If you would like to list your meeting or event in the Community Area Calendar please email all the information to ladonna@ cookson.news or call 918-4732313 (o_ce) or 479-422-4210 (cell). You may also mail the information to McIntosh County Democrat, 300 S. Broadway, Checotah, OK 74426. Include the event, time, place and contact information.
Memorial Day Ceremony
A Memorial Day ceremony with special speaker Senator Roger _ompson will take place Monday, May 29, at 1 p.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery in Checotah. _e community is invited to come honor those who served and are no longer with us.
Lake Eufaula Area Veggie Gardening Group meeting monthly OSU to sponsor June meeting at the Fairgrounds in Eufaula _ursday, June 1 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Contact Jackie Monies by phone at 918-617-0186 or by email at email@example.com.
Check out their Facebook page at Lake Eufaula Area Veggie Gardening Group.
Kids Classic Fishing Derby June 3 _e Kids Classic Fishing Derby hosted by the Eufaula Lake VFW Post 8798 will be held Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 7020 Lakeshore Drive Pavilion in Eufaula. No entry fee but must register by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and must be accompanied by an adult. Plus bring your own shing pole.
Prizes for Biggest Fish, Most Fish and more. For more info call 918689-5577.
Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church June 5 – 9 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Pre-K through 6th grade
BX of PEO meeting
Tuesday, June 6 at 1 p.m.
“Make Time for P.E.O.”
Delegate’s Report of State Convention Hostess: _e Sharpe House coordinated by Kelly Barton Co-Hostess: Chapter Sisters
Golden Eagle Poker Run June 10 It’s time to register for the annual Lake Eufaula Association’s Golden Eagle Poker Run.
To get details on registering call 918-689-7751 or go to visitlakeeufaula. com.
Visit the LEA website for online entry or to download an entry form.
_e entry fee is $225 for six cards. _e top ve hands win cash; there will be a 50/50 drawing and mystery card cash. _ere also will be a costume contest. _e theme this year is your favorite television show.
Participate by boat, bike or car. _en hop from marina to marina collecting cards in an e rt to create the best poker hand.
Lake Eufaula Association will host the annual fund raising event.
Checotah Alumni Reunion is coming Mark your calendars for June 23 and 24 for the Checotah High School Alumni Reunion.
Friday, June 23 – Meet & Greet at the Katy Depot at 5 p.m.
Saturday, June 24 – Special Alumni honored at the Katy from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
_en head to the CHS Cafeteria by noon where lunch will be served around 1:30 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at the door for $20.
Call Imogene Frazier Duvall for more information at 918-4732781.
GriefShare Bereavement Support Group o_ers classes Free GriefShare classes have started on Wednesdays at 6 p.m.
No matter what your circumstances are at this time, grief recovery is a painful process for most people.
We invite you to join us as we journey through grief together.
Where: First Baptist Church, 210 SW 2nd Street, Checotah Facilitated by: Wilmatine Gri_n, 918-473-2275
Heartland Heritage Museum & Gallery _e Heartland Heritage Museum and Gallery is full of activities and fun. From paint parties to self-guide tours in the gallery to various art classes for adults or children that can be scheduled.
Come join the Checotah Art Guild that meets on Tuesdays and _ursdays at the art gallery located at 116 N. Broadway. Contact Iris Park at 405-570-3569 for more information.
Muscogee Nation Head Start accepting applications _e Muscogee (Creek) Nation Head Start is accepting applications for the 2023-2024 school year. _ere is no cost to families but the following documents are required: parent’s income verication; previous year’s income tax (front sheet only), pay stubs, W-2 form, TNF letter, SSI letter, SNAP documentation or statement from employer; child’s immunization record, medical card, citizenship card (if applicable) and birth certicate.
For more information call: 918618-6220 (Eufaula); 918-4730605 (Checotah); 918-732-7904 (Okmulgee); 918-296-0357 (Tulsa); 918-623-2000 (Okemah); 405-452-1180 (Wetumka).
Langston University Extension Market Gardening Classes August 24 and October 19 From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 3 L Farms, 708 East A St., Rentiesville Topics: Soil preparation, Starting seeds and planting, Irrigation setup, Weed/Disease control, Harvesting and marketing, Canning and storage Call or email to register for classes.
Contact Leonard Hill at 918-4416214 or email hat365247@gmail. com or Micah Anderson at 405-476-6725 or email email@example.com.
DAV McIntosh County Chapter #3 meets monthly _e DAV McIntosh County Chapter #3 meets the rst _ursday of each month, 111092 S. 4184 Rd., Checotah (1/2 mile west of Onapa Rd.). Meetings are in the evening but daytime meetings are being considered if enough are interested. _e DAV would like to invite anyone who is at least 10 percent disabled to come to their meetings and have their voice heard. Come be a part of the Disabled American Veterans organization. For more information contact Andy Killingsworth at 918-781-9752.
Free clothing closet
_e First Freewill Baptist Church has a free clothes closet that is open on Tuesdays and _ursdays from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. If anyone needs clothing or would like to donate clothing, please stop by.
Green County Cattlewomen meets monthly _e Green County Cattlewomen meets the last _ursday of each month at 6 p.m. at Watson Farms Meat Market in Checotah. For more information or to join, call 918-616-2526.
Lions Club meets biweekly _e Checotah Lions Club general meetings are at noon on the 2nd and 4th _ursdays of each month. Lions meet at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall and would like to invite others to come join the Lions Club and help serve your community. For more information contact Lion President Tony Fields at 918-617-2954.
Least of ese Food Ministry has monthly distribution _e Least of _ese Food Ministry o rs free grocery distributions to anyone in Checotah or the surrounding area who struggles with food insecurities. Participants must provide ID and proof of residency. Grocery distribution is the third Friday of each month at 2 p.m. at the First Assembly of God located at 401 N. Broadway.
Join the Chamber of Commerce General Meetings _e Checotah Chamber of Commerce General Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at noon at the First United Methodist Hall. All Chamber members are encouraged to come.
Finding Hope o_ers support Finding Hope is a support group for loved ones who have been impacted by addiction. Find education and inspiration during meetings on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at 6:30 p.m. at North Fork Baptist Church. Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free training for caregivers and services for seniors Are you caring for someone 60 years of age or older and wanting to learn how to be a better caregiver? Get free “Caregiver Training” classes. Ask about respite vouchers.
Are you 60 years of age or older and need access to services such as meals, legal help, caregiver services, or transportation? Please contact the Area Agency on Aging- Outreach Program.
For more information contact the SENIOR INFO LINE at 1-800211-2116.