Perryville: Soup is on March 2 at Hopewell Church

A soup and pie sale will be held at Hopewell United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 2. The time is 10 – 1.

Please note that the Perryville United Methodist Church has cancelled their chicken pot pie sale until further notice.

The Washington College Alumni are holding their annual Toast to George in honor of college founder, George Washington's birthday on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Laurapin Grill in Havre de Grace from 4-6 p.m. Please RSVP to or

Upcoming - 20 game bingo non-smoking events with food and drink available:

• Bingo at the Elks Club in Havre de Grace on Wednesdays Feb. 20 and 27.

• A basket and Vera Bradley and Pandora bingo will be held today, Friday at the American Legion Bernard L. Tobin Post 128 at 44 N. Parke Street in Aberdeen. This event is sponsored by the Aberdeen High School Prom Committee. Doors open at 6 p.m. with an early bird at 6:45. Bingo begins at 7 p.m. Tickets available by calling Brenda Conjour at 410-273-7332. Help us Help the Community (FISH) – bring a non-perishable food item for a chance on a special drawing. Needed items are pancake mix, pancake syrup, baked beans, jelly, canned pasta meals, soups and spaghetti sauce.

On Saturday, Feb. 16, my husband Roger and I will celebrate our 39th wedding anniversary. This is special because we married on a Saturday evening 39 years ago. This was also the year of the energy crisis! Do you remember only being able to 10 gallons of gas at a gas station? It is also a special day because we were married on my father-in-law's birthday.

Happy anniversary to Peg and Tom Dymond as they celebrating their wedding anniversary on Feb. 20.

Lots and love and special birthday wishes to my husband Roger as he celebrates his birthday on Feb. 19. Granddaughter Hannah sends PopPop lots of hugs and kisses on your special birthday as well as Ruthie, Karl and Zeke Ventela and Roger and Sarah Southall.

Happy birthday to Herb Southall as he celebrates his big day on the 16th. Lots of love from the family, wife Mary Lou and children, in-laws, grand children and great grand children … Roger and Bev Southall, Ruth, Karl, Hannah and Zeke Ventela, Roger and Sarah Southall, Janet Southall, Joann and Casey Wilson, Shirley, Don, Donnie, Stephanie and Hannah Morse, Linda, Natalie and Jeffrey Barton.

Susie Glatts is sent lots of love and kisses for her Feb. 20 birthday from her hubby Jimmy and the girls Kelsey and Issi. Susie is celebrating the double nickel 55! Oh my!

Florence Horsey is sent happy birthday wishes on her Feb. 19 birthday.

Marla and Mitchell Davis are wished a very happy St. Valentine Day anniversary.

Harvey and Neva Lehman are sent anniversary wishes on their Feb. 14. anniversary.

Congratulations to Phyllis Pahutsi was given an Honorary Membership to Woodlawn Chapter No. 101 Order of the Eastern Star.

Get well wishes and thinking of you wishes go to Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Doris and Ralph Speakman, Betty McFadden, Mike Caldwell, Jim Fayer, June Yale, Tom and Sue McLaughlin, Bo Sinclair, Georgia Gransky, Helen Wood Bagley, Frances Rile, Marianne Pryer, Gail Ashby, Joann Wilson, 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, Carolyn Kulp, Brenda Aliff, Joan Elliott, Cheryl Simms, Ann Hillsman, Elbert Swiney, Ray Trott, Aileen Squires, Maynard Geisler, Glenn Haynes, Jean Oliver-Haynes, Bonnie Plickta, Jim Penley, Randi Jenkins, Cindi Labant, Jimmy Glatts, Walt Clifford, Adam Zeller, Jake Bauer, Sheila Funk, Lois Wright, Sandy Brooks, Glenn Beichler, Janet Wirtanen and Pastor Neale Wirtanen, Gisela Knapp, Kit Harris, Sharon Todd, Margaret Gosweiler, Cleo Ward and June Gangel.

Thank you to all those who submit articles for the column. Keep those birthdays, anniversaries, special parties and celebrations, family functions, vacations and anything you want to see in print coming to me at And don't forget to mark the subject line "ARTICLE FOR THE RECORD." If I don't see that note and am not familiar with your email address, I will not open the email.

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

Yesterday in Cecil County history: On Feb. 14, 1892 the New Presbyterian Church was dedicated.

Historic happenings on Feb. 14: Oregon became the 33rd state in 1859 and in 1912 Arizona became the 48th state. On the 15th, Galileo was born in 1564.

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