Seaford Events
Thursday, January 6th, 2000
 
Soroptimist to give award
Soroptimist International of Seaford is offering an award to high school seniors living in the Seaford School District.
The Youth Citizenship Award recognizes seniors for their contributions to home, school, community and state. The first place winner receives $550 and the second place winner receives $450. For further information call Cathy VanSciver at 629-8740.

Former beauty queens sought
The Seaford Lioness Club is looking for past Little Miss and Miss Seaford winners to be recognized during the 2000 pageant. Anyone who is interested in participating may contact Toni Cocilovo at 629-5353.

AAUW to meet Jan. 13
Seaford Chapter #1084 of the American Association of Retired Persons will meet at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford, Thursday, Jan. 13, at 1:30 p.m. Nancy Harper, State Farm insurance agent, will speak on long-term care for seniors and insurance related concerns.

Group will look at gambling
The Western Sussex TRIAD group will hold its next meeting Thursday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. at the Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford.
TRIAD is a partnership between senior citizens and members of the law enforcement community dedicated to safety and crime prevention.
At this next meeting, the Seaford Police Department will provide a videotaped presentation on senior citizens and gambling.
All members of the community are invited. For details, contact Shervon Bolden at the Seaford Police Department, 629-9341.

Acorn Club to meet Jan. 13
The Acorn Club will hold its first business meeting for 2000 on Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club. The soup and sandwich dinner will be provided by Jimmy's Grille at 6 p.m.
Libby Himes and Mabel Gassaway, home life co-chairwomen, will introduce a detective from the Seaford Police Department. He will speak on home and personal safety.
Hostesses are Barbara Nancarrow and Valerie Jefferson.
Historical society to meet
The annual membership dinner meeting of the Seaford Historical Society will be Monday, Jan. 17, 6 p.m. at the Ross Mansion.
Members are asked to bring a covered dish, either salad, vegetable or dessert. The society will provide meat and beverages.
Accomplishments of the past year and plans for the future will be discussed.
Members are asked to call 628-9500 or 629-4269 before Sunday, Jan. 16, to make reservations.

Read-Aloud training Jan. 25
A Read-Aloud Delaware volunteer training session will be held Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 1 p.m. in the Seaford Public Library. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County. Call 856-2527 for further information.

Park to look at owls, snow
Trap Pond State Park east of Laurel has planned the following activities. All programs meet at the Baldcypress Nature Center unless otherwise noted. Some programs require pre-registration. To register for a program, call the nature center at (302) 875-5163.
• Owl Prowl, Saturday, Jan. 8, 4:30 p.m. Participants will listen for the calls of nesting owls, as dusk settles on the woodlands of the park. Participants should take a flashlight.
• Three Square Meals, Saturday, Jan. 15, 1 p.m. The Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s played a major role in the development of the park. Participants will hear about their routines and efforts, and then tour the park to see their accomplishments.
• Catch a Snowflake, Saturday, Jan. 22, 1 p.m. Snowflakes may glisten in the sky during January. Participants will learn about snow and the benefits it provides to winter animals. Pre-registration required.
• Coping With Cold, Saturday, Jan. 29, 1 p.m. Participants will join a naturalist for a hike to learn about the adaptations that wintering animals make to survive the cold. Then they will enjoy hot chocolate and marshmallows around a fire. Pre-registration is required.