Events for July 2021
South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce
Jun 4 - Aug 27    Applications Available for TEAM South - Class XIV
TEAM South is a seven-session program brought to you by the South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce. The Program encourages community awareness while providing a wealth of information about South Oklahoma City. This class is one of the best ways to connect with other business leaders in South Oklahoma City!

As with all worthwhile endeavors, this program requires a definite commitment of time on the part of each participant. If you are unable to attend ALL SESSIONS, please do not apply.

Presenting Sponsor: Moore Norman Technology Center
Date: June 4, 2021
Location: Applications are due Friday, August 27, by 5 p.m.

Please visit http://southokc.com/team-south/ to download the application or click here. 

*Do not forget to send a professional digital picture with your application*
Contact: For more information, please contact Elizabeth Awbrey at (405) 634-1436 or elizabethawbrey@southokc.com
Date/Time Details:
CLASS XIV Schedule:

October 21 - Orientation
November 18 - Education
December 9 - Community Service
January 13 or 20 - Hidden Gems
February 17 - Health & Wellness
March 17 or 24 - Aerospace
April 21 - Government and Graduation
Fees/Admission:
$495 (includes all class materials, meals, a TEAM South polo shirt, and a TEAM South name tag.)  Payment is due by October 1, 2021.
Jun 21 - Jul 18    Grand Opening Specials - Get Stronger Today with Starting Strength Oklahoma City
Grand Opening Specials
PERSONAL TRAINING FOR $24 PER SESSION

Strength Coaching in a small group format

Up to 90-Minute sessions, 3x/week
$24 per session, billed monthly at $315 (normally $365)
Get stronger or get a refund
 
 BOGO = $185 and includes a full introduction session, PLUS a free introduction for a friend or family member.
No hidden fees - No contract - Cancel anytime


Strength is the fundamental physical attribute. The Starting Strength Method gets you strong efficiently and safely faster than any other system in existence through the use of basic barbell training under the guidance of expert coaching.
Date: June 21, 2021
Website: http://okc.startingstrengthgyms.com
Location: Starting Strength Oklahoma City
12301 South Western Avenue, Suite B3, 73170
Contact: (405) 237-9380
EMail: ciliff@startingstrengthgyms.com
Date/Time Details:
Training Schedule

Get a guaranteed space in the gym during your selected training time-slot, 3x/week


Monday - Wednesday - Friday

Morning
5:30am
7:00am

Midday
12pm

Evening
4:15pm
5:45pm
7:15pm

Tuesday - Thursday - Weekend*

Morning

5:30am
7:00am

Midday
12pm

Evening
4:15pm
5:45pm
7:15pm

*Saturday
7:00am, 8:30am, or 10:00am
Fees/Admission: The 3X per week at $315 is a discounted amount. This will be increasing to $365 on June 27th ($28 per session). Existing members will be grandfathered in. 
BOGO Introduction = $185 and includes a full introduction session from above PLUS a free introduction for a friend or family member. 

If you're familiar with personal training or have ever done it before, then you would know you could expect to pay anywhere from $40-$60 a training session that is focused on strength. That can come out to about $520 a month for working with someone 3X a week.

Our huge selling point is that we have the best coaches in this industry to get anyone stronger. They go through extensive training and coursework to reach their credential which is called a Starting Strength Coach (https://startingstrength.com/careers). Our training memberships start out right now at $24 per session which is substantially lower than our competitors. 
Jun 21 - Aug 31    Summer Networking Contest
Each year, we have been running a Summer Networking Contest as part of the Dream Team and Seriously Fun Group's networking activities from early June through the end of August.  This is aimed at reaching out to many of the Chamber members who are not regularly able to attend the monthly sessions.  Participants receive a monthly contest sheet which lists those chamber member businesses who are Stop Hosts showing their addresses, dates and times when they are open for this contest!  

Participants reach out to the Stop Hosts, in-person or via ZOOM during special events, via eMail, individual visits and receive a Jigsaw Puzzle piece.  At the Grand Finale on Thursday, September 9, each participant gets to pick out a prize donated by Stop Hosts . . . with the person with the most complete Jigsaw Puzzle going first! 
Date: June 21, 2021
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Get your monthly contest sheet showing locations from the Chamber office or by attending one of the Dream Team or Seriously Fun Group monthly sessions!  The new July Contest Events sheet will be handed out at the July 1st session . . . being held in conjunction with Janet Fanning, MD's Grand Re-opening at 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Event Coordinator Linda Richardson, ITS --- It's the BEST! Tel. 405-473-8008, LRichardsonOKC@aol.com OR lindaITS.theBest@gmail.com
EMail: lindaITS.theBest@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: We have been going gang-busters during June with many activities!  This will continue with many more networking activities planned in addition to the listing of those for you to do on your own!  Get your July monthly contest sheet showing dates and times for visiting with Stop Hosts from the Chamber office or by attending one of the Dream Team or Seriously Fun Group monthly sessions, starting July 1st!
Fees/Admission: There is no cost to participate in the networking sessions OR in the Jigsaw Puzzle Summer Contest!  Stop Hosts contribute a prize valued at approximately $25 for the Grand Finale on Thursday, September 9. 

