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Growth and Development

6 - Claremore Welcoming Two Hotels 8 - Macy’s Opening Fulfillment Center in Northeastern Oklahoma - GRDA: Working to Make Northeastern Oklahoma More Powerful


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Overview The commerce hub of Rogers County is Claremore. Situated along Route 66, Claremore is home to a growing economy amid country living. Home of two of Oklahoma most-loved sons, Will Rogers and Lynn Riggs, Claremore has a population of 18,876, according to the 2012 Census. The estimated median household income in 2011 was $34,465.

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Claremore has opportunities for current businesses and those seeking to start doing business here. The Claremore North Business Park has more than 225 acres of industrial property for new and expanding businesses. The Claremore Business Park is certified as a “site ready” park by the Oklahoma State Department of Commerce. Foreign Trade Zone and Market Tax Credits areas apply. Among those businesses are Pelco Structural, AXH Air Coolers, and Baker Hughes. The Claremore Regional Airport is located just east of claremore.  The 500-acre has a 5,200 ft. runway.

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Claremore Welcoming Two Hotels Holiday Inn Express, La Quinta Inns laremore city officials and local business owners are celebrating the announcement of two hotels slated to come to town: Holiday Inn Express & Suites and La Quinta Inns & Suites. Developer Pete Patel plans on building an 80-room hotel with a separate conference center — about a 5,000-6,000 square foot conference center. The project’s main objective will be to meet the needs of the community in terms of hosting events — weddings, business meetings, reunions and holiday parties. Patel, whose company also owns the Comfort Inn in Claremore, said he’s been in the (Claremore) community for the past five years. In this time, he said he has developed a good relationship with city officials seen


It’s not only a new day in Claremore, it’s a great day

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business in the area grow, and has contemplated adding a new hotel for some time. “We felt this location (on Country Club) was an excellent choice for what we’ve got in mind for it — it’s just off SH66, and is proximated next to Wal-Mart and across the street from the movie theater, so there’s a high convenience aspect for people who stay (in the hotel),” he said. “Plus, we’re taking a building that’s been sitting around empty and we’re going to develop that — we’re very excited about that.” “This is going to be a great amenity for Claremore,” said Tanya Andrews, executive director, Visit Claremore. “The conference space will help bring in additional business which has otherwise had to go outside the city, and of course the hotel’s location will fill a need whenever someone’s

looking for a hotel to host a meeting — it’s right of Route 66 and literally within walking distance of Wal-Mart and Claremore Cinema 8. This is a great day for Claremore.” The KT Patel family has planned a three story, 70-room La Quinta Inns & Suites at 774 S. Lynn Riggs, Blvd. It will feature a large lobby and breakfast area, indoor pool and spa, exercise facility and small meeting room. “It’s not only a new day in Claremore, it’s a great day,” said Claremore City Manager Jim Thomas. “This is a great addition to the community — one of many new things that’s going to be happening in the next 12 months.”

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The City of Claremore, Visit Claremore and the Chamber of Commerce, along with the KT Patel family, held a groundbreaking for La Quinta Inns & Suites.

Claremore officials were among local dignitaries who converged at the former site of the Thunder Bowl (bowling alley) on Country Club Road for the announcement of plans for a Holiday Inn Express & Suites. Owner/developer Pete Patel, right.


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new Macy’s fulfillment center to be built in Northeast Oklahoma near Owasso is expected to create 2,500 full-time, part-time and seasonal jobs. Macy’s officials said construction on the 1.3-millionsquare-foot facility is expected to begin in Spring 2014 and shipping orders will start in summer 2015. The facility is expected to create 1,500 full-time and part-time jobs as well as an additional 1,000 temporary

seasonal workers to be hired each year. The $170 million facility, which will be located about 12 miles north of Tulsa, will handle orders placed online and in stores.Gov. Mary Fallin and other leaders lauded the announcement. “This announcement is another sign that Oklahoma is a destination state for those seeking a location with strong economic growth and a skilled, dedicated workforce,” Fallin said. Tulsa Regional Chamber President Mike Neal said it will be the largest jobcreation deal in the Tulsa area in nearly a decade. The newly created jobs will

