Food Group wingding is a winner

Marriage, defined: A relationship in which one person is always right, and the other is a husband.

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Amy Albrecht, director of the Center for a Vital Community at Sheridan College, sends a shout how the Food Group’s Friday fundraiser, featuring music from The Craft Brothers and food from Taco John’s, raised 21 big ones. ($21,000.)

More than 400 people turned out for the evening, says Amy. If you’d like to know more or help, she’s got in the information, 674-6446, ext. 4203.

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From the Random-Acts-of-Kindness, file …

Local body shop owner Dan Zent says that a Good Samaritan in Big Horn has been snow plowing their sidewalks and the sidewalk that leads into Big Horn schools. “He helps the school children get from their homes to the school,” Dan says.

His wife, Marion Zent, had written a letter to the Press earlier this year, saying, “thank you for your kindness. May there be more like you all over Big Horn and in Sheridan. What a great world we would have then.”

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Dept. of incidental (sports) info….

Almost 50 years ago, NBC was selected to televise the NCAA basketball tournament for $547,500, which exceeded the half-million dollar mark for the first time. The tournament’s income was just over $1 million.

Today, that same TV agreement, signed over 11 years by the NCAA and CBS, is for $8 billion.

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Week seven of the spring 2013 Sheridan Film Festival is “Rust and Bone,” a mystery and love story starring French actress Marion Cotillard, who was a delight as Adriana in Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris” a couple of years ago.

The film won awards with the critics and 81 percent of the moviegoers, according to the movie website Rotten Tomatoes, said they liked it.

It’s showing the comfy confines of Centennial Theatre at 4:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., Wednesday.

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I see by the paper….

Heirs to the late singer James Brown are still fighting over his estate and trust funds, seven years after his death. One wag wrote about Brown’s epitaph: I Felt Good.

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They Said It

“My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.”

— Adlai Stevenson II, (1900-1965), former presidential candidate, governor of Illinois, U.N. Ambassador.

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