Before There Was Google – Ron Page

Before There Was Google By Ron Page In the 1950’s, our farmhouse and outbuildings in northern Illinois sat along a straight gravel road atop a little drumlin, or whale-shaped hill, left by the glacier. From our somewhat elevated perspective, we had an unobstructed view of the flat nothingness surrounding us – nothingness in the sense […]

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Inaugural Oklahoma Festival Celebrates Books Authors and Readers – Susan McVey

An Inaugural Oklahoma Festival Celebrates Books, Authors, and Readers – Susan McVey Authors, poets, illustrators, and readers of all ages will convene at Oklahoma City’s Boathouse District on Saturday, October 20 for the inaugural Oklahoma Book Festival. More than 50 writers, including national bestselling authors, will be in attendance at the event.  The Book Festival […]

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Wings of Rotary – Deadline Dec 1 2018

District 5750 WINGS of Rotary Thanks to Rotarian Bob Hammack for producing a short video about the Wings of Rotary Student Exchange   2019 Wings of Rotary Brochure Download 2019 Wings of Rotary Application – DUE Dec. 1, 2018! Cost, and other information from District 5750 Share this info with interested people. We will also be looking […]

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Streetcars Benefits on OKC Culture- Tim Berney

  Streetcars Benefits on OKC Culture Tim Berney The new streetcar system in Oklahoma City that is scheduled to debut in December is going to mean getting used to a lot of things, not the least of which is sharing the roadway with these giant, futuristic people movers. As a downtown worker, I’ll have a […]

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2018-19 Jr. Rotarian Information/Applications

Date: September 24, 2018 To: Principals/Guidance Counselors, Oklahoma City High Schools From: Rotary Club of Oklahoma City, Club 29 RE: Junior Rotarian Program We are pleased to announce this year’s Jr. Rotarian Program application process. The mission of the Junior Rotarian Program of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City is to foster a sense of […]

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Yankee Ingenuity – Pat Rooney

Yankee Ingenuity by Pat Rooney   David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers “is a story that resonates with anyone who believes deeply in the power of technology to change lives and the resistance some have to new innovations.”  This quote by Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, sums up the book in a nut shell.  The […]

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Lessons Learned while Fly Fishing – Ann Felton Gilliland

Lessons Learned while Fly Fishing – Ann Felton Gilliland Anyone who knows me understands that my 27-year tenure as CEO of Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, which is my life’s passion, can sometimes lead to a singular focus for me – provide additional affordable housing for limited-income Oklahoma families. I was prepared to share with […]

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A Second Chance – Will Beckman

A Second Chance by Will Beckman   This story begins at a summer camp outside Brandon, Vermont. This was my first summer working back east during my high school years. To see the country, I had driven my Dodge Demon throughout the east coast and was now contently working at Twin Lake Camp. Life was […]

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Polio Immunization Exercise – October 2-11, 2018

An upcoming trip to Cotonou, West Africa in October 2018 to participate in a polio immunization exercise, attend the 13th Annual West Africa Project Fair, and engage in a hands-on work project is being planned now! Below is detailed trip information.  Please look at the information as soon as possible as there is  a limited amount of […]

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Wings of Rotary – 2019

WINGS of Rotary Informational Meeting at Kwan’s Kitchen on north side of Memorial just west of May Avenue at 3031 W. Memorial Rd. OKC – Sat. Sept. 22 at 2 pm This is amazing opportunity to explore Japan for 2 weeks. Wings of Rotary is a 42 year old Rotary Youth Exchange Program between Oklahoma […]

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A Perfect Example – John Frost

A Perfect Example by John Frost   The front story:  At a filming of an episode of the BBC television program That’s Life in 1988, a white haired, nearly bald, slightly hunched over old man sat in the front row.  This man was Sir Nicholas George Winton.  The program host, Esther Rantzen, showed a scrapbook […]

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Runoffs Matter!! – Brenda Jones Barwick

Runoffs Matter! By Brenda Jones Barwick, APR Are you out of town on Tuesday and forgot to get your absentee ballot? No worries. You can vote today!  Early voting at the Oklahoma County Election Board, located at 4201 N. Lincoln Blvd., is available on Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm; or Saturday from 9:00 […]

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