Value News Articles–2010

A Cut Above Lives Up to Name

By: Susan Erler | Category: Pets | Issue: December 2010

As any pet owner will attest, your pets always make their way into your heart, and before you know it, they are members of the family. No one seems to know exactly when or how it happens, but it does.

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Quick Beauty Fixes for the Holidays

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2010

The holiday season is in full swing. The next month or so will be a busy one – you’re sure to have plenty of office parties, family get-togethers and other soirées on the agenda.

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For Unto Y’all

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2010

Here’s a great deal – dinner, theater, fun music, and the telling of the ageless story of Jesus’ birth in an unusual kind of setting.

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Book Lovers, Join The Bookies

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Other | Issue: December 2010

Reading is often perceived as a lonely hobby, an adventure one must embark upon alone.

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Shape Your Body

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2010

Is it possible to drop two to three dress sizes in 10 minutes, without surgery, exercise, machines, pills or dieting?

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Free Branson-Style Christmas Show

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: December 2010

It’ll be an afternoon full of music, humor, dance and a few surprises when the Broken Arrow Arts and Humanities Council presents “A Time For Christmas,” a free Bra…

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Parade of Trees Tour and Silent Auction

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2010

If you’re looking for a fun, festive and cost-free way to get into the holiday spirit, you’re in luck.

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Coming Home to Cascia for Christmas

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2010

Every December, Cascia Hall hosts its annual Cascia Christmas Walk, a fundraiser in which a few volunteer families open their homes to the public after the homes are bea…

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Two of the Most Spectacular Lighting Displays in the State

By: John Owen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2010

The largest free display of holiday spirit in Northeast Oklahoma can be found in Muskogee.

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CheeZies Offers Quality and Value

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2010

CheeZies Pizza has a really simple philosophy – a good pizza for a good price. CheeZies at 20 E. 141st St. in Glenpool specializes in low price carryout pizza.

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A Holiday Miracle

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2010

Some would call it a holiday miracle. Against all odds, three young lives that appeared doomed have blossomed.

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Take a Realistic Nativity Tour

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2010

Christview Christian Church presents the 12th annual Bethlehem Walk to the Tulsa community December 2-5 at their campus at 2525 S. Garnett.

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Transforming Houses Into Homes

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: December 2010

Doug and Suzanne Wright bought their south Tulsa home almost a year ago, and until August, the walls were essentially bare.

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New Knee, New Life

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2010

Michael Heiderscheit of Pryor, Oklahoma has experienced his knee locking up for about 30 years. “I used to play a lot of baseball, and broke my ankle several times.

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Next Best Thing to Santa’s Workshop

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2010

Are you ready for a peek into what Santa’s workshop may look like? Then search no further than Emily’s Playhouse in Claremore’s Ne-Mar Shopping Center.

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Buy Boots Made for Walking

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2010

In 1966, Nancy Sinatra recorded what would become a number one hit and a pop classic to be re-recorded by later artists: “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’.” Though…

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Whole House Makeover for the Holidays

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: December 2010

“I’ve been thinking about calling you for a long time.” Nearly every day, Gleam Guard owner Tracy Booth gets such a call.

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Glenpool Kicks Off 20th Annual Holiday Festivities

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: December 2010

The Glenpool Chamber of Commerce has announced the 20th annual Holiday Festivities schedule of events.

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Grigsby’s Has Your Floor Covered

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2010

Grigsby’s Carpet, Tile & Rug Gallery has served northeastern Oklahoma for more than 50 years, offering only the finest quality floor covering products and honest, dependable craftsmanship.

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Unique Gift Treasures

By: Susan Erler | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2010

If you are looking for some truly different and unique gift items, don’t waste your time traipsing through the mall and the big box stores.

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Celebrate Cajun Style

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2010

Celebrate the holidays Cajun style with a mouth-watering ­turducken, deboned poultry, or other fine meat from Hebert’s Specialty Meats, 2101 E. 71st St.

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Christmas Décor, Gifts and More

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2010

Christmas has returned to J & J Pharmacy and Gifts — and so have Mark Roberts Collectibles.

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Jewelry Is a People Business

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2010

After 16 years in Broken Arrow and 10 years at the current location, J. David Jewelry is still going strong, providing quality jewelry selections to customers in Broken …

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Alternative to the Gas Pump

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2010

According to Mark Sprowls, sales consultant at Joe Marina Honda, the Honda Civic GX just might be Honda’s best-kept secret.

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Fantastic Figures and Healthier Bodies

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2010

After Lotti Magdaleno retired, she wanted to take it easy – spend time with her family, maybe take up fishing. But soon a business opportunity arrived that she simply couldn’t pass up.

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Discover the Joy and Magic of Dolls

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2010

Nestled in the heart of downtown Claremore is a magical place filled with fairy tale princesses, adorable babies, cuddly teddy bears and high-fashion models – everything a girl loves!

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New Treatment Strenthens Hair

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2010

Long before Claremore native Natalie Rock ever graduated high school, she wanted to cut hair. But after high school, she did what she thought she ought to and enrolled in college.

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Gifts Galore at The Nut House

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2010

Most of us have lots of people who improve our daily lives and make us smile on a regular basis – our hairdressers, garbage collectors, mail and newspaper carriers, ba…

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Discover the True Meaning of Christmas

By: Susan Erler | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2010

Finding the real meaning of the holiday season can be hard to do.

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Saving Limbs, Saving Lives

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2010

The Interventional Radiology (IR) Department at OSU Medical Center is saving limbs and lives.

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Pets Love the Holidays Too

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Pets | Issue: December 2010

Pet Stop owners Sara and David Wilson have served the needs of Owasso pet owners for over 14 years.

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Oh, Deer!

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2010

As the days grow short and darkness comes early, Green Country drivers face more danger from vehicle-deer accidents on Oklahoma roads.

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When It Pours, RainTech Reigns

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2010

Freddie Watkins is the owner of RainTech Gutter Solutions. The company specializes in multiple styles of guttering and gutter protection products.

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Sights and Sounds of Christmas Parade

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2010

Get ready for an evening of gorgeous Christmas lights, fun floats and exciting performances in downtown Sapulpa!

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Pain-Free Living Is a Possibility

By: Susan Erler | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2010

For anyone who has experienced a pulled muscle or a pinched nerve, you know how painful it can be. Small tasks suddenly seem monumental, and just getting through each day becomes a struggle.

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Cadillac Treatment at a Chevy Dealership

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2010

Suburban Chevrolet of Claremore is locally owned and has served northeastern Oklahoma residents for 49 years.

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Receive Your Healthcare Benefits for the Year

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2010

Doctors Dirk and Lanita Thomas, of the Thomas Dental & Eye Care offices in Owasso, are pleased to provide big-city care with small-town service.

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Be a Mentor, Change a Life

By: Liz Rogers | Category: Other | Issue: December 2010

Could you spare one hour a month to make a difference in the life of a child? If the answer is “yes,” read on. Volunteers for Youth needs 50 mentors, both men and women, for its new e-PAL Program.

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Honoring Veterans Every Day

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2010

For many, Veterans Day is simply a day off of work. Veterans Day sales abound, and recently it has been celebrated commercially more than emotionally.

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Living Up to High Expectations

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: November 2010

Jim Lane, president of A-Best Roofing, says it best: “We’ve built our reputation as Tulsa’s premier residential roofing company.

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Glow for the Holidays

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: November 2010

The next couple of months are often the busiest of the year – your days will be filled to the brim with office holiday parties, family gatherings, shopping, cooking and decorating.

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Talkington Named Vice President at AHB

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: November 2010

American Heritage Bank Chairman and CEO William L. Berry recently announced the appointment of Brian J. Talkington to the position of Vice President of business development.

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Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: November 2010

On Saturday, December 11, the Arthritis Foundation Eastern Oklahoma Chapter will host the 26th annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis.

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Look Your Best for the Holidays

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: November 2010

The last two months of the year are a whirlwind of food, fun, family and friends – ‘tis the season to be jolly!

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New Location for Permanent Makeup Solutions

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: November 2010

Leslie McLaughlin of Beautiful Always has a new location to offer permanent makeup solutions to everyday application problems. The Oklahoma-licensed micropigmentologist …

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25th Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2010

On Saturday, December 4, the Bixby Community Center (211 N. Cabaniss) is hosting its 25th annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show.

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Celebrate the Wonder of the Human Form

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2010

You may have heard of it coming to other cities, but now the amazing exhibition that celebrates the wonder of the human form is open in Tulsa.

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Buy Broken Arrow

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2010

The 2010 holiday season is rapidly approaching, and the Broken Arrow Area Chamber of Commerce will be kicking off its Buy Broken Arrow Christmas campaign on November 5.

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Time for Holiday Tea Off

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2010

Each year, the Broken Arrow Main Street Merchants Association and residents look forward to the annual Holiday Tea Off.

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Frozen Fun Creates Family Moments

By: Susan Erler | Category: Restaurants | Issue: November 2010

A new business has opened in Claremore and looks to give customers so many tasty combinations, you may never be able to decide which your favorite is.

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Circle Cinema Honors 60th Anniversary of Korean War

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2010

On Monday, November 29, Circle Cinema will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, also known as “The Forgotten War,” with a documentary film presentatio…

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Win $10,000 in Santa Cash

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2010

It’s time to win some big bucks with the 8th annual Santa Cash campaign, presented by the Claremore Chamber of Commerce.

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Turkey Trot for Tots

By: Susan Erler | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2010

Sometimes you never know how meeting someone can change the course of your life. In an instance, you hear their story and suddenly, you are moved to help, to make a difference.

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Oklahoma RedBud Awards

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2010

Each year, the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department partners with the Oklahoma Travel Industry Association to present the RedBud Awards.“It was an exciting …

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Experience Sights and Sounds of a Bygone Era

By: Jim Gentry | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2010

The sights and sounds of a bygone era will fill the air when Wings Over Tulsa, a celebration of aviation, lands at Tulsa Tech, Riverside Campus in Jenks on Saturday, Nov…

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Don’t Miss Dickens on the Boulevard

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2010

Transport yourself back to the days of the Victorian era at Claremore’s annual Dickens on the Boulevard, a two-day event celebrating the beginnings of the city and kicking off the holiday season.

