MILESTONES 2021 Celebrating the Anniversaries of Oklahoma Companies & Organizations

MILESTONES 2021 Celebrating the Anniversaries of Oklahoma Companies & Organizations
  Celebrating the Anniversaries of Oklahoma
         Companies & Organizations

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                                   TABLE OF CONTENTS
       Group Publisher
        Lisa Blossman
        Interim Editor
          Joe Dowd
                                   DOERNER, SAUNDERS, DANIEL & ANDERSON . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
    Advertising Director &
      Events Manager
                                   NBC OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
        Sarah Barrow
Multimedia Sales Executives        A.R.K. RAMOS MANUFACTURING COMPANY . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
      Vicki Madden
     Shelly Sanderson
                                   NORMAN REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
       Laura Watts
       Graphic Design              TINKER FEDERAL CREDIT UNION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
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                                                                                                                               Left: Founders (from left to right) E. J.
                                                                                                                              Doerner, Dickson M. Saunders, Samuel
                                                                                                                                Moore, Dobie Langenkamp, Harry D.
                                                                                                                                        Mooreland, Harold C. Stuart
                                                                                                             Middle: (from left to right) Business client Sabih Kalidy,
                                                                                             D. Benham Kirk, Shayla Dobson, Tom Ferguson and Cynthia Hanner
                                                                                 Right: (from left to right) D. Benham Kirk, Michael English, Kaylee Davis-Maddy,
                                                                                                      Sara Potts, Philip Feist, H. Wayne Cooper and Jon Brightmire

                                                                                        Two W. Second St., Suite #700, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103
                                                                                        (918) 582.1211 

   Before Oklahoma became a state and when Tulsa was considered Indian                  founding director of Utica National Bank and Trust Co., a long-term director
Territory, Oklahoma’s first federal judge, Charles B. Stuart, left the judicial         of Atlas Life Insurance Co. and Reading & Bates Offshore Drilling Co., and
bench and formed a law firm. Today, that law firm is known as Doerner,                  counsel to both Parker Drilling Co. and Reading & Bates for their initial public
Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP and is celebrating its 125th anniversary. The          offerings. Daniel was responsible for many of the firm’s high-profile litigation
full-service firm has offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.                               cases. By the early 1980s, William C. “Bill” Anderson had become a partner,
   “We were founded in a time when lawyers were counselors and kept long-               and the firm’s name was complete; he had been a law clerk for the federal judge
term relationships. That philosophy continues,” said Tom Ferguson, DSDA’s               Alfred P. Murrah.
managing partner who has been with the firm 34 years. “The key to a long                    Shayla Dobson, marketing manager for DSDA, attributed the firm’s
relationship is being able to provide solid judgment, advice and counseling             longevity to three reasons: its commitment to putting clients first in all matters;
to clients.”                                                                            its ability to adapt and change; to a healthy firm culture that incorporates
   Connecting the firm to its history since its founding in 1896 is its commitment      teamwork at every level.
to people, he added. “We have from the beginning had attorneys who were                     “With a big project, it’s all-hands-on-deck to knock out major tasks,” she
interested in teaching the next generation – not just legal skills, but professional    said. “I know I can call on any of our colleagues … anyone at any hour, and
and ethical conduct, how to run a business and how to create a culture that is          they’ll respond.”
fair to people and makes them want to hang around a long time,” Ferguson                    The law firm has nearly 25 practice areas including corporate law, banking
said. “Those skills … keep us firmly connected to our territorial origins.”             and finance, litigation, oil and gas, Native American law, real estate, and
   From the beginning, Doerner lawyers “were leaders who were helping                   transactional matters.
to shape our region.” Stuart was the first president of the Oklahoma Bar                    Even though the technology has changed, most recently as the pandemic
Association and served as president of the Indian Territory Bar Association.            has required creative virtual solutions, the firm’s values have remained
   Stuart partnered with E.J. Doerner, and the firm grew over the years. First          consistent, Dobson and Ferguson said.
with the addition of Stuart’s son, Harold Stuart, and Dickson M. Saunders in the            “What drives us is finding the right solution for our clients,” he said. “In
1950s, and then Sam P. Daniel in the 1960s.                                             growing a law firm that addresses the vital issues, we’ve assembled a team that
   Saunders brought with him to the law firm a strong business reputation as            brings legal expertise and genuine concern for clients and the community.”
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                                                                                                                        Left: NBC Oklahoma CEO H.K.
                                                                                                                          Hatcher, left, and Chairman Ken
                                                                                                                       Fergeson at the Oklahoma Bankers
                                                                                                               Hall of Fame luncheon when Fergeson was
                                                                                                                          inducted into the inaugural class.
                                                                                                  Middle: In 2020, NBC celebrated its move to a flagship
                                                                                                     location at NW 63rd and Western in Oklahoma City.
                                                                              Right: NBC Oklahoma employees, with matching funds from the bank itself,
                                                                              raised more than $104,000 for The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital
                                                                                          in Bethany and presented the check during a special celebration.

