Peggy Gandy: Social Scene: April 13

Gala, Awards Dinner, Artini Party
By Peggy Gandy pgandy@opubco.com Published: April 13, 2014
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CAUSE AND EFFECT

Event: Integris Gala.

Hosted by: Integris Foundation.

Where: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Foundation.

To benefit: Integris Paul Silverstein Burn Center, which provides care to more than 200 burn victims annually.

Amount raised: $663,652.

Philanthropist of the Year Award Honoree: Gene Morahan, of Enid.

Co-chairmen: Drs. Paul and Amalia Silverstein, Dr. Christopher Lentz and Dixie Reid, and Pete and Karen Delaney.

The evening: A formal gala that attracted more than 500 guests and included cocktails, dinner and dancing to the Groove Merchants.

GIVING VOICE

Event: Friendship Dinner and Award Ceremony — Promoting Love and Peace Through Respectful Dialogue.

Hosted by: Dialogue Institute Oklahoma City.

To benefit: Red Cross Central Oklahoma Disaster Relief Fund.

Venue: Tower Hotel.

Honorees receiving awards: Philanthropy Award, Kevin Durant on behalf of Kevin Durant Family Foundation; Service Award: Kerry Pettingill; Dialogue Award, Imad Enchassi and Community Award, Janienne Bella.

Key speaker: Charles Kimball.

THE BRIGHTEST

Event: Stanton L. Young Master Teacher Award Dinner.

Venue: Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.

Award honoree: Dr. Kennon Garrett.

Speaker: Dr. Betty M. Dress, dean, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.