UCO receives grant for forensic program
The University of Central Oklahoma will receive a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice for the university's Forensic Sciences program. The grant is part of the fiscal year 2004 appropriations and was sponsored by U.S. Rep. Ernest Istook. Roger Webb, president of the university, said UCO plans to use the money to create a Forensic Science Institute, which will foster education, training and certification of forensic science professionals in all areas of law enforcement throughout Oklahoma and the south central region. Courtesy of The Journal Record, October 12, 2004.
Edmond's second quarter cost of living ranks 7.9% below national average
Edmond’s second quarter cost of living index ranks 7.9 percent below the national average according to the latest Cost of Living Index by ACCRA, the association of community and economic development research professionals. With a second quarter 2004 index of 92.6, Edmond’s cost of living increased 1.7 percent from the same period in 2003. Courtesy of Edmond Life & Leisure, October 14, 2004.
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OC receives grant
Oklahoma Christian University has received a $30,000 gift from the Kirkpatrick Foundation Inc., a philanthropic organization based in Oklahoma City. The grant will support the Kirkpatrick Foundation National Lecture at Oklahoma Christian. The funds provided by the foundation will bring one or more people of national prominence to Oklahoma Christian for a series of events designed to facilitate an exchange about current issues, culminating with a public speech. Courtesy of The Journal Record, October 7, 2004.
Edmond Exchange almost complete
The new Edmond Exchange at 33rd and Broadway was symbolically completed when workers for John A. Henry & Co. placed a large dome atop the shopping center. The dome rises to slightly more than 75 feet when measured from the ground up and sits in the center of the 51,000-square-foot two-story building. The multi-use center will house offices on the top floor and retail on the bottom floor. Already leased on the top floor are M.L. C. Mortgage and Bob Linn GMAC. On the bottom floor are Jon 'Ric International, which is a salon and day spa and Beyond Juice, a store selling all things related to juices. Courtesy of The Edmond Sun, October 7, 2004.
Osborne accepts position in Kansas
UPCOMING BUSINESS EVENTS
Fall Career Fair
Francis Tuttle Technology Center is hosting a career fair Friday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will take place at 12777 N. Rockwell at the Construction Trades Building #7. For more information call 405.470.3200.
REAL ESTATE UPDATE
September Commercial Real Estate Transactions
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Courtesy of Edmond Life & Leisure, October 7, 2004.
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