Delmar Events
Thursday, April 15, 2004
Bi-Staters Coffee Talk
Sharon Cordrey

In my last week’s column, I misspelled Connie Wickham’s new husband's name as Frank Adams. It should had read Frank Adkins. I do apologize.

I would like to send get-well wishes for a speedy recovery to Nancy Brown after her recent surgery.

A yard sale will be held on Saturday, April 17, beginning at 7 a.m. at 9221 Stage Road, Delmar, Md.. The proceeds will help Cadet Girl Scout Troop 1032 raise money for a trip to Savannah, Ga., to visit the Home of Girl Scout Founder, Juliette Gordon Low.

Sunday, April 25, is the deadline for a $100 deposit for a bus trip to New York City to see “The Lion King” on Broadway on Aug. 21. Total cost of the trip is $159 for adults and children, which includes the bus trip, dinner at Mastro’s and the show. The bus will leave the Delmar Food Lion parking lot at 6 a.m. Call Alvin Palmer at 302-846-3728 for additional information.

We send our deepest sympathy and prayers to the families and friends of Gilbert C. Dukes, Woodland S. Allen, Nettie A. Littleton and Helen L. Nichols.

Norman and Elaine Carr were delighted to have their family, totaling 15, for Easter Sunday dinner. Their daughter, Terry, and her three children traveled from Frederick, Md., to share the time with her family.

Britt’s Dutch Inn is a favorite gathering place for a group of women called the “Breakfast Group.” The group that started this weekly gathering in 1977 was Connie Whaley, Marlene Collins, Louise Warrington and Gladys Hastings. To this day, they meet every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and on some weeks there could be as many as 16 women meeting for breakfast. I have had the pleasure of joining them in the past and felt a great warmth among friends.

Annabel Cordrey didn’t let the weather stand in her way for celebrating Easter dinner with her family at her home. Every year she has an Easter egg hunt for her great-grandchildren the day of her dinner. This year, she was in a dilemma. How was she going to hide her eggs when the weather was so messy outside? Guess what she did? A very brave thing. She hid her eggs — 48 of them — inside her house. The children were really good — they found the eggs without running or tearing anything up and were really happy with the prizes they found inside their eggs. That’s a special “Granny” (as she is called).

Special birthday wishes to: Diane Litchford, April 11; Mickey Budd and Violet Vincent, April 12; Kathy Elliott, Kelsie Hughes and Janet Jestice, April 13; Brandon Outten, April 14; Stephanie Ruark and Erin Hagar, April 15; Shirley Martin and Janis Lankford, April 16; Brennen Ralph, Matthew Jenkins Jr.,and Lulu Daisey, April 17; Christopher Reavis, April 18; and Betty Mears, April 19.

Thought for the week: “The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
Delmar Alumni Banquet
Delmar Alumni Association Annual Banquet, Saturday, April 24, Delmar VFW, 6 p.m. to recognize the undefeated football teams from the classes of ’59, ’85, ’01, and ’02. An auction to benefit the scholarship fund will be held. Items to be auctioned include furniture from Johnny Janosik’s, six Oriole tickets, an autographed baseball from Bob Feller (Cleveland Indians) and a week at the beach. For further information or to donate an auction item, call Nancy Harris 875-5839 or Pat Wood 875-9559. Tickets are available by calling John Roberts (410) 896-4259.