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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.:Oct. 21

Junior League Preview Party, Governor's Reception, Birthday Party, President's Dinner, Luncheons
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: October 21, 2012

Menu: Johnny Carino's catered an Italian buffet at the Bluethman home. There were “his and hers” birthday cakes and the couple served 22 different wines to their guests.

Guests: There were 70 people including church friends, family members and co-workers.


Dinner: Twenty-two past presidents of the Kiwanis Club of Oklahoma City met for dinner at The Petroleum Club North. They met to give advice to the incoming president, Kraettli Q. Epperson.

Input: Former presidents, who meet annually, offered their advice to Epperson and also discussed traditional values, basic economics and insights into different professions, as well as what they feel is most important about managing the club.

At the event: Epperson, John A. Hobbs, Tony Beals, Louis Trost, Dick Webber, Tom Flesher, Jay Engelbach, Fletcher Williams, Terry Vanlandingham, Bill Warren, Lucien Jones, James W. Vogt, Bill Price, Jim Ratchford, Dub Rogers, Cameron McLain, Beverly Woodrome, Kyle McLain, Jon Pennington, Carol Sorensen, Mark Hanstein, Arthur F. Hoge III.


Event: A luncheon was held in the home of Cherry Kay Clifford for University of Oklahoma Chi Omega sorority sisters who were at OU during the 1960s. At the reunion were women from various parts of the United States, Mexico and France.

Table decor: Toile tablecloths and fall flowers were on the tables indoors. Outside, red and yellow (Chi Omega colors) chrysanthemums were planted.


Robert Spinks, professor and department chairman for sociology and justice studies at Oklahoma City University, was among the Pathmaker awards recipients on Oct. 2. He was inadvertently not listed as an inductee on page 3D of the Oct. 14 Life section.

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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