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Microsoft Comes to Town

GRAND OPENING: Microsoft Store Manager Jared Harris and Greg Johnston, GM of retail stores, cut the ribbon to open the company’s newest store at Woodland Hills Mall on Nov. 20. This is the company’s 109th store. Also at the grand opening, local community organizations accepted more than $1.3 million in donations from the Microsoft store, including CAP Tulsa, Folds of Honor, Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma, Starbase Oklahoma and Tulsa Library Trust.

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TYPros Foundation Announced at Boomtown Awards

In an effort to expand the organization’s reach, respond to community needs, and offer diverse and consistent opportunities for its members to volunteer, Tulsa’s Young Professionals announced the creation of the TYPros Foundation at the organization’s annual Boomtown Awards, held Oct. 30 at Legends Dance Hall in downtown Tulsa.

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APSCO Recognized as a SHARP Workplace

Air Power Systems Company Inc. (APSCO), announces it has qualified for the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) under the U.S. Department of Labor. This program recognizes small businesses that “operate an exemplary injury and illness prevention program” by creating a clean, healthy, and safe work environment. SHARP is one of the highest awards that OSHA can designate to small businesses. APSCO Inc. is only one of 10 small businesses in Oklahoma now certified in SHARP this year. Three other Tulsa companies are on this list including Cameron Glass, Port City Metal Services and McElroy Manufacturing.

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Tulsa Airport Enters Last Phase of Renovations

On Nov. 5, American Airlines passengers were welcomed back into the north end of Concourse A of Tulsa International Airport, after renovations were complete. The project included renovated restrooms, including a newly added family restroom, and new seating with fully integrated power charging stations. The concourse ceilings were raised, and a skylight was added which brings in additional sunlight and decreases the airport’s energy consumption.

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TYPros: Expanding Its Reach Leads to Success

By EMILY RAMSEY

As Tulsa’s Young Professionals prepares to celebrate a decade of Tulsa pride and activism in 2015, the organization can also look back on a number of successes to hang its hat on, although still with much to accomplish, agrees TYPros outgoing and incoming chairs, Isaac Rocha and Evan Tipton, respectively.

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Holidays, Recovering Economy Increase Revenue

By EMILY RAMSEY

Every city is home to a surplus of large chain retailers, which bring in the majority of the city’s sales tax revenue. Tulsa is no exception.

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Well-Known Brand Gets Facelift

By BLAKE AUSTYN

Tupperware is not what it used to be. That is the message Nancy Hillman is spreading in a very “delicious” way through demonstration of new recipes using the most current innovations in meal preparation, storage and organization while educating her friends and clients.

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Business & People Notes

Oklahoma State University Medical Center and Mercy announced the appointment of Rhett Stover to the position of chief executive officer at OSU Medical Center. Stover has served as interim CEO since September.

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Mill Creek Lumber Remains at Top of Industry

By EMILY RAMSEY

After 80 years in business, adapting to industry changes and customer needs has allowed Mill Creek Lumber and Supply Company to remain a staple within Oklahoma and beyond.

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D&L Oil Tools Celebrates Expanded Facility

By EMILY RAMSEY

D&L Oil Tools, a company that provides downhole tools to both domestic and international oil exploration markets, held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new facility, 1915 South 49th West Avenue, Oct. 7. The $4.9 million expansion includes the renovations of a 62,000-square-foot facility, which houses quality assurance, shipping and receiving, assembly, saw and raw materials, engineering, and a new warehouse.

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Jenks Eyes Commercial Growth

By EMILY RAMSEY

Jenks is ready to begin its commercial growth. All that’s standing in its way are a few growing pains, says Mayor Lonnie Sims.

With about 18,000 residents, the city has hit the halfway point in its growth model, says Sims, making this the prime time for commercial development. “We’ve done a great job drawing families to Jenks but have lagged behind in commercial development,” he says, citing the school system and the city’s aquarium as draws for families.

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Small Business Stakeholders Honored at Summit

Angela Byers of Byers Creative was named the Tulsa region’s 2014 Small Business Person of the Year as the Tulsa Regional Chamber and the new Small Business Connection awarded 12 small business stakeholders for excellence in front of more than 500 of their peers during the Small Business Summit and Crystal Star Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

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Business & People Notes

The Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa (HBA) announces Jaime Christensen’s promotion to director of marketing and public relations. Christensen will oversee the association’s advertising, public relations and overall marketing. The scope of this position includes developing, editing and publishing Home Building News member magazine, all event publicity including Greater Tulsa Home & Garden Show, Greater Tulsa Parade of Homes, the annual fundraising gala, and many more. As director of marketing and public relations, she will manage the association’s website and social media efforts. Christensen will also guide the HBA’s public relations committee, as well as the charitable foundation, a 501©(3) nonprofit created to provide support and unlock opportunities for organizations that advance housing-related and education initiatives.

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The Forge Celebrates Fifth Successful Graduate

By EMILY RAMSEY

Business incubator The Forge, 125 W. 3rd St., in downtown Tulsa, recently turned out its fifth graduate since opening in 2010, which is helping to grow the local economy.

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Long-Time Chef Opens South Tulsa Cafe

By EMILY RAMSEY

Teresa Banks, who opened Café Seville, 10021 S. Yale Ave., in the award-winning Shops of Seville shopping plaza in mid-September, is no stranger to the demands of running a business or a kitchen.

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