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STAND UP FOR SENIORS! Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Seniors, Advocates, Long Term Care Professionals, and Concerned Oklahomans… You are Invited to join us for an important advocacy event at the Capitol to be the voice for all seniors, including the frail elderly, the disabled, and for the future of aging services for all older Oklahomans.
- Arrival Time: Groups begin arriving at 8:30am and continue until 11:30am.
- Event Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- Place: at the State Capitol, 2300 N Lincoln Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK
We will have a new agenda this year. As groups arrived, they will be briefed on important senior issues and then go to visit Committee meetings and Legislative offices to meet with Legislators. All attendees will receive a Stand Up for Seniors hat, a bag of information, refreshments, and an opportunity to Stand Up for Seniors who need our voices! Please let us know if your organization will be attending and an estimate of the number who will be in attendance. Businesses & interested parties: Please download the flyer to hand out.
Event Sponsors:LeadingAge Oklahoma Well Preserved with Eunice Khoury Oklahoma Senior Journal Volunteers of America
Need transportation from Tulsa? It's Easy!! Download the INCOG flyer here.
You are invited! Northwest Oklahoma Christian Women's Group Luncheon- MEETS THE THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH - noon - 1:30pm. $19. Reservations required
Place: at Quail Creek Golf and Country Club- 3501 Quail Creek Road in OKC
COST: $19.00 at the door for lunch & exceptional speakers
April meeting: April 19th, noon - 1 p.m. Inspirational speaker, "Jed Chappell: Forgiveness is Not Fair"
Special Feature "All Fur Paws" presented by Valeria Petty
Call for reservations by Sunday before event, Elaine (405) 615-8049 or Caroline - 842-5106. Each month's lunch always has an Inspirational Speaker. If you RSVP and can not come please cancel or the organization will have to pay for your lunch. This is a charitable organization that is raising funds to fight human trafficking. This is open to the General Public as well as professionals that love or work with the 50-Plus but all ages are welcome.
Featuring interesting, informative programs, inspiration, and times of connecting with other women. You do not have to "join" and there are no dues ~ just come when you can!! PUBLIC INVITED. Inspirational Speakers. RESERVATIONS are NECESSARY and CANCELLATIONS are ESSENTIAL. We request payment for unkept reservations.
Also….. "Prayer Connection" You are invited to attend the Prayer Connection Coffee that is always the week prior to the luncheon. It is from 10:00 to 11:30. We will have a devotional and then pray for anything that is on our hearts. It is important that you RSVP to Johnnie Roberts 474-7411.
Living Better With Arthritis:
with Amanda Ford, MS, RD/LD
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. This is part of the Arthritis Foundation Oklahoma Chapter series "Arthritis 101", an education series for people living with arthritis and arthritis related diseases.
Ms. Ford will demonstrate how to prepare an arthritis-friendly meal and participants will be able to sample food items from the demonstration.
LOCATION: Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Office 2500 NE 63rd Street Oklahoma City, OK 73111. RSVP to 405.936.3366| email@example.com.
Southern Nazarene University is hosting the Museum of the Bible Lecture Series. Discover the Bible's impact on the arts. “INSPIRED: The Bible’s Impact on the Arts.” This FREE series will allow those in attendance to discover the Bible’s impact on the arts.
Space is limited. Tickets are free, but you must RSVP by going to museumofthebible.org/lecture/SNU or by calling 405.996.4900.
PLACE: Royce Brown Building on the SNU campus, 6729 NW 39th Expressway Bethany, OK 73008
WHEN: 7:00 p.m. on the following dates:
• March 23
- Performing the Bible in the Early Church. Dr. David Trobisch,
Director of Collections
Museum of the Bible
• April 6
- Paradise Lost. Dr. David Anderso,n
Associate Professor, Department of English
University of Oklahoma
• April 20 - The Bible and Hollywood. Phil Cooke, Founder and CEO Cooke Pictures
Space is limited, so please RSVP by registering here or by calling 405.996.4900.
COST FOR EACH RACE: 1 mile fun run entry - $10 5k early bird special - $25 pp (NOW until March 1) 5k cost - $30 pp (March 1 - April 22) 5k cost day of - $35 pp (April 23) T-shirt included, awards available and there are finisher medals for each runner. SYNERGY HomeCare is a partner for this event.
Join us for our inaugural Golf Tournament! Mulligans for Meals Fundraiser -Monday, July 10 2017 - River Oaks Golf Club in Edmond. Read detailed descriptions below. Edmond Mobile Meals will host their first ever fundraising golf tournament, Mulligans for Meals, on Monday, July 10, 2017 at River Oaks Golf Club in Edmond. Registration & Coffee Start Time -8:00 AM | Shotgun Start - 9:00 AM Lunch & Awards -Immediately Following The golf tournament is a brand new part of Edmond Mobile Meals fundraising effort to support the growing program which provides a nourishing mid-day meal and a wellness check to the homebound elderly and disabled citizens in the community. Edmond Mobile Meals hopes to make this an annual event. For more information on the golf tournament, or to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of the homebound in Edmond, contact Cristi Twenter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are many levels of sponsorship available. Register a Team Today! Registration includes: 18 holes of golf, cart, range balls, light breakfast, lunch, 2 drink tickets, bag drop service and a welcome bag. 4 Person Team Cost = $600. Download a team registration form, register & pay online.
AARP Driver Driver Safety PROGRAM— Why Take a Driver Safety Course? One reason to say yes: discounts on your auto insurance. There are many local locations and dates: Look at the schedule and map here.
TRIAD Crime Prevention ‐ Regular monthly meetings are held at various locations throughout the metro area. TRIAD is a collaborative effort between the Sheriff’s office, local police departments and senior citizens working together to reduce and prevent crimes against seniors. Meetings are informal, free, fun, informative, open to the public, and require no commitment on your part. The TRIAD program offers many large informational events such as Senior Awareness Day, Informed Senior Seminars, Elder Law Day, Senior Driver Safety Day and the Senior Prom. Please check the schedule here for OKC TRIAD Meetings in your area.
Local Senior Events in OKC, Edmond & surrounding metro areas are listed here and updated WEEKLY. Do you know of an Oklahoma senior event we should add? Send us an email
TRIAD is FREE crime prevention and protection for older/retired persons.
Local law enforcement and community members working together to reduce the crime rate of the elderly.
Learn more about your community at TRIAD meetings
Regular monthly meetings are held at various locations throughout the metro area by TRIAD. Meetings are informal, free, fun, informative, open to the public, and require no commitment on your part. TRIAD also recruits and trains volunteers to assist the police and sheriff’s departments. TRIAD meetings provide a forum for law enforcement and the community to share needs and concerns and work together to develop solutions and identify problem areas for seniors, and develop and implement community wide solutions.
Please check the schedule here for OKC TRIAD Meetings in your area.
Whiz Kids OK
Help a Child Learn to Read
A volunteer opportunity you will love! Whiz Kids is a literacy program where volunteers meet with youths once a week to help them practice and learn reading skills. It’s easy and rewarding beyond compare! Whiz Kids volunteers concentrate on self-esteem, reading, communication skills, goal-setting and character building. Tutors are more than just tutors - they are mentors, friends and role models. Download the brochure to learn more or go to their website.
Become a volunteer Ombudsman
The ombudsman program is supported by local volunteers who are committed to improving the lives of older persons in institutions. The Area Agencies on Aging Ombudsman Supervisors train, supervise and support the volunteers. Persons interested in volunteering should contact the Ombudsman Supervisor in their area.
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