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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, May 13, 2018

Coffee, Birthday, Art, Tea, Afternoon Event, Home Tour Parties

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The Morning Brew: Royal wedding edition

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get married Saturday at Windsor Castle.

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Looking for love

QUESTION: I am having trouble meeting people. As a single, professional woman looking for male friends, I have tried the dating...

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20-40-60 eEtiquette: Hold the honey

QUESTION: I'm a woman of a certain age and feel disrespected when young people waiting on me at a store call me “honey” or...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, April 15, 2018

Fashion Show, Scout Dinner, Phi Beta Kappa, Military Ball

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, April 8, 2018: Helen Ford Wallace

OU Welcome Party, Spring Dinner, Book Receptions, Honoring Honorees, Military Ball

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Oklahoma City Events: Helen Ford Wallace

Wedding Party, Pi Beta Phi Event, Art Show Reception

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Rebecca Minkoff and others to inspire women to ‘THRIVE’ at Women in Leadership Conference

It takes talent, effort and guts to be a woman in leadership. But, one of these qualities stands out among the rest. “Guts. You...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, March 25, 2018

Allied Arts, Reunion, Vallion Award, Town Hall Dinner

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, March 18, 2018.

Beaux Arts Coffee, Cocktails & Conversation, State Event

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. : Sunday March 4, 2018.

Show House Party, Wedding Shower, Award Winner, Panhellenic Tea

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Philip Anschutz to receive first Western Visionary Award

Philip Anschutz will receive the inaugural Western Visionary Award when the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum...

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Problem saying 'You're welcome'?

Should people say "No problem," or "You're welcome"?

One thing women are putting off longer these days

News6 days ago

More women are delaying motherhood. The median age of new mothers in the U.S. is 26 years old, compared to 23 in 1994, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center.

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Oklahoma City Parties: Helen Ford Wallace

Luncheons, Wedding Shower, Birthday Party, Dinner Club, Happy Hour

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018:

Champagne Party, Fashion Group, PEO Chapter, Theta Founder's Day, Art

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Oklahoma City Parties: Helen Ford Wallace

Baseball Gala, Inaugural Event, Chamber Banquet, Art Show, Colonial Dames

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Judy Lehmbeck---Parties and Weddings

Judy Lehmbeck, owner of Judy Lehmbeck Bridal and Party Co., talked about 2018 trends and ideas. She also talked about the...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018

Winter Ball, Baby Shower, Birthday Party

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Boots & Ball Gowns for Infant Crisis Services

February 3rd ---Boots & Ball Gowns Gala

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018

Junior League Event, OU College of Pharmacy Reception, Birthday Party, Art Show.

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Warren Spahn Gala honoring Clayton Kershaw

Chuck Shirley talks about Clayton Kershaw and the Warren Spahn Gala!

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ArtNow---Oklahoma Contemporary Arts!

ArtNow showcases 25 Oklahoma contemporary artists at the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center.

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OKC Parties, 2018: Helen Ford Wallace

New Year Brunch, Retirement Party, Holiday Parties, Baby Shower

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Helen Ford Wallace: OKC Parties of the Week!

Bachelor's Club Ball, Christmas Parties, Bridal Event

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OSU's Ann Hargis and Scuff were on Parties Extra!

Oklahoma State University's Ann Hargis and her dog Scuff appear on camera!

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Celebrating 30 years of Habitat for Humanity

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017

Oklahoma City Parties: Helen Ford Wallace

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Gourmet popcorn at its finest---Kernels and Kandies

Ron and Stacey produce great gourmet popcorn and excellent candy!

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Cyber Senior graduates recognized in ceremony

Concordia Life Care Community residents recently celebrated their graduation from Cyber Seniors at Francis Tuttle Technology...

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Phil Wheeler talks about the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club

Parties at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017

Christmas Parties, Birthday Event, Cocktails, Mercy Gala

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Merry Christmas from Helen!

The Oklahoman was lucky to be serenaded by soldiers from Fort Sill on Thursday, Dec. 21. Listen in.

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Have gun, will travel?

Is it OK to openly wear a loaded gun to family get-togethers during the holidays?

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017

Christmas Parties, Holiday Open Houses, Anniversary, Champagne Reception, Kiwanis Event

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20-40-60 Etiquette: A shower without presents?

QUESTION: I am the hostess for a wedding shower. The bride gave me a link to Amazon where she is registered. When I clicked on...

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Box of ornaments leads to Christmas feeling

From lights to bustle to bits of nostalgia, Oklahoma City has that holiday feeling

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017

Bachelor's Club Debs, Celebration, Birthday, Alumni Events, Art Show

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Helen Ford Wallace: Highlights of the Beaux Arts Ball

Beaux Arts Ball Debutantes, Escorts, King

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King of Beaux Arts Ball announced

Beaux Arts Ball King G. Rainey Williams Jr. was introduced last weekend at the royal art-themed regal Ball at the Oklahoma City...

