Lunch and Card Party on Thursday, April 11, at 11:30 a.m. at the Principio Methodist Church Hall on 1511 Principio Road (Route 7). Cost is $10 a person with a gift for high player/door prize. 410-642-3197.
Mary Lou and Herbert Southall celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary with a lobster dinner prepared by their daughter, Linda Southall-Barton, and an anniversary cake from Goll's Bakery that was purchased by their son, Roger Southall. The entire family was not able to participate in the festivities, but were in the hearts of the anniversary couple. Daughter-in-law Bev Southall, granddaughter Ruth Ventela and great-granddaughter Hannah Ventela were all at the anniversary party. Well wishes were sent by daughter, Janet Southall, who was working; Daughter Joann and grand-daughter, Casey Wilson, from Florida, daughter and son-in law Shirley and Don Morse, who were under the weather; grandchildren Roger and Sarah Southall from Charleston, S.C.; Donny, Stephanie and Hannah Morse, Natalie and Jeffrey Barton. Wishing you many more years of happiness.
The all you can eat breakfast at Harmony Lodge will be held on April 13, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Mark April 7 at noon on your calendar for the "Fight for Joey" Bingo fundraiser to be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 Mt Royal Ave. in Aberdeen. Lunch will be provided.
The second annual Cody G. Richardson Relentless Run 5K and 3K fun walk will be held on 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 finisher. There will also be first through third place winner awards. For more information, call 443-90728-8219. Donations can be mailed to P.O. 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.
Congratulations to Colleen Chamberlain of the Perryville Lions Club who has earned the International Presidents Membership Achievement Award for 2011-2013, She received a pin and a letter signed by Wing-Kum Tam, Immediate Past International President. A big way to go to Colleen.
The Associate Grand Matron Sister Bette L. Bowen and Associate Grand Patron of the Grand Chapter of Maryland Order of the Eastern Star have made 11 appointments of the Sisters and Brothers who will represent the Grand Chapter of Maryland while filing their stations with honor and dignity. The appointments are:
Brother William D. Dula, Grand Chaplain from Victory Chapter No. 40
Sister Kay C. Bond, PGM, Grand Lecturer from Marlboro Chapter No. 61
Sister Deborah L. Raynovich, Grand Marshal, Oakland Chapter No. 67
Sister Nancy L. Natkin, Grand Organist, Towson Chapter No. 70
Sister Judith T. Stone, Grand Adah, Arundel Chapter No. 80
Sister Rachel Sunderland, Grand Ruth, Pentalpha Chapter No. 38
Sister Brenda H. Aliff, Grand Esther, Julia Halla Chapter No. 107
Sister Linda H. Quillen, Grand Martha, Lebanon Chapter No. 108
Sister Susan D. Schupfer, Grand Electa, McKinley Chapter No. 12
Brother James B. Bachtell, Grand Warder, Hagerstown Chapter No. 89
Brother Ernest Birckhead, Grand Sentinel, Unity Chapter No. 112.
Their year of service will begin in the beginning of May 2013.
Condolences are extended to the family of Florence Little who recently passed away.
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, 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, Jim Penley, 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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