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In support of Brain Tumor Awareness Month in May the following restaurants will donate a portion of their proceeds to support children & adults with brain tumors.

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S & B Burgers
Where: Quail Springs
When: Tues, May 5th
Times: 11am-2pm & 5pm-8pm

Chili’s Give Back Night
Where: Belle Isle
When: Friday, May 15th
Time: 5pm-Close

Johnnies Charbroiler
Where: All Locations
When : Wednesday
May 6, 13, 20, 27th
Times: All Day

El Chico Give Back Night
Where : Britton and  May
When: Monday, May 25th
Time: 5pm-close

 

 

 

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FAFSA web address

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation

www.andreriveroflife.org

Bleed Purple

877-PURPLE-8

www.bleedpurple.org

Cancer for College

www.cancerforcollege.org

Cancer Survivors’ Scholarship Fund

281-437-7142

www.cancersurvivorsfund.org

College Scholarships for Cancer Survivors

866-540-1392

www.cccscholarships.org

FastWeb

800-FASTWEB

www.fastweb.monster.com

Foundation Center

800-424-9836

www.foundationcenter.org

National Collegiate Cancer Foundation

717-215-0943

www.collegiatecancer.org

No Wooden Nickels

888-842-2654

www.nowoodennickels.org

Ruritan National Foundation

877-787-8727

www.ruritan.org

Surviving and Moving Forward

The Samfund for Young Adult Survivors of Cancer

www.thesamfund.org

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults: National College Scholarship Program

888-393-3863

www.ulmanfund.org

Working Against Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program

626-914-2914

www.workingagainstcancer.org

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Don’t miss out on Early Bird pricing for the 2014 Race for Hope!

The Race for Hope is scheduled for October 25th at Lake Overholser.  The race hosts the 12K State Championship race, and additionally a 5K and 1 mile celebration/memorial walk/run.

Register on-line at www.raceforhopeokc.com

Register by September 30th for $25

After September 30th registration is $35 and race day registration is $40.  T-shirts are only guaranteed if you have registered by September 30th.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available!  Families can help sponsor the event by purchasing a memorial/celebration sign for $150 that will be proudly displayed on the course that day for the runners to see and read as they pass by.  We can put pictures of your loved one and their names or whatever you desire.

Corporate or small business sponsorships are available also.  For more information regarding sponsorships, please contact Nancy Miller at 405-843-4673 or nmiller@okbtf.org.

  • Kids Carnival games
  • Face painting
  • Food Trucks
  • Pony Rides
  • Inflatables
  • much, much more!

Help us reach our goal of raising $15K this year for brain tumor and child cancer families!  Start your own fundraising page!

When you register your account at active.com it will ask you to develop a fundraising page to help raise funds to support families.  You can then market your fundraising efforts through social media and email.  The person or family who raises the most funds wins the Fight for Life Award which will be presented after the race on October 25th.

For more information, please call 405-843-4673.  We look forward to seeing you on October 25th!

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Are you ready for some football!!!!!! We are and to prove our point, the OKBTF is partnering with ESPN.com to host a charity Fantasy Foobtall Challenge (FFC) this year.   Registration begins August 1st and will conclude on August 29th at 5:00 p.m.  Registration is $25 per team and you could win up to $1,000.  The overall winner of the challenge will be the team with the best overall record, with the tie breaker being the team with the highest number of points at the end of the season.  Depending on the number of teams that register, the winner will win 10% of the overall proceeds of the challenge up to $1,000.  For example if we have 100 teams register the winner would win $250.  The more people who register the larger the winning prize will be.  So help us spread the word, invite your friends, and everyone you know to play and help increase the winning prize amount.

League drafts will be on August 30th at 12:00 Noon.  Once registered you will receive an email with instructions regarding the draft and league assignments.  Do you want to play with all your friends?  Let us know what you want to name the league and then notify up to 20 friends, and once they register they can request to be assigned to your league.  You dont’ have a specific league you want to play in?  That’s okay too!  We can assign you to a league.

To register click here!  It’s only $25 and it is completely tax deductible!  Invite your friends to play and help us raise much needed funds for brain and child cancer families!!

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We are so proud to announce the Bobby Murcer Memorial Swing for Hope raised over $100K this year to support brain tumor and child cancer patients and families!  The tournament which was hosted at Oak Tree Country Club on June 9th, had 148 players attend and over 250 people in attendance for the dinner, auction and awards.  Gary England our event Chairman, along with Goose Gossage and Willie Wood entertained golfers on the course that day.  Goose and Willie hit long drive shots all day for golfers for a donation.  The day concluded with the 19th Hole Party and Auction where golfers listened to stories about Bobby from his close friends Goose Gossage, Gary England and Jim Lindstrom.  A delicious fajita dinner was provided by Ted’s Cafe Escondido.  We are so thankful to our sponsors, volunteers and committee members for helping us to make this year’s tournament so successful.
 
Special thanks to our sponsors:
 
Jim Lindstrom
OU Medical Center
NY Yankees
Dewayne Murcer Memorial Fund
Sports Talk 1400
Hudiburg Investments
IMpressions Printing
Mathis Brothers
Mercy Hospital
Impact Telecom
Yale Oil
Vintrol, Inc.
Liberty Homes
Boley One
National Oil VARCO
OK401K, Inc.
PDC Logic
John Vance Auto
Johnnies Charcoal Broiler
LBJ Rugs
Bank SNB
Commerce Bank
Engineered Equipment
Hunter Mechanical
Jennifer Kiersch
KOCO-TV
Procure Proton Center
Credence Foundation
Technical Drilling
The Bank of the West
Reserve Petroleum Co.
Ray Timpanelli
 
Plans are underway for next year’s tournament.  If you would like to sponsor or be involved on the planning committee, please call Nancy Miller at 405-843-4673.
 
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