The occasion: John McKee entertained 90 guests at his University of Oklahoma barbecue on July 4 in Santa Fe, N.M.
Latest buzz: Dr. Kevin Butterfield gave a talk about the OU Constitutional Studies program.
Guests: Carlton Boren, Dora and (Ret.) Maj. Gen. Van Horn, Suzie and Frank Battalia, Kaye Adams, Harrylou Egolf, Rose Block, Jane and Tom Meaders, Joe Wright, Jo Kaye Highstrete, Darlene and Ron York, Tom Nance, Jim Finney, Alexandra and Mike Ward, Judy and Jack Bryant, Pat and Jerry Sanford and Ann Browning.
Event: Oklahoma Art League president Kaye Adams was hostess for the joint board luncheon in the home of Linda Barnett.
Board notes: Future activities of the club were discussed. Outgoing president Carolyn Howell was given a glass bowl from the group.
Seen: Sara Treadway, Sheila Porter, Connie Weber, Joan Zubik, Robynne Mulchay, Sharlene Branham, Karen Mayfield, Mary Lynn West, DeAnn Parham, Grace Ryan, Phyllis Olson and Kay Smith.
Book signing/reception: Larry Parman was honored at a booking signing and reception at Full Circle Book Store.
Expert speaks: Parman has written a book called “Above the Fray: Leading Yourself, Your Business and Others During Turbulent Times.” Scott Parman introduced the author, his dad, who talked about the book and his career in banking, business, the law and now as secretary of the state of Oklahoma.
Quotes: Parman noted that many of the quotes in the book came from business owners and executives he has worked with over the years.
During the evening: Laura Cunningham provided music and wine and appetizers were served.
Guests: Bette Jo and Frank Hill, Barry Gray, Carol and Don Kaspereit, Jackie and Bob Hall, Marilyn and Jim Case, Nancy and Bob Ellis, Deloris and Dennis Bradford, Mike Krywucki, Marc Nuttle, Glen Johnson, Cindi and Mike Shelby, Carol Cooley, Gale and Lee Bollinger, Patsy Acers, Beth and Jim Hammack, Cindy and Bob Barnard, Bobby Parks, Dave Roberts, Hollye Hunt, Kate Cunningham, Jennie and Dan Cunningham, Pat Hall and Gary Huckabay were among the people at the event.