Around Edmond: Preview Edmond Summit Rotary Candidate Forums held at Vault 405 with Mayoral & City Council Candidates. Citizen’s Bank Rise Accepting Applications for Spring Incubator until Feb. 10. ShopEdmond for Valentine’s Day.

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Hi everyone, thanks for visiting to see what’s happening around Edmond. Last Wednesday and Thursday, Eriech Tapia was the moderator for the Edmond Summit Rotary Club and EdmondActive hosted Candidate Forums held at Vault 405, and we have the video for you to listen to, to be able to make your decisions as to whom you’d like to vote for in the February 9, 2021 primary elections and in the April 2021 general elections for Mayor, and for City Council Ward’s 3 and 4. The way it works in Edmond is that the top two in the primary move on to the general election. It was a fun experience for us, and for the candidates as everyone was super civil, and felt at ease with Mr. Tapia’s hosting.

If you shopped in Downtown Edmond this holiday season, you may have noticed the Rise Retail Incubator between Citizen’s Bank of Edmond and The Mule.

The Holiday Incubator hosted two retailers, Cargo Room and D’s Doggie Desserts. Well, Rise is accepting applications for the Spring Incubator until February 10th, here’s more information!

RISE is back! Our first season with shopkeepers was a hit! We have reopened applications to prepare for new pop-up shops to move in to our prime downtown Edmond location by March 1. This low-cost, low-risk program helps Oklahoma retail businesses navigate their next steps in growth. Want to try out your first brick-and-mortar? Want to expand into a new market? We are here for you.
Applications must be submitted by Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. to be considered. A jury will review all eligible applications and select one to two winners through a ranking system, based on experience, product selection, inventory and merchandising plan, by Feb. 19.

ShopEdmond For Valentine’s Day

Emory Anne Interior’s has so many options for gift giving whether it’s for self care items, jewelry, or thoughtful gifts found throughout the store.

Also, this year Botanical Bar is also creating bouquet’s for pick up for $55! You can find Emory Anne Interiors and Botanical Bar on 150th just east of Santa Fe.

Risa has Valentine themed classes happening now at Oops I Arted art studio located on Bryant just south of 33rd St!

If you haven’t yet made your Valentine’s Day reservations at the award winning Arcadian Getaways Country Cottages in Guthrie, hurry as they book up very quickly, and it looks to be the case as New Year’s reservations were booked up a month in advance!




Well, that’s it for today!

I am transcribing the remainder of the forums for the new Jan./Feb. issue and am excited to get it sent off to the printer and get busy with the March issue – Have a wonderful day!





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