FOR THE BABY
Brunch/shower: Katharine Regens was the honoree at a baby shower in the home of Louise Bennett. Co-hostesses were Mollie Bennett, Karen Samis, Carter Fellers, Cindy Heatly and Anne McQueen. Katharine and Kent Regen's baby boy is expected in June.
Theme: The party followed a blue and white cloud theme. There were big white paper balls with blue ribbons hanging from the ceiling and blue and white balloons.
Seen: Leslie Regens, Christy Everest, Peggy Duncan, Linda James, Susan Hoffman, Shirley Everest, Kathy Brown, Laurie Givens, Leslie Samara, Elizabeth Haggard, Julie Samara and Sue Timberlake.
Party: Lynn and Dr. Ron White were honored at a small surprise anniversary party at La Baguette Bistro. Hosts were Melissa and Mike Brown and co-hosts were Mason White, Jim Vallion and Maggie Barrett.
Flowers: Beautiful bouquets of tulips, anemones, roses, orchids were on the tables and hors d'oeuvres were passed around and set on the buffet table. Buck Goucher played the guitar and sang during the evening.
Seen: Phyllis Stough, Pam and Bill Shdeed, Janet and Frank Seay, Melinda and Glen Johnson, Kay and Gates Oliver, Judi Freyer, Kirk Hammons, Sherry and Rick Russell, Marilyn Balyeat, Bill Hawley, Andy Coats.
Shower: A couples' shower was given for Alexis Hefner and Blake Burckart in the home of Kellie and Robert Hefner V. Co-hosts were Colbie Magness and Pope Van Cleef.
Flowers/food: Vases of hydrangeas sprinkled with crystals decorated the tables and on the menu was fresh prawns, bacon-wrapped chicken, beef sliders and canapes prepared by Deep Fork Grill.
Video: Guests saw a video about the couple, who will be married in July.
Guests: Holly and Will Moore, Nash Thomas and Halli Martin, Mitch McCuistian, Ashton Edwards, Chase Thomason, Lauren and Derek Byrd, Iman Berglan, Gabrielle Hefner, Cole Peak, Kyle Reynolds, Justin Ezell, Bryce Ward, Adele Shadid, Cheyenne and Brad Secrist, Matt Reser, Sarah and Will Jordan, Carol and Robert Hefner IV, Lynn and Sam Coury, Susan and Bob Burckart and Shirley Davis.
Dinner: Mary Ann and Jim Markey celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a party given by Sherri and John Brown. The Browns cooked smoked pork tacos with all the condiments and there was a special red velvet anniversary cake with chocolate chip ice cream.