Bulletin Board
Thursday, August 28, 2008

Seaford's Farmers & Artisans Market Come out between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and noon on Saturday to enjoy the Seaford Farmers & Artisans market at Kiwanis Park. Enjoy a vast selection of locally grown produce while strolling the park with your friends and family. Take home delicious tomatoes, squash, peppers, and melons. Select unique, handmade jewelry, glassware, and paintings for yourself or those on your gift lists. Most importantly, come out to the park and share the spirit of community. Aug. 30: Musician Tony Windsor from 10 a.m. to noon and 'feedback day' - stop at registration table to jot down your comments on the market so that we can plan for the 2009 season. For additional information, contact any committee member: Jeannie Conner, Beverly Hutton, Erroll Mattox, Faith Robinson, Lynne Betts or Sonja Mehaffey. Messages may be left at 629-3949.

Seaford Community Concert Assn. membership drive The volunteer workers of the Seaford Community Concert Association are preparing for their 2008-09 season membership drive, beginning Sept. 6. This promises to be one of the most exciting seasons since the group was formed 60 years ago. To celebrate 60 years of bringing top-notch professional concerts to the Seaford area, there will be six concerts. They are: Pavlo, guitarist and singer on Oct. 14; Tribute to Benny Goodman, Oct. 28; Dale Gonyea, pianist and humorist, Jan. 17, 2009; Bronn and Katherine Journey, Harpist and vocalist, March 12, 2009; Side Street Strutters, a jazz ensemble, April 3, 2009; and the Mantini Sisters, vocalists, April 20, 2009. All concerts are held at the Seaford High School. There will be a kick-off brunch on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Grace Baptist Church for the workers and anyone else who is interested in volunteering for the association. The membership campaign will end on Sept. 27. Brochures will be mailed out to present members the first week of September. For further information, you may call Allan Kittila at 629-6184, or Mary Ann Torkelson at 228-6097.

AARP offers driver safety program An AARP Driver Safety Course for people 50 and over will be given 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 8 and 9, at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford. Upon completion of the program, participants receive a certificate entitling them to a reduction in their auto insurance. A 15% reduction is given to anyone repeating the program within three years. For information and registration, call 629-8081, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. only. The cost is $10 per person.

Seaford District Library events
  • "Mother Goose on the Loose!" Lap-sit program for pre-walkers is on Tuesday, Sept. 2, starting at 10:30 a.m. and for walkers on Wednesday, Sept. 3, starting at 10:30 a.m. This is a 30-minute early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help children get ready to read.
  • Story Time for ages 3-5 is on Thursday Sept. 4, starting at 10:30 a.m. Pre-schoolers and their families enjoy story telling, songs, easy crafts and more.
  • The Seaford District library will be hosting its second annual Art Show, Sept. 5 and 6, from 12-4:30 p.m. Come and show your support for your local artists and enjoy the beauty that they create. Refreshments will be provided.
  • Do you have health concerns? Confusing lab reports? Questions you should ask your doctor? Visit the Seaford District Library the second Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet with Linda Leonard, Consumer Health Librarian for Sussex County.

  • Fitness Classes start Sept. 15 & 16 Come join us in Fitness Classes Monday-Wednesday-Friday 9 a.m., Tuesday-Thursday 5:30 p.m. We start a six week session the week of Sept. 15 and 16, 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 fun, faith-filled, co-ed, non-competitive muscle-toning, stretching, high/low aerobic class. Get your Dr.'s OK and come 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 24-year AFAA certified fitness professional, Carol Lynch, 629-7539

    Seaford District Library Sept. 16 "What is Constitution Day?" will be presented at the Seaford District Library by Madeline Dunn, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs Curator of Education. Dunn presents a lively interactive perspective on the United States Constitution and how Delaware played a pivotal roll in its ratification. If the Constitution was before you now, would you sign it? Join us at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on the eve of Constitution Day. This program is geared towards elementary students and is free and open to the public.

