District attorney to address May luncheon

Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler will address the Jenks Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon May 20.

The luncheon will begin at noon at the Holiday Inn Express in Jenks.

Kunzweiler was elected district attorney in November. His career spans 25 years as a prosecutor, serving as Chief of Criminal Prosecution under District Attorney Tim Harris prior to his election.

As district attorney, Kunzweiler supervises approximately 50 attorneys and 50 support staff who prosecute criminals, advocate for crime victims and promote crime prevention.

The cost to attend is $15 for Chamber members, $20 for non-members.

RSVP to nick.demoss@jenkschamber.com by 4 p.m. May 18 to attend.

Food Truck Festival announces presenting sponsorship

The 2015 Jenks America Food Truck Festival is presented by Craig Bowman Farmers Insurance Agency.

The festival will take place from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on May 2. Trucks will be parked on Main Street between First and Third Streets.JAFTF

In its third year, the festival is a favorite among locals and visitors from across the region, drawing thousands to Main Street each year.

The 2015 festival promises to continue the successes of previous years by adding new food trucks, expanding art offerings and showcasing the region’s best local musicians.

The Farmers Insurance Stage will feature live music throughout the festival. The lineup is:

11-12 Steve Liddell

12:15-1:15 Jacob Tovar

1:30-2:30 Jillian Holzbauer

2:45-3:45 Justin Cooper

4-5 Chloe Johns

And, of course, the area’s most popular food trucks will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., including Lone Wolf, Local Table, the Dog House and many more.

Thanks to all of our sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

FarmersBowman

Platinum Sponsors

psoTulsa-Roughnecks-FC Sam'sClub   Carletti DentistryRiverSpiritHorizontal

Gold Sponsors

ForestCourtGOLDwallace-logoPink Lily

Silver Sponsors

Arvest

Bancfirst

Tulsa Federal Credit Union

The Downtown Jenks Merchants Association

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Temporary Closing on Elwood

On Wednesday, June 6th, and Thursday, June 7th, Elwood will be temporarily closed between W. Main St. and 111th St. from about 5:30 AM until approximately 6:30 AM for construction activity related to improvements on the Creek Turnpike. After the street is opened to traffic throughout the rest of both of these days Elwood will be restricted to one lane of traffic with flaggers directing traffic at approximately 106th near Polecat Creek where the turnpike crosses over Elwood.

Jenks Community Egg Hunt

The Jenks Ministerial Alliance will host the annual Jenks Community Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7th at the Hunter-Dwelley Stadium located on the central campus of the Jenks Public Schools. Due to stadium construction, entrance will be through the gate on the northeast side of the stadium near the Sharp Athletic Building. You will see an inflatable set up for the morning.  An anticipated crowd in access of 500 children will be present to gather 6000 pre-filled eggs in three age categories. The Egg Hunt schedule is as follows:

Egg Hunt time will be 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Birth – Pre-school ages … 10:00 – 10:20 AM

Grades 1-3 … 10:30 – 10:50 AM

Grades 4-6 … 11:00 – 11:20 AM

 

What to bring:

Kids need to bring their own baskets or sacks to gather the eggs.

Kids can keep all the plastic eggs they gather.

Merchants can bring coupons already placed in plastic eggs to River Oaks Christian Church by March 22 to be distributed among the 6000 eggs.