Celebrate Freddy’s 89th birthday with 89-cent frozen custard
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is celebrating the 89th birthday of its co-founder, namesake and decorated World War II veteran, Freddy Simon, with 89 cent frozen custard. The promotion began Friday and includes a single scoop of the restaurant’s signature chocolate or vanilla custard served in either a traditional cake cone or a dish. The tasty, 89 cent frozen treat offer is available at all Freddy’s locations nationwide through Feb. 27.
Taco Bell to take on McDonald's breakfast with eggs in waffles
Yum Brands' Taco Bell chain will introduce breakfast foods such as waffle tacos, egg burritos and the bacon A.M. Crunchwrap nationwide on March 27. The move expands on a trial run that began in some locations in 2012, bringing a breakfast menu to 5,500 of Taco Bell's more than 5,700 U.S. restaurants.
NARFE to meet Tuesday
The Edmond Chapter of the National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at in the Gaylord University Center on the campus of Oklahoma Christian University of Science & Arts, 2501 E. Memorial Road.
Edmond Beautiful awards Keep it Clean to Remy Power Products
Edmond Beautiful recently announced Remy Power Products as the winner of the 2013 Keep it Clean, Keep it Green award. The award recognizes an Edmond organization that sets and implements a specific goal to beautify, reduce, reuse, recycle or divert waste within the community or as an organization.
UCO grads bring Counterclock Custom T-shirts to Edmond
A high-powered job working in government lost its fascination for one Edmond young man when he began thinking about starting a family.
Brian Downs spent 10 years in the political arena before deciding to make the break and start his own business.
Edmond Chamber luncheon presents companies impacting local economy
Steve Goo of Boeing and Michael Ming of GE will address the Edmond business community at the Edmond Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon on Thursday. Each speaker will discuss their respective company’s economic impact on the Edmond Area. The luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Oak Tree Country Club.
$160 million approved for Capitol
The state Senate today approved legislation that would issue $160 million of bond money to renovate the state Capitol building.
Problems for the 96-year-old building have been a safety hazard in recent years with pieces falling along the exterior. Yellow barricades placed in front of the building are a reminder of the safety risks to visitors and staff.
Big plans made for Edmond’s downtown
A presentation by Freese Nichols consultants of Fort Worth was made Wednesday to city staff and local business leaders regarding the Downtown Master Plan.
The Central Edmond Urban Development Board has revisited plans made in a 1998 Downtown Master Plan. Wednesday’s meeting hosted by the Urban Board was one of a series of meetings made by the consultant group. The city hired the group to make recommendations to protect the future development of Broadway.
Oak Tree Country Club announces multi-million dollar renovation
A multi-million dollar reinvention of Oak Tree Country Club is now underway that will bring a new décor and expanded dining and social features designed to enhance daily life for the private club members of today.
“Most of the project is slated for completion in late spring including a new bar and media area and a reinvented grille and lounge where members can invite family and friends to dine on innovative cuisine,” said General Manager Matt Beroth.
Street projects on hold; Broadway/33rd Street work to begin this year
Making improvements to traffic flow at the intersection of Bryant and Second Street continues to be pending for the City of Edmond.
Meanwhile, improvements are on hold for the intersection of Broadway and 15th Street.
The Capital Projects and Financing Task Force discussed the item Tuesday as it reviewed budget recommendations for the 2000 Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund. A cost estimate for the project is not estimated by the city.
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