by Sandy Fahy
Photo by SANDI FAHY
Hats off to Catherine Yellin, City of Clearwater's "Employee of the Month" for August. Catherine is a longtime employee of the Marine & Aviation Department ... A tip of the hat also goes to recent Emory University grad Christina Erlinger ... The Largo Community Center's "Long Hot Summer" luncheon will take place at noon on August 16. Chicken marsala, rice pilaf, peas and carrots, Caesar salad and dessert will be served. There will also be live entertainment. For additional information, you may call 518-3131 ... Did you know today is Joan Wrigley Leeds' birthday? Carley Riggs, Linda Parks, Bob McKay, Mariellen Bauer, Jim Davis, Dale Aden, Jason Corcoran, actresses Melanie Griffith and Gillian Anderson and comedian David Steinberg are among those who share her August 9 birthdate. It's birthday #50 for Griffith ... Hope you remembered Carole Ann Agnew's birthday yesterday and those of Fred Timms and Lawson Moyer on Tuesday ... Be sure to wish Mary Boynton, Sharon Meek, Jean Scott and Stacie Dunphy all the best on their special day, tomorrow ... "Happy Birthday" greetings are in order on Saturday for Mary Lachnicht, Emma Brown, Rita MacRae, Ron Daniels, Kaytlin Duncan, Katie Shaffer, Kathy Yarbrough, Cassidy Bingham, Todd Hiers, Ellie Christopher and Sherry Rodriguez. That's the day Terry Gene Bollea (wrestler Hulk Hogan) turns 54 ... Sunday brings the birthdays of Dave Perkins, Ed Hooper, Eva Marcantel, Becky Humphreys, Marge Ralph, Pamela Fisher, Connolly McArthur, actor George Hamilton (68) and tennis player Pete Sampras (36) ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Monday for Jacky Bosacker, Denise Cochran, Taylor Sides, Maggie Bennett, Stan Ashbrook, Michael Preston and Bill Welbon ... The birthdays of Martha Forbes, Rebecca Shannon, Kelly Braciak, Paityn Kowalski and Walter Lindecke are coming up on Tuesday ... Rosalie Bergman, Betty Magidson, Ann Duncan, Susan Hall, Brenda Ehrke, Lily Hupp and Marge Lewis are among those turning a year older on Wednesday ... Just learned Carol Rogers, Kaitlyn Hale, Carmen Fusco, Lorraine Clement, Eileen Marshall, Sheila Deane and Shannon Clark celebrated birthdays in July ... Congratulations to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries this week: Shawn and Patti Grady, Henry and Joan Partenheimer (Aug. 10); Mark and Stacy Crevasse, Michael and Margaretta Short (Aug. 11) ... Have a great week, everyone!