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create an $800 million economic impact through 2023, Neal said. Fallin and Neal were joined by representatives and leaders from Macy’s, the cities of Tulsa and Owasso, the Tulsa Regional Chamber, Owasso Chamber of Commerce, the Cherokee Nation and others at the announcement held at the Tulsa Regional Chamber. The location was selected from more than 150 sites in several states, and once completed, it will become one of the largest employers in the area, said Owasso Chamber President Gary Akin. A $500,000 bonus made by the Owasso Economic Authority and approved by the Owasso City Council helped entice Macy’s to select the area, Akin said. The bonus was only given if the location was selected. Akin said the collaboration between the various parties played a key role in bringing the company to the area. Macy’s is headquartered in Cincinnati.

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GRDA A state agency headquartered up the road from Claremore in Vinita, GRDA was created by the Oklahoma Legislature in 1935 to be both a steward of the Grand River and the means to harness its waters for hydroelectric power. Today, GRDA still generates hydroelectricity from the Grand River but also relies on coal, natural gas and even wind to meet the needs of its customers. The organization receives no tax dollars, and all of GRDA’s revenues come from the sale of electricity and water across the state. Of course, that includes wholesale electric sales to Claremore, which has partnered with GRDA since 1946. “The partnership between GRDA and Claremore is as old as any we have,” said GRDA Corporate Communications Director Justin Alberty. “Those are the kind of relationships that really define what GRDA is all about.” It is true that long-term, beneficial wholesale electric partnerships with Oklahoma municipals, electric cooperatives and industrial customers Business Directory 2014


Working to make Northeast Oklahoma powerful have been the foundation of GRDA. The benefits of those partnerships - reliable service at not-for-profit rates - have allowed communities like Claremore to purchase lowcost GRDA power wholesale then resell it to the citizens, who own the electric distribution system. Much of the revenues generated from those sales can then stay at home, in Claremore, where they can

do the most good. Those revenues help support other city services like streets, parks, police and fire protection. This concept helps continue the public power tradition in Oklahoma while also fulfilling the GRDA mission to provide “low-cost, reliable electric power and related services” to its customers while also assisting in area economic development. “Inexpensive, reliable electricity is an attractive incentive

for new businesses,” said Alberty, “and GRDA’s mission is to provide that power to help our customers, and all of Oklahoma.” GRDA moves its electricity across the state via a sophisticated energy delivery system comprised of over 1,200 miles of transmission lines and hundreds of substations. Not only does it produce renewable power at Oklahoma’s first hydroelectric facility - Pensacola Dam - but it also produces power at one of the region’s most efficient natural gas plants - Redbud (near Luther, Oklahoma). Pensacola has been in operation since GRDA finished construction in 1940. Since 2008, GRDA has owned a 36 percent interest in Redbud. Other generation facilities include the Coal Fired Complex (near Chouteau), Robert S. Kerr Dam (Lake Hudson) and the Salina Pumped Storage Project. In late 2012, the utility also contracted for generation from an Oklahoma wind farm in Canadian County. That wind power will serve Google’s facility in the MidAmerica Industrial Park near Pryor.

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“GRDA’s diverse generation portfolio really lends itself to increased reliability for our ratepayers,” said Alberty. On the lake management side, the GRDA Ecosystems Management Department leads the charge in the Authority’s effort to be a good steward of the natural resources under its control. The department was established in 2004 and the new Ecosystems and Education Center opened in 2010. That building is home to a state-of-the-art water quality research labora-

tory manned by GRDA personnel with assistance from area college students, including interns from Rogers State University in Claremore. “GRDA has stewardship responsibilities over the Grand River, but the watershed reaches across a large region,” said Alberty. “So our ecosystems department is actively involved not only with other resource agencies in the state, but also in the other states where the Grand River watershed is located.”

