Cub Scout Pack 16 of St. Vincent de Paul School in Cape Girardeau recently received a certificate of appreciation from the Widows and Orphans Fund of New York.
The certificate resulted from a $112 contribution the pack made following the Sept. 11 attacks. The scouts raised the money by selling tickets to the Cape Girardeau Exchange Club's ham and bean dinner.
T.P.A. to host family picnic Saturday
Cape Girardeau Post M of the Travelers Protective Association, T.P.A., will hold a potluck family picnic at 6 p.m. Saturday at Shelter No. 8 in Cape County Park.
Members are invited to bring their families and anyone interested in joining. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Beverages and table service will be provided.
Civil War Round Table features SEMO historian
Dr. Joel Rhodes, assistant director of the Regional History Center at Southeast Missouri State Unviersity, will be guest speaker at the Cape Girardeau County chapter of the Civil War Round Table at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Fellowship Room of the Hanover Lutheran Church.
Rhodes' topic will be "Missouri in the Era of Radical Republicanism, 1864-1872."
Anyone interested in the Civil War is invited to attend.
Additional information is available by calling Rob Weeks at 335-8361 or Michael Hahn at 334-1928.
Perkins firefighters plan fish, chicken supper
The Perkins Volunteer Fire Department in Scott County will hold its 33rd annual fish and chicken supper from 2-7 p.m. July 27. There will be music, an auction and homemade ice cream. The auction follows the supper at 7:30 p.m.
Masonic Lodge social event set for July 23
St. Marks Chapter No. 93 Masonic Lodge will hold a chili, hot dog, and ice cream social at 6:30 p.m. on July 23.
During the regular lodge meeting at 7:30 p.m. an initiation ceremony will be held for all Master Masons who have received their third degree in the last three years.
Additional information is available by calling 335-3683.
--From staff reports