gym is not air-conditioned but has seated 252 people at 32 tables.  The Oak Park Dickerson Building is an air-conditioned venue we are using again year and it can accommodate 200 people at 25 tables.  We need your help to reach our goal of $30,000 to continue to maintain and develop the plaza and establish an endowment fund for the future.   However, we have a limited number of tickets to sell this year because of the change of venue.   Please request your tickets as soon as possible so you won’t be disappointed at not being able to get a ticket.  You can help in a number of ways and we urge you to immediately return the form at the bottom of this page to help us with this year’s fundraising effort.  Thank you!

    Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Fundraising Dinner and Auction Committee:  Judy Bartram, Lisa Bromley, Tiffani DeArmond, Bob Ernst, Eric Lovelace, Lisa Tanner, Judy Moorman, Virginia Sasser, and Darla Woody

    The official letter will be sent out later in the year.  Please check back for more information as the event approaches. 

    • 12/10/2020
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Park

    Old Fashioned Country Christmas is a long standing tradition in Perkins, Oklahoma.  The event, held each year in the Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Park, features a number of activities for children and adults alike. 

    New to the park last year is the automated light show, designed and operated by Will Clay of Perkins and Ryan Brewer, Parks and Recreation Director with the City of Perkins.  Mr. Clay plans to continue the light show this next year and beyond, adding to it and making it better with each passing year.

    The event will take place Thursday, December 10, 2020 from 5-8 p.m. 

    Come see the awesome light display, along with a myriad of activities, listed below: 

    5-7 p.m. Chili Supper by FBC Mission Team - Vassar Community Center

    5-7 p.m. Christmas Shoppe - South of the Old Church Center

    5-8 p.m. Blood Drive - OBI Bloodmobile

    5:30 p.m. P-T HS Band - Anderson Pavilion

    5:55 p.m. Reading of the Christmas Story - Old Church Center

    6-7 p.m. Live Nativity & Bethlehem Village - Vassar Barn

    6-8 p.m. Hot chocolate by P-T Lady Demon Softball - Hospitality Center

    6-7 p.m. Historic buildings open

    6 p.m. Pre-K Singers - Old Church Center

    6:30 p.m. Music Makers - Old Church Center

    6:45 p.m. Santa arrives - In front of the Veterans Memorial

    6:55 p.m. Pictures with Santa - IXL School House

    7:15 p.m. Community Choir - Old Church Center  

    • 12/12/2020
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Lions Den in Downtown Perkins

    Children's Downtown Christmas Shoppe

    This popular event, now in its 4th year, held each year at the Lions Den in downtown Perkins, is geared towards children that would like to come in and buy a little Christmas gift for their mothers and fathers, grandparents, siblings, teachers, etc.  The idea is that, with the help of donations from the Chamber and the Perkins community, there will be small, reasonably priced gifts that a child could come in, pick out, purchase, have wrapped, and then give as a gift. 

    Children between the ages of 3 and 12 will be able to purchase a gift for $1 - $3 with the help of a volunteer.  Gifts will be wrapped by volunteers for a surprise on Christmas morning. 

    All children are welcome while supplies last.

    Saturday, December 12

    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Downtown Perkins @ the Lions Den

    • 12/17/2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Vassar Community Center
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    The Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce would like to invite everyone to join us for our Christmas Noon Luncheon on Thursday, December 17, 2020 – 12:00 p.m. at the Vassar Community Center, located at 730 N. Plaza Dr. in Perkins, Oklahoma.

    Lunch is $10.00, and will be provided by Hello! Catering

    In lieu of a program, this meeting will feature:

    • Christmas Musical Entertainment with Mr. Simma on the Piano
    • 6th Annual Ugly Sweater Contest
    • Voting on our Chamber Award Nominations
    • Handing out door prizes
    • Raffle to win a gift card while raising money for 4 Kids and Community and Lions Meadows of Hope 

    (Due to the raffle, door prizes are no longer required for the meeting.  If your business would like to bring door prizes to be raffled off, that would be nice, but is no longer required)

    Please send in your RSVP's by Wednesday (December 16) at 12:00 p.m.   

    Businesses of the Month:

    - Stroud National Bank

    - Payne County Bank

Past events

03/28/2020 Great American Clean Up (Trash Off) (POSTPONED)
03/19/2020 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon (CANCELED)
03/14/2020 The Mid South (Halfway Point)
03/05/2020 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
02/27/2020 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
02/20/2020 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
02/06/2020 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
01/23/2020 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
01/16/2020 Chamber Awards and New Officer Installation Luncheon
12/19/2019 Christmas Noon Luncheon
12/14/2019 Children's Downtown Christmas Shoppe
12/12/2019 Old Fashioned Country Christmas
12/05/2019 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
11/21/2019 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
11/07/2019 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
10/31/2019 Monster Mash
10/24/2019 Monthly Board Meeting
10/17/2019 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
10/12/2019 Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Fundraising Dinner and Auction
10/05/2019 OLD SETTLERS DAY 2019
10/04/2019 Lions Club Pancake Supper / Perkins Tryon High School Homecoming Game
10/03/2019 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
09/28/2019 City-Wide Garage Sale Day
09/26/2019 Monthly Board Meeting
09/19/2019 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
09/07/2019 Pistol Pete 5K / 10K and 1 Mile Fun Run
09/05/2019 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
08/22/2019 Monthly Board Meeting
08/19/2019 Perkins-Tryon Schools Appreciation Day
08/15/2019 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
08/01/2019 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
07/18/2019 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
07/17/2019 Monthly Board Meeting
07/04/2019 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon (canceled)
06/27/2019 Monthly Board Meeting
06/20/2019 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
06/06/2019 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
05/23/2019 Monthly Board Meeting
05/16/2019 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
05/03/2019 Chamber Golf Tournament
05/02/2019 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
04/25/2019 Monthly Board Meeting
04/23/2019 *Planning Meeting* - Chamber Golf Tournament
04/21/2019 Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt
04/18/2019 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
04/13/2019 Perkins City-Wide Clean Up Day
04/09/2019 *Planning Meeting* - Chamber Golf Tournament
04/06/2019 City-Wide Garage Sale Day
04/04/2019 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
03/30/2019 Great American Clean Up (Trash Off)
03/28/2019 Monthly Board Meeting
03/21/2019 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
03/16/2019 Land Run 100 (Halfway Point)
03/07/2019 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
02/28/2019 Monthly Board Meeting
02/21/2019 3rd Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
02/07/2019 1st Thursday Monthly Membership Meeting / Luncheon
01/24/2019 Monthly Board Meeting
01/17/2019 Chamber Awards and New Officer Installation Luncheon
12/20/2018 3rd Thursday of the Month Meeting
12/06/2018 1st Thursday of the Month Meeting
10/20/2018 Howl-O-Ween Movie in the Park
09/29/2018 Old Settlers Day 2018

ABOUT

The Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce is composed of organizations, individuals and businesses that are engaged in business and community events in the Perkins area.

CONTACTS

perkinschamber@gmail.com
(405) 747-6809
730 N Main St Perkins, Oklahoma

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