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Girls’ Night Out Event for Bladder Health

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: November 2010

At age 18, Julie began having urinary tract problems.  She  was experiencing the urge to urinate more and more often.

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Get Your Dry Cleaning Quick Like a Fox

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2010

For over 25 years, Fox Cleaners has prided itself on providing the Tulsa metropolitan area with superior quality and service.

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Oklahoma’s Original Honey-Kissed Ham

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Restaurants | Issue: November 2010

The holidays are a magical time of year, but they can also be really stressful, especially if you are responsible for hosting a get-together in your home.

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27th Annual Christmas Home Tour

By: Value News | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: November 2010

One of the best traditions that the Christmas season has established in our society is an emphasis on giving within a celebratory atmosphere.

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Advocacy for People with Learning Disabilities

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2010

Learning Disabilities Association of Oklahoma (LDAO), an affiliate of Learning Disabilities of America, serves as an advocate for children and adults who have learning disabilities.

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Champagne & Chocolate

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: November 2010

On Saturday, November 20, Living Arts of Tulsa is hosting its annual “Champagne & Chocolate” gala and holiday art sale and silent auction fundraiser.

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Sparkle for the Holidays

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: November 2010

Carol Carter doesn’t believe in cutting corners – she gets into them, and digs out the dirt.

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Martial Arts for the Family

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: November 2010

Jim Hammons and Ron Anderson became best friends as kids while growing up in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Today they are instructors at Martial Arts Advantage in Broken Arrow.

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Healthy Holiday Tips

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: November 2010

Fall is the perfect season to begin healthy holiday habits. Stephen Barnes, D.O., is a family practice physician with OSU Medical Center. He offers several tips to help start your season off right.

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Old-Fashioned Christmas Experience

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: November 2010

The holidays are coming and you can’t wait to decorate the Christmas tree.

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Cookbook Benefits Homeless Animals

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Pets | Issue: November 2010

If animals could cook for their human companions, they would choose recipes from “Table Scraps – Cookbook for People.”This new first edition cookbook, published as…

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New Twist on Seasonal Décor

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: November 2010

As the holiday season commences, the world around us begins to glitter with decoration – and sometimes, as the years go by, much of that decoration becomes all too familiar.

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Pride of Owasso Returning to Roses Parade

By: Susan Erler | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2010

For most groups, an invitation to perform on the international stage is something that they dream of, but it never actually becomes a reality.

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When It Pours, RainTech Reigns

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2010

Freddie Watkins is the owner of RainTech Gutter Solutions. The company specializes in multiple styles of guttering and gutter protection products.

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RCB MidAmerica Branch Names New Leader

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: November 2010

RCB Bank recently announced the promotion of Victor Casey to assistant vice president and manager of the MidAmerica branch in Pryor.

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Helping Others During the Holidays

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2010

The Rock Church is active with outreaches and giveaways all year round, but this is the time of year when they kick off an impressive string of holiday giveaways.

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Festival of Trees to Benefit Shelter Campaign

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2010

Are you looking for a fun holiday event that can provide enjoyment for the whole family while contributing to a worthy local cause?

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A Magical Time of Year

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2010

Are you dreading the holiday shopping season – the long hours of wandering aimlessly around the mall, finding the same boring stuff in every store?

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Fundraising with Scentsy

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: November 2010

Is your school, youth group, Relay for Life team, or other organization trying to raise money, but tired of selling the same old chocolate bars?

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Scrapbooking Fun for Everyone

By: Susan Erler | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2010

Americans are always looking for the best of everything, and that includes a good deal.

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Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

By: Susan Erler | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: November 2010

“Sugar and spice and everything nice” is much more than what little girls are made of. It’s this year’s Christmas theme for Surceé in Owasso.

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Ceremony to Honor and Remember

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2010

Some come with tears; others come with a token of remembrance. They all share one thing.

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Tijuana’s New Location in Bixby

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Restaurants | Issue: November 2010

Local Mexican food lovers have been savoring the delicious entrées, desserts and drinks at Tijuana’s Grill & Cantina, located at 7945 S. Memorial in Tulsa, for over four years.

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Carols and Crumpets

By: Tina Lynn | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2010

Carols and Crumpets, the highly anticipated herbal craft fair hosted by the Tulsa Herb Society, returns on Saturday, December 4, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center at 2435 S. Peoria.

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Sleep Tight – Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: October 2010

Yes, bed bugs have reared their ugly little heads in metropolitan Tulsa. The reddish-brown insects are on the rebound and have been classified a public health pest. Where are bed bugs coming from?

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Tired of Unsightly Leg Veins?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: October 2010

Are you fed up with how your legs look? For many, unsightly leg veins are a real problem.

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2nd Annual Akdar Wine Festival

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: October 2010

Find out everything you always wanted to know about wine – in one day. The 2nd annual Akdar Wine Festival takes place October 16, 2010.

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Award-Winning Community Arts Festival

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: October 2010

The spotlight is on some of Oklahoma’s best creative talent at the 7th annual Art on Main, Saturday, October 9.

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38th Annual Arts & Crafts Benefit Bazaar

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: October 2010

The 38th annual Arts & Crafts Benefit Bazaar, sponsored by the Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Alpha Rho Chapter in Broken Arrow, will be held Saturday, October 23 at Oliv…

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Earning and Keeping Customer Respect

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: October 2010

It hasn’t taken long for the Bill Knight dealerships to become the number one Ford and Lincoln Mercury dealers in the state. It takes a lot of hard work, but it’s easy to understand how they do it.

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Encore Series Promises Great Variety

By: Christy Blystone | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2010

The Broken Arrow Arts and Humanities Council recently kicked off their 2010-2011 Encore Series season with a performance by the Harry James Orchestra, and the season con…

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Where Customers Are Like Family

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Restaurants | Issue: October 2010

You get the feeling everybody knows your name at Café USA. Customers are like family at this popular Sapulpa restaurant.

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Ten Exciting Halloween Events for the Entire Family

By: John Owen | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2010

Thrills and excitement are abundant at the 2010 Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee.

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Fly In for a Day of Fun

By: Susan Erler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2010

What do you do when you feel as though there is never anything new to do?

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Cowboy Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2010

If you’re a business owner looking to expand your business, or if you’ve got the notion to start a business from scratch, Oklahoma State University is making a wealt…

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Popularity of Quilting Still Strong

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: October 2010

Quilting – the technique of sewing two or more layers of material together to make a thicker, padded material – is thousands of years old.

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Cycle Fandango Fall Tour

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2010

Bicyclists, it’s time to get ready for Cycle Fandango, the two-day fall bicycle tour that follows a scenic route through northeastern Oklahoma’s Arkansas River Valle…

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Don’t Let Hip Pain Hinder Your Life

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2010

Dale Macumber can barely remember a time when he wasn’t in pain. “It feels like forever,” he says. Dale was in the army for 22 years and retired in 1989.

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Glenpool Games, Gab and Gifts Galore

By: Dianne Bileck | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2010

The Glenpool Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a ladies’ night out. On November 6 from 6 p.m. till 9 p.m., all ladies are invited to Bunco Night, also known as Glenpool Games, Gab and Gifts Galore.

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High Noon Golf Shootout

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: October 2010

Golf Club of Oklahoma is looking for a few good men, women, individuals and local businesses to help make the annual Guns & Hoses Golf Tournament another rousing success.

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Texting While Driving

By: Denver Nicks | Category: Special Interest | Issue: October 2010

Judge Morrissey is tackling a significant problem in our community – texting while driving.

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Oklahoma’s Only American Girl Fashion Show

By: Beth Pielsticker | Category: Special Interest | Issue: October 2010

American Girl, LLC (AG) has again chosen The Junior League of Tulsa, Inc. (JLT) to present its annual fashion show fundraiser.

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Save and Earn Cash with JBF

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: October 2010

The dog days of summer are officially over. It’s time to switch over to a fresh seasonal wardrobe – the days of sweaters, long sleeves, warm pants, jackets and coats have arrived!

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Choose Your College Colors

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: October 2010

Lawns By Nature is a locally owned and operated lawn and landscape company with a focus on customer service, versatility and affordability.

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Love Being In Your Home

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: October 2010

The air is crisp, the leaves are falling and it feels like all of nature is tucking in for the coming winter. Early sunsets and colder temperatures mean more time will be spent indoors.

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Route 66 Pecan and Fun Fest

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2010

Fall in northeastern Oklahoma doesn’t just bring a falling of leaves – it ushers in a falling of pecans as well.

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Halloween on the High Seas

By: Susan Erler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2010

Halloween has never been this fun, innovative and original! Just one step into the entry of the Oklahoma Aquarium, and you will think you have been transported to another world.

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Focused on the Future

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Education | Issue: October 2010

OSU Medical Center has celebrated many impressive firsts in its 65 years – the first pacemaker implant, the first cataract and lens implant surgeries, and was Tulsa’…

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Facing Life Challenges

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Other | Issue: October 2010

Often when parents think of entering their children in martial arts, they consider aspects like physical fitness or self-defense when making their decision.

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Plan Ahead for Parties

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: October 2010

After the long, hot, slow-moving days of summer, the ensuing holiday season can seem like a sudden plunge down a roller coaster.

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Quality Repairs by Experienced Professionals

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2010

Premier Collision of Broken Arrow takes a lot of pride in the business they’ve built on three primary principles – quality repair work, outstanding service, and experience.

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Make Gutter Cleaning a Thing of the Past

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: October 2010

According to Rain-Flow Systems, Inc. owner Chris Mussman, “Our customers have three main concerns when purchasing guttering or gutter protection products: price, appearance and warranty coverage.

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Free Prescription Vitamins Now at Reasor’s

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2010

Reasor’s is proud to introduce a free prescription vitamin program for children and expectant mothers.

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A Call to Arms Men’s Conference

By: Jeff Bardel | Category: Special Interest | Issue: October 2010

Kenneth W. Hagin will be joined by John Bevere and Ed Elliott at his annual A Call to Arms® Men’s Conference, which will be held November 4–6, 2010, at RHEMA Bible Church in Broken Arrow.