Whenever we meet in person, the only cost is the food and beverages which you choose to purchase!


 
Jun 28 - Jul 22    Fit Camp - Shockwave Energy & Nutrition
Get results by getting 12 free Fit Camp exercise classes for a month with the purchase of 4 basic protein shake and energizing tea combos which are redeemable each Fit Camp class that you attend within the month. Free wellness consultation to help you reach your nutritional goals. Come see us now at Shockwave Energy & Nutrition.
Date: June 28, 2021
Time: 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Shockwave Energy & Nutrition
8816 South Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 400, 73159
Contact: (405)724-8573
EMail: shockwave.en24@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Every Tuesday's & Thursday's starting at 4:45 p.m. and Saturday's starting at 2:30 p.m.
Fees/Admission: You get 12 free Fit Camp classes in a month with the purchase of 4 basic shake and energizing tea combo's which are redeemable when you come to at least 4 Fit Camp classes. 
Jul 1    Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Dr. Janet Fanning, M.D., P.C.

It's time to celebrate with a Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Janet Fanning, MD, PC and Brook A Walling APRN-CNP.  Join us as we officially open their new clinic located on SW 89th Street!  Plan to stop by and check out her new office all while enjoying the networking.  There will be plenty of complimentary refreshments provided by Dr Fanning, Armstrong Bank, HTeaO and ITS---the Best! 

This will be held in conjunction with the combined Seriously Fun / Dream Team meeting and be part of their Summer Jigsaw Puzzle Contest.  There will be a drawing for a $25.00 gift card provided by Armstrong Bank at 4:15 pm.

Ribbon Cutting Sponsor: Energy FC
 
Date: July 1, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Dr Janet Fanning M.D., P.C. 
937 Southwest 89 Street, Suite A, 73139               
(just west of South Western Avenue)
Contact: Jamie Crowe at (405) 634-1436
EMail: jamiecrowe@southokc.com
Date/Time Details: July 1, 2021
3:00 p.m.
 
Fees/Admission:
 
Jul 1    Seriously Fun & Dream Team Networking Group
Seriously Fun Group and the Dream Team will join the festivities associated with the Grand Re-Opening of Janet Fanning, MD's office at her new location!  Come and network with everyone!

This will also be part of the ongoing Summer Contest!  As a part of the Summer Contest and the many activities occurring here, Armstrong Bank will provide a $25.00 gift card for a drawing among those who come at 4:15 p.m.
Date: July 1, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: July 1, 2021

Janet Fanning, MD, PC's NEW location
937 Southwest 89 Street, Suite A,  73139
(just west of South Western Avenue)
 
Register for ZOOM here! 
Contact: Co-Chair Linda Richardson, Tel. 405-473-8008, LRichardsonOKC@aol.com Co-Chair Marla Robinson, MK Robinson Consulting & Wonderland Treasures, Tel. 405-514-8987, mkrobinsonconsulting@gmail.com
EMail: lindaITS.theBest@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: July 1, 2021

We will begin at 3:00 p.m. since there is also a Ribbon-Cutting and other festivities!
We will flow into the Seriously Fun and Dream Team session!
Everything will conclude about 4:30 p.m., as usual!
Fees/Admission: There is NO cost to attend or to participate in the Summer Contest!  There will be plenty of complimentary refreshments and beverages provided by Janet Fanning, MD, PC and Armstrong Bank.

Please RSVP to Linda Richardson at:  lindaITS.theBest@gmail.com
Jul 8    Annual Banquet Celebrating 2020 in 2021
Join us for an evening of celebrating 2020 in 2021! The Annual Banquet serves as the installation ceremony for the 2021 Board of Directors, as well as an award ceremony to recognize the 2020 Volunteer of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, Citizen of the Year, and our Native Oklahomans, Taylor and Blake Griffin! The Griffin brothers are the most decorated set of brother basketball players in Oklahoma. They also have their Oklahoma based Team Griffin Foundation where they provide young basketball players with opportunities to develop and showcase their skills. You won’t want to miss this amazing evening!

For more information, or to secure your seat, please contact Emmy Karns at emmykarns@southokc.com or (405) 634-1436.

