Bulletin Board
Thursday, November 08, 2007
 
Events

Joint effort for Military
We would like to have AT&T International Phone Cards (AT&T is accepted over there) donated to either Dr. Richard Tananis' office or the Laurel Police Department. We will be accepting phone cards until Dec. 1. You can purchase the phone cards at any Wal-Mart, Happy Harry's, Rite Aid or Food Lion. They range in price from $5 to $40 depending on the time bought. It is for the 153rd Military Police Company, National Guard. Adam Coleman from LPD is currently over there, along with several other police officers from surrounding communities. Currently they are over in Iraq on the front lines and are not expected home for at least nine months. This is an opportunity for them to call home and speak to their loved ones without incurring additional bills by doing collect calls. It is the one thing that they request the most.

Model train & toy show
The annual Fall Hartly Fire Co. model train & toy show and sale to be held at the Hartly Fire Hall on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. More than 140 tables of toys and trains and fire service collectibles. Tickets $3, spouse $2, kids under 12 free with adult. Breakfast and lunch served by Fire Company Auxiliary. Call Allen at 302-492-3755, evenings and weekends for information.

Live auction
The Ashley Furniture HomeStore and FurnitureLand in Delmar, are thrilled to present the 1st Annual Ladies Night on Nov. 15 between 6 and 9 p.m. Ashley Furniture HomeStore and FurnitureLand are teaming up with PRMC Foundation, Inc to help raise funds for their new Cancer Wing. A live auction will be held that night with all proceeds going to PRMC. Some of the auction items will be a trip for two to New York with tickets to a Broadway show; a king size Air Number Bed, and a big night out which includes a 4-hour limo ride and dinner for two. In addition to the live auction, there will also be door prizes that will be given away every 15 minutes. Plus, throughout the night there will be limo rides between Ashley Furniture Homestore and FurnitureLand, delicious food provided by Jimmy's Grille of Salisbury and a live DJ from the B. It will be a night filled with fun and prizes - not to mention the specials on accessories and furniture for one night only - Ladies Night 2007.

'Girls Night Out' local artists
Nanticoke River Arts, formed in April 2007, is a group of local artists and friends who have come together to promote the area arts. This year we are proud to be part of "Girl's Night Out" on Nov.15 in downtown Seaford. Showcased artist's locations: Karen and Joe Owens - Seaford Fire Museum Kenna Nethken, Marian Hertzog, Tammy Kearney - Regional Builders Cassie and Daniel Richardson - Procino Wells Attorneys at Law This event has become the annual kick off for the Holiday Season. Even with the foul weather of last year's event many people (men included) came out to experience the unique shopping of the area's businesses. So this year put it on the calendar and come see what downtown Seaford has to offer.

Longaberger & Vera Bradley bingo
The Delaware Storm 16U Baseball Team will be holding their 5th annual Bingo featuring Longaberger Baskets and Vera Bradley Bags. The event will take place on Wednesday Nov. 14 at the Georgetown Firehouse. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will start at 7 p.m. There will be door prizes, 50/50 tickets, raffles, Chinese auction and lots of food to eat. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. If you are interested in purchasing a ticket, please call Guy or Carol Wilkins 856-9058 or Alan or Debbie Shields 875-3174. Call now to reserve your ticket.

Model Railroad Club
Over 5000 square feet of displays including 6 operating layouts in 4 different scales. Large white elephant table with plenty of train related bargains. Refreshments and snacks will be served and a chance to win one of three train sets being raffled. Admission is free (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult). Camelot Hall, 103 East State St., Delmar. Saturday Dec. 1, 11 a.m-5 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 2, noon-5 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 13, noon 5 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 19, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 20, noon-5 p.m. For more information call, 410-742-9325 or 856-9250.

AARP fund raiser
Longaberger fundraiser/bake sale sponsored by AARP Chapter #5340 on Friday Nov. 16, and Saturday, Dec 8, at Georgetown Wal-Mart. Basket donations are $2 each or three for $5. For more information call 856-3404 or 945-1288. AARP Chapter #5340 scholarship fundraiser is the Longaberger 2007 Christmas Collection Sweets and Treats Bundle basket. Basket ticket donations are $2 each or 3 for $5 and are available until Dec. 20. For tickets contact any AARP member, or call 856-3404 or 945-1288.

Yard sale-bake sale
Laurel American Legion Auxiliary Unit #19 will hold a yard sale/bake sale, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Laurel American Legion post, come rain or shine. Also hamburger and hotdogs on sale. All proceeds to benefit children and youth, and Veteran's Affairs and Rehabilitation.

Fitness classes
Come join us in Fitness Classes, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. We start a 6-week session the week of Nov. 12 and meet in St. John's UMC Fellowship Hall in Seaford (sponsored by St. John's but open to the public). Beginners to intermediate participants welcome in this co-ed, non-competitive, muscle-toning stretching, high/low aerobic class. Try a Free one to see if it meets your needs. Only a 6-8 week commitment at a time required. For more information or to register call 22-year, AFAA-certified, fitness professional, Carol Lynch 629-7539

Acorn Club President's Social
The G.F.W.C.-Acorn Club of Seaford is having its President's Social at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on Nov. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. The hostess is Karen Brunken and her committee.

Cooking show
Chocolate Bliss Cooking Show hosted by DFDLA on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m., at Delmar Fire Department. RSVP by Nov. 6, (410) 896-2275. Come get into the holiday spirit with the third annual Pampered Chef Dessert Show fundraiser. Door prizes, new products, and delectable Chocolate Desserts! Hope you can make it.

Citizens of the Year
The Laurel Chamber of Commerce Banquet to honor the Citizens of the Year and Business Person of the Year will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at The House at Bargain Bill's in Laurel. Social time will be from 6-6:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at Payroll Plus, 1014 S. Central Ave., in Laurel, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Culinary arts and training
First State Community Action Agency's new adult culinary training program is coming. Apply to be part of the adult culinary arts training program, located in Georgetown, sponsored by First State Community Action Agency, funded by the Workforce Investment Board of the Dept. of Labor. Evening classes are set to begin Jan. 7. The training program focuses on providing basic culinary and job readiness skills to prepare the student for a career in the fast growing food service industry. For more information, contact Ann Morris, 856-7761, ext. 166.

Ruritan's ham and turkey shoot
The Ellendale Ruritan Club ham and turkey shoot, Saturday, Nov 17, (rain date Nov. 24) at 11:30 a.m., at Ellendale VFW, on V.F.W. Road. Directions: 1/2 mile south of U.S. 113 and 16 intersection). Refreshments will be available for sale. (If rain dates are cancelled, we will go to next shoot.) For possible cancellations call 302-422-2948 or cell 302-249-7025.

'Alice in Wonderland'
'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland' at the Seaford District Library Thursday, Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Tumble down the rabbit hole with Alice and re-discover the fantastical and whimsical adventure through Wonderland. The program is made possible by the First State Children's Theater Company. For more information contact Cindi Smith at 629-2524. Georgetown Library events
  • Hometown Pictures has returned to The Georgetown Public Library. The exhibit will be open to the public during the normal hours of the library in the conference room. For more information call the library at 856-7958.
  • The Georgetown Public Library will hold story time at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday morning with Miss Sherri. For more information call the library 856-7958.
  • The library is sponsoring Popcorn and a Movie on the first Friday of every month. For movie title and more information call the library at 856-7958.


  • Seaford H.S. Alumni Social
    The Seaford High School Alumni Association is sponsoring a Fall Social at Nanticoke River Yacht Club, Blades Harbor, Blades Causeway on Friday, Nov. 23, from 6-9 p.m. The Executive Board invites you to spend time with classmates and fellow Alumni to revel in fond memories and retell "fantastic" stories about our school days. Bring a friend who is a SHS graduate, has attended Seaford Schools, or has an interest in the Alumni Association. You don't have to be a member to attend. Light snacks and a cash bar will be available.

    Adult Plus+ craft show
    Get a head start on your holiday shopping at the 24th Annual Craft & Art Fair, hosted by Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown, on Friday, Nov. 9, from 3 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the William A. Carter Partnership Center. More than 100 crafters from several states will offer everything from floral arrangements, country gifts, woodwork, and ceramics to needlework, jewelry, dolls, clothing, and more. Admission is free; there will be door prizes and refreshments. For more information, call the Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.