Other lake management responsibilities include ongoing water testing, public outreach programs, water and boater safety initiatives and even fisheries enhancement. “GRDA lakes are among the most popular destinations in the state, so protecting these assets is important for many reasons, including economic development,” added Alberty, citing the 2013 Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake as a good example of the lake’s wide-ranging popularity and economic impact. “Good lake management and fisheries enhancement helps to position the lake to attract and support such events.” All these things - reliable electricity production, responsible resource management, improving business practices are part of those “Grand Expectations” GRDA has for its future. And that will be beneficial, not only for long-term partners like Claremore, but for all of Oklahoma.


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CLAREMORE Public Schools Claremore Public Schools offers students excellent educational opportunities. Led by Superintendent Mike McClaren, the school district has more than 4,100 students. Claremore High School is dedicated to providing students with the essential skills and tools to further their education. "We believe that every human being is of value with the right to optimal development. Each person is unique from all others. We must acknowledge this and base our programs upon methods of developing that uniqueness," according to the district. "We are committed to an educational program that recognizes the special value and needs of the individual student. Providing programs and materials for gifted students who demonstrate the potential for superior talents in academics, creativity and critical thinking is an integral part of this commitment."Students have earned state and national honors for their accomplishments.

The Claremore High School Academic Team has placed first or second at State for the last eight consecutive years, including one 6A State Championship.The district's NJROTC is one of the tops in the state. The Pride of Claremore Marching Band has received honors for its presentations. Numerous students have made the All-Star Jazz Band and All-State Orchestra. In Spring 2013, the school's Winter Guard earned first place in Scholastic B for the Percussion of Oklahoma Circuit Championship. It is the team's second championship in seven years. The Claremore High School Robotics Team has competed regionally and nationally. Schools in the district include Claremore High School, Will Rogers Junior High School and Westside, Roosa, Claremont and Catalayah Elementary Schools. The district also an Alternative School.

OOLOGAH Public Schools Oologah-Talala Public Schools is committed to the education of its students. Led by Superintendent Rob Armstrong, the district has about 600 students.

“Oologah can rival any metropolitan school district with our academics and athletics. When people look to relocate we want them to look here. We have something truly outstanding to offer, “ Armstrong said. The Oologah FFA Chapter was selected as a Three Star Emblem Chapter this year, only the top 10 percent of chapters from each state association are submitted to the national office to be judged. The chapter also has a National Finalist in the Proficiency Award Area of Specialty Crop Production. This marks the third straight year that Reighly Blakley has been a National Finalist.  In addition this year the FFA Chapter has three American FFA Degree Recipients, Kaitlyn Allen, Sarah Hendricks, and Hannah Schreur.  Approximately 3,500 American FFA Degrees awarded each year at the National FFA Convention. The district has four schools, including Oologah High School, Oologah Middle School, Oologah Upper Elementary and Lower Elementary.

CLAREMORE SEQUOYAH Public Schools Claremore Sequoyah Public Schools has a rich history with its first graduating class in 1908. Led by Superintendent Terry Saul, the district has more than 1,400 students.

Mike McClaren Claremore Public Schools Superintendent

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Rick Kibbe

Terry Saul

Catoosa Public Schools Superintendent

Sequoyah Public Schools Superintendent

Sequoyah Public Schools have four schools, Sequoyah High School, Mid High school, Middle School and Elementary.

Education Every five years the district's patrons have supported the growth of the district through bond issues to provide more land, buildings and programs.

The band received first place in preliminaries for Class 4A at the Bixby Tournament of Bands and second place in the finals.

Students have been recognized for their achievement. The Sequoyah FFA Chapter was recognized as the 2013 Oklahoma Outstanding FFA Chapter. It also earn the National 3 Star Chapter honor.

At the Pryor Band Day, the Color Guard won first during preliminaries. It has the Outstanding Drum Major and place second for Class 4A during preliminaries. Overall is placed second in the finals.


