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Tulsa bar virtually celebrates anniversary, helps employees amid pandemic

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Tulsa bar virtually celebrates anniversary, helps employees amid pandemic
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CANCELLED OR POSTPONED MANYEVENTS... BUT ONE TULSA BARISN'T LETTING IT GET IN THEWAY OF ITS ANNIVERSARY.

2WORKS FOR YOU'S KATIEKELEHER SHOWS US HOW THESOUNDPONY IS TAKING ITSCELEBRATION - VIRTUAL.NATS - JUMPING IN POOL THISISN'T YOUR AVERAGE POOLPARTY.

IT'S A CELEBRATIONFOR THE SOUNDPONY.

THETULSA BAR'S 14TH ANNIVERSARYIS ON TUESDAY.

AND WHILEIT'S NOT HAVING THE PARTY ITWANTED - ITS EMPLOYEES AREHOSTING A VIRTUAL ONE ONFACEBOOK.

COMPLETE WITH AHOT DOG CAKE.05:55:42;18-05:55:47;41AMELIA PULLEN, BARTENDER,THE SOUNDPONY "It is themain, you know, vein ofculture for me and for a lotof other people." AMELIAPULLEN HAS BEEN A BARTENDERAT THE SOUNDPONY FOR EIGHTYEARS.HER DOG CHARLIE - ALSO ASTAPLE AT THE BAR.

SHE SAYSTHE SOUNDPONY IS LIKE ASECOND HOME TO HER AND SHEMISSES THE PEOPLE THERE.05:56:27;34-05:56:39;53AMELIA PULLEN, BARTENDER,THE SOUNDPONY "Hanging outand talking and tellingstories.

To me it's not evenreally bartending it's justknowing people and makingpeople feel good." CO-OWNERJOSHUA GIFFORD SAYS WHENTHEY OPENED THE BAR IN 2006- THERE WASN'T MUCH INDOWNTOWN TULSA.HE SAYS ITS NOW BECOME LIKEA COMMUNITY WATERING HOLE.00:11:56:03-00:12:06:24JOSHUA GIFFORD, OPERATINGPARTNER, THE SOUNDPONY"We've got an amazingeclectic group of peoplethat come in to ourestablishment.

Musiciansfrom all over the worldplaying all kinds ofgenres." PART OF THEFACEBOOK EVENT IS ANAUCTION, SELLING ITEMS ANDMERCHANDISE FROM THESOUNDPONY TO RAISE MONEY.WHILE IT CAN RE-OPEN MAY 15,GIFFORD SAYS THEY'RE GOINGTO WAIT UNTIL THE BEGINNINGOFJUNE.

AND HE'S EXCITED FORTHE FUTURE.00:12:49:19-00:12:58:21JOSHUA GIFFORD, OPERATINGPARTNER, THE SOUNDPONY "Ifeel like it's my job tomake everybody happy downthere.

So I take a littlebit of personal pride inthat.

And just want it to, Iwant it to be thereforever." KKTAG GIFFORD HASSET UP A FUND TO HELPSUPPORT THE SOUNDPONYEMPLOYEES WHILE IT'S SHUTDOWN.

YOU CAN FIND A LINKTO IT IN THIS STORY ON OURWEBSITE, KJRH DOT COM.

KATIEKELEHER, 2 WORKS FOR YOU.THE STEPHENSON CANCER CENTERAT O-U MEDICINE... IS




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