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8 Cover Story Summer is here! Beat the heat and the boredom by checking out our summer event guide. We did the work, so you can have the fun. Visit the Sooner Theater for upcoming plays or visit The Station at Central Park and kick off summer the right way!

VOTE! 50 Bike Moore


The fourth annual Police Unity Tour and the 11th annual BikeMoore took place last month. Police officers from all over Oklahoma rode to pay homage to officers killed in the line of duty while BikeMoore encouraged residents to consider alternative modes of transportation. Read more for a wheelie (get it?) great story on the 18th annual Miles4Smiles Bike Ride.

It’s election time! Oklahomans will cast their votes in the primary election for executive positions, and house and senate seats in preparation for the general election November 6. Learn more about your candidates and the five Moore Propositions that will be on the ballot Tuesday, June 26.

From the Editor

The lazy days of summer are upon us and this month's issue is all about making the most of the coming months. No time to be lazy this summer! This month we're sharing all the options available to fill your child's days with fun or to create some new family memories. Sip on an ice-cold drink as you read about some hot and highly contested races coming up in the primaries. And, please exercise your right to vote and cast that ballot! Wherever the summer takes you, whether it's on local road trips or oversea adventures....enjoy the coming weeks full of popsicles, picnics, and pool time. "Summer is always the best of what might be" Charles Bowden

- Donna Walker Editor

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ACTIVITIES & SPECIAL EVENTS The Farmers Market at Central Park When: May 3rd – September 1st Time: Thursday evenings from 3:30pm – 7:00pm and Saturday mornings from 8am – Noon. Where: Central Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion; 700 S. Broadway, Moore, OK Promoting the sale of garden related products and produce. Food Truck Fridays When: May 18th – September 14th Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm Where: Multi-purpose pavilion at Central Park Come join us on Fridays for Lunch at Central Park. We will have Food Trucks in the park from Mexican; BBQ; Hot Dogs and Hamburgers and Music. Take an hour away from work and join us at Central Park for Food Truck Fridays. Movie In the Park When: Friday, May 18th and Friday, August 10th. Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm Where: Central Park Multipurpose Pavilion and Amphitheater Fee: Free Movies: August 10th – Star Wars: The Last Jedi Bring the whole family for a night under the stars. Scavenger Hunt Weekly scavenger hunt through our parks starting June 1st – July 6th This is free to do but you must first register online www. to be entered in the contest to win awesome giveaways and prizes. Every day morning clues will be posted on Facebook by noon for each Park that is participating that week.


Play in the Park When: June 1st – July 6th every Friday Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Age: Families with grade school age kids Cost: Free We will host games and activities for the kids. This is a great way to meet your neighbors and meet new friends over the summer months for no charge. June 1st – Central Park June 8th – Apple Valley June 15th – Fairmoore Park June 22nd – Veterans Memorial Park June 29th – Kiwanis Park July 6th – Little River Park South Dive-In Movie at The Station Aquatic Center When: Saturday, June 9th and Friday, July 20th Time: 8:30pm Fee: $5.00 per person, Under 2 free Where: The Station Aquatic Center Movies: June 9th – Wonder Woman July 20th – Coco Bring your whole family to the Aquatic Center for a movie while swimming. Daddy Daughter Dance When: Saturday, June 16th Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm Age: For Dads and their Daughters Ages 4 – 14 years of age. Cost: Tickets: for $10.00 per person or sold the day of the dance for $15.00. Where: The Station at Central Park A great time to have date night for Dad and Daughter. There is dancing, cookies, punch and door prizes.

A Celebration In the Heartland When: Wednesday, July 4th Time: 10:00am – 10:00pm (9:45pm – Fireworks) Where: Buck Thomas Park Car Show, Music, Food Vendors, Children’s Activities, Inflatables, Arts and Crafts Vendors and Fireworks at dark. Make this event the place to spend your 4th of July. Kid’s Fishing Derby When: Saturday, July 28th Time: Check-In Time at 7:30am Where: Buck Thomas Park Ages: 5 – 15 years of age, MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT Cost: Free The City of Moore and OK Wildlife Department will co-host this event; Rain or Shine. The OK Wildlife Department will have Fishing Clinic at 8am covering safety, knot tying, fish ID, fish cleaning and ethics. Bring your own pole and bait (crawlers, stink bait, shrimp, liver, etc). 4 fish limit per family. No culling. You catch it, you keep it!



SPORTS CAMPS Most summer sports camps run Monday-Friday 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. unless specified differently upon sign up. Sports camps are open to boys and girls ages 7-13 years old. Each participant in a week long camp will receive a t-shirt. Snacks will be provided in all camps. Parents are asked to make sure campers bring proper attire. Camps are set up to teach basic fundamentals and skills with game like scenarios. Space is limited. Sign up today!



DESCRIPTION: There is no way this is a Science Camp? Well

DESCRIPTION: Learn the ins and outs of the outdoors by doing

in fact it is just that with a twist. You will not only get to build catapults and castles but get to make and dress up in Medieval attire. Even learn a little bit of history about the Medieval Time Period. You will definitely not want to miss out on this camp.

nature hikes, learning about insects, and how to make a fishing pole out of nature. These will be just a few of the activities that you will learn in this fun filled week spent outdoors. Top it all off with a campout over night at Buck Thomas Park. (The Camp Out portion of the camp must be accompanied by an Adult to attend this portion.)

WHEN: June 18th - June 22nd TIME: 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. WHERE: The Station Recreation Center AGES: 7 - 14 COST: $95 REGISTRATION PERIOD: April 1st – June 15th CLASS MINIMUM: 10 CLASS MAXIMUM: 25 INSTRUCTOR: Julie Robinson

WHEN: July 23rd - July 27th TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHERE: The Station Recreation Center & Buck Thomas Park AGES: 7 - 14 COST: $95 w/T-shirt REGISTRATION PERIOD: May 1st – July 20th CLASS MINIMUM: 10 CLASS MAXIMUM: 25 INSTRUCTOR: Julie Robinson



WHEN: June 11th – June 15th WHERE: Earlywine Golf Course COST: $85 per person INSTRUCTOR: Mike McConville,

WHEN: May 29th – June 1st WHERE: Buck Thomas Tennis Courts COST: $75 per person INSTRUCTOR: Kendra Milligan,

High School Golf Coach

High School Tennis Coach



WHEN: June 4th – June 8th WHERE: The Station Recreation Center COST: $85 per person INSTRUCTOR: Scott Hodges,

WHEN: May 30th – June 2nd (1 p.m.-4 p.m.) WHERE: The Station Recreation Center COST: $75 per person INSTRUCTOR: The Station Recreation

High School Basketball Coach

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WHEN: August 6th – August 8th WHERE: The Station Recreation Center COST: $65 per person INSTRUCTOR: Scott Hodges, High School Basketball Coach

SOCCER CAMP WHEN: June 25th – June 29th WHERE: Buck Thomas Front South Fields COST: $85 per person INSTRUCTOR: Kathryn Swartzendruber,

DESCRIPTION: This camp is for anyone looking to enhance their skills on the offensive side of the ball. The camp will go over different kinds of dribbling techniques, passing, shooting and other offensive skills.

ONE DAY BASKETBALL CAMP: SHOOTING DESCRIPTION: This camp is to improve your shooting from anywhere in the gym. This camp will focus on jump shots and low post moves. Emphasis will be placed on shooting form and the proper way to make lay-ups. WHEN: July 23rd // 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. WHERE: The Station Recreation Center COST: $25 per person INSTRUCTOR: Scott Hodges, High School Basketball Coach

FOOTBALL CAMP WHEN: June 11th - June 13th (6 p.m. - 8 p.m.) WHERE: Buck Thomas Front South Fields COST: $75 per person INSTRUCTOR: Lorenzo Williams, Football Coach

WHEN: July 9th // 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. WHERE: The Station Recreation Center COST: $25 per person INSTRUCTOR: Scott Hodges, High School Basketball Coach

High School Soccer Coach

TO REGISTER: For more information call Moore Parks & Recreation

City of Moore M O O R E , O K L A H O M A

at (405) 793-5090

ART CAMPS sculptures, jewelry, and more. You will use watercolors, paint, crayons, beads, strings, and clay. This class is a lot of fun and the best part is you get to keep and take home what you make.

JUNE SESSION WHEN: June 4th - June 8th TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHERE: The Station Recreation Center AGES: 6 - 12 REGISTRATION PERIOD: April 1st - June 1st CLASS MINIMUM: 10 CLASS MAXIMUM: 25 CLASS COST: $95 (includes T-Shirt) INSTRUCTOR: Donna Barnard JULY SESSION WHEN: July 9th - July 13th TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHERE: The Station Recreation Center AGES: 6 - 12 REGISTRATION PERIOD: May 1st - July 6th CLASS MINIMUM: 10 CLASS MAXIMUM: 25 CLASS COST: $95 (includes T-Shirt) INSTRUCTOR: Donna Barnard AUGUST SESSION WHEN: August 6th - August 10th TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHERE: The Station Recreation Center AGES: 6 - 12 REGISTRATION PERIOD: May 1st - August 31st CLASS MINIMUM: 10 CLASS MAXIMUM: 25 CLASS COST: $95 (includes T-Shirt) INSTRUCTOR: Donna Barnard

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TO REGISTER: For more information call Moore Parks & Recreation



DESCRIPTION: Get ready for a wildly entertaining experience! Get up close and personal with endangered species, creepy crawlies and more! You will also learn about different habits and create different types of arts and crafts that relate to those species and their habitats.

DESCRIPTION: Are you curious about how weather predictions are made? Do you want to know all the safety steps you need to take to ensure that you and your family is as safe as possible in case of severe weather. Come to The City of Moore’s Weather Awareness Camp and find out!

JUNE SESSION WHEN: June 11th - June 15th TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHERE: The Station Recreation Center AGES: 6 - 12 REGISTRATION PERIOD: April 1st - June 8th CLASS MINIMUM: 10 CLASS MAXIMUM: 30 CLASS COST: $125 (includes T-Shirt)

• During this week of camp, you will receive hands-on experience in many aspects of weather, including the actual process of making a forecast. This camp will be held at the Station but will be instructed by University of Oklahoma Department of Meteorology and National Weather Service.

JULY SESSION WHEN: July 16th - July 20th TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHERE: The Station Recreation Center AGES: 6 - 12 REGISTRATION PERIOD: May 1st - July 17th CLASS MINIMUM: 10 CLASS MAXIMUM: 30 CLASS COST: $125 (includes T-Shirt)

• Learn how to use scientific methods while exploring various aspects of the atmosphere

• Explore the underlying principles of meteorology

• Acquire valuable knowledge of the present, past, and future states of the atmosphere • Analyze surface weather maps • Learn about the variables of weather it takes to have a tornado or other severe weather events what you need to do to protect yourselves and others during a tornado.

WHEN: June 4th - June 8th TIME: 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. WHERE: The Station Recreation Center AGES: 8 - 15 REGISTRATION PERIOD: April 1st - May 25th CLASS MINIMUM: 10 CLASS MAXIMUM: 25 CLASS COST: $95 (includes T-Shirt) INSTRUCTOR: University of Oklahoma

Meteorology Department/ National Weather Service

DESCRIPTION: Want your kids to have the absolute best summer they have ever had? If the answer is yes then you need to sign them up for The City of Moore’s Oasis Summer Day Camp. The Oasis Summer Day Camp will be from June 4th-August 3rd. It will be every Monday-Friday except July 4th as we will be closed that day for Independence Day. Kids will get to learn, play games, participate in arts & crafts, and meet new friends at the Oasis Summer Day Camp. Kids will also get to go on awesome field trips once a week and we will go to the Station Aquatic Center once a week as well. Some of the field trips we will go on include bowling at Hey Day, going to the movies at Warren Theatre, going to the Oklahoma City Zoo, and going to The Oklahoma City Science Museum to name just a few. The field trips and the trips to The Station Aquatic Center are also provided in the cost per week. Snacks and drinks will be provided every day for no additional cost. Kids will need to provide their own sack lunch every day and bring a swimsuit, towel and/or change of clothes on the days we will be going to the Aquatic Center at The Station. Registration is per week but you can also sign up for the entire summer as well. The City of Moore’s Oasis Summer Day Camp and its staff are under American Camping Association standard guidelines.

AGE: 5 years to 12 years LOCATION: Moore Community Center. 301 S. Howard Ave. TIME: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. WHEN: June 4th - August 3rd REGISTRATION: Starts February 14th Station Passholders $115 per week x 9 weeks = $1035 Entire Summer $125 per week Select Weeks Non-Station Passholders $130 per week x 9 weeks = $1170 Entire Summer $140 per week Select Weeks

The first payment is due when registering your child. If choosing Select Weeks Option payment is due at the time of registration. Your payments will renew automatically Monday each week of the camp if choosing the Entire Summer Option. There will also be a non-refundable $25 one time registration fee for all participants. There is a $20 cancellation fee with proper 2 week notice.

