Posts by Friends Of Lake Hefner

CITIZENS OPPORTUNITY FOR TRAIL INPUT

»Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Activities

The Parks Department is developing a Trails Wayfinding Master Plan.   The consultant is hosting the event at the Chesapeake Boathouse, in the Oar Room, to receive input from citizens, community leaders, and city employees regarding the conceptual design of trail signs and a wayfinding system.  The consultant will be holding an Open House through April 17 from 1-5pm.  If you have definitive thoughts or ideas that you would like to contribute toward the conceptual design of this system, I would encourage you to stop by and share them with the consultant. Bicyclists, walkers, runners,skaters, boarders, taxpayers, citizens, if you want to have input into the trails system for Oklahoma City this is a good place to start.  Trails, and sidewalks and parks, will only...

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Thinking about a lifestyle change?

»Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in Activities

LHBOA Living on a Sailboat, Planning, Preparation, and Budget Place: “Keel Hall” at the OKC Municipal Marina. (at Gate 4, just south of the Lake Hefner Golf Club) Time: Thursday, October 24th at 7:00 PM. Come meet other sailors that dream of far away places.

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Volunteers Needed for the Oklahoma River

»Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in Activities

Date: Wednesday, September 25th Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Location: Chesapeake Boathouse-Oklahoma River, 725 S. Lincoln Blvd. Help the Boathouse District clean up the Oklahoma River in preparation of the 2013 Oklahoma Regatta Festival. Volunteers are needed on Wednesday, September 25th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet at the Chesapeake Boathouse to receive clean up instructions, trash bags and plastic gloves. To volunteer, register at http://okcbeautifulvolunteer.eventbrite.com/ or call 405-525-8822.

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Inaugural PROJECT LIFE 5K Announced

»Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Activities

The Oklahoma City Fire Department is hosting the first Project Life 5K run on Saturday, October 5, at 9 a.m. at the Lake Hefner East Wharf (the restaurant area off of Britton Road). Registration for the 5K or the 1 mile fun run or walk is $25.00 per person. All money raised in this inaugural event will go toward the fire department’s smoke alarm project. The Oklahoma City Fire Department provides smoke alarms free of charge to the public and will also assist with installation of the alarms if requested. According to the programs organizers a properly working smoke alarm gives a resident a fifty percent better chance of survival should their home ever catch on fire. Most residential fires occur at night and most fatalities are from smoke inhalation. For more...

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RESOURCES PAGE FOR TORNADO RELIEF

»Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Activities

The horrific storm event of May 20th has affected us all. I have posted a page of resources that was collected by Tinker Air Force Base and passed to me by the Oklahoma City Department of Airports. Our thoughts and hopes for those affected are universal and I know we will all assist our fellow Oklahomans however we can. RESOURCES FOR TORNADO RELIEF

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