Looking Back – Feb. 27

From The Republic archives


A record of more than $10,000 was raised at Community Animal Rescue Effort’s seventh annual Spay-ghetti Dinner fundraiser at Tre Bicchieri. The fundraiser generated money for spaying and neutering dogs and cats.


Two Columbus-area cousins celebrated their birthday together, even though they had no “official” birthday that year. Diane Doup and Bob Fetter were both born on Leap Day, Feb. 29.


11-year-old Randy Lewis, a fifth-grader at Parkside Elementary School, was chosen as the year’s Hemophilia Poster Child as the City of Columbus proclaimed March Hemophilia Month.