by Sandy Fahy
Posing for a photo prior to lunch at Clearwater Country Club on a recent morning are (from left) Terry Littlefield, Manny Sotiridy, Allen McKenzie, Fred Cohen and Don Mader. All are members of the Clearwater Sail & Power Squadron's "Wednesday Lunch Bunch"--a group of some 15-20 men who enjoy getting together weekly for some food, fun and fellowship. McKenzie recently celebrated his 96th birthday.
It's birthday time once again for Billie Jean Sachs, Molly Jennings, Eleanor Gerry, Kyle Webb, Kerrie Townsend, Robert Barnes, Sallie Brennan and George Freeman. All celebrate their special day today, May 15 ...Hope you remembered the birthdays of Jo Ann Bulthuis, Kirstjen Nielsen, Jack Dennis and Bud Zimmer yesterday and those of Rachel Falls, Jack Freeman and Margaret Kickliter earlier this week ... Julie Easterday, Martha Donald, Pam Rilling, Andrea Digdo, Tracy Carr, Richard Shockley, Sr., Charlotte Owen and Michael Kline, Jr. are among those turning a year older tomorrow ... Saturday brings the birthdays of Martha Brincklow, Vicki McMullen, Jack Hamrick, Nancy Hopkins, Anthony Grego and Jane Burgos ... Did you know Sunday is Mary Lou Wagstaff's birthday? Ellen Dierks, Shannon Constantinou, Mary Beth Petti, Blake Kleinhans, Heather Sutton, Lynn Dieckow, John Inglis, Tracy Brady and John Green are among those who share her May 18 birthdate ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Monday for Stephanie Doran, Lisa Chandler, Barbara Winton, Jill Mathews, Maria Picun, Sandra Meyers, Steve Allen, Jean McEvoy, Brian Kelly and Richard Caldwell ... The birthdays of Anita Davis, Jay Hamrick, Linda Quigley, Bob Fernandez, Melissa Whittenhall, Bill Babbitt, Molly Maguire and Norman Baarman are coming up on Tuesday ... You still have time to get cards in the mail to Pat Fernandez, Sherry Huff, Steve Brashear, Temple Settlemire, Mary Anthony, Janet Ward, Kevin Corbett, Lori Myrback, Ryan Pope and Hank Webb. Their special day is Wednesday ... Just learned the birthdays of Ellen Mandt, Jean Harris, Colleen Jahns, Taylor Charmatz, Sally Lindberg, Carol Lowery, Thelma Thomas, Iris Young and Margaret Branscombe have recently come and gone ... Congratulations to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: Michael and Deborah Hauser, Don and Cindy Kleinhans (May 16); Paul and Carol Chesler, George and Doris Russell (May 18); Michael and Ashley Magidson (May 19); Terry and Marjorie Swartzell, Eric and Stefanie Barsema (May 20); Jeff and Casie Colamarino (May 21) ... Belated anniversary congrats to Robert and Heather Polanis (May 4); Dave and Beth Burton, David and Lori Parsons (May 6) ... Have a wonderful week, everyone.