Peggy Gandy: Social Scene

Celebration, Wine Benefit, Charity Night
By Peggy Gandy pgandy@opubco.com Published: July 1, 2012
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ABOUT GIVING

Event: Celebration honoring contributors to United Way of Central Oklahoma's Legacy of Giving Building Campaign.

Raised: More than $5 million.

Where: United Way of Central Oklahoma.

Attending: United Way of Central Oklahoma board members, top building campaign donors and corporate sponsors.

Of interest: A recognition wall featuring donors and a look at the organization's history was unveiled and will remain a permanent fixture in the building.

GIVING RESEARCH A BOOST

Event: 241 Wine Festival.

Host: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.

To Benefit: OMRF Brain Cancer Research.

What: A two-day benefit event. A Wine Festival featuring wine, food, auction and live entertainment at the foundation headquarters on Sunday evening; Golf Tournament at Oak Tree Country Club on Monday. The Festival, which featured entertainment by Alice Cooper, Shooter Jennings, Jessi Colter, The Red Dirt Rangers and The Okie Stompers, raised $675,500.

Committee members: Jim Bass, Bill Crawford, Ramsey Drake, Randy Hogan, Frank McPherson, Jim Morris, James Mueller, Harrison Levy, Rebecca Patten, Phyllis Stough, Betsy Thorpe, Lew Ward, Christy Everest, Kim Henry, Becky Switzer, Ann Cameron, Matilda Clements, Ann-Clore Duncan, Lisa Garvey, Katie Blaik James and Ann Trudgeon.



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