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Most Promising New Business Announced

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

"Most Promising New Business" award winner was announced by the Oklahoma Venture Forum on May 13, 2020 during a virtual awards ceremony with more than 80 online participants. The winner's acceptance speech thanked his Oklahoma Scaling Up Business Coach, Stacy Eads - a Greater OKC Chamber Member, and 11-year volunteer with our agency.

Stacy Eads has a long history of volunteering with the OKC Chamber for over 11 years. She's a past Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Ambassador Chairwoman, Rise and Shine Co-Chair, MegaLunch emcee, New Member Orientation Speaker, Enlighten Lunch & Learn Speaker, as well as a former TRDC fundraising volunteer.

This article shares the story of how Stacy Eads is making an impact on the "Most Promising New Business" of 2020 through her Business Coaching methods with Scaling Up.

Melinda Elms & Greg Frederick Named Outstanding OKCPS Principals

Friday, May 15, 2020

Two local principals have been recognized as exemplary educators in Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS). Hawthorne Elementary Principal Melinda Elms and U.S. Grant High School Principal Greg Frederick are the 2020 recipients of the Sam and Charolet Shirley Outstanding Principal award, which is distributed annually by the Foundation for OKCPS.

About Reasonable Accommodation

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Hello from Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Business Services Program! We are inviting businesses to learn about reasonable accommodation training through a free live webinar. This training familiarizes audiences with the concept of reasonable accommodations contained in the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Where (Training Platform):  Zoom webinar.

When: May 28, 2020 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Topic: About Reasonable Accommodation

OGE Energy Corp. Foundation announces 2020 OGE Positive Energy Scholars, awards total of $180,000 in scholarships

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.  

CompSource Mutual donates $250,000 to support healthcare workers, first responders and families affected by COVID-19

Thursday, April 23, 2020

CompSource Mutual Insurance Company, an Oklahoma-based business that provides workers’ compensation coverage to roughly one-in-three companies in the state, is donating $250,000 to assist in the COVID-19 response. Three separate funds in Oklahoma City and Tulsa are receiving donations from CompSource Mutual.

JAN-PRO'S EnviroShield Disinfectant Servce "Protect youself, your employees, your customers"

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Safeguard yourself, your employees and your customers with JAN-PRO'S EnviroShield Disinfectant Service.

CALL 405-606-3300 to schedule your no cost estimate.

OG&E donates $250,000 to support local restaurants by partnering with Ending Hunger OKCís Meals on Wheels to provide meals to families, homebound seniors

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

With the restaurant industry reeling from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, OG&E today announced its parent company OGE Energy Corp. will donate $250,000 to support local restaurants in partnership with Ending Hunger OKC’s Meals on Wheels program.

Oklahoma CEO Coach Offers Community Giveback for Struggling Business Owners

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."

Schedule your 100% Free "Talk Time."