YOU ARE INVITED to THE Project Orphans' DREAM Gala


We can't throw this party without you! Project Orphans cordially invites you to attend its annual gala on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Southern Hills Country Club.

Come raise a glass and help us serve the voiceless children waiting to be heard. 100% of what you give will directly fund projects for children in need in Uganda, Africa. 

There will be a three-course dinner, special entertainment, honored guest speaker and music provided by LionsRoad Studios.



Dress to the nines (or tens!)


6:30 PM — Cocktails & Silent Auction

7:30 PM — Dinner & Presentation


Thursday, March 7, 2019


Southern Hills Country Club - Tulsa, OK



Haglund Uganda Project Orphans

Dr. Michael M. Haglund holds the endowed chair as the Distinguished Duke Surgery Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Neurobiology, Global Health, and Orthopedic Surgery at Duke University.  He did his neurological surgery residency at the University of Washington School of Medicine including a two year Fellowship in Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School, and an Epilepsy Surgery Fellowship. 

During his neurological surgery residency, Dr. Haglund received the prestigious Klingenstein Foundation Fellowship in the Neurosciences.  He currently serves as the Vice Chair of Education and the Program Training Director for the Duke Department of Neurosurgery.  Dr. Haglund’s has spent the last 21 years working in medical missions, doing 11 years on the neurosurgical work in Uganda. He is the Co-Director of the Uganda Neurosurgery Training Program and has trained five Ugandans and seven more are currently in the Neurosurgery Residency program in Uganda.  

Dr. Mike Haglund served as an overseeing physician for two Project Orphans children who received life-saving surgery in Uganda by on of his fellow Ugandan surgeons.


Julie Chin has called Oklahoma home for nearly 20+ years. The New York native came to the Sooner state for its crazy weather, and tracked Oklahoma storms for nearly a decade as the lead weekday morning and midday Meteorologist for KJRH-TV During that time Julie won numerous Emmy Awards and garnered several more nominations for her life saving work. She also helped educate thousands of children about weather safety.

Julie currently is taking a break from TV weather. Julie owns her own company, and is the TV, radio and digital spokesperson for numerous businesses in the Tulsa area.

Oklahoma Magazine and Tulsa Business Journal have both named Julie to their lists of the state’s top “40 under 40.” Julie has also been awarded the Scripps Howard William Burleigh National Award for “Outstanding Community Service,” and has been named by the American Red Cross as an “Everyday Hero.” Julie is married to an Oklahoman and recently took on her most favorite job ever - a mom to an adorable toddler.

Julie Chin Project Orphans

... 2019 SPONSORS ...

Family & Friend Sponsors 

Dr. Ravi Kode, MD
The Fenimore Family 
The Gawey Family
The Piershale Family 
The Prosser Family
The Swope Family
The Wright Family
The Wiens Family

Corporate Sponsors

Ahmady’s Persian Rugs and Fashion Store
Arnould Dental
The Advancement Group
Chinowth & Cohen Realtors
Church on the Move
CRB Companies, LLC.
Cura for the World
Eastside Tag Agency 
Edison Healthcare (Presenting Sponsor)
FBC - Pittsburg, TX
Luxe Furniture & Design 
Oak Leaf Estates
Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles

In-Kind Donors

Blank Med Spa | Luxe Furniture & Design | Royal Livingstone Hotel | Luxe Furniture & Design | The Roxy Hotel | Game Room Solutions | Lashology | The Langham Hotel | Vindanta Hotel Collection | New Puppies 4 U | Boardwalk Brands | Nothing Bundt Cake | OKC Thunder | Angela Finch Custom Artwork | Palette and Ink | Providence Kennels

 If you're interested, it’s not to late, we are happy to send you a sponsorship package, please email us at

Can’t attend the gala, but still want to help?

Check out IMAGES FROM the 2017 Gala