Claremore Daily Progress

April 2, 2013

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The Foyil Cherokee Nation Elderly Nutrition site has moved to the Foyil Community Center, 3rd and Andy Payne Boulevard. They are open each Thursday for lunch (doors open 10 a.m.; lunch served at 11). Menu or information: Frankie Long, (918) 261-8101.
Rogers County Democratic County Convention, 10 a.m., Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady. Election of new officers and delegates to the second district and state conventions for the next two years. Precinct officers will have voting credentials although everyone is invited and any Rogers County Democrat can be nominated/elected for these offices. Resolutions will also be drafted and taken to district level. 
Westside PTO Flashback Family Fun Night, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Silent and live auction, raffles, face painting, cake walk, scavenger hunt, soda pop toss and more.
SUNDAY April 7
5K/1 Mile Fun Run for Tanner, 3 p.m., Claremore Lake. Tanner was thrown from a horse in December 2012, causing him to lose a kidney and both legs below the knee. Questions/information: call or text Pam Chandler at (918) 232-6581 or e-mail
MONDAY April 8
Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available each Monday from 3-7 p.m. to answer questions and assist with research.
Claremore Band Boosters meeting, 7 p.m., high school band room. Officer nominations.
Second Wednesday Grand Adventures Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Judge Sheila Condren will present information on the new courthouse. Reservations: Don, (918) 447-3337 or
34th annual Pilot Club of Claremore Style Show & Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Northeastern Technology Center Claremore Campus. Tickets, $12.50, are available at Floral Creations in Ne-Mar Center or call Sue Stimson, (918) 341-6101.
Junior Gold Youth Bowling Team sponsorship sought to send the team to the 2013 Junior Gold Nationals Bowling Tournament in Detroit, Mich. Contributions may be made to Junior Gold Bowling and mailed to 1826 S. 4150 Rd., Claremore, OK, 74017 or by calling (918) 638-3800 or (918) 638-7255.
FRIDAY April 12
Verdigris Public Schools Pre-K and new Kindergarten enrollment, 8 p.m.-3 p.m., Jim Anderson Early Childhood Development Center. Bring: current immunization record, birth certificate, two proofs of residency, Social Security card and CDIB card, if applicable. Information: (918) 266-3807.
Seventh Annual Jazz Coffee House and Dessert Auction in Robson Performing Arts Center’s Blackbox Theater. Will Rogers Junior High Jazz Band plays at 6:30 p.m.; Claremore High School at 7:30. $3 admission includes dessert and drink. $1 raffles. Information: (918) 346-9269.
Claremore Order of the Easter Stars Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30 a.m., Claremore Senior Center, 116 N. Missouri. Hearty breakfast for $5, with proceeds to benefit local charities. 
Rogers County ABATE Spaghetti Dinner, 6:30 p.m., VFW Post, 1717 W. Dupont. Pie and cake auction, silent auction. Fundrasier for annual scholarship to be awarded to Rogers County student. $10 admission or free for children under 12.
Eastern Hills Baptist Church Spring Craft Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., one mile north of Will Rogers Downs. Free admission. Information: or (918) 740-6973.
MONDAY April 15
Rogers County Master Gardeners host free presentation by Sue Welch,“2013 Trends in Gardening,” 7 p.m., Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady. Welch is co-owner of The Garden Trug Nursery and Gift Shop in Tulsa.
The Claremore Quarterback Club will be hosting a Golf Tournament at Heritage Hills on April 20. $70 for green fees, a cart and lunch. Get your four person team ready and call Bill Cunningham at (918) 352-0633. 
TUESDAY April 30
Claremore Community Chorus presents “Spring’s Musical Bouquet,” 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church. Music ranging English madrigals to contemporary. Free to the public.
Sequoyah Elementary Pre-K and new Kindergarten enrollment, 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m., elementary building. Bring: your child, current immunization record, Social Security card, birth certificate, electric bill, and CDIB card, if applicable. If you are not a resident of the Sequoyah School District, you will fill out a transfer request during the enrollment process.
“Talala Former Students and Old-Timers” reunion, 9 a.m., Talala American Legion Hut. Bring finger foods or covered dish. Information: Karen Strader Lee, (931) 939-4704 or (601) 260-8375; Angela Curby Fry, (918) 275-4437; or Mary Willis Holt, (918) 341-5901.