This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturdays 9:05 a.m. on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website “Home Page” anytime! In-studio: (Left to Right) “The Stuffed Animal Lady”-Carly Cartmill (& Santa Market Board Member) Molly Nye (Co-Founder of Santa Market) Top; Nathan Gunn (Artist & Santa Market Vendor) Also we had Megan Clark-Nye as a phone-in guest!
PHOTO: (left to right) Megan Clark-Nye; Santa; Molly Nye; and Joan Clarke
Joan Clarke is one of the three founders of the Santa Market. Lost her husband in 2007 to Alzheimer’s. Works primarily with donation acquisitions, collections for our Alzheimer’s booth and silent auction, and sponsorship. All three ladies have equal input in vendor approval and show set up.
Molly Nye is one of the three founders of the Santa Market. Mother in law of the third founder, Megan Nye, daughter of Joan Clarke. Works primarily with applications, taxes, state fair regulations, floor plans, banner construction and more.
Megan Clark-Nye is one of the three founders of Santa Market, her mother is Joan Clarke, her mother in law in Molly Nye. The loss of her father at age 29 has made her determined to find a cure. It is that determination that keeps the Santa Market growing every year.
Nathan Gunn (artist and vendor at Santa Market)
Carly Cartmill is an Original Santa Market vendor, 10 years ago. Santa Market board member and board secretary since SM became non-profit. Carly works full time as Sales Coordinator for Nortek Air Solutions, is a children’s book author of six children’s books and known as the ‘Stuffed Animal Lady’ at The Santa Market venue.
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The Santa Market will be happening 11/13/19 (Saturday) at the OKC State Fair Grounds-Pavilion Building from 9 AM to 5 PM.