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Inside: Around Edmond, Shop Local, Style, Sports, Fitness, My Home, My Yard FREE TAKE ONE

8 Women In Edmond Business

Making An Impact

15 Healthy Grab & Go Snacks

The Best Revenge Is Eating Well

Tasty Tailgating

4 Great Places To Get Your Food On

Edmond Sports Local Football & Softball

Paulo Paes Of Lotsa Noodles Cooking Up Some Blazin’ Cajun


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ON THE COVER Lotsa Noodles Owner/Chef, Paulo Paes, fires up his latest creation. Photo by Chris Hultner

TABLE OF CONTENTS 4. Around Edmond

16. Women In Business

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Shop Local

20. Tailgating Food

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Health & Fitness

24. Local Sports

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26. UCO Football

11. Edmond Style

28. Edmond People

12. My Yard

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Around Edmond

With the passing of all of my grandparents in mid August, and over the last four weeks since we distributed our last magazine, the beginning of fall has gone by like a flash and for most of you, this rings true as well. Our last issue was about the “why” of shopping and spending locally with retail. This month, we will be highlighting all of the reasons Edmond, and Oklahoma, are amazing during the fall, whether it be the weather, the colors, football or the food that comes with it! Oklahoma has some of the most amazing food available and most especially during football season. We are also highlighting some of the fantastic female business owners here in Edmond who not only are involved in the business community but in the community as a whole and we highlight how they make a difference in Edmond and beyond, what they love about doing business and what the struggles are for women in business. And with so many wonderful female business owners in Edmond, this will be a bi monthly feature! We have an interview with UCO student, Ashley Edwards, who was just crowned Miss OKC which puts her in the running for the 2011 Miss Oklahoma

title. In the Local Sports section, we have coverage of local high school football and from UCO! Lara Veazey discusses how to shop locally and keep it healthy, especially with the holidays coming up. Jennifer Hicks goes over all of the different styles of holiday design in My Home and how it is relatively easy to create the look you desire. Bruce Maxwell discusses what you should be doing with your yard and landscape in My Yard until mid November. Haley Ray discusses fitness bootcamps and Jason Boag discusses how to pick a trainer in Getting Fit. Marjorie DeLong, owner of Renaissance Salon & Spa talks about “Skin Care Basics… For everyone”, in our new section Edmond Style. And if you’re looking for something fun to do, be sure to check our Events Calendar, as well, check out the Shop Local section for great deals and specials from our advertisers! If you are a new resident, please note the City of Edmond listing of important phone numbers, and if you need any more information, visit their website at www. EdmondOK.com, which will have snow route info and more during the winter! Here is something we can all get on

board with, as we all have elderly relatives. To help the Senior Center, who had their meal program cut in 2009, the Downtown Business Association is holding their 1st Annual Festival of the Trees on Dec. 3rd & 4th at the Downtown Community Center to benefit the Edmond Senior Center Meal Program located at the MAC. The application for participation is November 15th. They prefer that you use artificial trees & LED lights. Electricity will be provided and large wreaths are preferred. Tree/wreath set up will be December 2nd 8 am to 9 pm and December 3rd 8 am to noon with the silent auction happening Dec. 3rd from 1 pm to 6 pm & Dec. 4th from 10 am to 6 pm at the Downtown Community Center We are already working on our holiday issue which will be packed with great information for holiday shopping as well as fun things to do in the area. Be sure to follow our weekly column, Around Edmond, which will be highlighting all of the open houses and goodies available at www.EdmondActive.com and at Facebook & Twitter @EdmondActive for coverage of the fun local holiday events that start up around the first week of December, along with great deals from local businesses!

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EDMOND’S WINE RESOURCE since 1973

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Shop Local PAINT YOUR ART OUT Be sure to check out Paint Your Art Out at 100 N. Broadway, which is a great place to consider for all of your personal or corporate party needs this holiday season! For current paintings, be sure to check their online calendar and you can find more info and register there as well: http://paintyourartout.net

THE CLUBHOUSE BARBERSHOP Stop in to see Curtis and Co. at The Clubhouse Barbershop and be ready to go for all of your holiday parties and events! Services for Men & Kids at affordabe prices make this upscale barbershop a great place to visit! Military discounts also available. Call at 286-2038 or stop in at 316 W. 33rd

THE PAPER LION Get ready for the holidays at The Paper Lion this month located at 15th & Bryant in Spring Creek Village! New fall scents from Tyler and Aromatique are starting to arrive now, and if you’re a Christmas collector, be sure to check out the ever changing new lines of Christmas of decor, ornaments & gifts & their Holiday Open House Nov. 11! Also available are accessories you’ll absolutely love like rainboots, scarves, jewelry, hand made knit hats & more! Don’t forget 1st Monday of the month is Bagday where you purchase a reusable bag for $5 and save 25% off your purchase! Gift Cards are available! 06 edmondactive.com

Aqua Nails & Day Spa AQUA NAILS DAY SPA If you’re in the area of 122nd & Rockwell, be sure to stop into Aqua Nails & Day Spa to pamper yourself for the upcoming holiday season! To make an appt. for nails & more call 720-2782

WHICH WICH SUPERIOR SANDWICHES Located on Bryant just south of 2nd Street, Which Wich Superior Sandwiches offers over 50 different sandwiches and a great atmosphere! It’s a great option for UCO students and families, alike to eat out and eat healthy! If you are in need of catering, give them a call at 471.5363!

RESTORE PLASTIC SURGERY CENTER Restore Plastic Surgery is owned by Dr. Scott Newbrough, who offers Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction, Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Rhinoplasty, Facelift, Neck Lift, Brow Lift, Eyelid Surgery, Dermal Fillers, Laser Resurfacing, Laser Tattoo Removal, Chemical Peels, Mole Excisions & more. They are located on 3824 S. Boulevard, 715-2227, and can be found at Facebook @ Restore Plastic Surgery Center or at Twitter @RestoreSurgery. Get started now just in time for the holidays!

Renaissance Day Spa

RENAISSANCE SALON & SPA This is a full service day spa that offers anything from hair services, Massages, Facials, Mani/Pedi’s in a serene enviroment and it’s located in a charming 100 year old farmhouse at 10440 N. Broadway Extension just off of Britton. Give them a call to make an appointment at 751-8888!

TIMELESS ACCENTS Are you getting ready to get your place decorated for the Holidays? Timeless Accents offers some beautiful home décor, just in time for your holiday parties! Located Rt. 66 just a ? mile east of Pops! Check for Misty online at Facebook & Twitter @TimelessAccents

LOTSA NOODLES Located on Memorial just south of the AMC Theaters Quail Springs Mall, Lotsa Noodles is a great place to stop while you’re out doing your Holiday shopping. From their Kids Eat Free Mondays to the excellent selection on their menu at a terrific price, you’ll want to stop in! They also have catering available for your corporate needs all the way to your family get togethers! Their food is freshly prepared and they have anything from pasta, sandwiches, salads ~ You name it! Tired of paying high prices for fresh, quality food? Give em a try!!! You can follow Lotsa Noodles at Twitter @ LotsaNoodles for daily upates & specials!