                                                                              6301 N Western, Oklahoma City, OK 73118
                                                                              405-748-9100 

NBC OKLAHOMA                                                                                                                                 Member FDIC

   In 1931, W.B. Gover started the National Bank of Commerce in Altus         more than $104,000 to The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital
in the middle of the Great Depression. Ninety years later, the bank now       in Bethany. In 2019 and 2020, NBC gave each employee $100 to give
known as NBC Oklahoma has weathered other economic downturns                  away to help someone else during the holidays. Employees give their
by making sound financial decisions, helping build its communities and        time as individuals to nonprofits and often volunteer for community
meeting its customers’ needs.                                                 events. The bank also provides ongoing support for the Center of
   Boxes of photos depicting decades of happy employees and bank              Family Love in Okarche, among others.
remodeling projects through the years only tell part of NBC’s story,             The bank also has an art gallery, the Wigwam Gallery in Altus, which
but they do reflect the bank’s 90 years of community involvement              demonstrates the bank’s and Fergeson’s longtime support of the arts in
and taking care of customers. The handwritten bank ledgers and                Oklahoma and improving people’s quality of life through art. The bank
typewritten letters from the bank’s early days have given way to modern       each year commissions an artist to do an original work as part of its
banking using the latest technology, but NBC has never wavered in its         NBC Artist Series, handing out prints, posters and postcards of it. NBC
commitment to its motto of being “People You Can Bank On,” said               also has commissioned large-scale public works of art.
Chairman Ken Fergeson.                                                           “I’ve always loved public art, which is free for anyone to enjoy and
   “Helping others – that’s exactly what we do. We help them start            serves as a landmark for a community,” Fergeson has said. “Such art
a business. We help them buy a home. We help them plant a crop,”              gives a place an identity and residents a sense of pride.”
Fergeson said. “It’s like the heartbeat of the town. If you don’t have a         Hatcher said the bank has always fostered a strong and positive
bank in your town that is local that is willing to pitch in, then your town   culture that prioritizes doing the right thing over making a profit, taking
is not going to prosper and it’s not going to grow.”                          care of customers and making sound financial decisions.
   NBC is an $800-million state bank that has offices in Oklahoma City,          “At NBC we genuinely strive to live our values in the way we treat our
Enid, Kingfisher and Altus. Fergeson acquired the bank in Altus in 1985.      employees and customers and put others’ needs ahead of our own. We
   As the bank has grown, so has its ongoing support of its communities.      have been a strong bank in good times and bad, and we will continue to
In 2019 the bank matched employees fundraising efforts to donate              be here for our people long into the future,” Hatcher said.
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                                                                                                          Left: Brendan Ramos, Vice President &
                                                                                                                       Courtney Ramos-Fincher,
                                                                                                                  Middle: A cast bronze seal with
                                                                                                                        sculpted center elements
                                                                                                          Right: Founder Max Ramos working on
                                                                                                         wooden casting patterns circa 1940-1950.

                                                                   1321 S. Walker Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
                                                                   405-235-5505 

