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How to Get Your Future Started

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Professional Services | Issue: September 2018

Imagine yourself working directly with America’s self-employed, small business owners and individuals. Your job: helping them access an array of innovative and affordable health coverage solutions that meet their unique needs. Then, imagine yourself doing even more for your clients, by providing important protection like Critical Illness, Short Term Accident Disability, Life Insurance, Vision and Dental programs...in one seamless package.

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Wastewater Solutions of Oklahoma Wants To Do Your Dirty Work

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2018

Wastewater Solutions is a full service business, handling everything related to residential sewage. They are able to install conventional or aerobic systems. They also handle repairs to any type of system as well as maintenance—monthly chlorination treatments or pumping services. Their services are available in both new construction as well as existing homes. Whether a customer needs help with a conventional system or aerobic, they are able to assist.

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Spring Swarms

By: Seana Warren | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2018

There are several areas in green country that are in high risk of springtime termite swarms including: Bartlesville, Broken Arrow, Claremore, Jenks, Miami, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Owasso, Ponca City, Sand Springs, Sapulpa and Tulsa.

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Do These 5 Networking Fears Paralyze You Too?

By: Kari Mirabal | Category: Professional Services | Issue: March 2018

In today’s rapidly changing world, building and sustaining authentic relationships is more crucial than ever.

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Options For Everyone

By: Dana Pugh | Category: Professional Services | Issue: March 2018

Call Reynolds & Sons Funeral Service and AdamsCrest Funeral Service today to make your pre-arrangements today. They will be there for you during your time of need.

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A Solid Plan For Your Next Chapter

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Professional Services | Issue: March 2018

An estate plan, properly in place, should do two things: protect you and your assets while you are alive and ensure that your property passes to your loved ones as you wish and for their benefit upon your death.

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Bring Your Guests Out to the Ranch

By: Teresa Bond-Mason | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2018

Although she states she’d rather be in the background planning your next event, you can’t help but feel Debbie's enthusiasm for whatever it’s going to take to make your dreams come true.

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Don't Choose a Health Coverage Plan, Build it!

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: December 2017

“Please don’t let others tell you what you need. Tell me what you’re looking for and what will work for you. I’ll listen and write your policy to fill that need. As your needs grow, we can add to your original plan.”

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A Change in Atmosphere For Seniors

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2017

Living life better and on your terms is why over 30,000 retirees call Holiday “home.”

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Cookie Cutter or Unique?

By: Chris Beach | Category: Professional Services | Issue: June 2017

Jack Selby says to everyone: “Have the talk. Get together around a cup of coffee and say, ‘Hey mom and dad, what do you want to have at your funeral? How do you want your life celebrated? What do you want said? How do you want to be remembered?

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Built On Quality

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Professional Services | Issue: June 2017

The season of spring-cleaning is fast approaching and people everywhere rejoice. Finally, you can start fresh by de-cluttering your space as the temperatures rise again. In the midst of home renovations and summer break, don’t forget the best place to start: outside. Flowers will bloom and grass will get greener, but what better place to start than with what greets you every morning and afternoon: the driveway.

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Free Your Mind

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2017

Did you know that approximately 40 million adults between the ages 18 to 54 struggle with anxiety? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, that’s about 18.1 percent.

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Made in the U.S.A.

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2017

There’s a sense of pride that comes from buying a locally made product. According to Consumer Reports, about 8 in 10 Americans have said that they prefer to buy products made in the United States. Why should your health coverage be any different? USHEALTH Advisors offers health coverage with unique policy advantages and few conditions.

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Home for the Holidays

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: December 2016

Leslie Yocham, agency training and recruiting supervisor at Choices for Life Foster Care, is often asked what it takes to become a therapeutic foster parent.

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A Premier Choice in Caregiving

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: September 2016

Choosing the right care for an elderly loved one is no easy task. In your home? An assisted living center? A retirement village? A nursing home? In their home? There is no one-size fits all. Every option has its merits.

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Oklahoma Weather’s Tough, Get a Helmet

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2016

Seasons may change, but Oklahoma weather is hardly predictable. The summer heat will fade and fall will roll in before you know it, bringing back school, football and of course rain.

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Visual Storytelling with a Sense of Self(ie)

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2016

Nothing is more difficult than trying to put your own spin on something that seems to have been done in just about every way imaginable.

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At Your Service

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2016

Aire Serv Heating & Air Conditioning is a family-owned and operated business located in Bixby. The company provides heating, ventilation and air conditioning products and services throughout all of metropolitan Tulsa. The business is owned and operated by Randy and Debi Raper.

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Iraq Veteran Finds New Career in Home Restoration Services

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2016

DMI Restoration provides full-service cleaning and restoration contract services to homeowners and businesses throughout northeastern Oklahoma. Serving us for 25 years, the company is proud of their team of experts who provide the utmost care while restoring your property to a home again.

