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OKLAHOMA CITY (June 18, 2019)— Two Oklahomans representing the nonprofit organization Creative Oklahoma traveled to three cities in Germany to study their significant successes in developing diverse and robust economies through improving community livability via urban place-making, investing in community-accessible high performance computing and strategically nurturing ecosystems that support growth in a wide variety of…

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Oklahoma City – Creative Oklahoma has chosen five promising entrepreneurs to be the first included in its inaugural Oklahoma Entrepreneur Mentorship Program (OKEMP), an initiative licensed from and modeled after the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Venture Mentoring Service. This statewide non-profit program provides free in-person mentorship and coaching to emerging entrepreneurs by matching them with…

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Oklahoma City — Governor Kevin Stitt will designate eight prominent Oklahomans as Oklahoma Creativity Ambassadors on Monday evening,  April 8th, at the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City.    The 2019 Ambassador honorees  who will be present to receive their awards from Governor Stitt will be  Mr. C. Kendrick Fergeson, Nationally recognized advocate for arts…

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Date: January 15, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Stephanie Coderre Porras405.232.5570 x2stephanie@creativeoklahoma.org As a founding board member of Creative Oklahoma in 2006, and President/CEO of the nonprofit since 2011, Susan McCalmont, noted nonprofit leader and creativity advocate, is retiring from the organization. She will hand the reigns to state legislator, Meloyde Blancett, who will serve…

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A noted environmental advocate, founder and mother of five, Suzy Amis Cameron is committed to the principles of sustainability in all aspects of our lives, with emphasis on plant-based solutions to address climate change. She is the author of OMD: The Simple, Plant-Based Program to Save Your Health, Save Your Waistline, and Save the Planet (Simon & Schuster/Atria,…

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By Stephanie Gardner, OCC Durant “When my circle got smaller, my vision got clearer.” For aspiring entrepreneurs, there is no shortage of how-to books or small business seminars from which to learn the mainstream steps to success. A simple Google search will return nearly a million results. In Durant alone, we have at least six…

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By Lucy Swanson, OCC Guthrie As a community, we are constantly engaged in the creative process of finding new, more effective ways to serve the wonderful people that inhabit Guthrie. It isn’t an easy process. It isn’t simple either. It is a journey. And it is an adventure. Finding our way to building our community…

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By Loran Mayes, OCC – Altus Oklahoma Creative Communities is more than meets the eye. Is it a program? Is it a project? Is it an event?  Well, here in Altus it has become a state of mind. Not only did they come in and take our “but that’s just how we do it” statements…

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By Shaun Perkins, OCC Locust Grove   Named for a tree whose blossoms have a beautiful smell, Home to great artists, Willard Stone and Bill Glass to name a few, Locust Grove is a small community that we think is swell, A place for tradition and innovation, the old and the new.   The Wonder…

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