Candidates sought for Right Choice Award
The City of Seaford announces that nominations for the Mayor’s Right Choice Award are now being accepted.
This award is given to a Seaford School District senior who has made the right choices in life, exhibiting a positive influence on the Seaford Community, and maintaining a drug free lifestyle.
The award will be presented at the Mayor & Council meeting on May 28. The winner will receive an engraved plaque and $500.
Applications can be picked up at City Hall, 302 E. King St., Monday through Friday (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) or from the guidance offices of Seaford High School, Sussex Technical High School and Seaford Christian Academy.
The deadline for submitting completed applications is May 3. Mail to P.O. Box 1100, Seaford DE 19973 or fax to 629-9307 to the attention of Shannon Sapna. Questions should also be directed to Mrs. Sapna at 629-9173.
The Seaford Branch of AAUW will offer one or two scholarships in the total amount of $1,500 to a Seaford Senior High School female student in their senior year who will be enrolling in a four-year college in the U.S. working toward a BA or BS degree. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Applications are available in the Guidance Office at the high school and the deadline is April 3. Contact Diane LeCompte at 629-2249.
Seaford Library has forms
Tax forms for Federal and State are available in the foyer of the library. AARP tax aide will offer free tax counseling and preparation for seniors and low income on Mondays until April 8, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 629-2524.
Kiwanis Club scholarships
The Kiwanis Club of Seaford will be offering two scholarships to graduating high school seniors residing in the Seaford School District. Scholarship applications are available from the Seaford Senior High School Guidance Department or by contacting Fred Glime at 629-3652 or Ron Breeding at 629-9173. Application deadline is April 5.
Elks Bingo Wednesday
The Seaford Elks Lodge has Bingo every Wednesday evening beginning promptly at 7:30. Food available.
Fitness session starts
Fitness classes are being held at St. John’s Fellowship Hall and will run for eight weeks, starting March 11 and 12
Sessions meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9 a.m. with quality free childcare, and Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Prepaid registration required for afternoon classes only.
Beginners to advanced participants welcome in this co-ed, non-competitive muscle toning, stretching, hi-lo aerobic class.
Try a free one to see if it meets your needs. Call 17-year A.F.A.A. certified instructor Carol Lynch, 629-7539, for more information or to preregister.
Book Discussion group
The Seaford District Library will present “The many realms of King Arthur.” The story of King Arthur has been told and retold for 15 centuries. Join our scholars as we explore different versions of this timeless tale, from the poetic to the humorous.
Local scholars will lead discussions - March 11, Lord Tennyson’s “Idylls of the King;” March 25, Mark Twain’s “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court,” and April 8, T.H. White’s “The once and future King.”
The programs will be held at the Methodist Manor House at 2:30 p.m. Advanced registration is required. Books are available at the library. All are invited to participate. Call Dee McDonnell at 629-2524 for more information.
Seaford Class of ’57
The Seaford High School Class of ’57 is planning its 45th reunion. An organizational meeting will be held on March 12 at 7 p.m. at Marie McBride Dykes home at 955 Atlanta Circle. Anyone interested in helping with this event is invited to attend. Call Marie at 628-3724 or Connie Simon Chapman at 629-8108.
Safe Kids at Library
The Seaford District Library and the Delaware SAFE KIDS Coalition have joined forces to see that pre-schoolers know their ABCs about safety. The second Wednesday of each month, at 10 a.m., will be SAFE Kids Wednesday, and Storytime at the library will be devoted to safety issues that affect children.
March 12, Poison Prevention; April 10, Firearm/Home Safety; May 8, Bicycle Safety; June 12, Playground Safety; July 10, Stranger Danger; Aug. 14, Farm Safety; Sept. 11, Pedestrian Safety; Oct. 9, Fire Prevention; Nov. 13, Holiday Safety; Dec. 11, Safe Toys and Gifts.
For more information, contact librarian Donna Prine at 629-2524.