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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Dec. 2
By Helen Ford Wallace
| Published: December 2, 2012
Party: Debby and Paul Dudman were hosts for a holiday party the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Traditionally, they invite neighbors and family members for cocktails and dinner.
Decor: Seasonal flowers included a large silver bowl filled with roses, orchids, chrysanthemums, artichokes and fall leaves. Gilded leaves also were on the table where ham and biscuits, tenderloin, shrimp, mini-baked potatoes, dips, Brie, bacon wrap-ups, and trays of vegetables and fruits were served. Lemon squares and pumpkin tarts were on the dessert table.
Seen: Barbara and Bud Beeler, Jerriann Altshuler, Petar Alaupovic, Jan and Robert Henry, Pat and Byron Gambulos, Nancy and Bob Anthony, Betsy Hyde, Mary and Bill Price, Suzanne Anthony, Katie Anthony, Eileen and Josh Everett, Judy and Hanna Saadah, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Leslie Fretwell, Jim Latting, Ashley Altshuler, Katie and Brooks Altshuler, Kathy Carey, Puffer Jones and Barbara Fretwell.
SENIOR FOLLIES CAST CONVENES
Event: Nikki Singer, member of the Oklahoma Senior Follies cast, was hostess for a Christmas dinner for cast members at Gaillardia Golf & Country Club.
Tables: Tables were decorated with lanterns, leaves and fruit and Champagne was served, along with Italian meatballs, egg rolls, quiche, coconut shrimp and fruit and cheese.
Program: Carol Sander noted that the next Oklahoma Senior Follies is set for June 14-16, 2013. Auditions for the event will be Jan. 12-13 and the volunteer organization, Follies Friends, will have a kickoff meeting on Jan. 10. The Follies, auditions and Follies Friends kickoff meeting will be at Oklahoma City University and are projects of Burbridge Foundation and OCU. Bobbie Burbridge Lane is founder of the OSF and FF.
Partygoers: Linda Piro, John Ferguson, Jackie Short, Terry Runnels, Charlotte Franklin, Kristina and Franklin Rapp, Jim Henline, Carolyn and Bob Windsor, Jane Hall, Rosie and Paul Coulter, Virginia Wright, Sherman Andruss.
END OF AN ERA
Reception: Members of the Junior League met at The Remarkable Shop to toast its history.
Fast Facts: The Shop closed in November after 82 years. It has been called The Thrift Shop, The Remarkable Thrift Shop and The Remarkable Shop, and it was located at 3208 N May. One of the past locations was 1010 N Virginia. Cristi Reiger is Junior League President.
Decor: Tables were set up in the empty building and guests enjoyed Champagne and cheeses, fruit and cookies. Past Remarkable Shop reports were displayed for guests to view.
FOUNDING MOTHERS CELEBRATED
Occasion: Fifty members of Tri Delta Alumnae met in the home of Margaret McLain for a Founder's Day Celebration. Chairmen were Teresa Payne and Jennifer Nelson. Nelson led the group in a game of Tri Delta Trivia.
Award: Linda Lowe presented Gerry Puglsey with the “Lifetime Loyalty Award” for service to Tri Delta's college chapters and alumni group. Wendy Simpson is alumni president and Jo Fudge is Golden Circle president.
At the party: Julie Carver, Susan Adams, Jackie Dean, Virginia Robertson, Fudge, Simpson, Rhonda Williston, Sallie Cavin, Lisa Synar, Ann McBride, Courtney Greer, Juliann Strange, Katylee Strange and Melanie Russell.
Event: Members of the Town Hall board of directors met for dinner at Quail Creek Golf & Country Club. Hosts were Sharlene Branham, Jeannie and Sam Cole, Carolyn Bean, Carol Harr, Sara Treadway and Kaye Adams.
Honoree: The event honored FBI expert Clint Van Zandt who gave a lecture the next day at the Oklahoma City Town Hall meeting on “The Face of 21st Century Terrorism.”
Guests: Ann Carlson, Bob Bishop, Carolyn and Lloyd Bean, Jean and Joe Burke, Jan and Richard Smith, Sara and Olen Treadway, John and Jeanette Willet.