Peggy Gandy: Social Scene

Research Fund Dinner, Symphony Show House Preview, Dinner, Awards Ceremony
By Peggy Gandy pgandy@opubco.com Modified: February 8, 2013 at 6:04 pm •  Published: February 10, 2013
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IN HONOR OF

Event: Evening of Excellence — Research Fund Dinner.

Hosted by: The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Alumni Association.

Venue: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

Honored: Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper, presented by T. Boone Pickens; Peggy and Charles Stephenson presented by Dr. James D. Miller; and the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust presented by Dr. Dewayne Andrews.

Music: Background music provided by the University of Oklahoma.

Chairman: Kristen Browne was chairman and serving on her committee were Dr. Donald Garrett, Clayton Bennett, Dr. Terrence Stull and Andrews.

EXTENDING A HAND

Event: Pros for Africa Fundraiser.

Co-hosts: Gov. Mary Fallin and Serge Ibaka, Oklahoma City Thunder.

Venue: Philips Pavilion at Governor's Mansion.

To benefit: The evening, which guests paid $500 to attend, included a live auction with proceeds going to support the work of Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, including the building of schools and orphanages in Uganda, and South Sudan as well as other projects to assist African children.

SPRING ATTRACTION

Event: Symphony Show House preview for the Oklahoma City Orchestra League.

Where: The Abbey in Fairview Farm.

What: A silent auction and food tasting stations by local restaurants.


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