Google Considers Tulsa as High Speed Test Market
Google is planning to build and test ultra-high speed broadband networks in one or more trial locations across the country. Tulsa is in the running, but to be selected, community support is needed.
Mix-Use Development Coming to Downtown Tulsa
TULSA, Okla. – A project for mix-used development near the Center will soon be realized. The Tulsa Development Authority () voted in favor of the contract set forth by developers, One Place for land located at 3rd and Denver for $1.5 million.
Home Beer Brewing Bill Passes House, Awaits Senate
Oklahoma state law currently allows residents to make their own wine at home, but prohibits the home-brewing of beer. That will change if a bill co-authored by State Rep. Cory Williams, D-Stillwater, becomes law. The bill has passed in the house 76-19 and is now in the Senate awaiting consideration.
Jenks Area Pets Go Online
Yorkie Haven Rescue, Jenks, recently has joined other animal welfare organizations in the area that list their homeless pets on Petfinder.com, the oldest and largest database of adoptable animals on the Internet. The site currently has over 288,500 homeless pets listed, and it is updated continuously.
PSO Earns EPA Energy Star Award
, an Energy Star partner since 2008, is being honored for work to
increase market share of energy-efficient Energy Star qualified products
Citizen Foresters Wanted
Last spring, Up With Trees had the pleasure of welcoming 30 volunteers into our inaugural Citizen Forester program. Over the past year, their efforts have played a vital role in our success.
Sage Culinary Studio Boasts Flavorful Fun
Sage Culinary Studio brings the ingredients of learning, creativity and fun together to form one of the most unique activities in the Tulsa area. Founder Catherine deCamp loved cooking in the kitchen with her daughter and hoped to find a place that encouraged kitchen activities and have fun with others. “After a search, I found that there was absolutely nothing offered in the Tulsa area for cooking as an extracurricular activity.”
Miss Broken Arrow ‘09 Looks Back, Offers Advice
The Miss Broken Arrow Scholarship Pageant has proved to be one of the most challenging and rewarding events in the community. The Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center hosted the event Feb. 20.
Owasso Family YMCA Hosts Adventure Guides
For young children, life is a wondrous journey with the parent as a guide. That’s the premise of Owasso Family Adventure Guides, an exciting new parent-child experience that recently began at the Owasso Family .
California Transplant Sean Griffin Loves Tulsa
Sean Griffin is one of Tulsa’s greatest supporters. He was involved in many of Mayor Kathy Taylor’s efforts during her recent tenure. Griffin helped create the Tulseys, the Mayor’s Entrepreneurial Spirit Awards (which will be run by Spirit Bank in the future), Sustainable Tulsa, the Collaboratorium and more. However, he was born and raised in San Jose, Calif. So how did he become such a proponent of our fair town? It turns out, his love for Tulsa comes from a deep appreciation for the people here, and a story of a leap of faith and stepping out into the great unknown.
Jenks Area Pets Go Online
Yorkie Haven Rescue, Jenks, recently has joined other animal welfare organizations in the area that list their homeless pets on Petfinder.com, the oldest and largest database of adoptable animals on the Internet. The site currently has over 317,870 homeless pets listed, and it is updated continuously.
Therapetics Reaches Out and Touches Lives
Therapetics, a non-profit organization in Tulsa, has trained and matched over 40 service dogs with those with physical disabilities throughout the state since its establishment in 1992.
Oklahoma Legislature Honors Biggest Loser
OKLAHOMA – The Oklahoma Legislature honored NBC’s 2009 Biggest Loser Danny Cahill with a resolution recognizing his record-breaking weight loss. Sen. Bill Brown and Rep John Trebilcock presented Cahill with Senate Concurrent Resolution 38 applauding him for losing 239 pounds in seven months – a record in itself on the hit television series that is now in its ninth season.
Lawmakers, Scouts Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Boy Scouts of America at Oklahoma Capitol
OKLAHOMA – State Reps. Scott Martin and Lewis Moore were proud today to welcome and celebrate with a number of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, who attended events at the state Capitol commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America.
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