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Creating Comfort for Over 25 Years

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2016

There’s nothing worse than your air conditioning going out in triple-digit temperatures. Everyone knows it’s hard to sleep, get up and go to work the next day refreshed and energized when you’re uncomfortable. Superior Service of Broken Arrow knows this, which is why they make it their mission to help you beat the heat with the most superior service experience ever.

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An Old Custom with New Options

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: June 2016

An old top hat sits inside Jack Selby’s office as a reminder of his first day of business in August of 1983. Sweat was dripping from his brow as he prepared to direct his first funeral in his new business. Every single detail was checked and double-checked as the temperature reached the triple digits.

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Community Leaders Endorse Parson

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Professional Services | Issue: June 2016

Republican Carl Parson is owner and founder of Inola Portable Buildings & Pole Barns and feels confident in his bid for District 8 Oklahoma State Representative. Founded in 1999, Inola Portable Buildings is a staple in the Inola community. Carl grew up knowing the value of hard work and the meaning of building a life from the ground up. When Carl was only four years old, his father was killed in a car accident, leaving his wife and children behind.

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Musical Mondays

By: Julie Alexander | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2016

Tulsa has a reputation as a city with a vibrant music scene. From red dirt and jazz to orchestral and opera, there is something for everyone.

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Insurance Coverage for Large Homes

By: Jim Butcher | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2016

In 2014, the median size new home set a record of 2,491 square feet, according to the American Enterprise Institute. Today’s generations are buying homes larger by a thousand square feet compared to the average new homes their parents purchased in 1973.

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Don’t Lose Heat This Winter

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: December 2015

Randy and Debi Raper are the owners of Aire Serv Heating & Air Conditioning.

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Awards in Excellence for My Choice In Home Senior Services

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2015

My Choice In Home Senior Services was recently recognized by the Oklahoma Association for Home Care and Hospice (OAHC) for outstanding service and contributions to senior care for the state of Oklahoma.

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Providing Stability and Compassion to Rogers County

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2015

MMS-Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service has been a mainstay in Rogers County since opening over 100 years ago.

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Road Guide Ahead

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: September 2015

A major milestone in the life of a family is when their teen becomes eligible to get his or her driver’s license. While teenagers are excited about the prospect, parents are concerned about their safety, and rightly so.

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Time to Celebrate

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2015

When Jonathan Schultz mentions he owns The Clock Store, he says the response is usually, “Hey – I got a clock.” The discussion then turns to the story behind the c…

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May Is National Foster Care Month

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2015

May marks a special time to honor special people who care for special kids.

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Sign Up Now for Tree Shield

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2015

“You never can tell with Oklahoma weather,” says Leilani Hughes, who co-owns S&W Tree Specialists with her parents, her husband, Dale Hughes, and her brothers, Bryan Merseburgh and Robby Mizumura.

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Get a Green Lawn

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2015

A thick, lush, head-turning landscape this summer begins with a phone call today to SoonerLawn. So much of ­caring for a lawn comes down to knowing what needs to be done and when to do it.

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A Fresh Perspective on Design

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: March 2015

Copper Cup Images is a full-service graphic design and web development company based in Bartlesville.

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Bixby First ‘Gigabit’ City in State

By: Jim Butcher | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2015

Bixby is one of the fastest growing communities in the state and has an estimated population of 23,228 (2013). A local announcement on December 3 may provide fuel to keep it growing even faster.

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Looking for Employment?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2015

Are you trying to land your first job? Looking for a new job or career change? Are you experiencing barriers to employment?

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Paying It Forward

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2014

Walking into Family Animal Medicine, located at 9200 N. Garnett Rd. in Owasso, one immediately feels welcome.

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Meet the Rice Staff

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: August 2014

Rice Funeral Service has been serving Rogers County and surrounding areas since 1945.

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Chimneys and Roofs are What They Do

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2014

Founded in 1977 by David E. Harris, Black Hat Cleaning Services has served the Tulsa metro area for 37 years, providing chimney cleaning and repair, air duct cleaning, and dryer vent cleaning and repair.

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Got Poo?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2014

Pets bring joy and unconditional love into our lives, but they’re not without inconveniences – in particular, those pesky carpet stains and smells that inevitably ha…

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Where Heart and Mind Connect

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2014

Jayne Bowman deals with pain. But she doesn’t need to ask her many clients where they hurt.

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Don’t Let Gaps in Your Coverage Hurt Your Business

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: February 2014

As a business owner, do you know the details of your current insurance coverage?

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Helping Adults Turn A New Leaf

By: Jordan Didier | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2014

Currently, in the Tulsa metropolitan area, there are approximately 24,000 individuals with a developmental disability.

