Collinsville, Oklahoma
January 22, 2013
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U.S. President Obama Begins 2nd Term /
Home Representative Club /
Oklahoma Heritage Scholarships

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Home Representatives Club January Meet
Co-hostesses Eva Jo Sheehan and Margaret Waldorf, showcasing decorations for the January 8, 2013 Home Representative Meeting at the Community Church.
-- Linda Pfeffer (1/18/2013)
57th United States Presidential Inaguration

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U.S. President Barack Obama was sworn in Monday Jan. 21, 2013 to begin his second four year term.
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2013 Oklahoma Heritage Scholarship Competition ... & Other Opportunities

This year the Oklahoma Heritage Association is offering more than $4,000,000 in scholarships to high school students who have paid attention in their Oklahoma history classes. In the Oklahoma Heritage Scholarship Competition, 9th through 12th grade students take a test on Oklahoma history, geography and our people. Those with high scores in each county receive a $1,000 cash scholarship or tuition grant to an Oklahoma college or university. All counties have at least seven scholarships available.

The 2013 competition will be held Saturday, March 30 at various locations around the state. The registration deadline is Wednesday, March 20.

Click here to download the registration form.

For more information, contact Gini Moore Campbell at 405.523.3202 or

FREE Field Trips for the 2013 Spring Semester

Thanks to generous sponsors, the Gaylord-Pickens Museum is offering FREE FIELD TRIPS during the 2013 spring semester. The Free Field Trip program includes free admission to the Museum and the teacher's choice of a free lunch for each student or a stipend to help with transportation, in the amount of $4 per student, Field trip spots are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Download an application for the program here.

Click here to apply for a FREE FIELD TRIP today!

Thanks to program sponsors: the Museum's Teen Board, Williams Foundation, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and Oklahoma Walmart Stores.

Contact Brenda Schwartz at 405.523.3211 or for more information.

$10,000 Nichols Scholarship applications due March 1

The Association annually offers the $10,000 John W. and Mary D. Nichols Scholarship to high school seniors. Students may be nominated for this scholarship by teachers or administrators not related to the student. The scholarship is based on the student's demonstrated knowledge and appreciation of Oklahoma history, as well as academic achievement, citizenship and leadership. As the name implies, the scholarship is made possible through the generosity of the late John and Mary Nichols.

Click here to download an application.

The 2013 Nichols Scholarship applications are due March 1. For more information, contact Gini Moore Campbell at 405.523.3202 or

16 Small ways to help the kids in your life in 2013

A teacher asked her 140 seventh grade students, "What are you looking forward to in 2013, and how can the adults in your life best help you with this?" The resulting answers provided a fascinating set of small ways teachers, parents, and mentors can help kids in 2013.

Click here to read the complete article.

-- Contact Paula Bearden at CHS for more info.
You are encouraged to Shop Collinsville all year ... but if you would like to be in the first (of 4) $1000 drawing you have until Feb. 15th to purchase your $5 coupon book; spend $100 at participating merchants; submit your receipts and entry at the Chamber office.
Books are available at Chamber office, many participating merchants, and will be sold by several organizations. More info soon.