First Presbyterian Church inside garage sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Family Life Center, corner of Fifth and Florence.


Claremore Elks Lodge all you can eat pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m. Cost is $3 for pancakes, sausage, bacon, coffee and juice.

Rogers State University Public Television, free seminar Aug. 5 for area residents wanting to become involved with the production of local television programming at the station. 9 a.m. to 2 the station’s studio facilities located in the basement of Markham Hall. No previous television experience necessary. Open to the public. To register, call Dale McKinney at (918) 343-7655 or email

Garage sale to raise money for the Kelley Knifechief Benefit Fund, 7 a.m.-noon, 2606 Westwood Drive.

Claremore High School band opening session, 8-10 a.m., old band room. Parents and students asked to attend. Regular practice begins 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7 through Friday, Aug. 11. More information, call band director Kevin Couch, 346-3591.

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Town Hall meeting slated Aug. 8

“Operation Unity in Our Community,” the second Town Hall meeting with City Manager Troy Powell, will be 5 p.m. Aug. 8 at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 805 N. Oseuma. Powell will answer concerns of the community. Information, call Rev. Rodger Cutler, 918-851-1509.

District 5 VFW, Auxiliary to meet

District 5 VFW and Ladies Auxiliary will meet at the Post in Claremore Sunday, Aug. 6 for a joint meeting at 10:30 a.m. and separate meetings at 1 p.m. The Auxiliary will serve lunch at noon for $5 per person.

Meetings will be led by District 5 Commander, Richard Elishimer, and District 5 President Donita Bell, both from Collinsville. Plans for the 2006-2007 year will be discussed.

Members of Posts and Auxiliaries from Owasso, Broken Arrow, Sand Springs, Tulsa, Oologah, Turley, Mannford, Glenpool, Cleveland and Claremore will be attending.

Cheerleading mini camp offered

Claremore High School Cheerleaders will host a cheerleading mini camp from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 7-10 at Lantow Field. If weather is too hot, the camp will be held in the Will Rogers Junior High gym. Cost is $35 until Aug. 1 or $40 afterward. Brochures with registration information are available at all schools. Information, Shari Harris, 341-9596 or 384-6965.

Optimist Club to meet Aug. 9

Dr. Robert Groves of the Naturopathic Healing Arts Center of Tulsa will address members of the Optimist Club of Claremore at noon, Wednesday, Aug. 9 in Eggberts Restaurant.

Dr. Groves will address the subject of natural health and healing. Information, contact Charlie Svoboda, 341-4924.

Foyil UMC has monthly dinner

The women of Foyil United Methodist Church will host their monthly dinner on Wednesday, Aug. 9. They begin serving at 11 a.m. The menu includes the choice of fried chicken or meat loaf and side items. The price is $6.

JOM school supply vouchers to be available

Johnson O’Malley school supply vouchers will be available for pick up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 at Claremore High School. Wal-Mart in Claremore will redeem the vouchers from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 and Tuesday, Aug. 22. For more information, contact Meda Nix at 527-6898.

Roosa PTO to meet

Roosa Elementary PTO will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7.

Foyil JOM distribution set

Foyil Public Schools Johnson O’Malley distribution will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, in the cafeteria.

Church plans blood drive

Blue Starr Church of Christ will hold a blood drive, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, in the American Red Cross Bloodmobile next to the Family Life Center. Every donor will receive the chance to win $1500 in free gas.

OT hosts ‘Back to School Rally’

“Back to School Rally” 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17 at Oologah-Talala High School Auditorium. “Meet and Greet Your Teacher” follows 7-8:30 p.m. Class lists to be posted then.

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