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Nonprofit notes for Feb. 6, 2020

Applications being accepted for free orthodontic treatment

Red Dirt Orthodontics announced it is partnering with charitable foundation Smile for a Lifetime to provide four orthodontic scholarships a year to Oklahoma residents age 11-21 who would normally not be able to afford orthodontic treatment otherwise.

Applicants must be residents with a medical need for orthodontic treatment whose current financial circumstances are preventing them from receiving treatment. To apply, go to S4L.org and no later than Feb. 29.

Girl Scouts luncheon features ‘Cathy’ creator

The annual Juliette Low Leadership Society Girl Scouts Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Feb. 20 at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. Doors open at 11 a.m. The luncheon will honor community leader Joan Gilmore.

Cathy Guisewite, creator of the “Cathy” comic strip, will be the keynote speaker. Guisewite was a Girl Scout from elementary school through high school.

For more information about Girl Scouts, go to gswestok.org. For more information on luncheon sponsorships and tickets, call 528-4475 or email info@gswestok.org.

Coffee Connections offers networking for nonprofits

The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits is hosting two Coffee Connections, free for both members and nonmembers. Connections provide an outlet to engage with staff and a network of Oklahoma nonprofits.

A Coffee Connection from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 12 at 720 W Wilshire Blvd., suite 115, features John Bracken, executive director of Rebuilding Together Oklahoma City, speaking on the topic “Networking 101.”

Anne McCoy, executive director of The Little Lighthouse, will speak on the topic “Creating volunteer and internship opportunities through community partnerships” from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at the Tulsa location, 5330 E 31st St., suite 200.

For more information, go to oklahomacenterfornonprofits.org/connections.

— Erica Smith, for The Oklahoman

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