Links Mentioned On Aug. 17, 2020

Monday, August 17th 2020, 3:25 am
By: News On 6

Jenks High School Student National Finalist For 'Doodle For Google' Competition

A Jenks high school student has won the state competition for "Doodle for Google," and is now in the running for the national competition. Voting is taking place now through Friday August 21st., and you can help one of Oklahoma's Own by voting for Madhan's doodle HERE and then going to the Grades 8-9 option and clicking on Oklahoma.

Sand Springs Virtual Academy Deadline

Monday is the last day to register your student for Sand Springs virtual academy or blended learning.

Click here if you would like to enroll your student in an online learning option.

OSU's McKnight Center Suspends Performances Until January 2021

Oklahoma State University's McKnight Center announced it is suspending performances until January 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the performances that were scheduled for fall 2020 have been rescheduled; however, officials said some events were canceled but will likely be rescheduled in the future. To view the new schedule, click here.

Gathering Place Joins Tulsa Police To Host Back-To-School Supply Drive

The Gathering Place is partnering with Tulsa Police Department and Tulsa Community Foundation to host a Back to School Supply Drive for Tulsa County elementary students. The event is Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. but officials say is you can't attend and would still like to support the program you can find more ways to help at the Tulsa Community Foundation's website.

To view the official donation list CLICK HERE

Tulsa Housing Authority Launches Emergency Rent Assistance Program

The Tulsa Housing Authority is launching a new program to help Tulsa County residents struggling to pay their rent. A household will be eligible for up to three months of past due rent, for a maximum of $3,000. Applicants should provide a copy of their lease, pay stubs, and a letter from their landlord stating that they are behind on their rent and for which months the rent is past due.Applications will be available starting next Monday and will be accepted through Friday, Sept. 4, 2020.

For More Information CLICK HERE

COVID-19 Pandemic Leads To Increased Food Insecurity For More Oklahomans

The food banks plan to have their warehouse always full, so they won’t have to turn anyone away. Visit this website for a list of partner pantries in your area.

10-Year-Old Donates Lemonade Stand Sales To Others In Need

You can support Jay’s Lemonade Stand and 22 other kid entrepreneurs at the Kids Vendors Event this weekend, August 22 from 12 -5 p.m. at O’Brien Park and Recreation Center. You can also support Jayden here and learn more about the Tulsa Day Center.