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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Dec. 2

Holiday Soiree, Senior Follies Dinner, Remarkable Reception, Founders Day, Town Hall Board
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: December 2, 2012


Party: Debby and Paul Dudman were hosts for a holiday party the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Traditionally, they invite neighbors and family members for cocktails and dinner.

Decor: Seasonal flowers included a large silver bowl filled with roses, orchids, chrysanthemums, artichokes and fall leaves. Gilded leaves also were on the table where ham and biscuits, tenderloin, shrimp, mini-baked potatoes, dips, Brie, bacon wrap-ups, and trays of vegetables and fruits were served. Lemon squares and pumpkin tarts were on the dessert table.

Seen: Barbara and Bud Beeler, Jerriann Altshuler, Petar Alaupovic, Jan and Robert Henry, Pat and Byron Gambulos, Nancy and Bob Anthony, Betsy Hyde, Mary and Bill Price, Suzanne Anthony, Katie Anthony, Eileen and Josh Everett, Judy and Hanna Saadah, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Leslie Fretwell, Jim Latting, Ashley Altshuler, Katie and Brooks Altshuler, Kathy Carey, Puffer Jones and Barbara Fretwell.


Event: Nikki Singer, member of the Oklahoma Senior Follies cast, was hostess for a Christmas dinner for cast members at Gaillardia Golf & Country Club.

Tables: Tables were decorated with lanterns, leaves and fruit and Champagne was served, along with Italian meatballs, egg rolls, quiche, coconut shrimp and fruit and cheese.

Program: Carol Sander noted that the next Oklahoma Senior Follies is set for June 14-16, 2013. Auditions for the event will be Jan. 12-13 and the volunteer organization, Follies Friends, will have a kickoff meeting on Jan. 10. The Follies, auditions and Follies Friends kickoff meeting will be at Oklahoma City University and are projects of Burbridge Foundation and OCU. Bobbie Burbridge Lane is founder of the OSF and FF.

Partygoers: Linda Piro, John Ferguson, Jackie Short, Terry Runnels, Charlotte Franklin, Kristina and Franklin Rapp, Jim Henline, Carolyn and Bob Windsor, Jane Hall, Rosie and Paul Coulter, Virginia Wright, Sherman Andruss.

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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