Value News Articles–2014

Share Love. Take Risks. Enjoy the Journey.

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: December 2014

The Bling Boutique is a treasure trove of fashion with an intimate shopping environment, offering personal service to help ensure that you look and feel great about yourself.

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BAPAC Captures Spirit of the Season

By: Christina Dixon | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2014

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center is spreading holiday cheer by offering three unique shows in December, including …

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Oklahoma Author Releases New Book

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2014

In a media-saturated world focused on having more, it’s sometimes difficult for adults to teach children about the value of money, especially at Christmas time.

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Beautiful Lighted Holiday Displays for 2014

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2014

Celebrate the best of family holiday traditions at The Castle of Muskogee. Take a leisurely drive through Castleton Village, filled with over 2,000 holiday lighted displays.

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Giving the Gift of Home

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: December 2014

Many area children will not feel the love of a family this Christmas morning.

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Feeling the Holiday Shopping Stress?

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2014

Ever found yourself trying to figure out the perfect Christmas gift for a loved one?

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Donating Dental Services

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: December 2014

In 2003, after severing relations with D-Dent, an existing donated dental service organization based in Oklahoma City, two women representing the Tulsa branch came to th…

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Athletic Injuries on the Rise

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2014

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, participation in organized sports is on the rise. Nearly 30 million children and adolescents now participate in youth sports in the United States.

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Find Your Footing at Felts

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2014

Voted the best shoe store in Claremore for many years, Felts Shoes is also a great place to purchase Christmas gifts or pick out footwear for all of your family needs.

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Exclusive Gifts at J&J

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2014

Christmas shopping at J&J Pharmacy and Gifts is always fun, as the store carries many exclusive lines not found anywhere else in town.

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20 Years of Excellence

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: December 2014

Twenty years ago, Joel David Wiland and his wife, Kendra, started a jewelry business in their home. “We started our business with three rings, $500 cash and a lot of faith,” says Joel.

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The Real Steel

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2014

From the humble beginnings as a hobby shop behind his home, Raymond Lucas’s business now has five separate divisions and has gained a reputation through the Midwest re…

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Martial Arts Builds Confidence

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: December 2014

It’s tough. It’s highly regimented, with no tolerance for nonsense. It requires absolute focus and perseverance. So why do so many kids do martial arts?

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Go Nuts Shopping on Route 66

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2014

If fighting crowds at the mall or big box stores for Christmas gifts leaves you stressed, then The Nut House on historic Route 66 just might be the best place to get all of your shopping done.

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Aquarium Recruits Volunteers to Get Their Feet Wet

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2014

When Ann Money first moved to the area 14 years ago to help open the Oklahoma Aquarium, there were only a handful of “land-locked” aquariums. Since its official open…

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Think Pink for the Holidays

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2014

With our busy lives, it’s often difficult to find time to do everything we’d like for the holidays.

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Five Reasons Couples Need an Estate Plan

By: Terry Parsons | Category: Financial Services | Issue: December 2014

It is estimated that over 120 million Americans do not have proper estate plans in place. Objectives for estate plans vary from person to person, family to family.

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RCB Bank Welcomes New Hire

By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: December 2014

RCB Bank welcomes Brandi Doty as its Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer.

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Familiar Face in a New Location

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2014

Well-known skin care professional Olga Arnold has recently opened her new business, Skin Ambitions Medical Spa, at 7909 E. 79th St. in the Spine and Orthopedic Institute building.

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Portraits of a Garden

By: Mike Blake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2014

To Tulsa area amateur photographers of all ages: Tulsa Garden Center offers you the opportunity to exhibit your photographic art during the Portraits of a Garden Amateur…

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TYPros Launches New Community Foundation

By: Matt Stockman | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2014

In an effort to expand the organization’s reach, respond to community needs, and offer diverse and consistent opportunities for its members to volunteer, Tulsa’s You…

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Merry Twisted Christmas

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2014

Make it a Merry Twisted Christmas with a holiday outfit that wows the room or a special gift that wows some lucky person.

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It’s Unique at Vintique

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2014

Downtown Claremore may be a smorgasbord of shops, but Sheila Giannelli, owner of Vintique Charm, is proud that her shop really does focus on being unique.

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Santa Claus is Coming to Will Rogers Memorial Museum

By: Pat Reeder | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2014

Santa Claus will visit the Will Rogers Memorial Museum three Saturdays in December when admission will be free to all.

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Broken Arrow Bustling for the Holidays

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2014

The holidays are upon us, and there’s no better way to kick off the season than by attending the 21st annual Broken Arrow Main Street Merchants Association’s Holiday Tea-Off.

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Bring Home the Heat

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Restaurants | Issue: November 2014

Those in search of heat for their holiday feast need look no further than Cajun Ed’s Hebert’s Specialty Meats.

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Car Country Rises Above Competition

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2014

“We’re revolutionizing the buy-here, pay-here concept,” says Alex Sordo, general manager at Car Country.

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Relief for Students Sporting Injuries

By: Wynne Marsh | Category: Other | Issue: November 2014

Friday night football is here. The stadium lights are coming on, and our kids are running onto the football field once again.

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Greatest Story Ever Told

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2014

Christview Christian Church, located at 2525 S. Garnett, is pleased to present the 16th annual Bethlehem Walk to the Tulsa community.

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Shopping Local Pays Off

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2014

If you need some extra money for holiday spending or for paying bills, patronizing Claremore businesses for the 12th annual Santa Cash promotion might help.

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History Is In the Air

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2014

Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 8, and plan on attending the Commemorative Air Force Spirit of Tulsa Squadron’s Wings Over Tulsa and the 13th annual Big Ban…

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Ease Your Aches and Pains

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2014

Greg Wolter is president and founder of Community Builders, Inc., headquartered in Tulsa with offices in Oklahoma City and Little Rock.

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Reinvent Your Space

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2014

“I never would have dreamed my home (business) could look this good with all my own stuff!” Dana Daubenspeck of Dana & Associates...Reinventing hears this over a…

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You’ll Have a Dickens of a Time

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Other | Issue: November 2014

Claremore Main Street will be kicking off the Christmas season with their annual Dickens on the Boulevard celebration featuring lots of family-friendly fun for everyone …

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Bixby Welcomes New Dealership

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2014

Mitsubishi is back in the area with the recent opening of Green Country Mitsubishi in Bixby. The dealership is located at 154th and Memorial, but you won’t recognize it.

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The Hamlet Expands in Time for the Holidays

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Restaurants | Issue: November 2014

Fall is without a doubt the most beautiful season in Tulsa, and The Hamlet at 91st and Sheridan has just added a patio and full bar, making it the perfect location to enjoy the weather.

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31st Annual Christmas Home Tour

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2014

Since 1983, the Junior Ocieleta Christmas Home Tour has become a community tradition, showcasing some of Claremore’s fantastic homes.

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Beads that Bless

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: November 2014

It is nearly impossible these days to turn on the news or have a conversation around the water cooler without the Ebola virus being brought up.

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Medicare Part D Made Easy

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: November 2014

To anyone who is on Medicare, few things are more confusing or overwhelming than the 31 choices for stand-alone prescription drug coverage in Oklahoma for the year 2015.

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Free Financial Seminars

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Financial Services | Issue: November 2014

If you’re like many people, you have financial goals in mind but feel a bit unsure about which investment strategy may be right for you.

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New Merchandise at Half the Cost

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2014

With the holiday season just around the corner, chances are good you are on the lookout for ways to stretch every dollar in your wallet.

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You’ll Be Floored by the Selection

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2014

Mill Creek first opened doors for business in 1934. Headquartered in Tulsa, the company is still family-owned with locations in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas.

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Honoring Veterans on November 11

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Other | Issue: November 2014

Continuing a tradition that started seven years ago, MMS-Payne Funeral Home is once again sponsoring Claremore’s annual Veterans Day parade, which will start promptly …

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Celebrating 25 years in the Real Estate Industry

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Real Estate | Issue: November 2014

When Allen Stout opened the doors of his real estate office in 1989 with four other partners, he never envisioned the changes that would take place over the next 25 years.

