Value News Articles - Amy Beth Dobbins

Wastewater Solutions of Oklahoma Wants To Do Your Dirty Work

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Professional Services | Issue: July 2018

Wastewater Solutions is a full service business, handling everything related to residential sewage. They are able to install conventional or aerobic systems. They also handle repairs to any type of system as well as maintenance—monthly chlorination treatments or pumping services. Their services are available in both new construction as well as existing homes. Whether a customer needs help with a conventional system or aerobic, they are able to assist.

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Stepping Into the 'Time Lab'

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2018

This June, area children are invited to take part during the annual, week-long VBS. The theme will be “Time Lab”, and attendees, from kindergarten to 8th grade, will travel back in time to experience the Bible in living color, as the stories are brought to life via skits, crafts, dress up days, theme-related snacks and so much more! “It is like nothing you have ever seen—this VBS,” recalls church member, Julie Dermody. “About 150 families come together to help, and it is absolutely amazing!”

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Roofing Done Rite

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2018

What’s in a name? Everything in the roofing industry. Dun-Rite Roofing Inc.’s reputation stands out from the crowd. Established in 1992, Dun-Rite has served its customers in Oklahoma with one simple rule in mind—the Golden Rule.

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Just In Time For Early Voting

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2018

A new satellite location is being added for early voting in elections in Owasso. The satellite will be available to any and all voters, legally registered to vote in Rogers County, at Central Baptist Church 9001 N. 145th E. Ave. Owasso, OK on Thursday, June 21 and Friday, June 22 from 8am-7pm and Saturday, June 23 9am-2pm, in advance of the June 26 primary election date. Additional dates for early voting in future elections will also take place at this location. As always, Rogers County voters may also cast their early ballots at the Rogers County Election Board on those same dates and times; however, the new location allows for flexibility and convenience if a citizen works or lives closer to the satellite location. If a citizen waits to cast his or her vote on the election date (June 26 for the primary election, for instance), the vote will need to be cast at a designated polling place to which he or she has been assigned.

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Going Strong for 60 Years

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2018

In a time where businesses, seemingly, open and shut overnight, how has Kissee Ford thrived for sixty years? “It’s the way we treat people,” Steve explains. “The internet may have changed business for customers in terms of being able to see the availability of inventory, but the internet doesn’t change who you can trust. It’s all about relationship. We have so many repeat customers. We excel at building relationships, and we are here to stay.”

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Where Values Count

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2018

South Pointe Chevrolet is synonymous with strong core values. Integrity, transparency, professionalism and teamwork come standard with each transaction whether purchasing a vehicle or having one serviced or repaired.

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Serving More Than Just Refreshment

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Restaurants | Issue: May 2018

“We are changing the shaved ice game,” explains Trey Lambert, Co-owner of Stone Ice Co. “The concept is food truck meets ‘tiny home’, and there is something for everyone here.”

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Bucking the Competition for 4 Straight Years

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2018

The Will Rogers Stampede is the 3rd longest running event in Rogers County history. That isn’t the only record the rodeo holds, though. For the last four years, the Stampede has also been voted as PRCA’s top rodeo in its category—No. 1 above 600 other small rodeos! As if that isn’t impressive enough, it is the only PRCA rodeo in Oklahoma to receive the national award three times overall, and the only one to get an award for 4 straight years ever in PRCA history! Rodeo week will kick off Saturday, May 19 with the Stampede parade hosted by the Reveille Rotary at 2 pm in downtown Claremore.

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Boot-Scootin’ BBQ Festival

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2018

Plans for the annual Boot-Scooting BBQ Festival are cooking in Claremore! This free event is proudly presented by the Reveille Rotary Club. The BBQ is a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned cooking competition. Around thirty cooks from near and far, from newbie to veteran, will be competing for cash prizes, a chance to advance to the next level of competition and good old-fashioned bragging rights.

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Code Red

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Rogers County | Issue: April 2018

Enrolling in Code Red is quick and simple. Simply go to www.rogerscounty.org. Then, click on the Code Red icon. From there, you will create an account and select the types of notifications you would like to receive—whether emergency warnings, only, or general warnings (e.g. road closures directly affecting your area of residence, utility outages, etc.) as well.

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Saving Lives One Shelter at a Time

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2018

“We are not one size fits all.” explains Jason. From inground concrete or metal storm shelters and above-ground concrete and metal saferooms to garage floor models, Survivor has something for every space limitation and preference.

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COR619 Builds Their Nation

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2018

While still offering their amazing personal training programs, they have now added two dynamic opportunities for group fitness, COR Nation and COR HYPE.

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A Solid Plan For Your Next Chapter

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Professional Services | Issue: March 2018

An estate plan, properly in place, should do two things: protect you and your assets while you are alive and ensure that your property passes to your loved ones as you wish and for their benefit upon your death.

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Kitchen and Bath Dream Maker

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: February 2018

A far cry from just a tile layer, the business now employs 15 people with varying expertise in every aspect of construction. There is more control over a project, more quality assurance in craftsmanship and skill than merely when a contractor relies on his sub-contractors to finish a job. The cornerstone of TBT’s success lies in its repeat customers— customers for life— that have been treated to quality craftsmanship for a fair and reasonable price.

