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August 4, 2013

CASA dinner set for Thursday

Musician Jim Paul Blair will be featured at this year’s CASA “Country” Candlelight Dinner. The dinner is at 6 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Coweta.

Blair is the executive director of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.

Thursday’s performance will feature lead singer Blair on guitar, Mickey Flatt on banjo, Tim Gilliam on the mandolin, Bill Morgan on bass and Dana Hazzard on fiddle. The group will play a variety of bluegrass, swing and selected songs from the production “Hankerin’ 4 Hank”.

This is the third year for this event, which is sponsored by Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children, Inc. All proceeds will benefit the abused and neglected children of Wagoner County.

Celebrity waiters who will act as servers during the dinner include State Sen. Kim David, R-Porter; State Rep. Wade Rousselot, D-Wagoner; Judge Darrell Shepherd; Associate Judge Dennis Shook; Special Judge Douglas Kirkley; Wagoner County Sheriff Bob Colbert; District Attorney Brian Kuester; Wagoner Chief of Police Bob Haley; Coweta Mayor Rob Morton; Coweta High School Principal Gary Ellis; Wagoner Superintendent Monty Thompson; Coweta City Manager Steven Whitlock; County Commissioner Tim Kelly; County Commissioner Chris Edwards; Coweta Superintendent Jeff Holmes; Coweta Police Lt. Donnie Krumsiek; Mike Yocham; and others from the Wagoner and Coweta communities.

The public is invited and tickets are $30 per person or $230 for a table of eight. Advance ticket sales are requested.

Tickets are available at BancFirst in Coweta, Wagoner Flowers and Gifts in Wagoner and the CASA office, 215 State St. in Muskogee.

Information: (918) 686-8199.

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