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PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS
Oklahoma City University has named Lynann SterkBrooks as the new vice president of university advancement. For her background and more business news, see Page B5.
The Institute for the Economic Empowerment of Women President Dr. Terry Neese and Steve Hahn, emcee, during an event sponsored by Sister Cities International OKC. Pages B1 & B2.
OKC FRIDAY Vol. 52 No. 15 • Two Sections • 16 pages August 10, 2018
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Village is hitting the streets to go the extra 12 miles 11 are set to be under contract Britton Road’s bad one By Mike W. Ray Staff Writer A contract for resurfacing approximately 11 miles of streets in The Village is expected to be signed within days. The City Council endorsed a resolution
Monday night authorizing City Manager Bruce Stone to execute multiple contracts with Crossland Heavy Contractors of Oklahoma City. Crossland was the lowest of three bidders on four of five groups of street improvement
projects. The bids were opened July 9. Crossland bid a total of $2,410,000 for the work it proposes to perform on Northland Road, Berkshire Way, Lakeside Drive, Ridgeview Drive, Greystone See STREETS, Page 3
advertised by month’s end By Mike W. Ray Staff Writer The long-awaited project to rebuild the deteriorated mile-long section of Britton Road in The Village between May Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue will be advertised for bids by the end of
August, according to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT). The Village City Council approved a pair of contracts with ODOT that indicate the reconstruction project will be bid in two See BRITTON, Page 5
Disney grant helps Lyric put musicals in OKC Schools
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Greg Slavonic is the new assistant secretary of the Navy Approximately 50 family members and friends from Oklahoma City attended the swearing in ceremony and other events in our Nation’s Capital to celebrate Assistant Secretary of the Navy Greg Slavonic’s accomplishments. Above, from left, are: Christ the King Catholic Church’s Father Rick Stansberry, Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer, Bishop McGuinness High School Principal David Morton, Debbie Morton and Assistant Secretary of the Navy Greg Slavonic. For more photos, see Page 2.
Applications are available Sept. 4 from Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma’s special Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program has been made possible through a $120,000 grant from Disney, Lyric producing artistic director Michael Baron said. Disney Musicals in Schools is a free initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable theater programs in under-resourced elementary schools. The grant funds two years of programming; Lyric Theatre will select five area public elementary schools to participate in 2018-19 and another
five will be selected for next year. “Lyric has had a wonderful relationship with Disney Theatricals over the years. and this new program promises to have the greatest impact on our community,” Baron said. “By helping put artists into the Oklahoma City Public elementary schools, Disney and Lyric are providing much needed arts programming to the children and teachers of Oklahoma City.” The selected schools will participate in a 17-week musical theater residency, led by a team of teaching See LYRIC, Page 2
Preparing to Meetah Cheetah Meetah Cheetah Wine for Wildlife Party will be held at the OKC Zoo's new Sanctuary Asia event center on Oct. 19. Catina Johnson, events manager, left, takes Meetah Cheetah committee members Vicki Gourley, Carol Sander and Carol Kaspereit on a hard hat tour of the beautiful new facility, which is just being completed. The terrace and balcony of Sanctuary Asia overlook the OKC Zoo's beautiful elephants, red pandas and other exhibits, including the Komodo dragons. Jack Hanna will be sending one of his Ambassador Cheetahs from the Columbus Zoo to meet and greet party-goers, up close and personal. Renown conservationist Dr. Laurie Marker, founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in Namibia is coming to OKC for the fundraiser. The gala will benefit CCF and the OKC Zoo.
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City of The Village is throwing a block party By Mike W. Ray Staff Writer The annual “block party” in The Village is scheduled for Aug. 18, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., in Duffner Park. Free hotdogs, chips and water will be served, a band has been booked and games will be provided for the entertainment of children. The City of The Village is set to operate a booth to gather opinions of local res-
idents about the city’s public parks Master Plan. A few vendors and perhaps some political candidates will have booths, too. No fee will be charged for operating a booth during the event, City Manager Bruce Stone said. Afterward, free movie night, featuring the film “Jumanji,” will start in the park about 9 p.m. Remember to bring your lawn chairs, snacks and insect repellent.
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Slavonic assumes Navy post Above, during Admiral Greg Slavonic’s swearing in as assistant secretary of the Navy are United States Senator James Lankford, Molly Slavonic, Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer and Assistant Secretary of the Navy Greg Slavonic. Above, left, Mike McAuliffe, Oklahoma City Navy Days Chairman with Slavonic.
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artists trained by Lyric Theatre and Disney Theatrical Productions, at no cost. Each school will receive performance rights, education support materials and guidance from the teaching artists. Baron said the program features a professional development focus, through which participating school teachers partner with Lyric teaching artists to learn how to produce, direct, choreograph and music
direct, culminating in their first 30-minute Disney KIDS musical at their school. As a capstone to the experience, Lyric Theatre will host a Student Share Celebration in which each school performs one number from their show on the Civic Center Music Hall stage in downtown Oklahoma City for an audience of students, teachers, family and community members. Using the unique world of musical theater, Disney Musicals in Schools helps to foster positive relationships between students, faculty, staff,
parents, and the community. Students and teachers work in teams, developing the wide spectrum of skills needed when producing a piece of musical theater, including: critical thinking, problem solving, ensemble building, communication, self-confidence, and interpersonal skills. “This program will inspire creativity and innovation in the classroom and celebrate how the arts help kids learn in every subject by keeping them engaged and focused,” Baron said. “Most importantly, the
students and teachers will be able to share, with newfound confidence, their progress with parents and guardians at the wonderful production the students have created. Thank you to Disney Theatricals for their investment in the future of arts and learning in Oklahoma.” Applications for the program can be downloaded at www.LyricTheatreOKC.org. Disney Musicals in Schools was launched in 2010 in response to Disney Theatrical Production’s concern that under-resourced public elementary schools were not afforded equitable access to the arts. After successfully offering the program in New York City schools, Disney Theatrical Productions began partnering with organizations in other communities across the United States. Disney KIDS musicals, created in partnership with Music Theater International (MTI), are 30-minute musicals designed for elementary school performers and have been adapted from the classic Disney films “101 Dalmatians,” “Aladdin,” “The Aristocats,” “Cinderella,” “The Jungle Book,” “The Lion King” and “Winnie the Pooh.”
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OKC FRIDAY in Utah Ian West Matzell and Lynne Matzell (and photographer Tim Matzell) brought OKC FRIDAY with them to the Grand Gallery in Horseshoe Canyon. The canyon is located deep within the Maze District of Canyonlands National Park near Moab, Utah. The Barrier Style petroglyphs, created by the Ancestral Puebloans date back to 400 A.D. and are only accessible via a challenging 7-mile round-trip trek. The panel measures 200 feet long, is 15-feet tall and includes more than 20 mysterious life-sized anthropomorphic images.
