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Join the Pioneer Society!

The Pioneer Society represents some of Pioneer Library System Foundation’s most generous supporters, making an annual gift of $500 or more. Individuals or families with provisions for the Pioneer Library System Foundation in their estate plan automatically become members of the Pioneer Society. Become a member of the Pioneer Society by informing Foundation staff of your intention to make a planned gift.

Your contribution will be recognized in a number of ways:

  • Your message on a cement paver in the plaza of the Pioneer Library System Administration/Norman Public Library West
  • An exclusive Pioneer Library System VIP library card
  • A copy of the annual PLS Big Read book selection in advance
  • Inclusion on the PLS Foundation website and annual publication
  • Invitations to special events



Susan Bergen
Jim & Lisa Bowers
James & Claudia Chappel
Phil Clark
Ken & Amber Cole
Jim & Cynthia Cooper
Matt & Kelly Dexter
Paul & Anne Hammond
Gail Jewell

Dorothy Kennedy
Chris & Karen Manna
McAfee & Taft
Jeff & Kaci Miles
Gary Rice
Dana Taylor
Lisa Wells
Sue Winterringer

Make a donation and join the Pioneer Society!


Founding Donors include the first 100 individuals to give a one-time gift of $500 in support of Pioneer Library System Foundation. Please join us in thanking the following individuals for raising $50,000 to benefit literacy in our community:

Karen Acker
Cathy & Glenn Adams
Arvest Bank
Rilla Askew
Suzanne McClain Atwood
Oteka Ball
Bank of Oklahoma
Benvenuti’s Ristorante
Mary Blankenship Pointer
Trey Bowers
Bowers Construction
Rick & Annette Brown
Doug Buck
Barb Burcham
Tom Caraway
James & Claudia Chappel
Julie Cohen
Convivium Feminista Book Club
Jim & Cynthia Cooper
Ed & Susanne Corr
Mary Crawley
RC Davis-Undiano
Theresa Dickson
Kathleen Drummond
Steve Eddy
Dennis & Buffy Edwards
Alexandra Olivia Ellis
Larry & Cathy Estes
First American Bank
First Fidelity Bank
Eric & Amy Fleske
Mike Fowler
Bob & Maureen Goldsberry
David Greenwell

Susan Grossman
Bill & Goldie Hagen
Paul & Anne Hammond
Kevin Hargus
Mr. & Mrs. John D. Hartley
Havenbrook Funeral Home
Elaine Hobson
Anita & Hoby Horn
Chris Kennedy & Mark Cardinale
Carla & Andy Kimberling
Linda & Gary Kramer
La Mar Properties of Purcell, LLC
Doc & Barbara Lawson
Stan Ledgerwood
Molly Levite Griffis
William H. Lowry
Mike Marshall
Debra Levy Martinelli
Anne Masters
Dr. Tim & Georjana Mauldin
McClain Bank
Jeff & Kaci Miles
Lynne Miller
Moore Public School Foundation
Dottie Morris
Luke Moulton
Tim & Paula Nagode
Norman Downtowners Association
Dr. Edgar O’Rear
Rebecca Jane Patten

PDC Productions
Andy & Mary Peters/Michael & Lenore Warden
Pioneer Telephone Cooperative
Michael & Cynthia Pullin
Republic Bank & Trust
Judy Reynolds & Neil Suneson
Gordon & Mary Jane Richards
Scott & Anne W. Richey
Cindy & Jim Rosenthal
Simm & Lori Rudnick
Pamela Sharp
Mary & Don Sherman
Sooner Rotary Club of Norman
Mary Jo Stucker
Leon & Deborah Sugg
Don R. Symcox
The Clueless Book Club
Gina & Chuck Thompson
Charles Thompson Sr.
Ann Tips
Traci R. Sykes Foundation
University of Oklahoma Press
Betty Van Fleet
Dr. Connie Van Fleet
Jim & Kathy Walker
Danny Wallace
Doug & Kay Watson
Lisa Wells
Dr. & Mrs. Charles R. Wesner
Louise Whitaker
Jaci Williams
Anonymous Donors