Apr 03, 2010 - Entrepreneurs invited to Spirit Award kickoff

Entrepreneurs invited to Spirit Award kickoff

Tulsa World
Saturday, April 03, 2010

The official kickoff for the SpiritBank/Tulsa Community College Entrepreneurial Spirit Award 2010 Competition will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 111 E. First St.

Entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs attending the kickoff will be able to meet and mingle with past winners, small-business leaders and other area entrepreneurs.

Individuals also will learn how to enter this year's competition, which will award $30,000 for first place, $5,000 for second place and $2,500 for third place.

The competition is open to anyone in the Tulsa area with a business that has been in operation for up to five years, or with an idea for a new business. The winner must agree to establish or expand the business in the metro area.

Entries will be accepted starting Tuesday through May 13.

RSVPs for the kickoff are being accepted at