The Taylor Lobeck Foundation has committed a matching grant to the Up With Trees program. From left after a Winter Tree Care class are Richard Bewley of , April Hastings and Anna America of Up With Trees and John Kahre of .

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Citizens Security Bank held its holiday season open house Dec. 2 in Bixby. Included in the photo are Ted Osgood, Denise and Terry Payne, Sharon Gaither, Tom Slamans and John Mabrey.

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Edward Jones Open House

Miriam Percy of Edward Jones held her annual holiday open house Dec. 9. From left are Lois Caillouette, Patsy Stunkle, Miriam Percy, Johanna Graham, William Graham, Karen Kennedy, Jackie Hurlbut, Charles Caillouette and Karen Schultz.

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Business and People Notes

Recent hires and promotions were announced for the Medical Center.

Angela Couch, RN, has been promoted to manager of the O/Med surgery unit. She previously served as a floor nurse at OSUMC.

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Tulsa May Become a Movie Capital


If two Tulsa-area entrepreneurs have their way, Tulsa may become Hollywood on the Arkansas River.

The idea of making Tulsa a hub of movie activity started on an airplane in Dallas. As Tracy J. Trost was going to his seat, he noticed Jim Stovall already seated. Trost, a native of Minnesota who moved to Broken Arrow a dozen years ago, is the president of Trost Consulting, a marketing firm whose primary client is TV.

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SpringLoaded Brewery to Open in Mid-2011

The birth of SpringLoaded Brewery is a new destination in the making, scheduled to open mid 2011.

The historic building was the Sand Springs Power Plant built in 1911.Try out the powerhouse of a restaurant scheduled to open mid 2011. SpringLoaded will also have a dynamite event center perfect for concerts and banquets.

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How to Celebrate the Season without Breaking the Bank

Budgets, traditions and volunteerism help kids have fun and learn about spending.

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Tulsa Tech is Energy Efficient

Tulsa Tech was recently awarded incentives totaling more than $20,000 from Public Service Company of Oklahoma () for its participation in PSO’s Smart Schools Program.

Smart Schools is offered by to help school districts reduce operating costs by identifying and implementing energy efficiency improvement projects. The incentive being paid to Tulsa Tech is for the installation of high-efficiency lighting and at its new Sand Springs Success Center and campus additions in Broken Arrow, as well as installation of high-efficiency at its District Services Center. The amount of the incentive was determined by the total amount of energy the new equipment will save.

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Jenks Graduate is Incoming Girl Scout CEO

The Board of Directors for Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma has named Roberta Preston as their new Chief Executive Officer effective Dec. 1, 2010.

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International Company Establishes North American Headquarters in Tulsa

Borets-Weatherford, a global provider specializing in the engineering, manufacture, sales and service of Electric Submersible Pump () systems, has announced it will establish its North American headquarters, and a research and development, engineering and training facility in Tulsa.

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Senior Gift Requests Expected to Increase This Holiday as Economic Slump Continues

Be a Santa to a Senior, the popular campaign that has delivered 1.2 million gifts to needy seniors throughout North America in the past six years, is gearing up again this holiday season during a time when seniors may need more of the bare necessities to survive.

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Buy Broken Arrow Campaign in the Works


The 2010 Buy Broken Arrow Campaign is underway. While supporting a community during the holiday shopping season, customers will have a chance to win a large cash prize by earning tickets from purchases by participating businesses.

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Shop Tulsa Campaign in the Works

The 2010 Shop Tulsa Campaign is underway. While supporting a community during the holiday shopping season, customers will have a chance to win large cash prizes by saving their receipts for purchases for more than $50.

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Entrepreneurial Spirit Award Winner Announced

Narrowed down from over 100 candidates, and after six months of pitching, coaching and judging, a winner was announced in the 4th Annual SpiritBank/Tulsa Community College Entrepreneurial Spirit Award contest at the Center for Creativity.

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