FASHION WITH HEART
Event: Fashion for a Passion.
Presented by Oklahoma City Chi Omega Alumnae Association.
To benefit: Proceeds benefit Hearts for Hearing, an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit organization that provides services and resources for children and adults, who are deaf or hard of hearing, and their families.
Where: Home of Charles and Cassie Bowen.
Co-chairmen: Amy Dunn and Mary Chesher.
What: Drinks and hors d'oeuvres were served while guests were treated to a sneak preview of fall trends showcased by a style show and brief presentation by CK & Co.
Event: Celebration of Hope.
Presented by: The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary.
Where: Marriott Hotel on Northwest Expressway.
Honorary chairman: “Rumble'' Thunder Mascot.
The program: Celebrating 25 years, the evening included a silent auction, dinner, entertainment and live auction. Vocalist June Carter performed, and dinner music was by Charlotte Christopher. The speaker was Kelly Garrison, Olympic Gymnast 1988. Mike Boatman was the master of ceremonies.
Event: 10th Annual Red Shoe Gala.
Hosted by: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City.
Where: Oklahoma History Center.
Of Note: The 2012 Red Shoe Award was presented to Southwest Airlines, recognizing them as a group dedicated to donating to the charity. Its operations center employees have been volunteering for the last 17 years.
Event: Opening Night Dinner with Maestro Joel Levin.
Where: The Montgomery Event Center.
The evening: Cocktails and dinner.
What: The dinner is a part of the “Note-Able'' Occasions fundraising series by the Oklahoma City Orchestra League and the Oklahoma City Philharmonic. Proceeds help fund educational projects.
BIDDING FOR A CAUSE
Event: Evening of Hope — Chips for Children Casino Night.
Presented by: Oklahoma Lawyers for Children.
Where: Oklahoma Science Museum.
The Evening: Dinner by Chef Bruce Rinehart of Rococo restaurant, auction, Oklahoma Showgirls and live music by C Plus, Born in November. Outstanding volunteers were honored for their service to OLFC and their work to protect abused and neglected children.