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April 16, 2019

Contact: Cayla Lewis
Preservation Oklahoma, Inc.
Office: 405-525-5325

Preservation Oklahoma to Host 2019 Summer Soiree

OKLAHOMA CITY — Preservation Oklahoma will host its fourth annual summer fundraising party, Summer Soiree, on Saturday, June 15, at 7 p.m., presented by Engel & Völkers Oklahoma City. Summer Soiree also is made possible thanks to Charleston Level sponsors Cherokee Nation and the Kirkpatrick Foundation.

Taking place on the lawn of the Overholser Mansion, the Summer Soiree will include live music by Born in November; dancing; drinks from COOP Ale Works, Prairie Wolf Spirits, and Thirst Wine Merchants; heavy hors d’oeuvres and a raffle as well as all the glitz and glamour of the Roaring ’20s. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased www.preservationok.org/summer-soiree. The party is expected to attract a diverse crowd of individuals who are passionate about history, historic preservation, historic living and Oklahoma City.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. This event is co-chaired by Carissa Stevens and Sarah Jordan. For more information, please contact Cayla Lewis at 405-525-5325 or director@preservationok.org. All proceeds benefit the work of Preservation Oklahoma, Inc., including its stewardship of the 1903 Henry Overholser Mansion. The Overholser Mansion is located at 405 NW 15th St. in Oklahoma City.

The Overholser Mansion is an affiliate of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.  

About Preservation Oklahoma, Inc.:
Preservation Oklahoma, Incorporated, is the state's only private, nonprofit membership organization that is dedicated to promoting, supporting and coordinating historic preservation activities throughout the state. Preservation Oklahoma’s mission is to promote preservation statewide. Founded in 1992, Preservation Oklahoma is a statewide partner with the National Trust for Historic Preservation and works on joint projects with the Oklahoma Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). More information can be found at www.preservationok.org.


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