AMELIA EARHART HAS A POLICE RECORD IN OKLAHOMA!

AMELIA EARHART HAS A POLICE RECORD IN OKLAHOMA! by Dick Hefton With the July 12th eightieth anniversary of the disappearance of the world’s most celebrated aviatrix of the era demand for news features, revised biographies and TV documentaries abound recalling the unanswered mysteries surrounding the terminus of her attempt to circumnavigate the globe. Amelia Earhart […]

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Children of Addiction Panel

Livestream 11:55am 2-13-24 Children of Addiction Panel: Lisa Reed, Peaceful Family Oklahoma; Isela Perez, OK Dept of Mental Health; Charles Gosset, moderator Lisa Reed, a native Oklahoman, holds a Master of Social Work in Administration and Community Practice from the University of Oklahoma. With over 25 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector, she is […]

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So My Sister Wrote A Book

So My Sister Wrote a Book By Franci Hart “The Other Victims” by Patsy King Hosman   My sister Patsy wrote a book. Gasp! And she asked me to read it. Double gasp!!!!I gritted my teeth and prepared all my nice critical words, like cute and sweet, that I reserve for reviews of mediocre works. […]

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Freedom Center OKC / Black History Month – Christina Beatty

Livestream 11:55am 2-6-2024   Christina L. Beatty is a cultural planner and producer whose deeply collaborative practice is informed by a wealth of experience across the public and nonprofit spheres.  Through work in arts administration, strategic management, fundraising, legislative affairs, and community and youth development, she has honed the ability to cultivate cross-sector relationships, developing […]

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Everywhere We Go

Everywhere We Go  Vered L. Harris  On October 10, 2023 I went to our regular Rotary Club 29 lunch meeting. I was in a state of shock over the events on October 7, when thousands of people in Israel were brutally attacked, murdered, tortured, maimed, and kidnapped by people who infiltrated the country from Gaza. […]

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OKC Economic Development Panel – Sandino Thompson, Jennifer Nakayama, and Jeff Seymour

Livestream 11:55am 1-30-2024 OKC Economic Development – Sandino Thompson, EightTwenty and Jennifer Nakayama, Downtown OKC Partnership Jeff Seymour-Moderator Sandino L. Thompson is a community developer and thought leader with a passion for social innovation and inclusive development. He has over 20 years of experience successfully managing multimillion-dollar commercial and residential projects encompassing new construction, renovation, […]

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Facts are Stubborn Things

  Facts are Stubborn Things by Drew Edmondson Rotary Club 29 survived another election.  From president to board members we were voting, vying and surviving.  The results are in and there were no challenges, no court actions, few surprises and not much comment.  It is a credit to our nominating committee members that our elections […]

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Coach Patty Gasso – OU Women’s Softball

Livestream 11:15am 1-23-2024   Entering her 30th season at the University of Oklahoma in 2024, NFCA Hall of Fame head coach Patty Gasso has molded the OU softball program into a national power and permanently placed herself among the elite college softball coaches in the country. Oklahoma has won seven national championships, winning in 2000, […]

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Changing Views on Education

Changing Views on Education by Freda Deskin There is no doubt that public opinion about education has changed over the years. Phi Delta Kappa has been capturing those changing views in a yearly scientific survey since 1969. The survey is eagerly awaited by school leaders and others who are in a position to shape policy […]

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Human Trafficking Panel: Whitney Anderson, Craig Williams, Abraham Schenk, AJ Griffin

Livestream – 11:55am   Whitney Anderson, as the Co-founder and Executive Director of The Dragonfly Home, spearheads a pioneering nonprofit focused on providing life-saving services for victim-survivors of human trafficking in central Oklahoma. Her deep dive into this critical cause began during her pursuit of her MBA, where her studies in international business unveiled the […]

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