Orange Leaf opens Big Apple shop
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, based in Oklahoma City, opens a store in Manhattan later this month. The first New York City store celebrates its grand opening Jan. 24. The company has pledged to donate all proceeds from the store's opening day to Cookies for Kids' Cancer, a national nonprofit that raises money for pediatric cancer. Orange Leaf now has more than 200 locations nationwide.
Bacon drippings spill onto Web
Twin Foods, Inc., will sell its Granny's Good Ol' Fashion Bacon Drippings nationwide through its website, www.twinfoods.com. The Oklahoma-based food company produces prepackaged, refrigerated cooking oil for use in recipes. Customers can purchase two packs of the product for $19.88 plus shipping.
Sams offers health screenings
Free health screenings will be offered at Sam's Club locations nationwide with a pharmacy from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Participants can have glucose, total cholesterol, blood pressure, body mass index and vision tested. The screenings are open to Sam's Club members and nonmembers.
Six named as finalists in contest
Six Oklahomans have been named finalists in Backwoods' 2013 Ultimate Outsider contest. The outdoor gear and apparel retailer chose 10 finalists and gave each a package of prizes with over $1,000 worth of merchandise. The finalists are asked to try out their gear and apparel, submit photos of them using the items and review each item to be eligible to win the grand prize, an all-expense paid international adventure trip. According to Backwoods, the finalists chosen from Oklahoma are Becky Baker Busch, of Bristow; Brooke Friedl, of Norman; Jenny Ladd, of Stillwater; Frank Lawrence, of Norman; Jordan Nelson, of Ardmore; and Brian Rasch, of Edmond. The grand prize winner will be announced March 20.
Scholarship offered to workers
Ten retail employees can win full tuition at any University of Phoenix campus in a program announced Wednesday by the National Retail Federation. The two organizations will consider the first 1,000 qualified applications. The deadline to apply is April 9. For more information and how to apply, visit www.phoenix.edu/dreambig.
FROM STAFF REPORTS