Around Town – October 5

Orchids to …

• Hope and Asya for great skating, from Lincoln Center Skate Club.

• the kind gentleman who paid for our lunch Friday at Flo’s Diner.

• Holly Anderson for a great job winning the state title, from Angie and Lucas Turner.

• the couple who paid for my dinner at Ruby Tuesday’s on Friday night, from Susie Bell.

• Chili’s for playing gospel and praise music on Sundays.

• Paula at Center Street Laundromat for helping to wash and fold bedding for $5, from a volunteer.

• Jim Ogilvie for hosting the Columbus Antique Club exhibit.

• Kay Netz and Betty and Vance Groves for the beautiful singing at Old Union Church Sunday.

• Pat Glenn for keeping the memorial garden at Old Union Church so beautiful.

• all my good friends and the ladies Sunday school class at Parkside Baptist Church for all your special birthday greetings, from Wilma.

Onions to …

• the store for not returning calls when I wanted to place an order.

• the person who sent in an Orchid published in Tuesday’s paper who does not recognize that many people in city government utilized social media to get elected.

• parents who do not teach their children to respect other people’s property when they are going through different thrift stores.

• thrift stores that make you take a gift card when returning a product you paid cash for.

Happy Birthday to …

• Stephanie Gates, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Skyler Stubblefield.

• Troy Ripley.

• Trevor Knotts.

• Bob Condon on No. 86, from Charlotte, Debbie, Scott, Doug, Diane, Cindy, John, Donna and all your grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

• Ann Reid, from your family and Donna.

• Stephanie Gates, from Mom, Jessica, Skyler, Mason, David, Bobbi, Kaydence, Steven and Easton.

• Isabel Branum, from Mom and Dad.

• Happy Belated Birthday to …

• Jessica Sanchez, from your co-workers and Donna.

• Janet Hankins, from your family and friends.

• Kim Singleton.

• Rylan Eisfelder, from Grandma Weddle.

• Richard Swaney, from Kathy Garvey.

• Calista Dajager and Laurie Davidson, from Dove Ministries.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Ed and Deborah Dickmeyer, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.