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Governor Stitt's Latest Executive Orders

Governor Stitt's Latest Executive Orders
At his press conference last week, Governor Stitt announced his new Emergency Executive Order would include additional mandates affecting the hospitality industry. The order will take effect on Monday, December 14 and includes the issues below which affect our industry. Read the Governor's new executive order here.
 
•Maximum 50% capacity for all public gatherings, weddings, funerals and event centers, unless the venue has an agreed plan of action with their local jurisdiction or State Health Department.
•Youth sporting events must have no more than 4 spectators per player or 50% venue capacity, whichever is the lesser of the two.
•Bars and Restaurants must continue to set tables and booths a minimum of 6' apart or use barriers that can be cleaned and sanitized.  No change from the previous Executive Emergency Order
•Bars and Restaurants must close at 11:00 pm for on-premises service of food and beverages.  Take out, delivery, and curb-side meals are still allowed after 11:00 pm.  No change from the previous Executive Emergency Order.  
•Masks must be worn by state employees in state buildings. 



What's Happening
01.26.21
TulsaFest is an annual members-only event featuring exciting educational programming from top speakers both inside and outside of the restaurant industry. This year's event will engage even more members as it will be held virtually over two action-packed days - March 30 and 31, and will be at no cost to members. We're thrilled for Bill Fournet of Persimmon Group to present the sessions gear specifically to these times and the needs of restaurant operators! Register today!
Hospitality Day & A Tasteful Affair Legislative Reception
01.22.21
Stay tuned for 2021 registration! The hospitality industry is the driving force in Oklahoma’s economy, generating enormous tax revenues, providing jobs for hundreds of thousands of Oklahomans, and giving time and money back to their communities. At the same time, it’s vital that we maintain good relations with legislators so that our perspective on various bills and issues is given thoughtful consideration. This year's event will take place on April 14 at the Oklahoma State Capitol Building, and the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City.
01.27.21
The Oklahoma Restaurant Association will host the 2021 ORA Golf Classic on Monday, April 26 at the beautiful Quail Creek Golf and Country Club in Oklahoma City. This has become one of the first big tournaments of the Spring! It promises to be another great ORA Golf Classic!​
11.17.20
The ORA 2021 Strategic Partnership and Marketing Program provides an “at a glance” annual review of ORA’s event calendar and marketing opportunities. It gives you the chance to plan in advance, allocate your marketing budget more effectively. Check out Key Club Partner status! For more information download your copy of the best hospitality marketing program around, or contact Patti Colley at patti@okrestaurants.com or 405.942.8181.
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