Wedding bells rang on April 18, 2009, for Beth Carson Freeland & Courtney Cloy, so best wishes to the newlyweds. Cheers also go to her parents and grandparents of McAllen, Bethann & Mark Freeland, and Jayne & John Freeland . . .

Congratulations to these ladies who were introduced as new actives at the Junior League of McAllen’s April Luncheon: Julie Baer, Marisela Cavazos, Melissa de la Garza, Cony doVale, Jamie Fealko, Susan Garza, Dena Guidry, Shannon Holubar, Jessica Kaiser, Kelsey Martin, Janie Ochoa, Ysa Rodriguez, Christina Salazar, Kristina Salinas, Lisa Sanchez, and Marian Swanberg . . .

A further congrats goes out to Veronica Cantu, who was responsible for the hilarious skit “recap” of the year, and to actresses/”newcasters Michelle Kinney and Veronica herself; cheerleaders Zinnia Elizondo, April Chapa, and Kristina Salinas; and (according to all the others) Kim Snyder deserves special credit for her excellent work on the slide show, music, and sound system . . .

Across the room saw the mom/daughter-in-law duos of Patty & Heather Fallek and Alice & Eva Tavarez, aka outgoing prez . . .

Our tablemates at the Zonta Club’s annual Shining Stars gala made the event even more fun, so thank you to Nora & Barry London, Deitrah & Marvin Davis, and Pat & Mike Blum . . .

After seeing the fabulous slide show, we all felt we knew the deserving honorees better, so a final congrats to Dr. Fredricka Borland, Jeanette LaFevers, and Jennifer Yarto . . .

Saw Nela & Fermin Perez among the crowd, also Shannon Honrubia, Jim Thompson, and Jean Palmer . . .

Visited with both Mickey King and Margaret Veale while we were out doing our South 10th grocery shopping . . .

Thanks go out to Jolene Vitko, who reviewed The Soloist for our Literary Luncheon League last week, with the arrangements done by Gayle Runnels and Pat Jarvis . . .

Don’t want to forget a special thank you going out to Ana Maria Moon, who did a nice thing for me — she knows what it was! And all of you McAllen Pan American Round Table members, don’t forget the luncheon next Tuesday, May 5th . . .

What a hard-earned birthday present! Congrats to golfer L. D. Clopton, who shot a 64 on his birthday, April 5th!

Birthday greetings for yesterday go out to Karen Wallace and Cecilia Wantland . . .

Birthday cheer for today is wished to Rosie Cardenas and Elizabeth Lopez . . .

Happy birthday wishes for tomorrow are going out to Loring Drefke, Morgan McLarty, and Katherine Zeigler . . .

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