One year after a City Trust transferred ownership of Oklahoma State University Medical Center from Ardent Health Services, Medical Center continues to focus on the future and is well on its way to completing a two year strategic plan.
Tulsa Community College has made a great impact on the area since 1970. With the mission of bettering the community through intellectual achievement, creative energy and responsible citizenship, the college continues to remain strong and move forward in 2011.
The Salvation Army has made a meaningful impact on the community since 1906. With the mission of ministering to those in need, the organization continues to hold strong today.
Tulsa Court Appointed Special Advocates or have made a lasting impression in the area over the last 25 years. The mission of Tulsa is to speak for the best interest of abused and neglected children in court. The organization promotes and supports volunteer representation for the children in an effort to provide each child a safe, permanent and nurturing home.
This is a big year for Cancer Treatment Centers of America () at Southwestern Regional Medical Center, which is celebrating 20 years in Tulsa with a new patient care model, an expanded clinic and new weekend services for patients.
For more than 100 years, the Tulsa State Fair has provided a fun family tradition for the area. This year, the event will once again bring exciting rides, educational adventures and the chance to become involved in competitions.
Saint Simeon’s Episcopal Home is celebrating 50 years of loving service to its residents and their families. The original apartments opened in 1960 welcoming 12 residents in the first year. Today, Saint Simeon’s is able to serve 200 residents and is recognized as a leader in senior living.
The Folds of Honor Foundation was established in 2007 by Major Dan Rooney. Having become a decorated F-16 pilot and Professional Golf Association member, the idea of bringing together the two things that he was passionate about was founded on a recent experience.
American Airlines Maintenance and Engineering Center is one of the largest private employers in Oklahoma and is the largest in the Tulsa area. More than 6,800 individuals are beginning or expanding their career at the base. Of those, 5,800 are licensed aircraft and jet engine mechanics. American Airlines also serves Tulsa-area travelers efficiently. An example is the recently announced direct flight to Miami, Fla.
The mission of the Parent Child Center of Tulsa is to provide outreach, education, prevention, treatment and advocacy services to those in need. The organization has formed a number of creative ways to reach out to over 12,000 individuals in the community each year.
The Oklahoma Chapter of the National MS Society has become greatly involved in the Tulsa community through education, support and outreach.
The Society brings together individuals who hope to one-day see a world without Multiple Sclerosis.
The Tulsa Garden Center has become a very important educational resource for the community since its establishment in 1954. Tucked away among the trees of historic Woodward Park, the property tells the story of a prominent home and treasured garden that today, is enjoyed by all.
“Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night, stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”
Tulsa Habitat for Humanity is a local, non-profit affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. The Tulsa affiliate works in partnership with low-income people to eliminate substandard housing conditions at a local level. The Tulsa affiliate began in 1988 and has completed over 200 homes as of this writing, providing shelter for nearly 1,000 Tulsans.
The Tulsa Community Foundation () has announced a matching challenge grant totaling $1 million for Tulsa area nonprofits that provide basic needs and health services to their communities. is asking the public to contribute $275,000 by Dec. 31, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the George Kaiser Family Foundation.