News & Updates

OG&E reads to 2,200 students for Martin Luther King Week of Service

Monday, January 18, 2021

In celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., OG&E employees are participating in a dedicated week of service. Beginning today and for the rest of the week, OG&E employees will virtually join 116 first grade classrooms in 62 schools across the communities they serve in Oklahoma and Arkansas.

OG&E named 2020 EEI Emergency Response Award recipient following severe summer storm and fall ice storm

Friday, January 15, 2021

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today announced OG&E as a recipient of its Emergency Response Award following power restoration from the July severe storm and October ice storm in 2020.

Convention Center, Omni opening result of Chamber vision, planning

Thursday, January 14, 2021

The opening of the new Oklahoma City Convention Center and the accompanying Omni Hotel is a landmark moment for our community, and one that would not have happened without the Chamber’s efforts. More than 15 years ago, this organization began the work to assess our community’s competitive position in the meetings industry and began laying out

RTA of Central OK to kick off transit system planning process

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

via VeloCityOKC After more than a decade of transformative growth, the Regional Transportation Authority of Central Oklahoma is holding its first Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Jan. 28 to kick off the development of a Transit System Plan for its six member cities. The development of a Plan is a significant milestone toward coordinated transit in the region

John Clendening Joins Board of Directors of OKC-Based Nonprofit, Feed the Children

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

John Clendening has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Feed the Children, a leading nonprofit organization focused on alleviating childhood hunger. With an extensive background in financial services technology and service as a wealth management executive, Clendening will apply his expertise to his new role at the global nonprofit.

Oklahoma City-based architecture and engineering firm welcomes new Chief Operations Officer Kristin Killgore, congratulates Rick Johnson on retirement

Thursday, January 7, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (January 7, 2021) – Oklahoma’s largest full-service architecture and engineering firm, FSB, announced its new Chief Operations Officer, Kristin Killgore. She succeeds Rick Johnson in the role, who retired Jan. 1 after a six-month transition period with Killgore in the second half of 2020. “We are excited to welcome Kristin

Paycomís CSO, Jeff York, Donates $2 Million to Green Shoe Foundation

Monday, December 28, 2020

Paycom Software, Inc., (NYSE:PAYC) Chief Sales Officer Jeffrey York announced today his commitment to donate $2 million to the nonprofit Green Shoe Foundation. York is a passionate supporter of mental health initiatives, and Green Shoe is an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit organization that offers confidential, affordable retreats to support healing and health for adults across the U.S.

Paycom and its Employees Give $100,000 to The Salvation Army Through Red Kettle Campaign

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Paycom Software, Inc., (NYSE:PAYC), a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software, presented The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command with a check for $100,000, the largest amount the Oklahoma City-based nonprofit has received as part of its annual Red Kettle Campaign.