Tickets Available for the 3rd Annual World Class Winter Gala

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the 3rd Annual World Class Winter Gala, organized by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (GCC). This gala aims to raise funds for the maintenance, light renovations, and updates of the historic buildings in the 100 block of North Greenwood Ave.

Mark your calendars for December 9, 2023, as the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel at Warren Place in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be the venue for this spectacular event. The gala will kick off at 5 pm and continue until 11 pm.

The night promises to be filled with excitement and elegance. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy cocktails and networking, participate in a silent auction, witness an awards ceremony, and be entertained by renowned comedians and performers.

By attending the 3rd Annual World Class Winter Gala, you not only get to experience a memorable evening but also contribute to the preservation and enhancement of the historic buildings in Greenwood. Your support will help maintain the rich heritage and cultural significance of this vibrant community.

Tickets for this prestigious event are still available. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be a part of something truly special. Purchase your tickets now and join us for an evening of celebration, entertainment, and philanthropy.

The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. announces Glenn Jones for entertainment

The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. announces Glenn Jones for entertainment

Exciting news for the Greenwood community! The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is thrilled to announce the renowned R&B singer and performer, Glenn Jones for entertainment at the 3rd Annual World Class Winter Gala. Get ready for an unforgettable evening of music, entertainment, and community spirit.

Glenn Jones has captivated audiences around the world with his unique blend of musical styles and infectious energy. His performances are known for their ability to stir up love, creating a feel-good sensation. Whether you’re a fan of rock, pop, or soul, Glenn Jones’ music transcends genres and speaks to the hearts of all who listen.

The Gala, sponsored by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc., will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa – Warren Place, 6110 South Yale Avenue, Grand Ballroom, Tulsa, OK, USA on Saturday, December 9th. Doors will open at 4:45 PM, with the ballroom doors opening at 6:00 PM.

In addition to the incredible musical performance, the event will also feature a silent auction,  award ceremony, and offering a served buffet. Support the Chamber while enjoying a fantastic evening out.

Tickets for this event are available, so be sure to secure yours now. Visit Eventbrite, for more information on ticket sales and pricing. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to experience the magic of Glenn Jones live in concert.

Mark your calendars and join us for a night of music, food, and community. Let’s come together and celebrate the vibrant spirit of Greenwood. We can’t wait to see you there!

Supporting the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Inc: Strengthening the Local Business Community

When it comes to fostering a thriving local business community, the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Inc plays a crucial role. By offering valuable resources, networking opportunities, and acting as a strong advocate, the chamber creates an environment where businesses can flourish and succeed. This, in turn, leads to a stronger economy for the entire community, more job opportunities, and an enhanced quality of life for residents.

Supporting the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Inc is not only a way to help individual businesses thrive, but it also benefits the entire community in the long run. By investing in the chamber’s initiatives and events, you contribute to the growth and development of local businesses, which ultimately leads to a more prosperous and vibrant community.

Why Support the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Inc?

1. Resources and Support: The chamber provides a wide range of resources and support services to its members. From educational workshops and training programs to access to business development resources, the chamber equips businesses with the tools they need to succeed. By supporting the chamber, you help ensure that these valuable resources continue to be available to local businesses.

2. Networking Opportunities: The chamber organizes various networking events, such as business mixers and industry-specific gatherings, where businesses can connect and build relationships. These networking opportunities are invaluable for fostering collaboration, partnerships, and new business ventures. By supporting the chamber, you contribute to the creation of a strong and interconnected business community.

3. Advocacy: The chamber acts as a powerful advocate for the local business community. It represents the interests of businesses at the local, state, and even national levels, working to shape policies and regulations that are favorable to businesses. By supporting the chamber, you help ensure that the voice of local businesses is heard and that their needs are taken into account when important decisions are made.

Make a Positive Impact on Your Local Economy

Supporting the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Inc is an opportunity to make a positive impact on your local economy. When businesses thrive, they create jobs, generate tax revenue, and contribute to the overall economic growth of the community. By supporting the chamber, you contribute to the economic well-being of your community, helping to create a more prosperous and sustainable future for all.

One way to show your support is by attending the 3rd Annual World Class Winter Gala, organized by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Inc. This exciting event is set to take place on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at the DoubleTree Warren Place in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It promises to be an evening filled with elegance, entertainment, and networking opportunities. Tickets are available on Eventbrite, so be sure to secure yours and show your support for the chamber and the local business community.

