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Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes Across the State December 2011

Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes Across the State

Oklahoma State Parks will sponsor free, guided hikes in six state parks on New Year's Day as part of the America's State Parks First Day Hikes initiative.

Calling all citizen scientists to help conduct Wildlife Department’s Winter Bird Feeder Survey December 2011

Calling all citizen scientists to help conduct Wildlife Department’s Winter Bird Feeder Survey

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s Winter Bird Feeder Survey starts Jan. 5 and gives wildlife enthusiasts and their families an exciting way to kick off the New Year.

AAA’s Top Ten Tips for Safe & Easy Holiday Road Trips December 2011

AAA’s Top Ten Tips for Safe & Easy Holiday Road Trips

AAA Oklahoma is predicting 787,500 Oklahomans will drive 50 miles or more from home over the 11-day holiday period, a jump of 3.2 percent over travel levels a year ago.

Chesapeake to Match Donations to Regional Food Bank December 2011

Chesapeake to Match Donations to Regional Food Bank

In light of the challenges facing Oklahomans in need, Chesapeake Energy Corporation has stepped up its involvement in the fight against hunger. Through January 31, Chesapeake will match donations to the Regional Food Bank - up to $1 million.

New Guidelines for Toddler Screen Time December 2011

New Guidelines for Toddler Screen Time

New findings issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) state that children under the age of 2 should have stricter media limits than previously defined.

Read to a Child this Holiday Season December 2011

Read to a Child this Holiday Season

Reading Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa books gives children positive learning experiences

Our Readers Share Their Favorite Holiday Fare December 2011

Our Readers Share Their Favorite Holiday Fare

Our November Question of the Month asked readers to share what recipes make holiday meals special. We were delighted to read great stories of recipes originally lovingly made by mothers or grandmothers, with many of the recipes still being made today by younger generations.

Free Parenting Classes for Families in Crisis December 2011

Free Parenting Classes for Families in Crisis

Established in 1981, NorthCare exists to promote recovery and independence to Oklahomans in need. Each year, NorthCare serves approximately 13,500 Oklahomans experiencing emotional, trauma-related or substance abuse issues, including over 2,000 children impacted by abuse and neglect. NorthCare offers services for families in crisis, including parenting classes.

Guard Against ID Theft While Holiday Shopping December 2011

Guard Against ID Theft While Holiday Shopping

Shoppers are sometimes overwhelmed by the pressures of holiday shopping and the festivities of the season. As a result, they are even more vulnerable to one of the nation’s fastest growing crimes—identity theft.

Want to Work for MetroFamily? December 2011

Want to Work for MetroFamily?

MetroFamily is seeking a high-energy, enthusiastic, hard-working person with a friendly personality to join our sales team.

 

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