2001-09-01 / Columnists

Dot on Roxbury by Dotty Taphouse

A surprise baby shower was given to Barbie Jean Hvidsten on Sunday August 19th.  Barbie Jean is the daughter of Eileen & Butch Thompson.  Barbie Jean and her husband John received many beautiful gifts.

On Sunday August 5th 203 people participated in the Roxbury People's Association Sandsculpture Contest. Thank you again to:  Jeannie Bynes, Pat Rodman, Joe Santoli, Ricky Willis, Joanne Norris and Kenny Rutter. The winners were as follows:

Adults and Children:

Best Sculpture
1st - Olie the Octopus (#46)
2nd- Breezy Point Buggy (#39)
3rd- Tigger Time (#8)

Most Beautiful:
1st - Brooklyn Cyclones (#41)
2nd- Around the World in 80 Days (#57)
3rd- Mom's escape (#40)

Most Original:
1st - Unbearably Hot (#12)
2nd- Where the Wild Things Are (#6)
3rd- Scorpi the Sea Turtle (#28)

Children ONLY:

Best Sculpture
1st - Sand Castle (#33)
2nd- Love Buggy (#20)
3rd- Sean Animals (#45)

Most Beautiful:
1st - Adidas (#10)
2nd- Jurassic Beach (#9)
3rd- Cat in the Hat (#24)

Most Original:
1st - Card Shark (#52)
2nd- Beach Ball and Umbrella (#15)
3rd- Shrek (#53)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! ! !  Terry & Tommy Donohoe (twins) - 8/26, Sabrina Brown 8/32, John Nies, 8/21 and Lisa Nies, 8/29.

After lots of campaigning we have a new Mayor.  Please give PJ Colleran a big Roxbury welcome as the new Mayor.  We wish you lots of luck...

Also congratulations to the Bockers on winning the Championship!

Have a fun and safe Mardi Gras!

Love Dot

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