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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: May 5

President's Ball, Bridal Shower, Reunion, Open House, Luncheons
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: May 5, 2013

/articleid/3806097/1/pictures/2043339">Photo - Suzanne and Scott Spradling. Photo by David Faytinger for The Oklahoman__
Suzanne and Scott Spradling. Photo by David Faytinger for The Oklahoman__

Guests: Among the guests were Gail and Ron Andrews, Janet Herald, Lisa Reagan Love, LaDonna and Herman Meinders, Jan and Robert Henry, Alex and Karim Karim, Sally and Dick Burpee, Henry Browne, Annie Bohanon, Sandra Thompson, Judith Willoughby, Jo Rowan, Matthew Andrews and Tom Nix.


Brunch: Bill Lockard was host for a brunch for the 65-year reunion of Classen High School. A banner in the front yard welcomed the graduates, and 70 class members attended. School colors of blue and gold were used in the decorations as well as the school comet symbol.

The night before: On the first night of the reunion, the group had dinner at Quail Creek Golf and Country Club where entertainment featured Jane Hall and Virginia Campbell.

Committee: Reunion committee members were Jim Cole, class president; Jim Gonders, event chairman; Joann Lawrence, treasurer; Sue Gabe, calling committee, and Cecilia Cole, brunch chairman.


Open house: deadCENTER Film Festival staff members have moved offices to 726 W Sheridan on Film Row in the Hart Building. An open house was held to celebrate the move.


Luncheon: Two University of Oklahoma College of Law alumni serving and making history on Oklahoma's highest courts were honored at a luncheon at Devon Tower. Tom Colbert was sworn in Jan. 4 as the first African-American chief justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court. On Jan. 23, David B. Lewis was sworn in as the first African-American presiding judge of the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals.


What: Tina and Tim Ridley were backstage at the John Golden Theater with actor David Hyde Pierce following the preview performance of his latest Broadway hit “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” The comedy co-stars Sigourney Weaver.

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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