LOTUS CLUB DANCE
Spring dance: Ninety-five members of the Lotus Club met for the spring dance at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club and danced to the Burton Band.
Tables: White hydrangeas, apricot and pink roses, green mums, purple and white stock and pink ranunculus in round glass bowls.
Arrangements: Marilyn and Bud Meade planned the music and flowers, and Penny and John McCaleb planned the menu. Bud Meade is the group's president.
HONORARY CHAIRMEN SELECTED
Surprise luncheon: Dannie Bea Hightower and Lee Allan Smith were surprised at a luncheon at Gaillardia Golf and Country Club. Myriad Gardens 25th Anniversary Gala chairmen Linda Haneborg and David Holt invited them to hear about plans for the upcoming celebration. Before lunch, the chairmen asked other guests to toast two of the “original visionaries for the Myriad Gardens and influential community builders.” Smith and Hightower were then asked to be honorary chairmen for the June 20th event.
Gift: The two new chairmen received window herb gardens from Myriad Gardens.
At lunch: Joining the festivities were Gail Huneryager, Debra Morey, Kelley Barnes and Christine Eddington. Unable to attend but sending their congratulations were Maureen Heffernan, Jean McLaughlin, Shelly McInroe and Jim Tolbert.
Sip and See: Baby Megan Taylor Sanger and her mother, Angie Sanger, were honorees at a Sip and See party given by Emily Jacobson. Megan was born in April to Angie and Ford Sanger. The party invitation asked guests to “meet Angie and Ford's new little one” and noted that the party was “hosted with love” by Emily (Angie's sister). It was a small gathering of family and friends.
Table: Pink lanterns and white hydrangeas decorated the table which held champagne and pink lemonade. Mini-cupcakes and monogrammed cookies were served along with pink macaroon cookies.
Best dressed: Megan wore a white outfit embellished with tiny pink rosebuds and a headband with a pink bow.
Sip and see: Baby Isabella Thomas Caldwell Howell and her mother, Elisabeth Austin Howell, were honorees at a Sip and See party given by Patti Marshall. The baby was born in December to Elisabeth and Robert Howell, Houston.
Table: Pink roses and stuffed animals decorated the party table and sparkling wine and cupcakes were served.
Seen: Marion Austin, Virginia Austin Schubert, Marilyn Case, Carolyn Howell, Deven Fuhrman, Katie James, Jane Joyce, Kelsey Walters, Jamie Gaddis, Carol Troy, Lynne Zahn, Betsy Thorpe, Kaye Adams, Lynn Roberson, Dadie Bishop, Patty Casteel, Shannon Austin, Judy Ferguson, Carol McPheeters, Susan Moorman, Emily Remmert, Sally Lenz, Maggie Howell, Carol Kaspereit, Joyce Stewart, Ferrelyn Oakes, Nancy Chapline, Susan Loftin and Nina Pickett.
Reception: The Made in Oklahoma (MIO) Coalition had a legislative reception at the Phillips Pavilion with Gov. Mary Fallin as a special guest. More than 200 state legislators, food service administrators, retail industry personnel and coalition members attended. The event showcased the 40 Oklahoma-based food manufacturers.
Decorations/food: Decorations included flower arrangements in reusable jelly jars from Clements Foods, a MIO Coalition company. Many of the food dishes served were MIO Coalition products.
Branding: At the legislative reception, the coalition revealed its new logo, a red, blue and white design with the tagline, “Good for you! Good for Oklahoma!”
What/where/when: The inaugural Heritage Hall Alumni Eddie Shapard Memorial Tennis Tournament and awards luncheon was held on the Heritage Hall tennis courts in May. The event was named for the late Eddie Shapard who died in September 2012. He was a big supporter of Heritage Hall athletics.
Who: Seventy alumni members and friends registered for the tournament. Spouses, children, friends, parents and grandparents came to watch.
Directors: Elizabeth Gillum was director and Brian Bogert was tournament director. Sponsor was Heritage Hall Alumni.
Seen on the court: Ericka and Russell Croft, Katy and Nathan Shapard, Nicole and Jeff Jocobsen, Brian Bogert, Rob Braver, Jessica and Daniel Reineke, Brandon Bethea, Graham Colton, Jessica and Ryan Johnston, Jenny Ferguson, Sarah and Eric Weisgarber, Marnie Sigmon, Karen Huff, John Harrington, John Borsky, Heather Showalter, Bettyann Walker, Khari Manuel.
Seen in the stands: Sandy Shapard, Betsy Braver, Zane Fleming, Guy Bramble, Marilyn and Charlie Bethea, Susie and Matt Wilson, Jennifer Manuel, Lizzie Gillum, Frank Harrison, Jamie Davis, Doug Vrooman, Ben Samples, Vicki and David Shapard III and Richard Labarthe.