Value News Articles–April 2010

RSU Hosts First-Ever Art on the Hill

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

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

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Award-Winning Rooster Days Coming Soon

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

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

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Spring Fling and Charity Sale at Belk

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

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

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Bikers Against Child Abuse

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

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

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SYNC My Ride

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

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

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Think Outside the Box at After Hours

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

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

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8th Annual Business Extravaganza

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

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

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Character-Building Camp

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

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

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Cascia Rocks the Cain’s ­Ballroom

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

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

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What is Celiac Disease?

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

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

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Keeping Kids’ Minds Sharp This Summer

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

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

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Empty Bowls Hunger-Awareness Dinner

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

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

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Great Values in Doors and Windows

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

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

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A Legend Returns Home

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

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

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Don’t Ignore Pain

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

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

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A Serendipitous Saturday

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

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

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Celebrate Spring at Germanfest

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

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

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Budget-Friendly Kitchen Makeover

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

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

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Live Well

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

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

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Manmade Makes a Difference

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

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

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Buckskin, Boots & BBQ

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

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

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14th Annual Jenks Herb and Plant Festival

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

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

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Festival Honors Claremore Tradition

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

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

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Accessorize, Accessorize, Accessorize

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

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

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Triple Green Giveaway

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

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

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Captivate with Color

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

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

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Expertise To Go

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

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

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Every Day is a Celebration at Party Depot

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

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

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Helping Orphans in Uganda

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

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

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Know What Your Body Needs

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

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

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Easter Extraordinaire

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

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

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Changing Lives through Tutoring

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

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

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Yards of Ideas

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

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

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Visual Exploration of Jewish Culture

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

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

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South Pointe Welcomes New Service Manager

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

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

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Explore Careers in Aviation and Technology

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

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

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It’s Time for Spring Painting

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

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

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Summit Physical Therapy’s Open House Celebration

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

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

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

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

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

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Artists Work to Benefit The Tristesse Grief Center

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

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

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Dancing for the Little Stars

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

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

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SpringFest Garden Market and Festival

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

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

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Seeing Double Bargains

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

Seeing double can be good.

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Action on the Arkansas River

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

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

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Deckhands Needed for U.S.S. Batfish

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

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

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Standing Still Is Not an Investment Strategy

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

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

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