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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.
We want to recognize all the amazing professionals who make Oklahoma a more open, accessible and inclusive place for people who are DeafBlind!
Check out this awesome story of determination and perseverance from CNN. It is definitely worth the read.
Applications are now open for the 2019 DeafBlind Interpreting Institute (DBII) which will take place in July of 2019. A limited number of participants will be accepted. For details, visit their web site. Click here
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 email@example.com
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
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