Value News Articles–August 2012

Put Your Best Face Forward This Fall

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2012

The summer will soon be winding down, and as hard to believe as it is, fall will arrive soon after. This year has gone by so fast it’s hard to keep up.

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Feast on Chili and Sounds of Bluegrass

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: August 2012

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

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Do You Dream of Being of Cosmetologist?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2012

If you’ve dreamed of going to cosmetology school but the schools you’ve checked out ­simply haven’t made the “cut,” be sure to check out Claremore Beauty College.

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Vendors Wanted

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: August 2012

With school starting early this year, the month of August is sure to race by with September at its finish line –which is why Tanya Andrews, executive ­director of Cla…

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Have a Ball Learning to Dance

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2012

Increased self confidence; ­numerous health benefits ­including cardiovascular and ­toning exercise; development of rhythm, coordination, elegance and grace; improved…

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Two Days of Doggone Fun

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2012

f you love animals and are ­passionate about the issues ­concerning them, you will want to mark your calendar for one of the area’s premier events hosted to promote …

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Cuts for Kids

By: Tara Waugh | Category: Education | Issue: August 2012

Backpacks – check. New clothes and uniforms – check. Paper and pencils – check. These are just a few items that parents think about on their looming back-to-school lists.

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Need a Quality Contractor?

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: August 2012

Cole’s Quality Construction does jobs of all kinds and sizes, whether you’re looking into remodeling, new construction, or an addition for a residential or a commercial property.

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Labor Day Lakeside Extravaganza

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: August 2012

Beginning on Saturday, September 1, Cross Timbers Marina at Skiatook Lake is ­hosting three days of activities that will feature live music, boat tours, raft races, Bac…

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Quality Surgeon Worth the Drive

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2012

Marilyn Antell lives in Fort Smith, Arkansas, but she ­travelled to Tulsa for her total knee replacement surgery. Why? Because this is where Dr. Ronald LaButti practices.

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Get Rolling to Inola

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2012

A fun, giving group of ladies in Inola are planning an exciting Bunco party to raise money for local charities.

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Take a Shine to Felts

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2012

Claremore schools start a bit ­early this year on August 9.

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New Goodwill Opens in Glenpool

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2012

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa’s store number 10 celebrated its ribbon cutting and grand ­opening ceremonies on July 12 at 8:45 a.m. The parking lot was overflowing as …

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Academy of Risk Seminar

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Financial Services | Issue: August 2012

With the cost of providing ­benefits to employees on a ­continual rise, CEOs, risk ­managers, business owners and HR personnel need to keep abreast of the latest chan…

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Prepare to Be Impressed

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: August 2012

Finally, a solution for those faded, dull, unsightly, deteriorating stained projects including driveways, porches, patios, walkways, rooms, offices and more – Impressive Design Concepts.

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Head Back to School with Vera Bradley

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2012

August should prove to be a big month at J & J Pharmacy and Gifts in Claremore’s Ne-Mar Shopping Center, with Oklahoma’s tax free weekend kicking off the month a…

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A Stylist Who Makes the Cut

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2012

If you have particularly thick, long hair and have ­experienced bad haircuts in the past, Joy Moyer is the stylist to call. Thick hair is her specialty.

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Helping Families Stretch Budgets

By: Paul Tackett | Category: Other | Issue: August 2012

Just Between Friends continues to help families stretch their budget by continuing to offer children's clothes and equipment at unbelievable savings.Just when the econom…

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Don't Wait to Schedule Non-Emergency Surgery

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2012

Roberta Wagle, bariatric ­coordinator at the Lap-Band® Center of Oklahoma at Pinnacle Specialty Hospital, sees it all the time: patients waiting until the end of the y…

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McDonald's Is Giving Back

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2012

August 2nd from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. will be a day of fun, ­frolicking, and helping others in the Owasso community at the local McDonald’s locations.

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Mill Creek Customers Wood Be Impressed

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: August 2012

Mill Creek has long been known for quality, highly fashionable floor coverings.

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Ride the Mother Road

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: August 2012

Prior to 2003, Mary Benes was an avid runner and fitness buff. In January of that year, she noticed that she was occasionally tripping with her left foot.

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A Claremore Original

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2012

For over four decades, Ne-Mar Shopping Center in Claremore has been living up to its title as “A Claremore Original,” ­providing homes for long-time businesses as w…

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See the Difference at Precision Optical

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2012

I’ve been wearing eyeglasses since I was in college.

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Are You Sure You Have the Right Insurance?

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Financial Services | Issue: August 2012

Some might find it interesting that the phrase “one size fits all” has become so commonplace in our marketplace, since there is rarely any truth to it.

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Fundraiser for Rosalie Goodwin

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2012

On June 6, 2012, Owasso almost lost one of its youngest residents when two-and-a-half-year-old Rosalie Goodwin nearly drowned in a neighborhood pool.

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Get Back to a Pain-Free Life

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2012

Nearly everyone experiences back or neck pain at some point during their life; statistics show that this is true for 85 percent of the U.S. population.

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Experience Native American Culture

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2012

On August 17-19, 2012, the ORU Mabee Center (7777 S. Lewis in Tulsa) will burst to life with a colorful and vibrant display of Native American culture as the Intertribal…

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Where Pizza Gets Personal

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: August 2012

“Pepperoni and jalapenos!” “Polish sausage, onions, and ­garlic!” “Hamburger with black olives!” “Cheese, cheese and more cheese!” Have you ever gone ou…

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Does Your VW Need Service?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: August 2012

Volkswagen Tulsa officially opened its brand-new Service Xpress Center on August 1 and invites VW owners to come by for a quick look around.

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Plane Fun

By: Pat Reeder | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: August 2012

Will Rogers was an actor, writer, trick roper and rancher. At the time of his death, he was all these and undoubtedly the world’s most avid aviation ­booster.

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Valuable Lessons Outside the Schoolroom

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2012

Wolfe Pack Taekwondo was founded in 2007 by the husband and wife team of Mike and Lisa Wolfe, both fourth degree black belts in taekwondo.

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