Oklahomans and Oklahoma travelers have a new attraction where history is relived and imaginations are inspired for the future. The Tulsa Air and Space Museum opened its new and larger Hangar One Museum as a part of a new Tulsa Museum campus located across the street from the Tulsa Zoo/Mohawk Park entrance. The Sherman and Ellie Smith Hangar One Museum celebrated its grand opening with a week of festivities in mid-November.
Tulsans are very familiar with expressway construction frustrations and resulting funding and driving issues. Expressways have been developed in the southeast part of Tulsa and the county, and Highway 169 from Owasso to the Creek Turnpike split receives much attention.
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The 2005 Tulsa State Fair is coming with an opening date of Thursday, Sept. 29 and running through Sunday, Oct. 9. Many fun activities are again scheduled, including promotions, concerts, various forms of entertainment, livestock exhibits, creative arts and the action-packed rides.
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of a five-part series investigating the demise and possible future of the Camelot Hotel. Once one of the most popular gathering places in Tulsa’s history, and the host one time to President Richard Nixon, the building has become an eyesore and health menace.
The Rotary Club of Tulsa has announced that it has awarded $19,125 in grants to Tulsa area charitable organizations. The funds came from the club’s Community Fund, a foundation that has contributed $1.1 million to area charities.
All in all it’s not a bad problem to have.
Curtis Diggs is 20-years-old, unmarried, unfettered, with money in the bank and a brand new Kawasaki motorcycle to tool around in. He’s planning a trip for next September. But here’s what appears as a young man’s wanderlust begins to take on added dimensions.
Some of Tulsa’s finest chefs cooked up some great food for a great cause as a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The “a-taste-of” style event was hosted by the Cancer Treatment Centers (CTCA) and raised more than $7,700.
Volunteer leaders for the Tulsa Area United Way campaign report that 47.5 per cent of this year’s campaign goal has been raised at the halfway point.
Oklahoma homeless veterans in recovery will have greater access to transitional living services thanks to a new 31-bed facility operated by 12 & 12, Inc., a Center for Addiction Treatment and Recovery and funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Waterford artist Joseph O’Mahony will visit Nielsens Exclusive Gifts at The Plaza on 81st Street and Lewis Avenue, Saturday, Nov. 12 to educate the people of this area about the fine art of Waterford Crystal and to sign and date Waterford pieces purchased between now and Nov. 12. O’Mahony resides in Ireland and has worked in Waterford Crystal for 35 years. After his apprenticeship, he began cutting Waterford’s stemware patterns. He excelled as a cutter and graduated to cutting the more difficult large heavy items. In the many years O’Mahony has worked for Waterford, he has had the experience cutting every pattern introduced by the Company. O’Mahony now works in the special department cutting Waterford Masterpieces and commissioned trophies. This is a crystal cutter’s dream job where he takes cutting crystal to a higher level. O’Mahony is also an accomplished sportsman and plays squash and golf.