The American Red Cross has issued a call for individuals with type O negative and AB blood to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross blood drives to cancel in March, resulting in more than 8,500 uncollected blood donations.Read More
For the 2017-2018 school year, Tulsa Public Schools is expecting a $12 million decrease in state funding.
Tulsans are being asked to give feedback on their funding priorities for next year through a survey available online at tulsaschools.org/survey. The survey will remain open until March 30 at 6 p.m.Read More
The Jenks Ministerial Alliance will host its annual Jenks Community Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15, starting at 10 a.m., at the Hunter-Dwelley Stadium located on the central campus of Jenks Public Schools.
An anticipated crowd of over 500 children will be present to gather 6,000 pre-filled eggs in three age categories.
After serving over 26 years in law enforcement, Police Chief David Boggs will retire from the Broken Arrow Police Department (BAPD) at the end of August. A nationwide search for his replacement will begin in the coming weeks.Read More
Two of Tulsa’s most established and innovative orthopedic groups recently joined to form Advanced Orthopedics of Oklahoma. The affiliation, between Central States Orthopedics (CSO) and Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center (EOOC), will combine the strengths of both organizations to allow them to better serve patients in the Tulsa and surrounding communities. The larger group is now comprised of 29 physicians whose collective goal is to continue to provide superior patient care and service.Read More
Creations in Studio K:
September 15-24 at the Tulsa Ballet Studio K Theater
While many acclaimed dance companies start their season with traditional classic ballets, Tulsa Ballet launches their season with a triple bill program totally dedicated to innovation through the creation of new works. Next season this program will celebrate the artistry, sensitivity and accomplishments of women choreographers. The performances will take place in Tulsa Ballet’s own intimate Studio K Theater and will feature three world premiere works from some of the most world-renowned dance makers.
Editor’s Note: Laura Chalus, executive director of the Tulsa Garden Center, is one of Greater Tulsa Reporter’s “10 People to Watch in 2017,” as announced in its January 2017 issue.Read More