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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.:March 17

Annual Luncheon, Kitchen Shower, Preview Party, State Conference
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: March 17, 2013

/articleid/3766251/1/pictures/1982512">Photo - Mei Cheng, Ann Marshall, Kathy Walker, Peg Malloy, Crist Reiger. Photo by David Faytinger for The Oklahoman__
Mei Cheng, Ann Marshall, Kathy Walker, Peg Malloy, Crist Reiger. Photo by David Faytinger for The Oklahoman__

Tables/menu: Tables were decorated with clear vases with bouquets of lilies, tulips and Gerber daisies. The menu was bison potpies, three sister quinoa salad, smoked salmon and chocolate bread pudding with blackberry and mango puree.

Party favors: Sugar cookies in kitchen shapes, including spoons, rolling pins and wooden spoons, were given to the guests.

Guests: Among those attending were Alexis Austin, Liza Thompson, Ryan Buck, Peyton Groce, Jordan and Rhonda Richey, Amanda Flickner, Tracey Shannonhouse and Anne Hasenfratz.


Party: Donors for the May 16th “Fandango at the Harn: A Night on the Prairie” were honored at a preview party in the Gaillardia home of Sharon and Bob May.

Catering/entertainment: Chefs from Platt College provided food. Entertainment was by the Charles Scott duo and the Jake FM Girls.

Artwork: Artist Joy Richardson painted in the library and asked guests to paint a decorative object on the canvas. The art piece was raffled off in a drawing. Ira Schlezinger held the winning ticket and donated it to be raffled again at the Fandango event.

Guests: Jenny and David Kallenberger, Lori and Ty Tyler, Patty and Charles Brown, David Leader, Robert Painter, Bobby Sloan, Christi Coyle, Sandy and Ira Schlezinger, Helen and David Mercer, Patti and Phil Fleetwood, Dorothy and Udho Thadani, Sheryl and Johnny Pribyl, Nicole and Tyler Smith, Brad Haines, Scott Davis, Andrea Zwick, Diane Hammond, Amber Ambrose and Nicole Thomas were among the guests.


Who/what/where: The 56th annual State Conference of the Colonial Dames XVII Century was held at the Holiday Inn in Ardmore.

Luncheon tables: Tables were decorated by the Washita Trace chapter in the society's blue and gold colors. Favors were gold acorns with blue and gold ribbons.

Baskets: The delegates helped to fill baskets for women veterans. They will be donated to the Women's Outpatient Clinic at the Oklahoma Veteran's Medical Center. State Veteran's committee chairman is Pat McFall.

Attendees: Fran Davis, recording secretary-general, National Society CDXVIIC, and Ellen Jayne Wheeler, Oklahoma State president, CDXVIIC, were among the women at the 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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