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Beaux Arts Ball: Oklahoma City Party of the Week

Beaux Arts Ball Debutantes, Escorts, King

A refueling operator on a KC-46A Pegasus won't have to lie down on the job.

Business6 days ago

The KC-46A Pegasus being developed by Boeing for the U.S. Air Force will provide the service with an aerial tanker that the manufacturer says will be more affordable to operate. Officials said lessons they learned from another military aircraft...

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Oklahoma City Parties of the Week! Helen Ford Wallace

Bridal Events, Town Hall, Paseo Awards, Theta Surprise, New Members, Volunteers

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Oklahoma City Parties! Helen Ford Wallace

Ballet Board, Alliance Dance, Mistletoe Market, Launch Party, Visiting French

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Forever young?

Should there be an age cutoff for Granny's presents?

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OKC Parties of the Week! Helen Ford Wallace

Dinner, Awards Luncheon, Hayride, Art Show, New Board, Check Presentation

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Mistletoe Market Happening Now!

Mistletoe Market at the Cox Convention Center

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Face the music

Would you please address the subject of paying wedding musicians?

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OKC Parties of the week: Helen Ford Wallace

Maestro Ball, Advisors Meeting, Kappa Luncheon, High Tea, Painting Party

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Thanks for the experience !

QUESTION: Here's my question: Is it rude to ask someone for an experience gift? I (like many of us, probably) really don't need...

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Helen Ford Wallace: OKC Parties of the Week!

Celebration Dinner, Kings For Cocktails, Anniversary Art

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Should reader respond to internet site via letter?

QUESTION: I have an internet-based etiquette question. If I sent a question to an online lifestyle podcast blog that only...

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Helen Ford Wallace: OKC Parties of the Week

Junior League, Wedding Party, Cocktails, Anniversary, Art Show

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Celebrity Roast---Venetian Ball

Venetian Ball to benefit Oklahoma Lawyers for Children

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Oklahoma City Parties

Beaux Arts coffee, wedding showers, Kiwanis dinner, reception, Rotary celebration

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Your Halloween costume is ready--- Party Galaxy!

Marty Dillon talks Halloween and Party Galaxy!

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Helen Ford Wallace: OKC Parties of the Week

Friends of Music, Birthday Parties, Kappa Kickoff, Colonial Dames

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Scotch Tasting for OICA!

Oklahoma City Charity Scotch Tasting Party!

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Lisa Reed, Brent Hart, Joan Bryant---Maestro's Ball--- Parties Extra!

Get your reservations for the 2017 Maestro's Ball

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Helen Ford Wallace: OKC Parties of the Week

Miscellaneous Shower, United Way Party, Pre-Concert Event, Artist Event

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Come to the Broadway Ball!

Lyric Theater Broadway Ball!

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Bourbon, BBQ and Blues, set for Friday--Be there!

Fundraiser for Classen School of Advanced Studies ( Bourbon, BBQ and Blues)

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OKCU Hall of Honor inducts leaders of community, business

Five individuals who have clearly made significant contributions to the growth and development of Oklahoma will be...

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Helen Ford Wallace: OKC Parties of the Week

Annie Oakley Society Luncheon, Dinner at the Governor's Mansion, Dinner Honoring Ed Barth, Redbud Reception, Birthday Party

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Regular Oklahomans following their passions, talents

Regular Oklahomans following their passions, talents

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Jazz quintet performs

We have had some talented musicians perform in our various studios over the past ten years. Musicians from the U.S. Navy...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Sept. 17, 201

Renaissance Ball, Wedding Shower, Table Decorating, Art Reception

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Mary Higgins Clarks is honoree at Annie Oakley Society Luncheon!

Mary Higgins Clark is honoree at the Annie Oakley Society Luncheon at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum!

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Helen Ford Wallace: OKC Parties!

Preview Reception, Casino Party, Tailgate Party,

Oklahoma Baptists weigh in on beleaguered seminary leader

Life6 days ago

Oklahomans are among those weighing in for and against Southwest Baptist Theological President Paige Patterson, a prominent and influential Southern Baptist Convention leader who is currently embroiled in controversy surrounding past remarks he...

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Renaissance Ball set for September 8th, 2017!

We talk about the Renaissance Ball on Parties Extra!

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Sherri Coale fires up the crowd!

Sooner Stilettos: Cheerleaders for OU Women's Basketball

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Boyfriend flips lid over cap

The 20-40-60 team answers a reader's question about hat etiquette.

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Sept. 3, 2017.

