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 9:54 AM 20-40-60 Etiquette: The etiquette team and two guests answer reader's question. LINK @TheOklahoman @NewsOk #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Sun, Jul. 27 2014 09:29:37 AM CST Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: July 27, 2014 LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Sun, Jul. 27 2014 09:01:14 AM CST RT @PartyGalaxy: Special occasion soon? Get #creative with everyday #party supplies. We love how this host created an upscale garland! http…
Parties Extra! Sat, Jul. 26 2014 05:55:56 PM CST RT @TheOklahoman: Don't forget to join us Sunday for an Instameet at the @OKCBHD! LINK LINK
Parties Extra! Sat, Jul. 26 2014 08:40:45 AM CST I'll bring the fruit? Party question for 20-40-60 Etiquette team in Monday's Oklahoman. @TheOklahoman
Parties Extra! Fri, Jul. 25 2014 08:11:02 AM CST RT @briannabailey80: Oklahoma was once home to a fried chicken empire that rivaled KFC in scale LINK
Parties Extra! Thu, Jul. 24 2014 08:22:54 AM CST Video---Kristy Boone, Sue Ellen Reiman and Kellen Hodegson talk about OKC Improv---Parties Extra! LINK
Parties Extra! Wed, Jul. 23 2014 09:26:41 AM CST RT @_davemorris: Good read found this morning @newsok LINK
Parties Extra! Mon, Jul. 21 2014 11:04:27 AM CST The 20-40-60 team answers a wedding question.... 20-40-60 Etiquette---Should I go to the wedding? LINK @TheOklahoman
Parties Extra! Mon, Jul. 21 2014 09:54:01 AM CST The 20-40-60 team answers a wedding question.... 20-40-60 Etiquette---Should I go to the wedding? LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Sun, Jul. 20 2014 04:24:09 PM CST Summer events in the metro! Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: July 20, 2014 LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Fri, Jul. 18 2014 08:03:40 AM CST RT @PartyGalaxy: Hey #OKC, do you have an event or #banquet coming up? Shop our #catering selection for easy planning! LINK
Parties Extra! Tue, Jul. 15 2014 07:58:18 AM CST Should I be invited to your son's wedding? Ask the 20-40-60 team. Next Monday in The Oklahoman. #TheOklahoman
Parties Extra! Tue, Jul. 15 2014 07:55:31 AM CST No thank you for me? Ask the 20-40-60 team! LINK @NewsOk
Parties Extra! Tue, Jul. 15 2014 07:12:51 AM CST Should I be invited to your son's wedding? Ask the 20-40-60 team. Next Monday in The Oklahoman. @TheOklahoman
Parties Extra! Mon, Jul. 14 2014 01:07:44 PM CST RT @grahambrewer: The end of an era. Workers remove the lettering of @TheOklahoman's front sign. We're moving downtown early 2015. LINK
Parties Extra! Mon, Jul. 14 2014 08:19:15 AM CST 20-40-60 Etiquette---My feelings are hurt! LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Sat, Jul. 12 2014 10:08:39 AM CST Parties Extra! Video---Joy Reed Belt and JRB Art at the Elms LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Mon, Jul. 07 2014 01:02:50 PM CST 20-40-60 Etiquette---Is someone in your space? LINK Devonne Carter has the guest answer/. #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Mon, Jul. 07 2014 09:21:15 AM CST RT @NewsOKEnergy: Join @awilmoth @OKenergybeat and @pmonies tomorrow at 10 a.m. for their monthly #energy chat on @NewsOK.