Value News Articles–June 2012

Skin Health

By: Mallory Spoor-Baker | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: June 2012

What is skin health? On the ­surface, it’s a new catch phrase in the cosmetic and aesthetic industry – a phrase to catch your attention. What does it mean?

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American Celebrates America

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Financial Services | Issue: June 2012

Every town has its annual Fourth of July event. Sapulpa, Oklahoma’s celebration of our nation’s birth is appropriately hosted each year by American Heritage Bank.

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Arts on the Avenue

By: Donetta Johnson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2012

Tahlequah, the “City of Firsts,” is presenting the fourth annual Arts on the Avenue, Friday, June 8 from 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 8 …

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Ultimate Garage Door Opener

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: June 2012

Assurance Overhead Doors is an authorized dealer for LiftMaster® and the new Elite SeriesTM 8550 Garage Door Opener.

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Repair Facility of the Year

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2012

Bill Knight Collision Repair received the Farmers Insurance Circle of Dependability/Eastern Division Repair Facility of the Year Award in 2010, and again in 2011.

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A-maize-ing Festival Fun

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2012

It all started in the 1930s when Bixby area residents gathered every year to celebrate the corn harvest.

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Leave Constant Cleaning in the Dust

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: June 2012

Black Hat Cleaning Services founder David Harris started his business in 1977. The company is family owned and operated.

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Egg Mystery Cracked

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2012

The 81st annual Rooster Days – the oldest festival in the state of Oklahoma – were held May 11-13, 2012. An annual tradition leading up to the festival is the exciting Rooster Days Egg Hunt.

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Circle Cinema Honors Veterans

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2012

On Monday, June 4, the Circle Cinema will pay tribute to local veterans with five free screenings of “70th Anniversary Battle of Midway.” This hour-long documentary …

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Claremore CVB Wins State Tourism Awards

By: Tanya Andrews | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2012

Tuesday evening, May 8 was great for Claremore as the Claremore Convention & Visitors Bureau and Destination Claremore were recognized for being top in our field.

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Firefighters Raising Money for Local Causes

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2012

Highway 66 has long been known as the “Mother Road,” an arterial highway link that still pumps lifeblood through ­traditional American towns.

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Hogs ’N’ Hot Rods

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2012

On Saturday, June 9, if you drive near Collinsville, you’ll likely hear the rumbling and revving of many motors.

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Mommy Makeovers

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: June 2012

It is sometimes said that time heals all wounds. But sometimes, time is guilty of inflicting wounds, as anyone who has experienced the ravages of time on his or her body will attest.

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Knee Replacement Paid Off in the Long Run

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2012

Carl McMann has spent most of his life as an athlete. He grew up in Sapulpa, where he met his wife Carla and graduated from Sapulpa High School.

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Dig Up Some Fun at Black Gold Days

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2012

The 34th annual Black Gold Days, a celebration commemorating the 1905 discovery of oil in Glenpool, will be held Thursday, June 14 through Saturday, June 16.

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Working to Improve Lives Since 1927

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Consumer News | Issue: June 2012

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa has changed a lot over the past 85 years; headquarters have grown, as have their services.

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This Festival Is No Second Fiddle

By: Kathleen Pixley | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2012

The American Heritage Music Festival hosted by Grand Lake Festivals, Inc.

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Ponder the Beauty

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2012

It makes up 70 percent of the earth’s surface. It constitutes 70 percent of our brains.

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Are You at a Loss for Insurance Options?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: June 2012

The Holmes Organisation recently announced the launch of a private exchange technology system that provides employers and employees the ability to ­participate in one o…

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Catch the Running Bug

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2012

If you leave your house lights on at night this time of year, you are sure to find a bunch of June bugs crawling around on your porch by morning.

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Conservative, Constitutional, Christian

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Consumer News | Issue: June 2012

Kevin McDugle claims he ­doesn’t have a political bone in his body.

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Rock Solid Concrete Tips

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2012

LCI Concrete specializes in ­pouring and scoring concrete driveways, patios, sidewalks and other flatwork for homeowners, businesses and commercial properties.

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Martial Arts Academy Now Serves Students in Tulsa, Broken Arrow & Bixby

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2012

Martial Arts Academy owner Chris Velez recently expanded his business from Owasso and opened a new location at 6022-A S. Memorial in Tulsa.

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Explore the Outdoors

By: Lori Hutson | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2012

The Oklahoma Centennial Botanical Garden, which is taking root on 170 acres northwest of downtown Tulsa, will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, April through October.

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Passion, Prayer, Patience and Persistence

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: June 2012

With the June 26th primary election quickly approaching, one of the main election slots Rogers County citizens will be asked to fill is for Rogers County Clerk.

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Rock A Wish

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2012

For a full day of fun while ­supporting a worthy cause, mark your calendar for Saturday, June 30, 2012.

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Helping Girls Become Strong Women

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Consumer News | Issue: June 2012

Kids are growing up fast these days – some might say “too fast!” With Hollywood and other media pressure urging young girls in particular to look and act “sexy,

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Get Your Motor Running for the Blowout

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2012

Sapulpa Main Street’s 23rd annual Route 66 Blowout Car Show and Festival is Saturday, June 2 on Dewey Avenue in ­historic downtown Sapulpa.

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A Stone’s Throw from a More Beautiful Home

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2012

Co-owners Susan Spring and Steve Koskey opened the doors of Stone Mill Manufactured Stone in January of 2009.

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Golf to Stop Child Trafficking Now

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Consumer News | Issue: June 2012

Stop Child Trafficking Now (SCTNow) funds efforts that ­target the demand side of child sex slavery. They target predators.

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Taste of Bixby

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2012

Have you ever driven through a town, spotted several restaurants, and just wished you could try them all? Now you can in the city of Bixby.

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Kick Into a Fit Lifestyle

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2012

Thomas “Thunderkick” Longacre grew up in the community of Kellyville.

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Don’t Leave Your Credit Problems A-Loan

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Other | Issue: June 2012

We often believe that when we finish our schooling, the days of being graded on our progress are over.

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Supper With The Stars

By: Michael Lail | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2012

The 25th annual Trek Expo will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 22-24 at the Wyndham Hotel, 10918 E. 41st St. in Tulsa.

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Plant Your Feet at the Linnaeus Garden

By: Mike Blake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2012

On Saturday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Linnaeus Teaching Garden, in Woodward Park, will celebrate its sixth anniversary.

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Wedding Planning Can Be Merry

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: June 2012

John Bunn attended Oral Roberts University, studying advertising and marketing.

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