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  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Still no thank you

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION : My daughter and I gave a wedding shower for a family member in November 2014. It was a Christmas shower theme with the house decorated. We served numerous food and pastry items. We planned this...

  • CHK/Central Boathouse opens with a dinner concert

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

     Donors and supporters of the University of Central Oklahoma River Project were at a dinner concert on April 15 for an advance opening of the CHK/Central Boathouse “Where art meets the river” on the Oklahoma River. Chairmen were Jane and David Thompson, and Kathy and Ed Martin. The community...

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---How can we get along?

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE!     By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: I am a happily married woman and enjoy having lunch or coffee with a male friend. He, too, is married and in a good marriage. We chat about nothing exciting, but enjoy each other’s...

  • Marco Bicego, jewelry designer, and Coleman Clark, BC Clark Jewelers---Parties Extra!

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    [brightcove]4179967538001[/brightcove] Marco Bicego and Coleman Clark talk about Marco’s jewelry on Parties Extra!

  • Announcement Party---OKCFEST set for June 26-27

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

      Fred Hall, Mick Cornett, Karen Hall, Lucas Hoge, Thomas Becker and Rob Crissinger. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace) OKCFEST officials held a VIP event at Vast to announce the lineup of the stars who will be in Oklahoma City June 26-27 for an outdoor music festival.  Fred Hall, founder of...

  • P.J. O'Rourke will be speaker at Literary Voices---Parties Extra! Video

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Mon, Apr 13, 2015

      [brightcove]4170904125001[/brightcove] Catherine Armitage and Kim Terry talk about Literary Voices and P.J. O’Rourke on Parties Extra!

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Hand over heart!

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Mon, Apr 13, 2015

    YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Calllie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: I have had the pleasure of attending my son’s middle school sporting events and have noticed with increasing regularity at the beginning of each game when the national anthem is played, many...

  • CHK Central Boathouse opens on the Oklahoma River in Oklahoma City---Parties Extra!

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    Adrienne Nobles and Georgia Fiering talk about CHK Central Boathouse on Parties Extra! [brightcove]10101346122651651[/brightcove]

  • Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center's spring dinner

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

      Christian Keesee welcomes guests at the Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center’s spring dinner. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace). Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center’s spring dinner was held at the Mercedes-Benz showroom.   Cocktails were served across the street in the two- story gallery...

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Nominations, please!

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    Got an etiquette question? Email Helen at hwallace@oklahoman.com YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE!   By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace   QUESTION: Yesterday in a meeting (of a social group whose membership exceeds 100), the majority of the single slate of officers...

  • Parties Extra! Video!---Youth Services for Oklahoma County---"Reach For The Stars" Gala

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Sat, Apr 4, 2015

    Debbie Forshee, Emily Lang, Paige Dillard and Valerie Oakley on the set for Parties Extra! (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).   [brightcove]4149315459001[/brightcove] Debbie Forshee and Valerie Oakley talk about the Youth Services for Oklahoma County’s  “Reach For The Stars Gala” on Parties...

  • Boy Scout Dinner in Oklahoma City featured lots of flowers and Boy Scout knots

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    Daffodils and tulips with a fishing pole. ( Photo by Kristopher Cox.)   There were 50 different bouquets of flowers on the 50 tables for The Last Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America dinner at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum recently. Bebe MacKellar was in charge of...



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