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Avenue, Carlton Way, Sunnymeade Place, Village Drive, Carlisle Road, Churchill Way, Stratford Drive, Brighton Avenue, Oxford Way, Sheffield Road, Hasley Drive, and on Pennsylvania Avenue between Britton Road and Westchester Drive. Stone told the council that he is discussing “reasonable completion times” with Crossland. “I hope we can get this done within six months,” although 180
days “gets us into winter” and could extend completion of the work into early next year, he said. Another street project, repaving a mile and a half of Hefner Road between Lakeside and Pennsylvania, will be advertised anew because of a technical glitch. After reviewing the bids, the city’s legal adviser recommended rebidding that job “to avoid any appearance of impropriety,” Stone explained. In addition, resurfacing of streets east of Pennsylvania north and south of Britton Road also will be let
for bid. That project and the Hefner Road resurfacing – which will include total reconstruction of the dilapidated south-side eastbound lane for the half-mile between Lakeside Drive and May Avenue – will be advertised for bids by the end of August or early September, Stone said. Voters in The Village approved a $10.38 million general obligation bond issue Jan. 9 that included $8.5 million for resurfacing 26 streets; traffic signal improvements at three major intersections (Britton and Pennsyl-
Our teachers attend institute Thirty-six Oklahoma teachers will be returning to their classrooms this fall with a renewed passion for early American history and a variety of new interactive lessons plans after attending the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute in the restored capital city of 18th-century Virginia. Fridayland teachers who attended were: • Nancy Brewer, an eighth-grade social studies at Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School in Oklahoma City. She is a resident of Piedmont. • Patrick Terry, an eighth-grade history at Kenneth Cooper Middle School in Putnam City Public Schools, Oklahoma City. While in Colonial Williamsburg – the world’s largest living history museum – Oklahoma teachers met character interpreters of 18th-century people – from
Powhatan Indians and plantation slaves to British loyalists and Founding Fathers. Educators were immersed in early American history
through hands-on activities and reenactments of historical events. This marks the 26th year that Oklahoma teachers have attended the institute.
vania, Lakeside Drive and May Avenue, and Britton Road and Ridgeview Drive); and construction of 41,000 linear feet (almost 7.8 miles) of sidewalks along nine streets. Huitt-Zollars, the city’s engineering firm, is preparing plans and bid specifications for the signalization and sidewalk projects, Stone said.
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Sports Weekly FOOTBALL ROUNDUP
Rockets kick off practice in unique way By Jason Jewell Sports Editor
- Photo provided by Jessica Stiles
Mount St. Mary football players go through a drill during their Midnight Madness opening practice which started at 12:01 a.m. Monday.
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In a way normally reserved for the beginning of basketball practice, Mount St. Mary opened the Willis Alexander era with a special first practice. Football teams across the state could begin fall practice last Monday, but the Rockets decided to get underway as fast as possible. They began their 2018 season at 12:01 a.m. Monday for their Midnight Madness
first practice. Alexander, the former coach at Douglass, replaces Derek Perkins who left for a graduate assistant position at Texas Tech University. Mount St. Mary hosts Christian Heritage on Aug. 31 to open the 2018 season. Another Fridayland coach opening his first practice is Bryan Pierce at McGuinness. The longtime assistant takes over for Justin Jones who moved on to Norman North. “There’s a little bit
of a transition but things are going well so far,” Pierce said. Like most schools, McGuinness conducts a summer conditioning program to help athletes stay in shape over the offseason. “We’ve had great attendance in our summer program so guys are coming in shape,” Pierce said. “That helps us start right away to work on installing our offense and defense.” The Irish are set to compete in a scrimmage this Friday at Lawton MacArthur.
Antlers open at Norman tourney By Jason Jewell Sports Editor After reaching the Class 6A semifinals last season, the Deer Creek volleyball team is looking for another shot at a state title. “We had a good conditioning program over the summer and we have a couple holes to fill,” coach Lisa Pol-
covich said. “I’m confident we’re going to have a good season.” Deer Creek competes at the Norman tournament this Friday and Saturday to open the 2018 season. Last year, the Antlers jumped out to a 21-0 start and were ranked No. 1 in the state for the first time in program history.
“We’re pretty athletic so defense should be our strength this season,” Polcovich said. Leading the way this year in the starting lineup are three seniors in Maicee Morgan, Trinity Sargent and Rylie Farr. Junior Teagan Polcovich also returns as a starter.
SCHEDULE Fri., Aug. 10-Sat., Aug. 11 at Norman Tourn. Tuesday, Aug. 14 at Stillwater, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 vs. Piedmont, 6 p.m.
Deer Creek travels to Stillwater this Tuesday and hosts Piedmont on Thursday.
Panthers field young squad By Jason Jewell Sports Editor Even exceding expectations last season, the PC North softball team is looking for even more improvement in coach Rick Scott’s season season at the helm. “The girls have looked good so far (in practice) and are working really hard,” Scott said. “We’re a really young team with just two seniors.” PC North opened the season this weekend at a tournament
SCHEDULE Thurs., Aug. 9-Sat., Aug. 11 at Tuttle Tourn. Monday, Aug. 13 vs. Chickasha, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 vs. Broken Arrow, 6 p.m.
in Tuttle. The Panthers went 21-16 in 2017 and made the Class 6A regional semifinal, where they lost to Bixby. Success this season, Scott said, hinges on improvement on defense.
“We need to improve defensively,” the coach said. “Our fielding percentage was not very good. The other thing we need to do is get the ball in play on offense.” Anchoring the infield at shortstop is junior Korbie Krase who recently committed to Ottawa University in Kansas. Other leaders include junior utility player Emily Shuck, sophomore catcher Georgia Patterson and sophomore pitcher Izzy Magrini.
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Cox premiers senior smart home Technology includes virtual reality, Wi-Fi cat Cox Communications and 4 Corners Homes partnered with senior living experts today to showcase a new era in digital living that provides older adults with the ability to age in place in their own homes. According to AARP, nearly 90 percent of adults age 65+ prefer growing old in their current home rather than move to an assisted living or retirement community. The “Connected Independence” senior smart home event was held in a 4,000square-foot model home built by 4 Corners Home located in The Reserves at Still Meadows in Edmond. The by-invitation-only event included senior living and technology experts alongside internet-enabled smart devices demonstrating how seniors and their family members can use new technology to live safely and independently at home while providing their adult children with peace of mind. “Smart home technology can help fami-
lies avoid the wrenching decision and the expense of moving an aging parent to an assisted living facility,” said Kristin Peck, vice president of public affairs Cox Communications. “This technology coupled with a powerful internet connection like that delivered through Cox High Speed Internet helps ensure seniors can continue their daily routine while maintaining – and even enhancing – their quality of life in their own home.” The event featured national and OKCbased senior living innovators, businesses and experts. More than 50 interactive demonstrations, powered by Cox Communications’ broadband network, ran simultaneously throughout the home, including: •Virtual reality – the Rendever virtual reality platform allows seniors to “travel” to their favorite destinations. •Telemedicine sessions – Trapollo telemedicine services let doctors diagnose and treat seniors from the comfort of their
home. •Smart cooking devices like a WiFi slow cooker and Sous Vide showcased by food blogger, Whitney Bond - https://whitneybond.com/. •Voice-activated devices make life easier for seniors, allowing them to interact with their smart home without the worry of controls, dials or switches. •Mobile apps – CK Life allows families to prescreen and select from a local network of qualified caregivers to provide a number of caregiving services from the convenience of a smart phone. •Cox Homelife Products including Smart Window and Door Sensors, Smart door locks, thermostats, lightbulbs and more. •LiveFine Automatic Pill Dispenser – Helps seniors stay on schedule with their medications. Helps prevent forgotten dosages or mixed medications. •Clarity P300 Handset Landline Telephone – Makes sounds louder and easier to understand.
Seniors can call people by pushing a photo button. •GeniCan – Garbage can that scans items as they’re thrown away. The GeniCan app builds a shopping list based on what needs to be replaced, and schedules home delivery through Amazon Dash. •Additional stations included a Wi-Fi vacuum, Wi-Fi cat (Joy for All Orange Tabby Cat), electronic pet feeder, electronic fork that tracks eating habits, as well as Smart Door locks and video cameras, glass break sensors, water/flood sensors, motion sensors and other safety devices. “By connecting healthcare providers, caregivers and families to innovative care services through the smart home environment, families can prolong the quality of life at home and lower healthcare costs without sacrificing peace of mind,” Peck said, adding that reliable high-speed internet is essential for multiple devices to work properly at the same time.
