As­bury UMC to host Me­mo­rial Day Fes­ti­val

Cecil Whig - - RE­LI­GION - WHIG STAFF RE­PORT

— As­bury United Methodist Church will mark Me­mo­rial Day with a day for fam­i­lies on Satur­day.

Each year on the Satur­day be­fore Me­mo­rial Day, the church holds a “Me­mo­rial Day Fes­ti­val” on the church grounds. The event goes on rain or

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shine from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Of­fi­cial church records doc­u­ment this ac­tiv­ity dat­ing back as far as May 1957. Record books show at that time it was re­ferred to as the “Dec­o­ra­tion Day Fes­ti­val.”

Now more than 50 years later, the tra­di­tion con­tin­ues.

At­ten­dees can pic­nic with ham plat- ters for $8, cheese­burger or ham­burger meals for $4, or hot dog meals for $3. All meals come with sides, dessert and a bev­er­age. Carry-out meals are also avail­able and there will be a bake sale.

The church is lo­cated at 21 Craig­town Road in Port De­posit. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 410-808-7914.

CE­CIL WHIG FILE PHOTO

Plants, antiques and straw­ber­ries are up for auc­tion at Ce­cil­ton United Methodist Par­ish’s an­nual Straw­berry Auc­tion com­ing up June 11.

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