Around Town – August 14

Orchids to …

• Adam Hall for his article exposing the immoral extortion tactics of one political party.

• Columbus Salvation Army for sponsoring two Gleaner’s food trucks.

• Doug Showalter for his delightful columns in the newspaper.

• the Rev. Stache for his letter to the editor Saturday.

• the law and fire department personnel for keeping us safe each day.

• Kris Medic for the explanation of hover flies which I had confused with sweat bees.

• Duke Energy for restoring our power within one hour Saturday morning on Hiker Trace.

• the nice gentleman who paid for my lunch at Kramer’s Restaurant Thursday, from a lady with the Costco group.

• Tammy Brown at Keepsake Village for being an advocate for my father at the rehabilitation center.

Happy Birthday to …

• Jessi Wang.

• Bennie Stott, on No. 86, from your family.

• Veda Wade, from Joseph Hart Chapter of the DAR.

• Dillon Link, Hannah Hudec, Melissa Whited and Shawna Denton, from the Rev. Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Cassidy Wray from Pat and Mike and family.

• Jennifer Embry, Connie Ray and Megan Swinford, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Mike Alsip.

• Jacob Barriger.

• Nathan Hull.

• Sandie Goodwin.

• Jennifer Spilsbury.

• Eliana Phares.

• Joyce Mead on No. 85, with much love, Cindy, Cade, Lou, Hayden, Chloe and Mitzi.

• Jane Tatlock, from the McKinney and Tatlock families.

• JoAnne Anness, from Diane.

• Sandie Goodwin, from family and friends.

• Greg Majied, from the Rev. Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

• Stacia Lane, from your mom and your brother, Scott.

• Carolyn Hill, from your sister, Susie, and your nephew, Scott.

• Rachel Lane, from your family.

• Belated Birthday to …

• Roger Clark, with love from Nancy and the family.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Chuck and Julie Fox, from your family, Tonja, Pat and Donna.

ANOTHER beautiful morning