by Sandy Fahy
Photo by SANDI FAHY
Congratulations to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries in the coming week: George and Kim Feaster, Reinhold and Leona Weber, Grant and Pat Wallin (Dec. 26); Bill and Mary Lou Keeler, Bill and Judy Bennett (Dec. 27); Ralph and Kathy Hancock (Dec. 30); Frank and Garie Glaze (Dec. 31) ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Don and Doris Jenkins, whose special day was December 1 ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Carol Cowan, Carol Brunsgaard, Jean Curtis and Gail McCoy earlier this week ... Did you know Judy Charmatz and Harry Sauers turn a year older on Christmas Day? ... Be sure to wish Beth Marshall, Frances Donberger, Jennifer Loveland, Judi Fleming, Natalie Paul, Sue Anderson, Eric Ott, Prudence Fabricand and Glenn Harmon all the best on their special day, which is Friday ... The birthdays of Rose Garafola, Janet Olsen, Tony Gecan, Missy Kenney, Shawn Grady, Jr. and John Vogt are coming up on Saturday ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Sunday for Caitlin Tighe, Penny McNees, Dorothy Snidow and Sarah Gecan ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Monday to Pat Dean, Kelsey Johnson and Keenan Ellis ... You still have time to get cards in the mail by Tuesday to Nancy Thomas, Jessica Gregory, Irene Atkin, Kelly Lawrence and Connor Crosby ... Wednesday brings the last day of the month and the birthdays of Mary Beth Toland, Brittny Bacon, Clyde Smith, Barbara Ballew and Barbara Abbott ... Just learned Jan Curtis, Betty Witko, Dolores Scales, Christy Fryer and Natalie Irwin turned a year older recently ... The poinsettia is a popular plant around the holidays. Amy Anderson advises it was first introduced to the United States back in 1928 when Dr. Joel Poinsett, American ambassador to Mexico at the time, brought the plant home from Mexico ... Happy holidays to all of our readers as they celebrate Christmas, Hannukkah or Kwanza.