Photo by SANDI FAHY
Janet Moyer, recreation leader at George C. McGough Nature Park in Largo, introduces an albino black rat snake to the public at the recent Taste of Nature celebration at Largo Central Park Nature Preserve.
Congratulations to Dr. Gwen Scott, who has been selected for inclusion in the forthcoming edition of "Who's Who in America" ... A tip of the hat to Dave Hendry, who made a hole-in-one on the 227-yard 13th hole at Countryway Golf Club recently ... A drum roll, please, for the following persons honored at the recent Largo Public Library Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon: William Boden, Volunteer of the Year; Betty Atkins, Genealogy Volunteer of the Year; Jan Handrick, Friends of the Library Volunteer of the Year; and Dana Porter, Greater Largo Library Foundation Volunteer of the Year ... Did you know today is Betty Dixson's birthday? Others who share her April 19 birthdate are Joyce Martin, Flo Bell, Donald Lomas, Chris Bartholomew, Ann Cameron and Jack Harold ... Hope you remembered Alison McGovern's birthday yesterday and those of Phyllis Wible and Mead McCutcheon on Tuesday ... Bring out the cake and ice cream tomorrow for Sheryl Hopkins, Elaine Pepi, Todd Brooks, Doris Peterson and Peggy Perkins. Warmest wishes also go to Lucy Brands, who will be 99! ... Saturday brings the birthdays of Juliet LeBeau, Jill Whitney, Anne Garris, Brittany Koehn, Dustin Caldwell, Cindy Robinson, Nicole Schroeder, Jim Davis and Bob Cates ... Be sure to wish Erin Authier, Ed Smith, Bob Lee, Ed Droste, Dawn Doganiero, Joce Reynolds and Frank Glaze all the best on their special day, which is Sunday ... "Happy Birthday" wishes are in order on Monday for Enid Giesow, Darlene Chance, Marylee Jones, Sandra McKenzie, Dianne Oberman and Maddie Hightower ... What do Max Adams, Deb Reeve, Jody Pollick Schwahn, Douglas Stima, Arielle Myers, Ray Ward and Hilda Cairo have in common? All were born on April 24 ... The birthdays of Harry Brown, Vicki Barnes, Shirley Garrett, Ronnie Duncan, Wendy Littler, Sandra Darnell, Doug Weaver, Betty Brown, Grace Habryl, Mary Robinson, Barbara Brown and Timothy McKenney are coming up on Wednesday ... Belated "Happy Birthday" to Sandy Wilkinson, John Whitcomb, Ann Wilber, Pam Campbell, Patti Verin, Ken Anthony, Lindsey Edwards and Susan Rieben ... Congratulations to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: Ray and Pat Smith (April 19); Jason and Kelly Corcoran, Bill and Barbara Jackson (April 22) ... Chinese proverb: The flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today. Have a great week, everyone.
Rose Bellinger, seated, is pictured with her daughter, Marie, on her 86th birthday in March