Goins, who recently retired from teaching, still maintains an office in the College of Architecture, and is a senior fellow in the Institute for Quality Communities which will sponsor a conference here next month.
Over the years he has worked with many Oklahoma towns advising them on the development of ordinances for orderly growth and development. He is co-author (with John Morris) of the “Historical Atlas of Oklahoma” and similar atlases of other states.
This year’s parade theme is “Workin’ Up a Storm.” Participants are encouraged to design their entries to reflect what the theme means to them.
There are 10 divisions upon which entries will be judged: Floats, Round-Up Club, Music and Dance Groups, Auto, Trucks, Other Vehicles, Miscellaneous Children, Miscellaneous Adult, Equestrian and Other Animal.
More information is available at the official 89er Day website at www.norman89er.com. Entry forms are available at www.norman89er.com or by calling 366-3954. Entry forms can be submitted by faxing to 573-3177.