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Posted on: January 8, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Forward Named City of Chickasha Employee of the Month

Amanda Forward

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CHICKASHA, Okla. – Jan. 8, 2019 – The City of Chickasha would like to congratulate Amanda Forward for being named January Employee of the Month. Forward, who works in the Finance Department, was presented with a certificate of recognition by City Manager John Noblitt at the January 7, 2019 City Council Meeting.

“I liken myself to a coach, and everybody knows that when you’re coaching a team, you look for players you can build a team around,” said Noblitt. “Amanda has proven to be someone you can build a team around, especially when it comes to customer service and changing the face of Chickasha long-term.”

Forward’s coworkers say she is exceptionally knowledgeable at her job and that her empathetic nature and friendly smile bring joy to those around her.

“Amanda started at the City in July, and she immediately made it a point to get to know her coworkers and customers,” said Kamie Brookshire, Director of HR. “She is always professional, engaging and caring in her interactions with the public.”

The City of Chickasha's Employee of the Month program was created to recognize employees for their outstanding work and achievements as a City employee. To date, 13 employees have been recognized through the program.

About the City of Chickasha
The Gateway to Southwest Oklahoma, Chickasha is a small community, home to approximately 15,000 people. Chickasha is easily accessible by travel on U.S. Highways 81 or 62, or on four-lane Interstate 44, located approximately 30 minutes south of the Oklahoma City metro area. Visitors are drawn to the city for the Festival of Light, Arts Festival, sporting events and other entertainment opportunities. Visit their website,, to learn more, or follow the City of Chickasha on Facebook, Twitter on Instagram at @ChickashaOK.


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