Advent – Think of those less fortunate – Rick Stansberry

Advent – a time to think of those less Fortunate – Rick Stansberry This is an exciting and yet busy time of the year. For those of us who are of the Christian faith, we are in the Season of Advent, which is the four weeks prior to Christmas. This year’s Advent season is the […]

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Higher Education: The Great Equalizer

Higher Education: The Great Equalizer Fred Morgan, President and CEO, The State Chamber of Oklahoma For me, the holiday season and the end of the year are always a period of reflection and a time to be thankful. This year, I read “Hillbilly Elegy” by J. D. Vance, the poignant story of one person’s escape […]

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Teachers hold the future – Pause to be Thankful- Mary Melon

We Pause to be Thankful – Mary Melon As we finish Thanksgiving and continue through the holiday season, it is important to reflect on all the things we have to be grateful for. Being grateful for family, friends and health are top of the list for most people. Being grateful for the dedication of those […]

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12 Amazing Facts you didn’t know about your own state

12 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Own State! – Ted Streuli I get sucked into things. Often, they are mindless wastes of time. I noticed, for example that I am a sucker for every online come-on that says something like, “17 things you didn’t know about spaghetti.” Or “Five foods you should never […]

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Reflections on a Street Car – Dick Hefton

REFLECTIONS ON A STREET CAR – Dick Hefton Most of you people who still believe computers are here to stay would probably bet the farm you’d never see another street car rolling down an Oklahoma City thoroughfare after they disappeared over 50 years ago. That is assuming you ever knew this city once had a […]

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Rotary: A New Perspective

Rotary: A New Perspective  by Laura Garrett Membership recruitment is an issue in all civic groups these days and Rotary is no exception. When most clubs talk about adding new members, the emphasis is on younger generations. A new movement in our district has taken the opposite approach. The Edmond Rotary Club in partnership with […]

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A Timely Tale – Ted Streuli

A Timely Tale by Ted Streuli I don’t believe in ghosts. And I don’t believe in anything more supernatural than the taste of a Häagen-Dazs coffee ice cream or the sound of a laughing baby. So when I tell you this story about the clock in the dining room, you know it’s not a ghost […]

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Rule of Law, II – John Frost

John A. Frost Rule of Law, II The Great American Experiment Perhaps somewhere and sometime, our public school curriculum referred to the longest common law princess of governance codified in the Magna Carta of 1215. At its core is the relationship between an absolute monarch (King or Queen) and all free people within its jurisdiction. […]

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All Taxes Ain’t Bad – Leonard Sullivan

ALL TAXES AIN’T BAD – Leonard Sullivan Not all taxes and government spending are bad. At every level of government most taxes and spending benefits each of us. We certainly need our military defense system, our streets and highways, health programs, our education system, prisons, border security, clean water, air traffic control, etc. etc. However, […]

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National Disability Employment Month – Lauren Branch

National Disability Employment Awareness – by Lauren Branch This year I celebrated my 20th anniversary at NewView Oklahoma. When I was hired in 1997, I had never worked for a non-profit agency nor did I have any knowledge of blindness. I was a finance person who somehow, after six months on the job as the […]

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Favorite Things about Rotary – Ted Streuli

Favorite Things about Rotary by Ted Streuli One of my favorite things about Rotary has nothing to do with programs or food or community service. Those are all fine, important parts of being a Rotarian. I wouldn’t trade them, but I love Unofficial Rotary, the little corner of fellowship that happens somewhere between the badge […]

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Disasters Natural and Unnatural – Rick Stansberry

  Disasters, Natural & Unnatural by Fr. Rick Stansberry If you were a parishioner at Christ the King you would most likely hear me, from time to time, rant about Social Media and the problems that it can cause or how in contributes to the problems in the world. Social Media, like anything else, can […]

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