City of Tulsa Seeks Public Comment at January 18 Workshop
Americans with Disabilities Act Self-Evaluation, Transition Plan
F&CS Offers Free Workshop to Parents of Children 0-8
In an effort to create safe, stable and happy families, Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) is offering a free, one-day workshop for parents of children ages 0-8 years of age from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at the F&CS Central Office, 650 S. Peoria Ave.
PSO and City of Owasso to Announce Project Partnership
Public Service Company of Oklahoma and the City of Owasso will be making a special announcement about a pilot project to upgrade PSO’s electric distribution system with new, state-of-the-art technology. The project will involve all 13,000 Owasso-area customers.
Is the Worst of Winter Over?
Winter has gotten off to a nasty start for the U.S. with December’s extreme snow, rain and cold shattering records from coast to coast.
For some, the worst of winter is over, but for others, there is more to come.
Saxum CEO elected IPREX President of The Americas
Renzi Stone will oversee 40+ independent public relations firms in North and South America
January Could be Coldest for U.S. since 1980s
On the heels of a record-cold December, frigid weather will continue seizing areas from coast to coast through mid- to late January.
Public Invited to “Get Smart About Transit”
Economic development and mass transit will merge Jan. 19 during a public event expected to draw hundreds of people from Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Bixby, Jenks, Sand Springs and Owasso. The event, “Get smart about transit – and how it moves the economy” kicks off the region’s first-ever comprehensive transit system study and will include commuter rail, light rail, bus rapid transit, streetcar, express bus and conventional bus.
Antiques Roadshow Comes to Tulsa this Summer
Antiques Roadshow announced its summer 2011 production tour destinations, and Tulsa is one of the six cities to make the list! This will be Roadshow’s first trip back to Tulsa since 2000. Starting tonight after Roadshow’s 15th broadcast season premiere at 7 p.m. on , viewers are welcome to visit pbs.org/antiques and apply for free tickets.
2010 Weather Year in Review
As we say goodbye to 2010, AccuWeather.com takes a look at the unusual and extreme weather events that hit the United States over the past year.
Applications Available for Qualifying Tulsa Residents to Receive Fix Our Streets Sales Tax Rebates for 2010
From Jan. 1, 2011 to April 15, 2011, Tulsa residents who qualify for temporary Fix Our Streets sales tax rebates may submit applications to the City of Tulsa. This $25 rebate was specified by ordinance to apply for the 2008 Fix Our Streets package, and will be available to qualified Tulsa residents for the next four years.
Victim Impact Statement Prepared by Jeanne and Jim Finnegan
To The Honorable Judge Matthew Henry:
I appear before the Court today as a representative and spokesperson for our daughter Kaitlyn Marie Finnegan, all of her family members and her friends. I do this to honor her because if the roles were reversed, she would be standing here today for us.
Chamber Luncheon to Feature Legislative Preview
The first Jenks Chamber of Commerce luncheon of 2011 will give attendees a preview of what to expect in the Oklahoma Legislature this year.
State Sen. Dan Newberry (R-Tulsa) and Rep. Fred Jordan (R-Jenks) will discuss issues facing legislators as they return to the capitol, including the state budget, legislation affecting businesses and both legislators’ new committee assignments.
Chamber Sets Inaugural Banquet for Jan. 20
The Jenks Chamber of Commerce’s Inaugural Banquet will be held Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at the Oklahoma Aquarium.
The banquet will feature the presentation of several awards and the swearing-in of the chamber’s board of directors. Attendees will enjoy dinner, a private tour of the Oklahoma Aquarium and will be able to mingle with fellow chamber members and community leaders.
Jenks Chamber Names New President
Josh Driskell will take the reigns as president of the Jenks Chamber of Commerce, the organization’s board chairman announced recently.
“Josh’s member interaction, organizational skills, marketing and business perspective and energy level are the assets needed to take the Jenks Chamber of Commerce to new heights,” Dave Fling, chairman of the chamber’s board of directors, said.
Tulsa County Approves Grants
The Board of Tulsa County Commissioners recently approved two new contracts for federal funds going the City of Broken Arrow.
County Commissioners approved funding 2010 projects in the amount of $390,438 for the Central Park Playground and Sieling Park Stormwater System. In addition, funding was released for 2008 projects including Downtown Streetscape, Central Park Shelter and Main Street Improvement, along with 2009 projects including Broken Arrow Heights 4th Addition Street Improvements.
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