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Events

WALL STREET JOURNALIST Peggy Noonan Lecturing at OKC Town Hall - Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 10:30 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 222 NW 15th, OKC Tickets are available at the door for $25.

Noonan is a best-selling author of eight books on American history and culture and is a former producer for CBS News. This lively lecture will provide the audience with an insight to the Washington political scene and a glimpse of what to expect from the newly elected President Donald Trump and Congress. This should be a very interesting talk on the current political scene! New Wall Street Journal subscribers can purchase tickets for $50 for Noonan and the remaining two lectures featuring Ted Fishman speaking on “China, Inc. The Graying of the World & Friendship” March 16 and Joshua Landis speaking on “Syria and the Middle East” April 20. For ticket information call 405-202-4262 or email patti@prbraydesigns.com. Luncheon with the speaker immediately follows the lecture at St. Luke’s Christian Life Center for $17. For luncheon tickets call 405-755-2362 or email okbean@cox.net. Visit okctownhall.com for updated information. For additional information please contact George McDowell, OKC Town Hall President 405-826-3335.

You are invited to the Grand Opening of Nurses To Go Home Health Thursday Feb 23, 2017- 2:30 PM – Ribbon Cutting 4 – 6 PM – Open House Event - 4900 Richmond Square Drive, Suite 110 OKC. Speaking of behalf of the chamber - Jim Segerstrom. RSVP to Ms. Lesa Beatty, 226-1969 or lesa@genesishealthgroupllc.com. Refreshments will be served.

This spring, Southern Nazarene University is hosting the Museum of the Bible Lecture Series. Discover the Bible's impact on the arts with this series of six lectures.

“INSPIRED: The Bible’s Impact on the Arts.” This FREE series will allow those in attendance to discover the Bible’s impact on the arts. All SNU faculty, staff, students and community are invited and encouraged to attend. Space is limited with only 188 seats available.

Tickets are free, but you must RSVP by going to museumofthebible.org/lecture/SNU or by calling 405.996.4900. Lectures will be held in the Royce Brown Building on the SNU campus, 6729 NW 39th Expressway Bethany, OK 73008

WHEN: 7:00 p.m., Thursdays on the following dates:

    • February 16 - How to Illustrate God. Amy Van Dyke, Curator of Art and Education Museum of the Bible
    • March 2 - Called to Create. Scott Stearman, Professional Sculptor and SNU Alumni
    • March 23 - Performing the Bible in the Early Church. Dr. David Trobisch, Director of Collections Museum of the Bible
    • April 6 - Paradise Lost. Dr. David Anderso,n Associate Professor, Department of English University of Oklahoma

    • April 20 - The Bible and Hollywood. Phil Cooke, Founder and CEO Cooke Pictures

    Space is limited, so please RSVP by registering here or by calling 405.996.4900.

