by Sandy Fahy
PEOPLE AROUND TOWN: Meet Lindsay Harrell, aquatics specialist with the City of Largo. Lindsay was caught on camera during a recent event at Largo Central Park, where she was providing information on programs at the Highland Family Aquatic Center and Southwest Aquatic Complex.
Congratulations to Troy and Teresa Piper, who will be celebrating their 14th wedding anniversary on May 10 ... Belated anniversary congrats are in order for Matthew and Diane Young and Harvey and Joanne Prior. April 28 was the special day for both couples ... Did you know today is Anna Marie Miller's birthday? Patricia Ford, Karen Scarpinato, Robert Rice and William Bolin are among those who share her May 7 birthdate ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Ruth Reid and Nancy Mitchem yesterday and those of Beth Sellers, Thelma Thomas, Rebecca Dacier and Linda Barrett earlier this week ... Bring out the cake and ice cream tomorrow for Roger Ormerod, Joann Greeby, Karen Bauler, Kim Wynn, Bill Martin, Barbara Taylor, Helen Deluca, Carol Warren and Barbara Smith ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Saturday to Mary Byrd, Lisa Griffith, Tony Sellers, Jeff Thompson, Penelope Howard, Faye Wyatt, Mary Vaughan and Dave Johnston ... Be sure to wish Heather Johnson, John Yarbrough, Bobbie Key and Emily Hackett all the best on their special day, which is Sunday ... The birthdays of Diane Newman, Pat McMullen, Phyllis Emerson and Jack Freeman are coming up on Monday ... Tuesday brings the birthdays of Larry Hall, Alicia Mandt, Tyler Kelly and Marilyn Santarelli ... What do Liz Kobitter, Jennifer Anderson and Sarah Knabel have in common? All were born on May 13 ... A little bird told us Vera Bouchard, Gertrude Ross, Linda Novak, Sally Lindberg, Martha Wilkinson, Jean Harris, John Hamilton, Tatiana Falk, Gwendolyn Huising, Robert Shobe, Bill Wilfert, Ellen Mandt, Jean Borg, Hanna Strong, Ivey Raymond, Betty Scott, Michelle Crook, Rosemary Lemaire, Leo Crawford and Don Chandler recently had birthdays ... Helen Cullom advises Benjamin Franklin was 79 when he invented bifocal eyeglasses ... Have a good week, everyone.