Experience the Revitalized Greenwood District

If you haven’t visited the historic Greenwood District lately, now is the perfect time to do so. Dr. Freeman Culver, the President of the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Inc, has been working tirelessly to revitalize the area. Thanks to his efforts, more businesses are opening up, exciting events are taking place, and tourists are flocking to the area.

The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Inc is truly a rare gem, and having it right here in Tulsa is nothing short of amazing. By supporting the chamber, you contribute to the ongoing revitalization of the Greenwood District, helping to preserve its rich history and create a vibrant and thriving community for generations to come.

In conclusion, supporting the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Inc is an investment in the success and prosperity of your local business community. By providing resources, networking opportunities, and advocacy, the chamber plays a vital role in creating an environment where businesses can thrive and grow. So, consider showing your support and making a positive impact on your local economy by supporting the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Inc.

Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Announces Itinerary for 3rd Annual World Class Winter Gala

The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce (GCC) has just released the highly anticipated itinerary for their upcoming 3rd Annual World Class Winter Gala. Taking place on December 9, 2023, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa – Warren Place, this gala promises to be an unforgettable evening of elegance and fun.

Starting at 4:45 pm, the event kicks off with registration, followed by a delightful cocktail hour and silent auction at 5:00 pm. Guests will have the opportunity to mingle and bid on an array of exciting items while enjoying delicious drinks.

At 6:00 pm, the ballroom doors will open, revealing a stunning setting for the gala. The program officially begins at 6:15 pm, featuring a lineup of local, regional, and national partner presentations. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the GCC’s important work and the impact it has on the Greenwood District.

As the evening progresses, guests will be treated to a delectable dinner served promptly at 6:30 pm. The menu promises to be a culinary delight, offering a variety of delicious options to suit every palate.

At 6:45 pm, the much-anticipated awards ceremony will commence. This is the perfect moment to recognize and honor individuals and businesses who have made significant contributions to the Greenwood District. It is a time to celebrate their achievements and show appreciation for their dedication.

Following the awards ceremony, guests will be entertained with captivating performances starting at 9:15 pm. The entertainment lineup promises to be a highlight of the evening, with talented artists and performers taking the stage to create a truly memorable experience.

For those who want to keep the celebration going, an after-party will take place from 11:00 pm to 1:00 am. This is the perfect opportunity to dance the night away and enjoy the company of fellow gala attendees.

Tickets for the 3rd Annual World Class Winter Gala are now available for purchase on Eventbrite. Don’t miss out on this incredible event that combines elegance and fun for a worthy cause. The gala serves as the GCC’s annual fundraising event, supporting various initiatives such as preservation, stadium taxes, grants for businesses on Greenwood Avenue, and ensuring the long-term viability of the Greenwood District.

If you are unable to attend the gala but still want to contribute, donations are greatly appreciated. Every contribution helps make a difference in the Greenwood District and supports the GCC’s ongoing efforts to uplift the community.

Preserving and Enriching the Legacy of The Original Black Wall Street in Tulsa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is dedicated to preserving and enriching the legacy of the historic Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Commonly known as The Original Black Wall Street, this district was once a thriving hub of African American businesses and entrepreneurship. Today, the Chamber is committed to creating commerce in the district, educating and providing resources to small businesses and entrepreneurs.

On the occasion of the 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show, the Chamber is proud to stand alongside the community in celebrating this important event. The motorcycle rally and bike show is a powerful demonstration of unity, strength, and resilience within the African-American community.

The Chamber recognizes the significance of this event and its connection to the history of The Original Black Wall Street. The rally serves as a reminder of the determination and perseverance that has characterized the district throughout its history. It is a moment to reflect on the achievements of the past and to look towards a future of continued growth and success.

Through its various initiatives, the Chamber aims to empower small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Greenwood District. By providing access to resources, networking opportunities, and educational programs, the Chamber seeks to foster an environment of economic prosperity and sustainable development.

One of the key objectives of the Chamber is to preserve the historical significance of The Original Black Wall Street. The district holds a special place in American history, representing the resilience and entrepreneurial spirit of the African-American community. By raising awareness and promoting the district’s heritage, the Chamber seeks to ensure that future generations understand and appreciate its importance.

In addition to its core mission, the Chamber actively engages with the community through various events and initiatives. These activities aim to promote unity, celebrate diversity, and support local businesses. By fostering a sense of community pride, the Chamber contributes to the overall revitalization and growth of the Greenwood District.

As we mark the 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally, the Chamber encourages everyone to join in the celebrations and show their support for the historic Greenwood District. By coming together, we can honor the past, celebrate the present, and build a prosperous future for all.

