Bulletin Board
Thursday, November 13, 2008

Leaf removal Leftover leaves littering your lawn or lot? Seaford Lions will rake your Seaford City limits location of leaves (for a donation), so you can live leaf free. Call Lion Keller at 629-4179, or Lion George at 629-7982, to set up an appointment.

Seaford Toys for Tots Regional Builders, Inc. has begun its annual toy collection drive for the Toys for Tots program. This program, conducted by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, collects and distributes toys to needy children in the community. To participate, you may drop off new, unwrapped toys at Regional Builders, Inc., 300 High St., Seaford. Donations will be accepted on weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Dec. 12. You may also make a tax-deductible donation to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, PO Box 1947, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA 22134.

SHS Class of 1998 seeks alumni The Seaford High School Class of 1998 is looking for alumni. We are planning a 10-year reunion for early 2009 and need your contact information. Please email: seaford98@gmail.com; or USPS: Andrea Jones, P.O. Box 336, Newtown, PA 18940.

DuPont Golden Girls luncheon 31st DuPont Golden Girls luncheon, Thursday, Dec. 4, at 11 a.m., at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. The cost is $15, for more info call Jackie 875-7625.

Pancake Breakfast All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 15, 7:30-10:30 a.m. in the Seaford Christian Academy Gym at 110 Holly St., Seaford. This is a Class of 2011 fundraiser to raise money for the junior/ senior Banquet. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the door. Come out and enjoy some great food and fellowship. Call 629-7161, ext. 130, for further information.

Bake sale and bazaar Nanticoke Senior Center will hold a bake sale and bazaar on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Handmade quilts, yard sale items and baked goods available. Tables for rent: $5 for members and $10 for non-members. For sign-ups call 629-4939.

Seaford Class of '83 reunion The Seaford Class of 1983 will hold its 25-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club, Blades, from 7:30-11:30 p.m. Visit classmates.com to RSVP. Formal invitations will also be mailed out. If you do not receive one, contact Dawn Collins (Dukes) at 302-841-5682 or Suzanah Smoot (Montague) at 302-745-1974.

Santa Claus visit On Saturday, Dec. 20, Seaford will welcome Santa Claus - The Shoppes of Historic High Street invite you to join them in welcoming Santa Claus. Retailers will be providing special treats, hot and cold beverages, and finger foods for last minute shoppers. Join us for a day filled with Christmas spirit, special sales, free drawings and pictures with Santa Claus.

Carols for Christmas The Southern Delaware Choral Society Christmas concert, "A Newborn Child: Cantatas and Carols for Christmas," will be presented Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in Seaford, and on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. at St. Edmund's Roman Catholic Church in Rehoboth Beach. The cost for tickets will be $15 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets are available by calling 226-5231 or at www.brownpapertickets.com

SHS alumni social The Seaford High School Alumni Association is sponsoring its annual fall social at the Seaford Golf & Country Club on Friday, Nov. 28, from 6-9 p.m. The executive board invites you to spend time with classmates and fellow alumni to revel in fond memories of times spent at SHS. Snacks and a cash bar will be available. Call Donna Hastings Angell at 629-8077 with any questions.

Class of '88 reunion The Seaford High School class of '88 20-year reunion will be Saturday, Nov. 29, at the banquet center next to Jimmy's Grill Restaurant in Bridgeville. The reunion will be from 6 - 10 p.m. with a cocktail hour from 6 - 7 p.m., and dinner at 7. The cost is $75 a couple and $37.50 for a single. 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.

Historical Society raffle The Seaford Historical Society raffle offers a luxurious condo in either Williamsburg or Myrtle Beach for a week in 2009 as the prize. Raffle tickets are $5 each or five tickets for $20 and may be purchased at either the Ross Mansion on Saturday or Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. or at the Seaford Museum on Thursday through Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. The drawing will take place on the last day of the 2008 Victorian Christmas, which is Sunday, Dec. 14.

Victorian Christmas The annual Victorian Christmas at the Ross Mansion, Dec. 12, 13 and 14, will once again feature a Christmas Boutique. Each member of the Seaford Historical Society is asked to contribute one item. Handmade gifts in the price range of $10 to $20 are especially popular. Items may be left in the gray box on the front porch of the Ross Mansion at any time. For questions call Diane Thomas at 629-2085 or Shirley Skinner at 629-9378.

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

Seaford class of '73 The Seaford class of 1973 reunion will be held on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. For more information and reservations call or email Mike Wheatley, 629-2498 or wheatley5@comcast.net.


