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Spavinaw Waterline Part V: 1924 Tulsa – The Quest for Clean Water Comes to an End

By CHARLES CANTRELL

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth article in a multi-part series focusing on monumental moments and events in the history of Tulsa and the many unique individuals making up the city’s illustrious legacy. The editors of GTR Newspapers wish to thank Tulsa Historical Society & Museum for research assistance, help in factual verification and the use of many of the marvelous photos accompanying these articles.

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Route 66 Center Announced

At a May 20 press conference in downtown Tulsa, representatives of the Route 66 Alliance announced the Route 66 Experience, an interactive interpretive center and hospitality complex.

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Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women Honors Seven with Pinnacle Awards

The Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women has chosen seven women for Pinnacle Awards in 2015. Mayor Dewey F. Bartlett Jr. presented the awards at a reception on May 20.

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Saving Lives: Putting the Brakes on Distracted Driving

Commentary By DEWEY F. BARTLETT JR.

Everywhere you go, people are talking on their cell phones while driving and oftentimes are not giving their full attention to the task at hand, which can lead to disastrous results.

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Ken Busby Honored by Leadership Oklahoma

Leadership Oklahoma presented three awards for leadership at its board of directors meeting at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa on March 27.

The Distinguished Graduate Award honors a Leadership Oklahoma graduate whose recent leadership activities have exemplified the highest standards of Leadership Oklahoma and whose activities achieved results or set an example of statewide significance. The Distinguished Graduate Award belongs to Ken Busby, the former executive director and chief executive officer of the Arts and Humanities Council of Tulsa. Under his leadership for the past 12 and a half years, the Council, a service organization for more than 60 cultural organizations, has become one of the top 50 local arts councils in the nation. Busby is a visionary and has been instrumental in the revival of downtown Tulsa. He was previously the director of development for Tulsa Zoo Friends. Prior to that, Busby was with Gilcrease Museum for eight years, serving as membership director and director of communication. Busby is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma Class XVII.

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City Year Tulsa Features Joy Hofmeister

City Year Tulsa, an education-focused organization that unites young adults for a year of service in high-need urban public schools, hosted its inaugural Women’s Leadership Luncheon on April 21 at the Tulsa Garden Center. The event is a celebration of City Year Tulsa AmeriCorps members who serve on a daily basis as tutors, mentors and role models for students in Tulsa’s highest need public schools.

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Spavinaw Waterline Part IV: Concrete Conduit to Tulsa’s Future

By CHARLES CANTRELL

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth article in a multi-part series focusing on monumental moments and events in the history of Tulsa and the many unique individuals making up the city’s illustrious legacy. The editors of GTR Newspapers wish to thank Tulsa Historical Society & Museum for research assistance, help in factual verification and the use of many of the marvelous photos accompanying these articles.

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TAUW Campaign Volunteers Meet for 1st Time

Community leaders from a broad spectrum of business and industry sectors recently assembled for the first time to begin preparations for the 2015 Tulsa Area United Way campaign.

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Maximizing and Advancing Performance in Tulsa

Commentary By DEWEY F. BARTLETT, JR.

At the City of Tulsa, our goal is to deliver high-quality, dependable services to citizens using our available financial resources in the most responsible manner. In 2010, the city received an efficiency report from consulting firm KPMG, and I created a new department called the Management Review Office to take action concerning this report.

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Jenks Development Moves West

By EMILY RAMSEY

While the majority of recent commercial development in the city of Jenks has taken place on its eastern end, that is beginning to change.

Jenks is beginning to see development along the U.S. Highway 75 corridor, starting with the April 1 groundbreaking of the headquarters of Gateway Mortgage Group, which will be located at Highway 75 and Main Street.

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Area Districts See Development

By EMILY RAMSEY

Revitalization and changes continue to come to a number of past-blighted and historic Tulsa districts.

In March, Hoot Owl Coffee opened on the northeast corner of Lewis Avenue and Admiral Boulevard in the Kendall Whittier neighborhood.

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Councilor Works For Retail Revitalization

By EMILY RAMSEY

On April 17, District 7 City Councilor Anna America took local city and business representatives on a tour of her district’s business corridors. Those taking the tour included city planners, business and real estate professionals, INCOG representatives and individuals from the Tulsa Regional Chamber.

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Oklahoma Delegation Remembers April 19 Tragedy

Members of the Oklahoma congressional delegation joined in remembrance of the tragic bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995. The act of domestic terrorism that took place 20 years ago claimed 168 innocent lives in Oklahoma City and left families, loved ones and communities forever changed.

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Spavinaw Waterline Part III: Science And Leadership Trumped Politics And Greed

By CHARLES CANTRELL

Editor’s Note: This is the third article in a multi-part series focusing on monumental moments and events in the history of Tulsa and the many unique individuals making up the city’s illustrious legacy. The editors of GTR Newspapers wish to thank Tulsa Historical Society & Museum for research assistance, help in factual verification and the use of many of the marvelous photos accompanying these articles.

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Stronger, Safer Tulsa: Addressing Domestic Violence

Commentary By DEWEY F. BARTLETT JR.

Home is a haven for us to relax and spend time with our families. However, it’s not always a safe place when domestic violence occurs. What is domestic violence? It’s a pattern of coerced behavior used by one person in a relationship to gain and maintain power and control of the other person.

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