The Norman Transcript


April 17, 2014

OU Staff Week to include daily activities

NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma Norman campus Staff Week, set April 21-25, will feature many activities. The theme is “OU Staff: The Real Superheroes.” Donations of canned food for Food and Shelter may be brought to all activities except the awards ceremony.

· Monday — Bingo: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., T. Howard McCasland Field House, 151 W. Brooks St., and from 2 to 4 p.m., Couch Restaurants, 333 Fourth St.; Hot dogs and chips available for $1 during morning session; drinks and popcorn complimentary

· Tuesday — Staff awards ceremony: 11 a.m., Molly Shi Boren Ballroom in Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave., light lunch afterward; Art show: Stephenson Research and Technology Center, 101 David L. Boren Blvd., OU Research Campus; Reception: 3:30 to 5 p.m., National Weather Center Atrium

· Wednesday — Health and Information Fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., CCE Forum in the Thurman J. White Building, 1704 Asp Ave. fresh fruit provided; lunch available for $2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prizes given throughout event

· April 24 — Complimentary ice cream social: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Armory, 290 W. Brooks St.; lunch available for $3; craft and hobby fair hosted in conjunction with event.

· April 26 — Picnic: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Brooks Mall, north side of Armory (inside Armory in the event of inclement weather), grand prize winners announced; Staff Week Healthy Sooners Challenge: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oklahoma Memorial Union

Prizes awarded during Staff Week are donated by local merchants. For more information, visit or call the Staff Senate office at 325-4672.

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