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Urban Decay launching “Game of Thrones” makeup collection

New makeup collection pays tribute to popular HBO series

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Search for cues when supporting grieving friend

QUESTION: When you receive news of your friend’s father’s death, what is the right time to visit? Do you go to her house...

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Sunday Morning: Helen Ford Wallace: March 24

HONORING THE CHAIRMEN Occasion: Cathy Keating and former Gov. Frank Keating were honorees at the special evening recognizing...

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Continental vs. American style of eating: Which is better?

QUESTION: What is the Continental Style of eating? Is eating Continental Style acceptable in Oklahoma? Is the American style...

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Sunday Morning: March 17, 2019

LEGACY AND LEGENDS 2019 Event: Five Junior League sustainer and active members were recognized as “Legacy and Legends” award...

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Out of order?

QUESTION: How do you figure out who orders first at a restaurant? CALLIE’S ANSWER: Whoever the waiter or waitress looks at...

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    Sunday Morning: Helen Ford Wallace, March 10, 2019

    PANHELLENIC SPRING TEA Tea: Greater Oklahoma City Alumnae Panhellenic Association members were hosts for the annual spring tea...

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    To post or not to post? Ask your child

    Is it okay to go to social media with your child’s academic achievements? Our etiquette panel decides.

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    Sunday Morning: Helen Ford Wallace, March 3, 2019

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY GENE Birthday party: Gene Rainbolt knows how to throw a party! He invited 750 of his closest friends to the...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Sunday Morning for Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019

    BUSINESS FUN Event: A group of 40 women who get together every Tuesday for some business networking met prior to Valentine’s...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Sunday Morning for Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019

    ARTNOW AT THE FAIRGROUNDS Event: Oklahoma Contemporary’s final ArtNow at the fairgrounds featured 23 new ArtNow artists. About...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Sunday Morning for Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019

    OCMS Dinner, Media Event, Gala, Art Show

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Oklahoma City parties

    Mercy Gala, Military Ball, Baby Shower, Open House

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    The story of how Michael King Jr. became Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr. was born 90 years ago, on Jan. 15, 1929. But the name on his original birth certificate — filed April...

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    Oklahoma City Events!

    Oklahoma Contemporary, Baby Shower, Art Show, New Year's Party

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    Parkinson's patients find joy in dance

    HealthApr 3, 2019

    NORMAN — The dancers are seated in a large circle as the music begins, one in a wheelchair. Their movements are slow at first — deep breathing, stretching, reaching. As the dance class progresses, so does the energy in the room. Torsos twist;...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019

    New Year's Brunch, Birthday Party, Engagement Event

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    Parties in Oklahoma City!

    Holiday Event, Birthday Brunch

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    How to clear the air when it comes to smoking

    QUESTION: Is it bad manners to warn party guests ahead of time that I do not permit smoking in and around my house? Should I...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019

    Beaux Arts Ball's King's Dinner, OMRF Party

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018

    Holiday Event, Lobster Lunch, Birthday, DAR

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    Let's party!

    Christmas Parties

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    Holiday parties!

    Open House, Luncheon

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018

    Hall of Fame, Cocktails & Candy, Paseo Arts Awards

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    Toby Keith's song 'Don't Let the Old Man In' to be featured in Clint Eastwood's new movie 'The Mule'

    Oklahoma singer-songwriter Toby Keith can find songwriting inspiration anywhere — even while riding in a golf cart with a...

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    Community leader is King

    Community leader is King

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    Debutantes chosen

    28 debutantes chosen for Bachelor's Club Christmas Ball

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    Deck the halls!

    Candy Reece's needlepoint ornaments and her Christmas trees.

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

    Holiday Candy, French Students, Volunteers, Official Opening

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    Winchester Drive-in owner dies

    Veteran cinema operator and owner of Oklahoma City's last surviving drive-in theater, Lindy Shanbour, died Wednesday. He was...

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    20-40-60 Etiquette: Capping it off

    QUESTION: Why do print and television reporters uses the wrong word for headwear? The “Make America Great Again” cap is always...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018: Helen Ford Wallace

    NWC Dinner, Costume Party, Orchid Luncheon, Dance Club, OAI Art, Tea

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    20-40-60 Etiquette: Does good behavior still matter?