   In October of 1946, one of the first industrial signage casting        take over at the time. The call to continue leading our family owned
foundries was born in the heart of OKC and was run by three men,          business could not have been clearer and I’m so thankful to have had
Adams, Ramos, and Karrant. Max Ramos bought out his partners in           the opportunity.” Courtney said.
1960, creating what is known today as A.R.K. Ramos Manufacturing             A.R.K. Ramos Manufacturing Company celebrates it’s 75th year
Company, establishing what has become a 4th generation family             of business this year. They offer high quality cast plaques and letters,
owned and operated business.                                              their product line covers a full array of cast and etched metal plaques,
   Unfortunately Max Ramos passed in 1990, leaving his wife Beatrice      along with cast, cut and fabricated metal letters. Their products are
Ramos to handle the management of the company throughout the              available in a variety of metals including aluminum, brass, bronze,
90’s and 2000’s. A.R.K. Ramos Manufacturing Company has been              stainless steel and zinc.
led by a member of the Ramos family for nearly all of the 75 years,          “When I began working at A.R.K. Ramos, I started in the foundry
when Bea Ramos passed in 2013 now CEO/President Courtney                  and because of this, I know what it takes to produce quality products
Ramos-Fincher and her brother, Vice President, Brendan Ramos              from start to finish. Had I started out on the leadership team, instead
knew it was their time to take the helm and continue to build upon        of having foundry experience, I might not have been as prepared
their grandparent’s legacy. As recent college graduates and having        today to run this business.” Brendan said.
worked in every department of the business throughout high school            Determined to bring this 75-year-old business into 2021, Courtney
and college, Courtney and Brendan felt prepared to lead the family        and Brendan continue to focus on what the company is known for:
business into the next century.                                           craftsmanship and a high level of customer service.
   “I’ve always felt like a leader, whether it was being part of the OU      They value each customer who chooses A.R.K. Ramos and are
Campus Activities Council or creating various side businesses. I knew     ready to see this business through the next 75 years!
I had the ability, even though some would say we were too young to
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                                                                                                                Left: The Norman Regional
                                                                                                              HealthPlex was built in 2009 at
                                                                                                        Interstate 35 and Tecumseh Road in
                                                                                                                              Norman, OK.
                                                                                                   Middle: A nurse cares for a patient in the
                                                                                                Norman Regional Intensive Care Unit during
                                                                                                             the COVID pandemic in 2020.
                                                                                                  Right: Nurses walk outside what was then
                                                                                               known as Norman Municipal Hospital in 1950.

                                                               901 N. Porter Avenue, Norman, OK 73071
                                                               General Phone: 405-307-1000  Find A Physician: 405-515-5000

  Norman Regional Health System has gone through many dramatic        than 3,900 people and has more than 350 physicians credentialed
changes over the past 75 years. However, one thing that has never     on the medical staff.
wavered is Norman Regional’s commitment to life-saving work and          In addition to the work that is done within the walls of Norman
the health and wellness of the communities’ it serves. Those who      Regional, moves to bolster community care also include involvement
carry out this life-saving work are referred to as “healers.”         with citywide efforts such as Kids Are Special People, support
  On June 2, 1946 Norman Municipal Hospital opened with               of health assistants and nurses at Norman Public Schools, free
61 beds and 29 employees, giving Norman a hospital system             community health and wellness screenings, and wellness initiatives.
that provided healing to a community that had been without a             With 75 years of growth and innovation, the plans to evolve further
healthcare facility for too long. Norman Regional’s dedication to     are still in motion for Norman Regional. A new transformational plan
serving the community was evident from the beginning as it didn’t     called Inspire Health will expand healthcare offerings to the community
take long to witness the rapid growth and expansion taking place to   and bring to south-central Oklahoma five key components including:
meet the needs of the community.                                      HealthPlex acute care hospital expansion, Ambulatory Care Center,
  Today in 2021, Norman Regional is a multi-campus system             a cancer center, a new freestanding emergency department in East
that serves the healthcare and wellness needs of south central        Norman, a Behavioral Health Hospital and the revitalization of the
Oklahoma. It has expanded to two acute-care hospitals in Norman,      historic Norman Regional Hospital’s Porter campus. These new
OK as well as Norman Regional Moore, a medical facility which         projects are scheduled to be complete by 2023. As the ever-changing
houses an emergency room, physician offices, imaging, lab, physical   landscape of healthcare and our community pushes forward, so will
therapy and more. The Health System has grown to employ more          Norman Regional.

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                                                                                                                  Left: October 15, 2020: The
                                                                                                                Choctaw branch opened, offering
                                                                                                             features such as state-of-the-art ITMs
                                                                                                          and a coffee shop.
                                                                                                   Middle: September, 1958: Military personnel are
                                                                                  officially accepted into TFCU’s field of membership.
                                                                                  Right: TFCU’s original branch location on Tinker Air Force Base.

                                                                           32 locations across Oklahoma
                                                                           P.O. Box 45750, Tinker AFB, OK 73145
                                                                           1-800-456-4828 

