Photo by SANDI FAHY
"Happy Birthday" to Betsy Schoepf, executive director of the Beach Art Center in Indian Rocks Beach. March 10 is her special day.
Congratulations and best wishes to Tony and Marie Nuccio on the new addition to their family, daughter Marissa Brianne. Marissa Brianne weighed 8 lbs., 3 oz., and measured 21 1/4 inches at birth ... Congratulations are also in order for Rosalie and Wayne Smith, who recently celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary, and Debbie and Ken Tickett, whose special day is coming up on March 15 ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Colette and Steve Ives (March 1) and Kevin and Caroline Barnett (March 2) ... Did you know today is Paula McCarthy's birthday? Donnafay Collins, Sue Wagner, Amy Diamond, Vel Jaeger, Betsi Colamarino, Haylee Gash, Jo Hall, Betty Wiggins, Kasey Watson, Betty Murphy and Chris Sanders are among those who share her March 8 birthdate ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Laura Coleman, Susan Ankrum, Peggy Gargola and Stephen Faulkner yesterday ... Be sure to wish Barbara Gayhart, Isabelle Whitehead, Marilyn Jones, Lynn Swanson, Bud Reichert, Bob Gabriel, Shawn Manley, Sally Hamilton and Jennifer Jacobs all the best on their special day, which is tomorrow ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Saturday for Nan Lanham, Virginia Hemrick, Betty Wise, Jack Gerber, Brianna Kennedy and Kelly McFrederick ... Liz Symonds, Fran Rowland, Kathleen McDougall, Jessica Kelsey, Karolina Nagy, Eileen Sullivan, Kelly Tiano, Steve Nelson and Ginny Moore are among those turning a year older on Sunday ... The birthdays of Nancy Wood, Sue Jones, Vickie Moulyn, Danene Rice, Norman Dietz, Janet Pugh, Linda Riggs and Chip Fowler are coming up on Monday ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Tuesday to Nancy Emrich, Walt Brashear, John Szabo, Karen Barnes, Marjorie Betzing, Christy Young and Desmond Kilgore ... Wednesday brings the birthdays of Barbara French, Maggie Douglas, Zoe Boehme, Ellen Campbell and Chris Spencer .... A belated "Happy Birthday" to Mary Ann Morris (March 1); Tracy Whitehead, Tyler Rice (March 2); Priscilla Grutzner (March 4); Archie Whyte (March 5); and Angie Sayward (March 6) ... Reader Lisa Cook says the biggest need in automobile safety is the recall of several million defective drivers ... Have a good week, everyone.