Port Deposit group meets for 36th year

Arts and CulturePort DepositMuseumsHavre de GraceCecil County

The Port Deposit Heritage Corporation held its 36th annual General Meeting on April 19 in the upstairs board room of the Paw Paw Building.

President Judy Leonard opened the meeting and Patsy Grace submitted her Treasurer's Report. Arch McKown, curator of the Cecil County Historical Society, served as guest speaker, giving very useful information to the board regarding museum policies, plans and protocols. The Heritage has scheduled a fundraising bingo for August to help offset its operating costs. Dues for 2012 are now payable, at $10 per family, and can be mailed to PDHC, P.O. Box 101, Port Deposit, MD 21904.

A group including Anne Gibson from Port Deposit and her daughter, Stephanie Gibson, from Conowingo, traveled to Ohio last weekend for the 16th annual "Gathering" of Longaberger Collector's Club Members at The Homestead in Frazeyburg. Stephanie enjoyed meeting Longaberger's CEO Tammi Longaberger and Anne made a special "Sweet 16" Basket to commemorate the event.

Heather Burall, granddaughter of Shelby Graham, of Rising Sun, celebrated her birthday on April 21.

John Barr, son of Donna and David Barr, Rock Run Road, enjoyed birthday greetings on April 24 as did Corey Mutter, Port. Corey blew out 23 candles that day.

Terra Fitt Booke, daughter of Patti Fox Fitt, Perryville, celebrated her big day on April 27.

Good Shepherd Catholic School, 810 Aiken Ave., Perryville, will sponsor the first "Crusader Poker Run" on Saturday, April 28, with registration starting at 10 a.m. and the ride beginning at 11:30 a.m. The Poker Run will conclude back at the school with a Pig Roast, Prizes, Music and more. See http://www.goodshepherdschool.net for details.

And the Havre de Grace Elks Lodge is having a Waffle Breakfast on Sunday, April 29, from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. at a cost of $6 per person. In addition to homemade waffles and your choice of toppings, bacon and sausage. Beverages are included.

Don't forget to stop by the Bainbridge Museum, now open on the weekends from 1 to 5 p.m. The museum is at the rear of the Susky River Grille.

The first Port Palooza for this season is scheduled for the first Saturday in May and will be held in the Town Square from noon until 8 p.m. with live music and food and lots of fun for all.

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