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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Oct. 7

Oklahoma Derby Hat Contest, Wedding showers, Artist reception, Ballet Event
by Helen Ford Wallace Modified: October 5, 2012 at 5:22 pm •  Published: October 7, 2012
/articleid/3716142/1/pictures/1850586">Photo - Kaylie Henderson, Claudia Rebeca Jones, Melissa Miller, Ryan Marie PeGolia. PHOTO PROVIDED
Kaylie Henderson, Claudia Rebeca Jones, Melissa Miller, Ryan Marie PeGolia. PHOTO PROVIDED

Menu: Smoked tuna dip and crabcakes, seafood boil (served in buckets by white-aproned hosts) and key lime pie.

Gift: The hosts gave the couple a coffee-table book about Seaside, Fla.

Guests: Katie Treadwell, Kristen and Joe Carson, Kimberlyn Hall, Maggie and Blair Humphreys, Hillary Jenney, Aimee and Aaron Ahpeatone, Abbie Parker and Brook Smith were among the guests.


Event: Elisabeth Austin and Robert Howell were honored at a cocktail party in the home of Mary Streich. Co-hosts were Emily Remmert, Carol McPheeters and Joe Briley. The couple were married Sept. 22.

Table: Purple and yellows orchids decorated the table and the Streich home. On the menu was fresh shrimp, pork tenderloin, baked Brie and lemon and chocolate cookies.

Seen: Guests included Kris and Bill Frankfurt, Nancy and Scott Chapline, Virginia Schubert, Janie and Bill Comstock, Betsy and Bob Thorpe, Ed Barth, Beverly and Robert Caldwell and Ferrelyn and Bill Oakes.


Reception: There was an opening reception honoring artist Andrew Peters at the Howell Gallery. His paintings included paintings from the Wyoming Wind River Range, the mountain ranges of Colorado, as well as scenes of his home state of Iowa. The exhibit will be shown until Saturday.Oct. 13.

People: Lynn and Mike Kelly, Pam and Bill Shdeed, Nancy and Joe Bradley, Lela and Mark Sullivan, Karlie and Harvey Harmon, Carol and Don Kaspareit, Darlene and Larry Parman, Elle Roberts, Sherry and Rick Russell, Dick Workman, Jane and John Kenney, Robert Allee, Barbara and Patrick Hill, John McKee, Sue Ann Hyde, Terri Cooper, Judy Hatfield and Judy Ferguson attended the event.


Party: Annie Bohanon entertained at an event in her home. Two new choreographers for the Oklahoma City Ballet, John Gardner and Amanda McKerrow, were introduced. The ballet troupe was there to discuss the upcoming ballet season.

Guests: Sandy and Stewart Meyers, Jeanette and Rand Elliott, Connie and Gary Fuller, Leslie and Cliff Hudson, Ann Alspaugh, Joan Gilmore, Gene Rainbolt and Henry Browne were among the guests.

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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