Four Oklahoma businesses receive BBB awards

The Better Business Bureau of Central Oklahoma recognized Jerry Brown, P.C.; Devon Energy; The Oklahoma City Thunder and Sunbeam Family Services during an awards ceremony Thursday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: November 10, 2012
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• Devon Energy Corp. — for investing in youth programs and education, the arts and emergency response agencies and promoting community service to its employees.

• The Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team — for its influence on area businesses, philanthropic presence and genuine interest in the welfare of the city.

• Sunbeam Family Services, a nonprofit benefiting indigent elderly and impoverished special needs children and their caregivers — for providing direct services to those in need as well as efforts to train caregivers and foster families.

Also honored at the event was Piedmont High School senior Josh White, who won the bureau's business ethics essay contest. His essay is published online at www.oklahomacity.bbb.org.