by Sandi Fahy
"Happy Birthday" to Helen Cullom
A tip of the hat to Bradley Hamilton of Clearwater on making the fall Dean's List at Georgia Tech ... Kudos to Renee Straszewski, Seminole Community Library's "Volunteer of the Month" for January. Renee has been a library volunteer for the past 20 years ... Robert Bredeson, his wife Nicole and their three children enjoyed vacationing in North Carolina during the holidays ... Author Ann O'Farrell will be guest speaker at the Dunedin Friends of the Library 20th Annual Milliken Luncheon on January 22 ... Congratulations and best wishes to George and Lucille Weiss, who will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on January 25 ... Congrats are also in order for Michael and Susan Stephens and Daniel and Lisa Little, who will be marking anniversaries on January 22 and 24, respectively ... Lisa Johnson, Lucille Carter, Judy Koontz, Steve Whitaker, Jamie Poppler, Jill Augustine, D.J. Ryder, Miah Gross, Carrie Culler and Rob Knabel are among those celebrating birthdays today, January 21 ... Bring out the cake and ice cream tomorrow for Teresa Piper, Billie Zimmerman, Viki Etheredge, Helen Whyte, John Brockman, Tom Dixon, Greg Long and William Reeves ... The birthdays of Hillary Bowman, Marion Yongue and Charles Partridge are coming up on Saturday ... Warmest wishes to longtime Dunedin Public Library volunteer Helen Cullom, who will be 90 years old on Sunday. Carol Garrett, Debbie Watson, Gene Belote, Dorothy Smith, Amy Russo, Bernice Thorne, Jay Ozbun, Nicole Kennedy, Anne Metz, Dan Ryder, Barbara Bartman, David Walthall, Sargent Wakefield and Stephen Adler also turn a year older that day ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Monday to Dottie Dunlap, Chelby Clark, Cecelia Hopwood, Kylie Hutton, Bob Haggart, John Smith, Adam Rasmussen and Dean Merritt ... Tuesday brings the 26th day of the month and the birthdays of Josephine Bailey, Jacqui Quinn, Zachary Harrison, Tom Baran, Andreana Gaudreau, Lynn Lemmon, Ellen Garcia and Spencer Friend ... You still have time to get cards in the mail by Wednesday to Audrey Lanton, Amy Gibbs, Craig Wright, Kevin Kilgore, Esther Vreeland, Mandy Boldman, James Jenkins and Tom Edwards ... A little bird told us that Ellee Anne Quattrocki, Carolyn Voytko, Charlie McKague, Laura Montgomery, Sue Menges, Connor Jowell, Indra Eldridge, Evan McLendon, Catherine Kiburz, Norman Farnum and Doug Winder recently had birthdays ... Reader Shirley B. says a diet is the only thing that shows a gain by showing a loss ... Have a good week, everyone.