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Annie, get your purse

  The existing 4,000-square-foot children’s museum features outdated exhibits, including fabricated rock walls, a sad cowboy mannequin with stained clothing sitting atop a horse, and little to stimulate the minds and imaginations of 21st-century children. It has become the pet project of The Annie Oakley Society, which has raised more than $2 million in the

How did we get here?

David Rothwell Physician Managing partner Salerno Health “My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn’t pay the bill, he gave me six months more.” –Walter Matthau In 1900, the yearly cost of health care for an individual was $5 (or $100 in today’s money). Of course, that was prior to standardization

Wow, a party!

Set for 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, the party is co-chaired this year by Beverly and Mark Funke, and Jane and David Thompson. “In the past, this was a seated gala, but last year, the co-chairs wanted to mix it up a bit,” says Kristy

The Single Life

“I just found being a single parent was very, very hard,” Leonard says. “I was ill-equipped to do it. I understand why people need help.” That’s why Leonard, now the recruiting manager at Jacobi Kelley Personnel, vowed that when she could afford to, she would be a large supporter of the Single Parent Support Network.

Tri County Technology Center

U.S. Corporate Headquarters: Bartlesville Website: tctc.org Year Founded: 1968 Superintendent: Lindel Fields Status: Nonprofit Full-Time Employees in State: 97 Part-Time Employees in State: 0 Tri County Technology Center is dedicated to inspiring success through life-changing learning experiences. From innovative career majors in biotechnology and aerospace engineering to pioneering training initiatives in health care, TCTC prepares

SkyDance Bridge receives national award

Situated near Harvey Avenue, the 380-foot-long, $5.8 million bridge commissioned by the city of Oklahoma City includes a sculpture of a scissor-tailed flycatcher perched on it that rises 192 feet above the highway. Americans for the Arts is a nonprofit organization that works toward the advancement of arts and education. Public art experts Jean Greer,

240 priorities

A plan in the works could help the area define itself, help stakeholders improve its appearance, and speak with one voice. Last fall, the Urban Land Institute – a nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to land use and development – granted the local chapter $18,000 to study the I-240 corridor and surrounding neighborhoods, and

Art and Soul

But this year, she actually likes thinking about it. During the first quarter, she met with all 20 member agencies and probed them on how fundraising efforts were going. “Actually, everybody is showing an uptick,” Senner says. “It’s not one direct thing, but for us, it’s certainly reaching more people, telling our story to more