TO REGISTER: For more information call Moore Parks & Recreation at (405) 793-5090

City of Moore M O O R E , O K L A H O M A

For more information call Moore Parks & Recreation at (405) 793-5090

City of Moore M O O R E , O K L A H O M A



SOONER THEATER ​ Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling June 7-10, 2018 ​Tickets $20​ The action is set in Truvy's beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are "anybody" come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town's rich curmudgeon, Ouiser, ("I'm not crazy, I've just been in a bad mood for forty years"); an eccentric millionaire, Miss Clairee, who has a raging sweet tooth; and the local social leader, M'Lynn, whose daughter, Shelby (the prettiest girl in town), is about to marry a "good ole boy." Filled with hilarious repartee and not a few acerbic but humorously revealing verbal collisions, the play moves toward tragedy when, in the second act, the spunky Shelby (who is a diabetic) risks pregnancy and forfeits her life. The sudden realization of their mortality affects the others, but also draws on the underlying strength—and love—which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad.

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Book and Lyrics byMarcy Heisler Music byZina Goldrich Adapted from the JUNIE B. JONES Series of books by Barbara Park ​June 7-10 Tickets $15 (on sale June 9)​ Laugh yourself silly with Junie B. Jones in this hilarious Broadway Junior adaptation of Barbara Park's beloved series. June 28 - July 1, 2018 Join Junie B. on her first day of first grade, where many changes are in store: Junie's best friend Lucille has found new best friends - and Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. While in Mr. Scary's class Junie has trouble reading the blackboard - and she may need glasses. Add in a friendly cafeteria lady, an intense kickball tournament and a "Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal," and first grade has never been more exciting. 12 | MOORE MONTHLY | JUNE 2018


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Legally Blonde The Musical Book byHeather Hach Music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe Nell Benjamin Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture August 1-5 Tickets $15 (on sale July 14) Rated PG-13 A fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and expolding with memorable songs and dynamic dances - this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal! Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle geniously charms her into the prestgious law school. While there, she struggles with peers, professors and her ex. With the support of some new friends, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.

PARKS Earlywine Family Aquatic Center Where: 3101 SW 119th St When: The Aquatic Center is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. June 4 - August 12, noon to 7 p.m., Sunday-Wednesday; noon to 9 p.m., Thursday-Saturday; August 18, 19, 25, 26, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Cost: ages 3-17 $5, twilight fee $3; ages 18-54 $6, twilight fee $4; ages 55 and older $5, twilight fee $3; non-swimming observers $4. Twilight fee is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. What to Expect: Larger than the standard pools, the family aquatic center offers fun for all ages with zero-depth entries, sprayground-like water features, large slides, concession stands, shade structures and birthday party pavilions. It also offers swimming lessons throughout the summer for children of all ages and abilities. For more information, call 297-1418 or 297-1419 during pool season only.


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Where: 1431 N. Moore Ave., Moore Cost: Prices vary What to Expect: You will enjoy jumping on more than 5,000 square feet of trampolines on the Main Court, playing dodgeball and basketball on one of three Sports Courts and getting airborne at the Air Bag. For hours and more information call Elevation Trampoline Park at 759-2288.




Where: 14400 S. Western Ave., Oklahoma City When: June 12-15 and June 26-29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: $170 per camper What to Expect: Summer camp at the Orr Family Farm offers educational fun with activities such as learning about proper animal care and agriculture, fishing in the ponds, playing challenging games and much more. For children ages 5-11. Pre-registration is required. Orr Family Farm will be closed during July and August to prepare for the fall season. For more information, call Orr Family Farm at 799-3276.


painting and characature artists, beer garden, live music, and food and dessert trucks. Each Avondale Square business will sponsor a different event.

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Join us for the Southern Thunder Car Show, presented by the South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Friends of Chris Kannady; Outback Steakhouse; Tyler Media; Voorhees Voorhees & Byers; and Walnut Square Shopping Center.

When: Fridays at 8 p.m. on June 8, June 15, June 22, and June 29. Where: Central Park Amphitheater, 700 S. Broadway, Moore What to Expect: Sponsored by the Moore Public Library, these concerts are sure to bring out music lovers. Admission is free. Attendees should bring their own lawn chairs or blankets. For more information, call 793-5100.

Booth space is available for members and non-members for purchase to showcase your business. Contact the Chamber for more information and to purchase your booth today at (405) 634-1436. Free to the general public.

June 8 - Banana Seat Recognized as one of the top musical acts in the Southwest, Banana Seat pays tribute to the greatest artists and songs from the 1970s.

First 25 registrants receive a goodie bag, including dash plaque Top 15 Southern Thunder Picks. Door prizes. 50/50 cash drawing. Family Fun! For additional sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Liz Cromwell at (405) 634-1436 or Date/Time: June 9, 2018, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Website: Location: Walnut Square Shopping Center (shopping center off I-240 between Penn and May) 2201 West Interstate 240 Service Road, 73159 Contact: Sponsorships/Booths: Liz Cromwell at (405) 634-1436 or lizcromwell@ Other Information: Angela Fusselman at (405) 634-1436 or Date/Time Details: Registration: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Show: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Awards: 1:30 p.m. Fees/Admission: FREE to the public! $20 to enter your vehicle early $25 to enter your car day of event

June 15 - Nicnos From central Oklahoma, this five-piece, folk-rock band plays original music with hints of influence from The Black Crowes and Dave Matthews Band. June 22 - Black Water Bridge This band provides some of the best vintage rock, blending in the current new country, and adding a mix of pop tunes. June 29 - SquadLive This engaging seven-piece band plays a wide range of popular music from the past 40 years.

Avondale Summer Family Fest! When: Saturday, June 23, from 4 to 9 p.m. Where: 2100 N. Eastern, in Moore What to Expect: Avondale Summer Family Fest! will be a parking lot party designed to get families out to Avondale Square. Events will include inflatables, BBQ cook-off, face



I have an upcoming presentation to deliver - Where do I begin? To plan, prepare & deliver an effective presentation, first think about your audience: • Who are they? • What is the intent of your presentation – to persuade, to inform? • What do you want your audience to do? To Know? To Feel? • What does your audience already know about the topic? • What bias may your audience have on the topic? • Define the purpose of your presentation – what is your preferred outcome or call to action, what do you want your audience to do? • How does your purpose connect with your audience’s priorities? What is in it for them? • What questions do you anticipate from your audience, including what questions do you hope they do not ask? • Plan for the logistics: date, time of day, time allotted to speak, setting (in-person, webinar…), number of people in attendance, any technology/equipment/internet/ other special needs Develop three strong key points you wish to convey, which support your purpose: • State your key point, then support it with two to four points: facts, data, research points, stories, explanations, examples, expert opinions, statistics, etc. • Then summarize your key point. • Complete this step for the second and third key points. Create a memorable introduction: • Gain your audience’s attention by asking a question, telling a story, using humor, a shocking fact, prop or testimonial • State your purpose – to persuade them or to inform them • Preview the three key points you will use to support your purpose Create a memorable conclusion: • Review your three strong key points you conveyed in your presentation (basically the same as you stated in your introduction) • Restate your purpose - to persuade or inform • Close with power – a strong summary call to action When designing your visual message (such as a power point presentation): • Go for simplicity – clarity of message, one idea to a slide • Use high-quality relevant images to illustrate a point • Keep text to a minimum – three bullet points is ideal • Do not try to get fancy with fonts, build and transitions – keep it simple When delivering your presentation: • Make a great first impression by confidently connecting with your audience, reconnect and re-engage during your presentation often since the human attention span is very short – a matter of seconds • Make sure your appearance is appropriate for your audience – your appearance will create a first impression before you ever say your first word • Utilize good eye contact – good eye contact is the common connection you share with your audience • Be mindful of your facial expressions – smile – what you radiate in body language, the audience will radiate including frowning, fear, nervousness, desire to leave • Gestures – appropriate gestures will reinforce your message and give it feeling, holding your audience’s attention • Movement – purposeful movement catches the eye and engages the audience, like walking • Voice – your voice reveals your passion and purpose and engages your audience. Make sure you project so those in the back can hear, pause for effect, have a pitch and pace which reinforces your message and carefully pronounce your words


To practice: • Practice the parts and then rehearse the whole • Practice the introduction & conclusion with equal intent – make sure you have these down solid • Practice with a mirror and audio or video recording so that you excel in the non-verbal and delivery nuisances • Practice with your presentation for timing and transitions • Practice in front of your family or peers. Practice and feedback makes it perfect and instills confidence By following the outline above, you can soon prepare meaningful presentations for your audience, which align with your purpose and your audience’s needs. You can also deliver presentations with confidence and clarity by following the above tips, non-verbal cues and practicing your pitch. Master presenters may appear to speak off the cuff, however, that is because they have practiced their presentation to the point where it resonates as part of who they are!

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LIBRARY Pioneer Library System Summer Reading Program Where: Moore Public Library, 225 S. Howard, Moore Summer is a time for numerous reading opportunities, and the Moore branch has many events planned: Family Story Time, Saturdays, June 16 and July 21, 11 a.m. to noon. Come enjoy your favorite books, songs and activities in this story time for children of all ages. Lapsit Story Time, Wednesdays, except July 4th, 10 to 10:45 a.m. Enjoy developmentally appropriate stories, songs, fingerplays, and bubbles. This is designed for infants 24 months old and younger and their caregivers. Pre-K Play, second and fourth Thursdays of June, July and August, at 10 a.m. Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to create and play in this hour-long, comeand-go event. Sensory Story Time, third Wednesday of June, July and August, at 4 p.m. This program is ideal for children ages 2 through 6 who have trouble with big crowds, are on the autism spectrum, or are sensitive to sensory overload. Songs, stories and bubble time are planned. Story Time at The Boxcar, every third Thursday, 3 p.m., at The Boxcar, 2100 N. Eastern Ave., Suite 3. This off-site event is sponsored by the Moore Public Library at the family-friendly coffee shop. Events include stories, songs, and a little bid of dancing. The event is designed for children up to age 12 and their caregivers. For more information, call the Moore library at 793-5100

Afternoon Movies Where: Moore Public Library, 225 S. Howard, Moore Enjoy a movie every Thursday in June and July at 2 p.m., in Rooms A & B. The scheduled movies are: "Coco" June 7; "Wonder Woman" June 14; "Spider-Man: Homecoming" June 21; "Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2" June 28; "Power Rangers" July 5; "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" July 12; "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" July 19; "Wonder" July 26.

Moore Library Classes Financial Education Series Where: Moore Public Library, Room A, 225 S. Howard When: Saturdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Age Group: Adults What to Expect: Topics will cover business, employment, economics and finance. Join us as we discuss financial education over brunch. Each week will be a different topic. Seating is limited. Registration is required for each session. For more information, call 793-5100. Beginner's Yoga Where: Moore Public Library, Room A, 225 S. Howard When: Mondays in June and July, 6 to 7 p.m. Age Group: teens and adults. What to Expect: Yoga is a low-impact activity designed to increase flexibility, balance, and coordination with poses. For more information, call 793-5100. Library Leonardos Where: Moore Public Library, Rooms A&B When: Wednesday, June 6, 6 to 7 p.m. Age Group: adults. What to Expect: Paint an acrylic artwork to take home. Professional art instructors will guide you through the simple steps to create your version of a work of art. All supplies provided. Registration is required. For more information, call 793-5100.


