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Pawhuska Journal-Capital

CITY OF PAWHUSKA SPONSORS FREE DUMP DAYS

The City of Pawhuska sponsors free dump days. Free dumping for Pawhuska Utility customers is available every Saturday, except holiday weekends, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., on a first come, first served basis, at the Pawhuska City Shop located at 406 Lynn Ave., just north of the Bird Creek Bridge. Items accepted include: passenger tires without rims, appliances, furniture, mattresses, box springs, wood and brush. Items NOT accepted are hazardous waste, commercial or contractor’s trash, paint or other chemicals.

OCHS HOSTING BOOK SALE

The Osage County Historical Society is hosting a book sale through the end of July with discounts of 10-50 percent. Large selection includes Osage County authors. Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday at 700 Leahy. Call 918-287-9119 for more information.

FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES AVAILABLE

For the 11th consecutive year, free school supplies are being distributed for Pawhuska school youth. The supplies are available for pick up from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Aug. 13, and Friday, Aug. 14, at the Methodist Church’s Family Life Center, 620 Leahy. Supplies are packaged according to each child’s grade.

FUMC TO HOLD REVIVAL SERVICES

Amazing Grace Revival will be held at 7 p.m. each night from Aug. 3-5 at the First United Methodist Church. The guest preacher is the Rev. Michael Bartley, director of the OSU Wesley Foundation in Stillwater. He is a widely traveled, dynamic preacher who is filled with the Holy Spirit. Everyone is invited to the revival. Refreshments will be served following the service each night.

OSAGE COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY TO MEET

Saturday, Aug. 15, the Osage County Republican Party will host a meeting with guest speaker and new State GOP Chair Randy Brogdon. This meeting will be at 406 East Rogers Blvd., Skiatook, in the Green Country Construction and Remodeling building, starting at 9:15 a.m. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Celia Lanham at 918-260-5762.

KAW FEST JUST A WEEK AWAY

Kaw Fest is to be held Saturday, Aug. 8. Sponsored by Kaw Lake Association, the event will feature volley ball games, a Hot Dog Eating Contest, a Horseshoe Pitch, Turtle Races and other activities for kids. Additional information can be obtained by calling 580-762-9494.

‘ANNIE’S PROJECT’ TO TEACH FARM/RANCH SKILLS TO WOMEN

Women of Osage County have the opportunity to enroll in “Annie’s Project,” a course designed to provide women with management and leadership skills necessary to efficiently manage their farm, ranch or agricultural endeavors.

Participants will learn:

• Personality evaluation and how to work with other personalities in your family/business with a hands-on presentation called “StrengthQuest.”

• Working with and managing Millennials.

• Farm Family Financial Management.

• Business Management (Goal Setting, Objective Setting, Evaluation).

• Legal Issues With Property Ownership & Estate Planning.

• Insurance For Family and Business.

• Current Livestock Issues.

• Marketing and Branding your Business.

Participants will receive a leather portfolio, a “jump drive” pre-loaded with Annie’s Project courses and a binder with all the course material. Classes will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Fridays beginning Aug. 7 and continuing through Sept. 18 at the Osage Country Fairgrounds. Lunch will be served during each course.

For more on this event, call 918-287-4170 or abbi.goldenberg@okstate.edu.

ROCKET LAUNCH SET FOR SEPTEMBER 26-27

The High Frontier 12 Rocket Launch with Tulsa Rocketry will be held Sept. 26-27 at the Pawhuska Municipal Airport. With lots to see and do, it will be fun for the whole family. There will be on site camping allowed, but there will be no hook-ups. Check out www.pawhuskachamber.com for area details and lodging.