The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire

 

Local, small business owner, Ty Walker, seeks to make change through city governance

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Ty Walker cordially invites Tulsa to join his friends and family as he officially announces his candidacy for Tulsa City Council District 5, currently lead by Councilor Karen Gilbert, this Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Evelyn’s Soul Food Restaurant. Tulsa Council District 5 will become open as Councilor Gilbert seeks office for State Representative.

Ty Walker is a life-long Tulsan, graduating from Tulsa McLain High School in 1983. He is a second generation, small business owner, having worked with his mother to start Evelyn’s Soul Food. He now owns and operates Wanda J’s Next Generation. Not only has Ty serves Tulsa, but he also a proud disabled veteran that served America for five years in the U.S. Navy, with a deployment to Desert Storm on his service list.

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“My family has a long history of serving Tulsa as small business owners,” said Mr. Walker. “For over 25 years, my mother has operated Evelyn’s Soul Food, and I am honored have continue the legacy with my daughters operating Wanda J’s in the Historic Greenwood District. As we have worked to contribute to the economic growth of Tulsa, I know I can do more to secure Tulsa’s future for, not only my family, but all Tulsans. As a local, small business owner, I will use my experience to drive Tulsa’s economic growth and create long-term sustainable strategies. I look forward to further sharing my ideas with residents of District 5 and all Tulsans this Thursday and over the next six months.”

The campaign kickoff will be held at Evelyn’s Soul Food, 3014 N. 74th E. Ave, Tulsa, OK 74115, from 5:30-7:00 PM. This event is family friendly, free, and open to the public. For more information about the event and campaign, please call Charity at 918-943-0514 or you can send an email to tywalkerfortulsacouncil@gmail.com. To stay up to date on the campaign, visit www.tywalkerfortulsa.com and follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tywalkerfortulsacouncil.

 

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