Value News Articles–August 2014

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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