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Oklahoma nonprofit news in brief

Oklahoma nonprofit news in brief
Oklahoman Modified: July 3, 2014 at 7:20 pm •  Published: July 6, 2014
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Leaders will help fight hunger

The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma welcomes the first members of its inaugural Leadership Council, a collaborative initiative that connects young professionals passionate about fighting hunger in Oklahoma.

The council is chaired by Adam Rainbolt and co-chaired by Collins Peck. Selected for the council are Anna Farha, Caroline Brown, Cheree Harris, Chris Zach, Clay Lightfoot, Cynthia Nichols, Dennis Portis, Ellen Pogemiller, Emily Virgin, Erik Salazar, Graham Glaser, Jared Mashaney, Jenn Tupps, Julie Porter Scott, Lawre Everest, Macay McComas, Madeline Mitchell, Meaghan Brooks, Melissa Condley, Michael To, Paula Butler Wackenheim, Phi Nguyen and Sarah Brockhaus.

For more information, email Angie Gaines at againes@regionalfoodbank.org or call 604-7109.

‘BIG Tailgate’ benefit set

“The BIG Tailgate,” a game-day-inspired fundraiser benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma-Norman will be from 7 p.m. to midnight Sept. 6 at the Embassy Suites Norman Hotel and Conference Center.

Tickets are $75 and corporate tables of eight are $600. Tailgate-inspired attire is encouraged, and entertainment will be provided. There also will be a variety of local restaurants sharing samples of their best dishes as well as tailgate-inspired food and drinks.

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