The Annual Downtown Cushing Main Street meeting/banquet will be held in conjunction with the annual Cushing Chamber of Commerce banquet at the CHS Field House on February 19th beginning at 6 pm. This marks the third year the events have been combined.

This opportunity allows members of each organization to celebrate the highlights and achievements during the past year.

Several nominations for state Oklahoma Main Street awards are being prepared by DCMS and many of those will be celebrated during this event as well. (The Oklahoma Main Street Awards banquet will be held at the National Cowboy Hall of Fame in May).

There are 21 competitive categories for these state Main Street awards. Nominations can come from the public as well as from within the Main Street organization.

Categories include: Business of the Year, Main Street Hero, Best Business Practices, Best Facade Rehabilitation Over (and Under) $10,000, Best Interior Design, Business of the Year, Best New Event,

Best Image Promotion, Premier Partner, etc. These awards are given to those businesses and projects that best exemplify the Main Street approach.

Previous nominees have included Ahrberg Law Offices, Bank of Cushing, David Reid, Mila’s Fabrics/Lauri’s Beauty Salon, Sherman Suttles, Sandy McCauley, Sue McQuillen, Sherrie Plunkett, Khris Fowler Insurance, Kelly Dilley, and the Cushing Chamber of Commerce among others.

For more information about the nomination process please call the Downtown Cushing Main Street office at 225-2100.

Complete details on the annual Chamber of Commerce/ Downtown Cushing Main Street banquet will be announced at a later date.