Photo courtesy of Alpha Chi Omega
(from left) Kristyn Wadsworth, Doris LaFlam, Claudia Thomas and Merry June Burwell of Eta Sigma Eta alumnae chapter of Alpha Chi Omega pose for a photo at the sorority's recent State Day in Deland. Merry June received her 50-year pin at the event.
A tip of the hat to Rose Moore, who was recently named "Outstanding Senior School Volunteer" for 2006-2007 at North Ward Elementary School in Clearwater ... Members of the Peace Lunch Bunch held their March get-together at Greek Islands Restaurant. Peggy Word will host the group's April luncheon at Clearwater Yacht Club ... Friends of Kevin Massey wish him a speedy recovery from his recent softball injury ... Members of the Largo Woman's Club delivered 65 Easter baskets filled with candies, cookies and toys to migrant children in Wimauma ... Jack and Rhoda McMullen were scheduled to be guest speakers at the April 9 meeting of the Largo Historical Society ... Congratulations are in order for the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: Doug and Karen Williams (April 12); Bob and Kathy Cates (April 13); Benjamin and Mary Griffith (April 14); James and Wende Anderson (April 18). It's anniversary #9 for the Andersons, #18 for the Griffiths ... Belated congrats go to Randy and Wendy Sanders, whose special day was April 9; Bill and Jeannette Hildebrandt, who marked their 41st anniversary on April 2; and Mark and Rosemary Walz, who recently celebrated anniversary #26 ... Did you know today is Beth Masters' birthday? Others who share her April 12 birthdate are Jill DuBois, Dean DuBois, Robert Vomacka, Janelle Krout, Larry Davis and TV talk show host David Letterman. Letterman is 60 ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Dan Mettee and Ron East yesterday ... Ann Elias, Beth Hunter, Kay Ryan, Michael Magidson, Erika Queen, Patti Mulock, Mary Jane Rachau and Tad Duncan are among those turning a year older tomorrow ... Saturday brings the birthdays of Ada Abbott, Gloria Burton, William Love, Marie Moyer, Alice Vaughan and Jessica Brandt ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Sunday for Gloria Love, Allison Blanchard, Betty Kemink, Tom Royster, Jason Carter and Paul Getman ... Be sure to extend all best birthday wishes on Monday to Krista Louttit, Sherri Martin, Marian Quinton, Fern Barker, Barbara Jacobs, Tanya Shinsky, Joanne Jones and Michael Kennedy ... What do Mary Black, Jennifer Muller, Allan Haydon, Megan Conner, Bret Bennett, Karen Mullins, Elora Ladd and Andrew Goodwin have in common? All were born on April 17 ... You still have time to get cards in the mail to Anne Freeman, Ruth Setterlund, Barbara Taylor, Rita Mason and Bric Rowan. Their birthdays are coming up on Wednesday ... Just learned Ninamarie Maran, Sarajane Maran, Bill Winton, Susan Slaybaugh and Lance Hunt recently had birthdays ... It was the late Art Linkletter who once said, "It's not how old you are, but how you are old" ... Have a wonderful week, everyone.
"Happy Birthday" to Sheila Dignard, whose special day is April 18