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Santa Fe Family Life Center announced as home of Trae Young Basketball

Former University of Oklahoma star Trae Young met at the Santa Fe Family Life Center in February after announcing the facility would serve as official home of Trae Young Youth Basketball. Plans for the future include basketball camps and a tournment at the facility. Young also pledged to support existing SFFLC programs. Photo Provided

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – University of Oklahoma standout turned NBA player Trae Young announced recently that the Santa Fe Family Life Center (SFFLC) will serve as the Official Home of Trae Young Youth Basketball. Under the terms of the partnership, Young will offer two basketball camps per year and one basketball tournament per […]

BlackSpace Oklahoma to host Placemaking Storytelling Project in March

BlackSpace Oklahoma, in partnership with the Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Humanities will host a lecture series, “Placemaking through Storytelling” in March at The Auditorium at Page Woodson.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY​, OK – BlackSpace Oklahoma, in partnership with the Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Humanities, will introduce their organization and initiatives with the lecture series ​NE OKC Placemaking Storytelling Project. ​ NE OKC is a community based organization leading […]

Bartlesville woman to be honored during People with Disabilities Awareness Day at State Capitol

Katie Wehmeyer, seen outside the Bartlesville DRS office, is pursuing a medical career after receiving support from the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services staff. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma resident Katie Wehmeyer will be honored as the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services’ (DRS) Client of the Year on Tuesday, March 12 at People with Disabilities Awareness Day (PDAD). The annual event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. at the state Capitol […]

2019 Oklahoma Aviation Art Contest winners announced

The Oklahoma 2019 International Aviation Art Contest winners were selected by ‘celebrities judges’ from the Oklahoma aviation and aerospace community. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) has announced the names of twelve students that placed in the Oklahoma 2019 International Aviation Art Contest. The state-level art contest, sponsored by the OAC, encourages youth, ages 6 to 17, to reflect on aviation by designing a piece of art […]

Mustang Public Library Chocolate Festival offers flavors for every sweet tooth

Kids and adults alike will find something for their sweet tooth at this year’s Mustang Public Library Chocolate Festival on March 8.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A wide variety of flavors including chocolate brownies flavored with jalapenos and chocolate dipped bacon will be among the array of treats offered on Friday, March 8 at the 13th annual Friends of the Mustang Public Library Chocolate Festival. The event will be held from […]

Oklahoma Turnpike Authority recommends safe driving guidelines ahead of winter weather

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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) is encouraging drivers to travel carefully during winter weather tomorrow (Tuesday, February 19). In in a press release on Monday, authority explained, “The OTA works to provide safe travel for all drivers, especially in snowy or icy conditions. “It’s important to be prepared when winter […]

Sunbeam kicks off campaign to raise $65,000 for Emergency Senior Shelter

Sunbeam Family Services works to end senior homelessness through its Emergency Senior Shelter, the state’s only shelter equipped to specifically assist homeless seniors. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – More than 1,100 residents are homeless in the Oklahoma City metro area, including 260 homeless seniors age 55 and older. Sunbeam Family Services works year-round to end senior homelessness through its Emergency Senior Shelter, the state’s only shelter equipped to specifically assist homeless seniors. Through […]

Free February screenings of “The Last Defense” documentary spotlight Julius Jones death row case

There will be three free Oklahoma City screenings in February of the ABC documentary “The Last Defense.”  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP), along with Cece Jones-Davis, Sing for Change founder, will host three free screenings of the ABC documentary “The Last Defense” in Oklahoma City in February.  The screenings, held in conjunction with Black History Month, will examine […]

Dr. Nyla Ali Khan to speak at Seminole Chamber of Commerce forum

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 – On Thursday, February 14, the Seminole Chamber of Commerce Forum will host professor and author, Dr. Nyla Ali Khan. The lunch forum will be held at 12 noon in the Utterback Ballroom of the Enoch Kelly Haney Center on the Seminole State College campus. The […]

Curbside Chronicle vendors sell Valentine’s bouquets to help OKC’s homeless

Curbside Chronicle Valentine’s Day bouquets can conveniently be pre-ordered at CurbsideFlowers.org before Feb. 11 and picked-up at one of their pop-up booths.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – People in Oklahoma City can now purchase flowers for their loved ones this Valentine’s Day while also supporting people who are working their way out of homelessness during the Curbside Chronicle’s 4th annual flower campaign. During the organization’s 4th annual flower campaign, Curbside Chronicle’s bouquets […]

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