The annual event brings in around $15,000 each year.
Amateurs pair up with professionals and dance the night away after raising funds for Children’s Hospital Foundation.
“They’re supposed to do an evacuation on a periodic basis,” he said. “In order to facilitate filling the place to somewhat of a capacity, 1,000 or so [people],” a safety festival seemed appropriate.
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“We go to as many events as we can so people will know about us,” Smith said.
Giving Back: OKC Youth Matter features a basketball game, food, music and donations to help local children get read to go back to school.
Students give back to their community and help their peers through The After School Spot.
The proof of Capitol Hill’s deep history are marked by Yale Theater, Knob Hill and the Katz Drug Store building.
The gala is set for Aug. 13 at OKC Farmers Public Market.
UCO’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion aims to introduce students to other religions and connect them to their peers with its Interfaith Fair.