MUSKOGEE, Okla. –Oklahoma School for the Blind students are saddling up again September 27 for their 13th Western Heritage Day.
The annual event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Silver Spur Western Lodge owned by Roy Webb in Haskell.
Webb donates his indoor arena, stage coach and hay wagon and are on hand to visit with students.
Sharon Breeding, a volunteer leader with Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association, coordinates dozens of volunteers from all over the state who help OSB students, kindergarten through 12th grade, experience the old west.
Shape Your Future is dedicated to improving Oklahoma’s health and future through nutrition, fitness education and tobacco-free lifestyles. Shape Your Future encourages parents, caregivers, children and all Oklahomans to eat better, move more and be tobacco free.
This campaign is funded through the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust and the Oklahoma State Department of Health. They proudly support the Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan and its mission to increase the overall health and wellness of Oklahomans.
CLAREMORE, Okla. – People with vision loss and their families are invited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Claremore Support Group for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Wednesday, September 20.
The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Claremore community Center, 2301 N. Sioux.
Visual Services, a division of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, sponsors the support group, which is believed to be the largest of its kind in the state.
Oklahoma City – Emily Cheng of Oklahoma City was recently appointed to the Commission for Rehabilitation Services by Governor Mary Fallin.
The commission is the governing board for the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.
DRS annually serves more than 83,400 Oklahomans with disabilities through career planning, employment, independent living, educational programs and the determination of medical eligibility for disability benefits.