Breakfast with the Board – July 18, 2012 7:45 AM to 9:00 AM

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MeadowBrook Country Club
9300 East 81st Street
Tulsa, OK 74133

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 
7:45 AM to 9:00 AM

The Bixby Metro Chamber Board of Directors is comprised of some of the most influential individuals in Bixby and the South Tulsa area. Enjoy breakfast while visiting and hearing from your BMC Board.

Learn about the future of the Chamber while building relationships with other Partners and our Board. A Director will be seated at each table and the Chairman of the Board will take questions from the group.

Tickets are $15

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To RSVP contact the Chamber by emailing or by calling (918) 366-9445.

Taste of Bixby 2012 Vendor Submission Application

Please fill out this application if you are interested in a vendor booth at the 2012 Taste of Bixby. Food Vendors will be notified of acceptance no later than May 24th, 2012

Krystal Crockett Participates in Chamber of Commerce Excellence Conference


For more information contact:
Jonathan Garner
(405) 325-6906


Krystal Crockett participates in 13th annual Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence conference


Krystal Crockett, President/CEO of the Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce has recently participated in the thirteenth annual Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence Conference, held March 4 – 7, 2012.


Crockett participated in Fundamentals of Chamber Management I – that dealt with topics ranging from chamber management, legal issues and business operations to membership development, revenue retention strategies, government relations and social media. The Center is a three year/three day training session which provides a broad spectrum of advanced education for the chamber professional.


The training sessions provided participants with an opportunity to update management and/or staff skills by studying with professional peers as they reviewed the latest techniques and trends in the industry. Participants were able to build relationships with other chamber professionals from Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana.


Also in attendance were several sponsors and exhibitors showcasing their company’s products to assist chamber management. Participants had several opportunities over the three-day conference to meet the company representatives and become familiar with the vendor’s products.


The conference was held in the Crowne Plaza Dallas Near the Galleria in Addison, Texas.

For more information visit

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Verizon Wireless Introduces Small Business Advisor

VERIZON WIRELESS introduces small business advisor: dynamic database guides SMBs TO the best apps to run their businesses


Online Widget Takes the Guess Work Out and Helps Validate the Right Tools for a Small Business


BASKING RIDGE, N.J. –Verizon Wireless today announced the introduction of the Small Business Advisor, a free, interactive tool that provides quick and easy recommendations for mobile solutions.  The new service is designed to help customers find small business solutions that help boost productivity, protect information and use wireless technology to grow their business.

The Small Business Advisor takes on the role of an electronic consultant and saves the SMB owner or entrepreneur valuable time.  There are plenty of applications across Android, iOS, BlackBerry® and Windows platforms; this tool can point the user in the right direction, finding the apps that make the most sense to boost business efficiency in many areas including customer interaction, office administration, travel and video.

Users find apps and accessories with the help of a wizard that asks a few quick questions about the industry, the operating system of their mobile device, desired mobile tasks and overall business needs.  It then analyzes the information and provides the user with a condensed profile of the most relevant and logical apps and accessories to download or purchase via a QR code.

“The Small Business Advisor is a key part of our SMB approach, helping our customers better determine the right applications for their business and get the most from their mobile devices,” said Michael Schaefer, executive director, Wireless Business Solutions, Verizon Wireless.  “No matter what vertical our SMB customers are in, they all tell us they want the best tools to differentiate their business, expedite workflow, and save time and money.  We are continually refining and delivering the best suite of tools to help our customers manage their business interests.”

Verizon Wireless’ Small Business Advisor is now available for free at

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About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 108.7 million total wireless connections, including 92.2 million retail customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 82,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD).  For more information, visit To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at

SouthCrest Becomes Hillcrest South in Branding Change

Story by Jo-Ann Jennings found on

Administrators and staff of Hillcrest Hospital in Tulsa announced  Tuesday that the names of Hillcrest affiliates were officially changed in an assertive branding move.

Joe H. Neeley, CEO of former SouthCrest Hospital, now Hillcrest South, said Monday he believes this is a positive networking step, giving all the hospital affiliates better name recognition and exposure.

Neeley pointed out that with one phone call, depending upon the diagnosis and severity of patients in outlying areas, patients may experience the expertise and technology of the facility that will best meet the patient’s needs.

The acquisitions of the former SouthCrest and Claremore Regional Hospital, he said, are examples of the changes being made to bring a higher quality of care and added convenience to families.

Angela Peterson, media and public relations manager, echoed…

Read full article here.

Bixby Blood Drive – March 22, 2012 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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K.O. Boxing and Martial Arts is sponsoring a blood drive from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, March 22nd, at the Cross Creek Shopping Center-Gym, 12814 S. Memorial, Ste. 108, in Bixby.

Non-members who donate blood will receive a month of free classes. Members who donate blood will receive free personal training sessions.

Sign up to donate by contacting B.J. or Melinda at (918) 369-0333. Walk-ins are welcome.

How To Start Your Own Business Program – April 5, 2012 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM


How To Start Your Own Business Program


Greg Conder’s next class:

April 5 – May 24, 2012
Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 9:30 PM.


Training Center on Tulsa Tech’s Memorial Complex

Cost of the program is $195.00, which includes the book, all handout materials and all individual consultations.

Green Country Event Center Hosts Leadercast 2012 – May 4, 2012 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM


Green Country Event Center will once again host the internationally-acclaimed Chick-Fil-A Leadercast 2012  in Tulsa on May 4, 2012.  It’s THE leadership event for every leader at every level. It’s the experience that will leave you challenged, inspired and forever changed!
Hear America’s top leaders in their fields share how to articulate and demonstrate the power of change through positive leadership.

This year’s confirmed speakers include leadership expert and best-selling author  John Maxwell, NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien,  Patrick Lencioni, Marcus Buckingham,Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts, Roland Fryer, Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer, and best-selling authors Andy Stanley and Sheena Iyengar.     

There’s only a few weeks left to sign up. Single ticket prices are  $99  For groups of 6 or more, call the Center for special pricing. Visit the website. .

Don’t miss the leadership experience of a lifetime!

May 4, 2012
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (CST)
Green Country Event Center

12000 East 31st Street ( between Garnett and 129th E. Ave.)
(918) 665-3995
Lunch Included

K.O. Boxing & Martial Arts Blood Drive Fundraiser – March 22, 2012 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Bixby Metro Chamber Event

K.O. Boxing Gym will be open from 4:00-8:00 PM for any and all friends to come donate blood. For every donation of blood you give, you save 3 lives! Come out and join us as we give back to Bixby.

Want to earn a free MONTH’S membership to K.O. Boxing? How about a WEEK’S worth of free personal training? Come give blood March 22 at K.O. Boxing! Non-members get a free month’s membership and members get a free week of personal training!

Thursday, March 22nd
4:00 PM
12814 South Memorial Drive Suite 108
Bixby, OK  74008

Click here for directions.

For more information call Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce at 918-366-9445 or email us.Anchor