Mayfest Festivities

Members of the Rotary Club of Tulsa gather in the Williams Building lobby during Mayfest. The festival, which ran May 16-19, just celebrated its 41st year.

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Honorary Event

In April, the Tulsa Juliette Low Leadership Society met for its annual celebration luncheon. This year’s event was dedicated to the men and women of the armed forces.

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Reasor’s Preventing Meth Manufacturing

Reasor’s Pharmacy has begun carrying Zephrex-D, a new over-the-counter cold and sinus medication. The active ingredient in Zephrex-D, pseudoephedrine HCl, is a powerful decongestant for sinus pressure and inflammation with a tamper-resistant formula that prevents the active ingredient from being used in the illicit manufacturing of methamphetamine.

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Owner Finds Harvey the Dog


One moment, Harvey the dog was running through the snow in his backyard. His tail was wagging and his big paws sunk into every step. He displayed all the signs of true bliss, with his tongue flopping out of his mouth and his eyes squinted. In the next moment, though, he was gone.

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U.S. Cellular Names Director

U.S. Cellular has named Owasso resident Rudel DeCastro director of the company’s Customer Care Center in Tulsa. DeCastro, who will lead the center, has 16 years of call center experience, with more than nine years of wireless experience.

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BCBS Employee Made 2012 Count as Volunteer for CASA

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma Customer Advocate Sandra Hughes has no regrets about 2012. Throughout the year, Hughes devoted her spare time to serving as a Court Appointed Special Advocate () for abused and neglected children.

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Good Friday Tragedy Sparks Summer Triumphs


Normally at this time of year, Jackson Elementary School is an empty, quiet place gathering dust waiting for the return of students in late August. But this year things are much different.

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Sock Night Benefits Assistance League of Tulsa

McDonald’s is sponsoring Sock Night, an annual event to benefit the Assistance League of Tulsa. More than 20 area McDonald’s franchises are participating in this year’s Sock Night, to be held Sept. 5 from 5–8 p.m.

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Oklahoma Earthquakes, Fracking and Assumptions



In 2010 Oklahoma had 1,047 earthquakes. However, not one of them was the magnitude of the 5.6 quake that occurred on November 5, 2011. The quake tremors were felt in Tulsa but also as far away as Wisconsin and South Carolina. The question that now seems to be on everyone’s mind is, “Could fracking be the culprit of this seismic ruckus?”

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George Kaiser Family Foundation Announces more than $5.8 million in Grants to for Nonprofits

George Kaiser Family Foundation () announced that it will provide $5.8 million in grants to more than 80 Tulsa-area social service agencies, with 20 of the grants including matching challenges.

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Opens

Dick’s Sporting Goods (: ), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, has three new stores in Tulsa and Broken Arrow, Okla. They officially opened to the public on Wednesday, Nov. 2. To commemorate the company’s first three stores in the state of Oklahoma, Dick’s Sporting Goods hosted a three-day grand opening celebration, kicking off with simultaneous ribbon-cutting ceremonies at all three new locations:

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Tulsa’s Young Professionals to Recognize Local Champions at Inaugural Boomtown Awards

Tulsa’s Young Professionals will host the Boomtown Awards, presented by Arvest Bank, to honor local businesses and individuals on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Crystal Ballroom at the Mayo Hotel.

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Special Insight Helps a Dog Return Home


About the only thing Richard Linihan knew of psychics was what he would see on television crime dramas. But that was then. This is now. Today, there’s a psychic starring in Linihan’s own reality show.

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Coyotes and Foxes are Neighbors in Greater Tulsa


Creeks, open land, old barns and tall grass offer an ideal environment for wildlife in Midtown. Coyotes and foxes are often found throughout the community and it is important for everyone to learn more about these neighbors.

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Leadership Broken Arrow Accepting Applications

Leadership Broken Arrow () is accepting applications for the 2011-2012 class, which starts in September. The program affords participants a unique awareness of Broken Arrow – past, present and future – and an appreciation for how their own unique leadership skills and talents might satisfy the demands of this growing community. Graduates of the program are in a position to influence the future of Broken Arrow through their community involvement.

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