Free Tax Assistance
AARP-Tax Aide is offering free tax counseling and preparation through April 11 for senior and low income taxpayers. AARP-Tax Aide volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, will assist with personal tax returns at the following sites:
- Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford, 629-4939;
- Methodist Manor House, Middleford Road, Seaford, 629-4593;
- Laurel Public Library, 101 E. 4th St., Laurel, 875-3184;
- Bridgeville Public Library, Market and Laws streets, Bridgeville, 337-7401;
- Seaford Public Library, 402 N. Porter St., Seaford, 629-2524.
Please call for an appointment.
Service is also available for homebound individuals.
AARP Chapter meeting
AARP Chapter 1084 meets Thursday, March 13, at 1:30, at the Methodist Manor House. “Myths, Legends and Uniqueness of Delaware History” will be presented by Dr. James R. Soles from the Political Science Dept. of the University of Delaware. This lecture/discussion program is funded by the Delaware Humanities Forum. Visitors are always welcome.
CHEER Basket Bingo
The 3rd Annual Basket Bingo, at CHEER Community Center, Georgetown, will be held on Friday, March 14. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 for advance tickets or $25 at the door. Five raffle baskets and more than 40 door prizes will be awarded. Food and beverages will be available. Proceeds to benefit the Delaware Devils ASA 14 and under girls fast-pitch softball team. For more information and/or tickets, call 856-2945.
Senior Center Open House
Nanticoke Senior Center will hold an Open House on Monday, March 17, from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Special speakers, light refreshments, and entertainment will be order of the day. The center is celebrating 32 years of service to the seniors of Seaford.
Bring the kids and have fun on Friday, March 21, from 6-9 p.m., at Christian Community Center, 408 E Gordy Road, Salisbury, Md.There is no admission charge. There will be oyster sandwiches, chicken salad, hot dogs, snacks, sweets, sodas available. A family-oriented evening of variety featuring: Cross Country Singers, Joe Dawsen, The Smith family, Jim and Patti Jennette, Mark and Christine White with “In His Image” Youth, Sisters in Christ, DEC Choir, DEC Kids Choir, Royal Rangers, Joyce and Her Puppets, clown, kids games, Kids Craft Corner, manicure services, prizes every half hour. A free will offering will be taken.
The Women of the Moose, Seaford Chapter #1384 will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo Tuesday, March 18, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. For information call 875-3792 and leave message.
Class of 1968
The Laurel High School Class of 1968 is planning a class reunion to be held on May 24. The following classmates have not been located: Sharon Arvey, Arthur Barker, Lois Blango, Robert Faulcon, Nolan Hearn, Bonnie Hill, Debbie Hill, Kenneth Johnson, Mary LeCates Kimmler, Robert Nichols, Alan O’Neal, Darlene Polk Moore, Vickie Towers Sanders, Denver Tull, Alton West, and John Snead. If anyone can assist with information on how to contact any of these classmates, call Carol Downs Riggin at 628-0290 or Martha Windsor Whaley at 875-5772.
‘Walk of Success’
The nomination period for the Alumni Walk of Success at Delaware Tech, Owens Campus, Georgetown, began on Feb. 1. Nominations will be accepted until April 15. Nominees must be graduates of an associate degree or diploma program at Delaware Technical & Community College or the Delaware Tech/University of Delaware Parallel Program at the Owens Campus. Eligibility begins five years after graduation. For further information, or to receive a nomination form, contact Alumni Coordinator Rhonda Tuman at 302-855-5951.
Dover Stamp Club
The Dover Stamp Club will hold its 52nd Bourse/Show on March 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the W. Reily Brown School in Dover. Includes a children’s table, 12 dealers, exhibits, etc. Free Admission.
Sussex Bridal Show
Prospective brides, grooms, and their attendants, families and friends are encouraged to attend the Central Sussex Bridal Show, to be held at the Millsboro Civic Center, Wilson Highway and Mitchell Street, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9.
Sponsored by the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce, the show allows those making wedding plans to meet florists, photographers, caterers, deejays, and a wide assortment of exhibitors who provide goods and services to newlyweds.
Show information is available by calling the Chamber at 934-6777, or e-mail email@example.com.
Numerous door prizes will be awarded throughout the day. The Grand Prize will be awarded at 3 p.m. This will be for brides only; must be present to win.
Tickets are $3.50 and are available at the door. Children under six enter free.
Safe Driver program
A 55 Alive/Mature Driving Program for people 50 and over will be given from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on March 10 and 11 at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford.
The two-day program, sponsored by the American Association for Retired Persons, stresses how older drivers may operate vehicles safely.
Upon completion of the program, participants receive a certificate entitling them to a reduction in their auto insurance. A 15 percent reduction is given to anyone repeating the program within three years.
For information and registration, call 302-628-4879. The cost is $10 per person.
Choral Society rehearses
The Southern Delaware Choral Society has resumed its rehearsal schedule. The 75-voice choir is preparing for a performance of the Mozart “Requiem” to be presented May 17, 18, at Delaware Tech in Georgetown. New singers are welcome. Call 227-2227 for details
A 3-in-1 meeting of the Delaware Equine Council will be held on March 14. At 6 p.m., Directors’ meeting; 7 p.m., guest speaker, Dr. Jan Sosnowski, DVM will talk on “Equine Health,” followed by short open meeting, ending with a Trails Committee meeting to be held at the Carriage Place, Seaford. Directions: from US 13/Rt 18 light, go east 1/2 mile to Camp Road turn right proceed 1/2-3/4 mile to Eskridge Road and turn left, 2nd drive on the right, proceed to the barn! More information call Paula 302-629-5233.