The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Progress 2014

Progress 2014
  • George_Pankonin_2_BH.jpg Father’s heart as big as the spirit of an Olympian

    George Pankonin, whose son, Joe, is a Special Olympian, formed an Enid High Alumni team to provide EHS grads the chance to continue enjoying the benefits of competing and fellowship.

    April 12, 2014 2 Photos

  • RSVP_1_BH.jpg RSVP provides another way to love each other

    RSVP stands for Retired Senior Volunteer Program. It’s a self-sponsored, non-profit entity that welcomes volunteers to assist others, ages 55 and older, in Alfalfa, Garfield, Grant, Major and Noble counties.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary_Stallings_BH.jpg Foundation provides the perfect match

    Mary Stallings, past and current Cherokee Strip Community Foundation director, became chairwoman of the CDSA funding drive to build a non-profit center downtown. That drive was successful, and The Non-Profit Center is operating.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Vance_Community_Service_4_BH.jpg Vance at your service

    The men and women at Vance Air Force Base serve in a number of ways both on base and off, through various volunteer opportunities.

    April 12, 2014 4 Photos

  • progress cover.jpg Growing Forward

    The Enid News & Eagle is publishing eight special sections that explore the progress made and the challenges faced in Enid and northwest Oklahoma. Please click on the ENE's Progress 2014 section front to view the featured individuals, businesses and organizations, continuing this week with Faith, and see prior editions, Health and Wellness and Economic Development, Education, Northwest Oklahoma and Family and Agriculture and Energy.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Merged_Churches_BH.jpg Congregations join forces to deliver word of God

    John Chambers, Wayne Bland and Carl Roberts are members of a pastors’ prayer group, through which they became friends. In addition to that group, they formed their own group and prayed for a way to bring God’s message to Enid in a better, more direct way.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • GLOW_Church_3_BH.jpg Lahoma's GLOW letting its light shine

    Sabrina Bergdall, who attends United Church and is youth minister for the group, was taking her children to Ames for a youth group there. It was then she decided a group in Lahoma was needed.

    April 5, 2014 2 Photos

  • Police_Chaplin_BH.jpg Enid officer answers to a higher calling

    “I had been going to church at World Harvest and had really just felt the need to serve the union. I served the department and that was the only way, was through the chaplaincy.” — Enid Police Department Officer Aaron Barber

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • carrier 3.jpg Carrier church’s doors are open

    It’s a common message among United Church of Christ, well-known for its history of firsts: First woman ordained, first openly gay man ordained and first Christian church to affirm the right of gay marriage. The inclusivity of the denomination is what led Southern Baptist-raised Richard Mize to become, in his words, “a UCC-er.”

    April 5, 2014 2 Photos

  • St_Francis_BH.jpg Invitation to come home

    The church has about 1,200 families registered at the church. There about about 1,200 people who attend service on a regular service, making St. Francis Xavier an active community.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo