TULSA, Okla. – Volunteers from the Church of Latter Day Saints will work Satuday (April 10) morning in the City of Tulsa’s Oaklawn Cemetery, cleaning and re-painting grid markers that allow visitors to find graves in the 11-acre cemetery that holds about 6,500 graves.
TAHLEQUAH -Okla. – The memorial service for former Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller will be held at the Cherokee Nation Cultural Grounds at 11 a.m., Saturday April 10.
Oklahoma State University-Tulsa will host the 19th annual Sip for Sight fundraiser Saturday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in the Main Hall Commons.
The Family Foundation today announced a $500,000 grant to promote organic seed research and conserve crop genetic diversity – ultimately ensuring a more resilient and successful future for organic farming.
Kell Kelly, President and of SpiritBank, and Dr. Ric Baser, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer of Tulsa Community College, kicked off the SpiritBank/Tulsa Community College Entrepreneurial Spirit Award on Tuesday, April 6th at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame.
TULSA, Okla. – Nigel Wrangham, II, will speak to parents of pre-teens and teenagers to help them implement strategies for preventing substance use, violence, and other problems and challenges. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend on April 15, 2010 at 6:30 at the Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center. Nigel has been training and consulting with communities across the country for over 10 years. He currently teaches at the University of Oregon. The following are his words regarding his message.
TAHLEQUAH — Northeastern State University mourns the passing today of Wilma Mankiller, former principal chief of the Cherokee Nation and NSU’s first Sequoyah Fellow. She was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in early March.
Wilma Mankiller, former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, passed away this morning. Mankiller served 12 years in elective office at the Cherokee Nation, the first two as Deputy Principal Chief followed by 10 years as Principal Chief. She retired from public office in 1995. Among her many honors, Mankiller was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Clinton.
Former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation Wilma Mankiller has been diagnosed with Stage IV Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Eugene native Col. James Dutton Jr. and the crew of Space Shuttle Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida this morning bound for the international space station, carrying spare parts, science experiments and Len Casanova’s 1958 Rose Bowl ring.
The Treasury’s contribution to the homeowner increases from $1500 to $3,000, and the junior lien contribution increases from $3000 to $6000.
Colby Checotah, an Information Technologies student at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology, was recently named to the 2010 Coca-Cola All-Oklahoma Community College Academic Team, and earned a $1,000 scholarship for being selected as a 2010 Coca-Cola National Finalist. The All-/All-State Academic Teams are merit awards based on students’ accomplishments at two-year colleges, and serves to recognize Phi Theta Kappa members’ academic and leadership achievements.