"In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can."
Serving businesses and residents of Love County, Oklahoma
Located halfway between Oklahoma City and Dallas, Love County is the gateway to Lake Murray and Lake Texoma. We have a great truck stop and wonderful eating establishments that are easily accessed from I-35.
Four school systems are located in Love county and we are home to Winstar World Casino. Winstar has many fine eating establishments and accommodations.
In addition to the lakes and casino, Falconhead Resort and Country Club, Robertson's Hams and Beef Jerky, Toby Keith's Restaurant, and LaRoca Mexican restaurant are some of our area attractions.
Community engagement is at the core of our Chamber. We actively support the development of our community and deliver reliable tools to those who need them most. Discover more about our programs below and get in touch to stay up to date regarding our latest efforts.
Chamber Blue Insurance
Members of the Chamber of Commerce are eligible to enroll employees in one of our Chamber Blue health plans. Plans may include Health Savings Accounts, enhanced office visit copay for minor surgeries and diagnostic labs, and a sustained health benefit to cover additional preventative services. Chamber Blue gives employees access to the Preferred Blue network - one of the largest health care providers plus coverage options for members living or traveling out of state.
New Business Ribbon Cuttings
We love new business coming to town! And we do our best to show them the support they need. From helping coordinate soft/grand openings to getting the word throughout the community, our Chamber prides itself on helping new businesses put their best foot forward. Let us help your new business get set up for the perfect photo-op during a Chamber Ribbon Cutting.
Our Annual Chamber Banquet captures the highlights of the year we have had. Catered dinner, entertainment, and auction fundraisers are top hits at our banquet each fall. Many local businesses donate to the event, making it our largest fundraiser of the year. With this fundraising event, we are able to continue hosting and sponsoring our many community events and scholarship programs.
Website Link for Members
Members of our Chamber of Commerce are able to take full advantage of our partnered marketing. Not only are community members directed to our business directory, but our members have the distinct opportunity of marketing on a larger platform.
Becoming a member of the Chamber is much more than just joining a business social club. Our Chamber aims to assist our members in local and regional commerce through a strong network of business owners, commerce agencies, and tourism departments.
Recognizing the wide variety of challenges our society faces, the Chamber is dedicated to making a lasting impact through our community events.
Learn more about our events and get involved yourself.
Easter Egg Hunt
Our annual community-wide Easter Egg Hunt is held at Shellenberger Park in Marietta and is open to children of all ages. This event includes a traditional Easter Egg Hunt with prize eggs, Easter basket giveaways donated by local florists, and a guest appearance by our very own local Easter Bunny.
Love County Leadership Scholarship
This $100 scholarship is awarded to the most deserving high school senior decided by the High School Scholarship Committee. Criteria for applicants are as follows: high school resume with all scholastic and extra-curricular achievement earned, a letter of need of financial assistance for furthering education, and an essay on the topic of “What have I done for my community.”
Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to promote service and citizenship by students and to recognize students for their leadership in those areas. It involves using your hands (service) to help and touch the hearts of others. Two $500.00 scholarships are awarded in recognition of outstanding leadership in service to their community.
Christmas Tree Lighting/Food Drive
Just like most small-town communities, here in Love County, we are full of Christmas cheer. Our Annual Christmas Tree Lighting celebration is a holiday event for the entire family. The fun is kicked off by the "Light Up Love County" Christmas parade at sundown followed by an array of holiday festivities. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and snap a few photos with Mr. and Mrs. Clause while listening to traditional Christmas carols by the Marietta Show Choirs.
The Food Drive benefits the Love County Food Pantry, inviting members of the community to donate canned foods for entry into the prize drawings.
Denice Halstied, the taste - President
Daela Echols, United Way - Vice President
Gwen Wyatt - Secretary/Treasurer
Lawrence Anderson - Photographs by Lawrence
Connie Barker - Chickasaw Nation
David Brown - Flanagan Watts Funeral Home
Richard Cochran - Cochran Law, PC
Richard Delano - OG&E
Ken Delashaw - Delashaw Law Office
Dottie Gwin - Delashaw Law Office
Misti Kirk - Mercy Health Love County
KorDale Lornes - Red River Valley REA
Jason Phipps - Southern Tech
Chad Rutledge - First National Bank & Trust
Kendra Tucker - Marietta Abstract