Claremore Daily Progress

April 25, 2012

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Staff Reports
Claremore Progress


Heritage Hills Womens Golf Association played April 18 kickers replay, net. Winners were champions flight Kim Gruff 73, A flight Patsy Beamer 71, B flight Eva Sue Watson 68 and C flight Sue Ping 77. Kim Grubb had low putts with 30 and Marty Fox birdied number 15. Next game will be low gross and low net on April 25.


Rogers County Republican Party meeting, 7 p.m., Northeast Technology Center Claremore Campus. Speaker will be 2nd Congressional Candidate George Faught.

Rogers County Democrats meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rogers County Building (north of the Claremore Recreation Center).

Claremore Duplicate Bridge Club, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at Claremore Community Center, 2301 N. Sioux. Last club winners: N/S Bill Beasley & Wayne Cardwell 1st, Gene & Dawn Beck 2nd, Andi Brankel & Dixie Borrer, 3rd Dave Schramme and L. D. Allison 4th. E/W Yvonne England & Shirley Laws 1st,  Austin Farley & Mike Curry 2nd, Suanne Sneed & Fae Farley 3rd, Richard Ward & Jeanette Hallum 4th.


Special Olympics Rogers County 2012 Track Meet, 9 a.m., Andy Payne Track, Claremore High School. Events: 100 meter to 200 meter races, 25 meter to 400 meter walks, softball throws, basketball spot shot, wheelchair races, and more. All athletes receive free t-shirt and lunch. Pre-registration required and due by Friday, April 13. Information/application: Jennifer Lewis at (918) 549-0137 or visit Rent A Center, 1029 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore.

Lakeside 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, 9 a.m., Claremore Lake. Cost is $25 and includes T-shirt Application can be found at Proceeds benefit Claremore High School softball and wrestling Programs. Information: Jack Sherl, (918) 231-6846.

Rogers County Oklahoma Home and Community Education (OHCE) walk to benefit Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW), 10-11 a.m., Claremore Rec Center (indoor and outdoor walking areas available). Donations welcome. Information: OSU Extension Office, (918) 341-2736.

Verdigris Fire Fighters Association Vaccine Clinic, 8-11 a.m. If bringing an animal for the first time, call (918) 266-4363 after 9 p.m. weeknights so pet information can be entered in the computer. Proceeds benefit the Verdigris Fire Department.

Central Christian Church rummage sale youth fundraiser, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., 661 S. Brady (inside).

SUNDAY April 29

New Life Baptist Church Fifth Sunday Sing, 6 p.m., 24525 S. 4140 Rd. Singers from several local churches accompanied by musicians from Claremore, Tulsa and other surrounding communities will perform. Information: Hubert Rouse, (918) 639-3332.

MONDAY April 30

Rogers County Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. Belvidere Mansion in Clarmeore. Speaker to be from Gilcrease Museum and will have power point presentation on Willard Stone: Storyteller in Wood. Public is invited. Refreshments will be served.

Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available each Monday from 3-7 p.m. to answer questions and assist with research.

Claremore Quarterback Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., fieldhouse. Membership forms available at They will host their annual 4 person Golf Scramble at noon on May 19 at Heritage Hills Golf Course for $70 per/person, $280 per team. To sign up, send players’ information and payment to P.O. Box 1491 Claremore, OK. 74018 or contact Bill Cunningham, (918) 352-0633.


Claremore Community Chorus presents free concert,“A Nod to Broadway,” 7:30 p.m., First Christian Church of Claremore, 5th and Florence. Reception following. Information: (918) 693-0359.

Sequoyah Public Schools enrollment for pre-k and new kindergarten students for 2012-13 school year, 9-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m., Sequoyah Elementary School. Bring child’s birth certificate, social security card, current immunization record, current electric bill and CDIB card (if applicable). Information: (918) 341-6111.

Rogers County Historical Society High Tea & Hats Fashion Show, 3 p.m., Belvidere Mansion. Tickets, $12. Reservations required. Call (918) 342-1127. Benefits the Belvidere Mansion.


Claremore Wall of Fame induction, 5-7:30 p.m., J.M. Davis Museum. Master of Ceremonies is former Oklahoma governor, George Nigh. Information: (918) 341-5707.


Good Samaritan Ministry fundraiser at Papa John’s Pizza. Twenty percent of sales will be donated to the ministry, but customers must mention Good Samaritan Ministry when placing an order. Information: (918) 343-4357.


Wood Manor Nursing Center annual yard sale, Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. until everything’s gone.


Claremore Farmers’ Market opens, 7 a.m.-noon, northeast corner of Claremore Expo Center parking lot.


Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available each Monday from 3-7 p.m. to answer questions and assist with research.


Harmony Group Oklahoma Home and Community Education Week celebration, 1-2:30 p.m., Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady. Janice Cranor, Extension Educator, will present a program on healthy snacks. RSVP: OSU Extension Office, (918) 341-2736.

Second Wednesday Grand Adventures Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Speaker will be Kristin Dickerson, news anchor. Reservations: Don, (918) 477-3337 or


“Letter Carriers Food Drive.” Leave non-perishable and canned food items at mailboxes for pick up by mail carriers on their route, to be distributed to food pantries in Rogers County.