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Human Community Network forum set for March 30

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City’s Human Community Network (HCN) will meet on Saturday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., to explore and develop the “Coalition of the Underheard – Preparing the Way for 2020.” Participants will discuss how citizens can work together to “create systemic change […]

Shotgun the therapy dog brings smiles to Sunbeam’s Emergency Senior Shelter residents

Shotgun, a certified therapy dog provides love and support to residents at Sunbeam’s Emergency Senior Shelter and to clients visiting the Sunbeam Counseling program.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In 2012, Jessica Welp rescued a Border Collie named Shotgun from the Sulphur animal shelter. Soon after, Shotgun, now a certified therapy dog, began working with Sunbeam Family Services. Welp is the administrator of Sunbeam’s Emergency Senior Shelter, the only shelter for homeless seniors in […]

Oklahoma City Interfaith leaders respond to atrocity in New Zealand

Faith leaders in Oklahoma City addressed the atrocity in New Zealand during a press conference at the state Capitol.  Photo by Bill O'Brien.

Staff Report   Faith leaders in Oklahoma City addressed the atrocity in New Zealand on Friday (March 15). Speakers at the gathering said they were horrified at events in Christchurch, New Zealand, where two mosques were attacked within an hour’s time, in coordinated assaults. In all, 49 people were killed. The South Pacific nation’s Prime […]

NEOKC Developer’s Conference planned for March 23

The inaugural NEOKC Developer’s Conference will take place on Saturday, March 23 in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Northeast OKC Renaissance Inc.(NEOKCR) and OKC Black Eats (OKCBE) have joined to host the inaugural NEOKC Developer’s Conference on Saturday, March 23. The event is designed to address place-based ethical development in Northeast Oklahoma City (NEOKC) by “cultivating, connecting, and empowering local stakeholders who aspire […]

I2U Culinary Solutions creates new wellness concept for metro hospitals

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Co-founders Jonathan Stranger, Brent Wilson and Dr. Steven Sands, have embarked on a new health and wellness venture working with hospitals and their patients in the metro area. Located at 7908 N. Western Avenue, i2U Culinary Solutions combines the professional talents of a local chef, a […]

Dr. Nyla Ali Khan appointed as Oklahoma Status of Women Commissioner

Professor and author, Dr. Nyla Ali Khan will be the guest speaker during the Seminole Chamber of Commerce lunch forum on Thursday, Feb. 14.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Dr. Nyla Ali Khan has been appointed as a Commissioner on the Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women. She has been appointed for a five-year term by Senator Greg Treat (R-Oklahoma City), Republican President Pro Tempore of the Oklahoma Senate. The Oklahoma Commission […]

“An Open Letter from Oklahoma Pastors to Oklahoma’s political leaders” 50 Oklahoma Pastors

Rev. Philip Abode and his wife, Rondalyn, lead Crossover Bible Church in north Tulsa. Rev. Abode was among 50 Oklahoma Christian pastors who signed an open letter to Gov. Kevin Stitt, state senators and state representatives “On the importance of educational options for parents.”  Photo provided

TO: Governor Kevin Stitt, State Senators, and State Representatives NOTE: This letter focused on “the importance of educational options for parents,” circulated online in recent days, and was sent to CapitolBeatOK, The City Sentinel and other news organizations. The letter can also be viewed here.   It is our strong conviction that parents have the […]

Oklahoma City joins national Youth Climate Strike on March 15

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma junior high, high school, and college students are planning to rally at the State Capitol on Friday, March 15 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. to raise awareness about what advocates describe as “the growing climate crisis.” The Oklahoma City event is organized by students from […]

Oklahoma County Democratic Party prepares for precinct meetings and county convention

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Newspaper OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma County Democratic Party will hold Precinct Meetings on Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m. For voters who wish to participate, the location of each meeting place is based on the Oklahoma House of Representatives District (HD) in which they are registered to vote. […]

Leadership Oklahoma Gala to honor four state leaders

Leadership Oklahoma will present awards to Oklahoma community leaders Pat Potts and Bruce Benbrook at its annual Excellence in Leadership Gala on Saturday, April 13.  Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Leadership Oklahoma will present awards to four Oklahoma community leaders at its annual Excellence in Leadership Gala on Saturday, April 13.  The event will take place at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa. “Each year, Leadership Oklahoma recognizes the outstanding contributions of Oklahoma corporate […]

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