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Holiday Boutique – A Taste of Fabulous

By: Susan Erler | Category: Retail | Issue: October 2010

Holiday shopping has never been easier! The lovely ladies at the Rogers County United Way have assembled the best of the best when it comes to fabulous shopping ideas and one-of-a-kind great buys!

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Better Health for Your Trees and Shrubs

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: October 2010

S&W Tree Specialists is the offspring of a merger between two respected names in the tree care industry, Wright Service Corp. and S&S Tree and Horticultural Specialists.

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Designing Decks for 23 Years

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2010

A deck can increase property value when it provides a transitional living area to tie the indoors and outdoors together.

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Pressed For Time?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2010

Most of us are pressed for time, and a lot of us are also pressed for expendable income these days.

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Go Tigers!

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2010

So you think you can cheer? Let’s hear it for the Broken Arrow Tigers! Scream. Clap. Cheer the Tigers to victory!

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Celebrate Jewish Culture

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2010

Temple Israel’s 17th annual ShalomFest, Tulsa’s premier and popular celebration of Jewish religion, culture, food, art and music, is Sunday, October 3 from noon to 6…

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Ready for a Remodel?

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2010

Tile by Tony sells and installs ceramic tile, marble, granite tile, granite and quartz countertops, shower doors, hardwood flooring, and carpet.

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Healing the Grieving Heart

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2010

The Tristesse Grief Center is conducting grief workshops this fall tailored to address the needs of specific groups who have lost a loved one, including children ages 6 …

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Es Ist Zeit Für Oktoberfest

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2010

It is time again for Tulsa Oktoberfest! And here’s an interesting tidbit we bet you didn’t know: the famous chicken was originally a duck.

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Ghosts, Goblins and Treats

By: Susan Erler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2010

Trick or treating is one of the most widely recognized and enjoyed Halloween traditions. It is hard to decide which is the best part of the activity.

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Have Mower Fun at VFW

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: October 2010

If you’re looking for an outing the entire family will enjoy – mom, dad and the kids – mark your calendar for Saturday, October 23 to attend the VFW Halloween Spoo…

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Get a Healthy, Pearl-Like Glow

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2010

Having a natural glow and beautiful skin is key to maintaining a youthful, attractive appearance, and it gives you more confidence as well.

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Cash for When You’re Sick or Hurt

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2010

It’s known as “the company that pays you cash when you are sick or hurt”: American Family Life Assurance Company, better known as Aflac.Associate Mike Kirk explain…

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Help Wanted

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: September 2010

Not many people would respond to an ad like this: Help Wanted! Hard work. Long hours. Low pay.

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Bixby Chamber Golf Classic

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

On Tuesday, September 28, you can join the Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce and other Bixby and South Tulsa businesses for an afternoon of golf at beautiful White Hawk Golf Club.

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Weekend of Bluegrass and Chili

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

Families, friends, music fans and food lovers who are looking for the perfect end-of-summer soirée, search no more – the Bluegrass & Chili Festival has returned.

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Heart of Broken Arrow Arts and Crafts Fair

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: September 2010

On Saturday, September 18, the Broken Arrow Main Street Merchants Association is hosting its Heart of Broken Arrow Arts and Crafts Fair at Central Park Community Center (1500 S. Main).

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Buffet City Celebrates 5th Anniversary

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Restaurants | Issue: September 2010

It’s been a long, hot summer and everyone is ready for a getaway. While an exotic vacation may not be in the budget, you can enjoy a great meal with an Asian flair right here in Owasso.

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Fill Your Prescriptions at an Independent Pharmacy

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2010

With the July opening of Catoosa Family Pharmacy, Catoosa once again has an independent pharmacy.

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Where Cultures Come Together

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

On Saturday, September 18, head to Chouteau City Park for Black Buggy Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The good old-fashioned one-day event, sponsored by the Chouteau Chamber o…

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Important Questions to Ask Your Remodeler

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2010

When you are shopping for a company to do a new construction, addition, or remodel of your home or business, what are the questions you ask?

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Dickens of a Ride 2010

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

Fall in Oklahoma brings about the opportunity for some great bicycling.

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Hip Hip Hooray for Dr. LaButti

By: Sara Dale | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2010

Take it from Celia Hubeli: If you are suffering from hip pain, but are fearful of hip replacement surgery, don’t be!

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Dri-Rite Does Carpet Cleaning Right

By: Susan Erler | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2010

How many times have you stepped over that stain in the middle of your floor?

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Many Benefits of Massage Therapy

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2010

Emily Bush says she has loved the idea of being a massage therapist since she was a little girl growing up in Colorado.

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Professional Grout Care

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: September 2010

After 13 years in business, Kent Kantor of Grout Care of Tulsa discovered what most people aren’t doing, but should be doing, to get the most value for their money.&nb…

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50th Annual Greek Festival

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

Tulsa’s oldest ethnic celebration, and one of the city’s biggest food events, marks 50 years of Greek culture, tradition and outstanding food.

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Get Beautiful and Inspired

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2010

In today’s economy, many people are unable to continue in present business endeavors, much less initiate new ones.

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Exceeding Our Expectations

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: September 2010

When we learn more about leaders who have exceeded our expectations, it restores our faith in them.

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Friends Helping Friends

By: Susan Erler | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2010

Just Between Friends is the nation’s leading children’s and maternity consignment sales event, and Owasso is about to experience the annual fall sale.

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Living with Art in the Garden Tour

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

Every year, art lovers and garden lovers unite at the annual Living with Art in the Garden Tour, presented by Living Arts of Tulsa.

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Mazzio’s Offers Franchise Opportunities

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Restaurants | Issue: September 2010

Mazzio’s LLC, operator of Mazzio’s Italian Eatery, is actively seeking franchisees for the Tulsa metropolitan market.

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Two Amazing Doll Artists Return to My Doll Castle

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: September 2010

Two incredible doll artists are soon returning to My Doll Castle in Claremore: Linda Rick on September 18 and Virginia Turner on October 16.

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United Way Campaign Kicks Off with Rock ’n Roll Concert

By: Terrie Neely | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2010

The Rogers County United Way will kick off their 2010 campaign drive by inviting the public to a free outdoor rock ’n roll concert.

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New Deli Open at The Nut House

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Restaurants | Issue: September 2010

Those who pass over the Arkansas Navigation Bridge have grown accustomed to the sight of what has become a favorite fixture on historic Route 66.

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Holiday Lifestyle for Seniors

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: September 2010

If you’re 55 or older, or if you have a friend or loved one of this age, Prairie Rose Independent Retirement Living might be just what you’re looking for.

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Hometown Collision Repair

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2010

Randy Pruitt of Pruitt’s Auto Collision has been in the collision repair business for over 20 years, and loves living and working in his hometown of Owasso.

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Getting to the Root of Your Teeth Problems

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2010

Most of us have heard the saying “get to the root of the problem.” Dr. Michael Sanchez of Renaissance Dental is taking this old adage to heart by studying a discipli…

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Free Family Fun for 96 Years

By: Susan Erler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

The year 1914 was a busy one.

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Get in Control of Your Diabetes

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2010

It’s time once again for the Rogers County Health Department’s free “I’m in Control” diabetes classes.

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A Chocolate Affair

By: Susan Erler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

Nothing tastes as good as chocolate – sweet, decadent, rich and sinfully delicious! Chocolate is one of life’s greatest pleasures.

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Amazing Race for Charity

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

In September, the popular CBS television reality show “The Amazing Race” will celebrate its nine-year anniversary.

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Leadership-Based Scholarship Pageant

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: September 2010

Brains will reign over beauty in the 10th annual Sapulpa National Teenager Scholarship Pageant on September 18.Unlike a beauty pageant, this is a leadership-based schola…

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Mother and Daughter Night Out

By: James Smith | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

While our culture is seeking to rob little girls of their innocence, best-selling author Dannah Gresh has been fighting on the front lines to protect them.

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Alternative to Back Surgery

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2010

Sometimes not feeling anything can be worse than pain. Clint Mitchell can tell you.The 20-year American Airlines mechanic knows all about pain.

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Dealership Proud to Be Locally Owned

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2010

Suburban Chevrolet, located on Route 66 in Claremore, has served Rogers County for over 50 years. Now they’re raising the bar on customer service, auto service and maintenance.

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Fall Fun at Surceé Open House

By: Susan Erler | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2010

It’s time for Surceé’s annual Fall Open House, and this year is set to be even bigger and better than before.

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An Evening of Wine & Roses

By: Cheryl Johnson | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

During an evening of moonlight amid the scent of roses, there will be wine flowing when Tulsa Garden Center presents their annual fall fundraiser: An Evening of Wine & Roses.

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Sale Saves Families Money

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2010

Attention all parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles! As you know, the little ones in your family seem to outgrow their clothes and toys faster than you can provide them.

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Accent Your Body

By: Susan Erler | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2010

From lotions to creams to high-tech devices and medical procedures, it seems as though there are countless methods for people to get younger looking skin.

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Retirement Boot Camp

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2010

Are you on the fast track to retirement? This might be a great time to assess your finances to see if retirement will be like marching in review, or if a sneak attack is imminent.

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Wine, Eats & Easels to Benefit Broken Arrow Neighbors

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2010

The 7th annual Wine, Eats & Easels celebration benefiting Broken Arrow Neighbors is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on October 1, 2010, at the Broken Arrow Farmers’ Market…

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Love Your Lips Again

By: Mallory Spoor-Baker | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2010

People come to see me every day at Advanced Cosmetic Medicine to address different problems related to aging. Their concerns include uneven skin color and tone…

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Cash for When You’re Sick or Hurt

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: August 2010

It’s known as “the company that pays you cash when you are sick or hurt”: American Family Life Assurance Company, better known as Aflac.Associate Mike Kirk explain…

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Don’t Pay Retail for a Pre-Owned Vehicle

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2010

America’s Auto Auction in Tulsa has been doing business since the late ’60s and has been selling used vehicles to the public for the past 15 years.

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Help Wanted

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Special Interest | Issue: August 2010

Not many people would respond to an ad like this: Help Wanted! Hard work. Long hours. Low pay.

