Value News Articles–September 2009

On the Move to End Alzheimer’s

By: Tonda Ames | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2009

Today 78 million baby boomers are approaching the age of greatest risk for Alzheimer’s – and finding a cure is more crucial than ever before.

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Unlock Your Child’s Potential

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2009

More and more parents are turning to martial arts as an extracurricular activity for their children.

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30 Years of Bluegrass & Chili

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: September 2009

Families, friends, music fans and food lovers who are looking for the perfect end-of-summer event, search no more – the Bluegrass & Chili Festival has arrived.

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17th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair This Month

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: September 2009

The Broken Arrow Main Street Merchants Association’s 17th annual Arts and Crafts Fair is Saturday, September 19 at Central Park Community Center (1500 S. Main).

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Taking the Fear Out of Trips to the ER

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2009

They hope you don’t need it, but just in case you do, Claremore Regional Hospital will help take the fear out of medical treatment for your children.

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School Is Back in Session

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2009

Summer break is over but the excitement of a fresh new school year has just begun.

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Rest In Comfort

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2009

Route 66. To those of us from the area, the words hardly seem novel; the strip of highway they refer to has been a part of our lives for as long as we can remember.

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Creating Style With Elegance

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2009

Looking for that one place to go for price, colors, selection and expert installation of all types of countertops? Stop by Countertop Solutions Inc. Their new showroom at 313 N. Redbud Ave.

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Art of Hope Gala

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2009

On Saturday, October 3, CREOKS Behavioral Health Services is hosting its 2nd annual Art of Hope Gala at Warren Place’s Doubletree Hotel.

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Giving Back to the Community

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2009

Founded in 1989 as Eastside Tire & Auto, the company became Discount Mike’s Tire & Automotive in 2005 when Mike Gauldin purchased it, and the rest, as they say, is history.

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No More Knee Pain

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2009

Debra Stewart of Coweta works for Tulsa Public Schools’ Transportation Department. She drives two routes a day, transporting children to and from school.

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Cost-Effective Bath and Kitchen Repairs

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2009

Kent Kantor, owner of Grout Care of Tulsa, says, “I can show you an easy way to save money on a couple of simple home improvements to tub and shower surrounds in bathr…

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Powrachute ­Extravaganza September 17-20

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2009

The first time you see a powered parachute, it’s downright astonishing – something like a dune buggy with a huge rear-mounted propeller dangling from a parachute, th…

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New Insure Tulsa Plan

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2009

Oklahoma has had one of the worst uninsured rates in the nation for some time.

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Don’t Miss the 49th Annual Greek Festival

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2009

A Greek festival is more than just a good time; it is a display of tradition and culture as well as entertainment and food.

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Don’t Miss the ­Pandora Bracelet Event

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2009

Most of us remember that weekend in mid-March because of the weather. The sky first dumped two inches of rain on the Tulsa metro area on Friday, followed by ten inches of snow on Saturday.

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Guilt-Free Shopping for the Family

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2009

It seems that everyone is going “green” these days, recycling when possible and making tight budgets stretch.

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Turn Your Building Plans Into Reality

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2009

Mill Creek is not just about lumber any more. The Tulsa icon that began as a simple little lumberyard is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a new Kitchens by Mill Creek showroom at 7741 E. 41st St.

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Makeup Artist of the Stars Comes to Town

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2009

Ever wonder what it would be like to have a makeup artist to the stars do magic on your face?

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Master Design Your Home

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2009

When only the best will do for the kitchen or bath of your dreams, one local place can make it happen: Master Designs Kitchen and Bath in Owasso.

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Brynn Middleton Visiting My Doll Castle

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: September 2009

When you want to meet your favorite doll artists, you probably already know where to look – My Doll Castle in Claremore.

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Traditional, Homemade Italian Food

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Restaurants | Issue: September 2009

Benny Luchno owns Napoli’s Italian Restaurants in Broken Arrow, Tahlequah and Muskogee. The newest restaurant opened its doors four years ago and is located on the corner of 81st & 145th E. Ave.

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Disabled Workers Have What It Takes

By: Julie Dermody | Category: Special Interest | Issue: September 2009

Given the chance, would you hire Albert Einstein for your company? Would you consider signing on FDR, Beethoven or Thomas Edison? Would you hire me?

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Giving You a Memorable Banking Experience

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2009

A merger between Central Bancompany of Jefferson City, Missouri and 21st Century Financial Services – the parent company of Tulsa-based ONB Bank – was finalized in 2007.

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Lose Your Booty at Boot Camp

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2009

It’s 5:30 a.m. and most of Owasso is still asleep. A commanding voice pierces the stillness in the Friendship Baptist Church parking lot. “Come on, ladies.

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95th Annual Rogers County Free Fair

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: September 2009

It’s September and autumn’s cooler weather is upon us, two signs indicating one thing – it’s time for the fair! Get ready to experience the excitement of the 95th Annual Rogers County Free Fair.

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Amazing Race for Charity

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2009

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to participate in a reality show-based event? Now is your chance to find out!

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Country-Farm Family Cooking

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: September 2009

Those of you who have patronized the Shiloh’s Restaurant in Tulsa at 51st and the Broken Arrow Expressway will be delighted to know that they have opened a second location, and it’s in Broken Arrow.

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Stop Child Trafficking Now

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: September 2009

Human slavery goes on – across the world, in the United States, in Oklahoma, even right here in Green Country. The statistics are appalling.

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An Evening of Wine and Roses

By: Cheryl Johnson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2009

Tulsa Garden Center is pleased to present Tulsa’s premiere fall celebration of wine and food, An Evening of Wine & Roses.

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Free Screenings at Wellness Fair

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2009

On Wednesday, September 23, Tulsa Jewish Retirement & Health Care Center will host its 8th annual Wellness Fair.

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Buy, Hold, & Hope?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2009

Waterstone Private Wealth Management is a boutique investment firm whose professionals provide tailored services to their family of clients, including small businesses, couples and individuals.

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6th Annual Wine, Eats & Easels

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2009

Each year locals anticipate Broken Arrow’s premier gala, Wine, Eats & Easels, benefiting Broken Arrow Neighbors, a charity organization that provides basic needs a…

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WWII Aviation History Comes to Life

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2009

A bit of military history comes to life on Saturday, September 12, when Wings Over Tulsa lands at the Riverside campus of Tulsa Tech in Jenks.This is the 8th annual cele…

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Supporting Inner-City Youth

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: September 2009

Growing up in poverty can limit a child’s social opportunities, which play an important role in that child’s development and growth.

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