DIPLOMACY: Details: Three high school students and one adult who visited Tulsa July 20 – Aug. 3, through Tulsa Global Alliance () and the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP) have established a food bank in Kurdistan as a result of their visit to Tulsa.
A Gathering Place for Tulsa has announced that Halliburton Company pledged a $10 million donation to sponsor the King Post Bridge. Halliburton joins more than 70 donors who have contributed to the park. To date, George Kaiser Family Foundation has contributed $200 million toward the project ($50 million in land plus $150 million for construction of Phase I of the park) and, with the gift from Halliburton, nearly $200 million has been raised in private donations. Combined, this unprecedented public-private partnership totals $465 million.
Newspapers annually highlights individuals predicted to be newsmakers. Here, we review the “10 People We Watched in 2017.”
In November, Bixby Mayor John Easton highlighted the various development projects taking place in Bixby in his State of the City Address, hosted by the Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce.
On Nov. 1, I presented my State of the City Address to an overflow crowd of business leaders, along with the Tulsa Regional Chamber. I’m pleased to say we have many transformative initiatives underway in Tulsa and are moving full steam ahead on a number of fronts.
nd appreciated the many fine city and county park and recreation facilities. Whether it’s golf courses, swimming pools, athletic facilities, recreation centers, or beautifully maintained gardens, Tulsans recognize that parks bring an important quality of life to everyone.
Editor’s Note: Tulsa City-County Library Kimberly Johnson is one of Greater Tulsa Reporter’s “10 People to Watch in 2017,” as announced in its January 2017 issue.
Editor’s Note: Mayor of Tulsa G.T. Bynum is one of Greater Tulsa Reporter’s “10 People to Watch in 2017,” as announced in its January 2017 issue.
The Tulsa Press Club has announced its 2017 Headliners – Bill and Kathy LaFortune.
They will be recognized at the 2017 Headliners Dinner, to be held Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Center. The reception begins at 6 p.m. with dinner following at 7 p.m.
Ever notice how all those downtown streets encapsulated in the inner dispersal loop are slanted precisely 34-degrees off true north? Why are they skewed compared to the rest of Greater Tulsa? To understand, one needs to go back to when Green Country was an uninterrupted expanse of plush prairie grasses and hardwood forest.
As your Mayor, I recognize that Tulsa’s greatest assets are our people. For the past few decades, a growing number of people from different countries are choosing to call Tulsa their home.
Last month, all eight Tulsa County elected officials hosted a legislative luncheon for the State Representatives and Senators who represent some portion of Tulsa County.
The City of Jenks recently broke ground on the widening of Main Street from Elm Street to State Highway 75 in order to accommodate the city’s growing population and traffic counts.
Downtown Tulsa’s newest district officially launched in September.
Cathedral District Co-Chairs Lauren Brookey, Tulsa Community College vice president of external affairs and Foundation president, and Gordy Guest, president of Cyntergy, hosted a meeting to celebrate the official launch of the district, introduce key leaders and outline the future vision.
The Tulsa Area United Way unveiled a goal of $25 million for its 2017 campaign at the Broken Arrow – Union High School football game in late August.