SUNDAY MORNING---Helen Ford Wallace---August 16th
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JOHN
Celebration: Debby and Paul Dudman entertained at a dinner party honoring John Hefner for his birthday. Other guests were Seyan Hefner, Betsy Berry, Nick Berry, Leanne Waddell and Keith Waddell.
Menu: Gourmet cook Debby Dudman fixed layered fish mousse, stuffed pork tenderloin with prosciutto and spinach, asparagus, roasted new potatoes with garlic and rosemary-sautéed cherry tomatoes. Leanne Waddell made an Italian cream cake with caramel icing.
The table: Flowers were dark blue hydrangeas with orange and yellow spray roses and Gerber daisies. Debby used antique Minton plates and lovely linens.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JOHN
Event: A surprise drive-by celebration was held for John Thompson’s birthday. His wife Tsinena planned the event.
From the driveway: Tsinena had a broken foot, so she was in charge of the drink machine. Guests chose cocktail drinks of Jack Daniels and Coke Slushee or Rose Frose. Diana Hampton handed out birthday cookies.
BANK ON IT
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Passing the bucks: Honorary Oklahoma State Daughters of the American Revolution Regent Sue Allen and members of her administration gave a check to Partners for Heroes recently at the Melvin Moran Veterans Park at Arcadia Lake. They raised $53,000 in support of “Harvesting for Veterans.” The check will assist with the building of a pavilion for patients with traumatic brain injuries and post traumatic stress. Susan Erler is executive director of Partners for Heroes.
PASS THE PIE
Occasion: Employees and staff of the Daily Living Centers of Oklahoma were hosts for a party honoring Donna Bowers, who is retiring as interim director for DLC. They celebrated with her favorite dessert of pie. Bowers served for nine months at the DLC while the nonprofit search team looked for a new full-time leader. Jessica Clayton is the new president and CEO.
Mission: Daily Living Centers provide adult day health care for adults with disabilities in four locations in the metro.