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It’s Almost Time for Bluegrass and Chili

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: August 2010

One of the most popular events in northeast Oklahoma is rapidly approaching, with many opportunities to still get involved.

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Home & Business Expo

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: August 2010

The Broken Arrow Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Home & Business Expo, and 2010 marks its 18th year.

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Tri-County Fair Is Fun-Filled and Free

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: August 2010

The Collinsville Tri-County Fair is the oldest free fair in Oklahoma – it is 65 years in the making.

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Putting a Stop to Back Pain

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2010

Each year, nearly a million Americans suffer from a painful vertebral compression fracture, known as VCF.

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Patient’s Knee Replacement a Hole in One

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2010

Connie Corbitt’s knee started bothering her about five years ago. She first began to notice it when she was walking her dog and playing golf with her husband, Tom.

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Fit For Her Challenge Winners

By: Susan Erler | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2010

“I want to lose weight, eat healthier, look better and feel better.” Most of us have said these words at some point in our lives. But, how do we do it?

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15th Annual Gatesway Balloon Festival

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: August 2010

Always a popular event, the Gatesway Foundation’s 15th annual Balloon Festival is Friday, August 6 through Sunday, August 8 at Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs in Claremore.

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Helping You Meet Your Healthy Living Goals

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2010

For 75 years, GNC stores have provided America with vitamins, fitness supplements, and health and nutrition products, and have helped Americans meet their fitness and healthy living goals.

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Vintage Guitar Pickers

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: August 2010

Located in Sand Springs is a very interesting father and son team who are “pickers” in two senses of the word.

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Helping You Hear Again

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2010

Birds singing in the trees – it is a sound that most of us associate with pleasant feelings and probably take for granted.

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Giving Back to the Community

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Restaurants | Issue: August 2010

The McDonald’s store in Collinsville, located at Highway 20 and Highway 169, is celebrating one year in business.

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Regatta to Benefit Local MS Society

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: August 2010

The disease is serious, but the fight against it is fun – so much fun that it covers two days with two separate events, the Close/MS Regatta Launch Party on August 19 …

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New Deli Opening at The Nut House

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2010

Those who pass over the Arkansas Navigation Bridge have grown accustomed to the sight of what has become a favorite fixture on historic Route 66.

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Up, Up and Away

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Special Interest | Issue: August 2010

It’s almost time for the return of school buses, books, pencils and days filled with learning new things.

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Free Family Fishing Clinics

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: August 2010

While sport fishing remains a popular form of recreation around the country, angling is in decline in some areas, according to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conser…

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Owasso Fitness Zone: A Place for New Beginnings

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2010

When Paul Gatton opened Owasso Fitness Zone in 1998, he could only dream of the life he is now leading.

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Woodland Hills Mall Just Got a Little More Charming

By: Jared Hogue | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2010

PANDORA, an international fine jewelry company, recently announced the grand opening of a new retail store in Tulsa, OK.

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Fitness Trainer for Mid-Life Management

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2010

Rhonda Short is a certified personal trainer who works with clients at Body Defined Fitness at 81st and Memorial in Tulsa.

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Use Your Right to Vote

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Special Interest | Issue: August 2010

The United States is a free country, where people have the right to vote on their public officials and on many of the issues that affect them every day.

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Dealership Proud to Be Locally Owned

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2010

Suburban Chevrolet, located on Route 66 in Claremore, has served Rogers County for over 50 years. Now they’re raising the bar on customer service, auto service and maintenance.

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Pow-Wow of Champions

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: August 2010

Margaret Blalock and Lynetta Seward have participated in pow-wows since they were little girls.

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A License to Change

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: August 2010

A few good people who have selflessly served the needs of others will be honored on August 14, when Volunteer Central of Greater Tulsa presents “A License to Change,

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Fly-In to Honor Will Rogers and Wiley Post

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: August 2010

Will Rogers and Wiley Post are two legendary Oklahomans who helped pioneer the field of aviation.

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Look Stunning This Summer

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: July 2010

During the warm summer months, less is more – people are eating lighter, dressing in less clothing and wearing less makeup.

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Cash for When You’re Sick or Hurt

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2010

It’s known as “the company that pays you cash when you are sick or hurt”: American Family Life Assurance Company, better known as Aflac.Associate Mike Kirk explain…

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Help Wanted

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: July 2010

Not many people would respond to an ad like this: Help Wanted! Hard work. Long hours. Low pay.

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Feel Permanently Good About Yourself

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: July 2010

Anderson Dental Arts in Broken Arrow is now offering one more reason to smile.

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Fireworks for Fundraising

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: July 2010

This Independence Day, if you’re looking to celebrate with a fireworks show of your own, Big Blast Fireworks promises to save you money and help you support a local nonprofit group.

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Local Businessman Not Your Typical Politician

By: Susan Erler | Category: Special Interest | Issue: July 2010

A registered Republican, Blake Lewis is ready to stave off retirement and hopefully begin a new career as Rogers County Commissioner District 1.

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A Biker’s Paradise

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: July 2010

When Bill Ewerling took early retirement from a Tulsa-based oil company, he decided he enjoyed meeting people and working so much that he could not yet convince himself to retire.

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Life and Health ­Insurance Specialist

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2010

Robert W. (Bob) Clark is an independent contractor specializing in life and health insurance.

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50,000 Square Feet of Fireworks

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: July 2010

If you’re having family and friends over to celebrate the Fourth of July, here are a few essentials you’ll need: a grill for barbecuing, lots of food and beverages, sunscreen, and of course fireworks!

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Tulsa BBQ Challenge

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: July 2010

Jonah White is a fun-loving eight-year-old with a smile that will melt your heart. In 2006, he was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, a cancer of the bone.

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Candidate’s Goal to Build Upon High Standards

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Special Interest | Issue: July 2010

With the retirement of incumbent Melissa Anderson this year, Rogers County will seek to fill its county assessor seat in November.

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High-Tech Care, Hometown Comfort

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2010

When you are in need of surgery, Claremore Surgeons is a hometown option worth your consideration.

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Career for Fitness Enthusiasts

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Education | Issue: July 2010

Do you love being active and have a passion for fitness? Maybe you’ve recently been laid off or are unhappy with your chosen profession, and are considering a career in the fitness industry.

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To Remodel or Not to Remodel?

By: Susan Erler | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: July 2010

It comes as no surprise that today’s economy has certainly changed trends in society.

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How Is Your Quality of Life?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2010

Thirty years ago when he was 24, Benny Brumley of Skiatook broke his leg, and his doctors said he would most likely develop arthritis in his knee.

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Muscling In On the Bodybuilding Scene

By: Ashley Connor | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: July 2010

Steve Dibbins of Owasso is a certified personal trainer who coaches clients daily on how to lose weight, get in shape and lead a healthy life.

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Like-New ­Cabinets in a Day

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: July 2010

“Is it really true I don’t have to take anything out of my cupboards?” That’s one of the most common questions Gleam Guard owner Tracy Booth hears.

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Hairstylist Who Loves Her Job

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: July 2010

For as long as she can remember, Joy Moyer has loved doing hair. “When I was a teenager, I would always have fun fixing my friends’ hair.

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A Man of His Word

By: Susan Erler | Category: Special Interest | Issue: July 2010

Rogers County residents have some tough choices to make very soon. The race for District 1 County Commissioner is in full swing, with several candidates hoping to be the voter’s choice.

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Young Study ­Participants Needed

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2010

Ever wonder why some kids can cope with stress and anxiety, while others simply “lose it”?Dr. Ruben Alvarez, Assistant Professor at Laureate Institute for Brain Rese…

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Companions for the Elderly

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2010

Eliza is a sweet elderly lady. She stays active and still loves to cook, but she suffers from short-term memory loss.

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Don’t Miss the Rolling Firearms Showroom

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: July 2010

Medlock Firearms opened on Collinsville’s historic Main Street just over five years ago, and owners Jason and Becky Medlock are in the mood to celebrate with great dea…

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Hear the Art of Harping

By: Kasey Littlefield | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: July 2010

The Midwest Harp Academy announces their 2010 Midwest Harp Festival week of concerts in July.

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Botanical Beauty at Its Best

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: July 2010

Seven miles northwest of downtown Tulsa, 160 acres of Osage Hills prairie and forest are destined to become one of America’s premier botanical gardens.

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Growing Field of Barbers

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Education | Issue: July 2010

Tulsa, Oklahoma has not had a barber college in 18 years – until recently. Oklahoma Technical College’s newest addition is a program that teaches students the art of barbering.

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Make Berry Picking a Summer Tradition

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: July 2010

Imagine this scene: birds are singing, bobwhite quail are whistling, and the neatly mown grass leads to row after row of blackberry bushes awaiting harvest in the morning sun.

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Life’s a Peach in Porter

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: July 2010

Imagine biting into a juicy, delicious peach – heavenly, right? If you love the sweet taste of fresh peaches, then downtown Porter, Oklahoma is the place to be this July 15th through the 17th.

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From Poland, with Love

By: Susan Erler | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: July 2010

Looking for something unique yet functional? Something beautiful yet durable? Something that looks like it could be a family heirloom yet is able to stand up to the microwave?

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Give Your All in Worship

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: July 2010

This summer, Owasso’s Presence Theater Church is celebrating its second anniversary, and they invite you to take part in their festivities and their unique approach to worship.

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Slow and Steady Wins the Race

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: July 2010

On your mark, get set, go!

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Tradition Never Goes Out of Style

By: Susan Erler | Category: Retail | Issue: July 2010

They have an image. Call it a preconceived notion shoppers have even before they step foot inside the door. Expectations are high, and customers want to have those expectations met.

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Job of Assessor Not Always Popular

By: Susan Erler | Category: Special Interest | Issue: July 2010

Over 45,000 parcels of property – each needs to be evaluated and assessed at its fair market value, and that is the task that faces your local county assessor.

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Six Years of Scrapbooking Excellence

By: Susan Erler | Category: Retail | Issue: July 2010

Jerri Ann Currey is excited to share this milestone with her favorite people: her customers.

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Early Detection of Oral Cancer

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2010

When one hears the words “early detection” today, they will automatically think of cancer.

