The Edmond Sun

Local News

November 29, 2012

Edmond area health news in brief

EDMOND — OU Physicians expands at new Edmond clinic

To provide additional health care services to Edmond residents, OU Physicians is expanding and consolidating its services at a new clinic location in Edmond. The new OU Physicians Edmond will open its doors Dec. 3 in the Fountain Lake business complex at 14101 N. Eastern, one block north of Memorial Drive.

The new OU Physicians Edmond Clinic will offer urology and primary care services initially, but will ultimately add cardiology and other health services.

Dr. Ashley Bowen, a urologist, and Dr. Barry Mitchell, a family medicine physician, will be the first to move into the new Fountain Lake location on Dec. 3. Additional OU Physicians primary care services, now located at Kelley Pointe in Edmond, and cardiology will move to the new clinic near the first of the year.

Patients interested in scheduling an appointment with Dr. Mitchell may call 340-1621. For an appointment with Dr. Bowen, cal 340-1279.

Balancing life stress during the holiday season

Learn how to cope with major stressors and start enjoying the non-stressful details of your life during the holiday season. To make the most of all occasions in your life, join Integris Family Care Memorial West family medicine physician Charlotte Coyner, M.D., to learn de-stressing techniques to manage and cope with what stresses you. Come enjoy the presentation and free chair massages and hot cocoa from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Integris Cancer Institute of Oklahoma, 5911 W. Memorial Rd. Join us for a tour of the Integris Cancer Institute of Oklahoma and the ProCure Proton Therapy Center.

For more information or reservations, call the Integris HealthLine at 951-2277.

Pancreatic cancer awareness walk set for Saturday

To increase awareness of pancreatic cancer in Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Pancreatic Cancer Support Groups will sponsor the Eighth Annual Garden Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Hope & Awareness, Saturday, Dec. 1.

The walk will take place through the gardens of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. This year’s program will include a Purple Pancake Breakfast that will kick off the event at 9 a.m. Purple is the designated color that represents pancreatic cancer awareness. Presentations will begin at 10 a.m. at the David L. Boren Student Union, 1106 N. Stonewall Ave. There is no charge to the public to attend the Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Garden Walk and anyone is welcome to participate.

For more information, contact April Sandefer at april-sandefer@

ouhsc.edu.

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    The University of Central Oklahoma invites the community to celebrate sustainability with its Earth Day Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 22 in locations throughout Central’s campus.
    The fair kicks off at 10 a.m. around Broncho Lake with exhibitions from local businesses, state agencies and student organizations. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about its environmental mission and message.

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  • UCO School of Music closes semester with concert series

    The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music will wrap up its instrumental performance season with three concerts featuring Central students April 29 through May 1 at Mitchell Hall Theater located on the UCO campus.    

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  • Fine Arts 1 Auction benefits Fine Arts Institute

    The Spring Sampler dinner and auction event April 12 at Oak Tree Country Club benefitted the Fine Arts Institute of Edmond.

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  • Kaiser joins Thunder ownership group

    Tulsa businessman George B. Kaiser has been approved by the NBA Board of Governors as a new partner in The Professional Basketball Club LLC, which owns the Oklahoma City Thunder. Thunder Chairman and CEO Clayton I. Bennett made the announcement Friday. Kaiser is purchasing the ownership interest of Tom L. Ward.
    “We are honored to welcome George Kaiser as a member of the ownership group of the Oklahoma City Thunder,” Bennett said. “George is a well-respected and important Oklahoma business leader, as well as one of the state and nation’s top philanthropists. His commitment to successful business and community leadership is in true alignment with that of the Thunder.
    “I also appreciate the commitment and leadership provided by Tom Ward as a member of our ownership group from the beginning,” Bennett added.

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  • Literally, books come to life for club

    When some of the women at Touchmark at Coffee Creek got together to form a book club, they didn’t know it would be so much fun and become such an important part of their lives.
    The group of about a dozen residents gets together monthly to not only discuss the assigned novel, memoir or classic, but also to immerse themselves in the setting and culture of the book. There is no limit to their creativity.

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  • pink.jpg Local children win Edmond Sun Easter coloring contest

    Two local children were named winners of The Edmond Sun’s Easter coloring contest. At left, Madsion Porter, 4, daughter of Tracy Porter, won a princess Easter basket, which included a tiara, tea set, stuffed bunny rabbit and chocolate rabbit. At right, BriAnna Harbaugh, 9, daughter of Leslie Haubaugh, won a Hello Kitty Easter basket, containing art supplies, a Hello Kitty stuffed animal and a chocolate bunny.  The families also received a three-month subscription to The Edmond Sun. For your own subscription to The Edmond Sun, visit edmondsun.com, call 341-2121, or visit 123 S. Broadway.

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  • jc_HarveySparks.jpg Pastor seeks congressional seat

    Working in the Congressional 1st District office of Congressman Jim Bridenstine was an eye opener for Harvey Sparks, he said. His analytical exposure to Congress has sparked his drive to run for the Congressional 5th District of Oklahoma, said Sparks, R-Oklahoma City.
    Sparks has been a pastor for the majority of his professional life. Sixteen months ago, he was asked by 1st District Congressman Jim Bridenstine to come work in his Washington, D.C., office. He and his wife, Jennifer, have three daughters and a son, ages 10-3.

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  • Nominations being accepted for Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame

    The Oklahoma Military Heritage Foundation is accepting nominations through June 1 for inductees into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame. Oklahoma veterans including Medal of Honor recipients have been being honored by the hall of fame since 1999. A banquet and ceremony honoring those selected this year for the hall of fame will be Nov. 8 at the Tower Hotel, formerly Marriott Hotel, at 3233 Northwest Expressway in Oklahoma City.
    Nominees can be living or deceased. Nomination forms can be obtained by writing to the Oklahoma Military Heritage Foundation, P.O. Box 30658, Edmond, OK, 73003; or on the foundation’s website at www.okmhf.org.
     

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  • Filing period for conservation district directors

    The Oklahoma Conservation Commission is providing notice that Oklahoma’s conservation districts will have an election for the position of board member on the 87 local conservation district boards of directors across the state. The local conservation district board is made up of five individuals who set the priorities for the conservation districts.
    The filing period for the board member position is May 1-14. The Notification and Declaration of Candidacy form can be found at http://go.usa.gov/TjBJ or at their local conservation district office.
    The conservation district director election is scheduled for June 3. A listing of conservation district offices is available at http://go.usa.gov/TjDh, or by calling the commission office at 521-2384.

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  • Oklahoma History Center new home for Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame

    The Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame has a new home at the Oklahoma History Center. Created in 1999, the hall of fame, operated by the Oklahoma Military Heritage Foundation, has been housed the past several years at Oklahoma Christian University but there was no available space to display photographs and information on the inductees.
    During the past year, the foundation had an opportunity to become part of the Oklahoma History Center where there is a place to display the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame and its inductees, said Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Bradley Gambill, president of the foundation.

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