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Archive for — September, 2015

WIR Wins Champions of Health Award

Women in Recovery is honored at the 12th year annual Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma Champions of Health gala and awarded the highest honor, the Dr. Rodney L. Huey Memorial Champion of Oklahoma Health award. Champions of Health honors individuals and organizations that are making a positive impact on the health of Oklahomans
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F&CS thanks all who joined us for Day of Caring 2015

TULSA, Okla. — Family & Children’s Services thanks each of the 70 volunteers who pitched in for Day of Caring on Friday.

The day started around 8:30 a.m. with volunteers from AstraZeneca, Tulsa Community College, PennWell Corp. and LeadersLife Worksite Benefits assembling at F&CS central office, 650 S. Peoria Ave., for snacks, a send-off and assignments for the day.

F&CS welcomes Child Protection Coalition new executive director

Family & Children’s Services welcomes the Tulsa County Child Protection Coalition’s new executive director, Kristine Bridges.

Outrage misplaced in famed lion’s death, F&CS therapists say

The recent death of a lion in Africa at the hands of a Minnesota dentist brought an outpouring of grief, anger and calls for greater efforts to fight trophy hunting.

That furor over Cecil the Lion’s death in July resounded in a traditional and social media firestorm. It even prompted public statements from celebrities expressing outrage over the hunt that led to the death, eventually culminating in the dentist, Dr. Walter Palmer, temporarily closing his office in August.

F&CS closed on Labor Day

All F&CS offices, with the exception of the CrisisCare Center, are closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. The locations will re-open Tuesday. Call 918-587-9471 for more information or in case of emergency.