Sooner Stilettos, Birthday Party, OVAC Preview Event, Lemonade

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Video: Debutante and Bridal dresses: JJ Kelly

JJ Kelly---Bridal and Debutante dresses

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Oklahoma City Event---September 21st

Impact Oklahoma Circles of Impact!!!

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Making a change?

At several restaurants I have been to recently the cashier asked if I wanted to donate money or my change to a specific charity.

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Parties of the week: Helen Ford Wallace

Girl Scout Fundraiser, Junior League Advisory Council, Birthday Party

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Monopoly Ball! Parties Extra!

Parent Promise Monopoly Ball

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Longtime Norman audiologist retires

Eva Saffer, senior audiologist at the Oklahoma Hearing Clinic, in Norman, has announced her retirement.

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Boots & Bourbon---Bricktown Rotary

Books & Bourbon-Fundraiser for Bricktown Rotary

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Helen Ford Wallace: OKC Parties of the Week

Archbishop's Dinner, Art in Taos, Junior League Social, Coffee With Artists

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Cookies and Cocktails August 17th

Cookies and Cocktails are scheduled August 17th from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Science Museum Oklahoma

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties of the Week

Celebrating Birthdays, Saloon Days, Art Opening

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Parties Extra! Armstrong Auditorium's Performing Arts Series

Performing Arts Series at the Armstrong Auditorium

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Helen Ford Wallace: OKC Parties of the Week

Surprise Party, Santa Fe Event, Heritage Hall Alumni, Junior League Council

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Helen Ford Wallace: OKC Parties of the Week

Birthday Party, Mexican Fiesta and Bar Shower, Chi Omega Event

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Exhibits: Artwork, galleries, artists

Artwork, openings and closings

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Stuck on you

We were at a party this summer and my wife and I were standing and talking in a group. I noticed that she had food stuck in her...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties of the Week

Rehearsal Dinner, Open House, Birthday Celebration, Luncheon and Board Meeting, Anniversary

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1400 Junior League members celebrate 90 years of community service

The Junior League of Oklahoma City celebrates 90 years!

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Parties, Etc.: July 16, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Happy Hour, Art Show, Birthday Party

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Kyle Anderson and Ken Carpenter---Stroud, Ok., Mother Road Fire Truck Show and Muster and Chili Cook-Off---Parties Extra!

Spend July 15 in Stroud, Oklahoma, on Route 66 for the first annual Mother Road Fire Truck Show

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Parties, Etc.: July 9, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Rotary Dinner, Wedding Event, Golf Tournament, Thank You Party, Book Launch, Luncheon

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What can WE do? 20-40-60 Etiquette

20-40-60 Etiquette team and guest suggests kindness and respect for everyone. Jane Jayroe has the guest answer.

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Put a little love in your heart

What do you think WE can do to help civility and good manners become understood and appreciated again?

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Parties, Etc.: Sunday, July 2, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Heritage Trust Grand Opening, Art of Brunch, Mercy Foundation, Cocktail Party, Prix De West, Art Opening

How did the Oklahoma state health department build a slush fund worth millions?

Health23 hours ago

The Oklahoma State Department of Health appeared bankrupt because no one at the top fully understood the accounting mechanisms that had built up a “slush fund” worth millions, according to a grand jury and the state’s auditors.

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Dewey Beene jr. and Amber Harris- Vault Ice---Parties Extra!

Vault Ice is great for summer and every day. Retail sales coming soon!

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Parties, Etc. for Sunday, June 25, 2017.

Anniversary, Brunch, Reunion, Redbud Classic Breakfast, Banquet

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Who hosts baby shower — friends or family?

Is it still improper for family members to host a baby shower?

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Parties, Etc.: June 18, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Beaux Arts Ball Debutantes and Escorts

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Marty Dillon and Bill Dillon---Party Galaxy---Parties Extra!

Marty Dillon and Bill Dillon of Party Galaxy show decorations for July 4th

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Aimee Harlow, Lori Burson, Jayme Phillips---The Art of Brunch---Parties Extra!

Oklahoma Contemporary's The Art Of Brunch is Saturday. Be there!

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Parties, Etc. for Sunday, June 4, 2017

Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, June 4, 2017.

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Parties, Etc. for May 28, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Follies Luncheon, Baby Shower/Brunch, Candlelight Dinner, Birthday Party, Art Show, Founder's Day Party, Salad Supper

Hosting Parties: Protect your guests and yourself

Whether you’re hosting a small get-together or throwing a big bash, it’s important to protect yourself and your guests....

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Parties, Etc. : Sunday, May 21, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Engagement Party, Junior League Event, Early American Glass Luncheon, Spring Picnuc

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Jennifer McCharen---Party hair for summer---Parties Extra!

Jennifer McCharen shows us new hair styles and tells us about great hair products.

