News & Updates

Jennifer Wasinger joins Freese and Nichols' Oklahoma office

Monday, September 21, 2015

FORT WORTH, Texas – September 15, 2015 – Freese and Nichols, Inc. has hired Jennifer Wasinger as an account director in the firm’s Oklahoma City, Oklahoma office. In this role, Wasinger will leverage the relationships she established during her distinguished career as an infrastructure finance professional to expand the firm’s footprint throughout the state.

 

Berlin AIrlift Veterans to Meet in OKC

Monday, September 21, 2015

On Wednesday, Sept. 30, approximately 100 members of the Berlin Airlift Veterans Association will gather for a welcome reception at the Tower Hotel to begin their four day reunion in Oklahoma City. Among those will be 29 members who participated in the life-giving Berlin Airlift in 1948-49 that saved 2.4 million West Berliners from starvation and communist enslavement. The airlift involved 117,000 airmen but time and health has taken its toll and the membership includes family members.

Take a look at the State Fair -- and its 100-plus-year history

Friday, September 18, 2015

The 2015 Oklahoma State Fair has opened, and it’s time to visit and get your fill of the food, entertainment, rides and other spectacles that you enjoy every year. But while we, too, at the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber are enjoying the present-day fair , we’ve been looking back in time as well. We celebrated our 125th year in 2014, and that

See new Greater Grads website for interns, companies hiring and more

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The Chamber launched the Greater Grads program in 2006 as part of our efforts to recruit and retain young talent in the community. The program includes three initiatives – the website, Greater Grads Career Fair and the InternOKC summer program. This month, Greater Grads re-launched its website to continue the efforts of recruiting and retaining

Don't miss the Chamber's golf tournaments -- sign your team up today!

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

It isn't too late to sign up yourself, your clients, business prospects and friends and play a round of links (or three) on one of the region’s most beautiful courses for the Chamber’s golf tournaments on Oct. 12, Oct. 19 and Oct. 26. They will be held at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club, 7000 NW Grand Blvd. Each day's tournaments will

OKC tops Entrepreneur.com's list of "25 Cities Worth Moving to If You Want to Launch a Business"

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Sujan Patel, a contributor for Entrepreneur.com, recently ranked 25 cities for would-be entrepreneurs to move to if they want to start a business. Oklahoma City ranked first. Here's what he wrote: "In business -- as in real estate -- it’s all about location, location, location. Despite the rise in remote-work arrangements, this sentiment holds true

Read about strategic plan for schools, OKC job growth, in September POINT!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Catch up with the Greater Oklahoma City and its news in the latest issue of The POINT! newsletter, available online in both magazine format and as a PDF. In it, you can read and learn about: The new Oklahoma City Schools Compact between the Oklahoma City Public School District, City of Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation, the United

Register now for health business forum

Thursday, September 3, 2015

You are invited to attend an important forum addressing the health of our community and how it relates to economic development from 12:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, Northeast Regional Health and Wellness Campus, 2600 NE 63rd Street. The “Better Health Through Economic Opportunity” forum is