by Sandy Fahy
Congratulations to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries in the coming week: Rich and Sue McBride (July 30); James and Suzanne Earle, Richard and Sallie Devine (July 31) ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Karl and Betsey Kraengel (July 12); Wayne and Carol Eich (July 8); Joe and Myra Witko (July 1) ... Best wishes to Mary Alice Anders on her recent retirement from Pinellas County Schools. Mary Alice taught 5th grade for 43 years, 41 of them at Mildred Helms Elementary School in Largo ... Kudos are in order for Madison Colston, who recently brought home her first achievement medal from LeFleur Gymnastics. Madison, who celebrated her fourth birthday not long ago, was excited to receive the award ... Speaking of birthdays, did you know Lois Natalino turns a year older today? Carlen Petersen, Fran Parsons, Jessica Griffin, Sandra St. George, Charlie Nielsen, Sam Reed, Tom Tracy and Marv Atkins are among those who share her July 30 birthdate ... This week also brings the birthdays of Heather Wilson, Glad McCurtain, Frank Knight, Raelene Hawi, Karen Davis, Monica Wilson, Michael Hitchcock, Betty Conner, Elsie Taylor, Patricia Howe, Jackie Johnson, Donna Anderson, Mary Scott and Eileen Marshall ... Laurie Peacock says a weatherman is the only person who can be wrong time after time and still keep his job ... Have a great week, everyone.