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Orchids & Onions (August 18, 2013)


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•    Kaylie Harmon or the special delivery on Wednesday and to Kelly Harmon for helping Kaylie make the delivery, from Mrs. Greene at Richards Elementary School.

•    Don, Danny, Coy, Eddie, Ed, Charlotte, Megan, Shawn Charlie, Betty, Donna and Dallas for going above and beyond for our company, from Pam at Errands Express Inc.

•    Big Cheese for being so nice to us at lunch time Thursday, from Blake and his four grandparents.

•    Marco's Pizza for being a great place to have a party with helpful staff and delicious food, from the happy baby shower party.

•    Joe Cole and Ken Van Liew for their excellent letters in Saturday's paper.

•    the Cochrans and Hyers for doing an amazing job taking over Sandy Hook's Chicken and Noodle Dinner.

•    Susan Thayer Fye, for your help with our questions, from Don and Patsy Harris.

•    the kind gardener who left the box of potatoes marked "free" in front of the paper recycle bins at Lincoln Park.

•    Jim and Nelda Haislup for the nice tomatoes, from Howard and Clora.

•    Mrs. Chasteen for your dedication to teaching, from a parent.

•    Shauna Johnson at Kroger pharmacy for going above and beyond, from Melissa Caplinger.

•    Lori Huber for staying at the scene of the accident I was involved in last Friday and giving me support and the unknown gentleman who helped my children and me, from Julie Jenkins.

•    Garrol at Walmart who brought the electric cart back to me Friday morning, from a grateful customer.

•    Nick at Amazing Joe's restaurant for doing his best to make a great graduation party, from the Huffman family.

•    Gene Majors for doing a nice job on our front walk, from Bob Gwin.

•    Ann in the pharmacy at Walgreens for her help with my prescription last Sunday and delivering it to me on Monday, from Darlene.

•    Ken Chandler for his letters to the editor, from Judy Martin.

•    Rev. James Hudson for his help.

•    the city crew that picked up our tree limbs from the yard in Oakbrook Addition and did a neat job, from Shirley Bozzell.

•    The Republic for finding murals and windmills among the graffiti and vandalism on the streets, from a caring reader.

•    the coach of the PAAL Packer football team for waiting to take pictures until Brandon got there, from Brandon's Mom and Dad.

•    patriotic citizens who support the president's efforts to make this country a better place.

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