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Text-to-give campaign launched to help end homelessness in Oklahoma City

Text HelpOKCHomeless to 41444 to help the fight against homelessness in Oklahoma City.  File photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Making a contribution to help the fight against homelessness in Oklahoma City is now easy through the new text-to-give campaign. Text HelpOKCHomeless to 41444 and follow the instructions to make a donation benefiting local service organizations that help people who are homeless. Donations can also […]

Girl Scouts to host 6th Cookies & Cocktails competition

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma will host its 6th annual Cookies & Cocktails fundraiser on Thursday, August 17, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Science Museum Oklahoma, 2020 Remington Place, adjacent to the Oklahoma City Zoo. Local restaurants such as Vast, Hacienda Tacos, La Baguette, Pub […]

CityRep prepares for 2017-18 season

In September, “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” will star Julie Johnson at The Civic Center Music Hall’s Freede Little Theater.  Photo provided.

Staff Report Oklahoma City – Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (CityRep), Oklahoma’s award winning professional theatre, recently announced its 2017-2018 Season. The equity troupe’s sixteenth season includes Oklahoma premieres, legendary performances and actors from among the best of Broadway, across the nation and here at home, deemed by organizers as “unique American voices.” In September, “A […]

Planned Parenthood Great Plains to host annual CHOICE gala in Oklahoma City

CHOICES 2017, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) will feature the female performance troupe Broad Comedy on August 26 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – CHOICES 2017, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) will be held Saturday, August 26. at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd Street. The event will raise funds for the organization’s health centers in […]

OKCU to host screening of civil rights documentary honoring James Baldwin

Oklahoma City University will host a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” about the life of writer James Baldwin on Wednesday, August 30. YouTube photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University will screen the critically acclaimed documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” on Wednesday, August 30. The screening, which is about the Civil Rights movement, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Meinders School of Business in the Kerr-McGee Auditorium at N.W. […]

Commentary: The Great Armageddon tour of 2017

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State Rep. Jason Murphey This year’s legislative session was dominated by a group of “raise taxes at all costs” ideologues who deployed aggressive strategies to advance an array of principle-betraying tax and fee increases upon the people of Oklahoma. In my last column, I wrote in some detail about the strategy of freshman pawning: a […]

Accountability session with OK County Sheriff candidates set for Aug. 20

The special election for County Sheriff will be held on Tuesday, September 12.  File photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A VOICE (Voices Organized in Civic Engagement) Accountability Session regarding the Oklahoma County Sheriff special election will be held on Sunday, August 20 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. at Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church, 1020 NE 42nd Street in Oklahoma City. The three candidates –  […]

Kruger Brothers to headline Banjo Fest in Oklahoma City on Sept. 9

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK─ The American Banjo Museum will present the return of the internationally renowned Kruger Brothers to Oklahoma as the headliners of this year’s Banjo Fest concert. The performance will be held on Saturday, September 9, at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Performing Arts Center at Rose State College in Midwest […]

A-1 Pet Emporium to host Customer & Rescue Appreciation Day on Aug. 19

During “Customer & Rescue Appreciation Day,” Homeward Bound Pug Rescue will be represented at the main A1 Pet Emporium location on August 19 at Britton Road and May Avenue and for a $5 donation, guests will be entered to win a backyard BBQ set which includes a gas grill, a propane tank, a Yeti 35 cooler, a case of COOP Ale Works beer, COOP t-shirts and mugs; and two $50 gift certificates. Photo provided.

by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY OK – As a way of saying thank you to their customers and rescues, A1 Pet Emporium is hosting “Customer & Rescue Appreciation Day” on Saturday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The three A1 locations, 911 W Britton Road, in N.W. Oklahoma City’s Britton […]

WildCare OK adds full time veterinarian and 13 interns to help save Oklahoma’s wildlife

Dr. Faye Lorenzsonn (right) works on a fawn with intern, Liz, who is pursuing a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter NOBLE, OK – WildCare Oklahoma, a non-profit dedicated to the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned native Oklahoma wildlife, has announced that Dr. Faye Lorenzsonn has joined the organization as their first ever full-time veterinarian. Last May, within days of Lorenzsonn’a graduation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine, she and […]

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