Democrat Club meeting
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its regular covered-dish meeting on Monday, April 28, 6:30 p.m., at St. Phillips Episcopal Church, South Central Avenue, Laurel. The speaker will be new executive director of the Democrat Party of Delaware, Jonathon Pugsley. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the evening. The public is invited.
Fried Chicken Buffet
A Fried Chicken Buffet will be held on Saturday, April 19, at Bethany Church, Lowes Crossroads near Millsboro. Cost for adults and carryouts is $8.50; children, $4. Serving will be from 2-6 p.m. A bake table will also be available.
Senior Needlework Contest
Contestants are being sought for a new event taking place during the 9th Annual Nanticoke Riverfest on July 11-12, in downtown Seaford.
Weir Transportation is sponsoring the Senior Needlework Contest. Three winners will be selected in each of two categories — Quilting and Needlework. You must be age 60 or older to participate and the work must be your own. This is a great opportunity for seniors to show off their talent “just for fun!”
Applications are available at Seaford City Hall, 302 East King Street. For more information, call Wendy Pinkine at 628-6008.
Grant Crouse Memorial
The first annual Grant Crouse Memorial Golf Tournament, sponsored by Terry Michaels About Faces Day Spa and Salon, will be held at the Seaford Golf and Country Club on Friday, May 23.
Grant was a junior at Seaford High School. He played on the high school varsity soccer team as well as many other soccer teams. Grant also swam on the Seaford High School Swim Team and the Seaford Country Club Swim Team. On Christmas Day 2002, Grant’s life was tragically cut short.
So that Grant’s love of soccer can become his legacy his family established a Memorial Fund. The fund will provide money to those children who need help in pursuing the dream of soccer that Grant loved so much.
The Grant Crouse Memorial Tournament will be held at the Seaford Golf and Country Club on Friday, May 23. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m., with a shotgun golf-start at noon. Prizes for top golf teams will be awarded. All proceeds from the tournament will go directly to his Memorial Fund.
Rain date will be Friday, May 30. Phone 337-8787, fax 337-3890 or e-mail email@example.com for information.
Geraniums are coming
Geraniums ordered to benefit the American Association of University Women (AAUW) scholarship program may be picked up and paid for at the West Seaford School parking lot on Saturday, May 3 between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Any orders not picked up by 11 a.m. will be offered for sale to the public.
Spring Garden Tour
The United Methodist Women of Mt. Olivet are sponsoring their third spring garden tour on Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Eight gardens in the Seaford area will be open, featuring many different styles of gardening. Gardens are found on the banks of the Nanticoke, at condominiums, in shady and sunny areas, even behind a church that is more than 150 years old. The newest garden on the tour is the Prayer Garden located behind the church overlooking the river. Plantings reflect the serenity of the space and create a place for meditation open to the community. Another feature of the tour is revisiting a garden and seeing how it has matured and grown more beautiful.
Lunch will be available and can be enjoyed in one of the gardens. The tour will go on rain or shine, gardeners don’t mind getting their feet wet. Tickets are $8, and $10 the day of the tour. They can be purchased at the church office, 315 High St., or by calling 629-2466.
EAC Basket Bingo
The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, May 8, starting at 7pm at the VFW, located on Middleford Road in Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 exciting games and will feature several basket combinations including the 2003 Mother’s Day set, Bowl basket, Medium Boardwalk basket, and other several regular line baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Hostess Large Hamper, the Hostess Woven Panel Chest, Hostess Serve It Up! or one of the eight door prizes.
Nearly 30 chances to WIN! Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact the EAC at 629-6611, ext. 2420.
Ben Carson, M.D.
Dr. Ben Carson is a great believer in the potential of youth. On May 1, the play “Ben Carson, M.D.” will be the feature performance of a benefit for the Delaware Community Foundation’s Carson Scholars Fund and the Westminster Ballet Theatre.
This celebration of youth in the arts will be held at 7 p.m. at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover.
Tickets to the May 1 benefit are available by calling the Schwartz Center box office at 302-678-3583.