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OKG Newsletter


Topic: disabled

Get on the Sunday bus


Commentary

Lauren Branch
Oklahoma City is in the midst of a renaissance. When civic leaders talk about our city’s progress, you hear phrases like “world-class” and “big-league city.” The Thunder is driving toward a possible NBA championship. Olympic athletes are training on the Oklahoma River. A 50-story skyscraper just reshaped the city’s skyline.
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Constant gardener

Double amputee doesn't let physical limitations keep him from gardening.


News

Susannah Waite
Ruben Hernandez doesn’t let anything stop him from getting out and working in the garden every day.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Finding common ground

Flooding concerns, an alleged lack of transparency and the potential for harm to wildlife didn’t deter passage of a proposal to add new trails and structures at Martin Park Nature Center.


News

Tim Farley
The Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Commission voted unanimously last week to approve a proposal by nonprofit group Wilderness Matters, Inc., which seeks to add handicapped-accessible trails and other structures to the park at 5000 W. Memorial. The issue moves to the Oklahoma City Council for consideration in January.
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Rolling Thunder

You'll be as hooked as he.


Thriller

Rod Lott
You can keep Coming Home, Forrest Gump and Born on the Fourth of July, multiple Oscar winners all. For my money, the seminal disabled-Vietnam-vet film is 1977's Rolling Thunder.
 
Monday, June 3, 2013

Angels unaware

Dale Rogers Training Center gives handicapped people mentorship and hope.


News

Greg Horton
In its six decades of service to and partnership with Oklahomans with disabilities, the Dale Rogers Training Center has helped its clients get and keep work.
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
 
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