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State Supreme Court rejects Medicaid petition challenge

Ray Carter, OCPA Center for Independent Journalism   Making an apparent about-face from a similar ruling issued just a year ago, the Oklahoma Supreme Court found last week that an initiative petition could proceed, even though its gist contained material several justices conceded was misleading to voters. The ruling was issued within hours of hearing […]

I2U Culinary Solutions creates new wellness concept for metro hospitals

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 […]

Globe Life donates Lake Tenkiller facility to NewView OK to host OWL Camps

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – NewView Oklahoma has announced the recent acquisition of a Lake Tenkiller property that will host future OWL Camps through a generous gift from Globe Life. On Monday, Jan. 28, NewView Oklahoma and Globe Life hosted a key transfer ceremony at the donated Tenkiller lodge located at 19810 W. […]

Sunbeam Family Services offers Infant Early Mental Health training

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Committed to supporting the mental health and well-being of Oklahoma infants, young children and their caregivers, Sunbeam Family Services offers free, specialized Infant-Early Childhood Mental Health training to the community. Infant-Early Mental Health refers to how well a child develops socially and emotionally from birth to […]

Free Total Wellness classes offered for adults

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City-County Health Department. (OCCHD) has announced their schedule for free Total Wellness classes. The classes will feature an interactive weight loss program for adults to prevent diabetes and heart disease. Classes meet one hour a week for eight weeks.  The goal for participants is to […]

Find your roots at the library during Family History Month

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY– Oklahoman’s looking to connect to their roots can visit the library for genealogical help. This month the Metropolitan Library System is celebrating genealogy and telling customers how to, “find your roots at the library.” November is Family History Month at all Metro Libraries. Oklahoma County residents can […]

LifeShare Foundation to host inaugural 5K to raise organ donation awareness

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The LifeShare Foundation will hold its inaugural ‘Little Red Heart’ 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk on Saturday, November 3, as they continue to raise awareness and provide education on the importance of being an organ donor. Participants in the 1 Mile Walk will step […]

NewView Oklahoma hosts summer Owl Camp for blind and visually impaired children

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – NewView Oklahoma will host its annual free summer OWL (Oklahomans Without Limits) Camp for campers ages 8 to 14 years old who are blind or visually impaired. The camp will take place July 15-21 at YMCA Camp Classen in the Arbuckle Mountains near Davis, in […]

National HIV Testing Day – June 27

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – National HIV Testing Day is Wednesday, June 27, and the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 to get tested at least once in their life as part of their routine health care. People with certain risk […]

Diversity Center of Oklahoma to hold 4th Annual Symposium in Edmond

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Diversity Center of Oklahoma will hold its 4th Annual Mental Health, Prevention & Education Symposium on Friday, June 8. The event will address best practices for “Bridging Intersectional Gaps In Gender Diverse & LGBTQ Communities.” The event will be held from 8 a.m. to […]

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