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Claremore’s ZipperQ Reaches ONE MILLION DOLLAR Mark

The feeling of small town America is most present when a community comes together for a cause. Reaching out and supporting, volunteering, and giving...

A Note from Zip’s Mom

As we gear up for a day of great food, family, and fun at ZipperQ 8, I can't help but reminisce about how we got...

Zip: How a Claremore Family Lives Their ‘Rare’

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011, my 36th birthday. Zip came into my room in the morning. His shoulders were swollen up like the incredible hulk....

Are You the Best BBQ Team in Claremore? Show Us Your Chops!

Claremore's favorite barbecue competition, Zipper Q, returns to the Claremore Expo on Saturday, October 6! It's time to get ready to fire up your...

Zipper Q Shirts Available Now!

Our favorite family-friendly barbecue throwdown returns to the Claremore Expo on Saturday, October 6! The day consists of tons of delicious food, beer, live...

Congratulations to the Gordon Family of Claremore!

The Jeannie Peeper Awards, named in honor of the IFOPA's Founder, recognize those who make exceptional contributions to the worldwide FOP community through their...

Celebrate FOP Awareness Day, Claremore: Psst, it’s Today!

Hey, Claremore, y'all know Zip Gordon, right? He's the namesake of Claremore's favorite family-friendly barbecue  throwdown each October, ZipperQ. He's one of only 800...

ZipperQ in Claremore: Exciting, but hard for those who love Zip

ZipperQ week is always exciting, but also hard for those of us who love Zip. See, we don't talk about FOP every day...we can't,...

Claremore’s ZipperQ: Making Our Thing Sustainable

It’s hard to believe we have been in the FOP community for six years. Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva flew into our lives out of nowhere....

Claremore, Send Postcards! Please?

We are coming up on the 6th anniversary of Zip’s FOP diagnosis. FOP causes muscle, tendons, and joints to turn to bone. It eventually...

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Rogers State University Announces Spring 2020 Honor Roll  

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Claremore Garage Sales this Weekend

Let's hope the weather clears up, 'mkay? Thursday, July 9th 324 E 17th St 1813 N. Chambers Ave. 200 N. Chambers Ave. Lot 17 Friday, July 10th 709 N Choctaw...

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