Claremore Daily Progress

February 8, 2012

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Claremore Progress


Second Wednesday Grand Adventures luncheon, 11:30 a.m., St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Speaker will be Dr. Larry Rice, Rogers State University president. Reservations: Don, (918) 477-3337 or

Foyil United Methodist Church monthly community dinner, beginning at 11 a.m. Menu includes the choice of fried chicken or meat loaf and side items for $7.

Claremore Public Schools Title 7 Native American parent meeting, 4 p.m., Claremore High School room 101. All parents or guardians of Claremore Public School Native American students are invited to attend.


Three Rivers Artists meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady. Ross Myers will discuss drawing, composition, mixing colors and basics of art. Free and open to the public.

AARP Chapter 3521 meeting, 11:15 a.m., American Legion Post 141. Guest speaker John Haase, horticulturist and OSU Extension Educator, will discuss gardening ideas. Cost is $7 for lunch of hamburger steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, and carrots. Information and reservations: Loretta Genn, (918) 341-7099.

Claremore Duplicate Bridge Club, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at Claremore Community Center, 2301 N. Sioux. Last club winners: N/S Lois Blakely and Peggy Allison, 1st; Jerry Hastings and Beth Young, 2nd; Bill Beasley and Wayne Cartwell, 3rd; Dave Owens and Evelyn Kendall, 4th; E/W Sandra Swan and L. D. Allison, 1st; Fondella Pritchard and Sharlene Tacker, 2nd; Austin Farley and Mike Curry, 3rd; Ed Vanschick and Don Fletcher, 4th.

Claremore High School’s Golf Team Booster Club fundraiser, Wings to Go, 6-10 p.m. Percentage of all sales benefit boys and girls booster clubs.


Sequoyah Full Gospel Church Singing, 7 p.m. Potluck dinner following. 15101 E. 450 Rd.

Country Music Barn Dance, 7-10 p.m., Claremore VFW, 1717 W. Dupont. Featuring Next of Kin Band. All musicians and singers welcome. Admission, $5 (under 18 free when accompanied by parent).


Valentine Arts and Craft Show, Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 12-5 p.m., J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum, 5th and J.M. Davis Blvd.

Sequoyah Public Schools Foundation “Wild Thing” Dinner and Auction, 6 p.m., Sequoyah Mid-High cafeteria. Advance tickets are $12, or $15 at the door. Purchase tickets at (918) 341-5472.

A.B.A.T.E. Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner, 6 p.m., Claremore VFW, 1717 W. Dupont. Cost: adults, $10; children under 12, $5. Cookies, cakes and more will be auctioned. Door prizes. Visit Facebook for more information.

Claremore Symphony League Ball, Rogers State University Centennial Center Ballroom. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. with prime rib dinner and ball to begin at 7 p.m. Black tie event. Tickets $65 a person or $600 per table sponsorship. More information, contact Sue Hines at (918) 342-0778 or e-mail

Holland Demolay Valentine’s Dinner and Dance, Will Rogers Masonic Lodge, 102 1/2 S. Cherokee Ave., Claremore. Chicken fried steak dinner, $5 per person, 6-8 p.m. Dance, 7-10 p.m., $5 per person. Proceeds for Erin Vaughan Grand Worthy Advisor Elect.

Claremore Chapter #92 Order of the Eastern Star Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30 a.m., Claremore Senior Citizens Center. Cost is $5 for all you can eat eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, coffee and juice.

VFW Honor Guard Pancake Breakfast, 7-10 a.m. Cost, $5. Open to public.

SUNDAY Feb. 12

Boy Scouts Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., between the 8:30, 9:45 and 11 a.m. services at First United Methodist Church of Claremore. All donations go to buying camping equipment for Troop 88.

Valentine’s Dinner & Auction, a youth group fundraiser, at First United Methodist Church of Claremore. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner at 6. Live and silent auction items accepted. Tickets, $14 each or $25 for two. Information: (918) 341-4580.

MONDAY Feb. 13

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


Claremore Caregiver Support Group, 12-1 p.m., Rogers County Adult Day Care. Speaker will be Marca Davis, community relations coordinator for Hospice of Green Country. Lunch provided. Reservations needed: (918) 341-7588.

Claremore Toastmasters Club meeting and International Speech Contest, 7 p.m., at Northeast Technology Center Claremore Campus. Open to the public. Information: Mike Howard, (918) 519-3423.

Rogers County Health Department diabetes class, “I’m in Control,” begins Feb. 14 at 12:30 p.m. Sessions continue the 15th, 16th, 21st and 22nd, from 1-3 p.m. Topics include diet, exercise, stress, foot care, medication, SBGM, and eye care. Free of charge, but enrollment required. Call Fran Hrdlicka, (918) 341-3166.


Claremore Public School Administrators and counselors will have a special meeting Feb. 16 for parents and studetns beginning with Seniors at 5p.m. Juniors will meet at 5:30p.m., Sophomores at 6p.m., Freshman at 6:30 p.m. and will conclude with 8th grade at 7p.m. at Claremore High School. It will be held during parent teacher conferences. Important information regarding classes and enrollment for the coming school year will be given for each grade level. For more information contact Claremore High School at (918) 341-0724.

FRIDAY Feb. 17

VFW Steak Night, 5:30-8 p.m. Cost, $15. Call for reservations by Feb. 15, (918) 342-5730. Open to public.

TUESDAY  Feb. 21

Marine Corps League meeting, 7 p.m., Meals on Wheels building, 715 McClellan St. Open to all current and former Marines and FMF Corpsmen.


Sixth Annual Rogers County Youth Services “Me and My Guy Dance” (formally “Daddy-Daughter Dance”), 6-9 p.m., Rogers State University’s Centennial Ballroom. Tickets: (918) 341-7580, ext. 5 or