Around Town – October 23

Orchids to …

• East Columbus United Methodist Church for a awesome men’s Bible study breakfast Saturday morning.

• the Columbus Salvation Army corps for an awesome pot luck on Sunday.

• Pastor Art Schwank for his research and preparation in presenting on Sunday morning at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clifty, the heritage of Lutheranism as it developed from German origin to our local area in the past 200 years.

• Buergermeister Poggemoeller, mayor of Loehen, Germany, on his greetings and remarks with Mayor Jim Lienhoop during the interesting program Sunday morning as St. Paul’s Lutheran celebrates the Reformation and the theme of the Expo Festival.

• Columbus North girls’ soccer players and coaches for a very exciting season, and to all the parents who worked on game day and behind the scenes.

• the carrier who delivered my newspaper outside my garage door again today.

• everyone who came to our annual Chicken and Noodle Dinner on Saturday night and especially to all who helped in any way because it was a wonderful evening, from the congregation of the Hartsville United Methodist Church.

Happy Birthday to …

• Lauren Reed, from your co-workers and Donna.

• Dakota Turpin, from your family.

• Patti March, from your family and Donna.

• Ashleigh Shaw, from your family and Donna.

• Cooper Bontrager, Josh McClain and Don Williamson, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Tanner Dean.

• Chelsey Nading.

Happy Birthday to …

• Makayla Reynolds, from Grandma Dorothy.

ANOTHER beautiful morning