Chamber Chat: TAG to host Potluck Picnic at Mineral Wells Park

Chamber Chat: TAG to host Potluck Picnic at Mineral Wells Park

Hi there! I hope you had a great 4th of July weekend! This coming Friday, Cathy James will be retiring after serving fifteen and a half years with the OSU Extension Office! There will be a reception for her from 2pm to 4pm if you would like to stop by and thank her for her service to our community.


We have lots of members doing lots of things this month! The Rock-A-Way Tavern had their 4th Annual Rock-A-Way/Gooch-Smith Electric Open Noodling Tournament (Sponsored by Eskridge Chevrolet) last weekend! They had over 675 pounds of fish weighed in and the winner of Big Fish was 81 pounds which they think matched the OK record!  Their tournament is growing and bringing people in from all over Oklahoma and other states as well. If you remember Rock-A-Way was on the History Channel and National Geographic featuring Mudcats! The second place team had a film crew with them for their new reality show based out of Lawton so be watching for Rock-A-Way on TV again! Congratulations!

Sunday, July 12th, Free to Live Animal Sanctuary is having a Rub-A-Dub Rescue Day & Dog Wash at A1 Pet Emporium located at 432 S. Santa Fe in Edmond from 11am to 3pm.

Horse Feather’s Equine Center is holding a B.E.A.R. Course July 11th from 8am to 4pm. Only 25 participants are allowed. BEAR stands for Basic Equine Awareness & Rescue, this course is designed for the horse owner and the Level 1 first responder. The B.E.A.R. course appeals to ranch owners, horse owners, firefighters, law enforcement, animal control and rescue personnel. For more information contact Cheri White Owl at 405-315-2928.

The Pollard Theatre has scheduled their Annual Gala for August 15th at 7pm in the Sand Plum Event Center. Tickets go on sale this month and are limited. Contact Theresa Dewhurst at 405.282.8890 or Robin Lang at 405.613.4539 and at  And don’t forget to get your tickets to see “Company,” the last production this season, and well worth the wait!!

The Arts in Guthrie is having another Potluck this coming Sunday, July 12! This time they are having a Potluck Picnic at Mineral Wells Park at 6:30pm. Just bring a dish to share and whatever it takes to make you and your family comfortable and enjoy the fellowship! TAG’s purpose for the Potluck is to provide an opportunity for creative folk; artists, musicians, poets, authors, craftsmen, artisans, etc. to meet each other and begin feeling the strength of Guthrie’s Arts District! Bring your instrument of choice, games, sleeping bag, or whatever, and have a great time! Their flyer is below, and was created by Chamber Member Shawn Hancock, as was the Apothecary Nights flyer. Please feel free to copy them and share! That Shawn is quite a talented guy!

The First Capital Triathlon is scheduled for July 18th at Guthrie Lake. There is still time to register online at If you have never been to a Triathlon it’s really fun to watch!

This Saturday, July 11th John Vance Auto Group is doing another Community Fundraiser for The Arts in Guthrie. All you have to do is test drive a Ford! They will be located on the corner of Harrison & Division from 9am to 3pm along with the Farmer’s Market.

Join us this Wednesday for Coffee at A&D Sports & Antiques Memories located at 115 W. Harrison. Have a great week in Guthrie!

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