LUNCH WITH MARIE
What/where/why: Jenny Love Meyer arranged for a special luncheon with Marie Osmond, who with her brother, Donny, appeared this week in their celebrated Christmas Show at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The luncheon was at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.
How: Marie Osmond, with warmth and feeling, told of her experiences as co-founder of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. She talked about her children (eight of them) and provided a special afternoon for the luncheon guests. There was a slide show of her performances through the years.
Seen: Judy Love, Marty Kavanaugh-Williams, Jeaneen Naifeh, Joan Gilmore, Nancy Ellis, Brenda McDaniel. Mary FitzSimons, Kirk Hammons, Miki Farris, Vicki Gourley and Jane Thompson.
Party: The annual tree lighting party at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club featured old- fashioned Tom and Jerry drinks, eggnog and decorated Christmas cookies and a fried chicken dinner buffet in the Gallery Grill.
Entertainment: The Surrey Singers, a choral group from Oklahoma City University, sang during the evening.
The tree: It is amazing! The Christmas tree is 30 feet tall with LED white lights and bronze, brown, gold, burgundy and pewter ornaments.
Seen: DeDe and Bob Benham, Dian and Royice Everett, Sue Ann Hyde, Suzanne and Scott Spradling, Kristen Brown, Linda Dowling, Connie Givens, Carolyn Harl and Oliver Boudin.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WALTER
What: Walter Ross celebrated his 90th birthday with a party.
Where: Home of Randy Brown and Susan Ross.
Hosts: Walter's children and spouses, including Mel Martin, Julie Ross-Martin, Dr. Randy Brown, Susan Ross, Tom Ross, Walter Ross, Dr. Dave Wilson and Dr. Karen Ross.