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Oklahoman Published: August 28, 2009
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OCU schedules degree meeting

Adults interested in advancing their career are invited to an information session about advanced business degrees at Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business beginning at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1. The Meinders School of Business is at NW 27 and McKinley Avenue. To reserve a spot, call 208-6222 or go to okcu.edu/admissions/graduate/infosession. aspx.

Two establish PR company
Heather Lytle, president of HVM Solutions, and publicist Cyndy Hoenig have formed a partnership to provide public relations, media and community relations, Web and newsletter design, blogging and social media management, and marketing services. Contact Lytle at hvmyers@hvmsolutions.com or Hoenig at cyndyhoenig@ymail.com.

Tax evasion leads to prison
The former owner of A&M Temporaries was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in federal prison for tax evasion. Amber Tilley, 42, of Cashion pleaded guilty in December to failing to pay payroll taxes and federal income tax withholdings for her company’s employees from 2002 to 2004. She also failed to pay her own taxes, according to federal prosecutors in Oklahoma City. Tilley must pay more than $500,000 in restitution to the IRS.

Fish producers to get funding
Oklahoma is receiving $91,000 through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for commercial fish producers who suffered losses associated with high feed costs during the 2008 calendar year. For more information, contact Rod Hall at 522-6126 or rod.hall@oda.state.ok.us.

From Staff Reports