Mayor Max celebrated his 12th birthday with about 100 of his closest friends, human and four-legged, on Sunday afternoon at the Nature Center. Many people brought their dogs to help Max celebrate and even the Nature Center’s bunny showed up to wish him well. Max greeted people and posed for pictures all through the festivities. Photos by Barbara Reese

A young constituent greets Max on his birthday. Photo by Marshall Smith

Mayor Max and his manager, Phyllis Mueller, celebrated Max’s 12th birthday with the town at the Nature Center on Sunday afternoon.
Several local restaurants provided an abundance of food for Mayor Max’s celebration. There was music, birthday cakes and photo-ops with His Honor. Above, Gary Budnick of Gary’s Deli helps serve the food to some of the folks that came to the party.