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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Sept. 16

Patriotic Party, Couple's Shower, Inauguration Brunch, Birthdays
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: September 16, 2012

Medallions: At the brunch Presidential Medallions were given to past presidents Terry Johnson, Alfred Branch and Mike O'Neal.

Decor: Bouquets of red roses decorated the tables and an ice sculpture filled with shrimp featured the Inauguration Seal.


Birthday: A dual birthday party honored Steve Kerr and Wilson Kerr, father and son. It was at the Photo Arts Studio in Oklahoma City's Plaza District.

Menu: A variety of food from the Good Egg Group and Uptown Market was served to the 60 people, including friends and family members from the East and West coasts. There was also a group of men from Delta Upsilon Fraternity at the University of Oklahoma.


Wine and cheese: Jane Thompson was the honoree at a 60th birthday celebration given by Sherry Beasley, Judy Keeton, Judy Love, Beverly Funke, Lana Lopez and Lou Morris in the Love home.

Table: The dining room table was filled with cheese spreads, cheese tortes, crackers and breads and trays of vegetables. There were also brownies, fruit tarts and colorful, iced birthday cake cookies. White roses were set in crystal vases.

Seen: Wendy French, Hilarie Blaney, Anne Stone, Pam Shdeed, Gennie Johnson, Brenda McDaniel, Debby Dudman, Linda Garrett, Barbara Brou, Cheryl Hewett, Mary Price, Janie Axton and Anne Gray.


Event: Members of the Greater Oklahoma City Alumnae Panhellenic Association met and named new officers. They are Lisa Blackburn, president; Millonn Lilly, vice president; Suzanne Bockus, secretary; Michelle Nisbett, treasurer; Amy Edwards, historian, and Suzy Smith, member-at-large parliamentarian.

Projects: This group has members from 17 metro area national sorority alumnae groups and they host annual events such as Panhellenic Women of the Year Luncheon and the Spring Tea. They also provide scholarships.

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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