It happens once in a blue moon: The Observer welcomed two new additions to its family on the same day! East County Observer Managing Editor Pam Eubanks and Sarasota Observer Managing Editor Randi Donahue each welcomed their first child into the world Aug. 22 (two days after the blue moon). And — get this — both babies weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and were 19 inches long. Truly a news-making day! Congratulations to both new mothers and their families!
Pam and her husband, Andy, welcomed the newest addition to their family, Andrew Elliott Eubanks, at 1:34 a.m. Aug. 22, at Birthways Birthing Center, in Sarasota.
Proud grandparents are Bruce and Susie McTeer, of Hoover, Ala., and Richard and Margo Eubanks, of Easley, S.C. Great-grandparents are Betty Rae Carr, of Berkley, Mich.; Joyce Lane, of Summerville, S.C.; and Irene Eubanks, of Greenville, S.C.
Proud aunts and uncles are Liz McTeer, of Sarasota; Christine and Chad Herron, of Cary, N.C.; and Brian and Erin Eubanks, of Easley, S.C.
Randi and her husband, Ryan, welcomed the newest addition to their family, Harper Reeves Donahue, at 2:54 p.m. Aug. 22, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
Proud grandparents are Bruce and Terri Saba, of Sarasota, and Tom Zahn and Valerie Donahue, also of Sarasota.
Proud aunts and uncles are Anthony and Bri Oliva, of Sarasota; Jack and Carmen Donahue, of Fort Lauderdale; Keith Donahue and Deborah Nelson, of Boise, Idaho; and Ross Donahue, of Delray Beach. Proud cousins are Lucas, Alta, Conner and Ian Donahue, and Emma and A.J. Oliva.