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Tulsa Herb Society Welcomes Crescent Dragonwagon

By: Tina Lynn | Category: Other | Issue: July 2010

The Tulsa Herb Society welcomes Crescent Dragonwagon to Tulsa, specifically to the Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria Ave., on July 12 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Crescent…

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You Can’t Afford Cheap Investment Advice

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2010

Waterstone Private Wealth Management is owned by principal Melanie Hasty-Grant and wealth manager Ken Grant, who offer securities and advisory services through LPL Finan…

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Wild Brew to Benefit Sutton Avian Research Center

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: July 2010

Wild Brew, on Saturday, July 31, is your chance to sample dozens of tasty beers, enjoy some delicious food, and support the preservation and protection of Oklahoma’s n…

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Help for Sun-Damaged Skin

By: Mallory Spoor-Baker | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: June 2010

Each patient I see for skin care has a different problem, but it is usually a variant of one thing – sun damage.

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Get Into Your Groove and Move

By: Susan Erler | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2010

When was the last time you got an amazing workout and actually enjoyed doing it?

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American Celebrates America

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2010

Every town has its annual Fourth of July event. Sapulpa, Oklahoma’s celebration of our nation’s birth is appropriately hosted each year by American Heritage Bank.

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Lose Weight with HCG Diet

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2010

When people think of pregnancy, they often think of weight gain.

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8th Annual Gospel Sing & Car Show

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2010

What do gospel music and classic cars have in common? The 8th annual Gospel Sing & Car Show at Bixby First United Methodist Church (FUMC).

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Time to Get Corny

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: June 2010

It started in 1947 as a simple, spur-of-the moment get-together and ice cream social, when about 100 farmers and produce merchants gathered to celebrate an especially good corn crop.

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A Taste of Summer at Blue Bell

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2010

Many area and out-of-state residents look forward to Blue Bell Creameries’ annual Taste of Summer, always held the last weekend of June.

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Small-Town Prices, Big-City Selection

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2010

Blue Ribbon Chevrolet in Okmulgee is a dealership that prides itself on offering big-city selection with small-town prices and values.

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18th Annual Home & Business Expo

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2010

If you’re looking for a super way to spotlight your business, products and services, the Broken Arrow Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to the 2010 Home & Business Expo.

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Minimum Stress, Maximum Value

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2010

Everyone wants a beautiful home, and in a time of tight budgets and inspiring do-it-yourself shows, many homeowners are trying to cut remodeling costs by purchasing read…

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Hop on Your Hogs and Hot Rods

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2010

Looking for a family-friendly event that will leave you with lots of great memories?

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To Remodel or Not to Remodel?

By: Susan Erler | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2010

It comes as no surprise that today’s economy has certainly changed trends in society.

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Patient Advises Not to Fear Hip Surgery

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2010

Broken Arrow resident Steve Selberg had a whirlwind of a winter.

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Black Gold Days June 17-19

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2010

It wasn’t called “black gold” for just any reason.

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Goodwill Recognizes ­Annual Award Recipients

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2010

May 3 marked the 2010 Goodwill Industries of Tulsa Annual Awards Luncheon at the Southern Hills Marriott.

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18th Annual Garden Pond Tour

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: June 2010

Lush and beautiful gardens full of flowers, ponds, streams, butterflies, hummingbirds and wildlife await you.

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36th Annual Muscogee (Creek) Nation Festival

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2010

The Muscogee (Creek) people are characterized by their strength and resilience, their solid roots in spirituality, family and culture, and their strong sense of humor and vitality.

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SeaCamp Full of ­Educational Fun

By: Deanne Rebro­ | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2010

Learning has never been more fun than at Summer SeaCamp 2010 at the Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks.

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A Life-Changing Decision

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2010

Fanny Campbell had no idea how much her life would change forever that morning in February, 2009, when she simply got out of bed and fell. The pain in her knees was unbearable.

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Locally-Owned Collision Repair Service

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2010

A simple fact of life is that accidents happen. And the road, of course, is no exception – vehicle collisions occur to even the best of drivers.

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Enjoy Nature’s Bounty

By: Susan Erler | Category: Other | Issue: June 2010

Getting back to the basics has become very “in” lately. More and more people are trying to eat healthier, choose organic products, and take better care of our environment.

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Rockets Over RHEMA

By: Jeff Bardel | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2010

On Sunday, July 4, RHEMA Bible Church will present Rockets Over RHEMA, a special celebration for the entire family. Admission is free, and the public is invited to come.

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Silent Auction Offers A Little Bit of Everything

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Education | Issue: June 2010

Have you ever wanted to learn how to surf, water ski or wakeboard? Maybe learning to knit is more your style. Do you like to cook, indoors or out? Maybe you are a gardener or a bird watcher.

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Do You Have Storm-Damaged Trees?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: June 2010

Summer storm season is here, and many people are in the process of – or soon will be – dealing with damaged trees on their property.

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Garden Ideas for Your Backyard

By: Susan Erler | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: June 2010

They say that imitation is the greatest form of flattery.

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Aquatic Facility Grand Opening

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2010

The results of teamwork, community involvement and determination in a weak economy have come together in the grand opening of the new Sapulpa Aquatic Facility at Liberty…

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Route 66 Blowout Is Back

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2010

Classic cars, trucks and motorcycles will gather on the Mother Road on June 5 for the biggest ever Route 66 Blowout.

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Five Generations of Homemade Goodness

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Restaurants | Issue: June 2010

Five generations of the Rodgers and Herman families are represented in two Shiloh’s Restaurants, located in Broken Arrow at 2604 N. Aspen and Tulsa at 12521 E. 52nd St.

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Saturn Open House June 19

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2010

South Pointe Chevrolet’s Saturn factory authorized service department is inviting all Saturn owners to an open house on Saturday, June 19.

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Free From Pain

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2010

Barbara Jackson thinks about the pain and numbness she endured for over 10 years. Every day there was either severe pain in her right leg, or it would just become numb, sometimes while she was walking.

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Stopping Predators, Saving Children

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: June 2010

This is the most heart-tugging story I’ve ever written. Atrocious victimization of children is prevalent throughout the world.

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Supper With the Trek Expo Stars

By: Michael Lail | Category: Other | Issue: June 2010

The 21st annual Trek Expo will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 25-27 at the John Q. Hammons UMAC Center, 6836 S. Mingo in Tulsa.

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Summer Youth Programs

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Education | Issue: June 2010

You know that Tulsa Community College (TCC) has great education classes for adults.

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Linnaeus Teaching Garden Celebrates 4th Anniversary

By: Barry Fugatt | Category: Other | Issue: June 2010

On Saturday, June 5 from 9 a.m. to after 4 p.m., Tulsa Garden Center’s Linnaeus Teaching Garden, in Woodward Park, will celebrate its fourth anniversary.

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20th Annual WALTZ on the Wild Side

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2010

Hear them roar on Friday, June 18, as lions, tigers and Tulsa Zoo supporters come together for the 20th annual WALTZ on the Wild Side.

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Parts Sold Wholesale to the Public

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2010

Shade tree mechanics may not be as numerous as they were prior to the highly computerized modern vehicle, but there are a lot of you who still enjoy the pleasure and sat…

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Close-Knit Community

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Real Estate | Issue: June 2010

Wildwood Apartments has built a strong and loyal community over the years. “Wildwood is where Owasso calls home,” says Property Manager Angie Newman.

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Fine Art Created with Wood

By: Susan Erler | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: June 2010

Who ever said that fine art has to be created by pretentious materials? Sometimes the best art is not only inspired by nature, but can be fashioned from materials that come from nature too.

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Tighten Your Skin with Titan

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: May 2010

Do you look in the mirror and not recognize what you see – an older-looking, saggy quality on your face or body that didn’t used to be there?

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Finding Your Best Life in the Midst of Alzheimer’s

By: Tonda Ames | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2010

Actress Kate Mulgrew will be in Tulsa to share her story about caring for her mother, who died of Alzheimer’s, a fatal brain disease.

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Get Into Your Groove and Move

By: Susan Erler | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2010

When was the last time you got an amazing workout and actually enjoyed doing it?

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52nd Annual ­Rooster Days Rodeo

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2010

This year marks the 52nd annual Rooster Days Rodeo, which will be held at the Broken Arrow Round-Up Club (BARUC) arena on Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15.

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9th Annual Bixby BBQ ’n Music Festival

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2010

Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8, the Rotary Club of Bixby is hosting the ninth annual Bixby BBQ ’n Music Festival at Washington Irving Memorial Park at 137th and Memorial.

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Character-Building Camp

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Education | Issue: May 2010

Camp Courage USA is an independent Christian summer adventure camp in Mannford, Oklahoma for boys and girls ages 8 through 14.

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Oklahoma Renaissance ­Festival Celebrates 15 Years

By: Renee Profitt | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2010

The Oklahoma Renaissance Festival is celebrating 15 years with 15 stages of entertainment featuring professional entertainers from across the New World, as well as hundr…

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Change a Young Person’s Life

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: May 2010

A six-year-old girl was found caring for her three younger siblings, searching for their food and changing a baby’s diapers. This didn’t happen in a distant city.

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Staying Young Your First 100 Years

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2010

What if someone could tell you not only how to live a long life, but how to live it well?

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Boots and BBQ

By: Susan Erler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2010

Put on your Wranglers, dust off your Stetsons and get your taste buds prepared for some of the best barbeque this side of the Red River!

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Back to Active

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2010

Beverly Tindall and her husband Gene happily live in a retirement village in Tahlequah. The facility is massive, and the couple regularly walks around the entire property.

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Crazy for Quilts

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: May 2010

Are you crazy for quilts?

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18th Annual Garden Pond Tour

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: May 2010

Lush and beautiful gardens full of flowers, ponds, streams, butterflies, hummingbirds and wildlife await you.

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Crawfest 2010 to Benefit Therapetics

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Restaurants | Issue: May 2010

What happens when you combine crawfish with a Therapetics service dog? You have a great party for a great cause!

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Safe Energy Star Homes

By: Value News | Category: Real Estate | Issue: May 2010

In 1981, a construction company by the name of Home Creations built its first home in Norman, Oklahoma.

