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81st performance of Handel’s “Messiah” to feature more than 80 vocalists

When the Lawton Schubert Music Club, Fort Sill's New Post Chapel and the Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorus present the 81st performance of Handel’s Messiah, they’ll do so with a chorus of more than 80 vocalists from southwest Oklahoma taking the stage. One of the oldest holiday traditions in this region is slated for Saturday, December 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the McMahon Auditorium. Admission is free.

Celebrate the season with tree lighting events at Cameron University campus in Lawton and Duncan

Residents of Southwest Oklahoma and beyond are invited to celebrate the holiday season with festive tree lighting ceremonies hosted by Cameron University at both its Lawton and Duncan campuses. On Wednesday, November 30, festivities are scheduled at the Lawton campus beginning at 6 p.m. in Bentley Gardens. Cameron University-Duncan’s celebration will take place on Thursday, December 1, starting at 6 p.m. Both events are open to the public at no charge.

The Pickaxes claim first place at Esports tournament

At the conclusion of the recent Oklahoma Association of Collegiate Esports’ Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament, the Cameron University esports team emerged victorious. Members of the Pickaxes who competed were Preston Meek and Thomas Bishop, both of Lawton, and Melody Veloz, Elgin. Meek went undefeated during the five games of play in the double-elimination tournament and claimed the top spot at the end of play. The tournament was hosted by Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

Cameron University Foundation seeks donations on Giving Tuesday

The Cameron University Foundation encourages supporters of Cameron University to participate in Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving. Giving Tuesday, which rallies people around the world to tap into the power of human connection and strengthen communities, takes place on Tuesday, November 29. All gifts received that day will be earmarked for the Aggie Fund, which provides students with scholarships, provides faculty support and helps to enhance campus facilities to provide better learning opportunities.

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