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So this begins today It’s the night before we deliver/serve 1,000 meals in OKC! …

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So this begins today ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️It’s the night before we deliver/serve 1,000 meals in OKC! Our volunteers are amazing!

Other Options to serve 1,000 meals for “Cookies Thanksgiving”

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Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry do SO many wonderful things. I am so proud to be a board member of this fantastic organization.

Other Options to serve 1,000 meals for “Cookies Thanksgiving”

Blue Bags are 50 cents They also have other bags for $1.00 Here is what we are …

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Blue Bags are 50 cents
They also have other bags for $1.00

Here is what we are lacking blue bags! Walmart Reusable Shopping Bags we have gotten a lot in but still need 1000!

Every $7 donated helps us provide a Thanksgiving meal for a family in OKC impact…

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Every $7 donated helps us provide a Thanksgiving meal for a family in OKC impacted by HIV/ AIDS. Make your tax deductible donation today!

www.otheroptionsokc.org – you’ll find the donation button at the bottom of the page!

19th Annual Cookie’s Thanksgiving

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19th Annual Cookie’s Thanksgiving

Meet Gingersnap Tinselberry our fearless Christmas mascot @ Other Options

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Meet Gingersnap Tinselberry our fearless Christmas mascot @ Other Options❤️

GIVE! on the Plaza

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In the spirit of the season of giving, join us at GIVE! on the Plaza.

Our Plaza Businesses will be raising funds by donating a portion of the evenings sales to Other Options, an incredible organization that helps those impacted by HIV and Aids in the Oklahoma City community. Find them near Oak & Ore!

We will also be joined by:
Free Mom Hugs! They are a group of affirming parents who love their LGBTQ+ kids unconditionally and take hugs of love and acceptance to others.

Pine Pantry is a local non-profit with a drop off location here in the plaza in front of Bad Granny's Bazaar. Pine Pantry has "Leave what you can, Take what you need" locations for those less fortunate in our community. If you have non-perishable food then bring it with you to donate!

Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund: OACF provides support, education, advocacy and resources to end the HIV and AIDS epidemic. Find them near Oak & Ore!

Food & Beverage:
Oh My Goghi
Empire Slice House
Easy E Slice Shop
Gorō Ramen
The Mule
Oak & Ore
Pie Junkie
The Press
The Pritchard
Roxy's Ice Cream Social
Sasquatch Shaved Ice
Saints

Friends of the Plaza VIP Area: 6:30-8pm
Location: Maples (Not open to public)
Join the FOP VIP experience with treats courtesy of Fowler Automotive and Anthem Brewing Company, LLC, Official Craft Beer of Friends of the Plaza. Friends of the Plaza is presented by Fowler Automotive. Not a Friend? Sign up or renew here: http://www.plazadistrict.org/fop/

LIVE on the Plaza is presented by Fowler Automotive and Oklahoma's Credit Union.

Starts at: 2018-11-09 18:00:00
Ends at: 2018-11-09 21:00:00

Location:

Plaza District
1624 N Blackwelder, Apt I, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106

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An Other Options Thanksgiving

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An Other Options Thanksgiving

First 2 people that can tell me the name of the person that was the founder of O…

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First 2 people that can tell me the name of the person that was the founder of Other Options wins 2 tickets to Bar Wars tomorrow night????

Bartender Daniel Weaver from Tramps will be serving up TROUBLE With his incredib…

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Bartender Daniel Weaver from Tramps will be serving up TROUBLE With his incredible cocktail Saturday night at BAR WARS OKC-Game On. Get your tickets today 🎲🍹

Pink tickets will be up for auction Saturday night at BAR WARS OKC-Game On. It’s…

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Pink tickets will be up for auction Saturday night at BAR WARS OKC-Game On. It’s going to be an amazing night. #otheroptions #oklahoma #greatcause #okc

Stag with bartender Logan Brown will take you to a WIZARDING WORLD with his cock…

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Stag with bartender Logan Brown will take you to a WIZARDING WORLD with his cocktails. Game on!Stag with bartender Logan Brown will take you to a WIZARDING WORLD with his cocktails. Game on!

Will Anna and Tiffany from Jack Daniel’s old No 7 club at the Chesapeake Energy …

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Will Anna and Tiffany from Jack Daniel’s old No 7 club at the Chesapeake Energy Arena have the other bars saying CHECKMATE with her terrific cocktail? Come vote for your favorite this Saturday night! BAR WARS OKC-Game

Early Bird Tickets go on sale at 8am Monday ….. this is the event of 2018 you …

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Early Bird Tickets go on sale at 8am Monday ….. this is the event of 2018 you don’t want to miss❤️Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 8AM! Make sure you purchase your Santa Crawl ticket and shuttle pass in one. A portion of our proceeds benefit Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry in OKC!
Louie’s Grill & Bar is hosting a kickoff party this year! Breakfast with Santa, food & drink specials, live… More

A HUGE thank you to Oklahoma based, Success Vodka, for supporting BAR WARS OKC-G…

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A HUGE thank you to Oklahoma based, Success Vodka, for supporting BAR WARS OKC-Game On benefiting Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry. #cheers #drinklocal #barwarsokc #gameon #successvodka

BAR WARS OKC-Game On

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BAR WARS OKC-Game On is November 3rd. Make sure you get your tickets now.

Bunker Club with bartender Rainier Crespo will be coming in like a BATTLESHIP to…

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Bunker Club with bartender Rainier Crespo will be coming in like a BATTLESHIP to win your vote for best cocktail at this year’s BAR WARS OKC-Game On on November 3rd at OKC Farmers Market District.

With the Alibis and Bartender Lisa’s incredible cocktail will they run a MONOPOL…

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With the Alibis and Bartender Lisa’s incredible cocktail will they run a MONOPOLY on the votes for best cocktail at this years BAR WARS OKC-Game On? Come to Bar Wars and find out. GAME ON November 3rd.

We are excited that The Pump Bar with Bartender Meghanne Hensley will be pouring…

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We are excited that The Pump Bar with Bartender Meghanne Hensley will be pouring amazing drinks at BAR WARS OKC-Game On this year. Any CLUE what game they picked?

Don’t miss out Early Bird tickets go on sale Monday @ 8AM! Don’t miss out on thi…

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Don’t miss out

Early Bird tickets go on sale Monday @ 8AM! Don’t miss out on this great deal. Backstage Limo will be shuttling people in style so make sure and buy the shuttle pass & ticket!
Portion of proceeds will benefit Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry.

See you on December 8th! #okcsantacrawl #okcsanta #santacon

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) 2018

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The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), also known as the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, is observed annually on November 20 as a day to memorialize those who have been a victim of criminal violence as a result of transphobia and to draw attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community.

Join us as we acknowledge transgender persons whom we have lost over the past year. Listen to members of our gender diverse community as they share their truths of being transgender and family members who have lost loved ones. Come out to get show your support for our gender diverse community for a celebration of life.
We will have a rally at Freedom Oklahoma, then we will have a candle light vigil and walk down 39th street to Expressions Community Center (39th & Youngs) for closing comments and prayer. We will have a celebration of life party across the street at the Diversity Center of Oklahoma.

This event is free and open to all those who want to show their support to our community.

Starts at: 2018-11-20 17:30:00
Ends at: 2018-11-20 20:30:00

Location:

Freedom Oklahoma
4001 N Classen Blvd, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118

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The Oklahoma Victory Dolls Roller Derby want to know if you’ve gotten your ticke…

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The Oklahoma Victory Dolls Roller Derby want to know if you’ve gotten your tickets for BAR WARS OKC-Game On, benefiting Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry yet?

Love our Derby Gals The Oklahoma Victory Dolls Roller Derby want to know if you’…

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Love our Derby Gals

The Oklahoma Victory Dolls Roller Derby want to know if you’ve gotten your tickets for BAR WARS OKC-Game On, benefiting Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry yet?

 — with Brittani Brown.

Alexander Deveraux Semkoff, aka Kenneth C. Doyle, 47, Prague, Oklahoma resident,…

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Alexander Deveraux Semkoff, aka Kenneth C. Doyle, 47, Prague, Oklahoma resident, died Sunday, October 7, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Alexander was born October 5, 1971 in Flagstaff, Arizona to Mary Louise Palmer and Kenneth Earl Doyle.

Alexander was a Registered Nurse for the Physician Choice…

BAR WARS OKC-Game On

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Don’t forget to get your tickets

BAR WARS OKC-Game On

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Nominate for The Renewal Awards!

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Thank you Kristen and Cher!

If you have ever been involved with Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry or have attended one of our charity events, please take a minute to log on and vote for them to receive The Renewal Award Grant from All State. It is a $20,000 grant and i know for sure that Mary and her staff would put…

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NEED SOME HELP BUCKET LIST! I have a friend and her mom has been a 2nd time d…

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NEED SOME HELP BUCKET LIST!
I have a friend and her mom has been a 2nd time diagnosed with cancer but this time its an aggressive cancer that is already invaded her bones. The mom has opted out of treatment and has been put on hospice.
BUCKET LIST is what I am asking for!
1. Trip to Dallas for shopping spree – DONE
2. An OU FOOTBALL GAME – CAN ANYONE HELP!

BUCKET LIST ++++ OU FOOTBALL GAME
PLEASE HELP AND SHARE THIS IM SURE THERE IS SOMEONE OUT THERE!
thank you!

BAR WARS OKC-Game On

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Game On Bar Wars …… don’t forget to buy your tickets

Oklahoma Witches Ball

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Mythical Creatures Menagerie
Get Tickets Here!
Norman’s premiere Halloween Party! Join us at the Embassy Suites in Norman on October 20th to raise money for Other Options Inc. Okc. Be your best Mythical Creature for our costume contest. We have a fun night of music and dancing planned, plus a cash bar, vendors, and divination readers for our guests.
Tickets are $25 during our presale online and $30 at the door.
We offer Special Reserved Seating for $500. This gets you a table for 10 plus 30 free drink tickets. To reserve a table email OWB at stardusthollow@gmail.com. Ticket sales go to charity!
NOTE: The Witches’ Ball of Oklahoma is an 18+ event. Minors are not permitted.
CHARITIES:
The Friends Food Pantry at Other Options is the only free food source in the 405 and 580 area codes for the HIV+ population in Oklahoma. Please come out and show your support. Canned and dry food items are also welcome at the door.

Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry
https://www.facebook.com/OtherOptions/
http://www.otheroptionsokc.org
Other Options, Inc. is a non-profit
focusing on the impact of
HIV/AIDS.
We believe that together
we can make a
difference.
DATE:
Saturday, October 20 at 6:30 PM – 12 AM

LOCATION:
Embassy Suites Norman – Hotel and Conference Center
2501 Conference Drive, Norman, Oklahoma 73069
To stay at the Embassy Suites you can either call the reservations line (1-866-577-1273) or book online using the group code ‘OWB’. (Alternatively, you can follow the Group Rate Web Link below.) You will have until September 28, 2018 to book rooms under the special group rate. After this date the group rate will no longer be offered.
Group Rate Web Link:
http://embassysuites.hilton.com/…/OKCESES-OWB-2…/index.jhtml
FEATURED BANDS:
THE DEMON SEEDS – FIRE BAD – LOS ESKELETOS

FEATURED TAROT READERS:
Lori Jean
Michael Mayfield

Oklahoma Witches Ball

Mythical Creatures Menagerie

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Jim Vallion. As a founding…

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We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Jim Vallion. As a founding trustee of our organization he forever changed the way Oklahomans care for those living with HIV and AIDS. He was a kind and generous man who dedicated his time to help cultivate Red Tie Night into the premier event of…