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Archive for — May, 2014

Brainiac Ball Best of Live Raffle Winner

Congratulations are in order for Jonathan Ballard! He won the Best of Live raffle and gets first choice of one of the Brainiac Ball live auction items. His selection… the fabulous Rocky Mountain Retreat, courtesy of Sharon King Davis. This is just one of 20 amazing live auction items at the 11th Annual Brainiac Ball.
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Family & Children’s Services’ School-Based Counseling Closes the School Year Successfully

Since the Family & Children’s Services School-Based Counseling Program began in 1999, the program has served thousands of students and their families.  Our School-Based Counseling Services are embedded in 32 schools in the Tulsa Public, Jenks, Union, and Broken Arrow school districts.  Our professional and caring staff creates relationships with teachers and administrators to seek
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Women In Recovery Graduate Honored as a 2014 Journal Record “Achiever Under 40”

Members of the 2014 Journal Record Class of “Achievers Under 40” were honored for their professional and community achievements Thursday at a luncheon at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City.  Honorees were 39 young professionals from all across Oklahoma who not only work hard, but also strive to make Oklahoma a better place. Organizers stated
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COPES – Providing Life Saving Services in Tulsa

Our Community Outreach Psychiatric Emergency Services (COPES) Team can help you or a loved one in need of crisis services.  This highly skilled and respected team of mental health providers can assess a situation and provide support for those in need of crisis services.  The team can work with children or adults experiencing the following:
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Women in Recovery Workforce Training, Employment Opportunities

Two years ago Tracy Turner, 46, and Desarae Norgard, 29, were both addicts and heading to prison for a decade for manufacturing methamphetamine. Today, both women are sober, reunited with their children, productive members of society and proud Women in Recovery (WIR) graduates. WIR is a bold, nationally-recognized, prison diversion program offered by Family &
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Wraparound Services Honors 12 Families During Graduation Ceremony

On May 14, a dozen families were honored at the Systems of Care Wraparound graduation. F&CS staff and clients shared pizza, cake and memories of the time spent in the program. Each family and child’s accomplishments were celebrated and honored with gifts of handmade “wraparound” quilts. Systems of Care (Wraparound) offers an unparalleled level of
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B’Nai Emunah Preschool Pays It Forward With Truckload of Gifts

The progressive mid-town preschool at B’Nai Emunah made a HUGE difference in the lives of our young clients this week by donating a truckload of books, CDs, and toys.  The proactive parents of the B’Nai Emunah preschoolers hold an annual Book Fair to raise money for the children’s garden and playground.  This year, instead of
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Oklahoma Central Credit Union Supports Family & Children’s Services

Family & Children’s Services very much values the support we receive from community partners such as Oklahoma Central Credit Union. In addition to offering terrific customers service to Family & Children’s Services employees, OCCU offers sign up and referral bonuses for Family & Children’s Services employees. Plus, each quarter OCCU presents our agency with a
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Brainiac Ball Volunteer Opportunity

Can you, will you, donate your time for a great cause? The 11th Annual Brainiac Ball is quickly approaching and we need volunteers. As a volunteer you’ll be right in the middle of the action, assisting with team trivia, a live auction and much more. Most importantly, you’ll help Family & Children’s Services raise more
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WHOLE FOODS Donates $2,668.75 to Support F&CS Services

WHOLE FOODS on 91st & Yale donated 5% of sales profits to F&CS last Thursday, May 8th.  All proceeds of their generous $2668.75 donation will be used to support the 49 programs F&CS offers to 1 in 6 Tulsans per year.   THANK YOU WHOLE FOODS!