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March 21, 2013

Seeds of Hope dinner Tuesday

OKLAHOMA CITY — While Landry Jones prepares for the NFL draft in San Diego, his family is preparing for a very different occasion back in Oklahoma.

His mother and Whiz Kids Oklahoma tutor, Kellye Jones will be a guest at the annual Seeds of Hope charity banquet. The event will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cox Convention Center.

Papa Joe Bradford will speak about the importance of mentors in the lives of youth. Former Miss America and Miss Oklahoma Lauren Nelson will be the honorary chair of the event. VIP guests include former Oklahoma head football coach Barry Switzer.

Kellye Jones has been tutoring with Whiz Kids for almost three years. Whiz Kids and Whiz kids tutors meet in area churches once a week for two hours, including several Norman churches.

More information is available at www.whizkidsok.org.

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