by Sandi Fahy
Photo courtesy of Bea Morgan
Congratulations to Robert and Nicole Bredeson on the birth of their daughter, Lucy Ail Kate Bredeson. Lucy was welcomed into the world on June 26 ... Congratulations are also in order for the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries in the coming week: Fred and Janet Timms (Sept. 3); Edward and Patty Grinnell (Sept. 4); Bob and Lucille Jackson (Sept. 5); Gene and Martha Ginn, Mark and Kathryn Campbell (Sept. 6); Ley and Marilyn Browder, Marshall and Diana Craig, Jim and Glad McCurtain (Sept. 7). The Jacksons, who tied the knot in Manchester, New Hampshire in 1959, will be marking their 50th year of marriage. They have four children and seven grandchildren ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Steven and Haven Poirier, Fred and Karen Amundrud (Sept. 1); Charles and Vel Jaeger (Aug. 29); Jerry and Joyce Dilley (Aug. 28); David and Betsy Carr (Aug. 27); John and Pat Jessup, Dennis and Karen Meno (Aug. 18) ... Terry Faulkner, Kathryn Barber, Kelli Jones, Penny Burns, Ann Scally, Harry Mernagh, Sue Smith, Marissa Hauser and Bill Hoyt are among those turning a year older today, September 3 ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Kathy Sweetman, James Barber, Cathy Lasky and Doris Perry yesterday and those of Mary Every, Marilyn Chesnut, Walker Lea, Patricia Rath, Christopher Weyant, Hank Burgos and Garrett Keck earlier this week ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" tomorrow to Alyssa Enigan, Susan Chapin, Marianne Klingel, Henry Skwirut and Cheryl Schwartz ... Be sure to wish Sue Gray, Janene McKenney, Bob Zimmerman, Nathan Weatherilt, Gary Scarpinato, Krista Hinrichs, Randy Sanders, Fred Williamson and Richard Pierce all the best on their special day, which is Saturday ... The birthdays of Jane Jacobsen, Jacqueline Hunter, Clara Hague, Kirsten Miller, Gene Ginn III, Pam League and Jeremy Rinehart are coming up on Sunday ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Monday for Caroline Whipple, Karen Ross, Gregory Lomas and Seth Mitchell ... Tuesday brings the birthdays of Eve Ryan, Diane Maltby, Carlynn Crosby, Carolyn Kahrs, Katy Pilato, Barbara Dolson, Kathleen Thomas and Charles Plummer ... You still have time to get cards in the mail to Chuck Pollick, Carolyn Pierce, Alyssa Rill, Lois Wilt, Frances Prokop, Julie Parente, Evelyn Lindecke and Rich Goodwill. Their special day is Wednesday ... Just learned that Kathleen Benson, Dorothy Kearney, Martha Chilton, Virginia Forster, Marjorie Tilton, Virgil Sturgis, Tracy Baker, Margaret DiGiro, Moira Shaw and Debra Olson recently had birthdays ... Reader Connie Casella says when you hear about someone who took a financial beating in the market, they might be talking about the supermarket.