, Muskogee, OK


April 25, 2014

THANK YOU 04.26.14

I FELT COMPELLED to take this opportunity to give praise and a hats off to the Jack C. Montgomery Veterans Medical Center in Muskogee.

I was recently a patient there on 4 East and was treated with royalty from the professional staff to the support personnel. All medications and meals and other aspects of a patient’s stay were always timely and administered with the highest degree of professionalism. I would indeed urge any honorably discharged Veteran to use this facility as the quality of care is great.

So often we do not pass on when something is good because basically all we hear now is something negative, so I wanted to pass on this good news.

To the administrators and staff of the Jack C. Montgomery Medical Center, continue to provide the quality of care that I received and thank you.

Willie L. Granger

THE 15TH BARE Bones International Independent Film & Music Festival would like to offer a heartfelt thanks to:

the 70 + volunteers and coordinator Samantha Cain, who donated their time to make our guests feel like 'Real Okies' by providing homespun hospitality and services and to The Greater Area Muskogee Chamber of Commerce & Tourism,  City of Muskogee, Muskogee Phoenix, 3 Rivers Museum, Muskogee Area Arts Council, Whitlock WISH house, Soroptimist, the Domestic Violence Prevention Network, Roxy Theater, E.F. Productions,OK Music Hall of Fame,Renegade Productions, Muskogee Public Library, Bare Bones FilmWorks, Bare Bones Film Festival Steering Team, Quality Inn, Fairfield Inn, Downtown Muskogee, Inc., PAIN Foundation, Southern Light Photography, Spotlight Rising Stars, PC Landing Zone, Stix and Flix Entertainment, Muskogee Directory, Blind Fable Productions, Okie Country 107.1, Twitchy Dolphin Productions, Underdog Productions, 3 Rivers Photography Club.  Your contributions helped to make this year one of the best ever.

ALMOST 90 FORT Gibson senior citizens attended the annual Golden Ager's Breakfast this year! It was a beautiful morning filled with good food, wonderful entertainment and great fellowship. A huge thank you goes to Armstrong Bank, Whitlock Packaging, Fort Gibson State Bank and Arvest Bank of Muskogee who contributed gifts and donations which makes this annual event possible.

The Fort Gibson Community Education Advisory Council which includes Ed and Roberta Henderson, Jere Gibson, Judy Sadler, Linda Taylor, Jackie Webb, George Mayo and myself enjoy working to make the breakfast a tribute to our senior citizens for all their support and contributions to the school and community over the years! They deserve the recognition and gratitude and is our pleasure to honor them.

I would like to thank Mr. Glover, Mr. Sparks and our administration for their continued help and support of Community Education. Thank you also goes to Kathy Reich and the cafeteria ladies for serving another wonderful breakfast, Bob Dewoody of the Fellowship Bible Church for the morning prayer, Ms. Freeling's FCCLA boys and girls for all their help with serving and cleaning up, George Kunsman and crew, Mrs. Carol Scott and Mrs. Seamore for helping with the entertainment, and last but not least our Miss Fort Gibson Erin Wilcox.

Our gratitude also goes to the local business for their continued support with donations: Charlie's Chicken, Simple Simons, The Flower Can, Sonic Drive-In, Paradise Donuts, Mac's Drive-In, Harp's, Muskogee Wal-Mart, Fort Gibson Nursing Home, Keith's Hardware, Tigers Den, SonBurst Graphics, Fajita Rita's, Garrett Funeral Home, Fort Gibson Barber Shop, Grissoms LLC, Pat Orman, cafeteria ladies, and Viola Paris (Scentsy consultant). Thank you to everyone who participated!

Sheilah Yarbrough


Education Director

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