Poteau Chamber of Commerce
Poteau Chamber of Commerce201 S. BroadwayPoteau, OK 74953Contact: Karen Wages, 918-647-9178Mission: The Poteau Chamber of Commerce is organized to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Poteau trade area so that its citizens and all areas of its business community shall prosper. All necessary means of promotion shall be provided and particular attention and emphasis shall be given to the economic, civil, commercial, industrial and educational interests of the area.The Chamber of Commerce was incorporated in 1912. Members include businesses, individuals, political candidates, organizations, clubs and much more. The Chamber of Commerce is supported with membership dues and various fundraisers.Annual fundraising events include: Awards Banquet, Cavanal Killer, Annual Golf Tournament, Celebrate America, Poteau BalloonFest. Other events sponsored by the Poteau Chamber of Commerce are the Poster Contest and Annual Trash-Off; Career Day, co-sponsored with Kiamichi Technology Center; Veterans Day Parade; Christmas Parade; Lights on the Island, co-sponsored with LCDC; business mixers, including lunches and breakfasts; and Leadership LeFlore County training.The Chamber also serves as a tourist and information center for the public, offering event information, state maps, state travel guides, rental listings, phone books and more.