The band received a superior rating a the OSSAA Northeast Regional Marching Contest at Skiatook.

Public Schools The Catoosa Public Schools is dedicated to create productive citizens with lifelong learning skills. Led by Rick Kibbe, the district has The Catoosa School District includes five schools that serve more than 2,000 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. The Catoosa High School Marching Band is small in size compared to other schools, with only 50 members and five color guard, but performs with a punch that has pummeled schools much larger. "This year, we attended four band contests, and in each case, we were the smallest band in the finals," said Jonathon Dobbs, co-director. "We outperformed 4A, 5A, and 6A bands. The other bands were up to four times our size."

Catoosa High School. Wells Middle School, Cherokee and J.W. Sam Elementary and the Helen Paul Learning Center.

FOYIL Public Schools Foyil Public Schools is committed to educating students. Led by Superintendent Mike McGregor, the district has three schools serving more than 700 students. A U.S. News and World Report recently released its 2013 list of the best high schools in the nation. Foyil High School received a Bronze national ranking for the second year in a row. More than 100 Oklahoma schools are included in the high school rankings.

To produce results for the rankings, U.S. News teamed up with Washington, D.C.based American Institutes for Reasearch (AIR), one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. U.S. News and AIR analyzed 21,035 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia. National rankings were based on a three-step process, including reading and math performance compared to the average student in the state, math and reading proficiency rates for disadvantaged students and college readiness performance using Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate test data. Because FHS does not offer AP courses, the school was not eligible for a silver or gold ranking, according to information from U.S. News and World Report. Foyil was among 2,500 high schools that passed the first two steps in the methodology. “As a lowincome community, to be told that our high school is ranked as one of the nation’s best is very exciting,” said McGregor. “Our teachers are doing a heck of a job.” Earlier this year, the district receivedstate Governor’s ACE Award for the high school’s 100 percent graduation rate. “We are bursting with pride,” 13

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Education said McGregor. “I want our students to know they’re part of this honor and that our teachers are here to make sure they are successful and taken care of."

CLAREMORE CHRISTIAN Private School Claremore Christian School has been providing education to students since 1984. It received its state accreditation from the International Christian Accrediting Association in 2004 and is a current member of the Oral Roberts University Educational Fellowship. The school is committed to equipping generations to engage culture with a Biblical worldview. It is a private school with about 150 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through the 12th grade. “It’s our philosophy that being a Christian should infuse everything about a person, and our curriculum reflects this attitude,” Superintendent/Administrator Ryan Mullins said. “We see it in our culture today — the need for people to be able to draw from a spiritual background

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and make educated, intelligent decisions. We talk a lot here about ‘social architecture’ and how it pertains to people not only being equipped educationally, but to have problem-solving skills in whatever they choose to do. “Education itself is only one component of making a student into a well-rounded, complete adult, with effective problem-solving skills” he said. “We’re very big on a more linear form of teaching, which involves the students in not just arriving to what the answer (to a problem) is, but how they arrive at the answer, helping them to look at the big picture and break it down into its smaller components.”

INOLA Public Schools The Inola Public Schools is dedicated to providing a quailty education for its students, equipping them with skills and knowledge for the future. Led by Superintenent Dr. Kent Holbrook, the district has more than 1.300 students. "Inola School District is a progressive district that provides an academic climate designed to benefit all students. A solid curriculum, coupled with a well-rounded

activities program, prepares our students for a lifetime of learning," said Hollbrook. "Serving over 1,300 students, the district is large enough to offer diverse and exciting opportunities for students, yet small enough to share a strong sense of community. Inola parents, teachers, administrators, the Board of Education, local churches, and other community members partner together to support Inola students and to make their success possible. "Last year, our district recorded thousands of volunteer hours from these groups. The commitment and support we receive from our community is outstanding. We are committed to providing a quality educational environment where students can thrive in academics, fine arts, activities and athletics. Our programs are designed to reinforce and expand classroom learning and to develop our students’ individual talents. If you are a member of our Inola community, thank you for your support. If you are considering moving to our area, we welcome you to a district that is comprised of a caring staff that is dedicated to the education and success of every student." Several Foyil elementary and junior high students placed in the top 6 of each category earlier this year duing the

