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Santa Fe Family Life Memberships Available!

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Interested in becoming a member at Santa Fe Family Life Center?  There are a variety of memberships available with your needs in mind.  Would you like a tour of the facility?  Call 405.840.1817 or email Ryan McClure at to schedule a visit. Mention this ad and receive one month free when you sign up before […]

Rep. Richard Morrissette will host interim study on public health challenges of the Zika virus

Richard, the son of Robert Joseph Morrissette. Photo provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Richard Morrissette, D-Oklahoma City, will host an interim legislative study this year concerning the Zika virus, which spreads to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito. “This study will shed light on Zika in Oklahoma and the potential for future cases, the work under way by […]

Oklahoma disability groups to hold candidates’ forum

The audience listens as candidates present their priorities in the 2014 Candidates Forum focused on disability issues. Seated in foreground are Tim Parrish and Hailey Mathis. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Saturday, July 23 central Oklahoma residents with disabilities, their family members and friends will gather to hear the views of at least 15 candidates running for the State Legislature.  The event will take place at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City from 10 […]

Manos Juntas Free Clinic celebrates 21 years of service at new location


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Manos Juntas Free Clinic, the long time standard of free care in Oklahoma City, will hold its 21st Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser on Saturday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the clinic’s new location, the Pennsylvania Avenue Redemption United Methodist Church, 1320 North Pennsylvania in […]

Oklahoma Planned Parenthood group celebrates milestones and introduces new CEO


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Members and supporters of Planned of Central Oklahoma (PPCO) will toast to its recent merger with Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri (PPKM) on Friday, July 8 at 5 p.m., at IAO Gallery, 706 W. Sheridan Avenue, in Oklahoma City. During the event, the organization, which is now renamed […]

OSU-OKC Farmers Market joins the Double Up program to aid needy families

Beginning July 1, Double Up Oklahoma will provide SNAP recipients the opportunity to stretch their food dollars by matching up to $20 of SNAP benefits per day to buy fresh fruits, vegetables, or food bearing plants that were grown in Oklahoma. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahomans participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be able to double the fresh fruits and vegetables they purchase at the Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) Farmers Market without increasing the amount they spend beginning July 1. The OSU-OKC Famers Market has been chosen to participate in […]

Gutter Dance 13 charity bowling event held to benefit ClapHans summer camp

Gutter Dance 13 champions, Energy Inspectors, had a total pin count of 1,450. Team members are (l-r) Ryan Autry, Eric Howard, Chris Autry and Andrew Cook. Photo by Sharla Bardin

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Twenty-three teams participated in the Gutter Dance 13 charity event held last month at the Sooner Bowling Center in Norman. Oklahoma. Presented by the Bob Stoops Champions Foundation, proceeds benefit the Camp ClapHans program. Located on the J.D. McCarty Center’s 80-acre campus in Norman, Camp ClapHans is a residential […]

22nd Annual People with Disabilities Awareness Day set for April 5


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Tuesday, April 5 the 22nd annual People With Disabilities Awareness Day will be held at the Oklahoma State Capitol from 12 – 4:30 p.m.  Registration and check in will begin at noon on the first floor. The public is invited to visit 76 exhibitors on the second and […]

Planned Parenthood promotes prevention and responsibility during National Condom Week (Feb 10 – 16)

People can stop by their closest Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma health center during the week of Valentine’s Day (Feb. 10 – 16) to pick up free condoms, information, candy, and “Just Wear It” bumper stickers. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma will be celebrating the effectiveness of latex condoms during National Condom Week, February 10 – 16. People can stop by their closest PPCO health center during the week of Valentine’s Day to enter a “guess the number of condoms in the jar” contest and […]

Oklahoma Food Cooperative to host annual meeting and open house


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma Food Cooperative, Oklahoma’s only online farmer’s market, invites the public to its 2016 annual meeting and open house. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, January 30, at Epiphany of the Lord Church, 7336 W. Britton Road in Oklahoma City. Members and […]

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