Online registration is open at https://checkout.square.site/merchant/MLA6GJGDFWM6K/checkout/RSYWG7SP3JXCE4K523XB3IQU  Motorcycle Clubs and groups are encouraged to register online at https://square.link/u/VDurQbJh

For additional information or questions please email: bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com

 

Author Hilda Boulware: Special Guest on the Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show

Author Hilda Boulware: Special Guest on the Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show

Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG Hosts Angela K. Chambers and Francetta L. Mays interview Special Guest Hilda Boulware, Tulsa native, actress, and author, about her new book “Water My Soul.” She shares her inspiration and passion behind the book, life experiences, and family dynamics.  Many have seen Ms. Boulware in shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Blackish, No Ordinary Family, How to Get Away with Murder, Modern Family and Smoke Screen. The author also shared that she is also a writer and expects to also produce in the near future. 

Being a women of strong faith, Hilda shared her story of accepting Jesus and how it changed her life. Water My Soul is a deep dive with first-hand experiences of faith, family and race relations. The actress expressed how it is important to tell our stories as well as learn the stories of others.

Hilda has family in Tulsa and loves spending time with them. On this trip, she hosted a book signing at the Historic Vernon AME Church (Vernon). Vernon is known for being the only building in the Greenwood area to remain standing after the 1921 Race Massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  

Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show is now in its second season; the show is on Tulsa’s newest urban radio station, “The Greenwood Beat – WFPG.” The Greenwood Beat is the first black, women-owned radio station in Oklahoma. 

Refocused & Informed is hosted by Angela K. Chambers and Francetta L. Mays. The show broadcasts every Thursday, 2:00 PM CST on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. Listen LIVE on the website: www.thegreenwoodbeat.com, on Apple Music or TuneIn radio app.  Catch the REPLAY of this broadcast on our YouTube Channel. While you are there, go ahead and subscribe. We need your help to continue building and giving a voice to Greenwood!  Also, please like and follow Refocused & Informed and WFPG on social media. 

 

As you know, access to capital for women is a challenge, and black women are the most challenging. We need support to continue giving a voice to Greenwood and our community. Support the first black, women-owned radio station by donating to their fundraiser campaign: https://www.gofundme.com/f/refct-how-you-can-help/share

To advertise with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG email us: sales@thegreenwoodbeat.com CONNECT with us on social media  @refocusedinformedradiotalk2177  

To be a guest on Refocused & Informed, please email us: refocusedinformed@gmail.com

 

Registration has opened for the inaugural annul bike rally fundraiser presented by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc., “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show.” (Rally)  The rally will be held in the 100 block of N. Greenwood Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma also known as “The Original Black Wall Street.” Scan the code below to register.

For more information email bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is a Sponsor in Part of “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 14, 2023

Contact: Angela K. Chambers

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is a Sponsor in Part of “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show” Presented by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc., on October 13 through 15, 2023.

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Chief Executive Officer of The Greenwood Beat – WPFG, Angela K. Chambers has been working with Minister Alvin MuhammadEvent Coordinator, and team on the planning of “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show” (Rally) to be hosted in the historic Greenwood District October 13 through 15, 2023. The event is being presented by the second oldest African-American Chamber in the nation, established in 1926, the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (GCC), which is operated by President and CEO Dr. Freeman Culver. GCC is an organization where small business owners come together to preserve historical significance, to empower a new generation of black entrepreneurs, and to support economic development.

GCC will host the Rally in the 100 block of N. Greenwood Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma, which is in the historic Greenwood District.  The event will kick off Friday, October 13, 2023, beginning at 4:00 PM CST.

Opportunities have been created for Vendors and Food Trucks to set up to sell and display their products and offer their services.  This inaugural Rally will be an annual fundraising event for GCC.  Event Coordinator, Minister Alvin Muhammad, and the team hope to help them reach or get close to the 1 Million Dollar goal set by Dr. Culver and the Board of Directors to help restore and maintain the structure of the buildings, revitalize the once thriving community and continue to bringing commerce to the area.

The Rally will have live entertainment, DJ Phatkat, a Fallen Biker Salute, a Black Town Tour, a Bike show with three different categories, food, shopping, and more!  Businesses can also support by advertising their businesses in the First Annual  – The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show Program Booklet,  which will go on sale Friday, September 15, 2023.

The event is open to the general public and attendees can register online. Visit the historictulsagreenwoodchamber.com or www.thegreenwoodbeat.com to register.