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Ann Felton Gilliland---Habitat for Humanity---Parties Extra!

Habitat for Humanity and the Show House connection!

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Parties, Etc.: May 14, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Dinner, Awards Luncheon, Perceptivity Award, Symphony Show House Parties

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Hard Hat Tour of the new Mercy Coletta Building, Breast Center and Cancer Center in Oklahoma City

   Saraa Kami, Heather Clay. (Photos by Helen Ford Wallace).    Members of the Mercy Health Foundation...

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Parties, Etc.: Oct. 25, 2015: Helen Ford Wallace

King's Party, Mercy Foundation First Look Party, Engagement Party, Dedication, Art Reception

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Parties, Etc.: May 7, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Awards Dinner, Farewell Party, Wedding Shower, Polka Dot Party, Wine and Cheese, Leadership Luncheon, Cleats & Cocktails

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20-40-60 Etiquette---Are congratulations in order?

 Alan Herzberger has the guest answer for 20-40-60 Etiquette!

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Parties, Etc. for Sunday, April 23, 2017

Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, April 23, 2017

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Parties, Etc.: April 16, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Birthday Party, Poet's Dinner, Mother Of The Year, Conference Events

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20-40-60 Etiquette: I'd like to thank ...

How many hostesses should get thank-you cards?

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Video & interviews: Oklahoma Girl Scout Katie Francis breaks career cookie sale record

Katie Francis marked the 100th anniversary of Girl Scout cookie sales in style, sharing her sales tips on the “Today” show,...

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Parties, Etc.: Sunday, April 9, 2017:Helen Ford Wallace

Winter Ball Committee Meeting, Awards of Excellence Reception, Pre- Nuptial Events, Orchestra League Luncheon

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Parties, Etc.: April 2, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Spring Dinner, Junior League Luncheon, Senior Follies Cast Party, Town Hall Dinner

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Parties, Etc.: Sunday, March 26, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Breakfast, Birthday Party, Luncheons, Musical Program

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Happy birthday, Brooke

Party: Brooke Haneborg was honored on her birthday when friends and neighbors dropped by her mother, Linda Haneborg's,...

Oklahoma motorcycle crashes on the rise with temperatures

NewsMay 6, 2018

As motorcyclists hit the roads as the weather warms, so do the number of crashes on Oklahoma roads, data shows.

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

Dinner, Order of the Owl, Birthday Luncheon, Junior League Sustainers,

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Parties, Etc.: March 12th, 2017:Helen Ford Wallace

Birthday Party, Luncheons, Art Receptions, Phi Beta Kappa Social

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Misti McClellan and Melissa Walton---Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma---Parties Extra!

100 years of cookie sales---Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma

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Parties, Etc.: Sunday, March 5, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Oscar Party, Preview Party, Cocktails and Conversation, Spring Tea, Reception

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21C Museum Hotel---Matt Cowden and Melanie Briley---Parties Extra!

Check out the 21C Museum Hotel for hotel accommodations and party venues.

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Parties, Etc.: Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

OSU Hall of Fame Reception, Dance, Art Party, Luncheon

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Juliette Low Leadership Society Luncheon---Parties Extra!

Celebrating 100 years of Girl Scout cookies!

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Parties, Etc.: Feb. 19, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Formal Dinner, Birthday Party, Panhellenic Brunch, Banquet, Military Ball

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Evening of Excellence dinner

Excellent event: Members of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Alumni Association were hosts for a black-tie dinner...

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Parties, Etc.: Feb. 12, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Reception, Going Away Party, Pi Phi Party, Founders Day Event

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Parties, Etc.: February 5th, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Birthday Parties, American Mothers of Oklahoma Reception, Cocktail Party

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Prime location

Prime location Cocktails: A cocktail party and Oklahoma City get-together was hosted by Connie and Gary Fuller in their condo...

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Parties, Etc.: January 29th, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Parties, Etc.: January 29th, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

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Chuck Shirley---Warren Spahn Award Gala---Parties Extra!

The Warren Spahn Award Gala is February 2nd.

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20-40-60 Etiquette---Celebrating the New Year---at home or at a party?

20-40-60 with guest answer from Richard Rosser, author of "Piggy Nation"

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Waiting at a funeral

People grieve in different ways

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Parties, Etc.: January 8th, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Holiday Dinner, Hotel Association Dinner, Donor Event, United Way Women's Group

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Of Character: Lawson links Thunder players to community

Between parenting and a wide range of duties for the Thunder, life rarely slows down for Ayana Lawson, the Thunder’s director...

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Getting married in the morning

Would it be appropriate to have a morning wedding, followed by a breakfast? It seems like most wedding these days are at night,...

