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Press Release: Michael Southard Receives Designation of Certified Economic Developer from the...
04/10/2016
Press Release: Michael Southard Receives Designation of Certified Economic Developer from the...

Press Release: Michael Southard Receives Designation of Certified Economic Developer from the...

Michael Southard Receives Designation of Certified Economic Developer from the International Economic Development Council Joins the over 1,100 active CEcDs in the United States and seven in Oklahoma Arlington, Virginia – Michael Southard, President and CEO of the Ada Jobs Foundation in Ada, Oklahoma…

Attention, entrepreneurs:  Walmart wants to meet you and see your U.S. made products.  #JGNOK
04/08/2016
Attention, entrepreneurs: Walmart wants to meet you and see your U.S. made products |

Attention, entrepreneurs: Walmart wants to meet you and see your U.S. made products. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY — Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, is looking for entrepreneurs to pitch their made in the USA products to the company’s buyers in a daylong event at Walmart’s global headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas on June 28, 2016. Registration has begun. The deadline for entrepreneurs to…

Young inventor's Lego Vacuum a Tulsa StartUp Series winner.  #JGNOK
04/06/2016
Young inventor's Lego Vacuum a Tulsa StartUp Series winner |

Young inventor's Lego Vacuum a Tulsa StartUp Series winner. #JGNOK

TULSA, Okla. —The Tulsa StartUp Series named Lego Vacuum as the winner of the K-12 Student Live Pitch Series held March 23, at 36°North. Gabe Dougherty impressed the judges with his invention that allows for a quick and easy clean-up of small toy pieces scattered on the floor. Dougherty received a $…

Rocket Fizz Soda Pop and Candy Shop sweetens Edmond with 34 jobs.  #JGNOK
04/04/2016
Rocket Fizz Soda Pop and Candy Shop sweetens Edmond with 34 jobs |

Rocket Fizz Soda Pop and Candy Shop sweetens Edmond with 34 jobs. #JGNOK

EDMOND — NewsOK recently published a story about one Oklahoma woman who made her dream come true by opening a candy store. Check it out below. Tina Bevel remembers watching Nellie Oleson as she worked behind the candy counter of her parent’s mercantile on the television series “Little House on the P…

03/31/2016

Congratulations to our friends at Sandler Training of Oklahoma on winning the Best of Business Award in the category of Best Adult Education Institutions!!!

Yokozuna Tulsa makes OpenTable's 100 Hottest Restaurants list.  #JGNOK
03/30/2016
Tulsa's Yokozuna-Downtown makes OpenTable's 100 Hottest Restaurants list |

Yokozuna Tulsa makes OpenTable's 100 Hottest Restaurants list. #JGNOK

SAN FRANCISCO — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group, revealed the 100 Hottest Restaurants in America for 2016. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable di…

Celebrating Oklahoma's best with Oklahoma Main Street Center.  #JGNOK
03/28/2016
Celebrating OK's Best: Who will win Main Street Awards? |

Celebrating Oklahoma's best with Oklahoma Main Street Center. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Main Street Center announced the finalists of the program’s annual statewide awards competition. All finalists will be honored, and the winners announced, at the 27th annual Main Street Awards Banquet, May 3, at the Embassy Suites OKC Downtown/Medical Center Hotel. “The…

Ulta Beauty coming to Enid's Academy Sports + Outdoors development.  #JGNOK
03/26/2016
Ulta bringing beauty to Enid's Academy Sports development |

Ulta Beauty coming to Enid's Academy Sports + Outdoors development. #JGNOK

ENID, Okla. — An Ulta Beauty store will be among other retailers on the Academy Sports and Outdoors property, city officials revealed after an Enid City Commission vote to increase an incentive. An addendum to a memorandum of understanding — involving a $2.85 million incentive package for GBT Realty…

OMRF scientist discovers new insight for multiple sclerosis treatment.  #JGNOK
03/25/2016
OMRF scientist discovers new insights for multiple sclerosis treatment |

