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Celebrate Citizenship!

YWCA Tulsa is hosting Citizenship Day on July 28th from 9am-noon at the YWCA East Multicultural Center. This event will provide information to permanent residents who are interested in becoming US citizens. The first 50 people to RSVP to (918) 663-0377 will receive a free consultation with an immigration attorney, so call soon to register! Be sure to take your Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) along with you to qualify for a consultation. 

Sales Tax Holiday

Oklahoma Sales Tax Holiday Announced for August 3-5, 2012

Oklahoma’s annual sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday. In 2012, the three-day holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 5. Certain clothing and shoe purchases are exempt from sales tax for this time period only. This includes state, city, county and local municipality sales taxes.

The Heat is On

It's July in Oklahoma, which means it's HOT. And HOT can be dangerous. Here are a few things to keep in mind during these dog days of summer.

Using Pinterest as a Nonprofit Fundraising Engine

Pinterest (http://www.pinterest.com) is a content sharing service that allows members to "pin" images, videos and other objects to their pinboard for others to view. It's a kind of personal digital bulletin board. Visit the Association of Fundraising Professionals web site at http://bit.ly/PJGHaI for 7 tips on how nonprofits can use Pinterest to aid in a fundraising campaign across the web.

Learn Job Skills with DigitalLiteracy.gov

DigitalLiteracy.gov offers a section to build digital skills and find jobs for new economic opportunities.  Here you will find resources to find a job, explore careers, write a resume, learn about career training, and locate local workforce services.  

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