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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Sept. 2

Arts Council Party, Wine and Cheese Recipe Shower, 50th Anniversary Brunch, Follies Friends
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: September 2, 2012

Guests: Among the guests were family members and friends including Jill Kelly Elliott, Jimmy Elliott, Anna and Emma Elliott, Jack Ablett, Barbara and Patrick Kelly, Abby and Joseph Kelly, John Kelly, Lenell Kelly Gilbert, Kim Angle, Kathleen Strain, Sherri Alexander.

Decor: The seated brunch featured gold lame brocade tablecloths, gold chairs, gold-rimmed glasses and votive candles and bouquets of white hydrangeas.

Menu: Champagne mimosas were served to the guests and the brunch menu included filets, layered salad, potato casserole and Jane's famous white chocolate creme Brule.

Gift: The children gave their parents a turquoise chandelier.


Event: Carol and Gary Sander were hosts for the first Oklahoma Senior Follies Friend-Raiser. Speakers were Bobbie Burbridge Lane, founder and producer of the Follies, Carol Sander and Linda Piro, co-chairmen, Follies Friends. It was announced that the kickoff meeting for volunteer members and prospective members will be Oct. 3. Also the Oklahoma Senior Follies for 2013 will be June 14-16. The group is the volunteer organization of the Oklahoma Senior Follies.

Tables/menu: Bouquets of roses, lilies and daisies were on the tables and wine, tea, soft drinks and cheese and hors d'oeuvres were served.

Seen: Lou Ann Rice, Kerry Robertson, Jane Hall, Liz and Stan Alexander, Lolly Anderson, Suzie and Jim Fentriss, Jay Edwards, Terry Runnels, Virginia Wright, Jim Franklin, Betty Catching, Charlotte and Jim Franklin and Barbara Hensley.


Event: The Edmond Women's Club met to learn about the inaugural ambassador program in the home of Leigh Thompson. Fifteen high school girls were selected for the program and will complete 10 hours of community service projects with EWC members in the Edmond community. The students are from Edmond North, Edmond Santa Fe, Edmond Memorial and Deer Creek schools.

Purpose: The mission of the program is to educate and motivate young leaders for active roles in the community.

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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