Value News Articles–August 2017

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Top regional bands will entertain on three stages performing a variety of music including country, gospel, bluegrass and classic rock and rhythm & blues.

Entertainment Heats Up in Claremore

In perfect harmony, the distinctive sounds of bluegrass music and the spicy tastes of chili are sure to delight, as Claremore hosts the 38th Annual Bluegrass & Chili Festival on the grounds of the Claremore Expo Center on September 7, 8 & 9th. Read more »

Effortless Kitchen Updates

Gleam Guard refinishing does wonders on just about any wood surface – paneling, molding, doors and frames. Each job comes with a five-year guarantee that includes one free touchup service within five years of your project’s completion if it’s needed. They work on any color finish you might have and will match the existing color to make your cabinets look just like new, bringing your dream kitchen back to life again. Read more »

Building Confidence With Chris

Chris Velez, Owner of Martial Arts Academy in Tulsa and Owasso, says, “Rebuilding confidence is crucial and it starts the moment a child shows up in class. Everyone here knows what it is like to have to overcome those feelings which leads to a very safe, unintimidating, encouraging environment that allows a student to just try. Read more »

Sushi Crash Course

If you’re a sushi novice, I’ve put together a few little tips for expanding your sushi horizons. Read more »

The Good Samaritan Ministry: Seeking Partners in Growth

As great as the need that exists, so, too, is the need for support. Perhaps the greatest need of all is that of monetary donations. In May, GSM kicked off its Partners in Growth Campaign to raise at least $100,000 for the expansion and renovation of their facility. Read more »

Financial Services

Dream, plan and research all your options, so you make a smarter purchase.

4 Essential Homebuying Tips

Financially Fit Read more »

Serious Secrets About Investing

Four Financial Experts Weigh in With Their Tips For Your Money Read more »

Health & Fitness

Martial Arts Academy Owner/Senior Chief Instructor Chris Velez began his training at the age of six.

Building Confidence With Chris

Here, Black Belt is synonymous with leader. Read more »

Home Improvement

Now, these cabinets have been transformed into a modern and customized kitchen for the homeowners after Gleam Guard\'s refinishing services were completed.

Effortless Kitchen Updates

Let Gleam Guard Handle it All! Read more »

Floored by the Possibilities

Carpet and Tile for Every Home Read more »

"He's Always Enjoyed Fixing Things"

Relationships Come First at Torchwood Read more »

In Our Communities

The event has been updated for 2017, but favorites like the upscale wines, beautiful gardens and fireworks display are here to stay.

The Tasting in Woodward Park

A Tulsa Favorite Gets Updated for 2017 Read more »

Entertainment Heats Up in Claremore

Claremore's Bluegrass & Chili Festival is September 7-9 Read more »

Back to Class in 2017

Community Resources Lend a Hand Read more »

Recreation/ Leisure

Fall Festivals & Fairs

Family Fun in Northeast Oklahoma Read more »


Sushi is a work of art, and appreciating the chef\'s creation is half the fun.

Sushi Crash Course

Order Like a Pro With These Tips Read more »

Rogers County

The Dutch Girl Lareesa Moore\'s booth.

Rogers County Fair: An Oklahoman Artisan's Haven

Oklahoma-made Goodness Read more »

The Good Samaritan Ministry: Seeking Partners in Growth

Join Their Efforts to Alleviate Poverty in Oklahoma Read more »

Put on Your Dancing Shoes and Head for the “Hop”!

Second annual “Sock Hop” to Benefit Rogers County Youth Services Read more »

Special Interest

The Watts family: Son DeAndre, daughter-in-law Ahleah, son Adrian, son-in-law Quantez, daughter Shamiah, son Jeremiah Jr., Jeremiah and Velvet Watts, and granddaughter Addison.

Sickle Cell 5K

The 4th Annual Walk, Run or Jog Read more »

Visit Oklahoma's Wineries and Vineyards

Locally Crafted and Ready to Taste Read more »

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