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    Orchids to…

    • Bishopp’s Appliance, Cari and Matt for prompt and courteous service, from Emily Fowler and Linda Hoy.

    • Harry McCawley for all the support of a third-grade classroom.

    • Todd Gant for plowing our driveway, from the Mackeys.

    • Carter’s Sweeper Sales and Service for always giving great service, from Kathy Rudd.

    • Joe Doggett for a great success story, from Luretta Clark.

    • Linda Hoy for the refrigerator, from Emily Fowler.

    • the lady who bought me breakfast Saturday morning.

    • the attendant at Speedy Clean Laundromat for the great customer service.

    • the mail lady who delivered mail in the snow on Friday with a big smile, from the Chandlers on Lake Stream Drive.

    • the Brian Singer family for cleaning my driveway and porch, from Betty Holder.

    • Patty for sewing all the buttons on my winter coat,

    • from Darlene.

    • Bruce Stuart for all the snow removal, from the Leestmas.

    • my neighbor Brad for shoveling my driveway.

    • the unknown angel who shoveled the driveway of

    • the Angels.

    • Dr. Petry for cleaning the driveway at Joe Daily’s.

    • whoever cleaned our driveway on Forsythia Drive on

    • Friday evening.

    • the U.S. Postal Service for delivering mail Friday.

    • Paula Jarrett for the letter to the editor, from Sheila Deiwert.

    • my neighbor Jerry Duncon for snowblowing my driveway, from Evelyn.

    • Barry Grimes for shoveling the driveway and walks, from Mamaw and Sherry.

    • Mike Campbell for clearing our driveway and sidewalk, from Sharon and David Bruner.

    • my neighbor on County Road 200W for clearing off everyone’s driveways.

    • the lady working in the valet department at CRH for getting my car during the snow Friday afternoon when I hadn’t even parked in the valet lot, from the elderly lady going to pick up her husband after his procedures.

    • Troy for cleaning our driveway after the snow, from Bob and Ruth.

    • the Dec. 8 column on the landlord’s responsibility for property maintenance, from |

    • Ken W.

    • the town of Edinburgh for a great job in keeping the snow and ice off our streets, from the Fitzpatricks.

    • Amazing Joe’s for going above and beyond in making sure I liked my dinner, and for the excellent customer service, from a very picky lady.

    • Ann Briddle for going out in the cold weather to check on Smoke and Holly while I was gone, from your sister.

    • whoever plowed my driveway on County Road 800 West, from your new neighbor.

    • the truck driver from Grammer for pulling my Camry out of the snow Friday evening on County Road 650 South in Ogilville, from Dot Yeaton.

    • Dr. John Harker for clearing our driveway, from Charlie and June.

    • the “Secret Santa” neighbor in Countryside who cleared my driveway on Saturday.

    • having Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list in the Sunday paper, from Linda Chui.

    • Frank Reed for clearing my driveway, from the Mousers.

    • Central Park Place for the beautiful Christmas tree in the commons area, from the residents.

    • Angela Adkins for the kindness shown to us, from your neighbors JoAnne and Dennis.

    • the newspaper carrier for putting the newspaper on the driveway during the bad weather Saturday and Sunday morning in Presidential Park.

    • Jeff Jones for blowing snow off my driveway, from Media Lewis.

    • Aaron Lynott, Bob Kasting and Liz Lindsey at Columbus East, from Mrs. Stamper’s and Mrs. Edwards’ preschool classes.

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