Friends of Lake Hefner General Activities

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 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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»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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»Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Activities

From the internet March 5, 2013 District Two Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan is announcing a new program that would remove Eastern Red Cedar trees from public and private land across Oklahoma County. Officials said the trees can drain up to 40 gallons of water a day from soil, making it hard for landowners to keep other plants and crops alive. The trees are also filled with oils that make them a major wildfire hazard. Email from Lisa Hubbell, Utilities Department, City of Oklahoma City April 5, 2013 … Oklahoma County, with the City’s approval, has initiated a program to remove eastern red cedars from the south shoreline of Lake Hefner. I have attached a map reflecting the cedar removal area, for your reference. The work is scheduled to begin in...

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Ward 1 Run-off Candidates Answer Questions

»Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in Activities

The Ward 1 Council race did not have a candidate with a majority of votes so there will be a run-off election between the two candidates who received the first and second most votes. These two are James Greiner and the incumbent councilperson Gary Marrs. Ms. Sims and Mr. Greiner provided us with answers before the primary election and those were posted at that time. Following the primary election we received responses to the Friends of Lake Hefner questionnaire from Mr. Marrs so the following are the questions and answers of the two candidates who will be in the April 2nd voting. Oklahoma City Ward 1 encompasses about 60 square miles on the West and Northwest side of our city ad it includes the South and West sides of Lake Hefner as well as all of Lake...

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