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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: May 12

Wedding Shower, Show House Evening, Dance Club, Dinners, Senior Follies Meeting
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: May 12, 2013

/articleid/3808495/1/pictures/2050140">Photo - Georgeann, Bob, and Mary Dexter; Addison, Nancy, and Mike Johnston. Photo by David Faytinger for The Oklahoman__
Georgeann, Bob, and Mary Dexter; Addison, Nancy, and Mike Johnston. Photo by David Faytinger for The Oklahoman__


Dinner: Al Moorad was host for a dinner in his Gaillardia home. It was catered by Richie's Grill.

New art: Art dealers Eugene Schuster and Mich and Mark Bronson were in town. They brought a Karel Appel painting for Moorad and talked about the late artist, founder of the Avant-garde movement in Europe.

Partygoers: Among the 60 people at the event were Ralph Cissne, Debbie and Tad Shadid, Patrice and Gary Rahill, Sandra Kirk, Douglas Beal, Danny Shadid, Ginger and Donny Horton, Nazi and Medhi Adham, Bob Nouri, Karen and Todd Goolsby, Linda and David Proctor, Bill Lance, Sherri Waters, Connie and Elmer Smith, Gene Imke, Margaret West, Leslie Lynn, Debbie Naifeh, Terri and Keith Wilston, Clara and Mark Bronson, Rochen Poujary, Richard Moorad.


Party: Valerie and Brad Naifeh were hosts for a dinner honoring jewelry designer Todd Reed. He was in town for a two-day show at Naifeh Fine Jewelry. His jewelry features diamonds and recycled metals.

Dinner: Dinner was set up in the outdoor kitchen, and a seated dinner was served on the backyard patio overlooking the swimming pool. Beef tenderloin with roasted mushrooms and onion and halibut with tomato ginger vinaigrette were served, along with key lime tart for dessert. Tables were covered with ivory linen cloths with dark brown napkins and chair cushions. Flowers on the dinner tables were bouquets of blue hydrangeas and pink calla lilies with yellow and green exotic touches.

Guests: Sue and Gary Homsey, Leslie and Scott Samara, Karl Bertoch, Kim Sabolich, Donna Bozalis, Lisa Blair, Kristin and Joe Carson, Edith and Michael Laird, Roberta and Larry Fields, Jo Fudge, Julia Eisner, Beverly Funke, Kelly Woods, Anu Bajaj, Sue and Don Timberlake, Brad Naifeh, Linda Trippe and Laura Watts were among the guests.


Dance: Virginia Leavitt and her dance instructor, Gene Thomas, performed a salsa dance routine during the Joie De Vie Dance Club spring event at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.

History: The Club was formed in 1906. There are four formal dinner dances during the year and one informal summer dance. Rich Rodgers is president.

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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