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

Laurel Chamber events Nov. 18 - Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Chamber office
Nov. 18 - General meeting, How To Invest by John Downes of Insurance Market, 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 19 - Business Person of the Year Dinner, 6 p.m., Georgia House
Dec. 5 - Christmas parade, 7 p.m.
Dec. 9 - Open house/ribbon cutting, Members Christmas Party, Laurel chamber office 4-7:30 p.m.

Laurel Public Library events Thursday, Nov. 20 at 4:15 p.m. - The Nanticoke Indian Museum comes to the Laurel Public Library. Children in grades K-6 are invited to be part of this hands-on opportunity to learn about the Nanticoke Indians, both today and back in the 'olden days. Pre-registration is required. Both programs are free and open to the public. For more information, or to pre-register for either of these programs please drop by the Laurel Public Library at 101 East 4th St., or call us at 875-3184. You can also email Becky Norton, Youth Services Librarian at rebecca.norton@lib.de.us.

Class of 1956 luncheon The Laurel High School graduating class of 1956 will hold their quarterly luncheon Friday, Nov. 14, at 11:30 at the Georgia House, Delaware Avenue, Laurel. Call Frank Calio at 875-3770 if you are planning to attend.

Free community luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a free community-wide luncheon (turkey) on Saturday, Nov. 15, noon to 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Boulevard, west side of 13 A, approximately two miles south of town. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Holiday food drive SunKissed Tanning wants to donate a holiday dinner to four Laurel families who need a helping hand during this holiday season. Our goal is 250 non-perishable food items to be donated by Nov. 24. Help us meet this goal. In return for your generosity, every three non-perishable items you donate, you receive one free tan. You can earn up to ten free tans. Our donations will continue for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday. Deadline for Christmas donations is Dec. 22.

Miss Delaware dinner Join Miss Delaware 2008, Galen Giaccone, for dinner on Monday, Nov. 24, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Georgia House, located on 300 Delaware Ave., in Laurel. The event will feature piano performances by Miss Delaware and a buffet-style dinner. The proceeds will benefit the Children's Miracle Network, the National Platform of the Miss America Organization. Galen, a native of Wyoming, Del., will compete for the title of Miss America 2009 in January in Las Vegas. Tickets are $16.99 and may be obtained by calling Linda Pusey at 302-947-9065.

Toy and canned goods drive A toy/canned goods drive will be held during an upcoming event at the Dodge City Mud Hole, according to owner Joe Hearn. Visitors to the Sunday, Nov. 16, mud hop event are asked to bring a new child's toy or canned good to be presented at the gate for admission. Hearn said all gate admission donations will be given to local charities. Gates open at 8 a.m. for the Nov. 16 mud hop with the truck action starting at 11 a.m. The Dodge City Mud Hole is located at 27207 Dillards Road, Laurel.

Upward Basketball It's time to sign up for Upward basketball for boys and girls ages 6 and now up to age 13. Upward is more than a game. Every child is a winner. Registration forms are available at Laurel Wesleyan Church on Rt.13A in Laurel or the Boys and Girls Club in Seaford and Laurel. Registration is $50, scholarships & multi child discounts available. Sign up by Nov. 25. For more information contact the church at 875-5380.

Safe driving course Laurel Senior Center will hold an AARP Driving Course on Nov. 17 and 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $10. To register for the course call 875-2536.

Senior Center fall festival Laurel Senior Center Fall Festival, at 113 N. Central Ave., Laurel, will be held Friday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Luncheon, served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., will include homemade chicken salad, soup and desserts.There will be crafts, baked goods, quilt chances, and a white elephant table. Call 875-2536 for more information.

Mentors needed The Laurel Kids Connection Mentoring Program is seeking dedicated adults to spend one hour per week with a fifth, sixth, or seventh grader. Mentors and students meet at the Laurel Library. Contact Kim Trivits or Lynne Betts at 629-7790 for details.


Post Office cancellation The Bridgeville Post Office will have a special cancellation to commemorate the 2008 Apple Scrapple Festival. Requests can be mailed in over the next 30 days to obtain the 2008 cancellation.

Christmas in Bridgeville The Bridgeville Historical Society will host its 33rd Annual Christmas in Bridgeville Craft Show on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Woodbridge High School, Laws Street, Bridgeville. The craft show will include more than 60 vendors, selling a large assortment of holiday gift items. The show will include raffles for a 50-50 and antique furniture item. More than 40 door prizes will be given away. Admission is free and all proceeds benefit the non-profit Bridgeville Historical Society.


