Hearts are kind – Hope is given

The Oklahoma Panhandle Partners 6th Annual Fall Membership “Calico and Cactus” Fund Raising Party held Thursday, October 4, 2018, was energetic.

“It was a fun party with a great crowd, great food, great music and a meaningful program” says Chairwomen Becky Baggerly. “We appreciate the support of the Oklahoma Panhandle community.”
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Auctioneer for the evening, KSCB radio host, Joe Denoyer kept bidding jovial and upbeat for an autographed OU football by Lincoln Riley, a memorabilia Tough Enough to Wear Pink t-shirt quilt, Oak Ridge Boys entertainment package, and a Weber gas grill. An autographed George Strait picture was followed up with surprise gold autographed picture of George. DSC03533

The live auction continued with a story behind the customized teardrop shaped black-diamond necklace held together by outlying diamonds to symbolize the care surrounding cancer patients by Lex Graham, Graham Brothers Jewelers from Amarillo, Texas. Again, following the bidding on a pair of cultured pearl earrings, a surprise second pair of cultured pearl earrings was offered.

A longtime supporter, High Plains Music Festival representative, Jan Leonard, presented a check to the Oklahoma Panhandle Partners.

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Special guest speakers gave hope to women and men for reconstruction after enduring cancer challenges. Dr. Elise Roe, board certified plastic surgeon, Amarillo, Texas, gave dignity to reconstruction challenges with her inspiring stories. Cynthia Cross, Pretty in Ink, Amarillo, Texas, continued speaking about many options for women and men to feel good about their selves.
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Please see a complete list of our numerous donors by visiting Oklahoma Panhandle Partners on Facebook and clicking LIKE https://www.facebook.com/www.okpp.org or follow on Twitter @OKPPGroup. You can also visit our GCEF 501c3 host website http://guymoncef.org/calico-and-cactus/.

Donations are accepted year round by calling 580.468.6577 or email okppartners@gmail.com. Visit our office at 312 N. Main in downtown Guymon, Oklahoma. Online donations can be accepted through our 501c3 provider the Guymon Community Enrichment foundation http://guymoncef.org/donate/.