Friedman named to OCU President’s Honor Roll Oklahoma City University announced that Emily Friedman of Oklahoma City has been named to President's Honor Roll for the Spring 2018 semester. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours during a semester and maintain a GPA of 3.9 or higher to meet the President's Honor Roll requirements. Founded in 1904, Oklahoma City University is a non-profit, comprehensive, private United Methodist university that is consistently ranked among the best in its category. OCU students pursue academic excellence through a rigorous liberal arts & sciences core curriculum that focuses on their intellectual, moral and spiritual development.
Cameron Pribich earns graduates BA from Tufts Olivia Pribich of cum laude Oklahoma City graduLiza Cameron of Oklahoma City graduated from the University of San Diego. Cameron earned a bachelor's degree in art history. She graduated cum laude. The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity's urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 77 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest, independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States.
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sections: from May to approximately Ridgeview Drive, and from Ridgeview to Pennsylvania. Bids from contractors are set to be opened on Sept. 20 and the state Transportation Commission will award the contracts on Oct. 1, The Village City Manager Bruce Stone said he’s been told by ODOT officials. The three-lane asphalt street will be torn out and repaved in concrete, and a 10-foot-wide pedestrian/bicycle path will be built along the north side parallel to the street, Stone said. Construction will not begin until sometime next year, after the Christmas/New Year holidays, and will take up to a year to complete, Stone said. “If the weather cooperates, we might see construction start in January,” he said. The estimated cost of the project is
ated from Tufts University with a bachelor’s degree in political science (BA) cum laude during a universitywide commencement ceremony that featured the awarding of honorary degrees to a number of academic, business and civic leaders making a positive impact on the world. Tufts University, located on campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville and Grafton, Massachusetts, and in Talloires, France, is recognized among the premier research universities in the United States. Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for
$3.9 million, of which 80 percent will be financed from federal transportation funds and the 20 percent balance will be paid by The City of The Village. The city’s projected share has risen yet again: from $711,000 eleven months ago to $762,000 seven months ago, to $782,576 now. A $10.38 million general obligation bond issue that The Village voters approved on Jan. 9 featured $8.5 million for transportation improvements, including the Britton Road overhaul, and $1.88 million for improvements at six municipal parks. The voters also approved a half-cent increase in the city sales tax, from 4 percent to 4.5 percent, and earmarked the extra proceeds solely and exclusively for capital improvements. Britton Road carries approximately 21,700 vehicles per day near May and about 14,300 per day in the vicinity of Penn, traffic counts compiled last year by the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments indicate.
the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions.
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CALENDAR EVENTS FESTIVALS
Aug. 11 • Oklahoma Craft Beer Summit 2018
Join hundreds of other beer lovers at the third annual Oklahoma Craft Beer Summit from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.at the Tower Theatre (425 NW 23rd St.). This unique event brings together enthusiasts and professionals alike, united by their love and interest in the art of craft beer. Proceeds benefit the Craft Brewers Association of Oklahoma. Tickets are $50 - $75. Call (405) 708-6937 for more details.
Aug. 10-12 • Paw Patrol Live!
PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue, an action-packed, musicfilled production will visit the Cox Convention Center Arena. Tickets for all five performances can be purchased at ticketmaster. com or by phone at (800) 745-3000.
Aug. 17 • Festival of Hope
HeartLine is putting the focus on those that bring hope to Oklahomans at the 17th annual Festival of Hope. ‘Rise to the Occasion’, will be held Aug. 17 at the National Cowboy Western Heritage Museum at 6 p.m. The 2018 Honorees include: Debby Hampton, Richard Rudebock, Ed.D. and Carl Albert High School. Special guest speakers for the evening will be Gene Rainbolt and Charlotte Lankard. HeartLine is a local nonprofit that provides help, hope and information to those in
World Elephant Day • Aug. 12 The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is hosting World Elephant Day on Sunday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Zoo guests are invited to join the herd and come together for elephants, and enjoy a day of fun and learning with games, crafts, bio-facts and other activities on-site at the OKC Zoo’s elephant habitat and entry plaza. This global event brings attention to how individuals can help conserve and protect these beloved animals. At the elephant habitat, Zoo guests can play games to win sweet treats, made by companies observing sustainable palm oil practices. They can also decorate their own conservation prayer flag, similar to those on display along the entrance to Sanctuary Asia, the new 6.6-acre habitat opening later this summer at the OKC Zoo. In the entry plaza, guests can pledge their support and sign their names to a banner that will be given to the elephants during a special 2 p.m. presentation at the elephant pavilion. Also on World Elephant Day, Zoo guests can attend elephant presentations at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. A few special prizes such as elephant plushes and t-shirts will be randomly distributed during the presentations. Free ice cream to those in attendance, while supplies last. Guests driving Subaru vehicles to the Zoo on World Elephant Day will receive complementary valet parking courtesy of Bob Moore Subaru. Valet parking for other vehicles is $7. Guests will have the opportunity to share their World Elephant Day memories on social media with a digital photo booth. Snapchat fans will love the custom elephant filters available at the ZooZeum on Sunday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bob Moore Subaru will be kicking off the celebration with a Selfie Saturday Pre-Celebration for World Elephant Day on Saturday, August 11 at their dealership. They will give away a pair of Zoo admission tickets to the first ten test drives who take a World Elephant Day selfie with the Bob Moore Subaru Selfie Station. Find the Zoo on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and visit Our Stories. To learn more, call (405) 424-3344 or visit okczoo.org. crisis. For more information about the Festival of Hope or HeartLine, go to heartlineoklahoma.org or call (405) 840-9396. Tickets are still available for this amazing evening.
Oct. 11 – 13 • Mistletoe Market
The Junior League of Oklahoma City’s 2018 Mistletoe Market will return to the Cox Convention Center this fall. The multi-day, holiday shopping
event will feature merchandise from more than 100 carefully selected vendors from the country. This year will mark the shopping extravaganza’s 25th anniversary year. For more information, contact Hillary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 13 • Howl at the Moon
Take your dog to the Myriad Gardens Dog
3rd Annual Homestead Social “Homestead Social: A Night on the Prairie,” is Harn Homestead’s 3rd annual fundraiser, presented by Farmers Bank, on Sept. 27. The historic landmark will turn into the Harn Prime Steakhouse. This dining experience will be outside and complemented with fine wine and local craft beers and cocktails. Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on unique live auction items and stroll the Harn Homestead grounds, an original Oklahoma Land Run property in the heart of OKC, 1721 N. Lincoln Blvd. For those unable to attend dinner, the public is invited to the After Party where guests can look forward to enjoying an open bar and dancing the night away under the Oklahoma stars with local favorite The Adam Aguilar Band. After Party doors open at 9:30 p.m. Guests should don their country chic attire to the party while enjoying a modern twist to Western heritage. There are a few dinner table sponsorships still available or individual dinner seating is available for $250 each, while After Party tickets are just $50 each -- available for purchase at harnhomestead.com. All guests must be 21 to attend. For more detailed information, please contact event coordinator, Nicole Thomas at (405) 706-7484.
Left: Homestead social cochairmen - Ryan and Kristina Cole and Amber Brock and Dr. David Kallenberger.
