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Orchids & Onions (June 20, 2013)

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Orchids to…

• Bob Gergely, Advance Audio, Aaron Eichel, Triple AAA Striping, Farm Bureau Insurance, The People’s Bank, Waymansville Store, Christopher and Associates for helping to make the Reins to Recovery Giddy Up and Golf fundraiser such a success.

• Brenda at Renner Honda Service Dept. for excellent customer service, from Carolyn.

• city trash collectors for backing up to take an extra bundle of trash I failed to get out to the street in a timely fashion, from Nancy, John and Matthew.

• the young man in the silver van who stopped to help a complete stranger get the range into her home in Edinburgh.

• Betty and the angels of Jack’s Place on Third Street for taking care of Mr. Miller, from Grant.

• The Republic for the large, always enjoyable Page 2 photos, from a reader.

• Jon and Jan Carlstrom, Ken and Jean Greenlee and Cintas for the beautiful flowers during my recovery, from Jackie Carlstrom.

• Larry Calfee for going the extra mile in helping Kyle Davis, from Becky Davis.

• Carol, Barb, John and Barb for making my birthday very happy, from Bill Cooper.

• Rhonda Fountain for being my doctor for the last couple of years, from Pearl Moody.

• Best Way Trash Removal for always going above and beyond, from John German.

• Mr. Lawless on Caldwell Place for taking the time and scraping and repainting part of the roof for the Potthoff family.

Onions to…

• for spending taxpayer money to study fixing a privately owned building.

• the neighbors who won’t mow their grass.

• cancer center staff for inefficiency and lack of compassion.

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