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Freddy’s Frozen Custard opening in Tulsa Hills

Jenks Chamber of Commerce members are invited to a ribbon cutting Sept. 14 to celebrate the grand opening of Chamber member Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers in Tulsa Hills.

The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers is located at 8112 S. Olympia Ave. West in the Walk at Tulsa Hills.

State of the City address Sept. 16

Jenks Mayor Kelly Dunkerley will deliver the State of the City address Sept. 16 at the Jenks Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon.

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

The State of the City address will feature updates on several major projects underway in the Jenks community. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions following the address.

Dunkerley was re-elected to the Jenks city council in 2013. He was elected mayor in April. Prior to his election to city council, Dunkerley served on the Jenks planning commission and the Jenks Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

RSVP to nick.demoss (at ) jenkschamber.com by 4 p.m. Sept. 14 to attend.

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

Library seeks volunteers for fall tutoring

VOLUNTEER POSITION After-School Homework Club Education Activity Center Assistant

Apply online: http://guides.tulsalibrary.org/homeworkclub (under Volunteer Opportunities)

LOCATIONS

  • Brookside Library, 1207 E 45th Place, Tulsa• (918) 549-7507
  • Collinsville Library, 1223 W Main, Collinsville• (918) 549-7528
  • Jenks Library, 523 W B ST, Jenks • (918) 549-7570
  • Owasso Regional Library, 103 W Broadway, Tulsa • (918) 549-7624
  • Rudisill Regional Library, 1520 N Hartford, Tulsa • (918) 549-7645
  • Suburban Acres Library, 4606 N Garrison, Tulsa• (918) 549-7655

RESPONSIBLE TO: Education Activity Center Facilitator

CONTACT  Brenda Radke, After-School Homework Club Program Manager

ahhc@tulsalibrary.org or (918)549-7667

DUTIES and KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide support to the Education Activity Center Facilitator by organizing, keeping track of and handing out materials for the STEAM activity.
  • Assist children individually or in small groups, providing clarity, direction and understanding of the day’s activities
  • Assists in the orientation of students by communicating expectations and welcoming them into the library.
  • Collaborates with the After-School Homework Club Program Manager to maintain and submit all required documentation in a timely manner

TIME INVOLVED September through May; After-school Activity Centers are open
Mondays through Thursdays from 3:15pm until 5:15p.m.

TRAINING  Library orientation and training is provided

QUALIFICATIONS, SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED, and RESTRICTIONS

  •  Minimum age:  18 years old
  • Pass background check
  • Knowledge of basic school subjects, including English, reading, writing, science and mathematics
  • Communicates effectively and courteously with people of diverse ages and learning abilities
  • Demonstrates patience, flexibility and dependability
  • Serves as a positive role model

Work requires light physical effort in the handling of moderately light materials up to 25 pounds. Job may require sitting and standing for long periods of time with occasional stooping and bending. Volunteer must be able to retrieve and replace items from floor level to up to 5½ feet in height.

GOAL:  Children of Tulsa County will grow up able to compete globally.

Oilers offer special season ticket price for members

The Tulsa Oilers hockey program is offering special season ticket rates for members of the Jenks Chamber of Commerce. Tulsa-Oilers-Ice-Man-Logo

Members can buy one season ticket seat and receive another for 50 percent off by mentioning the Jenks Chamber of Commerce at the time of purchase.

To reserve season tickets, call 918-632-7825.

The Oilers begin their season Oct. 16 at the BOK Center.

Sen. Lankford to address August Luncheon

U.S. Sen. James Lankford will address the August luncheon of the Jenks Chamber of Commerce.

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The luncheon will begin at noon Aug. 28 at the Holiday Inn Express in Jenks.

Lankford was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2014 to finish the remaining two years of retiring Sen. Tom Coburn’s term. He previously served four years in the U. S. House of Representatives.

His committee work includes Appropriations, Homeland Security and Government Affairs, the Select Committee on Intelligence and the Indian Affairs Committee.

RSVP to nick.demoss@jenkschamber.com by 4 p.m. Aug. 26 to attend.

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

Leadership Jenks Class 29 taking applications

Applications are now being accepted for the 29th class of Leadership Jenks, the state’s longest-running leadership program. jenks_leadership_color logo clear background

Leadership Jenks is designed to identify and engage emerging leaders in the Jenks community. It is a joint program of the Jenks Chamber of Commerce, the City of Jenks, the Jenks Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation and the business community.

Click here to download the application.

Classes will begin in October.

Art on Main applications now available

Oklahoma artists are invited to apply for Art on Main, Jenks’ premier art event on Oct. 10. ArtonMainThe festival will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Click here for the artist application.

Click here for the winery application.

Art on Main is a one-day celebration of Oklahoma art, wine and music. Featuring artists from across the state, Art on Main, which celebrated its 11th year in 2014, includes art from many mediums including painting, sculpture, photography and more.

Below is the timeline of application deadlines:

Aug. 14

Early-bird deadline ($35 application fee)

Aug. 28

Early-bird applicants notified of acceptance status by email. Artist Agreements will be sent to artists who have been accepted. Please do not call.

September 11

Final application deadline ($45 application fee if application postmarked after Aug. 14).

September 18

Normal admission artists notified of acceptance status. Notification of acceptance status will be sent by email. Artist Agreements will be sent to artists who have been accepted. Please do not call.

September 30

Deadline for accepted artists to commit to exhibit and return a signed exhibitor contract and nonrefundable payment. ($50 surcharge if electricity is needed) Do not mail a check with your initial application.