Melissa Seibert popped out of her chair from the audience in a meeting room at American Legion Post 221 in Massillon. She darted across the floor like a short-track speed skater to the podium.
It took me about one minute into a phone conversation with Melissa Seibert to know that without a doubt she was the perfect pick for About’s “Person of the Year.”
High school sweethearts Geoffrey Rees and Elizabeth Floom were married May 28, 2011, after dating for more than seven years. Geoff ’s mom introduced the couple to one another at a roller-skating party and they became close friends and started dating.
“Knit Local: Celebrating America’s Homegrown Yarns,” by Tanis Gray (paperback, Sixth&Spring Books, 2011, 176 pages, $19.95). Showcases 30 beautiful fashion, accessory, and home decor projects made with yarns manufactured and sold in North America.
Community Legal Aid Services knows it helps change lives. The nonprofit law firm provides legal representation for low-income individuals and families in cases where economic stability is threatened, a home could be lost, or when individual safety or health is threatened.