News & Updates
Thursday, August 20, 2015
OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 20, 2015) – Five community organizations are forming a new partnership to support improvements of Oklahoma City Public Schools, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber announced at its annual State of the Schools Luncheon on Thursday, Aug. 20. The new collaboration, which will be called the Oklahoma City Schools Compact, will include the
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's latest newsletter, The POINT!, is out, and it's full of news involving the Chamber and the community.
Here's what is in it for August with links that take you directly to each story:
Read about Boeing's latest news that will bring about 800 new jobs to the Oklahoma City community, as well as the Chamber's economic
Monday, August 17, 2015
Sign up for the Chamber’s golf tournaments
For those of you who want to take your clients, business prospects or friends and play a round of links (or three) on one of the region’s most beautiful courses, sign up now for one of the Chamber’s golf tournaments on Oct. 12, Oct. 19 and Oct. 26. They will be held at the Oklahoma City Golf
Thursday, August 13, 2015
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber wrapped up its 22nd Total Resource Development Campaign (TRDC) on Aug. 13 by raising $3,000,598 and surpassing the campaign goal.
TRDC Co-chairs John Higginbotham, Bank of Oklahoma, and Michael Laird, Crowe & Dunlevy, led more than 150 active volunteers. During the campaign, volunteers connected Chamber members with
Monday, August 10, 2015
By Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield For The Oklahoman
I recently relinquished command of the Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) at Tinker Air Force Base and retired from the Air Force after 34 years. As I look back on my time as AFSC commander, one thing jumps to the top of the list of critical elements that enabled the command’s overwhelming success:
Friday, August 7, 2015
Oklahoma City continues to see economic success in the form of job growth and community redevelopment. In order to sustain this type of growth, it is important to focus on creating a quality workforce that is prepared to lead Oklahoma City into the next generation.
That is one of the reasons why the Chamber supports initiatives for quality education
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
David Todd, program manager for Oklahoma City's Metropolitan Area Projects (MAPS) 3, updated the Oklahoma City Council this week on progress at the Oklahoma River. As part of the presentation he showed a flyover video from the city MAPS 3 office of the new whitewater rafting and kayaking project, showing the concrete formations that will frame the rushing
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The list of top 50 fastest-growing, privately held businesses in the Greater Oklahoma City region is out, but you'll have to wait until Sept. 29 to see how the Metro 50 winners rank. So reserve your spot at the Metro 50 Dinner and Awards Program. Tickets are $100 for individuals and $1,250 for corporate tables of 10. For more information, go online to