Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: April 28

Dinner, Miscellaneous Shower, Baby Shower, OSU Reception, Birthday Party, Donor Reception, Board Dinner, Art Exhibit
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: April 28, 2013

Guests: Also attending the event were OSU President Burns Hargis and his wife Ann; Ann and Jim Halligan; Bill Goldston; Malinda Berry Fischer; OSU Museum of Art Director Vicky Berry; OSU curator of art Louise Siddons.

BLAZING BIRTHDAY

Party: Amy Stipe celebrated her 40th birthday with a party hosted by husband, Jack Stipe, in their home.

Cake/ food: The festive cake held 40 candles. Kam's Kookery provided the food.

Photo booth: Full of creative props from “Amazing You,” it provided entertainment.

Seen: Kristin Holinsworth, Robert Tibbs, Sherry Wood, Sid Dunagan, Becky Howell, Laura and Jeremy Webb, Diana and Adam Vermeire, Susan and James Belote were at the party.

APPRECIATING THE DONORS

Cocktail reception: The Junior League of Oklahoma City's Financial Development Committee members, headed by Rejeana Allgood, hosted a donor appreciation reception at JRB at the Elms for major contributors to the 2013 JLOC Annual Fund and 85th Anniversary Signature Projects. Cocktail tables were set up in the galleries and guests enjoyed food from Iguana Grill Catering.

BOARD DINNER

Occasion: A dinner was held for the Oklahoma City Town Hall Board of Directors at Kam's Kookery. Elliot Engel, lecture series speaker, was unable to give his talk because his airplane was delayed because of bad weather. The talk has been rescheduled for May 16. Fiddler Kyle Dillingham performed the next day at Town Hall in Engel's absence and received a standing ovation.

Dinner hosts: Larry Shaver, Bob Allen, Jeanette Willet and Kaye Adams. Karen Gray is OKC Town Hall president.

Seen: Kay and Clark Musser, Carolyn and Lloyd Bean, Dadie and Bob Bishop, Ann and Ed Carlson, Karen and John Gray, Sara and Olen Treadway, Darlene Wynne, Sally and Jim Whitten, Judy and George McDowell, Patti and Bill Birchall and Sharlene Branham.

PREVIEWING THE ART

Preview party: A party called the “Kiln & Torch” exhibitions by Don Reitz and Marko Kratohvil was held at Artspace at Untitled Gallery. The main gallery was filled with ceramics by Reitz and the east and west galleries had steel sculptures and drawings by Kratohvil. The exhibits will be on view until June 1.

Cocktails: Staff members from Ludivine prepared hors d'oeuvres and served cocktails.

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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