Rebuilding advice offered
Property owners can get information on how to repair or rebuild their homes and businesses while improving energy efficiency and storm resistance by attending a free Rebuild Expo hosted by the city of Oklahoma City. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the Westmoore High School Common Area, 12613 S Western. A series of presentations begins at noon. The expo was organized to help those who are rebuilding homes or businesses in areas affected by the May storms, but anyone who is considering building a home can get information. T.O. Bowman, program coordinator for Oklahoma City's Office of Sustainability said several organization will be available to field questions about rebuilding. “Types of information offered will include energy efficient construction, consumer protection, water quality and health concerns, as well as personal examples of resilient recoveries from tornado-damaged communities like Joplin, Mo., and Greensburg, Kan.,” Bowman said.
Title firm names new president
Mary Ann Nelson-Sutterfield is the new president of Stewart Abstract & Title of Oklahoma. Jack Mahoney, Stewart Title's group senior vice president, said Nelson-Sutterfield was a natural choice. “Her extensive experience in the industry and as past president of the Oklahoma Land Title Association will complement our strong leadership and great team in Oklahoma City.” Nelson-Sutterfield previously served as executive vice president of Cleveland County Abstract Co., working there for 32 years.
City makes coolness list
Apartment Guide ranked Oklahoma City as one of the top metro areas for keeping cool, based on data for the top cities with apartment listing that included air-conditioning units, community pools and ceiling fans. Oklahoma City ranked No. 4 on the guide's list. Tulsa was the top-ranked metro area, followed by Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz. Other top-ranked cities included Riverside, Calif., Little Rock, Ark., and Houston.