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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Nonprofit

Gotta have friends

A Norman activities center provides friendship and fun for adults with disabilities.


News

Kathleen Norris Park
Activity is the key word for Among Friends, a Norman facility where adults with disabilities and special needs find things to do, friendship and fun.
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Soap and glory

A local charity gathers the bare necessities for those who need them the most.


Features

Aimee Williams
Instead of hoarding hotel soap from past vacations, why not donate those extra toiletries to a good cause?
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Marking 40 years of God’s work


Commentary

Rick Denny
In 1973, two Oklahomans aided only by generous hearts, a few resources and a powerful faith in God opened a homeless shelter and soup kitchen in downtown Oklahoma City.. The humble project that Sister Ruth Wynne and Sister Betty Adams called Jesus House is marking four decades of serving the city’s homeless and hungry.
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

No bones about it

An annual benefit gala raises money for service dogs


Features

Aimee Williams
Canines and Cowboys Gala
6-11 p.m. Saturday
Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center
1700 W. Independence, Shawnee
cci.org/swevents
$30
800-572-2275
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Betting on OKC

Place your fake money on a real cause Friday with Casino Florale.


Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
Casino Florale
7:30 p.m. Friday
The Shoppes at Northpark
12100 N. May
okcbeautiful.com
525-8822
$50-$75

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Joint celebration

Two metro organizations combine their efforts to raise support for amputees.


Sports

Moose Tyler
Blaze 5K
6:45 a.m. Saturday
Chesapeake Boathouse
725 S. Lincoln Blvd.
limbsforlife.org
605-5462
$25-$30

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Water4 everyone

A local nonpforit sets their sights on clean water for Africa.


Features

Giancarlo Gonzalez
Pioneering Spirit Gala
7:04 p.m. Thursday
Skirvin Hilton Ballroom
One Park Ave.
water4.org
551-8214
$2,500, table of 8


 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A gala for gallons


Features

Giancarlo Gonzalez
Water4 held its second annual gala in order to raise money and awareness to promote its mission of creating in-country jobs to eradicate the world's water crisis.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Ministry leader, sex offender file lawsuit against city

Lawsuit filed hopes to stop police from arresting sex offenders who live together. An attorney says it could force offenders 'underground.'


News

Tim Farley
Police should not be allowed to retroactively enforce a 2012 law that prevents two convicted sex offenders from living together, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Oklahoma County District Court.
 
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
 
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