Member News

Lopez Foods and RIVERSPORT Adventures Open Surf OKC

Friday, August 28, 2020

Oklahoma City-based Lopez Foods and RIVERSPORT Adventures officially opened Surf OKC, Oklahoma’s first and only surf experience, with a ribbon cutting ceremony today. Lopez Foods is the presenting sponsor for Surf OKC, located at the RIVERSPORT Whitewater Center in Oklahoma City’s Boathouse District.

Paycom Employees Give Over $16,500 to Project AWARE

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Paycom Software, Inc. a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software, donated over $16,500 to Project AWARE to support shark and ray conservation, marine debris solutions and ocean protection.

Humphreys Capital Announces $58 Million Raise for Fund I

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Humphreys Capital, a leading real estate investment company headquartered in Oklahoma City, today announced the firm raised $58 million in its annual offering of Humphreys Fund I, LLC (“Fund I”).

Ignite Medical Resorts Acquires PARCway Post Acute Recovery Center

Monday, June 15, 2020

Ignite Medical Resorts brings its unique model of uncompromising luxury and rapid rehabilitation to Oklahoma City with its acquisition of PARCway Post Acute Recovery Center, which closed on May 29. The facility is now known as Ignite Medical Resorts OKC.

Foundation Seeks Nominations for 2020 Wall of Fame Class

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools is seeking nominations for its 36th Wall of Fame Humanitarian Awards class, but this year’s celebration won’t look the same as in the past.

Most Promising New Business Announced

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

"Most Promising New Business" award winner was announced by the Oklahoma Venture Forum on May 13, 2020 during a virtual awards ceremony with more than 80 online participants. The winner's acceptance speech thanked his Oklahoma Scaling Up Business Coach, Stacy Eads - a Greater OKC Chamber Member, and 11-year volunteer with our agency.

Stacy Eads has a long history of volunteering with the OKC Chamber for over 11 years. She's a past Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Ambassador Chairwoman, Rise and Shine Co-Chair, MegaLunch emcee, New Member Orientation Speaker, Enlighten Lunch & Learn Speaker, as well as a former TRDC fundraising volunteer.

This article shares the story of how Stacy Eads is making an impact on the "Most Promising New Business" of 2020 through her Business Coaching methods with Scaling Up.

Melinda Elms & Greg Frederick Named Outstanding OKCPS Principals

Friday, May 15, 2020

Two local principals have been recognized as exemplary educators in Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS). Hawthorne Elementary Principal Melinda Elms and U.S. Grant High School Principal Greg Frederick are the 2020 recipients of the Sam and Charolet Shirley Outstanding Principal award, which is distributed annually by the Foundation for OKCPS.

OGE Energy Corp. Foundation announces 2020 OGE Positive Energy Scholars, awards total of $180,000 in scholarships

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Three Oklahoma high school seniors, along with their families, were surprised this week to learn that they will receive OGE Positive Energy Scholarships to help pay for college. Per year, each Positive Energy Scholar will receive $15,000, which is renewable annually for up to four years, or a total of $60,000 to cover tuition, fees, books or on-campus room and board.