Claremore Daily Progress

January 29, 2013

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CLAREMORE — THURSDAY Jan. 31

Rogers County Democratic Party meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rogers County  Building. Discussion of precinct officers election in March and the status of county for the upcoming year. Reorganization/election of county officers will occur in March also. 
Cherokee Nation Elderly Nutrition Dinner, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (lunch 11-12), Foyil United Methodist Church. Menu of Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, salad, dessert. Native Americans 50 and older with tribal membership cards, $3. All others, $5. Information: Frankie Long, (918) 261-8108.
 
FRIDAY Feb. 1
Inola High School Spanish Club Famous Enchilada Dinner, 5:30-7:30 p.m. during Inola vs. Sequoyah basketball game. Cost is $5. Hispanic dessert buffet.
 
SATURDAY Feb. 2
4th Annual “Brainiac Brawl” benefitting the Claremore Public Schools Foundation at Rogers State University Centennial Center. Information: Marla Lillie, (918) 341-7535 or visit www.claremorepublicschoolsfoundation.org.
Sequoyah Public Schools “Wild Thing” Foundation Dinner & Auction, 6 p.m., Mid-High cafeteria. Tickets, $12. Call (918) 341-5472.
Claremore Youth Baseball signups for children 4-14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Claremore Community Center. Information: Jeff, (918) 576-4069.
McDonalds will donate 20 percent of their sales between 5-8 p.m. to support the Claremore High School After Graduation Bash. Members of the Class of 2013 will be volunteering and taking donations.
 
MONDAY Feb. 4
Will Rogers Library Genealogy Volunteers are available to answer questions and assist with research each Monday, 3-7 p.m.
 
TUESDAY Feb. 5
Rogers County Retired Educators meeting, 10 a.m., Pizza Hut in Claremore. Program presented by Elwin Isaacs. Public welcome.
Claremore Community Chorus spring rehearsals, 7 p.m., St. Cecelia Catholic Church, 1304 N. Dorothy. All voices are needed to prepare for the Spring Concert. Ability to read music is not required. Information: email claremorecommunitychorus1986@yahoo.com.
Rogers County Health Department diabetes class, “I’m In Control,” begins Feb. 19 at 12:30 p.m. Classes cover diet, medications, stress, exercise, eye care, foot care, and self-monitoring. Enrollment is required. Call Fran Hrdlicka, (918) 341-3166.
 
WEDNEDSAY Feb. 6
Claremore Community Blood Drive sponsored by  Oklahoma Home Community Education 1-6 p.m. Rogers County Building, 416 South Brady. Call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to schedule an appointment.
 
THURSDAY Feb. 7
Rogers County Republican precinct meetings, 7 p.m., Northeast Technology Center Claremore Campus. Delegates to the county and state convention will be nominated.
 
SATURDAY Feb. 9
Catoosa Chamber of Commerce Banquet, 6 p.m., Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Speakers will be Gary Ward and Eddie Sutton. Cost: $40 for members, $60 for non-members. Table reservations are available. RSVP: (918) 266-6042 or catoosachamber@gmail.com.
Claremore Youth Baseball signups for children 4-14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Claremore Community Center. Information: Jeff, (918) 576-4069.
First United Methodist Church of Claremore Valentine’s Dinner, Newly Wed Game & Auction, 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 each or $25 a couple, and includes free babysitting. Funds raised go to the youth working the event and helps pay for Youth Christian Weekend at Silver Dollar City, summer camp, etc. Tickets on sale Sundays or in church office. Information: (918) 341-4580. To make auction donation, call Anita McGuire, (918) 691-9810.
Free Cherokee History Class, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rogers County Building, 419 S. Brady. Bring a sack lunch. Information: Lee Keener, lee-keener@cherokee.org or (918) 550-3351.
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. Information: (918) 341-5707.
 
MONDAY Feb. 11
Sequoyah Public Schools Johnson O’Malley Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Sequoyah Elementary Title 1 Room.
 
TUESDAY Feb. 12
Foyil Parent Teacher Conferences, 4-7 p.m.
Rogers County Health Department diabetes class, “I’m In Control,” begins Feb. 19 at 12:30 p.m. Classes cover diet, medications, stress, exercise, eye care, foot care, and self-monitoring. Enrollment is required. Call Fran Hrdlicka, (918) 341-3166.
 
FRIDAY Feb. 15
Foyil Parent Teacher Conferences, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. No school. 
 
SATURDAY Feb. 16
Claremore Youth Baseball signups for children 4-14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Claremore Community Center. Information: Jeff, (918) 576-4069.
 
SATURDAY Feb. 23
Claremore Youth Baseball signups for children 4-14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Claremore Community Center. Information: Jeff, (918) 576-4069.
Annual Rogers County Youth Services Me and My Guy Dance,  6-9 p.m., Roger State University’s Centennial Ballroom. Tickets available at RCYS until 12 p.m., Feb. 22 for $10, or $15 at the door. Information: (918) 341-7580 ext. 5.
Daisy BB Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum. Youth through age 18 shoot free; adults, $3. Winners receive custom Daisy BB Rifles. Information: (918) 341-5707.
Will Rogers Classic — Open Horse Shows, Saturday and Sunday, Claremore Expo Center Indoor Arena. Rogers County 4-H HC Point Show on Saturday. Circuit High Point Awards Presented Sunday. New this year: Jackpot Barrels and Exhibition Rides on Saturday, and Dog Barrel Race. Information: Stacy Harvey, (918) 694-1942, or Cathy Orban, wildorbans@sbcglobal.net.
 
FRIDAY March 1
Chapter BM P.E.O. Annual Coffee and Book Review, 10:30 a.m., Claremore First United Methodist Church Family Life Center. Guest speaker will be author and reporter Michael Wallis. Tickets, $10, are available from chapter members or by calling (918) 341-0107.