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.
Special touch: A bridal veil and bow tie and cummerbund served as place cards for the anniversary couple. Their wedding album was on display.
Seen: Kristen and Ross Cash, Susan and Ken Whittington, Barbara and Pete Brown, Mindy and Mike Brown and Rev. Paul Gallatin.
LOOKING FOR THE EGGS
Event: Members' children and grandchildren of the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club hunted lots of eggs the Saturday before Easter. Pastry and juice were served prior to the hunt, which was divided into age groups 3-4, 5-6 and 7-11. Entertainment included a petting zoo on the front lawn.
Brunch: Brunch afterward included scrambled eggs, silver dollar pancakes, bacon, sausage and biscuits and gravy.
GOLFERS SPRING LUNCHEON
Luncheon: The Ladies 18-Hole Golf Association met for the annual spring luncheon at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. 2013 spring and summer golf activities and events were announced. Sherry Rich from the Women's Oklahoma Golf Association was the guest speaker.
Trunk show: The latest in golf shoe styles was available for purchase from a pro shop trunk show.
New officers: Jill Dobbins, president; Becky Denny, vice president; Melody Brown, secretary/treasurer; Vicki English, sports chairman, and Shirley Everest, Kandy Norick, Sharon Wade, Tim Fleming, tournament committee, and Julie Hall, past president.
Party: Vicki and Bob Howard were hosts in their Gaillardia home for the 2013 Memory Gala Patron's Party. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres were served. Party co-chairmen were Darlene and Larry Parman and Carol and Don Kaspereit. The Memory Gala will be Thursday.
Attending: James H. Norick, LaDonna and Herman Meinders, Valerie and Brad Naifeh, Jeannette and Dick Sias, Marsha and Bob Long, Gale and Lee Bollinger, Sally and Bill Hood were among the guests. Gene Rainbolt, Alzheimer's Association 2013 Maureen Reagan recipient was also there, along with Shiela and Ted Haynes, CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the presenting sponsor.
Program: Kacee Van Horn welcomed guests and talked about the sponsorships and Mark Fried made comments about the sponsors and committee members. A video showcased the Memory Gala sponsors and showed live auction and raffle items that will be featured at the event.