The Norman Transcript


May 12, 2013

business briefs

NORMAN — Shoe Drive for summer camp

Browns Shoe Fit Co. is conducting a shoe drive until June 1 to raise funds for Royal Family KIDS also will benefiting microenterprise ventures in developing nations and keeping old shoes out of local landfills.

Shoe donations can be made at collection boxes at Browns Shoe Fit Co., 2427 W Main St., and CrossPoint Church, 2601 24th Ave. SE. While gently worn shoes are preferred, shoes will be accepted in all conditions.

Individuals, businesses and organizations that would like to participate in the shoe drive or host a collection box may contact Steve Woodin by email at or by phone at 329-1863.

Hair salon opens

A ribbon cutting and open house for the Andrew Freeman Creative Studio at Park on Main, 3750 W. Main St., Suite 5C will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. The evening will include a DJ, food and door prizes.

Scholarships for law students

Fellers Snider, an Oklahoma based law firm, announced the recipients of its first-ever diversity scholarships.

Sharity Parham, Midwest City, a first-year student at the Oklahoma City University School of Law; Selby Brown, Oklahoma City, a second-year student at the University of Oklahoma College of Law; and Danielle Davis, Sapulpa, a second-year student at the University of Tulsa College of Law are the 2013 Fellers Snider Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship recipients.

Woody earns Circle of Success

Mark Woody, a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial, qualified for and attended the 2013 Circle of Success Conference that was held in New Orleans.

To earn this achievement, Woody established himself as one of the company’s top advisors achieving high levels in production, high client satisfaction levels and in support of providing a superior client service. Only a select number of high-performing Ameriprise financial advisors earn this distinction.

Realtors go to D.C.

The Oklahoma Association of REALTORS will visit with Oklahoma’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to discuss a variety of issues affecting Realtors and homeowners.

The group will host one-on-one meetings with Sen. James Inhofe and Dr. Tom Coburn.

— Transcript Staff

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