On Thursday, March 26th. The OKCMAR Foundation held its inaugural gala with a Monopoly Game theme of “Funding the Community Chest.” The mission of the OKCMAR Foundation is “To be a compassionate resource for Oklahomans in need through financial and educational resources and specialized projects. The OKCMAR Foundation aims to support the community by offering disaster relief and promoting economic growth, homeownership and homeownership retention.” The gala was held at Vast at Devon Tower and was a huge success with over 200 tickets sold!
Marcy Novak, Fox 25 Morning Meteorologist kept the event rolling smoothly as emcee. The gala raised $100,000 for the “community chest” and the Foundation immediately responded to those recently affected by the first storm and tornado of this season.
Helen Bozman, OKCMAR Association Executive says “OKCMAR is tremendously proud to have had such an amazing first year with the OKCMAR Foundation! We look forward to being able to fulfill the promises made in our mission statement, and to grow from strength to strength.”
Keith Taggart, managing broker at Coldwell Banker Select and OKCMAR Foundation Chair said, “One of my favorite things about being the chair of the OKCMAR Foundation has been the overwhelming support that we’ve had from our community. The sponsorships and levels of sponsorships to this gala event were very surprising to me and was something just truly exciting.”
To learn more about the OKCMAR Foundation and to get involved, visit www.okcmarfoundation.org or on Facebook!