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Say “Yes, Dear” to Text Banking

By: Kyle Head | Category: Financial Services | Issue: November 2014

My wife and I have been married for almost six months now and the best advice given to me was, “If you want a happy marriage, you need to learn to say ‘yes, dear.’…

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Citizens of District 3 Want Roll-Off Containers

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2014

Ron Burrows is the Republican candidate for Rogers County Commissioner District 3.

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Festival of Trees

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2014

Rustic Elegance is the event theme for Safenet Services’ 11th annual Festival of Trees Gala & Auction, set for Friday, December 5.

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Dental Care Should Start Young

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: November 2014

Many parents may wonder, when should a child first see a dentist?

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Low Impact Fitness for Whole Body Health

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: November 2014

The word “fitness” usually construes images of pushing, pulling, pumping and sweating.

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Non-Drug Therapy Solution for Depression

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: November 2014

Dr. Jeff McIlroy is the founder and chief of psychiatry for Strength of Mind Behavioral Health. He has been in practice for 24 years and is board certified in both general and geriatric psychiatry.

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Carols & Crumpets

By: Tina Lynn | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2014

Members of the Tulsa Herb Society have been busy cooking and crafting for their annual event – Carols & Crumpets.

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New MRI System for Prostate Program

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: November 2014

Richard B. Saint, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a regional authority in the field of bladder and testis cancer, as well as other urological malignancies. He practices at the St.

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Hoof It with 4-H Horse Club

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

Three area organizations will benefit from the Hoof It 5K & Fun Run set for Saturday, October 11 at Claremore Lake.

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Don’t Lose Heat This Winter

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2014

Randy and Debi Raper are the owners of Aire Serv Heating & Air Conditioning.

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Crafts for Charitable Causes

By: Bev Schwarzkopf | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

A win-win tradition returns to Broken Arrow with the annual Epsilon Sigma Alpha Benefit Craft Show at Oliver Middle School on October 25, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This…

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Anti-Aging for the Modern Age

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: October 2014

On Thursday, October 16, BA Med Spa & Weight Loss Center will host a special all-day Sculptra® event featuring Dr. Ben J. Tittle, renowned plastic surgeon based in Dallas.

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Kids, Give It a Shot

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

The Broken Arrow Youth Basketball Association serves the City of Broken Arrow and Broken Arrow Schools.

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Thrills for the Whole Family

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

Expect a bigger, better, and more exciting Halloween Festival at The Castle of Muskogee with new scenery, more actors, and new merchants.

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Sidelined by Injury?

By: Julie Lawson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2014

Friday night football is here. The stadium lights are coming on, and our kids are running onto the football field once again.

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Convenient, Comprehensive Care

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2014

“Three key words describe our philosophy at Claremore Compounding Center,” says Pharmacist Darren Hightower.

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Take a Ride the First Weekend in October

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

Bicyclists in northeastern Oklahoma, plan to enjoy a great ride on Saturday, October 4 during the Dickens of a Ride bicycle tour through the beautiful rolling hillsides surrounding Claremore.

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Custom Communications and Technology Solutions

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Other | Issue: October 2014

DLSS Systems and Tel-Star Technologies are partner companies that provide a variety of custom communications and technology solutions.

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Fall Craftacular

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

Get an early start on Christmas shopping at the Fall Craftacular at Faith Church in Glenpool.

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Paying It Forward

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Professional Services | Issue: October 2014

Walking into Family Animal Medicine, located at 9200 N. Garnett Rd. in Owasso, one immediately feels welcome.

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Whale of a Tale Artisan Sale

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

Friends of the Catoosa Public Library is an organization with the mission “to strengthen our local library, to encourage our community by providing opportunities for i…

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Goodwill Fall Job Fair

By: Nancy Webster | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa will host its annual Fall Job Fair on Thursday, October 2, 2014, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The job fair will be held in the South Annex of G…

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This Carpet’s For the Dogs (and Cats)

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: October 2014

Grigsby’s Carpet, Tile & Rug Gallery is currently featuring pet-friendly products with a focus on dogs and cats –and people too.

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Over Eight Decades of Service

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Other | Issue: October 2014

Since 1928, Guaranty Abstract Company has led the industry in abstracting services.

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Voted Rogers County Reader’s Choice for Two Years

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2014

For the second year in a row, Harmony Star Marble & Granite has been voted Rogers County Reader’s Choice for the best marble company.

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Thousands Drawn to Main Street

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

Looking for a day of fun, music and art that the entire family will enjoy?

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It’s the Ultimate Ladies Day Out

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

Hobbies, women’s health and wellness issues, as well as fashion and shopping adventures are on tap for the 9th annual Ladies Lifestyle Extravaganza, set for Saturday, …

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Time to Chicken Dance

By: Stacey Roggendorff | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

Tulsa’s largest fall festival turns 36 this year.

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Mopars at the Park Celebrates 100 Years of Dodge

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

The 10th annual Mopars at the Park Car Show hits the pavement on Saturday, November 8.The festivities take place at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park (3101 N. Garnett Rd.)…

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Go Nuts on Route 66

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Other | Issue: October 2014

Load up your automobile and head to The Nut House on historic Route 66 for a day of family-friendly activities and products on October 25 at the 6th annual Route 66 Pecan & Fun Fest.

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Taking Care of Cars and Drivers

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2014

Car trouble. Those are two words every vehicle owner hates. You depend on your car to take you to and from work, the kids’ activities, even a much-needed vacation.

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Night at the Wax Museum

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

Owasso Community Theatre Company (OCTC) invites you to a comical journey through the funniest wax museum of all time.

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Agricultural Equipment and Repair

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2014

Since P&K Equipment established its Owasso location in 2009, the agricultural equipment provider has earned a reputation for top notch customer service.

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How a Line of Credit Can Help Your Farm Credit Needs

By: Ray McCartney | Category: Financial Services | Issue: October 2014

Someone recently asked me when the slow time for agriculture is. Sounds like an easy question, right?

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Reveal Your Beauty for the Holidays

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: October 2014

While changing wardrobes for a cooler season, most people give little thought to the damage summer has done to their hair, skin and nails.

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Harvest Carnival – A Halloween Alternative for Children

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

Friday, October 31, from 6 to 9 p.m., Rhema Bible Church proudly presents Harvest Carnival – a Halloween alternative for children that provides a safe, action-packed, …

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Fair Board Member Seeks Commissioner Seat

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: October 2014

“I would like to extend a big ‘thank you’ to all the residents of Rogers County who recently helped make the 100th year Rogers County Fair a rousing success,” sa…

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Remodel Your Outdoor Living Space

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: October 2014

Family owned and managed S&W Tree Specialists operates throughout northeastern Oklahoma and provides services including tree care, plant health care, property mainte…

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Weather Changes Can Affect Garage Doors

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: October 2014

You’re in a hurry to leave for work. Your garage door raises a few feet and then stops. It will move no further.This scenario with a broken spring plays out most often during temperature changes.

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Connecting Children with the Loving Homes They Deserve

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

It is no secret that our state has a crisis when it comes to providing resources and safe homes for displaced children, but the numbers can be paralyzing.

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Preserving Cowboy Cooking Culture

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

If they were being pulled by horses or oxen, it might look like an Old West cattle drive.

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Will Rogers Days

By: Pat Reeder | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

 Something new has been added to the four-day Will Rogers Days, marking the November 4, 1879 birthday of Will Rogers and the 1938 opening of the Will Rogers Memoria…

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September Laser Hair Removal Event

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2014

What do waxing, electrolysis and razors have in common? They’re all methods of removing unwanted facial and body hair.

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Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: September 2014

Diabetes affects everyone, whether personally, a loved one, friend or coworker. There is no cure. But diabetes must be stopped, soon.

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Murder Abounds This Fall in Claremore

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

If you love a great murder mystery (and who doesn’t?), you are in luck. There are two murder mystery dinner theatre fundraisers being planned this fall in Claremore.

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Black & White: A Night at the Museum

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

Located in historic downtown Broken Arrow, the Broken Arrow Historical Society Museum gathers and preserves regional history and artifacts that enrich the heritage of the city.

