An evening at the H.V. Foster Ranch

OCTOBER 3, 2024


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Join Us for the Foster Bonanza: Support OKWU and Transform Lives

Proceeds from the Foster Bonanza provide students with the life-changing experience of an OKWU education. By attending or sponsoring this event on October 3, 2024, you directly contribute to our mission.

Enjoy an unforgettable evening filled with great company, delicious food, an exclusive ranch tour, and a memorable auction.

Your generosity supports OKWU’s Annual Fund, helping us shape culture with the Grace & Truth of Jesus Christ. Be part of this mission by visiting

Schedule: October 3, 2024

  • 5:30-6:30 PM Foster Ranch House Tours
  • 5:30-6:30 PM Hors d’oeuvres & Music
  • 5:30-6:30 PM Silent Auction Open
  • 6:30 PM Dinner & President’s Award Recipients

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12th Annual Foster Bonanza
  • Date: Thursday, October 3, 2024
  • Time: 5:30 – Hors d’oeuvres; 6:30 – Dinner
  • Dress Code: Western or Business Casual

Questions? Email or call 918.335.6234.

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Ride Through History:

Foster Ranch & Heritage

The Foster Ranch, established in the 1920s by H.V. Foster, originally named El Rancho de la Codomiz, meaning “The Quail Ranch,” holds a rich legacy.

Discover the legacy of H.V. Foster, the visionary oilman who shaped Bartlesville’s history with his pioneering spirit and philanthropic heart. Explore the Foster family’s homestead and their significant impact on Oklahoma’s energy industry and community development. Join us in celebrating a heritage that continues to inspire a better, stronger Bartlesville for generations to come.

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Directions to The Foster Ranch

26448 N 3950 RD. OCHELATA, OK 74051

*Google maps and some GPS services direct to the ranch from Highway 75.
The only entrance is off 3950 Rd. which is the Old Ochelata Rd.

From Bartlesville:

The entrance gate is exactly six miles south of Price Rd./Silver Lake Rd. roundabout. Go south on Silver Lake Rd. which turns into 2400 Rd. when it heads west. Then turn into 3950 Rd. when it turns south again. After you cross the Caney River, the gatehouse is one and a half miles on the left.

From Tulsa:

Take the Ochelata turn-off (which is a left turn heading west) from Highway 75. This is approximately one mile north of the Walmart Distribution Center. Take that road through Ochelata, where it turns north and becomes 3950 Rd. The gatehouse is approximately one and a half miles from the center of Ochelata on the right.

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