POSTED ON DECEMBER 5, 2012:
Bros. Houligan 25th Anniversary! On Dec. 7 and 8, Bros. Houligan, a mainstay in Tulsa for a generation, will celebrate its 25th anniversary. Founded by the McMurchy family, the company is still owned by the same people who started it in 1987.
Celebrations at the Vanguard will feature The Last Slice, Streetlight Fight, The Decomposed, and Dirty Mugs on Dec. 7, and Shotgun Rebels, Prayers & Curses, Seven Day Crash, For the Wolf, Able the Allies, and Kicktree on Dec. 8.
Houligan's location at East 15th Street and South Atlanta Avenue (just east of Lewis) has served Tulsa since the restaurant opened. It also has another location in south Tulsa at the northeast corner of East 61st Street and South Mingo Road.
Free Documentary Screening at OSU-Tulsa.The Olympic spirit is coming to Tulsa with a free screening event of the PBS-bound documentary Age of Champions. Come see the film before its PBS premiere next year! The event will include a question-and-answer session with filmmaker Keith Ochwat and a onversation with the AARP on their You've Earned a Say program. This marks the third film 28-year-old Ochwat has made for PBS with fellow filmmaker Christopher Rufo.
Age of Champions tells the story of five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. It profiles a 100-year-old tennis champion, 86-year-old pole vaulter, and rough-and-tumble basketball grandmothers as they discover the power of the human spirit and triumph over the limitations of age.
The screening will be at the OSU-Tulsa Conference Center, 700 N. Greenwood Ave., on Monday, Dec. 10. Doors open at 5:30pm, and the show starts at 6pm. The event is free and open to the public.
Contest for Teens. Tulsa teens with an entrepreneurial bent may get a boost through a program offering college scholarships.
"Scholarships to Success" will give out 10 $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Tulsa Public Schools. The program, administered by the National Federation of Independent Business' Young Entrepreneur Foundation, is also being supported in Tulsa by the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation.
Students must apply at www.nfib.com/yef and submit a 1,000-word essay describing their experience as an entrepreneur and any small business involvement.
The deadline to apply for the merit-based awards is Dec. 17.
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