Cooking Up Compassion

Cooking Up Compassion co-chairs Dr. Kevin Duffy and Laura Duffy, Bishop David Konderla, and co-chairs Annette and Kevin Murray

The 14th annual Cooking Up Compassion, benefiting Catholic Charities of Eastern Oklahoma, was Feb. 23 at the Cox Business Center. Approximately 750 guests attended the fundraising gala and live auction with the theme “Mardi Gras with a Mission.” The event featured a seated dinner by chef Devin Levine and appetizers prepared by 11 local chefs during the event’s happy hour.

Catholic Charities serves more than 70,000 people in need each year through its 14 programs across eastern Oklahoma.

Mary Keaney was the first-prize winner of the Bruce G. Weber Live Surprise, which earned her a piece of jewelry from the store. // John Bivens/Book with Blue Mary Keaney was the first-prize winner of the Bruce G. Weber Live Surprise, which earned her a piece of jewelry from the store.

The band Zodiac provided live entertainment. // John Bivens/Book with Blue The band Zodiac provided live entertainment.

Dancing was a highlight of the evening. // John Bivens/Book with Blue Dancing was a highlight of the evening.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.