Around Town for Nov. 21

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Orchids to

Jennings Church of Christ for the fruit basket.

Michael Leppert for his column.

President Biden’s wonderful speech in Philadelphia.

Michael Leppert for his spot-on column in the paper.

Nancy Pelosi for her service to the nation and her sense of democracy.

the editorial in the Sunday paper.

the St. Peter’s Choir, brass quartet and JuBELLation for wonderful performances.

all the contributors of recipes featured in the Republic’s Tis’ The Season magazine.

to Ronald Wilkinson for his letter.

all the cookie bakers, candy makers, cookie partakers and everyone on the committee who made the cookie walk a success.

the opinion page of Sunday’s paper.

Happy Birthday to

Karen Johnson, from your Secret Sisters.

Judy Andrews, from your family and Donna.

Shelli Loheid, from your biggest fans Kim and Pamela.

Hayley Marie Hand, love from grandma and grandpa.

Happy Belated Birthday to

John Lee.