Thanks to you, Georgia woman gets 600+ cards on 70th birthday
The 70-year-old wanted cards — 70 of them, to be exact. Friends and followers of News4Jax stepped up to the plate and delivered when Owens received 600 cards and messages from all over the country on Oct. 18. "From my heart to yours, thank you for the gracious cards and gift that were sent to me from all over the United States. I’ve received cards from as far as New York, Arizona, Oklahoma, Connecticut, Alabama, Mississippi, The Carolinas, Missouri, Montana, Florida and many other places. One of her highlighted memories is when she cooked for the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, at Cabin Bluff in Camden County.
Georgia woman asking for 70 cards on 70th birthday
CAMDEN COUNTY, Ga. – Shirley Owens doesn’t want the typical cake and ice cream party for her birthday. “I would love to spread the word about her birthday on the news and make her dreams come true,” Jordan said. Here are some of the things Owens loves: Church, CATO’S and watching News4Jax. Box 683 Woodbine, GA 31569The family asks that you mail the birthday card(s) before Oct. 18th. Happy Birthday, Shirley!