Annual garden tour planned
NICHOLS HILLS — The annual Nichols Hills Garden Tour, celebrating 30 years of Nichols Hills Parks Inc., will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1, with the landscape ground and outdoor living areas of six homes open for touring. The homes are at 1604 Elmhurst, 6634 Avondale Drive, 1503 Drury Lane, 7308 Lancet Lane, 7310 Lancet Court and 1503 Guilford Lane. Proceeds go to Nichols Hills Parks Inc.
Tickets are $20 the day of the tour or $15 before at TLC, 105 W Memorial Road; Mockingbird Manor Antiques, 4417 N Western Ave.; Nichols Hills Pack and Ship, 6608 N Western Ave.; Nichols Hills Drug Store, 7538 Berkley Ave.; PreCure Nursery & Garden Center, 4535 NW 63 and 8125 W Reno Ave.; Wilshire Garden Market, 2821 W Wilshire Blvd.; Nichols Hills Town Hall, 6407 Avondale Drive; New Leaf Florist, 2500 N May Ave. and 9221 N Penn Place in Casady Square; and No Regrets, 9219 N Pennsylvania Ave.
OG&E expects full power Sunday
Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. said Friday that it expects to have power restored Sunday to customers in tornado-damaged areas that are able to accept electric service. The company said customers in Moore, Norman and south Oklahoma City could experience temporary outages over the next several days as the company works to replace temporary repairs with permanent ones. OG&E customers still without power Sunday night are urged to call 272-9595 to report their outage, even if previously reported.
Temporary OG&E customer-walk-up centers in storm-damaged neighborhoods will remain open as needed. Centers are at First Baptist Church of Moore, 301 NE 27, and Super Walmart, 501 SW 19.
Insurance claims seminar set
MOORE — Brown O'Haver, a Moore-based public adjusting firm, along with United Policyholders, will present a free seminar at 6:30 p.m. Thursday for anyone who has had loss or damage from the tornadoes earlier this week. Brown O'Haver will provide information on what to expect during a claim and offer advice starting at 6:30 p.m. at Community Christian Church, 2010 N Eastern Ave. in Moore.
Mortgage claims expedited
Fort Worth, Texas-based Colonial Savings, a mortgage servicer, has set up expedited insurance claims processing for its customers whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the tornadoes last Sunday and Monday. The company has a residential mortgage office, Colonial National Mortgage, in Oklahoma City and has numerous customers in Moore, Shawnee and surrounding areas. Property insurance claims packets have been mailed to affected homeowners and dedicated phone lines are set up. Call (800) 937-6002, ext. 4658, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.