POCOLA–The Gordon Youth Foundation of Pocola will be hosting the 3rd Annual Scholarship Banquet on Aug. 11.
The venue for this year’s banquet located at the Fianna Hills Country Club in Fort Smith. This year’s guest speaker will be former University of Oklahoma All American, and NFL All Pro Tight End, Keith Jackson.
As a part of the annual fundraising campaign donations are being accepted in the amount of $100 for a University of Oklahoma football signed by current University of Oklahoma Head Coach Bob Stoops, and former OU coach Barry Switzer, as well as former Oklahoma Heisman Trophy winners Steve Owens, Billy Sims, Jason White and Sam Bradford.
The drawing will be held the night of the banquet. All proceeds from donations will be budgeted for educational scholarships to Oklahoma/Arkansas River Valley Youth.
Donations for the football can be made at the Poteau Chamber of Commerce Office 201 South Broadway-Poteau or by contacting Roy Gordon 479-650-2178.
The Gordon Youth Foundation’s mission is to assist disadvantage youth n the Oklahoma/Arkansas River Valley from pre-school through college to continue their education.