Tourney to help center
The Sussex Pregnancy Care Center’s fifth annual Golf for Life tournament,
hosted by golf pro Pete Oakley, will be Friday, Sept. 17, at Salt
Pond Golf Club, Bethany Beach. Cost is $85/player, $150/husband and
wife team. Call 302-856-4344 to register.
Square dance lessons to start
Free trial square dance lessons will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 22,
7:30 p.m., at the Adult Plus Center, Ennis Street, Georgetown, given
by the Whirl-A-Ways Square Dance Club. For details, call 629-4593
(day) or 410-754-8011 (evenings).
Puppets for Christ coming
Puppets for Christ featuring Marvin S. Steele, puppeteer, will appear
at Caffe Sarajevo, 413 High St., Seaford, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2 p.m.
Admission is free. For information call 629-6146 or 629-5616.
Bethany UMC to host dinner
A fried chicken buffet will be Saturday, Sept. 18, 2 to 6 p.m. at
Bethany Church, Lowes Crossroads near Millsboro. Admission is $7.50
for adults, 43 for children. Carryouts will be $7.50.
Democrats plan hoe down
Democrats of the 40th Representative District are sponsoring a Country
Hoe Down, Sunday, Sept. 19, at the Laurel American Legion Home, from
12:30-4:30 p.m. Performers will include Floyd McGee Jr., Bobby Hitchens,
Joey Boyce, Cathy Gorman, Joline Cross and the Loose Connections Band.
Tickets are $12 and may be purchased at the door the day of the event,
or by calling 875-2674.
Church to celebrate harvest
Fall Harvest Day will be held in the fellowship hall of Gethsemane
United Methodist Church, Reliance, Saturday, Sept. 25, 7 a.m. till
1 p.m. This event will include an attic sale, crafts, baked goods
and a quilt auction.
The hall is located 4 miles west of the Nylon Capital Shopping Center,
on Delaware 20. Call 629-2862 for more information.
Stockley Center plans bazaar
The Stockley Center fall bazaar and 11th annual Stockley Stride will
be Saturday, Sept. 25. The bazaar will be between 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Disc jockey Sky Brady will be host for the day.
The Stride 5K and One Mile Fun/Run Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Pre-registration
deadline is Sept. 17. Race day registration will begin at 7:30 a.m.
Fees are $13 pre-registration for the 5K race, $15 race day registration,
and $10 for the one mile walk. Call Arlene Roth for information 934-8031,
Volunteers are needed for a variety of positions. For details, call
934-8031, Ext. 377. All proceeds benefit the residents of Stockley
Day set for Sept. 17
The Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities
in partnership with Sussex County Senior Services Inc./CHEER will
hold the Beach Day celebration on Friday, Sept. 17.
Among the various activities planned, is a health and wellness fair
located in the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, which will be open
to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Club plans scholarship fund
The Sussex County Republican Women’s Club will meet on Wednesday,
Sept. 22, at Sussex Pines Country Club to discuss plans for the establishment
of a scholarship fund. The meeting will be held at 11 a.m. and will
be followed by a luncheon where Wayne Meluney, director of Adult Education
for Sussex Technical School, will speak about the structure of the
James H. Groves High School program. Reservations may be made by contacting
Sally Moser at 645-5284. For membership information, call 644-1341.
Del Tech to hold flea market
The Delaware Tech Owens Campus Student Government Association will
sponsor a flea market on Saturday, Sept. 25, in the parking lot of
the Stephen J. Betze Library from 8 a.m. to noon. Delaware Tech staff
and students may rent a space for $15; general public pays $20. Vendors
provide their own tables. Rental proceeds will benefit student organizations.
Registrations will be accepted through Sept. 17. To obtain a vendor
application, or for more information, contact Lisa Pedersen at (302)
856-5400, Ext. 3040.
Bike-a-thon fights cancer
Ron Breeding will call on Seaford residents to join the St. Jude Children’s
Research Hospital Wheels For Life Bike-a-thon slated for Sunday, Oct.
10, at 2 p.m. at West Seaford Elementary School.
Volunteer workers and riders are needed for this bike-a-thon to raise
funds for the research center in its battle against childhood cancer
and other catastrophic childhood diseases. “We’re looking for riders
and helpers who will contribute their time and talent to help children
live. We really need lots of riders, since they are the ones who can
make this bike-a-thon successful,” Breeding said. “This is my 17th
year as coordinator with the Seaford Kiwanis Club being the major
In the bike-a-thon, riders ask sponsors to make donations based on
each mile completed. All riders turning in money will receive a certificate.
Those who raise $35 will get a certificate and a St. Jude T-shirt.
When $75 is raised, the rider receives a barrel tote bag as well as
the certificate and the T-shirt. Also plans are being made to give
a $100 savings bond to the top fund-raiser.
Entry forms are available at the Department of Parks and Recreation
and city hall. Anyone wishing to provide a prize, sponsor a rider
or participate in the ride may call Ron Breeding at 629-3964.