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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Community

Individuals, groups committed to neighborhood improvement recognized


News

Lea Terry
At the Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma, Executive Director Georgie Rasco and her staff hear countless stories about the commitment of individuals and groups to improving the city from the ne...
 
Thursday, November 1, 2007

American Indian tribes celebrating statehood in own way


News

Emily Jerman
A century after statehood, the state's American Indian communities will gather for a new ceremony of their own design. A literal and metaphorical journey into a new day, a sunset ceremony in Guthrie w...
 
Thursday, November 8, 2007

United Way announces fund-raising total to date


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Gazette staff
At today's United Way Early Bird Luncheon, Larry Nichols "“ campaign co-chair "“ announced that so far this year, $13.6 million has been raised.   The luncheon "“ held at The Petroleum Club "“ reco...
 
Saturday, November 10, 2007

Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity dedicates 'Oklahoma Centennial House'


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Gazette staff
Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity dedicated its "Oklahoma Centennial House" today to honor the state's upcoming 100th birthday.   Located in northeast Oklahoma City in the Hope Crossing nei...
 
Saturday, November 10, 2007

Poet Momaday debuts centennial work


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Emily Jerman
Pulitzer Prize-winning Kiowa author N. Scott Momaday continued a lifelong interest in storytelling and oral tradition Friday with a debut reading of his centennial poem. Lt. Gov. Jari Askins introduc...
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Black Oklahomans' statehood experience focus of celebration


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Emily Jerman
A celebration in Guthrie Friday aims to shed light on the black experience in Oklahoma at statehood " a perspective that one event organizer says before seemed missing not just from centennial event...
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Organization selects metro's 100 most architecturally significant buildings


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Scott Cooper
Coinciding with the state's centennial celebration, the Central Oklahoma chapter of the American Institute of Architects has compiled a list of the 100 most architecturally significant buildings in Ce...
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007

Black community, city leaders dodged bullet in resolution of 1969 trash strike


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Emily Jerman
An estimated 1,500 black marchers progressed up to the steps of Oklahoma City's City Hall, highway patrol troopers wary with shotguns across their chests, riot sticks at hand. Council members peered...
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007

Nonprofit seeks holiday-tradition gift baskets for new parents


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Lauren Parajon
A metro-area nonprofit is asking residents to share their traditions in the form of a gift basket this year. Family Expectations is a free community program for lower-income couples expecting a ba...
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Carrie Underwood joins other Oklahoma performing musicians at Centennial Spectacular


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Joe Wertz
An enthusiastic and celebratory crowd packed the Ford Center Friday night to celebrate the Oklahoma Centennial with a star-studded variety show from Oklahoma celebrities, politicians and musicians. ...
 
Saturday, November 17, 2007
 
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