Value News Articles–May 2013

Causby to Serve as Chief Lending Officer

By: Kelli Sowell | Category: Financial Services | Issue: May 2013

Topper Causby has been named Chief Lending Officer (CLO) and Executive Vice President at AVB Bank.

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Fresh Food for Residents in Need

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: May 2013

Since opening BA Med Spa & Weight Loss Center in 2010, founders Malissa Spacek and Dr. James Campbell have ­wondered what to do with the bare plot of land they own directly adjacent to the building.

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Kids Bowl Free This Summer

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2013

The last day of school is only a few weeks away, and parents are wondering how they can keep their kids entertained and out of trouble this summer – without dropping a wad of cash.

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Rise and Shine for Rooster Days

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: May 2013

Bring the family out to Broken Arrow’s Rooster Days, the oldest festival in the state of Oklahoma!  This year will ­commemorate the 82nd event and will be held May 10-12, 2013.

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Something Bugging You?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: May 2013

Bug Force owner Darryl Grimm sells Greenway Formula 7 ­products at a Tulsa business ­location and online.

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Crawfish Invade Tulsa

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Restaurants | Issue: May 2013

On Saturday, May 18, you are invited to experience a bit of Cajun cuisine right here in Tulsa.

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Prepare Thyself for Merriment

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2013

Travel to 1539 Castleton for the Castle of Muskogee’s Oklahoma Renaissance Festival.

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Fostering Hope

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Special Interest | Issue: May 2013

Foster parents are truly special individuals.

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Sip, Savor & Shop

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2013

Claremore is the place to be for great food, family-friendly fun, free entertainment and much more on Saturday, May 4 as downtown kicks off its Sip, Savor & Shop eve…

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Living Longer, Living Stronger

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2013

Thousands of Oklahomans live with chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, stroke, arthritis, and pain.

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Get Hip to Dr. LaButti

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2013

n 2012, Kathy Hill, of Tulsa, had her right hip replaced by Dr. Ronald LaButti. “I’d had my left hip replaced in 2003,” Kathy says.

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Stiletto Sprint for Success

By: Stephanie Reed | Category: Other | Issue: May 2013

While Dress for Success Tulsa has watched many of the 1,167 women suited last year alone cross the employment finish line, it is now time to cheer on ­volunteers, contr…

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Say Goodbye to Unwanted Hair

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: May 2013

Most people will agree – shaving or waxing unwanted body hair is frustrating, time-consuming, and a big hassle. And no one wants razor burn or stubble!

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Our Family Taking Care of Yours

By: Susan Erler | Category: Pets | Issue: May 2013

Nothing is more important than the health of your family ­members, and that includes your four-legged family members too.

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Fitness on the Green

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: May 2013

If you are not familiar with Guthrie Green, here’s a great opportunity to get acquainted.

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You Can Count on Granite

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: May 2013

The term “flipping” has become popular in the real estate world in the past decade; in fact, there are even several television shows dedicated to the subject.

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Honoring Legacy by Continuing Tradition

By: Susan Erler | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2013

Many traditions come and go these days. In fact, traditions seem to last only a short time before they fall to the wayside due to lack of interest or lack of support.

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Saving Lives One Net at a Time

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: May 2013

Kairos 10 was founded in 2010 as a result of medical mission trips and a desire to treat ­children with malaria.

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Need a Yard Makeover?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: May 2013

Lawns By Nature owner Andrew Martin is excited to be ­celebrating his company’s 16th anniversary this year.

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Time for Spring Cleaning

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: May 2013

Owner Maggie Reyes started her business, Lucas Premier Cleaning, four years ago.

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Trail Days King and Queen

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Restaurants | Issue: May 2013

As a new business owner in 1995, Tim Rich was initiated into the spirit of the Owasso community when he was dumped onto a parking lot from the bed of a red Radio Flyer, …

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Art Bike Tulsa

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2013

Each year the National MS Society Oklahoma hosts a variety of special fundraising events for the purpose of raising awareness about multiple sclerosis.

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Savings and Variety Abound Downtown

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2013

If shopping is on your agenda for May, downtown Claremore is the place to be.

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Yesterday You Said Tomorrow

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2013

Muhammad Ali once said, “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men…Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare.

