Greater Tulsa Reporter
Editor’s Note: Executive Director of Legacy Land Trust Michael Patton is one of Greater Tulsa Reporter’s “10 People to Watch in 2016,” as announced in its January 2016 issue. GTR was the first news group in greater Tulsa to introduce People to Watch, which launched in January 2009.
Throughout the year, GTR is publishing a series of articles featuring each of its “10 People to Watch,” with next month’s issue to feature Jenks Mayor Kelly Dunkerley.
U.S. Representative Tom Cole is the Tulsa Community College Foundation 2016 Vision in Education Leadership Award recipient. He will receive the award at the TCC Vision in Education Leadership Award Dinner to be held at 7 p.m., Sept. 1 at the Cox Business Center in Downtown Tulsa. The 2016 Vision Honorary Chair is Stacy Schusterman, and David Stratton serves as the Vision Dinner chair.Read More
This is a critical time for our world as we face the physical, social, and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century.
Change isn’t limited to the world around us. Through the course of our city’s history, we’ve experienced our own traumatic changes. From weathering the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot, a painful chapter in our city’s history, to the 1984 Memorial Day Flood, to the sharp economic downturn when I took office as we experienced the worst recession in 50 years, to the disastrous tornado that recently hit North Tulsa and more: Tulsa has proven time and time again to be a resilient community.Read More
In April, the Margaret Hudson Program (MHP) held Teatime Toast to Moms, an event that honored 10 women with the Dr. Margaret Hudson Award in recognition of their dedication to their family and their community.Read More
By EMILY RAMSEY
Elliot Nelson and downtown Tulsa have come a long way since Nelson first opened James E. McNellie’s Public House in 2004 in an urban core that went lifeless after the workday.Read More
More than 120 Tulsa Regional Chamber volunteers raised a significant amount of resources to fund core services for the organization during its 22nd-annual Resource Campaign, which concluded in June.Read More
YWCA Tulsa in partnership with the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women has announced the winners of the 2017 Women of the Year-Pinnacle Award:Read More
Editor’s Note: Gilcrease Museum’s Executive Director James Pepper Henry is one of Greater Tulsa Reporter’s “10 People to Watch in 2016,” as announced in its January 2016 issue. GTR was the first news group in greater Tulsa to introduce People to Watch, which launched in January 2009.
Throughout the year, GTR will publish a series of articles featuring each of its “10 People to Watch,” with next month’s issue to feature Jenks Mayor Kelly Dunkerley.
Although Gilcrease Museum Executive Director James Pepper Henry always planned to one day return to Oklahoma, a state that sits close to his heart, the circumstances that brought his return caught him a bit by surprise.
The Tulsa region’s OneVoice coalition traveled to Washington, D.C., with 70 local business and community leaders April 18-20 to lobby Oklahoma’s federal delegation and to advocate on behalf of the Tulsa region and state of Oklahoma. “Over the past nine years, the Tulsa Regional Chamber has been fortunate to work with a regional coalition that proactively engages government entities to advance Tulsa and its surrounding communities,” says Jeff Dunn, Tulsa Regional Chamber board chair and president and CEO of Mill Creek Lumber & Supply Company.Read More
Tulsa is fortunate to have a piece of U.S. Highway 66 – Route 66 – running through the middle of our city from southwest to Admiral Place. For years, groups have come together to shine the light on Tulsa’s Route 66, and now, businesses are cropping up, car shows are attracting thousands and the work of a few is now becoming a formal City of Tulsa commission to promote the “Mother Road.”Read More
Voters will go to the polls Tuesday, June 28, 2016 for the State & County Primary, State Senate District 12 Special Primary, City of Tulsa Primary, City of Jenks Special (Utility Franchise) and Liberty Public Schools Special Elections, Tulsa County Election Board Secretary Patty Bryant said today.Read More
The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa has worked tirelessly to put together a Voters’ Guide for the June 28th primary elections. The League’s mission is to encourage informed and active participation in government works, to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influence public policy through education and advocacy. The Voters’ Guide is just one way the League recognizes this mission.Read More
In 2012, the City of Tulsa’s safety and injury issues were first identified in an independent report, showing that the City of Tulsa’s worker’s compensation costs totaled $27 million, and incident rates were twice as high as similar-sized cities.Read More
On May 4, the Tulsa chapter of the Association for Women in Communications (AWC) recognized its 2016 Newsmakers Jill Donovan, Leigh Goodson, and Katie L. Plohocky and awarded Becky Dixon with the AWC Saidie Lifetime Achievement Award.Read More
Editor’s Note: Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sherry Gamble-Smith is one of Greater Tulsa Reporter’s “10 People to Watch in 2016,” as announced in its January 2016 issue. GTR was the first news group in greater Tulsa to introduce “10 People to Watch,” which launched in January 2009.Read More