    QUESTION: I just read Kurt Reiger's letter (among others) to the editor in The Oklahoman Saturday, Oct. 6th. Reiger referenced...

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

    Orchestra League, Dedication, Luncheon, Cocktails, Town Hall, Fall Dinner, Art Reception

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

    Cocktail parties, Coterie Club, Wedding Shower, Receptions, Art Show

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    Family stymied over lack of invite to new home

    Reader wonders why none of her family has asked to see her new home.

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018

    Dean's Party, Honoring Mo, Wedding, 100th Reunion, Luncheon

    To get happy, become your own best friend

    HealthApr 2, 2019

    Want to be happy? Become your own best friend. Mildred Newman and Bernard Berkowitz, two psychoanalysts, published a book telling us how to do that in 1971. "How To Be Your Own Best Friend" is still available. (For children, read "How To Be...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018

    Wedding Shower, Baby Shower, Beaux Arts Coffee, Dinner, Tea

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    Is walk to car a 'dated' custom?

    Writer asks if she should ask her dates to walk her to her car after meeting up on 20-40-60 Etiquette.

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

    Cocktail Buffet, Bullfrog Party, KickOff, Dinner, Birthday

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    Reader calls woman wrong name for 14 years

    Have you ever called someone by the wrong name? How about for 14 years!

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018.

    Birthdays, Housewarming, Pi Phi Alums, Orchestra League, Tea

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    20-40-60 Etiquette: Right here waiting

    Woman left waiting in driveway when party changes locations

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday Sept. 23, 2018

    OKC Ball, Foundation Dinner, Queensberry, Art Opening, Birthday

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018

    Kick-Off Party, Birthdays, Reunion, Patron Event

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    Six to be inducted into Oklahoma African-American Hall of Fame

    Six individuals will be inducted into the Oklahoma African-American Hall of Fame during a banquet and induction ceremony set...

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    20-40-60 Etiquette: Ditched at dinner

    QUESTION: I went out to dinner with my friend and was looking forward to being together. After we sat down, she saw some people...

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    Let's Party: Helen Ford Wallace

    Downtown Party, Vince Gill, 55th Reunion, Workshop/Luncheon

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    20-40-60 Etiquette: Suit yourself

    QUESTION: Is it OK to wear a nice menswear suit for church services? CALLIE'S ANSWER: Of course! It's always acceptable to be...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018

    OU Luncheon, Sorority Reunion, Girls Scouts, Maine Event

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday Aug. 19, 2018

    Wedding Parties, 50th Anniversary Dinner, Art Opening

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    Party like a boss?

    QUESTION: Is there a protocol about inviting my boss to my party. He is a lot of fun, but I really don't know him very well....

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    Summer Parties: Helen Ford Wallace

    Birthday Party, Pi Phis, Open House, Luncheon/Workshop

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    20-40-60 Etiquette: Friends for dinner

    QUESTION: I love to entertain, but I have noticed lately that many of my friends have declined my invitations to come over for...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, July 29th, 2018

    Bridal Party, Luncheon/installation, Birthday Reunion

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    Oklahoma performer goes back to her roots

    Oklahoma native Leigh Madison writes a different song nearly every day, but most people don't ever get to hear them. However,...

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    Shopping for more tipping answers

    Shopping for more tipping answers

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

    Garden Party, Reunion, Wedding Shower, Send-Off, Pass The Gavel

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    Compassion wins

    Volunteer work is a leisure activity for 16-year-old Claire Grace. Before Claire was even 13, she already had started three...

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    Let's Party! Helen Ford Wallace

    Awards Dinner, Art Exhibit, Tea, Wedding Shower, New Member Party

    The OK Photo Issue

    HealthDec 9, 2018

    Near as I can tell, photographers from The Oklahoman archived nearly 30,000 photos during the past year. Our photo staff is seasoned, talented and hugely productive. In this issue of The OK, we share their gifts and hard work with you. In these...

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    Longtime Salvation Army leader dies

    Dan Proctor, a longtime Oklahoma City Salvation Army leader, has died.

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, June 24, 2018

    Brunches, Wedding, Annie Oakley, Show House, Redbud Breakfast

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    Lost and found: Football ring resurfaces after 15 years

    Remington Park security guard takes on mission to reunite ring with owner

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    20-40-60 Etiquette: Sealed, delivered, but not signed?

