Around Town – November 23

Orchids to …

• Jason Johnson and the Community Church of Columbus youth group, thank you for your time and help with my leaves — your work is a blessing to me.

• Turning Point volunteers for helping with the year-end mailing last week.

• the Columbus street crew for the awesome job they did with the leaves on McKinley Avenue.

• the members of Sixth Street General Baptist Church, thanks for helping me get my car going in the cold.

• Jess Whittington, thank you for replacing my mailbox so quickly, from Karen Kresovsky.

• to Doug Showalter for your columns that always made me laugh, from Kim.

• Mike Burchyett, for being an excellent Realtor and your continued help to your buyers after the sale has closed.

• Cheri Stone at United Way for all of your assistance with helping me through my new home purchase, from Kristina Hargitt.

Onions to …

• the pharmacy that automatically refills medicines weeks before they are due to be refilled.

• rampant incompetence in the workplace that makes me wonder if anyone really knows how to do their jobs anymore.

• enforcement that allows a person to park all day long every day on Washington Street on the yellow curb.

Happy Birthday to …

• Catherine Grott, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Stephanie Akers, from your mother, your dad and all of your brothers and sisters.

• Keegan Fox on No. 21, from Mom, Dad, Grayson, Jackson and Lila.

• Dave Rosenberger from your family and Donna

• Nolan Prather, from friends at the Moravian Church

• Austin Steenbarger from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Ethan Wiwi, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Pat Tharp, from Mary and Elsie.

• Bill Sproessig.

• Henry Nobbe.

• David Emmert.

• Chelsea Bragg.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Scott and Joann Poffenberger.