Eastern Star donates $49,000 for OMRF research

FROM EASTERN STAR Modified: October 16, 2012 at 11:28 am •  Published: October 16, 2012

“Each year, we are honored by members of the Eastern Star who show such generosity in the fight against disease,” said OMRF Director of Development Ginny Bass Carl. “Their gifts will have a lasting impact, funding research that will ensure brighter, healthier futures for us all.”

The Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world to which both men and women may belong. It counts approximately one million members worldwide and is dedicated to furthering charity, education, science and fraternity. It has approximately 10,000 members and more than 100 chapters in Oklahoma, including groups in:

Bartlesville, Blanchard, Broken Arrow, El Reno, Enid, Guthrie, Lawton, McAlester, Muskogee and Woodward.

OMRF (omrf.org) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding and developing more effective treatments for human diseases. Its scientists focus on such critical research areas as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, lupus and cardiovascular disease.