Peggy Gandy: Social Scene

Reception, Dancing, Get-Together, VIP Pre-Party
By Peggy Gandy pgandy@opubco.com Modified: August 17, 2012 at 4:34 pm •  Published: August 19, 2012

Event: Lyric VIP party for “A Toast to Chita: Goddess of Broadway.”

Where: Home of Mary and Riley Fitzhugh.

Hosted By: American Airlines and Journey House Travel.

Buzz: This party for Lyric Theatre patrons was held the evening before the opening night of Lyric's production of “Chita Rivera: My Broadway.” More than 50 guests, including Rivera's brother, attended the party catered by Mickey Mantle's Steakhouse restaurant.

CHANGING OF THE GUARD

Event: Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics faculty get-together for new school president.

Where: Home of Suzanne Donnolo and Dorothy Dodd.

What: Frank Wang, relocating from Dallas, is the new president of OSSM. His duties officially began Aug. 1.

Buzz: Guests brought dishes to share at the fun informal gathering outside around the pool.

PRE PARTY

Event: Pre-gala VIP Party.

Where: Gaillardia home of Al Moorad.

What: This VIP party was a cocktail party for patrons of the Courage Awards Gala, which will be Saturday at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.