Veterans Day program The Ladies Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 on 2 Governors Ave. in Greenwood is sponsoring a pet food and pet toys drive during the month of November to benefit the SPCA in Georgetown. Items needed include: clean large towels, thin blankets with no filler, cat toys, dog toys, dog treats, cat treats, Beaverdam Hi-Pro Dog food (only dry dog food used), any brand dry cat food, clay cat litter (non-clumping), plastic colanders, leashes & collars (sm., med. & lg.), and baby gates. Contact Michaele Russell, president, for more information at 302-349-4220.

Chili & Cheese Event Sample a variety of tasty chilies from wild game to vegetarian on Saturday, Nov. 15 at Greenwood Fire Hall. Along with the chilies, a selection of cheeses will be offered along with rice, tortilla chips and other snack foods. Dessert, beer and wine will round out the menu. The evening of fun will also feature music for listening and dancing and a 50/50 drawing. The event, sponsored by the HUB Club Rotary of Harrington, Greenwood and Felton, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. in the fire hall located at the intersection of Routes 13 and 16, Greenwood. Tickets are $15. All proceeds benefit the service projects of the Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary. The club's community outreach is a continuing effort that includes support of activities in all three towns and both Lake Forest and Woodbridge School districts. The club purchased basic medical supplies for victims of Hurricane Katrina and has taken on an international project by sponsoring a polio camp in Anand, India. Proceeds from the Cheese & Chili will be contributed to the Food Bank of Delaware, Milford location, and toward Rotary's mission to eradicate polio worldwide. For more information about the Chili & Cheese event or to reserve tickets, call Franklin Hendricks at 302-398-3232 (day) or 302-398-4619 (after 5 p.m.).

Father-daughter dance Daddy's Night Out - Father-Daughter Dance is open to fathers or father figures and their daughters. All ages are welcome, Saturday, Nov. 15, 7-9 p.m. It will be held at Woodbridge Elementary School Cafeteria, Greenwood. Dance tickets are $5 each. Call Jennifer at 249-0292. Music will be provided by The Jumping Jukebox. Portraits will be available for $5.

'A Celebration of Quilts' On Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Greenwood Public Library will be hosting "A Celebration of Quilts" at the VFW Hall in Greenwood. Quilts made and/or owned by local residents will be on display. In addition, members of the Helping Hands Quilt Guild of Dover will be making presentations on various aspects of quilting. At 10:30 a.m. there will be a presentation on how to start quilting, including the three basic types of quilts, choosing your fabric and batting, tools, and how to make an easy block. The demonstrations for the afternoon include: 1 p.m. - quilt-as-you-go strip quilting; 2 p.m. - paper piecing; 2:30 p.m. - yo-yo quilting; and 3 p.m. - hand appliqué. If you are curious about how to start quilting or would like to learn other quilting techniques, this is the place for you. The VFW Hall is located on the corner of Mill Street and Governors Avenue in Greenwood.

CHEER program Many adults face the challenge of managing one - and often several - chronic medical conditions, such as, high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, hearing problems, and depression. All of which can be costly and debilitating. The Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP), developed at Stanford University, has proven extremely effective at enabling people to take more control of their own health. This program can give adults a sense of control over their lives, improve their day-to-day functioning, and help save on medical bills. CHEER begins this program at the new CHEER Greenwood Activity Center. The program consists of six 2-1/2-hour workshops. The first class begins Monday, Nov. 3 at 1:30 p.m. and the workshop series ends on Monday, Dec. 8 at 1:30 p.m. This class is free but registration is required. Call Cindy Mitchell at 856-5187 to register or for more information.


Longaberger sale The Delmar Lions Club is holding a Longaberger basket sale with all proceeds going to the community and the visually impaired. Baskets, with blue and orange trim and Wildcat paws, cost $49 each. The price of the lid, with a Delmar and Wildcat logo, is $30. Liners and dividers are available upon request. For more information or to order a basket contact Mildred Riley at 846-3846 or kragera@verizon.net

Delmar Chorus Booster Dinner The Delmar Chorus Boosters will hold an all-you-can-eat beef and dumpling dinner on Sunday, Nov. 16, from 1-4 p.m., at the Delmar VFW. Tickets are $10 and are available from any chorus member or by calling the school at 302-846-9544. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Dinners are eat-in or carryout. The VFW is located on West State Street and Memorial Drive in Delmar, Md. All proceeds from the dinner will support the programs and events of the middle and high school choruses and support the high school chorus in their participation in The Music in the Park competition in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in May 2009.


