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Oklahoman Published: June 11, 2014

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Campaign promotes child health

Homeland stores are partnering with Produce for Kids for the 12th Annual Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign to raise money for children’s organizations. The joint campaign began May 28 in an attempt to educate families on the benefits of healthy eating and raise money for the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma’s Food for Kids Backpack Program.

Through June 27, five participating fruit and vegetable suppliers will make a consumption-based donation to the Food Bank’s Backpack Program, which provides chronically hungry elementary children with backpacks filled with nonperishable, kid-friendly food to eat on weekends and school holidays. That means, the healthier you eat, the healthier local kids in need will be.

For more information about the Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign, visit

Canebrake to host special dinner

The Canebrake Resort and Spa, 33241 E 732 Road, will host a special five-course dinner on Thursday, with room discounts available.

The 75-Mile Dinner will feature special guest chefs Amanda Jane Simcoe and Valarie Carter with sommelier Jeanne Wilson joining chef-owner Sam Bracken for the event.

Cost for the dinner is $65, or $85 with wine. Accommodations are available with dinner reservation for $180 (regularly $244) for a king suite, $160 (regularly $224) for a queen suite, or $85 (regularly $159) for a retreat room.

For reservations, call (918) 485-1810 or email



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