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Peggy Gandy: Social Scene: April 20

Fund-Raisers, Fashion Show, Literary Voices Dinner, Cocktail Party
By Peggy Gandy Modified: April 18, 2014 at 6:05 pm •  Published: April 20, 2014


Event: 14th Annual Memory Gala.

To benefit: Oklahoma City Alzheimer’s Association.

Venue: Cox Convention Center.

Honoree: Valerie Naifeh received the Maureen Reagan Award.

Chairmen: Julie and Kirk Hall, and Suzie and Stan Hupfeld.

Honorary chairman: Becky Switzer. Other chairmen were: Shiela and Ted Haynes; Hank Bradley; Brad Naifeh and Jim Webb; Jeanne and Charles Morgan; Bob Browne and Bob Johnson; Amy and Roy Bankhead and Stacey Ford Stiglets; Alice Dahlgren; Gale and Lee Bollinger, Lizz Caywood, Bev and Roy Smith; Nova Hammersley, Angela Powell and Julie Sloan; Carol and Don Kaspereit, Darlene and Larry Parman; Sally and Bill Hood; Christy Glenn and Kerry Myers; Chas Gilmore and Sheila Guffey.


Event: 48th Annual Ladies In The News Style Show and Luncheon — Celebrating the Elegance of Womanhood.

Presented by: Oklahoma Hospitality Club.

To benefit: Urban Mission and D-Dent.

Chairmen: Susan Howard was chairman and her co-chairman was Diane Strube. Polly Nichols was honorary co-chairman.

Honorees: Timi Burch, Estela Hernandez, Sen. Constance N. Johnson, Debra Krittenbrink, Barbara McAlister, Lisa Miller-Baldwin, Commissioner Dana Murphy, Diane Rudebock, Cindy Rosenthal, Carey Sue Vega.

Club president: Lynne Trigg.

Master of Ceremonies: Meg Alexander.

Style Show: Fashions by rmyers.

Entertainment: Vocalists Barbara McAllister and Isaiah Bailey and pianists Charlotte Christopher and Brian Osborne performed.

The luncheon: Tables decorated with bunnies dressed in stylish skirts/trousers, jackets, hats and bow ties stood in the center of the tables. The style show graciously coordinated by Cindi Shelby, featured lovely spring fashions modeled by the honorees. A raffle offering items from various merchants caused raffle ticket purchases to go quickly.

Seen chatting and enjoying the pecan encrusted chicken breast lunch were: Paulette Blanton, Mary Ann Harroz, Carol Troy, Sue Ann Hyde, Anita Ashley, Karen Browne, Barbara Kerrick, Karen Luke, Sharlene Branham, Donna Nigh, Shirley Harris, Cindi Shelby and Peggy Garrett.

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