Happy Memorial Day – and thank you to all our veterans who gave their lives so we can live in freedom. God bless them and their families.
Coming events at Good Shepherd in Perryville include:
June 2, all you can eat breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Catholic School, 810 Aiken Avenue in Perryville. Adults - $7. Children under 12, $4. Children under 5 are free.
June 8 will be the strawberry festival at the Good Shepherd Catholic School, 810 Aiken Avenue in Perryville from noon to 6 p.m. with a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7.
June 15, a pig roast and live music at the Good Shepherd Catholic School, 810 Aiken Avenue from 2 to 5 p.m.
Harmony Lodge will hold its monthly all you can eat breakfast June 8 from 7 to 10 a.m.
The second annual Cody G. Richardson Relentless Run 5K and 3K fun walk will be held June 1 at Perryville Middle School to benefit 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 cash prizes for the first place male and female finishers. There will also be first through third place awards. For more information, call 443-528-8219. Donations can be mailed to PO 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.
A Ripken Crab Feast will be July 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the stadium. Menu includes crabs, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, beer, tea, soda, water and cookies. Ticket price $48 per person by June 10. Ticket price also includes the ball game, an IronBirds baseball cap, the crab feast and fireworks after the game. Please contact Dennis Bolen with any questions at 410-459-7179.
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 in Aberdeen on July 12. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Adults $10. Children under 16 are 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, 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, Chris Walz, Adam Zeller, Sheila Funk, Sandy Brooks, Janet Wirtanen and Pastor Neale Wirtanen, Gisela Knapp, Kit Harris, Sharon Todd, Margaret Gosweiler, June Gangel, Joe Pacifico, Herb Southall, Bonnie Donoho, and Peggy Scholl.
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Remember this: We live in the land of the free because of the brave! Thank a soldier today!