Lights Added to Riverside Drive

Working with – of Oklahoma, City of Tulsa Third Penny Sales Tax dollars are going farther to add more lights to Riverside Drive. A project added 21 more street lights to Riverside Drive between 24th Street and 31st Street (pedestrian bridge) will began on Monday, June 8, and took approximately three weeks.

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Lego Blitz Build Benefits Tulsa Habitat for Humanity Youth United Program

The Lego Blitz Build took place at Woodland Hills Mall in Tulsa. The event was held June 27.

Youth United is an initiative that invites affiliates to recruit youth, ages 5-25, to sponsor and build houses in their communities. Youth United targets a group of young, enthusiastic volunteers to build homes, develop leadership skills, and experience the joy of helping others. This Lego Blitz build was designed as a way for youth to raise funds to sponsor a home for a Tulsa family.

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Local Foods and Sustainable Agriculture is New Series Topic

The Greening the (918) Seminar Series, produced by Sustainable Tulsa and Mayor Taylor’s Green Team, continued June 16, with a program on Local Foods and Sustainable Agriculture, sponsored by Ihloff Salon and Day Spa and Tulsa People Magazine.

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Up With Trees Receives National NeighborWoods Grant for Tree Program

(TULSA) ? Tulsa non-profit Up With Trees has received a $7,686 grant from the Alliance for Community Trees () and The Home Depot Foundation. This challenge grant is part of the National NeighborWoods Program, made possible with support of The Home Depot Foundation.

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Bixby Helps Fuel Green Initiatives

The Metropolitan Environmental Trust and Tulsa Biofuels collected
residential used cooking oil and grease for biodiesel production. Cooking grease is the primary cause of most residential pipeline and City sewer main blockages. After the cooking oil waste is collected, it is taken back to Tulsa Biofuels and turned into a clean burning renewable fuel called biodiesel, which is 70 percent cleaner than petroleum diesel.

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eLynx Product Praised for Reducing Downtime

Tulsa-based eLynx Technologies, the leading provider of web-based monitoring and field automation services to the oil and gas industry, announced that customers are praising the SCADALynx product for reducing employee downtime in today’s competitive business environment.

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Kum & Go Celebrates Anniversary

Starting June 1, Kum & Go is offering area customers the chance to win over $100,000 this summer to celebrate its 50th anniversary. As part of its “Summer of ’59” promotion, Kum & Go will award 59 lucky winners a $1,000 Kum & Go gift card and one lucky winner will win the grand prize of $50,000.

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Former House Representative Betty Boyd Appointed to OSU-Tulsa Trustees

(TULSA) ? Former legislator and journalist Betty Boyd has been appointed by Governor Brad Henry to Oklahoma State University-Tulsa?s Board of Trustees.

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Smart Steps for Funeral Planning

Many people experience anxiety at the thought of planning for a funeral, but a little forethought can ensure that a loved one receives what he or she desires while minimizing unnecessary expenses and stress during a difficult time. Be aware that the expense of a funeral can rise very quickly. In fact, according to the National Funeral Directors Association, the average cost is more than $7,000, and that does not include cemetery and monument expenses, flowers or obituaries. The Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants offers some advice to help keep costs in line.

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Recovery Web Site Launched

Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry has launched a Web site, www.ok.gov/recovery that aims to provide the citizens of Oklahoma access to clear and concise information about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The Web site provides national-level information on the multiple funding streams in eight areas of government: budget stabilization, business and employment, education and research, energy and environment, health and human services, housing, transportation, and public safety. It also addresses some Frequently Asked Questions about Oklahoma’s use of the stimulus package.

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Join the Movement, MS Awareness week March 2-8

MS Awareness Week takes place March 2 – 8, and the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is asking everyone to IT! to end MS now. Show your commitment to the MS movement with simple actions throughout the week.

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County Parks – The Place To Be This Spring

Tulsa County has some of the most beautifully maintained parks and golf courses in this part of Oklahoma. They are under the leadership of Parks Director Richard Bales.

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Jim Roth to Speak on the State of Alternative Energy in Oklahoma

Tulsa Young Professionals and the Circle Cinema present a discussion with Jim Roth, former Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner. Roth will speak about the current power generation in Oklahoma and our State’s potential for increasing production of renewable energy and alternative fuels. He will tie in how these industries relate to the attraction and retention of Young Professionals.

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27th Annual St. Patricks 5K Running Through Tulsa

Tulsa, Okla. The 27th Annual St. Patrick’s 5K Run event is scheduled for Saturday, March 14 in Brookside and begins at 8:30 a.m. at 43rd and Peoria, Tulsa, Okla. More than 2,000 runners are expected to compete in the 5K race. Proceeds from the run will benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma and Tulsa Running Club.

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Cox Business Looks for Tulsa Sales Manager

Cox Business, one of Tulsa’s top employers, is presently taking resumes for a Sales Management position.

Applicants should possess the leadership talents and work ethic to lead by example by marketing Cox Communications business solutions for voice, data and video. Applicants must have a proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales objectives, leading and developing highly dynamic outside sales teams, meeting and exceeding sales objectives, and communicating effectively. Target customers include small, medium and large businesses, as well as, other specific market verticals.

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