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City manager announces new hires

“These three talented managers are experienced, have integrity and are committed to providing quality services to our residents,” Couch said in a prepared statement.  “They’ve earned my confidence as well as the confidence of the mayor and council.”   Johnson has been Oklahoma City’s finance director since 2007, and has been involved in the city

ACM@UCO purchases Bricktown building

Andy Burnett and Zach Martin, investment advisers with Sperry Van Ness/William T. Strange & Associates, handled the transaction. Margaret Miller with Stewart Title Co. closed the deal. “UCO’s school of music brings a cool, authentic vibe to downtown,” Burnett said. “Every downtown in the country would love to have this concept in their entertainment districts.”

Chamber campaign raises nearly $2.7 million

A group of more than 150 volunteers, led by campaign co-chairs Dick Tanenbaum, Gardner Tanenbaum Holdings, and Rhonda Hooper, Jordan Associates, sold a record 1,117 sponsorships to 470 companies. The chamber also added 205 new members during its campaign. “When a campaign is as successful as this, it all comes down to the volunteers,” Hooper

Will Rogers tracks increase in travelers over last year

For June, airport officials reported a 3.56-percent increase in passenger enplanements over the same time last year.Airport Spokeswoman Karen Carney said that Oklahoma City is bringing in more tourism traffic during the traditionally busy summer months.“We had a sense that this would be a busy summer based on May’s numbers, which were up 2.25 percent,

PR firm donates to two nonprofits

The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and Tulsa-based Community Action Project each received a $50,000 pro-bono service grant for communications work for 2011-2012 from Saxum’s “Step Up” program, according to written statement.     Saxum members are teaming up with the food bank to increase awareness of its mission within the state. “The Regional Food Bank

American Fidelity is top in its Class

Weiss Ratings is an independent group that helps companies, professionals and institutions monitor financial service companies such as American Fidelity. The “A” rating indicates the company has the resources to withstand poor economic conditions. It is given to less than two percent of the nation’s health and life insurers. The Ward Group, a consulting firm,