Oklahoma City metro-area news briefs

News briefs from the Oklahoma City metro area
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: July 4, 2012


Chef to visit library

Chef Derek Nettle will visit the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library at 6 p.m. Monday for a cooking workshop. Nettle previously served as executive chef for former Gov. Brad Henry and current Gov. Mary Fallin. He currently runs Venue 104, a catering service and cooking school in south Oklahoma City. Nettle will discuss and demonstrate different cooking methods. For more information, call 979-2200 or go to www.justsoyouknow.us/sokc.

Oil and gas safety courses planned

Oklahoma City Community College will host oil and gas safety awareness courses July 11 and 25 aimed at those working in the oil and gas industry. The courses are presented by SafeLand USA. The cost of the course is $150. For more information, call John Claybon at 682-7855 or email jclaybon@occc.edu.

Enrollment workshop set

Rose State College will host a military enrollment workshop at 6 p.m. July 26 at the student center's Raider Room. The workshop will focus on financial aid, support services, tutoring, job placement and mentoring for military or military dependent students. For more information, call 733-7372.

Dog park gets name

Midwest City has named its new dog park the Fred Quinn Happy Trails Dog Park. Quinn was a longtime Midwest City resident and dog owner. He participated in the design process of the park and also designed several of the city's public buildings, including city hall. City officials said the park, 8700 E Reno Ave., is scheduled to open Tuesday.

From staff reports

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