Lifestyle

Redlands to offer free help with FAFSA applications

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Completing the annual Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process can be a daunting task, but the Redlands Community College financial aid team is ready to help.

Normal business hours are Mondays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., but on Mondays during the weeks of Oct. 19 to Nov. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m., the financial aid staff will be focused on helping families navigate the FAFSA.

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Carved walking stick presented to Honorary Swiss Consul

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Ernie Loganbill of Independence, Kan., carved a unique Swiss walking stick for the Honorary Swiss Consul of Western United States, Dr. Rico Buchli of Basal, Switzerland.

Loganbill presented the walking stick at a recent meeting in Oklahoma City. The walking stick was carved for the Consul to show appreciation for his contributions to Swiss families.

Dr. Buchli had contributed to the Zweiacher-Girard reunion and his contribution will be displayed on a stand along with the family cowbells from Switzerland.

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Maple Citizenship Award

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Maple September Citizenship Award winners, front row from left, Caleb Blanco, pre-kindergarten; Sophie Tredway, first grade; Elizabeth Eisenhour, kindergarten; Raina Crawford, second grade; and Stoney Baker, third grade; back row, Ayden Troncoso, fourth grade; Ashtyn Stokes, fifth grade; Halli Ferguson, sixth grade; Kennedy Arnold, seventh grade; and Jadon Olive, eighth grade.

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Frontier cookies

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Employees of Frontier Auto Group delivered cookies to El Reno Public Schools last week as a way to say thank you to local educators. Mindy Tech, Kalisha Brown and Kathy Tarver represented Frontier and all attended El Reno schools. Accepting the cookies is Kurt Myers, principal of Etta Dale Junior High.

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Couple holds garden wedding

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Aliki Patricia Dyer and Todd Eric Joshua were united in marriage June 6 in a garden ceremony at the home of Kelly and Chris Fry in Jones with Trevor Bomhoff officiating.

The outside venue was decorated with white begonias and blue hydrangeas.

The bride is the daughter of Ray Dyer and Viviane Dyer and granddaughter of Pat Dyer and the late Jack Dyer and the late Manos and Aliki Rovithis.

The groom is the son of Martin and Alice Joshua and grandson of the late Jeffrey and Juanita Factor and Edmond and Emma Joshua.

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Maple spring citizenship winners

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Maple spring Citizenship Award winners, front row from left, Abby Bass, Hudson Cooper, Madison Basler, Jaci Pitchford, Makenzie Caldwell and Andrew Eisenhour; second row, Audrey Eisenhour, Zuri Lewis, Hunter Lorenzen, Presley Swigart, Daughtry Swigart, Raquel Seymour and Erica Niles; third row, Ashtyn Stokes, Gavin Basler, Yami Marquez, Harper Looper, Halli Ferguson and Karis Racca; back row, Mya Robles, Brett Carnott and Skylar Ayers.

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Phantom Fundraiser to help RCC Foundation scholarships

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Redlands Community College Foundation is able to provide thousands of dollars in scholarship support each year to students who may not be able to afford college.

Much of this support is created through the foundation’s annual fundraiser.

This year the foundation is departing from its popular Dollars for Scholars event to hold a Phantom Fundraiser.

“Through the generosity of donors over the past few years, we have been able to increase scholarship opportunities for Redlands students,” said Brooke Robertson, president of the foundation.

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PPE donation

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The award amount of $3,500 was from a grant written specifically to provide personal protective equipment for El Reno Public Schools. The grant was received from the Elks National Foundation to the El Reno Elks Lodge. Over the past seven years, the El Reno Elks Lodge has received 22 grants totaling $64,000 to support the local community.