Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 11, 2009
 
SEAFORD AREA:

Farmers and Artisans Market Seaford's Farmers and Artisans Market will be open for the 2009 season from Saturday, June 13 to Saturday, Sept. 26 in Kiwanis Park on Saturday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Kiwanis Park is located at the intersection of Atlanta Road and Stein Highway. We encourage local growers to join us by bringing your locally grown and/or organic fruits, vegetables, cut herbs, plants and cut flowers. For registration information, visit www.seafordmarket.vpweb.com or email or call the Market Master, Sonja Mehaffey at 2cats-sonja@comcast.net or 302-245-9494.

Olde Seaford Block Watch Olde Seaford Block Watch invites you to the Seaford Police Station, Monday, June 15, 7 p.m. Program: Det. Chambers explaining the importance of the upgraded 911 center and police station. Call 629-9844 for more information.

'Books and Birdies' Golf Classic Seaford Library and Cultural Center: The 1st Annual "Books and Birdies" Golf Classic will be held at the Seaford Golf & Country Club on Friday, July 24. The cost is $125 per player and includes use of the driving range with range balls, greens fee and cart, a hospitality cart, buffet luncheon, and prizes for many on-course contests, tee gifts, door drawings, and putting and chipping contests. Proceeds from the tournament go toward construction of the new Library and Cultural Center. Registration forms are available at any Sussex County Library and at the Seaford Golf & Country Club. For more information, contact the Pro Shop at the Club at 629-2890.

Yard Sale for St. Luke's On Saturday, June 13, St. Luke's Parish will participate in a yard sale held at Wheaton's (the former Tull's) on Stein Highway. Items were donated by the parishioners and all proceeds will benefit the church.

Seaford Library
  • "Lights, Camera, Action." The Seaford District Library hosts "Movie Night" on Thursday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m.
  • The "Science and Religion" book discussion will meet on Monday, June 15 at 6 p.m.
  • Sign-up for the Teen Summer Reading Program, Express Yourself @ Your Library, which begins on Tuesday, June 16, at 12:30 p.m.
  • Baby Bookworms, an infant story time, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m, no registration required
  • Toddler Tales Story Time, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., no registration required.
  • 3-5 Story Time, Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Registration now required, and opens two weeks before the story time date.
  • The Seaford District Library has joined IHOP in an effort to raise money for the Library. Eat a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury, Md. IHOP locations and return an itemized receipt along with a comment card to the Seaford District Library. We must have the comment cards with itemized receipts in order to receive the reimbursement. The Seaford Library will receive 10% of the total receipt.
  • "Be Creative @ Your Library" this summer at the Seaford District Library and explore the worlds of music, dance, art, books and more. The 2009 Summer Reading Program is open to young people from birth to entering the sixth grade. Registration for the Reading Program starts on Monday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with Make and Take crafts. All programs are open to the public and free of charge. For information, call the Seaford District Library at 302-629-2524.
  • There will be a Seaford Library Board meeting on Monday, June 23 at 6 p.m.
  • Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. starting June 24, Baby Bookworms and Toddler Time are combining during the Summer Library Reading Program.


Dinner/Variety Show WOTM Chapter 1384 presents a dinner/variety show on Saturday, June 13 - "A Redneck Wedding Cruise" at the Moose Lodge, Bridgeville Highway, Seaford. Call Gladys Bonowicz at 875-1519 or Moose Lodge 629-8408 for details.

Rabies vaccination clinic A rabies vaccination clinic will be held Saturday, June 13, 8 to 10 a.m., at the Seaford Fire Station, rain or shine. Cash only - leashes and carriers are required. Cost is $13/Rabies; $10/Distemper/Parvo. "Dr. Mike" Metzler, DVM of Four Paws, is attending vet. Sponsored by Homeless Cat Helpers, Inc.

'Send a Kid to Camp' Morning Star Publications, publishers of the Laurel Star and Seaford Star newspapers is joining the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club to help send area kids to summer camp. The "Send a Kid to Camp" project features a series of "parking lot" performances by local singer, Tony Windsor. Any business interested in hosting the performances in their store parking lot can contact Maria Motley at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club by calling 628-3789.

