This week the Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce met for their first meeting of 2016. During the meeting, the Chamber welcomed the Barnsdall Students of the Month which were for January, Senior Derrick Wilson, Senior Taylyn Harrison, and 8th Graders Hayden Renfrow and Hope McCullough.
Chamber President Claud Rosendale discussed the progress of Eagle Medical Transport, they officially began operating in Osage County on January 1, 2016 and are housed out of Barnsdall.
Additionally discussed was the upcoming Easter Egg hunt on March 26, at the Assembly of God Church in Barnsdall. The Chamber has previously sponsored the event by providing volunteers and funds for eggs and candy/prizes, and this year the Chamber approved $200 for the event. The event is also sponsored by American Heritage Bank and the Assembly of God Church, and the church agreed to match the Chambers $200 for the event.
The last item of the Chamber Meeting was a presentation from Lindel Fields, the Superintendent of Tri County Tech, where he discussed current programs offered to students and adults. Fields also discussed other services offered by Tri County Tech including their Incubator Centers in Bartlesville and Pawhuska, for small businesses and start up companies, as well as their Event Space in Bartlesville.
The Barnsdall Chamber will meet again on January 26.