Presenting Sponsor: AT&T
Native Son Sponsor: Women of the South
Citizen of the Year Sponsor: COX Business
Gold Sponsor: Walmart - South OKC Supercenters 
Silver Sponsors: Armstrong Bank, BancFirst, First United Bank & Trust, Mercy, Metro Technology Centers, MidFirst Bank, Moore Norman Technology Center, Norman Regional Health System, Prosperity Bank, and Tyler Media
Volunteer of the Year Sponsor: GEICO OKC South 
Ambassador of the Year Sponsor: Dignity Memorial 
Wine Sponsor: Moore Funeral & Cremation
Centerpiece Sponsor: Senator Kay Floyd
Wristband Sponsor: Ace Party Supplies & Showtime Concession 
Date: July 8, 2021
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Oklahoma City Downtown Medical Center
741 North Phillips Avenue, 73104
Contact: (405) 634-1436
EMail: emmykarns@southokc.com
Date/Time Details:
July 8, 2021
Reception: 6:30 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission:
Individual Ticket: $125
Corporate Table of Eight: $1,350
RSVPs must be received by Thursday, June 24, 2021
Any RSVP received after June 24, 2021, individual tickets are $150. 
Jul 10    South Oklahoma City Rotary Royale
Calling all Rotarians! Come enjoy the evening, bring a guest and enjoy
South Oklahoma City Rotary Club's - Rotary Royale! Singing, Dancing,  Fajita Buffet, Cash Bar, & FUN
Date: July 10, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Hidden Trails Golf & Country Club - Main Ballroom
6501 S Country Club Dr, Oklahoma City, OK 73159
Contact: Neal (405) 475-0537 or Jamie (405) 413-5018
EMail: sokcrotary.secretary@outlook.com
Date/Time Details: July 10, 2021
6 to 9 p.m.
 
Fees/Admission:
$50.00 per person
$60.00 per person at the door
$250.00 Reserved Table (seats 8)
Jul 12    21 Day Challenge - Shockwave Energy & Nutrition
It takes 21 days to build a habit. We want you to build good habits! Almost everything can be achieved through hard work and dedication, not through excuses or prolonging things. Let's build healthier habits together! Get healthier meal plans, exercise routines tailored to meet your goals, wellness consult amongst many other things and join our next 21 Day Challenge starting July 12, 2021.
Date: July 12, 2021
Time: 12:00 AM - 11:55 PM
Location: Shockwave Energy & Nutrition
8816 South Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 400, 73159
Contact: (405)724-8573
EMail: shockwave.en24@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: 21 days!
Starting July 12 2021 through August 2, 2021
Jul 13    Ambassador Committee Lunch
Mark your calendar for the Ambassador Committee Meeting.  An Ambassador plays a very important role in the operation of the Chamber.  As an Ambassador, you are a goodwill representative of the organization that works for business and community interests in South Oklahoma City.  An Ambassador attends various Chamber events and serves as the Welcome Wagon for new members. 

Presenting Sponsors: GEICO Local Office OKC South
Date: July 13, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:

Boomerang Grille
817 Southeast Fourth Street, Moore, 73160
 

Contact: Jamie Crowe at (405) 634-1436
EMail: jamiecrowe@southokc.com
Date/Time Details: July 13, 2021
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission: Benefits of being an Ambassador
Exposure at Chamber events for you and your business
  • Ability to meet more people while serving at various Chamber events
  • Exclusive invitations to pre-opening parties throughout the year
  • Ambassador photo and business announcement featured on the Monday Morning Memo
  • Eligibility for Ambassador of the Month and Ambassador of the Year
  • Ambassador of the Month is an award given each month to the Ambassador that obtains the most points.
  • Ambassador of the Year is a prestigious reward given at the Annual Banquet each year and determined by a group vote.
Jul 14    City Connection with Councilwoman Nikki Nice and Greg Heanue from the OKC Zoo
Come enjoy a morning of coffee and networking with Ward 7 Councilwoman Nikki Nice and the Chief Marketing Officer from the Oklahoma City Zoo Greg Heanue.  This is an event that you do not want to miss!

This event will be held in person only.

Presenting Sponsor: Walco
Gold Sponsors: Oklahoma City Community College and Tyler Media
Silver Sponsors: OG&E; Wheeler District; Williams, Box, Forshee & Bullard, P.C.; and Voorhees & Voorhees, P.C
Host Sponsor:  Frontier State Bank
Date: July 14, 2021
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Frontier State Bank
5100 South I-35, 73129
4th Floor of New Loan Center
Contact: Elizabeth Awbrey at (405) 634-1436 or ElizabethAwbrey@southokc.com
Date/Time Details: July 14, 2021
7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Fees/Admission: Free to attend; please RSVP. 
 
Jul 14    Dream Team & Seriously Fun Group Networking
Join us for a combined meeting of both the Seriously Fun and Dream Team as we continue our Summer Contest which is a Jigsaw Puzzle, this year!  We will have in-person with social distancing and also via ZOOM!  Again, Seriously Fun members are also invited to participate!!

The Dream Team is one of two networking groups at the South OKC Chamber.  Our regular meeting date for the  Dream Team is on the second Wednesdays at lunch time, while the Seriously Fun Group meets on the first Thursday afternoon.