For more information on the event, feel free to contact  bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com.

 

 

 

There is a Great Message Being Broadcast on the Trumpet on Greenwood

There is a Great Message Being Broadcast on the Trumpet on Greenwood

For months now, Minister Alvin Muhammad, host of the Trumpet on Greenwood radio show, has been hitting the airwaves on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. His messages are thought-provoking, inspirational, educational, and light. The show broadcasts live in the historic Greenwood District on Oklahoma’s first black, women-owned radio station in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Tune in EVERY Sunday at 1:30 PM on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. Listen from your favorite device. Access the station via The Greenwood Beat – WFPG website: www.thegreenwoodbeat.com. Also, tune in on Apple Music or TuneIn radio app. Listen on your smart TV on Roku, Echo, Alexa, or Cast.

Old-School Gospels on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG with Francetta L. Mays

Old-School Gospels on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG with Francetta L. Mays

Yes, Lord! The Old-School Gospels on the The Greenwood Beat – WFPG with Francetta L. Mays are sounding really good. Reaching back to the roots of the elders and hearing the songs that brought about a soul cleansing are back on the airways EVERY Sunday on WFPG. Host Francetta stated at the launch of the station that one of her goals was to bring back the gospels on Sunday morning. She has done just that! Those old-school songs sound really good on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG.

Songs like “My Soul has been Anchored” sang by many of the greats in the gospel industry made the playlist for this Sunday. Another old favorite “Cooling Water” was played in the elven o’clock hour and just like that everything was sounding real good.

If you miss some of those old-school gospels, tune in EVERY Sunday starting at 5:00 AM CST. Hear songs from artist such as the Mighty Clouds of Joy,  Andre` Crouch,  Thomas A. Dorsey, Dottie Peoples and Rev. James Cleveland just to name a few. Tune in from your favorite device. Find us on Apple Music, the Play Store, TuneIn Radio or visit our website and press the green play button. (www.thegreenwoodbeat.com)

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG launched on June 8, 2023 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at its location on the Historic Greenwood Ave., also known as “The Original Black Wall Street.” WFPG is the first black, women-owned radio station in Oklahoma. The station is located in the buildings owned and operated by The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce (Greenwood Chamber). Established in 1926, the Greenwood Chamber is the oldest black economic chamber in the United States.

The Greenwood Chamber President, Dr. Freeman Culver, and Board have worked diligently to keep and maintain the area. Their work has come with great miles stones such as being listed on the National Register of Historic Places as well as creating more opportunities for commerce on Greenwood by collaborating with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG and TCLiving and Marketing to create The Original Black Wall Street Merchant Marketplace.

Invest in Greenwood. Join the Historic Greenwood Chamber of Commerce!

Resilience is happening on Greenwood and its a beautiful thing! Tune in EVERY Sunday for a soul cleansing with “Old-School Gospels on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG” with Francetta L. Mays.

Also on Sundays @ 1:30 PM CST

Trumpet on Greenwood with host Minister Alvin Muhammad

C O M I N G  S O O N!

The Referea with host Heather Nicole Nash.

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Clean Up Jam Session with Angela K. Chambers

Clean Up Jam Session with Angela K. Chambers

 

The Saturday Morning Clean Up Jam Session with Angela K. Chambers KICKED OFF today at 8:00 AM CST on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. Motivated by childhood memories of Saturday cleaning days, Angela created the show. The first show was dedicated to some of her MacTown (McAlester, Oklahoma) friends including one of her big sisters, Wilma Phifer Bennett. Angela shared how she used to “Be a thorn in my sister’s side and would be hanging out with her sister’s friends. Now it’s ‘cool’ to have them as friends.” SHOUT OUT to Phil Bryson, Wilma Phifer Bennett, Kevin Rushing, LaTrese Colbert, Angie Kirk, Bill Patterson, Ervan Rushing, Terri Watkins, Eric Clayton, Kim Boxley Austin, Angela Curtis Prince, Kerry Smith, and Eric Black.

Angela shared off air, “They are like family for me; big brothers and sisters! Together, we collectively do a lot of good deeds for hometown people, encourage and uplift one another and of course we have fun. Some one is always cracking a joke or to see the camaraderie in the texts back and forth, they are amazing! I love them all! I know they love me too. It felt good to dedicate my first session to them!”

TUNE in EVERY Saturday, 8:00 am cst for “Saturday Morning Clean Up Jam Session” with host Angela K. Chambers on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG!

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