Green Country RV Show
Show Manager Phil Keeter, left, Office Manager Amanda Roth and Jim Dickson of Hunter RV were all smiles at this year’s The Green Country RV & Boat Clearance Sale, sponsored by the Green Country RV Dealers Association.
PSO Gets Green-e Certified For WindChoice Program
WindChoice, Public Service Company of Oklahoma’s () voluntary renewable energy program, is now Green-e Energy Certified. Green-e Energy is the nation’s leading independent certification and verification program for renewable energy.
The ADvocate: Confessions of a Tulsa Mad Man
It’s longtime Tulsa ad man Bill Hinkle’s go-to phrase for the advertising industry. As in “I absolutely love the business.” He says it with tremendous reverence, the way Catholics speak of “the Church” or Shakespeareans “the Scottish Play.” It’s how you talk about something you’ve known your entire life, yet still find completely mystifying and compelling.
Edward Jones Award
Craig Dietert of the financial services firm Edward Jones recently earned the firm’s Service Award for ten years of hard work and enthusiasm as an Edward Jones financial advisor.
Business and People Notes
Leaha Kopp has been named department manager of education of Oklahoma State University Medical Center. She has been an education instructor for OSUMC since 1998 and has over 17 years experience in non-profit management and education programs.
AT&T Hiring More than 100 in Tulsa
AT&T Oklahoma recently announced plans to hire more than 100 people through the rest of the year to work in its consumer and business call centers here.
Independent Oil Producers Key to Economy
Editor’s Note: This article is second in a series in Newspapers and Online concerning the oil industry in Oklahoma. also published oil industry related articles from 2005 through 2007, which have been republished under the title “Oil: Titan of Greater Tulsa.” These articles may be obtained by emailing Newspapers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TCC Launch Program Benefits Entrepreneurs
Tulsa’s entrepreneurs have a fantastic, powerful resource available to help them launch their start-ups. Appropriately named “Launch” and powered by Tulsa Community College (), the program was inspired by nationally renowned entrepreneur, motivational speaker and author Sean Griffin. Launch’s 16-week mission is to accelerate the start-up process for entrepreneurs by guiding them through the steps required to build a company.
Area Churches Provide Job-Seeking Assistance
During tough economic times with a national unemployment rate of 9.1 percent (as of May 2011, Bureau of Labor Statistics), people are coping with unease, anxiety and stress, particularly those who are unemployed and in transition between jobs. Fortunately, metro Tulsans have somewhere to turn for help.
Tulsa Translations Underway
Rolf Olsen and Zaida Kepford-Castro have combined their English and Spanish language skills to form a new business, Tulsa Translations , which provides translation (written) and interpretation (spoken) services in Oklahoma. The company is based in Tulsa.
Spirit Awards Finalists Pitch to Judges
What’s the difference between a good startup and a great one? The perfect pitch. The top 25 entrepreneurs in the SpiritBank/Tulsa Community College Entrepreneurial Spirit Award showed and told competition judges why they deserve the top prize of $30,000 during the first pitching round July 6 and July 7 at the offices of SpiritBank.
Protecting Home Owners
SMART POWER: The National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud (NCPHIF) held a free “SmartPower” workshop on “How to Protect Yourself From Home Improvement/Home Repair Contractor Fraud.”
Two Businesses Team Up
: Tulsa Habitat for Humanity recently handed the keys to a newly built home to Malisa Johnson. Samson and the Bank of Oklahoma teamed up for the eighth time to help build the home.
Business and People Notes
The Credit Union, provider of financial services is proud to announce the promotion of Shelby Beil to chief financial officer, replacing the newly named president and chief executive officer, Tim Lyons, who currently holds the position.
Burnett Contributes to Family’s Energy Savings
It’s time to get serious about cutting corners and saving money as economic problems continue to plague the nation. Fortunately, there are ways to alleviate some of the cost burdens on consumers.
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