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8 tips for a stellar donor thank you letter

Have you recently received a grant or donation? Be sure to thank the donor!

This article from the Nonprofit Times provides a nice overview of what to include in your thank you letter:

"A great thank-you letter might mean the difference between another gift from a donor and your future appeals going into the trash. Consultant Pamela Grow shares the eight ingredients to an effective thank-you letter in her e-book, The Lifetime Donor Attraction System. They are:

Joy
You want the donor to be glad to receive the letter.

Can I get legal forms at the library?

You can get some types of legal forms at the library, yes. The first place you should check is our Legal Forms database, which can found in the alphabetical list of resources on our Research page. This database has many forms for the state of Oklahoma, in a number of categories, including Divorce, Landlord/Tenant, Power of Attorney, Bankruptcy, and several others.

Read the Film! by Laura Raphael

Read the Film logoRecently, the Tulsa City-County Library has been purchasing extra copies of books that have been, or soon will be, in the Cineplex near you. The program is called “Read the Film!”, and as a devoted reader AND moviegoer, I appreciate this book-to-film support.

You may want to sit and put your glass of milk down before you read this, but there are even times when I think the movie is far superior to the book.

HIV & Hepatitis Testing

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The Tulsa World has reported that former patients of local dentist Dr. W. Scott Harrington could have been exposed to HIV, hepatitist B and hepatitis C. The Tulsa Health Department is offering free testing to anyone fearing exposure 

Get Reading Oklahoma

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Get Reading Oklahoma is a project of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation and its Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) Initiative. They provide access to the following learning opportunities--

·         GED Connection is a TV series of 30-minute programs that helps adults prepare for the GED test. Each show helps an adult see, hear and learn from GED teachers. GED Connection is available to watch on OETA, Cox Digital Cable's On DEMAND FreeZone, and Cox Cable’s Channel 21. Episodes are also available to view online.

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