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In an effort to connect our Chamber Members to valuable news, information, and resources each month we will feature a spotlight topic to better connect our community. This month's topic focuses on the importance of our Chamber Members. Next month's topic will feature a spotlight on Small Business.
December| 2021 | Membership
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Welcome to the Fort Smith Chamber's New Members for the Second Half of 2021!
Affinity Day Spa
American Indian Center of Arkansas
Anchor Financial Services of Pocola
Anchor Financial Services of Poteau
Anchor Financial Services of Roland
Anchor Financial Services of Sallisaw
Anytime Fitness Chaffee Crossing
Baetz Home Center
Barrels & Brews Bottle Shop
Birch Recycling
Brew House Catering & Food Truck
Chartwells (UAFS Eats)
Citrus Designs Paparazzi
Claudia Catlett
Clay Maxey Fort Smith
cMc Asset Management
Comfort Shield RetroFoam
D-Bat Fort Smith
Delta Dental of Arkansas
Delta Medical Infusion
East Village Greenwood
Edible Ideaz
Entegrity Energy Partners
Get Snappin’
Graham Hearing Services
H&R Block
H&R Block North O St
H&R Block Rogers Ave
High Quality Handyman Services
Just Imagine Magic Mirror Photo Booth
LaDonna Jones, KW Platinum Realty
LeaderOne Financial - Home Loans
Learning Oasis and Toy Zone
Linda C Harding, KW Platinum Realty
Mark McDaniel, KW Platinum Realty
Mullins and Blake Attorneys
Olgoonik Enterprises
Outfitter Roofing & Construction
Pain Treatment Centers of America
Peak Power Solar
Premier High School of Fort Smith
Ronald Ragon Realty
Ross Explorations, Inc.
Schwartz Quartz & Stone
Sew Fabulous Studio & Academy
Sharp Gaming
Southern Pups Grooming Salon
Student Exchange
Swaim Office Products
Tammy Trosclair, CRC Bank Consultant
The HUB at Providence
The Refuge Specialty Physical Therapy
The Salvation Army
Tim Mays Homebuilder
Tribe Clothing Co
VIP Massage
Who's Your HR?
Check out our Recent Shop Local Showcases
Shop Local Showcase: Clay Maxey Fort Smith
Shop Local Showcase: Community Rescue
Shop Local Showcase: Diamond Center
Shop Local Showcase: Grizzly Gear
Shop Local Showcase: Expressions Flowers
Shop Local Showcase: Learning Oasis
Shop Local Showcase: Wyndham Fort Smith
Don't Miss Our Shop Local Campaigns in 2022:

The Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce will focus on the importance of shopping local, supporting local businesses in three different campaign periods in 2022. During those campaign periods, we encourage our Fort Smith Chamber members to take advantage of the free Shop Local Showcases that can feature your organization in helping spread the word about your services, products, or specials. Additional opportunities for exposure are available to Supporting Sponsors of the campaigns. For more information contact Dawn Turner at

2022 Shop Local Campaigns:

Tax Return Season: March 31st - April 25th
Back-to-School: July 28th - August 22nd
Christmas: November 17th - December 19th
The Chamber Loves Celebrating With Our Members 
Marketing Opportunities for 2022
Many of our top levels of sponsorship are spoken for already! Don't miss your organization's opportunity to connect, engage, & gain exposure to the Fort Smith region through our events, programs, and campaigns. Secure your selections by emailing or calling us today!
Benefits, Tools, & Resources for Members
Kick-Off Your New Year With First Friday Breakfast
Join us to hear from the Director of the Department of Transportation, Lorie Tudor on Friday, January 7, 2021
Keynote Speaker Lorie Tudor's Bio:

The Director of the Department of Transportation is appointed by the State Highway Commission and serves as ARDOT’s chief executive officer. Subject to Commission approval, the Director controls and manages operations relative to the State Highway System and other transportation modes.

After a 37 year career that began in 1981, Lorie Tudor became the Director of the Arkansas Department of Transportation in March of 2020. Her background is in Planning. She is the Chairman of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Committee on Funding and Finance. She was inducted into the University of Arkansas’ Academy of Civil Engineering in 2018 and received AASHTO’s Alfred E. Johnson Achievement Award in 2019. She was appointed to the State Board for Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors in October 2020. Her term will expire in 2023.

Date and Time:
Friday, January 7, 2022

Doors Open at 7:00 am, Program begins at 7:30 am

University of Arkansas Fort Smith, Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, Reynolds Room
800 North 49th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72904

*2022 Ticket Pricing
$20 per ticket for Members
$25 per ticket for Non-Members

*Please note, individual ticket prices have changed. If you are a member and need your Membership Login so that you can receive the Membership Rate, please call 479-783-3111 or email
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It's a Great Time to Join the Fort Smith Chamber - We Will Publish Our Community Profile Soon Featuring a Printed Directory Listing of Current Members
Upcoming Chamber Connection Newsletters
Our January Chamber Connection will feature information and news targeted to highlight small businesses. Contact Dawn Turner to share your news, specials, or information resource needs at by Friday, January 21 at 4:30 pm for inclusion in the newsletter.
January 27, 2022 - Small Business Spotlight

February 24, 2022 - Healthcare
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