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Pie, breakfast, bingo and chili for charity [Perryville]

By Beverly Southall

6:00 AM EST, March 1, 2013

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A soup and pie sale will be held at Hopewell United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Please note that the Perryville United Methodist Church has canceled its chicken pot pie sale until further notice.

An all you can eat breakfast is planned at Harmony Lodge on Jacob Tome Highway on Saturday, March 9, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Asbury United Methodist Church is a come as you are church on Craigtown Road, Port Deposit. Worship is at 9 a.m. every Sunday. Sunday school for the children is held during the service. On Sunday March 3 we will be having a soup sale. Chicken noodle, vegetable, broccoli cheese, and chili will be available at $6 per quart or $3.25 per pint. Carry out only.

Friday, March 8, variety quarter auction: doors open at 6 p.m., auction begins at 7 p.m. Sponsored by Aberdeen Lioness Lions. To be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, 201 Mt. Royal Ave., Aberdeen. Handmade, homemade, vendors and gift cards. Maximum two paddles per person at $2 each. Food and beverage available. Bring a canned good and/or non-perishable for bonus prize ticket.

Saturday, March 9: $15 ticket, $5 extra, basket and bags bingo (Longaberger). Doors open at 6 p.m., bingo begins at 7 p.m. Sponsored by Harford Technical High School Booster Club. To be held at the Harford Tech High School, 200 Thomas Run Rd., Bel Air. Tickets available by calling Michelle Hash 410-688-3442 or Michelle Parkes 410-688-6425 or Brenda Conjour 410-273-7332. Food and drinks available. Bring a canned good and/or non-perishable for bonus prize ticket.

Friday, March 15: $13 ticket, $6 extra. Basket bingo sponsored by North Harford High School boys JV and varsity lacrosse teams. North Harford High School – 211 Pylesville Road, Pylesville. Doors open at 6 p.m. – starts at 7 p.m. Food and drink available. For tickets, call 410-457-4962.

Moore's Chapel Cabin Fever "Learn where you can go outside and play!" will be held on March 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church at 392 Blake Road north of Elkton. Tired of winter? Come have free fun with us. Here are some of this year's participants: Cecil Bird Club, Cecil County Master Gardeners, Plumpton Park Zoo, Lums Pond State Park, Octoraro Watershed Association, Fair Hill Nature Center, Maryland Saltwater Sport Fisherman, Conowingo Fisherman's Park, Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Center, Ducks Unlimited, Cecil County 4-H, Delmarva Power Electric Safety, Creek Snorkeling Adventures, Elk Neck State Park, Cecil County Parks and Recreation, C & D Canal/USACE, Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area, Cecil County Sediment Control, Girl Scouts – Chesapeake Bay Council, Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, White Clay Creek State Park, Mount Harmon Plantation.

There is no admission charge. Event includes activities, crafts, demonstrations and door prizes. Lunch and refreshments on sale to benefit Elevation, Moore's Chapel Youth Group. For more information call 443-553-8420.

Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway presented the Town of Perryville with a check for $32,678 on Feb. 5 for a Neighborhood Business Works Grant that they collaborated on and received from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. The purpose of the grant is to help with the restoration of the Rodgers Tavern for future public use as a focal point of downtown Perryville business development. The Tavern was formerly owned by Col. John Rodgers, who operated a ferry crossing often used by General George Washington in the 1700s. LSHG's grant management capability and related technical expertise were instrumental in securing the funding for the grant. Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway is a nonprofit organization based in Darlington whose mission is to stimulate local economic activity by developing a linkage to natural, historic and cultural resources through land and water recreational trails. To date, 22 miles of continuous public recreation trails connecting Harford and Cecil counties have been constructed. The trail system has been designated priority segments of both the Star-Spangled Banner and Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trails. For more information, visit hitourtrails.com.

Birthday wishes go to Susan Wakefield on her Feb. 24 birthday.

Austin Amos is sent belated Feb. 26 birthday wishes.

Happy belated Feb. 28 birthday to Tim Ristau from the Harford Partners.

Terry Heaton is sent birthday wishes (belated) from his wife Kathy. Terry celebrated on Feb. 25.

Happy March 2 birthday to Donna Waller from her old group of Harford Partners.

Connie Lewis is sent March 3 birthday wishes from the old Harford Partners.

Don Morse is sent March 7 birthday wishes from his wife Shirley and family Donny Jr., Stephanie and little Hannah as well as the extended family of in-laws: Herb and Mary Lou Southall, Roger and Bev Southall, Ruth, Karl, Hannah and Zekie Boy Ventela, Roger and Sarah Southall, Janet Southall, Joann and Casey Wilson, Linda, Natalie and Jeffrey Barton.

June Peddicord is sent March 7 birthday wishes from the 2012 – 2013 Grand Family of the Grand Chapter of Maryland Order of the Eastern Star.

Bob and Becky Phillips are send happy anniversary wishes on their wedding anniversary that they will celebrate this month.

George and Marjorie Hiob are send Happy March 2 wedding anniversary wishes.

