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Nick Massey celebrates 45 years in the investment business

By Jackie Bell | May 3, 2022

January 10th was a special day for Nick Massey, president of Massey Financial Services, marking 45 years of being in the investment business. Before working in the finance industry, Massey served in the army as a counterintelligence agent for over nine years. While he enjoyed it, he was ready to start his new career.

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February and March 2022 ribbon cuttings

By Ashley Neese | May 3, 2022

Despite the holidays and the busy new year, the Edmond Chamber hosted seven ribbon cuttings in December and January to recognize their members. The celebrations included four grand openings, two new locations, and a 36-year anniversary.

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Leading with purpose

By Kelly Vaughn | April 5, 2022

There was a time when a business’ sole purpose was to make money, but now, customers demand more from the businesses they support. They want to know they are supporting businesses that operate with integrity and invest in the community in which they are located. Additionally, employees want to be a part of something bigger than themselves. Working for a company that promotes its values and supports the community fosters a positive culture within the workplace and a more fulfilling employment experience.  

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Edmond awards youth baseball & softball league programs

By Phil Klutts | April 5, 2022

The Edmond City Council voted in October 2021 to end a contract with the existing operator of the City’s youth baseball and softball programs, and a Request for Qualifications was then issued for a new entity to manage these popular programs. Thirteen responses were submitted to the RFQ. A panel of City staff and volunteer board members reviewed the submissions and selected six to move on to the next round in the process.

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Edmond Chamber Community Award winners

By Phil Klutts | March 1, 2022

Businesses and professionals in Edmond nominate their peers every November for the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Community Awards. These nominations are then discussed and reviewed by multiple committees of Chamber members and volunteers. This year’s winners were honored on February 15th at the 2021 Annual Awards Banquet. The eight awards are given to local businesses and professionals whose contributions make an impact on the Edmond community.

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Jill Castilla appointed to Federal Advisory Council

By Tim Priebe | March 1, 2022

Citizens Bank of Edmond CEO Jill Castilla has been appointed to the Federal Advisory Council (FAC). The council is a group of 12 experts who provide advice to the Federal Reserve on the economy and banking issues. The Federal Reserve Board of Governors appoints the members of the Federal Advisory Council. The council typically meets four times yearly in Washington, D.C. to discuss economic conditions and advise the Board on issues relating to banking and the economy. Other members of the council include bankers from around the country.

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Simply Indie Film Fest brings more than movies

By Jennifer Seaton | February 1, 2022

Edmond’s tiara of burgeoning creativity just got another diamond. Visitors notice public art every day, from murals and sculptures to light shows and interactive pieces. Families attend street festivals like VIBES, Heard on Hurd and Edmond Arts Festival. But did you know Edmond also hosts its own film festival? Simply Indie Film Fest will return to Edmond this month with more than 70 films for viewing from Thursday, February 24 through Saturday, February 26.

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December 2021 and January 2022 ribbon cuttings

By Staff Writer | February 1, 2022

Despite the holidays and the busy new year, the Edmond Chamber hosted seven ribbon cuttings in December and January to recognize their members. The celebrations included four grand openings, two new locations, and a 36-year anniversary.

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Regent Bank and restaurants coming to I-35

By Phil Klutts | January 4, 2022

Construction is ramping up for a new mixed-use development at I-35 and Fox Lake. The site, 851 W. I-35 Service Road, is just north of Buffalo Wild Wings and Sam’s Club. The project broke ground three months ago and will eventually be a three-story, 40,000 sq. ft. building.

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MIDCON celebrates 30 years

By Tim Priebe | January 4, 2022

While the last couple of years may have different percentages, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor, about 20% of businesses don’t make it past their first year, and only about 30% of businesses will survive past their 10th year in business.

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