U.S. Sen. Inhofe to meet Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., will be the guest speaker at the Norman Chamber of Commerce's general membership breakfast Friday at the Holiday Inn in Norman.

The event is open only to Norman Chamber members and their guests. SBC is sponsoring the event, which will feature a special menu created by the Holiday Inn for this occasion. Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. and the program will begin at approximately 8:20 a.m.

Tickets are $12. Reservations are required no later than noon Tuesday and can be made by going online to www.normanchamber.com, or by calling the Chamber at 321-7260.



Commissioner Cloud, Moore mayor speaks to Cleveland Co. GOP

Corporation Commissioner Jeff Cloud and Moore Mayor Glen Lewis will be the featured speakers Tuesday at the Cleveland County Republican Club's August luncheon.

The event will begin 11:20 a.m. at Coach's Restaurant in Norman. The public is invited, but there is a $12 cost to cover the meal, tip and dues.

Cloud will discuss future gasoline prices, OG--E price increases and deregulating the telecommunications industry. Lewis will speak on the booming construction in the Moore area.



Precinct 76 voters get new polling site

Cleveland County voters in Precinct 76 will have a new polling site, beginning with the Sept. 13 Special State Election.

The site has moved from All Saints Catholic Church to the Cimarron Trails Apartments at 3100 W. Rock Creek Road.

Voters in the precinct should have received their new voting cards in the mail this past week. For more information, call the Cleveland County Election Board office at 366-0210.



Rep. Nations comes to Cornbread and Beans

State Rep. Bill Nations of Norman will address the Tyner's Cornbread and Beans luncheon Friday at Furr's Cafeteria in Norman. Cornbread and beans service will begin at 11:30 p.m. followed by the program at noon.

Cornbread and beans service with iced tea costs $3.50; the program is free and open to the public.

Nations serves House District 44, which many call the heart of Norman. The only Cleveland County Democrat presently in the state legislature has been a representative since 1998. Nations was mayor of Norman from 1992-98 and served on its city council the six years before that.

A Noble native and retired dentist, Nations serves on the House appropriations and budget, higher education, transportation and banking and finance committees.



Rep. Terrill named to Oklahoma CHC board

State Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, recently was appointed to the Community Health Charities of Oklahoma board of directors.

CHC is a group of premier health organizations joined together to raise charitable contributions in the workplace. It is the largest federation that focuses only on health care organizations for donations, rais-ing nearly $58 million nationwide each year for many nation-al organizations that include the American Cancer Society and the Arthritis Foundation.

"It is always an honor to be appointed to a board of directors, particularly one that has as its mission supporting charities that provide research and health care services," Terrill said.

"I look forward to assisting CHC increase its presence in Oklahoma's workplaces and helping carry out the vital mission of this organization."



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