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Twenty-eight debutantes introduced at the Bachelors Club Christmas Ball

The 71st annual Bachelors Club Christmas Ball was held at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.

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Parties, Etc.: January 1st, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace

Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Jan.1, 2017.

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Celebrating the season

Party: Ashley and Cavett Lee hosted their annual Christmas Party in Quail Creek. Decor: Various sizes and shapes of green and...

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Vision Awards

Event: The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits held the 2016 Visions Awards at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. This year,...

“Our problem in Oklahoma is that we don’t invest in people,” mental health providers say

LifeApr 29, 2018

Oklahoma mental health facilities have had to do more with less as the state cut their funding.

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Parties, Etc.: December 25th, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Parties, Etc.: December 25th, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

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Party Ice---Dewey Beene jr. and Amber Harris talk about specialty cocktail ice from Vault Ice Co.---Parties Extra!

Check out the Vault Ice Co. custom cocktail ice for the hospitality industry.

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Parties, Etc.: December 18th, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Parties, Etc.: December 18th, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

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Marty Dillon and Party Galaxy---Christmas and New Year Selections---Parties Extra!

Marty Dillon talks about Party Galaxy and what's new for the holidays.

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Setting it straight

Two debutantes and their parents were incorrectly identified on page 7D of last Sunday's edition of The Oklahoman. The correct...

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20-40-60 Etiquette: A traditional Christmas?

How to keep your own traditions while honoring new ones.

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Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016

Helen Ford Wallace: Beaux Arts Ball Party, Tree Trimming Party, Donor Event, Award Winner, Pi Phi Party, Kiwanis Bowling,...

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Bachelor's Club members to present debutantes

Twenty-eight young women will make their debut at the 71st annual Bachelors Club Christmas Ball Dec. 22 at the Oklahoma City...

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Pi Phis convene

Event: Oklahoma City and Edmond Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Clubs had a joint meeting in the home of Cathy Dempsey. Dempsey chose the...

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Kiwanis Club members bowl in Midtown

Event: Members and guests of the Kiwanis Club of Oklahoma City met for a bowling party with a buffet dinner at the Dust Bowl in...

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Fireside party

Event: Hostess Keri Thompson entertained members of the Oklahoma City Alumnae Club of Alpha Gamma Delta at West Restaurant....

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Ree Drummond---Pioneer Woman---Mercantile In Pawhuska, Ok.---Parties Extra!

Pioneer Woman's Mercantile Restaurant and General Store is open in Pawhuska, Oklahoma! The Christmas lights are up!

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Parties, Etc.: December 4th, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Debutantes Introduced at Beaux Arts Ball

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Beaux Arts Ball King Introduced at the Ball

Members of King of the Beaux Arts Ball G.P. Johnson Hightower's family have been connected in some manner to the Ball since 1947.

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20-40-60 Etiquette: A tight scrape

Is there a correct way to clear the table?

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Pioneer Woman's restaurant and shop bustling

Thousands of people per day throng to the town of Pawhuska to view Pioneer Woman, Ree, and Ladd Drummond’s and the family’s...

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Parties, Etc.: November 27th, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Dinner Party, Golf Luncheon, Cleats & Cocktails, United Way Reception, Art Show

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Stuck with guests who won't leave?

What do you do when the holiday guests just won't leave?

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60 years/Flaming Festival

Luncheon: Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, Kappa Alpha Theta Alumnae, was the special speaker at the 60th annual Flaming Festival at...

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Parties, Etc.: Nov. 20, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Kappa Alpha Theta Flaming Festival, Birthday Party, Bridal Tea, Art Shows

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Kenny McKenna's art showing

Reception: “The Northeast meets the Southwest” was the title of the art exhibit at The Howell Gallery and lots of art viewers...

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Happy birthday, Sue

Occasion: Sue Magness celebrated her birthday with a Watch Party in the home of Kanela Huff. The invitation stated “ Watch Sue...

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Honoring Paige

Bridal tea: Paige Williams, fiancee of Jason Shepherd, was honored at an afternoon bridal tea in the home of Marion Paden....

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OAI works of art

Event: Members of the Oklahoma Artists Invitational held an exhibit at North Park Mall for the Mercy Foundation program for...

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Michael Jordan inducts Westbrook into Oklahoma Hall of Fame

It was the 89th class formally inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Counting Thursday night, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame has...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016

Wedding Shower, Special Art Preview, Fall Luncheon, Kiwanis Inaugural, Tri Delta Luncheon,

Oklahoma schools plagued by low funding as student needs increase

NewsMay 6, 2018

Oklahoma schools have struggled through a decade of per-student funding decreases, resulting in larger class sizes and fewer classroom resources. But it has come at the same time the rate of students dealing with a slate of social challenges have...

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Meat me halfway

Reader gets stabby when friends stab their meat.

