Lunch & Learn: Small Business Financing

The Vinita Area Chamber of Commerce invites the public to its third Lunch & Learn event of the year. “Lunch & Learn: Small Business Financing” will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, from 11:45am to 1:00pm at the Cherokee Nation Vinita Health Clinic. Financial experts from Arvest Bank will be leading the session.

Attendees will learn about:

  • Increasing business sales with credit cards and different ways to accept them

  • Business loans and how to complete a financial statement

  • The importance of planning for retirement and the options available

  • Business checking account alternatives and services to manage your money

“The financing process can be complicated and frustrating,” says Monica Bagwell, VACC Executive Director. “This Lunch & Learn will provide financial and business management tips and advice for new and aspiring business owners.”

The deadline to register is October 5. The cost to attend is $8.00 for VACC members and $10.00 for non-VACC members. Lunch will be catered by The Artichoke. Register online at or call the VACC office at (918) 256-7133.

Lunch & Learn is a quarterly workshop series conducted by local business experts, VACC board members, and associates of VACC partners. The workshops feature a wide variety of topics that are helpful for anyone involved with a business, from owners and managers to entry-level employees. They are designed to provide valuable information on subjects vital to the success of their businesses.

The VACC recognizes and appreciates its Legacy Members for their commitment to the organization and Vinita’s business community: Arvest Bank, Bank of Grand Lake, Cherokee Nation Businesses, City of Vinita, First National Bank, The Junction Internet, Oklahoma State Bank, and U.S. Cellular Premier Locations.

If you would like more information regarding Lunch & Learn, please contact the Vinita Area Chamber of Commerce by phone at (918) 256-7133 or by email at

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Vinita Area Chamber of Commerce

Misty Hayes, Executive Director

128 South Wilson Street

Vinita, OK 74301

Phone:  (918) 256-7133

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Vinita Industrial

Development Authority

Misty Bingham, Economic & Community Development Coordinator

104 E. Illinois Ave.

Vinita, OK 74301
Phone:  918-418-3631

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City of Vinita

Brian Prince, City Clerk

104 E. Illinois Ave.

Vinita, OK 74301

Phone:  (918) 256-6468

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