Membership Options

Associate
$50 per year
For a non-business individual who wishes to help the Chamber, but does not wish to vote.
Benefits include the newsletter, Chamber Chimes, and the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors, if elected.
Individual
$80 per year
For the non-business, or one-person business who • wants to take an active role in the Chamber.
Benefits include the newsletter, Chamber Chimes, a wall plaque, one vote in the Annual Awards and Board elections, and the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors, if elected.
Small Business
$105 per year
Business with 3 or fewer full-time employees, including the owner.
Benefits include the newsletter, Chamber Chimes, a wall plaque, one vote in the Annual Awards and Board elections, and the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors, if elected.
Business
$150 per year
Business or industry with more than 3, but fewer than 25 employees
Benefits include the newsletter, Chamber Chimes, a wall plaque, two votes in the Annual Awards and Board elections, and the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors, if elected.
Major Employer
$350 per year
Business or industry with more than 25 employees.
Benefits include the newsletter, Chamber Chimes, a wall plaque, two votes in the Annual Awards and Board elections, and the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors, if elected.
Special
Negotiated
Utilities and financial institutions which traditionally have made strong investments in the Chamber.
Benefits include the newsletter, Chamber Chimes, a wall plaque, two votes in the Annual Awards and Board elections, and the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors, if elected.

RokStories There are many benefits to joining your Tecumseh Chamber of Commerce. A voting membership gives you an active voice. Many benefits are obvious, some are not readily apparent.

Business Referrals

The Chamber receives numerous monthly inquiries regarding businesses in the Tecumseh area. It is our policy to refer members of the Chamber to fit the needs of the caller. Your investment includes increased business through the referral service.

Networking

There are quarterly luncheons, legislative luncheons, ribbon cuttings, annual auction, and the annual meeting and awards banquet. These give you opportunities to see what other successful businesses are doing and share ideas.

Gift Certificates

The Tecumseh Chamber issues $2,500.00 in Chamber Gift Certificates through the year that are redeemable only at a Chamber member's place of business. Purchases have included eye exams and glasses, lumber, pizza, jewelry, heat pumps, gasoline, feed, groceries, anything you can think of! Members could recoup the amount of their dues just from Gift Certificates!

Advertisement

The Chamber spens over $3,000 yearly on joint or event advertising. This includes quarterly business promotion ads for various community events including Alumni Weekend, Frontier Days, and Trick or Treat Tecumseh to name a few.

Property Referrals

The Chamber office can refer you to vacant or available properties in Tecumseh. Some of our referrals have resulted in placing Tecumseh Family HealthCare, Custom Soda Blasters, Taco Mayo, and Dollar General Store. There are more in the works!

Communication

Chamber Chimes is our quarterly newsletter highlighting Chamber and community happenings. A Current Events Calendar is maintained that lets you plan special promotions around Chamber sponsored events that bring large numbers of customers into town.

Data Center

The Chamber office is a storehouse for economic and community information. We have city, county, and state maps, Tecumseh School brochures and schedules, tourism guides, phone books, restaurant directories, Tecumseh business lists, and a comprehensive community profile showing the latest census counts, city services, marketing trends, area resources, and major employers and manufacturers.

Relocation Packets

The Chamber office has compiled a relocation packet for new residents and those considering relocation to Tecumseh. As a member you are invited to include your brochure or coupons, call the chamber office for details.

Brochure Display

Members are encouraged to display brochures describing their goods and services in the lobby outside the Chamber office as a resource for newcomers and visitors.

Internet

Tecumseh is featured on two web pages, www.tecumsehok.com and our new website www.tecumsehchamber.com The entire world can directly access information about your town, events, and local businesses. Your business is listed in the membership directory according to classification.

School Support

The Tecumseh Chamber of Commerce develops programs to encourage and support pride in our youth, teachers, and school system. At a luncheon each Spring, Tecumseh Public Schools in conjunction with the Chamber honors numerous teachers throughout the school system who have shown exceptional leadership and outstanding promise. In the same right, students at Tecumseh Middle School and Seniors of the Month are honored at the school years' close with special recognition during their respective assemblies. In addition, the Chamber sponsors two $500 scholarships to a male and female Tecumseh High School student who show great promise and community involvement.

 

Community Enhancement

The Chamber sponsors the Anna Marie Brown and Wendell Hey Scholarships, THS Senior of the Month Awards, Teacher Recognition Awards, Community Blood Drive, Trick-or-Treat Tecumseh, and the Christmas Gala in conjunction with Tecumseh Pioneer Library. Numerous Billboards have been purchased by the Chamber including those boasting about our now Governor Mary Fallin, Frontier Days, and our downtown business district. We have hosted several 'Town Hall Meetings' with congressmen, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, and host or participate in candidate forums for local, statewide and national elections.

Travel and Tourism

We are members of the Frontier Country Marketing Association. We are featured in their adventure guide and highlight area events. Planning a trip? Our office can put you in touch with Tourism Bureaus all over the world.

Legislative Liaison

The Chamber hosts a series of Legislative Lunches or Breakfasts on Fridays during the session at the Capitol. Bring your concerns directly to your elected officials on a face-to-face level. The Chamber has brought the Governor and Cabinet, and the House of Representatives' Special Committee on Small Business to Tecumseh.

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