Peggy Gandy: Social Scene

Research Fund Dinner, Symphony Show House Preview, Dinner, Awards Ceremony
By Peggy Gandy pgandy@opubco.com Modified: February 8, 2013 at 6:04 pm •  Published: February 10, 2013

Show House Homes: 1501 158th, Edmond; 15820 Chapel Ridge Road, Edmond, and 1401 NW 158th, Edmond. The Show House will be open for tours May 4-19.

Chairman: Simon Shingleton.

To benefit: Oklahoma City Philharmonic and music education programs throughout the state.

GETTING A PUNCH IN

Event: OKC Charity Fight Night's VIP Party for large donors of OKC Charity Fight.

Where: The home of Liz and Tim McLaughlin.

Guest of honor: Fight Night celebrity host Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini.

To benefit: OKC Police Athletic League.

HUMANITARIANS

Event: Oklahomans Against Trafficking Humans (OATH) Luncheon.

Where: Skirvin Hilton Hotel.

In honor of: National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.

Master of ceremonies: Miss Oklahoma 2012 Lauren Lundeen.

Speaker: Suzi Hanson and survivor Jeannetta McCrery.

A RECOGNITION

Event: South OKC Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet.

Where: Cox Convention Center.

What: Installation ceremony for the 2013 board of directors and an awards ceremony. Robert Henry, former judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals and current president of Oklahoma City University, was given the Native Son award. Renowned vocalist Leona Mitchell performed.