Peggy Gandy: Social Scene: May 12

Dinner, Angels and Friends, Fund-raising Luncheon, Cocktail Party
By Peggy Gandy pgandy@opubco.com Published: May 12, 2013
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Event: 104th Daughters of the American Revolution State Conference Banquet.

Where: Embassy Suites Hotel in Norman.

About: The theme was a Salute to Veterans. Speaker was Gen. Myles L. Deering. Pat McFall welcomed guests Judith Harlan Chaffin and Danna Spence Koelling, who were presented with Certificates of Appreciation for the role their fathers played in World War II. A musical program was performed the Oklahoma Army National Guard 145th Army Jazz Ensemble.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Event: OKC Metro Alliance, Inc., Annual Fundraising Luncheon.

Where: St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Christian Life Center.

Of note: The luncheon was a celebration of 40 years of service in the recovery community.

Mission: To provide hope, dignity and care for those choosing to recover from substance abuse.

Honored: Vinyard Fruit & Vegetable Company was given the Corporate Partner Award; the Community Volunteer Award was presented to the Gerald and Carolyn Johnston Family.

SWEET TOOTH

Event: Cupcakes and Cocktails.

Hosted By: Oklahoma Project Woman.

Where: Iron Starr restaurant.

Served: Cocktails, appetizers and cupcakes were served.

To benefit: Oklahoma Project Woman, which provides free mammograms, diagnostic procedures and surgical services for Oklahomans with no health insurance and limited financial resources.