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Santa to make special stop at Edmond PD
Santa Claus is coming to town, making a special pre-Christmas visit.
From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 21, parents are invited to bring their children to the Edmond Police Department, 23 E. First St., for a free photograph with Santa. It is also being billed as a chance for citizens to see the progress of the Public Safety Center being built across the street from City Council chambers.
Couple finds ‘Living Wage Experiment’ anxiety-inducing
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a three-part series detailing candidate Cathy Cummings’ Living Wage Experiment in Oklahoma City. She is planning to run as a Democrat for lieutenant governor. This story is reprinted with permission by The Vista.
Rusty hinges squawked in the crisp air as Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Cathy Cummings opened the door of the dusty brick duplex, her home for two more weeks.
Twenty-one days have passed since Cummings and her husband, Sean, left their suburban home on Nov. 1 to begin “The Living Wage Experiment,” an attempt to bring awareness to the minimum wage workers’ everyday struggles.
A Winter Night at the Children Safety Village
The Edmond Fire Department will be hosting A Winter Night at the Children Safety Village from 6-9 p.m. Dec 14. The event will be a wonderland of lights and fun in the Children’s Safety Village. Sparky the fire safety wonder dog will greet the kids and family, hot chocolate will be flowing and Santa’s workshop sponsored by Lowe’s will allow kids to work in Santa’s work shop creating toys. Story tellers will delight the kids with cold winter tales.
National Influenza Vaccination Week is Dec. 8-14
When you see signs that advertise: “Get your flu vaccine here,” you might think, “Isn’t it too late for that?”
Oklahoma City’s premier New Year’s Day running event fights hunger
Registration is now open for the OKC NYD Blastoff 5K, which will be held in downtown Oklahoma City on New Year’s Day. The 5K starts at 9 a.m. at 5th and Harvey near the downtown post office and the Oklahoma City National Memorial.
Quail Springs Mall holiday season blood drive
Quail Springs Mall invites all OKC-area residents to get in the giving spirit this holiday season by donating blood. Each donor can save as many as three lives. Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) will conduct a blood drive at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today on the lower level near the mall’s southeast entrance.
Weather closing down school for Friday
All athletic events and activities have been canceled for Thursday afternoon and evening in both the Edmond and Deer Creek school districts, but it is too early to make the call on whether classes will meet Friday, said spokespersons for the two largest area school districts.
Red Cross preps for winter storm response
American Red Cross workers have deployed shelter assets across the state ahead of the approaching winter storm.
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