Shop Local

THE BEEF JERKY EMPORIUM The new store is located at 810 Danforth and has an enormous selection of hot sauces, bbq sauces, pie fillings, spices, steaks, sausage, tamales and over 50 kinds of jerky that are fantastic for any tailgating party or fantastic early Christmas present for any carnivore on your list! Now offering giftbaskets for those who have everything! Check for them online at Facebook @TheBeefJerkyEmporium!

BODY LANGUAGE FITNESS Located at 17200 N. May Ave in Edmond, Body Language Fitness offers all types of fitness plans to all levels of ability. If you are super fit or if you are a stay at home mom looking to become fit, owner Haley Ray offers it all. To get started call Haley at call at 761-4790 or visit www.BLFit.com

ELITE CUSTOM GOLF CARS Have a golfer on your Christmas list that has it all? How about a custom golf car from Elite? Owner Richard Avants can customize existing golf cars or offers new cars ready for customization and he is located right here in Edmond on 18th St! Give Richard a call at 405-341-1597 and get your custom golf car started now, just in time for the holidays!

EDMOND WINE SHOP Stop in to see the extensive wine selection owner Vance Gregory has put together for you for the upcoming holidays. Are you new to selecting wines for your events/holiday get togethers? The employees are all very intuitive and educated on every wine they carry. Keep your eye out for sales and specials at Twitter @EdmondWineShop Located on 15th & Boulevard and open M – Sat. till 9 pm!

SUPER SUPPERS You can count on Super Suppers to have what you need in stock for your parties! From side dishes, appetizers, entrees, entire meals, & complete Thanksgiving meals & a la carte sides, owner Millie Shores has it all available. Order your Thanksgiving Meals now! (Order Deadline is Nov. 18!) Call at 330-9156 or stop in to Super Suppers on Danforth Rd!

HOMETOWN SEARS EDMOND Don’t head all the way to the mall to save on name brands such as Kenmore, Craftsman & more! Stop in to Edmond’s own locally owned Sears store on Broadway, just next to Charleston’s! You can follow them at Facebook @Sears Hometown Store Edmond, OK or at Twitter @ SearsHTEdmondOK

CROSSFIT OKC Jason Boag, owner of Crossfit OKC on Enterprise Dr. here in Edmond offers a different philosophy to working out & training. It is a core strength & conditioning program that delivers a fitness that is by design, broad, general, and inclusive. to maximize results for any individual. You can follow Jason at Twitter & Facebook @CrossfitOKC, or at www.CrossfitOKC. com, or call at 405- 313-6996

POLE POSITION RACEWAY Be sure to stop into Pole Position Raceway in OKC on 2905 N.W. 36th St. in Oklahoma City, OK or give them a call at 405.942.2292 for track availability for your holiday or corporate party! Their hours are Sunday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. & Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. – Midnight

THE NAIL LOUNGE The Nail Lounge is proud to announce a new hairstylist at their Danforth Rd. salon! They’d like to announce Lisa Tench who will be taking appointments on November 16th. She will be offering $12 Mens cuts, $10 Kids cuts and $10 off Women’s chemical services until Dec. 31st! Text or call Lisa to set up your appointments at 336-655-0279. Be sure to follow The Nail Lounge on Twitter & Facebook @ TheNailLounge! edmondactive.com 07


Health & Fitness

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Healthy Grab & Go Snacks By Lara Veazey

Oklahoma was named the sixth most obese state in the country,

according to the CDC and Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2010 report. The state’s adult obesity rate is 30.6 percent and childhood obesity is on the rise as well. The childhood obesity

Family traditions can help shape healthier food choices and

incorporate local food culture rather than fast or convenient foods. It’s all about the flavor of fresh, local ingredients.

Buying locally grown food is a trend that is here to stay and

issue is impacting not only this, but future generations.

is becoming more popular than ever before. Buying local is not

in the past because of meals being eaten on the go or purchased at

and supporting your local economy. You do not need to shop

Oklahomans’ fast-paced lives have led to poor food choices

the local drive-thru. While many Oklahomans still frequent fastfood establishments, there is a growing trend who are becoming more health conscious and trying

to incorporate more nutritious food choices.

Today’s consumers want to

know more about what they’re eating, and they want fresh ingredients that are nutritious and

safe. They also care about the environment, wanting to know whether their food was grown

in a sustainable manner and where it originated from. More than ever before, people are shopping at local supermarkets

and frequenting more farmers’ markets for fresh food or even

growing it in their own backyard to save money and eat healthier.

As a result, families are

spending more time at home, saving money, and eating more home-cooked

healthy

meals.

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only important for your health, but also helping the environment at a special organic grocery store for whole foods. If you are

interested in preparing healthy meals for your family that are

TOP GRAB N GO HEALTHY SNACKS Recommended by Lara Veazey, MA, RD/LD,NSCA-CPT

1. Good Sense Honey Roasted Soy Nuts 2. Ready to eat fruit cups or Pre-cut apple slices 3. Individual Low sodium V8 juice cans 4. 100 calorie packs of Emerald Almonds 5. Muscle Milk Light 6. Baby carrot packs and Laughing Cow light cheese wedges 7. Kashi Go Lean Bars, LUNA Bars, Zone bars, Cliff bars 8. Del Monte Fruit cups packed in water 9. Hiland Individual low-fat cottage cheese cups 10. FAGE 0% FAT Greek yogurt, Oikos nonfat Greek yogurt 11. Sargento Light String Cheese 12. Banana, Clementine, apple, pear and Justin’s individual peanut butter packs 13. Vita Top muffins found in organic frozen section 14. Good Sense Dietary or Farmers Mix 15. Mott’s All Natural Original Apple Sauce

wallet friendly and are looking for ways to support the local economy, shop the local Farmers

market and the local family owned Supermarket, Crest Foods right here in Edmond. Nutrition

starts

in

the

supermarket. Fifty to sixty percent of buying decisions are made in

the store and this is the best place to educate shoppers and help them make the right choice. One way to educate the public is to

incorporate Registered dietitians in grocery stores to promote

health to families in the Edmond community. These are just a few

examples of what Crest Foods

offers and how shopping local can benefit your health and the local Edmond economy.


Health & Fitness WORKING OUT

Why Bootcamp?

by Haley Ray at Body Langue Most of you have seen signs or heard conversations of close friends and family members about local Boot Camps! Body Language Women’s Boot Camp is a unique indoor/ outdoor boot camp built on relationships and variety to fit your fitness needs! Haley Ray, Owner of Body Language, has successfully been running this boot camp for over 20 months. Some of the participants have completed each month since it started! From 70 year olds to young fitness queens this Boot Camp has been proven a success! What is the physical benefit in doing a Boot Camp class? You are not only getting resistance training, but cardio! Participants are expected to burn about 500-600 calories

in the hour-long class depending on your body weight! How in shape do you have to be to take the class? This is where you GET in shape! People who are 100 + pounds over weight and even people with injuries are able to take the class and modify where needed! It is at your own pace and you need to know your limits! Each class is planned specifically for different levels of fitness! You never know until you give it your all! What does the class consist of? It just depends on the day! We do a variety of different workouts from kickboxing to circuit training! Each day will always be different! Why should you do boot camp?

