The City Sentinel
Archive for: January, 2014

The Oklahoma Youth Orchestras introduces new “Rockin’ Strings” ensemble

The Oklahoma Youth Orchestras will present a new pop and rock string orchestra called Rockin’ Strings. This 15-week program is now accepting pre-registrations for the group’s first rehearsal on Thursday, January 23.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   For over 35 years, the Oklahoma Youth Orchestras (OYO) has provided advanced orchestral education and performance opportunities for talented middle school and high school musicians from Oklahoma. This year, the Oklahoma Youth Orchestras will present a new pop and rock string orchestra called Rockin’ Strings, an addition to its traditional […]

Back in the news, a four-year-old report from the Chamber of Commerce

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Associate Publisher A 2009 report prepared for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce may or may not have out-of-date analyses and conclusions concerning a possible new convention center for our community. But the report is again the subject of contemporary news reports and speculation. The document has been a source […]

Edmond Mitch Park YMCA set to open February 3, 2014

The new Edmond Y features an Olympic-sized swimming pool. One week after the facility’s opening, the pool will host the Oklahoma State Secondary School Athletic Association’s 7-8 regional swim meet and the OSSAA’s Feb 21-22 state swim meet. Photos provided.

  Staff Report The YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City will hold the official grand opening of the new MITCH PARK Y, on February 3, 2014, Y officials said. Upon completion, the 103,000-square-foot facility YMCA will be the largest and most fully-equipped in the metro to date. It offers state of the art work out equipment, […]

Oklahoma City Orchestra League presents “A View to a Thrill” at historic Founders Tower

The Oklahoma City Orchestra League, Inc., (OCOL) will present the 2014 Symphony Show House: A View To A Thrill, at the Founders Tower 18th floor penthouse, 5900 Mosteller Dr. Public viewing will begin May 3 through May 18, 2014. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City Orchestra League, Inc., (OCOL) is getting ready for the 2014 Symphony Show House: A View To A Thrill, at the Founders Tower. The 18th floor Penthouse, at 5900 Mosteller Dr., will offer public viewings beginning May 3 through May 18. Tickets will go on sale in […]

Good Shepherd Ministries of Oklahoma recognized for service to those in need

: (L-R) Variety Care Foundation’s CEO Lou Carmichael and Executive Director Andrew Rice recently bestowed the Bertha Levy Health Care Advocate Award to Oklahoma City’s Good Shepherd Ministries represented by Board Chairman Dr. Dan McNeill and Medical Director Dr. Fred Loper.  Photo provided

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   One in five people in Oklahoma County don’t have health insurance. That rate is higher than the state average. Considering that statewide Oklahomans have some of the worst rates of diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses, it is clear that making access to quality medical care is critical. Exacerbating […]

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