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Express Service at Joe Marina Honda

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: May 2010

It’s a little easier now for Honda owners to take good care of their cars, with the opening of the new Joe Marina Honda Express Service Center. Their new home at 7830 E. 91st St.

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Building a Global Ministry

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Education | Issue: May 2010

The Live School is developing a modern take on Jesus’ Great Commission – to make disciples of all nations – by equipping nationals in the rural areas of the world …

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Meet the Lennon Sisters

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2010

Many may remember the Lennon Sisters as a famous singing group in the 1960s and ’70s, but doll collectors know a little more: Kathy and Janet Lennon went on to design …

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Ne-Mar Expands Shopping Options

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2010

Ne-Mar Shopping Center has been a fixture on Will Rogers Boulevard for decades.

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Sampling, Snacking and Sharing Encouraged

By: Susan Erler | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2010

We have all done it. We browse through our favorite store, eyeing a new product that looks interesting, think about adding it to our basket, and then walk away without purchasing the item.

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Rock and Rescue Pet Festival

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: May 2010

On Saturday, May 22, the Oklahoma Alliance for Animals (OAA) is hosting its third annual “Rock and Rescue” festival at RiverWalk Crossing in Jenks.

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Step Back in Time 80 Years

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2010

On May 7-9, celebrate Oklahoma’s agricultural past and experience a key chapter in the state’s farming history as the Oklahoma Steam Threshing and Gas Engine Associa…

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Workout for Busy Moms

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2010

Every busy mom knows it is important to exercise and tend to her personal health, but often it seems there is simply no time to work out.

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Trail Days

By: Susan Erler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2010

Attention all cowboys, cowgirls and everyone else! It’s that time of the year again!

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Advantages of Waterborne Paint

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2010

Have you ever tried to match paint on a wall in your house to do a simple touch-up?

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Portable Buildings Built to Last

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: May 2010

For 17 years, Parks Portable Buildings has been providing Rogers County and its surrounding areas with quality portable buildings, built to last right along with your home.

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Pocahontas Club Celebrates Veterans at Annual Picnic

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Other | Issue: May 2010

It is one of the longest running traditions in Rogers County: the Pocahontas Club’s annual picnic.

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Solve a Murder and Help the Red Cross

By: Susan Erler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2010

The scene is set. It is the operating room in a small doctor’s clinic. Inside the clinic lurks a horrific scene: the doctor, the nurse and the patient are all dead – murdered!

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A Beautiful Piece of Tulsa History

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2010

Peace, quiet and nature’s beauty provide a pastoral setting at Redberry Farm, 4501 W. 41st St.

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Don’t Open Your Hood to Strangers

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2010

A lot of shops are eager to perform maintenance on your vehicle, but a word of caution: Don’t open your hood to strangers.Regional Hyundai and Import Supercenter is ma…

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The Bee Is Back

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Education | Issue: May 2010

Can you spell better than a fifth grader?

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Jog With Us in June

By: Susan Erler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2010

June is a great month for an afternoon picnic. It is also a great month to barbeque with friends and family, take a long walk in the park and enjoy ice cream with your closest friend.

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38th Annual Tulsa International Mayfest

By: Heather Pingry | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2010

The 38th annual Tulsa International Mayfest, an outdoor tribute to the arts and music, will take place May 13-16 in the heart of beautiful downtown Tulsa.

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Parts Sold Wholesale to the Public

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2010

Shade tree mechanics may not be as numerous as they were prior to the highly computerized modern vehicle, but there are a lot of you who still enjoy the pleasure and sat…

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Spring in the Square

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2010

Utica Square is pleased to announce the second annual Spring in the Square.

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Gallery of Local Working Artists

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: May 2010

Water Street Art Gallery opened its doors one year ago in a quaint area of historic downtown Sapulpa.

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RSU Hosts First-Ever Art on the Hill

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: April 2010

The first-ever Art on the Hill is the brainchild of Peggy Rice, first lady of Rogers State University, and Gary Moeller, longtime RSU faculty artist, professor and head of the RSU Department of Fine Arts.

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Award-Winning Rooster Days Coming Soon

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: April 2010

Broken Arrow’s Rooster Days is the oldest festival in Oklahoma, and 2010 marks the 79th year for the event, to be celebrated Thursday, May 6 through Sunday, May 9 in Broken Arrow’s Central Park.

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Spring Fling and Charity Sale at Belk

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2010

Belk Tulsa Hills is pleased to give back to the community by hosting not one, but two major charitable fundraising events.On Thursday, April 29, Belk will host Spring Fl…

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Bikers Against Child Abuse

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: April 2010

There are many kinds of child abuse – sexual, physical, emotional, neglect.

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SYNC My Ride

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2010

We are living in a world of incredible technology and electronics, and some of this magic is available at your fingertips and voice command in your Ford, Lincoln or Merc…

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Think Outside the Box at After Hours

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: April 2010

As daylight gradually gives way to darkness on Thursday, April 29, the Broken Arrow Arts & Humanities Council will present Art After Hours.

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8th Annual Business Extravaganza

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2010

It’s the ultimate venue for business women to help other business women achieve their goals: the 8th annual Business Extravaganza, presented by the Broken Arrow Business Women’s Association (BABWA).

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Character-Building Camp

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: April 2010

Camp Courage USA is an independent Christian summer adventure camp in Mannford, Oklahoma for boys and girls ages 8 through 14.

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Cascia Rocks the Cain’s ­Ballroom

By: Lee Taylor | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: April 2010

Does a trip to a luxurious condominium in Cabo San Lucas sound good right about now? How about a vacation in a spectacular home in Vail, or even a jaunt to New York City?

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What is Celiac Disease?

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Other | Issue: April 2010

Look around at a youth sports event and you’re likely to find the treats after the game are as important as the final score.

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Keeping Kids’ Minds Sharp This Summer

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Education | Issue: April 2010

Are you wondering how to keep your children busy this summer break?

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Empty Bowls Hunger-Awareness Dinner

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: April 2010

Hunger is a bigger problem in Oklahoma than most people realize – we’re the fourth-hungriest state in the nation, according to the USDA.

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Great Values in Doors and Windows

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2010

Consolidated Builders Supply carries a huge offering of AAW Quality Wood Doors.

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A Legend Returns Home

By: Tanya Andrews | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: April 2010

“Who Says You Can’t Go Home?” is not Patti Page’s song; she knows you can go home. Ms. Page was born in Claremore and always claims Claremore as her hometown wherever she lives or travels.

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Don’t Ignore Pain

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: April 2010

If there is one thing Broken Arrow resident Sue Mitchell would emphasize to anyone experiencing any kind of hip or knee pain, whether it is chronic or intermittent, it w…

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A Serendipitous Saturday

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2010

On Saturday, April 17, First United Methodist Church of Bixby is hosting its annual Serendipity Market.

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Celebrate Spring at Germanfest

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: April 2010

The German-American Society of Tulsa’s 7th annual Germanfest promises to be fun for the whole family, with free admission and free entertainment. It’s Friday, April 30 through Sunday, May 2.

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Budget-Friendly Kitchen Makeover

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: April 2010

If your kitchen cabinets don’t look good, neither will your new countertops or appliances. Then you start thinking: Replace? Reface? Repaint? Refinish?

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Live Well

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: April 2010

A new GNC – the place where good nutrition and wellness come together – has opened in The Shops at Broken Arrow.

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Manmade Makes a Difference

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2010

Rex Marsh has been in the custom manufactured natural and manmade marble fixtures business since 1980.

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Buckskin, Boots & BBQ

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: April 2010

Forget the fancy clothes and high heels. Grab your favorite jeans and cowboy boots and scoot out to the Perryman Ranch on Thursday, April 29.

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14th Annual Jenks Herb and Plant Festival

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: April 2010

The Jenks Garden Club takes it to the streets on Saturday, April 24, with the area’s biggest celebration of gardening.

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Festival Honors Claremore Tradition

By: Susan Erler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: April 2010

Believe it or not, there are still some people who don’t know that Lynn Riggs, one of Claremore’s favorite sons, wrote the original story “Green Grows the Lilacs,

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Accessorize, Accessorize, Accessorize

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: April 2010

The deep freeze of winter is finally over and as nature renews itself, you may feel like renewing your surroundings as well. Your home is where you care for your family and welcome friends and loved ones.

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Triple Green Giveaway

By: Gary Murphy | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2010

Mill Creek Carpet and Tile is a big part of the Mill Creek Lumber family.

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Captivate with Color

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: April 2010

Want to make your home more beautiful? Step into Robin Craig’s Owasso fabric store and you’ll be ready to spring into action.

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Expertise To Go

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: April 2010

The snow is gone, the grass is greening up and it’s time to start planting.

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Every Day is a Celebration at Party Depot

By: Susan Erler | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2010

What do these things have in common – a tiki hut, Mickey Mouse, Harley Davidson and wedding stationery? Give up? These are just a few of the fun items you will find at Party Depot in Owasso.

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Helping Orphans in Uganda

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Special Interest | Issue: April 2010

With modern day news coverage bringing the world into our living rooms, most people are probably not surprised at the living conditions in third world countries like Uganda.

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Know What Your Body Needs

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: April 2010

There’s an old saying that necessity is the mother of invention, and in the case of Riverbend Nutrition, it rings true.

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Easter Extraordinaire

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: April 2010

The Rock Church’s stated mission is to serve God and love people, and the church’s pastors, Billy Joe and Theresa Watts, see major holidays as golden opportunities t…

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Changing Lives through Tutoring

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Education | Issue: April 2010

Do you like to make a difference in other people’s lives? Becoming a Rogers County Literacy Council (RCLC) tutor just might be one of the most rewarding experiences you will ever have.

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Yards of Ideas

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2010

Rick Vaughan is the owner of Sawdust, Ltd., a Broken Arrow-based company specializing in the design, construction and sale of decks, shade arbors and other related products.

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Visual Exploration of Jewish Culture

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2010

The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art is currently featuring Michael Knigin’s Remembrance 2000 exhibition, a visual exploration of Jewish life and culture before, during and after the Holocaust.

