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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Sept. 9

First Ladies Tea, Bev's Birthday, Wedding Shower, Art Museum Reception, Taos Gala
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: September 9, 2012

/articleid/3707811/1/pictures/1821269">Photo - Nancy O’Neal, Darla deSteiguer, Judy Branch. PHOTO PROVIDED
Nancy O’Neal, Darla deSteiguer, Judy Branch. PHOTO PROVIDED

Partygoers: Guests included Kim and Chet Collier, Joyce and Herb Collier, Lauren and Sean Peterson, Clark Collier, Dustin Cochran, Kristin McLean, Homero Arellano, David Kenzler, Sean Todd, Kylie Esco, Scott Kiplinger, Selby Brown, Rob Waskum, Linda and Bob Howard, Rhonda Hooper, Margaret and Cam McClain, Susan and Doug Howard, Marianne and Pat Rooney, Suzanne and Bruce Bockus, Sherry and Bob Portman and Valerie and Jim Zaslaw.


Reception: Members of the Casady School community were invited to the Oklahoma City Museum of Art for a reception and tour of “FUSION, A New Century of Glass.” Casady's Alumni Board met in the board room of the museum and then joined fellow alums, Casady parents, parents of alums, members of the faculty and friends for a wine and hors d'oeuvres reception and tour led by Casady alumni Jennifer L. Klos, museum associate curator.

Expert speaks: Jennifer talked about the exhibition which she co-curated with a colleague and about her passion for art for which she credited Casady's art history program and faculty.

Committee: Caroline Patton, Casady parent and member of the museum's board of directors, Betty Jan Garrett, director of alumni relations at Casady, and Michelle Lory, events and facilities coordinator for the museum, orchestrated the evening.


The fete: Several Oklahoma supporters of the Taos Art Museum were in Taos, N.M., for the eighth annual Gala. It was at Fechin House and the theme was “A Russian Night in Taos.” Among the guests wearing black tie attire and boots were Ann and Burns Hargis and Jim Vallion.

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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