FlyingTee Introduced for RiverWalk Crossing
A new state-of-the-art golf and entertainment venue has planted roots at the RiverWalk Crossing in Jenks. FlyingTee, a high-tech golf and family entertainment center unveiled its new brand and marketing campaign at a press conference Feb 17 at RiverWalk Crossing.
Business and People Notes
Arvest Bank announces that Kim Adams, private banking manager and senior vice president of Arvest Bank-Tulsa, has been named the sales manager of Arvest Bank-Tulsa.
PSO Progresses on New Meter Installation
Public Service Company of Oklahoma () has begun full deployment of its Advanced Meter Infrastructure () across its 30,000-square-mile service territory. The replacement of more than 520,000 existing meters with new meters is expected to take through 2016 to complete.
Costco on its Way
Those eagerly anticipating the opening of Costco may only have to wait until the 2015 holiday season.
Steve McArthur, real estate consultant for Costco, says that the company hopes, barring weather delays, that the club warehouse will open in the fall. “However, if we can’t open by Nov. 1, we will push it into next year,” he says.
Spartan College Signs Agreement for Aircraft
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology has signed a Training Program Development and Deposit Agreement with Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (). Spartan is reserving the first 20 “Sun Flyer” delivery positions and is to help develop a complete training system for the “Sun Flyer” solar-electric training aircraft being developed by .
Alan Armstrong Unveils Chamber Initiatives
The Tulsa Regional Chamber welcomed Alan Armstrong, president and of Williams, as its 2015 chair of the Board of Directors at its annual meeting, held in January, where 1,400 business leaders, elected officials and citizens met to hear Armstrong speak about the chamber’s 2015 initiatives.
Greater Tulsa Economic Report: The Owasso Economy Looks Strong in 2015
Editor’s Note: The Greater Tulsa Economic Report is a monthly column written by various area Chamber of Commerce and other business representatives. Additional columns will feature reports from Broken Arrow, Bixby, Jenks, Hispanic and Greenwood Chambers of Commerce, as well as from the Tulsa Regional Chamber and other greater Tulsa areas.
Development Expands Along Mingo
The area surrounding the intersection of 81st Street and Mingo Road has recently seen a number of construction projects as the area grows in business and residential developments. The area is home to many senior living properties, including Legend, Autumn Leaves and Tapestry at Woodland Hills, which is currently under construction.
TTCU Donates to TCC
The Credit Union presented a $2,861.42 donation to Tulsa Community College recently. Dr. Leigh Goodson, president and , accepted the gift which was the culmination of TTCU’s School Pride program.
Business and People Notes
Tulsa-based Patriot Bank announces the promotion of two executive-level employees.
Chief Financial Officer Randall Wimmer, who most recently served as senior vice president, has been named executive vice president. He joined Patriot Bank in October 2009. Wimmer provides key managerial oversight of the financial and operational functions of the bank. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting, with three years of continuing education at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Banking. He is professionally affiliated with the Oklahoma Bankers Association, the National Association of Bank Cost and Management Accounting, the International Facilities Management Association and Lions International.
Arvest Bank Tulsa Announces Changes
Arvest Bank announced in January that president and Don Walker has been named a regional executive.
Additionally, Kirk Hays, sales manager and executive vice president of Arvest Bank, Tulsa, was named its president and .
Library Receives Award, Unveils New Service Model
The Tulsa City-County Library was awarded the 2014 Oklahoma Quality Award for Pursuit of Excellence from the Oklahoma Quality Foundation at a presentation in Oklahoma City featuring Gov. Mary Fallin.
OSU-Tulsa President Teaches Course in Nonprofit Fundraising
Oklahoma State University-Tulsa President Howard Barnett is helping graduate students learn the ins and outs on nonprofit fundraising through a course offered at -Tulsa this fall.
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 Tulsa, Folds of Honor, Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma, Starbase Oklahoma and Tulsa Library Trust.
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 ros Foundation at the organization’s annual Boomtown Awards, held Oct. 30 at Legends Dance Hall in downtown Tulsa.
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