by Sandy Fahy
Michael Skrzypkowiak takes to the stage
A tip of the hat to Molly Hancock, recipient of this year's Clearwater Alumnae Panhellenic Achievement Award ... Kudos to 2008 high school grads Alexandria Babnik, Kristen Lemire, Jarred Guthrie, Theresa Linnert, Cory Osborne, Rachel Hessling and Patrick Smith ... Applause, please, for Michael Skrzypkowiak, who was selected for a part in the St. Petersburg Little Theatre production of "Waiting 'til Dark". Michael is a student at St. Petersburg College ... Congratulations to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: Harry and Janice Whitman (June 26); Stanley and Grace Habryl (June 27); James and Connolly McArthur, Charles and Betty Beck, Stan and Beverly Ashbrook (June 28); Shawn and Heather Winder (June 29); Edward and Doris Colburn (July 2) ... Belated anniversary congrats are in order for Richard and Virginia Bosserman, Chet and Abby Helck, Ken and Mary Anthony, Michael and Joanna Andriola, James and Amanda Johnson, Bill and Lynn Zinzow, Frank and Margaret Lorente ... It's birthday time once again for Jean Tsagaris, Megan Hays, Lorelei Keif Riordon, Pat Smith, Bill Nye, Tyler Guthrie and Roy Howe. All celebrate their special day today, June 26 ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Suzanne Eash and Cal Rosenberg yesterday and those of Sandy Harper, Linda Frazer, Graham Johnston and Francis Metro earlier this week ... Bring out the cake and ice cream tomorrow for Terri Hepburn, Nancy Harrigan, Alexia Rees, Jessica Johnson, Jarred Guthrie, Frank Stewart, Triss Masters, Michael Cannon, Diane Miller, Charles Naples, Michael Moore, Angela Keck, Misha Rowe and Bradley Short ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Saturday to Ann Scheffer, Patricia Fitts, Peggy Harvie, Keith Leyden, Esther Hueg, Donna Shaffer, Lindsay Lea, Vicki Painter, Marion Guthrie, Hortense McGregor and Margaret Krauser ... Be sure to wish Sandy Russell, Tessa Ladd, Nathan Landers, Hope Corson, Sally Endwright, Shawn Roper and Danny Cochran all the best on their special day, which is Sunday ... Holly Wells, Herb McLachlan, Robin Vela, Meredith Tyber and Matthew Jones will turn a year older on Monday ... Tuesday brings the first day of July and the birthdays of Chad Berry, Ann Neller, Gayle Hill, Dorothy Clark, Audrey Scheidenhelm, Eugene Manley, Justin Manley, Heather Winder, Chris Moore, Caroline Keck and Scott Smith ... You still have time to get cards in the mail by Wednesday to Carol Schwenke, Brett Cecil, Paula Richards, Elizabeth Brincklow, Martha Brown, Kristin Coleman and Jim Gibson ... A little bird told us the following persons recently had birthdays: Sonja Counsel, Lynda Williams, Lucille Bell, Pat Grubbs, Marguerite Gilson, Mary Pettinger, Joyce Adamson, Anna Belle Metro, Carissa Marsh, Peggy Eddy, Donald Hueg, Katie Marshburn, Meagan Jordan, Anita Prendergast, Edie Wiseman, Walter Scott and Pamela Pearson ... Have a good week, everyone.