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.

Top Stories

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.
Parties Extra! Mon, Jul. 07 2014 09:05:10 AM CST RT @jenjoliver: Sneak peek of a project with world renowned artist @KerrieHess so excited to show you the finished product! #iphone http://…
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Parties Extra! Sun, Jul. 06 2014 01:13:44 PM CST RT @PartyGalaxy: Beat the heat with these easy entertaining ideas that will keep the #party going, no sweat! #okc #summer LINK
Parties Extra! Sun, Jul. 06 2014 08:09:01 AM CST Some parties in the metro---- Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: July 6 LINK
Parties Extra! Sat, Jul. 05 2014 09:39:30 AM CST RT @GeekNative: Superhero Week: The Posthuman Project LINK
Parties Extra! Fri, Jul. 04 2014 09:15:47 AM CST RT @TheOklahoman: #HappyFourthOfJuly! Here are 10 patriotic events to check out this Independence Day: LINK LINK
Parties Extra! Fri, Jul. 04 2014 09:15:02 AM CST RT @Red_River_NM: 2 hours to parade time and chairs are already lining Main Street! #4thofjuly #parade #4thofjulyparade #tgif... LINK
Parties Extra! Fri, Jul. 04 2014 09:10:08 AM CST @leedash Kale Pasta Salad LINK #kalefromyourgarden
Parties Extra! Wed, Jul. 02 2014 03:20:17 PM CST RT @JL_OKC: #MistletoeMarket Preview Party tix are on sale now - sip, shop & mingle for a good cause on Nov 5 at @coxconvcenter - LINK
Parties Extra! Tue, Jul. 01 2014 03:15:33 PM CST 20-40-60 Etiquette—Who CAN I invite? LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Sun, Jun. 29 2014 08:25:01 AM CST Some June parties in Oklahoma City---Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: June 29 LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Sat, Jun. 28 2014 09:15:29 PM CST Video: Parties Extra!--- Cindi Shelby and RMeyers---Jewelry and Fall Fashion LINK
Parties Extra! Sat, Jun. 28 2014 11:01:39 AM CST RT @BAMOK: I won't be mad if you just look at the GREAT pics by @NathanPoppe & @shuttrking, but here's my @OKCFest story, too. LINK
Parties Extra! Fri, Jun. 27 2014 07:41:42 AM CST NewsOk's People Page is ready for viewing! LINK #NewsOk
Parties Extra! Wed, Jun. 25 2014 04:43:46 PM CST RT @linsmorris4life: My husband @devonmmorris has a fabulous blog about Leadership, Healthcare, and Intentional Living. Check it out! http:…
Parties Extra! Wed, Jun. 25 2014 08:43:50 AM CST RT @PartyGalaxy: Want to throw a party just because? While you're shopping, check out these creative themes! #partyon #okc LINK
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Parties Extra! Mon, Jun. 23 2014 04:52:08 PM CST VIDEO: Judy Lehmbeck and party and wedding trends LINK #NewsOk