OMRF scientist discovers new insight for multiple sclerosis treatment. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY — In new research from Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, scientists have discovered subtle biological signs in the development of multiple sclerosis that point to the need for highly individualized treatment plans for patients suffering from the disease. MS damages the nervous syst…

Ponca City companies work together to get the job done.  #JGNOK
03/23/2016
Ponca City companies work together to get the job done |

Ponca City companies work together to get the job done. #JGNOK

PONCA CITY, Okla. — The Ponca City Development Authority recently spotted local companies working together to get things done in the community. CME in the Airport Industrial Park recently put one of its own custom built heat and air units on their own roof with a 40-ton crane truck lift from RK Oilf…

American Ninja Warrior to film episode at Oklahoma State Capitol.  #JGNOK
03/21/2016
'American Ninja Warrior' to film episode at Oklahoma Capitol building |

American Ninja Warrior to film episode at Oklahoma State Capitol. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY — The hit television show “American Ninja Warrior” will film an episode in Oklahoma City on the south plaza of the state Capitol building May 6-17. The obstacle course and endurance competition is filming at cities around the country for its eighth season. It airs on NBC. The Oklahoma…

Non-stop flights from Stillwater to DFW take off in August.  #JGNOK
03/20/2016
Non-stop flights from Stillwater to DFW take off in August |

Non-stop flights from Stillwater to DFW take off in August. #JGNOK

STILLWATER, Okla. — The City of Stillwater, American Airlines and Oklahoma State University recently announced the arrival of non-stop American Airlines jet service to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) from Stillwater Regional Airport (SWO). The new service was announced at an event at t…

Tulsa innovation under one roof soon will be a reality at Raw Space.  #JGNOK
03/19/2016
Tulsa innovation under one roof soon will be a reality at Raw Space |

Tulsa innovation under one roof soon will be a reality at Raw Space. #JGNOK

TULSA, Okla. — A project in Tulsa will convert an old industrial facility into an innovation space to foster creativity and technology. Here is what the Engineers Society of Tulsa had to say about the project. The world’s first industrial sized multi-use, multi-function innovation space with multipl…

Tired of bad news, 25-year-old OKC broadcaster launches Better Black News.  #JGNOK
03/18/2016
Tired of bad news, 25-year-old OKC broadcaster launches Better Black News |

Tired of bad news, 25-year-old OKC broadcaster launches Better Black News. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY — Jillian Whitaker graduated with a degree in broadcasting from the University of Central Oklahoma, but felt that black people were often misrepresented or underrepresented in television news broadcasts. Her answer came in the form of Better Black News. The startup news service focuses…

iQor, Ada calling.  100 new jobs on the line.  #JGNOK
03/17/2016
iQor calling. 100 new jobs on the line for Ada |

iQor, Ada calling. 100 new jobs on the line. #JGNOK

ADA, Okla. — Florida-based call center iQor plans to retain 150 jobs in Ada, and hire another 100, as the company expands in the city to meet the growing demand for its services. “iQor is a valuable member of our business community, diversifying the Ada area economy while providing professional expe…

Oklahoma startup Vigilant Aerospace Systems licenses NASA technology for safer flight systems.
03/15/2016
Oklahoma startup Vigilant Aerospace licenses NASA technology for safer flight systems |

Oklahoma startup Vigilant Aerospace Systems licenses NASA technology for safer flight systems.

OKLAHOMA CITY — NASA has developed technology that may enable unmanned aircraft to fly safely in the national airspace along with piloted aircraft. The patent-pending integrated communications and control system is capable of collision warnings as well as real-time traffic and weather updates. This…

Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau attains new level of excellence.  #JGNOK
03/10/2016
OKC Convention & Visitors Bureau attains new level of excellence |

Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau attains new level of excellence. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau has been awarded accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program. DMAP is an internationally recognized accreditation program developed by the Washington, D.C.-based Destination Marketing Association International. In…

Tulsa Native has products land on cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.  #JGNOK
03/08/2016
Tulsa native takes a dip into swimwear line; products land on cover of Sports Illustrated |

Tulsa Native has products land on cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. #JGNOK