For this meeting, we have a real treat in store for everyone!  First, we gather at Nosh and place our orders.  While they fix our delicious food, we will go next door to Ace Party Supplies to briefly see their fantastic store!  We return to Nosh and our lunch!  We always have a round of self-introductions and frequently have special spotlights!  For the July meeting, Samantha Tritten from In the Green Accounting and Matt Mann, CPA will also be a spotlight during our lunch!
Date: July 14, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: July 14, 2021

Nosh Restaurant and Catering Creations
200 Southeast 19 Street, Moore, 73160
(just east of the railroad tracks)
(in their private room)
Contact: Co-Chair Linda Richardson, Tel. 405-473-8008, lindaITS.theBest@gmail.com Co-Chair Terrell Fry, Oasis Technologies, Tel. 405- 948-6500, tfry@oasis.tech
EMail: lindaITS.theBest@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: 11:30 a.m. sharp - gather for in-person session at Nosh
                           and ZOOM goes live for testing
Register for ZOOM here!
11:40 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. - brief tour of Ace Party Supplies, next door
12:00 noon to 12:45 p.m. - networking session over lunch
Fees/Admission: There is no cost to participate in the networking sessions OR in the Jigsaw Puzzle Summer Contest!  Whenever we meet in person, the only cost is the food and beverages which you choose to purchase!

We do attempt to minimize direct competition in specific industry groups.  Any South OKC Chamber member can attend two sessions per year.  Non-members are also invited to attend one session to learn about the South OKC Chamber.
Jul 15    Business After Hours at First Enterprise Bank
Come and join us at First Enterprise Bank for our first in-person Business After Hours event of the year! We are so excited to be bringing back our after hours networking event. We hope to see all of you there! 

The Tiff's Treats Truck will also be out to hand out free warm cookies! Yum! 

Presenting Sponsor:  Eskridge Honda
Gold Sponsor: Advantage Funeral & Cremation Service 
Host Sponsor: First Enterprise Bank
Date: July 15, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: First Enterprise Bank
2115 Southwest 44 Street, 73119
Contact: Elizabeth Awbrey at 634-1436 or ElizabethAwbrey@southokc.com
Date/Time Details:
5 - 7 p.m.
Jul 15    Grand Re-Opening & Ribbon Cutting - HarborChase of South Oklahoma City

It's time to celebrate with a Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration for HarborChase of South Oklahoma City. HarborChase of South Oklahoma City provides an engaging environment that fosters accomplishment within residents while supporting them with upscale amenities like housekeeping, dining, and transportation services. Start creating meaningful moments and help your loved one celebrate senior living today.

Plan to stop by for a tour of the new community, check out their services, and enjoy networking. Join us as we welcome them to the South Oklahoma City community.
 
Ribbon Cutting Sponsor: Oklahoma City Energy FC

Date: July 15, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: HarborChase of South Oklahoma City
10801 South May Avenue, 73170
Contact: Jamie Crowe at (405) 634-1436
EMail: jamiecrowe@southokc.com
Date/Time Details: July 15, 2021
5 p.m. Ribbon Cutting
Fees/Admission: Refreshments will be served!
Jul 16    HR Insights: Recruiting and Retention Strategies by Eide Bailly

You have a job to fill? Maybe you're a new business just getting started, maybe you need to find a replacement, or maybe you've created a new role to support your growing business. Where do you start? There's a lot that happens during the entire recruiting process; from job posting to hire; all while keeping the company's culture and employment law in mind. This webinar will discuss the tools and practices that can make the process go smoothly.

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline what's involved in the recruiting process
  • Review best practices
  • Discuss tools and resources available

Presenter:
Lauri Dahlberg, PHR, SHRM-CP, Human Resources Consulting Manager | Eide Bailly
Lauri has more than 30 years of experience with human resources, providing services to clients within a variety of industries. She guides clients to develop best practices and processes for recruitment, on-boarding, performance management and compensation so that they can be successful with employee retention. Lauri also performs personnel file audits and develops policies and/or employee handbooks to assist clients with compliance on the HR side of their business. With a passion for helping others understand and navigate the various HR policies and requirements, Lauri can guide your people-practices to new heights.

CPE Information
CPE Credit: 1
Field of Study: Personnel/HR
Level of Knowledge: Overview
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

Date: July 16, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Website: https://www.eidebailly.com/insights/events/2021/7/inspired-perspectives-hr-insights-recruiting-and-retention-strategies
Location: Online Webinar
Contact: Kallie Kleinschmidt
EMail: kkleinschmidt@eidebailly.com
Date/Time Details: July 16, 2021
Noon - 1 p.m.  CDT
Fees/Admission: Free
Jul 19    Improve Organizational Efficiency: Benefits of Internal Audit by Eide Bailly

For many organizations, limited resources and endless demands can make it difficult to look beyond day-to-day operations. Yet, the regulatory and competitive landscape demands strong internal controls. This webinar will discuss the importance of an internal audit and how it will help your organization reduce risk and improve operational performance. In addition, we will explore the benefit of a performance audit, which is a unique technique used to evaluate the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of an organizations' operations. It helps management ensure strategic objectives are being met and/or if they can improve upon them.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review how an internal audit can monitor the myriad of compliance requirements.
  • Discuss the difference between co-sourcing and outsourcing your internal audit.
  • Outline the difference activities and functional support an internal audit function can provide your organization.
  • Outline the types of a performance audit.
  • Review the benefit of a performance audit and when it makes sense to have one.