    Capt. John Smith explorations
    Dr. Michael Scott of SU's Geography and Geoscience Department, in his presentation, "Captain John Smith and His Chesapeake Bay Explorations in 1608," discusses Smith's journey, which he has re-mapped using modern geographic information system technology. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. - Scarborough Student Leadership Center, SU campus. For more information about the classes or an annual membership visit the "Learn with SU" Web site at www.salisbury.edu/lifelonglearning.

    Financial Planning classes
    EST Financial Group is offering a financial planning class entitled, "When Giving It Away Makes More Sense Than Selling It." The class, scheduled for Monday, Nov. 19, is open to the public and is offered free of charge. The class will be held in the Hayman Meeting Room at the Delmar Public Library. The Delmar Public Library is located at 101 North Bi-State Boulevard in Delmar. The class will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will last approximately 30 minutes with time for questions during and after the class. Attendees may look forward to interactive and informative sessions. Presenting the topic will be Samuel F. Slabaugh, Sr. Mr. Slabaugh is a Certified Financial Planner Professional with EST Financial Group of Delmar. Pre-registration is required: to reserve your seat, contact Carol Greene at 302-846-9201 or 877-584-1944 today.

    Stay and play
    The "Parents As Teachers" (PAT) Stay & Play - Parents and children (birth to age four) are invited to play together, listen to a story, learn new songs and finger plays, and network with other families. Free. No registration required. Sessions are Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Seaford Dept. of Parks & Recreation (SDPR), 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Parent educator, Cris Henderson. (Closed on school holidays.) Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239 for more information.

    Seaford Class of 1987 Reunion
    The Seaford Class of 1987 is preparing for their reunion and are seeking classmates. If you are a member of the class or are aware of the location of a member, please e-mail their information to seaford1987@yahoo.com or call 628-7870. The reunion event will be held Friday, Nov. 23, from 7-11 p.m. at the Seaford Golf and Country Club.

    Parade participants wanted
    The Santa Claus Committee is seeking entrants for the annual Federalsburg Christmas Parade, scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10. This year's theme is Peace on Earth and will honor the men and women who are serving in the military. Rain date is Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Entry forms and parade guidelines are available at the Federalsburg Town Office at 118 North Main St. or on-line at www.Federalsburg.org. For more information call 410-754-8157.

    Preschoolers storytime
    Parents, caregivers and children ages two -five are invited to enjoy stories, songs, poetry, art, science, math, music and fun at the Laurel Public Library's Preschool Storytime, which is held every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call the Laurel Public Library at 875-3184.

    Trap Pond volunteers sought
    Trap Pond offers free camping in exchange for volunteer services (required for free camping, 24 hours per week of volunteering). Host programs available in the campground, Nature Center, maintenance and administrative. For more information, contact: Glen.Stubbolo @state.de.us or call 302-739-1960.

    Senior Center Red Hat Ladies
    Help the Red Hat's raise funds by participating in their Christmas Money 50/25/25 Give Away. Chances are only $1 each or six chances for $5. Chances will be sold by the Red Hat members and at the front desk of the Nanticoke Senior Center until Dec. 17. Open to the public - need not be present to win.

    Meetings

    Women's Democrat Club
    The regular monthly meeting of the Sussex County Women's Democrat Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 15, at the Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown. There will not be a speaker at this particular meeting but a "Round Table" discussion on accomplishments. Dinner cost is $12 per person. For details and reservations, call Thelma Monroe, president 934-9716. AARP Chapter #5340 AARP Chapter #5340 will hold a board meeting 10 a.m. Nov. 26, at the Nanticoke Tribe Lodge #21, Rt 113, 1/2 mile South of 1st State Chevrolet, Georgetown. All members are encouraged to attend. For details call Cathey Betts president 856-3441.

    Laurel Class of 1956
    The Laurel High School Class of 1956 will hold their quarterly luncheon, Friday, Nov. 16 at the Laurel Dutch Inn, at 11:30. Contact Frank B. Calio, 875-3770 for reservations.

