by Sandi Fahy
A tip of the hat to Donnette Gabel, City of Clearwater's "Volunteer of the Quarter", and the members of Ye Mystic Krewe of Santa Margarita,who recently received recognition as "Service Group of the Quarter" ... Just learned Pat Shriver is the new president of the Seminole-Largo branch of the All Children's Hospital Guild ... Friends of Ginny Fenner want her to know they are thinking of her and wishing her all the best ... It's birthday time once again for Evelyn Johnson, Sara Haydon, Karen Gums, Marcia Charlton, Joan Smith, Mary Walker, Julia Barlow, Barbara Nelson, Addie Hildebrand, Clair Bough, Donna Burns and Martha Legge. All turn a year older today, September 10 ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Kim Davis, Ken Humphreys and Susan Blanchard earlier this week ... Bring out the cake and ice cream tomorrow for Lois Jenkins, Holly Haines, Darlene Curtis, Karen Crown, Trish Landers, Andi Gorton, Karen Williams, Amanda Polson and John Hindman ... The birthdays of Lesley Pratt, Lisa McNamee, Ann Marie Lea, Sandy Hoover and Karen Hackett are coming up on Saturday ... Be sure to wish Phoebe Mitchell, Melissa Erickson, Ruth Ann Blackburn, Peggy Wakefield, Diana Craig and Renee Keeling all the best on their special day, which is Sunday ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Monday to Kathy Voutsinas, Kim Elliott, Alice Holder, Heidi Roseman, Pearl Richards, Karin Kay and Mary Winsey ... You still have time to get cards in the mail by Tuesday to Claudia Thomas, Susan Roberts, Nicole Thornton, Scott Behler, Rachel Chase and Robin Lapham ... Wednesday brings the 16th day of the month and the birthdays of Adam Burrell, Diana Duggan, Debra Riveros, Caroline Holtman and Erin Applebaum ... A little bird told us that Beverly Baum, Glenn Smith, Helen Tufts, Gladys Skillman, Lynne Fallon, Doris Bintliff, Dolores McCoy, Susanne Johnston and Peter Olsen recently had birthdays ... Congratulations are in order for the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: John and Bernice Thorne, Henderson and Maggie Talbot, John and Gail McCoy (Sept. 11); Larry and Jamie Clem (Sept. 12); Michael and Claudia Moore (Sept. 13); Doug and Chris Otto (Sept. 14) ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Ray and Toni Van Kirk, whose special day was August 23, and Tom and Sandi Deal, who marked 50 years of marriage on August 13 ... Have a great week, everyone.