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Archive for: June, 2017

Science Museum Oklahoma to host Star Trek event at Southwest OKC Public Library


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Science Museum Oklahoma will bring the “Science of Star Trek” to life with a presentation sponsored by the Southwest Oklahoma City (SOKC) Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.  Science Museum Oklahoma representatives will take participants on an extraterrestrial trip to the sci-fi future at 6 […]

6th annual GloRun nighttime event set to benefit local rehab


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Referral Center of Oklahoma City will host its 6th annual nighttime, black light GloRun event on Saturday August 26.  The festivities, themed “Glow Bright for Recovery,” will be held at Mitch Park 1501 W Covell Rd, in Edmond. All events will begin in the […]

16th annual Fairy Ball set for June 17 in Oklahoma City

The 16th annual Fairy Ball will be held on Saturday, June 17 at the Crown Jewel Amphitheater in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 16th annual Fairy Ball will be held on Saturday, June 17, from 7 – 9: 15 p.m. Sponsored by the Paseo Arts Association, Theatre Upon a StarDanceSwan and the Oklahoma Arts Council, the free children’s costume and dance event will take place in the Crown […]

Editor’s Notebook: Four months in, David Holt dominates the 2018 Oklahoma City mayoral race

State Rep. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, has endorsed state Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, in the 2018 race for mayor of the capital city. Photo provided.

Patrick B. McGuigan From an editor’s notebook: State Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, is dominating the race for mayor of Oklahoma City. If endorsements matter, across the broad and diverse community in this capital city, Holt is demonstrating impressive strength, gaining an early edge over every known opponent. His support from across the political spectrum […]

OK-CADP Announces New Board Officers

OK-CADP vice chair Don Heath, the 2017 Phil Wahl Abolitionist of the Year Award winner, holds “A Persistent Peace: One Man's Struggle for a Nonviolent World” by Father John Dear.  Photo by Darla Shelden

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty has announced the election of its 2017-2018 board officers.  Rev. Don Heath will become the organization’s chair after holding office as vice chair for two years. Heath has served as pastor of Edmond Trinity Christian Church since 2007. He received his Masters of […]

Santa Fe Family Life Center expand programs to meet the community’s growing workout and wellness agenda


Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – As temperatures rise and the summer season hits full stride, the Santa Fe Family Life Center (SFFLC) is offering a special deal on summer pool membership and access. (See the above advertisement for details, and give them a call!) SFFLC continues to expand its reach as a multi-use home […]

Capitol Report for June 10: Turkish President Erdogan needs to ‘tear down the walls,’ restore the world’s largest Islamic-dominated democracy

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In this week’s edition of Capitol Report, analyst Patrick B. McGuigan praised Enes Kanter, the Oklahoma City Thunder player who has rejoiced over the embrace he received from Oklahomans since coming coming to the NBA franchise two years ago. McGuigan sketched the targeting of Kanter, winner of the Dialogue Institute’s “Humanitarian Award” a few weeks […]

Why is civic involvement important?


By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A to Z Inspections In my opinion every business owner should be an active member of their local chamber of commerce, a civic organization, such as Rotary, and their professional association. Three reasons that you should be involved in civic organizations: •   It makes a better stronger community. Let me ask […]

Enes Kanter reflects on Oklahoma and Oklahomans: ‘This is my home.’

Enes Kanter, the Oklahoma City Thunder star, and Mary Pointer, a local banker, were among those honored at the Dialogue Institute’s Friendship Dinner earlier this year. Kanter has been in the news lately for his criticisms of the dictator who runs his native land, Turkey. Photo by Nazarene Harris.

Nazarene Harris The City Sentinel, April 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY – (Editor’s Note: This story was first posted on April 14. Given recent news, we are presenting it again, with a link to a video report. NBA Thunder player, Enes Kanter is American, Turkish and an Oklahoman, but not necessarily in that order. “The minute I […]

FC Barcelona to host Soccer Camp in Oklahoma City and Tulsa

This month soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma City and Tulsa by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC (Futbol Club) Barcelona.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – This summer two soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC (Futbol Club) Barcelona. The Oklahoma City camp will be held from June 5 – 9 at Heritage Hall, 1800 NW 122nd Street.  A second Oklahoma camp is scheduled for June 12-16 in Tulsa […]

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