Enterprising concerns

A new center at OU-Tulsa is a catalyst for business ideas.



ICEdot CEO Chris Zenthoefer and Caroline Trump with the company’s helmet sensors. Trump headed the team of students that worked with the company through the University of Oklahoma Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth.

The University of Oklahoma’s Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth is designed to bolster the state’s economy both immediately and into the future.

The center, or CCEW, has two goals, says its executive director, Jeff Moore. First is to be a catalyst for economic development by cultivating ideas, products or services for new or existing enterprises. It also aims to train students to start or build business ventures.

The CCEW has operated in Norman since 2006 and expanded to OU-Tulsa in 2011. In its first year, it trained 10 student interns from four colleges and six majors, says Taylor Potter, the Tulsa program manager.

It now is adding an Innovation and Sustainability Institute to support and foster innovative ideas from OU-Tulsa faculty and The Mine, which trains 10 Tulsa young professionals in social innovation and community projects.

Potter went through CCEW as a student and worked after graduation for ConocoPhillips before returning to open the Tulsa operation.

“It was a perfect opportunity for me to come back and get involved,” she says.

The programs blend backgrounds and talents and encourage entrepreneurship. CCEW projects can develop from OU faculty members or researchers who have a patent or idea they want to market, from local businesses who want to grow or expand into new areas or create products, or from students who have ideas they would like to explore.

Student team members are selected from applicants — 75-80 each semester for 12 openings in Norman and four in Tulsa. Team members are “the best of the best from across all majors and departments,” Moore says. The teams are assigned to real technology and entrepreneurial projects.

CCEW has produced about $7 million for various startups while students have gone on to become Rhodes scholars or move into the top business, law and medical schools in the country. Some also have remained involved with business projects in Oklahoma, Moore says.

CCEW interns can come from any background, from business to social science to engineering and technology. Interns are expected to spend at least 15 hours a week on their projects, working with government officials, business leaders and non-governmental organizations to get real experience in learning to develop businesses.

Tulsa’s first major and successful project involved MyHealth, an electronic network to facilitate exchange of health-related information among various entities with a goal of improving health care in the state.

Sara Gray worked on that CCEW effort to identify new markets and sources of revenue. That led to a job working with a state health care organization.

“I would not have had this opportunity if it were not for the CCEW MyHealth project,” she says of her state job. “Our project gave me a valuable foundation to work in any aspect of health care/health care informatics.” Now she is returning to CCEW as a team leader.

A CCEW team also worked with a Tulsa company, ICEdot, to research the potential of using sensors in football helmets to alert coaches and trainers to possible head injuries. ICEdot (ICE stands for “in case of emergency”) was putting sensors in bicycle helmets and devices for skiers and similar active sports when CEO Chris Zenthoefer decided “it would be great to have a student team work with us” as he explored new markets.

Caroline Trump headed that team, which she says had the task of “actually researching what sports a helmet sensor would have most impact in and (developing) an application that would work.” The team found that football had the most head injuries and that high schools offered the largest market because of the large number of players.

She says the team focused on using the iPad for the application because “we found that trainers and coaches were more likely to carry that on (the) sideline rather than a cell phone.”

Zenthoefer was pleased with the students assigned to the project.

“The overall quality of work was top notch,” he says. “They required a lot less oversight than I expected and produced a whole lot more than I expected.”

Now, he says, ICEdot is “following a lot of paths they laid out … with a good chunk of their advice.”

The Innovation and Sustainability Institute began this August, with nine OU-Tulsa faculty members receiving mentoring and financial support for developing innovative ideas. It kicked off with a one-day “boot camp” and lasts for a full academic year.

Participants will be trained and mentored in areas such as financial planning, licensing, business strategy and revenue development. Each participant will receive a $1,000 stipend and one will get an additional $5,000 based on his or her work, dedication and progress in the program.

CCEW’s newest project, The Mine, was developed uniquely for Tulsa and funded by the George Kaiser Family and Lobeck-Taylor foundations in cooperation with The Forge, a startup incubator of Tulsa’s Young Professionals through the Tulsa Regional Chamber.

The Mine’s overriding goal is “entrepreneurial growth, talent and development in Tulsa.” It focuses on social programs, and its core component will team 10 young professionals to develop a “socially innovative idea” for Tulsa. Those individuals will be chosen and start work this fall. A second component will develop “social venture” programming and training for local organizations, both nonprofit and commercial. The idea is to apply solid business, entrepreneurial and financial practices for community projects.

