Friday, May 15, 2020
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Three Oklahoma high school seniors, along with their families, were surprised this week to learn that they will receive OGE Positive Energy Scholarships to help pay for college. Per year, each Positive Energy Scholar will receive $15,000, which is renewable annually for up to four years, or a total of $60,000 to cover tuition, fees, books or on-campus room and board.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
As the shelter-in-place order is lifted and the City enters the first phase of re-entry 67% of business proprietors said employee fear is the biggest barrier they’ll have to overcome as they move back to normal operation. The second most-pressing concern is a lack of coronavirus testing and screening, followed by a lack of hand sanitizer and a concern for legal liability.
Monday, April 27, 2020
“Our (third) business surveys confirmed how creative and innovative our business owners are in this market,” said Roy Williams, CEO and president of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. “In essence over two thirds of our companies have altered and adopted new ways to conduct their business and are still operating. This all shows the resilience and creativity of our business community.”
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
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Thursday, April 9, 2020
Oklahoma CEO Coach Offers Community Giveback for Struggling Business Owners: Past OKC Chamber Ambassador Chairwoman Stacy Eads is now serving EO, YPO, Chamber members, and community businesses with Free Resources. "It doesn’t have to be lonely at the top. If you’re suffering from sleepless nights due to our rapidly changing business landscape, let’s talk – CEO to CEO. I’ve been where you are, and I can help," says Stacy Eads.
"It's important as a business leader that you have an outlet other than your team or your spouse. I've been offering Oklahoma Entrepreneurs 'Talk Time' completely free of charge, with absolutely no expectations or catches," she said. "This is my Community Giveback to see strong Oklahomans come together and achieve in the face of adversity. I want to help business owners through this time, with no expectations in return."
Monday, April 6, 2020
Friday, April 3, 2020
As of this survey, a higher percentage of businesses, nearly 62% or 213 of the respondents, are working remotely or with altered operations. The number of businesses operating with no changes in their operations dropped from 34% in the last survey to only 21% of businesses now. Less than 9%, or 30 of the businesses surveyed, had stopped all operations. Another 8% were limiting hours.