There was an alphabet soup of federal agencies at the Tulsa Historical Society June 3. There were representatives from the , the , , and other agencies. Judges and prosecutors from the Tulsa area were also in attendance. They were all there to say goodbye to an old friend and colleague. Ken Snoke was calling it quits as an Assistant U.S. Attorney.
The Coury Collection, a Tulsa-based hospitality development and management unit specializing in boutique historic properties, announces it has been selected to oversee operation of Tulsa’s landmark McBirney Mansion and has plans to upgrade the 83-year-old inn’s amenities and grounds.
Officials at Tulsa International Airport conducted a full-scale emergency response disaster drill, a Part 139 requirement of the Federal Aviation Regulations, as an exercise to prepare responders and maximize the safety of the flying public in the event of an emergency. The drill took place on May 18.
Hilti broke ground on its seventh company-sponsored Tulsa Habitat for Humanity home on May 22, with special guests from across the company worldwide.
City Manager Rodney Ray recently presented the State of the City Address during the Owasso Chamber of Commerce luncheon in the Bailey Medical Center.
Rodney Ray has enjoyed living in and serving the community of Owasso as city manager. The most important goal that he has developed is to eliminate obstacles that prevent residents from having the best possible quality of life.
The renovation of the historic Atlas Life Building in downtown Tulsa is on schedule and should reopen as a Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in June according to Jeff Hartman, developer of the project and partner with Hospitality.
The annual Up With Trees Green Leaf Gala was held recently in the new ballroom at The Tulsa Convention Center. John, Tori and their daughter Macy Snyder were honored during the event for their efforts to positively impact the community.
Last month I presented to the City Council the FY 2010-2011 budget for the City of Tulsa. This “no growth” balanced budget was for $555 million, a decrease from the budget submitted last year at this time by almost $15 million. The last time we had a city budget of this amount was 2007.
This year marks the second time I’ve had the pleasure of serving as chairman of the Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority. The authority is better known as the Fair Board, and it serves as the governing body over Expo Square.
The 20th season of Ozone Alert kicked off in early May. The program works to educate citizens and businesses how to help keep Tulsa’s air clean.
The Tulsa Area will open its doors on Tuesday, June 1 with Youth Services of Tulsa managing the day to day operations.
Mayor Dewey Bartlett and Victoria Bartlett joined by the media toured Hawthorne Elementary this morning and issued a call for Tulsans to sign up as mentors for the 2010-2011 school year.
The original artwork for the Mayfest 2010 poster, created by local artist Christopher Westfall, was unveiled April 28 at -Tulsa’s Helmerich Research Center. From left are Ken Busby, Westfall, Ed Fariss and -Tulsa President Howard Barnett.
Emily Kaiser, who was raised in Tulsa, was the guest speaker at the Tulsa Press Club’s Distinguished Journalism lecture on May 7 at the Tulsa Community College Center for Creativity.
From left are Board Director Wayne Green, Emily Kaiser, Vice President Lauren Brookey and George Kaiser, Emily’s father. Emily Kaiser graduated from Tulsa’s Holland Hall and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She is currently a senior U.S. economics correspondent for Reuters.
Nationally acclaimed air show acts took flight in Tulsa and brought added life to the city’s rich aerospace industry when the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium hosted the QT Air and Rocket Racing Show in Tulsa Saturday, April 24. The show included spectacular civilian aerobatic demonstrations and thrilling performances, including a rocket racing demonstration by the Rocket Racing League.