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South Pointe Welcomes New Service Manager

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2010

Kevin Copeland began his career in the automotive industry over 30 years ago.

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Explore Careers in Aviation and Technology

By: Renee Profitt | Category: Education | Issue: April 2010

“Aviation Exploration Day” and an Open House were held on March 6 at Spartan’s campus, 8820 E. Pine, and on March 27, they hosted “Fulfilling the Dream” and an…

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It’s Time for Spring Painting

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2010

As the world outside starts to renew itself with fresh vibrant color, our homes – which have seemed so cozy during the long winter months – may start to appear drab …

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Summit Physical Therapy’s Open House Celebration

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: April 2010

Those who drive down Blue Starr Drive in Claremore have probably noticed Summit Physical Therapy’s beautiful new building at Blue Starr and Chambers.

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Try Tijuana’s for Tex-Mex and Authentic Mexican Dishes

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Restaurants | Issue: April 2010

Tijuana’s Grill & Cantina offers Tulsa diners a variety of made-from-scratch Tex-Mex and authentic Mexican dishes.

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Artists Work to Benefit The Tristesse Grief Center

By: Susan Halfacre Bramsch | Category: Special Interest | Issue: April 2010

Over 25 acclaimed artists will feature their work to benefit The Tristesse Grief Center at the ARTSCAPE fundraiser at The Silo Event Center at Redberry Farm on Sunday, A…

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Dancing for the Little Stars

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Other | Issue: April 2010

Tulsa Advocates for the Protection of Children (TAPC) is excited to present “Dancing for Little Stars” on Saturday, April 17 in the OU Schusterman Center at 6:30 p.m…

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SpringFest Garden Market and Festival

By: Cheryl Johnson | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: April 2010

Gardeners, are you ready for spring? Let Tulsa Garden Center help you get started on your garden planting.

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Seeing Double Bargains

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2010

Seeing double can be good.

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Action on the Arkansas River

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: April 2010

On Saturday, April 17, the Tulsa Rowing Club will host its 19th annual Route 66 Regatta. This all-day event will feature at least 250 rowers and over 30 races.

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Deckhands Needed for U.S.S. Batfish

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Other | Issue: April 2010

Oklahoma is a unique state, rich in history and full of interesting sites. One of the most intriguing is a World War II submarine sitting quietly in a grassy park, just off the Muskogee Turnpike.

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Standing Still Is Not an Investment Strategy

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2010

What is now being referred to as “The Big Recession” has some of the nation’s news experts tapping into an Oklahoma private investment firm for perspectives on how…

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What to Do When ­Termites Start Swarming

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2010

Swarming termites are a sight that makes even a grown man shudder. And it’s a fact that when warmer spring weather delivers us from winter, termites begin swarming.

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Get Gorgeous Lips and Eyes

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: March 2010

Spring is a time of renewal.

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15th Annual Memory Gala

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2010

Alzheimer’s disease is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.

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Any Time is Party Time at Andy B’s

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: March 2010

It’s always party time at Andy B’s, 8711 S. Lewis in Tulsa.

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Affordable Weight Loss Program

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: March 2010

In a recent study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in the last 20 years, the number of overweight people in the United States has ballooned …

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Beads, Gemstones, Pearls Galore

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: March 2010

Are you a lover of jewelry and accessories? Do you make and design jewelry, or are you interested in learning how? If so, March brings a can’t-miss event for you to Tulsa.

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Reverse Mortgage an Option for Seniors

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Financial Services | Issue: March 2010

In our current economy, money is tight for a lot of people.

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Our Excellence Is Guaranteed

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2010

Bob’s Paint & Body Shop is a full-service business with a genuine commitment to professional, affordable and personalized service.

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A Legend Lives On: Glenn Miller ­Orchestra Returns

By: Value News | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: March 2010

Continuing a tradition of rich music and a legacy that keeps going, the Broken Arrow Arts & Humanities Council will present its final presentation of the Encore Seri…

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An Ever-Expanding Inventory, All at Discount Prices

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2010

Building Materials Factory Outlet (BMFO) is located on 41st Street between Memorial and Sheridan in Tulsa.

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Bangers and Mash

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Retail | Issue: March 2010

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5th Annual Women’s Expo

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Retail | Issue: March 2010

The ultimate ladies’ day out, the 5th annual Claremore Women’s Expo, returns on Saturday, March 27.

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Clary Sage College Participates in ­“Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”

By: Christen Brummett | Category: Other | Issue: March 2010

Clary Sage College, branch campus of Community Care College, was invited to facilitate the hair, makeup, nails and massage services for the national hit reality show “…

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Recipe to End Hunger

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: March 2010

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, Oklahoma has the fourth-most hungry people in the nation.

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Help Expel Illiteracy at Spell-A-Round

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: March 2010

Do you miss the spelling bees of your childhood? This April, you can relive the fun, competitive experience of a spelling bee and help out a great cause at the same time.

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Headlights Done Right

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2010

If your headlights have lost their brightness, you may be concerned about not being able to see the road very well, and that is a valid issue.

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Dental Hygiene and Your Health

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: March 2010

Steven Deem, DDS, began his dental practice in 1980 in Claremore. He has also practiced in Tulsa, and opened the doors to Dentistry For You in Broken Arrow this past October.

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It’s Almost Time for Destination Claremore

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: March 2010

It is only a few weeks away: the time for “Destination Claremore” is quickly approaching, and legendary singer Patti Page will soon grace her hometown once again.

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Life Without Knee Pain

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2010

Do you have knee pain that is becoming too much to bear? If you’re considering surgery, it is essential to choose an orthopedic surgeon who is specially trained in joint replacement.

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Lawn and Shrub Care the Right Way

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2010

If you’re considering contracting lawn care for your home or business, you want to be sure the company you select is well established, knowledgeable and professional i…

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Sun-Kissed for Spring Break

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: March 2010

Golden Tan in Broken Arrow offers several ways to get a beautiful tan.

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Goodwill Needs Your Help

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: March 2010

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa is one of the largest employers of people with disabilities and other barriers to employment in the state of Oklahoma.

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Salon with a Heart

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: March 2010

“When you take care of your guests’ needs first, it all comes back to you in the end,” says Tammie Beyer, owner of Hair FX in Tulsa’s Fontana Shopping Center.

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Silent Auction and Dinner to Benefit Happy Hands

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2010

The first three years of a child’s life are a crucial formative time for that child’s language and pre-literacy development.

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Holiday Inn Tulsa – City Center Now Open in Downtown Tulsa

By: Kimberly Alsobrooks | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: March 2010

The new Holiday Inn sign introduced in 2007 is making its way around the world.

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Families Save and Earn at JBF

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: March 2010

The economy is a big topic of conversation right now for people of all walks of life – everyone is trying to figure out how to pinch a few extra pennies and earn some extra cash.

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Greek Beverage Newest Addition to McDonald’s Lineup

By: Susan Erler | Category: Restaurants | Issue: March 2010

It started with a cup of coffee, and now the McDonald’s venture into the beverage business has yielded yet another winner on the menu.

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Quality Home Improvement Help for Oklahoma Homeowners

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2010

The Mill Creek name has been familiar to Oklahomans for 76 years. And since 1954, Mill Creek Home Improvements has been helping Tulsa area residents with their home remodeling projects.

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Spring Activities at the Aquarium

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: March 2010

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to wake up to a giant shark looking down at you?

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Martial Arts for the Family

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2010

Confidence. Discipline. Respect. These are all qualities any parent would like to instill in their children – and they all are qualities that can be gained by participating in martial arts.

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Get to the Source of a Roof Leak

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2010

Tim Burns attended Oral Roberts University and after graduation, he and his family moved to Florida, where Tim began a career in commercial and residential contracting.

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Finding the Right Repair Shop

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2010

Nobody plans to have a car wreck, but accidents happen, and planning ahead can provide peace of mind in a stressful situation.

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Fashion Event to Support Autism Socially

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Special Interest | Issue: March 2010

The 1988 movie “Rain Man” called attention to autism on the big screen.

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Exotic Hometown Destination

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: March 2010

Safari’s Interactive Animal Sanctuary in Broken Arrow was founded in 1995 by Lori Ensign and her family.

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“Old Bag” Dinner & Auction

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Special Interest | Issue: March 2010

Safenet Services is a nonprofit domestic abuse and sexual assault agency that serves Rogers and Mayes Counties.

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Non-Invasive Solution for Back Pain

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2010

“I can remember a time when just sitting in the car about killed me,” recalls Jacquetta Gormly.

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Don’t Miss Souper Sunday on March 7

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2010

One out of every ten Americans will experience some degree of hearing loss at some point in their lives, says Diana Higgins, community relations manager for Total Source…

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Kick Off Spring Break at the Zoo

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: March 2010

Every kid knows that spring break officially begins Friday afternoon when that last school bell rings.

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Looking for an Affordable Romantic Gift?

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: February 2010

Valentine’s Day is approaching at lightning speed, a fact which may strike fear into many a male heart. What should he get for his sweetheart? And where should he get it?There is no need to panic.

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Not Just Transmissions Anymore

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2010

Owasso’s new Aamco Total Car Care is owned by partners with two very different backgrounds and one shared goal – to be a trusted business in the Owasso community.

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Get Rid of Unwanted Hair for Good

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: February 2010

Though it may seem like warmer weather will never come, spring is right around the corner, and summer is not far behind.

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Treating Your Pets Like Family

By: Susan Erler | Category: Pets | Issue: February 2010

As any dog or cat owner will confess, your pet is your “baby.” They become members of your family, and you worry about them just like you would your own child.

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Flowers Mean More at Art in Bloom

By: Susan Erler | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: February 2010

What would the most romantic and heartfelt day of the year be without flowers? Flowers convey the sender’s innermost feelings, so choosing the perfect arrangement can be confusing and stressful.

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Smart Money Move: Invest in a Roth IRA

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: February 2010

Beverly Barry is a registered representative and investment advisor with LPL Financial. LPL is credited with being the nation’s leading independent brokerage firm.

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Now’s the Time for Home Building Planning

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Real Estate | Issue: February 2010

Spring sunshine often warms the blood and quickens the brain, turning thoughts to projects that cold weather prohibited us from even considering.

