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July 1, 2014

Edwards-Matheson named new Red Cross Advisory Board Chair

CLAREMORE — Misty Edwards-Matheson is the new Advisory Board Chair for the Rogers/Mayes/Wagoner County Service Center of the American Red Cross.

 The Rogers/Mayes/Wagoner County Service Center Advisory Board is comprised of individuals who represent their communities in Rogers, Mayes and Wagoner County.  This group works together in a collaborative effort to ensure that the American Red Cross is effective as possible in meeting the needs of the citizens of Rogers, Mayes and Wagoner County.  They also provide direction in anticipating and meeting the future needs of the service area.

 “I am honored to service as a member of the advisory board for the American Red Cross and now I am doubly honored to serve as this year’s board chair,” said Misty Edwards-Matheson, Advisory Board Chair, Rogers/Mayes/Wagoner County Service Center.  I will do my best to help to make sure that the American Red Cross continues to be the place where people can count on when they experience a disaster.”  

Mrs. Matheson and her husband, Scott, live in Claremore and have six children, Emily Keith and husband, Brad of Claremore, Randy Matheson of San Diego, California, Lindsey vonRee and husband, Dusty of El Paso, Texas and Beverlee.  She is the Marketing & Events Coordinator for Roberts Auto Group in Pryor.

“I am very pleased to have Misty Edwards-Matheson as our Advisory Board Chair this year,” said Mark Ogle, Director, Rogers/Mayes/Wagoner County Service Center, American Red Cross.  “I know under her leadership and knowledge of the American Red Cross we will continue to be able to provide the needed resources and services to the citizens of Rogers, Mayes and Wagoner County in the best way possible.”

Members of the 2014-2015 Advisory Board include:  Misty Edwards-Matheson, Marketing & Event Coordinator, Roberts Auto Group, Pryor (Chair); Charles Adams, President of First Bank & Trust Company, Wagoner (Immediate Past Chair); Peggy Trease, Business Development Manager for Advance Imaging, Claremore; Becky Gray, Secretary, Richard L. Gray, Jr. Law Office, Wagoner.; Julie Adams Simmons, Assistant Vice President, Treasury Management Officer, BancFirst, Claremore; Mary Keys, Club Director with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Green Country-Chouteau Unit, Chouteau; Lee Keener, Tribal Council Member, Cherokee Nation, Claremore; and Bill Pearson, Retired, Oologah.

 The Rogers/Mayes/Wagoner County Service Center office is located at 400 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore.  Office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The office phone number is (918) 343-1803.

 The 24 hour emergency phone number is (918) 831-1109 or 1-800-494-0375.

To contact your local Rogers/Mayes/Wagoner County Service Center, please call (918) 343-1803, visit our office at 400 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore, or like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/redcrossclaremore.

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