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Genea Vallion and Justin Edwards---Trochta's Flowers and Garden Center---Parties Extra!

The team at Trochta's Flowers and Garden Center is ready for the holiday season!

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Parties, Etc.: November 6th, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Awards Dinner, Birthday Party, Pre-Nuptial Event, Quail Creek Social,

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Happy birthday, Jane

Parties, Etc.: November 6th, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

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Royal treatment

Parties, Etc.: Oct. 30, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

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Celebrating 40

Party: Jeanette and Rand Elliott and staff of Elliott+Associates Architects celebrated the firm's 40th anniversary in the heavy...

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Learn and lunch

Occasion: Oklahoma City alumnae of Alpha Gamma Delta and Gamma Phi Beta met at Children's Hospital for a “learn and lunch”...

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Parties, Etc.: Sunday, October 30, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Beaux Arts Kings Party, 40th Anniversary, Reception, Birthday Ball, Learn and Lunch, Pi Beta Phis

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Lord, hear Tom's prayer

Former Copy Chief Thomas Maupin spent decades at The Oklahoman refining and checking our reporters' stories each night before...

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Parties Extra!---Annie Oakley Society Luncheon---Donna Lee Shirley and Jo Rowan received awards

The Annie Oakley Society launched another great luncheon at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. The members...

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Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

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Annie Oakley Luncheon "Out of This World"

he Annie Oakley Society lunched at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

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Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

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Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

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Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

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Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

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Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Parties, Etc.: October 23, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Oct. 16, 2016

Garden Brunch, Archbishop's Dinner, Groundbreaking/Reception, Art party, Pi Phis event

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Junior League's Mistletoe Market---Liza Cryder---Parties Extra!

Junior League's Mistletoe Market set for November 9-12

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Oct. 9, 2016

Dinner Party, Oktoberfest, Cocktails and Conversation, Northwest Chamber of Commerce Event, Leadership Oklahoma Summit

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ADG in Oklahoma City celebrates 40 years in business

ADG, a building planning and design program management and urban planning firm, celebrated 40 years in business with an open...

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Parties Extra!---Cathy Keating, Judy Hatfield, Diana Fields---Annie Oakley Society Luncheon

You won't want to miss the Annie Oakley Society Luncheon Gala on Thursday, October 13th, 2016.

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Parties Extra!--- Marty Dillon and Party Galaxy!

Halloween Costumes at Party Galaxy!

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Parties Extra!---How can you beat a party on a Ferris Wheel?

Party guests are served dinner on the Ferris Wheel

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Parties Extra!---Linda Dowling and Tracey Johnson---Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club

Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club is a great place to have a party!

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Oct. 2, 2016

OKC Navy Days Reception, Kiwanis Past Presidents, Town Hall Board Dinner, Pi Phis Event, Alpha Gamma Delta Tea

A new Cold War? Depends on who you ask.

NewsMay 7, 2018

With tensions between Russia and the U.S. heating up, we talk to a Russian living in Oklahoma and Oklahomans living in Russia.

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Dinner on the OKC Ferris wheel

Staff at Ludivine Restaurant and members of Oklahoma City's Wheeler District got together and provided a themed dinner called...

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Laura Monetti and Allison Fendrick---Easter Seals and the Oklahoma Inspire Awards---Parties Extra!

Oklahoma Inspire Awards set for October 15th at the Science Museum.

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Stars and cast attend the Red Carpet Movie Showing and After Party for Te Ata

Te Ata is shown in six theaters at the Warren Theater

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Sept. 25, 2016

100th Year Celebration, Junior League Sustainers, Cloud City Event, Fall Exhibition, Fashion Show

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Oklahoma-based film 'Te Ata' has exclusive premiere in Moore

The Oklahoma-based movie "Te Ata" was shown recently in six theaters at the Warren Theater in Moore, with the stars in...

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Avis Scaramucci---The Painted Door---Parties Extra!

Avis Scaramucci and The Painted Door

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Jim Priest and Erin Engelke---Sunbeam Family Services---Parties Extra!

Helen Ford Wallace, Jim Priest and Erin Engelke talk about Sunbeam Family Services and the book "Changed Lives: A History of...

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Sally Bentley---Harding Fine Arts Academy---Parties Extra!

 Members of the board of directors of Harding Fine Arts Academy were hosts at a party honoring Sally Bentley who has...

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Mary and Mike Mahffey celebrate 50 years---Parties Extra!

 Mary and Mike Mahaffey were hosts for a party in their Nichols Hills home. They celebrated Mike’s 50 years of being an...

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Car lights show respect for funeral procession

20-40-60 etiquette: Do any funeral homes encourage the flashing light signal for their processions?

