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 firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Rotary Golf Tournament
Nanticoke Rotary will hold its annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Hero’s Scholarship Fund on Wednesday, May 21, at Seaford Golf & Country Club. There will be a continental breakfast, a shotgun start at 9 a.m. followed by an awards luncheon.
All proceeds will benefit the scholarships funds established by the Nanticoke Rotary Club in honor of Bob LaPrad and John Burton. Cost is $85 per player and includes breakfast, golf, lunch, contests and prizes. Call Tom Brown at 629-6611, ext. 2405 or Don Hollenbeck at 628-9900 for more information or to register.
AARP Driver Safety
An AARP Driver Safety Course for people 50 and over will be given from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 2nd and 3rd, 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 628-4879. The cost is $10 per person.
In celebration of “May is Archaeology Month,” Virginia R. Busby will speak at the Methodist Manor House on Friday, May 30 at 7 p.m.
Ms. Busby will talk about the Nanticoke Indian village called Chicone, a site in Dorchester County where she has conducted archaeological research investigations.
Busby is a doctoral candidate in Anthropology at the University of Virginia and serves as Cultural Resource Specialist with the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. Her professional experience includes working as a project archaeologist with historic St. Mary’s City. Her areas of specialization include historical archaeology, American Indian site archaeology, contemporary Native American issues and Native American material culture studies.
This program is sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society, the Seaford Public Library and the Methodist Manor House. It is open to the public. There is no charge.
The Sussex County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Ladies Auxiliary meeting and Memorial Service, will be held May 21, at Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department, Georgetown. Dinner will be at 7 p.m. with the meeting to follow at 8.
Summer Day Camp
The Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism is sponsoring the 14th annual Camp Challenge Summer Day Camp program designed to help parents with their children’s care during working hours. Camps will be held at six elementary school locations including Delmar.
The camp runs all summer in one-week sessions and are for children ages 5-13. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
The fee is $95 per week (there is a $10 discount for multiple children) and all field trips are included in your $95 fee. Field trips include: Frontier Town, Skateland, Bowling, Swimming and more. Register at the civic center box office or call (410) 548-4900 ext. 109.
Society will sing Mozart
The Annual Spring Concert of the Southern Delaware Choral Society, “Spiritually Yours, W.A. Mozart,” features Mozart’s Requiem, Bach’s Toccata in F Major and American Spirituals, Saturday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 18, at 4 p.m., at Delaware Tech, Georgetown.
Guest soloists include organist Paul Fleckenstein, who will accompany the Requiem (K626) and also perform the solo virtuoso organ piece, Toccata in F Major, by J.S. Bach.
Tenor and veteran of more than 50 stage works, Michael Thompson will also join the choral group as a soloist.
The music was selected by SDCS director David Miller, who is also Director of Music at St. John’s Church in Seaford.
Founded 17 years ago, the chorus of more than 80 voices performs to sold out audiences. Tickets are adult $12 and students $10. For tickets call 875-7776.
Visit ‘Treasures of the Sea’
The “Treasures of the Sea Exhibit” at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, is celebrating International Museum Day, May 18, by offering free admission on Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Over $4 million-worth of silver and gold, gemstones, jewelry, cannons, and other artifacts from the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha are on display at Treasures of the Sea. A video presentation chronicles the discovery and salvage of the ship whose loss in a 1622 hurricane changed the course of world history.
Regular hours for the “Treasures of the Sea Exhibit” are Mondays and Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Fridays, noon to 4 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is $2.50 for adults, $2 for seniors, $1 for students, and free for children under 4. Call 856-5700 for more information.
Democrats meet Monday
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its regular covered-dish meeting on Monday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Phillips Episcopal Church, South Central Avenue, Laurel.
Speaker will be state Sen. Robert Venables. The public is invited.
Seniors plan trip
Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford, will hold a trip to the Three Little Bakers Theater to see “The Goodbye Girl,” on Wednesday, July 16. Departure time is 3 p.m. Motor Coach transportation, great food, and fabulous desserts, all provided for cost of $50 for members, $60 for non-members. Call 629-4939 to reserve your seat.
The Seaford Chapter of the AARP-Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, May 20, at 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be Charles Clark. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Please come joins us — we all enjoy the trips, lunches/dinners, etc. that we do.
The 2003 AFRAM (African American) Festival committee is holding a Fashion Show and Tea on Saturday, June 7, 2-4:30 p.m., at St. Luke’s Parish Hall, North Street, Seaford. Tickets are $10 per person.
Tickets will be available to win a “Cultural Quilt.” Each ticket is just $2 and three tickets are only $5.
The fundraising activities will help defray costs associated with the AFRAM Festival scheduled for Aug. 8-9, at Nutter Park on Collins Avenue, Seaford.
For more information, call 629-1908.