This week's bouquets go to:
`From the Gladstone High School Softball team:
"The Gladstone High School Softball team, coaches, and parents would like to thank the community for their generous support of our returnable can and bottle drive. The volume of cans/bottles and monetary donations are greatly appreciated. A special thank you to Dave Vanderlinden of North Bluff Grocery and Gladstone Super Valu for helping out with can/bottle returns. Thank you also for all of your support and encouragement throughout our season."
`From the 2010 GHS Senior All-Night Party Committee:
"The Gladstone High School Class of 2010 and the Senior All-Night Party Committee send a special thank you to the Delta Dunkers for participating in The Fuzzbuster game. Your enthusiasm, sportsmanship, and generosity are greatly appreciated. The community, families and students enjoyed the fun-filled family event. The event was a great success. In addition to the basketball game, another highlight was the "Layers of Fun" relay between the high school classes. Thank you to the principals of the schools in the district for participating and being great sports. Finally, thank you to the community, students and sponsors for supporting this fun worthwhile event."
` From the Bark River-Harris and Escanaba Archery club:
"Thank you to the U.P. Whitetails Association, Inc. Bay de Noc Gobblers, NWTF, and all who helped our club. Your help and support are greatly appreciated."
` From Janet Lindstrom, Escanaba:
"Bravo to Bay College's performance of the Diary of Anne Frank! The cast was outstanding and I applaud you and all the production staff and running crews, and director. It was a play I will always remember."
` From Paul Mitchell the School-Escanaba:
"Paul Mitchell the School-Escanaba sends a huge thank you to everyone who helped with our Fund-raising Fashion Show, Spaghetti Feed and Walk-a-Thon. Whether you donated money, sponsored a walker or attended an event, we appreciate you. All monies raised went directly to the following charities: Larry King Cardiac Foundation, Children's Miracle Network, Food 4 Africa, Leeza's Place, and the Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation. Again thank you, we couldn't have done it without you."
` From Lori MacIntosh of Escanaba
"Thank you to the Bay De Noc 2010 graduating Registered Nurses who gave the Alliance Against Violence and Abuse, Inc. such a generous donation. Your kindness is appreciated."
` From Masonville EMS:
"Masonville EMS sends a huge thank you to Amy Anderson, EMT-P, I/C for all her work in coordinating the recent Venetia Bryers Memorial EMS Conference. The first ever conference was a huge success. Of course, Amy would say she was only a small part of those who put this conference together, and admittedly lots of people helped with the effort, but Amy was a driving force spear heading the event. Thank you Amy; we appreciate you."
` From the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program staff:
"As we celebrate National Volunteer Week, we'd like to thank you, the RSVP volunteers for your valued time, friendship and the trust you've placed in us. You're the reason we're here. We'll continue to give you the prompt, friendly, personal service you've come to expect from us."
` From Chris Lundin of Rapid River:
"A special thank you to Pat Fittante and the Escanaba Public Library for once again hosting the Toddler Time Reading Program. Our granddaughter Megan and many other children were fortunate enough to participate in this program. Pat makes every child feel special, and the library becomes a very welcoming place."