Upcoming Events

27th Annual Advocacy Awards & Volunteer Recognition

Date: December 7, 2017

Time: 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Location: Marriott Hotel Southern Hills, 1902 East 71st Street, Tulsa

aa-27th-anniversary-4-rgbPlease join us for the 27th Annual Advocacy Awards and Volunteer Recognition event. This event honors those who have provided outstanding service and advocacy for Oklahomans with developmental disabilities. … Read more …

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Nominations for 2017 Advocacy Awards Now Accepted (8/10/2017) - Once each year, TARC recognizes those who have provided outstanding service and advocacy for Oklahomans with developmental disabilities. Please take time now to nominate one or more individuals/organizations you believe should be recognized for their efforts in helping others. Winners of the 27th Annual TARC Advocacy Awards will be announced at the awards presentation on ... Read more...
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Joey Travolta headlines 27th Annual Advocacy Awards (7/7/2017) - “In high school, I was always the protector of kids with special needs,” said Joey Travolta, the keynote speaker at the 27th annual  Advocacy Awards and Volunteer Recognition event scheduled for Dec. 7, 2017 at the Marriott Hotel Southern Hills in Tulsa. That protective instinct became a motivating force in shaping Joey’s future career choices. He ... Read more...