Around Town – November 20

Orchids to …

• The Republic’s circulation department for quick delivery.

• 106.1 The River for playing music and not preempting it for sports events.

• Nick at Thompson Furniture for solving our emergency quickly and kindly, and to Big Mike and Daniel for a quick and helpful delivery, from a grateful customer.

• the sweet couple at Sam’s Club for treating each of my children to a mint, as you made their day and mine.

• the dedicated and hard-working elementary teachers who, as I have learned, have their hands full.

• Midge for being such a kind and caring nurse.

• the town of Hope for a wonderful Christmas of Yesteryear event.

• Kim Rutan and all her helpers at Flintwood Wesleyan Church for putting on another great craft show, from Barbara L.

• Guy Shoaf for a very fast, efficient job for me, from June Sorrell.

• Just Friends for the wonderful Thanksgiving meal that was served and to all the volunteers and people who donated.

• all at the Roby Anderson Community Center and their volunteers for an awesome Thanksgiving dinner, from a disabled person.

• Doug Showalter for his excellent column in Saturday’s paper.

• some of my neighbors for the good deeds they do for me from time to time, and I would do the same for them.

• DSI Employee Activity Committee for your awesome efforts in boosting our morale with all the great activities you all have been implementing, from a grateful employee.

• Kaitlyn for all your help and the great job you do at The Republic and with the customers, from a grateful community member.

Happy Birthday to …

• Kasondra Capes, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Joellen Criswell, from your family and Donna.

• Sandy Benefield, from your family and Donna.

• JoElla Small, from your family and Donna.

• Bert Winn, from Peggy Dunlevy.

• Lexy McFall, from Brown’s Corner Chapel Church.

• Paul Nading, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Sandy Hoover.

• Cassie Myers.

• Emily Young.

• Emma Robertson.

• Grayson Lipley.

• John Paetzel.

• Alyssa Kinworthy, from Dove Ministries.

• Alex Ray, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

Happy Birthday to …

• Barbara Wadsworth, from Dove Ministries.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Mick and Teresa Turner.

ANOTHER beautiful morning