Public relations firm hires former News 9 journalist
After spending countless hours covering breaking news, former television reporter Jacqueline Sit, of Edmond, is taking her journalism skills to serve as account executive for Oklahoma-based Candor Public Relations.
Arvest Bank promotes 4
Arvest Bank has announced the promotions of Gary Myles, Jarom Christie, Brent Sartin and Amanda Gillespie. Myles has been promoted to vice president, Christie and Sartin to assistant vice president and Gillespie to branch manager.
The Backyard Farmer opens at Shoppes at Northpark
In its 40th year, the Shoppes at Northpark welcomes Galt Ormiston’s Backyard Famer Stand, a traditional Oklahoman produce stand specializing in fresh locally grown foods. With more than 20 years experience, Galt is a gardening expert offering advice in custom design, installation and maintenance.
Steve’s Ribs grabs the silver ring
Steve’s Ribs owners just celebrated their silver anniversary with a new menu and extended summer hours.
JK Hair Salon embraces family, enhances beauty
Not many businesses can boast the staying power of clients as well as workers, but JK Hair Salon can do both.
Out of 22 staff members, 13 are related. Five moms with adult children as well as an aunt and niece duo all work side-by-side, and they not only get along they love the idea of working together. Some of the staff members have been working together for more than 30 years.
THE ASTUTE INVESTOR: Too many things don’t make sense
Are you as confused as most people with all the conflicting pieces of data and advice from economists and other forecasters? Who do you believe? On the one hand this, on the other hand that. Which is it? To paraphrase Harry Truman, “Somebody please find me a one-armed economist!”
The best and worst jobs in the current economy
With rapid changes in the economy, some jobs are valued more than others, meaning if you can land one, there's usually higher pay and more perks. Meanwhile, other jobs that have traditionally been considered desirable have slipped toward the bottom of the heap.
RCB Bank announces new hire, customer promotions
RCB Bank recently added Larry W. McCorkell to its Edmond staff as assistant vice president of Consumer Lending.
“We are extremely happy to have Larry join our expanding team in Edmond,” said RCB Bank Edmond President Jim Gray.
Chiropractic House celebrates ribbon cutting
Nic Robison, owner of the Chiropractic House, celebrated the grand opening of his new office along with Edmond Chamber Ambassadors. T
Chamber ready to salute Small Business Week with events
The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce will present its first Small Business Week of Celebration from May 20-26. Every U.S. president since 1963 has designated Small Business Week as a time to recognize contributions of America’s small business owners and professionals.
Each of the three days will offer inspiration and networking opportunities for the small business community, said Karin Dallas, a member of the chamber and the city’s Small Business Committee.
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