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Nix Foundation donation to help Oklahoma School for the Blind students

Monday, November 16, 2020

Muskogee, Okla. – Patsi Nix Smith and Jimmy Nix from the Nix Foundation provided a generous donation to Oklahoma School for the Blind to assist in the cost of a covered walkway to the new gymnasium.

The Nix’s shared the donation in memory of a family member who had previously attended Oklahoma School for the Blind.

The Nix family has ties to the Muskogee and Tahlequah areas.

“We are so happy to receive this gift from the Nix Foundation on behalf of our students,” OSB Superintendent Rita Echelle said. “We are making plans to begin the project as soon as possible.”

Oklahoma School for the Blind is a division Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.

For more information about the Oklahoma School for the Blind, visit or phone 877-229-7136.

For more information contact

Jody Harlan, Communications Director
mobile 405-203-1318



Last Modified on Jun 08, 2022
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