by Sandi Fahy
Photo by SANDI FAHY
Congratulations to Clearwater Gas System sales representative Lupita Newell, who was recently named "Statewide Natural Gas Marketing Person of the Year" by the Florida Natural Gas Association. Lupita was recognized at the association's annual conference in Orlando on September 30. She has been employed by Clearwater Gas System since 1995. This is the fifth time a Clearwater Gas employee has received this honor since 1991. Clearwater Gas System is the fourth largest municipal gas system in Florida. It is ranked 34th out of nearly 1,000 public gas systems in the United States ... Congratulations are also in order for the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries in the coming week: Ryan and Heather Joy (October 23) and Judd and Susan Chapin (October 24) ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Bill and Ruth Hickman, whose special day was October 4 ... Carol Shaffer, Ainsley Sorenson and Marlo Fisher are among those celebrating birthdays today, October 22 ... Helen Jackson, Cindy Grimes, Susan Magee, Anna Hays, Doris Turner and Mary Louise O'Malley turn a year older tomorrow ... Saturday brings the birthdays of Nancy Christy, Samantha Kirkwood, Arleen Larson, Rebecca Pyle, Tammy Lawler, Janice Whitman and Jenna Luther ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Sunday for Jean Scott, Doris Jenkins, Molly Hays, Mary Ann Beall, Elaine New, Holly Schulze, Betty Stinnette and Mary Jane Hoag ... Be sure to wish Marilyn Armendinger, Nancy Allen, Melissa Rocha and Jean Shelling all the best on their special day, which is Monday ... The birthdays of Margot Savage, Elizabeth Zane, Stacy Guerin, Beverly Voreis and Allen Gylfe are coming up on Tuesday ... You still have time to get cards in the mail by Wednesday to Marge Vilsoet, Eleanor Hoffman, John Webb and Joe Battaglia ... Just heard Linda Thies, Gina Landes, Bob Schneider and Geraldine McSorley recently had birthdays ... Have a great week, everyone.