Boot Camp provides a positive atmosphere of friends that is encouraging and contagious! You will look forward to getting up and working out even when it hurts! It is a great bang for your buck! If personal training is not in your budget then this is a great opportunity to get time with a personal trainer! Details: When: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 67am and Saturday 8-9am Where: Body Language Personal Training Studio Indoor/Outdoor Cost: $100/ Month Each month a personal one on one session is also provided with Haley for an assessment, measurements, and calorie game plan.

WORKING OUT

How Do I Pick a Trainer? by Jason Boag at Cross Fit

So, you’ve decided to finally do it. You’re going to get serious about getting back into shape. No more excuses, no more lying to yourself that you can do it on your own. It’s time for some professional help. You may be a member of a gym, you may realize that those 15lbs you’ve put on since last fall aren’t really that necessary, or you may just want someone to keep you accountable to your health and fitness goals. No matter what the reason is for hiring a fitness trainer, you want to make sure that your investment of time and money pay off. How do you go about finding the right trainer for you? Just as it probably happened when you were in school, some teachers you just couldn’t stand, and others you loved. The same thing could potentially happen if you get a trainer assigned to you, or if you dive into this endeavor without asking some important questions first.

I recommend setting up an initial consultation with a potential trainer. In this consultation you can use this handy tool as a guide to see if you LIKE the person you’re about to hire: 1. L - LOOK. Do they look the part? A professional fitness trainer should look like they practice what they preach. They don’t need to be a model, but they do need to be a fit looking person. 2. I - INSPIRE. Do they inspire you to be healthier? You should have a definite feeling of, “I can’t wait to get started” Inspiration can come in many different packages but suffice it to say that there is something about this person that makes you want to work hard. 3. K - KNOWN. Are they known around the gym or around town? The best advertising is word of mouth and in the training business referrals are what a trainer will live or die by. Did you get this person’s name from a friend who saw

amazing results? You can take a gamble if you have a good feeling about someone but tried and true is nice when you’re shelling out $50-$100 a session. 4. E - EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE. Your potential trainer should be able to provide you with a nationally recognized fitness certification. ISSA, NASM, ACE, AFFA, NAFTA, and NSCA are a few of the well-respected organizations that provide certification. How long have they been training people? The more experience the better, so ask them. This shouldn’t be a deciding factor on it’s own but should be taken into consideration along with the others. I hope this tool can help you in your quest to find a fitness trainer. Of course, there are always going to be intangibles. If you have a really good feeling about someone then trust yourself. Have fun changing your body, and your life!

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Audio Video

State Of The Art ManCave

Great Choice Audio Video recently had the opportunity to set

up a media room in the southside’s Showcase of Homes. We were

remote controlled theater experience.

Steve and David do free in home consultations and can guide

invited along to photograph the finished product and how it can

you through the process of setting up your own in home theater

a theater system in your existing space.

right for your space at a really reasonable price.

apply to everyone’s home, whether it’s a new setup or setting up

The room was just about the normal sized room when you

for expert installation, customization with equipment that is just

Be sure to call them now in time for the holidays at 509-

think of a family space. It included a projector, 6 speakers, and

6422 or visit their website at www.GreatChoiceAV.com for more

speakers, they were virtually unseen in the ceiling, and it amazed

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a 100 in screen. Their work was flawless, especially around the us as the lighting was hooked up to the system for a complete

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Edmond Style BASIC SKIN CARE …FOR EVERYONE

By Marjorie DeLong of Renaissance Salon & Spa Has life gotten in the way of a good skin care routine? A tighter budget, a new baby or a new job can add stress and take away time for yourself. All is not lost! With only three steps necessary for a good skin care routine and thoughtful product purchasing, you can make it. The three steps necessary to take proper care of your face are cleanse, tone and moisturize. It amazes me that most people only wash their face once a day - and in the morning at that! Then they wonder why their face looks dull and bumpy! Our skin does need cleansing on a daily basis and in Oklahoma when the wind starts blowing; we end up with dust and dirt on top of the sunscreen and makeup! Without proper cleansing it leads to clogged pores, which can lead to blemishes. Soap isn’t the best thing to wash your face as it strips the skin of all of its natural oils, leaving it dry and feeling tight. Some people think clean skin is dry skin so they strive for a tight, taut feel. Face washes are a good alternative. However if your skin is normal to dry and you use a purifying face wash because you have a few pimples, then you may also experience too tight, dry skin. Remember that clean skin can be soft and supple because the cleanser that is right for you better matches the PH level of your skin. This means the cleanser won’t strip the oils completely. In the summer when it’s blisteringly hot, a foaming or gel cleanser for normal or combination skin may feel great. In the winter when the heaters come on, take it down a notch and try a creamy cleanser with some glycolic acid. On the market now are face wipes that claim to do the same thing as face washes. Don’t believe it! Face wipes are great for camping trips and emergency face cleansing only but there is no deep, down cleansing. I used to think that toners weren’t really necessary until I found a toner that made my skin look amazing. Toners close the pores after cleansing and rebalance the skin. Toners can also attract moisture to the skin via hyaluronic acid, stimulate collagen production via peptides or gently sweep away dead skin cells. There are some great products that cleanse and tone in one step so if you feel you don’t have the time, this may be an acceptable alternative. Moisturizers are the last step and are very important, especially in the morning. (NOTE: Never put makeup on bare skin - always buffer with a moisturizer.) Some moisturizers come paired with sunscreens mixed in which make a great duo. Not all do so read the label carefully to make sure you are getting the protection you need. Even if it is an overcast day, the sun is still shining and skindamaging rays are still getting through. All sorts of different claims are being made for moisturizers so it’s important to find one that works well with your skin. Sample products before you buy and don’t believe all the hype from slick, nationally produced advertising campaigns. Being realistic in your expectations of your skin care products is probably the most important element in finding the right products for your skin. Let’s face it: if you have had acne for several years, one skin care cream is not going to clear it up immediately. And if you have been a sun worshipper for years, those deep crow’s feet will not disappear overnight. You can improve the appearance and quality of your skin by choosing appropriate products that will give you realistic and sometimes amazing results, but finding the right product mix can take time. That will be our discussion for next time!

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My Yard

Jump Into Fall Gardening By Bruce Maxwell of Maxwell Landscape Co.

Welcome to fall. It is here and I’m glad for it. This summer was unlike any I had seen

in a while but cooler weather is here to. There is a lot that we need to be doing this time of year to prepare for old man winter.

Let’s start by getting our rakes out and raking leaves. It is important to keep the

leaves picked up and removed from newly seeded Fescue. The sun needs to get to the seeds in order to germinate properly. It’s also important to keep the leaves raked so we’re not a fire hazard to our neighbors.

