4-28-18: Get Ready for the Oklahoma Senior Games!

Guest in the OSJ Radio Studio:  Talking with CEO Kathleen Fitzgerald of the Oklahoma Senior Games.

Kathleen is the CEO of the Oklahoma Senior Games.  She had participated in Senior Games at the local, state and national levels for 15 years. New to Oklahoma four years ago she helped assemble an organization so Oklahoma would be sanctioned to host State Senior Games.

For more information on the Oklahoma Senior Games, contact: Kathleen.fitzgerald@okseniorgames.com  or Call Kathleen at: (727) 776-1877. Oklahoma Senior Games will be held September through October 2018. Specific location addresses in the greater OKC area to be announced for the Greater Oklahoma City and Tulsa areas.

For information on practice times, game dates, and locations, go to OKSeniorGames.com

The OSJ Magazine and Radio is a platinum sponsor to the Oklahoma Senior Games

4-20-18: 2nd Annual 50-Plus Better Living Expo

Guest in the OSJ Radio Studio: RMP Shows talks about the 50-Plus EXPO plus Christian Gray from Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Christian Gray (left) is a Community Outreach Specialist with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma’s Mobile Assistance Center (MAC). The MAC provides one-on-one assistance with the important health insurance questions facing consumers and current BCBSOK members across the state. Visit the website: BCBSOK.com or call:  800-942-5837


Terry Rogers (right) with Rogers Market Promotions is an exhibition and event marketing provider that empowers organizations to grow relationships between their audiences and brands. Rogers Market Promotions produces the largest 50+ Expo’s in the region.  Terry is best known for his personalized approach to service. His experienced team is dedicated to first understanding the client’s objective and the broader goals of the client organization. This attitude toward understanding, and the serving, extends to how he serves exhibitors, sponsors and other event participants.

Keri L. Rogers is the Expo Coordinator and Concierge for Rogers Market Promotions and is currently working on the 2nd Annual 50+ Better Living Expo. She is the daughter of Terry and Patricia Rogers and the granddaughter of John Kelly who is the inspiration behind Rogers Market Promotions.

Website: www.rmpshows.com Phone: (405) 605-2121

Salvation Army Senior LIving Fair!

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour 
Saturdays 9:05 a.m. on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website “Home Page” anytime!

Guest in the OSJ Radio Studio: Liz Banks and Lisa Sydnor with Salvation Army

Liz Banks, has been Volunteer Coordinator for The Salvation Army of Central Oklahoma for the last five years.  I was blessed to be able to volunteer for many years in the Florida school system with my children. My husband of thirty years, my three children and I lived in Florida for twenty- one years until the 2007 Stock Market Crash. God changed the direction of our lives and we relocated to Norman, Ok to work in a food pantry ministry. I fell in love with volunteering and serving the lost and broken souls that God put into my path. God opened a BIG door for me to work with volunteers at The Salvation Army of Central Oklahoma, it’s mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Lisa Sydnor has more than 40 years’ experience in the nonprofit world.  She served 10 years each with the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City; Oklahoma City University and American Red Cross in financial development. She served as International Chapter Director for Meeting Professionals International; CEO for Central Oklahoma Community Action and since 2012 has served as Senior Programs Manager for The Salvation Army, Central Oklahoma Area Command. (click here for Senior Living Fair)

Listen in to Learn about TRIAD helping Seniors + VillagesOKC board member Toya Holden

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour 
Saturdays 9:05 a.m. on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website “Home Page” anytime! 

Guest in the OSJ Radio Studio: Sheryl Presley, TRIAD Coordinator, OKCPD became Oklahoma City’s TRIAD Coordinator (through the OKCPD) on October of 1998. This position requires working with the Senior population in Oklahoma City; she also works closely with the Oklahoma County Sheriffs Department in educating senior citizens of Oklahoma as to their rights, opportunities available to them  with clarifying laws & up dates along with frauds & scams that may affect their lives.

She began her career with the Oklahoma City Police Department on February 1992, as a Detention Officer in the City jail. She served in this capacity for approximately 4 years when she transferred to the Crime Information Unit, (CIU) in January 1996.

Sheryl holds an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Oklahoma State University. She has held several Fraud Forums for Oklahoma City Police Department and Piedmont Police Department.

She has enjoyed a long association with the Oklahoma City Police Department. Her father, George Doughty, served with the Oklahoma City Police Department for 34 years. She enjoys a close relationship with her son, Skyler, who is her light and keeps her very busy.

Click here for more information and the Informed Senior Seminar flyer

ALSO IN STUDIO THIS WEEK is Toya Holden, agent for AAG and VillagesOKC board member (It is a PLAN … NOT a Place) in the radio studio with The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour. Robin Gunn is a committee member for VillagesOKC as well. We are talking about the inaugural VillagesOKC Golf Tournament Fundraiser, April 16th at The Greens Golf & Country Club! HOLE-In-One-CAR from Diffee Ford-Lincoln… WHAT-YES! All 55-Plus age group Welcome!! Come out on this lovely day of Golf – For Complimentary Lunch – Meet with the VillagesOKC Advisory Board and Learn More on VillagesOKC (It is NOT a Place… It is A Plan) to age well at home! We are also Calling ALL Golfers to help us raise funds for the newest national movement for Seniors known as VillagesOKC!

Click here for details on the Golf Tournament Fundraiser and how your business and you can get involved!

For More Information, Go To: VillagesOKC.Com and Phone Number (405)990-6637