Right: Farmers presentation - Ryan Cole, Amber Brock, Farmers Bank President and CEO Aaron Johnson with artist d.g. Smalling.
Park for beers, corn hole and fun for both the owners and the dogs from 8-10 p.m. This month is adoption awareness month. Friends from several rescues and shelters will be onsite with furry pets that need a home or a foster family. The event is free and suggested for ages 21+. The next event will be Sept. 10.
Through Aug. 30 • Saloon Series
The Silver Dollar Saloon and Prosperity Junction take center stage during the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s “Saloon Series.” During happy hour, guests will experience the golden age of the saloon, hear live music and learn about different whiskeys each week on Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. through August. $25 at the door includes a
whiskey flight, one full drink ticket, one food ticket, whiskey class, live music and Museum admission. Not a whiskey drinker? Museum admission, which includes access to the whiskey class, live music, and a cash bar, is just $5. Featured Musicians: Aug. 9: Ken Fauss Duo, Aug. 16: Pat Payne, Aug. 23: Justin Joslin and Aug. 30: Steelwind. Call (405) 4782250 for details.
Red Earth Art Center exhibits ‘Favorites’ Downtown Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Art Center is home to a small, yet impressive permanent collection of over 1,000 pieces of contemporary art and historical artifacts. The collection includes artwork by some of the nation’s most acclaimed Native artists – many with a backstory that features strong ties to their Oklahoma roots. Since its founding nearly 40 years ago, generous patrons have gifted and loaned many noteworthy pieces to the permanent collection of the non-profit art center. “A Few of our Favorite Things,” currently
on view through October 31, features the artwork and biographies of 17 artists whose creations have been gifted to the Red Earth Art Center. The exhibit includes original paintings by Spencer Asah, James Auchiah, Jack Hokeah, Stephen Mopope and Monroe Tsatoke - members of the famed University of Oklahoma Kiowa Six (previously known as the Kiowa Five). During the mid-1920s, the Kiowa artists participated in a special program overseen by Oscar Jacobson, director at the University of Okla-
homa’s Art Department. The Kiowa Six are considered significant in the development of Native American painting by bridging the era of Ledger Art to flat-style Southern Plains painting style synonymous with early Oklahoma Native painters. While they weren’t the first Native Americans to be successful in the international mainstream art world, their careers proved inspirational to may Native artists in the 20th century. “A Few of our Favorite Things” features a blend of both contemporary and
traditional artworks by artists both living and deceased. Featured in the show are art pieces by Barthell Little Chief, Troy Anderson, Merlin Little Thunder, Woody Crumbo, Tillier Wesley, Archie Blackowl, Amado Pena, George Beach, Robby McMurtry, Micqaela Jones and Ben Nelson. The art pieces featured in the Red Earth Art Center show were donated or loaned to the organization over the years by John and Diane Culbertson, Dr. Mark Everett, Nancy J. Granum, Nadine Holloway, Beth Barnes Lott, Dr. Dan
and Sissy Tubbs, Mary Gilmore McCaffrey and Dick and Lucee Wallace. The Red Earth Art Center, next to the historic Skirvin Hilton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City and hosts a diverse and changing schedule of art and historical exhibitions. It is custodian of a permanent collection of fine art, pottery, basketry, textiles and beadwork – including the Deupree Cradleboard Collection, one of the finest individual collections of its kind in North America. Visit redearth.org or call (405) 427-5228 for additional information.
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First Church of Christ, Scientist Church offers use of Reading Room in NHills Plaza The First Church of Christ, Scientist, OKC, 4700 N. Portland, is a branch of The First Church of Christ, Scientist Boston, Massachusetts. The church is that institution, which affords proof of its utility and is found elevating the race, rousing the dormant understanding from material beliefs to the apprehension of spiritual ideas and the demonstration of divine science, thereby casting out devils, or error and healing the sick. Sunday School for students up to the age of 20 begins at the same hour as the service. Students are encouraged to learn from the Bible and the Textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy. The Ten Commandments, The Lords’ Prayer, the Sermon on the Mount and The Beatitudes are among their first lessons. Wednesday evening meetings are held at 7 p.m. They begin with brief readings from the Bible and the Christian Science Textbook and then the meeting is opened to all for experiences, testimonies and remarks on Christian Science. A children’s room is available for infants and small children during these services.
August 10 Linda Martin Carr Jennifer Lynn Bleakley Marion Courtney Tom Dunlap Les Guerrero Elijah Mason Deborah Moss Carole J. Rogers August 11 Rod Edwards Dwight Ellis Stephanie Gonce Cheri Kay Gray Rachelle Honohan Karen Karst Paxton Schweighart Karen Swyden Evelyn Corbett Turner Marilyn Wyatt
The Reading Room is located at 6490 Avondale in the Nichols Hills Plaza North.
The Reading Room is located at 6490 Avondale in the Nichols Hills Plaza North. “Here you may use our resource center to read and study. Computer use is also available along with audio resources,” church leaders said. “You may also purchase books and other items offered by the Christian Science Publishing Society.”
Sincere students of Christian Science are invited to consider joining this branch church. Application forms are available from the clerk or usher after any service. Applications from members transferring from another Christian Science Branch Church are welcome and can be acted upon promptly.
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Jane Lepak Kristen Long Chris Lopez Jodie Lukeman Jackie Jones Scot Martin Barbara Pacheco Scott Starcevich Amber Taylor Becky Walker August 14 Scotty Adams Louis Borgman Russell Brown Candi Combs Bullard Ctaci Combs Kayla Courtney Barb Denny Philip D. Isaacs Henry James Gauthier Christie Gilbert Hal Harris Shanna Kristic Patsy Schoonover Lally Sweeney Ron Winfrey August 15 Dorsey Buttram Maureen Martin Jennifer Freeman Brannon Lepak Lane Schollenbarger Shannon Smith Tina Strickling August 16 John F. Benham Stacy Fitzgerald Leslie Kearns Johnna Kienholz Holly Million Sharon Naylor Hillary Staley Joe Summers
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OPINION OUR STAND “And you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:32 (quoting Jesus). The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” – Edmund Burke paraphrase, 1767. If you want it in the paper, it’s advertising. If you don’t want it in the paper, it’s news.” – Ancient Chinese Proverb. “Without, or with, offense to friends or foes, We sketch your world exactly as it goes.” – Byron, 1818. “Every violation of truth is a stab at the health of human society.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1878. “We must always stand – alone if necessary – as the conscience of this community.” – J. Leland Gourley, 1959.
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OICA urgers voters to remember the children in upcoming Elections By Joe Dorman Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy CEO
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historic number of Oklahomans voted in the 2018 Oklahoma primary elections. Regardless of your party affiliation or political beliefs, it was great to see an active and engaged citizenry getting out and voting. For the majority of elected positions, the primary elections determined who each party’s nominee will be for the Nov. 6 general election. In races where candidates did not break the 50 percent threshold, however, there will now be a run-off election between the two top vote-getters on Aug. 28, just a few weeks away. At that time we will see seven runoffs for the statewide ballot on the Republican ticket, a runoff for the Gubernatorial election for the Libertarian Party, a race for the Democratic ticket with Oklahoma Corporation Commission, state and federal legislative races and many county positions. The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) hopes that each voter will cast a vote that is informed on each race, and that children’s issues help guide those decisions. We have been working with partner organizations to recognize 2018 as the Year of the Child in Oklahoma, and that means we want elected officials who will consider the needs of our youngest state residents as they make their policy decisions going forward. Oklahoma’s rankings for child wellbeing, unfortunately, range from mediocre to truly dismal.