1. It’s time to plant fall Seasonal Color and spring bulbs. Pansies, kale and cabbage

are perfect for fall and winter seasonal color.

2. Continue cutting your grass as needed. You will only need a couple more mowings

this season.

3. If you haven’t done so, get a pre-emergent applied now with a post emergent

added to kill any weeds that are still lingering in your turf. Do not apply over newly seeded Fescue!

4. In the first week of November, fertilize cool season grasses again.

5. Now is a good time for a soil test to correct nutrient deficiencies before winter.

6. Dispose of pines cones of pines infected with Diplodia and Dothistroma. Prune

out all dead tips.

7. November 15 is the best time to start pruning most trees and shrubbery.

8. Place a net over your garden ponds now to prevent leaves from falling into the

water.

9. Cleanup marginal water garden plants after the first frost kills the tops. There is a lot to do to prepare for the upcoming winter months. Do it today while the

days are still mild. Until next time, continue to be the envy of your neighborhood.

Bruce Maxwell has owned and operated Maxwell Landscape Company since 1986.

If you have any questions for Bruce, give him a call at 405-478-8883.

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My Home

WHAT’S YOUR HOLIDAY DECORATING STYLE? By Jennifer Hicks CID / Designing Diva Interiors, LLC / www.DecorateOKC.net/blog

Decorating for the holidays shouldn’t seem like anything but fun, right? I mean, Santa’s workshop pulls it off every year so what’s the big deal? The big deal is the literally endless possibilities, styles and items at your fingertips! Deciding how to decorate for the most special times of the year can overwhelming to even the most cheerful elf. Start by pinpointing your style. Once you know that much the rest will fall into place more easily as you shop, keeping you from overspending on items you aren’t sure about. Below are a few common styles; choose the one that suits you best or mix and match for an eclectic winter! MINIMAL & MODERN Start with: A monochromatic color scheme like gray and white together or various shades just one color (all blue/pink/purple/etc.) Add: Ornaments and decorations with sleek lines made from lucite or glass. Think: Less is more. SOUTHERN HOLIDAY Start with: Rich colors like red, yellow and green on everything from tree ornaments to serving platters. Add: Layers of “heirloom” pieces like Nana’s quilts, your great aunt’s china and the kids’ handmade treasures from years’ past. Cinnamon sticks simmering in a pot of water on the stove. Think: The comforts of home in sight, smell and touch. ELEGANT Start with: A color palette of gold, bronze, brown and black. Add: Chunky ornaments, feathers, large wreaths, table runners with tassels and candle holders galore. Think: Big, bold and dramatic takes over! TRADITIONAL Start with: A color palette of red, green and white. Add: Round glass ornaments on the tree, in tall clear glass vases and along the table runner in the dining room. Teardrop ornaments dangle delicately off of branches on the mantle or in vases on the buffet or kitchen island. Think: Pottery Barn meets Traditional Home magazine. RUSTIC/COUNTRY Start with: Twigs, burch wood, pinecones and a color palette of neutrals with burnt oranges and reds. Add: Grapevine on the mantle, tree or front door with burlap ribbon and lights woven throughout. Glass hurricanes filled with cranberries, candy canes or walnuts make simple centerpieces in a rustic-inspired home. Think: Cowgirl comes home for the holidays. -by Jennifer Hicks, C.I.D.

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Edmond Business

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Edmond Women In Business By Sherri Hultner

Mary Edwards: Cinnamon Bears

Bryanne Wallace: Fashion Botique

How long have you been in business with Cinnamon Bears? I’ve been in business for 5 years. I actually waited one year to move into this particular location for its space and lighting. What types of organizations are you involved with in the community? I am the president of the Downtown Edmond Business Association and we, as a collective group, host a number of community events here on Broadway in Downtown Edmond. We are very interested in educating the public of the importance of shopping locally. What are the challenges you face in doing business, as a woman owned business? I never really think of the gender part of owning my own business, so I can’t say as to whether I have had any other challenges than any other business person. As a woman in business, there are challenges but none that have presented any issue in running my business here in Edmond. How do you use social media for your business? I use it for my business to let the public know what product we have in stock and for DEBA, we use it for community events, information, etc.

How long have you been in business with the Fashion Boutique? With this particular Fashion Boutique, this will be my 9th year in business. What activities are you involved with within the community? I am on the Urban Board and have been for 8 years. I am chairman of the Downtown Arts Festival for Downtown Edmond, and am very involved with the Downtown Edmond Business Association. What challenges have you noticed, in the last 9 years, are there for female business owners? Economically with it’s ups and downs. However, the downs have not all been bad. I feel that when the down times come, it’s very important to keep the store stocked, so that when they do come in, there is something available for everyone. I have struggled to do this at times, and feel like I have accomplished my goal. In the down economy, I feel I have worked harder so that when some customers only have a few dollars to spend, I feel I have been able to provide what them with what they are looking for. In providing a great customer experience with my store and my staff, I am building my customer base, and we continue to do what it takes to make our customers happy. Do you use social media for your business? Yes, we use it to promote the latest products to let the customers know what we have in stock.

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With so many women becoming entrepreneurs and heading up businesses & marketing efforts, each month we will be highlighting the fantastic women in Edmond Business that not only contribute to our community economically, but also contribute via their forward thinking and generosity of their private time in helping others within the community.

The 8 women in business we are highlighting this month are strong examples of how women can create a business network of accountability, expertise, intelligence and understanding the new thought process about business & marketing in a down economy, as well as why community and civic participation is so important.

Kathy Kinasewitz and Julie Hovis: Best Of Books

Millie Shores: Super Suppers

How long have you two been in business with Best of Books? We’ve been in business for 19 years and 12 years in the Kickingbird location. What activities are you both involved in within the community? We work Community Education Opportunity that brings authors & speakers in to speak, and with different organizations that give books to schools and children by giving them a substantial discount. The more books they have the more children they can reach. We do this within Edmond, Deer Creek, Stillwater, and in Oklahoma City. We’ve collected food for RFBO, and we help high schools via their fundraising weeks. What challenges have you faced as a female owned business? We haven’t really noticed any challenge that is gender related. Like any business, we focus on our product selection and customer service. When we have customers that are looking for something we don’t have, we make sure we can find it for them. How do you use social media? We have a website with our current events, speakers, and specials along with all of our information at bestofbooksedmond.com.

How long have you been in business with Super Suppers? I’ve been in business a little over 3 years with the storefront as well as catering throughout the community commercially and with non profit events. What activities are you involved with within the community? I support Mobile Meals by offering their cookbooks for sale, I try to donate to all of the high schools during their fundraisers, and I participate with Arise Ministries which helps out single moms. I also like to donate to families that are down on their luck through these ministries during the holidays by donating meals. What challenges have you faced as a female owned business? I haven’t really noticed any specific challenges to owning a business that are related to being a woman specifically. Do you use social media or networking in your business marketing? I utilize networking for my contacts where it relates to catering business events in the community, and really getting to know the business community.

