Value News Articles–May 2014

Special Gifts for Loved Ones

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Other | Issue: May 2014

Mother’s Day and Graduation means shopping for the special ones in your life. If you’re looking for a unique gift, look no further than Surceé Gifts & Home in Owasso.

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Feeling Out of Whack?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: May 2014

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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Battle of the Big Cats Retuns

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Battle of the Big Cats: Route 66’s Richest Noodling Showdown willreturn to the Claremore Expo Center on June 14.

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Celebrate the Spirit of the Renaissance

By: Beki Akins | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

The Renaissance was a rebirth of the human spirit, igniting a passion for beauty expressed through poetry, art, music, intellect, and romance.

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May Is National Foster Care Month

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Other | Issue: May 2014

May is National Foster Care Month and, recently, a group of foster parents were treated to an appreciation dinner by Choices for Life in Sapulpa.“We arranged for child…

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Do You Dream of Being a Cosmetologist?

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Education | Issue: May 2014

Many dream of one day becoming a cosmetologist.

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New Lynn Riggs Exhibit Showcases Famous Oklahoma Playwright

By: Liz Vierheller | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Decades before anyone had heard of writer-actor Tracy Letts or his award-winning play-turned-movie “August: Osage County,” a talented Cherokee playwright from Clarem…

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Learn to Save Lives

By: Melissa Struttmann | Category: Education | Issue: May 2014

Beckie Doyle, health educator for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, encourages Creek County and surrounding area residents and families to attend a free Heartsave…

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Hop on the Dirt Road to Ne-Mar’s Newest Boutique

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2014

Ask Jennifer Adams or Patty Wylie to describe their new business, Dirt Road Boutique, and they both respond with one word – unique.

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Mother's Day Gifts and Much More

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2014

Once upon a time, shopping for apparel was an enjoyable experience for most women.

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Hormonal Balance Can Help

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2014

Ask yourself these questions: Are you overweight and putting on more pounds? If you are a woman, do you have premenstrual syndrome, painful or heavy periods, and or a low sex drive?

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Can You Sprint in Stilettos?

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Dress for Success Tulsa is hosting one of its major fundraising events this month. The Stiletto Sprint and 5K Power Walk/Run is a fun and healthy way to raise awareness and support with good friends.

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Helping the Body Heal Itself

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Other | Issue: May 2014

When we hear the word “spinning,” many may think of an exercise class that gained popularity in recent years.

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New J. David Location is a Gem

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2014

Joel and Kendra Wiland have been in the jewelry business for nearly 25 years.

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Healthy Mind, Body and Outlook on Life

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Older adults in the Tulsa area now have even more reasons to become part of LIFE’s Senior Centers.

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Protection from Oklahoma’s Precarious Weather

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Other | Issue: May 2014

Will Rogers once said, “If you don’t like the weather in Oklahoma, wait a minute and it’ll change.” Those who have lived here for any length of time know that Ok…

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Building Confidence in Kids

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Other | Issue: May 2014

Since opening Martial Arts Academy in 2003, owner and Senior Chief Instructor Chris Velez has earned a reputation for facilitating a program that is fun and effective for all ages.

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Close the GAP

By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: May 2014

The cold hard fact is that as soon as you drive your new car off the lot, it depreciates in value. How much it depreciates varies from car to car depending on a number of factors.

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Where Heart and Mind Connect

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Professional Services | Issue: May 2014

Jayne Bowman deals with pain. But she doesn’t need to ask her many clients where they hurt.

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Relay For Life

By: Judy Burdell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Instead of allowing cancer to define or limit her, one local cancer survivor has chosen to give the gift of hope to others going through cancer treatment.Jane Niemeyer w…

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Reveal Your Mother’s Character Contest

By: Stephanie Reed | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: May 2014

Throughout the month of May, Reveal Salon & Aesthetics is gearing up to give back to our cheerleaders, our counselors, our teachers, our friends – our mothers.

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Burrows – A Public Servant

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

A public servant: that is what Ron Burrows has worked towards all of his adult working life.

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An Eclectic Blend of New and Old

By: Camey Maldonado | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: May 2014

Claremore will get a touch of vintage décor with a lot of bling in May as the Ruffles and Rust Expo comes to town on Saturday the 24th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Clar…

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Round-Up Your Change

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Sometimes when we hear that change jingling around in our pockets or purses, we do not give it much thought. After all, those are just coins, right?

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Celebrate Salsa de Mayo

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

If there is one appetizer most people can agree on, it’s chips and salsa!

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Join Us for a Tailgate Party

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Broken Arrow builds character in young people of all backgrounds by guiding them in their behavior and attitude.

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Route 66 Blowout Turns 25

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

Summer in Sapulpa would not be complete without a celebration downtown. On Saturday, June 7, Sapulpa Main Street hosts the 25th annual Route 66 Blowout.

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Senior Life Solutions

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Real Estate | Issue: May 2014

Do you want to simplify your life as you prepare for your future? Is retirement not the vacation it should be? What are the advantages and disadvantages of downsizing?

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Promoting Awareness, Raising Funds for Children’s Cancer Research

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

“Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children,” says Anabella Gonzalez, committee member for Tulsa CureSearch. “Every day 42 children are diagnosed with cancer.

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May Fun at Tulsa Garden Center

By: Mike Blake | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: May 2014

Don’t miss the many wonderful events happening at the Tulsa Garden Center this month!

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Ridesharing Service New to Tulsa Area

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

International ridesharing company Uber launched uberX transportation service in Tulsa in March, in response to a surge of support following a recent Tulsa’s Young Prof…

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School’s Almost Out For Summer

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2014

As kids count down the days until school is out, parents should be taking inventory of household electronic devices and network security.

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May Is Tennis Month!

By: Liz Cary | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

If you enjoy tennis at any level, consider playing in the fifth annual Serve for Youth tennis tournament in Claremore, Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1.

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Hit the Stampede

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

There are only two things you can do if a stampede hits: run with it or get out of its way.

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Wishbone Day

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2014

If you are at Claremore Lake the afternoon of the first Sunday in May and you see a group of people wearing yellow as they walk and run around the lake, you may be tempt…

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Reignite Your Zeal for Life

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2014

Three years ago, if you would have told Jennifer Watkins that she would soon use the word “zeal” to describe her life, she probably would not have believed you.

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