by Sandy Fahy
A tip of the hat to Bob Burdewick and Neal and Merle Popham, who were recently inducted into the Dunedin Senior Hall of Fame ... Connie and Gordon Maynard are back in town after their recent trip, which included visits to national parks in Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Nevada and California ... Flo Zimmerman sends greetings from Michigan to all her friends here in Pinellas ... Congratulations and best wishes to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: Jim and Marilou Baby (July 18); Randy and Christina Kautz (July 19); Theodore and Freida Dohrman (July 22) ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Frank and Anne Turner (July 15); Karl and Betsy Kraengel (July 12); Bruce and Phyllis Reaves (July 7); Bob and Cindy Campbell (July 5); Brett and Shari Schlaman (July 2) ... Did you know Christen Crosby, Clare Allen, Christopher Nichelson, Gene Ginn, Dick Abbott, George Walters and Henry Pylman all turn a year older today, July 17? ... Bring out the cake and ice cream tomorrow for Carolyn Leone, Alex Harvey, Lois Wharton, Bev Lacy, Chuck Huey, June Clark and Rogers Haydon ... The birthdays of Katherine Granados, Sara McGilvary, Abigail Hupp, Gail Taylor, Steve Keck, Dee Marshall and Thomas McMurtrey are coming up on Saturday ... Be sure to wish Walt Wickman, Kathy Rinehart, Lillian McKibben, Chuck Martin, Erika Frishe, Lola Roberts and Howard Roome all the best on their special day, which is Sunday ... May Marcia Ellis, Joanie Andrews, Matt Moore, Deanna Michael, Marty White, Lisa Richardson, Michael Robinson, Beverly Brown, Norma Miller, Carl Robinson, Jamie Clem, John Miller and Howard Lawton have the best birthday ever on Monday ... Those entitled to have their cake and eat it, too, on Tuesday are Shannon Clark, Dianne Ainslie, Stephen Schroeder, Kaitlyn Hale, Allen Arnold and Ed Gylfe ... Wednesday brings the 23rd day of the month and the birthdays of Trish Lord, Amanda Swatzell, Carolyn Rymers, Kathy Esposito, Martin Clover, Priscilla Heywood, Barbara Galbraith and Hunter Lea ... A little bird told us Dorie Hopkins, Mary Holwick, Dede Natale, Jane Kaempfer, Helen Bohman, Irma Green, Diane Gabriel, Pam Wood and Kristin Schmitt recently had birthdays ... Headed out of state? Over 80,000 people are expected to attend the Georgia Mountain Fair in Hiawassee July 17-28. Corn milling, board splitting, soap and hominy making demonstrations, arts and crafts and live entertainment are on the agenda. In North Carolina, the Asheville Civic Center will be hosting the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands July 17-20. Over 200 crafters will be participating. The Virginia Lake Festival in Clarksville, Va. is also coming up this weekend. Arts and crafts, hot air balloons, live entertainment and a fireworks show on Saturday will attract over 75,000 persons ... According to Laurie Walker, Richard Nixon was the first president to visit all 50 states ... Have a great week, everyone.