Oklahoma business briefs for May 3, 2013

Oklahoma business briefs for May 3
Modified: May 2, 2013 at 8:34 pm •  Published: May 3, 2013

Oklahoma business briefs

Heart Association honors Kimray

Kimray, an Oklahoma City-based manufacturer of oil and gas control equipment, was recently recognized as a Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping their employees stay healthy. “Employee wellness and physical health are important priorities at Kimray and we have worked hard to implement programs to encourage healthy habits in the office,” said Michael O'Rourke, Kimray wellness coordinator. The American Heart Association's Fit-Friendly Worksite program is designed to encourage positive change in the workplace. In addition, the program recognizes organizations that make employee wellness a priority in hopes to encourage other worksites to participate.

Employer council names director

The Oklahoma City Metropolitan Employer Council recently named Crowe & Dunlevy Director Adam W. Childers to its board of directors. The OKC Metro Employer Council is a cooperative educational effort of the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, Workforce Oklahoma partners and Oklahoma City-area human resource professionals. Childers is a co-chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group and serves as an administrative law judge at the Oklahoma Department of Labor.

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