The City Sentinel
Archive for: September, 2013

Ed Shadid discusses his “Mission for Mayor”

Ed Shadid at his Mayoral Campaign Launch Rally at the Oklahoma City Farmers Public Market. Photo by Mary E. Sine.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter “It’s never happened before,” Oklahoma City Council member Ed Shadid said referring to his Oklahoma City Mayoral Campaign Launch Rally held at the Farmers Public Market. “It was really nice seeing people taking time out of their schedule to come to a rally over city politics.” Since that event, […]

‘Wicked’ Good: Witches take a Night Off to benefit Habit for Humanity, CityRep and Broadway Cares

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Staff Report Company Members from the National Tour of “Wicked” will take a night off to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, and CityRep (Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre). Habitat and CityRep are well-known and beloved hereabouts. They will join members of the National Touring Company of the smash Broadway […]

Rogers State, where defaults exceed graduations, gets federal grant for entrepreneurship

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  By Patrick B. McGuigan Associate Publisher Rogers State University in Claremore, where the student loan default rate exceeds the graduation rate, has received a federal grant to promote entrepreneurship in rural northeast Oklahoma. The beloved Oklahoman for whose family that school is named once said, “I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government […]

Planned Parenthood CHOICES gala to feature feminist icon Gloria Steinem

:  CHOICES 2013 keynote speaker Gloria Steinem speaks with former Oklahoma State Representative and women’s rights activist Wanda Jo Stapleton during the Wilma Mankiller Tree Planting Ceremony on the Oklahoma City University campus in 2012. Photo by Jo Davis.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter CHOICES 2013, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma, will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. The event will feature guest speaker, Gloria Steinem, Ms. Magazine co-founder, author, activist and recent winner of the Presidential […]

High heeled sprinters run to raise awareness of ovarian cancer

The 6th Annual Heels for Hope Foundation's 5k Race/1 Mile Walk/25 yard High Heel and Feather Boa Dash will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Wheeler Park in Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The 6th Annual Heels for Hope Foundation’s 5k Race, 1-Mile Walk, and 25 -Yard High Heel & Feather Boa Dash will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7, in honor of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The event themed, “Kicking Ovarian Cancer with Style” will take place at Wheeler Park […]

Good Medicine Poetry with Lauren Zuniga celebrates new healthcare choices

Doctors for America will present Good Medicine Poetry at the Paramount OKC featuring artists Dorothy Alexander (left) and Lauren Zuniga on Sunday, Sept. 22. Photo by Darla Shelden.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter When it comes to finding out about your options to get affordable healthcare, a poetry reading is just what the doctor ordered. On Sunday, Sept. 22, the “Good Medicine Poetry” event will feature Oklahoma’s own renowned performance poet Lauren Zuniga as part of the Doctors for America Coverage is […]

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