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Other Options, Inc. announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY — Other Options, Inc. has announced their Board of Directors for 2020-2021. Other Options is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to providing food, resources, services, and education to at-risk individuals and families with a focus on those affected by HIV and AIDS. Cher Golding was re-elected as Board President. […]

Annual Cookies Thanksgiving Dinner boxes to be delivered in November

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – For the past 21 years, Cookies Thanksgiving, a program of Other Options, Inc., has partnered with hundreds of volunteers to prepare and deliver complete Thanksgiving meals to Oklahomans living with HIV and AIDS. “As you know, 2020 has been a unique and challenging year,” stated Mary Arbuckle, […]

OCU Law Alumni Association offers Fall CLE online series

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The inaugural Fall CLE Series, sponsored by the Oklahoma City University School of Law and The Oklahoma Bar Association Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Department, will begin online at noon on Thursday, September 24 for a brown bag session. The first online CLE program will feature Katherine Mazaheri-Franze, […]

Oklahoma History Center presents October Kilgen Organ performance featuring Brett Valliant

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) will present internationally renowned organist Brett Valliant as the featured artist for its October Kilgen Organ performance entitled “Discovering the Unit Orchestra!” The performance, scheduled for Monday, October 26, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., will take place in the Devon Great Hall […]

Latino Community Development Agency to host Virtual Awards and Recognition Event on Sept. 23

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Latino Community Development Agency (LCDA), Oklahoma’s largest Latino nonprofit organization, will host its 29th annual recognition and awards event in a virtual format, on Wednesday, September 23, at 11 a.m.  The event’s theme is Impacting Lives, Building Futures.  The program will honor three individuals whose lives have been positively impacted […]

PAMBE Ghana’s popular fair trade Global Market goes online

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Due to the coronavirus pandemic, PAMBE Ghana, a partnership with local communities in northern Ghana and its United States-based board of directors, is taking their annual Global Market online with the support of their loyal customer and friend Leslie Batchelor. Batchelor, a local attorney, offered space adjacent […]

Oklahoma Mural Syndicate teams up with activist Jabee for “With Love Project” in East Oklahoma City

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Mural Syndicate (OMS) has announced the beginning of a new effort to increase public art on the eastside of Oklahoma City. The “With Love Project” is a collaboration between local activist and hip-hop artist, Jabee Williams and the Oklahoma Mural Syndicate (OMS), the nonprofit that manages […]

Oklahoma GEAR UP celebrates National GEAR UP Week Sept 21-25

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma GEAR UP is preparing for National GEAR UP Week 2020, which takes place Monday through Friday, September 21 – 25.  This week celebrates the success of GEAR UP, a program designed to increase college and career readiness and success in communities across America. Oklahoma GEAR UP (Gaining […]

“Census Sprint to the Finish” event to boost census response set for Friday at State Capitol

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – With the approaching end of the US Census just two weeks away, the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) and the state Department of Commerce’s “OK, Let’s Count!” initiative are partnering to boost Census response among state and nonprofit employees. Joining them in the effort are the […]

The Foundation for OKCPS’ Wall of Fame Inducts Bentley, Johnson, Nagle and Scobey

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter  OKLAHOMA CITY – This month, the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools will induct four new members into its Wall of Fame. This year’s honorees, Madeline Bentley, A. Jaye Johnson, Dr. Nancy Nesbitt Nagle, and Derrick Scobey will join 88 other Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) alumni who have been inducted since […]

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