Bulletin Board
Thursday, April 15, 2004
Fund Raiser at Roadhouse
The Roadhouse Steak Joint will host a fund raiser for the Sussex County Return Day from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m., Wednesday, April 28. Members of the Sussex County Return Day committee will assist Roadhouse wait staff between 5 and 8 p.m. The Roadhouse, located at Midway Shopping Center in Rehoboth Beach, will donate 10 percent of its entire daily proceeds to Sussex County Return Day.

Rotary Polo Event Upcoming
Georgetown-Millsboro Rotary Club fund raiser, “Polio Aweigh” will be on Saturday, April 17, 5:30-8 p.m., at CHEER Center, Rt. 9, Georgetown.Wines from the United States, Italy and Australia will be sampled along with an array of cheese, meat and fruit. Alternative beverages will be available. A silent auction with donated items range from golf outings to a weekend getaway at the Brighton Suites in Rehoboth Beach. Profits go to Rotary Foundation’s Polio Plus campaign to stamp out polio worldwide. Tickets are $25 per person. Call any member or David Baird (856-7391) or Mike McGee (855-2818).

Alumni Cow Drop Upcoming
The Laurel Alumni Association Cow Drop will be April 18. Tickets are for sale at O’Neal Bros., MCM Jewelers, and the Insurance Market for $10 per square. This is a major fund raiser for scholarships.

Ruritan Basket Bingo
Sussex Central Ruritan Basket Bingo, Saturday, May 8, at Millsboro Fire Hall. Proceeds will be used for the Ruritan scholarship fund, and other community projects. The Basket Bingo will feature 20 games and three raffle drawings, including a surprise basket with Longaberger signatures. Refreshments will be served. Doors open at 6 p.m., and games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call 302-684-8844.

Basket Bingo on April 23
Longaberger Basket Bingo, Friday, April 23, Sussex Tech High School, Rt. 9, Georgetown, 7 p.m. to benefit class of 2004 and Race to Fight Autism. Refreshments, door prizes, 50/50, Chinese auction, raffles. For tickets call 629-3543, $20 in advance; $25 at the door.

Epworth Friday Night Madness
Epworth Christian School in Laurel “Friday Night Madness” yard sale, Friday, April 16, from 6 p.m. to midnight, rain or shine in the school gym with 200+ families participating. Chili, soup and hot dogs will be for sale. There will be adults’ and children’s clothing, toys, linens, and much more. Epworth is located at 14511 Sycamore Road in Laurel. Call 875-4488.

Craft and Yard Sale
Wheatley Church craft and yard sale in the community hall, Saturday, April 17, at 7 a.m. The hall is located at the intersection of Wheatley Church Road and Sharptown Road near Galestown, Md. Vendors’ spaces will be available. Breakfast and oyster sandwiches, and homemade soup will be sold. To reserve a vendor space or for more information, call Beverly Wheatley at 410-883-3246. This activity is for the benefit of the Wheatley Church Preservation Fund.

Sunday Breakfast Buffet
Sunday breakfast by the Galestown Ruritan Club, April 25, from 7-10 a.m. at the Galestown (Md.) Community Hall. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 children ages 6-12.

Woodland Church Dinner
Woodland United Methodist Church Women chicken and dumpling dinner, Saturday, April 17, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Price is $7; children 6-12, $3.50; 5 and under are free. No carry outs. The church is located next to the Woodland Ferry house, 4.5 miles west of Seaford on Woodland Church Road.
National Teenager Speaking
GPDLC Celebration Luncheon, Saturday, April 17, noon until 2 p.m., in the Student Services Center, Delaware Tech, Georgetown. Katey Algier, Miss Delaware National Teenager 2004, is the keynote speaker. Cost is $10 per person. Sponsored by WomenNetworking in Southern Delaware, Inc., call 856-7826.

Lewes Book Signing April 17
A book signing for Vol. 6 of “The Journal of the Lewes Historical Society” will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., on Saturday, April 17. Meet local historian/authors at Books by the Bay, 111 Bank Street, in historic downtown Lewes.

Teams Needed for Relay
The 2004 West Sussex Relay for Life, will be Friday, June 4, and Saturday, June 5, at Soroptimist Park on Middleford Road in Seaford. Relay held to benefit American Cancer Society. Survivors welcome; reception for survivors at 5 p.m. on Friday. Respond to Sherry Wix at 629-2131 or Mary Catherine Hopkins at 875-7308. Anyone interested in having a team to walk can also call numbers above.

AARP Widowed Persons
Seaford Chapter of the AARP-Widowed Persons Service meeting Tuesday, April 20, 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be Odette Wright, representing the Nanticoke Indians. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

AARP Annual Dinner Meeting
AARP annual dinner meeting, Bridgeville Fire Hall, Friday, May 7, social time, 5:30 p.m., buffet dinner at 6 p.m. Entertainment by Tom and Donna. Deadline for reservations is April 23. Cost for members and a guest is $15 per person. Make checks payable to Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of AARP, Inc. Sent to hospitality chairperson, Betty Martens, phone 629-9789.

AARP-Widowed Persons
Seaford Chapter of the AARP-Widowed Persons Service meet Tuesday, April 20, 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be Odette Wright, representing the Nanticoke Indians. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

Read-Aloud Session April 27
Read-Aloud Delaware volunteer training session will be Tuesday, April 27, 1 p.m. in the Seaford Public Library, 402 North Porter St., Seaford. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.

Trip to Inner Harbor
(Deadline to register is April 16) The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a bus trip to the Baltimore Inner Harbor on Saturday, May 1, cost $13 per person. Visit the aquarium, browse the shops, or take the water taxi around the harbor. There are plenty of places to eat, shop and enjoy yourself. We will depart from the back parking lot of the high school at 8:30 a.m. and we will leave Baltimore at 4 p.m. to return to Seaford.Any questions call the Dept. of Parks and Recreation at 629-6809.