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Edmond Women In Business

Renee Deakle: Paint Your Art Out

Whitney Williams: The Small Group

How long has Paint Your Art Out been in business and being that you are not a franchise, where did you come up with the concept? Ten months, as we really opened our doors on January 1st, 2010. There is a similar store in South Alabama that I just fell in love with that has customers come in and you can paint your own pottery. I just wanted to combine that idea and bring in a creative influence to the area and provide a place that offers something fun to do. What are involved with within the community? We joined the Edmond Chamber of Commerce and like to get involved and host events with other fun businesses locally. We’ve done events with Edmond Mobile Meals, Paws for Life, the Leukemia Society and this December with Rhino Conservation. As a female owned business, what challenges have you faced as a start up? Really I haven’t had any challenges related to being a female owned business. How do you use social media to promote your business? We use social media to promote Paint Your Art Out by posting photos of each session, to post the day’s painting, offer online registration for our paint sessions and to provide, via our website paintyourartout.net, our monthly painting schedules complete with painting examples.

When did you start working with The Small Group Architectural Firm? I started working with The Small Group in 2008, after moving here from Kentucky. I graduated with a BA and an MBA with a focus in marketing. Moving out here was an awesome opportunity to apply this in a more creative outlet. What are you doing with the Downtown Business Association to bring them into the social media arena? As a collective group, we are trying to get more organized as a group, where we have the Downtown Edmond Facebook and Twitter pages, which not only showcases the events going on but these accounts also showcase all of the businesses in Downtown Edmond to build the community awareness. We are also encouraging the businesses to utilize the power of social media which is a very powerful tool in reaching out to the community, to which some of the business owners aren’t aware as they aren’t utilizing it on a daily basis. As a woman in business, how do you balance your real time day to day activities and social media? It helps that I don’t have a cool phone (laughs). So when I leave the office, I’m completely unplugged. When I go home, I don’t turn on a computer or answer email. You have to have that balance.

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Camden Maxwell: Emerson Events

Michelle Schaefer: Farmers Insurance

How long have you been running Emerson Events and Design, your Event Planning & Floral Design business? I have been in business for 1 year. What have been some challenges starting and running your business in the past year, i.e. age, length of time in business, etc.? I represent the 25 year old age group and even with that I have yet to encounter anyone not taking me seriously because of my age nor being a woman in business. Is it easier to do business, especially as a start up, in a female oriented industry such as wedding planning? In some ways it is easier. The wedding industry is very competitive but everyone is in a network together and we can relate to each other. Being able to refer other businesses within this industry in OKC is amazing because there is just so much talent out there. As you’re nearing your one year anniversary of starting up Emerson Events and Design, what did you think of the business start up experience? It’s been hard but it’s also been fun, exciting and worth the challenge. How do you utilize social media for Emerson Events and Design? It really makes it easy to reach out to brides and provide them with advice, more than just selling a service to them.

How long have you had your Farmers Insurance Agency in Edmond? I’ve been in business for 15 years, and I’ve been in my building on Hurd St. for 7 years. What types of organizations within the community are you involved in? I am on the board of the Downtown Edmond Business Association, as I really believe in keeping retail dollars here in Edmond but also local service providers, too. If you buy your insurance from a 1-800 number, none of that money goes to benefit Edmond, it leaves the state. If you purchase from a local agent, we have payroll, we shop locally, and all of that money stays here in town. I am also involved in Northwest OKC Rotary, I’ve been President, District Trainer training incoming officers and right now I am the assistant Governor. What challenges do you find being a woman in business? I actually don’t find any challenges and feel I have a step up in being a woman in business because I find that people enjoy doing business with women. How do you use social media with your business? I use it two ways: I broadcast helpful and useful information for people about insurance that isn’t always common knowledge in a non sales way and I use it to let people get to know me. There are 19 Farmers Agents just here in Edmond, all selling the same product at the same price, and all I can offer is to be a better agent for them, let people know that I have good character, I love my family and care about my community. edmondactive.com 19


Food & Drink

Great Food For Tailgating & Parties Through the Holiday’s Summer is over, the kids are back in school, the weather has cooled off and there is one thing on everyone’s mind: football. Everyone, including the die hard sports fan, knows the key to enjoying the big game is a good tailgate party, where the highlight is whatever is on the menu. Cooking for large groups can be daunting, but there are a few tricks of the trade to ensure your tailgate party has the best food for the best fans. 1. Variety is important. As a good host, you’ll want to offer a diverse menu to try to satisfy all your guests’ varying tastes. Pick your main dish, and add something healthy for those on diets, like a fruit and veggie tray, a salty snack and a dessert for your sweet tooth.

2. Think about portions. When you’re shopping, keep in mind that a mixed group of adults usually uses about 1.2 servings per person. For example, if the recipe says it serves 25, expect it to serve 20. 3. Plan ahead. If your menu items are going to take time to cook, save time by finishing your preparation earlier in the day, or even the day before. And it’s always a good idea to make a checklist when preparing a large menu to help you map out your cook time. 4. Don’t forget to preheat. Before it’s time to start grilling, preheat your grill for approximately 10 minutes with the burners on high and the lid down. This way, your burgers and franks cook quickly and evenly. 5. Use the right serving dishes. The biggest challenge at tailgate parties

can be keeping hot food hot, and cold food cold. Crock pots, chafing dishes or insulated carriers will keep your dishes warm. For cold foods, sealed plastic baggies filled with ice can be placed in the bottom of containers, or the entire container can be placed in an ice bath. 6. Use small serving utensils. Most diners take two spoonfuls, regardless of the spoon size. Also, offer small appetizer plates instead of dinner sized plates because people generally fill their entire plate. Lastly, remember to have plenty of trash bags available for cleanup. No matter what team you are rooting for, these tips are sure to make for a great tailgating experience! Chef Jason Schreier is the executive chef at The Greens County Club in Oklahoma City.

Which Wich: Superior Sandwiches

Whichwich Superior Sandwiches, located on 2nd & Bryant, here in Edmond, is a great place to stop when you are loading up on your tailgating fare or for watch parties. They have over 50 selections to choose from and offer catering services for your large parties. The sandwiches above, are 3 customer favorites and are really delicious! The Chicken Pesto is a light sandwich with Turkey, cheese, veggies and pesto. The Wicked is an amazing concoction with just about everything on it and the Club has Turkey, Ham, Bacon, cheese & more. You can order your sandwiches with your choice of mustards, mayos, spreads & sauces, onions, veggies or oils & spices. All of the sandwiches at Whichwich can be made to order, but you have to try their combinations first for a real treat! To call in a regular or catering order, call 471-5363 for more information! 20 edmondactive.com