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Renaissance Ball in Oklahoma City

  It was a sold- out crowd at the 41st annual Renaissance Ball at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country. The event...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Sept. 18, 2016

Helen Ford Wallace's Parties, Etc. for Sept. 18, 2016

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20-40-60 Etiquette---Don't shut us out!

QUESTION: I serve in a volunteer capacity with my son. Other fathers are also present, and the group is very cohesive. One...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Sept. 11, 2016

Birthday Party, Redbud Kickoff, Sunbeam Family Services Event

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Of Character: OKC Red Lobster general manager helps employees come out of their shells

From bartender to general manager, Chas Hillis now leads a team of 96 employees at a Red Lobster in Oklahoma City, coaching...

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Phara Queen and Travis Neely---Oklahoma Designer Show House---Parties Extra!

[brightcove]5114629344001[/brightcove] Phara Queen and Travis Neely talk about the Oklahoma Designer Show House on Parties Extra!

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Sept. 4, 2016

Follies After Party, Date Night, State Workshop, Maestro Ball Set

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Transformed: How three women, strangers changed my life

Nine years ago, I was 19 years old and desperately seeking education. I had just cleared high school, and my mama could not...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Aug. 28, 2016

Wedding Shower, Baby Shower, Open House, Award Winner

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Aug. 21, 2016

Retirement Party, 1950's Sock Hop, Coffee With The Artist

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20-40-60 Etiquette: A skort too short?

20-40-60 Etiquette: I have a co-worker who has been wearing skorts (skirt with shorts underneath). It is not the most...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Aug. 14

Wedding Shower, Baby Dedication, Honoring Fred, Celebration,

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Should the houseguest strip?

20-40-60 Etiquette: Should the houseguest strip the sheets?

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: July 31

Debutante Party, Barbecues, Neighborhood Party, 50th Anniversary

The U.S. Air Force is getting close to receiving its next generation aircraft tanker.

Business6 days ago

SEATTLE — Boeing Co. brought more than a dozen reporters to various production and testing facilities here earlier this month to update progress it has made toward delivering its first group of KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the U.S. Air Force. The...

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Joy Reed Belt---JRB Art at the Elms---Parties Extra!

[brightcove]5040569720001[/brightcove] Joy Reed Belt talks about art at JRB Art at the Elms on Parties Extra!

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: July 24

Birthday Parties, Luncheon, Planning Meeting

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Parties Extra!---Bourbon, BBQ and Blues Event---Mark Mann and Ashley Davis

[brightcove]5042067933001[/brightcove] Mark Mann and Ashley Davis talk about Bourbon, BBQ and Blues on Parties Extra!

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: July 17

Oklahoma Art League Event, Wedding Shower and Luncheon, Hot Dogs and Champagne

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Renaissance Ball---Cynda and Larry Ottaway and Bekcy Weintz---Parties Extra!

[brightcove]5028157761001[/brightcove] Cynda and Larry Ottaway and Becky Weintz talk about the Renaissance Ball on Parties Extra!

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Parties Extra!---Rotary Club has new president---Terri Cooper

  The Rotary Club of Oklahoma City celebrated recently at the 106th Inaugural Dinner in honor of new President Terri...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: July 10, 2016

Rotary Dinner, Art Reception, Junior League Reveal, Kiwanis Picnic, Thank You Party

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: July 10

Rotary Inaugural Dinner, Art Showing, Junior League Reveal, Kiwanis Children's Picnic, Paseo Thank You Party

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20-40-60 Etiquette---How should I answer emails, texts?---How about email thanks yous?

YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Athey, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: Is there a certain...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: July 3, 2016

Dinners, Luncheons, Rotary Chairmen Kickoff Party,

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Do we tip valet parkers at a private home? ---20-40-60 Etiquette

To ask an etiquette question, email Helen - hfsok@aol.com YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE!    By Callie Athey,...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: June 26

Grand Opening for Mercy Coletta Building, Engagement Party, 50th Anniversary, Debutante Party, Dance Club, Prix de West Brunch

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Jeary Seikel and Cara Falcon---Oklahoma County Medical Society Alliance---Parties Extra! Video

[brightcove]4974970108001[/brightcove] Jeary Seikel and Cara Falcon talk about Oklahoma County Medical Society Alliance on...

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Jane Kelly---JJ Kelly Bridal Salon---Bridal and debutante dresses---Parties Extra!

[brightcove]4935226729001[/brightcove] Todd Fraser and Jane Kelly at The Oklahoman's video studio for a Parties Extra! web...

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Rescue Rundown: Keeping your pets cool during summer

Temperatures are holding steady in the 90s these days in Oklahoma. It should go without saying that leaving animals in cars or...

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Thunder fans make their pitch for Kevin Durant to stay

The NBA season is over. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers bested the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA...

