Around Town – April 19

Orchids to …

• Dr. Scott Benjamin and staff for their kindness to a longtime patient.

• Dr. Ellen Rudolph Jarvis and her staff for doing a great job with a difficult patient.

• Richards Raiders Student Council sponsors, staff and parents for the delicious staff appreciation breakfast Tuesday morning.

• Lloyd and Susan Douglas.

• the America and Roby Anderson Community Center board of directors for their hard work in keeping the center open.

• the police officers who rescued the young man on Sunday, due to their caring and special training.

• John and Arleen Keele for the wonderful flowers you shared with me, Shelly.

• First Lutheran Church members for the inspirational presentation of the Living Last Supper, from a member.

• the customer at Bath & Body Works for giving me your unused coupons.

• all the ladies at ETC Tax Service for their kindness, thoughtfulness and the great job they do at tax time and through the year.

• Brian and Patty Martin for a beautiful, well-attended family gathering on Easter Sunday.

• Westside Community Church for an inspiring Easter service at The Commons.

Onions to …

• the clueless who don’t realize if we paid higher taxes to support everyone’s health care we would end up bankrupt like other European countries.

• the person who took a pretty blue rock from a flower garden in the 2800 block of Whipporwill Drive, Columbus.

• the board that made chicken rules and won’t enforce them to all.

• people who haven’t figured out the orange paint on the signs means those are being replaced with new, improved, architecturally awe-inspiring ones.

Happy Birthday to …

• Melanie Wisler, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Adam Schumm, from your family and Donna.

• Charlie Bryant, Jeremy Burton and Judy Newkirk, from Pastor Lewis Burton And The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Christopher David Wells, from Mom and Jack.

• Victoria Shaw and Kristin Toole, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Jackson Walker.

• Jessica Pate.

• Cathryn Dewees.

• Taylan Abner.

• Matt Hill.

• Shannon McFall, from Browns Corner Chapel Church.

• Doretta Trent, from Elsie.

• Alex Shawn Patton, from your family.

Happy Birthday to …

• Allie Bierlein, from Charlotte and all your friends.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Pete and Bev Grimm, from Pastor Lewis Burton And The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Steve and Karen Carroll on No. 36.