TODAY-TONIGHT

Legacy Christian School hosts Back to School “Rodeo” Bash, 6:30-8:30 p.m. School theme is “Saddling Up for God’s Greatest Adventure!” Games, roping, snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn and cookies. 

Will Rogers Library is hosting “Coffee and News” from 9:30-11 a.m. each Tuesday. Free coffee, juice and newspapers are provided. Those attending can read the news or watch it on the big screen TV.

Boy Scout Troop 238 is having a salute to Vietnam Veterans, 6:30 p.m. at the Claremore Veterans Center. Open to the public.



WEDNESDAY

Senior Companion Program offers free assistance to those 60 and older. Senior Companions can help with shopping, respite care, companionship and other services. Applications are being accepted for volunteers. Volunteers must be over age 60. For more information, call Celene Windle at the Rogers County Health Department, 341-3166.



THURSDAY

Cub Scouts Pack 28 sign ups 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, Fifth and Florence. Information, Robert Parris, 343-4404.

V.F.W. and American Legion Posts bingo throughout the week, 7:30 p.m. Mondays at the American Legion and Tuesdays and Thursdays at the V.F.W. Money raised used for veterans projects and community programs.



FRIDAY

Fairbooks available for upcoming Rogers County Fair, Sept 13-18. Fairbooks can be picked up, OSU Extension Office, basement of the Courthouse. The Circle G 4-H Club will host a children’s barnyard during the fair. 



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Benefit account

for Proctors

A benefit account has been established at 1st Bank, Claremore, for Mark and Lisa Proctor. Donations can be made to the account by designating deposits in their name. Mark was injured in a motorcycle wreck in early June and has not been able to return to work due to his medical needs. The couple have four children who attend Claremore Schools. Information, call Candice Hopkins, 282-8174 or the Proctors at 341-5481.



Reads Together

has Web site

“Claremore Reads Together” will be hosting a series of community events in the month of September, pertaining to their current novel, “Fahrenheit 451.” To learn more, visit www.claremorereads.com.



CHS Class of

’86 to reunite

Claremore High School Class of 1986 is planning a reunion dinner and dance Oct. 7. Information, call Roni at 341-5349, e-mail bottlegas@aol.com or visit claremorehighschoolclassof86.com.



Fall Classic

coming soon

Chamber of Commerce 2006 Fall Golf Classic, Oct. 6, Heritage Hills Golf Course. Sponsors now being sought: $100 to $1000. Proceeds to benefit Chamber Operation Renovation project for the downtown office. Information, 341-2818 or Tanya Andrews, registration chair, 341-8688.



Golf tournament benefits Claremore football

Claremore Quarterback Club will host a golf tournament at Heritage Hills Golf Course Sept. 16. Entry fee is $60 per person and includes green fees, cart fees, lunch and prizes. Hole sponsorships available for $100. Deadline is Sept. 8. All proceeds benefit the Claremore Zebras football program. Information, Joe or Kim Grubb, 283-4964.



Labor Day event planned

Soul Harvest, a Labor Day event, will begin at 10 a.m. at Bud Beck Park in Chelsea. Free concerts and ministries.



4-H Steak Dinner tickets on sale

Tickets are now available for the 4-H Steak Dinner to be held on Sept. 15, from 6-9 p.m., at the Rogers County Building. To purchase tickets, see any club member or visit Jerri at Pixley Lumber Company. Tickets are $8 and must be purchased before August 25.  Tickets will not be sold at the door.



Annual United Way golf tourney set Sept. 15

The annual Harold “Skeet” Smith Memorial Golf Tournament, an annual fundraising event for the Rogers County United Way, has been set for Friday, Sept. 15 at Heritage Hills Golf Course. The tournament is a four-man scramble with a fee of $65 per person, which includes green fees, golf cart, food and drinks. Start times will be communicated to each four-man team prior to the tournament. Information, contact Sherrill Wiggs at 341-7100.

 

Diabetes class offered

The Rogers County Health Department will offer the diabetic class “I’m In Control” beginning Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 1:30 p.m. Call Fran Hrdlicka at the Health Department, 341-3166, to enroll. Those interested in an evening class are asked to call Hrdlicka at 341-3166.



