EDMOND, OK – Honoring America’s Warriors will be hosting a dinner event “Honoring Oklahoma Warriors” on January 22, 2016 at the Nigh Ballroom on the campus of The University of Central Oklahoma from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
There will be a private reception from 6-7 for corporate table sponsors with our evening’s speakers. This event will honor some of Oklahoma’s fallen service members with a distinguished lineup of speakers.
Honoring America’s Warriors will be awarding two $1500.00 scholarships to a UCO student veteran, and a student veteran dependent. The scholarship award is based on a 500 written word essay, “The Cost of Freedom”.
Honoring Oklahoma Warriors will feature speakers who are Oklahoman’s that have served in the military with distinction, and two Gold Star Moms.
Speakers for the event are retired Army LTC and 5th district Congressman Steve Russell, retired USAF Major General Oklahoma Governors Liaison Veteran Affairs Rita Aragon, Retired Army SSG Rusty Dunagan, and Gold Star Moms Kelly Ellis and Donna Warren. There will also be a silent auction with all types of memorabilia.
“Honoring America’s Warriors has been a great non-profit to work with, they are continually referring quality student veterans to UCO, and involving them in their activities in addition to the student services functions we regularly host”, said retired US Army LTC. Kennan Horn, manager of VSS.
Tickets and corporate tables to the event are available now by phone at 405-659-4156 or by going online here.