7th Annual Hot Wheel Show & Swap Meet – August 11, 2012 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

7th Annual Hot Wheel Show & Swap Meet

Diecast Maddness
Jay Community Center
429 S. 9th St. Jay, Oklahoma.
(On Main Street)
Map It
Saturday, August 11, 2012
9a.m. until 3p.m.

This is one of the largest Hot Wheel Shows in the four states.
There will be thousands of toy Die Cast cars Including:
Hot Wheels, Johnny Lightning’s, NASCAR, Matchbox, M2’s and more.
There will be Drawings, Races for kids and adults, and custom contests with four catagories.

Vendor spaces are limited and on a first come first served basis.
For more information contact:
Mike Coatney: 918-845-4096 (leave message)

Doggone-It Day Care 4th of July Special – July 04, 2012 8:00 to 11:00 PM


Doggone-It Daycare
12606 South Memorial
Bixby, OK 74008
Wednesday, July 04, 2012
8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

We are offering to watch dogs on the 4th of July from 8:00 to 11:00 PM for only $5.00 each. Our facility has sound proof walls, fans blowing and a TV running.

Many dogs run away, because they are terrified of fireworks. Let us watch your dogs on Independence Day in a safe and quiet environment.

For more info call 918-364-3647
or visit www.doggoneitdaycare.net

New Outlook for SpiritBank Event Center

Story by Beth Turner found on gtrnews.com

Taken over, sold, and repurchased, Bixby’s SpiritBank Event Center in Regal Plaza continues to move forward despite roadblocks on its path to success. It began with great expectations in 2008. Remy Companies launched this impressive facility, financed by SpiritBank. Retail space, nearby hotels, restaurants and bars being built and Tulsa’s new basketball development league, Tulsa 66ers announced the center as their home court. However, the tide soon turned and Remy Companies found itself in foreclosure.

After just one season, the Tulsa 66ers left to play at the Tulsa Convention Center. SpiritBank took over both the center and the surrounding retail space in 2010.
A few months later, SpiritBank sold the event center to MacPot LLC, owned by Phil Thompson of Edmond. He had big plans, but had to sell the property back in 2011 for his purchase price after being unable to get the space back on its feet.

When asked why they repurchased the property, SpiritBank Marketing Executive Vice President Joyce Madewell says, “ From our perspective, we had a commitment to the project, to Bixby and the South Tulsa areas, which we kept by improving and stabilizing the property over the last two years while looking for suitable buyers that could see the project to fruition.”

Several businesses are Regal Plaza mainstays and continue…

Read full article here.

REI Muskogee – Comprehensive QuickBooks – June 27, 2012 8:30AM-5:00PM

Muskogee – Comprehensive QuickBooks

Date: June 27, 2012
Time: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

 

Address:
Indian Capital Technology Center
2403 N 41st Street East
Muskogee, OK 74403
Map and Directions

Attendees at this intensive, hands-on training will learn how QuickBooks can benefit their business.  During the class attendees will learn how to set up QuickBooks for a business as well as working with bank accounts, entering sales information, receiving payments and making deposits, entering and paying bills, analyzing financial  data, doing payroll, tracking and paying sales tax, and customizing forms for their business.  For those wanting the information on inventory, estimating and tracking time, these are also presented.  Attendees enter the information on the computer using practice sets and have the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance on “how and why”.    QuickBooks® Pro 2012 is used for the training.

 

Presenters: Shawn Clagg, CPA – Burkeen and Clagg, PLLC

Co-Sponsors: OSU Extension, Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee Chamber of Commerce, Muskogee Main Street, OSBDC, Cherokee Nation; Muskogee Port Authority and REI Women’s Business Center

 

Registration fee includes hands-on instruction, training manual and lunch. Space is limited! Class will close when filled.

This workshop will be in the Business & Industry Building, Room 100. For more information please call the WBC at 800.658.2823.  You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration.  Fee is non-refundable.  If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop.

 

Price: $165.00

REI Wagoner – Capturing and Retaining Customers – June 26, 2012 8:30AM-12:00PM

Wagoner – Capturing and Retaining Customers

Date: June 26, 2012
Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

 

Address:
Wagoner Civic Center
301 S Grant Avenue
Wagoner, OK 74467
Map and Directions

Capturing Customers on the Web –  “build it and they will come” doesn’t work for small business websites.  Getting your business found is a key component to your success, and websites can be very helpful IF they are marketed correctly.

Learn the importance of consistent imaging for your business and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).  Other Internet marketing options are also explored, including email newsletters, Google Local Search, facebook advertising, and pay-per-click opportunities.  If you have a small business website or are considering starting one, this workshop will help lead you down the path toward a top Internet ranking and more customers.

Keeping Customers Happy – To the customer, the first employee they meet is the business. This training focuses on practical and proven practices to improve customer service to sustain your business.  After completing the interactive workshop, you’ll feel confident in your ability to better serve your customers.  This workshop is perfect for everyone, including front-line employees, management, and everyone in between.

 

Presenters:

Dr. Brian Whitacer, OSU

Darla Heller, OSU Extension

 

Co-Sponsors:  OSU Extension Wagoner County, Coweta Chamber of Commerce, Wagoner Chamber of Commerce, OSBDC and REI Women’s Business Center

 

For more information please call the WBC at 800.658.2823.  You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration.  Fee is non-refundable.  If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop.

 

Price: $15.00

REI Tulsa -Comprehensive QuickBooks – July 24th, 2012 8:30AM-4:00PM

Tulsa – Comprehensive QuickBooks

Date: July 24, 2012
Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

 

Address:
REI Tulsa Conference Center
7615 East 63rd Place, Suite 201
Tulsa, Ok 74133
Map and Directions

Attendees at this intensive, hands-on training will learn how QuickBooks can benefit their business.  During the class attendees will learn how to set up QuickBooks for a business as well as working with bank accounts, entering sales information, receiving payments and making deposits, entering and paying bills, analyzing financial  data, doing payroll, tracking and paying sales tax, and customizing forms for their business.  For those wanting the information on inventory, estimating and tracking time, these are also presented.  Attendees enter the information on the computer using practice sets and have the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance on “how and why”.    QuickBooks® Pro 2012 is used for the training.

 

Presenter: Shawn Clagg, CPA – Burkeen and Clagg, PLLC

Registration includes hands-on instruction, training manual and lunch.  Space is limited!  Class will close when filled.

 

For more information please call REI Women’s Business Center at 800.658.2823.  You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration.  Fee is non-refundable.  If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop.

 

Price: $165.00