Around Town – Oct. 24

Editor’s Note: Submissions to Around Town are opinions submitted anonymously by readers, not factual representations, and do not reflect the viewpoints of The Republic or its staff. Orchids and onions about candidates on the Bartholomew County Nov. 8 general election ballot are being withheld and will not resume until after the election.

Orchids to

Tracey Clark of the NAACP on the wonderfully executed Freedom Fund Banquet.

everyone who understands that being “woke” just means trying to make things fair for everyone.

everyone who knows and cares which side America fought for in World War II and why.

those who believe freedom of speech is for everyone who can read, understand, and decided for themselves.

to those who are welcoming and accepting of all members of our community because diversity is what makes us great.

Jade at Kroger deli for your great personality and always having a helpful attitude.

articles in Friday’s paper.

the kind and generous people who have supported the Mayer family this last week at the fundraiser at Hauser.

those who support and empower young LGBTQ+ people in this community.

Happy Birthday to

Bob Decker, from your family and Donna.

Bev Gray-Sellers.

Sandra Dosterglick, from Joseph Hart DAR.

John Johnson, from Pat and Mike.

Kim Watkins, love G’ma.

Debbie Drysdale, from all of your coworkers at Columbus Internal Medicine.

Harold Schafstall from Brian, Amy, Ray and Jacob