Parties Extra  



Nick Tankersley Published: July 6, 2007

PLAYING IN THE RAIN… Bud and Barbara Beeler and Cindy and Dick Homsey are at Quail Creek Golf and Country Club for the awards dinner dance after the annual Quail Shoot, the member-guest golf tournament.

Overall winners of the golfing event were Carter Hines and David Hines. The group played 18 holes (in the rain) on Thursday, 9 holes (in the rain) on Friday and 18 holes (in the rain) on Saturday. Bob Philbrick is the club general manager and Homsey is board president. David Deardeuff was tournament chairman.

The activities during the golf event included the practice round and horse race party, a cocktail party and luncheon and fashion show for the women.

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SWEET CELEBRATION… Maj. Mike and Julie Benham and DeDe and Bob Benham celebrate at a reception at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country hosted by her parents Linda and Carl Miller and Linda and Duffy Watt and his parents, the Benhams. The couple got engaged last year in July. Very soon after that (two days later) he received military orders for Afghanistan where he flew F-15 airplanes.

They married immediately, but, he promised his new bride that when he returned from his Air Force duty that they would have a wedding. And they did. They said vows in the Sable Room of the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club and then took to the dance floor downstairs.

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SEEING DOUBLE… Grandmother Gene and Mother Jen Barth hold three-month-old twins, Spencer Violet Barth and Marley Juliette Barth, who were honorees at a Sip and See party in the home of Cheryl Browne.

They are the daughters of Jen and Lee Barth, Los Angeles, Ca.

Co-hostesses were DeDe Benham, Annie Bohanon, Kaye Cook, Nancy Ellis, Kris Frankfurt, Kirk Hammons, Ann Hoover, Sue Ann Hyde, Jill King, Polly Nichols, Carol Troy and Kathy Walker.

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MARGARET AND JOHN…John Spears, Margaret, Harolyn and Tom Enis arrive at the cocktail supper honoring engaged couple Margaret Enis and Spears. The party was in the home of Carleen and Jerry Burger. Co-hosts were Carri and Dr. Bruce Bell, Beverly and Henri Chansolme, Sue Ann and Dudley Hyde, Linda Steinhorn, Barbara and Judge Ralph Thompson, Sherri Toland, Michelle and John Tompkins, Kelsey and Dr. Roland Walters and Judy and Nick Wilson.

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MEET KELLI…Gennie Johnson, Brenda McDaniel, Mark Belcik, Caitlin Belcik, Tom McDaniel and Bill Shdeed meet at the Wanda L. Bass Music Center Atrium for a party welcoming Broadway star Kelli O’Hara.

She played Laurey Williams in the Lyric Theater production of “Oklahoma.” The McDaniels and Shdeeds were hosts for the party.

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OPENING NIGHT… Steven Taylor, Penny Voss and Sharon and Michael Carolina enjoy the reception in the Joel Levine Room of the Civic Center Music Hall sponsored by Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. The event for 200 people preceded opening night of Lyric Theater’s production of “Oklahoma”.

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PATIENT CARE… Lauren Ferguson, Brad Ferguson, Kathryn Mendelssohn, Doug Tatum, Celine Ferguson, Joy Hamilton, Ellis Mendelssohn, Lonnie Hamilton, Leslie Tatum, Tyler Ferguson and Brett Tatum are at the party in the home of Dr. Amal E. Moorad.

The event celebrated the “Ellis Mendelssohn Endowment for Patient Care,” a newly established fund that helps patients of Integris Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Hospital.

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