Around Town – September 19

Orchids to …

• Lowell General Baptist Church for an awesome homecoming and homecoming meal.

• those who donated to the church building fund in memory of my mother, Mildred Dooley, from Sandy.

• the participants, volunteers and organizers of Flintwood Wesleyan Church’s 5K Run/Walk Building fundraiser.

• those who planned and executed a most enjoyable Class of 1966 50-year reunion.

• Ian Package, Tim Witte, Lisa Pein and the Auto Maintenance Ministry Team at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church for working in the rain to make sure vehicles received their oil changes, from Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center.

• George Denholm and team for the tents, from Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center.

• Russell M. Poling Sr. and Sherry Grimes for their letters, from a concerned resident.

• all who helped with the National POW/MIA Recognition Day Event, as it would not have happened without your support.

• Sherry Grimes for your letter Saturday in The Republic speaking out against animal abuse and advocating for stiffer punishments.

• Darren Law on his insightful letter in Saturday’s Republic.

Happy Birthday to …

• Kelli Smith.

• Claire Rhoades, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Ken Flores, from your co-workers.

• Nicole McDonald, from your family, co-workers and Donna.

• Pam Newland, from Brenda, Keith, Cheryl, Debi, Tim, Joe, Heather, Josh, Mikayla, Parker, Annie, Elizabeth, Tim, Luke, Katie, Byron, Tanya, Ian, Owen and Ava.

• Steve Nading from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Kathy Hayes.

• Jennifer Hull.

• Alyson DeWeese.

• Alice Pruitt, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Mable Schiller, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Matt Haynes, from your mom and brother-in-law, Scott.

• Erma Wickstrom, from friends and family.

• Rosemary, from Ruth Ferguson.

Happy Belated Birthday to

• Kenneth Jaggers, from Paul.

Happy Anniversary to

• Brandon and Kristen Goecker, on No. 1, from Papaw and Mamaw Goecker, Dad, Jane, Mom, Chris and the rest of your family.

• Davis and Aleah Smith.