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 the Peope/Events page on NewsOK. She also has a Twitter and Facebook presence about Oklahoma City parties and maintains party photo galleries on NewsOK.She has written feature articles for The Oklahoman since 1957 (except for two years when she lived out of state) when she became a teen correspondent for the Oklahoma City Times. She was one of the first people, if not the first person, at The Oklahoman and throughout the country, to set up a modem at home to send columns on an Apple II computer. In the late 1970’s when she did this, the trend had not yet become a major part of the workplace.Current community activities include: Junior League of Oklahoma City board of directors sustaining advisor; Touchdown Club member, Oklahoma Heritage Association member, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum member, Sooner Club. Past activities are: Past Junior League President, Beaux Arts Ball Chairman, Associates Council member, Membership rush advisor for Delta Delta Delta and President of OU Mothers Club. Worked on Public School Foundation dinner events. Awards: Journalism Hall of Fame; Tri Delta Panhellenic Women of the Year; Oklahoma City Public School Foundation Annual Wall of Fame Humanitarian Award; Women In Communication Byliners Award; Dulaney Browne Libraries Award at Awards of Excellence for Oklahoma City University; Oklahoma Hospitality Club Ladies In the News honoree.

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Parties Extra! Today at 7:28 AM Happy Easter from Parties Extra! LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Fri, Apr. 18 2014 07:24:34 AM CST Parties Extra! Video---UCO International House Night Market Gala with music by Kyle Dillingham LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Thu, Apr. 17 2014 10:11:28 PM CST Parties Extra! Video---UCO International House Night Market Gala LINK #NewsOK
Parties Extra! Thu, Apr. 17 2014 09:57:37 AM CST RT @OKContemporary: Who is going to @okcballet Beauty and the Beast this weekend? We are and we're making lovely rose corsages in the lobby…
Parties Extra! Tue, Apr. 15 2014 08:26:07 AM CST RT @OKCMOA: Happy Birthday Charles Willson Peale. Born in 1741, Peale painted "George Washington," on view on the second floor. LINK
Parties Extra! Mon, Apr. 14 2014 06:48:34 PM CST Parties Extra! Video---Joy Reed Belt talks about upcoming events at JRB Art at the Elms LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Mon, Apr. 14 2014 06:09:28 PM CST 12th annual Literary Voices dinner features Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Mon, Apr. 14 2014 11:34:49 AM CST RT @debarrington: Plant beans, save water, eat well. Sacbee - What vegetables can you grow during a summer of drought? LINK
Parties Extra! Mon, Apr. 14 2014 08:36:50 AM CST RT @bigtrucktacos: what the what it's a chilli morning!! we're gonna THUNDER UP today with at grilled tuna taco....working on the rest of t…
Parties Extra! Mon, Apr. 14 2014 08:03:16 AM CST RT @lillie_beth: Another link. Please keep Mindy in your prayers. Some may remember her from OU as a Tri Delt w/us and a cheerleader: http:…
Parties Extra! Mon, Apr. 14 2014 07:55:13 AM CST 20-40-60 Etiquette: Do we need a crash course in manners? LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Sun, Apr. 13 2014 03:45:44 PM CST 12th annual Literary Voices dinner features Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Sun, Apr. 13 2014 08:01:45 AM CST Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: April 13 LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Mon, Apr. 07 2014 05:31:13 PM CST 20-40-60 Etiquette---How do I get my money? LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Sun, Apr. 06 2014 09:04:38 AM CST RT @Chickasaw: Have a taste of Chickasaw Country at home! Here are some recipes to try: LINK LINK
Parties Extra! Sun, Apr. 06 2014 08:31:52 AM CST Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: April 6 LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Sun, Apr. 06 2014 08:27:36 AM CST RT @SilasAllen1: Great, important work by @jaclyncosgrove, Phil O'Connor and @OklahomaWatch's Warren Vieth in today's paper. Run, don't wal…
Parties Extra! Fri, Apr. 04 2014 10:12:04 AM CST Parties Extra! Video---Kristy Blosch talks about the ARTini Party LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Wed, Apr. 02 2014 04:56:54 PM CST RT @TheFoodDood: Lots of news from the dining scene to share from the dining scene... LINK
Parties Extra! Mon, Mar. 31 2014 03:15:02 PM CST 20-40-60 Etiquette---Who pays for the wine? Everybody? LINK #NewsOk