Education annual “Battle of the Brains” academic competition, hosted by Inola High School. The third-eighth grade competition included categories in math, social studies, science and language arts. Seventeen area schools participated. Each school is allowed to enter two students per category, per grade and each student completes two multiple-choice tests. “Students are together in a testing room and have 30 minutes to complete the tests,” said former Foyil Elementary Teacher Chrissie Christian. “Medals and ribbons are given to the top six places.” Christian said this is the fourth year her students have competed in the event. “I cannot tell you how proud I am of all of our students,” she said. “They all did so well and we have been complimented every year on how well behaved our kids are. Even though they didn’t all place, we are proud of every single one of them.”


Public Schools Verdigris Public Schools is full of growth and excitement. Led by Superintendent Mike Payne, the district has about 1,200 students. One of its innovative programs is its Robotics teams. Recently, Verdigris

Upper Elementary robotics students recently placed second in the state qualifying tournament in Tulsa. Verdigris Public Schools offers three robotics teams this year, said Verdigris High School teacher and team sponsor Tamra Olson. Students compete in FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics, a program built on partnerships with individuals as well as businesses, educational institutions and government. The program was founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. This is the fourth year the program has been offered to Verdigris High School students and the first year for upper elementary students. “I love working with the FIRST organization,” said Olson. “It not only teaches our yourth about science and technology through robotics, but also incorporates a term called ‘gracious professionalism.’ Gracious students respect others and let that respect show in their action.” Verdigris High School has two teams competing in the First Technology Challenge (FTC) while upper elementary competes in the FIRST Lego League (FLL).

The state championship is held every year on the campus of Southwestern OSU in Weatherford. In athletics, the Verdigris baseball team has won the 3A championship for three straight years. The Verdigris Lady Cards won the 4A state soccer championship.


Public Schools The Justus-Tiawah School District is committed to educating students. Led by Superintendent David Garroutte, the district has nearly 600 students in PreKindergarten to 8th grade. District patrons recently approved a $4.15 million bond issue to build a new gymnasium. The 23,000-square foot building will include coaches' offices, a locker room, weight room, concession area and stationary and retractible bleachers. “We are very excited about the process,” said Garroutte. “This gym is something our district will be proud of for years to come.”

The high school robotics is incorporated into the students’ physics class. Students also meet after school to work on the robots with other students who are not in physics. 15

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ow in its fourth year, Northeast Technology Center’s Claremore Campus continues to leave its mark on the community and northeast Oklahoma. “We really strive for excellence in our programs and our facility,” said Campus Director Rick Reimer. “Our culture here is hospitality and excellence.” Many businesses and civic organizations utilize the campus meeting space for trainings, meetings and special events. The campus is also known for its community partnerships. “Our Manufacturing Technology program is working with Baker Hughes to find out what their training needs are, and then we tailor our training to meet the specific skills that they need in their plant or industry,” Reimer said. Through the EAST program, students learn technology while working on projects for local businesses and organizations. “They identify a community-based project and accomplish that project using the technologies they have available,” Reimer said. EAST students have partnered with Rogers State University Conservation Reserve, where they have used GPS technology to map the entire reserve, including the boundaries and walking trails. Students are also using the technology to track water shed issues as well as monitoring any undesirable plant species in the reserve.  Another partnership has been with the Claremore Museum of History, which will open later this year. “They have taken tons of old photos and digitized then archived them,” Reimer said. “They have also created a walking tour and worked on graphic design and marketing pieces for the museum.” As part of its community involvement, Health Careers students provide health

