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Disaster recovery center opens

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Bob Spinks, CEO and president of the United Way of Central Oklahoma, and his organization open a disaster recovery center for people affected by the ice storms. Bob Spinks, CEO and president of the United Way of Central Oklahoma, and his organization open a disaster recovery center for people affected by the ice storms.
Many who left home to stay at the Cox Convention Center shelter are now on their way home. Many who left home to stay at the Cox Convention Center shelter are now on their way home.

The Red Cross and United Way have opened a disaster recovery center in the WestTown Resource Center for those leaving the shelter at the Cox Convention Center and heading back home.

"Case managers will be on sight, along with representatives offering housing, clothing, food, transportation utility assistance with electric repairs, holiday support and other long-term recovery aid," said Bob Spink, CEO and president of the United Way of Central Oklahoma.

The center is located inside the WestTown Resource Center, located at Northwest 3rd Street and Virginia Avenue. The recovery center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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