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Bully love

A humane society for bully breeds works to change the perception of pit bulls, bulldogs and more.


Features

Lea Terry
Since founding the Bully Breed Humane Society in 2008, Lizzy Druvenga has encountered nearly every stereotype about pit bull breeds. During adoption events, she’s watched many promising matches turn sour once prospective adopters discover the puppy they’re cuddling is a pit bull.
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Local woman's need for bone marrow transplant draws attention to ongoing need for donors


News

Lea Terry
When Dee Dee Dixon Rund was diagnosed with leukemia, her friends and colleagues drew on their business expertise to help save her life."I am a businesswoman, and I work with business owners, and I kno...
 
Thursday, February 25, 2010

New Web site from a group of Oklahoma collaborators asks users to share ideas and make changes


News

Lea Terry
New ideas abound on the Internet through social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook and through personal and corporate blogs. Whether it's simply improving productivity or a massive plan to end...
 
Thursday, February 11, 2010

Volunteer group with the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma gets dirty to save money and feed families


News

Lea Terry
Last year, the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma recycled six tons of cardboard and 500 pounds of shrink-wrap each month, but still spent $28,000 on trash removal for the year, said Bruce Edwards, direct...
 
Thursday, January 28, 2010

Two OKC women start charitable organization for Congo, adopt two children


News

Lea Terry
When Mary McFarland and Debi Mangrum visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa, they had no thoughts of adopting while they were there. But both Oklahoma City residents soon found t...
 
Thursday, December 10, 2009

OKC education center focuses on low-income families to help young children succeed


News

Lea Terry
A high number of dropouts, students reading below grade level, teenagers turning to crime and gangs " these are trends seen not only in Oklahoma but also around the country. Teachers and adminis...
 
Thursday, October 29, 2009

OU College of Nursing program provides care, support for elderly, disabled


News

Lea Terry
With the growing popularity and awareness of home health care, elderly patients and those with disabilities can stay home rather than move into a facility while still receiving the assistance an...
 
Thursday, August 20, 2009

OKC hosts The Links Central Area conference


News

Lea Terry
Between today and Sunday, nearly 500 professional women will converge on Oklahoma City, seeking inspiration and ideas they can use for the benefit of their communities. The Links Inc., a not...
 
Thursday, July 30, 2009

AmeriCorps VISTA program links workers with Oklahoma programs


News

Lea Terry
For many nonprofit and community organizations, the AmeriCorps VISTA program helps them accomplish things they might not otherwise be able to, given their often limited financial and human resou...
 
Thursday, June 18, 2009

Junior cotillion teaches children ins, outs of polite society


News

Lea Terry
The students of junior cotillion learn how to shake hands, how to mingle, even how to dance. But the goal of cotillion is not merely to teach children proper manners; it's also to help them ...
 
Thursday, June 11, 2009

Midtown collaborative brings freelancers together


News

Lea Terry
Oklahoma City's freelance community is growing, and its members are looking for more interaction with each other and with their clients " something not easily accomplished if you work from home....
 
Thursday, April 2, 2009

Financial planning can help ease tension and turmoil of divorce


News

Lea Terry
With an estimated 50 percent of marriages ending in divorce, and Oklahoma consistently ranking in the top five nationally, the prevalence of divorce has many people alarmed. Its emotional toll is well...
 
Thursday, January 15, 2009

Study estimates that 78 million dogs and cats are overweight or obese


News

Lea Terry
Most people know that Americans' waistlines are expanding. But they may not know the same is happening to their pets. As humans become more sedentary and eat more unhealthily, their four-legged compan...
 
Thursday, January 8, 2009

OKC professionals contribute to social networking book


News

Lea Terry
With the click of a mouse, you can find a former classmate now living halfway around the world. You can also connect with fellow professionals in your area. You can even track your friends' day-to-day...
 
Thursday, January 1, 2009

National group helps to restore Oklahoma properties


News

Lea Terry
A community's historic buildings are more than just reminders of the past; they also connect generations through their shared experiences with these sites, said Daniel Carey, director of the National ...
 
Thursday, December 18, 2008
 
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