Links Mentioned For the Week Of 11-11-19
Consumer Reports Tips For Understanding Food Labeling
Consumer Reports is clearing up confusion on food packaging. They said many food labels are unclear and not all products meet the same standard. For more information, click here.
Naomi Swanson Medical Fund
A young girl from Woodward is battling cancer. She and her dog, Bruiser, got to compete in a canine agility event in Broken Arrow. You can help her family with medical expenses at their GoFundMe page.
'Save The Monarchs' License Plate Available For Pre-Order
You can now pre-order the new Save the Monarchs license plate. The plates are $40, and half of the proceeds will go toward The Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma.
Tulsans To Vote 'On Improve Our Tulsa' Capital Improvements Package
Starting Thursday, Tulsans can begin voting on a $639 million Improve Our Tulsa capital improvements package. The plan calls to fund improvements for basic Tulsa infrastructure; it wouldn't increase tax, but would continue the 'Improve Our Tulsa' program voters approved in 2013.
To see a full list of the proposed projects, click here.
Komen Oklahoma To Hold Annual Pink Rose Luncheon
On Wednesday, November 13th, Komen Oklahoma will be holding their annual Pink Rose Luncheon. It's a special celebration for breast cancer survivors and their families. For more information, go to KomenOklahoma.org.
Update: Group Works To Raise Funds For Tulsa Race Massacre Memorial
Organizers say they're applying for grants to get more funding for this project and they're also looking for donations for a Tulsa Race Massacre memorial on the grounds of Vernon AME Church near Greenwood and Archer.
The health department said you can get the flu vaccine on a walk-in basis Mondays through Thursdays from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Tulsa Health Department locations below:
- James O. Goodwin Health Center | 5051 S. 129 E. Ave., Tulsa, OK
- Central Regional Health Center | 315 S. Utica, Tulsa, OK
- North Regional Health and Wellness Center | 5635 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tulsa OK
Oklahoma received a D- when it comes to premature birth as a little more than 11% of babies are born too soon. With that in mind The Executive Chef of “Duet” joined News On 6 with a recipe that will be served at the March of Dime’s charity auction.
John 3:16 Mission Food Drive
John 3:16 Mission in Tulsa is collecting items for the holiday season. Their goal is to collect 5,000 turkeys along with other food items. You can help by joining their food drive at area grocery stores.
To find out locations, follow this link.
USS Batfish Fundraiser
Muskogee War Memorial Park is hosting a Trivia Night to help raise money to restore the USS Batfish. You can find ticket information HERE.
Mannford Police Chief
Mannford Police Chief Lucky Miller was murdered in Florida and has a GoFundMe for his family, which you can find here.