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Oklahoma news briefs for March 18

Oklahoma news briefs for March 18, 2014.
Oklahoman Published: March 18, 2014
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Oklahoma City

Eco event takes ammo

Oklahoma City residents can rid their homes of unwanted tires, ammo, computers and pharmaceuticals during a household hazardous waste collection from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 5 at State Fair Park. The event is one of the city’s eco-friendly events in connection with Earth Day, which is April 22. The collection is open to Oklahoma City residents only. Bring a current water bill stub to prove residency. The event takes place on the south side of the fairgrounds, east of the arena. Televisions, tires with rims and off-road tires will not be accepted.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Bowl-A-Thon benefits fair

Riverpark Neighborhood Association will hold its fourth annual charity Bowl-A-Thon at 1 p.m. March 29 at Meridian Bowling Lanes, 2900 S Meridian Ave. Funds raised will go toward Riverpark’s annual health fair and to buy materials for home rehab projects. At the health fair, adults and children can gather health and wellness information, get health screenings and receive flu shots. Riverpark will also team up with neighborhood and corporate volunteers to revitalize homes for seniors and the disabled who do not have the resources to repair their homes. The association has completed 130 projects to date.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Shawnee

Degree info session set

St. Gregory’s University will host a free information session at 6 p.m. Wednesday for people who are interested in earning an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree through the adult degree program. Classes are held one night a week. The information session will take place in the Shawnee Community Room in the Rockwood Center on the Shawnee campus. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Elaine Maston at ecmaston@stgregorys.edu or call 878-5153.

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