Take a ton of food, mix it with thousands of people and a heaping helping of the blues and you’ve got the perfect recipe for an event filled with both heart and soul. At Grace Living Center Northeast in Oklahoma City, they call it Soul Food Fest and it marked 17 years on Friday.
Two El Reno men share more than an address. They share a patriotic birthday as well. Billy Dinwiddie and Dennis Deasey, both residents of Grace Living Center El Reno, were born on the Fourth of July.
The year was 1910. William Taft was President. The cost of a stamp was two cents. And Pearl Agnes Dunn was born.
Grace Living Center Edmond threw a special party in Pearl's honor this week to celebrate a momentous occasion - Pearl's 106th birthday. Fellow residents, staff and a few friends from the community joined in the festivities.