Paulo & Patricia Paes: Lotsa Noodles LotsaNoodles is located on Memorial, just south of the AMC 24 theaters, and in our opinion is a great choice to consider for tailgating & watch parties. Paulo & Patricia Paes are the owners of LotsaNoodles. They are very involved in the community and are also very aware of the decision to run their business supporting other local businesses. Their love of food well done and for people really shines through in everything they do. They prepare each dish from fresh ingredients, including their cheese & vegetables, they utilize Ben E. Keith foods here in Edmond and you can tell with every bite of any dish you order here, this is what sets them apart from other casual dining establishments. Not only are Paulo & Patricia concerned about keeping it local with their business purchases, they are very involved in the local community. Once a month, they feed 100 homeless shelter residents and have been doing so for years. They donate proceeds from their sales to local elementary schools and offer Kids Eat Free Mondays. With every adult entree you receive a free kids meal from 3 pm to 9 pm every Monday. The Paes’ also cater through LotsaNoodles and their average Lotsa Group meals will feed 8-10 people, comes with bread & utensils. Paulo prepared what he thinks are the best dishes for tailgating: The Marinara is preparred with bow tie noodles, tomato sauce and is topped with fresh mozerella-parmesan cheese and basil. The Mac and Cheese is fusilli pasta, cheese and cream sauce topped with cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese. The Penne Alfredo is made from penne pasta, creamy alfredo sauce with mozerella-parmesan cheese and parsley. To inquire about catering from LotsaNoodles, give them a call at 752-2695 for your next event or tailgating/watch party! edmondactive.com 21


Food & Drink

Great Food!

Chef Colin Davies: Bin 73

Custom chef prepared catering is something that most people don’t think about for tailgating, however Chef Colin Davies, who works wit h Chef Beau Stephenson at Bin 73 on Western Ave. prepares catering orders all the time. We asked Chef Colin to come up with 3 dishes that he would serve for a tailgating/watch party and here they are: Pulled Pork Sandwich with a 3 pepper slaw and carmelized onions. We tried this sandwich and it was amazing. Definitely a go for any tailgating or watch party! Reggae Country Style Pork Ribs with Peach Mango Salsa. The flavor of these ribs with the salsa was amazing and definitely an easy dish to take to your next party, whether it’s at the game or someone’s home. Jamaican Jerked Honey Beef Kabobs with Grilled Panzanella. These kabobs had the best flavoring of any kabobs we’ve had and a great choice for tailgating/watch parties. To try these dishes, give Bin 73 on Western Ave. a call or stop in to try them for yourself! Thanks very much to Chef Colin & Chef Beau for allowing us to come out and shoot photos and if you are interested in the catering services, visit them at Bin 73 on Western Ave.

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Great Food!

Millie Shores: Super Suppers

Millie Shores, owner of Super Suppers is always coming up with new ideas for items on her A la Carte menu and these are three of her customer’s favorites. After trying them for ourselves, we agree and they’re now on our family’s favorite list of great gameday food! Cowboy Caviar is a mix of italian dressing and several beans & veggies, and is a fantastic selection to add to your table with all of your dips. Also consider using it on top of rice or pasta! The flavor of this side dish will have you coming back for more! Cranberry Barbeque Meatballs are fantastic served alone or with any side dish. They are super flavorful and a family favorite at our house! Buffalo Chicken Dip is an amazing mix of chicken, spices, and of course, cheese! It is, again, one of our family’s favorite dips during football season, and can be easily transported to any party! Contact Millie at Super Suppers which is located on Danforth & Santa Fe, for more information on these and any of her other menu items and about her catering services at 405.330.9156.

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Local Sports

LADY HUSKIES Softball

Going into the State Finals for Girls Softball Edmond North

was the clear cut favorite for the title. They entered the playoffs

as the number one ranked team in the state. Once they were in the tournament they lived up to that billing by knocking off

Bartlesville 12-0 in the first round. In the second round of the

double-elimination tournament the Lady Huskies faced Moore and they leveled them 7-2.

By the time the North squad got to the semifinals they seemed

invincable. They were on a roll and the State Championship was

theirs for the taking, but then something bad happened—Jenks

happened. The lady’s from Jenks literally came out swinging and immediately put big numbers on the board that North was unable

to answer. Going into the 5th inning Jenks led 9-1. Batting at the bottom of the inning, Jenks put two more runs on the board

and ended the game at 11-1. It was a crushing blow to the North squad.

Jenks lost to moore in their second round of the playoffs, 7-

6. Since this was North’s first defeat of the tournament, the two would have to play again to decide who would move on to the

Championship game. Once again Jenks would prove to be the better team on this day as they took the Lady Huskies down, 5-3. Jenks went on to lose to Yukon in the final.

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EDMOND HIGH SCHOOL Football

Both Edmond North and Edmond Memorial look to be on the

right path to make it into the post season. Currently both teams

are in fourth in their respective divisions—only the top four teams advance in each division—and both are 3-3 in division play. But

for either of them to make it into to the playoffs they will both need their chips to fall in the right place. Basically both Memorial and North must win their final game of the regular season for a chance to advance.

Memorials season has been hampered by injuries to key players

like quarterback Kameron Doolittle (ankle) and runningback Cale

Olbert (knee). But Doolittle is back on the field now and their offense has been re-energized, which was evident during their

31-14 rout of Norman North. But the final regular season game against 8-1 Yukon will surely be their toughest challenge yet.

For Edmond North to make it to the playoffs they need to

beat US Grant, who has gone winless all season. By all rights

they should be able to accomplish that. However, the fly in the ointment for North will be Del City. North is tied with Del City at

3-3 in division play. North needs Del City to lose to Mustang to

clinch the final playoff spot. The good news is Mustang is favored to beat Del City. Keep your fingers crossed for our Edmond teams in the coming weeks.

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Local Sports

UCO BRONCHO’s

Football For the UCO Brocho’s football team there

is good news and bad news. The good news is the offense. The Broncho’s have an explosive high-scoring offenseive team filled with

star athletes like Eathan Sharp (QB), Josh

Birmingham (RB) and Tucker Holland (WR).

There is a real chemistry there and when all three of these guys are on their game there

is no stopping them. Birmingham alone has rushed for more than 1100 yards with no

signs of slowing down. And Sharp has more than 1900 yards passing.

The bad news, however, is the Broncho’s

defense. The defense has allowed more

points to be scored against them than their own offense has scored. Nearly every game

this season has been a high-scoring shootout with both sides of the ball racking up big

numbers. The Broncho’s have lost more than their fair share of those games. Their

current record stands at 2-7. If the Broncho’s defense matched their offense, they would be unstoppable. But, there’s always next year.

