OK Hospitality Club opens to women
One of Oklahoma’s oldest, most prestigious philanthropic organizations, Oklahoma Hospitality Club, is opening its membership to women. For a membership packet or more information, go to oklahomahospitalityclub.org or call Lala Hatcher at 728-1159.
Fundraiser will help transplant candidate
YUKON — Children’s Organ Transplant Association, or COTA, for “Team Tia W.” is inviting the public to dine at Chili’s in Yukon, 901 W End Pointe Drive, on Aug. 13. Chili’s will donate up to 15 percent of sales.
Tia Worsham is a Yukon teen who was diagnosed with severe chronic kidney disease and placed on the kidney transplant list in March. Her family asked for assistance from COTA, a national charity that guides communities in raising funds for transplant-related expenses. COTA’s services are free, and 100 percent of funds generated by fundraising are available for transplant-related expenses.
Mention this cause to your server to help the fundraiser, or download a flier with information at www.cotaforteamtiaw.com/node/461. For more information, go to www.cotaforteamtiaw.com.
on beauty, fashion
Preview fall trends and get great samples at Western Avenue’s On the Lawn event from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Barre3 will bring balance and fitness, Whole Foods will bring nutrition, and PerformLife will bring relaxation and wellness. The MakeUp Bar and Eden Salon will help participants get a great look. For a fashion fix, visit the CK & Co. tent for a fall preview.
This month’s community partner is Oklahoma City Public Schools Coat-a-Kid initiative. Donations will be collected before and during the event. Twenty dollars keeps one child warm for the winter and provides patrons with a goody bag full of samples from sponsors.
For more information, go to visitwesternavenue.com/events.
will help fight childhood hunger
STILLWATER — National recording artists LoCash Cowboys will highlight Kickin’ Childhood Hunger, an all-ages automotive and charity event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23.
The event begins at Forman Harley-Davidson, followed by a parade through town and the concert at Kicker, 3100 N Husband, on the east side of Boomer Lake. Registration and door prizes begin at 10 a.m. and the parade at 1 p.m. The event also includes auctions, vendors, food trucks, children’s play area and more.
Admission is $5, and ages 12 and younger get in free. Preregistration and details are on kicker.com/kick_hunger. Vendor spots, donations and sponsorships are still available. For more information, call 624-8510.
for Alzheimer’s caregivers
Crossings Community Center is hosting a free conference for caregivers and families of those afflicted with Alzheimer’s or dementia from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 16 at the center, 2208 W Hefner. Food will be provided.
Keynote speakers will include Betsy Arnold and Sgt. Cris Cunningham, of the Oklahoma City Police Department, and representatives from AutumnLife Center for Geriatric Behavioral Health and OU Medical Center Edmond.
If you’re a caregiver and need care for a family member so you can attend, respite vouchers are available through Oklahoma Aging Services. You must preregister for reimbursement by calling Al Ruple of Oklahoma Aging Services at 521-2281.
To reserve a spot at the conference, go to crossingsokc.org/alz.
From Staff Reports