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

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 […]

Oklahoma City Community Foundation awards scholarships to 193 area high school students

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City Community Foundation (OCCF) will hold a Scholars Luncheon on Friday, April 7 to honor 193 graduating seniors from 52 Oklahoma high schools. The 2017 Scholars Luncheon will honor Community Foundation Scholars and New Opportunities Scholars. Students will receive $386,000 in scholarships through the Community Foundation Scholars […]

In Putnam Heights Neighborhood, Adopt-A-Park Program blends resources with community foundation

Staff Report Through Oklahoma City’s Adopt-A-Park Program, Putnam Heights Preservation Area, Inc., the neighborhood association for the Putnam Heights Historic Preservation District ambitiously adopted the four acres of public park space that graces this grand old neighborhood. For the last 21 years Putnam Heights has maintained the wide medians and park space, mowing, controlling weeds, […]

OKC Parks & Recreation receives $120,800 gift for tree inventory

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City Council recently approved an in-kind gift to support a comprehensive tree inventory for the Parks & Recreation Department. The Oklahoma City Community Foundation ($95,000) and Oklahoma Department of Forestry Services ($25,800) are funding the project. The inventory will provide a detailed analysis of the types of trees and […]

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