Sunday Morning---July 19th, 2020---Helen Ford Wallace
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JANE
Birthday party: Pam Shdeed was hostess in her home on July 7 for a birthday dinner party honoring Jane Harlow. This group of friends has been meeting together since 1998 and call themselves the “Four Bills” for the men in the group: Bill Shdeed, Bill Ross, Billy Bowden and Bill “Willy” Paul. In addition to Pam and Jane, the other women there were Anne Workman and Lil Ross. They wore masks, used hand sanitizer and were socially distant for most of the evening.
The menu: Appetizers and a fried chicken dinner were served, along with red velvet cupcakes for dessert with a flaming fireworks candle.
GRADUATION SEND -OFF
Party: Rita and Tom Hoch were hosts for a graduation party July 10 for their son, William Hoch. He graduated from Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School. The party was at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. Grandparents are Joanne Hoch and Dr. Ray and Teresa Trammell.
Batter’s up: The party also marked William’s send- off to Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. He left the next day after the party for college and will play baseball at Tarleton State and major in business.
Favorites: A balloon arch in William's college colors, with baseball accents, was set up at the room entryway and William's favorite foods were served. High school friends were among the guests. Masks and hand sanitizers were available.
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Getting together: Sally Starling was hostess for a pop-up happy hour event. Guests socially distanced outside and enjoyed individually packaged snacks. They had beverages from disposable cups.
Event: The Oklahoma State Society of Daughters of the American Revolution gathered for a mini-conference at the Ponca City Country Club in Ponca City. There were 100 women who attended. All wore masks during most of the event.
The conference: The attendees marked the end of Sue Allen’s state regent administration and the beginning of the Teresa Ellis Cales’ administration. There was a memorial service for those who died during the year. Honorary Regent Cindy Henderson played the piano.