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Teens Receive Scholarships Operation Roundup awards $19,000 to college bound kids


coming up in Kiamichi Country


August 17, 2013


McAlester Culture Fest Downtown McAlester, 918-423-8888


August 17, 2013


Keep it Neat Wilburton Main Street Golf Tournament Sycamore Springs Golf Course, Wilburton 918-465-2254


August 24, 2013


Brave the Mud Run Leflore Co. Fairgrounds, Poteau 918-394-4785


August 29 - Sept. 2


Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival and Powwow Choctaw Nation Capital Grounds Tuskahoma


August 30 - Sept. 1


Eufaula Indian Community Labor Day Powwow, East Side Ballpark, Lake Eufaula 918-689-7751


August 31


No. 9 Marina Fireworks Longtown


September 2


Kiamichi Electric closed for Labor Day To report an outage, call 800-888-2731


September 5 - 8


Pittsburg County Free Fair Southeast Expo Center, McAlester


September 19-20 Shrine Circus


Southeast Expo Center, McAlester 918-420-3976


September 21


Boggy Bottom Classic Car & Truck Show Boggy Depot Park, Atoka


assorted rural communities in the KEC service area, received the scholarships based on academic achievement, leadership, financial need, and their ambition to further their education.


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Operation Roundup makes scholarships available every year to students who will be entering their first year of college, as well as second year college students. This year marks the most significant scholarship contribution—in terms of dollars awarded and the number of recipients—in the history of Operation Roundup.


Kiamichi Electric Cooperative and the Operation Roundup board of trustees congratulates the 2013 scholars on their achievement.


iamichi Electric's Operation Roundup program makes it easier for 16 teens to go to college. The students, from


Jordan Armstrong, McAlester Kaleb Boren, Talihina Ivory Detter, Muse Clay Fitzgerald, Talihina Tyler Garrett, Hartshorne Hannah Gulley, Eufaula Sayler Hackler, Pittsburg Miranda Howell, Red Oak Kaylin Kellogg, Pittsburg Lane Knight, Wilburton Matthew Little, Clayton Michael Shumate, Wilburton Caitlin Spears, Wilburton Emily Speers, Talihina Heidi Toliver, Talihina Nicole White, McAlester


For more information on Operation Roundup or the scholarship program, please call Todd Minshall at 800-888-2731 or visit www.kiamichielectric.org.


The Team That Saves Lives Help yourself and others by joining Air Evac Life Team


provides emergency medical transport services to southeast Oklahoma and other rural areas. You can support the lifesaving work performed by the company service for only $5 per month, courtesy of Kiamichi Electric Cooperative.


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Kiamichi Electric volunteers its administrative services to Air Evac Lifeteam so that co-op members can pay the membership fee over a period of a few months, and it saves members a little money. A one year regular membership costs $65.


Membership in Air Evac Lifeteam provides rural residents with access to emergency care when time is critical. While anyone may use the service, a Lifeteam


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ir Evac Lifeteam might save your life one day. The independently owned air ambulance service


membership provides extra benefits. For example, the company will work with insurance providers for compensation for the cost of the flight. Any additional costs associated with your medical transport are covered by your membership fee.


When you join Lifeteam, your membership helps cover the costs associated with operating an air ambulance, and ensures the company can continue to serve rural southeast Oklahoma and other remote areas.


Air Evac Lifeteam enrollment forms are available at Kiamichi Electric Cooperative, 800-888-2731.


For more information about Air Evac Lifeteam membership benefits, please call Jennifer Green at Air Evac Lifeteam, 918-318-0789 or visit www.lifeteam.net.


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