Parties, Etc. for Sunday, April 1, 2018
Cocktails/dinner: Alexa Cook and Augie Sherman were honored at a cocktail and dinner party in the home of Jenny and Rick Dunning. Co-hosts for the party were Alison and Scott Calhoon, Liz and Kent Hoffman, Valerie and Brad Naifeh, Mary Kay and Bobby Samis, Gayla and Tommy Stapleton, Theresa Stringer, Dan Banson and Jill and Thane Swisher.
Flowers/gift: Tall arrangements of white hydrangeas, white delphiniums and lilies were on the table and set around the house. The hosts gave the engaged couple a William Yeoward crystal decanter.
The wedding: Alexa and Augie will be married in August in Sun Valley, Idaho.
Luncheon: Members of the Pi Beta Phi of Oklahoma City Alumnae Club were hostesses for the 22nd annual “Gathering of the Angels,” a yearly event featuring a silent auction, raffle and speaker.
Featured speaker: Barbara Tootle, president of Left Field Consulting and also a Pi Phi, was guest speaker and spoke on the importance of literacy, Pi Phi's national philanthropic effort. The local group benefited Payne Education Center and Santa Fe South Elementary School.
Tables: The tables were decorated with bouquets of blue and white hydrangeas. Guests bought raffle tickets for big baskets of prizes. Ann Richard-Rarinha was event chairman. Danielle Lidwell is alumnae club president.
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Reception: Santa Fe artist, Dick Evans, and his wife, Susan, were in Oklahoma City for the Howell Gallery's opening of his “Landscapes From Within.” The artwork was a series of bright, colorful abstract landscapes. The show will be in place through April 14th.
At the party: Those attending the party included Anne Workman, Elizabeth and Joe Waner, Betsy and Nick Berry, Barbara Watson, Sue Ann and Dudley Hyde, Sally Saunders, Linda and Bill Rodgers, Christi and Nolan Coyle, Suzanne Silvester, Cathy and Jim Blevins, Cinda and Owen Lafferty, Linda and Lance Benham, Janie and Gary McCurdy, Pat Cashman, Krista Jones, Craig Stinson, Samina and Zaheer Baber, Dana and Randel Shadid and Kathy and Mike Bickford.