|Open House --
For Schultheiss Insurance
Oct 23 3:30 - 5:00
Ago -- From October 7, 1965 "The Collinsville News" --
Announcement -- I have purchased the Francis Sapp Insurance Agency Oct. 1, 1965, and wish to welcome Mrs. Sapp's policy holders to my agency. I am also happy to announce that Mr. R. W. "Bob" Schultheiss has joined me in the Agency. -- R.S. Elledge (Elledge-Schultheiss Insurance 923 Main St.).
|50 Mile Antique and Vintage Market October 22 -24.|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 3, 2015
Highway 20 Junk & Drive to bring visitors from around the state
Collinsville, Oklahoma- Plans are being finalized for the for the first annual Highway 20 Junk & Drive organized by Collinsville Downtown, Inc. The event is being touted as A 50 mile Antique and Vintage Market, and will take place on October 22 -24. The idea originated when local antique shop owners came together looking for a way to promote Collinsville and introduce antique and junk seekers to the many antique and collectible dealers located on Main Street in downtown Collinsville. The group approached Collinsville Downtown, Inc. the local Main Street Program and asked for help in organizing the event. It was decided that in order to make the event more significant they would reach out to the nearby Main Street communities of Pryor, Claremore, and the Main Street Association of Skiatook.
The event will take place and extend along Highway 20 through Pryor, Claremore, Collinsville, and Skiatook. Local merchants in all of the communities have jumped on board and will be offering shoppers a wide array of antique and vintage merchandise. Vendor booths are also available for only $25 in each town for those who would like to be a part and sell their wares without having a storefront. The event is being fashioned after the popular long distance garage sale shopping events, which have shoppers driving miles along a designated route to find one of kind treasures.
Weve never been a part of anything of this caliber, commented C.D.I. President, Sherry Campbell. Were flattered that they came to us to organize and oversee the event. Were looking forward to showing off our incredible Main Street and inviting visitors to explore the other nearby Main Street Communities. Its exciting to able to offer our assistance in a way our program was designed to do.
A printed Shoppers Event Guide will be available for would be pickers to make the most of their experience. Maps of every town will be included, showcasing participating shops, boutiques and restaurants. Additional vendor areas will also be outlined on the maps in each area.
Roberts Auto Center in Pryor is the premier title sponsor for this event and their generous contribution has been instrumental in bringing to fruition such a large, scale event, spanning several communities. Collinsville Downtown, Inc. and participating communities would like to express their gratitude to Roberts Auto Center for supporting the efforts of the local Main Street organizations.
Collinsville Downtown, Inc. is the downtown revitalization organization. Their mission is to be instrumental in directing the restoration of historical Collinsville to it's original nostalgic appearance, business fervor, public attraction, and profitability to fit the needs of our contemporary community. Anyone wishing to be a part of the Highway 20 Junk & Drive can find the vendor registration form online, as well as, ways to get involved in the Main Street organization on the C.D.I. website at www.collinsvilledowtnowninc.com. You can also follow the Highway 20 Junk & Drive and Collinsville Downtown, Inc. on Facebook for up to date details of this event and the many other aspects of the Main Street organization. You can also reach the Collinsville Main Street office at (918) 371-5530.
Collinsville Downtown, Inc.
|For Immediate Release:
Oct. 2, 2015
Commissioner Doak Urges Oklahomans to Consider Impact-Resistant Shingles
OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is encouraging homeowners to consider purchasing impact-resistant shingles. The investment could lead to savings on their home insurance premium.
With the severe weather we experience here in Oklahoma, roofs take a beating, said Doak. Studies have shown that many impact-resistant shingles can withstand a storm with golf-ball sized hail and 130 mph winds. They offer better protection from wind and hail, reducing the chance youll have to file an insurance claim to get a new roof. Overall, its a great investment.
The discounts vary depending on the class of roofing material. The Underwriters Laboratory rates roofing materials from Class 1 to Class 4. A Class 4 shingle generally receives the highest premium credit. Typically, Class 4 roofing materials for a house cost $1,800 to $2,500 more than lower-rated shingles.
Check with your insurance company before replacing your roof to see what discounts they offer and the specific type of roofing material required to qualify for the discount.
One maker of impact-resistant shingles in Oklahoma is Malarkey Roofing Products. Commissioner Doak toured the facility earlier this week.
Our plant in Oklahoma City is equipped with a state-of-the-art polymer modified asphalt blending system we use to manufacture our impact-resistant shingles, said Gregory B. Malarkey, Senior Vice President of Malarkey Roofing Products. We are proud that we can bring this technology to Oklahomas citizens to help them contain the costs associated with roof replacement due to inclement weather events. We appreciate Commissioner Doaks interest in our advanced technology and for taking the time to tour our Oklahoma City manufacturing facility.
About the Oklahoma Insurance Department
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