Presenters:
Audrey Donovan, CIA, CGAP, CRMA, Senior Manager | Eide Bailly
Audrey has other 20 years of experience in internal audit, performance/operational audit and financial consulting for both the public and private sectors and serves as the firmwide technical resource for internal and performance audit. Audrey also utilizes her vast experience in Risk Advisory Services to work closely with Eide Bailly’s Special Advisory and Risk Advisory Services, such as, fraud and forensic, information technology, and quality assurance review. Audrey has held roles in a consulting capacity such as Chief Audit Executive and Internal Audit Director. She was formerly with the City and County of Denver (CCD), Colorado as the Deputy Director for Audit Services, where she managed the City’s performance-based auditing, internal auditing, information technology audits, and conducted the annual citywide risk assessment.

Scott Sisel, CPA, Partner | Eide Bailly
Scott leads the firm’s Internal Audit services practice. He has served a variety of industries with a focus on the healthcare industry. More specifically, Scott has advised public and private healthcare organizations, including health systems, health insurers and accountable care and related organizations. He assists organizations in various industries on risk management, internal controls and audit, debt financing and equity transactions, operational improvement analysis, business restructuring and other regulatory and compliance matters. Scott's expertise also includes risk assessment, risk management, and the development of industry best control practices.

CPE Information
CPE Credit: 1
Field of Study: Auditing
Level of Knowledge: Update
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

Date: July 19, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Website: https://www.eidebailly.com/insights/events/2021/7/inspired-perspectives-improve-organizational-efficiency--benefits-of-internal-audit
Location: Online Webinar
Contact: Kallie Kleinschmidt
EMail: kkleinschmidt@eidebailly.com
Date/Time Details:

July 19, 2021
Noon - 1 p.m.  CDT

 
Fees/Admission: Free
Jul 20    R&D Tax Incentives: Are you leaving money on the table? by Eide Bailly

If your company is investing in innovation and working to stay competitive through improved or new products or services, you could qualify for a Research and Development Tax Credit. Join us to learn more about qualifying activities, benefiting from the credit, our process for helping clients earn the credit and a few case studies of how clients have used the credit in the past.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review qualifying R&D activities
  • Outline benefits of the R&D tax credit
  • Explore case studies of clients who have benefited from the R&D tax credit

Presenters:
Jim Donovan, CPA, Partner | Eide Bailly
Jim has 20 years of tax consulting experience primarily focused on tax credits for a variety of industries. He helps clients benefit from federal and state R&D tax incentives, which can include additional deductions and credits for activities many businesses simply consider a necessity to remain competitive in today's marketplace. He also provides assistance with IRS and state taxing authorities to support R&D credit claims and has written articles on tax incentives.

Joe Stoddard, CPA, Partner-In-Charge of R&D Tax Incentives | Eide Bailly
Joe has more than 20 years of tax consulting experience providing services to a variety of industries. He helps clients benefit from R&D tax incentives (including federal and state credits) and regularly works with the IRS and state taxing authorities to support R&D tax incentives claims. He is a sought-after R&D tax incentive resource, having written numerous articles and facilitated many presentations on the topic.

CPE Information
CPE Credit: 1
Field of Study: Taxes
Level of Knowledge: Overview
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

Date: July 20, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Website: https://www.eidebailly.com/insights/events/2021/7/inspired-perspectives-rd-tax-incentives-are-you-leaving-money-on-the-table
Location: Online Webinar
Contact: Kallie Kleinschmidt
EMail: kkleinschmidt@eidebailly.com
Date/Time Details: July 20, 2021
Noon - 2 p.m.  CDT
Fees/Admission: Free
Jul 21    Good Morning County with Oklahoma County Clerk David Hooten
Join us for coffee and conversation with Oklahoma County Clerk David Hooten. David Hooten is also a multi-Grammy and Emmy-nominated trumpeter, composer, and producer who has performed for presidents, kings, and queens. This is not one you are going to want to miss!

Presenting Sponsor: Oklahoma City Community College
Gold Sponsor: Tyler Media
Silver Sponsor: Voorhees & Voorhees, P.C.
Date: July 21, 2021
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce
OG&E Reception Room
701 Southwest 74 Street, 73139
Contact: Elizabeth Awbrey at (405) 634-1436
EMail: elizabethawbrey@southokc.com
Date/Time Details: July 21, 2021
7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Jul 22    HOLArvest Associate Impact Group presents: The Financial Impact of the Latino Community
Join this virtual panel discussion on the significant ecnomic impact latino families and businesses have on local communites. 

Panel Speakers:

Carlos Gomez, Kansas City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Jeremy Cifuentes, Business Owner, Oklahoma City, OK
Alejandro & Nidya Gomez, Business Owners, Tulsa, OK
Daniela Hernandez, Arvest Associate & Family Business Owner, Little Rock, AR
Cecila Hernandez- Cromwell, Moderator, Telemundo Oklahoma
Date: July 22, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:

Invitation:

HOLArvest Associate Impact Group presents:

 The Financial Impact of the Latino Community - Please register below.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.  