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Chair-ity Auction 'Roaring into Town'

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Rogers County | Issue: February 2018

Step into a bygone era, the Roaring Twenties, for an evening of entertainment and a chance to positively impact local youth! Make plans now to attend the annual Chair-ity Auction celebrating the 20th anniversary of Volunteers for Youth (VFY).

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The 11th Annual Me & My Guy Dance

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Rogers County | Issue: February 2018

This year, the theme for the event is “Mad Hatter’s Ball”, and the ballroom will be transformed into a magical wonderland.

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Growing Green Thumbs

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: December 2017

Looking for a unique Christmas gift this year? MGARC has great horticultural gifts, and advice is ripe for the picking too!

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Grabbing Christmas Cash in Claremore

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Rogers County | Issue: December 2017

On December 16, at 11 a.m. sharp, at Will Rogers Downs, the jolly old elf himself will spin the giant hopper and draw the winning tickets for the following cash prizes: two $1,000 cash prizes; a $2,500 cash prize and the grand prize of $10,000!

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Making Sense of Dollars

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Financial Services | Issue: December 2017

Whether a young family is looking to grow or a couple finds themselves post-retirement, it is important to have and understand a financial plan in order to attain financial goals.

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Feeling Better in Your Own Skin

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: October 2017

Inspired by her experience and personally understanding the correlation between a person’s complexion and her self-esteem, McGinnis trained as an Aesthetician, and now pays if forward to her clients.

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Relive the Past & Inspire the Future

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Rogers County | Issue: October 2017

The purpose of each activity is clear: “…to promote and preserve our Cherokee history and culture and to focus on higher education for Cherokee students,” explains Ollie Starr, IWPC Event Coordinator. Annual events include, among others: the Old Fashioned Picnic each May at Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah; an annual Tea and Wild Onion Feast as well as weekly art classes offered at the Boys and Girls Club of Chelsea.

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A Co-op of Quality, Caring Roof Construction

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2017

D Roofing is a part of a network of roofers— like a ‘family outside of immediate family".

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Old Fashioned Values Meet Modern Convenience

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: October 2017

It is in these little details— the commitment to old-fashioned customer service— that it becomes obvious why Owasso Drug is quickly becoming Owasso’s hometown pharmacy. “We treat every customer like family,” states Flanary.

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The Healing Power of Touch

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2017

Ashiatsu is an ancient technique that uses foot pressure to deliver a deep tissue massage, pain-free.

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Protection That Lasts

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2017

So how is PermaSeal different from other products? Instead of simply applying a top coat to concrete or wood, it uses a silicone and acid permeant which pushes any and all moisture out of the core of the concrete or wood before sealing it from within.

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Entertainment Heats Up in Claremore

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2017

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.

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The Good Samaritan Ministry: Seeking Partners in Growth

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Rogers County | Issue: August 2017

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.

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Equipping You For a Fitness Lifestyle

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2017

From athletic training—increased agility, strength, speed—to drastic weight loss and improved energy, there is story after story of life-changing transformation among COR619 clients.

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Remembering V-J Day

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2017

Everyone is invited to join in the 72nd Anniversary Celebration of V-J Day on Saturday, August 12, on the lawn of the Military History Center, 112 N. Main Street, Broken Arrow. The ceremony will kick off at 1:30 p.m. The museum will open its doors at 10 a.m., however, and admission is free on that day.

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A Special Goodbye for Your Family Pet

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Pets | Issue: July 2017

According to Angel Askins, every pet deserves dignity upon its passing. For this reason, the facility offers a place for special goodbyes. There are two viewing rooms as well as a chapel if a memorial service is desired. “Every dog or cat [pet] has a story,” explains Askins, and Angel’s Pet Funeral Home & Crematory is helping pet owners tell it.

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Will & Wiley: Flying into Oologah

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Rogers County | Issue: July 2017

Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In Saturday, August 12, 2017 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Gates open at 7:30 a.m.) Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch 9501 E. 380 Rd., Oologah, OK

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Cream Rises to the Top

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Retail | Issue: June 2017

Just a short distance from Tulsa, up the Will Rogers Turnpike in Claremore, lies a treasure trove of health and history. Swan Bros. Dairy, Inc., established in 1923, continues to produce high quality, all natural milk and dairy products.

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A Visionary in Eye Care

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Rogers County | Issue: June 2017

Though her last name has changed to Dr. Abby Hogle Fowler (formerly Dr. Abby Hogle Overstreet), her commitment to excellence in eye care has not. Abby Hogle Fowler, O.D. is the owner and founder of Advanced Vision Center, 860 S. Lynn Riggs Blvd. in Claremore, in operation since 2008.

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Raising the Roof in Industry

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2017

With stiff competition in the field, their business philosophy was simple: provide a top-notch experience to the customer through quality workmanship, superior products and, above all else, integrity.

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Community and Adventure

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2017

Judge Another Chapter Bookstore simply by its cover, and you will miss the magic. This Owasso gem is not just any old bookstore. Instead, it’s a destination—a place to find community, entertainment, relaxation and respite— even, adventure.

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Votiva Treats a Variety of Feminine Health Issues

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: November 2017

A New Image is a pioneer in effective anti-aging treatments with Votiva as the most advanced weapon in its arsenal.

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Mobilizing Quality Care

By: Amy Beth Dobbins | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: November 2017

Home health care affords loved ones unparalleled results. Research reveals that remaining in the home with friends or family as caregivers extends not only the quality of life, but also the actual years of a patient, significantly.

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