Good bye April showers, hello May flowers.
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 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. Donations can be mailed to Box 853, 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.
Perryville Election Day is May 14.
The next Perryville town meeting is scheduled for May 7 at 7 p.m.
A Ripken Crab Feast will be July 12 starting at 6:30 p.m. Menu includes crabs, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, beer, tea, soda, water and cookies. Ticket price $48 per person, with $25 due by May 12; the remainder is due June 10. Ticket price also includes the ball game, an IronBirds baseball cap, the crab feast and fireworks after the game. Send full payment by May 12 and be entered in a drawing to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. This would be an excellent opportunity to bring family, friends, and co-workers. Any questions, please contact Dennis Bolen at 410-459-7179.
Happy belated 60 birthday to Francis Guns Sr. on his April 19 birthday.
Jane Gordon is sent birthday wishes on her May 7 birthday.
Mark your calendar for an evening concert with Charlie Zahm along with fiddler Tad Marks and guitarist Steve Hobson at St. Paul's Lutheran Church on July 12 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for adults are $10. Children under 16 are admitted free.
Get well wishes and thinking of you wishes go to Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Doris and Ralph Speakman, Betty McFadden, Betty Fayer, Jim Fayer, Bo Sinclair, Georgia Gransky, Helen Wood Bagley, Frances Riale, Marianne and Tom Pryer, David Blackley, 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, June Gangel, Deanna Campbell, Sandy Campbell 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!