Value News Articles–June 2009

Summer’s Better on a Boat

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2009

As a high school student working in a marine shop, Don Morton knew he loved boats. Thirty-seven years later, he still works in a marine shop, and he still loves boats.

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Look Stunning This Summer

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: June 2009

During the warm summer months, less is more – people are eating lighter, dressing in less clothing and wearing less makeup.

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AVB Bank Announces Promotions and New Hires

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Financial Services | Issue: June 2009

AVB Bank is pleased to announce its latest promotions and newest staff members. Ben Dejene has been promoted to assistant vice president and branch manager of the downtown Broken Arrow location.

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Historical Society Museum Opens June 6

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2009

The long-awaited opening celebration of the Broken Arrow Historical Society Museum is scheduled for Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and everyone in the community is invited to attend.

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Gain Investment Clarity

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: June 2009

Beverly Barry has been in investment services since 1987, and she opened her own company, Barry Investment Services, in 1995.

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Benzel Properties Launches Website for Home Buyers and Sellers

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Real Estate | Issue: June 2009

On May 1, 2009, local homebuilder Robert Benzel, owner of Benzel Properties, launched his first real estate website for home buyers and sellers.

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Smile from Ear to Ear

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2009

The sun is shining, the kids are out of school, and everyone has a summer smile on their face – June is the perfect time to spend the day outside enjoying a picnic with loved ones.

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Philbrook Trades Tulips for Tomatoes to Feed Oklahoma’s Hungry

By: Cindy Stevens | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2009

In a time when food stamp participation in Oklahoma is at an all-time high, Philbrook Museum of Art recently announced that it will be converting its entire 3,600 square…

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A Diamond Among Lawn Stores

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: June 2009

If you are already a customer of Diamond P Lawn & Garden, you’ve probably been told by owner J.W. Powers, “We couldn’t do it without you.” J.W. and his wife …

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Common Fears and Concerns of Total Joint Replacement

By: Sara Dale | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2009

You’re probably vaguely familiar with something called total joint replacement surgery. You’ve scanned stories here and there in newspapers and magazines regarding this revolutionary procedure.

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Education Lifts You Up

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Education | Issue: June 2009

“My philosophy is that everyone knows someone who should be in college but isn’t,” says Christopher Davis, academic advisor at the Educational Opportunity Center (…

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Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2009

The truth is, you’re not fooling anyone with those baggy clothes, least of all yourself.

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Safety Switch

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2009

What if you could give peace of mind to those you love? If you think this is impossible, think again.

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Fun for All at Black Gold Days

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2009

Glenpool’s 31st annual Black Gold Days festival, celebrating the discovery of oil there over 100 years ago, is coming June 18-20.

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Goodwill in Claremore Reopens

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: June 2009

There were many smiling faces returning to the Goodwill store in Claremore on April 29, following a remodeling and expansion project that necessitated closing the store for two months.

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Goodwill Honors Outstanding Employees and Partners

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: June 2009

Employees, clients, board members, community leaders, and other friends of Goodwill Industries of Tulsa joined in the annual awards banquet on May 4 at Southern Hills Ma…

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Friendly, Expert Service

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2009

No matter what make or model of car you drive, Jim Norton Mitsubishi’s service department is working to be your one-stop shop for all your service and customization ne…

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Cutting Losses Can Be More Painful Than You Think

By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: June 2009

Why do stock prices fall? Various factors are involved, but in a nutshell, prices drop when more people want to sell stocks than buy them.

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Lord of Life Summer Camps

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: June 2009

In April of this year, Lord of Life Lutheran Church opened the doors to its new location at 13160 S. Memorial in Bixby.

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Custom Frames For Nearly Anything

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: June 2009

For 18 years, Martin’s Frame Design has provided Green Country with custom frames for art and memorabilia of every shape and size, and owner Bob Martin brings his grea…

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The Doll Maker Returns to Claremore

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: June 2009

Doll artist Linda Rick returns to downtown Claremore’s My Doll Castle on Saturday, June 13 for a day of meeting and greeting fans, doll-signing, refreshments, giveaways and fun!

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Gorgeous Gameroom Designs

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2009

When entering the beautiful showroom of One Billiards – Gameroom Design, you’ll see why it is one of the fastest growing gameroom furniture stores in the Midwest.

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Now Enrolling for GERD Clinical Study

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2009

Options Health Research, located in the Physicians Building just east of Hillcrest Medical Center, conducts clinical research trials for pharmaceutical companies looking…

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Going Green with Collision Repair

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2009

 “Doing something good for our environment doesn’t mean we have to sacrifice quality or productivity,” says Ralph Higinbotham, owner of Premier Collision in Broken Arrow.

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Mystery Shopper Says Life Is Better in the Quick Lane

By: The Mystery Shopper | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2009

Do you dread going to get your oil changed? I know that around our house, it’s one of the least favorite errands.

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Free Childbirth Classes

By: Renetta Harrison | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2009

The Children First program, along with the Rogers County Health Department, is now offering free childbirth classes.

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Garden Tour to Support Victims of Domestic Violence

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: June 2009

On Saturday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Safenet Services presents its 14th annual Garden and Pond Tour.

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Route 66 Blowout June 6

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2009

On Saturday, June 6, downtown Sapulpa will host its 20th annual Route 66 Blowout. This fantastic, free festival features hundreds of classic cars and motorcycles, food, crafts, art, music and lots more.

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Antiques Appraisal Day June 28

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2009

On Sunday, June 28, the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art will present its first Treasures in Your Attic Appraisal Day.

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Supper with the Stars

By: Michael Lail | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2009

The 20th Annual Trek Expo will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 26-28 at the John Q. Hammons UMAC Center, 6836 S. Mingo in Tulsa.

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SummerStage 2009

By: Chad Oliverson | Category: Other | Issue: June 2009

SummerStage Festival is an eight-week performing arts festival held during June and July at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.

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Farm Fresh and Festival Fun

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2009

Local Farmers MarketsBartlesville Farmers MarketFrank Phillips Park, Downtown8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturdays Broken Arrow Farmers Market418 S. Main St.4:30-8:30 p.m. Thursda…

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Windows of Opportunity

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2009

Every replacement window they install is a window of opportunity for the pros at Window Masters.

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