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Yay for a new year!!! For those that are advancing through residency and closer to completion and for those newbies who have just graduated to resident status…it is time to celebrate!
The resident spouses are going to the Wedge Pizzaria on Thursday, July 16th @ 7pm on 230 NE 1st St, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104.
If you know a female resident “significant other,” this is the perfect event for her to come meet everyone and find our group! We will be making introductions and sharing our stories, and we can’t wait to meet all the new spouses and significant others!
You can find the event on facebook here and find the Resident Physicians’ Spouses Alliance of OKC. Hope to see many new faces!
It is with sadness that I share with you the passing of Dennis Mask MD, husband of Karen, on May 17th. Funeral services are on Friday at 10:00 am at New Covenant United Methodist Church in Edmond with Internment to follow at chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday and Thursday 8-9 at Hahn Cook Street and Draper. The family will greet friends on Wednesday 7-9 at Hahn Cook. Dennis, as most of you know, fought a brave battle with Parkinson’s Disease for the past 16 years. Please keep Karen and her family in your thoughts and prayers.
Spring Luncheon/Decorator’s Show House
Wed, May 6! The Show House is not doing a tea room this year. Join us for lunch at Natasha & David Neumann’s home which is across 150th from the Show House. The Show House is in Northwestern Estates which is on the SW corner of Western and 150th in Edmond. We will meet for lunch at 11:30am and then catch the shuttle to the Show House at the parking lot behind Braums at Memorial and Western at 1:00pm. Invitations will follow in the mail.
Contact Amy Bankhead or Cara Falcon to RSVP or with questions. Cost is $35 – please bring your money with you!
Lottie House Health Cookout
May is Mental Health month. Did you know….?
- About 1 in 5 American adults will have a mental health condition in any given year, but only 41% of them will seek services.
- About 10% of the American adult population will have a mood disorder, such as bipolar or depression.
- 18% have an anxiety disorder, including post-traumatic stress disorder.
The Alliance has partnered with Mental Health Association Oklahoma, a drop in center that assists adults experiencing the challenges of living with mental illness, co-occuring disorder or homelessness. We are going to grill up some fun and cook lunch for more than 4 dozen folks. And don’t worry, we’ll provide the apron!
Please volunteer from 11:30am – 2:00pm
Berna Goetzinger – Alliance Member
Pamela Magee – Alliance Member
Kitchen Tour 2015 – Mark your calendars!!!
Sunday, October 18, 2015!!! If you want to join the KT committee, please let Berna Goetzinger know.
Please be watching for upcoming community service opportunities. We are planning to volunteer at the Food Bank of Friday, April 24 from 9-12pm. More information to come…
We will also be hosting a cookout on Friday, May 1st during lunch at the Lottie House Mental Health. More information to come…Hope you can join us!
The directory is almost finished! Thank you to all who have helped get to together, especially Natasha Neumann.
Tomorrow is the State Alliance Membership meeting at 11:30am. Click the link below for all the details. Two of our own will be taking office – please try to go to support Kathy Bookman and Jeary Seikel. Lunch is provided. RSVP today to Nancy Bennett.
Annual Gen Mbrshp Mtg 3.24.15
It is that time again! Dues are $80 for all members.
Please make checks payable to OCMSA. Mail checks to:
Oklahoma County Medical Society
313 NE 50th Street, Ste. 200,
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
You may also pay dues online at http://www.ocmsalliance.org/how-to-join/
Good day! We are getting ready and excited for Kitchen Tour 2015! But we need your help. Please plan to attend our first meeting on Friday, March 27 at 11:00am at the home of Jeary Seikel at 6412 Outabounds Court, Oklahoma City.