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Dialogue Institute Friendship Dinner will honor OU President David Boren and Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Dialogue Institute of Oklahoma City will host its 12th annual Friendship Dinner and Award Ceremony on Tuesday, May 10 at the downtown Skirvin Hilton Hotel. The event recognizes the achievements of those who have contributed their time, energy, expertise and financial resources in giving back to the Oklahoma City […]

Jewish family heir will regain title to Nazi-stolen painting of ‘Shepherdess’

By Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY — The Associated Press reported today (Tuesday, February 23), that the University of Oklahoma has settled a lawsuit over ownership of a painting Nazis stole from a French Jewish family during World War II. According to her attorney, Leona Meyer of Paris, heir to the family which owned Camille […]

66 outstanding youth leaders honored during Oklahoma Mentor Day

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter There were seventeen Oklahoma City citizens among the sixty six outstanding mentors who were honored last month at the fourth annual Oklahoma Mentor Day at the Capitol. The ceremony was presented by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and its David and Molly Boren Mentoring Initiative. The honorees were selected […]

Outstanding Mentors to be honored at State Capitol during National Mentoring Month

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Friday, January 8, the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence through its David and Molly Boren Mentoring Initiative will celebrate National Mentoring Month when it presents the fourth annual Oklahoma Mentor Day at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City. Sixty-six outstanding Oklahoma mentors will be honored at the event.  Each […]

Rep. Paul Wesselhoft presses for inspection of ‘Shepherdess’ painting

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Paul Wesselhöft, R-Moore, said this week that the University of Oklahoma should allow an inspection of the back of ‘Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep.’ The painting, which was stolen by the Nazis in France, is hanging in the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma. […]

Rep. Wesselhöft Publicizes Letter from Owner of Stolen Jewish Painting Held by OU

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Paul Wesselhöft, R-Moore, On Thursday (July 16) publicized a letter he recently received from Leone Meyer, a Jewish woman from Paris, whose family is the rightful owner, according to Wesselhöft, of a stolen Jewish painting being displayed at the University of Oklahoma’s Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art […]

Boren: O.U. Seeks Fair solution

To the Editor of The Tulsa World: Recently the Tulsa World published an Opinion piece about a Pissarro painting, which left out some important facts. [Note: CapitolBeatOK reposted the opinion piece, with permission. There are two sides to the story.  Mr. Meyer, who possessed the painting before the war, tragically lost it to the Nazis […]

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