Claremore Daily Progress

January 22, 2014

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Claremore Progress

CLAREMORE —

THURSDAY Jan. 23
Rogers County Republicans meeting, 6:30 p.m., Northeast Technology Center Claremore Campus. Guest speaker will be State Auditor Gary Jones. Open to the public.
Claremore Duplicate Bridge Club, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Claremore Community Center, 2301 N. Sioux. All bridge players welcome. Information or help finding a partner: L.D. Allison, (918) 341-7930.
Foyil Cherokee Nation Elderly Nutrition at Foyil Community Center, 3rd and Andy Payne Boulevard, is open each Thursday for lunch (doors open 10 a.m.; lunch served at 11). Menu or information: Frankie Long, (918) 261-8108.
 
FRIDAY Jan. 24
Claremore Chamber of Commerce Gridiron Scholarship Night 7 p.m. Rogers State University Centennial Center. Tickets available at the door or Chamber office, 419 W. Will Rogers Boulevard. Information: (918) 341-2818.
 
SATURDAY Jan. 25
Claremore Chamber of Commerce Banquet/Gridiron, RSU Centennial Center. Banquet begins at 6 p.m., followed by Gridiron performance at 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door or Chamber office, 419 W. Will Rogers Boulevard. Information: (918) 341-2818.
Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club meeting, 1 p.m. (lunch followed by the meeting at 2), St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1310 N. Sioux. Information: Debra West, (918) 760-0813.
 
MONDAY Jan. 27
Rogers County Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., Belvidere Mansion, 4th and Chickasaw. Hank Moore of the Tulsa Historical Society will speak on the first churches and schools in Tulsa. Public is invited.
Following a break for the holidays, Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are once again available to answer questions and assist with research, 3-7 p.m.
 
TUESDAY Jan. 28
Hillcrest Hospital Claremore Blood Drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Red Cross Bloodmobile parked at the main hospital entrance. Schedule an appointment: e-mail jeff.kessler@hillcrest.com.
Pilot Club of Claremore meeting, 6 p.m., Eggberts. Speaker will be Ken England of Three Rivers Art Club. Public welcome.
 
WEDNESDAY Jan. 29
Estate Planning Workshop, 9:30 a.m., Comfort Inn, 1750 S. Lynn Riggs. Free and open to the public. RSVP: 1-866-252-8721.
Rogers County Rural Water District #8 filings are open for Board Seat #4 and Seat #5 and will remain open through Feb. 7. Election will be 7:30 p.m. March 10 at the District Office, 22094 S. 4160 Road, Claremore. Information: (918) 341-4628.
 
THURSDAY Jan. 30
Foyil Cherokee Nation Elderly Nutrition at Foyil Community Center, 3rd and Andy Payne Boulevard, is open each Thursday for lunch (doors open 10 a.m.; lunch served at 11). Menu or information: Frankie Long, (918) 261-8108.
 
SATURDAY Feb. 1
Fifth annual “Brainiac Brawl” (adult trivia bowl) benefitting the Claremore Public Schools Foundation. Table set up begins at 5 p.m., competition begins at 7 p.m. at  Rogers State University Centennial Center. Information: CPSF Executive Director Marla Lillie at (918) 341-7535, or visit claremorepublicschoolsfoundation.org.
Sequoyah Public Schools “Wild Thing” Foundation Dinner & Auction. 6 p.m. at the Olan Graham Field House. Tickets are $12. Information: Sequoyah Schools central office at (918) 341-5472.
New Life Baptist Church hosts KOTV anchor Lori Fullbright, who will be teaching self-defense for women of all ages, 7 p.m., 24525 S 4140 Rd., Claremore. Nursery available. Information: (918) 341-4820.
 
SUNDAY Feb. 2
An account has been established at RCB Bank to help Page and Brandon Lyons with funeral expenses for their infant daughter who died from SIDS. Donations may be made at RCB Bank or Inola Funeral Home. Note Hadleigh Lynn in the memo.
 
MONDAY Feb. 3
Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available to answer questions and assist with research each Monday, 3-7 p.m.
 
TUESDAY Feb. 4
Rogers County Retired Educators & Support Personnel meeting, 10 a.m., Claremore Pizza Hut. Wayne McCombs, executive director, J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, will speak.
 
WEDNESDAY Feb. 5
City of Claremore/American Red Cross Blood Drive, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., City Hall Chambers, 104 S. Muskogee. Sign up: Carolyn Chapman, (918) 341-2365.