Weatherford Area Economic Development Foundation

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Upcoming Meetings

05/12/17 Wednesday 11:30 a.m.

Lucille’s Roadhouse 1301 Airport Rd.

06/14/17 Wednesday 7:00 a.m.

Wford City Hall 522 W. Rainey

 

You are invited to join the next WAEDF meeting.

 

Weatherford, Oklahoma: a quickly growing community of friendly people where businesses thrive. We are a university town offering a small-town atmosphere just an hour from Oklahoma City. With its rich history, Weatherford represents rural American values, hard working people, strong ethics, and the tenacity to grow and succeed. This attitude and set of values have helped shape this western Oklahoma community.

Speakers in 2016

  • John D. Veal, Jr. – Deputy Director for the Oklahoma District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Kurt Hamburger – District 2 Custer County Commissioner
  • Gary Ridley – Oklahoma Secretary of Transportation
  • Brad Bryant – Chairman, SWOSU Dept. of Engineering Technology
  • Max Ary – Director, Stafford Air & Space Museum
  • Harold Wright – Oklahoma State Representative
  • Dr. Randy Beutler – Southwestern Oklahoma State University President
  • Mike Schulz – Oklahoma Senator
  • Mike Brown – Weatherford Mayor
  • Todd Lamb – Oklahoma Lietenant Governor
  • Nic Bittle – Founder of Work Force Pro and Author
  • Brandy McIntyre – Western Oklahoma Development Specialist: Oklahoma Department of Commerce

Mission

It is the responsibility of the Weatherford Area Economic Development Foundation (WAEDF) to improve the quality of life in Weatherford, Oklahoma, by promoting and developing business retention and expansion, attract new businesses, creating new jobs and diversifying Weatherford’s economic base.

Vision

We support the growth of Weatherford and its infrastructure. This includes the industrial park, the Weatherford Public Schools, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Southwestern Memorial Hospital, the museums, Radar Park Recreational Facilities, the Weatherford Airport, the YMCA, and the Weatherford downtown retail businesses.

Goal

The WAEDF will establish valuable relationships with other communities, counties, and the state. We will ensure that there is a well-trained workforce and we will help create an attractive business climate. We will continue to nurture relationships with our existing business and industry partners.

Motto

Weatherford, Oklahoma…The best place to work, to worship, to live, and to raise a family!

Slogan

Weatherford, Oklahoma…Doing business in the heart of America


 Click The Following Links to See More Information

 

2016 List of WAEDF Members

 

2017 WAEDF Board of Directors

 

Meeting Dates and Past Agendas

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