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December 24, 2013

Share the Spirit exceeds goal

Total donations reach $25,435


Through the generous community donations, this year’s Share the Spirit exceeded its $24,000 goal. 
A number of donations, in honor of the late Mayor Mickey Perry, pushed the total donations to $25,435.
Last Friday, volunteers distributed food baskets to hundreds of Rogers County residents.
Rogers County Commissioner Dan DeLozier said the deliveries went smoothly.
“Mickey was on our mind as we shared the baskets,”  DeLozier said. Perry was president of the Share the Spirit Foundation.
DeLozier expressed his appreciation for all that donated to this year’s effort.
Recent contributors include James A.  and Barbara H. Farley, Ira M. Green Construction Company in honor of Mickey Perry, Phil Albert in honor of Mickey Perry, Abbey Cox, Jan and John Baldridge, Don Hobaugh, Mike Ramsey, Mark Dowler, Brenny Dunlap, Victor Rogers, Jeff Coody, Mike Posten, Saundra Hartmann, Barry Hartmann, Royce Chapman, Gerry and Diane Dunahay, Eric Miller, Steve Miller, Gene Higgins, Aaron Burger, Patsy Beamer, Benna Bivins, Sheila Bond, Pat Chambers, Pam Childers, Marty Fox, Donna Franklin, Rosemarie Lambing, Mike Ramsey, Judy Simpson, Jacob Gordon, Gary Easley, Jason Kochheiser, Al, Bill and Jim Cargill, Dave and Judy Wilber, David Brun, Simon Alexander, Lee Main, Claremore Men’s Golf Association and Heritage Hills Women’s Golf Association.

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