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Edmond businesses join chamber's locally owned program

First group of participants in the Edmond Chamber of Commerce’s Edmond Locally Owned program is announced.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: August 5, 2014 at 5:09 pm •  Published: August 6, 2014
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The Edmond Chamber of Commerce has announced the first group of participants in its Edmond Locally Owned program.

Edmond Locally Owned is a new program that seeks to create awareness in the community and encourage consumers to shop at locally owned businesses.

Participants are Citizens Bank of Edmond, Dr. Karen’s Wellness Center, Edmond Kitchen & Bath, Edmond Life & Leisure, Edmond Wine Shop, JC’s Funky Hair Ranch, Kennedy Tire & Auto Service, Madeline’s Flower Shop, Michelle Schaefer Farmers Insurance Agency, Millie’s Table, Nelson Law Office, Olsen Vision Care, Pet Medical Center of Edmond, Powers at Law, Reid Printing, Results Fitness and Nutrition Center, Twelve Oaks Restaurant, Uptown Grocery and attorney Kathy E. Wallis.

The program is a business certification that serves as a platform to differentiate locally owned businesses in the community. Edmond Locally Owned seeks to increase support for local businesses and sustain the character and quality of life in Edmond.

“Locally owned businesses are the identity and foundation of Edmond,” said Tad Kennedy, Kennedy Tire & Auto Service. “Edmond Locally Owned was created to bring awareness to these businesses and to remind the community of the unique services that a locally owned business offers.

“Joining Edmond Locally Owned will bring awareness to the business and help solidify the unique relationship that a locally owned business has with the people of Edmond.”

Applications are available online at www.edmondchamber.com.