Chambers team up for tornado recovery
When disaster strikes, business owners are forced to take stock of the damage and figure out what they need so they can open their doors again.
THE ASTUTE INVESTOR: Fun with statistics can make your head spin
Mark Twain is often credited with the famous line, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” It is a phrase describing the persuasive power of numbers, particularly the use of statistics to bolster weak arguments.
Kimray adds new members to board of directors
Kimray, an Oklahoma City-based manufacturer of oil and gas control equipment, recently named several new members to its board of directors, including Kay Hill, Ben Manis, Mike O’Neal, Steve Trice and Jerry Wells. Kimray CEO Tom Hill will continue serving as chairman of the board.
Business breakfast scheduled in OKC
The monthly OKC Women’s Business Breakfast will be June 6 from 8:15-10 a.m. at Kamp’s 1910 Café, 10 N.E. 10th St., Oklahoma City. Attendance is free at this business-building event, but registration is requested and can be made online at www.reiwbc.org.
A goal of the morning is effective networking, which opens the door of opportunity to new business while allowing businesswomen to build upon the connections they currently have. Participants also have the opportunity to discover valuable resources available for women entrepreneurs.
VIDEO: Tumblr sold to Yahoo! for $1.1 billion
Yahoo! has purchased Tumblr for $1.1 billion, hoping to compete more effectively with sites like Google and Facebook.
Kia Optima is a hit with the buying public
When it comes to midsized family sedans, the Kia Optima ranks high on my list for its good looks, economy and value.
AT&T provides 5,000 career opportunities for veterans
AT&T is stepping up its veteran recruiting efforts with the goal of hiring 5,000 veterans and their family members into career opportunities during the next five years, consistent with its commitment to equal employment opportunities.
Frontier Country Marketing Association, Edmond CVB win tourism industry awards
Frontier Country Marketing Association and several of its members were honored May 6 at the annual RedBud Awards Ceremony during National Tourism Week, May 4-12. Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb and “Discover Oklahoma” host Jenifer Reynolds presented the prestigious awards to the tourism industry at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City.
Citizens Bank presents Small Business Week networking event
Citizens Bank of Edmond is supporting the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Week with a networking event scheduled for 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday at Citizens Bank of Edmond, 1 E. First St.
FAPC wine project adding value to Oklahoma wines
A project conducted at Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center aims to strengthen the quality of Oklahoma wines and help increase overall wine sales throughout the state.
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