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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Nov. 17

Order Of The Owl Dinner, Baby Shower, Cocktail Party, Opening Reception, 50th Anniversary
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: November 17, 2013


Occasion: University of Oklahoma College of Law's Order of the Owl Dinner and Hall of Fame Induction was held in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom of the Oklahoma Memorial Union. Four honorees were selected for the Order of the Owl, a group that honors law school graduates who have been outstanding stewards of the legal system. Initiated by OU College of Law Dean Joseph Harroz Jr., the Order of the Owl pays tribute to individuals who demonstrate leadership and service through outstanding accomplishments in their legal careers. Four hundred people attended the event.

Inductees: Inducted this year were Judge Michael Burrage, Kathy Taylor, Judge Ralph Thompson and Judge Lee West.


Party: Paige Frenzel was honored at a baby shower. She and husband Mike Frenzel's baby girl is due in December.

Hostesses: Cathy Cross was hostess, and co-hostesses were Patsy Carey, Janie Cook, Ann Fleming, Susie Gray, Marilyn Henley, Debbie McCord and Mary Reneau. They gave the honoree bedding for the baby's room.

Flowers/food: The centerpiece was an antique cradle filled with flowers. Included on the menu were spicy chicken and baby bootie iced cookies.

Seen: Guests included Amy Edwards, Susan Edwards, Eve Patterson, Janie Axton, Christy Johnson, Nancy Herzel, Debbie Pitman, Kim Joseph, Cheryl Browne, Ginger Johnson, Patsy Hosman and Ferrelyn Oakes.


Event: Annie Bohanon honored Chief U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange at a cocktail party in her home. Judge Miles-LaGrange was one of the 2013 Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductees.

Flowers/toast: The Bohanon home was decorated with pink roses, the honoree's favorite flowers. Bohanon gave a toast to the honoree and talked of their longtime family friendship.

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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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