Tulsa Values - November 2020 Posts

Anonymous

“Thank You for Your Service.”

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

Approaching Thanksgiving, it’s time for us to make our annual mental lists of all the things we’re most thankful for. If you haven’t included freedom on your list, please allow me to suggest that you do.

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Anonymous

Will’s Country Christmas Returns for 2020

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

This December, the ghost of Christmas past will be paying a visit to Oologah for the annual Will’s Country Christmas celebration. Named in honor of Oklahoma’s favorite son, Will’s Country Christmas is an annual holiday celebration which harkens back to simpler times, giving the young and the young at heart alike the chance to see how the Rogers family might have celebrated the festive Christmas season.

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There’s No Place Like Wagoner at Christmas!

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

Wagoner is a city of wonder during the holiday season.  It is truly a Christmas destination, offering something the whole family will enjoy.  The festivities kick-off on November 21 through December 27, with an array of lights, concerts, and other traditional favorites.  Read more for all the details on one of the greatest Christmas celebrations in the state!

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Anonymous

The Son Does Shine at Gleam Guard

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

Phillip Booth was born to shine.  In 1987, before he was even born, his father, Tracy Booth, founded Gleam Guard.  Following in his father’s footsteps, Phillip is now managing the Tulsa office, with years of knowledge and experience of the company’s innovative technique and technology.

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Anonymous

The Diabetes Epidemic

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

Diabetes has become the dark horse companion to COVID-19, as 40% of virus-related deaths during the pandemic have had a diabetes component. Of course, diabetes has been a medical rancor predating the virus, affecting 34 million Americans. Here in Oklahoma, 356,000 people have diagnosed diabetes, an additional 93,000 have diabetes, but don’t know it, and an alarming 35% of the adult population have prediabetes. The cost of diagnosed diabetes is estimated in Oklahoma to be $3.8 billion.

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Anonymous

The Best of the Season with Buy Broken Arrow!

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

Buy Broken Arrow is the best way to support local businesses and maybe even win some of those shopping dollars back!  From November 2 through December 15, make your way to BA to shop with one of the many participating businesses in our festive city, and get your tickets for one of the most exciting events of the year!

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Soldier, Scholar, Oklahoman

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

He is famous in Oklahoma and is well-known and respected for an infinite number of reasons.  Dr. Clarence G. Oliver, Jr.’s list of accomplishments is extensive, and the level of integrity in which he has lived his life is that of a remarkable role model and inspiration to all.  Many people have heard him speak, read his books, and know of his work and accolades, but there is something about Dr. Oliver some might not know:  His favorite holiday is Thanksgiving.

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Anonymous

Sip and Shop at the Wine Walk

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

Need a girls’ night out?  Looking for a romantic and fun new date night idea?  The annual Broken Arrow Chamber’s Wine Walk in Broken Arrow is an evening of excellence with wine samplings, food tastings, and much more! On December 3, from 6:30-9:00 pm, Wine Walk guests will be treated to more than eight wine tasting stations and multiple stops for appetizer samplings from area restaurants as they sip and shop their way through the festively decorated Rose District.

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National Fiddler Hall of Fame Induction

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

For centuries, the fiddle has brought people to their feet or to tears, and is a revered and exquisite instrument that pulls on the strings of the heart.  Since 2007, The National Fiddler Hall of Fame has sought to recognize and honor the best of those musicians who have embraced and shared its siren song with the world, and for their contributions to the art form.

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Anonymous

My Comfort Food

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

It’s finally autumn, and with all that’s going on in the world, I think we could all use some comforting. For me, I find it easier to get my mind off my own troubles by focusing on gratitude and ways to encourage others. We’re nearing the holidays, and we could probably use some fresh ideas for comforting family, friends, or the dog, if that’s all you feel like comforting. My favorite way to provide comfort is through food, and when I cook for my loved ones, my own troubles seem to become obsolete. So, I’m going to share one of my favorite comfort foods…. White Bolognese.

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More Than Just Bingo: Tulsa SPCA 2020 Virtual Bingo Bash

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

The Tulsa Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Tulsa SPCA) was founded in 1913 by local volunteers whose goal it was to provide care to homeless cats and dogs and also protect animals against abuse. Over a hundred years later, the organization has been continuously growing and with its shelter, clinic and various programs able to help thousands of animals. One of the Tulsa SPCA’s most popular fundraising events is the annual Bingo Bash, which was sold out in 2019, with more than 220 guests in attendance. Originally scheduled for July 18, 2020, it had to be postponed due to the current pandemic.

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Anonymous

Miracle on 34th For All Nations

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

Most of us would agree that the year 2020 has been incredibly difficult. With the winter holidays fast approaching, you can’t help but wonder how the current health crisis will affect our beloved Christmas season. While this is a time for families to spend time together, many people are questioning whether they can enjoy the festivities without putting themselves at risk for infection.

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LIFE Senior Services Expands Medicare Assistance Program

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

The Medicare Open Enrollment Period opens October 15 and runs through December 7, and the Medicare Assistance Program (MAP) at LIFE Senior Services is ready. MAP has been modified and expanded in response to COVID-19, offering additional health precautions and more convenient appointment options for Medicare beneficiaries.

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Anonymous

It’s a Wonderful Life in Broken Arrow!

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

The holidays will be looking different in many different ways this year, but forging a path to safer celebratory soirees makes anything possible.  The Rose District in Broken Arrow is famous for their festive family fun, and the 2020 holiday season will be no exception!

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HoneyBaked Ham Company of Tulsa to the Rescue

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

This year, more than 2.5 million customers will invite HoneyBaked Ham to be an important part of their holiday gatherings from Thanksgiving through the beginning of the New Year.  It all started back in the 1940s when founder Harry Hoenselaar patented the perfect final touch to his delicious gourmet hams…the spiral-slicing process. The company is still family-owned, and each product still employs the same procedures Harry created from the beginning…one at a time.

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A Wonderful Tradition

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

Nothing says Christmas cheer like a good old-fashioned Christmas parade. While many local events, like the Rooster Days, have been canceled due to the current pandemic this year, Broken Arrow has decided to keep the tradition going and still hold its annual Christmas parade. The theme for this year is “Christmas At Home.”

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A Soldiers' Memory Behind the Sign on Oklahoma Highway 169

November 20, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

I’ll never forget my first drive into Owasso. I transplanted to Tulsa in late 2017, and it wasn’t until several months after that I had reason to drive north on Highway 169 to run an errand. On my way, I spotted a little green sign off the highway that read “Sergeant Schuyler B. Patch Memorial Highway.”

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Anonymous

Success in Partnership

November 01, 2020 - Posted by Values Media Services

When banks tailor their products and services for business owners, they can be a powerful tool. “There are a lot of ways to do the same thing,” says RCB Bank Treasury Services manager Keith Moyer. After 25 years of helping businesses with their banking needs, Keith has learned that success is more than the products you offer.

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