Perryville High School of 1972 graduation is invited to a reunion. The date is Oct. 20 in Bel Air. For more information, email Linda Land Vest, email@example.com
An end of summer musical concert will be held on Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Havre de Grace Presbyterian Church, 551 Franklin St. in Havre de Grace. Featuring the musical groups of Christian Community Presbyterian Church from Bowie; Youth Orchestra; Cornerstone Choir featuring contemporary Christian music; Chinquant, three and a half octave bell choir; and Chancel Choir presenting traditional Christian anthems.
The Grand Chapter of Maryland Order of the Eastern Star had a busy week last week starting on Wednesday with an exchange night with The Grand Officers of Pennsylvania held at Gleaner Chapter 49 at the Grand Lodge of Maryland Corinthian meeting room. At the end of the week they held regular Grand Visitations meetings, with a meeting Friday at Frederick Chapter in Frederick and Saturday in Hagerstown at Queen Esther 3. More information on these Grand Visitations next week.
The USNTC Bainbridge Reunion will be held at the Clarion Hotel in Aberdeen Sept. 26 to 30.
If you love to sing….the Upper Chesapeake Chorus, Harford County's award winning women's a cappella show chorus, is for you. Call the chorus hotline, 410-638-0777, for more information.
There will be a 1950s and 1960s dance on Sept. 22 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Perryville Fire Company, Minker Hall. $10 per person includes draft beer and soda. Cash bar for all other drinks. For more information and tickets call Janet Brown, 410-3783802.
The 5th annual benefit 5K run/walk "Walk for Life" will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6 on the Ma & Pa Trail. This event is to benefit Alpha's Glory. Online registration at http://www.alphasglobry.org. Onsite registration will be at 8 a.m.
Nathan and Patti Nelson recently returned home from a trip to Williamsburg, Va.
Sam and Joan Bean enjoyed a weekend in Ocean City.
David and Betty Carson enjoyed a week in Jacksonville, Fla., visiting with relatives and friends.
The Past and Present Matrons and Patrons Association of Northern Maryland will be having their quarterly meeting at Chippaerelli's this month.
Today (Friday, Sept. 14), $12 ticket, $5 extra. Basket & Bags Bingo (Vera Bradley and Longaberger). Doors open at 6 p.m., early bird at 6:45 p.m., bingo begins at 7 p.m. Sponsored by John Archer School PTA to be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 201 Mt. Royal Ave., Aberdeen. Tickets available by calling Brenda Conjour, 410-273-7332, or Wendy Leonard, 410-879-9001. Bring a canned good and/or non-perishable for bonus prize ticket.
Friday, Sept. 21, $15 ticket, $5 extra. Basket bingo. Doors open at 6 p.m., early bird, 6:50 p.m., bingo begins at 7 p.m .In support of the Asbury Church Assistance Network Inc., to be played at Asbury Town Neck UMC, 429 Asbury Drive, Severna Park. Tickets available by calling Brenda Conjour, 410-273-7332, Janice Drakeford, 410-647-7016, or Lisa Walker, 410-952-4270. Food and drinks available. Bring a non-perishable for a free ticket/bonus drawing.
Saturday, Sept. 22, $12 ticket, $5 extra. Basket bingo. Doors open at 6 p.m., early bird at 6:45 p.m., bingo at 7 p.m. Sponsored by St. Paul's Youth. To be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 201 Mt. Royal Ave., Aberdeen. Tickets available by calling Brenda Conjour, 410-273-7332, or church office, 410-272-3111. Bring a canned good and/or non-perishable for bonus prize ticket.
Friday, Sept. 28, $12 in advance, $15 at the door, $5 extra. Basket & Bags Bingo (Vera Bradley and Longaberger). Doors open at 6 p.m., early bird at 6:45 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. Sponsored by Aberdeen Lioness Lions. To be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 201 Mt. Royal Ave., Aberdeen,. Tickets available by calling Brenda Conjour, 410-273-7332, or Sandy Pierce, 443-876-4472. Bring a canned good and/or non-perishable for bonus prize ticket.
Betty Streeter is sent birthday wishes on her Sept. 15 birthday and also wishes to her grandson Alexander Lee Duer son of Stacey and Tim Duer. What a way to celebrate your birthday along with a grand child.
Carolyn Mathias is sent birthday wishes on her September 16 birthday and Lauren Streeter on her Sept. 17 birthday.
The Grand Officers of Maryland send lots of love and best wishes to Worthy Grand Matron Sister Debbie Hribar, who will celebrate her birthday Sept. 17.
The ladies of the OWC – Gail Ashby, Kathy Collette, Patty Chernick, Diane McGrillis and I - send birthday wishes to Joanne Roland on Sept. 19.
Happy birthday to Pat Jones on Sept. 20.
Ron Fraser is sent birthday wishes on his Sept. 18 birthday along with some get well wishes over the broken leg.
Thinking of you wishes to Jeanne and Bill Gunn and to Jeanne's mother, Donna Busby, who is going through some rough times.
Condolences are extended to the family of Carol Bert on his recent passing. Prayers and thoughts go to his wife, Jackie.
Get well and thinking of you wishes are extended to Bessie Fetterman, Thelma Frederick, Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Doris and Ralph Speakman, Betty McFadden, Frances Riale, Frank Whitecavage, Peggy Stone, Carol Itter, Carolyn Kulp, Ruth Bennett, John Witmer, Bonnie Wagner, Norris Cartwright, Sid Wooten, Kay Lewis, Gertrude Fassell, Mimsie Goodman, to the Johnston family especially baby Abigail, Ben Lim, Daisy Gue, Bob Reitz, Rita Clauss, Paula Jones, Jennifer Bortner, Sophie Hamel, Gail Burnheart, Shirley MacWilliams, Hazel Smith, Irene Stadick, Fay Coward, Charles Beckhardt, Sylvia Kirby, Stan Temple, Leona Vincent, Arthur Holley, Karli Trost, Louise Fagan, Chris Walz, Mildred Martin, Ben Lim, Paula Jones, Wilbur Carr, Toby Harvie, Mary Beth and Eddie Tripplett, Jackie Ivins, Susan Carlos Bollinger, Leslie Dissick, Mary Ann Phillips, June Gangel, Marty and Joan Hamilton, Kit Mitchell, Pastor Henry Schaefer, Jim Miller, Marilyn Carlon, Darrell Cooper, Gisila Knapp, Carolyn Mitchell, Sylvia Miller, Susan Kogut, Pam Coakley, Rose Hunsicker, Anna Taylor, Tim and Sandy Brooks, Edith Goldsmith, Jim Gosweiler, Pauline Gosweiler, Travis Hollers, Mary Mitchell, Craig Walker, Quinton Stepney, Nancy Barr, Bonnie Donoho, Mary Lou and Herb Southall.
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Remember this – We live in the land of the free – because of the brave – thank a soldier today!
Today in Cecil County history – Sept. 14 – the bicentennial of Brick Meeting House was celebrated in 1901.
U.S. history – Sept. 14 – "The Star Spangled Banner" was written in 1814.