Miami to Host the 6th Annual NEOKPP Pet Expo
The Northeast Chapter of the Oklahoma Pet Professionals, NEOKPP, has announced their 6th Annual Pet Expo will return to the Miami Civic Center on February 12-13, 2011.
Become a Beauty Patrol Volunteer
The award winning Chamber’s Beauty Patrol (Judged the Best Environmental program in the State in 2010 by Keep Oklahoma Beautiful, Inc.) is in the process of finding volunteers for the nine month program in 2011. We start surveying in March and end with November. The volunteer commitment is driving a designated Broken Arrow mile road route, making observations, recording the observations on a provided form and e-mailing the information to the program coordinator. The survey is conducted once a month during the third week of each month. The total time monthly is approximately 30 minutes.
RESOLVE TO BE READY FOR MORE WINTER WEATHER
Region 6 urges people in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico to get ready for another round of winter weather
Petroleum Club Welcomes Changes in 2011
The Board of Directors for the Petroleum Club of Tulsa has announced that Tom Wynn has taken over as general manager of the club. Wynn’s hiring comes in the midst of the Petroleum Club’s campaign to revitalize itself and move later this year to the 41st floor of the First Place Tower.
Tulsa Weather Preparedness Update
Mayor Bartlett, County Commissioner Fred Perry and officials from city and state agencies provided updates today at a news briefing, and also discussed planning efforts to the additional snowfall predicted this week.
Tulsa Weather Preparedness Update
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Bartlett, County Commissioner Fred Perry, the City of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Tulsa Police and Fire, Tulsa County Sheriff’s Department and all other social service agencies recently met to discuss all operational planning for the winter storm. At this time, the Tulsa Emergency Operations Center is not activated but has implemented a planning unit including representatives of all agencies and departments to help keep resources/information readily available.
13 Remedies for Cabin Fever
People accustomed to spending time outdoors can grow restless when winter weather sets in for the season. After the novelty of the first few snowstorms wears off, many find themselves tired of being cooped up and begin dreaming of warmer weather.
Super Bowl Site Hit with Snow, Ice in Other Parts of South
Storms continue to bring snow to the midwest and south-central parts of the country
City of Tulsa Snow Recovery Update, Thursday, Feb. 3
Mayor Bartlett held a news briefing this evening in City Hall to give the most recent updates on the City’s snow recovery from the Blizzard that hit Tulsa earlier this week. Mayor Bartlett also reminded citizens to continue to check on neighbors, friends and relatives as crews are working to get arterials and secondary arterials cleared.
Snow and Ice Bring Challenging Roadways to Oklahomans
Driving through the ice and snow is always a challenge. With the hope that most will avoid the venture, sometimes it is necessary. Common situations that may arise are addressed in the Guide to Winter Driving.
Tulsa Fire Department assisting Public Works with Residential Streets
Mayor Bartlett has directed Tulsa’s Fire Department Engine Companies to drive fire trucks down some of their district neighborhood streets in order to pack down the snow to lower the risk vehicles on those streets getting stuck in the snow.
City Working Toward Speedy Recovery from Record Snow Storm
Mayor Dewey Bartlett today has declared the City of Tulsa a disaster area entitled to aid, relief and assistance and has directed implementation of the City of Tulsa/Tulsa County Emergency Operations Plan. Governor Mary Fallin has declared a disaster in all 77 Oklahoma counties and has requested assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
President Obama Signs Oklahoma Emergency Declaration
The President has declared an emergency exists in the State of Oklahoma and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local response efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm beginning on January 31, 2011, and continuing.
PSO Offers ‘Bill Buster’ Home Energy Makeover Contest
Homeowners in the Public Service Company of Oklahoma () service area will have the chance to win a free, state-of-the-art Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® energy efficiency assessment and a grand prize of home efficiency improvements worth more than $5,000 in PSO’s Bill Buster Home Energy Makeover Contest, announced today.
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