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April 10, 2013

‘Hog Wild for Scholarships’ auction, dinner planned



A raffle drawing will be held for a chance to win $5,000 or a 2011 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle. Raffle tickets are $50 and available in advance or at the event.
Proceeds from the event, sponsored by RSU Foundation, will provide scholarships for RSU students at the Claremore, Bartlesville and Pryor campuses.
“The scholarship auction has become one of the foremost social events in the Claremore area,” said Tonni Harrald, RSU director of annual giving and events. “But more importantly, we will be raising much-needed scholarship funds for deserving students.”
Distinguished Sponsors for the event are Jack and Bobbye Mooney and Blackburn & Tracy, PLLC. Key Construction is a University Sponsor.
Table Sponsors include: Baker Hughes, BancFirst, Central Plains Cement Company, Hillcrest Hospital-Claremore, Grand Bank, HydroHoist Marine Group, Lyons Law Firm and Nash and Dana Lamb, McElroy Manufacturing, Cherie Meislahn PLLC, Phillips 66, Rains & Gore Dental Group P.C., RCB Bank, Dr. Judy Riley and Dr. Larry Riley and Bill and Lou Flanagan, RSU Athletics, RSU Public Television, Rogers County Abstract, Jack and Mary Lee Spinks-The Meadows at Heritage Hills, , Suburban Chevrolet, Summit Physical Therapy, Terra Nitrogen, Tom James Clothiers and Sherrer Success Sales and Leadership Training, Trust Company of Oklahoma, Walmart, Walmart Logistics and Carlene Webber.
The auction committee is chaired by Martha Blackburn. Other members include:  Dr. Judy Riley, Bobbye Mooney, Cindy Rickard, Ginny Sherrer, Lynsey Simmons, Heather Isaacs, Tracey Dean, Peggy Rains, Jim Harrison, Karen Smith, Sherry Cox, Blaine Jones, Carlene Webber, Brandi Sutherland and Maynard Phillips.
For reservations or to provide a contribution to the RSU foundation scholarship program, or to purchase raffle tickets, please call the RSU Foundation Office at 918-343-7773.

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