Sounds of Science: A Science Museum Oklahoma Program Where: Moore Public Library, Rooms A & B When: Tuesday, June 12, 2 to 3 p.m. Age Group: children, all ages. What to Expect: Join us for a high-energy, fast-paced demonstration and help us celebrate the incredible role sound and music play in our world. Observe exciting experiments, spectacular sounds, and musical marvels. The Moore Public Library has a wide variety of other events scheduled through the summer for children, teenagers and adults. For more information, call the Moore library at 793-5100. For a complete list of events, go to Southwest Oklahoma City Library Where: 2201 SW 134th St., Oklahoma City The Southwest Oklahoma City library welcomes families with young children to a variety of programs during the summer. Some of the many scheduled events include: Family Story Time, Mondays, 10 to 10:45 a.m.; Toddler Story Time, Thursdays, 11 to 11:45 a.m. Baby Lapsit, Fridays, 10 to 10:45 a.m. Many other events are planned for older children and adults. For more information, call 979-2200. For a complete list of events, go to

Library Schedules Moore Children 11 a.m. Friday, June 1 – STEAM Fridays 11 a.m. Sat, June 2 – Viva GLARt! Grow a Learner Through Art 10 a.m. Monday, June 4 – Story Time at Central Park Amphitheater 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5 – Music Movers Story Time – Ben and Dan 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 – Lights! Music! Circus! With Juggle Whatever 10 and 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, June 6 – Lapsit Story Time 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 – Wednesday at the Movies 11 a.m. Friday, June 8 – STEAM Fridays 10 a.m. Monday, June 11 – Story Time at Central Park Amphitheater 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 11 – Kid’s Club 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 12 – Music Movers Story Time – Aaron Pence 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 – Sounds of Science 10 and 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, June 13 – Lapsit Story Time 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 – Wednesday at the Movies 10 a.m. Thursday, June 14 – Pre-K Play 11 a.m. Friday, June 15 – STEAM Fridays 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16 – Family Story Time 10 a.m. Monday, June 18 – Story Time at Central Park Amphitheater 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19 – Music Movers Story Time – Mike Hosty, One Man Band

2 p.m. Tuesday, June 19 – SquishBAND Summer Jam! 10 and 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, June 20 – Lapsit Story Time 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 – Wednesday at the Movies 7 p.m. Thu, June 21 – Juggle Whatever! At Central Park 11 a.m. Friday, June 22 – STEAM Fridays 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23 – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 10 a.m. Monday, June 25 – Story Time at Central Park Amphitheater 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 25 – Tween Scene: Puppet Workshop 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 – Music Movers Story Time – Tippi Toes 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 – The Wonderful World of Pigeons 10 and 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, June 27 – Lapsit Story Time 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 – Wednesday at the Movies 10 a.m. Thursday, June 28 – Pre-K Play 11 a.m. Friday, June 29 – STEAM Fridays Teens/Adults 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 2 – Financial Education Series 2 p.m. Monday, June 4 – Screen Print Teen Ts 6 p.m. Monday, June 4 – Beginners Yoga 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 – Library Leonardos, an Adult Painting Party 2 p.m. Thursday, June 7 – Afternoon Movie (for teens or adults) 6 p.m. Thursday, June 7 – Zumba 5:30, 6:15 and 7 p.m. Friday, June 8 – Memory Lane Mystery 8 p.m. Friday, June 8 – Summer Nights Concert Series, at Central Park 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9 – Financial Education Series 10, 10:45 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9 – Memory Lane Mystery 2 p.m. Monday, June 11 – Teen Science Recital 6 p.m. Monday, June 11 – Beginners Yoga 2 p.m. Thursday, June 14 – Afternoon Movie (for teens or adults) 6 p.m. Thursday, June 14 – Zumba 2 p.m. Friday, June 15 – Teen Paper Circuits 8 p.m. Friday, June 15 – Summer Nights Concert Series, at Central Park 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 16 – Financial Education Series 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16 – DIY Adult Terrarium Making 2 p.m. Monday, June 18 – Library Leonardos, a Teen Painting Party 6 p.m. Monday, June 18 – Beginners Yoga 2 p.m. Thursday, June 21 – Afternoon Movie (for teens or adults) 6 p.m. Thursday, June 21 – Zumba 8 p.m. Friday, June 22 – Summer Nights Concert Series, at Central Park 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 23 – Financial Education Series

2 p.m. Sunday, June 24 – Adult Paper Circuits 2 p.m. Monday, June 25 – Teen Forensic Osteology: Skulls 6 p.m. Monday, June 25 – Beginners Yoga 2 p.m. Thursday, June 28 – Afternoon Movie (for teens or adults) 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28 – Zumba 2 p.m. Friday, June 29 – Summer Berry Pie Making 8 p.m. Friday, June 29 – Summer Nights Concert Series, at Central Park



Children 10 a.m. Friday, June 1 – Baby Lapsit 10 and 11 a.m. Monday, June 4 – Family Story Time 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 – Libraries Rock with Music 10 and 11 a.m. Thursday, June 7 – Toddler Story Time 3 p.m. Thursday, June 7 – Lights! Magic! Circus! With Juggle Whatever 10 a.m. Friday, June 8 – Baby Lapsit 10 and 11 a.m. Monday, June 11 – Family Story Time 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 – Libraries Rock with Music 10 and 11 a.m. Thursday, June 14 – Toddler Story Time 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14 – Extreme Animals 10 a.m. Friday, June 15 – Baby Lapsit 10 and 11 a.m. Monday, June 18 – Family Story Time 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 19 – Libraries Rock with Music 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20 – Touch, Learn, Create 10 and 11 a.m. Thursday, June 21 – Toddler Story Time 10 a.m. Friday, June 22 – Baby Lapsit 10 and 11 a.m. Monday, June 25 – Family Story Time 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 – Libraries Rock with Music 10 and 11 a.m. Thursday, June 28 – Toddler Story Time 3 p.m. Thursday, June 28 – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 10 a.m. Friday, June 29 – Baby Lapsit Teens/Adults 6 p.m. Monday, June 4 – Tai Chi for Health 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 – Dial “E” For Escape 2 p.m. Monday, June 11 – Library Leonardos, a Teen Painting Party 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 – Library Leonardos, an Adult Painting Party 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14 – Penn Avenue Literary Society 2 p.m. Monday, June 18 – Screen Print Teen Ts 6 p.m. Monday, June 18 – Tai Chi for Health 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 – Whole30 in Instant Pots or Slow Cookers 2 p.m. Monday, June 25 – Teens ROCK ON! The Maker Mobile


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sketches of moore by l.t. hadley

Bedroom City Bell Farm

Sims Home 1920

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During much of its history, Moore has been described as a “bedroom city,” often accompanied by a smirk that inferred that Moore was just a place where people stayed all night while doing the important things of life somewhere else. Jobs are important, education is important, the availability of materials and supplies is important. But these are all dependent upon having a place to live, a place to go to at the end of the day for the blessing of peace and rest. In the earliest years, Moore was fairly self-contained, mainly because the expectations of the residents were simple: the main concerns were food, shelter from the elements and a way to make a living. In fact, by the end of the first day after the settlement, there was a shack where bacon, sugar and coffee could be bought and horses rented. But there were also people camping in tents and the beginning of a few houses.

The building lots were 25 feet wide by 125 long. Many people took only one and built a small one-room house that served as kitchen, living area and bedroom; but it met the needs. Most of the floors were dirt, pounded solid, with earth mounded on the outside to keep rainwater out. By the turn of the century, times were better, and the homes were improving with several rooms, glass windows and wooden floors. But they were still the headquarters for living, even for those who went to the other towns for employment. There were a few grand houses in Moore. Dr. Nail lived in a house at North Broadway and Second Street with several upstairs rooms. The grounds were beautifully kept and the cedar trees he planted lasted through the 1980s. The Nails had no children, but schoolteachers and high-school students boarded with them.

Banker Smith’s house at South Broadway and Second was two storied and had a basement with a furnace as big as a small locomotive that warmed the house and a small greenhouse attached on the south side. It was a famous landmark for years, but was principally the home and castle of a family. In 1930, Mel Dyer built the first brick house in Moore for his wife, Sally. It is located on the corner of West Main and Classen. They raised their daughter there and it was Sally’s home for 70 years, until she died within a few months of 100 years of age. Through all the activities of the family, this was their refuge from the elements and from the noise and confusion of the world. At time went on, housing styles changed: bungalows, ranch style houses, split levels, duplexes, apartments, mobile home parks, houses of brick and stone and

wood, cottages and grand manors, but all had the same purpose—a home, a place to stay all night. Moore has expanded into a metropolis with every imaginable business, and there continue to be houses built. There is no stigma to being a “bedroom city,” no reason for the smirks. It simply means homes, places to raise and nurture children, an environment for being refreshed and energized for the day ahead. It is a place to go into at night, shut the world out, kneel beside the bed and be thankful for the wonderful gift of freedom that permits us to have a home of our own. Note: This edition of Sketches of Moore was first published in a previous issue of Moore Monthly.



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If you are having trouble staying hydrated, try these ideas for upping your water intake: • Make water your beverage of choice. • When you are eating your meals each day, drink in between each bite. Follow this same routine when you are snacking. • Try using a small glass or a shot glass to get some water down quickly. • Look at drinking water in the same way you look at taking your medicine each day— a necessity for good health. • Keep a refillable water bottle with you at all times. • In the case of water, it is always okay to drink and drive, try to finish a bottle of water while you are running your errands. • Place a pitcher on your dinner table to encourage more water drinking. You can spruce it up by adding cut citrus fruit or cucumber slices. • Always order water first when you’re dining out. • Keep track: record how many glasses or bottles of water you drink each day.

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Taste Moore: Moore de Brasil

Moore’s newest Moore de Brasil is bringing a dose of Brazilian culture to town this month. Cindy Combs and her daughter Julia De Aquino are opening a Brazilian café that doubles as a marketplace, offering Brazilian grocery items as well as coffee and pastries. Combs’ childhood in Brazil greatly influenced her decision to open Moore de Brasil. “I was born and raised in Brazil and I grew up with the Brazilian food the Brazilian culture, people are very personable and they like to visit a lot and hangout a lot together and a lot of that involves food,” she said. When I moved to the United States permanently in 2002 sometimes I missed that about our culture because it seems like here in America things are always so fast paced. People are going in, going out and trying to get out of places really quick and in Brazil it lingers and all involves food.” But it was the death of Comb’s father last year that made her finally take the leap. “My dad, his favorite thing to do in the morning every Saturday when he and my mom lived in Brazil for 44 years, was to go to a local coffee shop, drink a cup of coffee and eat cheese bread. So I thought how better to honor him than to have a place here to share the experience with people.” The famous gluten free cheese bread known as Pão de queijo will make its debut on the menu along with Coxinha, a flavorful chicken pastry with potato dough, Beijinho, a coconut condensed milk dessert and the Brazilian soft drink Guarana. The menu will also offer traditional American staples like pizza, pretzels, and croissants.


Of course, if these items aren’t familiar to you the only way to truly know is to go in and find out Combs joked. “They can come and find out. You just put the name and tell them to come find out what it is.” Moore de Brasil offers a traditional café experience with a Brazilian twist, playing Brazilian TV channels and boasting a family-only staff of fluent Portuguese speakers that includes both Cindy and Julia, Julia’s brothers and cousins. While hoping to give people a taste of their beloved former home in Brazil, the family has always supported local businesses and the city of Moore and wanted to keep Moore de Brasil as central as possible. “One of the main reasons I wanted it to be in Moore, I wanted it to be old town. This is where we live, this is our community, ” Combs said. Moore de Brasil will also eventually offer a student discount for Moore high upon presentation of a student I.D. So stop by 231 S Broadway for a coffee float or Guarana, and watch some fútbol or just take advantage of the free Wifi. Moore De Brasil’s ribbon cutting and grand opening is Wednesday, June 13th and it will be open Tuesday through Friday 11 A.M. to 8 P.M. Saturdays 10 A.M. to 10 P.M.

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Exercise: Mon, Wed, & Fri 10:15 - Line Dancing Lessons: Wed 12:15 Wood Carving Thurs: 9:00-11:00 Dominos, Card games, Jig-Saw puzzles, Pool, Quilting, & Volunteer work to assist the homebound or work is available at the Brand Center Moore Council On Aging Bus Service: 799-3130 Seniors may have transportation anywhere in the city of Moore for errands or appointments 8am to 3pm, Monday through Friday Moore Senior Citizen Nutrition Site Brand Center: 501 E. Main. Reservations for meals: 793-9069 Donation for a meal for seniors 60 & above: $2.25 Required cost for guests under 60: $5.00

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT FRED JONES JR. MUSEUM OF ART THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA Space Burial, January 26 – Sept 2. Ellen and Richard L. Sandor Gallery. “Ancient Egyptians occasionally buried their dead in boats. These were not caskets or sarcophagi in the form of boats, but real, functional wooden boats. Though buried deep underground, the understanding was that these boats would carry the departed on an afterlife journey. This use of a functional form exclusively for storytelling has inspired my own quest to imagine a modern-day burial ceremony. For this installation, slivers modeled from 86-foot diameter satellite dishes of the Very Large Array in New Mexico intersect the gallery space, forming pattern-infused canopies. Derived from the famous cosmic microwave background image, shadows of the pattern broadcast throughout the space, alluding to the dish as an agent of travel through time and space. This installation evokes the use of satellite dishes as a burial object for a space-faring culture. Placed within a satellite dish and buried, the dead's afterlife journey to the stars is facilitated. Furthermore, this ceremony can be utilized on distant planets in order to facilitate the dead's afterlife journey back home, to Earth. Further thoughts about how ancient ceremonies inform our modern life are encouraged by the experience.” --Jesse Small

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE The Reunion Beatles - Fantasy Tribute Sun Jun 3, 2018 | 7:00PM The Reunion Beatles – Fantasy Tribute answers the ultimate “what if?” question. What if, The Beatles were still all here and could “get back” for one night of musical magic? Its the concert that never was. Until now. John, Paul, George & Ringo finally “come together” for the most anticipated Rock & Roll Reunion of all time. The best of The Beatles and their big solo hits too. The wait is over. The fab forever fantasy becomes reality with The Reunion Beatles, 100% live in concert. Oklahoma Senior Follies Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 3:00PM & Sun Jun 24, 2018 | 3:00PM What is Oklahoma Senior Follies? A Ziegfeld-Inspired Event Planned To Raise Money and Awareness for Central Oklahoma Seniors. Oklahoma Senior Follies Stars Renowned Oklahoma Senior Performers. With a nod to the “Ziegfeld” Follies, the Oklahoma Senior Follies was created both to revitalize Oklahoma’s senior citizens and help Central Oklahoma Seniors by raising funds and public awareness for the nonprofit. The Oklahoma Senior Follies will star some of the state’s greatest senior talents of stage, screen, television and radio. Founded by Burbridge Foundation Board Chairman Bobbie Burbridge Lane, the event is a project of the Burbridge Foundation. Directed by Terry Runnels, the star-studded program will feature incredible scenes and costumes, not to mention the performance of the fabulous “Ziegfield” Follies Beauties.

