by Sandy Fahy
Amy Gray, center, hugs her recently adopted 12-week-old Sharpei, border collie, golden retriever mix puppy during a recent event at Largo Central Park. Amy, who is marketing coordinator for SPCA Tampa Bay, said the dog was a rescue from Alabama. Pictured with her are SPCA voluneer Mary Gerst, at left, and Project Pup volunteer Laurie Cushner.
Congratulations and best wishes to Rush and Pat Dozier, who are celebrating their 60th wedding aniversary today, March 5 ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Michael and Carol Piper, whose special day was February 6 ... A little bird told us that Jeri Heycock, Roberta Yancey, Brooke Allison, Kathy Hancock, Sue Johnston, Alex Booth, Martha Tyber, Patty Hollingsworth, Ann Wilson, Sandy Prior, Nancy Bennett, Marge Boyer, Marilyn Riel, Jodi Dixon, Mike Branscombe, Alice Meyer, Joan Snyder, Christopher Slaughter, Marjorie Lockwood, Anne Haydon, Karen Kuna, Emily Torres and Jo Fisher recently had birthdays ... Kelly Riedy, Helen Sykes, Bill Wood, Larry King, Norma Wright, Laura Coleman, Scott Young, Peter Smith and Marilyn Jones are among those turning a year older in the coming week.
The Pinellas Park Senior Recreation Center at 7625 59th St. North will host the March 9 general meeting of the Senior Solos 60+ Club. Members, who hail from all over Pinellas County, meet the second Monday of each month from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. for a potluck lunch and special program. They also get together for shows, concerts, picnics, cruises and other outings throughout the year. A representative from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office will be guest speaker at this month's meeting. For more information on the group, you may call (727) 392-2438 or (727) 736-4623.
The next meeting of the Clearwater Chapter, Florida Society Sons of the American Revolution is scheduled at Dunedin Country Club, 1050 Palm Blvd., Dunedin, on Wednesday, March 18. Social time, which begins at 11:30 a.m., will be followed by lunch at noon. Jim Schnur will be guest speaker. Cost is $18 per person if paid in advance or $20 at the door. Suggested attire is sports coat and tie. Wives and guests are welcome to attend. Call (727) 535-1833 for further information.
Daylilies will be the subject of the program to be presented at the March 7 meeting of the Dunedin Garden Club. The public is welcome to attend. There is no charge. The two-hour meeting, which will take place at the Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave., gets under way at 2 p.m. Questions? Call (727) 442-2709 or (727) 733-5727.