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2018 Girl Power! Camp A Success

​Ponca Works runs an annual summer camp called Girl Power which happened this year at the end of June!  It’s a day camp free to students who are recommended by their teachers.  The point is to introduce 8th grade girls to careers in our area that are focused on science, technology and math.  This came about four years ago when Ponca Works was scouring the workforce for more welders and fabricators with many open positions at local companies. ...
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Smith Bits Employees Retrain at Pioneer Tech

Smith emp retraining at ptech Ponca City, OK------ Over a dozen employees who were laid off during the Smith Bits plant shut down in Ponca City have chosen to retrain for new careers at Pioneer Technology Center (PTC).  “When we first learned of the closure, we immediately began working with Ponca City Development Authority and Workforce Oklahoma as well other community leaders to find a way to assist these employees,” said Bruce DeMuth Superintendent/CEO of Pioneer Tech. Smith Bits, a Schlumberger Company announced in October of 2016 that they would be closing the...
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City Central Bldg Host IENetwork in Ponca City

Inventors & Entrepreneurs have a new gathering place in Ponca City.  The IENetwork meets every second Tuesday, 5:30 pm at the City Central Bldg, 400 E. Central.  Ponca City Development Authority (PCDA) is partnering with local inventors Keith Lawrence to gather together inventors creativity with entrepreneurs businesses and see what happens. The first meeting on September 12 drew over 30 interested people from the community and included support program staff from Pioneer Technology Center as well. first meeting           Meetings were elected to be on the second Tuesday and now meet on the Fifth Floor...
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