Joe Dorman is the CEO of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy. He encourages people to get out and vote on Aug. 28 and Nov. 6.
The only way we can improve the state for the better is by creating more opportunities for our children, both through services provided and personal responsibility from parents and adults who are involved in their lives. OICA staff worked very hard to prepare a legislative scorecard for issues voted upon by state senators and representatives this past session, along with a candidate questionnaire which was answered by a majority of those running for office. This might not sound substantial, but it is very difficult to get candidates to put themselves on record for issues in elections. Those completed surveys are located at OICA.org under the legislative tab for your perusal. OICA’s ask of every voter before the August and November elections is simple: please go to OICA.org, review these candidate surveys, and compare how each candidate says they would work for Oklahoma’s
children. Help us hold our elected officials accountable, reward those who are fighting for our children, and question those who have not taken the time to answer a short survey about their plans in office. We have kept the opportunity open for candidates to still send in their answers and we hope some of them who have refused to answer will still submit their ideas. We also ask our friends in the media to take into consideration these responses prior to making an endorsement of a candidate. We know many factors go into these decisions, but we hope that those interested in Oklahoma’s children and their future will factor these candidate surveys into those endorsements. We also ask that you, the voters of Oklahoma, present candidates with questions about what they will do for the children of our state if elected. Most importantly, please vote on Aug. 28 and again on Nov. 6!
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‘Midsummer Nights Drink’ popular with party-goers Richard Bruner and Michael Koenigs’ annual “Midsummer Nights Drink” party took place at the beautiful home shared by the hosts in a historic house near Midtown and not far from the Oklahoma City University campus. The party is a favorite among returning guests and the hosts add something new and special each year.
- Photos by Cy Prigmore
Above: Ernesto and Linn Sanchez. Below: Beau Stephenson, Kate Stephenson and Kirsten Reynolds.
Party hosts Richard Bruner and Michal Koenig.
Steph anie Johnson and Cy Prigmore.
Sherry Burrows and Rob Johnson.
Marti and Peter Ewing.
PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS
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Oklahoma nonprofits join forces to empower women in Rwanda and Afghanistan
Young Chappell with Sister Cities International OKC Vice President Jonna Kirschner and President Mary Pointer. For more photos, see Page B2.
- Photos by Fran Kozakowski
Founder and CEO of the Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women, Terry Neese and emcee Steve Hahn.
Ann Lacy and Brenda Knott during the Sister Cities and PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS event. Ginger Sloan and her team from Rwanda.
Donald Hackler, Jr. and Keith Chappell.
Jan Hill and Mohsina.
Kendra Clements, Cheryl Clements and Chris Morriss.
Oklahoma City and Kigali City, Rwanda are sister cities. The Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women’s PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS program, which has been educating women in Rwanda for 12 years, and Sister Cities International OKC, Inc. hosted an event at the Petroleum Club recognizing 19 women from Rwanda and Afghanistan and their teams of mentors and hosts who shared their knowledge with these women in business. The international women have businesses that range from a pasta factory owner to fashion designer, from cake producer to an OBGYN. The event held in their honor raised over $5,000 for scholarships, ensuring more women can join the over 700 graduates that have benefitted during the program’s first 12 years. “Sister Cities was honored to host a reception honoring these incredible ladies,” Mary Blankenship Pointer, president of Sister Cities International OKC, said. “The program told the story about each of the mentors, mentees and hosts.” “We heard powerful stories of how each lady followed their dream to have their own business. There was not a dry eye at the end of the program.” Dr. Terry Neese, founder and CEO of IEEW, said it was an honor for the PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS women entrepreneurs from Rwanda and Afghanistan to have the opportunity to meet Oklahomans who want to be helpful to global business women. “The program changes not only the lives of our graduates but also the lives of Oklahomans as they hear their stories of grief and hardship that culminate, ultimately, in victory as independent, contributing business leaders,” she said.
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Honoring international women Dr. Terry Neese, founder and president of the Institute for the Economic Empowerment of Women, accepts $5,500 from Mary Blankenship Pointer, president of Sister Cities International OKC. The funds were the proceeds of an event honoring participants in the IEEWâ€™s PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS program.
- Photos by Fran Kozakowski
Russ Tallchief and Meg Salyer.
Nancy Hyde and Mary Pointer. Randy Foraker and Vicki Cramer with emcees Dr. Susan Chambers and Steve Hahn.
Patt Carr, Saundra Naifeh and Carolyn Stager.
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COUNTY COMMISSIONER MINUTES
(Published in OKC Friday, Friday, August 10, 2018) July 25, 2018 BOCC Mintues The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session in the office of the Board of County Commissioners of Oklahoma County in Room 204 at 9:00 a.m., July 25, 2018, pursuant to adjournment of July 18, 2018, with the following members present: Ray Vaughn, Chairman; Brian Maughan, Vice-Chairman; Willa Johnson, Member. Minutes of the meeting were taken by the Office of David B. Hooten, County Clerk and Secretary to the Board. Call to order by Ray Vaughn, Chairman, at 9:00 a.m. Notice of the meeting was posted Monday, July 23, 2018. Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance was led by David Barnes, Director, Oklahoma County Emergency Management. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to approve the minutes of the meeting of Wednesday, July 18, 2018, prepared by the County Clerk as authorized by statute 19 O.S. § 243, 244, and 445 subject to additions or corrections by the Board of County Commissioners. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to approve/receive the following items: Workers’ Compensation claim payments from Consolidated Benefits Resources in the amount of $4,010.35 for period ending 7-17-18, pending notification of encumbrance to Jackie Wilson, County Treasurer’s Office. Employee Benefit Trust Warrant No. 698105 through 698702 for Oklahoma County in the amount of $302,455.52 pending notification of encumbrance to Jackie Wilson, County Treasurer’s Office. Employee Benefit EFT Payment for invoice number 52237319 for CVS Prescription Claims in the amount of $115,660.13 pending notification of encumbrance to Jackie Wilson, County Treasurer’s Office. Receive the following litigation: Case No. CJ-2017-4074 Judgment Case No. CV-2018-1431 Quiet Title Case No. CJ-2018-Alias Summons in Civil Action Case No. CJ-2018-3895 Summons Case No. CJ-2018-3914 Notice to Defendants Case No. CV2018-1438 Summons Case No. CV-2018-1439 Summons Case No. CV-2018-1440 Summons Case No. CV2018-1441 Summons Case No. CV-2018-1442 Summons Case No. CV-2018-1443 Summons Case No. TC2018-025 Tort Claim Monthly Report of Fees for the month of June, 2018. County Assessor $1,205.50 Juvenile Bureau 9N Restitution $39,358.91 9J Restitution $9,572.56 JJC Emergency $2,452.26 Receive cancelled checks as follows: Check No. 123000096 dated May 9, 2018 to Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in the amount of $1,800.00. Vendor never received check. Re-issue on 7-25-18 per Dorinda Berry. Check No. 162000057 dated July 18, 2018 to Dell Inc Marketing LP in the amount of $8,567.56. Wrong GL date for check per Kelly Henley. Re-issue on 7-25-18. Check No. 162000058 dated July 18, 2018 to Modern Communications Inc. in the amount of $365.00. Wrong GL date for check per Kelly Henley. Re-issue on 7-2518. Tin Horn Installation. This item is in compliance with Resolution No. 118-08. 3-2018-01 $1,493.26 3-201802 $746.63 The following Awards have been deferred to a later portion of the docket: Awards. Tabulation of bids from the Central Purchasing Department with recommendation for selection of lowest and best bid: Commissary Items CW19029 CW19004 Community Support Grants CW19011 Emergency Utility Assistance Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to sign the revised Title Sheet for Oklahoma County Project No. 186-BR-2014, Replacement of Bridge 186 and Boxcar Bridge on N Harrah Road just south of NE 164th Street. The plans were prepared by Schemmer. