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by Helen Ford Wallace Modified: December 19, 2010 at 2:43 pm •  Published: December 19, 2010

Guests: At the party were LaDonna Meinders, Jane Thompson, Charlotte Lankard, Barbara Green, Susan Chambers, Kay Murcer, Lori Hansen, Donna Nigh, Debra Mitchell, Lolly Anderson, Donna Lawrence, Bobbie Roe, Karen Waddell, Prudy Gorrell, Betty Catching, Yvonne Kauger, Linda Brinkworth and Lisa Boone.

Tally: Book proceeds for the day (she sold 500 books) went to Oklahoma City University. The book comes out in bookstores at the end of January and is available online at


Event: The Seventy Five Club's annual Christmas dinner and dance at Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club drew 225 members. Party chairmen were Gennie and Bob Johnson, Judy Love and Linda Garrett.

Flowers: Freshly cut red poinsettias with Christmas berries and greenery.


Event: Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs Christmas dinner was at The Coach House. Chef Kurt Fleischfresser was presented a plaque from the group for hosting the holiday dinner the past 12 years.

History: The local chapter is called the Bailliage d'Oklahoma City. It is an international food and wine society dedicated to the culinary arts and the pleasures of the table. In general, the Chaine supports the education and training of young chefs and sommeliers through the Chaine Foundation. The foundation will conduct a young chef's competition in San Antonio in March.


What: Leadership Oklahoma members were hosts for the holiday celebration in the home of Natalie Shirley and Russ Harrison in Heritage Hills.

Seen: Miki and Jim Farris, Candy Dulaney, Sue Ann and Dudley Hyde, Pam and Carlos Johnson, Jean and Bob Harbison, Beverly and Mark Funke, Donna and Bruce Lawrence, Mike McAuliffe, Samonia Meredith, Kathy Oden-Hall, Leslie Paris, Wayne Stone, Pat and Ray Potts, Suzie and Lee Symcox, Tony Zahn, Margaret Bell, Shannon Rich, Ann Ackerman, Hershel Lamirand III, Mary Blankenship Pointer, Richard Cudjoe, Paula Root, Judy Hatfield, Dick Horton, Sherrel Jones, Anita and Phil Kennedy, Robin and Brad Krieger.

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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