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Time for Fall and Football Cookouts

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Restaurants | Issue: September 2014

Football and BBQ cookouts go hand in hand during the fall months. No one knows this better than Josh and Kristy White, who have been smoking meat for almost 8 years.

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Enjoy Fruits of Your Labor at Children’s Orchard

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2014

It has been over three years since Kari Hendrix bought the Children’s Orchard in Owasso, and in that time she has implemented changes that transformed an already succe…

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Sizzling September Entertainment

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Other | Issue: September 2014

Bluegrass, country, gospel, contemporary Christian, classic rock, Western swing classics and some R&B music are on tap for the 35th annual Bluegrass & Chili Fest…

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Golf for a Cause

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

You may not be a golf pro, but that doesn’t matter to the Claremore Christian School Booster Club or Parent Teacher Organization.

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Davis Seeks District 3 Commission Seat

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

When the votes for District 3 are counted in November, Dell Davis is hoping to become the second woman ever to be a county commissioner in Rogers County.

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Don’t Turn Your Back on Pain

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2014

This year’s summer has been relatively mild, encouraging everyone to play hard.

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Harvest on the Hill Craft Show

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

Handcrafted soaps and body products, wood crafts, boutique items and home décor, along with many other items, will be available at the 6th annual fall craft show hosted…

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Ladies, Get Fit for Fall

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2014

A popular Claremore gym for women has finished phase one of its expansion to accommodate the growing needs and interests of area females.

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Goodwill and Dell Reconnect

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

Technology is improving every day. Today’s computers are quickly leaving yesterday’s systems in the past – or in your closet, basement or attic.

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Engine Repair for Classic Cars

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2014

Cars have been around for over a hundred years, and for most of that century, carburetors were an integral part of the engine.

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Kindle the Flame

By: Christi Finley | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

Lynette Hagin’s Kindle the Flame® Women’s Conference will be held September 25–27 at Rhema Bible Church in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

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Feel Welcome When You Pull in the Drive

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2014

Kalan Paul and LCI Concrete provide replacement driveways for homeowners. “We pride ourselves on completing every turnkey project to the satisfaction of our customers,” he says.

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Kick Your Fears

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2014

Martial arts has been in existence since ancient times, but in the world of modern day sports training, this training is relatively young.

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Master Gardeners Plot Teaching Garden

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

By nature, gardens are always “under construction,” so the members of the Master Gardeners Association of Rogers County (MGARC) are no strangers to the amount of pla…

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Don’t Just Ride, Bike MS

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects an estimated 2.3 million people worldwide. In the United States, celebrities like Jack Osborne, Annette Funicello and Richard Pryor help put a face to the disease.

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After-Hospital Care in Hotel Setting

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2014

After being released from the hospital, many people need additional services and care before they are able to return home.

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New Cancer Team in Rogers County

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2014

If you live in the Claremore area and ever find yourself in need of cancer treatment, you can now get complete services at Oklahoma Cancer Specialists, which has recentl…

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Improve Your Health Naturally

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2014

Sheila Urbonas knew she would one day be facing a Type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Her mother had the disease, and Sheila had gestational diabetes during her pregnancies.

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Knowing Your Mortgage Options Can Save You Money

By: Derek Robinson | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2014

When it comes to buying or refinancing a home, there are a lot of mortgage loan options available.

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Achieve the Dream of Home Ownership

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

For most people, a home is the largest investment they will ever make.

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Celebrating a Century of Tradition

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

For the second year in a row, a fireworks show will kick off the opening night of the annual Rogers County Fair on Thursday, September 11 at approximately 8:45 p.m. The …

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Making CHANGE with Your Change

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

With 24 non-profit agencies counting on your support, the Rogers County United Way is set to kick off its annual campaign with a “Lunch at the Gazebo” on September 1…

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Check Out Local Food and Products

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

The Rose District Farmers Market in Broken Arrow is located on South Main Street.

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Enjoy An Evening of Wine & Roses

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

Memorable wines, soft moonlight and the fragrance of roses combine to create a magical experience at Tulsa Garden Center’s An Evening of Wine & Roses on Friday, Se…

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Party with a Purpose to Help Rescued Animals

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: September 2014

For one evening, Parrot Heads will become pirates for the benefit of Pet Adoption League.

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Tulsa’s Restaurant Week Returns

By: Maggie Hoey | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2014

In conjunction with September’s National Hunger Action Month, area restaurants are helping the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma fight hunger in eastern Oklahoma…

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Helping You Create the Retirement of Your Dreams

By: Melanie Hasty-Grant | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2014

My retirees aren’t sitting around in their rocking chairs! The retirement bucket lists of today are full of the hopes and dreams that have finally come to fruition.

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Relief for Sleep Apnea and TMJ Pain

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2014

Dr. Steven White has offered dental services to Tulsa and the surrounding communities for over 35 years.

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Time for Back-to-School Eye Exams

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Other | Issue: August 2014

As fall comes into focus, families are preparing to send kids back to school.

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Sign Up Now for Competitions

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2014

Award-winning musical performances, a competitive chili cook-off, vocalist competitions, marketplace shopping, a car show and other family-friendly activities are on tap…

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Boogying to Benefit the Community

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2014

Dancers will be jiving, swinging and tangoing their way across the Robson Performing Arts Center stage on Saturday, August 23 at 7 p.m. as part of “A Celebration of Helping Others: Dancing with the Stars of Rogers County 2014.”

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Senior Citizens – You Can Make a Difference

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2014

Help a struggling first and second grade reader: become a volunteer literacy tutor.

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Stopping Predators, Restoring Lives

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2014

In 2004, Jason and Kristin Weis were living in “the perfect world” when a headline story gripped their hearts and changed their lives.

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A Great Smile Will Take You a Long Way

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2014

Dental Depot, an Oklahoma-based company, is opening its third Tulsa metropolitan location in mid-August at 1950 W. Kenosha St. in Broken Arrow.

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Find Big Fashion on Main Street

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2014

Sixteen-year-old Madison Todd is a remarkable young lady who is learning on a daily basis the many facets of running a successful boutique.  Since her mother, Susan…

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Pathway to Wellness

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2014

Health speaks volumes.

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Do You Want It Done Right?

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: August 2014

Oklahoma is known for its extreme temperatures. Currently, we are in the midst of another scorching summer. Such persistent heat can wreak havoc on roofs.

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Put Your Best Feet Forward

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2014

Sometimes, when the pressures of life mount up, you might feel as if you are “carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders,” as the old saying goes.

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It’s Bunco Time

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2014

Nothing creates more excitement in this rural Oklahoma community than a friendly game of Bunco, especially when it’s for a good cause.

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More than Just a Supplement Store

By: Mark Roe | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2014

According to market research group Marketresearch.com, the weight loss industry in 2013 was valued at approximately 60.5 billion dollars.With a dizzying array of product…

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Goodwill Grand Opening of New Retail Store

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: August 2014

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa celebrated the grand opening of its new “Route 66” Southwest Boulevard retail store in early July.

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Golf Tournament Benefits Children with Cancer

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2014

When the elevator doors opened at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, Mark Meyer came face to face with a small child. She was bald. A cotton ball was taped to the inside of her arm.

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Pedal for a Cure

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2014

The National MS Society educates, inspires and empowers those affected by multiple sclerosis.

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Steak Cook-Off Beefed up for 2014

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2014

Tulsa’s Young Professionals is partnering with the Oklahoma Championship Steak Cook-Off to bring the Steak Cookoff Association’s U.S. Steak Championship to downtown …

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Got Hail Damage?

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Other | Issue: August 2014

While the potential for a car accident is a year-round threat, storm season is on its way in Oklahoma.

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Teach Kids Money Management

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: August 2014

When is a good time to begin teaching your kids about money and banking? “The earlier the better,” says Lisa Armendarez, a banker at RCB Bank.

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RCB Bank Welcomes New Hire

By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: August 2014

RCB Bank recently hired Corey Bates as the VP, Commercial Lender, for the Broken Arrow market.

