Greater Tulsa Reporter
The Tulsa Drillers baseball franchise is celebrating its 40th season of play this year. Professional baseball has been played in Tulsa since 1905, but the Drillers franchise was born in 1977. Local businessman Bill Rollings and Country Music Hall of Famer Roy Clark purchased a Texas League team that had been playing in Lafayette, Louisiana, and they moved it to Tulsa.Read More
Dress for Success had its start in 1997 and is currently in nearly 150 cities in 20 countries. The nonprofit organization opened its Tulsa affiliate in 2001, with 2016 marking its 15-year anniversary.Read More
TulsaPeople magazine began 30 years ago, with its mission being to enlighten and entertain. The award-winning magazine endeavors to capture the spirit of Tulsa, spotlight local individuals, and showcase places and events that make Tulsa special.Read More
Monte Cassino celebrated 90 years in 2015.
Monte Cassino School was founded in the Benedictine tradition in 1926. It serves students from three years old through 8th grade. The educational mission of the school unites teachers, parents and students in the shared goal of educating each student as a child of God in innovative ways that develop the mind, heart and will. Monte Cassino provides education in reading, writing, math and the sciences for students of all backgrounds.
In November, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK) celebrated 75 years in Oklahoma.
To celebrate the anniversary, BCBSOK gathered historical items to be placed in a time capsule that will be buried on the company’s property and opened at its 100th anniversary in 2040.Read More
The Eastern Oklahoma division of the March of Dimes will host its 26th annual Signature Chefs Auction Nov. 13 at the Cox Business Center Ballroom. This high-profile event, chaired by State Rep. Glen and Sally Mulready, attracts hundreds of guests, philanthropists and corporations in an effort to raise funds and awareness for March of Dimes. Devin Levine, executive chef of the BOK Center and the Cox Business Center, is lead chef of this year’s Signature Chefs Auction and will coordinate culinary creations from a variety of top local chefs.Read More
The Tulsa State Fair Junior Livestock Auction benefits Oklahoma’s agricultural youth who participate in the Tulsa State Fair Youth Livestock Shows. Each year, thousands of animals are shown by 4-H and FFA youth across Oklahoma hoping to earn a place in the Junior Livestock Auction. The responsibilities associated with the care and development of a livestock project are considerable for a young individual and contribute toward their future success in any of their life’s endeavors. Though the competition is focused on the champion livestock projects, the champion youth across the state are the real highlight.Read More
This year marks the 25th anniversary for Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Tulsa. The hospital, which exclusively treats adult cancer patients and follows “the Mother Standard of care,” offers advanced cancer treatment to Oklahoma residents and the surrounding region.Read More
The 2015-16 school year marks the start of Tulsa Tech’s 50th anniversary celebration year. Tulsa Tech is the state’s oldest and largest career and technology education institution in Oklahoma’s highly-acclaimed CareerTech system. For the past half century, Tulsa Tech has provided quality, technical education to thousands of high school and adult students and delivered customized business and industry training to economic partners in the Tulsa metro area.Read More
This year, Meals on Wheels of Metro Tulsa is celebrating 45 years of serving meals to homebound individuals.
The nonprofit organization currently delivers to homes in Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Owasso, Jenks, Glenpool and Bixby. To be eligible for the service, individuals must be unable to leave their home or require assistance to do so and be unable to prepare their own meals.Read More
TTCU The Credit Union is hosting its sixth annual Kids’ Fishing Day June 6, 8-11 a.m. at Bass Pro Pond. Open to the public, this is a fun, free family event that is sure to be a great time for all who attend. The first 500 kids 12 and under will receive a free fishing pole.Read More
The 2014-15 school year marks the start of Oral Roberts University’s 50th anniversary celebration and the 50th season for ORU’s men’s basketball and baseball programs.Read More
The Rotary Club of Tulsa will celebrate its first 100 years at The Tulsa Rotary Centennial Gala at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on April 1. The black-tie-optional gala will feature entertainment, visiting dignitaries and the premiere of a video by Tulsa historical video producer Jack Frank. A limited number of gala tickets are available to the public for $75 by calling the Rotary office, 918-584-7642.Read More
After celebrating its major milestone of 40 years in 2013, Leadership Tulsa is looking to the future and counting the many ways it impacts the Tulsa community through its mission to identify and develop diverse leaders who impact the community through service.Read More
In its 18th year, the Susan G. Komen Tulsa Race for the Cure® remains a prominent race in support of ending breast cancer. This year’s Race for the Cure will be held Sept. 27 at ONEOK Field in downtown Tulsa and is open to runners of all ages and levels.Read More