Judi Myers took over as CEO of Gatesway in 2004. Since then, she has seen the need for services and residential support grow, yet funding remain stagnant.
Even so, Gatesway’s management team is looking to add two new buildings in the next year.
Changes are coming to the Military History Museum, 112 N. Main St., in Broken Arrow in the form of a name change and a broadening of its scope.Read More
With the 4th of July holiday upon us, Major Dan Rooney, founder of Folds of Honor based in Owasso, sat down with the Greater Tulsa Reporter to discuss the foundation’s current activities and the organization’s impact since it began in 2007, with the mission of providing scholarships and assistance to spouses and children of those killed or wounded in active duty.Read More
For many years, a large watercolor painting hung in a small conference room in my office. Painted by an architect, the painting’s subject was a pair of entrance doors with an arched transom. The glass in the rusted red doors and transom was shattered, conveying a mood of neglect and abandonment. This public building’s as-built use ended after 36 years. It stood empty for 13 years and then was successfully restored and repurposed. The building is Tulsa’s Union Depot Train Station.Read More
Becoming a chiropractor seemed a natural choice for Dr. Brandon Wilbanks. Even at an early age, he knew he wanted a career that allowed him the opportunity to help others.Read More
The Hardesty Family Foundation has donated 13.72 acres of land to support the development of a Tulsa Ballet satellite school in Broken Arrow. The future site of the Hardesty Center for Dance Education (CDE) is located just east of the intersection of Aspen Ave. (145th) and New Orleans (101st). The lead gift for the project, valued at $4.185 million, is one of the largest gifts ever awarded by the foundation and its founders, Roger and Donna Hardesty.Read More
In 2005, 2-1-1 Helpline began as a free, 24-hour, multi-lingual phone service that provides around-the-clock information to Oklahomans about health and human services. By dialing 2-1-1, individuals are, without charge, connected to trained and certified call specialists who provide callers with an in-depth assessment, referral plan and one or more options to meet their needs.Read More