Compassionate Citizens of the Year Recognized in Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY, JUNE 19, 2017 – Page Amis Beatty and Terri L. White, MSW, each received Compassionate Citizen of the Year awards from Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled, Inc. (“OKFD”), on Thursday, June 8 on the nonprofit organization’s campus.
Beatty, founded Impact Oklahoma in 2004. Since then, the nonprofit women philanthropists’ organization has donated $2.6 million to small and medium-sized OKC-metro charities, ranging from education to social services.
White, has served as the commissioner of the Oklahoma State Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) since 2007, where she has implemented numerous changes that help benefitted tens of thousands of Oklahomans.
The event’s major underwriters included: Smart Shelters, Inc.,TBS Factoring Service, Fred Jones Family Foundation, Linn Energy, MidFirst Bank, Steve Ross/DigiPrint and Connie and Terry Weber. Additional financial support was provided by Acme Brick Company, AutoFX, BancFirst, Braxton Motors Incorporated, Edwin D. Crane, LLC, Cunningham Associates, Georgia Devening, Foundation Management, Inc., Guernsey Architects/Consultants/Engineers, Hudiburg Fleet Services, Tom Lefmann, MidFirst Bank, NBC Bank, OK Upfitters, Pignato & Cooper, Riggs, Abney, Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis, R&R Transport Services, Tinker Federal Credit Union, Total Poss-Abilities, WeGoLook and Parrish Whitaker.
Founded in 1960, OKFD is the largest nonprofit provider of adult day health services to developmentally-disabled persons in central Oklahoma. To learn more about OKFD, go to www.okfd.org.
Photos courtesy of Fran Kozakowski of Captured Moments Photography, who released them for public distribution to Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled, Inc.
United Way Day of Caring Volunteers on October 7th
We appreciate the dozens of volunteers from Chesapeake Energy Corp., American Fidelity Assurance and Oklahoma City Dodgers who helped beautify our campus, sort donated merchandise and interact with our clients.
OKFD Teen Board
What is a teen Board Member? Being a Teen Board Member of OKFD provides you with the opportunity to learn valuable skills and gain great life perspective while providing an invaluable contribution to your community. Read More
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Board Room Named After Member
Connie Weber, former OKFD board president and current director, was honored by her fellow board members, when the board room was named in her honor during their November meeting.
Join us each Thursday evening for fun and games and a nutritious meal. This is a great time for clients and others in central Oklahoma with developmental disabilities to socialize and have fun. Hours: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Admission Price: $30 per month, plus $4 per meal Call for details: 405-842-6636