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January 13, 2013

business news in brief

NORMAN — With the launch of the new Curves Complete program, Curves becomes the first and only company to offer women a complete weight loss solution exercise including meal plans and coaching in one convenient location. For more information contact Curves of Norman, located at 3750 W. Main, 5 Park C, at 366-8822.

· Oklahoma wine professionals to meet

The Oklahoma Grape Industry Council will host its annual meeting 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 19 at the Horticulture Center at Oklahoma State University Oklahoma City Campus, 400 N. Portland Avenue. Anyone interested in viticulture (grape growing) and enology (wine making) is invited.  The meeting includes lunch which is $10 payable at the door. Reservations are required and may be made by calling Canadian River Winery at (405)872-5565 or by e-mail, info@RedlandJuice.com by Jan. 15.

 

· USDA drought designation

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack designated all 77 counties in Oklahoma as primary natural disaster areas due to drought and heat this week, making all qualified farm operations in the areas eligible for low-interest emergency loans. All 77 counties were similarly designated in 2012. This new designation will cover growing 2013 crops.

· 2 Green Chicks

Local cleaning company 2 Green Chicks has joined the Association of Residential Cleaning Services, International. Admission to ARCSI requires residential cleaning companies to adhere to a strict code of ethics and commit to the highest level of professionalism.

— Transcript Staff

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