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The first MAPS 3 Senior Health and Wellness Center embraced by the community

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Four years ago, Healthy Living OKC leaders initiated a study that revealed there were around 48,000 eligible members within a 5-mile radius of the proposed facility. Leaders set a goal of 1,600 members by the end of the center’s first five years. The center met that goal in one and a half months and recorded around 3,500 memberships at the six-month mark.

HoganTaylor, JPMS Cox accounting firms to merge Jan. 1

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Oklahoma-based HoganTaylor and Arkansas-based JPMS Cox will merge January 1, 2018 to create one of the region’s largest independent accounting firms.

Open Streets Returns to South OKC on Sunday, Oct 29th

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Open Streets returns to South Oklahoma City on Sunday, Oct. 29th from 1-5 p.m. along South Robinson from SW 29th to Wiley Post Park on the Oklahoma River. Come enjoy local food with healthy choices and activities with wellness tips from health professionals. Join us as we reclaim part of our busy streets for non-motorized activities such as walking, bicycling, running, skating and dancing in the streets. Our goal is to get more residents active in our parks and using our new sidewalks in Oklahoma City.

Thunder in Oklahoma City

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

NBA team owner Clayton Bennett and allied business leaders are at the forefront of criminal justice reform.

New courthouse symbolizes criminal justice reform

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Finished in glass, wood and stone, Oklahoma City's new municipal courthouse is a physical manifestation of an enlightened era in criminal justice.

Chambers play big role in facilitating ready workforce

Friday, September 15, 2017

To ensure a ready workforce, especially in times of expansion or relocation, one of the greatest assets to the business community is the local chamber of commerce.

Rethinking Oklahoma: State needs more technology-focused companies

Friday, September 15, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – Paycom Software Inc. founder and CEO Chad Richison wants more technology-focused companies to grow in Oklahoma. He said the more technology-related businesses a state has, the easier it is to attract others in the same field.

OKC police chief: 'We're just putting fewer people in jail'

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Fewer people are expected to head to jail in the coming months as local law enforcement and the courts continue to look for ways to reduce overcrowding.