Allied Nursing Care, Inc., 50 Penn Place, has reached an agreement
with MD Physicians, Inc. of Oklahoma to provide home health care
services to patients referred by member physicians.
The agreement represents "a further extension of our referral base
in the central Oklahoma area to cover patients who have not been
admitted to or dismissed from a hospital immediately prior to needing
our home health care services," noted Lyle R. Kelsey, Allied
president and chief executive officer.
Allied provides a wide variety of home health care services,
including private duty nursing, oncology and rehabilitative nursing,
live-in companion and home visitation programs, as well as temporary
The company maintains offices in Oklahoma City, Weatherford, and
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The Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce will kick off its 1985
Adopt-A-School task force with a luncheon at noon today in the Park
Featured speakers will be James F. Russell, vice-president of HCB
Contractors of Dallas, and Albert Shanker, president of AFT of New
Russell, a member of the board of directors of The Beck Co. and
Henry C. Beck Co., will address the Dallas Adopt-A-School program.
Shanker has served as president of the United Federation of
Teachers in New York City since 1964, as well as president of the
American Federation of Teachers since 1974. He will discuss the
program's impact nationally.
The Oklahoma City Adopt-A-School program has 110 participating
organizations which have adopted 50 schools. The adoptions take
various forms, including donation of funds for needed supplies and
release time for employees to conduct school programs.
The partnerships increase the resources available for schools and
offer enhanced educational opportunities for youth.
The Chamber task force will conduct the 1985 campaign with the
Junior League of Oklahoma City.
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Each dollar spent on export market development by United States
wheat producers has returned $100 additional income from wheat sales
to the grower, according to a study undertaken by the U.S. Wheat
Associates, the overseas market development arm of the Oklahoma Wheat
The study, completed by Chase Econometrics, also notes that $133
has been returned to the U.S. economy for every dollar spent on
export promotion, noted Jack Hesser, commission chairman.
"We must continue to expand this already successful market
development program in order to survive," Hesser said. "The 3/4 cent
per bushel check-off may be the best money we will ever spend to
Consequently, the commission's success has caught the attention of
the Australian Wheat Board, Hesser said. Its executive director,
Dale Minnick, has stated Australia's intention to copy the Oklahoma
Wheat Commission's programs in order to push their wheat exports.
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KEBC FM 94 meteorologist Lloyd Tidwell will present his research
paper "The Advantage and Profitability of Having Aggressive Severe
Weather Coverage in Radio" to the American Meteorological Society
during its 15th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology, which is being
held this week in Honolulu, Hawaii.
To broaden his experience as a meteorologist, Tidwell served as an
Air Force pilot prior to joining the KEBC staff in February, 1982.
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Air Midwest, Inc. of Wichita, Kan., which services Oklahoma City,
has begun a new era in the company's 20 year history with the
introduction of the first of five Saab-Fairchild 340 aircraft.
The commuter airline unveiled the new-generation SF-340 on April 1
at Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport.
The airplane, a joint production effort by Fairchild Industries of
the U.S. and Sweden's Saab-Scania, features a stand-up cabin,
overhead storage,and 30 passenger seats. The galleywill allow for a
wide variety of inflight services, while the cockpit features
state-of-the-art instrumentation. …