CHURCH & SPIRITUAL CONNECTION Fresh Start Community Church Food Pantry, open the third Thursday of each month, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., 309 N Eastern Avenue, West Campus-Family Life Center. Canned and dry goods available. Must be a resident of Moore (please bring an ID). Soul Food Community Dinner, Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Moore First United Methodist Church, 201 W. Main St. Food, fun, fellowship and friends. See menu at Join the Singles of First Moore for "Friday Night Live for HIM" There's a dinner for a small charge at 6:30 p.m. in

Leadership Center, followed by a wonderful time of praise & worship and a message from David Edwards. Fellowship and table games to follow until 10:00 p.m. Please call 793-2624 for more information or e-mail at marji.robison@firstmoore. com. First Moore Baptist is located at 301 NE 27th Street, just off I-35 South in Moore.

CITY MEETINGS AND EVENTS Food Truck Fridays Fridays in June - 11:00am to 2:00pm Where: Multi-Purpose Pavilion at Central Park Come join us on Fridays for Lunch at Central Park. We will have Food Trucks in the park from Mexican; BBQ; Hot Dogs and Hamburgers and Music. Take an hour away from work and join us at Central Park for Food Truck Fridays. The Farmers Market at Central Park Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Promoting the sale of garden related products. Where: The Station Recreation Center at Moore Central Park, Multi-Purpose Pavilion, 700 S. Broadway Ave. Vendor Information: (405) 793-5090 City Council Meeting Monday, June 4, 2018 - 6:30pm Parks Board Meeting Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 7:00pm Dive-In Movie - June Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm Tickets for our Dive-In Movie, Wonder Woman, will go on sale Monday, June 4th. You can pre-purchase your tickets at the Aquatics Office or at The Station front desk for $5.00 per person. Limited number of tickets available. A total of 300 tickets will be sold. The doors will open at 8:45pm. Bring your whole family to the Aquatic Center for a movie while swimming. No outside food and drink. Concessions will be available. Board of Adjustment Meeting Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 5:30pm Planning Commission Meeting Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 7:00pm The Farmers Market at Central Park Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Promoting the sale of garden related products. Where: The Station Recreation Center at Moore Central Park, Multi-Purpose Pavilion, 700 S. Broadway Ave. Vendor Information: (405) 793-5090 Daddy Daughter Dance Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Ages: For Dads and their Daughters ages 4 to 14 Where: The Station at Central Park, 700 S Broadway Ave. Cost: Tickets will be pre-sold Online only at www.cityofmoore. com/fun for $10.00 per person or sold the day of the dance for $15.00. A great time to have date night for Dads and Daughters. There is dancing, cookies, punch and door prizes.

Big Trash Pick Up, Moore residents will be allowed two FREE big trash pick-ups a year and one free voucher to the city landfill for each physical address in Moore. Call (405) 793-5070 to schedule your trash pick-up. Neighborhood Watch Program, Moore Police Dept. is starting a Neighborhood Watch Program. If you’re interested in helping your neighborhood reduce crime, contact Sgt. Jeremy Lewis, (405) 793-4448. Moore Chamber events: South OKC Chamber events:

FITNESS AND DANCE CLASSES Bootcamps: • Morning Bootcamp is available at First Moore Baptist Church every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:00 a.m. Ages 13 and up. The class is $2. Call (405) 793-2600 for more information. • Evening Bootcamp is available at First Moore Baptist Church every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00 p.m. Ages 13 and up. The class is $2. Call (405) 793-2600 for more information. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Judo, classes held Monday – Sunday at 117 Skylane Drive in Norman for ages 7 and up. A non-profit organization, all classes are offered in a family friendly environment. Fees are $20 per month for an individual or $40 per month for a family. Discount uniforms are available. Info: (405) 465-1925 or email Adult Salsa Classes, every Wednesday 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Adelante Dance Studio (Inside Moore Old School) 201 N. Broadway, Suite 201. $10 per class or $35 a month. Call (405) 586-0201 for more information. First Moore Baptist Church of Moore Community Life/Recreation Center, The Link is open Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays, 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; and Saturday open 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Two basketball courts and racquetball courts, fitness center and walking/running track. For more information, call (405) 735-2527. Karate, First Moore Baptist Church, every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The classes are free for anyone ages 8 and up. Uniforms available at a discounted rate. Call (405) 793-2600 for more information. Morning Fitness, First Moore Baptist Church, every Monday at 9:00 a.m. Ages 40 and up preferred. The class is $2. Call (405) 793-2600 for more information. Christian Life Center Zumba, Mondays at 7:15 p.m. at the Christian Life Center located at 201 W. Main St. $3 fee per class.


Moore Economic Development Authority Meeting Monday, June 18, 2018 - 6:30pm

Agape: First United Methodist Church Moore, Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m., 201 W. Main. Homework and Hangout for Youth (7th– 12th grade). Community Dinner at 5:30 p.m. (cost is $1 for dinner), Family Activities & Church School at 6:00 p.m. Menu can be found at

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Boy Scouts Meetings, Mondays, 7:00 p.m., Moore First United Methodist Church, 201 W. Main St.


Children’s Chimes, Moore First United Methodist Church, Wednesdays, 6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m., 201 W. Main St., children 4th – 6th grade will learn to read music.

Adopt-A-Pet, Moore Animal Shelter, S-I35 Service Road. Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., closed on holidays. For additional information call (405) 793-5190.


Cub Scouts Meetings, Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m., Moore First United Methodist Church, 201 W. Main St.

Girl Scouts Meetings, Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m., Moore First United Methodist Church, 201 W. Main St. LEAP (Learning Enrichment Arts Program), Moore First United Methodist Church, Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., 201 W. Main St. Open to kindergarten – 6th grade. Choir, life skills games, snacks and help with homework. YMCA Before and After School Care, Moore Community Center. Call 378-0420 for participating schools and more information.

MUSIC/ARTS Adult Art Classes at The Station TO REGISTER: For more information call Moore Parks & Recreation at (405) 793-5090 Southern Hills School of Fine Arts, 8601 S. Penn, Oklahoma City. Enrolling children and adults for private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass, drums, strings, brass and woodwinds. Call Sarah Gee at (405) 735-6387.

RECOVERY AND SUPPORT GROUPS Celebrate Recovery: • Faith Crossing Baptist Church Celebrate Recovery, Mondays, 13701 S. Pennsylvania, Oklahoma City. • First Moore Baptist Church Celebrate Recovery, Thursday nights, 6:30 p.m., First Moore Baptist Church, 301 NE 27th Street. Call (405) 793-2600 for more information. Support and help for those struggling with addiction. • Fresh Start Community Church Celebrate Recovery 12 Step Program, Tuesday nights, 6:30 p.m., 309 N Eastern. Call (405) 794-7313 for more information. Dementia/Alzheimer’s Support Group, Village on the Park, 1515 Kingsridge, Oklahoma City. Contact Karen Proctor at (405) 692-8700 for meeting times and details. Divorce Care, First Moore Baptist Church, Wednesday nights, 6:15 p.m., 301 NE 27th Street. Support group for those going through a divorce. Call (405) 793-2600 for more information. Grief Share Support Group, First Moore Baptist Church, every Monday night at 6:30 p.m., 301 N.E. 27th Street. Support group for individuals and family members struggling with life events such as death, divorce, and disappointments and learning healthy ways to cope with life. Call 793-2600 for more info. Grief Share Support Group, Fresh Start Community Church, every Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., 309 N. Eastern, Moore, Fresh Start Community Church Fireside Room. We offer help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. Please contact the office at (405) 794-7313, Lyn Jacquemot at (405) 326-5554, or to register or participate. HOPE Addictions Recovery, every Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Beth Haven Baptist Church, 12400 S. Call Pastor Rick Carter at (405) 691-6990 for information.

SENIOR CONNECTION AARP, the fourth Tuesday of every month, 6:00 p.m., Brand Senior Center, 501 East Main Street, Moore. Programs are on subjects of interest to persons 50 years and over. Potluck dinner follows the program each month. Contact Mary: 826-2315. Moore Senior Citizen Nutrition Site, Monday – Fri., 11:30 a.m., Brand Senior Center, 501 E. Main, 793-9069. Call by 1:00pm the day before to request a meal. Donation for a meal for seniors 60+ is $2.25. Required cos/meal for guests under 60 is $5.00.

P.A.L.S. Program for Seniors, Seniors are assigned to a buddy who will call every day to check on you. Sign up with Sgt. Lewis, Moore Police Dept., (405) 793-4448. Project Return Home for Alzheimer’s Patients in Moore, For information about enrolling a loved one, contact Virginia Guild at (405) 793-4478 or Sgt. Jeremy Lewis at (405) 793-4448. Transportation: • Metro Transit will provide van service for age 60 and older on Tuesdays and Thursdays from the Moore area to Oklahoma City for medical appointments. Call Jackie at (405) 297-2583. • Moore Council on Aging. Seniors may have transportation anywhere in the city of Moore for errands or appointments. 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Call (405) 799-3130 at least one day in advance. • “Share-A-Fare” for age 60+ or disabled. Taxi fare at 40% off.

SERVICE, COMMUNITY CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS American Legion Meetings, every Wednesday, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 207 SW 1st St., Moore. Open for all veterans. Call (405) 794-5446 for more information. Malcolm Hunter Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, the second Wednesday of each month, Hillcrest Presbyterian Church, 6600 S. Penn, at 1:00 p.m. For more information, contact Pat Towns at (405) 376-5653. Moore Horseshoe Pitching Club, every Thursday, 6:00 p.m., Fairmoore Park. For more information, contact (405) 237-1171. Moore Old Town Association, the fourth Tuesday of every month, First United Methodist Church. For more information, contact Janie Milum at Moore Rotary Club, Wednesdays at Moore Chamber of Commerce. Moore Rotary Club is a civic organization dedicated to contributing and volunteering in our community. Moore Toastmasters, every Thursday, 7:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 201 W. Main St., Moore. Become the speaker and leader that you want to be. Join our group as we practice Toastmasters’ proven learn-by-doing program. The Oklahoma Women Veterans Organization, the third Saturday during the months of February, April, June, August, October and December, 11:00 a.m., Sunnylane Family Reception Center, 3900 SE 29th St., Del City. If you need directions, call (405) 445-7040. South Oklahoma City Rotary Club, every Friday, 12:00 p.m., Southwest Integris Cancer Center, SW 44th St. and S. Western, Oklahoma City. A civic organization dedicated to contributing and volunteering in our community. VFW Bruce January Post 8706, the second Thursday of every month, 7:00 p.m., Lynlee Mae Event Center, 501 W. Main St., Moore. All veterans welcome. Call Mike Eaton at (405) 8314405 or go to for more information.


Help Deliver Meals to Moore homebound residents. Volunteer drivers needed. Call Darlene Carrell, 793-9069, Brand Center. The Hugs Project, a non-profit organization, puts together care packages for our troops in the Middle East. For more information, call (405) 651-8359 or Frontier Hospice is seeking volunteers to visit patients, to help honor veterans on hospice service, administrative volunteers, and crafty volunteers. Volunteers are required to submit an application, background check, finger printing, drug test. We pay for all of this. They are a Medicare requirement For anyone volunteering for hospice. This is a wonderful opportunity to give back to your community. Age 16 and up. Office Hours are 8:00-5:00. Patients can be visited anytime. Contact Charlene Killgore: Office: 405-789-2913 Email: ckillgore@ Location: 221 N I 35 Service Rd Suite D in Moore. Moore Food Resource Center, a part of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, allows volunteers to help fight hunger in Moore. Volunteers at the Moore Food Resource Center will assist with a variety of tasks, including serving as client shopper helpers, assisting with loading and unloading vehicles, sorting and shelving food items and cleaning. The Moore Food Resource Center is located at 2635 N. Shields. For more information on becoming a volunteer, contact Alex Strout at or (405) 600-3186. Oklahoma Ducks Unlimited. Volunteering for Ducks Unlimited is a great way to have fun, meet new people and support Ducks Unlimited’s critical waterfowl habitat conservation mission. Whether you want to sell event tickets, gather donations, secure sponsorships or help put on a successful party and fundraising event, there are many opportunities that will fit your needs to support your local community. For more information about volunteering, please contact Mr. Nathan Johnson, Regional Director for Oklahoma Ducks Unlimited at (405) 3150093 or Mr. Randall Cole at (479) 220-9735. Serve Moore. Are you looking for a way to help others? Serve Moore is looking for volunteers to help with disaster relief and renewal projects. If you would like to volunteer or need volunteer help, visit to submit a request. You can also visit the Serve Moore headquarters located inside the Community Renewal Center at 224 S. Chestnut Avenue in Moore. For more information, visit or call (405) 735-3060.

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American Cancer Society seeks volunteers who would like to help drive patients to their cancer treatment and/or volunteer with our local Relay for Life event. For more information visit or contact Mel Rogers at (405) 841-5817 or Blue Star Mothers of America. Moore City Hall is a donation drop-off for items for our service members overseas. For needs, see or go to City Hall.