Sarah and Allen Colenda are wished a very happy March 7 anniversary.

On March 4 Charles and Kit Harris will celebrate their wedding anniversary.

Get well wishes and thinking of you wishes go to Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Doris and Ralph Speakman, Betty McFadden, Mike Caldwell, Jim Fayer, June Yale, Bo Sinclair, Georgia Gransky, Helen Wood Bagley, Frances Riale, Marianne and Tom Pryer, Gail Ashby, Kathy Collette, Herb Southall, Bonnie Donoho, Peggy Scholl, Wilbur Scholl, Corine Yeagle, June Peddicord, Harriett Schmick, Arthur Holley, Gertrude Fassell, David and Mary Lake, Dona and Andy Larkins, Barbara Lucas, Bonnie Wagner, Carolyn Kulp, Brenda Aliff, Joan Elliott, Cheryl Simms, Ann Hillsman, Elbert Swiney, Ray Trott, Aileen Squires, Glenn Haynes, Jean Oliver-Haynes, Bonnie Plickta, Jim Penley, Randi Jenkins, Cindi Labant, Jimmy Glatts, Adam Zeller, Sheila Funk, Lois Wright, Sandy Brooks, Glenn Beichler, Janet Wirtanen and Pastor Neale Wirtanen, Gisela Knapp, Kit Harris, Sharon Todd, Margaret Gosweiler, Cleo Ward and June Gangel.

Condolences are being sent to the family of Ruth Morlok on her passing last week.

The last Grand Visitation of the Worthy Grand Matron, Worthy Grand Patron and Grand Officers of 2012 – 2013 for the year was held at Daughters of Job Chapter No. 74 at the Scottish Rite Temple in Baltimore. The Worthy Matron Sister Carolyn Kulp and Worthy Patron Brother William D. Sanner greeted the Worthy Grand Matron Sister Debbie Hribar and Worthy Grand Patron Brother David Hall and other Grand officers at their meeting.

Those greeted included Worthy Grand Matron Sister Debbie Hribar; Worthy Grand Patron Brother David Hall; Associate Grand Patron Brother Bill Gunn; Grand Treasurer Sister Patti Snell; Grand Conductress Sister Claudia Eaton; Grand Trustees Sister Leslie Gilliam, PGM and Brother Jon Thompson, PGP; Grand Chaplain Sister Elaine Niemeyer; Grand Lecturer Sister Jean Chance, PGM; Grand Marshal Sister Judy Birckhead; Grand Organist Sister Donna Runyan; Grand Adah Sister Toby Harvie; Grand Ruth Sister Beverly Geisler; Grand Electa Sister Sharon Earl; Grand Martha Sister Beverly Southall, Grand Electa Sister Loretta Donaldson; and Grand Sentinel Brother Cecil Jones.

Also greeted by the Worthy Matron were 13 Past Grand Matrons & Patrons; 12 Deputy Grand Lecturers: including Sister Regina Widderich the Deputy assigned to Daughters of Job Chapter No 74; 12 Grand Representatives, 21 Worthy Matrons and Worthy Patrons of other Chapters; 15 Chairman, Co-Chairman and Secretary / Treasurers of Standing and Special Committees; Sister Judy Hall, wife of the Worthy Grand Patron; Brother Kevin Hribar, husband of the Worthy Grand Matron; approximately 30 Past Matrons and Past Patron, officers, members, visitors and Honorary Members of Severna Park Chapter.

Joining the Hive Hoppers Club were Karen Smith, Debbie Raynovich, Stacey McNeely and Ken McNeely. This is the home Chapter of the Junior Past Grand Matron Linda Sanner and Mary Jane Tegler.

With this the last Grand Visitation meeting the Worthy Grand Matron addressed the Associate Grand Matron Sister Bette Bowen and Associate Grand Patron Brother Bill Gunn and told them their installation was 2-½ months away, also she spoke to the Grand Conductress Sister Claudia Eaton and the Associate Grand Conductress and told them to enjoy the upcoming Sessions. She thanked Sister Jean Chance and Jon Thompson for their year of service. She also spoke to the Grand Family pointing out that Sisters Elaine Niemeyer and Loretta Donaldson did not miss a grand visitation meeting all year. She thanked the traveling companions of the grand officers and lastly thanks to one and all for supporting this grand year and said she is looking forward to Sessions later this spring and being with all the members. This being the first grand visitation meeting at Daughters of Job for the Junior Past Grand Matron Sister Linda Sanner many of the members of her grand family were in attendance including: Debbie Hribar, David Hall, Bette Bowen, Claudia Eaton, Joan Bachtell, Gloria Terrell, Maureen Cole, John Ertel, Harris Dolan and Leslie Gilliam.

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Remember this: We live in the land of the free because of the brave! Thank a soldier today!

March 1 Cecil County celebrated the delivery of mail inaugurated in Elkton in 1922. Gee, I wonder if that was a Saturday!

March 1 in U.S. history: the first census began in 1790. Ohio became the 17th state in 1803 and Nebraska became the 37th state in 1869.