Memphis-based Merry Maids, the world’s largest home cleaning franchise, announced intentions today to hire approximately 1,000 new full and part-time positions to support its 70 company-owned locations and 400 franchised operations throughout the United States.
Mark Andrus, president and of Expo Square, and Ray Hoyt, senior vice president of VisitTulsa and the Tulsa Sports Commission, have announced that the Arabian Horse Association () penned a new five-year agreement with the two entities, extending the prestigious US National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show’s presence in Tulsa through 2017. Andrus and Hoyt were joined by officials from Tulsa County, the City of Tulsa, the Tulsa Metro Chamber and the to announce the new contract.
Two of the most important economic development assets in the Tulsa region are the Tulsa International Airport and the Tulsa Port of Catoosa. These two transportation hubs are surrounded by many miles of rail lines and major highways. Together, these four transportation modes can make an ideal opportunity to develop an intermodal transportation facility where the transport of a variety of goods and commodities can efficiently pass from one mode to another on its way to the public market.
The 2012 Customer Loyalty Engagement Index from Brand Keys shows AT&T ranked number one in customer loyalty for wireless phone service. The rating is based upon how well AT&T performed on the four drivers of loyalty in the wireless category: brand reputation, network size and connectivity, understandable plans, and customer service.
Public Service Company of Oklahoma (), a unit of American Electric Power (: ), has entered into an agreement in principle with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the State of Oklahoma and the Sierra Club that establishes a framework for to comply with regulations affecting PSO’s two coal-fired generating units at its Northeastern Station in Oologah, Okla.
Arvest Bank recently promoted Katelyn Huddleston and Brian Scott to assistant vice president, for the Tulsa region.
Huddleston started her career with Arvest seven years ago, first as a part-time teller and then branch manager for three years before moving into mortgage lending in January 2011. She offices in Broken Arrow and currently resides in Tulsa.
Reasor’s has announced the launch of Reasor’s Rewards, a program initially designed to reward loyal Reasor’s customers with savings on fuel at OkRead More
The largest gaming and entertainment destination in northeast Oklahoma is one step closer to adding more hotel rooms, entertainment options and amenities.
The road to compete on Wheel of Fortune turned into a family affair for Tulsa business owners, Joe and Sara Bohannon. After years of playing games and watching game shows, Sara says her grandchildren inspired her to try and become one of the contestants she’s watched over the years. “My granddaughter said I should try it, and I thought she was right, that did need to go on my bucket list.”
Public Service Company of Oklahoma (), a unit of American Electric Power (: ), has entered into an agreement in principle with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the State of Oklahoma and the Sierra Club that establishes a framework for to comply with regulations affecting PSO’s two coal-fired generating units at its Northeastern Station in Oologah, Oklahoma.
Specifically, the agreement addresses PSO’s future obligations under the EPA’s Regional Haze rule () and EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (). Under the agreement, would meet specified emissions rates at both Northeastern coal units, install certain emissions control equipment on one of the Northeastern coal units in 2015, and retire the other unit in 2016. The coal unit with the emissions controls would be retired in the 2025-26 timeframe.
The agreement also will result in withdrawing its lawsuit against the regarding the Regional Haze rule.
STARTING UP: Last year’s StartUp Cup winner, Kristen Ross, founder of PregoFit, speaks to aspiring entrepreneurs at the Tulsa Community College StartUp Cup Powered by Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation on April 10.
Don Walker, president and of Arvest Bank, will be honored May 3 at the 22nd Annual Business Excellence Dinner and Silent Auction benefiting Junior Achievement of Oklahoma.
The University of Tulsa’s Collins College of Business honored three alumni and four students at its April 13 annual Honors and Awards Banquet at TU’s Allen Chapman Activity Center.
The University of Tulsa Center for Executive and Professional Development is partnering with nationally recognized Leadership IQ to bring a research-based leadership development course to Tulsa May 14-15. Leadership IQ Mark Murphy will instruct the two-day course “What Great Leaders Do Differently.”
Dress for Success recently held a leadership meeting at its 1109 S. Peoria Ave. location in Tulsa.
From left are Pat Simmons, president of Dress for Success Tulsa; Shawna Stevens, member; Patti Freeman, vice president; Kari Mirabal, board member; LaToya Johnson, member; and Jessica Baxter, program coordinator.