Moving Metal. BRB Roofing and Manufacturing has found a new home in Muskogee.
The company has outgrown its former location in Fort Gibson and introduced three new products over the last two years. Within five years, BRB expects sales of new product, the Thunder Canyon Fence, to reach between $5 million and $6 million. BRB now employees approximately 80 people serving five states, including Oklahoma.
Listening Pleasure. Tulsa radio station NewsTalk KRMG was honored with the Metro Market Radio Station of the Year Award at the Oklahoma Association of Broadcaster's annual convention and awards dinner. KRMG has won the award 8 of the last 10 years.
The awards ceremony was held in Oklahoma City, and featured radio and TV stations from all over the state. The station also took home Outstanding Achievement Awards for a Single News Feature, Sportscast and Newscast. NewsTalk KRMG can be heard on two radio frequencies, 740 AM and 102.3 FM. In the latest Arbitron ratings, KRMG was ranked No. 1 radio station in the Tulsa Metro.
Pulling Together. The Blue Jackalope Grocery & Coffee, 306 S. Pheonix Ave., is changing hands as Scott Smith steps down as the owner and the Crosbie Heights community pulls together in hopes of forming a co-op.
Though the business structure is changing, the community grocery store is still serving the needs and wants of the area. The public is welcome to take part in planning meetings each Thursday.
There will be a Crosbie Heights Community Block Party held April 24 in front of the Blue Jackalope. Those interested are encouraged to attend and show support for the community based grocery store. The festivities will include an Easter egg hunt, fire dancing, live music by Andrew Bones and others, and delicious barbeque. Visit bluejackalope.com for more information.
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