“We are doing a lot of project scoping,” Potter says, looking at what has worked and what has not, legal issues, financial aspects and property rights. “We’re doing research to make sure we have the right type of project.”

The Mine effort will extend through the 2013-14 school year.

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Honoring 10 fearless Tulsa leaders who are creating real change for women and girls, this year's gala is themed for fiction's most powerful and enigmatic female heroines.

Cost: $150-$250

Where:
Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits YWCA
Telephone: 918-858-2343
Contact Name: Mandie Rowden
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Andrew Lippa’s Wild Party evokes the glamour, sensuality, and decadence of Manhattan in the roaring twenties. The story chronicles an evening in the life of Queenie and Burrs, lovers and...

Cost: $25-60

Where:
IDL Ballroom
230 East 1st Street
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: Theatre Pops
Telephone: 918-902-6339
Contact Name: Meghan Hurley
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Signature Symphony at TCC  Presents A Night at the Oscars Music from Oscar winning movies February 24 & 25, 2017    7:30p.m. Something magical happens when the...

Cost: $32-$58

Where:
VanTrease PACE
10300 E. 81st Street
Tulsa, OK  74133
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Telephone: 918-595-7777
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BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park”   The Broken Arrow Community Playhouse is excited to present “Barefoot in...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S Main St
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Sherry Hacker
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Where:
American Legion Post 308
11328 E Admiral Pl
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $16-$56

Where:
BOK Center
200 S Denver Ave
Tulsa
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Where:
Yeti
417 N Main St
Tulsa
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Telephone: (918) 936-4994
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Cost: $18-$23

Where:
Expo Square - Ford Truck Arena
4145 E 21st St
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74105
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Signature Symphony performs pieces from the scores of Oscar-winning films.

Cost: $32-$47

Where:
VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education
10300 E 81st St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 595-7752
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Cost: $10

Where:
Comedy Parlor
328 E 1st St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 921-3535
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - Margaritaville Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Cost: $18-$20

Where:
Cain's Ballroom
423 North Main Street
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918.584.2306
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Cost: $10

Where:
Vanguard
222 N Main St
Tulsa
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Telephone: (319) 804-9727
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Where:
Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa
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Telephone: (918) 599-9200
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Where:
Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa
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Telephone: (918) 599-9200
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Where:
Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa
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Telephone: (918) 607-6005
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Cost: $10

Where:
Comedy Parlor
328 E 1st St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 921-3535
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Cost: $15-$20

Where:
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
5 S Boston Ave
Tulsa
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Telephone: (918) 928-5299
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Where:
VFW Post 577 - Centennial Lounge
1109 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Soundpony
409 N Main St
Tulsa
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Telephone: (918) 582-7669
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Where:
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74105
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Where:
Utopia Bar & Lounge
3508 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK  74145
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Where:
Dusty Dog Pub
5107 S Harvard
Tulsa
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Telephone: (918) 933-5473
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Where:
Fassler Hall
304 S. Elgin Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Telephone: (918) 576-7898
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See Philbrook as never before, thanks to acclaimed artist HOTTEA's large-scale yarn installation.

Where:
Philbrook Museum of Art
2727 S Rockford Road
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 794-4208
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Please join us for the 57th Annual Holland Hall Book Fair! Saturday, February 25, 2017 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Holland Hall Middle School Gym (5666 East 81st Street, Tulsa, OK 74137) Open...

Cost: $1, 18 and under free

Where:
Holland Hall Middle School
5666 E. 81st St.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Sponsor: Holland Hall
Telephone: (918) 879-4738
Contact Name: Christy Zahn
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Bring the family for a walk to explore trees - inside and out. We'll look at tree shapes, make bark rubbings, and count rings. Meet at Children's Discovery Garden entrance. Tulsa Botanic...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12. 2 and under are free

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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ALL KIDS 13 & UNDER – IT’S FREE! All children age 13 and under, accompanied by an adult, will be allowed in to all 2016-17 ORU Athletics ticketed sports for free. This is strictly a...