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Contemporary-Rustic Refuge

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2014

Since taking over operations of family-owned The Refuge Lifestyle, Clinton Taylor, Jr., has established a new watermark of success.

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Meet the Rice Staff

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: August 2014

Rice Funeral Service has been serving Rogers County and surrounding areas since 1945.

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The Rock Celebrates Seven Years

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: August 2014

“We’re continuing to love people and serve God,” says Pastor Billy Joe Watts of The Rock Church in Tulsa.

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Nursing Excellence at the Bedside

By: Jane Zemel | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2014

When Saint Francis Hospital opens two new Respiratory Care Units (RCU) in the fall, one of the first to show up for duty will be Nicole.

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Pow Wow of Champions

By: Lynnetta Blalock | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2014

Experience the beauty and richness of Native American culture when the Intertribal Indian Club of Tulsa (IICOT) hosts the 37th annual Pow Wow of Champions August 8-10, 2014.

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Depression and Recovery in 1930s Tulsa

By: Mary Waller | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2014

The Tulsa Historical Society & Museum (THS) has opened a new exhibit exploring the financial calamities, broken dreams and the resilient can-do spirit of the 1930s in Tulsa.

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Twisted Moves Locations

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2014

Now in their new location at 13160 S. Memorial, next to Valley National Bank, Twisted Soul Sisters has more than doubled its previous space with more selections of cloth…

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Bring Beauty to Your World

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2014

As owner of Village Salon and Day Spa in Claremore, Chrissy Barney understands that women want and deserve to feel beautiful, and she strives to create an atmosphere whe…

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Hot Finds at Surceé

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: July 2014

Summer has arrived! For all your gift and décor needs for Fourth of July, family reunions, barbecues, vacation homes, pool houses and more, Surceé Gifts & Home has you covered.

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American Celebrates America

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Financial Services | Issue: July 2014

In honor of Independence Day, American Heritage Bank presents the 18th annual fireworks show in Sapulpa on Friday, July 4.For most, July 4th tradition involves friends, …

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Look Fabulous Without Going Under the Knife

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: July 2014

We all want to look good in the hot summer sun, and BA Med Spa & Weight Loss Center can help – even if you don’t want to undergo an invasive procedure that requires downtime and discomfort.

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Chimneys and Roofs are What They Do

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2014

Founded in 1977 by David E. Harris, Black Hat Cleaning Services has served the Tulsa metro area for 37 years, providing chimney cleaning and repair, air duct cleaning, and dryer vent cleaning and repair.

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Broadway, Musicians and More

By: Christina Dixon | Category: Other | Issue: July 2014

From Grammy winners to renowned Broadway shows to everything in between, the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center Foundation continues to bring the world to Broken Arrow …

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Free Healthy Cooking Classes

By: Mark Roe | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2014

The staff at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) wants you to stay healthy. Kalli Castille is the director of nutritional support and culinary at CTCA.

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Expanded Selection for 2014

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2014

The Castle of Muskogee, Oklahoma’s 37,000-square-foot fireworks retail showroom, keeps working to improve everyone’s enjoyment on the Fourth of July.

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Got Poo?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2014

Pets bring joy and unconditional love into our lives, but they’re not without inconveniences – in particular, those pesky carpet stains and smells that inevitably ha…

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Grigsby’s Completes Expansion

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: July 2014

Grigsby’s Carpet & Tile completed a major expansion project last fall that put the entire store under one roof.

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You’re Bound to Be Impressed

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: July 2014

Walk through the doors of Homeward Bound and browse awhile. You might just be surprised by the eclectic and fun mixture of items available to appeal to different tastes and different pocketbooks.

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Jim Glover Named Chevrolet Dealer of the Year

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: July 2014

Jim Glover Chevrolet has been awarded the Chevrolet Dealer of the Year Award for three consecutive years – 2011, 2012 and 2013. This year’s presentation was made in early June.

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Free Yourself from Cycle of Emotional Investing

By: Linda Rainwater | Category: Financial Services | Issue: July 2014

In many areas of your life, you’re probably aware that it’s useful to keep emotions out of your decision-making — and that’s certainly the case with investing.

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Go West for Saddles

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Retail | Issue: July 2014

Driving along Highway 412, just west of Sand Springs, is a humble red building. Unless you are looking for it, it is easy to miss.

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Fraudsters Out In Full Force This Summer

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: July 2014

Fraud season is in full gear. Last month, we offered ways to protect you and your money while traveling.

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You Can Help Rogers County Students

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2014

Some may take for granted a new backpack filled with crayons, pencils, pens, notebook paper, and other school supplies.

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Sapulpa Community Theatre in Crisis

By: Sherry Whisman | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2014

Sapulpa Community Theatre, Inc.

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Scissortail Wine Festival

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2014

As Oklahoma’s state bird, the scissortail flycatcher is a symbol of grace and elegance.

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Healthy Produce Delivered

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Other | Issue: July 2014

Sara Causey’s passion for cooking, eating and having access to healthy produce has led her on a new adventure in life – one also benefitting others.

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Enjoying Life Again

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2014

Rick Brewster is a new man today. Thanks to Spinal Decompression of Oklahoma in Claremore, Rick is able to sleep soundly each night without the aid of a painkiller.

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Whole Person Wellness

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2014

The name of this boutique wellness studio shows what clients have to gain – Strength of Mind and Body.With offerings in Pilates, fitness, yoga and wellness, owner Tere…

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SUMMIT Celebrates 15

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2014

For college friends Sean Cox and Bret McGuire and their wives, Kim Cox and Anissa McGuire, life revolves around family, faith, community and a business partnership.

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Feel the Call to Foster?

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2014

Imagine you are a child who has been abused or neglected in the only home you have ever known.

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Savvy Shoppers Go to Thrift Harbor

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: July 2014

Most of us don’t think about shopping for a winter coat in July, but at Thrift Harbor, store manager Kim Prock wants shoppers to plan ahead.

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Make Your Summer Remodeling Dreams a Reality

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: July 2014

Summer is in full swing, and now is the time to get moving on any plans for remodeling. Fall’s rain will be here before we know it.

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Rain Barrels, An Environmental Solution

By: Mike Blake | Category: Other | Issue: July 2014

Tulsa Garden Center and Coca-Cola present Rain Barrels, An Environmental Solution, on Thursday, July 31 at 6:30 p.m. Alexander Riera of Coca-Cola will present this works…

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John Bartram, the King's Gardener

By: Tina Lynn | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: July 2014

The Tulsa Herb Society is proud to introduce Kirk R. Brown, who delivers a first person, biographical and historical presentation on the life of America’s first botani…

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A Show That Rocks

By: Mark Roe | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2014

The Tulsa Rock and Mineral Society’s (TRMS) annual show at the Tulsa Fairgrounds promises to be bigger and better than ever.Liz Thomas is publicity director for the show.

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A Day of Golf for a Lifetime of Change

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2014

You don’t have to be a Jack Nicklaus, an Arnold Palmer or even a Phil Mickelson to participate in the 10th annual ‘Smokin’ Hot 100 Golf Marathon,’ a fundraiser f…

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A Banner Year for WaveOn

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: July 2014

For all your flag and banner needs, WaveOn Flags & Banners in Langley, Okla. is the place to call.

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Former Lawmaker To Lead Will Rogers Memorial Museums

By: Pat Reeder | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2014

Tad Jones, former Rogers County legislator, will take the reins as Will Rogers Memorial Museums director, replacing retiring Steve Gragert.

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American Celebrates America

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Financial Services | Issue: June 2014

In honor of Independence Day, American Heritage Bank presents the 18th annual fireworks show in Sapulpa on Friday, July 4.For most, July 4th tradition involves friends, …

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AVB Breaks Ground

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: June 2014

AVB Bank recently held groundbreaking ceremonies celebrating the newest chapter in their 109-year history. A 15,000-square-foot AVB branch will be constructed at Main and El Paso and will open in 2015.

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Museum Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

By: Lori Lewis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

The Broken Arrow Historical Society Museum is happy to be celebrating the fifth anniversary of their grand opening at 400 S. Main St. in the heart of the Rose District.

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Need A Vehicle? No Credit? No Problem.

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2014

If you have no credit or need to re-establish your credit, Car Country can help.

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Chalk It Up to a Fun Weekend of Art

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

Hosted by Your Design Art Gallery, the 3rd annual Chalk It Up – An Art Festival is set to take place on June 6 and 7 in Broken Arrow’s Rose District.

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Fitness Time for Ladies Continues Expansion

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2014

After relocating last year to accommodate the growing needs of area women, Fitness Time for Ladies, a 24/7 facility, is in a two-phase process of expansion, according to Dr. Kyle Hrdlicka, owner.

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Visit Your Friends at Fowler

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2014

The recently redesigned and remodeled Fowler Chevrolet of Tulsa is family owned and operated and a short drive from just about anywhere in the Tulsa metro area.

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Goodwill Recognizes Annual Award Recipients

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: June 2014

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa provides work opportunities, job training and support services for people with disabilities or other barriers to employment and envisions a …

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Got the Summertime Broken Bones?

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2014

Summertime is here. Camping, hiking and sports are all popular this time of year. Unfortunately, playing hard can sometimes lead to injury.

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Jason Carini Runs for Rogers County Treasurer

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

Local business owner and longtime Rogers County resident Jason Carini has announced his candidacy for Rogers County Treasurer.

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A Concrete Solution

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2014

Kalan Paul and LCI Concrete provide replacement driveways for homeowners. “We pride ourselves on completing every turnkey project to the satisfaction of our customers,” he says.

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Ballard Brings Experience and Leadership

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

Experience and leadership: these are two qualities that Claremore attorney, former prosecutor, and Republican Matt Ballard hopes to bring to the office of district attor…

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Reliable and Fair Auto Repair

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2014

If there’s one thing you can count on this summer, it’s that it will be hot. Don’t find yourself stranded on Highway 169 because your radiator overheated.

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Real Men Love Pink House

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Restaurants | Issue: June 2014

Although the exterior and interior walls are pink, that doesn’t stop men from heading to Claremore’s famous restaurant and tea house for lunch Monday through Saturda…

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Teamwork and Planning Keep Fraudsters Away

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: June 2014

Are you planning a summer vacation? Know this. Fraudsters are planning a vacation of their own and hoping to fund it with your hard-earned money.

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Vote for Growth

By: Tanya Andrews | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

Rogers County Citizens for Growth is a grassroots effort led by caring citizens whose goals are to increase business opportunities for our local restaurants and bars, an…

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County Commissioner: More than Roads and Bridges

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

Most people have heard the words “county commissioner,” having seen them on political and public announcement signs, in newspaper articles, and on voting ballots.

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Farmers Market In Bloom

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

This marks the sixth year for the Farmers Market in Broken Arrow, and it now has a new name.

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Officer Development Program New to RSU

By: David Hamby | Category: Education | Issue: June 2014

Starting this fall, Rogers State University and the Oklahoma Army National Guard will be offering a Guard Officer Leadership Development (GOLD) program that will build u…

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Nurturing Our Gardens So Survivors May Blossom

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

The 19th annual Safenet Services Garden Tour returns Saturday, June 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Claremore.

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Vets Who Care for Pets and the Community

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Retail | Issue: June 2014

It is no secret that the veterinarians at SAHO Owasso Animal Hospital love animals.

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Top Quality Paints and Products

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: June 2014

In 1986, with the advice and financial backing from his father, Travis Detter started Spectrum Paint Company. His mission?

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Enjoy an Evening of Music Under the Stars

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

Every summer, the Starlight Concert Series brings quality live music to diverse audiences in Tulsa.

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Golf for Youth

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

In June, two organizations will once again join forces to tee off on the golf course and raise awareness for important programs that have a great impact on our community.

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Is Your Vehicle Talking to You?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2014

Is your vehicle making an unusual noise that you know shouldn’t be coming from it?

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Feel the Call to Foster?

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Other | Issue: June 2014

Imagine you are a child who has been abused or neglected in the only home you have ever known.

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Chair-itable Event Benefits Volunteers for Youth

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

Once upon a time, a tiny child’s rocking chair hung in Mendy Stone’s shed, collecting dust and holding memories of days gone by when Mendy’s children were small.

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Wine, Eats & Easels to Benefit Broken Arrow Neighbors

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: June 2014

It’s a great party, but an even greater cause, as the Wine, Eats & Easels event returns to Broken Arrow on Friday, June 13, 2014, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets ar…

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Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey

By: Todd Cunningham | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2014

Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey, a traveling photography exhibition curated by the GRAMMY Museum Los Angeles, made its debut in Tulsa at The Woody Guthrie Center in late April.

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Special Gifts for Loved Ones

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Other | Issue: May 2014

Mother’s Day and Graduation means shopping for the special ones in your life. If you’re looking for a unique gift, look no further than Surceé Gifts & Home in Owasso.

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Feeling Out of Whack?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: May 2014

Do you find yourself irritable and snapping at loved ones for no reason? Are you always tired? Do you have weight in your midsection that you can’t seem to get rid of?

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Battle of the Big Cats Retuns

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Battle of the Big Cats: Route 66’s Richest Noodling Showdown willreturn to the Claremore Expo Center on June 14.

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Celebrate the Spirit of the Renaissance

By: Beki Akins | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

The Renaissance was a rebirth of the human spirit, igniting a passion for beauty expressed through poetry, art, music, intellect, and romance.

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May Is National Foster Care Month

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Other | Issue: May 2014

May is National Foster Care Month and, recently, a group of foster parents were treated to an appreciation dinner by Choices for Life in Sapulpa.“We arranged for child…

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Do You Dream of Being a Cosmetologist?

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Education | Issue: May 2014

Many dream of one day becoming a cosmetologist.

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New Lynn Riggs Exhibit Showcases Famous Oklahoma Playwright

By: Liz Vierheller | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Decades before anyone had heard of writer-actor Tracy Letts or his award-winning play-turned-movie “August: Osage County,” a talented Cherokee playwright from Clarem…

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Learn to Save Lives

By: Melissa Struttmann | Category: Education | Issue: May 2014

Beckie Doyle, health educator for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, encourages Creek County and surrounding area residents and families to attend a free Heartsave…

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Hop on the Dirt Road to Ne-Mar’s Newest Boutique

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2014

Ask Jennifer Adams or Patty Wylie to describe their new business, Dirt Road Boutique, and they both respond with one word – unique.

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Mother's Day Gifts and Much More

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2014

Once upon a time, shopping for apparel was an enjoyable experience for most women.

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Hormonal Balance Can Help

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2014

Ask yourself these questions: Are you overweight and putting on more pounds? If you are a woman, do you have premenstrual syndrome, painful or heavy periods, and or a low sex drive?

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Can You Sprint in Stilettos?

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Dress for Success Tulsa is hosting one of its major fundraising events this month. The Stiletto Sprint and 5K Power Walk/Run is a fun and healthy way to raise awareness and support with good friends.

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Helping the Body Heal Itself

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Other | Issue: May 2014

When we hear the word “spinning,” many may think of an exercise class that gained popularity in recent years.

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New J. David Location is a Gem

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2014

Joel and Kendra Wiland have been in the jewelry business for nearly 25 years.

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Healthy Mind, Body and Outlook on Life

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Older adults in the Tulsa area now have even more reasons to become part of LIFE’s Senior Centers.

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Protection from Oklahoma’s Precarious Weather

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Other | Issue: May 2014

Will Rogers once said, “If you don’t like the weather in Oklahoma, wait a minute and it’ll change.” Those who have lived here for any length of time know that Ok…

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Building Confidence in Kids

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Other | Issue: May 2014

Since opening Martial Arts Academy in 2003, owner and Senior Chief Instructor Chris Velez has earned a reputation for facilitating a program that is fun and effective for all ages.

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Close the GAP

By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: May 2014

The cold hard fact is that as soon as you drive your new car off the lot, it depreciates in value. How much it depreciates varies from car to car depending on a number of factors.

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Where Heart and Mind Connect

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2014

Jayne Bowman deals with pain. But she doesn’t need to ask her many clients where they hurt.