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Folk Secrets Season Three Begins this June! Travel Through Time to Find the Treasure What if Captain William Kidd was never executed by the British for piracy in 1701, would anything be different today? For starters there would be an ancient treasure buried in secret locations throughout Oklahoma, brought here by Washington Irving. It would be sought by the U.S. Government and involve prominent Oklahomans from throughout our state’s history. Ultimately it would be found by one of Kidd’s descendents and lay the groundwork for a modern-day treasure hunt. Clues to the treasure can be found throughout the OKC metro area, but not in this year, or even this century. To find this treasure, you’ll have to travel back in time…get ready for Folk Secrets Season Three! A Bigger Stage Those who have followed Folk Secrets know it’s a treasure hunt combining a TV-style video series on Facebook with an Augmented Reality mobile app, allowing local viewers to participate in the show by using the app to hunt for treasure... and all focused squarely on Oklahoma history. The first two seasons took place in Cleveland County where thousands of


people watched the show and participated in the hunt. But now it’s moving to a much larger stage. Folk Secrets Season Three will cover the entire metropolitan area, kicking off June 8th at the 21C Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City in conjunction with the DeadCenter Film Festival. Kick-off the Summer with Cash! Each Saturday morning during Season Three a new episode of the Folk Secrets show will air on Facebook, letting treasure hunters know which metro community to visit that week. Participants will then race to find Augmented Reality clues in the respective community, leading them to a symbol that will be needed at the end of the season. Each week, the first person to find the symbol wins $500 on the spot. The season will culminate on Saturday, July 21st at the Oklahoma State Capitol where the final clue will be revealed. Each of the weekly symbols will be needed to solve the last clue and ultimately one person will win $1,000 at the Season Finale and an opportunity to award $1,500 to the school of their choice for use in history education.

Time Travel Technology Folk Secrets Season Three will implement cutting edge technology allowing participants to feel as if they have stepped back in time at various locations throughout the metro. When participants aim their mobile device (using the Folk Secrets App) at the correct sign, statue or object, a virtual doorway will open. Using their phone, they can physically walk into the doorway and look around. Each doorway will lead to that exact physical location, but from another era. Imagine standing inside the 21C Hotel Museum, activating a virtual doorway with the app, physically walking through that doorway and entering that exact spot...80 years earlier. You would see a Ford automobile factory and have an opportunity to explore a virtual 360 environment by moving your phone in all directions. You just stepped back in time...and that’s where the clues are. Make History While Exploring History

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Join the action right from the beginning at the Folk Secrets Season Three Launch Event at the 21C Hotel in Downtown Oklahoma City (900 W. Main Street, OKC) at noon on Friday, June 8th. Watch history in the making as we open a time portal to the year 1916 and officially begin Oklahoma’s biggest treasure hunt. Stick around afterwards for an exciting technology exhibition taking place at the 21C in conjunction with DeadCenter Film Festival and learn more about Augmented and Virtual Reality in storytelling. There’s no better way to kick off the summer with your family than a trip through time. For more information, visit



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AT&T to Bring Cutting Edge Technology to Moore The world is changing right beneath our feet. It’s practically impossible to read about cars, movies, medicine, education, or jobs without seeing a headline promising some revolutionary innovation that’s “just around the corner.” Autonomous cars, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence are just some of the topics you’ve probably read or heard about. Just as cities need wider lanes for traffic as the population grows, these new technologies are going to require a major upgrade in mobile networks before they become commonplace. It turns out that Moore, Oklahoma will soon experience the new mobile network that will help make all of these futuristic visions real. It’s called “5G” and it’s just around the corner. Jan Moran, AT&T’s Area Manager of External Affairs, says AT&T plans to be the first U.S. carrier to launch standards-based, mobile 5G services. “We recently announced Atlanta, Dallas, and Waco as three of the first cities where we’ll launch 5G by the end of this year,” said Moran. “ We’ll keep you posted on plans for other cities in the coming weeks and months.” A quick refresher: the current standard for mobile networks is 4G with the “G” standing for generation. You might be thinking, “This is just one more G. What’s the big deal?” It turns out the difference between 4G and 5G is pretty remarkable. One of those differences is speed. When networks moved from to 4G back around 2012 it allowed the delivery of data at speeds up to 500 times faster than 3G. Wondering what that means? Just think about all of those high-definition funny pet or cooking videos you watch via Facebook on your smart phone. Those videos are

made up of massive amounts of data that only work when your network has enough speed to handle them. How much data are we talking about here? Hang on to your hats, kids. Moran says that as consumers embraced watching, downloading and sharing videos, the data loss is almost too big to comprehend. “At the end of 2011, 30 petabytes of data traffic crossed our network on the average business day,” said Moran. “By 2015, it was 114 petabytes a day. Now, we’re at more than 206 petabytes. In fact, data traffic on our mobile network has grown more than 360,000% since 2007.” What’s a petabyte? Well, there are 1,000 terabytes in 1 petabyte. There are 1,000 gigabytes in 1 terabyte. So to get a visual picture of 1 petabyte, just picture one of those 4 gigabyte thumb drives. 250 of those would add up to 1 terabyte. 2500 of those would equal 1 petabyte. And 515,000 4 gigabyte thumb drives would equal the amount of data that crosses AT&T’s network on a daily basis. If you think that’s mind-blowing, consider this: we’ll need even faster networks to handle the amount of data that will be required for things like autonomous cars and augmented reality. “Future self-driving cars using live maps in near real time for navigation is crucial to this autonomous vision,” said Moran. “Cars will need to communicate with other nearby cars and connected objects at lightning speed.”

current speeds. But Moran also points out that it’s not just about speed. There’s also the issue of latency, which is essentially how long you have to wait before you can connect to the internet. “Ultra-low latency (or a high-speed, no wait connection) will be essential in making live maps and V2X communications effective – and it’s a key trait of 5G,” said Moran. That ultra-low latency will make a significant difference in key areas like health care. “A hospital could respond faster to changes in patients’ vital signs with edge computing inside and outside the hospital,” said Moran. “Doctors could employ telemedicine and robotics-assisted surgery because of 5G’s latency benefits.” Moran says 5G could also have a major impact for a manufacturer that operates fast-moving machinery. “5G can allow them to identify and fix mechanical failures in record time,” said Moran. “The capabilities of 5G could save time and money by helping to identify machine defects sooner.”

I know, I know. Just how fast will it need to be? Hang on for one more set of numbers:

According to Moran, the change over to 5G will be gradual. 4G networks will still work. In fact, AT&T plans to bridge the change by continuing to invest in their LTE network and offer a “5G Evolution” network which allows access to faster speeds now and preparing for the upgrade to 5G when it arrives.

4G can currently hit speeds of around 400 megabytes per second. There are 1,000 megabytes in a gigabyte. 5G has been clocked at speeds of around 20 gigabytes per second. That’s around 50 times faster than

“Our investment in the future of connectivity is bringing real benefits to real customers today,” said Moran. “5G capable phones will be able to access the 4G network when out of the initial 5G footprint.”

But when it arrives you will need to buy a 5G capable device to access the 5G network. One other change you can expect to see: those current, tall cell phone towers will eventually be replaced by smaller cells which are placed more closely together, 500-1000 feet or so (similar to the ones pictured in the photos accompanying this article). There will be many more of these small cells which will create a more dense network and that should result in a more consistent and reliable wireless experience. They should also blend in with the environment. “We take a lot of time working with different designs to make sure they look really clean,” said Moran. “No wires hanging and painted if needed. Small cells can be mounted on existing infrastructure like telephone poles, light poles, rooftops, traffic lights – things we call “street furniture.” And this is as good a place as any to bring up “the Internet of Things”, also known as IoT. The Internet of Things is basically a blanket term used to describe any device or vehicle that is embedded with hardware and software that will talk to the internet and other devices. We’re talking about selfdriving cars, smart home appliances, and augmented reality wearables. All of these things will require a 5G or better network to work together. But when it all comes together you can bank on this inescapable truth: if you thought the iPhone changed things when it debuted back in 2007, just wait until 5G matures. The world is going to look very, very different.


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Bike Moore Bicycles were the stars of two events in Moore on Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19. The first event was the fourth annual Police Unity Tour, which was a bicycle ride from the Moore Police Department headquarters, 117 E. Main, to the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, 3600 Martin Luther King Ave., in Oklahoma City. Moore police Staff Sgt. David Dickinson, of the community services unit, said 55 law enforcement officers took part in this year's 12.5-mile ride. Besides Moore police officers, other officers came from Stillwater, Norman, Oklahoma City, Guthrie, Shawnee, Lawton, Talequah, Ponca City, the state Probation and Parole Department, Northeastern State University, and a paramedic from EMSSAT. Dickinson said the turnout was, "Awesome." He said it "reaches the heart" to have so many officers participate from so many departments. Dickinson, who was one of the bicyclists, said the primary purpose of the ride was to raise awareness of the law enforcement officers who have died while on duty in the state. Six names were added to the memorial this year. "The Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial honors the sacrifices made by our fallen officers and is dedicated to the service of all law enforcement officers and their families in that service. It honors all officers

who served in or died in what is now the state of Oklahoma," he said. The police ride was part of the National Police Week. All funds raised from the Moore Police Chili Cookoff on May 15 and a GoFundMe campaign will be donated to the memorial. The money is used to fund monuments to fallen officers and for repairs. Dickinson said on May 19 that $450 had been raised through GoFundMe. "With the cookoff at $530, that puts us overall at $980 raised for the memorial." The other bicycling event was the 11th annual BikeMoore, which is put on by the city of Moore. This year's event consisted of a 5-mile course and a 2.75-mile course both through east Moore neighborhoods. The routes began and finished at Buck Thomas Park on NE 12th. Ava Zrenda, with Moore's Community Development Department, said before the event, "We’ve had about 100-120 people ride on the day of the event over the past three years. So, we are expecting a similar crowd again this year." At the event, she said about 100 people had preregistered for the ride. She later said 112 took part in the ride. "It was a successful ride," she said. "It was a great turnout and no catastrophes." May is Bike to Work Month, and Zrenda said, "Communities all over the country hold events to encourage people to ride bikes as a means of transportation, not just recreation. The goal of BikeMoore is to encourage

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Moore residents to consider alternative modes of transportation, such as bicycling to travel to school, work, church, to the park, shopping, etc. in addition to providing an opportunity to participate in a community building activity. Bringing awareness to drivers on the road of bicyclists is also accomplished as we ride throughout town." Among those taking part in the BikeMoore ride was Mike Davis, 60, of Moore. He was riding with his three daughters, their husbands and four grandchildren. He said he's been bicycling again for about five years. One of his daughters said he had taught all the grandkids to ride. One of the youngest participants was Bennett Elliott, 18 months old. He rode in a child's trailer attached to his father's bicycle. Parents Bryan and Brittany Elliott, of Moore, said they bike about once a week as a family and they were going on the longer course. A third bicycle event will be Saturday, June 16, as a fundraiser for the Baptist Children's Home, 16301 S. Western. This will be the 18th annual Miles4Smiles Bike Ride. Onsite registration begins at 6 a.m. Registration also is available by going to bikeride. The starting time will be 7 a.m. The starting point will be Emmaus Baptist Church, 16001 S. Western, and the finish will be at BCH's Recreation Center. Lunch will be served at the latter location.

There will 10.5-, 27-, 44-, and 56-mile routes for the bike ride. Participants will have the option to walk, roller blade or bicycle on the BCH campus. Event fees vary from $25 to $35. For more information, call the Baptist Children's Home at 691-7781.


The Moore Police Department supports bicycle safety by sharing these tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Before using your bicycle, make sure it is ready to ride. You should always inspect your bike to make sure all parts are secure and working properly. Our bicycle team members do this before every ride. Remember to: • Wear a Properly Fitted Bicycle Helmet. Protect your brain, save your life. For more information on how to properly wear a helmet, see the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration publication “Easy Steps to Properly Fit a Bicycle Helmet.” • Adjust Your Bicycle to Fit. Stand over your bicycle. There should be 1 to 2 inches between you and the top tube (bar) if using a road bike and 3 to 4 inches if a mountain bicycle. The seat should be level front to back. The seat height should be adjusted to allow a slight bend at the knee when the leg is fully extended. The handlebar height should be at the same level with the seat. • Check Your Equipment. Before riding, inflate tires properly and check that your brakes work. • See and Be Seen. Whether daytime, dawn, dusk, foul weather, or at night, you need to be seen by others. Wearing white has not been shown to make you more visible. Rather, always wear neon, fluorescent, or other bright colors when riding day or night. Also wear something that reflects light, such as reflective tape or markings, or flashing lights. Remember, just because you can see a driver doesn’t mean the driver can see you.

