Charitable Events: November 2015
Fundraisers and fun happenings
11/16 Crosstown Learning Center: Debbi Guilfoyle, executive director of Crosstown Learning Center; Mary Ann Hille of the Hille Foundation; and Carolyn Woodward attended the 2013 Old Bags Luncheon benefiting Crosstown. The Hille Foundation is a sponsor of the 2015 luncheon at Southern Hills Country Club.
Nov. 1-8 — Care Card Various locations. Purchase a $60 card at participating retailers and receive up to 20 percent off purchase. Benefits Family & Children’s Services. www.carecardok.com
Nov. 2 — Pink Ribbon Tulsa 2015, “Attire to Inspire” 11:30 a.m., lunch, Abersons, 3509 S. Peoria Ave.; 7 p.m., dinner; 7:30 p.m., runway show. Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E. 61st St. Complimentary valet parking. Exclusive spring collection by Carolina Herrera. $200, tickets; $2,500-$25,000, sponsorships. Abersons, title sponsor. Benefits Oklahoma Project Woman. Contact Scarlet Henley, 918-834-7200 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.oklahomaprojectwoman.org.
Nov. 5 — 57th annual OCCJ Awards Dinner 6 p.m., reception; 7 p.m., dinner; 8 p.m., awards program. Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center. Honors Nancy McDonald and Dennis Neill. Benefits Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice. Contact Emily Dukes, 918-583-1361 or email@example.com, or visit www.occjok.org.
Nov. 6 — Giving Spirits: A whiskey tasting experience 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, 6808 S. 107th E. Ave. $100, grand tasting; $300, VIP tasting; sponsorships available. Benefits Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. Call Heidi Ewing, 918-936-4544 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov. 6-8 — Holiday Market 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday, Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday. Exchange Center, Tulsa Fairgrounds, 4145 E. 21st St. $6, weekend admission. Holiday shopping featuring more than 100 vendors. Benefits Junior League of Tulsa’s community programs. Contact Brooke Sturdivant, 918-663-6100 or email@example.com, or visit www.jltulsa.org.
Nov. 6 — National Philanthropy Day 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E. 61st St. Recognizes the contributions of philanthropy and philanthropists in Tulsa. Benefits Eastern Oklahoma Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Contact 918-978-9718 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.afpeastok.afpnet.org.
Nov. 12 — Unite! End of campaign celebration 5:30-7 p.m. Helmerich Center for American Research, 1400 Gilcrease Museum Road. Benefits Tulsa Area United Way. Email Bonnie Rucker, email@example.com, or visit www.tauw.org/unite.
Nov. 12 — Through a Child’s Eye Gala: “Inspiring Individuality, The Addams Family” 5:30 p.m. Tulsa Ballroom, Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center. Eccentric fashion show based on works of artist Charles Addams, created in conjunction with Ihloff Salon; a series of gothic-style live paintings created by Tulsa Girls Art School students; silent auction featuring works of local artists Chris Mantle, Matt Moffett and Marjorie Atwood, among others. $150, tickets; $1,000-$30,000, sponsorships. Benefits Tulsa Girls Art School. Contact Kendra Blevins, 918-949-9638 and Kendra@tulsagirlsartschool.org, or visit www.tulsagirlsartschool.org.
Nov. 14 —TYPros 10 Boomtown Awards 6 p.m., cocktails; 7 p.m., dinner. Fairgrounds Pavilion, 4145 E. 21st St. Celebrates TYPros’ 10th anniversary; entertainment, dinner and program. $75-$200, tickets; $5,000, tables. Benefits Tulsa’s Young Professionals. www.typros.org.
Nov. 16 — Old Bags Luncheon 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E. 61st St. More than 250 handbags auctioned; early access VIP Room, Best of the Best raffle, mystery bags, lunch and complimentary valet parking. $150, tickets; $2,500-$15,000, tables. Benefits Crosstown Learning Center. Email Aimee Mehl, 918-582-1427 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.crosstowntulsa.org/obl2015.
Nov. 16 — Power to DREAM Achiever Awards 6 p.m., silent auction; 7 p.m., dinner and awards. Tulsa Marriott Southern Hills, 1902 E. 71st St. Benefits DREAM Institute. Contact 918-660-3408 or email@example.com, or visit www.dreaminstitute.org.
Nov. 17-19 — Stories of Light Radiothon with KRMG 5 a.m., Tuesday-7 p.m., Thursday. LaFortune Park, 5801 S. Yale Ave. Live, remote 24-hour broadcasts. Benefits Make-A-Wish Oklahoma. Contact Jane Rohweder, 918-492-9474 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.oklahoma.wish.org.
Nov. 19 — Dinner of Reconciliation 6:30 p.m., gathering; 7 p.m., dinner. Greenwood Cultural Center, 322 N. Greenwood Ave. Sam Combs III and Rita Combs, honorary chairs. Benefits John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation. Contact Jean M. Neal, 918-295-5009 or email@example.com, or visit www.jhfcenter.org.
Nov. 21 — Holiday Mart 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The Center, 815 S. Utica Ave. Free admission. Shop one-of-a-kind artwork made by Center members. Visit www.tulsacenter.org for details.
Nov. 21 — Champagne and Chocolate 6-7 p.m. patron party, 7-10 p.m. Champagne gala. Living Arts, 307 E. M. B. Brady St. $40 tickets, $125-$4,000 sponsorships available. An evening of art, champagne and chocolate. Artful attire encouraged. Benefits Living Arts. Call 918-585-1234. Visit www.champagnechocolatetulsa.org.
Nov. 26 — Turkey Day 5K and Fun Run 8:30 a.m., fun run; 9 a.m., 5K. Guthrie Green, 111 E. M. B. Brady St. $12-$34, registration. Benefits Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. Contact Heidi Ewing, 918-936-4544 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.okfoodbank.org.