Dr. Donald C. Sawyer: received the Distinguished Veterinary Alumnus Award at the annual Michigan Veterinary Conference Honor's Banquet. He is the son Doris and Tom Sawyer of Floral City.
Anne Skipper: February Volunteer of the Month at the Floral City Library. Her husband, "Skip," also has been involved with the library.
Crystal River Women's Club Art Festival Winners:
Joann Avella, second place, crochet.
Jane Bilhar, second, Florida materials.
Betty Carpenter, first, second and third, photography.
Joan Gessner, first and second, china painting.
Monica Holleran, second, acrylics; first, pastel painting; first and second, sculpture; first, second and third, Florida painting.
Ann Johnston, third, floral arranging.
Marge Ludke, first and second, stained glass.
Esther Marsh, first, family sewing; third, hand quilting.
Ann Meir, first, needlepoint.
Patricia Murphy, first, second and third, ceramics; second, fabric craft.
Marcie Patton, first and second oil paining; first, knitting.
Mary Richardson, first, watercolor.
Ruth Vansant, first, hand quilting.
Julia Wilkinson, second, hand quilting.
The last word
"It's kind of like a home shopping network on radio. Folks call in to let us know about their yard sales, and we end up talking about their plans for the weekend."
_ June Taylor, disc jockey on radio station WINV-1560 AM, on the station's daily Trading Post feature. Listeners call in and sell or swap items.