Value News Articles–October 2015

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Kim Siex is the managing partner for Bob Hurley RV, located just west of the Arkansas River on West Skelly Drive in Tulsa.

RVs for Everyone

Bob Hurley, well-known and respected Oklahoma automotive dealer, partnered with Kim Siex (pronounced “six”) in January of 2013 to launch Bob Hurley RV. Read more »

Halloween Activities for Everyone

Expect a bigger, better, and more exciting Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee with new scenes, more actors, and new merchants. Read more »

Uncorking the Cure for MS

On Thursday, October 15, the National MS Society will host the 14th annual Uncorking the Cure for MS with a western chic theme at the legendary Cain’s Ballroom. Read more »

Live Halloween Freak Show

Melanie Hasty-Grant and Ken Grant are the owners of Waterstone Private Wealth Management, with offices in Owasso and at Utica Square in Tulsa. Read more »

Zap Bedbugs with Frostbite

My home is clean, so I’ll never have to worry about bedbugs, right? Read more »


The Jim Glover Chevrolet service team includes (L to R): 
Karrissa Heffner, Mike Williams, Mike Rener, Service Manager David Thompson, Joe Salerno, Bryan Nolen, and Jorge 
Rodriguez. (Not pictured: Danny Jones and Joe Baker.)

Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Trust

The Jim Glover Chevrolet service team focuses on the dealership’s commitment to excel. Read more »

RVs for Everyone

Since January 2013, Bob Hurley RV of Tulsa has grown to the top dealer in Oklahoma. Read more »


(L to R): Gala Committee Member Marilyn Ihloff, owner of Ihloff Salon & Day Spa; Honorary Chair Linda Allen, mosaic artist; Gala Committee Chair Sara Bost Fisher; Patron Chair Mary Ann Doran, owner of M. A. Doran Gallery; and TGAS Executive Director Matt Moffett. 

An Eerie and Bizarre Affair

The 2015 Through a Child’s Eye Gala is inspired by the Addams Family characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Read more »

Improve Your Child's Confidence, End Your Frustration

Academic Advantage, LLC transforms children’s challenges so they become comfortable, confident, and independent learners. Read more »

Financial Services

Safeguard your personal information so it doesn’t fall into the wrong 
hands. Pictured: Tamra Laimore.

A Word of Caution about Fraud

Financially Fit is a column published by RCB Bank to help you gain knowledge on all things financial. Fitness guides – RCB Bank professionals in the field – offer ideas to help you strengthen your money sense, customize savings training, and provide qui Read more »

Live Halloween Freak Show

Make plans to tour the Haunted Mansion of Melanie Hasty-Grant and Ken Grant on October 24 to benefit Night Light Tulsa. Read more »

AVB Opens New Downtown Branch

AVB celebrates 110 years of business with opening of new location in Broken Arrow’s Rose District. Read more »

Gifts & Decor

Award-winning jewelry designer John E. Koller and his best buddy Baxter promise continued high quality in custom-made jewelry and more selections at their new, larger location.

John E. Koller Jewelry Opens Doors to Larger Location

Stop by the larger store in Owasso and say “hello” to store mascot Baxter while you shop. Read more »

Health & Fitness

The children’s care team at Strength of Mind Behavioral Health includes (L to R): Tracy Loper, M.D.; Ashlee Graham, P.A.-C.; and Angela McConnell, APRN.

Comprehensive Care for Children

Strength of Mind Behavioral Health offers compassionate, effective treatment for children who suffer from disorders including depression, ADD/ADHD, anxiety, bipolar disorder, autism, and more. Read more »

Clinical Trial for Alzheimer’s Disease Accepting Patients

Tulsa Clinical Research is currently conducting a clinical trial testing a new investigational medication to help maintain memory and delay mental decline in those in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Read more »

New Boot Camp Classes at Fit for Her

Fit for Her adds new boot camp options to its 22+ classes offered each week. Read more »

Home Improvement

Community Builders President Greg Wolter (seated, center) with the Synchrony Bank Home Improvement Lending Board of Advisors (L to R): Larry Chavez, Albuquerque; Jason Elles of Synchrony; Frank Davis, vice president of Synchrony; Rob Lowe, New Jersey; Wesley Holms, Cincinnati; Bob Dillion, Indianapolis; Jeff Shawd of Synchrony; Larry Greene, California; Ryan Smith of Synchrony; Jeff Surratt, president of Synchrony; and (seated) Larry Meadows, Portland.

