Issue 7, September 2018
2018 OML Annual Conference And Expo News
You are invited to join us for fun activities, great networking, and informative educational sessions September 11-13. 
Adria Berry, Vice President of Government Affairs for the State Chamber of Commerce
Super Sessions!
Don’t miss out!! The OML conference will present an array of informative and pertinent sessions

  • Adria Berry – SQ 788. Where do we go from here? Ms. Berry is Vice President of Government Affairs for the State Chamber of Commerce. During this session, she will dissect the new medical marijuana laws and help to shed light on the current state of affairs surrounding this new industry.
  • Alicia Hibbets – Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – What Do You Know? Ms. Hibbets is the Director of Programs at the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Her informative presentation will include important questions and answers, such as do you know what CDBG is? Do you know what type of projects can be funded with CDBG? If you answered “No” to these questions, this session is for you!
  • Chuck Claxton – Deputy Chief, Cushing Police Department. The session is entitled, Community Policing/Community Engagement and Special Olympics. In this session, we will discuss ways to have your local police departments become more involved in community policing and events.
Join us as we honor the 2018 Oklahoma Hall of Fame
for City and Town Officials inductees
Limited tickets remain for this event
Four officials have been tapped to be honored as the 2018 inductees into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame for City and Town Officials ceremony. The event will be held at the Cox Convention Center in conjunction with the Oklahoma Municipal League annual conference, September 13. The OML Mayor of the Year and Don Rider award winners will also be recognized at this event . More Information
28th Annual Scramble Golf Tournament
Start the annual conference with a great day of golf with your buddies. Join us for the 28 th  Annual Golf Scramble Tournament.

Register your party for the annual Golf Scramble today!
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
John Conrad Regional Golf Course
711 S. Douglas Blvd., Midwest City, OK 73130
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Pre-Conference Workshop: Winning With Grants!
Don’t Delay – only a few seats left for our pre-conference Grant Writing Session.

WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM ATTENDING THIS WORKSHOP:  Mayors, City Managers, City Clerks, Emergency Managers, Fire Chiefs, Police Chiefs, Business Owners, Community Leaders or anyone interested in learning more about grants and grant writing. 
CREDIT HOURS:  This workshop will count for 6 hours for the OML Certified Municipal Officials program. 
OTHER QUESTIONS:  Contact Cheryl Adams at (405) 528-7515, 1(800) 324-6651 or  cadams@oml.org .
Elesia Church
Tuesday, Sept. 11
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cox Convention Center,
Rooms 1 & 2
One Myriad Garden, OKC 73102
Conference Schedule at a Glance
Please take a moment to review the great line-up of presenters and break-out sessions that are planned for the upcoming conference.  See It Here!
Beer, Wine and Gift Card Pull Donations
It’s not too late to help us help others during the Beer, Wine and Gift Card Pull! OML is partnering with the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma to help raise money and awareness of their efforts to assist Oklahoma families by providing food to them.

All you have to do to be a part of this special project is provide craft beer, wine or gift cards from retail businesses or restaurants to the conference. And, you can also purchase the ‘pulls’ and participate in the fun!!

If you are a business and donate your beer, wine, or gift card, your company’s name will appear in our event program, in the event app, and on the event website.

To arrange a drop-off or a pick-up of your contribution before the conference, please contact  Ginny Wilson  via email or by calling 405-528-7515. Donations may also be made at the OML office, located at 201 N.E. 23rd, Oklahoma City, Monday - Friday, from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Appy Hour!
Join us for Appy Hour during the OML conference!

Want to learn how to download, navigate, check out the leaderboard, and get all the latest conference news on the app? Then, please join us for our popular Appy Hour.
When: during the Pre-Race Pit Stop Reception on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Where: Hey Day Entertainment – Bricktown, 200 S. Oklahoma Ave, Ste. HD
Event sponsor: Garver, Municipal Finance Services, and The Public Finance Law Group

In addition to Appy Hour, attendees will enjoy live entertainment by cover band F.N.G., food, beverages and networking with friends. We hope to see you there!!

Download from the  Apple App Store  and  Google Play ! You can also access the app from the  conference website .
Oklahoma Association of Municipal Attorneys Conference

Don't forget to register for the Oklahoma Association of Municipal Attorneys (OAMA) Fall Conference that will take place during the OML Conference!  More Information