Blades VFC 75th anniversary Blades Volunteer Fire Company is offering a 75th Anniversary collector basket featuring a special laser engraved lid. The American Traditions Basket Company in Canal Fulton, Ohio makes the hard maple handmade baskets. Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Blades Volunteer Fire Department by buying a commemorative basket. The "Buckeye" Basket features a special laser engraved wood lid, commemorative brass tag, bicentennial weave, and plastic protector. The basket measures 6.50" x 3.75" and sells for $45 each. For more information or to pre-order baskets contact James Bratten at 629-4896. Cash or checks are accepted for payment.

Seaford Historical Society raffle The Seaford Historical Society is offering a raffle featuring a day on the Nanticoke River in the Spring of 2010. This all-day excursion accommodates a party of six people on a boat ride that leaves from the Marina at Nanticoke River Marine Park in Blades, Seaford. Other festivities included with this trip are mid-morning snacks on-board ship, lunch in Vienna, Md., a self-guided walking tour of historic Vienna, a visit to the Vienna Heritage Museum and refreshments on the ride back to Seaford in the afternoon. A raffle ticket to win this trip costs only $5 or five tickets may be purchased for $20. Tickets are available at the Seaford Museum which is open Thursdays through Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m., or at the Ross Mansion which is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. At other times call the Seaford Historical Society office at 628-9828 for tickets. The drawing will take place at the Victorian Christmas at the Ross Mansion on Dec. 13, 2009. The income from this raffle helps with the maintenance of the Seaford Museum and the Ross Mansion.

SSA opens for season The Seaford Swimming Association is open for the 2009 season. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. SSA, a family-oriented pool located in a wooded setting on Craigs Mill Pond Road, is welcoming new members. Recreational swimming, picnics, swimming lessons, swim team, parties and family activities are offered throughout the summer. For more information or a membership application, call 629-8773 or visit www.swimssa.com.

Class of '98 reunion The Seaford High School Class of 1998 is planning a reunion on Friday, June 26 at the Dogfish Head Brewpub in Rehoboth Beach. For more information, email Andrea Jones at seaford98@gmail.com.

Delaware Teen Challenge Do a good deed today for Delaware Teen Challenge (formerly Seaford Mission). Donate your old or unused vehicle. Get a tax write off and help someone with life controlling problems. Call Delaware Teen Challenge at 629-2559.

LAUREL EVENTS:

American Legion Auxiliary Laurel American Legion Auxiliary is offering two - $1,000 scholarships. Applications can be picked up at the office of Laurel High School.

Yard Sale at Bethany Church A large yard sale, bake table and craft table is planned for Saturday, June 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bethany Church, which is located in Lowes Crossroads off Route 24, eight miles east of Laurel. Items include fishing rods, reels and tackle, furniture, household items, glassware, clothing, toys, etc. Breakfast sandwiches, lunch, baked goods and refreshments will be available.

Indoor Yard/Bake Sale The Laurel American Legion Auxiliary Unit #19 will hold an Indoor Yard/Bake Sale on Saturday, June 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Laurel American Legion Home on Route 24 East.

Community mentors needed The Laurel Kids Connection Mentoring Program seeks adult volunteers to mentor a middle school-aged child. Mentors can meet during school lunch time or after school. Mentors and students meet throughout the summer at the Laurel Public Library and enjoy the benefits of scheduled field trips and events. Mentors are asked for a one hour per week commitment for 12 months. For more information, contact Shawn Phillips at 629-7790, ext. 17.

Bethel Historical Society yard sale The Bethel Historical Society will sponsor a community yard sale on the grounds of the Bethel Museum, June 13 from 7 a.m. until noon. They will be selling scrapple sandwiches and something sweet. If you are interested in setting up your own table, the price per table is $10. Any questions call 875-3971

Laurel Mayor & Council The Laurel Mayor and Council will be holding a public hearing on Monday, June 22, beginning at 7 p.m. or as soon as possible thereafter. The purpose of the public hearing is for the presentation of the town's proposed FY 2010 Budget. The public hearing will be held in Mayor and Council Chambers, 201 Mechanic St., Laurel.

