Biz Buzz: Dianne Lively Yost
Will you just look at that beautiful mornin’ sky! Not too hot. Not too windy. Just perfect! Oh Happy Day! Hap, Hap, Happy Day! Hey! Here comes the mail lady and she’s got a little somethin’ for me from Morgan County! Can’t wait! Let me just rip it open! But wait a minute! Who’s that? Momma! Come look! There’s Curly McLain from the hit musical Oklahoma in his cute little cowboy outfit just a trottin’ up East Washington Street on his horse! And, he’s singin’ that hit Rogers & Hammerstein tune: “Oh, what a beautiful mornin’, Oh what a beautiful day. I’ve got a beautiful feelin’ everything’s goin’ my way.” Now back to my little letter! What the? HEEEELLLLLLP MMEEEEEEEEE! SOMEBODY! ANYBODY! HELPPPPPPP MMEEEEEEEEE! MY DADBLASTED PROPERTY TAXES HAVE BOLDLY GONE WHERE NONE HAVE GONE BEFORE: THROUGH THE DING DANG DONG ROOF!
Shasta! My screamin’ rampage spooked Curly’s horse and he’s just a buckin’ and a kickin’! Yikes! He’s done thrown Curly outta the saddle and flat on his bowhonkers onto East Washington Street! Momma! Call 911! 911! Oh and catch that horse before he gallops away so I can ride him flat up to the Morgan County Tax Assessor’s Office to log a formal this-flat-ain’t-right complaint!
On to somethin’ a little more positive and that means . . . winner Madisonian Scott Baldwin! That’s right y’all. Scott has all the luck! He’s done won The City of Madison’s Father’s Day Gift Basket promotion!
Honey, his little girl entered him into the contest and he flat won! Way to go Scott and have fun spendin’ all those fantastic gift certificates from local downtown merchants!
And, speakin’ of winnin’ . . . The Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner last week at Town 220 and announced a host of Award Winners for 2009! Southern Cross Ranch won for Hospitality Entrepreneur, Madisonian Karen Strelecki won for Arts and Tourism, the Business of the Year award went to Morgan Memorial Hospital, the Business Legend Award went to The Hunt Family, the Junior Rogers Volunteer of the Year Award went to Rennie Nester for coordinating the successful Equifest event, and finally The Farm Family Award went to our own famous Russell Johnston Dairy! Congratulations Winners! Hey and congrats to Town 220 for serving such a fantastic supper to 150 people!
The food was super and the service perfect! Thanks Town 220!
Ok that’s it for the Buzz on Biz! Y’all don’t forget to head to the Concert on the Green tonight, Thursday, June 25, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. for the final Concert on the Green event! It’s gonna be fantastic!
Grab a blanket and have your favorite restaurant cater your supper honey ‘cause Momma don’t want to cook!
Y’all stay cool. Keep lots of sweet tea on hand and be extra sweet to your Momma and Daddy!
Oh and keep shoppin’ local and readin’ the Number One Weekly Newspaper in the great State of Georgia, aka The Morgan County Citizen! Bye now!