Tag Archives: volunteers

First Baptist Church OKC, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Downtown church tour raises funds for health services

Good Shepherd Ministries provides medical, dental and pharmacy services to those in need.

Colin Strickland talks about the library at Edgemere School, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Community aids local school in trying to end student poverty

Organizations, businesses and churches help Edgemere Elementary School succeed as a community school.

Food Network headed to local eatery

First, the Food Network’s Restaurant Impossible show will tape an episode Jan. 28-29 at the venue, 322 NE Second St. Show host, chef Robert Irvine, is tasked with helping save America’s most desperate restaurants from impending failure in two days with $10,000. Irvine is seeking volunteers to help with painting, crafting, construction, remodeling, cleaning, decorating

Always help

That’s why the Salvation Army’s Central Oklahoma Area Command is open for everyone. Jeanean South, director of development, said emergency shelters are open 24/7 and will provide a place to sleep, hot drinks, meals, coats, gloves and other winter weather necessities. “There’s no requirement to receive help at the shelters,” South said. “If there is

Permanent culture

A gentle buzz of activity starts this crisp morning at CommonWealth Urban Farms, beginning with a list of priorities for the volunteers. There’s a compost pile to work on, followed by planting garlic and shallots and then digging up sweet potatoes. One young volunteer finds a garter snake, and after the workers finish their digging,


We were surprised and disappointed to read Larry Laneer’s review “Which witch?” (Life, Performing Arts, Sept. 11, Oklahoma Gazette), in which he described this performance as a “dud,” the score as “largely forgettable” and the ending as “satisfying as watered-down cream of celery soup.” Surely he is aware Wicked has won 35 major awards, including

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