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and vision screenings for local schools, participate in the Valentines for Veterans program, and run first aid stations for events at Claremore Expo Center. Practical Nursing organizes a blood drive every year. “Our Home Automation Integration students learn about audio and video home theaters, home and business security systems and telecommunications,” Reimer said. “They have used their skills in the community to wire security for churches as well as other projects — this also includes training in Mobile Electronics which involves installing and trouble shooting car stereo systems, and other accessories like remote start and car security systems.” Every program at NTC has served the community in some way. “I’m really proud of our programs and the accomplishments of our students,” Reimer said. “We like to think we are the rapid responders of education because we’re more flexible than other forms of education. We can adapt to industry needs and we’re part of economic development because we’re in the business of workforce training, ensuring the industries in our community have the skilled workers they need.” NTC has three mechanisms for their delivery of education: the full time program, also known as daytime program; adult ed evening classes; and customized industry training through the Business & Industry Training program. “We’re about 45 percent adults in our student population,” Reimer said. “Of the high school students that come here, 98 percent graduate high school. Then we have what we call the ‘13th year

scholarship.’ Their first year out of high school they can attend free.” Adult ed evening classes meet one night a week for 7-8 weeks and offer a mix of classes for both personal enrichment and career development. As part of that program, NTC recently opened the Roy Clark Music School in which students can lvearn all aspects of the country music business from industry legends. Business & Industry Training is a client-based training program. “We have an industry coordinator on staff who goes and meets with local industries and determines what their training needs are,” Reimer said. “He works with clients to find a training site and a curriculum. We also have training trailers outfitted with necessary equipment to provide on-site training.” Additionally, with each of the programs at the Claremore Campus, the student can receive up to 30 hours credit at Rogers State University, NEO A&M in Miami, and OSU-IT in Okmulgee. For more information on any of the programs at NTC’s Claremore Campus, call (918) 342-8066 or visit


list). RSU also offers a variety of associate degrees, including art, education and nursing.

Rogers State University (RSU) is a dynamic, progressive university widely recognized for high quality academic programs, distance learning options, and high technology learning environment and nurturing scholastic atmosphere. Sitting on the west side of the city atop College Hill, the campus features scenic views of Claremore along with its lakes and nature trails. Since gaining accreditation as a four-year university in 2000, RSU has been the fastest growing regional university in Oklahoma. Enrollment the fall of 2012 was more than 4,600 students. RSU serves as the only public four-year, residential university in the Tulsa metro area. RSU offers bachelor’s degrees in the high-demand areas of applied technology, biology, business administration, business information technology, liberal arts, criminal justice, communications, game development, justice administration, nursing, organizational management, political science, sports management, social sciences and more. (see for complete

Founded in 1909, the institution was formerly known as the Eastern University Preparatory School, Oklahoma Military Academy, Claremore Junior College and Rogers State College. RSU has been approved to begin candidacy as a member of the NCAA Division II and will join the Heartland Conference. The Hillcats compete in baseball, softball, basketball, cross country and golf. The university’s growing campus, located at 1701 W. Will Rogers Blvd. in Claremore, features the state-of-the art Stratton Taylor Library, luxury student apartments and several recently renovated historic buildings, a 50,000 square-foot Student Center.

Athletics Center at Soldier Field and the Diamond Sports Complex. RSU is a national pioneer in distance learning. The university was the first in Oklahoma to offer bachelor’s and associate’s degrees entirely via the Internet. In addition, RSU serves students on campuses in Bartlesville and Pryor. Rogers State University is home to RSU Public Television & RSU Radio FM 91.3, an Equestrian Center and The Bit by Bit Horse Riding Therapeutic Program.

