Steve Owens, touted as “Miami's native son” and a Heisman trophy winner, will be in Miami Thursday to make a sizeable donation to the Ottawa County Flood Relief fund.

The City of Miami will honor Owens at a brief ceremony slated for 2 p.m. in the city council chambers.

Owens will present a $10,000 donation to the account which will used to assist Ottawa County residents through the ongoing recovery from the recent record-setting flood that displaced hundreds of households.

The public is invited to attend.

Those wanting to contributed to the fund can do by:

€ E-mailing Susan Graves at:

€ Calling (877) 689-7726

€ Contact the city clerk's office 541-2221

€ Mail or drop off a check to the City clerk's office. Checks should be made out to “Community Foundations of Oklahoma” with “Miami Disaster Relief Fund” written in the memo section.

Checks should be mailed to PO Box 1288, Miami, OK 74355-1288.