by Sandy Fahy
Photo by SANDI FAHY
Congratulations to Kelly Goolsby, City of Clearwater's "Employee of the Month" for September. Kelly works in the Public Utilities Department. Congrats are also in order for Clearwater Parks & Recreation Administration, recipient of the city's Team Award for September/October ... Hats off to RuthE Hargray and Tracy Tenney on their recent Neighborly SuperStar Awards from Neighborly Care Network ... Pinellas County 4-H held its annual Awards and Recognition Dinner at the Pinellas County Extension on August 24. This year's Leadership Award was presented to Jennifer Galiano. Lindsey White was recognized as 4-H Historian of the Year. Clubs of the year were the Seminole Riders and Crazy 4 Canines. 4-H clubs recognized for outstanding project achievement were: Clearwater Lightning, Crazy 4 Canines, Dreamcatchers, 4-H Fanatics, 4-H Fun Club, F.A.I.T.H., Hearts and Hooves Saddles Club, King's English, Maranatha, Muttley Canine Crew, Ochs Garden, Pony Pals and Seminole Riders. Kudos to all! ... Bring out the cake and ice cream today for Melissa Erickson, Pete Walz, Marianne Wilson, Phoebe Mitchell, Patricia Vernon, Barbara DiCairano, Renee Keeling, Ruth Ann Blackburn and Mason Stanley. Actresses Jacqueline Bissett, Eileen Fulton ("As the World Turns") and Louse Lombard ("CSI") are among the celebrities who share their September 13 birthdate. It's birthday #74 for Fulton. Lombard is 37, Bissett 63 ... Among those turning a year older tomorrow are Karen Kay, Kathy Voutsinas, Alice Holder, Mary Winsey, Dorothy Richardson, Kim Elliott, Ralph Scheidenhelm, Karol Wojciechowski, Wanda Payant, Rees Stanley, Geralyn Booth, Dan Martinez, singer/actress Joey Heatherton and actress Faith Ford. Heatherton turns 63. Ford will be 43 ... The birthdays of Claudia Thomas, Cynthia Nilson, Nicole Thornton, Peter Keck, Catherine Purdy, Greg Nicoletto, Fay Norsworthy, Larry Hoyer, Scott Behler, actor Tommy Lee Jones (61), actor/sportscaster Merlin Olsen (67) and movie director Oliver Stone (61) are coming up on Saturday ... Adam Burrell, Courtney Jay, Debra Riveros, Erin Applebaum, Jay Martin and Keith Mountjoy will be celebrating their special day on Sunday. Illusionist David Copperfield (whose real name is David Kotkin) will be 51 that day ... "Happy Birthday" greetings are in order for George Wich, Marge Piernick, Bonnie Lovell, Bill Morgan, Christine Sinicrope, Ken Cole and Bill Rogers on Monday, the day actor Kyle Chandler of "Friday Night Lights" turns 42 . Chandler is a native of Buffalo, NY ... Did you know Tuesday is Kathleen George's birthday? Mandy Peterson, Marissa Kautz, Sue Roberts, James Booker and world champion cyclist Lance Armstrong were also born on September 18. It's birthday #36 for Armstrong ... You still have time to get birthday cards in the mail by Wednesday to The Rev. David Landers, Bernadette Weiers, Sue Johnson, Virginia Boller, Skip Griffith, Martha Snow, Anna Shields, Glenn Hanson, Dave Nyland and Matthew Worner ... A little bird told us Kathy Sweetman, Kathryn Barber, James Barber, Treva Canfield, Doris Perry and Christian Holt had birthdays earlier this month ... Congratulations to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: Doug and Kris Otto (Sept. 14); Kevin and Trisha Hamilton (Sept. 18); Christopher and Jill Ann Rees, Gary and Kristine Young (Sept. 19). It's anniversary #19 for Christopher and Jill Ann. The Youngs will be marking 20 years of marriage ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Fred and Janet Timms (Sept. 3); Edward and Patty Grinnell (Sept. 4); Ley and Marilyn Browder (Sept. 7) ... Have a great week, everyone.