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Riverhead News: Soup Supper scheduled for Sunday

Christine Floege, her two daughters, Autumn and Isabella, her mom, Robin, her granny, Barbara, and her stepfather, John, spent a week in Anchorage, Alaska, in February during the school break. They visited a chocolate factory and a reindeer farm and viewed many beautiful ice sculptures. They also visited the SeaLife Center in Seward. The temperatures were around 45 degrees the entire week and everyone had a wonderful time. 

Old Steeple Community Church’s annual Soup Supper will be held Sunday, March 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu includes a variety of soups, breads, beverage and dessert. For tickets, call Lenny at 722-3580. Cost: $12 for adults and $9 for children under 10. For more information, email Donna at [email protected].

Free laundry services for the homeless and emergency shelter residents will be available Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 130 Osborn Ave. in Riverhead . Call 727-3338 for more information. This is a referral program; photo ID is needed to schedule laundry services. This is just one of the many programs The Salvation Army provides for those in need.

The Riverhead Lions Club will host its annual corned beef and cabbage dinner Saturday, March 14, at 6 p.m. at the Riverhead Polish Hall on Marcy Avenue. The event will also feature Irish music, stepdancers and bagpipers. Tickets are $20 for adults, $16 for seniors and $12 for children ages 10 and under. Proceeds benefit scholarships for local youth and the Lions Club’s perpetual pledge to New Beginnings/Brendan House, a long-term care residence for veterans and civilians suffering from physical and cognitive disabilities. For tickets call Bobby, 631-764-3003, or Greg, 631-466-6405.

Belated happy birthday to Crischelle Langhorne, who celebrated Feb. 27, with love from your mom and family.

Happy birthday to Alice Jasinski and June Behr on March 5; Jessica Fuerderer and Max Gajowski (who turns 7), March 6; Jeremy Holt and Jessica Benitez, March 7; Sarah Kulhan, Tim Wilson and Floyd Tyska, March 8; Mark Linnen, Jared Behr (who turns 11) and Elyse Kirchner, March 9; Michael Doroski and Matthew Sanders, March 10; Christian Pollard (who turns 13) and Linda Hulse, March 11; Shaun and Amber Hackal and Colleen Carini, March 12; Wendy Drum, March 14; Emily Ball, March 15; Marty Montag and Lisa Corwin, March 16; Lorraine Hulse, Gail Hanley, Jeffrey Heppner, Karen Aleksandrowicz, Barbara Danowski and Freddie Lorenz Jr., March 17; and Christopher Linnen and Brian Holt, March 18.

Happy wedding anniversary to Donna and Ray Atkins on March 12; Karen and Tom Kurpetski, March 14; and Bill and Winnie Hubbard, March 18.

Remember to ‘get your green on’ for St. Patrick’s Day, Tuesday, March 17.

Berezny_RContact Riverhead columnist Kathy Berezny at 727-6148 at [email protected].