When: Jul 22, 2021 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) 

Register in advance for this webinar: Click Here to Register
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Date/Time Details: July 22, 2021
11 a.m. to Noon

 
Jul 22    Instant Connections at Francis Tuttle - Reno Campus
This one-hour networking event is in a roundtable format and will allow attendees to share information about their respective businesses. Attendees are allowed 90 seconds at each table to share information and then move to a new audience and repeat the process.  The session is free; but a $10 no-show fee applies to any cancellations after July 20, 2021. Instant Connections is limited to the first 36 responders and is a members-only event

Presenting Sponsor: Christian Brothers Automotive
Host Sponsor: Francis Tuttle Technology Center
 
Date: July 22, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Francis Tuttle Technology Center - Reno Campus
Room A1020
7301 West Reno Avenue, 73127
 
Contact: Elizabeth Awbrey at (405) 634-1436 or ElizabethAwbrey@southokc.com Elizabeth Awbrey at 634-1436 or lizcromwell@southokc.com
Date/Time Details: Francis Tuttle Technology Center is providing lunch.
Jul 22    IRS Hot Topics by Eide Bailly

This webinar will discuss key developments in individual and business taxation over the last year. Learn about the current IRS areas of focus in examination and appeals that may be of interest to business owners. We will also briefly discuss the impact of the election on the IRS and potential upcoming tax legislation. In addition, we will explore updates and issues stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak and changes to IRS procedures, including limits on information requests and examination enforcement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the impact of new partnership audit rules in the post-TEFRA era; opt-out or opt-in?
  • Tax reform challenge and strategies: how is the IRS interpreting the latest strategies?
  • Explore the current status of IRS exam resources; new LB&I campaign update.
  • Review the process of an examination and the keys to presenting and protecting your evidence.
  • Identify the issues commonly raised by the IRS, including reasonable compensation, large losses, material participation and related party transactions.
  • Discuss the IRS Global High Wealth exam team that audits high wealth taxpayers.
  • Explore new IRS rules regarding required disclosure of captive insurance.
  • Review IRS issues involving Donor Advised Funds and IP Monetization.

Presenters:
Margarita Stone, J.D., LL.M., Senior Manager, Tax Controversy and Procedure | Eide Bailly
Margarita has more than 14 years of tax experience specializing in federal tax, controversy and procedure. She represents clients before the IRS and States in appeals, collection (installment agreements, offer in compromise, levies, and liens) penalty abatement, and audit reconsideration for controversies involving the areas of income tax, employment tax and other various tax matters. Margarita works to negotiate, mediate, and settle with the IRS and other taxing authorities to resolve clients’ tax matters.

Elyse Katz, CPA, Senior Manager | Eide Bailly
Elyse is a former Revenue Agent with the IRS and comes to us with 10 years of experience in IRS Controversy cases. She handled the entire range of income tax audits from large flow-through business entities, captive insurance, employment tax, and individuals for the IRS. She can provide an in-depth understanding of complicated IRS audit issues as well as a diverse understanding of technical tax issues from the IRS perspective.

CPE Information
CPE Credit: 1
Field of Study: Taxes
Level of Knowledge: Update
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

Date: July 22, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Website: https://www.eidebailly.com/insights/events/2021/7/inspired-perspectives-tax-irs-dispute-resolution-and-collections
Location: Online Webinar
Contact: Kallie Kleinschmidt
EMail: kkleinschmidt@eidebailly.com
Date/Time Details: July 22, 2021
Noon - 1 p.m.  CDT
Fees/Admission: Free
Jul 22    Take Control of Your Financial Future: Master Five Money Questions for WOMEN, Edward Jones - Angela Vetrano, Financial Advisor
You're Invited - Women and men have differing considerations when it comes to long-term financial goals. For instance, because of a woman’s average longer life span, your needs may be significantly different from those of your spouse or others. Does your financial strategy fit your lifestyle and needs? Join us and learn more as we explore five critical money questions for women. 
Date: July 22, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Website: https://cmspubweb-docs.edwardjones.com/document?id=eUQZPdBacYHqsFaZPAbPFHcPHQdwQLSmqYd8XNizf6DGUIFYgxA%2FnT7ecmJ%2F%2BgeTVmAQM4e1edtCKrciQkCD3Q%3D%3D
Location: Edward Jones
11711 South Western, 73170
Contact: Please call Leland Waight at 405-477-2173 by July 21st or email leland.waight@edwardjones.com.
EMail: leland.waight@edwardjones.com
Date/Time Details: July 22, 2021
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
 
Fees/Admission: Snacks will be served.
Jul 23    Metro B-Brief by Metro Technology Centers
This book review is the beginning of business transformation!
 
Building A StoryBrand:
Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen
By Donald Miller
 
We welcome everyone to join us in uncovering how to truly connect with consumers by using our individual stories to transform the way we talk about who we are, what we do and the unique value each of us bring to our customers.
 
 
 
 
Metro Tech’s Monthly Review of Books for Business Leaders continues to grow and reach new audiences. Register today, invite a colleague, and become a part of this exclusive virtual opportunity for business leaders.
 
