April 2012

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO MEDIATE IN LOCAL COURTS

Learning how to help people resolve conflicts and move on with their lives can be very rewarding, according to a group of volunteers who do just that.

Each year dozens of Oklahomans agree to give their time and energy to become a volunteer mediator through the Early Settlement Mediation Program. Pottawatomie County, however, is a little short on mediators and needs some volunteers to assist with both community- and court-related disputes.

BAGGECH PERFORMING RECITAL THURSDAY WITH ECU COLLEAGUES

Dr. Melody Baggech, associate professor of music at East Central University, will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. April 19 [THURSDAY] at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center, 14th and Rennie. The performance is free to the public.

‘WORLD’S OLDEST’ SUCCESSFUL FEMALE MOUNTAIN CLIMBER SPEAKING AT ECU

To start with, she contracted polio when she was almost 6. She escaped paralysis but it left her weak. Polio also gave Dr. Carol Masheter something else – the determination to be strong plus the dream of doing something extraordinary.

FINNEGANS AWAKE TO PERFORM CELTIC MUSIC APRIL 14 AT ECU

A Celtic music group with a passion for hard-driving fiddle and whistle tunes, heart-teasing waltzes and poignant ballads and broadsides will perform April 14 [SATURDAY] at East Central University.

Finnegans Awake, which includes Ada’s own Susanne Woolley (fiddle, mandolin, vocals) will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Summers Theatre. Admission is $5.

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