by Sandy Fahy
Photo by Flo Zimmerman
A tip of the hat to Melissa Santomenno on her selection as City of Clearwater's "Employee of the Month" for July ... Congratulations to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries in the coming week: Greg and Gaye Burnsed, Kenzie and Marilyn Jones (August 7); Raymond and Frances Lever (August 10); Ed and Marnie Long (August 12) ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Eric and Kathleen Beard (August 1) and Chris and Alicia Sorenson (August 2) ... Welcome back, Bob Richards, who recently travelled to California to attend his granddaughter's wedding ... Did you know today, August 6, is Christopher Cantrell's birthday? ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Mary Scott, Patricia Howe, Richard Dolson and Carol Larson earlier this week ... Helen Johnson, Bob Richards, Molly Goodwill, Elsie Taylor, Alice Smith, Nanette Owen, Susan Geiger, Jeff Davis and Fran Colombo are among those turning a year older tomorrow ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Saturday to John Llauget, Carrie Ashton, Joyce McDonald and Carol Agnew ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Sunday for Joan Leeds, Victoria Fernandez, Jim Davis, Liz Allen and Jim Stevens ... Be sure to wish Jean Scott, Ava Schmid and Mary Boynton all the best on their special day, which is Monday ... The birthdays of Ron Daniels, Diane Giacobbe, Barbara Nielsen, Rita McRae, Judy Stanton, Emily Smith and William Barnett are coming up on Tuesday ... You still have time to get cards in the mail by Wednesday to Susan Wade and Marge Ralph ... A little bird told us Patsy Schneider, Gretchen Hamm, Theresa Gardner, Thomas Carlton, Brittany Berg, Mary-Jane Stokes and Carole Groll recently had birthdays ... Sarah Grimes says there is no point in worrying about forgetting things as you grow older because you will soon forget what you forgot ... Have a great week, everyone.