   In early 1946, a small group of Tinker Field employees pooled their     improve their quality of life. Taking a hands-on approach to service,
resources to build a different and better way to save and borrow           in 2016, TFCU sponsored projects with Purple Heart Homes to help
money. On March 20, 1946, the Oklahoma Secretary of State signed           renovate homes for disabled veterans. With a desire to continue to
a Certificate of Incorporation and the institution now known as Tinker     help local heroes, in 2018, the TFCU Foundation was created with the
Federal Credit Union (TFCU) was officially born. The credit union          primary mission of helping Oklahoma veterans, police, firefighters
opened its first branch with a small volunteer staff on Tinker Air Force   and active duty military, by providing them accessibility and safety
Base. And, by the end of 1946, the credit union had $4,000 in assets,      in their homes.
152 members and 45 borrowers.                                                 TFCU continues to navigate the changes and challenges facing
   Since opening its doors 75 years ago, TFCU has grown to become          its members, through good times and tough times—expanding
the largest credit union in Oklahoma, with $5 billion in assets, more      products and services and adapting to quickly-advancing technology
than 415,000 members worldwide and 32 branch locations. With               and an ever-evolving culture. TFCU is committed to returning
full-service branches statewide, the credit union serves Tinker Air        profits to its members through higher dividends, lower loan rates and
Force Base, Vance Air Force Base and the employees of more than            no-fee or low-fee services. The credit union’s focus is on keeping
1,200 Oklahoma companies and associations. In addition to having a         their members’ finances secure, so they can focus on what makes
strong presence in Oklahoma City, TFCU also has a brick and mortar         them happy.
presence in Tulsa, Enid, Stillwater, Shawnee, Ada and a new state-of-         “TFCU is steadfast in carrying out its mission ‘to help members
the-art branch in Choctaw.                                                 achieve their goals and realize their dreams’ today and into the future,”
   Through the years, being active in Oklahoma communities has             said Matt Stratton, TFCU svp/marketing. “Because, we get it. And to
become part of the fabric of TFCU. The credit union offers free            us, that’s what it’s all about—giving back to Oklahoma communities
financial education workshops and personalized financial coaching          and serving our members.”
to help empower children and adults to manage their money and

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                                                                                                              Left: The True Sky Credit Union board
                                                                                                           is excited to break ground at their future
                                                                                                        branch location at NE 50th and Martin Lu-
                                                                                                     ther King Jr. Ave. .
                                                                                           Middle: True Sky Credit Union’s Sky Crew teamed up
                                                                                          with Northeast Church or Christ to giveaway hundreds
                                                                                          of Thanksgiving turkeys to families.
                                                                                          Right: True Sky Credit Union’s ribbon cutting ceremony
                                                                                          for its ninth branch located in Moore in November 2019.

                                                                           10201 S Western Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73139
                                                                           405-682-1990 

   Seventy-five years ago, a group of employees at what is now                In the last few months, the “Sky Crew” has donated to the
known as the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center pooled their                popular Nappy Roots bookstore in northeast Oklahoma City
resources together to collect $100 and start a credit union to serve       that was in danger of closing, written thank-you notes to Norman
employees and family members who worked as part of the Civil               Regional Health Plex healthcare workers, given away 500 turkeys at
Aeronautics Administration, known today as the Federal Aviation            Thanksgiving, and made 15,000 phone calls to check on members
Administration (FAA).                                                      during the pandemic.
   After a charter change to a community-based credit union that              Jon Skelly, True Sky’s vice president of marketing and community
expanded its reach beyond the FAA, and a name change in 2016,              development, said the credit union’s fastest-growing member
True Sky Credit Union has grown to 56,000 members and nine                 segment are millennials who connect with the credit union’s mission
branches serving central Oklahoma. Two additional branches are             of supporting the community and helping first-time borrowers.
slated to open in early 2021 and will join those in Norman, Moore,            “We often say that people are intentional about interacting with
South OKC, the aeronautical center, Mustang, Yukon and Edmond.             brands that mirror their values, beliefs and philosophies and that’s
   True Sky’s priorities stem from the credit union philosophy of a not-   where a lot of our growth comes from,” said Skelly.
for-profit entity that is member-owned and serves those members. It           True Sky also recently won a national award from the Credit Union
focuses on giving back to the community through financial education,       National Association -- the Louise Herring Award given to credit
a “Sky Crew” that performs random acts of kindness and symbiotic           unions that demonstrate the credit union philosophy of helping
partnerships with other organizations.                                     people. The recognition came for its Furlough Action Assistance
   “It’s the DNA of credit unions. Credit unions were formed               program that helped people affected by the government shutdown
to provide financial services to people who were unbanked and              in 2019. True Sky offered no- and low-interest loans and other benefits
underserved,” True Sky CEO and President Sean Cahill said. “We are         that totaled more than $10 million. In the end, people paid back every
people helping people and reinvesting in our communities is a way          dollar of these loans.
for us to do that.”
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                                                                                                                  Left: Members of the Leadership
                                                                                                                      Oklahoma Board of Directors:
                                                                                                                          FR: Deena Fisher, Michele
                                                                                                                Hockersmith, Immediate Past Chair
                                                                                                               Scott Stidham, Chair Lana Reynolds,
                                                                                                 BR: Ginny Bass Carl, Incoming Chair Tom Evans
                                                                                                                                      Middle: YLOK
                                                                                              Right: LOK Class Members prepare to repel at Ft.
                                                                                              Sill as part of their basic training and understanding
                                                                                                   of the significance of the military in Oklahoma.

