by Sandy Fahy
Photo by SANDI FAHY
Congratulations to Crystal Smith and her significant other, Michael, who are expecting a child in November. Her friends tell us it's going to be a boy ... It's birthday time once again for Victoria Hawkins, Jane Jacobsen, Georgia Huff, Phyllis Howland, Wayne Purdy, Jr., Jacqueline Hunter, Randy Kellum, Clara Hague, Susan Blanchard, Jeremy Rinehart, Adam Barnes, Dave Gabrielli and Gene Ginn, III. All turn a year older today, September 6 ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Karin Kitchen, Krista Hinrichs, Bob Zimmerman, Janene McKinney, Jill Crist and David Arndt yesterday and those of Stephanie Purdy, Alyssa Enigan, Terry Watkins, Mona Murphy, Cheryl Schwartz, Trina Barnes and Ann Scally earlier this week ... Be sure to wish Kim Davis, Caroline Whipple, Helen Barker, Paul McBroom, Gregory Lomas, Seth Mitchell, Harold Bateman and Glen Cox all the best on their special day, tomorrow ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Saturday for Diane Maltby, Ginger Francisco, Marilyn Zartman, Lena Bonebrake, Katy Pilato, Carl Arndt, Eve Ryan, Gertrude Membrino and Harold Johnson ... Did you know Sunday is Chuck Pollick's birthday? Among those who share his September 9 birthdate are Cynthia Carter, Marjorie Rea, Alyssa Rill, Carolyn Pierce, James Brashear, Allen Turner, The Rev. David Davis, Jane Torrell, Frances Prokop, Marvin McDonald, Julie Parente and Evelyn Lindecke ... The birthdays of Sara Haydon, Evelyn Johnson, Donna Burns, Marcia Charlton, Richard Langrall, Scott Elias and Mary Walker are coming up on Monday ... Darlene Curtis, Karen Crown, Alyssa Shaffer, Trish Landers, Lois Jenkins, Allison Kattos and Jane Provenzano will be turning a year older on Tuesday ... "Happy Birthday" greetings are in order on Wednesday for Lisa McNamee, Liza Nolan, Amy Long, Karen Hackett, Lesley Pratt, Ann Marie Lea, Vicka Rowe, Jessica Hopkins and Michael White ... A little bird told us Mary Every, Jean Albert, Patricia Rath, Fletcher Nielsen, Andrew Parente and Trisha Hamilton recently had birthdays ... Entertainer Michael Jackson didn't have to sing a note for the $10 million he was paid to attend the recent birthday celebration for Prince Azim of Brunei. All he had to do was mingle with guests who turned out to honor the prince on his 25th birthday ... Congratulations to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: Gene and Martha Ginn (Sept. 6); JIm and Glad McCurtain, Charles and Jacqueline Hunter (Sept. 7); John and Bernice Thorne, Henderson and Maggie Talbot (Sept. 11); Larry and Jamie Clem (Sept. 12) ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Ron and Beth Dye, Charles and Vel Jaeger and Jerry and Joyce Dilley ... Friends of Bob Wilson want him to know they are thinking of him and wishing him all the best ... Special to Robert and Dorothy: Welcome back from Pennsylvania! ... Bonnie Caldwell says one thing you can give and still keep is your word ... Have a good week, everyone.