In 1979, brothers Joe and George Gavula started an automotive service and repair business in a gas station by the old railroad tracks on Northwest 10th.  They moved to their current location of 4821 Northwest 10th 36 years ago and continue to have a thriving business. Another WesTen Business Pioneer!

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Some of you might remember the excitement in the late 1950s when Western Electric announced their plant development on the northeast corner of North Council and West Reno.  In 1959, one of the ripple effects was the Webber Investment Company purchasing land on three of the corners at NW 10th and North Rockwell as well…

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The WesTen District and Castle Falls Restaurant & Venue host a Historically Local Speakers Series with a focus on history in our area.  Past presenters have included Brian Dougherty with the Oklahoma City Community Foundation and Dr. Bob Blackburn.  The two 2020 presentations will be this fall with Dr. Bob Blackburn on the History of…

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Enjoy a romantic evening in Oklahoma City starting with dinner at the historic Castle Falls Restaurant & Venue, followed by an overnight stay at the Homewood Suites Oklahoma City West located at 6920 West Reno. You can bid on this item at the WesTen Online Auction starting Tuesday, September 22–but this isn’t all, there is…

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Check out the fun items and unique experiences available through the WesTen Online Auction here. Bidding begins Tuesday, September 22 through Tuesday, September 29.

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Here is another great experience from the WesTen Online Auction: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend a few hours with an on duty OKC police officer in their patrol car? This is your opportunity to do a 4-10 hour (amount of time is flexible) “ride along” with a police officer…

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We need help getting the word out about our online auction–lunch with the OKC mayor is one of the experiences available. WesTen has moved their annual in-person celebration and auction to the Spring of 2021. We had several fun auction items, so we decided to not wait and are hosting an online auction Tuesday, September…

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The State of Oklahoma didn’t have their first stretch limousine until the 1980’s when Rick and Linda Ingram started Kings Limousine.  The Ingram’s built an innovative, progressive business locally but with a strong national reputation.  In early 2003 Greg Pruitt, purchased several transportation companies, including Kings, and in the process of taking the business to…

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