Longaberger Basket Bingo A "Christmas" Longaberger Basket Bingo, benefiting the Miss Delaware's Outstanding Teen Organization, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the Millsboro Fire Company Banquet Hall, Millsboro. The event will include 20 bingo games with Longaberger Baskets as prizes. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games begin and 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For advance tickets and additional information call Georgeann White at 302-934-9797 or email ghwhite70@aol.com. The Millsboro Fire Company is located on 109 State St., Millsboro. For more information visit www.MDOTeen.org

Free Thanksgiving dinner A free Thanksgiving dinner will be held on Nov. 27, beginning promptly at noon and ending at 1:30 p.m. It will be provided by Bethel United Methodist Church and served in the Bethel Community House. Directions: west of Seaford at north end of Oak Grove Road.

Ruritan's Ham and Turkey Shoot The Ellendale Ruritan Club ham and turkey shoot, Saturday, Nov. 22, (rain date Nov. 29) 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.

Georgetown Christmas Parade The Georgetown Christmas "Balloon" Parade is set for Thursday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. The parade was renamed the "Balloon" parade when the chamber began having "Macy's Style" balloons in the parade in 2006. This year, nine balloons, even more than before, are planned. The Chamber is seeking sponsors for the balloons to help offset the cost of the balloons and the gas to fill them. Sponsors can choose a balloon and level of sponsorship, will be able to have their sign or banner carried in front of the balloon, will be announced as the sponsor of that balloon by the parade MC's David Marvel and WBOC's Dennis Ketterer. Sponsors will also receive recognition in the program/coloring book, the chamber newsletter and an ad on the chamber website for three months. Applications are now being accepted for entries in the parade. There is no charge to enter the parade. The theme for 2008 is Rudolph's Christmas Parade. For more information on both sponsoring and entering the parade, go to www.georgetowncoc.com and click the Reindeer link, email info@georgetowncoc.com or phone 302-856-1544.

Annual Memorial Service Farmington Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary to hold annual memorial service. This event will be held on Nov. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the Farmington Fire House. The event is held to honor our past service members for both the fire service and the auxiliary. Entertainment will be provided by Two Mile Road. The event is open to the public and refreshments will be served. For more information, call the Farmington Fire House at 398-4445.

Native American Heritage Month The Nanticoke Indian Association, Inc. will be celebrating Native American Heritage Month during the month of November. To celebrate this month, on Nov. 28, the association will offer free admission to their museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come and join us for a day of dancing, food, and celebration of our heritage. For further information, call our center at 302-945-3400 or our museum at 302-945-7022.


Seaford AARP Money has to be paid in time to make reservations for all trips.
  • Nov. 19 - Rainbow Dinner Theater in Pennsylvania to see the comedy, "Deck The Halls And Clean The Kitchen." Cost is $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. There will be time to Christmas shop at the Rockvale Outlets and have lunch on your own before going to the theater.
  • Mar. 9-11 - Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos, three days, $240. Deluxe accommodations at the Great Cedar Hotel. Visit the new MGM Grand Hotel casino (all connected). Breakfast and dinner buffets included, plus more. Bus leaves Peebles parking lot in Seaford. Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180 for details.

  • 'Narnia' exhibit Nanticoke Senior Center's trip to Franklin Institute 'Narnia' Exhibit will be on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 8 a.m. Trip includes: motor coach transportation, admission to Franklin Institute, lunch at Old Country Buffet, all tips and gratuities. Cost is $60 for members and $65 for non-members.

    Sight & Sound Laurel Senior Center Trip to Sight & Sound, "Miracle of Christmas," on Dec. 9. Cost is $90 and includes transportation, show & dinner at Shady Maple Smorgasbord.

    Englishtown Bus trip to Englishtown Flea Market in New Jersey on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 5 a.m. Cost is $35 for adults, children, nine-years old and under is $17.50. Money is due by Saturday, Nov. 15. Bus leaves from Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 108 First St., Bridgeville. Deacon James Stewart at 337-7003.

    Radio City Seaford Recreation's 17th annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular is set for Sunday, Dec. 7, and is now taking registrations. Cost is $145 and seats are in orchestra section. There will be a few hours after the show to tour New York City. Call 629-6809.


    Embroiders' Guild The Sussex Chapter of Embroiders' Guild meets on the second Monday of the month at the CHEER Center in Georgetown. All levels of stitchers from beginner to advanced are welcome to attend. For details call 302-539-9717.

    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.

    Acorn Club The G.F.W.C.-Seaford Acorn Club is having a meeting at the Seaford District Library on Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The hostesses are Kitty Medford and Mabel Gassaway and their committee.

