Around Town – June 29

Orchids to …

• my neighbors on West Hyde Court for being understanding and patient with the workers Monday and Tuesday, from Barb.

• the Franke family on Dairy Queen’s 50th anniversary, from the Bova family.

• the young person helping an older citizen when a shelving unit fell out of his car Tuesday on 10th Street in front of the Walmart store.

• Dempsey for helping me in the American Legion parking lot after my bike accident and for taking me home.

• people who turn on their outdoor lights at night to help cut down on crime.

• the staff of Par 3 Golf Course for the amazing transformation of the course over the past 12 months.

• Bill and Doris for the years of entertainment at the free music event for the community, as well as the country band for providing entertainment.

• Thrive Alliance and all their volunteer workers for building the deck for me after my injury, from Bernie Shehan.

• people responsible for warning me about possible water contamination when I came home from work.

• the young man in the blue Mazda sitting in front of me at the McDonald’s drive-thru Sunday for paying for our breakfasts.

• Southern Indiana Orthopedics, Dr. Douglas Federle and staff for being fantastic.

• the Eagle Group for being so kind to our family during one of our darkest days.

Onions to …

• the person who starts mowing at 9:30 p.m. when I am trying to get my kids in bed.

• new neighbors who push to change established rules.

• the uneducated that don’t realize the 22 million people who have insurance under Obamacare are breaking the entire system.

• the city for not acknowledging the far-reaching economic impact of a delay in notifying us about potentially contaminated water.

Happy Birthday to …

• Lilly Todd, from the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Jay Jenson-Knotts.

• Stella Berkenstock, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Sue Burton, from Aunt Etta and family.

• Shaundra, with love from Aunt Penny and Uncle Gene.

• Olive Records, from Colleen and Connie.

Happy Belated Birthday to …

• Curtis Kilps, from friends at the Moravian Church.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Terry and Linda Duvall, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Josh and Nicole Bontrager, from friends at the Moravian Church.