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Hope and Homes Award Presented to Edmond Public Schools

Hope and Homes Award presented to Dr. David Goin on behalf of all Edmond Public Schools.Boys Ranch Town had the privilege of presenting the Hope for Homes award to Edmond Public Schools at their monthly board meeting recently. They were nominated for this prestigious award because of their continuous display of grace and mercy shown to the residents of Boys Ranch Town for more than 60 years.
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Franklin and "Big Reggie" Learn and Grow Through Equine Assisted Training Program

Franklin and "Big Reggie"Franklin asserts that he did not want to work with the animals because he had never been around animals much at all and he was afraid of the ones at the ranch that are larger than he is, saying “I never spent any time around animals before I came here.”
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Transitions

boys at the Circle T RanchWe are humbled and pleased to be able to announce the opening of Circle T Ranch, a part of the Boys Ranch Town campus dedicated to meeting the needs of young men in BRT’s Transitional Living program.
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Tan-Man's Journey

Tan-ManTanner’s journey to Boys Ranch Town began in November 2012 when his family moved from Elmore City to Edmond, Oklahoma. At the time, they had no idea the real journey they already had begun.
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Joy Roddy: Ready Hands and a Willing Spirit

BRT volunteer Joy RoddyLast fall Boys Ranch Town was blessed by an answer to prayer that would be the beginning of our volunteer program. Joy Roddy’s heart was tuned to hear the Lord and she answered that leading without hesitation.
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Boys Ranch Town Receives Livestock Trailer

BRT receives new livestock trailerBRT received a generous donation of a new W-W Livestock Trailer. The new trailer is a 2014 model that is fresh out of the factory. It is one of the nicest and most practical trailers that Boys Ranch Town has ever received.
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Kirkpatrick Foundation Grant

Executive Director of the Kirkpatrick Foundation with baby goat.Boys Ranch Town is a recent recipient of a grant for $25,000 from the Kirkpatrick Foundation in Oklahoma City. The Kirkpatrick Foundation is dedicated to supporting the well-being of animals and appreciates programs that also involve animal therapy.
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Local Dentist Honored for 42 Years of Service

Dean McElvany, Edmond dentist, appreciated for 42 years of service.Dean McElvany, Edmond dentist, holds a plaque and a card of appreciation presented to him by Boys Ranch Town, Edmond, for 42 years of volunteer dental services to the boys at BRT.
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BRT Converts to CNG

Boys with CNG truckBoys Ranch Town is grateful for the generosity of Chesapeake Energy. The Ranch received a grant to convert one of their pickups, a 2012 Ford F-150 to Compressed Natural Gas.
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Boys Ranch Town Fire Station Visit

BRT Fire Station Visit 2012One of the service sororities in Edmond arranged for some of the boys to participate in a safety demonstration.
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From Boy to Man

Bud Schock Bud is a former resident of Boys Ranch Town. He recounts the lessons he learned during his four year placement and how that has helped him while serving our country.
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