    Basket Bingo benefit Sept. 25 Basket Bingo to benefit the "new" Nanticoke Senior Center, will be on Thursday, Sept. 25. Doors open at 6 p.m., bingo begins at 7 p.m., to be held at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Cost is $20 (in advance) includes chance on Door Prizes; $25 at the door. Nearly 30 changes to win Longaberger baskets including the large hamper and American Celebrations Oval Market Basket. For more information and tickets call 629-4939 or 628-2828.

    Art Show at the Seaford Library The Seaford District Library is proud to announce it will be hosting it's 2nd annual art show on Sept. 5 & 6 from 12-4 p.m. This will be a multi-medium art show with many different forms of art, from oils to wood. Come and show your support for your local artist and enjoy the beauty that they create. Refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Amber Motta at 629-2524.

    Blades Fire Hall breakfast There will be an all-you-can-eat breakfast, at the Blades Fire Hall, located at the corner of Cannon and Fifth streets in Blades, Sept. 7, from 8 till 11 a.m. Cost is adults $7, children $3. Sponsored by the Auxiliary and Firemen of the Fire Company. For more information call Jewell Chaffinch at 629-6904 or Crystal French at 629-4481.

    Yard sale Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables are $10 each. Rain date is Sept. 20. Call 875-7143.

    Seaford class of '88 reunion The Seaford High School class of '88 20th year reunion will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, at the banquet center next to Jimmy's Grill Restaurant in Bridgeville. The reunion will be held from 6-10 p.m., with a cocktail hour from 6-7 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7. The cost for the event is $75 a couple and $37.50 for a single ticket; this includes dinner and entertainment. Contact Cathy Hastings (Maas) at dcat5186@hotmail.-com, Lexie Ketterman (Kingree) at lexketterman@gmail.com or Angie Zebley (Mitchell) at angie@tullramey.com with contact information. If you have any information about any other classmates, provide that as well. Anyone interested in helping please let us know.

    DuPont 25-year dinner The 25-year dinner for DuPont employees will be held Friday, Sept. 5, at the Laurel Fire Department. Anyone who has not received a letter and who wishes to attend, call Ray Whaley at 537-6113, or Connie Keene at 629-3377.


    Church seeks craft vendors Christ Lutheran Church need craft vendors for its Christmas bazaar to be held on Sept. 27, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. - $20 per space. Contact Joan at 628-3601. The church is located at 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford.

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

    Biff Lee Pig Pickin' 40th District Rep. Clifford "Biff" Lee will be holding his 21st annual "Pig-Pickin" at the Laurel Fire Hall on Saturday, Sept. 13. The event is from 4 until 7 p.m. Plenty to eat and a good time for all with door prizes. Tickets are $15 in advance by calling 875-5448, or at Small Insurance, South Central Avenue. They are also available at the door.

    LHS former grads dinner The annual fall get-together of former athletes, band members and interested Laurel High School graduates is on Sept. 12 at the Georgia House with a 4 p.m. social hour and dinner, followed by the Laurel football game. Remember the stories from previous years and bring some new ones. Tickets call Craig Littleton at 302-875-7445 or 302-462-7450

    Laurel Library upcoming events September is National Library Card Sign-up Month and The Laurel Public Library will join libraries across the nation in encouraging everyone to apply for the one card that can open up the worldÉ a library card. Throughout the month of September, adults 18 years of age and over, who sign up for a first-time library card, will have their name entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card from Laurel's newly opened Georgia House Restaurant. Participants must be first-time card applicants, and will need to present current proof of Delaware residency. The fee to replace lost cards will also be waived during September if all associated fees and fines have been paid. If you haven't been in the Laurel Public Library in some time, come in during September and see what a library card can do for you!

