Perryville: Bingo, breakfast and birthdays abound

A Basket, Vera Bradley and Pandora bingo will be played today (Friday) at the American Legion Bernard L. Tobin Post 128, 44 N. Parke St., Aberdeen. Tickets are $12 ticket, $5.00 for extra. Doors open at 6 p.m., early bird is at 6:45 p.m. and bingo begins at 7 p.m. Sponsored by Aberdeen High School girls basketball. 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.

The all-you-can-eat breakfast at Harmony Lodge will be held on Saturday from 7 to 10 am.

Happy birthday wishes go to Ruth Sales on her 103rd birthday celebrated on Dec. 28.

Birthday wishes go to my niece, Isabelle Glatts, who turned 14 on Jan 3. She is the daughter of Susie and Jimmy Glatts and little sis to Kelsey.

Charlie Mike is sent Jan. 4 birthday wishes, as is Grant Tucker, son of Susan and Frank.

Ann Tolbert and Darrin Wassum are sent birthday wishes on their Jan. 6 birthdays.

Paula McCabe and Rose Hunsicker are wished very happy Jan. 8 birthdays.

Happy Jan. 9 birthday to Julie Burall, Jan. 10 to Sheila Bryan and Juan. 11 to Aaron Trimble.

Roger and I send lots of love to our daughter, Ruth Ventela, who celebrated her birthday Jan. 8.

Happy 19th wedding anniversary to Cindi and Doug Labant.

Belated birthday wishes to Cory Livering, who celebrated his birthday Dec. 27.

Our Southall family held our annual Christmas Eve get-together at the home of Herb and Mary Lou Southall. Celebrating the Christmas holiday were Roger and I, Ruth and Hannah Ventela, Roger and Sarah Southall, Janet Southall, Shirley and Don Morse, Linda, Jeffrey and Natalie Barton along with Cory Livering and Natalie's boyfriend, Christian.

We gathered together on New Year's Eve for the birthday of Mary Lou Southall. The annual birthday celebration included a shrimp feast, and a variety of tasty foods including a birthday cake from Goll's Bakery. Those family members attending included Herb Southall, Roger and I, Janet Southall, Shirley and Don Morse, Donny Morse and his girlfriend, Stephanie, and baby daughter Hannah Lynn, Linda Southall-Barton, Jeffrey Barton, Cory Livering and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Peggy and Doc Scholl.

The Lehman family held its annual Christmas celebration at the home of Doug and Cindi Labant. Those in attendance were Roger and I, Ruth and Hannah Ventela, Roger and Sarah Southall, Carly Labant, Susie, Jimmy, Kelsey and Issi Glatts and Kimi, Randi and Connor Jenkins. Our family enjoyed a wonderful buffet of Christmas goodies, including Uncle Doug's famous chili. We exchanged gifts and enjoyed an exchange of gag gifts in a round robin contest. They also enjoyed a round of the new game "Apples to Apples" as well as a couple rounds of "Right, Left, Center."

Ruth and Hannah Ventela and I, met my sisters and families Cindi Labant, Susie, Kelsey and Issi Glatts' at the Bugaboo Creek Steak House in Christiana for an impromptu get-together Saturday right after the snow stopped. We all enjoyed an evening shopping for bargains at the mall.

Jake and Janice Shell were hosts for the annual Shell family Christmas party. The family gathers every other year at the Shell home. Jake and Janice welcomes Jake's parents, Tim and Betty Shell, and brother Tim Jr., and Robin Shell. Next year there will be a new little Shell joining the festivities. This year Janice's parents Homer and Joanne Robinson joined in the fun.

Condolences are sent to the family of Thelma Frederick.

Get well wishes and thinking of you wishes go to Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Doris and Ralph Speakman, Betty McFadden, Frances Riale, Frank Whitecavage, Louise Fagan, Lynn Schwitzer, 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, Andy Larkins, Barbara Lucas, Bonnie Wagner, Carolyn Kulp, Brenda Aliff, Joan Elliott, Cheryl Simms, Ann Hillsman, Elbert Swiney, Bonnie Plickta, Jim Penley, Randi Jenkins, Walt Clifford, Adam Zeller, Jake Bauer, Sheila Funk, Lois Wright and Sandy Brooks

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 it's not marked that way, and I don't recognized the address, I won't read the email.

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

Today in Cecil County history: First number of the Perryville Record was published Jan. 4, 1893.

Today in U.S. history: Sir Issac Newton was born in 1642..

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