Peggy Gandy: Social Scene: June 9

Anniversary Concert, Black Tie Dinner, Beaux Arts Reception,
By Peggy Gandy pgandy@opubco.com Published: June 9, 2013
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DOWNTOWN RECOGNITION

Event: Dean A. McGee Awards.

Sponsored By: Downtown Oklahoma City, Inc.

Where: Skirvin Hilton Hotel.

What: Black-tie reception, dinner and awards.

Honored: Carl Edwards, Dean A. McGee Award for a Lifetime of Excellence in Downtown OKC; Roy Williams, Stanley Draper Award for Community Excellence in Downtown OKC; Chip Fudge, Neal Horton Award for Renaissance of a Downtown Area.

Co-Chairmen: Cathy O'Connor and Kirk Humphreys.

TRADITIONAL RECEPTION

What: Beaux Arts Reception.

Where: Oklahoma City Art Museum. The party was originally set for the roof terrace, but inclement weather moved it inside.

Hosted by: The Board of Trustees of the OCAM along with E. Michael Whittington, president and CEO.

The evening: The reception honored debutantes, escorts, families and committee members of the 2013 Beaux Arts Ball. Mindy Brown, 2012 Beaux Arts Ball chairman presented a check for $50,000 to the OCMA for the Beaux Arts Society Fund for Acquisitions, to Board Chairman Frank Merrick and Whittington.