Benefit Dirt Car Show Hardee's invites the public to their 2nd Annual Share Night for Camp Barnes at the Laurel restaurant located on Rt. 13 in Laurel, on June 16, from 6-9 p.m. During the event, local dirt car drivers will have their cars on display and will be available to sign autographs. There will be raffles, giveaways, an appearance by Speed Racer for the kids, Tim the Tune Man, and the Amp Energy simulator car. The Wheel 2 Wheel Show is scheduled to broadcast live from 8-9 p.m. and the best part is 20 percent of all purchases made at Hardee's between 6-9 p.m. will go straight to Camp Barnes. Come out for a great night of food, friends and FUNdraising and support a great cause. For more information, call 875-6013.

Old Christ Church opens Old Christ Church services will continue through the first Sunday in October. All services begin at 9:30 a.m. with the exception of the Blessing of the Animals, at 4 p.m. This year, the SPCA will join in the Blessing of the Animals and all donations will benefit the SPCA. All services will be led by the Rev. Blanche Powell and Ken Athey. Music will be provided by Janet Jones. There will be a concert of vocal music at Old Christ Church on Chipman Pond in Laurel, on Sunday, June 14, at 3 p.m. Performers will be the ensemble singers from the Southern Delaware Choral Society as well as two sopranos and two tenors. They will be performing varied selections from classical to folk songs and hymn arrangements. Old Christ Church is 237 years old and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The church is unique in that it's never been altered from its original condition. A free will offering will be taken up at the concert to benefit the church. For information or directions, call 228-6097. The church will open for tours during Laurel's 4th of July celebration at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Tours will be led by Vice President Kendal Jones. Any donations given to the Old Christ Church League are now tax deductible as the League was recently successful in becoming a 501C3 (nonprofit) organization.

Laurel VFD event On Saturday, July 25, from 6-9 p.m. (Doors open at 5 p.m.) the Laurel Fire Dept.; 205 W. 10th St., will have a dinner, a 50/50, a Chinese auction, and door prizes. Dinner menu includes: hot roast beef sandwiches, fried chicken, corn on the cob, bake beans, coleslaw, chips & pretzels, desert, beer, soda, ice tea, cash bar. Tickets are $20 a person, or $35 a couple. Advance ticket sales only. For tickets call 875-3081 or email sbrittingham@lauelfiredept.com.

DELMAR EVENTS:

Chicken BBQ A benefit for Wicomico Relay for Life will be held June 27 from 2 - 6 p.m. at St. Stephen's Church at 101 E. State Street, Delmar. Cost is $7.50 and includes chicken, roll, beans, slaw and dessert. Contact the church office at 302-846-9501 or Peggy Moore at 302-846-3901 for more information.

D.H.S. class of '84 reunion Delmar High School Class of 1984 celebrates its 25th class reunion on Friday, July 31 through Sunday, Aug. 2. On Friday, July 31 - social/cocktails, location to be announced. On Saturday, Aug. 1 - Delmar VFW, dinner dance at 6 p.m., tickets $27 per person. On Sunday, Aug. 2 - Old Mill Crab House at 3 p.m. Contact Lisa (Payne) Henry at 410-896-2214 or LDHenry84@comcast.net. RSVP by July10.

GREENWOOD EVENTS:

Book discussion group On Tuesday, June 16, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Greenwood Library's Bound by Books discussion group will discuss the book, The Witness, by bestselling author Dee Henderson. The discussion will be held in the library meeting room and is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served. To obtain a copy of the book, drop by the Greenwood Public Library or call Robin Miller at 349-5309.

Summer Reading Program The Greenwood Public Library's adult summer reading club, "Book a Summer Getaway @ Your Library," will be going on until Aug. 17. The summer reading club is open to anyone 18 years and older or those who have graduated from high school. To participate, register at the Greenwood Library and start reading or listening to your favorite books. Entry slips are filled out for each book; these entry slips enter you in weekly prize drawings and a grand prize drawing on Aug. 17. In addition, $1 worth of fine forgiveness will be granted for each week's participation. For more information, contact the Greenwood Library at 349-5309.

Beginning computer classes Visit the Greenwood Public Library every Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 4 p.m. and learn the basics of a mouse and keyboard in a relaxed atmosphere. Registration is required, so call 349-5309 or come by the library to sign up.