    AARP membership AARP Seaford Chapter 1084 of western Sussex County will meet Thursday, Nov. 13, at Methodist Manor House, Fellowship Hall, in Seaford, at 1:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be from the Seaford Library. Guests, 50 years or older, are welcome and invited to join in refreshments and conversation after the meeting. For more information regarding membership to this state chapter, call Helen at 875-5086.

    S.C. Genealogical Society The Sussex County Genealogical Society (SCGS) will meet at 10:30 a.m., Nov. 15, in the upstairs meeting room of the Rehoboth Beach Public Library. Anyone interested in learning about his or her family's history is welcome to attend this free monthly meeting. Each month features a program on some aspect of the genealogy hobby. At this meeting, our web master, Dick Cleveland, will give an overview of the design and development of websites. Dick served two years as president of the ROOTS Users Group of Arlington, Va., which had over 600 members worldwide. In later years he worked as a volunteer for the Arlington Commission on Aging and other non-profit organizations designing and implementing data management systems. He's currently responsible for four other websites including the town of Dewey Beach. His program should give a great insight in how SCGS' website functions to keep its membership informed and help you with ideas on establishing a web site of your own. For further information call 875-5418 or visit our website at www.scgsdelaware.org.

    S.C. 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 Highway, Georgetown, at 10 a.m. Agendas and minutes can be viewed on the county's website at www.sussexcountyde.gov. All meetings are open to the public For more information, call Raymond Moore, Chair, at 436-8132.

    Republican Women's lunch The November meeting of the Republican Women's Club will be held early this month because of the Thanksgiving holiday. The luncheon meeting will be held on Nov. 19, at the Sussex Pines Country Club at 10:45 a.m. The cost of the lunch is $15. The subject of this month's meeting is "A Salute to Our Military" with special guest speaker Brig. Gen. Reid Beveridge, Ret. He will speak on the subject of "How Great We Really Are, Despite the Media." Members and guests who have family members in the services are asked to bring him/her along. Those who are members of the services are asked to wear their uniform or just the hat so we can identify the various branches represented. Members and guests are asked to make reservations by calling Kathy Vengazo at 302-539-4757. For more information about this meeting, the club, or club activities see the club web site at: www.scrwc.net

    H.A.P.P.E.N. The members of H.A.P.P.E.N., Hearn's Pond Association for its protection, preservation, enhancement and naturalization will meet on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Museum. Among the topics to be discussed are traffic, the Hearn's Pond Dam and annexation. As always, H.A.P.P.E.N. members welcome any group or individual who is interested in attending the meeting.

    AARP membership AARP Seaford Chapter 1084 of Western Sussex County will meet Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall in Seaford, at 1:30 p.m. Guest speaker, Mary Ellen Farquhar, of Seaford Public Library. Persons, 50 years or older, who would like information regarding this chapter are welcome and invited to join in refreshments and conversation after the meeting. Members are reminded to turn in their 2008 volunteer ours to Helen Skjoldager, 875-5086.

    SCWDC meeting The Sussex County Women's Democrat Club will hold its regular monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 20, at Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown. A business meeting is scheduled with a Thanksgiving luncheon. Members are asked to bring a friend and newcomers are always welcome. Dinner will cost $13 per person. For details and reservations, call Catherine King 628-4812 or e-mail Ladycdk@comcast.net.

    Widowed Persons Service The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 12:15 p.m. at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be James Littleton of the Laurel Lions Club. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

    Georgetown NAARF The Georgetown Chapter (1992) of the National Association of Active Retired Federal Employees will hold their next meeting on Monday, Nov. 17, at noon, with lunch at the Pizza King Restaurant on Stein Highway in Seaford. The program is a lecture about Patty Cannon. Joan Anderson is the speaker. She has done extensive research on the subject and is an adjunct professor at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills, Md. She is also librarian for the Kent County Historical Society Museum in Md. and takes part in a national program, "Character Counts." If you have any questions about the lecture or NARFE Meetings, please call Charles Singman at 337-0337.

    Seaford Republican Club The next meeting of the Seaford Republican Women's Club will be held on Nov. 20 at 10:30 a.m. in the Seaford museum. This is a departure from the usual fourth Thursday because of the Thanksgiving holiday. The change of location is needed because of the program. Jim Blackwell will demonstrate the use of a touch-screen presentation he has developed featuring individuals from this area who have serve in the Delaware legislature. Blackwell spent more than 1,000 hours on the project including the research, organization of information, computer input, and photograph enhancement. Mary Ellen Farquhar will be present to talk about plans for the new Seaford Library and Cultural Center. Chicken salad box lunches from Seaford Golf & Country Club will be available for $8 each. Reservations are required and may be made by calling Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788 before Monday, Nov. 17.