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Peggy Gandy: Social Scene

Luncheon, Heart Ball, Heart Benefit, Reception
By Peggy Gandy Published: March 3, 2013

Presenting sponsor: Chickasaw Nation.

Theme: “'Wonders of the Heart,”' featuring an Alice in Wonderland whimsical decor.

The evening: Entertainment, silent and live auctions, dancing to the music of the Scott Keeton band. Forty-nine Sweethearts were presented on stage with their fathers. High school students, these young women participated in volunteer and education programs for the American Heart Association throughout the school year.

Special guest: Russell Westbrook, who paid tribute to his deceased best friend Khelcey Barrs III.

Leaders: Donna and Bruce Lawrence were co-chairmen; lending a hand were Dick Tanenbaum, Jennifer Allen, John Richels, Sarah Brawley, David Pepper, Damon Brown, Tom McDaniel, Amy Crowley, David Harlow, Robert Dudley, Ross Hansen, Barbie and Mark Grimes and Tina Dobson. Tammy Payne was master of ceremonies.


Event: Delta Delta Delta Art with a Heart Benefit for the Oklahoma Children's Cancer Association in Conjunction with the Jimmy Everest Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's Hospital of Oklahoma.

Where: University of Oklahoma Children's Hospital Atrium.

What: Art created by the children who are patients at the Jimmy Everest Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's Hospital of Oklahoma during art therapy sessions. The art was donated for sale in a silent auction. The young artists attended for an evening of excited celebration and recognition of their accomplishments.


Event: Leading Ladies reception.

Sponsored by: The Oklahoma Women's Coalition.

Where: Oklahoma History Center.

Purpose: To celebrate and honor all women public figures in the state, including state legislators and county and city officials.

Speakers: Kim David, Jeannie McDaniel and Jean Warner.


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