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Edmond People Newly Crowned Miss Oklahoma City is

UCO’s Ashley Edwards by Chris Hultner

What is the Miss Oklahoma City pageant all about? The Miss Oklahoma City pageant is a local pageant. When you win a local pageant you advance to the Miss Oklahoma pageant. If you win the Miss Oklahoma pageant you go on to the Miss America pageant. It’s all in the Miss America organization. The girls who win get to promote their personal platform, along with Children’s Miracle Network and we promote the communities we represent. For example, I represent Oklahoma City, so I will do things with Oklahoma City Rotary clubs and Race For The Cure and other organizations. What is your platform? My personal platform is “In The Drivers Seat” and I work very closely with “Alive At 25,” which is a new program taken on by the Oklahoma Safety Council. It’s a brand new program in Oklahoma that’s been very successful in South Carolina and Colorado. Between the ages of 16-24 is when young drivers are most likely to be in a car accident, because they are still new to driving and they are easily distracted. This program teaches young drivers how to not be distracted, pay better attention to the road and what to do if road conditions get bad. I really hope that with this title I can help this program take off. Why did you choose your platform? I chose my platform, because I lost a good friend of mine in a car accident when I was 19. She was on the Honey Bee squad with me. She wasn’t drunk, she was wearing her seat belt, she only took her eyes off the road for one second. That second of inattention caused her to be in a head-oncollision. That was the first time I ever had to deal with losing anyone and it was a really difficult process for me. It’s completely senseless. You can take precautions. You can stop eating in the car, or stop fiddling with the radio and you don’t have to be on 28 edmondactive.com

the cellphone in the car. You can stop these things from happening and you can save your life as well as others just by paying closer attention. I am completely inspired to hopefully stop senseless accidents like this from ever happening again I’m sorry to hear that. Do you think there should be federal laws banning cellphone use while driving? I think a federal law would make it easier for people who travel a lot. When each state, or county, or city has a different law concerning cellphone usage, it makes it very confusing for drivers. I think it would just be easier to have a blanket law. How long have you been involved in pageants? I’ve been doing pageants since I was a Senior in High School, and I am now a Senior in College, so I’ve been doing it for quite some time. But the best thing about it is I’ve completely paid for my entire College education. I am 100% debt-free, and that’s because of pageants—it has paid for my school. Have you won any other titles in the past? Yes, I was Miss UCO in 2008 and I was Miss River Walk in 2009. What are you majoring in at UCO? I’m a public relations major, with a minor in humanities. What do you want to do after College? I want to get my Masters in Student Affairs. Essentially my masters will be in Education with an emphasis on Student Affairs. How old are you? I’m 23. So you’re almost aged out of the Miss America system. I know, this will be my last year. I’m actually one of the oldest that will be competing for the title of Miss Oklahoma this year. What is your next pageant? Miss Oklahoma, in June. Very excited. What are some of your hobbies and what do you do in your spare time? I love to read. I’m an avid reader—I don’t go anywhere without a book. I love to spend time with my friends and family. My family is very important to me. I work at Gaillardia Country Club—I run the beverage cart on the golf course—that’s a lot of fun. I met Bob Stoops doing that. That was pretty cool. Tell us something about you that no one knows. I’m 23 years old and I still sleep with my Teddy Bear. His name is Teddy Edwards— real original, right? He goes with me

everywhere. He goes to every pageant with me. It’s kind of embarrassing, but it’s true. [laughing] I also do not know how to ride a bike. How is it that you’ve never learned how to ride a bike? I don’t know. Do you roller-skate? I tried that once. Ice-skating? No, I’d fall. Skateboarding? Ooo, no Skydiving? I would love to try skydiving. I want to try that so bad. I want to learn. Seriously, you don’t know how to ride a bike? I was really active in dance when I was a kid. In fact, in my senior year in High School I was dancing 20 plus hours a week. That was just class time and didn’t include rehearsals. So I was just really active with dance. That was my passion at the time. In College I really wish I knew how to ride a bike, because that would make things so much easier. It really would. What is your talent in the pageants? I dance, lyrical or contemporary— it’s based more on the emotion and the movement than it is the technique. I’m really excited, we’re doing a new dance for state. I won Miss Oklahoma City with a dance to Celiene Dion’s “Taking Chances,” which I completely loved. Who are some of the people who have helped you along the way? Oh my gosh, there are so many people. First off, my family. My Mom and I started this journey and we had no idea what we were doing. I look back at the pictures, and stuff like that and I’m going, ‘Wow, we had no clue!’ We were running around like chickens with our heads cut off and we had no idea what we were doing. Just to see how much I’ve grown and our relationship has grown through this is such a blessing. We are so much closer. Every pageant I’ve ever done the director has been so supportive and helpful to me. The directors don’t just pick one girl that want to see succeed—they want to see all the girls succeed. That’s what’s so wonderful about the organization—we’re a family. Everyone wants to help everyone. That’s why Oklahoma has such a strong Miss America organization. We’re one of the top three states in the nation. We’ve had six Miss America’s and now we have Miss America’s Outstanding Teen. You just can’t beat that track record.


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Events Calendar EVENTS CALENDAR NOVEMBER 2010 1 UCO Jazz Bands - Special Event Reservations recommended. Time: 7pm Location: UCO Jazz Lab 2 Dr. Emily Butterfield, Flute Faculty Artist Concert Series. Professor Emily Butterfield & friends perform a dynamic and daring program of flute music. Time: 7:30pm Price: $10 Location: UCO Jazz Lab 3 Music Dept. Recital Music department recital featuring OC music students. Time: 2:30pm Price: Free Location: OC’s Recital Hall 4 The 5 Browns With fifty fingers, five Steinways and legions of fans, the five young siblings that enthrall audiences the world over have achieved something so rare in the world of classical music they must be seen to be believed. So powerful, so sublime, so irrisistably fresh and youthful, these Juliard-trained piano virtuosi were chosen by PBS Television for their stellar lineup in the nationwide Festival 2010 pledge drive. Time: 7:30pm Price: $20-$45 Location: Armstrong Auditorium 4 Mitch Bell Contemporary & Traditional Jazz. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 8pm Price: $7 Location: UCO Jazz Lab 4 Wine Through Time Chardonnay, Merlot, Shiraz, Pinot Noir you’ll have your choice at the Edmond Historical Society & Museum s second annual Wine through Time fundraising event. The night will feature both silent and live auctions and renovations made possible through last year’s event proceeds will be spotlighted. Ticket pricing: (limited seating, available only with Patron and Corporate tickets) Single Ticket - $50 each Patron Ticket - $75 each (reserved seating) Patron Table (seating 4) - $300 Corporate Table (seating 4) - $500 Time: 6pm-8:30pm Price: See Below Location: Edmond Historical Society & Museum 4-6 “Thoroughly Modern Millie” Homecoming Musical. Taking place in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of Mille Dillmount, a 30 edmondactive.com

plucky young lady who has just moved to the city in search of a new life for herself. (suitable for ages 10 and up) Time: 8:00pm Price: $12-Senior & Student Dicscounts Location: Hardeman Auditorium at OC 4-6 Mr. Marmalade An extremely black comedy about what it takes to grow up in these difficult times. Written by Noah Haidle. For Mature Audiences Only. Time: 7:30pm Price: Adults $14, Senior & Student Discounts Location: Pegasus Theater 5 Shortt Dogg Contemporary & Traditional Jazz. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 8pm Price: $7 Location: UCO Jazz Lab 5-6 Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping The NFSR will feature the top 15 steer ropers in the world who have qualified after competing all season at steer roping events across the country. Time: 7:30pm Location: Lazy E Arena, Guthrie 5-7 Turkey Shootout Annual Soccer Tournament 5-6 Oklahoma High School Dance Festival UCO’s Department of Dance will host more than 180 high school students plus their teachers for two days of classes, workshops and performances. Time: 7:30pm Price: Adults $14, Senior & Student discounts Location: Mitchell Hall Theater 6 “5K to Monet” Race Races begin and end at the FAI’s “Monet in his Garden” Sculpture. 1 mile family fun run at 8am at $10 for early registration (tshirt included if by Oct. 28) or $15 day of race. Timed 5K at 8:30am at $25 for early registration (t-shirt included if by Oct. 28) or $30 day of race. Benefit for the Edmond Fine Arts Institute. Time: 8am Location: 27 E. Edwards 6 Smilin’ Vic Blues & Soul. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 8pm Price: $7 Location: UCO Jazz Lab 7 Mr. Marmalade An extremely black comedy about what

