by Sandi Fahy
Photo by SANDI FAHY
Kudos to Mathew Eberius, recreation leader with the City of Dunedin, who was recently presented the Distinguished Young Professional Award by the Florida Recreation and Park Association ... A tip of the hat to Tara Lopez on her selection as City of Clearwater's "Employee of the Month" for October ... Becky Eggers is back from her recent trip to Washington, D.C. Becky, who is president of the Dunedin Friends of the Library, visited several libraries while there ... Mark Bloomer is the new commander of Heisler-Johnson American Legion Post 119 in Largo. Mike "Doc" Bowen was recently installed as squadron commander of the Sons of the American Legion and Sue Heisler will serve as Auxiliary president for 2009-2010 ... Congratulations to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: Bill and Beverly Nye, Roger and Jackie Ormerod (Oct. 8); Bob and Joyce Liberty (Oct. 14). It's anniversary #54 for the Ormerods ... Belated anniversary congrats are in order for Archie and Helen Whyte (Sept. 24); Bob and Dianne Edgar (Sept. 17); Bill and Nancy Casady (Sept. 16) ... It's birthday time once again for Bonnie Jones, Lisa Fasting, Mike Ralph, Karen Michaels, Charlotte Quick and David Richcreek. All turn a year older today, October 8 ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Joan Williams and Dee Faust yesterday and those of Patricia Campbell, Jean Joiner and Lola Brett earlier this week ... Bring out the cake and ice cream tomorrow for Dody Nollmann and Jeffrey George ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Saturday to Cathy Kindle, Ida Thomson, Emily Smith and Grace Ross ... Be sure to wish Emily Burgos, Trudy Schaefer and Elizabeth McCurtain all the best on their special day, which is Sunday ... Hope Kirstie Wilson, Norma McClellan and Nancy Stevens have the best birthday ever on Monday. Kirstie will be 11 that day ... You still have time to get cards in the mail by Tuesday to Myra Hogan, Jamie Webb, Karin Stewart, Maurine Woods and Jill Campbell ... The birthdays of Theresa Anderson, William Jonson and Kathleen Smith are coming up on Wednesday ... A little bird told us the following persons recently had birthdays: Gretchen Taylor, Joan Brooks, Olivia Larson, William McCarthy, Sybil Howard, Diana Fisher, Emily Hendricks, Edna Shell, Sue Owens, Helen Whitaker, Jane Parker, Ed Groves, Karen O'Brien, Missy Wolf, Lillian Jones, Lynn Kennedy, Isabella Brown, Alyssa Austin, Doris Kettells, Diane Musto and Virginia McCaffrey ... Have a good week, everyone.