8-27-22: OK Senior Games – Donnita Rogers, Doris Harris, and Janet Latham

It is a Full OSJ Studio this Saturday 8/27/22 at 9:05am on 96.9FM The 🦅 Oklahoma Senior Games ~ Women’s Basketball 🏀 and Women’s 🏊🏼‍♀️Swimming with left to right Donnita Rogers Coach / Basketball Player & She holds the single game scoring record to this day, Doris Harris /Manager/Basketball for Senior Games Player & Played for the OKC City Doll Football 🏈  Team (remember them!) Janet Latham swimmer  🏊🏼‍♀️ since she was 13 years old and a competitor in the Senior Games since she turned the Big 5-Zero!
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Donnita Rogers currently serves as the Director of Athletics at Langston University. She was an All-American stand out Northwestern Oklahoma State University and still holds the single game scoring record. Rogers started her collegiate coaching career at Langstone University in 1995. She is currently the winningest coach in LU women’s basketball history. She coached four years at NCAA Division I, Grambling State University and then became the first woman to coach boys 3A basketball in Shreveport, LA located in the Caddo Parish School District. She and the Booker T. Washington Lions finished in the quarter finals of the Louisiana State High School playoffs in 2015.
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Doris Harris – Doris is a multi-sport athlete. Her love for sports and desire to play basketball was fulfilled through participating in Senior Olympics in the early 2000s. In 2010 she began playing with the Angels USA in the Oklahoma Senior Games which she currently coaches and manages. Her main goals are to be health and develop a competitive women’s team.
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Janet Latham – “I was encouraged to swim at a very young age. I was allowed to take lots of swimming lessons at the YWCA & Sportsman’s Country Club in Oklahoma City I started swimming with the Kerr McGee swim team when I was 13, and competing in the Senior Games once I turned 50. I enjoy competing with swimmers from all over Oklahoma and it’s extra fun when swimmers come from other states. Last summer the Senior Games was my first time to compete in Water Walking.”
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For more information (405) 821-1500

8-20-22: Rick Hadrava – Scissortail Wealth Management

What does your financial future look like and is your portfolio something you understand or just keep putting off looking at? Rick Hadrava (pictured left) with Scissortail Wealth Management is a 28 year expert in his field and he and his team will be happy to look at anything to do with your retirement, portfolio and even legal matters having to do with your financial management!
Rick has written a book and has a regular Podcast and a YouTube Channel to help advise, gold nuggets of advice for your financial future!
Rick will also see you absolutely free for a consultation that will be for an hour or a little over!
You can also hear Rick as one of our Keynote Speakers at The Secondhalfexpo.com, October 22nd at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum from 8:30 am to 2pm (scroll down this e-newsletter for more information on that ) Listen 👂🏼 in this Saturday at 9:05am, August 20th on the NEW 96.9 FM Talk Radio  📻 The Eagle 🦅 coming from the expert Rick Hadrava! The OSJ Print, Expo & Radio vet all our Guests and Rick is one of the expert Good Guys!
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For over 28 years, Rick has helped create wealth management plans designed to achieve the specific goals and objectives of his clients. Rick works to provide value by sharing his knowledge, experiences, and network in a desire to help others succeed. He hosts The Over 50 Entrepreneur Podcast, Freedom Series Calls, and speaks at events like The Second Half Expo. Every Monday morning we send out The Energy Stat of the Week and more report. A weekly email that covers the energy sector, shares charts, thoughts & insights from experts around the investment world, and a whole bunch of other things we find interesting. If you would like to be added to this free weekly email, just email Rick at rick@scissortailwealth.com with “Sign me up please” in the subject line. Not confident that your current portfolio is positioned to meet your objectives or weather what may lie ahead? Get a free, no obligation, second opinion from one of the financial advisor s at Scissortail Wealth Management by emailing madison.liley@scissortailwealth.com or calling us at 405-960-3100.

Rick Hadrava & His Team & Partners at ScissorTail Wealth Management

 

Rick Hadrava

8-13-22: OK Senior Games – Volunteer Stephanie Peters & Competitor Regina Stewart

We got kids (4 year old Elara), a dog (Tippy), a Oklahoma Senior Games Volunteer (Stephanie Peters) & A Oklahoma Senior Games Track & Field competitor (Regina Stewart ) along with being the President & Volunteer Coordinator for the Oklahoma Senior Games and “Yes” they are all Family expect “Tippy” she is your host Robin Gunn’s four legged family!