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Helping Local Families in Need

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2010

“When people look at Bixby, it’s easy for them to see the big houses on the north side and think everything’s great – people don’t always see the needs.

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Helping Your Business Beat the Odds

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: February 2010

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, the odds are approximately 50 percent that all new businesses will close within five years.

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Darryl Starbird’s 46th Annual Custom Car Show

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2010

Are you looking for a weekend packed with fun for the whole family?

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Destination ­Claremore!

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: February 2010

She was “a kid from Oklahoma who never wanted to be a singer, but was told I could sing.” Patti Page, born in Claremore, Oklahoma as Clara Ann Fowler, was singing on…

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Patient Praise for Dr. LaButti

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2010

Billie Stone is living her life to the fullest as a retiree in Coweta, Oklahoma. But things were not always so great for Billie. For several long months, she felt a constant, unbearable pain in her hip.

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Lawn and Shrub Care the Right Way

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: February 2010

If you’re considering contracting lawn care for your home or business, you want to be sure the company you select is well established, knowledgeable and professional i…

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New Year, New You Fitness Challenge

By: Susan Erler | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2010

Many New Year’s resolutions include things like ‘get healthy, exercise more, lose weight, take better care of myself.’ But resolutions can be tough to stick to –…

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Don’t Miss Largest Wine Festival in Oklahoma

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: February 2010

Ever wish you could swirl a glass of wine like the professionals and tell its life story? Ever wish you knew why they did those things and what they are even talking about?

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Grout Care Can Turn Cents into Dollars

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: February 2010

Who wouldn’t spend a little money to save – even make – a lot? That’s the way Kent Kantor looks at his service, Grout Care of Tulsa.

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Candida: The Hidden Menace

By: Susan Erler | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2010

A healthy mind and body is your most valuable asset. Striving to achieve this healthy lifestyle can be difficult but may be accomplished by keeping everything in balance.

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Perfect Valentine’s Day Gifts for Any Budget

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: February 2010

When Joel David was in grade school, his parents would give him a dollar each day for lunch. Joel would stop at a store on the way to school and purchase 20 Jelly Worms with the dollar.

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Affordable Weight Loss Program

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: February 2010

In a recent study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in the last 20 years, the number of overweight people in the United States has ballooned …

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Local Valentine’s Day Tradition

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Restaurants | Issue: February 2010

There are Valentine cakes, and then there is a Tulsa tradition – Ludger’s special Valentine heart cake. This masterful presentation features Ludger’s signature vanilla Bavarian cream cheesecake.

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Worry-Free Home Cleaning

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: February 2010

Integrity is instilled in everything that Carol Carter does.

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Bringing Tradition Back to Martial Arts

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: February 2010

Sean and Michele Steefel of Broken Arrow have had a dream of opening their own martial arts academy for 12 years.

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Annual Luncheon Sells Out Once Again

By: Susan Erler | Category: Other | Issue: February 2010

The ceremonial passing of the gavel from one leader to the next is a long-time tradition for the Owasso Chamber of Commerce.

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Broadway Comes to Owasso

By: Susan Erler | Category: Other | Issue: February 2010

A young maiden called Cinderella, a conflicted boy named Jack, Jack’s mother, the giant Jack upsets, a childless baker and his wife, Rapunzel, a couple of princes, a w…

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Will You Take the Plunge?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: February 2010

Although you may not be acutely informed about Polar Plunge, you’ve probably heard of it.

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Premier Collision Goes Bilingual

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2010

Miguel Garcia invita a todos sus clientes y amigos a que lo visiten en Premier Collision en Broken Arrow. Un taller muy reconocido en la industria automotriz de enderezado y pintura.

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RCB Bank Names New CEO and President

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: February 2010

RCB Bank had its beginnings way back in January of 1936. It all began in Claremore, and the bank was first known as Rogers County Bank.

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Wellness Through Proper Nutrition

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2010

What makes 100 million cells a day and remakes itself every 7 years? Your body!

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A Lot’s Going On at The Rock Church

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2010

On January 17, senior pastors Billy Joe and Theresa Watts celebrated The Rock Church’s first Sunday in its new home – Union’s newly-remodeled Performing Arts Cente…

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Rogers County Literacy Council Celebrates Accomplishments

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2010

Imagine not being able to read the contents of a package you wanted to purchase at a grocery store.

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South Pointe Now Certified Service Provider for Saturn

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2010

South Pointe Chevrolet has always placed valued customers first, whether you are looking for a new or used car, or are in need of factory authorized service on your vehicle.

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Love Your Smile

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: February 2010

If you or a loved one are missing teeth, you may be unaware of the health risks involved.

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Same-Day Service a Priority at Torchwood

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: February 2010

“Whenever you call us, you’re going to be talking to a real person, not some recording,” says Eric Danels, owner of Torchwood Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing.

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Susan Ford Bales at Studio K

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: February 2010

She had her senior prom in the White House, where she served as official hostess after her mother was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer, just seven weeks after her…

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Tulsa Garden ­Center’s Annual Gardening Info Fair

By: Cheryl Johnson | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: February 2010

Gardeners, get ready for spring with free information!

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Tulsa Indian Art Festival February 12-14

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: February 2010

Although some people say it’s Tulsa’s best-kept secret, Fran Kimmel wants everyone to know about it.

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Get Wild at Heart for Valentine’s Day

By: Susan Erler | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: February 2010

Everything is perfect. A four course meal, jazz music plays in the background, a glass of wine to complement dinner, and as you gaze into your sweetheart’s eyes you see…penguins?

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A Business Built on Faith

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: February 2010

Victory Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning has been earning the trust and confidence of patrons in the Tulsa metropolitan area for over 15 years.

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Don’t Let Leg Veins Get You Down

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: January 2010

For many, unsightly leg veins are a real problem, and winter is the perfect season to begin treatment to get rid of those unattractive and sometimes painful leg veins.

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Garage Doors Are Now Our Front Doors

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: January 2010

Garage doors have become our front doors. We seldom pull into the garage, get out of the car, and walk to the front door to enter our homes. So we want our garage doors to look good and function well.

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Christian Foster Care

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Special Interest | Issue: January 2010

Every day, dozens of children in our community are abused or neglected, often in the so-called safety of their own homes.

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Improve Your Balance

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2010

Traditionally, many people use the New Year as a time to make resolutions, and more often than not, weight loss and physical fitness top the resolution list.

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Car Care with a Conscience

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2010

Just like you need a good doctor you can trust, your car needs a good mechanic you can trust.

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Upcoming Shows at New Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: January 2010

Two exciting concert events are happening at the new Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center in February: David Phelps on February 14 and Jana Jae and Friends on February 27.

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Assisted Living at Its Finest

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Real Estate | Issue: January 2010

You’re invited to visit the area’s newest assisted living facility, Canoe Brook Assisted Living Community, 20102 E. Admiral Pl. in Catoosa.

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Feel at Home at The Carlyle

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: January 2010

Take an apartment complex that was built in the early 1970s and in need of repair, put $3.5 million into a complete redesign and renovation, and what do you get?

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Your Window and Door Store

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: January 2010

Consolidated Builders Supply (CBS) first opened shop in Oklahoma City nearly 25 years ago, selling and manufacturing quality windows, doors and skylights.

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A Family Affair

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: January 2010

While many kids complain about having to mow the yard, J.W. Powers and wife Linda have a willing helper in their grandson Josh, 7.

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Personal Help for Your Fitness Resolution

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2010

Steve and Paula Dibbins are co-owners of Fitness Together in Owasso.

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Free Company Wellness Seminar

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2010

Are you concerned about the spiraling costs of healthcare? Then assess the risk of doing nothing about it.

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Meeting All Your ­Automotive Needs

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2010

Jim Norton Automotive is located on South Memorial just south of the Creek Turnpike, and provides the public with service, parts and some of the most reliable and afford…

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Decadence, Diamonds and Denim

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: January 2010

It’s a night to wear your flashiest bling or your favorite pair of jeans.

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Worry-Free Home Cleaning

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: January 2010

Integrity is instilled in everything that Carol Carter does.

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New Year Brings Name Change to 36 Year Old Appliance Company

By: Judy Bilyeu | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: January 2010

Metro Builders Supply has changed its name to Metro Appliances & More, according to Corporate President Guy Minnix.

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Get Fit Once and For All

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2010

They’re all losers. And they’re proud of it. It is a group of women who have lost pounds and inches by participating in Owasso Adventure Boot Camp.

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Owasso Community Theater Company Presents “Night of January 16th”

By: Kay Neldon | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: January 2010

Owasso Community Theater Company is proud to present a murder mystery with a twist. “Night of January 16th” by Ayn Rand will keep you guessing. Who killed Bjorn Faulkner?

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Premier Collision Goes Bilingual

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2010

Miguel Garcia invita a todos sus clientes y amigos a que lo visiten en Premier Collision en Broken Arrow. Un taller muy reconocido en la industria automotriz de enderezado y pintura.

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Wellness Through Proper Nutrition

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2010

What makes 100 million cells a day and remakes itself every 7 years? Your body!

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Enhance Your Outdoor Living Experience

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: January 2010

Sawdust, Ltd. was founded 31 years ago, and Rick Vaughan has been the owner of the Broken Arrow-based company for 20 years.

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Preserve Your Holiday Memories

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: January 2010

The winter holidays are behind us and the last of the pine needles have been vacuumed up. Now is the time to get those holiday photos out of the digital camera and into a scrapbook.

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Help for Street Cats

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Special Interest | Issue: January 2010

They’re the cats that no one cares about. Some had homes at one time, but you would hardly know it from their lack of trust.

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Portraits of a Garden Amateur ­Photography Contest and Exhibition

By: Cheryl Johnson | Category: Other | Issue: January 2010

Amateur photographers of all ages, Tulsa Garden Center would love to exhibit your talent for all of the Tulsa area public to view during the Portraits of a Garden Amateu…

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National Media Outlets Get Perspectives from Local Wealth Management Firm

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2010

Waterstone Private Wealth Management, located in Owasso and Utica Square in Tulsa, is a private, independent investment services firm owned by Melanie Hasty-Grant, manag…

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