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Relay For Life

By: Judy Burdell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Instead of allowing cancer to define or limit her, one local cancer survivor has chosen to give the gift of hope to others going through cancer treatment.Jane Niemeyer w…

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Reveal Your Mother’s Character Contest

By: Stephanie Reed | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: May 2014

Throughout the month of May, Reveal Salon & Aesthetics is gearing up to give back to our cheerleaders, our counselors, our teachers, our friends – our mothers.

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Burrows – A Public Servant

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

A public servant: that is what Ron Burrows has worked towards all of his adult working life.

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An Eclectic Blend of New and Old

By: Camey Maldonado | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: May 2014

Claremore will get a touch of vintage décor with a lot of bling in May as the Ruffles and Rust Expo comes to town on Saturday the 24th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Clar…

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Round-Up Your Change

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Sometimes when we hear that change jingling around in our pockets or purses, we do not give it much thought. After all, those are just coins, right?

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Celebrate Salsa de Mayo

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

If there is one appetizer most people can agree on, it’s chips and salsa!

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Join Us for a Tailgate Party

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Broken Arrow builds character in young people of all backgrounds by guiding them in their behavior and attitude.

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Route 66 Blowout Turns 25

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Summer in Sapulpa would not be complete without a celebration downtown. On Saturday, June 7, Sapulpa Main Street hosts the 25th annual Route 66 Blowout.

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Senior Life Solutions

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Real Estate | Issue: May 2014

Do you want to simplify your life as you prepare for your future? Is retirement not the vacation it should be? What are the advantages and disadvantages of downsizing?

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Promoting Awareness, Raising Funds for Children’s Cancer Research

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

“Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children,” says Anabella Gonzalez, committee member for Tulsa CureSearch. “Every day 42 children are diagnosed with cancer.

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May Fun at Tulsa Garden Center

By: Mike Blake | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: May 2014

Don’t miss the many wonderful events happening at the Tulsa Garden Center this month!

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Ridesharing Service New to Tulsa Area

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

International ridesharing company Uber launched uberX transportation service in Tulsa in March, in response to a surge of support following a recent Tulsa’s Young Prof…

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School’s Almost Out For Summer

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2014

As kids count down the days until school is out, parents should be taking inventory of household electronic devices and network security.

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May Is Tennis Month!

By: Liz Cary | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

If you enjoy tennis at any level, consider playing in the fifth annual Serve for Youth tennis tournament in Claremore, Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1.

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Hit the Stampede

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

There are only two things you can do if a stampede hits: run with it or get out of its way.

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Wishbone Day

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

If you are at Claremore Lake the afternoon of the first Sunday in May and you see a group of people wearing yellow as they walk and run around the lake, you may be tempt…

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Reignite Your Zeal for Life

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2014

Three years ago, if you would have told Jennifer Watkins that she would soon use the word “zeal” to describe her life, she probably would not have believed you.

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Saddle Up for the Rodeo

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2014

Shine up your boots and shape your hats, the 9th annual Green Country Classic Ranch Rodeo and Tradeshow are around the corner, April 25-26 at the Claremore Expo Center.

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Strongman Competition

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2014

The Oral Roberts University Aerobics Center has ­partnered with Living Well Ministries to bring you the first ever ORU Strongman Competition.

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“Sherlock Holmes” at Stone Canyon Elementary, My Dear Watson

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2014

Owasso Community Theatre Company’s production of “Sherlock Holmes” will be an entertaining performance full of romance, mystery, action, and danger.

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Honoring Youth in the Community

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2014

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Tulsa build character by guiding area youth in everyday ­behavior and attitude.

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Gardeners, Spring Into Action

By: Mike Blake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2014

Now’s the time to plan your garden. Tulsa Garden Center can help you create a great garden that will be the envy of your neighbors and friends.

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Worth A 2nd Look

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2014

Shopping for a furniture ­bargain is fun and easy on a budget at A 2nd Look in Catoosa.

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Art Energy Project

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Other | Issue: April 2014

The word “repurpose” has become popular in the ­decorating and antique ­community, as people have begun taking old items and using them to create new items with new uses.

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AVB Mortgage Center Gains New President

By: Kelli Sowell | Category: Financial Services | Issue: April 2014

Ted Cundiff, AVB Bank president and chief executive officer (CEO), has announced that Kevin Highland (NMLS ID 211343) has joined AVB Mortgage Center and been named the n…

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Bringing Kids Back to Nature

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2014

For just about anyone older than 30, childhood memories typically include being sent outside to play with strict instructions not to return until the streetlights turn on.

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Sip, Savor & Shop

By: Dell Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2014

Mark your calendars for the evening of May 3 for the 2014 edition of “Taste of Claremore.” Historic ­downtown Claremore will be the perfect setting for tasty sampli…

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Bathe in Safety

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2014

Greg Wolter is president and founder of Community Builders, Inc., headquartered in Tulsa with offices in Oklahoma City and Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Straight Talk about Adult Braces

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: April 2014

Have you ever looked at your smile and perceived an ­imperfection, only to think, “It’s too late to do anything about that now. I’m past the age for braces”?

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The Name Says It All

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2014

Jim Murr, president of Dun-Rite Roofing, says the ­company was established in 1992 as a small business ­providing roofing services for mostly “new construction” home builders.

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Advanced Cosmetic Enhancements

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: April 2014

“We cannot stop the aging process, but we can slow it down,” says Jenny Guthrie, owner of Glow Medical Aesthetics.

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Go Downtown with Value News

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2014

Downtown Tulsa is bursting with ­original music and art, quirky shops, exciting dining options, and plays host to several professional sports teams and regular concerts from big name performers.

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Go on a Grand Adventure

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Financial Services | Issue: April 2014

In 2005, when the general manager of Grand Bank in Claremore approached Don Freed about becoming the travel coordinator for Grand Adventures at Grand Bank, a community g…

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Building with Pride

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2014

Inola Portable Buildings has a reputation – a good one.

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World Malaria Day Is April 25th

By: Stephanie Reed | Category: Other | Issue: April 2014

Malaria is a killer, a killer that claims one child’s life per minute.

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Celebrate Life, One Balloon at a Time

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2014

When you have a “special” day or event, you want it to live up to the name. But ­anyone who has planned a celebration or ceremony knows how much creativity, planning and work is required.

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One Stop Western Shop

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: April 2014

Mock Brothers Saddlery is a family-owned and operated business where you’ll find all your Western needs. The business is owned by brothers Brett and Greg Mock.

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Eggstraordinary Easter Gifts

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2014

Easter is around the corner and if you want to add ­delicious goodies and unique items to your baskets or ­purchase a gift for someone special, The Nut House on historic Route 66 is the place to go.

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Precision Optical Celebrates 20th Anniversary

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: April 2014

George Dakil has been an ABO Certified Optician since 1987. This year, he ­celebrates his 20 year ­anniversary as owner of Precision Optical. Located in Broken Arrow at 520 S. Elm Pl.

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Welcome Home

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2014

It’s no news to those who have seen the houses popping up all over the countryside, but recent statistics have proven it: Rogers County is one of the fastest growing a…

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Saving for a Rainy Day

By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: April 2014

Life happens. Sometimes it happens according to plan. Occasionally, an unforeseen rain shower pours down – a busted water pipe, a broken down car, a job loss.

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Reclaiming American History

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2014

Owners Clinton and Robin Taylor invite you to visit The Refuge Lifestyle in Bixby.

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Manpering

By: Stephanie Reed | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: April 2014

Calling all gentleman (and after a long, cold winter, ­perhaps a few ruffians as well), it is time to clean up the winter scruff and prepare for a clean-shaven spring debut.

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Worship at The Rock

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2014

The Rock Church is a ­multi-racial, diverse congregation with a mission to serve God and love people.

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Day of Health and Fun for Seniors

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2014

April Ghouls” is the theme for the 26th annual Rogers County Senior Day, set for Tuesday, April 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Claremore Expo Center.

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Countywide Voter Registration Drive

By: Julie Dermod | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2014

Our country was organized on the principles of ­representative democracy. Our freedoms are not the result of chance; we have them because the ­founding men and wo…

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Stumped to Find a Quality Tree Company?

