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History Center offers Labor Day escape

The Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, offers interested students, parents and history lovers in general the opportunity to visit its current exhibits during the Labor Day week. Hours during the week of Labor Day are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Among the exhibits available for viewing during Labor Day, Sept. 4, are “Crossroads of Commerce: A History of Free Enterprise in Oklahoma,” “Steamboat Heroine,” and “On Behalf of the Pioneers: The Oklahoma Century Chest 1913–2013.”

Following the Labor Day week, Septemberfest will be held at the center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 9.

For more information, call 521-2491, or go to

‘Visions’ celebrates nonprofit leaders

The seventh annual “Visions: A Celebration of Nonprofit Leadership” event is Nov. 28 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel. It will honor Danny Cavett, of Cavett Kids Foundation; Gene Rainbolt, of BancFirst; Dr. Robert L. Spinks, of Oklahoma City University; Shannon Luper, of Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma; and Toby Jenkins, of Oklahomans for Equality.

“We are thrilled with the individuals chosen this year as visionary leaders who have positively impacted our state and devoted their time, energy and resources to our community,” said Kelly Sachs, 2017 Visions chair and president of Commerce Bank.

For sponsorship and event information, contact Mandy Fair at or 918-579-1910. For more information, go to

Cyclists to ride for MS benefit

More than 400 cyclists are expected to raise at least $300,000 to help people affected by multiple sclerosis Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at Bike MS: The Road Divided, a two-day, up to 159-mile journey through central Oklahoma.

The ride begins at the Marriott Conference Center at NCED in Norman, with an overnight stay in Guthrie and a finish at Boone Pickens Stadium at Oklahoma State University in…

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