Midwest City Outlook
Family fun festival set
From 4:40 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, the city of Midwest City, the chamber of commerce and community sponsors will hold a family fun festival in conjunction with the KOCO-5 Salute to Military. The event will take place in Charles J. Johnson Central Park, SE 29 and Mid-America Boulevard.
The Sugar Free All Stars will perform at 5 p.m. Entertainment includes magic shows, jugglers, clowns, face painting and the Mid-Del Jazz Orchestra.
Interactive displays will be provided by the Midwest City fire and police departments, the Oklahoma County sheriff's office and Tinker Air Force Base. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 400 people who arrive.
Hospital announces grant process
The Midwest City Memorial Hospital Authority has announced the start of the 2013-2014 grant process for projects designed to address issues and opportunities that face the community.
Organizations, corporations or individuals can make applications for projects they have identified as being existing or potential needs in the community, and for which they have developed a reasonable and cost-effective method for addressing the need.
Applications can be picked up at the city manager's office at City Hall, 100 N Midwest Blvd., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or downloaded by going to www.midwestcityok.org.
Schools featured in luncheon
On Sept. 18, community and business leaders, educators and residents attended the first State of the Schools Luncheon, featuring Jeanie Webb, president of Rose State College, and Pam Deering, superintendent of Midwest City-Del City Schools. The information highlighted the continued growth and progress of the schools as well as the partnerships between Rose State College and the Mid-Del school system, the chambers of commerce and the communities of Midwest City and Del City.