TOP Ladies of Distinction Inc. Annual Spring Clothing Closet is open to shop!

By Staff | Mar 28, 2018
clothing closet

TOP Ladies of Distinction Inc. (TLOD) is a professional humanitarian organization, they have a chapter located in Oklahoma City. I was fortunate to speak with our local chapter president, Lady Anne Allen about the inspiring work that TOP ladies do for our community. Mrs. Allen has been a Top Lady for 10 years and has…

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Spring Awakening OIC Welcomes New Teachers

By Staff | Mar 22, 2018

Spring is all about rebirth, regrowth, and new beginnings. Spring is a season of change, and just like the tulips and daffodils are waking from the long winter, the OIC’s family welcomes new teachers and courses. We are grateful for the innovation and hope that our new teachers will create at the OIC. Will you…

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Is It Really Garden Time? Already??

By Blair L | Mar 16, 2018

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

  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

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

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

So many new apps out there. Here’s a round up of a handful of interesting ones to try out today. Standard Resume Standard Resume gives you a modern, professional resume without templates or gimmicks. Just enter your info and pick a color – No formatting required. Photo Math Scan a math problem for an instant…

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Good For You Health and Wellness Info

By Staff | Jan 12, 2018
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

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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Garden Project

By Blair L | Jun 21, 2017

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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