JustGOODNews.BIZ: An Archive of American Achievement launches GoFundMe

OKLAHOMA CITY — America is blessed with great people who make quality products. We turn ideas into jobs and paychecks, opportunities for American families and innovation our country can grow on.

At JustGOODNews.BIZ (JGN), we’re inspired by these growing companies and their successes. We have recently launched a GoFundMe to continue bringing good news to people across the nation.

As our nation’s only GOOD economic news service, JGN strips away the clutter to deliver positive business stories and opportunities – State-by-state. Sector-by-sector. Free-of-charge.

JGN distills the best content into an archive of American achievement, including:

Business intelligence – expanding, innovative companies and business connections. Who’s hiring – so job seekers and employers can connect.

Competitive communities ready for growth — and how they’re making it happen.

Start-up ventures and entrepreneurs with cutting-edge ideas.

Emerging markets and investment insights. Learn who’s leading the charge.

Groundbreaking workforce and education ventures, training talented workers for today and beyond.

Relocation information – Moving? Find job opportunities and resources for your family, your future.

Fresh Perspective — While bad news is inevitable, encouraging news is everywhere.  We help you find it.

It’s News to Enthuse people use in their businesses, on their jobs and to guide them in important life decisions. JGN readers are entrepreneurs, small business owners, job seekers, CEO’s, investors, economic developers, site locators – plus people who just want positive news for a change.

And it’s shared with us by people who make it happen, from companies, economic development and chamber groups, workforce programs and from the best headlines across the country.

Officially launched as a fulltime company in January, 2015, today our robust site features more than 24,000 GOOD business stories. Using and sharing your GOOD News is free . It’s brought to you by champion companies and communities that believe in the American Dream. At JGN, their brands are ALWAYS connected to GOOD News!

Who is JGN?

JustGOODNews.BIZ was created as an antidote to the national media’s often negative coverage of business news during the 2008-2009 recession.

Dick Rush and his wife, Kris, worked for the State Chamber of Oklahoma. As they gave speeches to local business groups and service clubs, they were struck by the difference in what national news media reported about business at the time and what they saw with their own eyes.

“We watched so many Oklahoma business leaders navigate the treacherous waters, revamp their businesses processes and collaborate with other companies in new ways,” Kris Rush said.  “They worked hard to hold on to their workers while still investing in their communities, volunteering and contributing with little fanfare or recognition.

“Their stories almost never made the news.  Bernie Madoff, big corporate layoffs and other disheartening stories stole the spotlight.”

As a result, Kris and Dick started JustGOODNews.BIZ, a national online news service highlighting positive business stories and opportunities, state-by-state, sector-by-sector, free-of charge.

Launched in 2013 as a part-time content creation venture, JGN became a full-time news company Jan. 1, 2015. A comprehensive news site gives companies and communities of every size a national platform to share accomplishments and success.

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Kelley Chambers

Kelley Chambers is a writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience covering news in Oklahoma. He has worked for the The Oklahoman, was editor-in-chief of The Vista at the University of Central Oklahoma, served as writer and later editor-in-chief of okcBIZ magazine,...