Collinsville, Oklahoma
January 21, 2010
Miscellaneous News

Safety Training Seminar Feb. 17th /
Miss Collinsville Pageant Jan. 23rd /
Home Rep. Club January Meet

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“Street Wise Safety Training” (Feb. 17)

I am excited to inform you all of a great seminar coming to Collinsville. The Atlanta Metro Crime Prevention Task Force will be at City Hall on February 17, 2010 to do a seminar on “Street Wise Safety Training”, for your convenience we will have 2 seminars one being held at 9 a.m. and one at 11:30 a.m. The seminar will cover a variety of concepts to help you prevent crime to yourself, your home and your community. I hope that everyone will make time to attend this training! I have attached an outline of the seminar and at the bottom is my contact information; please RSVP.

“Street Wise Safety Training”
Date: 2/17/10
Time: 9a.m. or 11:30 a.m.
Location: City Hall, 106 N 12th Street, Collinsville, OK RSVP: Melissa Whitlock

Melissa Whitlock
Human Resources/Payroll
City of Collinsville
918-371-1010 ext. 2018

Atlanta Metro Crime Prevention
Task Force
P.O. Box 481, Snellville, Ga. 30078
Phone: 770-717-8538


A.M.C.P. is an independent Task Force of former law enforcement officers with the credentials and experience necessary to provide the highest standard of crime prevention education. We are confident that you will find this program to be the most professional, informative, educational and thought-provoking program of its kind. This program and the information provided can help reduce an individual's chance of becoming a victim of crime by as much as 70%. The information presented provides excellent defense for workplace violence as well as individual, home, and automobile safety. Subjects covered in the program highlight current crimes that threaten our families and employees. A.M.C.P. instructors have provided this training to various government agencies, military bases, schools, businesses, groups, organizations and associations for over 13 years.


" What types of disguised weapons and drug paraphernalia are available to your children?
" What should you do if someone attempts to rob you or a member of your family
" What is an office creeper?
" What is the fastest growing drug used against women and men?
" Where are you most likely to be attacked while shopping?
" When your children are home alone, do they answer the door or do they pretend they are not at home? What should they do?
" What are the most common types of gang initiations that put you or your family at risk?
" What age are children recruited into gangs?
" What should you do if you are car jacked?
" Ladies traveling by themselves and blue lights appear in the mirror, what action should be taken?
" Where are women most often attacked?


What would/should you or your family do in the following situations?

*If you broke down or had a flat tire in an isolated area, day or night?
*If approached by someone in a parking lot who was armed with a weapon?
*If someone bumped the rear of your car at a red light or stop sign?
*If asked to help an injured child in a parking lot?
*If upon returning home you found a door or window has been forced open?
*If someone were to snatch your purse?
*If you were approached by someone with a weapon demanding that you drive where you were told?
*If approached by someone who threatened your child and ordered you to do as you are told?
*If someone followed you home from work or shopping?


HRC Announces Patriotism Contest
L-R: Margaret Waldorf, Kitty Thomas, EvaJo Sheehan

Members of the GFWC Home Representative Club met January 19, 2010 at the home of EvaJo Sheehan & it was announced that the annual Patriotism Contest will be held at the Collinsville Library this year. Applicants must be in either the 3rd, 4th or 5th Grade; attend Collinsville Public Schools, or be home-schooled, or attend an area private school. Essays may be turned in Feb. 1-12, 2010, and awards will be presented Feb. 23 at the Library.

Officers for the 2010-2011 Club year were elected, and are as follows: President - Krista Nall; Vice President - Marsha Nachtigall; Secretary - Jeanie Barnes; Treasurer - Jill Oliver; Journalist - Linda Pfeffer; and Parliamentarian - Margaret Waldorf. Installation ceremonies will be at the May meeting.

Submitted by Linda Pfeffer 1/20/2010

Miss Collinsville Pageant Is Saturday Jan. 23

Kelsey Cartwright (2008 Miss Oklahoma) will be the "Mistress of Ceremonies" Saturday as the 2010 Miss Collinsville and Miss Outstanding Teen are chosen at the annual scholarship pageant. The event start at 6:30pm at the Collinsville Faith Fellowship Church (one mile south of Main on 12th Street). Tickets are $10 and programs $5 to help fund the scholarships.

2009 Collinsville winners Brienne Vandiver and Mi'Shell Garrett will be on hand to crown their successors. 2010 Pageant Co-directors are Pam Polk and Corbi Wells Goddard.

The Collinsville Livestock Auction is a major sponsor for the 2010 Collinsville Pageant.