Value News Articles–December 2008

Helping People and Plants Grow

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2008

Currently 24,000 people with developmental disabilities are living in the greater Tulsa area. A New Leaf, Inc.

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A Handy Solution

By: Mallory Spoor-Baker | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2008

Have you ever looked down at your hands and been upset by what you see? Do your bones and veins stick out, making you look older than you feel? You are not alone!

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Fragrant Gift Ideas

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2008

This cozy little store is off the beaten path in Sapulpa, but if you like things that smell good  – and make unique gift items – you’ll love Anabell’s Escen…

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Have a Kickin’ Christmas

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

Over the years the holiday season has become a huge commercial event; it’s all about the presents.

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Unique Shopping Experience

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2008

Waterford Plaza now boasts its own boutique with Owasso faces and friendly service, but a distinctly different West Coast style.

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Arizona Named Best Mexican

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2008

When you have that craving for authentic Mexican cuisine, think Arizona Mexican Restaurant at 66th and South Lewis in Tulsa.

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Arkansas Valley State Bank Launches New Brand

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Financial Services | Issue: December 2008

Arkansas Valley State Bank, the family owned community bank founded in Broken Arrow in 1905, has undergone a few changes over the years.

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Building Long-Term Relationships

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

Bill Knight Ford’s service department is taking great strides to win and keep customers by providing great service in a variety of ways.

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Keeping Customers Satisfied

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

Bill Knight Lincoln Mercury Volvo is building a tradition of earning and keeping satisfied customers through its emphasis on excellent customer service.“It’s our big…

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Body for Life Champion from Tulsa

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

Tulsa is home to Nancy Fish, Body for Life’s 2007 Grand Champion in the women’s age 18 to 30 category.

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The Four Freshmen Bring Spectacular Christmas Show

By: Value News | Category: Special Interest | Issue: December 2008

Fans of the songs of yesterday will have their wishes granted this holiday season when The Four Freshmen come to Broken Arrow December 4 for a spectacular Christmas show.

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Shop Locally and Win

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

The holidays are officially here and we all know what that means: it’s time to do some serious shopping.

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Buy Bixby

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

Never has holiday shopping been so much fun, and worth so much, in Bixby.

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Cascia Christmas Walk December 7

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

Cascia Hall Preparatory School and the Cascia Hall Parent Faculty Association (CPFA) will once again join the school and community in kicking off the Christmas season by…

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Change a Child’s Life

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: December 2008

Imagine yourself, if you can, alone at Christmas, with no family, no presents, no hot meal, sharing a room with five other people, with all your belongings locked up in storage so no one can take them.

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Christkindlmarkt December 5-7

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2008

If you can’t make it to Europe to shop this Christmas, enjoy the next best thing.

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Step Back in Time

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2008

Christmas celebrations kick off at Christview Christian Church December 4 through 7 with the 10th annual Bethlehem Walk.

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Love Your Work

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Education | Issue: December 2008

Students of cosmetology are likely to find that their career choice is in high demand. A career school investment can provide invaluable training at a fraction of the cost of a four-year college program.

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Christmas in Claremore

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

Cash money! Claremore’s Santa Cash event kicked off November 14, and it runs until noon on Friday, December 19.

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Educational Books, Toys and More

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2008

Jennifer Palmer and Shelly Rogers are taking their lives in a new direction. They decided to go into business together in July and worked diligently until Classroom Corner’s grand opening in October.

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A Countryside Christmas

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2008

Countryside Flowers and Gifts in Owasso can help you make your home beautiful for the holidays, and ease the stress of holiday shopping and entertaining.

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Buy Direct and Save

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: December 2008

 “Last year, DirectBuy members purchased over a billion dollars’ worth of merchandise at cost,” says Dave Berry, owner of Tulsa’s DirectBuy.

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Life Without Knee Pain

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2008

Do you have knee pain that is becoming too much to bear? If you’re considering surgery, it is essential to choose an orthopedic surgeon who is specially trained in joint replacement.

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Warm Up Your Holidays

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

In a time when businesses can come and go rather quickly, it’s nice to find a company with staying power. EZe Products has been selling saunas, and only saunas, for over 27 years.

