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OKC Chapter Presents: "Same Kind of Different as Me" - Ron Hall (Feb 25)
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
United States
Monday, February 25, 2019, 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM CDT
Category: OKC Chapter Events

Join us at The Cox Convention Center in Great Hall C


 Hear Ron Hall, author of “Same Kind of Different as Me”  give his personal account of his unlikely relationship as an art dealer with a homeless man who threatened to kill everyone in sight.   His book was highlighted in the New York Times Bestseller list for 3-1/2 years and was later made into a movie starring Greg Kinnear and Renee Zellweger.  Inspired by "regular" people who make serious mistakes, it was among the top five faith-based films in 2017.  And, if you've read the book, this is your chance to learn more about the next phase in the lives of Ron and his friends as they faced life with courage, humility, honesty and commitment.   It is a compelling story that fills us with hope and optimism.

 Same Kind of Different as Me 


Ron Hall 

Ron Hall’s life was centered around a successful career as an international art dealer and a passion for his Rocky Top ranch on the Brazos River. All this changed in 1998 as a result of an encounter with a homeless man who was threatening to kill everyone in sight in the homeless shelter where Ron and his wife Deborah had begun to volunteer two weeks earlier.
This life-changing encounter, featured on many television and radio shows, inspired Ron to write his first book SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME, a story of hope and redemption. The word-of-mouth hit became a New York Times platinum bestseller and stayed on the list for more than three and one-half years.
In 2007, President Bush appointed Ron to the State Department Cultural Property Committee to advise the President on diplomatic matters regarding international art and antiquities. He served through December 2011.
Currently, Ron is a screenwriter and producer of the movie version of his book SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME that was released digitally Feb. 6 2018 and on DVD/Bluray Feb. 20 2018.

His new book, Working Our Way Home was released Feb. 20 2018.

 Missed the movie?  Check out what the author and actors Greg Kinnear and Rene Zellweger have to say here.


Recommended for 1 CPE in Behavioral Ethics at the basic level.  
Program is recommended for 1 CPE in Behavior Ethics, with emphasis on personal integrity involving traits such as humility, honesty, determination and cultivation of wisdom. It is suitable at the basic level for accountants, professionals and leaders who are responsible for reinforcing ethical behavior in their organizations or clients served.
  OK Ethics makes no guarantees as it is up to the individual practitioner to determine relevance to their specific area of practice

Sponsorships and Individual Pricing:
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Platinum: $25,000
Gold: $15,000
Silver: $10,000
Diamond: $5,000
Sapphire:  $2,500

Table Pricing (Seats 8):
$1,500 for Non-Members
$850 for Non-Profits


Special rates apply to members desiring to host extra attendees:
$1,200 - Additional Member Tables (Extra seats that exceed member's normal allotment  for regular events.)

Individual Pricing:
on-members: $125 per person
NOTE TO MEMBERS:  This is being offered as part of OK Ethics regular luncheon series.  Those who have prepaid seats through their dues will not incur extra charges unless they wish to purchase additional seats/tables above their normal membership allotments

For more information on sponsorship, please click here.
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Have questions or need additional information, contact Cherry at (405) 558-1193 or Shannon at (405) 858-2233

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