                                                                   3037 NW 63rd Street, West Building 104 Oklahoma City, OK 73116
                                                                   405-848-0001 

   Leadership Oklahoma has educated and inspired Oklahoma’s                  Leadership Oklahoma’s very active Membership Program
leaders for 35 years. It was founded to expand the knowledge and          continues the education of members with unique experiences and
understanding of business and community leaders from across               events across the state and provides personal and professional
Oklahoma on the issues facing the state and to create a dynamic           networking opportunities for participants from different class years.
network of leaders whose increased awareness and commitment to               Leadership Oklahoma also recognizes the importance of investing
service will create lasting change.                                       in our youth. We want to entice our youth to want to stay in, or return
   The history of LOK dates back to 1986 when a group of Oklahoma         to, Oklahoma. In the summer of 2001, LOK expanded its mission
leaders began a series of meetings and discussions based on the           by building a program that would help accomplish this goal. Youth
belief that we all have a stake in developing the prosperity and          Leadership Oklahoma (YLOK) was established to develop in our
confronting the problems of our state. They shared the conviction         young leaders a hope, pride and responsibility for Oklahoma’s future.
that our leadership must understand the complex differences and              LOK is making a difference and wants to be a partner of positive
relationships that drive Oklahoma in order to find effective solutions.   change. There is an active network of over 1682 graduates from 190
   Each year, LOK brings together 50 of the state’s most outstanding      communities developing real solutions to make Oklahoma a better
leaders for an issues-oriented class program. Monthly sessions held in    state through involvement in state issues and leadership in the private,
various communities address the critical challenges facing our state.     public, and nonprofit sectors. They have dedicated themselves
Participants are chosen through a rigorous application process and        to the cause through active participation in hundreds of boards
selected from across the state to represent Oklahoma’s professional,      and committees. Leadership Oklahoma is about collaborating,
geographical, and cultural diversity. The goal is to tap the energies     connecting with others and working for a better Oklahoma.
of diverse leaders that represent a microcosm of our state to initiate
positive change for the benefit of all Oklahomans.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ed    in   late
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                                                                               format to develop a new way of selling craft
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as a hobby soon after graduating from col-                                     stadt and Miller in 2016 to create the Collec-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the b Millwor to buy                                zed                                                     viso                     c
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                                                                               tive Creamery CSA, based out of Angstadt’s                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ld li              lly p                              se                                                                                                                                                                    Tele b ers o umbe d Ma tt an
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   After a few years she knew it was some
                                     some-                                     Oley creamery, with Jones as the operations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  they        u n d, es                             ly wan             ce  s                                                                r                                                                  a                           v
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thing she wanted to do full time.                                              manager and Angstadt and Miller as the two                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    year              rmer s absolu the differ                                t                                         ree . She                     ith er- vice p                           elfi
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   She opened Valley Milkhouse in a former                                     primary cheese makers.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          supp ink brew id, notin                     ge          t and                                      Lo                           York s a ba st                                                        n           ers                      b
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dairy farm in Oley in 2014 and began to                                           “We thought between the three of us, we                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         manatee baet        c                                cal                       m               llen                        ege -                     ri             w           ca                            p a th . She
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     e         old              er.
                                                                               could pool our resources and move beyond                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           it,” M l and eta        ct la amed hease           exdpec e fruom      th                        n           1 st            nsh                                    d in         k div         id P         nag             train o lo g is a spe e mber
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        n in He re
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   in sm ops.          a ba an    ndscsaid Jake thRos          GS           e                  a         n a m Fe d e ip-ba                                      ibu
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         h a s h-lan f the p suranc resents
                                                                               farmers markets,” Angstadt said.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               h                          ap          an  K           A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     n   th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ss            b              Ji           e d          ra  l          se  d         b u                           C             e                                        n                            g                a           e
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                                                                                  According to Jones, the trio didn’t invent                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Coa          M Uunssivel helor’ms oree archers, egigve       er Nev
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           oci-              ch m m e n e z                             C re
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                                                                               the idea of a cheese-based CSA. But, she                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              aou
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                                                                                  Jones said it also makes sense.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                er ea                             id                             n                                                                                                                                       n              n                               b
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                                                                                                             The Smart Saver store at NE 23rd Street and Martin Luther
                                                                       Oklahoma by offering tax                                                                                                “We’re still waiting on those                     and limited access to fresh foods. The
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                                                                      incentives to engineers and            with a new store within 90 days as the owners had prom-                        promises that continue to be broken                  City Council responded by placing a
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