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NORTHWEST Savory Spice Shop owner Able Blakely opened a temporary kiosk at Penn Square Mall for the holidays. It will be open through January. The main store at 4400 N. Western Ave. offers a variety of spices and herbs from around the world, as well as spice gift sets. The Penn Square shop, on the

Sequester squeeze

In the land of the free and home of the brave, the president and CEO of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits was able to board an airplane without delay while a mother somewhere was looking for a way to feed her child. Both scenarios can be traced back to a series of arbitrary federal sequestration

Nonprofits, retailers look to uncertain future with Chesapeake changes

Marnie Taylor, president and CEO of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits Photo by Mark Hancock From shopping centers to the support of nonprofits and the arts, many rely on Chesapeake dollars. With the announced departure of Chesapeake co-founder and CEO Aubrey McClendon by April 1, many who have benefited, and continue to benefit from the


For more than 30 years, the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits has been the state’s leading organization dedicated to building better communities through effective nonprofits. By enhancing organizational capacity through programs and services designed to increase reach, access and impact of each organization’s mission with more effective and efficient management practices, the center provides didactic training


Senate Bill 1070 was authored by state Sen. Susan Paddack, D-Ada, after two years of combined efforts of educators, state officials and leaders in the nonprofit sector. It was signed by Gov. Brad Henry in 2010. In addition to promoting enhanced professionalism and integrity for nonprofits, the bill amended reporting requirements tracked by the Secretary

Press on

At first blush it sounds like the stuff of good spy novels, but in reality, these elements have surfaced in some of Oklahoma City’s most recognizable nonprofit companies over the past couple of years. Throw in an economic climate comparable to the Great Depression, and the nonprofit community as a whole is trying to pull