Veterans from Perry Point entertained by VFW auxiliary in Port [Port Deposit]

April 17, 2013|By Joanne Bierly

The Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 8185 entertained the Perry Point veterans on Sunday, April 14 at the post home at 520 Susquehanna River Road. Kathy Heaton and her crew provided a scrumptious meal followed by music provided by DJ Bob Cross. The ladies entertain the veterans on the second Sunday of every month from April through December.

The new Bainbridge Museum at 6 S. Main Street (the Bank Building) will open for the season on Saturday, April 20, from 1 to 5 p.m.

Fitness instructor Cindi Lamb Wiley, has two "Fun Buns" classes running, one in North East at Victoria Park senior apartments on Tuesday mornings at 11 a.m., and the other at the VFW Post 8185 in Port Deposit on Monday evenings at 6 p.m. The sessions in North East are free and the classes at Port's VFW encourage a $2 donation to the VFW each week. Call Cindi at 443-731-1131.

Belated wishes are sent out to Michael Oliver as he celebrated his birthday on April 2. Our grandson, Gabriel, blew out eight birthday candles on April 15 and India Jonell Reynolds blew out five candles on the same day. Diane Crabbe, of Perryville, enjoyed birthday greetings on Tax Day as well.

The Ladies Auxiliary to the Water Witch Fire Company enjoyed a covered dish dinner on April 15 in celebration of the auxiliary's 73rd birthday. The regular monthly business meeting followed the pot luck dinner.

Susan Hasson, of Colora, celebrated her big day on April 18, as did Jackie Bittner, of North Main Street, and former Port-ite Sharon Miller.

Congratulations to Jim and Patsy Bennett, of Tome Highway, as they celebrated their wedding anniversary April 18.

Good Shepherd Catholic School, at 800 Aiken Avenue, Perryville, will hold a spring open house for new students on Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Tuesday, April 23, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Stop by for a tour of our Pre K to eighth grade classes. For more information call 410-642-6265 or visit

Lower Susquehanna Greenway will hold its 13th annual River Sweep this Saturday, April 20, in honor of Earth Day. This volunteer river shore clean-up will take place in Port Deposit, Perryville and Havre de Grace. You will register at 8:30 a.m. that morning with the clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will be held rain or shine. Port Deposit's two clean-up sites are Marina Park and Octoraro Creek. Register in advance at

The men and women of Water Witch Fire Company will gather for their annual awards banquet on Saturday, April 20, at 5 p.m. at the VFW Post 8185. All members must R.S.V.P. to Wayne Tome as soon as possible to guarantee a seat at the banquet.

Breakfast will be served at the North East Fire Company hall, Mauldin Street, on Sunday, April 21, from 7 until 11 a.m. Cost for adults is $8, ages 6 through 12 are $5, and kids under the age of 6 will be $3.

A special service will be held at the Port Deposit Presbyterian Church on April 21 at 10 a.m. During the regular service that day, the congregation will be entertained and enlightened by "Silent Witness," a mime troupe from Mt. Zion UMC in Bel Air. Thanks for the "head's up," Roxanne.

The Darlington Volunteer Fire Company has scheduled an "Ugly Waitress Spaghetti Dinner" for Saturday, April 27 in the fire hall at 2600 Castleton Road. Plan to enjoy spaghetti from 4 to 7 p.m. that evening.

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