Please join NewView Oklahoma at our 8th Annual OKC Envision the Future Luncheon to learn how you can support our life-changing programs and experience "dessert in the dark." Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 from Noon to 1:00p at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 222 NW 15th St, OKC. Lunch is free but guests will have the opportunity to make a donation. Bring a friend or host a table! RSVP or have questions? Click here or contact Valerie Aubert. 405-232-4644 x 289 | vaubert@newviewoklahoma.org
Caregiver Support Group Join us Wednesday, February 22nd from 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. This is an opportunity for caregivers to learn, build relationships, share information and resources, vent frustrations, and gain emotional support. We are proud to offer this support group in partnership with Sunbeam Family Services. Lunch is provided at each meeting, so please RSVP to Tony Lippe by calling 405-239-2525 or tlippe@eastersealsoklahoma.org.
You are invited to ARTHRITIS 101 : “Living Better With Arthritis: Understanding Arthritis Medications” with Tim Anderson, D.Ph. presented by The Arthritis Foundation. Thursday, February 23, 2017, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Chesapeake Community Plaza Conference Center 720 West Wilshire, Suite 101, (Building 2) in OKC RSVP to 405.936.3366| ajackson@arthritis.org The Arthritis Foundation Oklahoma Chapter presents Arthritis 101, an education series for people living with arthritis and arthritis-related diseases. Mr. Anderson will discuss the medications used to treat arthritis and other arthritis-related conditions. One-on-one medication review may be provided by Mr. Anderson and team. Please bring your medication if you would like assistance. Mr. Anderson is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy and has a master’s degree in public health. He is the National Pharmacy Contracting Director for the OrthoForum Purchasing Alliance for 91 national Orthopedic Surgical Practices, 40 surgery centers, two orthopedic hospitals and seven rheumatology practices. Mr. Anderson also serves on the National Formulary Committee for MedAssets Group Purchasing Association. DOWNLOAD THE FLYER HERE.
You are invited! Christian Women's luncheon - 12:00 to 1:30pm, Wednesdays once a month at Quail Creek Golf & Country Club - 3501 Quail Creek Road. $19 at the door. Featuring interesting, informative programs, inspiration, and times of connecting with other women.  You do not have to "join" and there are no dues ~ just come when you can!! PUBLIC INVITED. Inspirational Speakers. RESERVATIONS are NECESSARY and CANCELLATIONS are ESSENTIAL. We request payment for unkept reservations. Please RSVP either to this e-mail or by calling Caroline Young 842-5106 or Elaine Baker 615-8049. Luncheon Reservation deadline: Sunday before. Also….. "Prayer Connection" You are invited to attend the Prayer Connection Coffee that is always the week prior to the luncheon.  It is from 10:00 to 11:30.  We will have a devotional and then pray for anything that is on our hearts.  It is important that you RSVP to Johnnie Roberts 474-7411.
3rd Annual Prime of Your Life Senior Expo - April 20, 2017, 8 AM to Noon at Choctaw Road Baptist Church - 14971 E Reno Ave, Choctaw 73020. FREE Admission - Free Refreshments - Free Expert Advice & Info - Prizes and Drawings. Featuring: Eunice Khoury, Host of KTOK 1000 AM popular news radio show, "Well Preserved with Eunice Khoury" and also Deputy Kim Lopez, TRIAD Coordinator with Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office. This event will connect Baby Boomers and Senior Adults with products, services and resources. Information Provided: Insurance & Medicare; Health Care & Long Term Planning Transitional Housing; Senior Citizen Expert Advice; Financial & Banking Services Protecting Yourself from Scams & Frauds. For more information, please contact the Choctaw Area Chamber Office: (405) 390-3303. Download the flyer here. THIS IS ALSO A GREAT VENDOR OPPORTUNITY: Call for info and to have your business in the expo: Call: 405.390.3303 or Email: office@choctawchamber.com
Health Fair 2017 At St. Ann’s Retirement Center - 7501 W. Britton Road, OKC, OK 73132 Promoting Healthy Living - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10am-2pm - Grand Theater . Bring your friends and family to our Health Fair & Open House. THIS IS A GREAT VENDOR OPPORTUNITY AS WELL. Healthy Snacks will be served! Entertainment provided! Representatives from various health-related organization will be on hand to discuss health issues and the services they provide. Take a tour of our beautiful community. We will have drawings for wonderful gifts provided by our vendors. Don’t miss this special event! If you have questions, please call Tereasa, Maria or Richard at 721-0747. We hope to see you on April 26th!
“OKALA'S Senior Stroll”- OKALA (Oklahoma Assisted Living Association) WILL HOST a 5k and 1 mile fun walk for the community April 23, 2017. The OKALA Senior Stroll 5k and Fun Walk is to benefit Oklahoman's For Quality Senior Care. There will be 10-20 vendors available. At Stars & Stripes Park / 3701 S Lake Hefner Dr, Oklahoma City, OK. The 1 mile fun run will begin at 8:30AM and the 5k run will begin at 9AM. Online registration is up OR LEARN MORE at the Facebook event page  
COST FOR EACH RACE: 1 mile fun run entry - $10 5k early bird special - $25 pp (NOW until March 1) 5k cost - $30 pp (March 1 - April 22) 5k cost day of - $35 pp (April 23)  T-shirt included, awards available and there are finisher medals for each runner.  SYNERGY HomeCare is a partner for this event.