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: April 2014

After a challenging and dynamic winter, spring is finally here. Before it is too late, preparations for severe storms and grueling heat should be made.

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Show Off Your Sweet Ride

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: April 2014

Twenty-five years ago, Cindy McDonald fostered the idea of having a car and truck show in downtown Sapulpa. She called some friends to get their reactions and the rest is history.

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Green Grass Sooner, Not Later

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: April 2014

SoonerLawn specializes in services designed to deliver quick results.

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Superior Is Key to Garage Door Problems

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2014

Steve Lewis started Superior Overhead Door in early 2008. The company ­specializes in the design of high-quality, custom garage doors with outstanding ­customer service.

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Passing the Wrench

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2014

Rick Medlin began M&M Automotive in Broken Arrow and has faithfully served his customers for 44 years.

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From a Patient’s Perspective

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: April 2014

When Tom Fossa was asked by an administrator at DaVita Dialysis to report to her office one day, he thought he was in trouble.

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Let Your Personal Style Shine

By: Stephanie Reed | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2014

Amid the sparkle and ­creative chaos, Bixby boutique owners Kelly Corey and Marti Coleman sit engrossed in creating custom jewelry with vintage embellishments.

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A Dental Plan to Make You Smile

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: April 2014

Steven White, D.D.S., is the owner of White Cosmetic and Family Dentistry. Dr. White has been in practice since 1977.

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Termites Are on Their Pest Behavior

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: March 2014

When spring rolls around each year and you’re thinking termites, the first company that probably comes to mind is Mother Nature’s Pest Control.

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Take a Closer Look

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: March 2014

One does not need 20/20 vision to see that Advanced Vision Center & Eyewear Boutique is special.

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Every Vote Counts

By: Cassie Woods | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2014

Organizers are asking you to mark your calendars for March 7 and 8, for this year’s American Red Cross Murder Mystery.

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Prepare for the Dog Days of Summer

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Pets | Issue: March 2014

Spring has arrived, leaving behind snow-patched, frozen yards. Of course, pets seem to enjoy thawing yards, taking every opportunity to indulge in the puddle-wonderful world.

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Support for Parents of Autistic Children

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2014

Joe and Win Quier recently helped their son, Jeremiah, move into a dorm room at Victory Bible College.

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Welcome Home, Kristin

By: Christina Dixon | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2014

Tony and Emmy Award ­winner Kristin Chenoweth is graciously lending her years of experience and expertise to the region’s most aspiring high school and college fine a…

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It’s Time for You to BEE Back in School

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2014

It’s time for Sapulpa’s most fun and entertaining event – the Creek County Literacy Program’s annual Spelling Bee, Thursday April 3, 6:30 p.m. at Sapulpa High School Commons.

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Built to Last

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2014

Lewis and Patricia Armbrister, long-time Rogers County residents, are no strangers to working with people in the business world.

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Plumbing with a Purpose

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2014

“My father was a plumber and I started working for him before I graduated high school,” says Dustin Mitchell, owner of Half Moon Plumbing.

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Voted Best in Rogers County

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2014

Harmony Star Marble – voted Rogers County Reader’s Choice for the best marble company in 2013 – is celebrating 10 years in business at its current location with an anniversary sale.

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Feel Right at Home

By: Cassie Woods | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: March 2014

Perhaps one of downtown Claremore’s best-kept secrets is ready to make itself known.

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Is Your Home Lacking Curb Appeal?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: March 2014

Nothing destroys a home’s curb appeal faster than a deteriorating driveway that has become an eyesore of ­pitting and flaking concrete due to salting methods employed each winter.

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Celtic Woman Returns to Tulsa

By: Renee Pfefer | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2014

Global music phenomenon Celtic Woman will return to Tulsa at the Mabee Center concert stage April 17, 2014 with The Emerald Tour, which will encompass over 75 performances in more than 65 cities.

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Is Your Family Safe When Tornadoes Hit?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2014

Andy Keltner is a contractor and was working on a home in Newcastle, Okla. on May 20 of last year. “The sky got really dark,” said Andy, “and then the power went off.

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Going the Extra Mile

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2014

Tim Miller of Owasso Auto Care always lived his life with a focus on both leadership and service. “The most successful people in life are ‘servant leaders,’” he says.

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Home Buying Basics

By: Kenneth Wohl | Category: Financial Services | Issue: March 2014

Buying a home can be an intimidating process, but with a little knowledge under your belt, you can better understand the process and become a stronger borrower.

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Proud to be an Ambassador

By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: March 2014

Todd Ward, RCB Bank VP Commercial Loans, was recognized by the Owasso Chamber of Commerce for his service to the community as a Chamber Ambassador.

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Wow the Crowd

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: March 2014

Every girl dreams of being the “belle of the ball” and to wear a gorgeous gown that makes her feel absolutely radiant.

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Be Responsible with Your Prescription Drugs

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2014

Prescription drug abuse is the nation’s fastest-growing drug problem. The problem is so critical that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified it as an epidemic.

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Home and Garden Farm and Ranch Show

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2014

Claremore is preparing for their biggest annual showcase of all things home and ­garden.

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Help Fund Programs for Broken Arrow Residents

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2014

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Broken Arrow announces its 2014 ­fundraisers with one new program and the renaming of another.

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A Healthy Green Lawn This Summer Starts Today

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: March 2014

A thick, lush, head-turning landscape this summer begins with a phone call today to SoonerLawn. So much of ­caring for a lawn comes down to knowing what needs to be done and when to do it.

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Godspell

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2014

Spotlight Children’s Theatre will present the musical “Godspell” March 6-9 and 13-16 at the Spotlight Theater, 1381 Riverside Drive in Tulsa.

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Make a Difference in a Child’s Life

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Other | Issue: March 2014

A little over a year ago, things changed for foster care in Oklahoma with the privatization of the system.

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Shop For a Cause

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: March 2014

When Thrift Harbor – located at 316 W. Will Rogers Blvd.  – opened in Claremore less than three years ago, the business began growing from the moment of its birth.

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Tony Does It All

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2014

“It’s that time of the year when people start thinking about home improvements and remodeling,” says Tony Sementi, owner of Tile by Tony.

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Weed ’Em and Reap

By: Mike Blake | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: March 2014

Join Woodward Park ­gardeners Reuben Evans and Chip Christian as they ­present “The World of Plants in the Woodward Park Conservatory.” This ­presentation will be…

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Looking Forward, Giving Back

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: March 2014

Melanie Hasty Grant and Ken Grant are the owners of Waterstone Private Wealth Management in Owasso.

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Valentine’s Day Headquarters

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: February 2014

Surceé Gifts & Home has everything you need to show the special people in your life how much you care this Valentine’s Day, with gifts starting at only $5 for you…

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Best Non-Invasive Cosmetic Procedures

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: February 2014

It may feel like warm weather will never return, but spring is on its way – time for tank tops, shorts and swimsuits. Eek!

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Bob Hurley Welcomes New Service Manager

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2014

At one point in time, Bob Hurley Buick GMC on New Sapulpa Road was thought of as “way out there.” It no longer is.

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Audiences Cheering for “Bring It On: The Musical”

By: Christina Dixon | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2014

Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center will be packed with explosive dance and ­aerial stunts as “Bring It On: The Musical” presents its Oklahoma debut and an evening …

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A Concrete Solution

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: February 2014

Camps Construction specializes in the design, fabrication and installation of concrete for the home. They can work their magic on new or existing concrete surfaces, interiors or exteriors.

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Canoe Brook Staff Truly Cares

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Real Estate | Issue: February 2014

“You can feel the difference when you walk in,” says Jim Colbert, executive director, Canoe Brook Assisted Living Community. The feeling is what it’s all about.

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Are You as Close to God As You Would Like to Be?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2014

A new year is in full swing, and many are still going strong with their resolutions to lose weight, quit smoking or learn a new hobby.

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Casting Smiles on Patients’ Faces

By: Value News | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2014

Central States Orthopedics is dedicated to consistently providing the highest level of professional orthopedic care to patients of all ages.

