Around Town – August 20

August 20

Orchids to …

• East Columbus United Methodist Church for an awesome breakfast on Saturday.

• Dave Barker and SIHO departments for the Friday luncheons during summer because they have been a fun treat.

• Elum Vanest for the beautiful drawing of the vase with flowers; I will always remember your thoughtfulness during the time of my mother’s illness, from Blake’s grandma.

• Tony London for buying our dinner Friday night, from the Bays.

• Lt. Heeb for his retirement from Columbus Police Department and for being the longest serving officer.

• R. Andrew Robertson for your reasonable, breath of fresh air viewpoint stated in Saturday’s letter to The Republic.

• the city crews doing such a great job updating the downtown corners.

• Second Baptist Church for an awesome community feeding.

Happy Birthday to …

• Lilli Weddle, from Whosoever Will Church.

• Andie Simpson, from your family and Donna.

• Tim Weddle, from your mother.

• Carol Jenkins, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Joe Turner, with love from your family.

• Jeff Vincent, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

• Timothy Scott Weddle, from the Weddle family.

• Jimmy Bennett, from Jamie.

• Klair Bevis, from Grandma Jean.

• Anthony Depoy, Corben Depoy and Angie Templeton, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Kevin Konetake.

• Edwin Stone.

• Edward Stone.

Happy Birthday to …

• Darin Pruden and Nena Walls, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• John Repp.

• David Bragg.

• Dustin Gilbert.

• Kathleen Harker.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Gary and Christine Huffman, from friends at the Moravian Church.

Happy Belated Anniversary to

• Mary Jo and Michael Mentrup, from friends at the Moravian Church.