We are in-the OSJ Studio giving Great examples of how you and your family can be volunteers at the Oklahoma State Fair (get in Free!) for the Oklahoma Senior Games as well as during the competitions running through September and October 2022!  Volunteering during the competitions or the Ok State Fair has some great perks and bonuses that come with it plus you can get the whole family involved! You can still sign up to connect with your event that you would like to participate in as long as you sign up two weeks before your event! Go To; OKseniorgames.com or 📞 Call (405) 821-1500 to see which event you’re interested or in Volunteering or the Oklahoma Senior Games is still accepting corporate sponsors and individual!
The Oklahoman Senior Journal has been a platinum sponsor for the last five years for the Oklahoma Senior Games and we are very proud and honored to represent the Oklahoma Senior Games that has grown from 300 entries to 800 and at nationals next year 2023 they’re expecting over 12,000 to qualify for nationals you need to qualify in this year’s Oklahoma Senior Games!

Check Out this Years 2022 Oklahoma Senior Games medals.

Elara Julene Law and Her Ganny Regina Stewart. Elara is 4 years old & her Favorite color is pink, she likes unicorns and playing. Elara reads and loves doing crafts, She knows her ABC’ and numbers and Elara added … I love every thing about Senior Games just a much as “My Little Pony” books!

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Regina Stewart (Ginny & Mama!) is a athlete in track and field as well as the President and Volunteer Coordinator of the Oklahoma Senior Games!

After retiring from ATT with 31 years in 2013, Regina joined a group of athletes and others to reinstate Oklahoma Senior, after qualifying out off state for for Nationals in Kansas in 2013.  I have attended 6 Nationals, 4 top 10, 13 All American.  I enjoy watching women sports and staying active and spending time with family. A active precinct official for Cleveland County for last 10 years, mother grandmother, auntie and friend. . I have spent the last 4 years with my granddaughter Elara, who has helped with the Senior Games since she was 3 months old starting with the Oklahoma Senior Games!

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Stephanie Peters Is the Daughter to Regina Stewart & Aunt to Elara and a 8 year Volunteer to The Oklahoma Senior Games! Stephanie Peters Elementary Special Education teacher for Norman Public Schools. This will be her 8th year in Special Education, and her 6th year at Jackson Elementary. She loves volunteering because it brings so much joy to see mature people still going. “It gives me hope for my future. Anything I can do to help encourage them, and or help celebrate them is the least I can do.”

 

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Facebook: facebook.com/SeniorGamesinOklahoma

Phone Number for Oklahoma Senior Games  (405) 821 – 1500

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Oklahoma Senior Games SPECIAL:  EXTRA SPECIAL. Swimming  – For $5 each, your guests can also swim.  They can use the meandering brook (Norman supplies the rafts) when it is not being used for the Water Walking competition, the splash pad, the slides and have an hour swim after the meet.  There is no charge for your guests coming to watch at Westlake Family Aquatic Center 1017 Fairway Dr. in Norman, Okla. or Call 📱 at: (405) 447-7665

8-6-22: Talena Ford and Nadine Walter with OKDHS & Community Living, Aging & Protective Services

 Caregivers are Superheroes 🦸‍♂️  🦸‍♀️ and They are to be celebrated as such which we are doing on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour this Saturday 8/6/22 @ 9:05am on the NEW 96.9FM The Eagle 🦅 and on your superhero left is Talena Ford; The Programs Supervisor with Community Living Aging and Protective Services at OKDHS and SuperHero center is;  Nadine Walter also works for OKDHS & Community Living, Aging & Protective Services. We will be discussing  literally oodles of resources for caregivers (most are Free Free FREE AND there is a Caregivers Coalition Conference coming up; November 1st between 10am to 3pm …. Getting Registered only takes one minute! Go To: OKCares.org or Call (405) 271-1500
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Talena M. Ford – Programs Supervisor
Lifespan Respite &  COVID-19 Response Grants
Community Living, Aging and Protective Services

Nadine Walter works for OKDHS Community Living, Aging and Protective Services where she provides communications support and oversees Several Federal and State funded grants that provide resources to seniors, individuals with special needs, and their family caregivers. nadine.walter@okdhs.org

Talena Ford is the Programs Supervisor with Community Living, Aging and Protective Services at OKDHS. Talena manages federal and state-funded grants providing support and resources to individuals with special needs and their family caregivers. The grants support home and community-based resources so individuals can live at home in a less costly and preferr3ed environment. To contact Telana, please email Talena.Ford@okdhs.org

405.625.7030

www.okdhs.org

Nadine’s Programs:
Looking for COVID-19 Vaccine & Booster assistance?
https://forms.office.com/g/sKKmXt1Wsm

Are you a Family Caregiver and Need a Break?
https://soonersuccess.ouhsc.edu/Services-Programs/Respite

Need Assistance with Medicare and Medicines?
http://www.okdhs.org/medicareandmeds/Pages/MIPPA.aspx

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