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American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma

The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma (AICCO) is a non-profit 501 (c)(6) Corporation. Membership is open to both American Indian businesses and individuals.

American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma
Primary Location
PO Box 141424
Broken Arrow, OK 74014
Fax: 918.872.6382
918.624.9382
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Physical Address
5411 S 125th E Ave
Bldg C Suite 302
Tulsa, OK 74146
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American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma Events

Mar 30

AICCO NC Chapter Indigenous Collegiate Scholarship

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Location: On Line or mail
Price: No chg
Category: Other
Through its Scholarship Program, AICCO NC Chapter seeks to help increase the number of Native Americans achieve a higher education
ELIGIBILITY
Candidates for the Indigenous Collegiate Scholarship must meet the following eligibility criteria:
•Applicant must posses a Certified Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) card.
•Applicant must be attending or plan to attend an accredited college or university; vo-tech schools are not supported by the higher education funds.
•Applicant must provide a copy of their acceptance letter to receive direct scholarship funds. Funds will be distributed to school for scholarship recipients without supporting documentation.
•Applicant must provide a copy of their most recent school transcript(s) or GED.
•Applicant must reside in the state of Oklahoma.
•Have, minimally, an overall 2.5 academic average.

SELECTION
Scholarship recipients will be determined by the organization’s committee. Recipients will receive notification of their selection.

AWARDS
The AICCO NC Chapter will award (1) $500.00 scholarship

Consideration will be given only to candidates submitting complete applications which include: (1) copy of their Certified Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB); (2) an official school transcript; (3) essay.

Complete application packages MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MAY 1, 2016 and submitted to the AICCO NC Chapter listed below.

Mail Application to:
American Indian Chamber of Commerce NC Chapter
Attn: Scholarship
PO Box 466
Cushing, OK 74023

In lieu of mailing, complete application packages may also be scanned and emailed (by the due date) to the following email address: sec_aicco_nc@yahoo.com.

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Mar 30

2017 Tribal College Series on Climate Change

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Time: 9:00 am
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Location: Pawnee Nation College, Pawnee, OK
Category: Convention / Conference
Pawnee Nation College, PNC, is hosting the 2017 Tribal College Series on Climate Change. The series of conferences is supported by funding through the Oklahoma Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research Program, or OK-EPSCoR. EPSCoR funding has been instrumental in assisting many collegial and community-based events to stimulate students in science, technology, math, and engineering (STEM) careers across Oklahoma.

Dr. Kyle Powys Whyte (Citizen Potawatomi), is the luncheon Keynote Speaker for Friday, March 31. Mr. Whyte holds the Timnick Chair in Humanities at Michigan State University.

Janie Simms Hipp, J.D., LL.M. (Chickasaw) is Founding Director of the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at the University Of Arkansas School Of Law.

Selected tribal leaders from north-central Oklahoma are being invited to discuss their nations’ resource management plans as well as giving information on their future plans for resource protection.

The conference is underwritten with support from the OK-EPSCoR program and Pawnee Nation College.

The opening date of activities is Thursday, March 30 at PNC’s Leading Fox Hall with registration beginning at 9:00am to 12:00pm noon; lunch and all additional activities for Thursday and Friday will take place at the Roam Chief Hall and Gymnasium.

Contact:Michael Burgess, President, Pawnee Nation College
(918) 762-3343, or send email to: mburgess@pawneenationcollege.org
Mar 31

Gallery Garage Sales

Galery Garage Sales
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Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Location: Iowa Tribe-Hwy 33 & 177, Perkins OK
Price: Free to enter
Category: Sale
More information to come. Click on link below.

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Apr 08

Spring Migration

Spring Migration
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Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Date:
Location: Iowa Tribe Powwow Grounds & Chena Building, Perkins OK
Price: Admission $5/12 & under free
Category: Educational
Lots of things to do & see.
Live Raptor Shows
Food Trucks
Educational Booths
Bird Festival

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Apr 11

North Central Chapter Meeting

Shane Jett
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Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Date:
Location: Ken's Pizza, 1600 E 1st St, Chandler
Price: Seperate checks
Category: Meetings
Program: Lending in Indian Country
Speaker: Shane Jett, Executive Director & CEO, Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation

In 2011, Jett became become Executive Director and CEO of the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation, then the largest tribally owned commercially-focused CDFI in the Nation.

