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Happy Birthday: Wendell Phillips @ 199 & Phillips Community”'s Carl @ 99

by Harvey Winje

Wendell Phillips”' 199th Birthday is November 29, 2010.  Phillips Community proudly uses his name and legacy advocating for peace and justice for all.  The Alley Newspaper celebrates Wendell”'s 199th Birthday with the exclusive, Special Edition, Spirit of Phillips cartoon collage below by Dave Moore and Linnea Hadaway and with birthday cake on Dec. 3rd at the Alley”'s Annual Gathering (see page 5). The Alley Newspaper will celebrate  Wendell”'s 200th Birthday with a special event in 2011.

Carl Peterson looks forward to completing and celebrating 99 years on January 6th 2011.  Carl is the consummate Elder of Phillips Community with sustained, gentle leadership for 70 years.   Carl is an extraordinary Phillips Community metal artisan and keeper of history.   He has garnered ornate artifacts in his own “Rube Goldberg” museum and with boxes of photographs and papers supplemented by his hundreds of stories.  At 99, he continues to lead as he says, “I”'ll take the stairs.”

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