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P.O. Box 3814 Edmond, OK 73083 405-348-8333 www.peppersranch.com Peppers Ranch, Inc.

All Donations are tax-deductible. Peppers Ranch is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. Peppers Ranch P.O. Box 3814 Edmond OK 73083 (405) 348-8333 www.peppersranch.com Peppers Ranch books, records and audited financial statements are available for review by calling 405-348-8333

This year Peppers Ranch hosted its first annual Winter Safety Course to bring awareness to important issues such as, fire safety, winter weather safety, and water hazards in freezing temperatures. Our guest speakers included Shawnee Firefighter David Underwood and from the Guthrie Police Department, Officer Andy Gibbs and Officer Jason Hamilton. Our next safety seminar will take place March 30th, 2013 when News Channel 9 comes out for a Spring severe weather readiness class.

Local Teen Gives Back

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Winter Services 2013

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Welcome 3 New Families

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Take a Bow

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Dreams Come True

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Oklahoma Rotary

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The Giving Garden

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An Evening With The Stars

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What’s Cooking?

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Boomer Sooner

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A Walk in the Park

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Safety First

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LOCAL TEEN GIVES BACK TO PEPPERS RANCH Molly Remondino a student at Heritage Hall founded the Peppers Ranch Teen Board in 2012. The Teen Board was setup to raise awareness and encourage support of Peppers Ranch in meeting its mission to ‘break the cycle’ of child abuse and neglect by providing a safe environment through housing, counseling and caring individuals on whom children can depend. Molly wanted to do more for Peppers Ranch in addition to the Teen Board. Being an experienced equestrian and rider, Molly had the opportunity to reach out to friends and family to ask for their help in supporting Peppers Ranch through the United Professional Horseman’s Association (UPHA) Ribbons of Service Program. She submitted an essay to the UPHA board on why Peppers Ranch should be the recipient of this support. She set a goal and developed a plan for not only raising funds, but how these funds could best be utilized at Peppers Ranch. Her desire was to raise money to purchase new riding equipment for the Horse Therapy Program at Peppers Ranch. Molly has learned firsthand the value horses play in helping to heal emotional wounds in the children at Peppers Ranch. She set a goal of raising $5,000. Through her efforts, Molly helped raise $11,175 for the Peppers Ranch riding program. Molly is very appreciative for the support. She ‘thanks everyone that helped to contribute to make this goal a reality. More importantly, thank you for making a real difference to these children by improving the horse riding program. The kids light up when they get to ride the horses on the ranch. The time the kids get to groom and ride allows for real healing to take place and a special, rewarding bond to develop’.


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