Chamber presents Engel at Business Development Workshop
Lori Engel, president and owner of Ultimate HR — Ultimate Challenge, will discuss Tuesday interview techniques to help guide employers in the right direction during the interviewing process.
The Business Development Workshop will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce, 825 E. Second St. RSVP required to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is $15 for chamber members and $20 for non-members. Lunch is included in the cost.
Crandall to speak at marketing association meeting
Mike Crandall, an Edmond resident and Oklahoma City franchise owner of Sandler Training, will present “The Psychology Behind the Sale” at 11:30 a.m. April 10 at the American Marketing Association monthly meeting in Oklahoma City.
The AMA meets at the Will Rogers Theater, 4322 N. Western Ave. Cost to attend is $25 for AMA members and $35 for non-members.
To register, http://tinyurl.com/kzzd4zy.
New INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation clinic on Memorial
INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation celebrates its newest outpatient rehabilitation clinic at INTEGRIS Cancer Institute of Oklahoma.
“We are very excited to have this facility open. It is one of six facilities around the Oklahoma City metro,” said Scott Anthony, administrative director, Jim Thorpe Outpatient and Community Rehabilitation.
This full-service outpatient clinic is located in Oklahoma City at 5915 W. Memorial Road, Suite 210.
OKC Mayor Cornett to speak at UCO
The University of Central Oklahoma will host Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett at 11 a.m. April 10 in the Nigh University Center’s Constitution Hall on Central’s campus.
Free and open to the public, the event is sponsored by the university’s Volunteer and Service Learning Center, the American Democracy Project, the UCO Wellness Center and Leadership Central.
Cornett, who has served as Oklahoma City’s mayor since 2004, will discuss social responsibility, civic engagement and his health and wellness initiative in Oklahoma City.
Grau looks to improve budget process
State Rep. Randy Grau often asks groups how many of them think there could be a better budget process at the state Capitol.
“Every hand goes up,” Grau said.
Grau has authored legislation to create a state question for voters, requiring the state legislature to meet in alternating sessions. However, the bill is likely to die in the state Senate this week, state Rep. Randy Grau, R-Edmond.
Extension recreating demonstration train whistle stop for centennial celebration
These days the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES) uses a blend of 21st century technology to help fulfill its mission of helping Oklahomans live the best lives possible. In addition to a strong social media presence, Extension’s two weekly television shows — SUNUP (agriculture) and Oklahoma Gardening — boast more than 2.5 million views on YouTube.
But, in Extension’s earliest days, agents crisscrossed the state on demonstration trains, sharing the latest trends and know-how for farm and family.
Water main break fixed in hours
Crews work Thursday morning in the area of a water main break near the northeast corner of Broadway and 33rd Street. The main break happened around 5 p.m. Wednesday and was fully repaired around 10 p.m., said Casey Moore, city spokesman.
Contractors are working in the area to move utilities in preparation for a future road project. The contractor who was working stated that material caved into the work area and ruptured the 12-inch main, Moore said.
The permanent repair was completed and paid for by the contractor. The city does not have an estimate on how many people were affected by the break, but did some rerouting to minimize the outage, Moore said.
Spring cleanup event slated in Edmond
Civic organizations, churches, families and friends are encouraged to participate in Edmond’s annual spring cleanup event scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 12 .
Volunteers can meet in the University of Central Oklahoma parking lot behind Fire Station No. 1, located at 925 E. 2nd St.
Operation Clean Community volunteers will join in the statewide Trash-Off Day, which is sponsored by the Beautification Office of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.
City Councilwoman Victoria Caldwell said the Edmond Rotary and many other groups will be taking part in the community-wide effort.
Amazon introduces Fire TV to challenge Apple in living rooms
Amazon.com Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos is stepping up efforts to win over customers in their living rooms with a $99 TV box for watching digitally delivered shows and movies, challenging Apple's TV device.
Starbucks retools pastry menu after customer complaints
After the coffee chain bought gourmet-baking company La Boulange in 2012, it used the acquisition to add fancier pastries to U.S. locations. Now Starbucks is discovering that some customers liked the food better before, prompting another round of retooling.
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