Calm Waters

Raising money for Calm Waters, left to right, are Mark Towler, CEO of Phase 2; Jeremy Khulman, Heath Clinton; Elizabeth Clinton, keynote speaker; Tammy Engel; Danielle Williams; and James Bost.

Calm Waters Center for Children and Families announces a total of $40,114 was raised at the inaugural Ripples of Hope benefit breakfast at the OKC Will Rogers Theatre on June 6.

The new fundraiser for this year was emceed by Shannon Presti, and the featured keynote speaker was Elizabeth “Liz” Clinton, whose father was one of four men wrongly convicted of a tragic murder in Ada, leaving her without a father for the 12 years he was in prison. 

Her family’s story was featured in the Netflix and John Grisham documentary and book, “The Innocent Man,” released in December.