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Communication and Security Solutions

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2014

DLSS Systems and Tel-Star Technologies provide a variety of custom communications and technology solutions, ranging from security and video surveillance, phone and compu…

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Don’t Let Tax Time Cause Panic or Fear

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2014

Everyone knows what April 15 means. Tax time.

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MMS-Payne Welcomes New Ownership

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2014

When Ryan Payne began a part-time job at 19, he didn’t know it would one day lead to a career in the funeral home business.

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Insurance Rates on the Rise

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: November 2013

Oklahoma’s insurance ­companies are facing a tough market, according to Amber Helmuth, personal risk ­manager with RCI Insurance Group.

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Don’t Get Trampled by the “Herd”

By: Linda Rainwater | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2013

It can feel comfortable when you’re in the midst of a herd – but it can lead to places where, as an investor, you don’t want to go.

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Superior Has Its Ducts in a Row

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2013

Uneven temperatures throughout your home?

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Hike for Healing

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2013

The 3rd annual Hike for Healing takes place on Saturday, October 5 at Turkey Mountain.

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Start the Conversation

By: Cassie Woods | Category: Professional Services | Issue: September 2013

Rice Funeral Service & Cremation Center has a long legacy of providing high-quality service to Rogers County ­communities for nearly 70 years.

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Your Home for Superior Insurance Solutions

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: September 2013

John C. Sawyer and Wes Phillips merged and founded Sawyer Phillips & Associates in January of 2010.

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Disability Insurance Often Overlooked

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Professional Services | Issue: June 2013

When you walk into David Merriman’s office and look directly to your right, you will see a mahogany colored shelf filled with memorabilia from David’s life and, most…

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MAD Chicks Make it Happen

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Professional Services | Issue: June 2013

As a business owner, you need to stay one step ahead of your ­competition by being the first to know about the latest ­communications trends and strategies.  Comp…

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Social Security Disability Law: “It’s All We Do.”

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: June 2013

Social Security Law Center, LLC, has been in business since 1990 and is one of the largest firms providing Social Security representation in the State of Oklahoma. …

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Honoring Loved Ones with Dignity

By: Cassie Woods | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2013

For those who are left behind, a funeral provides an opportunity to celebrate the life and ­accomplishments of a loved one -- a chance to say goodbye.

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Revolutionary New Dental Treatment

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2013

Dr. Dennis J. Carlile and staff at A Family Dentist are proud to be offering the revolutionary TruDenta TM system designed to diagnose and treat headaches, migraines, fa…

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Help Finding the Right Homes for Seniors

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2013

Do you have an elderly loved one – perhaps your mother, father or a grandparent – whose current home is no longer the best place to live?

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Beat the Winter Blues

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2013

When Old Man Winter drives everyone indoors, most people only get exposed to sunlight when they run to and from their cars on a clear day.

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Have You Been Hurt?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2013

Many people suffer a serious injury and are unsure what to do next.

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It’s About Life

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: December 2012

Have you ever lost a loved one and then realized you didn’t know that person as well as you wished you had?

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Prepare Now for Summer Fun

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: December 2012

Pools Plus is family owned and operated by Josh Kingsley, his brother, Jay Kingsley, and their father, Danny Kingsley.

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An Eye for Service

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Professional Services | Issue: September 2012

Advanced technology has added some great benefits to our ­society, but in many cases it has also created a highly impersonal atmosphere.

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Helping Prevent Sports Eye Injuries

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Professional Services | Issue: September 2012

Sight is one of our most utilized senses; yet it seems to be the one most taken for granted, and our eyes are often the last thing we think of protecting.

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Life Insurance Awareness Month

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Professional Services | Issue: September 2012

Life insurance. It may begin with the word “life,” but ironically life is usually not what one thinks of when he or she hears those words.

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Get In, Get Out, Get Better

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: September 2012

My Doctor Urgent Care understands that your time and health are important, and has pledged to get you in and out of the office as quickly as possible, while still delive…

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Don’t Let Pain Take a Back Seat

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2012

What would you do to eliminate lower back pain that keeps you from doing the things you want to do – and the things you need to do – this spring?

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iBlock - "Robotic" Total Knee Replacement

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2012

Head of the class. Compassionate. Straightforward and confident. Skillful. The best.

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A Crash Course in Collision Shops

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2012

Having an auto accident can be overwhelming, especially when you have to deal with collision repairs.

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Selecting a Surgeon?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2012

If your internist or family ­doctor ever tells you it’s time to see a surgeon, please remember that you are the one who ­ultimately selects your surgeon.

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Being 50+ Has Its Rewards

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2012

If you’re 50 or older, there are some advantages, especially when it comes to insurance.

