Value News Articles–May 2012

Give Mom the Gift of Beauty

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: May 2012

Are you searching for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Flowers and jewelry are always a lovely ­gesture, but they can be a little on the ordinary side.

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Feeling Out of Whack?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: May 2012

Do you find yourself irritable and snapping at loved ones for no reason? Are you always tired? Do you have weight in your midsection that you can’t seem to get rid of?

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Need a Body Coach?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2012

The hot summer sun is making itself known already, and will be out in full throttle before we know it.

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Come Shake Your Tail Feathers

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2012

“Shake Your Tail Feathers” is the 2012 theme of Broken Arrow’s Rooster Days, the oldest festival in the state of Oklahoma.

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Catch Some Fun at Crawfest

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

It’s party time on May 19, when Cajun Ed’s Hebert’s Specialty Meats hosts its 12th annual Crawfest.Owner Ed Richard, a Louisiana native who knows how to combine go…

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Feeling Medieval?

By: John Owen | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2012

It’s time once again for the Oklahoma Renaissance Festival at the Castle of Muskogee!

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Fostering Hope

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

Foster parents are truly special individuals.

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See the FLIPSIDE

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

She was just “a kid from Oklahoma who never wanted to be a singer but was told she could sing,” says Patti Page.

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Annual Lilac Festival Is Blossoming

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2012

Claremore is the place to be for family-friendly fun and free entertainment on May 4 and 5 as the annual Lilac Festival returns to downtown Main Street.

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Bibs Optional

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2012

You might want to bring your own bib when you attend the 11th annual Claremore Reveille Rotary Club’s Boots & BBQ festival, scheduled for May 11 and 12 at Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs.

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Don’t Be Fuelish About Your Diesel

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

This year marks Mike Fitzpatrick’s 20th year with Classic Chevrolet in Owasso. Mike heads the Classic service department and says he truly enjoys working there.

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Fight Hunger, Feed Hope

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2012

June 2, 2012 marks the date for the 5th annual Panera Hunger Run to help fight hunger in Oklahoma.

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Sink or Learn to Swim

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2012

This summer, much like every summer for the past 30 years, Denise Westfall will be teaching swimming to kids and adults of all ages. Denise teaches a full range of swimming skills.

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Don’t Let Pain Take a Back Seat

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2012

What would you do to eliminate lower back pain that keeps you from doing the things you want to do – and the things you need to do – this spring?

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iBlock - "Robotic" Total Knee Replacement

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2012

Head of the class. Compassionate. Straightforward and confident. Skillful. The best.

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Neighborhood Neuter

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Pets | Issue: May 2012

If you have a pet that needs to be spayed or neutered and you’re looking for a caring, safe and affordable place to have the procedure performed, there is still time t…

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Fit Body Ahead

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2012

Personal attention: it’s what Fit For Her in Owasso has built its reputation on.

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Get Your Home Gleaming Again

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

There’s a secret to making the wood cabinets, paneling, baseboards, doors and frames in your home look new again – without spending a lot of money. That secret is Gleam Guard.

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A Ringleader in Mother’s Day Gifts

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

Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 13. If you have not yet done your Mother’s Day shopping, don’t worry. Come to J. David Jewelry and be blown out of your socks with the selection and value.

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Martial Arts Not Just for Kicks

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2012

It has often been said that ­success breeds success. But this statement is missing something: what bred that success in the first place?

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Pocahontas Club Picnic

By: Pat Reeder | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2012

Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, will be a special guest of the 113-year-old Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club at the club’s annual picnic Satur…

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Mothers Would Kiln for This Pottery

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2012

The Pottery Cottage has settled in nicely at its new and bigger location on downtown Claremore’s main strip at 323 W. Will Rogers Blvd., which is a wonderful developme…

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A Crash Course in Collision Shops

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2012

Having an auto accident can be overwhelming, especially when you have to deal with collision repairs.

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Show Your Car You Care

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

Josh Bollig was recently ­promoted to the position of manager at Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center located just east of Memorial Road on 41st Street between Bill Knight Lincoln Volvo and Hahn Appliances.

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Relay For Life

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2012

Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s national ­signature event. The event is characterized by entire communities taking up the fight against cancer.

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Coming Up Vintage

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2012

Vintage clothing, antique dolls, cottage style and shabby chic décor, homemade body butters and soaps, floral décor and more will be part of the Rogers County Historic…

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Sapulpa Deals Out the Fun

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2012

Sapulpa Main Street’s annual Route 66 Blowout is Saturday, June 2.

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Sapulpa’s Turning Up the Heat

By: Debbie Moss | Category: Other | Issue: May 2012

Sapulpa Rotary’s 5th annual Salsa Festival committee is ­taking applications for this year’s contestants. Contestants can enter their salsa in one of three categories: hot, medium or mild.

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Pore Over Your Beauty Options

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

Most of us have experienced times when we feel less than comfortable in our own skin, whether it is because of excess weight, unsightly blemishes, or unwanted body hair.

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Wrap Up Your Shopping at Surceé

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: May 2012

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. It’s a line in a theme song and it’s also quite true.

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Spring in the Square

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: May 2012

The fourth annual Spring in the Square will take place on Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This free event celebrates the art of gardening and outdoor spaces with…

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Does Your Mom Have a Heart of Gold?

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

Vincent Anthony Jewelers, owned by Lonnie Iannazzo, is conveniently located at the ­corner of 101st and Sheridan.

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Serve for Youth

By: Liz Cary | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2012

May is tennis month! If you enjoy tennis at any level, ­consider playing in the third annual Serve for Youth tennis tournament in Claremore, Friday, May 11 through Sunday, May 13.

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