• Control Your Bicycle. Always ride with at least one hand on the handlebars. Carry books and other items in a bicycle carrier or backpack. • Watch for and Avoid Road Hazards. Be on the lookout for hazards such as potholes, broken glass, gravel, puddles, leaves, and dogs. All these hazards can cause a crash. If you are riding with friends and you are in the lead, yell out and point to the hazard to alert the riders behind you. • Riding on roads. Ride in bike lanes when possible, and always stay as near to the right of the road as practical. Obey all traffic signals as if you were driving a car. • Avoid Riding at Night. It is far more dangerous to ride at night than during the day because you are harder for others to see. Motorists are not looking for you. If you ride at night, wear something that makes you more easily seen by others. In Moore, your bike must have a lamp on the front which shall emit a white light visible from at least 500 feet to the front, and with a red reflector on the rear which is visible from 50 feet to 300 feet from an approaching vehicle with its lights on. A rear light may be used in addition to the red reflector. The red light must be visible from a distance of 500 feet. • Vehicles passing cyclists. A person driving a motor vehicle shall exercise due care by leaving a safe distance between the motor vehicle and the bicycle of not less than three (3) feet until the motor vehicle is safely past the overtaken bicycle. • Riding on sidewalks. Always yield to pedestrians. Bicycles though can’t be ridden on sidewalks in the city business district. This area is generally known as “Old Town,” where sidewalks are adjacent to the front door entrance to the business. We want you to enjoy riding, and also be safe. Riding is one of the best ways to exercise and enjoy the outdoors as a family. See you on the road.


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It's Election Time!

VOTE! On Tuesday, June 26, Oklahoma voters will cast their ballots to select their party's candidates in the primary election for several executive positions and a host of house and senate seats in preparation for November's general election November 6. At the top of the ballot is the Governor's race, as Governor Mary Fallin is ineligible due to term limits. Oklahoma is one of 36 states holding Gubernatorial elections in 2018. Other executive offices up for grabs include Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Treasurer, Auditor, Insurance Commissioner, Labor Commissioner, Superintendent of Public Instruction and Corporation Commissioner.

Locally, residents will cast their votes for candidates in two U.S. Congressional districts, five Oklahoma House districts and one state Senate district. Moore voters will also have five propositions to consider. To receive a party's nomination in Oklahoma, a candidate must win a majority of all the votes cast in the primary or runoff. If there are no clear-cut winners June 26, the two candidates with the most votes will face each other in the runoff. Here are the major races facing local voters later this month:

GOVERNOR Democrat and Former Attorney General Drew Edmondson will face Former State Senator Constance Johnson, while the Republican field is packed with ten candidates. Republican candidates include Former Mayor of Oklahoma City, Mick Cornett; Former State Rep Dan Fisher; Christopher Barnett; Eric Foutch; Barry Gowdy; Former State Auditor Gary Jones; Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb; Gary Richardson; Blake Cowboy Stephens and Kevin Stitt. Three Libertarians round out the gubernatorial slate of candidates. They are Joe Exotic, Rex Lawhorn, and Chris Powell. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Democrats Anna Dearmore and State Senator Anastasia Pittman will face each other in the Lieutenant Governor race. Republicans hoping to fill the spot formerly filled by Todd Lamb are Dominique Damon Block, State Senator Eddie Fields, Oklahoma Corporation Commission Chair Dana Murphy, and Matt Pinnell, former Oklahoma Republican Party Chair. Ivan Holmes is the final option as an Independent candidate. ATTORNEY GENERAL Mark Myles is the one Democrat vying to be Oklahoma's next Attorney General, while there are three Republicans running. They are incumbent Mike

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Hunter, Angelia Bonilla, and Gentner Drummond. This race has already been a hotly contested one. TREASURER No Democrat has filed for this position, while State Representative Randy McDaniel is the one Republican running against the lone Independent candidate Charles de Coune. Residents will not vote for this office until the general election. AUDITOR Republican hopefuls are Cindy Byrd, Charlie Prater, and John Uzzo. The only Libertarian candidate is John Yeutter, and there are no Democratic candidates. Gary Jones formerly held the position. INSURANCE COMMISSIONER Democrat Kimberly Fobbs will face Republican Donald Chasteen or Glen Mulready come November's general election. There are no Independent candidates for Insurance Commissioner. LABOR COMMISSIONER Melissa McLawhorn Houston was appointed Labor Commissioner by Governor Fallin to complete the unexpired term of Mark Costello, who died in office in August 2015. She will not be seeking re-election.

LABOR COMMISSIONER (cont...)Two Democrats are hoping to become Labor Commissioner. They are Fred Dorrell and Sam Mis-Soum. Cathy Costello, State Representative Leslie Osborn, and Keith Swinton round out the Republican hopefuls. Brandt Dismukes is running as an Independent. SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION Incumbent Joy Hofmeister will face fellow Republicans Will Farrell, and Linda Murphy come election day. John Cox is the lone Democratic candidate, and Larry Huff is the Independent candidate. CORPORATION COMMISSION Another highly contested office is that of Corporation Commission with eight candidates hoping to fill the position. The four Democratic hopefuls are Blake Cummings, Ashley Nicole McCray, Ken Reich and Beau Williams. Republicans on the ballot include incumbent Bob Anthony, former state legislator Brian Bingman, and Harold D. Spradling. The Independent candidate is Jackie Short. Here's a look at the Congressional and Oklahoma state legislative races that will be before Republican and Democratic voters at the June 26 primary election: U.S. HOUSE DISTRICT 4 Eight-term Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, 68, Moore, faces one Republican opponent, James Taylor, 59, Norman, in his reelection bid. Four Democrats are also running. They are Mary Brannon, 66, Washington; Roxann Klutts, 49, Moore; Fred Gipson, 81, Norman; and Mallory Varner, 28, Midwest City. The Republican and Democratic nominees will be joined in the Nov. 6 general election by an independent, Ruby Peters, 74, Lawton. U.S. HOUSE DISTRICT 5 U.S. Rep. Steve Russell, seeking his third term in Congress, has two Republican primary opponents. They are Gregory Dunson, 49, Oklahoma City; and DeJuan Edwards, 36, Edmond. Six Democrats are also running for the seat. They are Kendra Horn, 41, Oklahoma City; Tom Guild, 63, Edmond; Leona KelleyLeonard, 47, Seminole; Tyson Todd Meade, 55, Oklahoma City; Ed Porter, 67, Oklahoma City; and Elysabeth Britt, 39, Oklahoma City. STATE SENATE DISTRICT 24 Two Republicans are on the June 26 ballot to succeed GOP Sen. Anthony Sykes, who is term-limited. They are Darrell Weaver, 56, Moore; and Dan Belcher, 34, Oklahoma City. The winner will face Democrat Renee Jerden, 35, Moore, in November. STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 27 Five Republicans are running in the June 26 primary for the nomination to succeed Republican State Rep. John Cockroft, who opted not to run for re-election. They are Jason Harris, 40, McLoud; Justin Fletcher, 40, Newalla; Dave Spaulding, 43, Norman; Joseph H. Blanchard, 44, Tecumseh; and Danny J. Sterling, 62, Tecumseh. The nominee will face the lone Democratic candidate, Angela Phillips, 45, Tecumseh, in the Nov. 6 general election.

STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 45 Two Democrats are on the ballot to succeed Democratic State Rep. Claudie Griffith, who's retiring after serving two terms. They are Merleyn Bell, 37, Norman; and Ken Kerr, 56, Norman. The winner June 26 will face Republican Marc Etters, 44, Norman; and independent candidate Tom Hackelman, 52, Norman, on Nov. 6. STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 53 Republican State Rep. Mark McBride, 57, Moore, is seeking his third term and has two Republican opponents June 26. They are Toryn Hambright, 30, Moore; and Wesley Provine, 41, Moore. Three Democrats are also seeking the office and will be on the June 26 ballot. They are Leslie Bonebreak, 40, Moore; Cyndy Southerland, 56, Moore; and Angel Worth, 23, Moore. Joining the Republican and Democratic nominees on the Nov.6 ballot is a Libertarian, Isaac Scott, 29, Moore. STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 54 First-term House District 54 Republican incumbent Kevin West, 50, Moore, will face a challenge in the Nov. 6 general election from Democrat Katelyn Dockery, 31, Moore. West and Dockery were the only candidates to file, so there will be no primary election for the seat. STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 91 Republican incumbent Chris Kannady, 38, Oklahoma City, is running for a third term and has one Republican opponent, Bruce Fleming, 61, Oklahoma City. Three Democrats also are running for the seat. They are Amanda Jeffers, 39, Oklahoma City; Amanda R. Andrews, 28, Oklahoma City; and Sonya Fergeson, 48, Oklahoma City.

MOORE PROPOSITIONS In addition to the primary elections for the above seats, Moore residents will vote on 5 Propositions on Tuesday, June 26, totaling $48 million. Here's what you will see on the ballot: Prop 1: Construction of a railroad underpass on SE 4th Street. Plus, street improvements on NE 12th from I-35 to Eastern; Eastern Avenue from NE 12th to SE 19th Street; and SW 34th Street from Telephone to Santa Fe. Plus, add two traffic lanes to SW 34th Street. $43,050,000 Prop 2: Improvements and repairs to drainage channel between NW 12th and SW 4th Streets to prevent further erosion and damage to property and address future flooding concerns. $3,140,000 Prop 3: Construction of quiet zones at railroad crossings on SE 34th Street, Main Street, and 12th Street. $1,525,000 Prop 4: Purchase of 2 mechanical street sweepers to keep the streets of Moore clean. $600,000 Prop 5: Upgrades to the City of Moore's telephone system to reduce the frequency of call failure and prevent future service interruptions. $300,000 Voters can choose to pass all, some, or none of the bond propositions. If all pass, homeowners would see a maximum property tax increase of $8/month per $100,000 home valuation. For more information visit:

OKLAHOMA COUNTY COMMISSIONER – DISTRICT 1 The Democratic field includes Carrie Blumert, 30, Oklahoma City; Ben M. Janloo, 64, Oklahoma City; Al McAffrey, 69, Oklahoma City; and John A. Pettis Jr., 35, Oklahoma City. The Republicans are Chad Albee, 42, Midwest City; and Brad Reeves, 43, Edmond. Republican voters will decide between Gary Banz, 72, Midwest City; and Larry Stein, 62, Edmond as the nominee for Oklahoma County assessor. The winner will face Democrat Mike Shelton, 45, Oklahoma City, on Nov. 6. Also in Oklahoma County, Republican incumbent Treasurer Forrest Butch Freeman, 74, Choctaw, will face Daren Ward, 43, Oklahoma City. The winner will be opposed by Democrat Daniel Chae, 35, Oklahoma City, Nov. 6. CLEVELAND COUNTY SHERIFF Cleveland County Sheriff Todd Gibson will face two Republican opponents in a bid to keep the job he was appointed to following Joe Lester's resignation in October 2017. He will face Leon Sugg and Lynn Statton. The eventual Republican nominee will face Democrat Kevin Hammond on Nov. 6 and will serve out the remainder of Lester's term.



Cupcakes and Roller Coasters Cupcakes and a roller coaster ride. At school. What more could a student want to fill their final hours and days before summer break?

taking underwater sea adventures. But instead of goggles, fins, and snorkels, students dawned VR headsets and hand controls for their journeys.

That's exactly what special needs students from Moore and Westmoore experienced recently when they were invited to a unique party hosted by a group of advanced placement computer science students at Moore High School.

For most of the visitors, this was a rare opportunity to step outside of their world and experience something they had never seen before.

Students in Dr. Victor Rook's classes have been creating Virtual Reality (VR) experiences to use with VR headsets for the past several years. This year, however, they were inspired to share the experiences. "Our computer science students were inspired by watching a YouTube video of an engineer who created a waterproof wheelchair for special needs kids to go to the waterpark," explained Dr. Rook. "Virtual Reality is one way to transport our experience into other, sometimes fantastic worlds and adventures, without getting wet."

"The ‘CupCakes and VR' party provided our AP and special needs kids a wonderful opportunity to interact and share this magical experience of virtual reality," said Dr. Rook. The day was full of new adventures and new friendships. The intention of the event was to shine the light on some young adults with unique needs. It did that and more. Indeed, it brought great joy and wonder to party guests. It also highlighted the works and kindness of a group of science students. And, it ignited a fire within them to continue creating innovative VR experiences and share them with their newfound friends.