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Harvest Big Savings This Spring

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Retail | Issue: February 2014

Following the holiday season, most parents face the double challenge of catching up and cleaning up.

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Head-to-Toe Makeover

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2014

Since Tammy Rawlinson joined Classy Curves last year, she has lost a total of 20 inches and boosted her self-esteem with a new toned body.

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Straight Teeth in Months, Not Years

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: February 2014

Dr. Steven Deem and his staff at Dentistry For You specialize in beautifying smiles, maintaining your dental health and helping improve appearances.

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Impress Your Sweetheart

By: Cassie Woods | Category: Retail | Issue: February 2014

The District on Main in Claremore is gearing up for the Valentine’s Day with several specials, great gift ideas and perfect date-night outfits.

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Decompress Your Back Pain

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2014

Do you have chronic back pain that comes back ­regardless of what you do? Have you resigned to the fact that you will simply have to live with it, or have surgery? Think again.

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Severe Sciatic and Back Pain Can Be Relieved

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2014

If you’ve ever experienced back pain, you know it can be debilitating, often leading to missed work or forgoing your favorite activities.

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An Extraordinary Weekend for Women

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2014

Ladies, mark your calendars now for the Extraordinary Women Conference, a weekend designed to help you draw closer to the heart of God and His amazing plan for your daily life.

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Don’t Give Up Yet

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2014

Although many make New Year’s resolutions to get healthy and fit each January, by the time February rolls around most have given up.

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Patients Enjoy "New Life" with Wellness and Hormonal Balance

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2014

Michele L. Neil, D.O., offers a wellness-based approach to medical care that educates and empowers patients to enjoy the best possible health at any age.

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Celebrating Success

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: February 2014

For the past 87 years, Goodwill Industries of Tulsa has served area communities with dozens of programs and services, training facilities, 11 retail stores and 25 donation locations.

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Manufactured Stone that Makes an Impression

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: February 2014

Looking to update your home or business building? Like the look of stone, but wary of the cost and hassle associated with natural stone? Look no further – Impressions in Stone has the perfect solution.

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Lucas Reputation Is Through the Roof

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: February 2014

Lucas Metal Work’s Metal Roofing and Metal Buildings products are used every single day in all industries.

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Industry Veteran Sheri Miksa Named President and CEO of Mazzio’s LLC

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Restaurants | Issue: February 2014

Tulsa-based Mazzio’s LLC, owner and operator of the Mazzio’s Italian Eatery and Oliveto Italian Bistro brands, has named Sheri Miksa, an industry veteran with over 2…

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Diamonds Set Hearts A-sparkle

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: February 2014

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and with it, an ­opportunity to shop for some sparkle for someone special. Moody’s Jewelry, located at 2013 Kenosha Ave.

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Modern Luxury in a Serene Country Setting

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: February 2014

One of the most challenging steps in planning a wedding is finding the perfect location, and for several years the Tulsa metro area has been limited to only a handful of…

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Outdoor Sporting Expo

By: Cassie Woods | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2014

Lovers of all things outdoors are gearing up for the second annual Outdoor Sporting Expo to be held February 28 through March 2 at the Claremore Expo Center.

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Neil Simon’s Rumors

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2014

Would you like to make plans for a date night or fun evening out with friends without driving to Tulsa?

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You Have a Choice in Collision Repair

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2014

Randy and Liz Pruitt have seen and heard it all. Customers relay stories to them about pushy insurance companies.

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Ferris Earns Recognition as Expert in Payments Industry

By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: February 2014

RCB Bank is proud to announce Kathleen Ferris, RCB Bank ACH Analyst, received her Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) certification and joined an elite group of highly ski…

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Here’s the Thing about Trusts

By: Terry Parsons | Category: Financial Services | Issue: February 2014

There’s a long-held perception that Trusts are strictly for the wealthy and sophisticated.

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Don’t Let Gaps in Your Coverage Hurt Your Business

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: February 2014

As a business owner, do you know the details of your current insurance coverage?

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Discover a New Pointe

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: February 2014

South Pointe Honda is the new name for Joe Marina Honda. Along with the new moniker comes a new service manager, Mike Kayser.

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Age 83 and Ready to Run Again

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2014

At 83, Bill Salwaechter is enjoying life again. Thanks to Summit Physical Therapy, Salwaechter has plans to do the 2014 Tulsa Run, a 15K or 9.3 miles.

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Tulsa Zoo and TYPros: Zoo-Thousand Fourteen

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2014

Tulsa’s Young Professionals (TYPros) is a nonprofit organization that works to attract and retain young talent in the Tulsa region.

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Help for the "Non-Tech Savvy"

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Other | Issue: February 2014

With the exception of more technologically-savvy users, most everyone has had the experience of helplessness when something goes awry with a computer.

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Get a Descent Education

By: Jan O’Brien | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2014

The genealogy volunteers at the Will Rogers Library in Claremore began their 2014 schedule on January 27. They meet on Mondays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., except on days when the library is closed for holiday.

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Helping Adults Turn A New Leaf

By: Jordan Didier | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2014

Currently, in the Tulsa metropolitan area, there are approximately 24,000 individuals with a developmental disability.

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Get Golden at Acapulco

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: January 2014

Since opening four years ago, Acapulco Golden Tans has quickly become Owasso’s favorite tanning salon. Located at 12654 E. 86th Pl.

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Bringing Broadway to Broken Arrow

By: Christina Dixon | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: January 2014

Continuing its fifth anniversary season, the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center kicks off 2014 with internationally acclaimed singing sensation The Ten Tenors, who will…

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Bringing the Community Together

By: Cassie Woods | Category: Retail | Issue: January 2014

At Country Grannie’s Play House in Inola, rescued and handcrafted items are the specialty.

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Communication and Security Solutions

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2014

DLSS Systems and Tel-Star Technologies provide a variety of custom communications and technology solutions, ranging from security and video surveillance, phone and compu…

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Resolve to Get Fit and Have Fun

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: January 2014

All fitness centers are not created equal. From the moment you walk through the doors of Fit For Her in Owasso, you know this is not a typical gym.

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A Blend of Science and Art

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: January 2014

Jenny Guthrie, owner of Glow Medical Aesthetics, is an advanced practitioner registered nurse with a specialty in medical grade skin care, Botox cosmetics, and cosmetic fillers.

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A Grassroots Approach to Affordable Healthcare

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Other | Issue: January 2014

Winter has settled in, and with all the snow, ice and holidays, flu season threatens to undermine everyone’s New Year’s resolutions.

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Honoring the Spirit of the American Indian

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: January 2014

The Greater Tulsa Indian Art Festival will be held January 31 through February 2, 2014 at the Glenpool Conference Center, located at Highway 75 and 121st Street.

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Don’t Let Tax Time Cause Panic or Fear

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2014

Everyone knows what April 15 means. Tax time.

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Martial Arts Academy Celebrates 10 Years

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2014

Martial Arts Academy first opened in Owasso in 2003.

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MMS-Payne Welcomes New Ownership

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2014

When Ryan Payne began a part-time job at 19, he didn’t know it would one day lead to a career in the funeral home business.

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Compete or Eat at Soul Food Cook-Off

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: January 2014

The Dr. Martin Luther King Soul Food Cook-Off will take place at the Muskogee Civic Center, January 18, 2014.

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Being the Best is No Accident

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: January 2014

When co-owners Ralph Higinbotham and Monte Whitaker founded Premier Collision Center in 2001, they did so using a strong foundation of quality, service, experience and integrity.

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Save for a Purpose

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: January 2014

Budgeting – a scary word that stirs up anxiety, fear and possibly failure.

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Vendors Wanted for Spring Show

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: January 2014

While most of us are hiding underneath warm blankets to stave off the cold, plans are already underway for the annual  Rogers County Home and Garden Farm and Ranch …

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Portraits of a Garden

By: Mike Blake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: January 2014

To Tulsa area amateur photographers of all ages: Tulsa Garden Center offers you the opportunity to exhibit your photographic art during the Portraits of a Garden Amateur…

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