Our speaker, Randy Mayeux, has been reviewing business literature for more than 20 years, and that experience really shows as he seamlessly draws comparisons between the subject book and other great authors. A national speaker and leader, Randy is the founder of the enormously successful First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas.
 
If you don’t have time to stay up-to-date on current business books, let B-Briefs read them for you. We've added Randy to our instructional team, so you just have to log on and enjoy the presentation.
 
 
 
 
 
 
This month's virtual review will be
 
 
 
 
 
Why is this book worth your time?
 
Building A StoryBrand pivots us away from a business message that is frazzled, muddled or unclear and guides us toward one that is refined and boiled down to its true essence. The book helps us become clear about what we actually have to offer. Author Donald Miller reminds us to avoid putting a target on what others need and keep the focus of our work where it belongs - nurturing customers' journeys to success.
 
 
Presented by Randy Mayeux
 
 
 
Date: July 23, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Website: http://metrotech.edu/dbc
Location: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qdeutqzkqGdPKJWtemqjabvq_LXiCLnzG
Contact: Metro Technology Centers Downtown Campus
EMail: downtown@metrotech.edu
Date/Time Details: July 23, 2021
8 to 9 a.m.
Fees/Admission: Free to Attend
Jul 26    Excel Take-Off by Metro Technology Centers
Excel Take-Off
A Beginners Course for Mastering the Basics of Microsoft Excel
 
 
Are you new to Excel or frustrated with trying to learn the basics on your own?
 
Do you want to be able to work successfully within Excel to analyze data critical to the success of your organization?
 
A great stepping stone to our upcoming Refresh Your Excel Skills Series beginning in August, this beginners course is designed for those seeking to achieve a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Excel. You'll learn the essentials for starting out in the program and establish a solid foundation of knowledge for expanding your skills going forward.
 
6 different topics over 3 days to help you master the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel and make your job easier.
 
 
 
 
July 26
Getting Started with Microsoft Excel
Performing Calculations
 
July 27
Modifying a Worksheet
Formatting a Worksheet
 
July 28
Printing Workbooks
Managing Workbooks
 
 
*Registration for Excel Take-Off automatically qualifies participants for an additional discount off registration for Refresh Your Excel Skills beginning August 9, 2021.*
 
Date: July 26, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website: http://metrotech.edu/dbc
Location: https://web.cvent.com/event/aa1da174-1587-4264-91b0-2116c2a92c84/summary
Contact: Metro Technology Centers Downtown Campus
EMail: downtown@metrotech.edu
Date/Time Details:
July 26 - 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Fees/Admission:
Registration Fee - $47

This fee includes 3 master instructor-lead training sessions and online access to virtual classroom resources such as exercise files, eBooks, additional content, and social collaboration tools.

*Registration for Excel Take-Off automatically qualifies participants for an additional discount off registration for Refresh Your Excel Skills beginning August 9, 2021.*

Jul 26    Economic and Market Update by Eide Bailly

Join us as we take a closer look at the various events and economic headlines that helped drive market performance for the first half of 2021. We’ll also explore what may be in store for investors in the near future.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the most critical market events from the first half of the year
  • Provide analysis on the implications of proposed legislation changes
  • Review methodologies to identify and map cyclical market shifts

Moderator:
Brad Kelley, Principal-in-Charge of Financial Services, Eide Bailly Financial Services, LLC
Brad’s leadership of Eide Bailly Financial Services spans over a decade. As Principal-in-Charge of Financial Services, Brad has cultivated a team of investment advisors managing over $1 billion in assets. Brad’s passion is providing skilled guidance to his clients using an integrated approach to holistic wealth planning. He provides specialized solutions for in-depth and sophisticated situations for high-net worth individual and business clients in the areas of financial planning, investment management/advisory services and insurance strategies. When you work with Brad, you can be sure that an experienced team of professionals is in place to handle your complex needs.

Presenter:
John B. McDermott, Ph.D., Chief Investment Strategist, Symmetry Partners, Department of Finance, Fairfield University
Dr. McDermott is renowned for his academic research on the role of liquidity in financial markets. He has been published in numerous academic journals, including The Journal of Banking and Finance, The Journal of Financial Markets and The Journal of Futures Markets. Dr. McDermott received his undergraduate degree from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, his M.B.A. from Columbia University and his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. The Financial Management Association International and American Association of Individual Investors honored him with the 2000 Best Completed Dissertation Award for the dissertation that “makes the most significant contribution to the field of investment analysis” for his dissertation entitled “Essays on Liquidity in Financial Markets.

CPE Information
CPE Credit: 1
Field of Study: Economics
Level of Knowledge: Update
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

Date: July 26, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Website: https://www.eidebailly.com/insights/events/2021/7/inspired-perspectives-economic-and-market-update
Location: Online Webinar
Contact: Kallie Kleinschmidt
EMail: kkleinschmidt@eidebailly.com
Date/Time Details: July 26, 2021
Noon - 1 p.m.  CDT
Fees/Admission: Free
Jul 27    Excel Take-Off by Metro Technology Centers
Excel Take-Off
A Beginners Course for Mastering the Basics of Microsoft Excel
 
 
Are you new to Excel or frustrated with trying to learn the basics on your own?
 