Fundraiser benefits Christmas food baskets

Claremore American Legion Auxiliary Unit 141 will have an Glamour Shots fundraiser Sept. 15-17. Proceeds will benefit the Auxiliary’s Christmas food baskets project. Information, Kay Emery or Lonnie Cobb, 341-1330.



Student records available

Parents or guardians of Oologah-Talala students who graduated prior to 2001 have the opportunity to obtain the confidential records of their child kept by Oologah-Talala Public Schools. Since these records are no longer needed by the school to provide educational service, they will be destroyed on Oct. 1 of this year.

To obtain the records, stop by the special services office before the October deadline between 7:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. Due to confidentiality, a signature will be required for release. Information, Pamm Lambert, 443-6151.



Senior Companion volunteers needed

The Senior Companion Program offers free assistance to those 60 and older. Senior Companions can help with shopping, respite care, companionship and other services. Applications are being accepted for volunteers. Volunteers must be over age 60. For more information, call Celene Windle at the Rogers County Health Department, 341-3166.



Fairbooks available

Fairbooks available for upcoming Rogers County Fair, Sept 13-18. Fairbooks can be picked up, OSU Extension Office, basement of the Courthouse. The Circle G 4-H Club will host a children’s barnyard during the fair. 



Auto show with NASCAR features

Saturday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., the annual MidAmerica EXPO Classic Auto Show will take place at the Expo site on south Pryor, Highway 69. MidAmerica Industrial Park has signed a contract with PureFirePro of Oklahoma City to bring in three NASCAR racecars. The first car is #8, Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s car that he raced at Phoenix and Rockingham in 2002. Second, is #24 Jeff Gordon’s car that he raced at Daytona and Talladega in 2002. Third, but not least, is #17 Matt Kenseth’s car that was a backup car and never hit the track. All three have the original engines and are race track ready. Information, Gary or Connie Musgrave, 918-825-5716.



Tuesday Tea benefits Belvidere

Belvidere Tuesday Tea benefits the Belvidere Mansion, a project of the Rogers County Historical Society. Each Tuesday through August, the Belvidere is open for lunch between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Groups welcome. Reservations, 342-1127.



Neighborhood Watch classes available

Anyone interested in getting your neighborhood involved in a Neighborhood Watch program can contact Officer Burnett at the Claremore Police Department to learn more, 341-1212.



Red Cross babysitting class offered

The American Red Cross will offer a babysitting class to teach youth how to be effective babysitters and deal with emergency situations. Information about enrollment, call 343-1803.



Inter-tribal Indian Association activities

Members of the Intertribal Indian Association are seeking participants to organize: a local drum group, sweat lodge, language (preservation) classes, rides to pow-wows and stomp dances in the Claremore and surrounding areas. More information, call 341-7481.



V.F.W. and American Legion host bingo

V.F.W. and American Legion Posts bingo throughout the week, 7:30 p.m. Mondays at the American Legion and Tuesdays and Thursdays at the V.F.W. Money raised is used for veterans projects and community programs.





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Moms support group to meet

MOMS Club of Claremore, a support group for stay-at-home moms, will have monthly business meetings at 10:15 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month at First Christian Church, located on the corner of 5th and Florence. Information, call Natasha at 341-6181 or e-mail momsclubofclaremore@yahoo.com.



‘Coffee and News’ offered at library

Will Rogers Library is hosting “Coffee and News” from 9:30-11 a.m. each Tuesday. Free coffee, juice and newspapers are provided. Those attending can read the news or watch it on the big screen TV.



RSU opens airwaves to community (first of each month)

RSU Radio continues to open its morning airwaves to community and campus groups interested in promoting their organizations and activities to area listeners. The station welcomes guests to participate in its morning show, “Misti in the Morning,” which airs from 7-9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

To schedule a guest on RSU Radio, call the station at 343-7571 or e-mail ccoomer@rsu.edu or mistiobea@yahoo.com.



DHS needs car seats

The Department of Human Services, which transports children in state custody each week, needs car seats. Civic clubs and service organizations interested in providing car seats can contact Maggie Box at 283-8300.



Foster parents needed

Rogers County Child Welfare is in need of foster parents. Information, call Angie Rogers or Jamie Veysey at 283-8300.



Grandparents support group meets

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren meet the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m., Rogers County Youth Services. Contact Linda Foster, 341-7580 ext. 26.