Prayer Band
The City Wide Prayer Band will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 12th at the St. Matthews Baptist Church. Wood Drive and Chicago Streets in Okmulgee. The public is invited to attend. Rev. David Burks is the Prayer Band pastor.

Bean Dinner/Bake Sale
The Ladies Auxiliary and the Okmulgee VFW invites the public to come to the bean dinner and bake sale on Friday, June 13th from 11 a.m. to 1:30 at the VFW Post Home, 1427 N. Okmulgee. Come and support our veterans!

Free Clothing Giveaway
Harvest Christian will give out free clothing this  Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. The church is located at the corner of  McKinley and Loop 56.

Benefit Garage Sale
The Okmulgee Community Church, 13th and Chickasaw, will hold a benefit garage sale Friday and Saturday, June 13 and 14, beginning at 8 a.m.

Pie Sale and Ice Cream Social Fundraiser
Senior Star at Plantation House will hold a Pie Sale and Ice Cream Social Fundraiser. Now taking orders for homemade pies! The cost will be donation only, all money made will go towards our goal for the “Walk to End Alzheimer’s,” Pies can be picked up on Tuesday, June 24th. We will also be delivering within the Okmulgee City limits. For more information contact Cheryl or Emilie at 918-756-1253.

OHS Cheerleader Benefit
Bulldog cards: $10.  Proceeds to be used to buy new uniforms for OHS cheer.  Cards can be used over & over again for a full year.  Contact Coach Nail 918-809-0101
The cheer team will be hosting a car wash on Friday the 13th at Walgreens.  Please come support the girls!!!!!

OHCE Crochet Group
The OHCE Crochet Group will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 17th at 1:00 pm.  The meeting will be held at the OSU Extension Office.  Upcoming events and the fair booth will be on the agenda.  Anyone interested may call 918-756-0723 for more information.

The Okmulgee JOM will have a Regular Meeting on Thursday, June 12th at 5:30pm. The meeting will be held at the Education and Training Building at the Muscogee Creek Nation Tribal Complex. Questions can be directed to 918-284-5236.

Summer Food Program
Summer Food Program located at: Okmulgee Middle School, 1421 E. Martin Luther King. June 3, 2014 - July 25, 2014    11:30AM - 12:30PM

DHS Retirees
The DHS Retirees will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 11th at the Stoneblade Restaurant. The meeting will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All retirees are urged to attend.

DAV  (Disabled American Veterans)
Don Johnson from Disabled American Veterans will be at Muscogee Creek Nation Physical Rehabilitation Center, 900 E. Airport Road, Okmulgee (formerly George Nigh Rehabilitation Center) to assist area veterans and their families in applying for VA Benefits on Wednesday June 18, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

First Baptist Church South 6th Annual Car Show
First Baptist Church South in Beggs will hold their 6th Annual Car Show on Saturday, June 14th on Hwy 16, 3 miles west of Hwy. 75. The event is free to the viewing public.
Events include a bbq, fish fry, refreshment, desserts, Open Mic (Christian Songs). Trophies will be awarded to the top 50 cars and trucks, top 5 motorcycles and 11 special award. The car show opens at 11 a.m. and the awards presentations is at 2:30 p.m. Registration is from 8:00 to 11 a.m.
For information about the car show call Floyd at 918-482-3272 or email

Community Breakfast
Just a reminder of the monthly community breakfast sponsored by the Dunbar All-School Association, Inc. Mark your calendar so you will not forget. The next breakfast will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 14th at the Dunbar Learning Academy, 420 East 2nd Street in Okmulgee. Breakfast is free, no soliciting and no carryouts.

First Family FCU is now accepting donations to assist the Okmulgee Junior Football Association. The OJFA storage facility was recently burglarized and vandalized, totaling $3000.00 worth of damage and loss. Cheerleading uniforms, football jerseys and helmets are just a few of the items that will need to be replaced by this summer in time for football practice. First Family FCU will match contributions up to $1000.00. To make a donation, visit your nearest location or call 918-652-4407 for more information.

Free Tutoring at Stonebridge Academy
Stonebridge Academy is excited to offer FREE reading and math tutoring for any student in the community going into 1st grade through going into 8th grade. Each child will have access to a tutor for one-on-one help. Students may register for two 45 minute tutoring sessions per week in Reading or Math, or both. Tutoring is M-Th from 9 am - 2 pm from July 7th-July 31st.  All of our tutors have at least a high school diploma and some college courses and are qualified to tutor through 8th grade Reading & Math. Sign up online at or call Stonebridge at 918-752-1200.

The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 0730 will meet at the Chair Crusher's Restaurant, Intersection of 1-40 exit 237 and Dewey Bartlet Ave.(Old Hwy 62), Henryetta, Oklahoma on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. In May we celebrated our Nationally recognized Memorial Day Holiday, which honors the men and women who died while serving in the United States Military. The program will be presented by Jim Vaughn, veteran of several wars. He was shot down while in action serving our Country during World War II. Mr. Vaughn also served in the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
All active/retired federal employees and guest are invited to attend. For additional information contact Ron Vick, (918)623-1693.

Okmulgee Board Stock June 20-22
Okmulgee Lake/Okmulgee State Park will host the Okmulgee Board Stock June 20-22. The competition will consist of wakeboard, wake surf and slalom skiing. There will be prizes given for division winners, and consists of all ages and abilities. There will be fun for everyone. For more information on the event or to become a sponsor call Amy at 918-640-0490.

Community Calendar

Interested in soccer?
Free soccer kickaround on every Saturday for ages 10 and up. Bring shin guards, a soccer ball and refreshments for yourself. This free event will be held from  1 to 3 p.m. at the OSUIT softball field. Like us on Facebook okmulgeeunitedfc

MCN Physical Rehab
Muscogee Creek Nation Physical Rehab Center has low and high intensity water aerobics class times and pool hours available (day and evening classes available). Arthritis Foundation offers a low intensity work-out consisting of specially designed exercises to decrease pain and increase range of motion on stiff joints. No classes or lap swim on Thursdays. Classes are $40 for 12 sessions. For more information contact Instructor Cheryl Clay.

Open Gate needs volunteers.  If your group is able to host Open Gate, please contact Dee Hennigan at. 918.758.4951.

Caregiver Support Group
Eastern Oklahoma Development District (EODD)/Area Agency on Aging welcome any and all caregivers to a Caregiver Support Group on the third Thursday of every month at 2:00pm. The Caregiver Support Group is located off HWY 75 north of Okmulgee behind the tribal housing office at 2951 Martha Berryhill Road, Okmulgee, OK 74447. Feel free to come and share. For more information please contact Stacy Williamson, Caregiver Director at #918-682-7891.          

Caregiver Support Group

Senior Star at Plantation House in partnership with Hillcrest Senior Focus and the Alzheimer’s Association invite you to attend the Caregiver Support Group held every third Wednesday of the month from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the activity room at Plantation House. Lunch provided at no charge. All family members welcome. Join us in learning more about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia related diseases by attending this informative Caregiver Support Group. For more information contact Cheryl Bales, Plantation House administrator, by calling 918-756-1253 or by email at

Power of Deliverance  (Celebrate Recovery)
Every Tuesday at 7p.m., at St. Matthews Missionary Baptist Church located at 1001 E. Chicago.

Okmulgee Toastmasters
We meet the first and third Thursday of every month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m..  We meet in the fellowship hall of Cornerstone Foursquare Church which is located at 617 N. Oklahoma Ave. (Corner of Trent and Oklahoma).  Please join us on February 6, 2014.  We promise that you will have a great time and learn while laughing!

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