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BUSINESS: OK Allergy & Asthma

September 2012 Issue
BUSINESS: OK Allergy & Asthma
The fall allergy season is almost upon Oklahoma, and that means the Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic (OAAC) is ready to help allergy-sufferers find relief with its high-tech facilities and highly-trained physicians.

BUSINESS: Heritage Renovations

September 2012 Issue
BUSINESS: Heritage Renovations
"If you can dream it, we can build it!" That is the motto of Leslie and Dan Peake, owners of Heritage Renovations and experts in the home renovation business since 1985.

HOME: Making Homework Fun

September 2012 Issue
HOME: Making Homework Fun
Having kids who don’t want to do homework is nothing new to parents, but one Edmond teacher is trying to change that. Marty Newport teaches...

Life Goes On

September 2012 Issue
Life Goes On
On a bright sunny August day in 2010, Davis glanced down for a second while driving her truck from OSU to her parents’ house north of Edmond. That glance made her truck shift...

Get to Stepping

September 2012 Issue
Get to Stepping
It started in November 2011 with Black Entertainment Television’s Blaze the Stage national competition stop at Oklahoma City’s Millwood High School. Some eight months later, it turned into the opportunity of a lifetime for Santa Fe High School’s Stomp Team.

Second Chances

September 2012 Issue
Second Chances
Animal fostering is a term that many have never heard of, or have disregarded. But in reality, it could mean saving the lives of thousands of unwanted, stray or abandoned animals every day.

Safe House

September 2012 Issue
Safe House
The 2011 brutal murder and dismemberment of 19-year-old Carina Saunders from Mustang has thrown Oklahoma and human trafficking into the national spotlight, where many Edmond residents least expected to see it — close to home.

I'm Just Me

September 2012 Issue
I'm Just Me
Eight-year-old Tiffany Thompson would open a book, and as she read, the words would spiral around, slide off the page and rearrange themselves into a mess of symbols. She thought everyone read like this, navigating the moving and dancing words, but...

MY EO: Regan Killackey

September 2012 Issue
MY EO: Regan Killackey
Edmond Memorial High School Teacher

ARTS: They Stay Dead

August 2012 Issue
ARTS: They Stay Dead
They Stay Dead, an Edmond-grown quartet of skate-rock aural assailants, formed less than two years ago, but each member is a war-tested veteran of local music and each brings...

SPORTS: Opportunity to Play

August 2012 Issue
SPORTS: Opportunity to Play
With summer here, Edmond kids are moving outdoors, with sports providing endless hours of fun and critical exercise. While at one time some children might have been limited in their ability to participate in these sports...

LOUISE: Becoming the Best

August 2012 Issue
LOUISE: Becoming the Best
I never knew my mother was uncomfortable around people with disabilities. I was exposed to individuals with special needs at an early age. A young boy who...

FOOD: Edmond Wine Shop

August 2012 Issue
FOOD: Edmond Wine Shop
It was a 1965 cabernet that changed the life of Vance Gregory. It seduced the young man, leading him on a 40-year journey through the twisted vines of grapes to owning the...

BUSINESS: Swiss Cleaners

August 2012 Issue
BUSINESS: Swiss Cleaners
Swiss Cleaners, celebrating their 100th anniversary, is owned and operated by two brothers, John and Jim Limber, who are second-generation American-born Greek immigrants...

BUSINESS: Funky Monkey

August 2012 Issue
BUSINESS: Funky Monkey
August is the time to get into some cool and fashion forward styles at Funky Monkey, located just west of Quail Springs Mall. This fashionista boutique carries...

BUSINESS: Dr. Diana Kennedy

August 2012 Issue
BUSINESS: Dr. Diana Kennedy
Dr. Diana Kennedy, who specializes in diabetes, thyroid and other metabolic disorders, is on a mission to educate patients beyond her own private practice at Metabolic Disease Associates, located within the...

HOME: Kitchens by Design

August 2012 Issue
HOME: Kitchens by Design
Arguably the most defining room in a home, the kitchen is the epicenter of modern family life and entertainment. Its elevated importance in today’s culture has...

Stealing the Spotlight

August 2012 Issue
Stealing the Spotlight
Music has always been a part of Edmond musician Devin Derrick’s life. When he was a kid, his parents owned the Derrick Club, now known as the Wolf Trap in Edmond, where bands played six nights a week...

BEFORE & AFTER: Back40 Design Group

August 2012 Issue
BEFORE & AFTER: Back40 Design Group
Love Without Boundaries is an Edmond-based nonprofit that helps orphaned children in China by providing medical assistance, nutrition, education, foster care and adoption facilitation. Amy Eldridge, founder and executive director, contacted Back40 in...

Project 66: A Heart for the Community

August 2012 Issue
Project 66: A Heart for the Community
On the surface, the Edmond area might not appear affected by the ebb and flow of the economy. But the founders of Project 66, a community food pantry, know better...