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Joy Reed Belt and M.J. Van Deventer entertain at brunch in Oklahoma City

by Helen Ford Wallace Published: June 29, 2010

JRB Art at the Elms: Scene of a recent party. (Photos by Helen Ford Wallace).

Joy Reed Belt and M.J. Van Deventer were hostesses for a brunch at JRB Art at the Elms. They invited friends, artists and writers to drop in after the Prix de West festivities at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

Large bouquets of sunflowers decorated the gallery and the food table. Chicken salad on croissants, egg and rice casserole, fruits, sausages and bacon, chocolate bundt cake, cookies, and Van Deventer’s famous rum cake were among the food items that were served.

Among the guests were Lou Kerr, Jennifer and Drew Duggan, William Kalwick jr., Doug Wade, Shirley Thomas-Smith, Doug Hyde, Maureen and Randal Dutra, Ross Matteson, Beverly and Vic Lyster, Brenda and Tony Eubanks, Betty and Herschal Crow, Dana and Randall Shadid, Robin and Brad Krieger, Donna Hopper, Russell Swartz, Dr. Kathleen Moore, Shari Morrison and Joan Gilmore and Al McLaughlin.

Joy Reed Belt welcomes Lou Kerr to the party.

Carolyn Stuart and Betty Crow talk at the event.

Hostesses Joy Reed Belt and M.J. Van Deventer pose in front of one of the paintings displayed at the JRB Arts at the Elms Gallery.

Drew and Jennifer Dugan enjoy the brunch.

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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