John Manke is an active former Bay View resident who is involved in numerous neighborhood organizations, including the Bay View Historical Society, the Humboldt Park Fourth of July Association and the Shore Shore Farmers Market. He believes Bay View has a fine tradition in its past that we do not want to lose in the future.
I would like to extend birthday greetings to my wife, Penny. You have put up with me for over 45 years. It is a thankless job. Have a very happy birthday, today. Do whatever you want to do. This is your day to celebrate and be happy. May you have many more birthdays. God be with you at all times. Remember. each day is a gift of the Lord. Treat it accordingly. Happy birthday, dear.