    QUESTION: I have read all your various questions and answers about writing thank-you notes and I have two good answers to the...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, June 17, 2018

    Parties, Etc.: June 17, 2018: Helen Ford Wallace. Debutantes, Beaux Arts Ball Reception, Wedding Shower, Annual Meeting,...

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    How education changed the health, economic well-being of one student

    One student's path to professional success came through the state's regional university system.

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    20-40-60 Etiquette: Caught stealing?

    I take a grad school class and noticed in the online discussion that a classmate copied a book review almost verbatim and...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday May 27, 2018

    Glass Luncheon, Hall of Fame Luncheon, Picnic, Art Shows

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    20-40-60 Etiquette: Caught in a chat

    Columnist says be aware that our invitations on email or Facebook Messenger can quickly become spam if we include too many people.

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    Hispanic student starts blog to help parents break language barrier

    EDMOND — Understanding English is easy for some, but Hilda Estrada has a mission to help Spanish-speaking parents better...

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. 20 for Sunday, May 20, 2018

    Parties in Oklahoma City: Helen Ford Wallace

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

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

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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, May 6, 2018

    Wedding Shower, Luncheon, Celebrations, Awards, Dance

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    Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday April 29, 2018

    Borens Honored, Dinner, Luncheon, Tea, Art Show

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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

    NCAA gymnastics: OU's Yul Moldauer soon to close college career almost as amazing as his personal journey

    SportsApr 5, 2019

    NORMAN — Peter and Orsa Moldauer’s young son would scream so loudly the folks next door could hear him. Those neighbors lived a quarter-mile away. The screaming happened pretty much all day. Pretty much every day, too. When the Moldauers...

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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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    20-40-60 Etiquette: Who's that bride?

    QUESTION: I just received an invitation to a bridal shower. When I opened it, I (A) had no inkling of the name of the honoree...

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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"?

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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

    Ann Felton Gilliland, CEO of Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, talks about 30 years of home building on Parties Extra!

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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.

    Oklahoma bill challenges alcohol distribution model

    BusinessApr 4, 2019

    Alcohol distribution is a point of contention — again. Oklahomans voted to change a decades-old distribution model as part of sweeping changes to the state’s alcohol industry included in State Question 792. Now, nearly six months since...

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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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    The OK -- The Year in Pictures

    Welcome to the inaugural issue of The OK. (Like the tree) In this quarterly magazine we hope to provide our readers a little...

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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

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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

    Paul George reinvented his diet before the best season of his career

    SportsApr 5, 2019

    The buttery smell of popcorn drew Paul George to the open side door of the concession stand after practice in Toronto last week. He lingered, talking to the person inside, who was presumably preparing for the Raptors game that night. The...

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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,

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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

    Thunder's plunge off the cliff continues in bewildering loss to Mavericks

    SportsApr 1, 2019

    Russell Westbrook air-balled a 3-point shot on the Thunder’s first possession, though in all fairness, it might have been a pass. The way Westbrook shoots, you can’t always tell. On the next possession, Paul George made made one of those...

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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

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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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    Local storm chaser charged with child molestation

    NewsApr 3, 2019

    An Oklahoma storm chaser and photographer has been charged with inappropriately touching a 15-year-old boy. Lawrence Robert McEwen, 28, of Noble, is facing three counts of lewd molestation or indecent proposal to a child and one count of...

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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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    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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    Life

    OU football: Tanner Schafer trying to follow in Taylor Cornelius' footsteps

    SportsApr 3, 2019

    NORMAN — Tanner Schafer shrugs a bit at the question. “Did it bother you that you weren’t more highly recruited?” Oklahoma’s redshirt junior walk-on quarterback was asked last week. “I don’t know,” Schafer said. “I guess it’s because I’m from...

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    20-40-60 Etiquette: Waiting at a funeral

    People grieve in different ways

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

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

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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,...

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    Life

    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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    Life

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

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

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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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    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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    Honoring Paige

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

    Oklahoma pharmacist indicted on 40 counts of health care fraud

    HealthApr 2, 2019

    A pharmacist has been indicted in a $1 million false prescription scheme in Oklahoma City federal court. Jeffrey Scott Terry, 37, is facing 40 counts of health care fraud from his pharmacy, Bratton Drug, in Mangum. He was indicted March 5 with...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Life

    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,

    Life

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

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