'Fun Buns' open to 55 and older Saturdays in Port Deposit

The first session of "Fun Buns" (an exercise class for men and women 55 and older) was held at the VFW Post 8185, 520 Susquehanna River Road, on Saturday. The eight-week class is sponsored by Cecil County Senior Services and Community Transit. Instructor Cindi Lamb led Saturday's class to music from the '60s and '70s, including classic rock, disco, pop and Motown tunes. She invites all ages to "just show up" and work out with no jumping and no floor work. The sessions will start at 10 a.m. each Saturday and will run through March 30. Oh, and it's free. Questions, call Cindi, 443-8731-1131.

What a nail-biter Sunday, when the Baltimore Ravens triumphed over the San Francisco 49ers, 34-31, thereby earning Ray Lewis his second Super Bowl ring. Congratulations to the Ravens and hearty thanks to the many fans who have been "painting the town purple" in support of our home team.

There was a lot of purple in sight at the Super Bowl Party Sunday in the Carriage House on South Main Street. Sponsored by the Port Deposit Chamber of Commerce, it served as an early fundraiser for town projects.

At the opposite end of town, Port's VFW sponsored its annual Super Bowl Party with plenty of food provided by Pit Stop Pit Beef.

Last week's birthday celebrants include Darrin Crabbe, Justin Sadler and Marian Fox – all on Feb. 1.

Congratulations to Joyce and Dan Eder, Dr. Jack Road, as they celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1.

On Feb. 2 (Groundhog Day) Scott Brannan, Wayne Tome and Sylvia Eney all blew out their birthday candles.

Dan Gagner, Camp Meeting Ground Road, enjoyed birthday greetings on Feb. 3.

Delores Reynolds celebrated her big day on Feb. 5 as did Cinnamon Burkins; while Eleanor Gaylord blew out her candles on Feb. 7.

Two cousins, Edgar "Buddy" Hopkins Jr. of Bel Air and Bobby Caffrey of Abrahams Road, both enjoy birthday wishes today (Friday, Feb. 8).

Union United Methodist Church, Elkton, will sponsor a Basket Bingo on Saturday in the church hall. Doors will open at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at noon and bingo will start at 1 p.m. The cost is $15 per person which includes lunch. All proceeds will benefit the church. Call Pat Job, 443-945-0360, for information.

Good Shepherd School, 810 Aiken Ave., Perryville, posted news about their annual flea market scheduled for Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the school hall. Vendors are welcome. Call Katie, 410-802-4302, or the school, 410-642-6265, for information or table space.

The Ladies Auxiliary to the American Legion Post 135, Cherry Street, Perryville, will sponsor its monthly all-day bingo on Sunday with the doors opening at 11 a.m. and games starting at 11:45 a.m. Dinner will be served at intermission. Call the post, 410-642-2771, for information.

In addition, Good Shepherd School will sponsor its annual Fat Tuesday, all-you-can-eat pancake supper on Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. Cost will be $7 for adults and $4 for children 5 to 12 years of age. Children 4 and under are free.

The Knights of Columbus Council 2002 will serve its annual Fish Fry each Friday in Lent in Cifaldo Hall, Good Shepherd School, 810 Aiken Ave., Perryville, from 4 until 7 p.m. starting on Friday, Feb. 15. Three options will be offered: fish dinner for $6, steamed shrimp dinner for $10 and combo fish and shrimp dinner for $10. Because of scheduling conflicts, the Fish Fry on Friday, March 8 will be moved to St. Joan of Arc's hall in Aberdeen.

Call Linda and reserve your tickets to "Vegas Night" at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185, 520 Susquehanna River Road, on Saturday, Feb. 16. The cost is $25 per person in advance or $30 per person at the door and includes music by DJ Cross, a dinner show, gaming, door prizes, dancing, surprise guests, silent auction, raffles and Vegas-style buffet. All proceeds will benefit the VFW's cancer aid and research projects. Call Linda, 443-907-7657, for information or ticket purchase.

Save the date of Sunday, March 17 and plan to attend the St. Patrick Day Bull and Oyster Roast at the VFW Post 8185, 520 Susquehanna River Road. Proceeds will benefit Good Shepherd Parish. Call Marie at the parish office, 410-642-6534, to reserve your tickets to this highly-anticipated yearly event.

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