The second annual Cody G. Richardson Relentless Run 5K and 3K fun walk will be held June 1 at Perryville Middle School. This event benefits the Cody G. Richardson Memorial Scholarship Fund. Registration and packet pick up starts at 8 a.m. with the runners taking off at 9 a.m. and walkers at 9:05. There will be a cash prize for the first place male and female finishers. There will also be first through third place winner awards. For more, call 443-90728-8219. Donations can be mailed to Box 853 in Perryville, MD 21903; please make checks out to the Cody G. Richardson Memorial Fund. To register please go to http://www.active.com (CGR Relentless Run) or to http://www.cgrrelentless.com.

Good Shepherd Catholic School will hold open house on April 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and again April 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 11./23 from 8:30 am to 11. Stop by for a tour of their Pre-K to eighth grade classes. The school is at 800 Aiken Avenue in Perryville. For more, call 410-642-6265 or visit http://www.goodshepherdschool.net.

On April 28, Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding program will host a Family Fun Day from 1 to 5 p.m. at 55 Rolling Hills Ranch Lane in Port Deposit. For more, call 410-378-3817 or send an email to fhtrp@freedomjills.org.

Today (Friday) there will be basket and Vera Bradley bingo at the American Legion Bernard L. Tobin Post 128 at 44 North Parke Street in Aberdeen with doors opening at 6 p.m. Tickets are $12 each; $5 for extra packet. The event is sponsored by the Aberdeen High School Senior Class. Tickets available by calling Brenda Conjour 410-273-7332. Food and drinks available. Bring a canned good and/or non-perishable for bonus prize ticket.


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Congratulations to Denton Spring Water of North East, which was honored at the Academy Awards of Water with a bronze medal.

Mike Caldwell is sent Happy Birthday wishes on his April 20 birthday

Belated birthday wishes to my nephew Donny Morse who had a birthday April 16.

Judy Birckhead is sent birthday wishes from the Grand Family of the Grand Chapter of Eastern Star. Judy will celebrate on the April 27.

Jon Friedman is send birthday wishes on his April 26 birthday.

Eugene and Genevieve Boyd are send happy anniversary wishes on April 23.

Condolences to Pat Keen on the passing of her husband, Bob.

The Perry Point Mansion will be open for tours this weekend. The Mansion is at 501 First Street in the village area of Perry Point. Tour hours will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Come and learn about this mansion, which was built in 1750. For more, call 800-949-1003 x 5407. The event is free and open to all.

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, Ginger Eastridge, David Blackley, 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, Ethel Dill, Randi Jenkins, Cindi Labant, Jimmy Glatts, Adam Zeller, Sheila Funk, Sandy Brooks, Janet Wirtanen and Pastor Neale Wirtanen, Gisela Knapp, Kit Harris, Sharon Todd, Margaret Gosweiler, Cleo Ward and June Gangel and Joe Pacifico.

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

Memorable date in history: On April 23, William Shakespeare was born in 1564.

Memorable date in Cecil County history: April 19 the North Elk Parish established by the General Assembly in 1706.