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Marty Dillon---Party Galaxy---July 4th decorations---Parties Extra!

[brightcove]4935128946001[/brightcove] Marty Dillon and Paige Dillard check out Party Galaxy's July 4th decorations on Parties...

Riversport OKC: Summer activities underway at Lake Overholser

Each Monday we visit with Mike Knopp, executive director of the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation, about various events and...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: June 19, 2016

Wedding Shower, Bridal Event, Wedding Luau Shower, Birthday Party, Awards Dinner

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20-40-60 Etiquette---Should I offer to help?

(Editor's note: To ask an etiquette question, email Helen  ---   hfsok@aol.com) YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE!...

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YMCA Camp Classen celebrates its 75th anniversary

Three summers ago I went back to summer camp. Davis, Oklahoma. The Arbuckles. Take the Fried Pies exit and turn right. It was...

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Here is why you should learn to say no

Being able to say no is important. Amy Morin, author of "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," talks about the importance...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Sunday, June 12, 2016

2016 Beaux Arts Ball Debutantes and Escorts

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Tulsa-born collector brings spotlight to fans, collections

Scott Kinney, a 1987 graduate of Tulsa's Will Rogers High School, is working with "Star Wars" star Mark Hamill on a new show...

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Mark Mann and Marc Brockhaus discuss "The Maine Event" with lobsters and blueberry cobbler and more! ---Parties Extra!

[brightcove]4923253688001[/brightcove] Mark Mann and Marc Brockhaus talk about "The Maine Event" on Parties Extra!

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Should I give my opinion? 20-40-60 Etiquette

YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Athey, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: I walk daily in my...

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Teen Recovery Solutions principal believes in second chances

Janet Oden, who is retiring from Teen Recovery Solutions' (TRS) Mission Academy high school in Oklahoma City after six years as...

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Parties, Etc.: Sunday, May 29th, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace

Wedding Shower, Coffee, Luncheon, Picnic, Registration Tea, Reception, Art Show

A 10-year-old kid just wrote one of Oklahoma's newest laws

News5 days ago

Fifth-grader Ephraim Bowling noticed that Oklahoma didn't have an official state raptor. On Nov. 1, his bill becomes law.

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Parties Extra!---Helen Ford Wallace, Vicki Clark Gourley, Joan Gilmore, Peggy Gandy talk about Oklahoma City parties!

Helen Ford Wallace, Vicki Clark Gourley, Joan Gilmore, Peggy Gandy talk about parties on Parties Extra!...

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Should I give another gift if I don't get thanked? 20-40-60 Etiquette

YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE!  By Callie Athey, Lillie-Beth Brinkman and Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: I have a cordial...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: May 22, 2016

Alumni Awards ceremony, Graduation Tea, Wedding Reception, Baby Shower, Retirement Party, Symphony Show House Parties

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Lisa Reed, Joan Bryant and Debbie Minter---Symphony Show House---Parties Extra!

[brightcove]4896300622001[/brightcove]   Lisa Reed, Debbie Minter and Joan Bryant talk about the Symphony Show House on...

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20-40-60 Etiquette---What goes with the wedding invitation?

     By Callie Athey, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace   QUESTION: I recently received an...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: May 15, 2016

Bridal shower, Patio Dinner, Tiki Party, Birthday Party, Senior Follies Pot Luck

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Kittye Little and Sherry Sullivan- Early American Glass Club Luncheon---Parties Extra!

[brightcove]4885789052001[/brightcove] Kittye Little and Sherry Sullivan talk about the Early American Glass luncheon on...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: May 8

Awards of Excellence Dinner, Wedding Shower, Bridal Brunch, Putnam Foundation DInner, Shine A Light Gala

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Andrea Flowers-Householter, Nikki Craven, Andi Boutwell---Run for the Roses Hope Gala---Parties Extra!

[brightcove]4870857952001[/brightcove] Nikki Craven, Andrea Flowers-Householter, Andi Boutwell talk about Rose for the Roses...

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20-40-60 Etiquette---Shall I ask her dad?

To ask an etiquette question, email Helen- - - hfsok@aol.com YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE!   By Callie Athey,...

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Sheli Adler and Kris Dane---What's Cooking---Parties Extra!

[brightcove]4858273228001[/brightcove] Sheli Adler and Kris Dane talk about the dessert menu from What's Cooking on Parties...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: May 1, 2016

President's Ball, Show House Party, Oklahoma Dental Association Dinner, Tri Delta Luncheon,

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: April 24, 2016

Junior League Sustainers Luncheon, Birthday Party, Pi Phi Luncheon, Esther Women Luncheon, Art Exhibit

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: April 17, 2016

Gala, Reception, Dinner, Luncheon, Before Party