by Sandy Fahy
Congratulations to Ryan and Crystal Plummer on the newest additions to their family! Twins Alicia and Kylei were welcomed into the world on February 17. Also pictured with the new arrivals are the Plummers' daughter, Nevaeh, 2 1/2, and son Christian, 6.
A tip of the hat to the winners of the Largo Woman's Club Easter bonnet contest which took place at the group's March meeting. Alberta Maltby took home the prize for most original. Edith Ford's creation was judged prettiest. The award for funniest hat went to Ellen Jensen. The club recently welcomed three new members. They are Evelyn Gibson, Julia Vaters and Georgeanne Donegan ... Applause, please, for the winners of the Pinellas County Schools 4-H Tropicana Speech Contest. Logan Weyand, Alexis Merrill, Maya Jacobson and Alyssa Coburn were the middle school winners. Elementary school winners were Jackson Willis, Emma Spilman, Brian Sackett and Rhett Linton ... Golfing news: The American League at Clearwater Country Club recently elected new officers. Outgoing president Dennis Somers passed the gavel to Bill Sutton. Other officers who will serve in the coming year are Walter Staats, vice president; Perry Wood, secretary; and Bill Signorini, treasurer ... Sean and Amy Maguire, Rob and Shari Harrison, Henry and Fran Everett, George and Peg Mallory, Robert and Kathleen Kudelko and Martin and Kathryn Holleran were among those enjoying the recent annual President's Ball at Belleair Country Club ... Congratulations are in order for the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: Gary and Susan Niedermeier, Craig and Janice Joy (April 11); Doug and Karen Williams (April 12); Bob and Kathy Cates (April 13); Benjamin and Mary Griffith (April 14); Ralph and Peggie Miller (April 14). It's anniversary #19 for the Griffiths ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Fletcher and Barbara Warner, whose special day was April 7 ... Did you know today is Caroline Campbell's birthday? Bridgette Earney, Irene Redd, Judith Cook, Stephanie Baldridge,Taylor Cheek and Tim Carey are among those who share her April 10 birthdate ... Bring out the cake and ice cream tomorrow for Laurie Peacock, Mary Talbott, Joyce Liberty, Joan Warhola, Jan Brubaker, Jennifer Nightengale, Brianne McCormick, Marie Lent, Bill Sykes and Dan Mettee ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Saturday to Janelle Krout, Lesley Kynes, Beth Masters, Robert Vomacka, Jill DuBois and Dean Dubois ... Be sure to wish Ann Elias, Kay Ryan, Patti Mulock, Erika Queen, Beth Hunter, Mary Jane Rachau and Michael Magidson all the best on their special day, which is Sunday ... The birthdays of Jessica Brandt, Alice Vaughan, Alison Freeborn, Marie Moyer, Joseph Barkley, Ada Abbott, Patricia Grissom, Taylor Kammerer, Gloria Burton and William Love are coming up on Monday ... Tuesday brings the 15th day of the month and the birthdays of Beverly Brewer, Allison Blanchard, Betty Kemink, Tom Royster, Lindsley Turner, Judy Warner, Gloria Love, Betty Fraley, John Whitcomb and Jon Stricker ... Don't forget to get cards in the mail by Wednesday to Barbara Jacobs, Joanne Jones, Tanya Shinsky, Sherri Martin, Bob Huntoon, Marian Quinton, Krista Louttit, Fern Barker, Michael Kennedy and Roth Neller ... Have a great week, everyone.