Fifty first names only …

Zachary, Aram, Dee Dee, Chelsea, Noel, Ethan and Scott: Familiar, first-name only folks celebrating the ”soft” opening for Pazzo earlier this week. Photo provided

This is the 10th and final ”50 first names only” column ... 500 total names, if you're counting.
Most of the names have come from interactions with service organizations such as the Cottage Grove Rotary, Coast Fork Kiwanis, Springfield Greeters and the Chambers of Commerce in Creswell and Springfield. The nonprofit community allowed me to meet so many people in Creswell, and provided the best . . .