Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018
Banquet: Northwest Classen High School honored its inaugural group of inductees for the NWC Hall of Fame at a banquet at NW Classen. It was the very first “Order of The Round Table” class inducted into the NWC Hall of Fame and 400 people attended.
Honorees: Hall of Fame honorees were Jim Daniel (1958), Vince Gill (1975), Dayna Davis Savage (1957), Cliff Hudson (1973) and Ron Norick (1959). They were chosen for outstanding contributions to society through business, arts, charitable contributions, science and athletics. The event benefited Friends of Northwest Classen Foundation.
The students: Dinner was prepared and served in the cafeteria by students in the food service program. Advanced piano students played during the cocktail hour. NWC Honors Guitar students played during the dinner. The top five scholastic students at the school presented the inductees with their medals. More than 100 students from the school were involved in the event.
On the menu, which was prepared by the students: Dinner was “Flavor of Fall Salad” with seasonal greens, cranberry, orange, toasted pepitas, lacquered pork and roots (sous vide chili pork with mushroom reduction), dueling whipped potatoes and earthy-roasted fall vegetables, and bread pudding (fall spiced bread pudding drizzled with bourbon caramel glaze and topped with cardamom-infused whipped cream).
SECOND ANNUAL PARTY
Event: Annie Bohanon and Henry Browne were hosts for a Halloween costume party. It was in the Browne home. Pumpkins, berries and roses were centerpieces, along with the traditional Halloween décor of spiders, tarantulas, ghosts and bats hanging from the ceilings.
Costuming: Bohanon was a sophisticated black cat and Browne's costume was a great-looking Mad Hatter. Joy Richardson and Jerry Richardson won best costume for Adam and Eve. Jane Thompson and David Thompson won second place as a hunter and a lion.
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People: Guests included Mary Mahaffey, Mike Mahaffey, Barbara Beeler, Bud Beeler, Karen Luke, Rob Luke, Lela Sullivan, Mark Sullivan, Brenda McDaniel, Tom McDaniel, Leslie Samara, Scott Samara, Lida Elkins, Ron Elkins, Candy Ainsworth, Chuck Ainsworth, Sarah Hogan, Dan Hogan, Karen Browne, Bob Browne, Julee Coyle, John Coyle, Sue Homsey, Gary Homsey, Diana Beeler, Jeff Beeler, Joan Frates and Ed Barth.
Luncheon: The Myriad Gardens Foundation Board of Directors honored Carl Shortt Jr. for his longtime service to the gardens at the 17th annual Orchids in October luncheon at the Park House Event Center at the Gardens. He received the James R. Tolbert III Crystal Orchid Award.
Carl Shortt: The honoree was chosen for his impact on the beauty and success of the Myriad Botanical Gardens and Oklahoma City. He has taken 10,000 photos of the gardens, helping to maintain history and memories.
Occasion: 120 people were at the Mayfair Dance Club at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. The Floyd Haynes Orchestra played after dinner.
Dinner: Club members had a filet of beef steak dinner with New York cheesecake for dessert.
Event: The 13th Oklahoma Artists Invitational Show featuring paintings, sculpture and jewelry was held at North Park Mall. There were 24 artists and 200 pictures. A percentage of the sales was donated to Mercy Foundation for stroke prevention and treatment.
Speaker: During the event, Dr. Richard Smith gave a talk about stroke prevention.
Occasion: The Council Grove Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution's membership tea was held at the Oklahoma Genealogical Society. Special guest was State Regent Sue Allen, who spoke about her state project “Harvesting for Veterans.”
Event: Members of the William Rives Chapter of Colonial Dames XVIIC were at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club for their first meeting of the academic year. State president Sue Allen spoke.