Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016
Party: Jeary Seikel and Chris Purcell honored Alex Butts at a pre-nuptial shower in the Seikel home. Butts and Michael Brady will be married in December.
Flowers/food: A MacKenzie-Childs vase held a huge bouquet of pink and white peonies and pink, red and white roses. It was set on a matching cake plate topped with the same flowers, which was a gift for the bride-to-be from the hostesses. There also was a collection of bride and groom cake toppers used in decorations. Tea sandwiches, cheese spreads, fruit kabobs and bride and groom cookies were served. Drink straws were decorated with initialed hearts. Greeting guests at the front gate was a wreath centered by a heart and the couple's initials.
PARTY FOR ART
Reception: Family and friends of Caroline Cohenour dropped by the In Your Eye Gallery for a special preview of her colorful new collection of original works of watercolor and ink. Her work also was shown at the Paseo First Friday Art Walk event the following night.
The buzz: Guests enjoyed wine, cheese, fruit and sandwiches and talked about seeing the videos of her paintings on Instagram Stories.
Seen: Guests included Patty and Kent Cohenour, Lynda and Chuck Nelson, Sarah and Dustin Dorr, Jennifer and Gib James, Reistle Cohenour, Jaicks Cohenour, Rita Ortloff, Rock Gumerson, Isabella Gumerson, Christy and Jim Everest, Mary FitzSimons, Linda James, Brian Barber, Ginny Starr Evans, Sydney Starr, Susan and Peter Hoffman, Paige and Chad Woolbright, Emily Pomeroy, Trent Hancock, Alison and Leon Hansen, Kathy Rodgers, Molly Ross and Chris Fuhrman.
NOVEMBER ART SHOW
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Event: Judy Hatfield was hostess for another great art show in her home at the Carnegie Centre. She has an art show every other month. This time she featured Choctaw artists Janie Umsted and Josh Johnico.
Catering: The menu was catered by Nourished Food Bar which is located in the Carnegie and owned by Jamie Conway and Lindsey Riddle. They provided a vegan assortment of cashew cheese and sweet potato crisps, hummus and carrots, chocolate truffles, coconut dates, bruschetta and hand pressed apple, ginger, lime cocktails and wine.
Seen: Among those at the event were Cathy Keating, Marnie and Clayton Taylor, Sandy and Art Cotton, Diana and Bill Wheat, Kathy and Noel Morris, Ralayna Kennedy, Dawn Byram, Carolyn Stager.
Luncheon: Members of the Ladies Music Club had the fall luncheon at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.
Guest: Guest artist was pianist Michael Schneider.
The club: The organization's mission is for the improvement of the musical culture, to promote knowledge and appreciation of music, to stimulate and encourage musicians to progressive work by performing recitals and concerts as often as possible.
KIWANIS INAUGURAL EVENT
Celebration: Members and guests celebrated the inaugural of Sunday Corbin, the only two- time club president since 1918 at the Hefner Grill. The past presidents gave her (again) the Big Stick, the president's symbol of power.
Other officers: Club officers are Leo Portman, president-elect; Don Andrews, vice-president; Rachael Weber, immediate past president; Jon Pennington, treasurer, and Terry Vanlandingham, secretary. Directors are Billy Coyle, Hassan Essaili, Noma Gurich, Mark Hanstein, Cam McLain, Kyle McLain, Steve Slawson and Steve Williams.
Luncheon: Members of The Golden Circle of Delta Delta Delta Alumnae met at Quail Creek Golf & Country Club for a luncheon. Chairman Ardyth McGee called the meeting to order.
Program: Marylee Strange gave a report on the sorority house improvements and recruitment at the University of Oklahoma and Tina Izadi reported on the Oklahoma City Alumnae Association.
SAYING THANK YOU
Private party: Clarke Harris entertained at The Greens Country at a Halloween event. This is his fifth year of hosting a party for charity. This one, with entrance fee and special auctions, benefited Folds of Honor and Warriors For Freedom. 200 people attended. The Greens partnered with his efforts by providing, food, space and staff.
G1. Mary Hanna, Clarke Harris, Major Ed Pulido, Joe Dorman. PHOTO PROVIDED