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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Aug. 25

Birthday Party, Afternoon Tea, Wine Tasting, Luncheon
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: August 25, 2013


Surprise party: Brad Naifeh was honored at a 60th birthday party at Harry's Bar at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. His wife, Valerie Naifeh, was hostess for the event.

The menu: Brad's favorite foods were served, including appetizers of pizza, shrimp cocktail and oysters on the half shell. Dinner was sliced beef tenderloin with scalloped potatoes, sauteed mushrooms and tossed salad. An ice cream sundae bar was set up for dessert and Brad's favorite cake, banana cake with chocolate icing, was rolled in by waiters as everyone sang “Happy Birthday.”

Added venue: A Scotch and cigar bar was set up outside on the terrace and a Nebuchadnezzar of champagne was served.

Guests: Guests included Jeaneen Naifeh, Sue and Gary Homsey, Beverly and Mark Funke, Joy and Dan Davis, Saundra and Frank Naifeh, Leigh Naifeh, Ryan McKnitt, Penny and John McCaleb, Leanne and Keith Waddell, Jenee and Darrin Lister, Libby and Todd Naifeh, Monique and Justin Naifeh, Blair Naifeh, Debbie and Chris Meyers and Stephanie and Blake Naifeh.


Honoring Sara: Sara Ramsey, who will marry Trent Tytle in September was honored at an afternoon tea and bridal shower. Hostesses were Barbara Boggs, Sylvia Shirley and Leanne Waddell in the Waddell home.

Table: An heirloom tea service filled with white hydrangeas, coral roses and small turquoise mums, in Sara's wedding colors, was on the serving table. The hostesses prepared tea sandwiches, petite cookies and cupcakes. There was also a crystal bowl filled with strawberries and a special punch to drink.

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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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