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to receive documents related to roles of the Board of County Commissioners IT Department and the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s IT Department. Outlining primary and supporting responsibilities with respect to IT needs of the County and the OCSO upon termination of the July 2014 MOU between BOCC and OSCO. Vaughn moved, Johnson seconded; motion carried unanimously to approve the Contract between the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments ACOG and Oklahoma County for Rural Economic Action Plan Funds REAP for 2018 REAP GRANT 04-2018-21 in the amount of $55,000.00. Funding will be utilized to improve drainage between Highway 66 and 2nd Street on Odor Street in the Town of Arcadia. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to approve an agreement with Zillow Group, Inc. for FTP access of Real Estate/UCC images. Zillow Group, Inc. agrees to pay the charge of $750.00 monthly for FTP access of imaged documents. The term of the agreement shall end on June 30, 2019. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to approve/receive the following items: Fire Equipment Agreement with the City of Nichols Hills, and the Board of County Commissioners. This agreement shall begin on July 1, 2018, and end on June 30, 2019. Fire Equipment Agreement with the Deer Creek Fire Protection District, and the Board of County Commissioners. This agreement shall begin on July 1, 2018, and end on June 30, 2019. Fire Equipment Agreement with the City of Bethany, and the Board of County Commissioners. This agreement shall begin on July 1, 2018, and end on June 30, 2019. Fire Equipment Agreement with the City of Del City, and the Board of County Commissioners. This agreement shall begin on July 1, 2018, and end on June 30, 2019. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously for the Chairman to sign, on behalf of the Board of County Commissioners, OMES CAP Division Progressive Invoice Affidavits regarding the Oklahoma County Jail Mold Remediation of the Upper Floors. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously regarding Oklahoma County Public Improvements and Infrastructure Committee’s recommendation that the Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners accept the Oklahoma County Annex Space Utilization proposed plan for 5th Floor D.A. Civil and approve a budget for a total amount not to exceed $200,750.00. Maughan moved, Johnson seconded; motion carried unanimously to approve Resolution No. 119-18, to re-appoint David Richey to a fourth term as a member of the Oklahoma County Planning Commission. Mr. Richey is an appointee of Commissioner Brian Maughan, County Highway District No. 2. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to approve/deny Resolution No. 120-18 to re-appoint Mr. Bill Hoag to the Oklahoma County Board of Adjustment. He is a resident of Oklahoma County and has served as a member since February 25, 2008. Mr. Hoag is an appointee of Commissioner Willa Johnson, County Highway District No. 1. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to terminate the Memorandum of Understanding between the Board of County Commissioners of Oklahoma County and the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office approved at the July 16, 2014 regularly scheduled meeting of the Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously for approval by and between the City of Oklahoma City and the County of Oklahoma County whereas the United States Department of Justice Justice Assistance Grants JAG Program FY 2017. This agreement states the City of Oklahoma City will waive their 10% of the funds for administrating the grant. Oklahoma City will receive $274,765.00, Del City will receive $11,745.00, Midwest City will receive $17,317.00 and the County of Oklahoma County $160,363.00. The Sheriff’s Office will utilize the funds in the same manner as the previous JAG funds to support Law Enforcement Purposes. The funds are required to be spent by September 30th, 2019. There are no matching funds required. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously selection and award of Option 2 Community Support Grants for FY 18-19 as recommended by the Community Support Grants Committee. The list below comprises all of the applicants and the options are suggestions for the board’s consideration. Request OPTION 1 OPTION 2 Britvil Food Pantry 10,000 5,000 5,000 CASA of Oklahoma County 7,500 6,000 6,000 COTPA EMBARK 8,500 6,500 6,500 Citizens Caring for Children 12,000 9,000 9,000 City of MWC-Bus Program 3,000 2,000 2,000 City of MWC-Mid-Del Group H 14,000 14,000 14,000 Daily Living Centers 8,000 6,000 6,000 EOTC Adult Daycare 10,000 10,000 10,000 Good Shepherd 10,000 Harrah Senior Center 20,000 6,000 6,000 Hope Center of Edmond 25,000 10,000 10,000 Metropolitan Better Living Center 25,000 11,000 11,000 OK County Senior Nutrition 73,000 66,000 66,000 OK Foundation for Disabled 10,000 6,000 6,000 OK Lawyers for Children 30,000 6,000 6,000 PIVOT formerly Youth Services 35,000 24,000 23,500 Positive Tomorrows 20,000 7,500 7,500 Regional Food Bank 24,000 24,000 23,500 RSVP of Central Oklahoma 18,500 16,500 17,500 Sunbeam 25,000 15,000 15,000 YWCA Oklahoma City 15,000 7,500 7,500 Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously selection and award of Option 2 Utility Assistance Grants for FY 18-19. The list below comprises all of the applicants and the options are suggestions for the board’s consideration. Request OPTION 1 OPTION 2 Catholic Charities 20,000 5,000 City of Midwest City 15,000 12,000 10,000 Community Action Agency 10,500 8,000 6,500 Hope Center of Edmond 15,000 15,000 13,500 Shepherds of Love Ministries 10,000 5,000 Upward Transitions 55,000 45,000 40,000 Awards. Tabulation of bids from the Central Purchasing Department with recommendation for selection of lowest and best bid: Commissary Items CW19029 Award No. 29-18 Keefe Group Performance Food Group Union Supply Group Care Supplies Inc. Bob Barker ICS Jail Supplies Inc. CW19004 Community Support Grants Award No. 30-18 Metropolitan Better Living Center BritVil Community Food Pantry Sunbeam Family Services, Inc. HOPE Center of Edmond, Inc. RSVP of Central Oklahoma, Inc. Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority COTPA Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma City of Midwest City Citizens Caring for Children Daily Living Centers, Inc. PIVOT, INC formerly Youth Services CASA of Oklahoma County, Inc. Positive Tomorrows YMCA of Oklahoma City Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled, Inc. Oklahoma County Senior Nutrition Development Foundation Oklahoma Lawyers for Children Harrah Senior Citizens CW19011 Emergency Utility Assistance Award No. 31-18 The City of Midwest City Community Action Agency of Oklahoma City Hope Center of Edmond, Suite A Upward Transitions, Inc. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese Shepherds of Love Ministries, Inc. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to approve all claims, list available for inspection in the office of the County Clerk, Room 201. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to approve Resolution No. 121-18 approving Blanket Purchase Orders as submitted by each department, list available for inspection in the office of the County Clerk, Room 201. Citizen participation: Elenor Darden Thompson No Commissioners Comments/General Remarks. No New business. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to recess into Executive Session at 9:34 a.m. for the purpose of discussing the following: To enter into executive session pursuant to 25 O.S. 307 B 4 to engage in confidential communications between the public body and its attorney concerning a pending investigation, claim or action against Elizabeth Unsell arising out of an accident involving a county vehicle on or about December 18, 2017, and where on advice of its attorney, the board has determined that disclosure will seriously impair the ability of the public body to process the claim or conduct a pending investigation, litigation, or proceeding in the public interest. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to return to open meeting at 9:40 a.m. Action regarding confidential communications between the public body and its attorney concerning a pending investigation, claim or action against Elizabeth Unsell arising out of an accident involving a county vehicle on or about December 18, 2017, and where on advice of its attorney, the board has determined that disclosure will seriously impair the ability of the public body to process the claim or conduct a pending investigation, litigation, or proceeding in the public interest. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to settle claim and approve a common law and release and authorize the signing of transfer documents of the related vehicles by District No. 3. Johnson moved, Maughan seconded; motion carried unanimously to adjourn at 9:41 a.m. until 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 1, 2018. 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5223 115660.13 CVS PHARMACY, INC 401001095 Life Ins Admin Fees for July, 164603.52 HEALTHSMART BENEFIT SOLUTIONS-FLEX 401001096 BLANKET #60534 Medicare Supp 75867.00 PHYSICANS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY 402000224 WC 7-252018 Check 23982 4010.35 WORKERS COMPENSATION 402000225 BLANKET Admin Fees for WC 201 4800.00 CONSOLIDATED BENEFITS RESOURCES LLC July Payroll COMMISSIONER’S PROCEEDINGS Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Fiscal Year 2018/2019Jul-18We, the undersigned governing board of Oklahoma County, jointly approve the following purchase orders and authorize checks issued covering same, provided that all purchase orders involving salaries or wages shall be subject to federal and state withholding income tax. Department Check Amount Assessor General $135,892.11 Assessor Revalue $222,882.09 Benefits $19,017.80 Commissioners $29,710.42 Court Service $47,591.96 Drug Court $9,021.60 County Clerk $209,748.00 Court Clerk $444,508.50 District 1 Highway $141,626.45 District 2 Highway $116,925.32 District 3 Highway $148,327.20 Election Board $81,094.65 Emergency Management $16,994.25 Engineering $30,208.50 Excise & Equalization Board $3,975.00 Facilities Management $62,876.10 Health & Safety Human Resources $34,323.33 Juvenile Justice Bureau $401,334.15 Information Technology $158,117.40 OSU Extension $0.00 Planning Commission $23,970.45 Purchasing $13,284.60 Retirement Board $50.00 Sheriff $1,890,000.00 Social Services $63,691.95 Treasurer General $39,322.50 Treasurer Resale $131,250.00 Grand Total $4,475,744.35 Attest: Board of County Commissioners of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma David B. Hooten, Chairman Oklahoma County Clerk Member Member
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LEGAL NOTICES & CLASSIFIEDS LEGAL NOTICES Sheriff Sale
(Published in OKC Friday, Friday, August 3, 2018; Friday, August 10, 2018) IN THE DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR OKLAHOMA COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. CJ-2018-750 Judge Richard Ogden CORNERSTONE HOME LENDING INC.; Plaintiff, vs. GREGORY R. WILLIAMS; et al. Defendants.
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NOTICE OF SALE OF LAND UNDER EXECUTION THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Notice is hereby given that on the 6 day of Sept., 2018, at 2 oâ€™clock p.m., (location at Courthouse or Room #), 101, of the Oklahoma County Courthouse Annex Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the undersigned Sheriff will offer for sale and sell for cash to the highest and best bidder, subject to real estate ad valorem taxes, superior special assessments and all interests of record, if any, except the Mortgage and interests foreclosed herein on the following described real property, to-wit: Lot Nine (9), Block Twenty-four (24), HERITAGE OAKS ADDITION SECTION 6, to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, according to the recorded Plat thereof, commonly known as 12801 Heritage Oaks Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73120 (the â€œPropertyâ€?) Sale will be made pursuant to a Special Execution and Order of Sale issued out of the office of the Court Clerk in and for Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, and pursuant to said judgment reserving the right of Plaintiff to recall said execution by oral announcement and/or order of the Court, prior to the sale, said judgment entered in the District Court in and for said County, State of Oklahoma, in Case No. CJ-2018750, entitled Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc., Plaintiff vs. Gregory R. Williams, et al., Defendants, to satisfy: FIRST: The costs of said action accrued and accruing; SECOND: The judgment and first lien of the Plaintiff, Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc., in the sum of $154,633.90 with interest thereon at the rate of 5% per annum from June 1, 2017, as adjusted, if applicable, until paid; advances for taxes, insurance and preservation expenses, accrued and accruing; abstracting expenses, accrued and accruing; bankruptcy fees and costs, if any; and an attorneyâ€™s fee, plus costs, with interest thereon at the same rate, until paid. Persons of other entities having interest in the property, including those whose actual addresses are unknown and persons or other entities who have or may have unknown successors and such unknown successors are hereby notified are: Gregory R. Williams; Occupants of the Premises; Shaz Investment Group, Inc.; Roger Darnell; and Darnell Plumbing, LLC. The property has been duly appraised in the sum of $140,000. WITNESS MY HAND this 17 day of July, 2018. By: /s/P.D. Taylor KIVELL, RAYMENT AND FRANCIS
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(Published in OKC Friday, Friday, August 10, 2018) PUBLIC NOTICE All persons having an indebtedness or claim against the City of Nichols Hills and/or Nichols Hills municipal Authority are hereby notified that all invoices and documentation pertaining to said purchase order or contract must be recorded in the office of Nichols Hills City Clerk on or before September 30, 2018, covering all debts now unpaid and incurred during the period beginning on July 1, 2017, and ending on June 30, 2018, or said account shall be void and forever barred. Kristi Hort Nichols Hills City Clerk/Finance Director
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(Published in OKC Friday, Friday, August 10, 2018) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF OKLAHOMA COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA CV-2018-1586 In the Matter of the Application of Laura Ann Frederici as next of friend of (child) Riley Ann McElhaney to Change Her/His Name
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NOTICE OF FILING PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME To Whom It May Concern: Take notice that (a) Laura Ann Frederici, as next of friend of Riley Ann McElhaney has filed in the above court a Petition to have the minor childâ€™s name changed as follows, to-wit: From (a) Riley Ann McElhaney to (b) Riley Ann Frederici; and that the same will be heard by the Honorable Judge Andrews of Oklahoma County, in the County Courthouse, located at 321 Park Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102, on the 23 day of August, 2018 at 2 oâ€™clock p.m.; and that any person may file a written protest in the case, prior to the date set for hearing.
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CV-2018-1358 IN RE: The name of: Javan Holmes III
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TO: All interested parties. Take notice that Javan Holmes III has petitioned to change his/her name to Jaiâ€™Van Diamond Holmes. A Hearing on said petition is set for 9 oâ€™clock A.M. on the 6 day of September, 2018, before Judge Pemberton in his/her courtroom in the Oklahoma County Courthouse. Should you know of some reason why this change of name should not be allowed you must file a written protest in the above styled and numbered cause prior to the above date with the Clerk of this Court. Should you fail to do so, the petition for change of name will be granted as prayed.
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(Published in OKC Friday, Friday, August 10, 2018; Friday, August 17, 2018; Friday, August 24, 2018) NOTICE BY PUBLICATION No. FD-2018-2141 In the District Court within and for said County and State. State of Oklahoma, } ss. Oklahoma County
Della Cudjoe, Plaintiff vs. Eric Cudjoe, Defendant The State of Oklahoma to the said Defendant, Greeting: You, the said defendant, will take notice that you have been sued in the above named Court in the above named and numbered cause for a divorce on the grounds of attempted to contact him by mail at last known address and you must answer Plaintiffâ€™s petition filed herein on or before the 17 day of September 2018, or said petition will be taken as true and judgment for said Plaintiff will be rendered against you according to prayer of Plaintiffâ€™s petition. RICK WARREN, Court Clerk /s/Karen Colbert, Deputy Clerk (Published in OKC Friday, Friday, August 10, 2018; Friday, August 17, 2018; Friday, August 24, 2018) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF OKLAHOMA COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. FD-18-1045 In Re the Marriage of: Graciela Garcia, Petitioner, and Javier Garcia, Respondent.
