Leadership Oklahoma, a statewide leadership program, is now accepting applications for its 2013 Youth Leadership Oklahoma (YLOK) class which will be held June 9-14, 2013. Applicants must be high school Juniors or home schooled equivalent with at least a 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
Safe Sleep Sunday was created to raise awareness about the plight of our most vulnerable population, our babies, and to inspire all of us to work together to put an end to unsafe sleep practices.
Next week, students, teachers, parents and community members in Oklahoma City will be lacing up their walking shoes to join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 3, 2012.
The best free ticket in town is just a click away through the Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! program. Tickets granting free admission for two people per household to participating museums on Saturday, September 29 may be downloaded from the Smithsonian magazine website.
City leaders have launched a seven-question online survey asking for residents' input on the MAPS 3 Downtown Park design. The survey can be found at www.okc.gov/maps3 and is available in both English and Spanish and is mobile-friendly!
Having initiative means that you recognize what needs to be done and do it before being asked, whether working alone or on a team. It means that you are investing in your future by being faithful to a daily plan; little by little that investment multiplies, like pennies in the bank, until one day you are enriched.
Beginning in September, more than 20 General Mills’ brands will carry pink lids. For each pink lid received, General Mills will donate 10 cents to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, up to $2,500,000.
Team Up OKC, a two-week community-wide school supply drive to benefit students and teachers in Oklahoma City Public Schools, will take place September 17-28.
A baby will need 6,000–9,000 diaper changes from birth to potty training. At a cost of approximately $3,000, many Oklahomans have to choose between buying diapers for their child or putting food on the table. To emphasis the importance of diapers, the week of September 10–17 is National Diaper Needs Awareness Week.
State health officials warn that favorable conditions continue for the spread of West Nile Virus. Oklahomans are urged to “fight the bite” and take precautions to protect themselves against mosquito bites.