Formed ten years ago, Bixby Rotary has become involved in a number of projects with the hope of reaching out to others. Four years ago, the organization learned about the Shoes for Orphan Souls Drive and immediately began to make plans to incorporate the project into routine.
For the last six years, Annette Bowles has been an important part of the Jenks Chamber of Commerce. She recently decided to begin a new chapter of life and move forward with her career in a different way by joining the Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce.
St. John Health System’s newest facility, St. John Broken Arrow, is now open. The facility, which is located at 1000 W. Boise Circle near Elm Place and Albany, features innovation and plenty of room for growth, according to Chief Executive Officer David Phillips.
There is no better place to begin a series on Greater Tulsa’s past, present and future than with the epicenter of it all, downtown. Most everyone knows by now the city’s downtown is undergoing an economic and cultural rebirth as a regional center for entertainment, art, commerce, business and residential living.
The City of Jenks recently signed a contract with to provide emergency medical training for first responders.
Having long offered this training for paramedics, will now expand their classrooms to reach both the fire and police departments in the community.
In order to maintain certification, firefighters and police officers must complete important training every two years. This will become much easier for everyone since the training will now be brought directly to them.
The Muscogee Nation Trade and Commerce Authority recently announced that a once proposed project of constructing a new bridge will indeed be pursued. This new route will reach across the Arkansas River from 121st Street and Yale Avenue to 131st and Yale Place.
Tulsa County will rededicate its facility at 633 West 3rd Street, Tulsa at a ceremony in honor of the late Carol Crowson Friday, October 15, 2010.
The North Utica Avenue bridge over the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad between East Haskell Street and East Independence Street has reopened to traffic. North Utica Avenue had been closed at this location since April during construction of a replacement bridge.
On Wednesday morning, October 13, 2010, the Tulsa Metropolitan Area Ozone Alert! Program marked the end of another successful summer ozone season. Local officials and other program associates gathered at the Dilly Deli (402 E. 2nd Street) in Downtown Tulsa to present the 2010 season’s Ozone ScoreCard and to recognize four businesses for outstanding participation in the Ozone Alert! Program this season.
In an effort to save energy and money the City of Tulsa has begun a Green Computing Project to reduce power consumption by computers in City facilities.
Brickhugger paid the City of Tulsa $1.2 million cash for the former City Hall site. The cash payment will go towards payment on bonds for the new city hall at One Technology Center.
On October 8, Mayor Dewey Bartlett and Victoria Bartlett along with 16 key non-profit organizations, government agencies, as well as K-12 education and higher education groups, led a call to action to recruit more adults to mentor Tulsa children.
Mayor Dewey Bartlett and Victoria Bartlett along with 16 key non-profit organizations, government agencies, as well as K-12 education and higher education groups, led a call to action Oct. 8 to recruit more adults to mentor Tulsa children.
Mayor Dewey Bartlett and Police Chief Chuck Jordan announced that the Tulsa Police Department will be accepting the 2010 Grant, which is approximately $4.4 million for three years, funding 23 officer positions. The next step is to submit a budget amendment to the City Council for approval.
Tulsa County Commissioner Karen Keith and Colonel Michael J. Teague are set to sign a cost sharing agreement that will solidify the federal government’s involvement in the Arkansas River Corridor Master Plan through the work of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.