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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.:Aug. 19
By Helen Ford Wallace
| Published: August 19, 2012
Party: Hal McKnight, Steve Haggard, Jim Rust, Frank Battle and Ken Howell planned a 45th reunion party for Harding High School Class of 1967.
Location: Guests gathered at the Howell Gallery.
Success story: Reunion plans were only in the making for 30 days, but more than 90 classmates, spouses and guests attended.
Seen: Mary and Jim Richard, Linda and Ken Howell, Cindy and Mike Biddinger, Judy Vossler, Mike Fauks, Nancy and John Rowntree, Susan and Peter Hoffman, Christa and John Chain, Linda and Ron James, Terry Sinclair, Julie and Kirk Fredrickson, Diane and Jim Ferguson, Ann and Bob Osborne, Barbara and Bud Beeler, Becky and Carter Foree, Pam Holton, Glenna and John Hoke, Carol and Jeff Blalock, Helen and Pat Dailey and Sally and Steve Ramsey.
THE BRITISH ARE HERE
Luncheon: Brenda Dudman Bishop from England has been in Oklahoma City for three weeks visiting Debby and Paul Dudman. Debby and Patricia Gambulos entertained at a luncheon at The Coach House during her stay.
Red, white and blue: On the table for the seated luncheon were the Flag of St. George, Flag of the United Kingdom and the U.S. flag. Red roses tied with red, white and blue ribbons were at each place and were party favors.
Cheers: Pimm's Cup cocktails were served before lunch.
Guests: Jose Freede, Kelsey Walters, Mary Price, Barbara Beeler, Rita Dearmon, Linda Steinhorn, Jamie Lewallen and Lil Ross.
Party hopping: Kingsley Holmboe Burke celebrated her 30th birthday with a cocktail party in her home. Husband Jeff Burke prepared “Cupcake Martinis” dusted with rainbow sprinkles and the guests had their palms read by “Lady Linda.” They had dinner at S&B's Burger Joint and Pinkitzel Cupcakes and Candy Store and then went clubbing at The Boom and Groovy's.
The glam: They were given party favors of colorful wigs and eyelashes which they wore during the evening.
The glitz: They traveled around the town in a 1972 red Cadillac convertible, which was decorated with twinkling lights. Kingsley's brother Jens Holmboe, was the chauffeur.
ALOHA AT SUNSET
Luau dinner: Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club members celebrated the end of summer with a luau. It was on the upper terrace and poolside at the club.
Menu: The Polynesian atmosphere featured a menu with a Kalua pig cooked outside, mahi mahi fish, coconut fried shrimp and tropical fruits and desserts.
NEW MEMBER OPEN HOUSE
Open house: Edmond Women's Club board member Leigh Thompson was hostess for the EWC's new member open house. Thirty prospective members learned about the club and plans for the 30th anniversary year of the group.
Facts: The EWC provides volunteer participation in various community projects in Edmond as well contributing grants and scholarships.
Luncheon: Members of the Oklahoma National Society Colonial Dames 17th Century had a luncheon and workshop at the Crown Heights Christian Church. Tables were decorated with flowers in the group's gold and blue colors.
Welcome: State President Ellen Jayne Wheeler welcomed members and reports were given.
Next event: Rosa Barton, president of the Washita Trace chapter, issued invitations to the state conference.