Jan 19, 2019 97th Annual General Membership Banquet
Our annual membership banquet is scheduled for Saturday January 19, 2019 at the Burkburnett Community Center located at 735 Davy Drive. This fundraiser helps the Chamber provide the member services and events throughout the year.
The Chamber will name the Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year, name two BISD students as scholarship winners and welcome our new 2019 officers. Tickets are available at the chamber offices and from board members for $30 per seat with a table of 8 available for $240. Join us in celebrating the successes of 2018 and seeing in our new 2019 officers. Sponsors to date include Gold Level sponsors: Fidelity Bank, First Bank, Lipscomb Chevrolet / Pruitt Ford, Sheridan Medical Lodge, United Supermarkets and Waste Connections with BHS Alumni as a Bronze Level Sponsor.
Our Mardi Gras themed agenda includes a Mardi Gras Feud where contestants show what they know as well as some great raffle prizes including an iPad and Drone with camera. Work Services Corporation is preparing our Cajun menu with King Cakes from Margie’s Sweet Shop.
Additional sponsorships are also available at $1000 for the gold level, which includes 8 seats; the Silver level for $500 with 4 seats included and $250 for Bronze level with 2 seats included.
Apr 21, 2019 Chamber Easter Egg Hunt
Email us if you would like to help with the Chamber Easter Egg Hunt. We will be forming the event committee in February.
May 4, 2019 First Responders Street Fair
New for 2019, this event honors all area first responders and will be held in downtown Burkburnett on Saturday, May 4 2019, the first Saturday in May. McDonald’s is co-sponsoring this event with the Chamber. Al profits will be used to establish a scholarship fund to benefit local first responder candidates. Arts and crafts booths, approximately 10′ x 10′ rent for $25. A bike race and fun run will begin the day and a parade including marching bands will end in the downtown area. Local performers will be featured and an old fashion cade walk will be held for the youngsters as well as those still young at heart. For information regarding booth rentals, download this form.
The First Responder Street Fair committee meets at 5:30pm on the third Tuesday of the month starting January 15th at the small room in the Burkburnett Community Center. Feel free to join us to make this an event to remember.
Jun 14-15, 2019 Juneteenth Celebration
How many things can we plan for Friday evening and Saturday to have a town wide celebration and enjoy a great series of summer events – races, contests, food, fun. Something for everyone. Planning is underway now and you could help make sure your ideas are heard.
The committee’s next meeting is Wednesday 16 January at noon at the Chamber offices, 104 West Third Street. Be a part of this first year’s event.
Oct 4, 2019 Glow Run 5K Race
This great event returns on the first Friday of October, followed Saturday by the Friendship Festival.
More details to be provided as we get into the summer.
Dec 13, 2019 Lighted Christmas Parade
How do you make a success more successful? Well we will try! In the fall information will be shared, till then here’s a summary of the December 2018 parade.
Thanks to all who participated in our 2018 Christmas Parade Friday Dec 14th. Special thank you’s to Sheppard with Colonel Belanger and the SAFB Honor Guard participating in the parade.
Over 20 fire trucks from Burkburnett, Frieburg, Iowa Park, Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls Fire and Police Museum. Another 50+ floats, vehicles, Bulldog Brigade, Boomtown Babes and horseback riders joined the parade.
Look at the 2018 photo’s on Richard Cleaver’s Facebook album
Thank you Richard!
Beauty 1st Oklahoma Cinderella Tiny Tots (Jesslyn Ywomey)
2nd First United Methodist Church
Originality 1st Burkburnett High School Bulldog Brigage Band
2nd Burkburnett Boys and Girls Club
Presentation 1st Diamond Divas Burkburnett Softball league 10U & Helena Agri-ENT, LLC with The Polar Express
2nd Cerrito’s Mexican Food
Creativity 1st Jim Quashnock with his Tangley Calliope
2nd Burkburnett Police Association with the “Grinch”