Around Town – July 28

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July 28

Orchids to

Steven Butler, Jeff Blasdel, Aaron Quinton, Benlin Lui, John Smith, and Brad Ulery for volunteering to install new flooring at Turning Point.

the city for proactively thinking about how the Downtown Entrance Plaza can best serve the community.

Sharon Mangus for your beautiful article “Be Like Lillie” about Lillie Perkinson.

Hubler Honda for the great customer service and special thanks to Cindy and Terry! from Paula Jarrett.

Barkefellers’ staff for always going above and beyond when taking care of our Remi, from Suzi Bruin.

the Cucumber Gardeners who dropped off a bountiful harvest for our neighbors to enjoy, from the Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center.

Ginny Whipple for listening to my issues, being fair and understanding.

Stacy Burkman for your friendship, from Eddie Thifault.

Lexi, the hospital lab technician, for doing the bloodwork and doing a great job.

Onions to

those stuck on getting the former president instead of using all their resources to work for America now.

the store that allows nepotism and bullying from its management staff.

the federal representative who voted against the marriage and birth control protection bills, he is listening to his church, not his constituents.

elected officials who fail to show up for critical votes.

bullies who threaten their own to keep them silenced and under their control.

Happy Birthday to

Jennifer Gates, from Stephanie, David, Bobbi, Kaydence, Steven, Easton, Jessica, Skyler, Mason, Ryder, friends and family.

Dottie Parrigin, from Lighthouse Tabernacle.

Jennifer Gates, from Jan.

Happy Anniversary to

Donald and Janet Thompson, from Ceil Smith.