Camp Bow Wow opened its door in July as a welcomed addition to the animal world.
Born and raised in Oklahoma, owner Amy Nichols always knew that she would like to center her career on animals. While living in Dallas, she discovered the dog-sitting business named Camp Bow Wow. “I had hoped to find a nice place for my dog to stay while I was away. I found myself very taken with the camp and began to look into franchising opportunities,” says Nichols.
Of all the homes that were on display during the Tulsa Home Builders Association’s Greater Tulsa Parade of Homes in June, one home in Owasso offers features and performance like no other in the annual showcase.
Junior Achievement (JA) of Oklahoma students have been invited to The JA Company of the Year national championships at the Junior Achievement National Student Leadership Summit at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The students will spend five days, July 30 – Aug. 3, in the nation’s capital, meeting and competing with other students from across the United States.
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Craig Dietert of South Tulsa recently received the Client Development Award for his outstanding service efforts over the past year.
Clary Sage Salon & Spa hosted an open house event at their flagship location at 2842 E. 101st St. July 14. Owner Teresa Knox, third from left on the back row, says, “Taking a cue from the success of Clary Sage College as a leader in cosmetology education and salon services, we developed a Salon & Spa concept that is unique and affordable, with a heavy emphasis on customer service. We are also thrilled to share this dynamic business model with those desiring to own their own business. Clary Sage offers a good track record of profitability, strong brand recognition, broad geographical appeal, ease of operation, quantifiable systems, and competitive start-up costs.” For more information, visit www.clarysagesalon.com or call 918-995-2777.
Trust Company of Oklahoma has hired Zac Reynolds as a vice president in the investment division.
Before joining , Reynolds worked at Heritage Trust Company, where he spent four years as an investment analyst and portfolio manager.
“Believe me, if you follow your heart, you can make anything happen. If I can do it, anyone can,” says Mary Beth Babcock, the first of four Tulsa area women accepting awards during the 39th Annual Newsmakers Awards luncheon on Tuesday, May 22, at the Southern Hills Country Club.
Yellowhouse Machinery Co., the largest John Deere construction equipment dealership west of the Mississippi, hosted an Open House June 7 to celebrate its newly acquired Tulsa-area dealership.
Tulsa Community College honored the 2012 Best of on May 31 at the Hyatt Regency. The annual banquet honored those who have graduated and/or attended and are making positive impacts in their communities and economies. This year’s honorees hail from Tulsa, Sapulpa, Sand Springs, New York City, Russia and more.
The top 25 entrepreneurs and their business ideas have been selected to advance to the next round of the StartUp Cup powered by Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation. Their business models will be competing for a top prize of $30,000 in startup money.
Financial services firm Edward Jones was named the Advisory Solutions Firm of the Year by the Money Management Institute as the firm that most exemplified overall excellence and contributed to the long-term success and sustainability of the wealth management industry, according to financial advisors at Edward Jones.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), recently announced that the U.S. Dept. of Transportation () will award the the Tulsa Port of Catoosa with a $6.4 million grant. The funds, made available through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program, will cover approximately 48 percent of a rehabilitation project for the Port’s main dock.
The Fresh Market, Inc. will further expand in July with a new store in Tulsa, marking the company’s first store in Oklahoma.
At its newest location at 8015 S. Yale Ave. in Tulsa, the specialty grocer’s full-service philosophy incorporates product selection and customer service in an inviting atmosphere. Team members can often be found offering cooking advice or sharing their favorite tips to help customers create the perfect meal.
Doors open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, and grand opening activities will include a free reusable shopping bag and sample-sized bag of the company’s gourmet coffee for the first 1,000 customers, and drawings for The Fresh Market gift cards.
Utica Park Clinic welcomes Thomas V. Nunn, D.O., to its Hillcrest South location. Dr. Nunn has been practicing otolaryngology (commonly referred to as “ear, nose & throat”) since 1987 and is board certified in otolaryngology and oro-facial plastic surgery.
customers will see a 12 to 30 percent drop in their electric bills because of lower fuel costs, starting with the June 2012 billing cycle. This is compared with last year’s June bills. has adjusted downward the fuel factor that is a part of each customer’s bill as a routine charge.