Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Jan. 20

50th Celebration, Couple's Shower, Birthday Party, Follies Friends
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: January 20, 2013

Party-goers: Among the guests were Ross, Kirsten, McKenna, Tierney, Lorelei and Brecken Cash, Sherri and John Brown, Karen Brown, Barbara and Pete Brown, Mindy and Mike Brown, Rachel and Stephen Brown.


Event: Members of the newly formed Follies Friends, an auxiliary of the Oklahoma Senior Follies, met in the Atrium of Oklahoma City University Wanda Bass School of Music.

Mission: The group helps the Follies with its goals, one of which is Mobile Meals of Oklahoma County. They plan to raise money by selling ads for the program of the upcoming Oklahoma Senior Follies, which will be June 14-16 at the Kirkpatrick Auditorium of OCU.

Decorations: Sequin and feathered headdresses used from the 2011 and 2012 Follies were displayed in the room.

Food: Follie's cast members brought homemade desserts.

Speakers: Bobbie Burbridge Lane, Carolyn Roslik and Robert A. Lawrence talked during the meeting.

Entertainment: Stars from the Follies' cast entertained, including Jay Edwards, Terry Runnels, Jim Henline, Kerry Robertson, Charlotte Franklin, Jane Hall, Paul Coulter, Victor Wong, David Anderson. They were accompanied by Lou Ann Rice.

Seen: Donna Rice, Carl Manion, Virginia Wright, Ima Gene Guddell, Nikki Singer, Betty Catching, Rosie Coulter, John Ferguson, Carol and Gary Sander, Jackie Short, Jo Rowan, Kristina and Franklin Rapp, Larry Darnell, Lolly Anderson, Linda Piro, Lynn Hefley, Patsy and J.R. Homsey, Linda and Jim Lowe, Cheryl and Paul Clements, Pat Edwards, Diane Riggert, Angie Harrison, Sally and Jim Moon, Carol Wright, Dixie Stewart, Judy Brooks, Merrilee Callen, Marsha and E.W. Keller, Ann and Chuck Evick.


Occasion: The Kiwanis Club of Oklahoma City met in the home of Margaret and Art Hoge for the Winter Social. Members brought potluck dishes. Kraettli Epperson is president of the group.

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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