Do you want to be able to work successfully within Excel to analyze data critical to the success of your organization?
 
A great stepping stone to our upcoming Refresh Your Excel Skills Series beginning in August, this beginners course is designed for those seeking to achieve a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Excel. You'll learn the essentials for starting out in the program and establish a solid foundation of knowledge for expanding your skills going forward.
 
6 different topics over 3 days to help you master the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel and make your job easier.
 
 
 
 
July 26
Getting Started with Microsoft Excel
Performing Calculations
 
July 27
Modifying a Worksheet
Formatting a Worksheet
 
July 28
Printing Workbooks
Managing Workbooks
 
 
*Registration for Excel Take-Off automatically qualifies participants for an additional discount off registration for Refresh Your Excel Skills beginning August 9, 2021.*
 
Date: July 27, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website: http://metrotech.edu/dbc
Location: https://web.cvent.com/event/aa1da174-1587-4264-91b0-2116c2a92c84/summary
Contact: Metro Technology Centers Downtown Campus
EMail: downtown@metrotech.edu
Date/Time Details:
July 26 - 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Fees/Admission:
Registration Fee - $47

This fee includes 3 master instructor-lead training sessions and online access to virtual classroom resources such as exercise files, eBooks, additional content, and social collaboration tools.

*Registration for Excel Take-Off automatically qualifies participants for an additional discount off registration for Refresh Your Excel Skills beginning August 9, 2021.*

Jul 28    Excel Take-Off by Metro Technology Centers
Excel Take-Off
A Beginners Course for Mastering the Basics of Microsoft Excel
 
 
Are you new to Excel or frustrated with trying to learn the basics on your own?
 
Do you want to be able to work successfully within Excel to analyze data critical to the success of your organization?
 
A great stepping stone to our upcoming Refresh Your Excel Skills Series beginning in August, this beginners course is designed for those seeking to achieve a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Excel. You'll learn the essentials for starting out in the program and establish a solid foundation of knowledge for expanding your skills going forward.
 
6 different topics over 3 days to help you master the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel and make your job easier.
 
 
 
 
July 26
Getting Started with Microsoft Excel
Performing Calculations
 
July 27
Modifying a Worksheet
Formatting a Worksheet
 
July 28
Printing Workbooks
Managing Workbooks
 
 
*Registration for Excel Take-Off automatically qualifies participants for an additional discount off registration for Refresh Your Excel Skills beginning August 9, 2021.*
 
Date: July 28, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website: http://metrotech.edu/dbc
Location: https://web.cvent.com/event/aa1da174-1587-4264-91b0-2116c2a92c84/summary
Contact: Metro Technology Centers Downtown Campus
EMail: downtown@metrotech.edu
Date/Time Details:
July 26 - 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Fees/Admission:
Registration Fee - $47

This fee includes 3 master instructor-lead training sessions and online access to virtual classroom resources such as exercise files, eBooks, additional content, and social collaboration tools.

*Registration for Excel Take-Off automatically qualifies participants for an additional discount off registration for Refresh Your Excel Skills beginning August 9, 2021.*

Jul 28    Bi-Lingual Job Fair at the Devon Bouthouse - Sponsored by Tyler Media
Bi-Lingual Job Fair Event and Promotion Includes:
2 week promotion on Spanish TV
2 week promotion on English and Spanish Radio
Outdoor Digital Boards
Live On Air Mentions at the event
Social Media Posts
4-Hour Job Fair at the Devon Boathouse
Every Business can benefit from having Bi-lingual personnel!
We will connect Employers with potential Bi-lingual Employees.
This is the largest Bi-lingual Job Fair in the State of Oklahoma!
Date: July 28, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Devon Boathouse
725 S Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73129 
Contact: Chris Fusselman at (405) 473-1063
EMail: chris.f@tylermedia.com
Date/Time Details: July 28, 2021
2 to 6 p.m.
Fees/Admission: Booths available!    
Jul 29    Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting - Sample Oklahoma

It's time to celebrate with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Sample Oklahoma.  Stop by the South Oklahoma City Chamber from 9:30 a.m. to noon and celebrate with Sample Oklahoma, they will have local Made in Oklahoma vendors here to check out. 

Ribbon Cutting Sponsor: Oklahoma City Energy FC

Gather | Support | Thrive
Shop Local Oklahoma Businesses & Support a Local Non Profit.
Sample Oklahoma gathers communities and local businesses to support local nonprofits,
together creating a thriving Oklahoma.

Date: July 29, 2021
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Website: https://sampleok.com/
Location: South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce
OG&E Banquet Room
701 Southwest 74 Street, 73139
Contact: Jamie Crowe at (405) 634-1436
EMail: jamiecrowe@southokc.com
Date/Time Details: July 29, 2021    
9:30 a.m. - Noon Grand opening event (come check out the local Made in Oklahoma vendors)
11:00 am - Ribbon Cutting
Fees/Admission: