Dr. Belinda Biscoe Honored by Oklahoma Hospitality Club
Excerpted from Oklahoma Hospitality Club Press Release:
Dr. Belinda Biscoe has been selected by Oklahoma Hospitality Club (OHC) as one of the 2016 Ladies in the News Honorees. OHC is delighted for Biscoe to be among fourteen Oklahoma women selected for this honor. Biscoe has ties to the Oklahoma City Chapter of Links, Inc., the University of Oklahoma Outreach, Division of Public and Community Services at OU, Leadership Oklahoma City, is co-founder of Eagle Ridge Institute of Oklahoma City, founder of Positive Tomorrows and Higher Horizons, and is a 2015 inductee into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame.
Ladies in the News chairman, Sherrian Geurin, has announced Friday, April 8, 2016, as the Golden/50th Anniversary for the annual luncheon and style show fundraiser. Oklahoma Hospitality Club will celebrate the anniversary at Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, 11:30 a.m., as it honors fourteen Oklahoma women for their contributions to their professions and service to their communities.
Local non-profits Needs Foundation and CASA of Oklahoma County will benefit from funds raised. Needs Foundation collects un-served or unsold food from grocers, bakeries, and restaurants and distributes the food to needy Oklahomans through community feeding programs, churches, community centers, group homes, schools, food pantries, shelters, and VA hospitals. CASA of Oklahoma County provides trained court appointed volunteers who advocate for the best interests of abused or neglected children in the juvenile court system.
Of special interest this year will be Hospitality Club’s recognition of three previous honorees along with their daughters-in-law: 2016 Honorary Co-Chair Brenda McDaniel and her daughter-in-law Stacy McDaniel; Sandy Jensen and daughter-in-law Tammy Jensen; and Jane Harlow with her daughter-in-law Aimee Harlow. Additional 2016 honorees are Karma Keith Robinson, Connie Mashburn, Margaret “Peggy” Brinson, Jill Castilla, Natalie Shirley, Dr. Jennifer D’Agostino, and Patti Mellow. All will model clothes from r Meyers.
Founded in 1923, Oklahoma Hospitality Club is one of Oklahoma’s oldest and most prestigious philanthropic organizations. The Club has contributed over $1 million to Oklahoma non-profits and its members annually donate hundreds of hours of volunteer service.
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