Around Town – August 30

Orchids to …

• the Visitors Center staff for an outstanding and well-paced annual meeting.

• Steve Ferry for taking me every three weeks to St. Vincents Hospital for cancer treatment for over a year, you are a great friend.

• Jewel Fleetwood for his very excellent letter to the editor, from someone who agrees with you thoroughly.

• Tatty Humdley for all your help with groceries and errands during Marty’s surgery, from Tina Mickle.

• Monte Hall for staying with me during Marty’s surgery and for surprising us with supper and prayers, from Tina Mickle.

• Zwanzigz Pizza employees for the surprise this week after Marty’s surgery, your compassion is appreciated, from Tina Mickle.

• Robin White for shopping for us after Marty’s surgery, from Tina and Marty Mickle.

• Dr. Gallagher, his office and staff at the surgery center and the regular office, from Tina and Marty Mickle.

• all of those who prayed and sent best wishes for Marty’s surgery from our church and other churches, our friends are unbelievable, from Tina Mickle.

• Ed Cherlin for his kindness, from a friend.

• Officer Matt Harris for a educational lesson on the negatives of tobacco use, from a grateful educator.

• the lady at Marsh in the express line that paid it forward with buying my groceries Thursday afternoon.

Happy Birthday to …

• Zachary T. Ammerman.

• Gretchen Jaynes, from friends and family.

• Yvonne Franz, from your family, Brenda and Donna.

• Joan Chelton, from your family and Donna.

• Cathy Hadley, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Amanda Miller, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

• Dana DeBaun, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Brenda Carman, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Scarlette Toole, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Thelma Fiesbeck, from Elsie.

• Cortney Galbraith.

• Colby Lovins.

• Dick Dodd, from Brenda, Rosa and Steve.

• Pat Emerson, from Jean Patrick.

• Jeffrey Bailey, from Justin and Dad.

Belated Wishes to …

• Isabel White on No 13, from Pa Steve, Grandma K., Mom Nakia, Dawson, Steven, Aunt Jennifer, Uncle Klint, Maggie, Sawyer, Uncle Timmy and Uncle Jeremy.