Parties, Etc.: Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace
BEAUX ARTS BALL COFFEE
Coffee: The Fall Coffee, honoring parents of debutantes and escorts of the Beaux Arts Ball, which is scheduled for November, was held in the Vintage Room of the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. Coffee, tea and muffins and pastries were served to the attendees.
Socially speaking: Susan Jordan, chairman of the Beaux Arts Ball, welcomed guests and talked about seating for the ball. Bebe Bolen MacKellar discussed protocol for the event and Margo Ward spoke about photography.
Decor: Purple and pink orchids and roses were on the tables; along with silk purple crowns. Napkins were decorated with fleur de lis.
HONORING LAWRE AND CULLEN
Who/what/where: A recipe shower honoring Lawre Everest was held at La Baguette. Hostesses were Sue Homsey, Susan Parker, Lisa Pierce, Sherrie Kite, Jan Parker and Libby Payne.
Why: Everest and Cullen Morrow will be married in November.
How: Recipes handed down through generations were among those given to the bride-to-be.
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Who else: Shan Samis and Janell Everest, Lawre's grandmothers, were among the guests.
Another party: A couple's shower also honored the couple. The party was in the home of Liz and Kent Hoffman. Hosts were the Hoffmans, Patty and Tom Anthony, Kathy and Hal Brown, Susan and Ramsey Drake, Laurie and Charlie Givens, Millie and Johnson Hightower, Lucinda and David Huffman, Jane Law, Davie Bulles, Barbara and Jimmy Lee, Barbara and Bill Miller, Randy Polk, and Leslie and Scott Samara.
Gift from the hosts: They gave the engaged couple a William Yeoward crystal Champagne bucket.
Special attendees: Parents of the couple Shirley and Pete Everest, and Sharon and Duane Morrow, from North Carolina, were at the party.
Dinner: Past presidents of the Kiwanis Club of Oklahoma met for dinner at 3Sixty Restaurant at United Founders Tower to give advice and encouragement to Leo Portman, who will soon be the 101st president of the group. He takes office later in the month. Sundy Corbin is the current president.
Tradition: The group gave advice, told past stories of the organization and showed Portman the Big Stick, the symbol of power, which is carved with the names of all club presidents since 1918.
BEFORE LUNCH RECEPTION
Event: A reception was held at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club given by members of the Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City. It was before the brunch “A Courage to Care: A Righteous Gentile's Story,” where Nina Packman received the Federations' first Chai Lifetime Achievement Award and Jeannie Smith was guest speaker.
CAUSE TO CELEBRATE!
The occasion: Members of The Rotary Club of Oklahoma City, Club 29, were hosts for a cocktail reception at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. It honored members who have had perfect attendance. Harold Armstrong and Barney Semtner were recognized for 43 and 40 years of perfect attendance. Club 29 was founded in 1911 and is currently the largest Rotary Club in the world.