Lower Your Utility Bills

Community Builders offers customers great suggestions for efficient home improvement. Read more »

Home Interior Retail

Give a furry friend a “forever home” at the annual Adopt-A-Pet Day at Grigsby’s Carpet, Tile & Rug Gallery on October 17.

Pets and Carpet Can Go Together

Grigsby’s Carpet, Tile & Rug Gallery offers STAINMASTER® PetProtect carpet designed specifically for people with pets. Read more »

In Our Communities

Farmer Jack stands in front of the “Corn”venient Store.

Kids and Adults Agree – Corn Maize Doesn’t Shuck

The annual Corn Maize takes place October 2 through November 8 in Broken Arrow. Read more »

See It, Make It, Give It

OHCE offers a day to learn and share holiday gift ideas Monday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read more »

Christmas Tree Exhibit Accepting Donations

The Broken Arrow Historical Society Museum’s 2015 Christmas Tree Exhibit benefits Broken Arrow Neighbors. Read more »

Step Up To Success

Dress for Success Tulsa’s annual fashion show and auction will be held Friday, October 9, 2015. Read more »

Busy Season for Rogers County Historical Society

RCHS activities include the Old Home Tour, a Murder Mystery, Downton Abbey Christmas Tea and other exciting changes at Claremore’s Belvidere Mansion. Read more »

Gifts from the Heart

The ESA Benefit Craft Show will be Saturday, October 24 at Oliver Middle School in Broken Arrow. Read more »

Halloween Activities for Everyone

The Castle of Muskogee’s annual Halloween Festival returns with a new event this year – Portal to the Dead. Read more »

Uncorking the Cure for MS

The 14th annual dinner and auction benefiting the National MS Society will be October 15 at Cain’s Ballroom. Read more »

Ranchers, Ropers and Wranglers

Hats Off to Will, the annual birthday celebration for Will Rogers, takes place November 7, 2015 at the new Claremore Conference Center. Read more »

Lawn & Garden

Mother Nature’s team of bedbug experts, Justin Buckmaster, Shelia Disler and Andrea Monks, with the new Frostbite application wand for killing bedbugs and other pests dead on contact.

Zap Bedbugs with Frostbite

Mother Nature’s Pest Control announces subzero method of stopping bedbugs dead in their tracks. Read more »

Professional Services

Armella Glenn and Tricia Holland, Staffing Director, hold the plaques My Choice In Home Senior Services recently received from the Oklahoma Association for Home Care and Hospice.

Awards in Excellence for My Choice In Home Senior Services

In September, My Choice was recognized by the Oklahoma Association for Home Care and Hospice for outstanding service and contributions to senior care for the state of Oklahoma. Read more »

Providing Stability and Compassion to Rogers County

MMS-Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service offers three locations and a caring, experienced staff. Read more »

Real Estate

Allen Stout, broker/owner of OklaHomes Realty, Inc., and his wife and associate, Tia Stout, stay on top of real estate trends and industry standards to better serve the people of northeastern Oklahoma.

Get Your ‘Credit Swagger’ On

OklaHomes Realty, Inc. stays abreast of real estate markets and trends to provide clients with the most up-to-date information available. Read more »

Recreation/ Leisure

Jessica Welch, vice president of the Broken Arrow Youth 
Basketball Association. “The program is all about kids. I have two children in it and I love it. It is great for everyone involved.”

Broken Arrow Youth Basketball Signups Continue

The deadline for recreational division registration is October 9, 2015. Read more »


Franchisee owner Tim Rich welcomes you to the All-Day Breakfast, a major change in McDonald’s restaurants in the United States. Rich and his wife, Patty, own five 
McDonald’s locations in Green Country, which began offering a limited breakfast menu in September. 

McDonald’s Now Has Breakfast All Day

Breakfast fans everywhere are happy McDonald’s is now offering a limited breakfast menu any time of day. Read more »

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