As of 2016, our tribal CDFI had raised over $70.6 million dollars to address the lack of access to capital and business development services within our Native community. To date we have lent more than $56.6 million to Native American clients.

President: Lavonda Youngman pres_nc_aicco@yahoo.com
Vice President: Orvena Gregory
Secretary: Misty Twoguns
Treasurer: Linda Andre
Membership: Samantha Sheperd
Apr 11

Southeast Chapter Luncheon

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Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Location: Durant
Price: Cost: Seperate checks
Category: Meetings
Speaker: tba

President: Randa Covington
Vice President-Billy Hamilton
Secretary-Charlotte Leonard
Treasurer-Bridget Viehe
Apr 12

OKC Chapter

OKC Chapter
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Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Location: Twin Hills Golf and Country Club, 3401 Ne 36th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73121
Category: Meetings
Program: “PROSPEROUS FUTURES: PROMOTING FINANCIAL LITERACY IN INDIAN COUNTRY"

Speaker: Brian Ross, U.S. Department of the Interior

Join us April 12th as we welcome financial educator, counselor and speaker Brian Ross. His presentation will include a brief overview of The Office of The Special Trustee for American Indians (OST), eye-opening statistics related to financial illiteracy and what OST is doing to help improve financial empowerment in Indian Country. Plus, information related to opportunities to partner in Oklahoma.

Ross is an NFEC Certified Financial Education Instructor. He is an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC), Certified Housing Counselor (CHC) and has served as Director of Financial Education with the U.S. Department of Interior. A Cherokee who grew up in Stilwell, OK, Brian is an active member of the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education (AFCPE) and serves on the Advisory Council of the FDIC’s Alliance for Economic Inclusion.

He is a volunteer financial educator with Junior Achievement and one of the most vocal advocates for financial literacy. In 2016 Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel honored Ross for his success in developing and promoting financial education throughout Indian Country.

Buffet lunch. Guests welcome.

President-Brian Wall
Vice President-Justin Arledge
Secretary-Christy Alcox
Treasurer, Fran Smith
CoTreasurer-Mary Schroeder
Apr 17

State Board of Directors Meetings

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Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Location: Crowe & Dunlevy, 321 S Boston Ave, 5N Conference Room, Tulsa
Price: No Charge
Category: Meetings
Everyone can attend. Bring a sack lunch. Coffee & soft drinks available.

For further information, contact chamber@aiccok.org.
Apr 20

Tulsa Chapter Lunch Meeting

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Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Location: Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa 550 S. Peoria Ave. Tulsa, OK 74120
Category: Business Networking
Program: Sheila Morago : Exec. Director of OIGA (OK Indian Gaming Association)

President - Brandon Caruso-brandonacaruso@gmail.com
Vice Pres-Kelli Weaver-KWeaver@americanchecked.com
Sec-Christy.redeagle@osagecasinos.com
Treasurer -Bruce Bishline-bruce.bishline@tulsatech.edu
May 09

North Central Chapter Meeting

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Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Location: MOJO's, 223 E Hall of Fame Ave, Stillwater, OK 74075
Price: Seperate checks
Category: Meetings
Program: Brenda Rolls President & CEO of Frontier Electronic Systems

Frontier Electronic Systems Corp has excelled as an award-winning leader in the design and manufacture of innovative, cost-effective electronic systems and equipment for government and commercial customers since it began full time operations in 1981. Frontier Electronic Systems is headquartered in an 86,000 square foot engineering and manufacturing facility located in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

In 1973, Peggy and Ed Shreve launched an engineering company called Frontier Engineering, Inc. Dr. Ed Shreve was a professor of Electrical Engineering at Oklahoma State University, and Mrs. Shreve worked in the biochemistry department at the university. Founded as a family business, FES has transitioned to second-generation leadership. Dr. Brenda Rolls, the Shreve’s daughter, took the helm as President and CEO in January of 2008. FES has revitalized its focus on technology development and strives to excel in its chosen target markets. A graduate of the 8(a) program in 1993, FES is a Woman Owned, Native American Owned small business with a tremendous success story.

President: Lavonda Youngman pres_nc_aicco@yahoo.com
Vice President: Orvena Gregory
Secretary: Misty Twoguns
Treasurer: Linda Andre
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