TO BE COMMENDED
Event: Visions 2012 — A celebration of nonprofit leadership.
Where: Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.
To benefit: Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits.
Receiving awards: Christy Counts received the Visionary Impact Award; Ron Norick, the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Pam Newby, the Pat Potts Visionary Award.
Chairmen: Honorary chairmen were Ray and Pat Potts. Janie Axton and Sue Ann Hyde were co-chairmen. Committee members included Ken Bonds, Jean Harbison, Carlos E. Johnson, Joe Moran, Kathy Potts, Robert Spinks and Jon Trudgeon. Marnie Taylor is president and CEO.
Event: Beaux Arts Rehearsal Breakfast.
Where: Sable Room, Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.
Hosted by: 15 of the 2012 debs and escorts — Caroline Cox, Delaney Robinson, Bailey Self, M.K. Tyler, Kacie Webb, Will Burger, Jake Delaney, Patrick Duncan, Boone Ellis, Marshall Foltz, Bennett Hudson, Wilson Kerr, Ben Lewallen, Max Meyers and Stephen Young.
The breakfast: It was served preceding the rehearsal for the Beaux Arts Ball. Debs and escorts learned who they were partnered with at the breakfast.
FOR THE CAUSE
Event: Lupus Gala.
Where: Remington Park.
To benefit: Lupus Foundation of America, Oklahoma chapter.
Facts: Lupus affects more than 2 million Americans, 90 percent of them women. More women die from lupus-related symptoms than breast cancer, according to information from the organization.
Event: Holiday celebration & “Swanky” movie premiere.
Where: Will Rogers Theatre.
Presented by: Autism Oklahoma and Youth & Family Services.
What: Ten young adults with autism walked the red carpet as they entered the theater to see the movie “Swanky,” which was created about their experience with their art camp and art show “Big Swanky Art Show” this past summer. Holiday ornaments and calendars were also sold.
'TIS THE SEASON
Event: Allied Arts Holiday Party.
Where: Myriad Gardens Restaurant Space.
What: Annual Christmas party for Allied Arts patron Circle Club members.