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Golden Heart Award Nominees

This year, Southwestern Payroll is proud to sponsor the Golden Heart Award for outstanding Tulsa businesses.

Top nominees for the award have just been announced. Finalists will be announced August 21, and the winners will be selected on September 9.

Congratulations to all the nominees, and thank you for all you do for Tulsa!

  • American Waste Control
  • APSCO
  • Bella Vita Spa and Salon
  • Big Elk Energy Systems
  • Burnett Windows & Siding
  • Buy & Bye
  • Career Development Partners
  • Cecil & Sons Discount Tires
  • Don Thornton Automotive Group
  • Dr. Jeff Long’s Children and Family Eyecare
  • Elote Cafe and Catering
  • Flanagan & Associates, LLC
  • Flatlander Coffee
  • Foolish Things Coffee Co.
  • Francis Renewable Energy, LLC.
  • Golf Cars of Tulsa, LLC.
  • Hayes Custom Homes
  • Intent Productions
  • Iron Tight Safe Rooms
  • Jiffy Lube
  • Key Plus Properties
  • Kicks for Kids
  • Littleton Legal PLLC
  • Luna Sol Consulting
  • Outlaw Kustomz
  • Perfect Touch
  • Randy’s Miffler & Brake
  • Renew U Massage and Spa
  • ROI Media
  • Savoy Restaurant
  • Soul City
  • Studio One
  • Sugar Rush Bakery
  • Super Mercados Morelos
  • Switchgear Search & Recruiting
  • The T-Town Realtor
  • THG Energy Solutions, LLC
  • Treasured Pediatrics
  • Tulsa Family Doulas
  • Tulsa Pop Culture Expo
  • Utility Tri-State, Inc.
  • Vacuworx
  • Verum Health
  • Vintage Phoenix
  • W Design
  • Waterstone Private Wealth Management
  • Weinkauf Petroleum
  • York Plumbing

Proud Sponsor of the Golden Heart Award

Southwestern Payroll is sponsoring the Golden Heart Award, along with the University of Tulsa, 36° North, Emerge Marketing, and First Pryority Bank!

The Golden Heart Award honors small businesses in the greater Tulsa area who have made a significant impact in their community.

This award is not judged solely by monetary giving, but also by the overall involvement of the entire company.

Finalists will be honored at an exclusive event at the University of Tulsa’s first home football game on September 9, 2017.

Nominate your small business or another small business today!

Deadline for submissions is August 6, 2017.

Nominate a small business

We are honored to co-sponsor this award and recognize businesses that strive to promote excellence in their communities.

Grand Prize

  1. $1,000 to charity of winner’s choice, provided by First Pryority Bank
  2. Free business checking account for one year at First Pryority Bank (up to $500 value)
  3. One year of free payroll and payroll tax processing from Southwestern Payroll (up to $2,500 value)
  4. One year co-working membership at 36° North (valued at $1,788)
  5. Multimedia campaign from the University of Tulsa (valued at $20,000)
  6. a) Rotational logo exposure at all home regular season games
    b) Two :30 radio spots in all 12 regular season games
    c) Minimum of three newsletter ads throughout the 2017 football season
    d) 250,000 banner impressions on tulsahurricane.com

First Runner Up

  1. $500 to charity of winner’s choice, provided by First Pryority Bank
  2. Free business checking account for one year at First Pryority Bank (up to $500 value)
  3. 6 months of free payroll and payroll tax processing from Southwestern Payroll (up to $1,250 value)
  4. Co-working membership at 36° North for 6 months (valued at $894)

Second Runner Up

  1. $250 to charity of winner’s choice, provided by First Pryority Bank
  2. Free business checking account for one year at First Pryority Bank (up to $500 value)
  3. Co-working membership at 36° North for 6 months (valued at $894)

KRMG Interview: Darin Alred

Tune in Saturday 12PM to 1PM to hear Southwestern Payroll president Darin Alred’s interview on KRMG’s show “Down to Business.”

Darin will share business and leadership lessons learned from decades of experience serving over 1,300 organizations in Oklahoma and the surrounding states.

Can’t make the show? Check back here for the recording!

Have a question for Darin or one of our payroll & workforce management specialists? Give us a call: 918.587.3321.

Independence Day Closings 2017

Independence Day is July 4th 2017!

Southwestern Payroll Service & Banks will be CLOSED

Southwestern Payroll Service’s office will be closed Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

Independence Day is also a banking holiday and the banks will be closed. Consequently, no direct deposits will settle or be initiated on this day. If your check date is Tuesday July 4th, Wednesday July 5th or Thursday July 6th, you may need to contact us in order to coordinate your payroll processing for a timely direct deposit.

If you would normally pick up your payroll or have it delivered by courier on this day, please make arrangements to come in on Monday July 3rd or Friday June 30th, or contact us to have the delivery date changed.

Have questions? Email us or give us a call at 918.388.3320!

Supporting Tulsa Kids on Red Nose Day!

Creating Great Futures for Kids

payroll service gives back

Amy Slater has inspired us at Southwestern Payroll Service to make a big statement.

A big, red one.

That’s right.

It’s Red Nose Day!


So we squish on our big clown noses in an effort to support the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Tulsa.

As much as we love to put on a good costume, today, our silliness is to help raise money and awareness for childhood hunger. Join us!

Find payroll service that cares for the community

Call 918.587.3321.

Memorial Day Closings 2017

SOUTHWESTERN PAYROLL SERVICE & BANKS CLOSED

Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th, 2017

If you would normally pick up your payroll or have it delivered by courier on this day, please make arrangements to come in on Thursday, May 25th, or Friday, May 26th, or contact us to have the delivery date changed.

Memorial Day is also a banking holiday and the banks will be closed.
Consequently, no direct deposits will settle or be initiated on this day.

If your check date is Monday, May 29th, Tuesday, May 30th, or Wednesday, May 31st, you may need to contact us in order to coordinate your payroll processing for a timely direct deposit.

Questions about this communication can be directed to Support@swpay.com or by phone at 918.388.3320.

Spring Forward 2017!

A Friendly Reminder

This Saturday night, set your clocks forward one hour before you go to bed. Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m. on March 12, 2017.

Why This Is Important for Your Business

Synchronizing watches is no joke in business. Continue reading Spring Forward 2017!