Around Town – May 1

Orchids to …

• ColumBUS transit dispatchers for their kindness to riders and other people in the community.

• Cody Adams, Doug Burbrink, Cory and Kim Chamberlin, Brad Sharp, Steven Axsom, Rich Ferrenburg, Dirk Hinton, Scott Hollinger, Vicky and Terry Coffman and Steve and Carol Heitman for taking time out of your busy schedules to help clear the road for all of us and temporarily patching the roof, from the Tekulves and the families on 275 South.

• Duke Energy for restoring power so quickly.

• everyone at our local hospice facility, from Dave Snyder.

• the nurses, caregivers, Environmental Service, Rehabilitation Services, Dining Services, Recreation and all the volunteers at Silver Oaks Health Campus while I was there, from Wilma.

• all who came to the First United Methodist Church smorgasbord along with all the workers who helped make this event possible, from Lee and Jewell Arthur and Jim and Marsha Sons, co-chairs.

• The Salvation Army for bringing food to us since we had no power.

Happy Birthday to …

• Raul Valero-Osuna, from your family and co-workers.

• Colton Speer, from all of his Bartholomew County friends.

• Franklin Capes, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Madilyn Ellison, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Anessa Thayer.

• Doug Meek.

• Molly Land.

• Willow Hartwell.

• Grace Schuette on No. 16, from Aunt Elsie.