Delmar Events
Thursday, October 24, 2002
Delmar Basket Bingo
A Basket Bingo fund-raising event for: ‘Sussex County Sheriff’s Legal Fund, Inc.’ will be held at Delmar Conference Center, US 13 and 54, Delmar, Md, on Oct. 24. Doors open at 6 p.m., with Bingo games starting at 7 p.m. Prizes for 20 baskets and free refreshments to ticket holders. Offered are new Christmas and Wish-List baskets. Two special raffles for Wrought Iron Corner Stand with three corner baskets and 1 corner shelf and a set of 9”, 11” and 13” baskets with protectors and lids; and door prize drawing for a Green Hostess Treasures Basket. Tickets are $25 at the door. Call 349-5633 for ticket information.

Bi-Staters’ Coffee Talk
Sharon Cordrey

Come on down to the Laurel Saddle Friends’ Halloween Game Show - Saturday, Oct. 26, at Portsville close to Phillips Landing in Laurel. Riders and horses will be decked out in their costumes parading at 5 p.m. and the game show starts at 6 p.m. If you have never been to a show like this, it’s well worth seeing. Bob Boody, president of the Delmar Kiwanis Club, presented Ron Davenport with a special plaque honoring him as this year’s Kiwanian Of the Year.

Adam Paul, lieutenant governor, installed 2002-2003 officers of the Delmar Kiwanis Club by reading their oath of office for the coming year. The new officers are Don Moore, president; Tommy Young, president elect; Jack Lynch, secretary; and Alvin Palmer, treasurer.

Donna and Kenneth Causey hosted a family reunion at their home on Sunday, Oct. 6. All of the descendants of Harry and Lucy Causey were in attendance. They had a good time reminiscing and enjoyed the good food. Louise Ward entertained her Aunt Adeline Lowe from Wilmington for the weekend. Saturday evening she had George and Francis Ward of Seaford and Annabel Cordrey of Delmar as dinner guests.

Delmar VFW auxiliary will host an annual Halloween party on Oct. 31 starting at 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Have your children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews stop by to trick-or-trick. They will also be handing out reflector strips for the children to wear as they go treat-or-treating out on the streets.

Elaine Carr recently returned from a trip to North Carolina. She spent a weekend in Red Springs enjoying the Scottish Highland Games and related activities. She then moved on to Fayetteville, where she met some newly-discovered cousins and spent several days with one of them visiting libraries and courthouses doing family research. She is avid family genealogist and this was the most successful trip yet.

We send our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Robbie Haney and Curtis Albert Brittingham, who passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, and Nellie Retta Williams who passed Friday, Oct. 18.

Congratulations to seventh-grade students who logged a total of 147.8 miles in a fitness activity recently. Christine Learned is the eighth-grade student of the month in English and Bethany Kleiser is the current “Sprint” word leader with 84.
The following students were recipients of the Michael C. Ferguson Scholarship Awards for DSTP testing: 10th grade - Mark Demorra, math; Christina Donoway, reading; Brittany Gaskill, reading and writing; Kelley Shannon and Kristina Sowell, reading; Jessica Thomas, math and reading. Eighth grade - David Cain, math; Brittany Gillespie, Devin Rutherford and Leslie Shaver, writing; Justin Young and Michael Zimmerman, math.

The following students have been selected for the Delmar Performing Singers: Sarah Oltmann, Shalieta Tarrance, Contessa Repp, Elvira Mollock, Ashley Johnson, Alyssa Minton, Brianne Burdett, Ashley Pollitt, Devaune Heath, Gene Thomas, Cody Coulbourne, De’Angelo Willis, Billy Zerillo, Jeremy Senhauser and Jordan Bayly.

Ninth grade English and civics classes wrote letters to Sen. Biden as part of an integrated studies lesson in honor of Sept. 11.

Student Amber Adkins has been selected for the People to People Student Ambassador Program, and will be raising money to support her travels abroad this summer.

Students Kim Orem and Debrian Wilson represented the SOAR Club at the FamQuest Youth Advisory Council on Sept. 26, with club advisor Alice Henderson. Henderson will also represent Delmar at the Kent-Sussex Regional Advisory Transition Council in Milford.

The Functional Life Skills students will participate in the Lower Eastern Shore Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities Mentoring Day, Oct. 16. Disabled students will be paired with mentors and interact with them in their fields that may interest the students as a career.

The Delmar “Wildcat Cafe” will celebrate National School Lunch Week with a number of special features each day. The staff will also be dressed in red, white and blue, as part of class projects many of the staff must complete.

Spanish students of the month: Spanish I: Carol Caines, Christopher Slavens and Jacob Hartman; conversational Spanish: Jermaine Holland and Vincent Seefried; Spanish IV: Rebecca Gum. Spanish IV students are cooking traditional Hispanic dishes every Friday. All Spanish students are researching the discovery of America.

Happy belated birthday to Denise Bundick. Denise works at Wawa in Delmar. Even though it’s after her big day, stop by and wish her a happy birthday.

We wish the following people a very happy birthday: Oct. 20 - Arline Marvil and Greg Budd; Oct. 21 - Amy Hager; Oct. 22 - April Waller Mariner; Oct. 23 - Kara Points, Raymond Powell, Ann Jones and Ronnie Figgs; Oct. 24 - Laura Brittingham (100), Jean Ellis, Sam McWilliams, Norma Panichella and Lena Scott; Oct. 25 - Ryan Prettyman, Michael Webster, Shane Quay and Nancy Harris; Oct. 26 - Shirley Porter, Jane Sullivan and Shirley Porter; Oct. 27 - Sam Mills, Gwyn Benny and David Morris; Oct. 29 - Kyle Dixson; and Oct. 27 - Julie Collins.

Next Sunday, Oct. 27, Daylight Savings Time ends. Remember to turn your clocks back one hour on Saturday night.

Thought for the week: “A good name, like good will, is gained by many actions and lost by one.” Lord Jeffery