2019 DeafBlind Celebration for Helen Keller’s birthday

Held on June 27, 2019, Helen Keller’s birthday, at the Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. With interpreters present, there were several people who gave presentations, including Governor Stitt. He took his time to shake each person’s hands and asked  questions with interest about DeafBlind, their SSPs. Governor Kevin Stitt gave award to Beverly Bates, who is the new Spokeswoman for the 2019 Helen Keller DeafBlind Awareness Week.

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Giving presentation on his podium.

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Jeri Cooper giving presentation, smiling. Two interpreters on each of her side with SSP interpreter behind her.

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Stephanie Butler giving her presentation with an interpreter beside her.

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Beverly Bates giving her presentation as spokeswoman.

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Gov. Kevin Stitt gave Beverly Bates her award!

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Lady giving presentation.

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Next lady giving presentation.

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Gov. Kevin Stitt giving presentation with interpreter on his side.

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Doyle, Jag, interpreter among others, watching Gov. Stitt talking with someone.

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Daniel Meek shaking hand with Gov. Stitt, smiling.

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Gov. Stitt is talking with Antwan with an interpreter.

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Gov. Stitt shaking hand with a lady and a guy next to her smiling, listening to their conversation.

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Gov. Stitt is talking with Beverly with an interpreter and Donita looking at them in the background, smiling.

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Gov. Stitt put his hands under Cassandra’s hands to learn about tactile and Cassandra is smiling with others looking at their conversation.

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Group picture with Gov. Stitt. About 29 people in the picture.

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Gov. Stitt with Jeanne, smiling for the photo.

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Group picture of staff at Blind Library with Gov. Stitt

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Cassandra chatting with Jag, also a group of interpreters are chatting at the front part of the audience room.

 

Jeri Speaks at HCB Fundraiser

On Saturday, Jeri Cooper was honored to be the keynote speaker at the Heartland Council of the Blind’s annual fundraiser, Dining In The Dark. She told her inspiring story and shared her dream about Jeri’s House.

Pictured here is Jeri Cooper and her SSP, Jenese Tucker, at the event in Oklahoma City on Saturday, June 1, at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

The Heartland Council of the Blind (HCB) is a group of blind, visually impaired and sighted people from the Central Oklahoma area who comvisuale together to socialize, discuss issues related to impairment and advocate for a better life for the blind and visually impaired community in Central Oklahoma. The group gathers monthly for a meeting or activity. For more information about the organization, visit www.hcbok.org.

Help Jeri Celebrate Her 60th Birthday!

Jeri Cooper, who was a miracle child and not expected to live more than 20 years, is celebrating her 60th birthday at a Jeri’s House fundraiser at the end of this month. And best of all, you are invited! All proceeds from the Kick Up Your Heels event will benefit Jeri’s House. Please join us on Friday, November 30 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Tulsa Moose lodge. If you are not able to attend but will be seeing Jeri before the event, consider donating a silent auction item to raise funds as well as honor Jeri’s milestone birthday. Below are a few details about this celebration of life and benefit for Jeri’s House.

Tulsa Moose Lodge proudly hosts

Kick Up Your Heels a benefit for Jeri’s House

Friday, November 30, 7 to 10 p.m.

atTulsa Moose Lodge – 11106 E. 7th St. – Tulsa, OK 74128

Tickets:  $25 each or 2 for $40

LIVE COUNTRY & WESTERN MUSIC

DANCING – FOOD – SILENT AUCTION

Join us as we kick up our heels and celebrate the first anniversary of Jeri’s House and Jeri Cooper’s 60th birthday! Enjoy chili cheese dogs and the fixin’s while dancing the night away with the Whiskey Bent Band. A cash bar will be available. Door prize drawings include an Echo (2nd generation) Smart Speaker with Alexa and two Echo Dots (2nd generation) with Alexa donated by Nanopac.

All proceeds benefit Jeri’s House!

For tickets call 918-200-6550 or

email at pr@jerishouse.org

Jeri’s House is a faith-based, 501(c)3 private,

not-for-profit organization raising $400,000 for residential training facilities and services for people who are DeafBlind.

How You Can Help Jeri’s House

Cash, credit card or personal check – Paypal via website at jerishouse.org

GoFundMe – Amazon Smile – Follow us on Facebook

Kick Up Your Heels on November 30!

Tulsa Moose Lodge proudly hosts

Kick Up Your Heels, a benefit for Jeri’s House

Friday, November 30, 7 to 10 p.m. at

Tulsa Moose Lodge – 11106 E. 7th St. – Tulsa, OK 74128

Tickets:  $25 each or 2 for $40

LIVE COUNTRY & WESTERN MUSIC

DANCING – FOOD – SILENT AUCTION

Join us as we kick up our heels and celebrate the first anniversary of Jeri’s House and Jeri Cooper’s 60th birthday! Enjoy chili cheese dogs and the fixin’s while dancing the night away with the Whiskey Bent Band. A cash bar will be available. Door prize drawings include an Echo (2nd generation) Smart Speaker with Alexa and two Echo Dots (2nd generation) with Alexa donated by Nanopac.

All proceeds benefit Jeri’s House!

For tickets call 918-200-6550 or email at pr@jerishouse.org

Jeri’s House is a faith-based, 501(c)3 private,

not-for-profit organization raising $400,000 for

residential training facilities and services for

people who are DeafBlind.

How You Can Help Jeri’s House

Cash or personal check – Paypal via website at jerishouse.org

GoFundMe – Amazon Smile – Follow us on Facebook