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Calling All Brides-to-Be

By: Value News | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2012

The Tulsa Wedding Show announces their newest wedding show for Tulsa brides.

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Quality You Can Stand On

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: March 2012

Think vacuuming your carpet gets it clean? Wrong! Even the best vacuum cleaner collects only a fraction of the dust, dirt and other allergens in your carpet, including pet dander and dust mites.

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Hope Harbor Provides Offsite Counseling

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Professional Services | Issue: March 2012

In recent years, Hope Harbor Children’s Home and Academy has shown its commitment to its mission statement, “Restoring hope and equipping children and families for l…

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Ihloff Salon Takes No Short Cuts

By: Sara Cruncleton | Category: Professional Services | Issue: March 2012

Tulsa’s Ihloff Salon and Day Spa, owned by Marilyn Ihloff, recently was named to the Salon Today 200 by “Salon Today” magazine, a top business publication for salon and spa owners.

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Countertop Company that Cares

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2011

Some companies focus on providing high quality products; others emphasize top-notch customer service, while a few make it a point to be involved in the community and charitable works.

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Signature Worth Searching For

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2011

At Signature Interiors, Flowers & Gifts, the mission statement is, “Within every home there exists perfect balance.” Signature is a family-owned business that gi…

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Making Dreams and Themes Come True

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2011

They didn’t have much money, but Deborah Woodard and Tiffany Goodwin had something else.

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Need a Digital Forensics Investigator?

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2011

His work could be part of a TV cop show. A digital forensics examiner taps away at computer keys until a key piece of evidence unravels a mystery.

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Cowboy Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2010

If you’re a business owner looking to expand your business, or if you’ve got the notion to start a business from scratch, Oklahoma State University is making a wealt…

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Cash for When You’re Sick or Hurt

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: August 2010

It’s known as “the company that pays you cash when you are sick or hurt”: American Family Life Assurance Company, better known as Aflac.Associate Mike Kirk explain…

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Cash for When You’re Sick or Hurt

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2010

It’s known as “the company that pays you cash when you are sick or hurt”: American Family Life Assurance Company, better known as Aflac.Associate Mike Kirk explain…

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Life and Health ­Insurance Specialist

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2010

Robert W. (Bob) Clark is an independent contractor specializing in life and health insurance.

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Companions for the Elderly

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2010

Eliza is a sweet elderly lady. She stays active and still loves to cook, but she suffers from short-term memory loss.

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You Can’t Afford Cheap Investment Advice

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2010

Waterstone Private Wealth Management is owned by principal Melanie Hasty-Grant and wealth manager Ken Grant, who offer securities and advisory services through LPL Finan…

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8th Annual Business Extravaganza

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2010

It’s the ultimate venue for business women to help other business women achieve their goals: the 8th annual Business Extravaganza, presented by the Broken Arrow Business Women’s Association (BABWA).

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Standing Still Is Not an Investment Strategy

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2010

What is now being referred to as “The Big Recession” has some of the nation’s news experts tapping into an Oklahoma private investment firm for perspectives on how…

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Helping Your Business Beat the Odds

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: February 2010

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, the odds are approximately 50 percent that all new businesses will close within five years.

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Worry-Free Home Cleaning

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: February 2010

Integrity is instilled in everything that Carol Carter does.

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Free Company Wellness Seminar

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2010

Are you concerned about the spiraling costs of healthcare? Then assess the risk of doing nothing about it.

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National Media Outlets Get Perspectives from Local Wealth Management Firm

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2010

Waterstone Private Wealth Management, located in Owasso and Utica Square in Tulsa, is a private, independent investment services firm owned by Melanie Hasty-Grant, manag…

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Don’t Get Overwhelmed by Financial Worry

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: August 2009

Investments, taxes, insurance estate planning – the list of financial concerns people face today can be overwhelming.

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On Your Side

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: August 2009

Mark Bransford, attorney at law, takes pride in helping injured Oklahomans, because he knows they are at a disadvantage when it comes to personal injury claims. “I see…

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Offering Comfort During Your Time of Need

By: Teresa Bond-Mason | Category: Professional Services | Issue: November 2017

Reynolds & Sons and AdamsCrest Funeral Service is unique in the fact that they are with the customer from start to finish and as Charles explains, that means round-the-clock service. “If we get a call that someone has passed away, we are the ones who go to the hospital and take the loved one to the funeral home to prepare them for embalming, cremation or whatever their family has chosen for them. We don’t use a service. That alone gives families a lot of peace.”

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Getting the Right Coverage

By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Professional Services | Issue: November 2017

Julie Lawson helps set families and individuals up with the best life insurance policy for them. She is an expert when it comes to working out what will work best for the individual.

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