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Stories from Bug Garden Author: Lisa Moser Illustrator: Gwen Millward Reviewer: Darrie Breathwit, Children’s Library Associate, Moore Public Library Enjoy a collection of engaging stories exploring the adventures of a menagerie of bugs including a Ladybug, Cricket, Dragonfly, Roly-Poly, Horsefly, Ant, Butterfly and Lightening Bug. Children and adults will be captured by the lyrical writing of Lisa Moser and the whimsical illustrations of Gwen Millward. Readers will experience a garden from the bugs’ perspective and children will delight in the humor and joy provided throughout the book. Imagine a Ladybug making mud angels, a Cricket swinging on a garden gate and a Roly-Poly rolling down a garden path. What’s not to love! “Stories from Bug Garden” is an excellent read aloud book and children and adults will be inspired to explore their own garden or park. What better way to

spark imaginations and prompt families to spend time together than with a good book. “Stories from Bug Garden” is an excellent book selection for the Summer Reading Program that kicks off June 1st at the Moore Public Library. The annual program encourages children to continue reading every day during summer to develop positive attitudes about reading and maintain & improve literacy skills. “Stories from Bug Garden” is geared toward children in kindergarten through 3rd grades with an Accelerated Reader level of 2.7 and is worth 0.5 AR points. You will find “Stories from Bug Garden” and other great reads in the Moore Public Library Children’s

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New Provider Serves Moore Kristle Cero, APRN-CNP, is joining the team of providers at Norman Regional Primary Care—Miles. Cero can take care of all of your family’s needs, including offering wellness visits and physicals, sick care, and management of chronic conditions. Primary Care— Miles is located at 303 S.E. 4th St. Call 405-794-4664 to make an appointment with Cero today. Cero earned her RN at Florida Hospital College, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Jacksonville University, and her MSN/FNP at Kaplan University in Iowa. Cero lives in Norman with her husband and two young daughters. She was born and raised in the Orlando, Florida area, but moved here after graduating nursing school in 2004. Cero said she is excited to work and care for patients who live so close to her and her family. “I am excited to join the Norman Regional family. I’m joining a group that is a strong team and is passionate and focused on caring for our patients,” Cero said. “I knew at the age of 13 I wanted to care for others and become a nurse. After caring for my grandmother, I knew I wanted to make a difference in people’s lives by improving their overall health, wellness and quality of life,” Cero said.

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A new Breast Care Center has opened at Norman Regional Moore and is ready to serve patients! Mammography was previously offered at the former Norman Regional Moore Medical Center before the hospital was destroyed in the May 20, 2013 tornado. The new center will offer screening mammography as well as Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) bone density examinations. “We are excited to offer screening mammograms back at our original site in Moore,” said John Chace, medical director of the Breast Care Center. “Providing state-of-the-art 3-D mammography at Norman Regional Moore is a great step forward for convenience as well as prevention.” Services offered at the new Breast Care Center at Norman Regional Moore, located at 700 S. Telephone Rd. in Moore, include the latest in three-dimensional screening mammography and DEXA bone density screenings. Additional diagnostic studies are offered at Norman Regional’s comprehensive Breast Care Center located in the Women’s Healthcare Plaza at 3400 R.C. Luttrell Dr. just a few miles down the road in Norman. The first Norman Regional Breast Care Center in Moore offering digital mammography opened in May of 2011. When the new Norman Regional Moore facility opened in May 2016, on site of the former hospital, it included many of the previous services and offered several new services but did not include a breast care center.

“One request from both patients and physicians was to have a Breast Care Center at Moore again since it was so well received prior to the tornado,” said Tim Mower, manager of Diagnostic Imaging Services. “We have listened and are now able to better meet the needs of our patients in the Moore and south Oklahoma City area.” Appointments will be available at Norman Regional Moore Mondays through Thursdays. No physician referral is required for 3-D screening mammograms. Exams do require an appointment. To make an appointment at either the Moore or Women’s Healthcare Plaza location, call 405-307-2290.

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Westmoore Celebrates State Slow Pitch Title Bottom of the seventh. The 6A slow pitch state championship game. Tied 22-22 with Choctaw. Westmoore senior Jade Strickland remembers exactly what she was thinking as she stood at the plate, bat cocked behind her head, waiting as the final pitch of the game left the Choctaw pitcher’s hand. “I saw the pitch coming in and realized that it was a good, even pitch,” said Strickland, “I decided pretty quickly, ‘Oh, I’m going to swing at this one.’” It was the bottom of the seventh inning and Strickland, the 9-hole hitter, was leading off the inning. She was simply hoping to get into scoring position so the top of the powerful Westmoore batting order could almost certainly bring her home.

Topfi’s confidence was well founded. The Jaguars had been on a near-record tear at the plate through the state tournament. They blasted Moore 25-10 in the quarterfinals and then blew out Broken Bow 20-2 to reach the state championship game. But according to Schwarz, the team’s offensive explosion actually began much earlier in the season. “You know, we started of 6-and-5 and ended up 23-and-6,” said Schwarze. “In the Big Cat classic we put up just four runs in one of our games and low scores all around and that’s just something that we’re not accustomed to at Westmoore.” So Schwarz had the team begin to focus a little less on defense and a lot more on offense. “We didn’t totally abandon defense, but we started hitting every single day,” said Schwarz. “Hit, hit, hit. Just working on our placement and hitting the ball hard.”

“After I hit the ball I was just rounding 1st base and trying to see if I could get a double,” said Strickland.

It also helped that Topfi returned to the team after nose surgery right around that point in time. She noticed the improvement in offense but says something else was going on as well.

That’s when a good hit turned into a magical moment for the Jags as the ball appeared to bounce off the Choctaw outfielder’s glove and over the fence. A long flyball had just become a home run.

“We started playing together better as a team,” said Topfi. “It helped that we all really like each other and get along so well, but now we were all working together and pulling for the same thing with all this energy.”

A walk-off home run. Westmoore had just won the state championship, their first since 2012. Head coach Steve Schwarz called it the perfect ending to an exciting game. “I knew that we just had to get Jade on base and then have Josie move her forward and have someone hit her in,” said Schwarz. “But Jade didn’t make us wait that long. She just stepped up in the 9-hole and got the job done.” Senior Josie Topfi was waiting in the on-deck circle for her turn at bat. She was confident that Westmoore was going to win. “I had no doubt that we could do it,” said Topfi.  “Our entire lineup was hitting well. We had our 9 hitter out there and the top of the lineup coming up. We’d been getting base hits all game, scoring runs every inning.”


Strickland said the big turning point for the team’s confidence came at the Union tournament when they played Broken Bow, the number one team in the state. “We ended up losing to them 20-18,” said Strickland, “But what I remember is that was the point we really started to believe and focus more on coming together as a team. I think we just realized that we could play with anybody in the state at that point.” And so an epic run began that led the Jaguars to the 6A state title game and ended with a wild celebration at home plate as the hitter at the bottom of the batting order rounded third and headed home to greet her state championship teammates. “So many thoughts were running through my mind,” said Schwarz. “Seeing that big smile on Jade’s face as she came across the plate and all the girls jumping up and down.” As the team celebrated their state title, Schwarz was ticking off the moments that got them to the place where Strickland’s hit ended the game.

“Jade’s walk-off was the icing on the cake,” said Schwarz. “But so many other seniors played key roles as well. Josie hits a 3-run homer. They (Choctaw) walk Jeanelle to get to Ryan and Ryan hits a grand slam. And of course Bailey pitches a great game.” It’s kind of odd to say your pitcher threw a great game when the final score was 23-22, but Schwarz points out that such high scores aren’t unusual in slow pitch. “Choctaw really did hit the ball well,” said Schwarz, “But Bailey did such a great job of keeping them off-balance so they could never get consistent on their hitting.” The defense also played a key role with great catches and plays throughout the game. In the end, everyone agreed that this team was really something special. “Overall this season was one of the very best I’ve ever been a part of because of the bonds we created and the things we shared,” said Topfi. “It was a great senior year.” Strickland said, “It’s an incredible feeling because only one team wins that last game and is the state champion. I’m so proud to be a part of this team and how we came together.” “I think I’m happiest for the seniors,” said Schwarz. “They’re some of the best kids I’ve ever been around and they worked so hard for four long years, so that makes this extra special.”

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Southmoore Graduate John Crawford-Counts Recently Helped His Delta State Teammates Earn A Spot At The NCAA Golf Championships. John shot 75, 72 and 74 to finish the regional tournament in the top 50. He is a sophomore. The Statesmen traveled to nationals in Muscle Shoals, Alabama at the end of May. Their Coach, Easton Key, was recently named Coach of the Year in his first year at DSU.

OCCC Cyber Club Competes in National Cyber League Oklahoma City Community College’s (OCCC) Cyber Club had 10 students who competed in the National Cyber League’s (NCL) regular season and postseason games in which over 3000 students from the nation participated. “Cyber Club students gain real world, hands-on cybersecurity experience from the NCL competition,” says OCCC Professor of Computer Science and Cyber Club faculty sponsor Haifeng Ji. “Beyond the experience that applies what they’re learning in their education, students enjoy the opportunity to connect with other students from across the nation who share their same passion.” The regular season, which took place April 13th – 15th, is the portion of the NCL where individuals compete on their own, without the assistance of others, to solve game challenges. The game challenges are aligned with preparatory exercises and allow participants to validate the knowledge and skills they are developing in the NCL Gymnasium. During the postseason games, real-world cybersecurity work is done in teams. The NCL postseason event provides a safe and challenging environment for individual players from the regular Season to apply their knowledge and skills in a team setting. The team event requires players to work together to solve real problems, with real deadlines, under time (and in some cases) technical and resource constraints.

OCCC student Matthew Nguyen ranked in the top 10% of the silver bracket of competitors out of 853 students from across the nation. "The National Cyber Competition was an interesting and exciting experience for me,” said Nguyen. “As someone who is entering the cyber security field, this was a great opportunity to learn some of the skills required to succeed." Students apply skills in open source intelligence, cryptography, scanning, password cracking, log analysis, network traffic analysis, wireless access exploitation, web application exploitation and enumeration and exploitation. OCCC offers two distinct educational paths to prepare students for careers in Cyber and Information Security. To learn more about these programs, visit academics/programs/cyber-informationsecurity.html.



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As Oklahoma colleges and universities continue to look for opportunities to make higher education more affordable, Rose State College and Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) are announcing a partnership to combine fiscal and educational resources. This new partnership will create better services for students, and will alleviate some of the budget issues facing many colleges and universities across the country. The presidents of the two colleges recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to confirm the partnership agreement in a signing ceremony at the State Capitol. The first initiative includes OCCC and Rose State working toward issuing a joint request for proposal (RFP) for campus food services. The request will include not only cafeteria services, but also catering and event servicing. This request will evaluate possible efficiencies and costs savings associated with both institutions contracting with the same vendor. “Food services are a significant expense to our colleges, mostly due to the labor costs,” said OCCC President Jerry Steward. “Combining both OCCC and Rose State into the same service contract will lower these costs and at the same time, allow for better services to our students.” In addition to services, the two colleges are also jointly bidding on various goods and supplies, such as cleaning and paper products as well as hardware. The combined efforts allow for volume discounts, creating substantial cost savings. In addition to resource consolidation, an exchange partnership has been established to offer French and Russian language courses for students at both campuses. Students needing language credit hours in French or Russian are now able to take these courses without the need to transfer colleges. Rose State College and OCCC are both urban, two-year institutions in the Oklahoma City -metropolitan area. Two-year colleges like Rose State and OCCC offer degree programs that prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or university or immediately enter the workforce upon degree completion. For more information about enrolling in classes offered in this exchange program, contact the office of Academic Advising at OCCC at 405-682-7535, or the Academic Advisement office at Rose State College at 405-7337408. Rose State College welcomes more than 13,000 students each year for academic credit courses. Another 9,000 students are served through non-credit offerings annually. Rose State provides more than 60 different degree programs, small class size with a 20:1 student-to-faculty ratio, on-campus student housing, athletics and student clubs. For more information about Rose State College, visit OCCC enrolls more than 20,000 students annually. OCCC offers a full range of associate degree programs that prepare students to transfer to baccalaureate institutions while other degree and certificate programs prepare students for immediate employment. At OCCC, students receive a quality education with small class sizes, dedicated professors and leadership opportunities. Students can choose from more than 60 major fields of study and participate in any of the 40+ clubs and organizations. For more information about OCCC, visit

It's that time of year to gather all of your unwanted documents and bring them to the South City Shred Day! There will also be a medication drop-off for all unwanted medications that will be gathered by the Oklahoma City Police Department. This event is open to everyone in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Protect yourself by bringing sensitive, outdated documents to this one-day shredding event. Items to consider shredding: * Outdated tax documents, contracts, agreements, legal paperwork, etc. * Anything with personal information (name, address, DOB, social security number, parents' information, etc.) * Bank statements, credit card bills, receipts, other old bills Limit of (5) small boxes per household Presenting Sponsor: MidFirst Bank Host Sponsor: Moore Norman Technology Center Community Supporters: The South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and the Southwest Oklahoma City Library. Shredding provided by Riteway Shredding Date/Time: June 22, 2018, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Moore Norman Technology Center Southwest 134 Street & Pennsylvania, 73170 Contact: Liz Cromwell at (405) 634-1436 or lizcromwell@

JaLisa M. Shaw. The high school nominees were Jaden Head, Shaliyah N. Jones, Jared D. Mason, Walker A. Miller and Adam P. Pruitt. The post-secondary Superintendent’s Award winner is JaLisa M. Shaw, a Practical Nursing graduate. The secondary winner is Walker A. Miller, a Service Careers/ Maintenance and Southmoore High School graduate. Each was presented with a $500 scholarship. MNTC Deputy Superintendent Jeanette Capshaw also noted that the Spring 2018 class of MNTC graduates had earned approximately $1 million in scholarships to continue their education. To learn about MNTC’s career programs or for a complete list of recent MNTC graduates visit or call 405801-5000. Photo: Practical Nursing graduate JaLisa Shaw receives the Frank S. Coulter Superintendent's Award from left MNTC Superintendent Jane Bowen and PN Instructor Carma Taylor.

