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Peggy Gandy--Social Scene

Ball, Art Show
By Peggy Gandy pgandy@opubco.xom Published: January 6, 2013


Event: 67th Annual Bachelors Club Christmas Ball.

Where: Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.

Pre-party: Phil and Alice Pippin gave a cocktail party in their beautiful Nichols Hills home decorated for the holidays.

The evening: 28 young women, who were notified of their selection by Bachelors Club members Thanksgiving Day, made their debuts at this black-tie ball. Each debutante was presented by a member of the club. After the presentation, guests danced to the music of Souled Out before concluding the evening dining on a late breakfast.

Honored: Larry Nichols received the Walter M. Powell award.

Beneficiary: Lela Sullivan accepted a $30,000 check on behalf of the YWCA Campaign, a recipient chosen by club members and President Robert Neville.

Decor: Tables were covered in apple green tablecloths centered with tall black vases filled with red roses, green calla lilies and green hydrangeas, which were embellished with the soft glow of candles. Debutantes stood on a draped stage with candy red and apple green balls hanging on the fabric and a Bachelors Club logo.


Event: Eighth annual Desmond Mason Art Show.

Venue: Fred Jones Manufacturing Building.

About: About 400 guests viewed and shopped the art.

To benefit: Allied Arts Youth Services of Oklahoma County.


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