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LifeShare Foundation to host inaugural 5K to raise organ donation awareness

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The LifeShare Foundation will hold its inaugural ‘Little Red Heart’ 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk on Saturday, November 3, as they continue to raise awareness and provide education on the importance of being an organ donor. Participants in the 1 Mile Walk will step […]

Other Options holds Cookie’s Thanksgiving fundraiser, Black & White Party and Bar Wars – Game On to support those with HIV/AIDS

Paula Love, Shelley Sanders and Lynn Taylor are dressed to the nines at the first annual Black & White party, one of the upcoming events to support Other Options in Oklahoma City.  Facebook photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – “Cookie’s Thanksgiving needs your help,” Other Options executive director Mary Arbuckle posted on Facebook.

“I’m raising money for Thanksgiving to help feed 1000 adult and kids living with HIV/AIDS and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps,” […]

Judicial Forums Will Introduce Oklahoma County Candidates to the Public

(L-R) Candidates for Oklahoma County District Judge Natalie Mai, Stieve Sloan, Heather Coyle and Rand Eddy.  Facebook photos

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In an effort to inform voters, two Judicial Forums will be held this week to introduce candidates from the four Oklahoma County Judicial Races competing in the General Election on Tuesday, November 6. The eight Oklahoma County District Court Judicial Candidates are: Office 5 — Natalie […]

OKC advocates celebrate National White Cane Safety Day on Oct 13

Heartland Council of the Blind Vice President Frances Poindexter (left) and her son Steve Herrera walk inside a local shopping mall during National White Cane Safety Awareness Day in 2017. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, October 13, the Heartland Council of the Blind will celebrate its 10th annual National White Cane Safety Awareness Day in Oklahoma City. The event will focus on the importance of the white cane as a tool to achieve independence and a symbol of […]

Criminal Justice conference to feature Chief of Police Keith Humphrey and Regina Jackson, Youth Developer

The Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice 2018 Conference and Luncheon will feature Norman Chief of Police Keith Humphrey and Regina Jackson, President and CEO of the East Oakland Youth Development Center as keynote speakers on Oct. 12 at Langston University OKC Campus.  Photos provided.

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ), will host its 2018 Training Conference and Ted Logan Scholarship Luncheon on Friday, October 12. The day-long event, which is open to the public, will be held at the Langston University […]

Oklahoma Caring Vans offer flu shots throughout the state

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Caring Vans are out helping to fight the spread of the flu virus across the state. Flu season typically runs from October through April. Because strains of the flu change each year, the annual flu shot is the best way to avoid the […]

OKC Animal Shelter celebrates ‘Dogtober’ with half-price dog adoptions

Dogtober with half-price dog adoptions from OKC Animal Welfare and several special events. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahoma City residents are invited to welcome a new pet into their family by celebrating Dogtober with half-price dog adoptions from OKC Animal Welfare and several special events. Dog adoptions will be $30 all month long at OKC Animal Welfare, 2811 SE 29th Street. The shelter is open every day except holidays from […]

Theologian Matthew Fox to speak in Oklahoma City

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Internationally acclaimed theologian Matthew Fox will lecture, present a workshop, and preach in Oklahoma City, over four days, October 18 through 21. Fox is renowned for a message of creation spirituality that joins traditional Judeo-Christian teaching with today’s concerns for environmental stewardship, social justice and […]

City Care to host 2nd annual “Odyssey Project” to help city’s homeless

City Care will host its second annual Odyssey Project event on Oct. 13 to raise funds for low-income and homeless housing.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, October 13, City Care, an Oklahoma City based nonprofit organization, will host its second annual Odyssey Project event to raise funds for low-income and homeless housing.  The “come as you are” event will be held at 7 p.m. at Kerr Park.102 Robert S. Kerr […]

First Unitarian Church of OKC to host Blessing of Animals Oct. 7

The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will hold its first Blessing of the Animals event on Oct. 7 from 2 – 4 p.m.  YouTube photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter UPDATE:  Due to the forecast of inclement weather, this event has been canceled until further notice.  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Sunday, October 7, the First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will hold its inaugural Blessing of the Animals event, from 2 – 4 p.m.  The program will be […]

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