Value News Articles–October 2012

Afraid of Tight Spaces?

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

When Claremore Mayor Mickey Perry needed an MRI recently, he experienced a bit more than the usual anxiety.

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Educational and Spiritual Growth

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Education | Issue: October 2012

Rose Mary Lopes directs the ­educational programs offered at American Christian Academy (ACA) in Sapulpa. “Students attending ACA receive more than an education,” says Rose Mary.

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AVB Bank's Dejene Completes Graduate School of Banking

By: Kelli Sowell | Category: Financial Services | Issue: October 2012

AVB Bank is pleased to announce that Ben Dejene, vice president and retail banking director, has successfully completed the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC).

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Men’s Ministry Helping the Community

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2012

Carole Noe just can’t say enough good things about the 15 or so men who showed up at her home on a recent Saturday to help with her “honey-do” list.

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Trick Out Your Truck

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

Jeff Leslie is the Bob Hurley Ford Performance Center accessories manager and is known by friends and fellow employees as the “The Accessories Guru.” Jeff has been i…

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Ms. Senior Oklahoma

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

Congratulations to Patricia Fisher, newly crowned Ms. Senior Oklahoma 2012! Patricia is a resident of Canoe Brook Assisted Living in Catoosa.

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Great Family Fun for Halloween

By: John Owen | Category: Other | Issue: October 2012

Expect some different twists, turns and surprises at the 2012 Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee.

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Boo-B-Que

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

Have you been told you’re great on the grill?

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You Have a Choice

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

In a world of medical ­networking, it is easy to forget that you have a choice.

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A 29-Year Pattern

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

The 29th annual Quilt Show, presented by Oklahoma Home and Community Education (OHCE) of Creek County, will be held November 2-3, 2012 at the Creek County Fairgrounds in…

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Hip to a Pain-Free Life

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

Many people think joint ­replacements are only necessary in one’s later years, when joints begin to show signs of a lifetime of wear and tear. But joints can be irreparably damaged at any age.

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Meet at the Totem Pole

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

October signals the end of ­summer, bringing on cooler temperatures and gorgeous fall foliage in eastern Rogers County.

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Make Your List and Check It Twice

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

We all say it every time the ­holidays approach – “I’m going to avoid the stress and traffic of last-minute shopping at the mall during December and finish my gif…

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Respect your Elder Dogs

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Pets | Issue: October 2012

What would you do if your best friend told you that she was in constant pain and that everyday movements were becoming ­difficult? You’d want to do all you could to help, right?

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Need Nutritional Products?

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

Things are moving onward and upward in the Owasso area, and for Adana and Jason Gittelman, business is moving right along with it.

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The Stain Doctors

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2012

Do you have a real stain ­problem?

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Art on Main

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

The 9th annual Art on Main will be held Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in ­downtown Jenks.

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Jim Norton Collision Expansion

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

Jim Norton now has two state-of-the-art Collision Centers. Director of Operations Jim Page oversees activities at the new ­location just south of the Creek Turnpike at 97th and Memorial.

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Don’t Wait to Solve Your Weight Problem

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

The Lap-Band® Center of Oklahoma uses the Lap-Band® Adjustable Gastric Banding System by Allergan.

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Marble Elegance Shows Appreciation

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2012

Marble Elegance has served the Rogers County area for 23 years, proudly offering exemplary ­customer service and high-­quality products including ­cultured marble, Po…

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Go Nuts on Route 66

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

This summer’s drought affected many crops, but northeastern Oklahoma’s pecan trees proved to be a bunch of “hard nuts to crack.” Hazel Ward, owner of The Nut Hou…

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Chilly Weather Calls for Chili

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

What could be better than a bowl of warm delicious chili on a cool autumn day?

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Pools Plus a Whole Lot More

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

Pools Plus recently announced the grand opening of their new retail swimming pool and ­outdoor store and showroom, where they provide the latest in swimming pool chemic…

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Six Do's and Don't When Traveling on a Cruise

By: Jocelyn Wood | Category: Financial Services | Issue: October 2012

Fall is in the air; winter is not far behind. It’s time to start ­planning your winter getaway.

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Old Home Tour

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

Sometimes we might think a house is just a house, a place of shelter, somewhere to rest our heads and protect us from the weather. But some homes ­represent more – heritage, ­tradition, history.

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Guys, Find that Special Gift for Your Lady

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

Gentlemen, start your engines – it’s time to go Christmas shopping! Yes, you read that right.

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Finding Shelter in the Storm

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

When Safenet Services, Claremore’s shelter for victims of domestic abuse, received a $4.2 million dollar facilities grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to bui…

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Personal Pet Care

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

When she came to work for Dr. Greg Strathe in January of 2012, one of the first things that Hospital Director Karen Hutchinson noticed was how ­personable Dr. Strathe was with patients and their owners.

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Garden Activities In Bloom This Month

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

The month of October is filled with fun, educational activities at the Tulsa Garden Center, located at 2435 S. Peoria.

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A Cross Between Paris Flea Market and Winter Wonderland

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: October 2012

Vintage Market Days is a pop-up marketplace that brings the vintage experience to the Tulsa metro area three times each year.

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Celebrate Oklahoma’s Favorite Son

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

Four days of activities are planned November 1-4, to celebrate the 133rd birthday of Will Rogers, acclaimed Oklahoma’s Favorite Son, a prolific writer, top movie and s…

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Wine, Eats & Easels

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Restaurants | Issue: October 2012

“If all be true that I do think, there are five reasons we should drink.

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