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NOTICE BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Javier Garcia You are hereby notified that he Petitioner has sued you for Dissolution of Marriage, alleging incompatibility. You must answer the Petition on or before the 20 day of September, 2018, or the Petition will be taken as true and a divorce and
(Published in OKC Friday, Friday, August 10, 2018; Friday, August 17, 2018) OKLAHOMA ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LAWS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE In accordance with Title 37, Section 522 and Title 37A, Section 2-141 RS Fuel, LLC., PO Box 14009, Oklahoma City, OK 73113, an/a limited liability company hereby publishes notice of its intention to apply within 60 days from this date to the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission for a Retail Beer/Retail Wine License under authority of and in compliance with the said Act: That it intend(s), if granted such license to operate as a Retail Beer, Retail Wine establishment with business premises located at 3330 W. Memorial Rd. #500 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, under the business name of RS Fuel. Dated this 2nd day of August, 2018. Signature of applicant(s): If partnership, all partners must sign. If corporation an officer of the corporation must sign. If limited liability company a manager must sign. /s/Eric Roberts County of Oklahoma, State of Oklahoma. Before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appeared: Eric Roberts to me known to be the person(s) described in and who executed the foregoing application and acknowledged that he executed the same as his free act and deed. /s/Jennifer Clark, Notary Public #13007871 My commission expires 08/27/2021 (SEAL)
other relief sought will be granted to the Petitioner. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL this 2 day of August, 2018. RICK WARREN, Court Clerk By /s/Robin Potts DEPUTY CLERK (SEAL) (Published in OKC Friday, Friday, August 10, 2018; Friday, August 17, 2018; Friday, August 24, 2018) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF OKLAHOMA COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. FD-2018-1777 IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: Yoselim Martinez, Petitioner, and Ramiro Martinez Martinez, Respondent. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO THE ABOVE NAMED Respondent, Ramiro Martinez Martinez
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GREETINGS: You will take notice that you have been sued in the above names Court by the above petitioner, for a Dissolution of Marriage on the grounds of incompatibility and that unless you answer the petition filed by the petitioner in said Court on or before the 19 day of September, 2018, said Petition will be taken as true and judgement granting to the petitioner a Dissolution of Marriage, annulling, canceling, setting aside and holding for naught the marriage contract with you and for other relief and orders rendered according to the prayer thereof. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 31 day of July, 2018. /s/ Yoselim Martinez Petitioner SUBSCRIBER AND SWORN to before me this 31 day of July, 2018. Notary: /s/ Cecelia Spain (SEAL) My commission expires: 09/15/2021 Commission Number: 09007717
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OKC Young Professionals name awards finalists T
he Oklahoma City Young Professionals are gearing up for their 2nd annual Horizon Awards event. This year, the young professionals are presenting a special award to its advisor entitled, the Leadership Impact Award. Jill McCartney, CEO and president of the Northwest Oklahoma City Chamber, is this year’s recipient of the special award. “Jill has been very involved with the OKC Young Professionals since its inception in 2012,” said Terrance Craft, chairman of the Oklahoma City Young Professionals. “She has consistently been a great mentor to all young professionals through her leadership and stewardship. Her leadership has not only impacted all of those around her but has also inspired others to pursue leadership roles within their own communities.” The Leadership Impact Award is not the only special award that will be presented during the night. Other special awards include The Aspire Award and The Horizon Award. The Aspire Award honors an established CEO / business owner in the Oklahoma City metro who young professionals “aspire” to
be like one day. The Horizon Award honors young professionals who will be considered the “ones-towatch” in the upcoming years in positively impacting the OKC metro with their knowledge, experience and leadership. “What’s great about this event is not only are we recognizing up-and-coming young professionals, we are also recognizing and honoring those that came before us,” Craft said. “CEOs and business owners that paved the way for us young professionals. It all comes full circle.” This year’s nominees for the Aspire Award (Most Admired CEO) are: Lawrence Ross, LMRoss; Mike Crandall, Sandler Training of Oklahoma; Debbie Lowery, Running Wild Catering; Jeff Cooper, Community Builders Church; and Beth and Rob Allen, Easy Time Clock. The Horizon Award nominees are: Amanda Halverson, Eide Bailly LLP; Bryan Parises, Bank
of Oklahoma; Chris Griswold, Chris Griswold, P.C.; Chris Myers, OIC of Oklahoma County; Eran Harrill, Black Chamber of Commerce — Metro OKC; Jake McGuire, Valliance Bank; Ieasha Howell Larkpor, Thunder Team Realty; Rebecca Fairrow and Donovan Fairrow, Alias Forensics Inc.: Sir-Rod Wright, Francis Tuttle Technology Center; Saché Primeaux-Shaw, Ralph Ellison Foundation; Sean Rose, Better Business Bureau of Central Oklahoma, Inc.; Victor Acosta, University of Central Oklahoma; and Zack Travers, Children's Hospital Foundation. Other awards that are set to be presented during the ceremony are: The Connect Award, The Develop Award, Member of the Year and Young Business Owner of the Year. The Horizon Awards take place on Thursday, Aug. 23, begininng at 7 p.m. at the La Bella Event Center. For more information about the Oklahoma City Young Professionals or the Horizon Awards, contact Craft via email at email@example.com, via phone at 896-0446 or visit www.okcyp.com.
OCU names advancement vice president Oklahoma City University has named Lynann Sterk-Brooks as the new vice president of university advancement, President Martha Burger announced. Burger cited Sterk-Brooks’ experience and work ethic as two traits that will help the university flourish. “Lynann’s leadership skills, breadth of experience and community involvement are some of the many assets she is bringing to the university,” Burger said. “I’m looking forward to working with her to advance our university mission.” Sterk-Brooks said she is excited for the opportunity to lead the advancement team. “I am thrilled to be a part of the vibrant and exceptional OCU community,” she said. “As an Oklahoman and through my experiences in higher education at both large public and small private institutions, I fully recognize OCU is an integral part of Oklahoma City’s future and I am honored to serve such an esteemed institution.
I am tremendously excited to serve President Burger as she ushers in the next era of leadership and vision for OCU and am committed to furthering the OCU mission to prepare all learners to create, lead and serve. I am grateful for the honor and look forward to engaging with the distinguished faculty, talented staff and committed alumni to propel OCU to its next chapter.” Sterk-Brooks was most recently the director of the Center for Graduate Student Success at the University of Oklahoma’s Price College of Business. Among her accomplishments there was being named the first ever director for the Professional MBA program, helping to manage the transfor-
mative move and fundraising efforts to expand the Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business in Oklahoma City and establishing the Center for Graduate Student Success. Prior to her work at OU, Sterk-Brooks was the director of institutional advancement for Casady School, associate vice president and executive director of leadership gifts at Austin College in Texas, and a student congress advisor and leadership director at Norman High School. She also taught English and journalism at Cascia Hall Preparatory School in Tulsa. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English secondary education from Oklahoma Baptist University and participated in the NYU Summer Study Program in Prague, Czech Republic. The University Advancement office at OCU is responsible for reaching out to the various constituencies of the university community including alumni, students, trustees, donors and friends of the university. The office manages alumni engagement, planned giving, development and special events.
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