A STATEMENT WITH PEARLS
Event: Juliette Low Leadership Society 2014 Annual Luncheon.
Venue: Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.
Chairmen: Cindy Batt, Ann Cameron and Katie Price.
Honorary Chairman: Karen Luke.
Speaker: Joan Lunden, an award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, television personality and mother of SEVEN, including two sets of twins.
Decor: Large white balloons twisted and attached, to resemble strings of pearls, were draped across the ceilings. Tables centered with white hydrangeas and strings of pearls, created a soft, imaginative look.
Of note: Juliette Low, known to her friends as Daisy, sold her pearls to fund the Girl Scouts of the United States on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Ga. The Oklahoma City Juliette Low Leadership Society was founded in 2004 to support Girl Scouts-Western Oklahoma.
Spotted in the crowd were Kay Goebel, Anne Gray, Myrla Pierson, Jane Thompson, Tricia Everest, Linda Whittington, Cheryl Hewett, Joan Maguire, Terri Cooper, Polly Nichols, Mary Nichols, Linda Garrett, Linda Lambert, Meg Salyer, Karen Browne, Joan Frates, Marnie Taylor, Jeanette Elliott, Susan Joplin, Annie Bohanon, Lori Hill, Linda Rodgers, Marnie Taylor and Becky Shaffer.
IN A HEARTBEAT
Event: American Heart Association Heart Ball.
Where: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
Co-chairmen: Bryan Gonterman and Andrea Gonterman. Executive committee included Susan Chambers, Mark Grimes, Bruce Lawrence, Donna Lawrence, Mare Maun, Xavier Neira, Teresa Rose, Kyle Toal and Mike Turpen.
Special: Seventy-seven Sweethearts were eligible to be presented at the ball. The Sweethearts were young women from area high schools who participated in educational, community service and leadership opportunities throughout the year while raising awareness of heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans.
The evening: Dinner, live and silent auctions, entertainment. “Ella,” a young girl who raised more than $30,000 for kids with sick hearts, in her younger sister's honor, was recognized.
To benefit: American Heart Association.
Event: Delta Delta Delta Art With A Heart Art Show.
Venue: OU Children's Hospital Atrium.
What: Children receiving treatment at the Jimmy Everest Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's Hospital of Oklahoma created the art on display at the event, during art therapy sessions, and donated it to the sale. The young artists joined in the evening of celebration and recognition of their accomplishments. Their art was up for bids at a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Oklahoma Children's Cancer Association.