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MNTC Graduates Look Ahead to Their New Careers Moore Norman Technology Center honored 514 graduates last month before their family, friends, MNTC administrators, faculty and staff at the Lloyd Noble Center at the University of Oklahoma. MNTC Superintendent Jane Bowen welcomed the crowd as MNTC Board President Dr. Max Venard, Glen Cosper, Dr. James Griffith, Pam Lewis and Andy Sherrer looked on. Bowen noted that the economic impact of the 2018 graduating class over their working lifetimes will be in excess of $100 million. Additionally, Moore Norman graduates earned 841 combined industry and career-based certifications. Bowen also announced the nominees for the 2018 Frank S. Coulter Superintendent’s Award. Coulter was MNTC’s superintendent from 1979 to 2003. To qualify for the Superintendent’s Award students must exhibit personal and academic goals, progress, accomplishments, attitude and good attendance. The post-secondary school nominees were Jessica L. Clark, Tayler N. Duarte, Elizabeth A. Rowell and

Republic Bank & Trust has announced the addition of four Bankers: Brent Colgan, Dillon Henry, Susan Dennis and Michael Munson. Brent Colgan joins Republic as Vice President and Business Relationship Manager for the Bank’s Oklahoma City Banking Center (119th & S. Western). In this capacity, he helps customers find the right financial tools for each unique situation. Colgan brings more than 25 years of experience in both traditional and mortgage banking. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a degree in business management. “I’m honored to join Republic. We share the same vision and values, to serve and grow the Moore community and the entire Cleveland County area. I’m proud to work with Republic Bankers who make the needs of the communities we serve a priority.” Vice President Brent Colgan In addition to Brian Colgan, Republic also welcomes Dillon Henry as Assistant Vice President and Relationship Manager for Republic’s Downtown Norman Banking Center (Main & University), as well as Susan Dennis and Michael Munson as Mortgage Loan Originators both joining Republic’s awardwinning mortgage team.



Movie Review: Han Goes Solo in Fast-Paced Adventure Directed by: Ron Howard

direction of the movie was too light and co-

he meets Chewbacca ( Joonas Suotamo,

Written by: Jonathan Kasdan,

medic in tone. Whatever it may have looked

a 6’11’ former Finnish basketball player)

Lawrence Kasdan, based on

like prior to Howard’s taking the direc-

and a gang of criminals; Beckett (Woody

characters created by George Lucas

tor’s chair, the final product is a good deal

Harrelson), Val (Thandie Newton), and

Starring: Alden Ehrenreich,

more serious.

Rio Durant (voiced by Jon Favreau). The

Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke,

team runs afoul of the venomous Dryden

Donald Glovery, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau

Howard has a history of creating some

Vos (Paul Bettany).

real crowd-pleasers, but his record has been a little spotty recently. “Solo” does feel like

Ultimately, whether you like or dislike

Even though it opens with the iconic “A

Howard is on his A-game here. Set about

the film probably depends on how you feel

long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” text,

ten years before “A New Hope”, the pacing

about Ehrenreich’s portrayal of Han Solo.

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” feels a whole lot

of the movie is quick, jumping right into a

It was a little disorienting in the beginning,

more like a heist movie than it does a true

really nice opening chase sequence on the

watching the story unfold and not see-

Star Wars film. That ends up being a pretty

planet of that establishes Solo’s (Alden

ing Harrison Ford (or an actor who more

good thing in this case. This is the second

Ehrenreich, “Tetro”, “Beautiful Creatures”,

closely resembles Ford on a physical level).

in a sort of lead-up to the original Star

“Blue Jasmine”) improvisational nature.

But by the end of the movie Ehrenreich had

Wars trilogy (2016’s outstanding “Rogue

He is, for all practical purposes, an orphan

won me over. Glover is especially strong as

One” being the first entry). It plays well as

stuck in a Dickensian scenario where he’s

Lando and Harrelson keeps things dialed

an independent introduction to the lov-

forced to steal by the revolting Lady Prox-

down with his portrayal of Beckett. Clarke

able scoundrel, Han Solo. There are more

ima (voiced by Linda Hunt), who comes off

is a luminous presence with some question-

than enough links to the original trilogy to

as a distant cousin to Jabba the Hutt. We

able motives.

satisfy long-time fans of the Star Wars uni-

also meet young Han’s young love, “Qi’ra”

verse. In fact, there were several moments

(Emilia Clark, “Game of Thrones”, “Me Be-

No matter what the on-set issues were

throughout the movie when the screening

fore You”, “Terminator Genisys”). The pair

with the production of the movie (Variety

audience broke out into spontaneous ap-

have a plan to escape the oppressive service

has a great discussion of the details), How-

plause and cheers at callbacks to Episodes

of Lady Proxima and the planet Corellia.

ard and crew have managed to pull together

IV, V, and VI. By the way, “Solo” establishes

Han wants to be the best pilot in the galaxy

a flawed, but engagingly fun chapter of the

once and for all that Han absolutely IS the

and Qi’ra wants to be…well, we’re not sure

Star Wars story.

kind of scoundrel who will shoot first.

what she wants to be at first. But it turns out that she has ambitions that are much,

Ron Howard (“Apollo 13”, “A Beautiful

much higher than Han. Their plan requires

Mind”, “Willow”) is at the helm for “Solo”,

finding a really fast ship which means they’ll

but the film also displays fingerprints from

be crossing paths with Lando Calrissian

the original directors who began the proj-

(Donald Glover, “Community”, “The Laza-

ect, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (“21

rus Effect”, “Spider-Man: Homecoming”).

Jump Street”, “The Lego Movie”). Disney and LucasFilm reportedly replaced Lord

The pair are quickly separated, and Han

and Miller because they felt the original

ends up in the service of the Empire, where




Class Act: Katy Schwarz Juggling schoolwork, extracurricular activities, volunteer commitments and family time can become overwhelming. Westmoore High School Junior Katy Schwarz admits that sometimes overcommitting and staying organized is a challenging balancing act. With a calendar full of activities and responsibilities, it's easy to see how managing her time could become an issue. "One of the biggest challenges I face is time management. Being a Class Officer, a part of the pom team, making time for my friends and family, and serving in the community adds up to a lot of responsibility; considering I try to give 110% at everything I do, it is very difficult for me to balance it all." While Katy claims time management is her greatest challenge, others marvel at her organization skills. Anatomy instructor Dianna Austin sites Katy's organization, dependability and focus are among her best traits. And her mom, Judy says "One of Katy's biggest challenges is maintaining balance in her life with school/academics, dance, Pom, Class Officer responsibilities, while still making time for family, school friends, and friends from across the state she has meet at various leadership conferences. She somehow makes it look seamless and cherishes every one of the experiences and people she has met." Pom is among the activities filling up the pages on the calendar she religiously keeps. A long-time member of the Pom Squad,

Katy will serve as captain for the 201819 squad. She and her teammates have earned many honors since she joined them as a freshman. They were named state pom champions in 2016, 2017, and 2018. At the Universal Dance Association's National competition in 2016, they were named Jazz and Hip-Hop champions; and in 2018 at Dance Team Union nationals they earned honors and the runner-up in Hip Hop and as Jazz champions. Katy is also a class officer and has served on student council for several years. She spent the last two summers attending leadership camps where she was able to meet students from all over the country and learned more than she ever imagined. "This last summer, I went to Student Council Nationals in Derry, New Hampshire," said Katy. "This was for sure the experience of a lifetime. I, along with 60 other Oklahoma students, made the journey up to the Northeast to take on StuCo Nationals. " Katy found the convention itself to be super informative and was able to bring many things back to her school council. "The OASC is indescribable and an organization that nothing will ever compare to, and I am forever grateful. This summer I will be attending the Advanced Leadership workshop in July, and I can't wait to make more lifelong relationships and learn more about myself and being a leader." Her trip experience also included some fun and games. Their group visited Boston before the conference, where they went


whale watching, visited Salem, experienced the Freedom Trail and enjoyed a Red Socks game. Katy said she will always treasure the bonds created during her trip calling them "untouchable." She has put the leadership skills gained through student council experiences to work throughout the community by serving at Kids Korral and on the Toby Keith Foundation Teen Board, as well as at the Food Bank and a local shelter through National Honor Society. "These last two years I have spent many hours at the OK Kids Korral…there we make Chemo Bags (little goodie bags they can take on the way to chemo), clean the house, raise money for the organization, and spend time with the kids," Katy said. "It is so inspiring to see how a young child going through such a hard time can continue to have the most uplifting spirits." Katy has also served within her school, helping out every year with the Westmoore Pom Clinic, Safe Trick-or-Treat, Winter Wishes and attending football, basketball, and baseball games to support her peers by cheering from the student section, all while maintaining a 4.0 unweighted GPA. She also has a passion for photography and Hurts Donuts, when she isn't adhering to her normally health-conscious diet. Despite her packed itinerary, Katy's focus is assisting others. "She is always willing to lend a helping hand when others need help," said Judy, crediting Katy's ability to ‘live in the moment' for her outstanding attitude. "She

is dependable, caring, organized—still keeping a written calendar—and friendly." Katy plans to attend college at Oklahoma State University and major in a healthrelated field to find a job where she can help others and continue making a difference. She would also love to move to Colorado and live near the mountains. "I love the mountains! Colorado is one of my favorite places, so one day I would either like to live there or have a getaway cabin where I can visit frequently," she said.

a. Elementary through high school students are eligible. b. Must live within the coverage area of the Moore Public School District. c. Home school and private school students are also eligible (who live within the MPS district). 2. Email their name, grade and why you believe they’re a Class Act to 3. Moore Monthly staff will review all submissions and select one student who especially stands out as a Class Act. 4. The winning student for each quarter will be announced and awarded a Class Acts certificate and a $100 gift card at their school. 5. For questions or additional info, email Donna Walker at


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Moore's Weaver Clinic is ready to help you discover the new you. The clinic provides medically supervised weight management, customized bioidentical hormone therapy, low testosterone therapy, and aesthetics including botox, fillers, laser therapy, and Obagi Medical skincare. Weaver's specialized weight loss therapy adheres to a four-pillar plan that includes nutrition, physical activity, behavioral, and prescriptions as needed, clinic founder Dr. Kim Weaver explained. "We also offer genetic testing for patients who, before meeting us, have tried everything and can't see results. This specialized test looks at one's genetic code to determine a nutrition and activity plan that is unique according to his or her body." Weaver began the clinic after completing her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston during which she found a passion for women's health research. After returning home to Oklahoma for her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, she decided to start her own practice and pursued additional training in hormone therapy, cosmetic injections, laser therapy, and weight loss management.


In 2016 Weaver Clinics began its expansion and now offers four locations across the state: Duncan, Chickasha, Lawton, and Moore. After marrying her husband Darrell Weaver, who acts as the clinics COO, they decided that a Moore location was a priority, as they wanted to serve their local community. In fact, dedication to community and service is what Dr. Weaver finds most rewarding. "I enjoy the relationships the most. It is such an honor for a patient to trust us with their care and their most intimate concerns at times," Dr. Weaver said. "I love to listen, evaluate, and together with the patient determine a plan." But what do their clients say? Here are a few of their testimonials: "I am on my 3rd round of pellets and I LOVE it! I have enough energy to make it through the day and still be able to get up the next day and do it all again." -A. Adcox "So glad I decided to get my pellet after I finished nursing my baby. I feel more alert and I have more energy than ever!" -J. Johnson "Talk about a game changer! I never imagined how important hormones are. My energy level is

great, I sleep 100% better and I am able to focus. Thank you Weaver Clinics!" -K. Hamilton But Dr. Weaver credits her faith for her direction and success. "God. He rerouted my path several years ago. I know He has given me this gift and I try every day to use it for His glory. Any success we have is His success." Weaver Clinics will be honoring teachers and education support staff with their June Special of 20% off any consult and labs, and are having their first "Treat Yourself " day at the Moore location on Wednesday, June 20. There will be specials for IPL Photofacials, laser hair removal, botox, Juvederm and more. The clinic is open Monday through Thursday 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. and Friday 8 A.M. to 12 P.M. You can also visit their online store at or follow them on Facebook for specials.


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Parting Shots by Thomas Maupin The second annual Central Park Spring Arts and Crafts Marketplace brought together shoppers and vendors Saturday, April 28. The event was held at the Multipurpose Pavilion, which is just south of The Station at Central Park, 700 S. Broadway in Moore. This was the Moore Parks and Recreation Department's fifth spring arts and crafts show. Teresa Smith, special events coordinator for the Parks and Recreation Department, said 52 vendors participated in this year's event. An estimated 460 people attended. The marketplace was open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All photos by Thomas Maupin.


Rail Fest attracted 672 people to The Station at Central Park on Saturday, May 12. Moore Assistant City Manager Todd Jenson organized the event and said he was very pleased with the turnout. He said, "The first year was a great success for Rail Fest. The plan is to continue this event each year with the desire to make it larger and better each year�. The railroad-themed event had 13 vendors and exhibitors and offered four model railroadrelated clinics. The day of fun at Central Park was capped off by the music of Replay from 6 to 9 p.m. at the park's multipurpose pavilion. All photos by Thomas Maupin.

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