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Parties, Etc.: Feb. 11, 2018: Helen Ford Wallace

HONORING CLAYTON KERSHAW

Gala: The 19th annual Warren Spahn Awards Gala honoring Clayton Kershaw, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the top left-handed pitcher in the National League, was held at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. This is the fourth time that Kershaw has received the magnificent bronze Warren Spahn trophy sculpted by artist Shan Gray. (For baseball lovers, his on-field statistics, for which he won the award, during the season included 18 wins, 202 strikeouts and an ERA of .231. He is also a three-time Cy Young Award winner.) At the Gala, Kershaw and his lovely wife Ellen were so gracious to all of the star-struck baseball fans.

Fanfare: The event, presented by the Bricktown Rotary Club and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, followed a news conference and a VIP reception. Dodger blue, white and red were used in table flower bouquets and the evening ended with a rousing rendition of the guests singing “Take Me Out To The Ballgame.” Co-chairmen were Chuck Shirley and Brittany Leemaster. Bob Carpenter, announcer for the Washington Nationals, was the emcee.

Ferguson Jenkins Award: Kershaw spent time with the other outstanding award winners during the night. They included top high school students. Five baseball players and a baseball coach were given the Ferguson Jenkins Outstanding student athlete award. They included Carson Orton, Heritage Hall; Ryan Gendron, Bishop Kelley; Tyler Polk, Duncan; Javier Ramos, Vian; Braxton Bohrofen, Westmoore; and Coach Joe Patterson, Westmoore.

Michele Smith Award: Five outstanding Oklahoma high school softball players were also honored, along with a softball coach. They were Mary Collins, Broken Bow; Cheyenne Factor, Yukon; Makayla Jackson, Putnam City, Zoe Jones, Mustang, Audrie LaValley, Carl Albert, and Coach Jaime Roberts, Mustang. These high school awards are presented by the Oklahoma City Public School Resource Center.

OKLAHOMA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY

Inaugural dinner: Dr. Sam D. Dahr was honored as the 117th president of the Oklahoma County Medical Society at a dinner at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. Two hundred friends and colleagues attended the party, which featured dancing to the music of DJ from M&M Productions.

Dr. Dahr: Dr. Dahr is chairman of the Ophthalmology Department at Integris Baptist. He specializes in medical and surgical retina, uveitis/autoimmune eye disease and ocular oncology. He is a graduate of Heritage Hall School, Stanford University and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. His residency and fellowship were at the University of Cincinnati and he also completed a fellowship at the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health.

Also honored: The Don F. Rhinehart Community Service Award was given to Dr. William L. Parry for improving the health systems in the community and leading groundbreaking work in Oklahoma in the area of acute renal failure, kidney studies and renal lymphatics.

Dinner: On the menu for the event was steak and salmon with a sweet potato and root vegetables. Desserts were served on the dessert bar. Black cloths were on the tables and there were bouquets of white hydrangeas and white roses in gold bowls.

OCMS: Oklahoma County Medical Society is a physician's organization to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. For 117 years, OCMS has served its physician members and the citizens of Oklahoma County.

OUTSTANDING BANQUET

Banquet: Members of the South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce held the 2018 annual banquet in the Cox Convention Center to honor outstanding individuals in the community and to install the new board of directors. Elaine Lyons is South Oklahoma City Chamber president.

Honorees: Linda Richardson won Ambassador of the Year; Karen Proctor, Volunteer of the Year; David Greenwell, Citizen of the Year; and Anne Hillerman, Native Daughter Award. (Also mentioned during the award were Anne's late father, Tony Hillerman and his late brother Barney Hillerman.)

RETRO ART

Cocktails and appetizers: Judy J. Hatfield was hostess at the Carnegie Centre 4th floor art gallery for a retro relic display and art show. “This was a special event and very different art show,” Hatfield noted. “Eric Brown and Matthew Peacock shared their 20th century modern art, furniture, collectibles and architectural salvage. They own Relic Revival, a vintage shop in Yukon, and share a passion for works that express history through design,” she added.

Guests: Guests included Sandy and Art Cotton, Tim Mannin, Leslie and Rick Terry, Rich Coppola, E. Michael Whittington, Danita Rose, and Jim Hollman.

Menu: The food was catered by Nourished Food Bar, which is a tenant in the Carnegie Centre and the staff provided vegan food. Table decorations included orchids and candles.

LEARNING A LITTLE HISTORY

Luncheon: Members of the William Rives Chapter of Colonial Dames XVII Century met for a luncheon at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. Teresa Cales and Diane King were hostesses.

Program: Sherry Sue McAdoo gave a historical account of early American immigrants who came to the colonies and then returned to their European homes.

On the tables: Cloths were mint green and white and royal blue decorations and chocolate truffles were on the tables. Lunch was an almond crusted chicken breast on top of orzo pasta and winter berry cobbler.

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Clayton and Ellen Kershaw, Emily Long, Charlie Price, Chuck Shirley. PHOTO BY BRYAN TERRY, THE OKLAHOMAN

Clayton and Ellen Kershaw, Emily Long, Charlie Price, Chuck Shirley. PHOTO BY BRYAN TERRY, THE OKLAHOMAN

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