Around Town – May 14

Orchids to …

• Dr. Mark Royer for saving my life this past weekend, from Ken and Ronaca.

• Cyrus Robertson for his opinion letter, “Honor motherhood, reject dairy industry cruelty,” in Friday’s paper.

• the angel who made my day by buying my lunch at the hospital cafeteria.

• all mothers, especially Lynn Harper and Lisa Ice-Jones.

• Lobsterfest volunteers because, without you, we’d still be cleaning up.

• Old National Wealth Management for sponsoring another Lobsterfest.

• those in attendance at this year’s Lobsterfest because the Philharmonic appreciates you.

• Dr. Hunnicutt, Dr. Ryan and all the Cath Lab staff who made me feel so comfortable during my visit Friday, from a grateful patient.

• Michelle Copple for your excellent work in improving the lighting and landscaping at the Bartholomew County Public Library.

• all who rode the elephants at the Lions Club-sponsored circus.

• the person in front of me in McDonald’s drive-thru on National Road for paying for my breakfast order at 9:19 a.m. on May 12.

• Larry Perkinson for receiving the William R. Laws Human Rights Award and for his great acceptance speech.

• Dr. A. at The Eye Place for everything that you do, from your staff and their family.

• Eric Rodenberg and Denny Kubal for their letters to the editor, and all people who are willing to speak up and push back against policies that harm them.

Happy Birthday to …

• John Colton, from your co-workers.

• John Prohaska, from your family and co-workers.

• Rebecca Speaker, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Joe Dodd, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Sam Bontrager.

• Mikayla Irvine.

• Brenda McKinney.

• Tamma Trisler.

• Alyssa McIntosh.

• Larry Perkinson, from Mom and all the family.

• Jeff Spears, from Dove Ministries.

• Sherry Cooper, with love from Cindy Laswell.

Happy Birthday to …

• Capt. Jodi Sladek.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Tom Goddard, from your wife, Judy.