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Is It Really Garden Time? Already??

By Blair L | Mar 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Is It Really Garden Time? Already??

It is hard to believe that it is time to prepare the Student Community Garden.  Actually, our resident garden “Angel” volunteer, says that we are starting a bit late, oops! We had a big donation of alpaca manure, which staff and students added to the garden.  We want to thank our AmeriCorps Vista Member Rebekah…

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Read All About It!

By Staff | Mar 12, 2018 | 1 Comment

  Oklahoma City, OK – Opportunities Industrialization Center of Oklahoma County, Inc. (OIC) has been inspiring and motivating adult learners for 51 years. Development staff and the Board of Directors have planned an annual Gala to support OIC’s adult education programs. The date of the Gala is set for March 29, 2018, at 6:30 pm,…

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OIC’s Spring Fundraiser Launch Today!

By Staff | Mar 1, 2018 | Comments Off on OIC’s Spring Fundraiser Launch Today!

March is for Fundraising! OIC launched our Spring 2018 fundraising campaign today & we are excited about new courses and workshops this month! OIC would not exist without our generous and dedicated donors – YOU! We are planning a beautiful Gala with a special keynote address by motivational speaker and community advocate, Lee Roland. The…

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Gearing Up for Our Spring Garden

By Blair L | Jan 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Gearing Up for Our Spring Garden

We had so much fun working in the garden last year! We learned so many lessons too. We are looking forward to the spring so we can get our hands dirty. And we have a little cleaning up and planning to do. Sure, we will be planting the usual tomatoes, squash and okra. But, we…

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Apps to Try for Fun and Learning

By Staff | Jan 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Apps to Try for Fun and Learning

So many new apps out there. Here’s a round up of a handful of interesting ones to try out today. HardBound Hard Bound turns bestselling nonfiction books into fun, illustrated stories that you can finish in 5 minutes. Read on your iPhone. Standard Resume Standard Resume gives you a modern, professional resume without templates or…

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Good For You Health and Wellness Info

By Staff | Jan 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Good For You Health and Wellness Info
healthy food shown with active people

Oklahomans have something to smile about with this recent news.  We can get all kinds of information from magazines, fact sheets, and journals on health and wellness. Consumer Health Complete is offered through the state library. This is information that you can trust. Sometimes it is hard to know what is good when you do…

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Want to Learn a Language? Try Duolingo.

By Staff | Jan 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Want to Learn a Language? Try Duolingo.

It’s free and fun! Duolingo is a program that will help you learn a language. It’s on the Web and it really is free to use. Into Spanish? Check out the Duolingo Pod Cast > How Duolingo Works You sign up to create your own space. Duolingo let’s you begin with the basics and work…

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Get That Ged

By Blair L | Aug 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Get That Ged
GED Evening Classes Poster
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Garden Project

By Blair L | Jun 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Garden Project

As part of OIC’s Healthy Literacy Program, a student community garden has been planted.  Students are learning the basics of growing their own vegetables and herbs.

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Talking with Your Doctor

By Blair L | Dec 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Talking with Your Doctor

January 23, 2017 from 10:30 to 11:30. Join us at OIC.  This interactive workshop will teach participants how to communicate more effectively with healthcare professionals.  Instructors will discuss the healthcare system and provide skills for a more positive interaction between patients, caregivers and healthcare providers. Who This Is For This class is designed for individuals…

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