AARP Driver Driver Safety PROGRAM— Why Take a Driver Safety Course? One reason to say yes: discounts on your auto insurance. There are many local locations and dates:

Date/ Day/ Location/ Time of class/ Registration #/ Instructor

February 2017

Feb 2/ Thursday/ Okla. City/ 9:30 am - 4 pm/ 951-2277/ Palinsky
at Integris 3rd Age Life Center - 5100 N. Brookline, Suite 100

Feb 8/ Wednesday/ Edmond/ 9 am - 3:30 pm/ 340-1975/ Harms
at Touchmark - 2801 Shortgrass

Feb 10/ Friday/ Okla. City/ 9 am - 3:30 pm/ 951-2277/ Edwards
SW Medical Center - 4200 S. Douglas, Suite B-10

Feb 13/ Monday/ Okla. City/ 9 am - 3:30 pm/ 752-1200/ Palinsky
Epworth Villa - 14901 N. Pennsylvania Ave.

Feb 15/ Wednesday/ Okla. City/ 9 am - 3:30 pm/ 605-6900/ Palinsky
Grand Tapestry - Quail Springs - 14201 N. Kentucky

Feb 22/ Wednesday/ Okla. City/ 9 am - 3:30 pm/ 522-6697/ Palinsky
at Department of Disability Concerns - 2401 NW 23rd, Suite 90

Feb 24/ Friday/ Okla. City/ 9 am - 3:30 pm/ 691-4091/ Palinsky
at Mercy Health Center - 4300 W Memorial Rd, Room A/B

March 2017

Mar 2/ Thursday/ Okla. City/ 9:30 am - 4 pm/ 951-2277/ Edwards
at Integris 3rd Age Life Center - 5100 N. Brookline

Mar 8/ Wednesday/ Edmond/ 9 am - 3:30 pm/ 210-6798/ Palinsky
at AARP State Office - 126 N. Bryant

Mar 10/ Friday/ Okla. City/ 9 am - 3:30 pm/ 951-2277/ Edwards
at SW Medical Center - 4200 SD. Douglas, Suite B-10

Mar 10/ Friday/ Okla. City/ 9 am - 3:30 pm/ 376-1297/ Palinsky
at Woodson Park Senior Center - 3401 S. May Ave.

Mar 14/ Tuesday/ Midwest City/ 9 am - 3:30 pm/ 691-4091/ Palinsky
at Rose State - 6191 Hudiberg Drive

Mar 18/ Saturday/ Moore/ 9 am - 3:30 pm/ 799-3130/ Palinsky
at Brand Senior Center - 501 E. Main

Look at the schedule and map here.

TRIAD Crime Prevention ‐ Regular monthly meetings are held at various locations throughout the metro area. TRIAD is a collaborative effort between the Sheriff’s office, local police departments and senior citizens working together to reduce and prevent crimes against seniors. Meetings are informal, free, fun, informative, open to the public, and require no commitment on your part. The TRIAD program offers many large informational events such as Senior Awareness Day, Informed Senior Seminars, Elder Law Day, Senior Driver Safety Day and the Senior Prom. Please check the schedule here for OKC TRIAD Meetings in your area.

Local Senior Events in OKC, Edmond & surrounding metro areas are listed here and updated WEEKLY. Do you know of an Oklahoma senior event we should add? Send us an email

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TRIAD is FREE crime prevention and protection for older/retired persons.

Local law enforcement and community members working together to reduce the crime rate of the elderly.

Learn more about your community at TRIAD meetings

Regular monthly meetings are held at various locations throughout the metro area by TRIAD. Meetings are informal, free, fun, informative, open to the public, and require no commitment on your part. TRIAD also recruits and trains volunteers to assist the police and sheriff’s departments. TRIAD meetings provide a forum for law enforcement and the community to share needs and concerns and work together to develop solutions and identify problem areas for seniors, and develop and implement community wide solutions.

Please check the schedule here for OKC TRIAD Meetings in your area.

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Help a Child Learn to Read

A volunteer opportunity you will love! Whiz Kids is a literacy program where volunteers meet with youths once a week to help them practice and learn reading skills. It’s easy and rewarding beyond compare! Whiz Kids volunteers concentrate on self-esteem, reading, communication skills, goal-setting and character building. Tutors are more than just tutors - they are mentors, friends and role models. Download the brochure to learn more or go to their website.

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Become a volunteer Ombudsman

The ombudsman program is supported by local volunteers who are committed to improving the lives of older persons in institutions. The Area Agencies on Aging Ombudsman Supervisors train, supervise and support the volunteers. Persons interested in volunteering should contact the Ombudsman Supervisor in their area.

Eunice has been an independent agent since 1989, specializing in:

Medicare • Long-Term Care Planning • Retirement Planning