If a roaring twenties, Gatsby-styled gala sounds fun, then you’ll want to make plans to attend Volunteers for Youth’s 6th annual “Chair-ity” Auction on March 2nd. Upcycled vintage furnishings and functionally revived cast-offs will go home with the high bidders along with a few “experiences” that capture the hearts and wallets of the more adventurous. “We have major reasons to celebrate this year and the community is encouraged to join our celebration and attend the gala starting at 6:30 pm on March 2nd at the Claremore Conference Center," said Mendy Stone, Volunteers for Youth.  Skilled craftsmen, Pinterest enthusiasts and anyone with a creative idea are encouraged to contact Volunteers for Youth to donate live auction items. Already ready for the auction block is a headboard-turned-bench, OU-Iowa State tickets in a football suite, Wine Limo Tour for 8, fully furnished dollhouse and several furniture pieces. A silent auction will include items of interest...
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Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma – CASA received a generous donation from the Claremore Walmart. Through the Community Grant Program, Walmart associates are proud to support the needs of their communities by providing grants to local organizations. “Walmart believes in operating globally and giving back locally – creating impact in the neighborhoods where we live and work.” Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma is using the funds from Walmart to garner more support in Rogers County. Child Advocates has been recruiting for their upcoming volunteer training to begin March 2nd in Claremore. Their goal is to provide a dedicated volunteer to speak up for every abused and neglected child throughout Northeast Oklahoma. It is thanks to great businesses and people like Walmart that Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma can serve the need in Ottawa County. To learn more about the Walmart Foundation or Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma, you can visit their...
Photo credit: Just a Taste There's a big pancake breakfast at the Claremore Elks Lodge on Saturday, February 23. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, and more for just $6! Come on out between 7a - 10a and get your fill, while supporting the Claremore Titans baseball team and the Elks fish fry at the Claremore VA Center. Claremore Elks Lodge is located at 1820 Summit Drive in Claremore.
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This week marks the final two home games for our RSU Hillcats! Thursday, February 21 is the White Out game! The first 750 fans will receive a FREE RSU t-shirt courtesy of BSN Sports. Get there early to get your white shirt and show your Hillcat support! Both teams will play St. Mary's. The women play at 5:30p, and the men at 7:30p. Buffalo Wild Wings is the game day sponsor, and they'll be hosting the Blazing Wings Challenge during halftime of the men's game. Six lucky fans will participate for a chance to win a BWW prize pack! Thursday is also Catalayah Night! All Catalayah students, staff, and teachers get FREE ADMISSION to the games!   It's RCB Bank Day on Saturday, February 23! The women play at 1p and the men tip off at 3p, against Texas A&M International. You could score a free RCB/RSU t-shirt and even play a halftime game...
Need a weekend respite from the challenges of life, or a new hobby? Fiber working is soothing and wonderful! Check out the Shepherd's Cross weaving retreat on a harness floor loom. This event will be held March 7 - 9, 8:30a - 3:30p daily. Class members may stay until 5:30p to practice, if desired. Learn to weave on a floor loom with a harness and foot pedals. Everyone will learn to warp and to weave, completing a trivet and a sampler scarf or table runner to take home. Participants may bring their own loom or use one at the farm for no additional charge. The class will also cover some history of fiber arts and practical technology. Cost is $233.00 (fiber included). No hidden fees, rental fees or materials fees. All are included in the package price. Bring a sack lunch each day. Snacks and beverages will be provided during two break times each...
J Farley's Pub is hosting a one-year anniversary party on Saturday, February 23! There will be live music all day, loads of delicious food, and lots of drink specials. Come celebrate a successful first year of J Farley's, located in The Cornerstone at 609 S. Brady. Entertainment schedule: Jake Tankersley                      12p - 12:30p Josh Wadsworth                         3p - 4:30p Cactus Jones                         4:30p - 5:25p Jake Flint                                   5:30p - 7p Timothy O'Brian's Celtic Cheer     7:30p - 9p Bryce Dicus & the Mercenaries Trio  9p - 12a
We've got some Claremore folks who have relocated to Durant over the past few years (think the Burrages and the Malletts), and they're asking for some Claremore love. Durant is in the running for a $500,000 makeover on season 4 of The Small Business Revolution from hosts Ty Pennington and Amanda Brinkmann! We can help their Main Street grow like ours has by voting for them. You can vote once per day, per device, using a unique email address for each. Voting ends February 19 at 10p. Anyone from anywhere can vote, so help us spread the word! #SmallBusinessRevolution https://www.deluxe.com/small-business-revolution/main-street/season-four/#vote-now
The Claremore Animal Shelter is hosting a Spring Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, April 6, from 8a - 12p at the shelter (815 W. Ramm Rd.). Rabies: $12 Bordetella: $18 DHLPP (dogs): $18 Heartworm test: $25 Drontal deworm: up to 30 lbs: $15 Drontal deworm: over 30 lbs: $20 Microchipping: $20 Leukemia (cats): $18 FVRCP (cats): $18 Nail trim: $10 Cash only. Services provided by Ark Animal Hospital.