    Advisory Committee
    The Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities will meet at the Sussex County West Administrative Complex, North DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19. All meetings are open to the public. For more information contact Sandy Dole, chair, at 302-684-2755.

    Widowed Persons meet
    The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 12:15 p.m., at the Golden Corral. The planned entertainment will be "Trio" Ole Time Gospel Singers from Shiloh Community Church. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Come join us - we all enjoy the trips, lunches/dinners, etc., that we do.

    NARFE meeting
    The Georgetown Chapter (1992) of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will hold their next meeting on Monday, Nov. 19 at noon with lunch at the Pizza King Restaurant on Stein Highway in Seaford. This month's program will be presented by Ms. Ruth Ellen Miller. For more information, or to become a member, please contact Les Martens at 629-9789.

    Republican Women to meet
    The November meeting of the Sussex County Republican Women's Club is Nov. 14, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. It will be held as usual at the Sussex Pines Country Club at 10:45 a.m. and lunch will be served for $15. As discussed at the October meeting, a new governing board will be elected for the 2008-2009 term. The guest speaker will be County Registrar of Wills, Dave Wilson, who will discuss what he has done since assuming office. Our new updated directories will also be available for $2. Visitors are welcome and reservations can be made by contacting Kathy Vengazo at 302-539-4757. For more information about the club, visit www.SCRWC.net.

    Equine Council to meet
    A meeting of the Delaware Equine Council will be held Monday, Nov 19, 7 p.m. at the Harrington Public Library. This will be a short meeting and election of officers for 2008. All those interested in horses are welcome. For info contact Nyle 422-4094 or Peggy 629-5233.

    MOAA meeting
    The Southern Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) announces its November meeting. The meeting will be Nov. 20. MOAA is a non-profit veterans' association dedicated to maintaining a strong national defense and to preserving the earned entitlements of members of the uniformed services and their families and survivors.

    Genealogical Society meets
    The Sussex County Genealogical Society meets the third Saturday of each month between September and May. The meetings are held at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library's upstairs meeting room and begin at 10:30 a.m. The Society's web site is www.scgsdelaware.org

    Marine Corps League
    The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford.

    Sons of Confederate Veterans
    The Maj. Gen. Arnold Elzey Camp #1940, Sons of Confederate Veterans meets the first Wednesday of each month in the lower level of the Salisbury Library at 7 p.m.

    Trap Pond Partners
    Trap Pond Partners' monthly meeting will be held at the park's Nature Center, the second Wednesday of each month. Anyone who is interested in Trap Pond State Park is invited to attend. For more information feel free to call 875-5153.

    Cancer Support Group
    The Wellness Community-Delaware is offering a support group for people affected by cancer and their loved ones at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. The group meets at the Cancer Care Center on the third Thursday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. To register for this program or for more information call Kaye or Lori at 645-9150. All programs at The Wellness Community are free of charge for people affected by cancer and their loved ones.

    Toastmasters
    Toastmasters of Southern Delaware meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month in Bay Shore Community Church at 6 p.m. Develop your public speaking skills in a supportive environment. Contact Joy Slabaugh at 846-9201, or joy@estfinancial.com.

    Coast Guard Auxiliary
    Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 for details.

    Trips

    Christmas Spectacular
    Seaford Recreation's 16th annual Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular is scheduled for Sunday, Dec 2. The cost is $130. Call or come into the office to reserve tickets 629-6809.

    Sight and Sound trip
    Nanticoke Senior Center's Sight and Sound Trip presents: Voices of Christmas, at Living Waters Theatre in Lancaster, Pa., on Dec. 19, at 10 a.m. Cost: $80 members, and $85 non-members. Price includes: Motor coach transportation and tip for driver, box lunch from the center, and dinner at Shady Maple Smorgasbord. For questions, call 629-4939.

    Christmas trip
    Laurel Senior Center will have a Christmas trip to Wilmington Grand Opera House to see a show: "Home for The Holidays" with The Three Little Bakers, on Nov. 29. Cost is $60 which includes show, transportation, buffet meal and gratuity. For more information call 875-2536.

    Food

    Breakfast Cafe
    VFW 4961 Breakfast Cafe, open Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m., Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, to benefit Veterans Relief Fund.

