2021 Ambition is a special section that will publish in the Enid News & Eagle for eight Sundays in February, March and April 2021. The section is designed to feature individuals, businesses and organizations in Enid and Northwest Oklahoma that work every day for the betterment of the region and its residents. This section, which published Feb. 14, 2021, focuses on Economic Development.

Other sections include:

• 2021 Ambition: Northwest Oklahoma, Feb. 21, 2020

• 2021 Ambition:Health and Wellness, Feb. 28, 2020

• 2021 Ambition: Education, March 7, 2020

• 2021 Ambition: Unsung Heroes, March 14, 2020

• 2021 Ambition: Faith, March 28, 2020

• 2021 Ambition: Agriculture and Energy, April 4, 2020

• 2021 Ambition: Community Service, April 11, 2020

The history of Tyson Foods in Enid goes all the way back to 1946 with Pierre Foods was founded in Cincinnati, and later in 1973, Advance Foods was founded in Enid. The companies merged in 2010 to form AdvancePierre Foods, and in 2017, Tyson acquired the company in a $4.2 billion deal.

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Visit Enid, the city’s convention and visitors bureau, is entering its 11th year, and director Marcy Jarrett said the three-person team has fulfilled the two directives they received when the bureau was founded.