Links Mentioned On March 29, 2021

Monday, March 29th 2021, 3:11 am
By: News 9

Links mentioned during News 9's broadcasts for March 29, 2021.

Carpenter Square Theatre Sees Outpouring Of Support After Warehouse Catches On Fire In Downtown OKC

A local theatre is trying to figure out how they are going to perform after their warehouse was destroyed in a huge fire Tuesday night.

Inside the warehouse Carpenter Square Theater kept all their props, costumes and furniture. Over 35 years of supplies, now destroyed.

Fore those interested in donating, Click Here to view the GoFundMe account.

Oklahoma City Thunder And Whataburger Partner To Help fight Hunger In Oklahoma

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Whataburger have partnered for a seventh consecutive season to help fight hunger in Oklahoma.

Starting on Monday at 3 p.m. fans will have the opportunity to help both virtually and in-person at Whataburger restaurants.

All proceeds from this year's fundraiser will benefit the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.

For more information, Click Here.

Dodgers Faith And Family Night

Monday is the last day to buy tickets for OKC Dodgers postgame concert by Crowder.

The event will take place July 24 at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Tickets will be limited due to the pandemic and the flash sale ends at 11:59 p.m.

For more information, Click Here.

Virtual Forum For OKCPS Board of Education Chair Runoff

The League of Women Voters of Oklahoma County is holding a virtual forum before a runoff for Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education chair.

Charles Henry and Paula Lewis will participate in the forum at 6 p.m. on Monday on the League of Women Voter's Facebook page.

Below are biographies of the candidates:

  1. Charles Henry has three children and is a product of the Oklahoma City Public Schools, graduating from Northwest Classen High School in 1987. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma, earning a B.A. in Political Science, minoring in Communications and History. His J.D. degree is from Texas Southern University. Henry is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and owns the Henry Law Firm. If elected, he will focus on structured discipline policy, closing the achievement gap, quality remediation, a safer return to school plan, and a commitment to students with special needs.
  2. Paula Lewis has two sons. One is a student in the Oklahoma City Public Schools, while the other is serving in the U.S. Army. She holds Master’s degree in business administration and graduated from OU’s health science program with a Bachelor’s in Occupational Therapy. She is the founder of Quest Pediatric Therapy and works to unlock each child’s potential in her clinics. If elected, she will focus on increasing the quality of education, increasing pay and benefits for educators, bringing stability to the administration, removing barriers, and promoting equity in Oklahoma City Public schools.

The runoff election is April 6.

Click here to view the virtual forum.