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Parties, Etc.: Sunday, March 19, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Regent to remember

Dinner: A. Max Weitzenhoffer was honored at a recent dinner for his service to the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents. OU President David L. Boren and his wife, Molly Shi Boren, were hosts at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. Weitzenhoffer has been a regent for 14 years. The theme for the event was “A Regent to Remember.”

Speakers: Clarke Stroud, Vice President for Student Affairs, was master of ceremonies. Speakers at the event were Clay Bennett, OU Board of Regents Chairman; Boren; John McArthur, Cameron University President; Larry Rice, Rogers State University President; Joe Harroz, OU College of Law Dean; Daniel Pullin, OU Price College of Business Dean; and Larry Naifeh, OU Athletics, Associate Athletic Director.

Distinguished alumni

Dinner: Three University of Oklahoma law alumni were inducted in the annual Order of the Owl Hall of Fame recently. They were The Hon. David B. Lewis, Judy Hamilton Morse, and The Hon. Steven W. Taylor. All of the honorees are OU Law graduates who have demonstrated leadership and service in their legal careers. The event was held in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom in the Oklahoma Memorial Union on the Norman campus.

Program: Opening remarks were given by Law School Dean Joseph Harroz Jr. The newest members of OU's Order of the Coif from the 2016 class; along with three new faculty members, Roger Michalski, Melissa Mortazavi and Josh Sellers; were added to the chapter, along with this year's honorary member, Stan Evans. After inductions, there were remarks from each of the honorees.

Previous winners: Other law alumni inducted through years include The Hon. Thomas R. Brett, Bill W. Burgess Jr., The Hon. Michael Burrage, The Hon. Robin J. Cauthron, Dean Emeritus Andrew M. Coats, The Hon. Tom J. Colbert, James T. Comfort, William T. Comfort Jr., Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, James L. Gallogly, The Hon. Noma D. Gurich, William G. Paul, W. DeVier Pierson, J. Hugh Roff Jr., William J. Ross, Kathy Taylor, The Hon. Ralph Thompson, The Hon. Lee West, Reggie Whitten and The Hon. Alma Bell Wilson.

Happy birthday, Sunshine

Lunch: Dr. Sunshine Sanger Myers was honored at her 95th birthday with lunch in her home hosted by her children, Sherry Sullivan, Gaye Sherman, Laura Sullivan and Brad Sullivan. They invited immediate family members of the honoree.

Food/flowers: Lunch was fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans and mac and cheese, along with two decorated chocolate birthday cakes. A huge bouquet of tulips, roses, daisies and lilies of the valley were on the dining room table and colorful streamers decorated the chandelier.

Meeting with the Thunder

Luncheon: The Junior League of Oklahoma City sustainers met for lunch at Rococco's to talk about basketball. Michael Cage, broadcast analyst for the OKC Thunder, met with them and shared information about the game and the business of basketball.

Seen: At the event were Catherine Armitage, Jennifer Goodall, Betsy Hyde, Mary Robideaux, Valerie Aubert, Susan Bernardy, Ann Kirkpatrick, Bette MacKellar, Joann Graham, Peggy Burris, Lisa Elder, Audrey Seeliger, Carey Sue Vega and Michael Cage.

60th state conference

Occasion: The Oklahoma State Colonial Dames XVII Century held the 60th annual state conference at the Courtyard by Marriott Oklahoma City North. They installed new officers.

Decorations: Each guest had a silk yellow rose at their place. Colonial Dames' colors are royal blue and yellow.

Baskets: Veteran's baskets were prepared by the chapters and given to the representatives from the Women's Outpatient Clinic, OKC VA Medical Center.

Related Photos
David L. Boren and A. Max Weitzenhoffer. PHOTO BY TRAVIS CAPERTON.

David L. Boren and A. Max Weitzenhoffer. PHOTO BY TRAVIS CAPERTON.

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Helen Ford Wallace

Helen Ford Wallace is a columnist covering society-related events/news for The Oklahoman. She puts local parties online with daily updates. She creates, maintains and runs a Parties blog which includes web casts. She is an online web editor for... Read more ›

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