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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: July 1st

Golf Luncheon, Baby Shower, Dinner, Board Luncheon, Picnic, Tea
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: July 1, 2012


Party perfect: During the Mid Continent Oilmen's Golf Tournament, a luncheon was held for the wives of the players. 150 people attended. It was at Twin Hills Golf and Country Club and Debra Johnson was chairman. Theme was “Hats, Handbags and Shoes.”

Tee it up: Paul De Padua, makeup artist Trish McEvoy's national trainer, gave the program “The Power of Makeup.” Wade Tower entertained and local models showed hats, handbags and shoes from Balliet's.

Trophies: Door prizes were hats, handbags and shoes accessories, including a Prada handbag.

Tables: Using a fuchsia and teal color theme, flowers were in black rhinestone trimmed vases.

Fast facts: The Golf Tournament, in its 45th year, was played at Twin Hills and Lincoln Park. There were three days of golf and three evening of festivities including a fish fry, barbecue and entertainment by The Full Circle Band.


Celebrate!: Liza Browne Cryder was honoree at a baby shower and brunch in the home of Sandy Meyers. She and her husband, Sterling Cryder, are expecting twin girls in September.

Party planners: Meyers, Stephanie Watts, Jill King, Becky Love, Judy Lehmbeck, Sara Northwood, Candy Ainsworth, DeDe Benham, Sarah Hogan and Annie Bohanon.

Decor: The dining room chandelier was a cascade of vine roping with tiny pink roses, suspended by pink and green grosgrain ribbon. Also hanging amidst the flowers were tiny footprints and they were also on the table and imprinted on the napkins. Multicolored tiny cupcakes were served for dessert.

Girl stuff: A pink tea table (with a music box) and chairs were given to the honoree from the hostesses.

Seen: Leslie Samara, Millie Hightower, Debra Cryer, Cheryl Browne, Debbie Snell, Kanela Huff, Ann Johnstone, Pam Smith, Pat Edwards, Sally Burpee, Linda James, Geraldine Raupe, Cindy Shelby, Sandy Childress, Karen Hanstein, D'Arline McCubbin, Judy Jordan, Susan Edwards, Lucinda Huffman, Sarah Malloy, Ginny Greenberg, Rita Moore, Helen Sullivan, Kirk Hammons, Libby Steakley, Kathy Walker, Candy Reece, Coe London, Connie Givens and Julie Coyle.


Delta dinner: Oklahoma City Tri Delta Alumnae Chapter outgoing President Leslie Baumert entertained board members at a dinner in her home.

Silver, gold, blue: Sorority colors of silver, gold and blue were used in the decorations, including crystal wine glasses on a silver tray.

by Helen Ford Wallace
Society Editor
Helen Ford Wallace is a columnist covering society-related events/news for The Oklahoman. She puts local parties online with daily updates. She creates, maintains and runs a Parties blog which includes web casts. She is an online web editor for...
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