    Readers invited to Form Book Clubs The Laurel Public Library will host two exploratory meetings on Sept. 17 and 18, to determine if there is community interest in forming a library book club for adult readers. Interested persons can attend either of the two introductory meetings designed to accommodate varying work schedules. The Sept. 17 meeting is at 10:30 in the morning and the meeting on the Sept.18 is scheduled for 7 p.m. These organizational meetings will determine future book club dates and times for meeting, and the nature of the books to be read and discussed. Library staff will be available to review current trends in book clubs nationwide, and to offer other materials on forming book discussion groups. Once established, the self-directed book clubs will meet at the library and function as an independent group. For further information email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

    Whaley Family Reunion Sept. 21 The Whaley Family Reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 21, at 1:30 p.m., at the Rev. Lee Elliott Memorial Hall, Trinity UMC, Laurel. Bring a covered dish and a beverage. An offering will be taken to offset expenses of chicken, hot dogs, and supplies. During the business meeting, games will be available for the children. For more information, contact one of the following officers: Christina Wilson, 410-251-0413; Edna Mae Marvil, 875-9427; Ruth Ann Savage, 410-546-5818; Phyllis Johnson, 875-0463. Bring a family recipe. We hope to do a Whaley Family cookbook in the future. Special treat - homemade Ice Cream.

    AARP Driving Course Laurel Senior Center will host an AARP Driving Course, Sept. 22-23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $10. To register for the course call 875-2536.

    Networking Expo The Laurel Chamber of Commerce will host a Business to Business Expo on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Laurel Fire Hall. Businesses will have an opportunity to introduce their business and services to one another from 5-5:45 p.m., and doors will open to the public from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information, contact the Laurel Chamber Office at 875-9319.

    Ruritan Club holds BBQ The Laurel Ruritan Club will have a chicken barbecue on Saturday, Aug. 30, at O'Neal's Antiques & Estate Jewelry on Rt. 13 in Laurel. The barbecue will be from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. and the cost is $6 per dinner. Proceeds will benefit local charities.

    Free community luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a free community luncheon (chicken / dumplings), on Sept. 20, noon to 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Boulevard, approximately two miles south of town. For any further information, call Shirley at 875-2314.

    LHS Class of '63 plans reunion Laurel High School's Class of '63, 45th reunion is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Lakeside Community Center in Long Neck. We are in need of up-to-date addresses. If you have not received your letter contact Janet Lynch LeCates 875-3955, or Sandra Kellam Russell 875-5985, or e-mail russellsk@dmv.com.

    LHS Class of '78 plans reunion LHS Class of '78, 30-year-class-reunion is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Beach House "Tiki Bar" at Bargain Bill's in Laurel. Light finger food will be served, cash bar $15 per person from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. DJ will be provided. Dress is casual. For more information contact Jan Conaway Allen at 443-614-0338, Gale Hall Daugherty at 410-626-3214, Tammy Hastings Whaley at 302-228-7267, Tammy Myers Wharton at 302-258-7371 or Sue Pressley at 302-875-3968. Send checks to Jan Allen, 110 Tracey Circle, Laurel, DE 19956.

    LHS Class of '87 reunion The LHS Class of '87 will hold a class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 30, at Georgia House restaurant in Laurel at 6 p.m. Invitations have been mailed to those classmates who have been located. If any classmate did not receive information contact Michele Procino-Wells at mpw@seafordlaw.com or call 628-4140.

    LHS Class of '88 plans reunion LHS Class of '88 twenty year class reunion dinner is set for Saturday, Sept. 20, starting at 5 p.m. at the Beach House in Laurel. We are also planning other events around that weekend. We need your help. Contact the committee with your address information at Reunioninfo2008@yahoo.com, call the reunion hotline 302-280-6655, or register on www.classmates.com to help us connect to everyone.

    LHS Class of '93 reunion planned Laurel High School's class of '93 is scheduled to celebrate their 15th reunion. The reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m. It will be held at Trap Pond State Park's screened pavilion. We are in need of contact information for the following classmates: Gary Anderson, Eric Bailey, Jennifer Belong, Greg Bernal, Shawn Crites, Dangelle Dixon, Allery Elder, Brandy Gilchrist, Michael Greene, Sam Hastings, Gail Hearn, Michelle Hindt, Nick Horsey, Jeff Howard, Patrick Johnson, Robyn Justice, Aaron Kellam, Kenneth LeCates, Martin LeCates, Tracy Matthews, Misty McKinstry, Carlos Mitchell, Christina Morris, Bodny Olivince, Jason Pfeilmeier, Traymane Savage, Karen Short Townsend, Twana Stanley, John Stevens, Sean Vincent, Mark Walsh, Chris Walston, Nikki Webb, Antonio West, Albert Wooters, Jason Young and Ami Zimmerman. If you have contact information for any of these classmates, contact Michelle Rogers Moyer at 875-2563 or mmoyer19956@yahoo.com.

