Building on Tradition is a special section that will publish in the Enid News & Eagle for eight Sundays in February, March and April 2019. The section is designed to feature individuals, businesses and organizations in Enid and Northwest Oklahoma that work every day for the betterment of the region and its residents. This section, which published April 7, 2019, focuses on Faith in Enid and the area.

Other sections include:

• Building on Tradition: Health and Wellness, Feb. 24, 2019

• Building on Tradition: Northwest Oklahoma, Feb. 24, 2019

• Building on Tradition: Economic Development, March 3, 2019

• Building on Tradition: Education, March 10, 2019

• Building on Tradition: Arts & Entertainment, March 17, 2019

• Building on Tradition: Agriculture & Energy, March 31, 2019

• Building on Tradiiton: Community Service, April 14, 2019

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FreeWorld LifeGroup, founded by Emmanuel members and former inmates Chris Johnson and Justin Parrish, ministers primarily to people who are nearing release or have been released from Oklahoma Department of Corrections (DOC) to help them reintegrate into society and find healing through biblical grace.

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Stamp Out Starvation, which began in 2007 as a local branch of Kids Against Hunger, has become quite the expert on packaging food for those needing it around the world. 

Coming to Enid in 1993, weeks before the Land Run of 1893 centennial, I fell in love with the heritage. I started as Enid News & Eagle education, legislative and business reporter, was promoted to news editor in 1999 and currently am digital coordinator.