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Business Directory Listings Antiques Sailor Antiques 422 W. Will Rogers Claremore, ok 74017 918.341.4838

Attorney Vanessa D. Campbell 2701 N. Old Hwy 66 Catoosa, OK 74015 (p) 918.266.9955 (f) 918.379.0094

Auto Parts & Service R & S Auto Parts Larry Rock 212 S. J.M. Davis Blvd Claremore, OK 74017 (p) 918.341.4275 (f) 918.341.3200 Speedy Lube Russell & Vickie Chaney 706 N. Lynn Riggs Blvd Claremore, OK 74017 918.342.2300

Bank/Financial RCB Bank (Claremore Locations) • 300 W. Patti Page Blvd. (p) 918.341.6150 • 511 W. Will Rogers Blvd. (p) 918.341.6150 • 1600 S. Lynn Riggs Blvd. (p) 918.342.7136 • 1500 S. Lynn Riggs Blvd. (p) 918.342.7200 (inside Wal-Mart)

• RCB Wealth Management 511 W. Will Rogers Blvd. (p) 918.342.7100 • RCB Bank Trust, 511 W. Will Rogers Blvd. (p) 918.342.7378

Builders/Contractors Guinn and Thomas, LLC Tim Guinn & Scott Thomas 514 E. Will Rogers Blvd. Claremore, OK 74017 (p) 918.341.5151 (f) 918.341.6001

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Cherokee Nation Dixie J. Weathers Farmers - Robin May Special Assistant 1140 S. Lynn Riggs Blvd, Ste. B Cherokee Nation Career Services Claremore OK 74017 Office of Stephanie Isaacs (p) 918.283.4980 (p) 918-772-4161 (f) 918.283.4857 (c) 918-570-9434

Eye Care Triad Eye Medical Clinic and Cataract Institute Dr. Marc L. Abel, Dr. Ryan P. Conley, & Dr. Chad Chamberlain 6140 S. Memorial Dr. Tulsa, OK 74133 918.252.2020

Flower Shop Dorothy’s 308 W. Will Rogers Claremore, Ok 74017 918.341.0692

Health/Hospital Services Central States Orthopedics Dr. Brad Lawson 13616 E. 103rd St. N. STE. B Owasso, OK 74055 918.272.4488 Hillcrest Hospital Claremore 1202 N. Muskogee Pl. Claremore, OK 74017 (p) 918.341.2556 (f) 918.342.3330

Integrated Insurance Services, Inc. John Hawkins 115 South Adair St. Pryor, OK 74362 918.825.8400

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Museums Will Rogers Memorial Museum Steve Gragert 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd. Claremore, Ok 74017 (p) 918.343.8118 (f) 918.343.8119

Pet Services All God’s Creatures 1309 N. Main Street Owasso, OK 74055 918.274.9099

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Ann and Barbaras 412 W. Will Rogers Claremore,OK 74017 918.341.4446

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Baker Hughes 200 W. Stuart Roosa Drive, Claremore, OK 74017 (p) 918.341.9600 (f) 918.342.0260

Inola Castings David Freeman 400 Industrial Boulevard Inola, OK 74036 918.543.8940 www.

Tarby, Inc. Rob Parrish 2205 E.L. Anderson Blvd. Claremore, OK 74017 (p) 918.341.8282 (f) 918.341.8297

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Burrows & Burrows Agency, INC Dave Burrows 307 W. Patti Page Blvd Claremore OK 74017 (p) 918.341.2196 (f) 918.341.9699

Eva’s Waterfall Retreat Eva Norris 222 E. Blue Starr Drive Claremore, OK 74017 918.313.7788

Salon Service T & CO Salon Donna McMorris 115 W. Blue Starr Dr. Claremore, OK 74017 918.342.4040

Sign Services

Century Title of Oklahoma, L.C. Sharon Mixon 420 S. Lynn Riggs Blvd Claremore OK. 74017 918.343.9107 918.343.4400

ALLSIGNS 1555-D North Hwy 66 Catoosa, OK 74015 (p) 918.739.3660 (f) 918.739.4238

Meat Processing Chelsea Slaughter 6070 S. Industrial Dr Chelsea, OK 74016 918.789.3541

Utility Services Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) Laura Townsend 226 W. Dwain Willis Ave. Vinita, OK 74301 (p) 918.256.5545 (f) 918.265.5289


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