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Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital

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.

DAYLIGHT DONUTS OPENING THURSDAY

Pawhuska Daylight Donuts is planning its official public opening for Thursday, proprietor Rodney Grigg said.

Pawhuska Daylight Donuts will be located in the old Sonic at 401 W. Main.

Grigg said hours of operation will be 5:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday through Friday and from 6-11 a.m. on Saturdays. Telephone number for the donut shop will be 918-287-3475.

OSAGE COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY TO MEET

The Osage County Republican Party will host a meeting Saturday, Aug. 15, 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.

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.