Around Town – June 3

Orchids to …

• Harold Burton for the delicious melons, from the women at Columbus Physicians.

• the singer at the Salute! concert for putting America before politics.

• Nancy and Justin at the westside Walmart for their unending patience in helping me learn to use a touchscreen phone for the first time.

• the young man in the westside Walmart on Wednesday evening for helping an elderly man load a huge cart of heavy groceries into his van.

• Dr. David Davidson and the Hope staff for helping us with the passing of our beloved Cleo, from the Prather family.

• Holly for being an awesome postal delivery person on Ninth Street, from a disabled person.

• Rick Hand for keeping his promise to an old friend.

• William McCullough for an excellent letter in the paper Thursday.

Onions to …

• The Republic for again publishing the photograph of the singer who dropped out of the Salute! concert.

• pet owners who report they have lost their cat or dog when cats should be inside and dogs should be on a leash.

Happy Birthday to …

• Raquel Ketner, from all your family.

• Matthew Marlow, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Vance Elias Hege, from Grandma Hege.

• Ryan Archer.

• Angela Thompson.

• Raquel Ketner, from your daughter Abby.

• HAPPY Belated Birthday to …

• Danielle Mize, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Michele Sein, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Kennedi Khelton.

• Brian Dailey.

• Carter Henry West.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Bob and Mary Foster on No. 33, from Charlotte.

• Jerry and Mary Bragg.

• Beverly and Herb Behrman on No. 44, from your family.

• Belated Anniversary to

• Justin and Emily Burge, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Tom and Vicky Flora, from friends at the Moravian Church.