Program: Jennifer Eve Fish moderated a chat between Carrie Keating Leonard, National Young Mother of the Year and her mother, former First Lady Cathy Keating, as the three were seated onstage in comfy chairs. They spoke on motherhood, community service and challenges young mothers meet every day. Carolyn Zachritz entertained with harp music. Decor colors were hot pink, white and green. Mixed spring flowers were the centerpieces.
Co-chairmen: Marni Sigmon and Monica Szymanski. Dee Richardson is president.
Seen: Sharlene Branham, Anne Gray, SoRelle Fitzgerald, Marni Taylor, Lori Grant, Roseann Herndon, Anne Cloninger, Frances Chandler, Mary Jane Kilgore, Connie Givens, Linda Young, Jerry Jennings and Pam Shadid.
A LADIES TRIBUTE
Event: Awards of Excellence.
Where: Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.
Honored: Janie Axton, Marnie Taylor, Charlotte Richels and retired Maj. Gen. Rita Aragon.
Presented by: The Societies of Oklahoma City University.
Chairman: Ann Alspaugh was chairman. Honorary chairmen were Ann Felton, Lou Kerr and Linda Rosser. Cathy Leichter is president.
Surprise award: Cathy Leichter was the first recipient of the Ann Simmons Alspaugh Distinguished Leadership Award.
Decor: Hot pink tablecloths with black napkins set off centerpieces of white tulips and hydrangea.
Entertainment: OCU Music School tenor J. Warren Mitchell performed.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Event: Edmond Women's Club 30th Anniversary Gala, “In Bloom.”
Where: Oak Tree Country Club.
What: To celebrate the club's volunteerism in the community. A seated dinner, live music and silent/live auctions.
Speaker: Gov. Mary Fallin.