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Everything You Need for Spring

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: May 2013

“Regardless of geographical region or culture gardening is perhaps the most common and shared experience of Nature,” said S. Kelley Harrell.

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Quality Health Care that Costs Less

By: Susan Erler | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2013

When was the last time you left a doctor’s visit and felt like you mattered?

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Solutions to Stop Texting and Driving

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2013

We’ve all experienced it, driving down the highway or pulling up to a four-way stop and plainly seeing other drivers staring at their cell phones instead of ­paying attention to the road.

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Rev Up Your Savings

By: Jocelyn Wood | Category: Financial Services | Issue: May 2013

Refinancing your vehicle loan (for a land or water cruiser) could save you money.

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Protect Your Identity

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Financial Services | Issue: May 2013

RCI Insurance Group in Claremore will host a free Community Paper Shredding Event on Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Reveal Yourself

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: May 2013

Several months ago, when Nicole McGinnis opened Reveal Salon & Aesthetics, she wanted to create more than just a place where people could come for skin, hair and nai…

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Honoring Loved Ones with Dignity

By: Cassie Woods | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2013

For those who are left behind, a funeral provides an opportunity to celebrate the life and ­accomplishments of a loved one -- a chance to say goodbye.

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Simplifying Plumbing Problems

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: May 2013

“Robertson Plumbing Supply has the largest inventory of repair parts in the state,” says owner Eric Danels.

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All Gave Some and Some Gave All

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Education | Issue: May 2013

“All Gave Some and Some Gave All.” This is the theme of the Oklahoma Military Academy Alumni Reunion on June 7-8 at Rogers State University, and the public is invite…

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Day Camp for Kids

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2013

Janis Fraley, director of the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Broken Arrow, is ­looking forward to the ­organization’s annual Summer Day Camp.

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Get Your Kicks on Route 66

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2013

The 24th annual Route 66 Blowout Car Show and Festival returns to Sapulpa Main Street on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. With 46 different classes for cars an…

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Route 66 Salsa Festival

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2013

On Saturday, June 1, the Sapulpa Rotary Club will hold its 6th annual Route 66 Salsa Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Courthouse Plaza parking lot (222 E. Dewey).

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Gold Standard at Silver Arrow

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: May 2013

“We wish we had made the move here sooner!” is what Managers Paul and Vicki Thielker will tell you they hear most often from new residents.

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Find that Special Something

By: Susan Erler | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: May 2013

April showers bring May ­flowers, but the month of May also brings many special ­occasions, each a gift-giving opportunity for loved ones and close friends.

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Golf to Help Save Oklahoma Children

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: May 2013

The Demand Project was ­founded by Jason and Kristin Weis.

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Where Friends and Family Connect

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2013

Walk through the doors of the Victorian-era house and you’ll see pink everywhere.

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Old-Fashioned Customer Service

By: Susan Erler | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2013

Located off the main roads in Owasso is an unassuming small building that many drive by every day, never realizing that inside those walls lies an ­impressive ­collect…

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Outdoor Soccer Returns to Tulsa

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: May 2013

On July 13, 1985, the Tulsa Roughnecks of the North American Soccer League played their final match at the original Driller’s Stadium at 15th and Yale.

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Run for the Roses

By: Kyle Johnston | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2013

Spring has sprung and ­excitement is in the air as Tulsa Boys’ Home prepares for its 9th annual Run for the Roses, a Kentucky Derby party.

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Sugar and Spice and Everything Sassy

By: Stephanie Reed | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2013

If you’re a Southern girl with spunk and class, Kelly Corey and Marti Coleman can outfit, adorn, and style both your body and abode. As the name implies, Twisted Soul Sisters is anything but the norm.

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Richest Noodling Showdown Comes to Claremore

By: Tanya Andrews | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2013

Claremore is known for its many Oklahoma legends.

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Serve for Youth

By: Liz Cary | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2013

May is tennis month! If you enjoy tennis at any level, ­consider playing in the fourth annual Serve for Youth tennis tournament in Claremore, Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 19.

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Top Rodeo Competitors on Board

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2013

The Will Rogers Stampede PRCA Rodeo has always been a popular venue for cowboys and cowgirls on their way to qualify for the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas each year.

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