    Centenary Church dinner
    Centenary UM Church, Poplar & Market Streets, Laurel, will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner on Saturday, Nov. 10, 4-6:30 p.m. Adults $5/Children $3 (under six years of age are free). The dinner is sponsored by the Promise Keepers and benefits the college scholarship fund.

    Nanticoke Senior Center breakfast
    Nanticoke Senior Center will hold its Building Fund Breakfast on Dec. 6, at the Nanticoke Senior Center. Cost is $5. Menu includes: Fruit cup, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, cream chipped beef on toast, hash brown potatoes, biscuits, coffee or tea, orange juice. For sign ups and questions call 629-4939.

    Dinner & auction
    Annual Covered Dish Dinner & Auction to be held at Union United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Market and Laws streets in Bridgeville on Saturday evening, Nov. 17. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. and the auction will follow immediately at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, available at the door, are $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 4 through 10 years of age, plus a large, well-filled covered dish. Richard Lindale, our guest auctioneer, will keep you well entertained and laughing, as well as helping you with your Christmas shopping. Everyone is cordially invited for great food, fun and fellowship. For further information you may call 337-7409 or 424-0601.

    Friends of Agriculture breakfast
    "Saving our Natural Heritage" will be the topic of the Friends of Agriculture breakfast on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7:15 a.m. at the Modern Maturity Center, 1121 Forrest Ave., Dover. Dr. Doug Tallamy, chair of the University of Delaware department of entomology and wildlife ecology, will speak about sustaining our natural heritage for future generations. Tallamy is the author of a newly released book 'Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens,' which explores this unbreakable link between native plant species and native wildlife. Registration is $15. For more information or to register, call Alice Moore at 302-831-2504.

    Bake sale and bazaar
    Nanticoke Senior Center's annual bake sale and bazaar, will be on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Delicious baked goods, homemade crafts, yard sale items, and handmade Quilt Raffle Tickets (winning ticket will be chosen at the anniversary celebration, March 18, 2008.) Tables for rent: $5 members, $10 non-members. Sign up to volunteer at 629-4939.

    CHEER hosting dinner club
    Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Center every Wednesday evening for our weekly dinner club. The CHEER Greenwood Center is located at 12713 Sussex Hwy., Greenwood, and the public is welcomed. Each week there will be a delicious dinner offered for the price of $4 per person for individuals over 60+ years. For more information call 302-349-5237 or visit the CHEER website at www.cheerde.com.

    DuPont Golden Girls luncheon
    The Annual DuPont Golden Girls Luncheon will be held Thursday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m., at the Seaford Golf & Country Club. For reservations call Connie Keene at 629-3377, or Jackie Davis at 875-7625.

    Soup and sandwich luncheon
    On Saturday, Nov. 10, a soup/sandwich luncheon will be held at Bethel Church Community House, Neal's School Road, Oak Grove, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eat-in or carry- out, several varieties of soup and desserts. Call Lucy Slacum 629-7117 for details. Everyone welcome.

    Potluck supper
    On Saturday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m., a Potluck Supper will be held at Bethel Church Community House, Neal's School Road, Oak Grove. Bring a covered dish and enjoy an evening of live karaoke music. For details call Jerry Butler, 629-6319. Everyone welcome.

    Ruritan Club breakfast
    All-you-care-to-eat Sunday Breakfast Buffet served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, on the fourth Sunday of each month, October to June, 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 children 6-12 years, at The Galestown (Md) Community Hall, 5833 School House Road. Buffet features blueberry pancakes, eggs, scrapple, sausage, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, potato casserole, hominy, fruit cup, and sticky buns. This month it will be held Nov. 25.

    Spaghetti dinner
    On Friday, Nov. 16, the Sussex Tech Key Club and Greater Millsboro Kiwanis Club will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner and silent auction from 5-7 p.m. at the Sussex Technical High School Cafeteria on Rt. 9 west of Georgetown. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for kids under age 12. The dinner and silent auction will benefit programs for local children and youth. Silent auction items will be awarded at 6:45 p.m. For more information, call the Millsboro Kiwanis Club at 934-8424.