Cost: $9

Where:
Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74171
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Sponsor: Mabee Center

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For First Friday Feburary 3rd Back Gallery has been invited to come in out of the cold and have a show at Mainline Bar. We've asked local wiz photogrphers Western Doughty, Amy Rockett-Todd, and...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: mainline art bar
Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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Fly Me to the Moon' Lunar New Year Gala. We will be celebrating the music of Frank Sinatra. Reception, dinner, raffle and live auction items. Sponsorships Available

Cost: 125

Where:
Southern Hills Country Club
2636 E. 61st Street
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits Dillon International
Telephone: 918-748-5613
Contact Name: Steffanie Bonner
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Cost: $7

Where:
Mabee Center
81st Street and South Lewis
Tulsa, OK
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Mardi Gras in Tulsa includes: Live Auction and Dinner with appetizers from Tulsa area guest chefs, and entree by Chef Devin Levine. Then, dance the night away to the live Zodiac Band. All of the...

Cost: $150 per person/ $100 per person (under 40)

Where:
Tulsa Ballroom at the Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits Catholic Charities
Telephone: 918-5087115
Contact Name: Jennifer Allen
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Your evening begins with a fun-filled reception. Mix, mingle, and shop while you enjoy great cocktails and tasty hors d'oeuvres. Experience our Native American culture as our Drum Group calls you...

Cost: Single: $150; Couple: $250

Where:
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa
777 West Cherokee
Catoosa, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits Indian Health Care Resource Center
Telephone: 918-382-1203
Contact Name: Debbie Starnes
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The Miró Quaret returns for their fourth appearance on Chamber Music Tulsa's series with an extraordinary performance of all 16 of Beethoven's string quartets in six concerts over...

Cost: $35

Where:
Tulsa PAC - Westby Pavilion
110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: Chamber Music Tulsa
Telephone: 918-587-3802
Contact Name: J.J Cody
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Andrew Lippa’s Wild Party evokes the glamour, sensuality, and decadence of Manhattan in the roaring twenties. The story chronicles an evening in the life of Queenie and Burrs, lovers and...

Cost: $25-60

Where:
IDL Ballroom
230 East 1st Street
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: Theatre Pops
Telephone: 918-902-6339
Contact Name: Meghan Hurley
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Signature Symphony at TCC  Presents A Night at the Oscars Music from Oscar winning movies February 24 & 25, 2017    7:30p.m. Something magical happens when the...

Cost: $32-$58

Where:
VanTrease PACE
10300 E. 81st Street
Tulsa, OK  74133
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Telephone: 918-595-7777
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BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park”   The Broken Arrow Community Playhouse is excited to present “Barefoot in...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S Main St
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Sherry Hacker
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Six internationally acclaimed artists come together for this concert of opera and pop favorites: sopranos Leona Mitchell, Alyson Cambridge, and Sarah Joy Miller; tenor David Miller (of Il Divo);...

Cost: $25-$118

Where:
Tulsa Performing Arts Center - Chapman Music Hall
110 E. 2nd St.
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918.596.7122
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Where:
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74105
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Where:
Gypsy Coffee House
303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tulsa
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Telephone: (918) 295-2181
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Where:
The Fur Shop
520 E 3rd St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 949-4292
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa
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Telephone: (918) 607-6005
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One of the country's leading children's and maternity consignment events.

Cost: $10

Where:
Expo Square - Exchange Center
4145 E 21st St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

Where:
Comedy Parlor
328 E 1st St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 921-3535
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Cost: $5

Where:
Reynolds Center
3208 E 8th St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Magoo's
5002 S Memorial Dr
Tulsa
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Telephone: (918) 663-3364
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Cost: $10

Where:
BOK Center
200 S Denver Ave
Tulsa
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Cost: $45-$55

Where:
River Spirit Casino - Paradise Cove
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Where:
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74105
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - Margaritaville Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Where:
Soundpony
409 N Main St
Tulsa
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Telephone: (918) 582-7669
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Cost: $10

Where:
Vanguard
222 N Main St
Tulsa
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Telephone: (319) 804-9727
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From 1940 to 1976, Philbrook hosted The Oklahoma Artists' Annual Exhibition, a juried competition featuring work by dozens of Oklahoma artists. With a wide range of styles, subjects, and points of...

Where:
Philbrook Museum of Art
2727 S Rockford Road
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Uncle Bently's Pub & Grill
4902 S. Sheridan Rd.
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 664-6800
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 794-4208
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