by Sandi Fahy
Photo by SANDI FAHY
A tip of the hat to Eric Vehmeier, recipient of an education grant from the Largo Woman's Club. Ellen Garcia, education committee chair, presented the award. Speaking of the Largo Woman's Club, first vice president Margarita Dacko, corresponding secretary Marlene Rowe and treasurer Audrey Robinson represented the group at the St. Petersburg College Women on the Way appreciation luncheon at Ruth Eckerd Hall in December ... It's birthday time once again for Courtney Peterson, Beryl Cobb, Aurora Moss, Terry Swatzell and Thomas Montgomery. All celebrate their special day today, January 7 ... Hope you remembered Libby Singer's birthday yesterday and those of Patricia Pearson, Trudy Clark and Sylvia Green earlier this week ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" tomorrow to Marion Crane, Lisa Murphy, Helen Blyshak, Sandi Meriwether, Jennifer Tudor, Lanie Schmitt, Judy Block and Brad Bond ... Did you know Laura Montgomery, Dennis Mullins and June Metzger turn a year older on Saturday? ... The birthdays of Debra Mackay, Emily Mackay, Ralph Moon, Gene Ginn and John Wigle are coming up on Sunday ... Be sure to wish Maritza Silva, Amanda Becker, Frances Fowler, Lois Nixon, John Stima, Linda Cochran and Sean Skinner all the best on their special day, which is Monday ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Tuesday for Joan Fleming, Shirley Anderson, Diane Craig, Judy Jackson and Ann Sabo ... Wednesday brings the 13th day of the month and the birthdays of Betty Rollins, Mary Burgess, Elizabeth Vogt, Jackie Moore, Bob Alex and Mary Ann Olden ... A little bird told us that Claire Herzog, Carol Stirr, Barbara Stone, Pat Hop, Trudi Schamore, Virginia Bagnall, Sandra Walling, Nancy Turner, Phyllis Haviar, Carol Chek, Sally Uhler and Carl Holmes recently had birthdays ... Congratulations to Steve and Liz Hopwood on their upcoming wedding anniversary. Their special day is January 10 ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Steve and Erin Visnage (Dec. 18) and Wallace and Linda Russell (Dec. 14) ... Lisa Cook wonders why hot dogs are sold in packs of ten and buns in packs of eight ... Have a great week, everyone.