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Day in the life

4 a.m.: Out of bed. Meet my husband, Dick, in the hall on his way to bed after a late night of emails with his Vietnam reunion group and a marathon of 24 reruns. I am the sun. He is the moon. 4:07 a.m.: Cuddle up with our ragdoll kitties, fresh coffee and Jesus Calling,

Delaney takes chairman position with chamber

Peter Delaney As outgoing Chairman Carl Edwards attempted to hold onto his prized chairman’s cup, Peter Delaney pursued the cup in a video of the two chasing after one another in fast motion, as the familiar Yakety Sax song heard often on Hill’s show played. The two continued the filmed sequence acting out a chase

Getting defensive

David Burnett, director of economic development for the Midwest City Chamber of Commerce, also is trying on a new hat as the director of the newly formed Defense Industry Alliance. “We feel like this is an opportunity to build a coalition, especially since we’re looking at Tinker taking on such a leadership role in military

Farmers Insurance named Business of the Year by the Greater Oklahoma City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Cindy Warminsky, Farmers Insurance Human Resources Manager has also served on the Board of Directors for three years and has been a key leader in the success of many programs, including a Business Expo, which is the Chamber’s largest fundraiser and draws in excess of 17,000 people. “This award is a great honor for our

Chamber announces 2012 officers and members of the board of directors

Carl Edwards, Price Edwards & Company, will serve his second year as chair. Peter B. Delaney, OGE Energy Corp., has been chosen as chairman-elect and will serve as treasurer. Other 2012 officers include David Thompson, immediate past chairman; Bruce Lawrence, INTEGRIS Health, corporate secretary; and Roy H. Williams, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, president and CEO.

Chamber\’s fundraising campaign sets records for volunteer participation, amount raised

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s Total Resource Development Campaign ended Aug. 12 with a record $2,347,322 raised. The three-month campaign included almost 170 volunteers from the business community. More than 900 sponsorships and advertisements were purchased, 400 businesses in the region participated, and 165 companies joined the chamber as new members.    “The support, energy

Check out the latest happenings within 11 distinct areas of the metro

Adventure District After recently purchasing Remington Park Racing Casino for $80.25 million, Global Gaming Solutions RP unveiled plans to renovate the venue. Fifty new electronic gaming machines were added, bringing the total in the casino to 750, and an additional 100 machines are slated to be added this month. Racing fans also can expect to