“Seals of Isaiah and King Hezekiah Discovered” Archaeological Exhibit Displayed

“Seals of Isaiah and King Hezekiah Discovered,” an archaeological exhibition that enables visitors to discover the history of ancient Judah’s most famous king-prophet pairing—a story that illuminates how Jerusalem escaped annihilation at the hands of King Sennacherib’s Assyrian army at the end of the 8th century B.C.—is on exhibition through Aug. 19 at the Armstrong Auditorium, Edmond. The world premiere of the exhibit is being presented by the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation.

Free and open to the public in the lobby of Armstrong Auditorium. FMI: ArmstrongAuditorium.org.

Dr. Sylvester Joins Wisdom Tooth Center

The Wisdom Tooth Center announced that Dr. David K. Sylvester II is joining their team alongside Drs. Steven M. Sullivan, D.D.S., FACS, FACD, Kevin S. Smith, D.D.S., FACS, and Paul S. Tiwana, D.D.S., M.D., M.S., FACS.

Sylvester graduated from the University of Missouri summa cum laude for his degrees in biology and chemistry and magna cum laude from the UMKC School of Dentistry. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, receiving a Certificate of Specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.


INTEGRIS Hospice Requests Volunteer Support

INTEGRIS Hospice and the INTEGRIS Hospice House are seeking volunteers for the next training session. This free, in-depth training provides information necessary to help hospice patients and support for their caregivers. 

INTEGRIS Hospice provides care in nine counties, including the metro. Hospice care includes physical, spiritual and emotional support for the terminally ill. The hospice team is composed of the medical director, nurses, aides, social workers, chaplains and trained community volunteers.

“INTEGRIS Hospice volunteers provide a unique kind of support to caregivers and patients at critical times,” says Carol Prewitt, RN, manager of Volunteer Services.

Volunteers may run errands for caregivers, stay with a patient while caregivers take a break, or volunteer their time at the INTEGRIS Hospice House by sitting at the bedside, answering phones or assisting the hospice staff. Hospice volunteers provide special comfort and support to hospice caregivers and patients.

INTEGRIS Hospice and the INTEGRIS Hospice House are affiliates of INTEGRIS, a Medicare certified, nonprofit agency dedicated to providing quality care to terminally ill persons and their families.

FMI, contact Carol Prewitt at 848.8884.


Save the Date 1: Moveable Feast Slated for Aug. 18

Mark your calendar now for the third annual “Moveable Feast” benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma. The popular fundraiser, featuring artists, cuisine and a silent and live auction, will take place from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Marriott Conference Center at NCED, 2801 E. State Highway 9, in Norman. Sponsorships are available. (Photography Jaren Collins with JCICreatives)

FMI and to purchase tickets, visit MoveableFeastOk.org.


Save the Date 2: Purse-onality Set for Aug. 25

Also make sure to “save the date” for Full Circle Adult Day Center’s annual fun-filled “Purse-onality” fundraising luncheon, scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at The Railhouse, 102 W. Eufaula St., Suite 205, in Norman. Attendees will enjoy a signature cocktail and dessert catered by Abbey Road Catering. The event also features a silent and live auction of a variety of purses, individual gift bags and door prizes.

A pre-paid reservation of $65 is required for this event. To register, please contact Full Circle at 447.2955 or contactus2fullcircleok.org by Aug. 10.

Full Circle provides health, social and related support services during daytime hours for seniors and people with disabilities.

Libraries Offer Myriad of Events in July

A concert by guitarist Edgar Cruz and a Harry Potter-inspired escape room challenge are among activities scheduled in July by the Pioneer Library System.

Norman Central—Teens have a chance to learn about the many volunteer options available in the community as the library presents a Teen Volunteer Fair from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, July 31. It’s a chance to meet representatives from local organizations and get ideas for volunteer opportunities that not only can boost a college application but also help the community.

Norman West—Music will be in the air, as noted Oklahoma guitarist Edgar Cruz presents a concert at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22. Cruz was named Oklahoma’s Top Performing Artist and Acoustic Guitarist in the past and has been a headliner at the prestigious Chet Atkins Guitar Festival in Nashville every year since 1995.

Noble—The library wraps up its Summer Reading Program with a Finale event at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24. Participants can come for a hot dog cookout, games, activities and more, as well as turn in their Summer Reading goal and pick up a free book to take home and keep.

Moore—Take a trip outside the library to Moore’s annual Celebration in the Heartland, taking place all day on Wednesday, July 4, at Buck Thomas Park. As always, the library will have an area set up with activities for all ages and more information about the library’s summer programs and services.

Southwest Oklahoma City—So you want to be a witch or wizard? Then come by the library for a Harry Potter-inspired escape room challenge on Friday, July 13. There will be seven sessions of the event for teens ages 12 to 17, every hour on the hour from noon until 6 p.m. Advance registration required.