    LHS class of '98 reunion planned Laurel High School class of '98 is planning a class reunion. Contact Megan Jones by email megj22@comcast.net or phone 302-841-5835 with your contact information.


    Golf Tournament Greenwood Mennonite School announces their 6th annual benefit golf tournament to be held on Friday, Sept. 26, at the Heritage Shores Golf Club in Bridgeville. This is a scramble tournament open to groups and individuals. Registration is from 7-8 a.m. with a continental breakfast. A shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be served and prizes awarded at 12:30 p.m. The $100 entry fee per golfer includes the continental breakfast, golf, lunch and prizes. The non-refundable deadline for entries is Sept. 12. Sponsorships by businesses, individuals and churches are available in Gold, Ace, Eagle and Birdie categories. Sponsorships are tax deductible and need to be registered by Sept. 5. For more information and to register for the tournament contact Dwayne Landis at 302-236-6822. Entries and payment can be mailed to: GMS Golf Tournament, Attn: Dwayne Landis, P.O. Box 309, Greenwood, DE 19950.

    Big Saturday yard 'n' flea sale The Town of Greenwood is having their annual Big Saturday yard 'n' flea sale and are offering 10x20 vendor spaces for $10 to whomever would like to set up tables and participate with residents. The date is Sept. 6 (rain date Sept. 13) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tables must be set up by 8 a.m. Call 410-227-1621 to reserve your space or for more information. So plan to set up or visit Greenwood on Sept. 6 to do some treasure shopping and bargain hunting at the Big Saturday yard 'n' flea sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year, they will be hosting a "Strut Your Stuff" pet fashion show. If you would like to participate, call 443-614-3420 for more info. It's free and all pets are welcome. Registration for the pet show starts at 11 a.m. and event is at 1 p.m.

    The Glass Castle discusion at the Greenwood Public Library Greenwood Library's book discussion group, "Bound by Books," will hold a discussion session on Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the meeting room at the library. The work to be discussed will be The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. The program is free and open to all. We invite you to come enjoy an evening of stimulating discussion and pleasant socializing. To obtain a copy of the book, drop by the Greenwood Public Library or call Robin Miller at 302-349-5309. The Greenwood Public Library is located at 100 Mill St., just east of the railroad tracks in Greenwood.


    Historical Society's Museum The Bridgeville Historical Society Museum will be open to the public on the first Sunday of each month from June to October from 1 p.m - 4 p.m. The museum is located at 102 William Street, Bridgeville.

    IHOP Family Night every night The Friends of the Bridgeville Library have another delicious fundraiser to promote. All you have to do is enjoy a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury IHOP locations, any day, any meal. Take and fill out the comment card; staple your receipt to the comment card and drop it off at the Bridgeville Library, Bridgeville Town Hall, or the Providence Sales Cottage in Heritage Shores. For more information, call Pat McDonald at 337-7192.

    Trinity Golf Tournament The 5th annual Trinity Foundation Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 6 at Heritage Shores Golf Club in Bridgeville. The tournament is a charity event to raise money for the Trinity Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 2005 by the employees of Trinity Transport, Inc. In 2007 the tournament succeeded in raising over $20,000

    Friends Of The Bridgeville Library The Friends of the Bridgeville Library will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the St. Mary's Episcopal Church, William Street, Bridgeville at 7 p.m. Join us as we celebrate the recent ground breaking and plan our exciting "Kiss the Pig" fundraising event for the Apple Scrapple Festival. "Lets Make History Together" Everyone is welcome. For more information call Ruth Skala at 337-3678.

    Brideville Democrats host dinner The 35th District Democratic Committee will be having its annual chicken and dumplin' dinner on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall, Bridgeville, at 5:30 p.m. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. As this is an election year, and three days before the Sept. 9 Primary, many Democrat officials and candidates are slated to be on hand for this big event. After introductions of guests, Richard Lindale, auctioneer, will be ready liven up your evening with our auction. Reservations for seatings have been brisk, and to get your seat at the table, call Pat Ewing at 628-4563, for reservations.

    Searching for ancestors Are you searching for your ancestors? Do you need guidance to begin your family tree? Are you stuck or do you need help organizing your research? The Bridgeville Public Library will provide genealogy consultations facilitated by Alice duBois Min on the last Saturday of each month – Aug. 30, Sept. 27 and Oct. 25 – from 10 a.m. to noon. Sign-up is required. Call the library at 337-7401, or e-mail Alice at famgen88@comcast.net. For special needs contact Karen Johnson 302-337-740.


    Delmar church sandwich sale A sandwich sale will be held on Saturday, Aug. 30 at 9 a.m. at the Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 North and Dorothy Road (3 miles north of MD/DE state line). It will feature: oyster, crab cake, soft crab, chicken salad sandwiches, cheese steak subs, hamburgers, hot dogs. Baked goods and yard sale will also be available.

    Delmar Happenings There will be a BBQ chicken dinner on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Stephen's Church, 101 E. State Street, Delmar. Includes: 1/2 chicken, with baked beans, cole slaw, roll & dessert for $7. Benefit Relay for Life. Advanced tickets only. Call church office at 846-9501.


    Spaghetti and meatball dinner An "all-you-can-eat" spaghetti and meatball dinner with salad, beverage, bread and dessert, will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, at Bethel Community House, Oak Grove, 4-6 p.m. Donation $8. Eat in or carry out. Call 629-7117 or 337-8836 for tickets or information.

    35th annual family reunion Minos & Edith Littleton Family Reunion on Sunday, Sept. 21, 3-7 p.m., at the John West Park in Ocean View. Raindate; Sept. 28. For info contact: Tommy Wilson at 302-629-2153, or Nancy Smith at 302-539-3278.

    Labor Day Gospel Concert A Labor Day Gospel Concert will be held on Monday, Sept. 1, at 6 p.m., at the Federalsburg Marina Park Pavilion in Federalsburg, Md. Featured artists will include The King's Ambassadors, Two Mile Road, Jimmy Passwaters and Judy Laramore. Bring a chair and a friend. Concessions will be available and a love offering will be received

    Rotary Collecting School Supplies The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Centennial Rotary Club will set up a booth to collect school supplies at Greenwood's upcoming "Big Saturday" celebration on Sept. 6. The club will also have a flea market sale at the booth with proceeds to be donated to the elementary school. Items needed include pencils, pens, paper, notebooks, rulers, crayons, markers and backpacks. Cash donations will also be accepted to be used toward the purchase of uniforms required the Woodbridge School District. People may bring their donations to the Rotary tent at the event or drop them off at Chick's, U.S. 13, Harrington, where supplies are also being collected for Lake Forest students. The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary Club meets every Thursday morning from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. at Peoples Too Restaurant in Harrington. For more information, call 398-3898.

    Chicken, ribs & pigs feet On Friday, Aug. 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Booker Street Church of God will be selling chicken, ribs and pig feet dinners at the House of Ruth, 19422 County Seat Highway, Georgetown. Cost of platter is $7 for Chicken, and $7.50 for Ribs and Pig Feet along with two vegetables, yams and a roll. Side orders are available at extra cost. Call Betty at 856-9767, 856-3530, or Peggy at 856-3404 to order.

    Back to school yard sale Booker Street Church of God will be sponsoring a back-to-school yard sale on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 8 a.m. until É . Spaces are available for rent per table and you must bring your own table. Please call 856-3530 (Lorraine) or 337-8155 to reserve a space.

