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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: July 21

Thank You Party, Bridesmaid's Luncheon, Santa Fe Barbecue, Reception
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: July 21, 2013


Party: Kathy and Russ Walker entertained Planet Nichols Hills Earth Day 2013 board members, volunteers, exhibitors, donors, vendors, sponsors and chairmen at a Thank You party in their home. Theme was “Summer Drinks and Small Bites.”

Toasts: Guests toasted Andrea Mason and Heather Ross who were chairmen, and Sarah Van Stone and Mary Fitzsimons who were Pick up the Pace chairmen, a running and fitness club for children that sponsors a one-mile fun run on Earth Day.

Menu: Porter peaches, local farm vegetables, locally produced pasta, sausages from Krebs and locally baked breads. Ingredients came from Urban Agrarian, Oklahoma local foods Earth Day vendor.

At the party: Betty Jo Law, Marty and Hoffie Smith, Heather and Bob Ross, Jo Ann and Harrison Smith, Brooke and Mike Murphy, Gaye and Steve Sherman, Tiffany and Matt Sill, Lela and Mark Sullivan, Katherine and Jim Buxton, Lisa and Paul Kloberdanz, Rosemary Scalphone, Edith and Michael Laird, Dottie Lammerts and Paige Lammerts.


Event: A bridesmaid's luncheon held at the Oklahoma City Museum Cafe honored the wedding attendants and house party of Alexis Hefner Burckart, who married Blake Burckart on July 6. The wedding was at the First Presbyterian Church and the reception at the First National Center.

Hostesses: Carol Hefner and Lynn Coury, mother and grandmother of the bride, were hostesses.

Gifts: Swag bags of accessories for the wedding day were given to the guests.

Lunch tables: Floral arrangements resembling bridal bouquet wedding flowers were on the tables and the bride's wedding portrait was shown to the guests.

Guests: Among the guests were Lindsay Lookadoo, Kellie Hefner, Allison Davis, Colbie Van Cleef, Jordan Watkins, Jamy Green, Hannah Glover, Elizabeth Leggett, Hollin Koh, Ryan McNitt, Mia Solheim, Vanessa Davis, Charlotte Davis, Sue Homsey, Julie Solheim, Susan Burckart, Shirley Davis and Anne Douglas.


Lunch: Blake Burckart was the honoree at a pre-wedding celebration Friday before he married Alexis Hefner on July 6. Bob Burckart was host for lunch at McNellie's Irish Pub after the men began the day at Silverleaf Sporting Clays.

Seen: Robert Hefner IV, Mark Ackal, Burke Ackal, John Coury, James Coury, Sam Coury, Doke Douglas, Pinky Davis, Richard Watkins III, Will Moore, Kellen Anderson, Zach Berglan, Brett Fleck, Brian Lookadoo, Robert Sanderson, Nash Thomas, Brad Secrist, Cody Kees, Mitch McCuistian, Thomas Welch, Will Morrow and Justin Bentley.

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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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