Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.:Aug. 19

45th Reunion, 30th Birthday Celebration, Luncheons, Luau
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: August 19, 2012

The glam: They were given party favors of colorful wigs and eyelashes which they wore during the evening.

The glitz: They traveled around the town in a 1972 red Cadillac convertible, which was decorated with twinkling lights. Kingsley's brother Jens Holmboe, was the chauffeur.


Luau dinner: Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club members celebrated the end of summer with a luau. It was on the upper terrace and poolside at the club.

Menu: The Polynesian atmosphere featured a menu with a Kalua pig cooked outside, mahi mahi fish, coconut fried shrimp and tropical fruits and desserts.


Open house: Edmond Women's Club board member Leigh Thompson was hostess for the EWC's new member open house. Thirty prospective members learned about the club and plans for the 30th anniversary year of the group.

Facts: The EWC provides volunteer participation in various community projects in Edmond as well contributing grants and scholarships.


Luncheon: Members of the Oklahoma National Society Colonial Dames 17th Century had a luncheon and workshop at the Crown Heights Christian Church. Tables were decorated with flowers in the group's gold and blue colors.

Welcome: State President Ellen Jayne Wheeler welcomed members and reports were given.

Next event: Rosa Barton, president of the Washita Trace chapter, issued invitations to the state conference.

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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