Runners for marathon
The American Diabetes Association is recruiting runners and walkers
to train for the Kona (Hawaii) Marathon scheduled for June 25.
Team Diabetes is a fund-raising program of the American Diabetes Association.
Participants may run or walk a full marathon (26.2 miles) or half,
10 kilometers or 5 kilometers in exchange for pledges collected for
All levels of walkers, and runners are welcome. Team Diabetes includes
an 18-week training program with an experienced coach and a trip to
Informational meetings will be Monday, Jan. 24, 7 a.m., Holiday Inn
Express Seaford; and Wednesday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m., Holiday Inn Express,
Seaford. For information, call 410-543-4530.
Read-Aloud training set
A Read-Aloud Delaware volunteer training session will be held Tuesday,
Jan. 25, 1 p.m. in the Seaford Public Library. Volunteer readers are
needed at various reading sites in Sussex County. Call 856-2527 for
Weight-lifting competition set
Seaford's Wal-Mart Supercenter will be the site of a fund-raiser for
Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware, as strongman Mike Hall presents
"Bench Press 2000." Hall, a five-time world powerlifting champion,
will host the bench press competition Saturday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m.
Anyone 13 or older is eligible to compete. T-shirts will be given
to the first 20 competitors and trophies will be awarded. For more
information," call Hall at 732-3030 or 628-3789.
House to host pageant
The Miss Sussex County Scholarship Pageant (an official Miss Delaware
preliminary) will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Methodist
Manor House Fellowship Hall, Seaford. Interested applicants may call
Black history focus of exhibit
In honor of Martin Luther King's birthday in January and Black History
Month in February, the Seaford Museum is hosting an exhibit arranged
by Teresa West of African American Reflections.
On display are signed photographs of Colin Powell, Andrew Young and
Thurgood Marshall. Also shown are photos of athletes of African American
descent, a pair of ceremonial hand-carved masks from Kenya and hand-carved
statues and jars which West gathered while serving as a missionary
A program will be held at the museum on Sunday, Feb. 20, at which
time West will speak about her displays and the African American heritage.
The museum on New Street is open every Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. or
any time by calling Eleanor Jamison at 629-8095 or David Webb at 629-3034.
Singles to host dinner, dance
A singles group will hold a Valentine and Mardi Gras dinner dance
Saturday, Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m. at the Seaford Golf and Country Club.
Cost is $25 per person. For information call Peggy at 302-629-6026
or Sue 410-943-3500.