The Oklahoma County Medical Society Alliance is encouraging donations to the following organizations:
•The Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief Team is accepting donations. Team leaders said 100 percent of the money goes to disaster victims. Send donations to: Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief, 3800 N May, Oklahoma City, OK 73112. To make a donation online, go to www.bgco.org.
•Salvation Army Donation Link to donate $10 via phone text message, Text STORM to 80888
•Oklahoma Tornado Victims Relief Fund sponsored by Cumulus radio Giveforward
•The Regional Food Bank providing meals to victims. regionalfoodbank.org/donate to donate $10 via phone text message, text FOOD to 32333
•United Way of Central Oklahoma Relief Fund: unitedwayokc.org/
•Red Cross is accepting monetary donations. Checks made payable to American Red Cross can be sent to: American Red Cross of Central Oklahoma, Dept. No. 96-0397, Oklahoma City, OK 73196-0397. For other ways to donate, call 228-9500 or go online to okc.redcross.org. To donate $10 via phone text message, text RED CROSS to 90999.
•Oklahoma Blood Institute can always could use blood donors. Plus the blood stays in Oklahoma!
We are coming together to help those in need. We will heal together. If you want to help please email us at OCMSAlliance@gmail.com to inquire on how to collaborate our efforts! Love and prayers to our community.
Attention all you moms, grandmas, aunts or other special friends of young children. The Central Park group will be meeting at the OKC Zoo on Friday, May 24th at 9:30am. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch or you can purchase your lunch from one of the many food vendors at the zoo. In case of rain, our alternate plan will be same time at the Science Museum Oklahoma.
Please call or text to let me know if you can join us for a WILD time!
Stacie Evans (405) 626-1062
Join us for our annual Membership Celebration at the Symphony Showhouse! Get a preview of the house, enjoy a lovely lunch, and visit with friends!
Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 11:30am
1501 NW 158th Street – The Abbey in Fairview Farm
Tickets – $45 for the tour and lunch. You can pay online HERE
Board members, please note that our monthly board meeting has been postponed until next Wednesday, April 10th. See you then!
OSMAA Capitol Watch
Legislative Training Day at the Capitol
This is something we need to do for our spouses… and it can be fun!
Tuesday, April 2nd 9:00-noon
State Capitol- Room, Room 534A
followed by lunch at Cheever’s
State legislation has a huge impact on the practice of medicine in Oklahoma…we need to be involved with what is going on!
Join us for a Legislative Update with Wes Glinsmann, OSMA Director of State Legislation and Political Affairs, and lobbyists & political gurus Pat Hall and Jim Dunlop, and a Federal Legislative Update with Kathy Musson, followed by time to meet with our legislators. Then we will head to Cheevers for lunch (dutch treat) and discussion.
OSMAA Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Wednesday, April 24th, 11:30-2pm
The Tasting Room, 4322 N Western
The OSMAA Annual Membership Meeting will be co-hosted by the Oklahoma County Medical Society Alliance at The Tasting Room. The meeting will include OSMAA election and installation of officers, report on highlights of the year and a memorial service paying tribute to our Alliance Members lost during 2012. After lunch we will have an “Alliance Generations” panel discussion featuring different ages of members on joys & hardships of being a physician spouse and tips to pass along.
Dr. Anderson’s funeral will be held Thursday, March 7th, 11:00 a.m., at the 1st Presbyterian Church 1001 N. W. 25th St., OKC. The obituary will be published either Monday or Tuesday. There will be no viewing of Dr. Anderson at the Hahn-Cook Funeral home, 6600 Broadway Extension, OKC.
If you would like to make a donation to the Alliance in Dr. Anderson’s honor, you may send a check to OCMS Alliance, ℅ Care & Recognition, PO Box 5425, Edmond, OK 73083 or go to our Care and Recognition page. You will receive a tax receipt and the family will be notified. Thank you for your love and support!
Sadly, a long time Alliance member passed away this week–Ellen Kimerer. She was President of the County Alliance in 1971 and of the State Alliance in 1977. As Barbara Jett has noted, “She loved the Alliance!”
Services are tomorrow, March 1st, at 1pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Memorials can be made to St. John’s Episcopal School in OKC, The Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C, or the charity of your choice .
If you would like to make a donation to the Alliance in her honor, you may send a check to OCMS Alliance, ℅ Care & Recognition, PO Box 5425, Edmond, OK 73083 or go to our Care and Recognition page. You will receive a tax receipt and the family will be notified.
Don’t forget our first general meeting of 2013 THIS WEDNESDAY, February 20! Our gracious host is Amy Bankhead @ 7317 Lancet Lane. We will start at 11:30am with lunch and meeting at noon. We will present the Kitchen Tour 2012 checks to the Toby Keith foundation and YWCA battered women’s shelter. We will also be talking about Kitchen Tour.
Hope to see you!
Debbie Margo, event coordinator, desperately needs volunteers for the Bart and Nadia Sport and Health Festival on Feb. 16th at the Cox center (it runs 15th and 16th but she needs our help on the 16th). She is asking for 20 volunteers to help manage the fitness challenge stations for kids. Volunteers will get a t-shirt.
For more information: contact Debbie Margo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 229-2811.
To sign up, go to: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0F4DA5AF23AB9-bart/7537885