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Archive for: December, 2010

YMCA honors long-time volunteer at annual meeting and banquet

Erica Bointy was honored for five years of volunteerism and advocacy on behalf of children by the YMCA. Photo provided

The E. L. Gaylord Downtown YMCA honored Erica Bointy for her volunteerism at the Child Development Center during the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City Annual Meeting & Celebration, said communications director Dena Drabek. “Volunteerism is at the core of the Y’s existence,” said Michele Taylor, executive director of the E. L. Gaylord Downtown YMCA. “Each […]

Villa Teresa turns to community to rehabilitate historic building for kindergarten

Kindergarten children listen intently as their teacher reads to them on a recent school day at Villa Teresa. Kindergarteners currently meet in the convent. The school’s principal wants to bring them back to the main school grounds in the Little Cottage after an estimated $40,000 remodeling its principal hopes the community will help fund. Photos by Stacy Martin

Villa Teresa Catholic School principal Sister Veronica Higgins is appealing to the community to donate funds for rehabilitating the school’s “Little Cottage” – considered part of the school’s’ history, she told The City Sentinel last week. The kindergarten students are now housed in the convent and the nuns want to return them to the fold […]

Oklahoma City University’s Home for the Holidays features tap dancing standouts


Last Thursday night 150 members of the American Spirit Company, directed by Jo Rowan, wowed in OCU’s Home for the Holidays, with its tap numbers following Radio City Music Hall and Broadway, New York, styles of dance. The tap numbers and chorus line dances were technically well done and well choreographed. Evening standouts included “Parade […]

Allied Arts’ Circle Club celebrates the holidays

Scott Senner and Deborah McAuliffe Senner, President and CEO of Allied Arts. Photos provided

The Allied Arts Council of Oklahoma City held a holiday party for members of its Circle Club, comprising some of its most loyal members. Hosts were Stephen and Tina Dobson. The lively gathering in the couple’s home, 14200 Gaillardia Place, featured festive decorations and delicious hors d’oevres. Aspiring Prima Ballerinas in full regalia greeted attendees […]

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