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Business Plan Basics

Rudisill Regional Library

Saturday, Nov. 17 • 10 a.m.-noon

Whether you are starting a new business or expanding an existing

company, a thorough business plan is important. Volunteers from

SCORE: Counselors to America's Small Business, Tulsa Chapter 194,

will take you through the steps to develop your own business plan.

Learn why a business plan is important and what research is required.

Get Registered, Be Informed, Vote!

vote november 6Tomorrow, October 12, is the last day for Oklahomans to register to vote in the November 6 general election. To help accommodate last minute registrations the Tulsa County Election Board will be open til midnight on October 12 accepting registrations. Registrations post marked by midnight October 12 will also be accepted. Need a voter registration card?

Small Business Forum offers advice on obtaining capital

October 23, 2012
7:30 to 9 a.m.

Join the Tulsa Metro Chamber for October's Small Business Forum, "Finding Capital in a Challenging Economy," featuring Sean Kouplen, president and CEO of Regent Bank. Learn various options for attracting capital to buy or grow a business. A brief economic overview and review of the current state of the banking industry will also be presented.

Refining in Tulsa: The Cosden Legacy Digital Collection

J. S. (Joshua) Cosden was born in Kent County, Maryland in 1882. He came to Bigheart, Oklahoma in 1908 and later relocated to Tulsa. In 1913, Cosden and Company began operating their West Tulsa refinery, two miles upstream from the Texas Co. (later Texaco) refinery. At that time, the refinery had a total capacity of less than 5,000 barrels of crude a day. Two years later, the refinery added 97 miles of pipeline to connect the plant to the famous Cushing oil field.

Not to Be Missed by Rebecca Howard

I read a lot of new fiction, in large part to stay current about what kinds of titles library patrons will be requesting.  So, it’s always nice when a book that I missed when it was initially released becomes one of my favorites and introduces me to an author’s body of work.  I recently finished Crescent by Diana Abu-Jaber, a beautiful prayer of a novel that is as much poetry as prose.  Published i

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