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okcBIZ Fittest Execs 2013

But Oklahoma consistently ranks as one of the states with the highest obesity rates in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. High obesity rates not only tax the health of individuals but add needless pressure on company insurance rates. That’s why okcBIZ has partnered with INTEGRIS Health PACER Health Services

okcBIZ Fittest Execs: Corporate Wellness Award

Oklahoma Blood Institute cares about its employees and goes to great lengths to help them stay healthy. Employee wellness is promoted through healthy food options in vending machines, a wellness website, free annual biometric health screenings, online and in-person health coaching, individualized case management services, gym discount memberships, weight watchers offers, tobacco cessation resources, employee

Radio star

Like his grandmother, during the past quarter century, Fudge has developed his own hunger for saving items of historical significance, including restoring historic homes and buildings, an interest he shares with his wife, Shannon. Their shared passion led them to renovate Kamp’s Grocery; the Cameron Building; and homes in Oklahoma City’s older neighborhoods, such as

Rubble rousers

Deidre Ebrey, Moore’s economic development and marketing director, estimates 1,100 homes and 40 businesses were completely destroyed within the city’s 22 square miles. The Moore Medical Center and Briarwood and Plaza Towers elementary schools were heavily damaged in the storm that left 25 dead (one woman died of her injuries three months later) and 377

okcBIZ extends Best of Business deadline

Oklahoma City, OK – The okcBIZ Best of Business program honors local businesses in 25 categories. Readers of okcBIZ choose the winners. Readers cast their votes online throughout the year to choose their favorite suppliers and business partners. Due to the spring merger of okcBIZ magazine and Oklahoma Gazette, the voting deadline for Best of Business has been extended from Feb. 14, 2014 to March 14,

okcBIZ magazine goes fully digital – print version merges with Oklahoma Gazette

The company will enhance and enlarge the magazine’s website, “Five years ago, the conversion of our business newspaper, OKCBusiness, into our monthly magazine, okcBIZ, was highly successful,” Bleakley said. “We’ve determined in our strategic planning that our print readers can now be best served by combining the print publications and further developing the web presence

Architecture accolades

Awards are divided into three categories, with the most prestigious being the Honor Award, followed by the Merit Award and Citation Award. Projects are categorized into commercial, residential, interior and restoration entries, and the jury awards citations in each of the categories. Elliott+Associates Architects took home the most awards with three. The projects and their

okcBIZ announces the 2013 ‘Forty Under 40′

The awards party is at 6 p.m., September 26, at IAO Gallery in downtown Oklahoma City, 706 W. Sheridan Ave. The program is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Oklahoma City and MidTown with additional support provided by Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business, Mustang Golden Ale, Sam Adams Boston Lager, Cryptic wine and Cupcake Vineyards.

Forty Under 40: AUTUMN ROSE McMAHON

Where would many organizations, nonprofits or schools be without development directors? Practically non-existent. They are the backbones of many of these places, spending most of their time implementing numerous community outreach initiatives while tirelessly seeking donations, grants and contributions, all areas that Autumn Rose McMahon has succeeded and surpassed as director of development for the

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