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April 30, 2020

Prairie Wolf Spirits pivoted from distilling vodka to making hand sanitizer. The co-owner, Erik Tekell, is a biochemist by training and when he heard of the shortages of hand sanitizer, he realized he had the base ingredients at the ready. The company has been making t...

April 22, 2020

Deemed essential, the construction on many projects continues and our construction companies have taken care to ensure workers take safety precautions and adhere to social distancing practices on the job site. For many businesses and developers, continuing the construc...

April 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated how important federal resources are for our community during times of crisis as well as their role in helping to build and maintain a healthy economy and social system. Federal programs benefiting our community include unemploymen...

April 8, 2020

We all know and love a small business, or someone who works for one, that is negatively impacted by COVID-19. Maybe it’s our favorite restaurant, pub, retailer or hairdresser. For those wondering how to help, you can connect the business owners you know with a new, COV...

April 2, 2020

The program provides cash incentives, no-interest forgivable loans, low-interest loans and technical assistance to small businesses in Oklahoma City with fewer than 50 employees. Businesses wishing to apply will complete an application and provide certain financial doc...

March 25, 2020

But Oklahomans are known for our resourcefulness and coming to the aid of our neighbors in times of hardship. There are resources available now and more are being developed to help businesses maintain payroll and operations.A financial safety net for companies and nonp...

March 17, 2020

The census is the country’s most important tool for collecting data on the characteristics of individuals, households, and housing units. It’s the primary source of data used to determine our system of political representation, inform business development and investmen...

March 10, 2020

One of the goals for the Innovation District is to connect with nearby residents to provide education and training and prepare them for jobs that currently exist or will be created in the district.

March 3, 2020

The new tagline, Modern Frontier, represents a place and a people who are genuine, approachable, welcoming and unified. It’s a contemporary nod to OKC’s heritage and also evocative of our city’s ability to define its own future. We are a city with an open invitation: c...

March 2, 2020

Many of our key commercial districts in Oklahoma City are places that emerged from blight and even the brink of demolition with support from the city of Oklahoma City's Commercial District Revitalization Program.

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