    Adult Plus+ activities Seniors can take advantage of a variety of fun activities offered by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown. Participate in fun games such as bingo and dominoes beginning Sept. 3. Anyone interested in playing bridge can attend open bridge sessions from Sept. 9 to Jan. 20. Starting Sept. 11, learn or improve your bridge skills with beginner and intermediate bridge lessons. Challenge yourself by playing the Hand and Foot Card Game, beginning Sept. 15. Socialize and make new friends by attending the Adult Plus+ Couples Club on Sept. 11 or the Adult Plus+ Mixed Singles Club on Sept. 17. Examine the Bible in "Surprises in the Old Testament." Become computer savvy in "On the Internet! Get Started" on Sept. 10 and learn how "You can Design your own Web Page" on Sept. 23. Learn to use a firearm properly and proficiently in "Firearms: Protection and Training" beginning Sept. 18, with an FBI-certified instructor. For more information about these activities, contact Delaware Tech's Adult Plus+ Program at 302-856-5618.

    Georgetown Library events
  • The Georgetown Public Library will hold Story Time at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday morning with Miss Sherri.
  • ÊThe Friends of the Georgetown Public Library will hold its monthly book discussion on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. This month's discussion will be on "The Language of the Threads" by Gail Tsukiyama.
  • "Do You Know What to Do If a Disaster Strikes" will be presented by the Sussex County Citizen Corp on Sept 9, at 6 p.m. This informative program will address how to prepare yourself and your family on what to do if a natural or terrorist-related disaster happens. Pre-registration is required to attend.


    Trap Pond Partners meets Trap Pond Partners (a volunteer non-profit organization) meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Bald Cypress Nature Center at Trap Pond State Park, Laurel. We are always looking for new members and ideas to improve our state park. To learn more, visit www.trappondpartners.com.

    SHS Alumni meeting The SHS Alumni Association will resume their monthly meetings on Thursday, Sept 4. The meetings are held at the downtown Seaford Museum and begin at 7 p.m. Call Donna Angell with any questions at 629-8077.

    SCWDC meeting The Sussex County Women's Democrat Club will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 18, at Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown. The guest speaker will be Richard S. Cordrey, Secretary of Finance. Dinner will cost $13 per person. For details and reservations, call Catherine King 628-4812.

    Knitting Guild meets All Knitters: The "Sea Purls" Chapter of The Knitting Guild Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The CHEER Center in Georgetown on the corner of Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road. Call Joyce Smirk, secretary, 302-732-6495.

    AARP board meeting AARP Seaford Chapter 1084 of Western Sussex County will have a board meeting on Sept. 4, at 1:30 p.m., at the Methodist Manor House, in the game room. Board and committee members are urged to attend to meet member candidates for 2009-2010 chapter president; also to plan for the December entertainment and Christmas cookie party. Any chapter member who would like to attend should Helen Skjoldager at 875-5086.

    Confederates meet Sept. 8 The Delaware Grays, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp # 2068, invites interested persons to attend their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Seaford Public Library ConferenceRoom, on Porter Street. Those whose ancestors fought honorably in the Confederate Service, or those with an interest in the AmericanCivil War are invited to attend. For more information about membership, visit WWW.DESCV.org.

    Equine Council meets A meeting of the Delaware Equine Council will be held Monday, Sept 15, at 7 p.m. in the Exhibitors' Hall Board Room. A short business meeting followed by 2008 Awarding of Scholarships (four) supporting Agriculture Education, Dr. David Marshall, DVM will be our Guest Speaker. For more info call Stan 302-684-3966 or Peggy 629-5233.

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

    Bridgeville meeting change The Bridgeville Commissioners' regular meeting at Town Hall in Bridgeville has been changed. Please note, the meeting was first changed to September 22, however, it became necessary to reschedule the meeting to September 16, at 7 p.m. The public is invited.

    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 second Monday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. For more information call Kaye or Lori at 645-9150.

    Coast Guard Auxiliary Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club in Blades. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 for details.


    Senior Center trips Nanticoke Senior Center's Nashville and Memphis trip will take place on Sunday, Sept. 14 to Saturday Sept. 20. Cost is $850 double occupancy. Some of the sights you will see are Graceland, Grand Olé Opry, and Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. For information call 629-4939.

