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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Nonprofit

Art festivals

Life’s more fun in the sun, according to organizers of Bricktown Art Festival.


Emily Summars
“Art Your World” at this weekend’s Bricktown Art Festival
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
montagefestivals.com, 596-1687

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Mud bath

Oklahoma health nuts will get dirty next Saturday during an inaugural mud-running event in Mulhall.


Charles Martin
The Dirty 30
9 a.m. July 30
Canyon Creek Ranch
3905 E. Country Road 66, Mulhall
$55 to race, free to watch
Wednesday, July 20, 2011


Asks the organizers of the Paseo’s annual Fairy Ball, “How shall we beguile the lazy summer if not with some delight?”


Alex Ewald


Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Eat for Upward

Hideaway’s new location hosts Celebrity Wait Night on Aug. 31.

Food and Drink Features

Carol Smaglinski
Want to visit with local celebrities while you help raise funds for a good cause?
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Fundraiser to help local children with disabilities

‘Sunset Stampede’ set for Sept. 30.


Carmen Forman
The Sunset Therapeutic Riding Center will host its first “Sunset Stampede” fundraiser on Sept. 30 to buy more horses and hire more staff.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Freedom rings

Who said school isn’t fun? A nonprofit education program gets kids into learning.


Emily Summars
Based at Wildewood Baptist Church, local nonprofit Freedom School helps underserved children and families by providing a summer-long integrated reading curriculum and field lessons.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Healthy variety

With an $18 million capital campaign, Variety Care expands its primary medical care services to the uninsured and underinsured.


Brendan Hoover
While politicians talk about reducing the nation’s health care costs, a nonprofit in Central Oklahoma is actually doing it.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Lead on

Leadership Oklahoma City modestly celebrates three decades as a local nonprofit devoted to promoting community leadership skills among citizens.


Carmen Forman
Instead of throwing a big event for Leadership Oklahoma City’s 30th anniversary, Beth Shortt, executive director, said the organization plans to continue with its usual activities and classes, although the group has plans for some class reunions.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Making an impact

A women-run organization votes yearly to help local nonprofits in a big way.


Malena Lott
Some women get together for bunko on Thursday nights. Others pool their money in a bigger pot and scream when someone else wins at the end of the night.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Baby-item drive takes Bedlam theme

Everybody wins in Infant Crisis Services’ football-themed initiative.


Carmen Forman
One Oklahoma City-based nonprofit organization is taking advantage of an age-old bloodlust to raise donations for needy babies.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011