East and West Coast Cousins Relish Chance Meeting in Tulsa
Cousins brought up on opposite ends of the country who didn’t even know the other existed ended up talking on a doorstep in Middle America—on South Yale Avenue in Tulsa.
OU-Tulsa Sponsors Two Free Programs
The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, is sponsoring two free programs this spring: “Everything You Wanted to Know about Medical Research” and “Common Surgeries.”
Mill Creek Prepares Homeowners for Storms
In Oklahoma, high winds due to extreme weather such as tornados can devastate or even destroy homes. Mill Creek Lumber & Supply’s solution is the DuPont StormRoom with Kevlar, an aboveground, in-home shelter reinforced with the same material used in bullet-resistant vests that help protect police and military forces.
Erica Porter Celebrates First Year at State of Grace
Erica Porter has a lot going for her.
She’s the owner of a salon and day spa, an interior decorator, a writer and a dedicated mom.
Dawson’s Market Makes Shopping Enjoyable
Inviting…comfortable…convenient. Dawson’s Market, a new neighborhood specialty grocer located in the Renaissance Shopping Center at 82nd and Memorial Drive, offers an atmosphere that is a mix of old world European market and the small, local grocery of yesteryear. High quality food and personal service at reasonable prices make grocery shopping enjoyable again.
Crescendo Music Awards Finals Set for April 1
The finals competition for the Eighth Annual Crescendo Music Awards will be held in a public concert format at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education, Tulsa Community College, Southeast Campus. The competition, held for high school and college students, will take place over three days, beginning with first-round auditions on March 30 and 31.
Marching Bands, Theatre, Jazz and More Coming to Tulsa
The award winning Grambling State University Tiger Marching Band will come to Tulsa for the opening night home game of the Tulsa Talons on April 22 at the Tulsa Convention Center. Henry Primeaux and Paul Ross, owners of the Talons, along with vice president and General Manager Bill Paddock, are thrilled to have this outstanding marching band in Tulsa for the home opener. Paddock says, “We are very excited about Grambling’s marching band performing at the football game and we are happy to partner with the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame in their outreach to provide music education for the youth of our community. This is a tremendous chance for the youth from all over the city, to not only come for the music workshop, but also come along with their families to enjoy the football game, and the well-disciplined Grambling State University Tiger Marching Band. So mark your calendars for the entire family to attend the opening home game for the Tulsa Talons with Grambling State University Tiger Band performing at half time. Also make sure to get your children down to the Tulsa Convention Center to participate in the Grambling State University Band’s Music Workshop.
Energy Advocates Honor Lt. Gov. Mary Fallin
Lt. Governor Mary Fallin, honorary chairman of the Energy Advocates, was the guest of honor at the Energy Advocates Vision 2010 luncheon at the Petroleum Club in downtown Tulsa on March 9th.
Native Tulsan Becomes Star Washington Post Writer
Of all the jobs in the world, what would be “the dream job?” A small, informal poll was conducted, and the results are revealing. Ten out of ten people, one hundred percent, think that Tulsa native Gary Lee has “the dream job.”
OHO Teams with Aquarium For ‘Shape Up with Shipley’
The Orthopedic Hospital of Oklahoma (OHO) and Oklahoma Aquarium team up to provide “Shape Up with Shipley,” a free exercise program designed especially for children. The program is scheduled for Saturday mornings from 9 to 10 a.m. at the RiverWalk Crossing in Jenks from April 1 to May 6. “Shape Up with Shipley” was developed to address the growing concern regarding childhood obesity and is a fun approach to help children and families develop a healthy lifestyle.
OSU-Tulsa Announces Gala for Gary Trennepohl Chair
Oklahoma State University supporters have announced plans to the OSU-Tulsa Board of Trustees that they intend to honor President Gary Trennepohl by establishing an endowed chair in his name. The President Gary L. Trennepohl Chair in Leadership will be funded in part through proceeds from “A Stately Affair,” a black-tie gala on May 20th at OSU-Tulsa.
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