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September 25, 2013 Edmond mother of twins elected to national Multiples board


By Gwen Shogren • Modified: September 9, 2013 at 10:53 am • Published: September 9, 2013

Gwen Shogren of Edmond was elected to the position of Treasurer for Multiples of America Also known as the National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc. (NOMOTC) during the 53rd annual national convention held in Phoenix, AZ this past July.

Gwen Shogren has been a National volunteer for 13 years. Gwen and Dale Shogren are the parents of Caitlin and Chelsea, 20, Taylor, 16, and Matthew, 12. Gwen is a member of the Edmond Mothers of Multiples, a local chapter of Multiples of America/NOMOTC. The Edmond Mothers of Multiples meets every second Thursday of the month at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Edmond, OK.

Multiples of America/NOMOTC is a national support organization, founded in 1960, and comprised of local chapters and individual members primarily concerned with education and research pertaining to multiple birth children -- twins, triplets and higher order multiples. Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, Multiples of America/NOMOTC serves over 25,000 members, with approximately 320 clubs in 44 states across the country.

Each year, Multiples of America/NOMOTC hosts a national convention and conducts its annual business meeting and this year it was held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa in Phoenix Arizona. This exciting week of activities allowed Gwen Shogren to attend a variety of keynote presentations and workshops, time to network with numerous other members from local and state chapters from across the United States, and to learn more about this vital and important nonprofit National Organization.

You can visit Multiples of America/NOMOTC’s award winning website at For further information about this local chapter of NOMOTC, or about individual or professional membership options, please contact locally, or the NOMOTC Executive Office at 1-248-231-4480.

Multiples of America President Kim Ozark was interviewed for this article in the Chicago Sun Times publication SouthtownStar

Check out the wonderful article on Parenting Multiples in this months Arizona Parenting Magazine. It also highlights Multiples of America!
NOMOTC was mentioned in an article on the web about the importance of finding support for parents of multiples. Check out the link: