Blackwell Chamber and local businesses welcome teachers back

by Charles Gerian

The Blackwell Area Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual back to school breakfast for Blackwell Public Schools’ teachers and staff last week prior to the start of the 2023-2024 semester.

The breakfast was held in the Blackwell Elementary School cafeteria and BPS faculty were served a spread of sweet breakfast treats and snacks.

Teachers were provided with goody bags and special items donated by a wide range of local businesses.

Donors this year included the ABC RV Park, All About You Salon, Annue Grell, BancFirst, Billie DeBoard, Blackwell Elks Lodge, Blackwell Family Chiropractic, Blackwell Family Medicine, Blackwell Golf Course, Blackwell Industrial Authority, Blackwell Mini Storage, Blackwell Public Power, BluePeak Internet, Brace Books & More of Ponca City, Brad and Lea Ann Bechtel, Brown Tag Agency, Chenoweth Eye Center, Beth Hiatt Shelter Insurance, Cordell Diesel Services, Crowned Hair Salon, D’s Package Store, Dairy Queen, Dennis & Becky Hutton, Earnhart Oil, Edward Jones Ross Cline, Elegant Nail & Spa, Farha, George Becker, Gose Jewlers, Greg and Deidra Sixkiller, Hutton Pharmacy, IQ Car Wash, Jim and Lea McBride, Justin and Tami Bickford, Kalli Miller, Kay Electric, Kaw Enterprise’ Rock & Brews, Kelle Oil, Linda Vowel, Limbaugh’s Listen With Our Hearts, Loftis & Wetzel, Lori and Kenny Buesing, Los Potros, Louise Rigdon, The Lunch Box, Mark Estep State Farm Insurance, Maroon Spirits, Mary Ann O’Donnell, McDonald’s, P&K Equipment, Pat Hullet, Pizza Hutt, Prairie Smoke BBQ, Rudy and Randy Paige, RCB Bank, Redlands Office Supplies, Roberts & Sons Funeral Home, Rodgers Law, Ron and Kim Shoffner, Rose’s Nail Salon, S&S Fertilizer / Greg and Tiffany Scheurmann, Shepherd Oil, Sooner State Pattern Works, Southwest Cupid, Starr Lumber, Stillwater Medical- Blackwell, Stimulation Pumping Service, Stride Bank, Stuteville Chevorlet, Buick, GMC of Ponca City, Sue and Grady Hetrick, Terrie Grell, Tickle Crop Insurance, Tonkawa Hotel and Casino, Walmart, and Wonderfully Made Studio.