The Woodward News

January 13, 2013

Northwest Alliance sets meeting

Gary Engel
Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. — The Northwest Oklahoma Alliance (NwOA) welcomes Oklahoma Department of Commerce Secretary Dave Lopez to its quarterly luncheon on Jan. 23.

The gathering will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Woodward campus.

NwOA Executive Director Darla Balch said Lopez will be discussing the Commerce Department's commercial vision for the state and how it relates to Northwest Oklahoma during his visit.

Those wanting to attend the luncheon are encouraged to reserve their seat soon.

"We would like to have online RSVPs by Jan. 21," Balch said. "Send e-mails to balch@growenid.com to make it, or use the web link at nwoka.com."

The luncheon is free to NwOA members. There is a charge for non-members. To join the organization or learn more about it, e-mail Balch or call (580) 233-4232.

NwOA's mission is to facilitate the efforts of Northwest Oklahoma leaders in promoting economic and community development.