A FLIP OF THE PAN
What: Lights, Camera, EGG-tion!
Where: Coca-Cola Bricktown Events Center.
To benefit: Oklahoma City Museum of Art.
The evening: The theme highlighted the Museum's film program which brings independent foreign and classic films to the city and its importance in fulfilling the mission of enriching lives through the visual arts. Gourmet egg dishes prepared by local chefs and restaurants were the highlight of the evening. The Stars and DJ Brian Smith played for entertainment and an eclectic art raffle featured more than 60 local artists.
Chairman: Lea Morgan.
A TALENTED EVENING
Presented by: The University of Oklahoma Weitzenoffer Family College of Fine Arts.
Where: Will Rogers Theatre.
What: Cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres reception and an outstanding program of student performances.
Seen: Carolyn Wright, Chip Oppenheim, Mary Nichols, Lou Kerr, Bob Purgason, Mary Carol and John Gilbert, Rachel and Leon Zelby, Beth and Steve Kerr, Beverly and Mark Funke, Susan and Mike Turpen, Emily and David Stratton, Linda Garrett, Kirk and Royce Hammons, Lindy and John Ritz, Sandy and Stewart Meyers.
TAKING A STAND
Event: National Advocacy Day Meeting.
What: Members of the Oklahoma State Alliance of YMCAs met with U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Westville, during the nonprofit's National Advocacy Days. The Y advocated for issues regarding youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Event: Boys & Girls Club Champions of Youth Annual Gala.
Where: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
Honored: Marnie Taylor, Mathis Brothers Furniture and Jessica Caldwell.
The evening: The Boys & Girls Club of Oklahoma County celebrated individuals and organizations who helped champion a safer community by helping improve the lives of youth in the country.
Event: Myriad Botanical Gardens 25th Anniversary Celebration.
Where: Myriad Gardens Restaurant.
What: Dignitaries, visionaries, Garden founders, and board members gathered for a reception celebrating the Gardens 25th anniversary. Several speakers expounded on the renovation of this wonderful green space open to the public as well as projected projects of the area. James R. Tolbert III gave an illustrated presentation of the history of the Myriad Gardens. Maureen Heffernan, the present Executive Director and JoAnn Pierce, the first Executive Director, also spoke.