Recent fundraisers supported the Sutton Avian Research Center, Youth Services of Tulsa and LIFE Senior Services.
Wild Brew patrons pose for photos inside the Vintage Wagon Photo Booth.
Fifty brewers served hundreds of different craft beers at Wild Brew on Aug. 12 at the Cox Business Center. Mark Bruner, Shelby Eicher and the Paul Benjaman Band provided musical entertainment.
More than 30 local restaurants served food at the event, including guest favorite Nothing Bundt Cakes, which was voted 2017 Golden Spoon Award winner. Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers (FOAM) won the 2017 Golden Tap Award.
Funds raised at Wild Brew will help support the conservation and educational projects of the Sutton Avian Research Center, such as scholarships, the center’s bald eagle nest webcam and the satellite tracking of young bald eagles.
Taste of Brookside
Photos by John Bivens Images
Presented by the Brookside Business Association, the sixth annual Taste of Brookside on Aug. 10 began with a wine reception at Pohlenz Cucine Moderne, followed by a restaurant crawl through Brookside.
Guests sampled food and drinks from 17 restaurants and voted for their favorites. First-time participant ol’Vine won “Best Dish” for its braised pork belly with onion confit and shrimp ceviche. Returning champion Cafe Olé won “Best Drink” for its Patio Painkiller cocktail. Proceeds from Taste of Brookside will benefit Youth Services of Tulsa.
The staff of Jimmy’s Egg served its Santa Fe Skillet to Taste of Brookside guests Andru Dallaly and Shannon Hanchett.
In the Raw Sushi dished up watermelon ceviche.
Chance Borger, Cori Duke, Ian Lang and Kirsten Horn. Duke, a KJRH anchor, and Horne, a KJRH meteorologist, were guest hosts.
Reasor’s prepared street tacos at Pohlenz Cucine Moderne.
Chef Tuck Curren of Biga served pasta Bolognese.
The Cafe Olé staff received the event’s “Best Drink” award.
Senior Star Round-up
Photos by Sarah Barker and Jody Allen
Cain’s Ballroom went back to its honky-tonk roots at the 15th annual Senior Star Round-up on July 30. Approximately 200 people gathered for an afternoon of country music and dancing to the sounds of Western swing bands Cowboy Jones, the Round-up Boys and Gypsy Twang. The event raised $2,000 for LIFE Senior Services.
Bob Fjelsted, guitarist and vocalist for the Round-up Boys
Some guests two-stepped, while others enjoyed the sounds of Western swing.
Patrons Jean and Bob Wiles and Leatha Pierce, Senior Star’s community relations director
Drummer Jimmy Karstein of headlining band Cowboy Jones
Dancers broke in the new floors at Cain’s Ballroom.