Peggy Gandy: Social Scene: July 7

Dinner, Retirement Party, Wine Festival, Banquet
By Peggy Gandy pgandy@opubco. Published: July 7, 2013
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JOB WELL DONE

Event: Dr. Gloria Griffin retirement gala.

Where: Remington Park Place in the Eclipse Dining Room.

Celebrating: Griffin's legacy.

Hosted by: The Millwood Enrichment Foundation.

MEDICAL PROCEDURE

Event: OMRF 241 (two events for one great cause)

What: Wine festival, food tasting and golf tournament.

To benefit: Multiple Sclerosis Research at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.

Where: OMRF Research Tower and Oak Tree Golf & Country Club.

The fundraiser: A wine festival and food tasting by food and wine vendors, an auction and live music by the Charlie Daniels Band; a golf tourney with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.

Fact: Last year's inaugural event raised more than $450,000 to benefit brain cancer.

SPORTS BENEFIT

What: March of Dimes Sports Headliner Banquet.

Where: Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Hosted By: Greg Gumbel, CBS sportscaster.

Honored: Adrian Peterson, Sam Presti, Allan Trimble, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Serge Ibaka, Matt Donovan, Gerald McCoy, Mike Corley, Olympic Rowers, Oklahoma City Boathouse, Spencer Tillman, team recognition, Oklahoma City Thunder, Oklahoma City Barons, OSU women's basketball, University of Tulsa football.