Rougher Summer Pride- Muskogee Public Schools

Laura WickizerUncategorized

We have many great things going on in Summer Pride, but parent in particular expressed her gratitude for the program this year. Her daughter, Sarah, has been attending for the past four years. She has seen great gains and positive impacts from her participation. A shy young lady, Sarah has been overcome and come out of her shell. She found … Read More

CASA For Children, Inc.

Laura WickizerUncategorized

CASA’s mission of providing advocacy for abused/ neglected children greatly improves the chances of placing a child in a safe and permanent home. Children in long term Foster care are more likely to have problems associated with the lack of a stable home and caretaker. Our focus is on the long term health and well being of the child which … Read More

Adams Pro Tour Golf Tournament

Laura WickizerUncategorized

APT Golf Tournament – REAL Okie Championship. The grant provided support for the first APT Tournament in Muskogee. The APT tournament is host to up and coming professional golfers who hope to play in the PGA, and conducts professional golf tournaments in six states. Each tournament emulates a PGA tour week; practice rounds, parties, youth clinic, a pro-am and a … Read More

Hatbox Hangar Redevelopments

Laura WickizerUncategorized

The Hangar Redevelopment Project included improvements to re-purpose two hangar buildings for multipurpose use and serve the livestock events. The primary improvements include electrical, lighting, water extensions, window repairs, new doorway entries, office and meeting room renovations and restrooms. These improvements and purchase of small animal pens and cattle tie-outs allowed for the annual county and regional livestock shows to … Read More

Muskogee Teen Center

Laura WickizerUncategorized

Muskogee Teen Center received this grant for the purpose of providing a safe, supervised environment for Muskogee youth to have recreation and enrichment opportunities during their out of school hours. The program is to operate year round with expanded hours during summer and school breaks. In some of the other sections I told about the challenges we have had with … Read More

Dream Team Programs at the MLK Center

Laura WickizerUncategorized

The Dream Team Youth Programs at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center include the After School, Summer Learning and Night Hoops programs. The goals are to provide academic support during the school year and through the summer and to provide safe evening activities for community youth on summer weekends. Tutoring, homework assistance, and summer enrichment lessons boost academic achievement, … Read More

Neighbors Building Neighborhoods Program Manager

Laura WickizerUncategorized

For programs to effectively meet needs in the community, there must be structure and coordination of staff and resources as well as a process for program review and outcome evaluation. When program staff are immersed in the day to day operations of each program, it can be difficult to manage these macro-level priorities. Thus, NBN (Neighbors Building Neighborhoods) employs a … Read More

Community Resource Development

Laura WickizerUncategorized

The community resource development program through the Nonprofit Resource Center provides free proposal writing, grant readiness assistance, fundraising assistance, and consultation on incorporation and program development to Muskogee nonprofits to support many programs that are vital to the community and its citizens. The nature of grant services is shifting from intensive proposal writing assistance to consultation on budgeting and proposal … Read More

One Team, One Vision, One Community

Laura WickizerUncategorized

One Team, One Vision, One Community is a comprehensive grant to Muskogee Public Schools that provides for academics, character education, and counseling. The grant funds our New Tech, STEM, AVID, Character Education, PSAT/NMSQT Assessment, Concurrent Enrollment and Roughers Regimented Program. Muskogee Public Schools is proud of the accomplishments this grant affords its students and staff. We have been able to … Read More

Muskogee Alumni Band

Laura WickizerUncategorized

The Instruments for Low Income Students program provides instruments on loan to low income students at Alice Robertson Junior High and Muskogee High School. This eliminates financial barriers to music participation for these students, allowing them to excel musically and reap all the benefits of music instruction. Funds are used to purchase instruments and fund maintenance and repair of the … Read More