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Comfort and Luxury for Your Feet

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2008

Are you making your Christmas list and checking it twice?

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Peace of Mind Is the Perfect Present

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2008

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift?

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Holiday Makeover for Your Cabinets

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2008

Do you think it’s impossible to give your kitchen cabinets a makeover before the holidays? It’s not – if you call Tracy Booth, owner of Gleam Guard.

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Give Better Golf

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

Do you have a golf fanatic on your holiday list? Give them the gift of better golf with lessons from GolfTec.

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Mouthwatering Holiday Hams and More

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2008

Ham It Up began seven years ago as a shop intended to cast the spotlight on – what else? – hams, and the store rapidly grew to include many other fine products as well.

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Affordable Transmission Repair

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

The youngest of nine children, Tom Hammond grew up around transmissions. “I was born into the business,” he said.

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Try Turducken for Your Holiday Celebration

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2008

Add some Cajun flair to your holiday celebration with a mouth-watering turducken, deboned poultry or other fine meat from Hebert’s Specialty Meats, located at 2101 E. 71st St.

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Gifts and Décor Galore

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2008

Longtime customers drive from Tulsa and Pryor, and from as far away as Coffeyville, Kansas, to purchase holiday gifts and decorations at J & J Pharmacy and Gifts, lo…

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Take the Christmas Home Tour

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

A Claremore Christmas tradition reaches a milestone with the 25th annual Christmas Home Tour, sponsored by the Junior Ocieleta Club, on Saturday, December 6 from 9 a.m. …

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Old-Fashioned Sweet Shoppe

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2008

On the counter at Lulu’s Sweet Shoppe is a sign that reads, “Unattended children will be given an espresso and a free puppy.” This is a tiny part of the cozy, home…

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High Heels: Hazardous to Your Health

By: Darnell Blackmon | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2008

The idea that high heels can be hazardous to your health isn't new – orthopedists have warned women for years that high heels can contribute to the development of a va…

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SWAT Team Trains at OFZ

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

Owasso Fitness Zone was swarming with police officers from the Owasso Police Department SWAT team on one recent morning, but it wasn’t due to an emergency; it was in preparation for one.

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Everything Pets

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Pets | Issue: December 2008

Family-owned Pet Stop in Owasso is the ultimate pet shop.

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More Power to You

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2008

Tim Burns was born and raised in Wisconsin and met his wife when they were in the eighth grade. The Burnses called Tulsa home in the ’70s while attending Oral Roberts University.

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Relax, Refresh, Renew

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2008

When you walk into Re-Bath of Tulsa’s brand-new showroom at 6570 E. 41st St., you’ll notice immediately that it isn’t like other bathroom remodeling stores.

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Rally at the Rock

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2008

“When you walk in the door of The Rock Church, there’s a lot of excitement,” says Senior Pastor Billy Joe Watts.

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Become a Grandfriend

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2008

RSVP, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program in Tulsa, needs your help. Are you 55 years or better and looking for a fun, meaningful way to volunteer your time?

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Believe the Rumours

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2008

If you’re searching for a beauty salon that is filled with laughter, talking and fun, and offers top-notch service, look no further. Rumours Salon, located at 517 W. 5th St.

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Who Can Benefit from Spinal Decompression?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

For years Spinal Decompression of Oklahoma has been effectively treating this pain.

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Our Customers Are Our Family

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

Thomas Kwik Kar now serves the public with two locations – Owasso and Claremore.

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Donate Toys for Children in Need

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2008

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve began its Toys For Tots program in 1947, when Major Bill Hendricks and a group of Marine Reservists in Los Angeles collected and distributed 5,000 toys to needy children.

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Carols and Crumpets

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

Get into the Christmas spirit at the 18th annual Carols and Crumpets on Saturday, December 6 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria.

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Your Neighborhood TV and Appliance Store

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2008

Tumble In opened its doors in Broken Arrow in early August of this year. With its humble beginnings in Muskogee in 1942, the company also has stores in Muskogee and McAlester.

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