A very happy and a few belated birthday greetings to family, friends, co-workers, neighbors and community also a sprinkling of kids and seniors:
Sisters, Jackie Gordon and Debra Tenley. Plus Paula Hollinger, Harriet Solomon, Dr. Phil Benzil, Jay Rosenthal, Marty Taubenfeld, Greg Gann, Sheila Buchdahl, Renee Furman, Steve Quartner, Norman Ament, Elaine Polansky, Anne Berman, Shirley Simon, Bernie Fish, Barry Weiskopf.
Also Jeffrey Zigler, Jake Levin, Bernie Raynor, Irene Sherman, Brenda Williams, Gert Posner, Dave Frenkil, Alan Silver, Larry Kurland, Diane Gensler, Robert Brodsky, Lou Gilden, Richard Siegel, Sue Goldner, Mona Kaufman, Ina Caplan, Wendi Bukowitz, Asya Hankin, Matt Samay, Herb Koppel, Rod Dotson, Angela Alexander, Lunela Downing, Howard Burkom and Michael Jeffers.
Happy kids first birthday: Sophia (Rosa) Miles
Happy, happy birthday to each and everyone including those not listed celebrating birthdays this week/month.
Hope you all enjoyed oodles of ice cream, cake and goodies.
Engagement congrats: Rachel Goldstein to Ben Kuryk
Marriage: Best wishes for wedded bliss: Jennifer (Burke) and Dan Reardon (Kennedy Krieger, dedicated public relations person)
Newborns: Welcome to this trio of adorable precious, new bundles of joy:
A daughter, Mia Dahan Black, to Lilly and Eric Black
A son, Leo Seth, to Lauren and Adam Dembowitz
A daughter, Ellis Brooke, to Laura and Rand Rosenbloom
Mazel Tov to all! Enjoy with oodles of hugs and kisses.
Anniversary congrats: A gorgeous (diamond plus, plus, plus) 65th anniversary Gloria and Paul Levin. An equally gorgeous (diamond plus, plus) 62nd anniversary Betty and Yale Zuckerman, Miriam and Marty Lavender. A gorgeous (diamond plus) 61st Pat and Joe Fisher. And. a gorgeous (diamond) 60th anniversary Marlene and Bernie Kiewe.
A 65th, two 62nd anniversaries, a 61st anniversary and a 60th anniversary. Fantabulous!
We all wish Gloria and Paul Levin, Betty and Yale Zuckerman, Miriam and Marty Lavender, Pat and Joe Fisher, Marlene and Bernie Kiewe, many, many more wonderful anniversary celebrations with good health and happiness.
A fab 51st anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Howard Cardin, Beverly and Dr. Ian Sunshine. Celebrating their (golden) big 5-0 half century anniversary Joanne and Alan Shecter.
A great 46th anniversary Judy and Joel Berman. A pretty (sapphire) 45th anniversary Marjorie and Ron Rubin. A lovely (ruby) 40th anniversary Deb and Ed Weiner.
A great 37th anniversary Dana and Steve Sirkin. A pretty (coral) 35th anniversary Adrienne and Al Yaker. A wonderful 34th anniversary Jan and Glenn Lichtman. An equally fab 32nd anniversaries Elaine and Marshal Salsbury, Leslie and Jay Rosenthal.
Celebrating their (silver) 25th quarter century anniversary Gail and Mark Silberman, Karen and John Singer. A very happy 20th anniversary Yelena and Michael Frankel.
A very happy 16th anniversary Amy and Marc Cohen, Esta and Marv Schein. A beautiful (crystal) 15th anniversary Marguerite and Izor Limansky. A fab 12th anniversary Rabbis Randi and Scott Nagel.
Happy anniversary also Nancy and Mark Carp.
Happy anniversary to all of the above and to those celebrating anniversaries not listed.
May you all enjoy many, many more wonderful anniversary simchas and a lifetime of wedded bliss. L'Chaim!
Shannon and Taylor Stern, tween/teen, young adult and under-30 social columnists:
Bar Mitzvah: Mazel Tov, Jacob Brenner, Roman Wolf
Happy young adult birthdays Lena Amano, Seth Fine, Scott Montgomery, Andy Taylor
Happy 20-something and under-30 birthdays Jeremy Weinapple, Jason Besser, Dan Kershner.
Happy milestone birthdays everyone.
Holidays: Today, Wednesday, December 25th is the religious joyous Christmas holiday. Merry Christmas to all our readers who celebrate.
Thursday, December 26th through Wednesday, January 1, 2014 is the seven day celebration of Kwanzaa, a time to honor and celebrate African-American heritage, culture and history.
Originating in 1967, they celebrate the seven guiding principals of unity, self determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith.
Tuesday, January 31st is the New Year's Eve 2014! From our homes, Fine/Stern, to your homes, best wishes to everyone and their families and friends, for a happy, healthy, prosperous New Year 2014. L'Chaim!