By Beverly Southall
11:09 AM EDT, March 13, 2013
The Perryville Lions Club will be taking pictures of children, adults, or pets with the Easter Bunny on March 23 and 30 at the Perryville Outlet, Store 39, from 11 am to 5 p.m. Donation of $5 each.
Basket Bingo sponsored by North Harford High School boys JV and varsity lacrosse teams is planned today (Friday, March 15) at North Harford High School, 211 Pylesville Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. – starts at 7 p.m. Food and drink available. For tickets, at $13 each and $6 for an extra, 410-457-4962.
The officers for Harford Chapter 83 Order of the Eastern Star were installed last week at an open installation. The Installing Grand Officer – our current Worthy Grand Matron Sister Debbie Hribar was assisted by Brother Kevin Hribar, PGP along with Installing Grand Chaplain Sister C. Elaine Niemeyer, Installing Grand Marshall Sister Claudia A. Eaton, Installing Grand Organist Sister Rosalie Monath, Installing Grand Warder Brother Don Knode, PP, and Installing Grand Sentinel Sister Ellen Crouse. Those installed were Worthy Matron, Sister Brenda Compher; Worthy Patron Brother Edsel Crouse, PP; Associate Matron Sister Sheri Marley; Associate Patron Brother Robert Marley , PP; Secretary Sister Jean Penley, PM; Treasurer Sister Beverly Geisler, PM; Conductress Sister Debbie Hribar, WGM; Associate Conductress Sister Rebecca Gjerdahl, PM; Chaplain Brother Edward Ford, PP; Marshal Brother Stephen Sigwart; Organist Sister Elizabeth Bollock, PM; Adah Sister Melony Weinreich; Ruth Sister Shirley Edmonston, PM (to be installed at a later date); Esther Sister Phyllis Pahutski; Martha Sister Deborah Morales; Electa Sister Jeanette Hastings PM; Warder Sister Kathy Voris, PM; and Sentinel Sister Beverly Fletcher, PM. After the meeting the officers, members and guests were treated to a Spaghetti Dinner prepared by the DeMoley.
Havre de Grace Chapter 27 Order of the Eastern Star members present for the installation included Associate Matron Sister Carolyn Mathias, PM; Associate Patron Brother Ron Mathis, PGP; Conductress Sister Susie Passwaters, PM; Chaplain Sister Louise Fagan, PM; Ruth star point Sister Beverly R. Southall also serving this year as Grand Martha in the Grand Chapter of Maryland and Brother Roger A. Southall Sr.
The new officers for Victory Chapter 40 Order of the Eastern Star were installed last week at an open installation. The Installing Grand Officer – our current Worthy Grand Matron Sister Debbie Hribar was assisted by Sister Bette Bowen, Associate Grand Matron as Installing Grand Chaplain; Brother Sidney Bowen PP as Installing Grand Marshal; Brother Edsel Crouse, WP as Installing Grand Organist; Sister Alice Behren-DeVaney as Installing Grand Warder and Brother William Dula, PP as Installing Grand Sentinel. Those installed were Worthy Matron Sister Catherine R Phillips; Worthy Patron Brother Gerald R. Phillips, PP; Associate Matron Sister B. Diane Allen; Associate Grand Patron Brother Ross Allen; Secretary Brother Thomas Pryer PGP (to be installed at their next meeting); Treasurer Brother Ralph Perry, PP; Conductress Sister Debbie Zacharek, PM; Associate Conductress Sister Sandralee R. Massey (to be installed at their next meeting); Chaplain Sister Rosalie B. Monath, PM; Marshal Sister Marianne R. Pryer, PGM (to be installed at next meeting); Organist Sister Jean Penley, PM; Adah Sister Virginia E. Phillips, PM (to be installed at next meeting); Ruth Sister Jeanne M Gunn, PM; Esther Norma Kearney; Warder Sister Sandra L. Matthews, PM; and Sentinel Brother Edwin J, Matthews, PP. After the meeting a fellowship hour was held with delicious refreshments.
Havre de Grace Chapter 27 Order of the Eastern Star members present for the installation included Associate Matron Sister Carolyn Mathias, PM; Associate Patron Brother Ron Mathis, PGP; Secretary Sister Joyce Caldwell, PM; Treasurer Sister Diane Smith, PM; Conductress Sister Susie Passwaters, PM; Chaplain Sister Louise Fagan, PM; Marshal Sister Aileen Squires; and Ruth star point Sister Beverly R. Southall also serving this year as Grand Martha in the Grand Chapter of Maryland.
Congratulations to Betty Bollock on her appointment with the Commission as the Grand Representative to Ontario. She was appointed by the Worthy Grand Matron Sister Debbie Hribar at the Carousel Luncheon this past Sunday.
Mark April 2 down on your calendar for the Perryville Town Meeting at 7 p.m.
The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum presents "Kids Corner Story Time." Readings are every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. starting June 30. Drop anchor at the Maritime Museum Kids's Corner for story time! Enjoy a variety of takes from native American life to local animals. The Museum is at 100 Lafayette Street.
The Friends of the Cecil County Public Library are presenting a Spring Fashion Show on Saturday, March 23, at 1:30 p.m. at the Elkton Presbyterian Church, 209 East Main Street, Elkton. Admission is $10 and includes light bites and beverages. Fashions will be by Boscov's, Mary Kay, Thirty-One, Lia Sophia, etc. Contact 410-996-5600 ext. 474 or online visit: . Proceeds benefit the Library Summer Reading Program.
Get well wishes and thinking of you wishes go to Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Doris and Ralph Speakman, Betty McFadden, Betty Fayer, 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, Cheryl Simms, Ann Hillsman, Ray Trott, Glenn Haynes, Jean Oliver-Haynes, Bonnie Plickta, Jim Penley, Randi Jenkins, Cindi Labant, Jimmy Glatts, Adam Zeller, Sheila Funk, Sandy Brooks, Glenn Beichler, Janet Wirtanen and Pastor Neale Wirtanen, Gisela Knapp, Kit Harris, Sharon Todd, Margaret Gosweiler, Cleo Ward and June Gangel.
Birthday wishes are extended to Mary Grace Smith on her March 19 birthday.
Happy birthday to Joe Goldburn on his March 22 birthday
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