Chamber

Economic downtown means less money for chamber, LEDC

Published: Monday, May 25, 2020 Economic downtown means less money for chamber, LEDC The Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce and Lawton Economic Development Corporation will be receiving significantly less money from the hotel-motel tax fund, City of Lawton officials said recently.

Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce Introduces Chamber 101: Maximize Your Membership For Businesses

Published: Thursday, May 21, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce Introduces Chamber 101: Maximize Your Membership For Business Owners WHAT: With the latest adjustments to normal event scheduling, the Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce has offered a new opportunity for businesses to get connected with the Chamber with the new Chamber 101: Maximize

The Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce Has Reopened Offices With New Safety Precautions

Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 The Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce has reopened its office as of Monday, May 18th to normal business hours. The staff has continued to work during this time remotely in support of local businesses and the community. The office reopening will have limitations, it will remain closed to the public and operating by advance appointment scheduling only. In

Council members to discuss hotel-motel tax with chamber, LEDC

Published: Monday, May 11, 2020 Members of a City Council study committee will meet with the Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce and the Lawton Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) to weigh funding requests against available revenues from the hotel-motel tax. The work is part of the preliminary budget process under way as council members listen to discussion about what Fiscal Year

Revenue shortfalls impact the City of Lawton budget

Published: Sunday, May 10, 2020 Revenue is the driving factor in crafting the City of Lawton budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Revenues meaning the loss of the money that funds city operations. And, revenues meaning city administrators don’t know yet exactly what they are facing, but they’re pretty certain it’s going to be bad. City Manager Michael

Local economy continues to be impacted amid the pandemic

Published: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 Local economy continues to be impacted amid the pandemic LAWTON, Okla. (TNN) - Local merchants are feeling the pinch as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Dr. Sylvia Burgess with the Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce said the local economy has taken a hit and there's a level of uncertainty about what's to come. "At this point what's going to happen

Financial advisor discusses stimulus checks, boosts local economy

Published: Thursday, April 16, 2020 Financial advisor discusses stimulus checks, boosts local economy LAWTON, Okla. (TNN) -If you checked your bank account recently, you might've seen some money from the government. It's from a $2 trillion stimulus package that President Trump signed to help Americans get through the current pandemic. Ed Petersen is a retired financial advisor and said

Stay local when needing repairs

Published: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Stay local when needing repairs LAWTON, Okla. (TNN) - Many Southwest Oklahoma residents are dealing with hail damage to their cars after the hail storm that come through over the weekend. Any Southwest Oklahoma residents looking to get their cars repaired after the hail storm should file a claim through their insurance companies and get that process