Peggy Gandy: Social Scene: Aug. 10

Cocktail Buffet, Cocktails, Banquet
By Peggy Gandy pgandy@opubco.com Published: August 10, 2014
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SPORTS ACCLAIM

Event: Oklahoma March of Dimes Sports Headliner Banquet Hall of Fame Night.

Venue: Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.

Honored: Headliner of the Year: Bob Stoops; Headliner Special: Lon Kruger and John Smith; Community Award Winners: Kevin Durant and Bob Funk Jr.; Bob Hersom Award: Berry Tramel; Lifetime Achievement Award: David M. Vance.

Masters of Ceremonies: Brian Davis, Thunder TV play-by-play announcer, and Grant Long, former Thunder TV analyst.

To benefit: Tables and sponsorship packages ranged from $1,000 to $25,000 to benefit the March of Dimes mission of improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.

RECOGNITION

Event: Cocktail Buffet.

Honoring: Dr. John and Charlotte Mulvihill for their $100,000 gift to establish The Children’s Hospital Foundation Mulvihill-Altshuler Endowed Research Program in Genetics. Since 1998 the late Dr. Geoffrey Altshuler was a mentor and friend to the Mulvihills.

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