it takes to grow up in these difficult times. Written by Noah Haidle. For Mature Audiences Only. Time: 2pm Location: Pegasus Theater 8-29 Gingerbread House Contest Kids! Enter your Gingerbread House. Final judging and prizes given away on Dec. 4. Location: Edmond Historical Society & Museum 9-11 Opera Workshop: A Night of Classics An evening of opera scenes from the classical period that includes music by Mozart, Handel, Haydn, Cimarosa, Rossini and more. Time: 7:30pm Location: UCO Jazz Lab 12 Aim for Charity Clay Shoot This “Golf with a Shotgun” event is open to teams & individuals, beginners & experienced competitors. Entry fees, which are tax deductible, include: 50-target sporting clays, 10 shooting stations, morning refreshments, lunch & drinks and a chance at winning door prizes and awards. Time: Registration 8:30am-9:15am Location: Silverleaf Shotgun Club, Guthrie 12 SPECIAL EVENT - Tres Amigos presents “Django Walker” Seating priority based on season ticket holders and concert sponsors. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 8pm Price: $20 Very Limited Seating Location: UCO Jazz Lab 13 Scout Saturday Time: 10am-1pm Location: Edmond Historical Society & Museum 13 Edmond’s Got Talent The Teen Board at the Fine Arts Institute of Edmond is presenting its 2010 version of America’s Got Talent complete with celebrity judges, 15 acts, and local teen emcees. The three celebrity judges are: Edmond’s Mayor. Patrice Douglas; Mrs. Oklahoma 2010, Alyssa Siler; Director of Music Theatre and Producer of UCO’s Broadway Tonight; Greg White. Time: 7pm Price: $7 Advance $10 At Door Location: Edmond North High School 13 Peter Krauss, Lisa Turci & Kent Kidwell Traditional Jazz. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 8pm Price: $7 Location: UCO Jazz


Events Calendar Lab 14 Rebecca Edwards Vocalist. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 8pm Location: UCO Jazz Lab 15 Edgar Cruz & Antsi McClain Acoustic Guitar. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 8pm Price: $20 Location: UCO Jazz Lab 16 5th Street Jazz Collective Faculty Artist Concert Series. Enjoy and evening of jazz from award-winning UCO faculty members: Lee Rucker, trumpet, Brian Gorrell, saxophone, Jeff Kidwell, trombone, Danny Vaughan, guitar, David Hardman, drums, and Larry Moore, bass. Time: 7:30pm Location: UCO Jazz Lab 17 Music Dept. Recital Music dept. recital featuring OC music students. Time: 2:30pm Price: Free Location: Recital Hall at OC 18 Fall Music Concert Free Concert featuring the OC Symphonic Band/Jazz Band/Chamber Orchestra. Time: 7:30pm Price: Free Location: Hardemann Auditorium at OC 18-21 The Sweet Smell of Success Based on the 1957 Burt Lancaster & Tony Curtis film about a desperate press agent who sells his soul to a powerful newspaper columnist. This Oklahoma premiere contains a jazz-infused, inspired score by Tony Award winning composer Marvin Hamlisch. Time: 7:30pm Thur-Sat, 2pm Sun Price: $14 Location: Mitchell Hall Theater 18 Downtown Edmond’s Holiday Open House Time: 5pm-8pm Location: Downtown Edmond 19 The Sisters of Swing Traditional Jazz. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 8pm Price: $7 Location: UCO Jazz Lab 20 Micheal Summers Contemporary Jazz & Variety. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 8pm Price: $7 Location: UCO Jazz Lab

21 Percussion Consort Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 7:30pm Price: Donations Accepted Location: UCO Jazz Lab 22 Student Jazz Combo Concert Special Event Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 7pm Location: UCO Jazz Lab 25 2010 Edmond Turkey Trot 5k Run - 8:00 am, 1 Mile Wobble - 8:05 am (All Ages, Strollers, and Friendly Dogs On A Leash Are Welcome). $25 Registration for Participants With T-Shirt $10 Registration for Wobble Participants Without T-Shirt Children Under 12 Are Free Without T-Shirt. Individual Awards: 5K medals will be awarded to the overall top male and female finishers as well as the top three male and female finishers in designated age groups. Location: Downtown Edmond-Main & Broadway 26 Brian Gorrell & Jazz Company Traditional & Contemporary Jazz. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 8pm Price: $7 Location: UCO Jazz Lab 26-30 Spring Creek Plaza Christmas Lights Location: 15th & Bryant 27 Big G Blues & Soul. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 8pm Price: $7 Location: UCO Jazz Lab 29 Toast to the Maestro A signature fundraising event for piano scholarships and the All-Steinway School initiative. Time: 7pm Location: UCO Jazz Lab 30 UCO Trombone Choir Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Enjoy food and beverages available for purchase from Hideaway Pizza. Time: 7pm Price: $5 Location: UCO Jazz Lab 30 Chamber Orchestra Concert Time: 7:30pm Location: Center Transformative Learning Recital Hall

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IMPORTANT CITY PHONE NUMBERS Police, Fire & Medical Emergencies

911

Police Non-Emergencies

(405) 359-4338

To file a police report

(405) 359-4494

Edmond Emergency Management

(405) 359-4371

City of Edmond

(405) 348-8830

City Utilities

(405) 359-4541

CoE Human Resources

(405) 359-4685

CoE Job Line

(405) 359-4648

County Election Board

(405) 713-1515

County Courthouse Information

(405) 270-0082

Edmond Historical Society Museum

(405) 340-0078

Edmond Public Library

(405) 341-9282

Passport Information

(405) 359-4515

Building Services Department

(405) 359-4780

Inspection Requests

(405) 216-7400

Planning Department

(405) 359-4790

City Clerk

(405) 359-4555

Code Enforcement

(405) 359-4793

Engineering Department

(405) 359-4770

New Address Assignments

(405) 359-4766

Commercial Development

(405) 359-4757

Drainage Concerns, Floodplain Information

(405) 359-4772

Animal Welfare

(405) 216-7615

Burn Permit

(405) 216-7303

City’s Public Works dept

(405) 216-7770

Water or Wastewater

(405) 216-7770

Storm Shelter Registration

(405) 359-4564

KickingBird Golf Club

(405) 341-5350

Arcadia Lake Park Office

(405) 216-7470

Time & Temperature

(405) 599-1234



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