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.
Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Tue, Dec 23, 2014
[brightcove]3957287015001[/brightcove] Genea Vallion talks about holiday flowers on Parties Extra!
By Helen Ford Wallace firstname.lastname@example.org | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014
Birthday Dinner, Christmas Parties, Holiday Events, Holiday Cocktails, Open House
Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Sat, Dec 20, 2014
[brightcove]3946180486001[/brightcove] Joy Reed Belt shows her Christmas exhibit at JRB Art at the Elms on Parties Extra!
Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Mon, Dec 15, 2014
YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: As our extended family has grown, the cost of everyone getting presents for everyone has risen. Is there a certain number at which you should shift to a “kids-only” or “Secret Santa” type gift exchange? What’s the best way to […]
BY CALLIE GORDON, LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN AND HELEN FORD WALLACE, For The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, Dec 15, 2014
What’s the best way to keep Christmas fun and affordable?
By Helen Ford Wallace email@example.com | Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014
Lobster Luncheon, Country Club Parties, Kappa Alpha Theta Party, Art League,
Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Wed, Dec 10, 2014
[brightcove]3935189836001[/brightcove] Mary Allen, Devyn Smith and Lesa Foster talk about Birthdays and Bubbly on Parties Extra!
Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Mon, Dec 8, 2014
YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: I eat an alternative diet in that I’m a vegan. How would you recommend I approach my family about including more vegan options during the holidays? CALLIE’S ANSWER: Make options for yourself maybe? That way it doesn’t cause extra work […]
By Helen Ford Wallace firstname.lastname@example.org | Published: Sun, Dec 7, 2014
Tree Lighting, Tree Trimming, Starlight Ball Wrap Up
Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Sat, Dec 6, 2014
[brightcove]3926017439001[/brightcove] Bentley Williams, Bachelors Club President, and Judy Lehmbeck, Bachelors Club Event Coordinator, talk about the Bachelors Club Ball on Parties Extra!
Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Tue, Dec 2, 2014
To ask an etiquette question, email email@example.com. YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: Recently I had lunch with a co-worker. She put her purse, sunglasses, keys, iPad and cellphone on the table by her plate. It took up most of the room on […]
Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Sun, Nov 30, 2014
Twenty-eight young women were selected as debutantes for the 69th annual Bachelors Club Christmas Ball set for Dec. 22 at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. The black-tie event begins at 8 p.m. and each debutante will be escorted by a Bachelors Club member. Debutantes are Maguire Grace Amundsen, Amanda Blumenthal, Anna Elise Brooks, […]