Spavinaw Waterline Part IV: Concrete Conduit to Tulsa’s Future
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 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.
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.
Maximizing and Advancing Performance in Tulsa
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 , and I created a new department called the Management Review Office to take action concerning this report.
Jenks Development Moves West
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.
Area Districts See Development
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.
Councilor Works For Retail Revitalization
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.
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.
Spavinaw Waterline Part III: Science And Leadership Trumped Politics And Greed
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 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.
Stronger, Safer Tulsa: Addressing Domestic Violence
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.
B.A. Chamber Honors Dr. Clarence G. Oliver
The Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce honored a Greater Tulsa legend at its recent Annual Awards Banquet. For the first time ever, the chamber handed out a Lifetime Achievement Award. At the same time they named that award after its first recipient, Dr. Clarence G. Oliver, Jr.
G.T. Bynum Named ‘Champion of the Arts’
Tulsa City Councilor G.T. Bynum was honored as Theatre Tulsa’s 2015 “Champion of the Arts” at the theatre company’s recent Broadway Bash.
Group Creating Downtown Tulsa Multisport Project
B.A.M. (Boston Avenue Multisport) is an environmentally responsible project created by a group of local leaders in sustainable design and construction. Team B.A.M., the project creators, includes James Parker of TriArch Architecture, Kenton Grant of Kenton Grant Consulting, Terrell Hoagland of Jones Design Studio, and Scott Pardee of Pardee Construction.
Firefighter and Police Officer Named at Above and Beyond
The Rotary Club of Tulsa held its eighth annual Above and Beyond Awards honoring Tulsa’s Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year at its weekly meeting at First United Methodist Church Feb. 18.
United Way Honors Supporters
A celebration of the largest campaign in its 90-year history, an address by U.S. United Way President Stacey Stewart and a special honor for local housing advocate Ruth Nelson highlighted the annual Live United Awards recently presented by the Tulsa Area United Way.
‘Connect Tulsa’ Enhances Region’s Air Travel
Tulsa is thriving and its future is bright. Our efforts continue to result in great progress for the city of Tulsa as we strengthen programs to retain and attract business, celebrate the success of our entrepreneurs and economic development efforts, and fuel growth in many of our industry sectors.
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