    Del Tech's September trips Embark on exciting day trips or a three-day trip with Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown. On Sept. 5, don't miss the fun and energetic music in "Abba Mania & Stayin' Alive Bee Gees" at the Rehoboth Beach Theater of the Arts. Get ready for suspense at the Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on Sept. 6 at the Strasburg Railroad in Pennsylvania. Sports fans, don't miss the chance to see the Phillies vs. Marlins baseball game on Sept. 10 in Philadelphia. Join Detective McDevitt and frantic witnesses on Sept. 19 for "History on Foot," a firsthand look at the investigation into Lincoln's assassination in Washington, D.C. On Sept. 20, listen to country music veterans, Crystal Gayle, Ray Clark, and Ray Price at the American Music Theatre in Lancaster, Pa. View the natural scenic beauty of Pine Creek Gorge, also known as Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon, from Sept. 22 to 24. Visit Occoquan, a historic riverfront mill town in Virginia, on Sept. 27 for their annual fall craft show. For more information about these or other trips, contact Delaware Tech's Corporate and Community Programs at 302-856-5618.

    Travel with Delaware Tech
  • On Sept. 18, attend a one-night-only concert event with American folk singer Arlo Guthrie and the NSO Pops as part of the Kennedy Center's "Arts Across America" celebration.
  • On Sept. 25, enjoy Judy Garland's captivating and timeless songs performed by Broadway veteran Linda Eder with the NSO Pops led by Principal Pops Conductor Marvin Hamlisch.
  • Tickets are now available for trips to two National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Pops shows at the Kennedy Center in September, sponsored by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College. For more information about these or other trips, contact Delaware Tech's Corporate and Community Programs at 302-856-5618.

  • Bus trip to Nashville Seaford will host a trip to Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 13-17. Cost of $799 per person/double occupancy includes lodging at the Opryland Hotel, performance of Radio City's "Christmas Spectacular" featuring world-famous Rockettes, Fantasy in Ice, holiday dinner show featuring Louise Mandrell, most meals, motor-coach transportation and much more. For more information call Frances Horner at 629-4416.

    Bus Trip to N.Y. City Bus trip to N.Y. City, Saturday, Oct 25, to the American Museum of Natural History to visit "The Horse" exhibit. Fee is $65/person includes bus fare and admission to the Exhibit. Reservations must be paid and received by Monday, Sept 1. Bus will board approx 7 a.m. in the Sears parking lot at the Dover Mall. Call Mary Everhart 302-659-0460, or Paula Barto 629-5233, or visit website www.delawarequinecouncil.org .

    Seaford AARP trips Money has to be paid in time to make reservations for all trips.
  • Oct. 13-16 - New Hampshire White Mountains for 4 days. Stay in Laconia, N.H. at the Margate Resort Hotel with seven meals included. Cost is $650 per person, double occupancy. Visit Franconia Notch State Park, Chutter's Store, Sugar Hill Sampler, Harman's Cheese & Country Store, Hampton Pewter, and more. Have a five course dinner served aboard the Café Lafayette Dinner Train during your two hour ride! Then ride the Lake Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad before taking a cruise on a 230' ship across Lake Winnipesaukee.
  • Nov. 19 - Rainbow Dinner Theater in Pennsylvania to see the comedy: "Deck The Halls And Clean The Kitchen." Cost: $65. Bus leaves Seaford Peebles parking lot at 7:30 a.m.
  • Dec. 5 - The American Music Theater to see "Christmas Show." Cost is $65. Enjoy holiday songs and comedy sketches. Also an appearance of Santa. We will also have time to Christmas shop at the Rockvale Outlets and have lunch on your own before going to the theater. Must sign up now. Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180 for more information on these trips.

  • AARP Chapter #915 trips
  • Branson, Mo - Sept. 13-20, cost is $875 per person. Call 410-822-2314.
  • New England/Vermont, NH, Boston and Salem, Oct. 13-19, cost is $1085 double, and $1335 single. Call 410-673-7856.
  • Myrtle Beach - Nov. 10-13, cost $430 per person. Call 410-754-8588.

  • Trip to Radio City Seaford Recreation's 17th annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular is set for Sunday, Dec. 7, and is now taking registrations. The cost is $145 and the seats are in the orchestra section. The cost includes a charter bus and there will be a few hours after the show to shop and tour NYC. Call 629-6809 for more information or to sign up.