TULSA, Okla. — Hilary Genga, a native of Tulsa who now lives in Los Angeles, grew tired of staying out of the water for fear of a wardrobe malfunction. She found that other women had the same issue, so she decided to do something about the problem. Genga founded Trunkettes in 2008. It is the first s…

Bob Dylan Archive coming to Tulsa.  #JGNOK
03/04/2016
Bob Dylan Archive knock, knock, knockin' on Tulsa's door |

Bob Dylan Archive coming to Tulsa. #JGNOK

TULSA, Okla. — The Bob Dylan Archive has been acquired by the George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) and The University of Tulsa (TU) and will be permanently housed in Tulsa, under the stewardship of TU’s Helmerich Center for American Research, for subsequent public exhibition in the city’s burgeoni…

Riversport Rapids coming in May.  #JGNOK
03/03/2016
Riversport Rapids set to open in OKC's Boathouse District in May - VIDEO |

Riversport Rapids coming in May. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY — Imagine a Saturday morning spent whitewater rafting with your family in the Boathouse District. Or kayaking down an Olympic style slalom course. It will all become a reality when Oklahoma City’s $45.2 million whitewater rafting and kayaking center – RIVERSPORT Rapids – is completed i…

A great write up from I2E, Inc.  #JGNOK
02/18/2016
JustGOODNews.BIZ: A positive development for businesses, communities (OK) |

A great write up from I2E, Inc. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY — When Wonderful Group announced plans for a new tile factory and 220 jobs in Lebanon, Tennessee, the news didn’t escape the editors of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Nor were the 6,500 jobs Northrup Grumman is bringing to Palmdale, California, or a $22 million R&D expansion and 350 jobs Galderma…

Oklahoma Arts Council announces 2016 Leadership Arts class members #JGNOK
02/13/2016
Oklahoma Arts Council announces 2016 Leadership Arts class members (OK) |

Oklahoma Arts Council announces 2016 Leadership Arts class members #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The Oklahoma Arts Council has announced the names of individuals selected to participate in its 2016 Leadership Arts program. The list includes 33 individuals from 23 Oklahoma communities who will gather throughout the spring to learn how to impact their communities through th…

Love's expands CNG offerings by acquiring Trillium.  #JGNOK
02/10/2016
Love's expands CNG offerings by acquiring Trillium (OK) |

Love's expands CNG offerings by acquiring Trillium. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops has entered into an agreement to purchase Trillium CNG, a provider of compressed natural gas (CNG). The agreement will add 37 public-access CNG locations to the Love’s network, bringing the number of Love’s-operated public CNG facilities to 65. “The acquisition of…

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02/06/2016
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The Bart & Nadia Sports Experience is coming to OKC February 13.  #JGNOK
02/05/2016
Sixth annual Bart & Nadia Sports Experience coming to OKC Feb. 13 (OK) |

The Bart & Nadia Sports Experience is coming to OKC February 13. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY – In an effort to improve the fitness and health of all Oklahomans, Bart Conner and Nadia Comaneci, in association with The Oklahoman, are providing free fun for the whole family at their sixth annual Bart & Nadia Sports Experience. The event, which will include approximately 2,500 par…

Paseo Grill makes OpenTable's list of 100 most romantic restaurants.  #JGNOK
02/04/2016
Paseo Grill only OK restaurant to make OpenTable's 100 Most Romantic Restaurants list (OK) |

Paseo Grill makes OpenTable's list of 100 most romantic restaurants. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY — Just in time for Valentine’s Day, OpenTable released this year’s 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America, and only one Oklahoma eatery, Paseo Grill, found a place on the list. The online restaurant reservation service compiled the list from the combined opinions of more than 5 milli…

02/03/2016
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Paycom expands with new sales offices in six cities.  #JGNOK
02/01/2016
Paycom expands with new sales offices in six cities (OK) |

Paycom expands with new sales offices in six cities. #JGNOK

OKLAHOMA CITY — Paycom Software, Inc., a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software, announced the opening of six new sales offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Pasadena, Sacramento, San Antonio and Stamford, Connecticut. “The opening of these six offices aligns with…

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