Scrapbook classes Scrapbooking classes will be held at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center on the first and third Thursdays, each month from 1 - 2:30 p.m. Join us at the center for free scrapbooking classes in June. July classes are $3 each class. For more information call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Craft supply swap The Craft Supply Swap at the Greenwood Public Library on Thursday, June 18, at 6:30 p.m. There is no charge for this event. For questions, please call 349-5309. The Greenwood Public Library is located at 100 Mill St., just east of the railroad tracks in Greenwood.

'Living Well' course Anyone living with heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and other chronic diseases will benefit from a free six-week course on self management of chronic disease at the Greenwood Cheer Center. The course is for anyone with one or more chronic conditions. Barbara Tucker, Community Education coordinator for Delaware Hospice, will conduct the course, entitled "Living Well," which will meet on June 17 and every Wednesday until July 29, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required by June 15. To register, call Susan Welch, 349-5237 or Barbara Tucker at 302-463-1054.

Wii Fit at CHEER Center Wii Fit Exercise begins this month on Mondays and Thursdays at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center, 41 Schulze Road in Greenwood. Wii Fit is a combination of fitness and fun. By playing a little every day, you can work toward personal goals of better health and fitness. For more information call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

BRIDGEVILLE EVENTS:

Friends fundraiser 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 reciept to the comment card and drop it off at The Bridgeville Library, Bridgeville Town Hall, or The Providence Sales Cottage at Heritage Shores. For more information, call Pat McDonald at 337-7192.

Bridgeville VFC yard sale Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company will hold a yard sale on Saturday, June 20, from 7 a.m. to noon, in the Fire Company back parking lot. Vendors Wanted. $10 per space; $15 with a table. Call to reserve space 302-337-0381.

SURROUNDING AREAS:

Heritage Day in Harrington The city of Harrington extends an invitation to all those who would like to participate in its 31st Annual Heritage Day celebration on Saturday, August 28. That includes exhibitors, crafts demonstrators and vendors offering food and other merchandise who would like to reserve space for the day. Planners are also looking for anyone who would like to join the parade - individual marchers, groups, floats, organizations, vehicles, bands and others. For information or entries, call Bill Falasco, Harrington Parks & Recreation, 398-7975.

Strikes for St. Jude Kids The first "Cat Coutry/Dr. Pepper Strikes for St. Jude Kids" Bowling Tournament is Sunday, June 28 from noon to 2 p.m. at Millsboro Lanes on Mitchell Street in Millsboro. All proceeds benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Bowling enthusiasts and businesses are encouraged to form a four-person team and raise a minimum of $50 per bowler ($200 per team). Corporate partnerships are also available. Teams will receive a game of bowling with free shoe rental, free food and drinks courtesy of Dr. Pepper, a chance to win door prizes and more. There will also be a Chinese Auction table and 50/50 raffle drawings. To sign up your team or to find out more, call 410-219-2500.

Millsboro Kiwanis to host dance The Kiwanis Club of Greater Millsboro will host a dance on Saturday, June 20 at the Millsboro Fire Hall, on State Street in downtown Millsboro, from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person at the door. A wide variety of music will be provided by D.J. Jennifer, as well as two dance instruction sessions during the evening. The event is B.Y.O.B., and will include a 50/50 drawing. Snacks will also be available. Must be 21 or older to attend. Proceeds from the event will benefit Kiwanis programs for local children and youth. For more information, call 302-934-8424 or e-mail gmillsborokiwanis@mchsi.com.

Del Tech hosts Elderhostel Adults 55 and up can enjoy a week of new ideas, people, experiences and entertainment with the Elderhostel program hosted by Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. A variety of activities are planned in Rehoboth Beach and Ocean City, Md. in June. The "Radio Days; Glorious American Musical; Laughter is the Best Medicine" program, Sunday, June 14 to Friday, June 19, features three different courses. Recall the days when Americans gathered around radios to hear news, dramas and comedians in "Radio Days." "Glorious American Musical" celebrates one of America's greatest contributions to world culture. Tickle your funny bone with a stand-up comic in "Laughter is the Best Medicine." These courses are taught at Atlantic Sands Hotel. For more information or to register, contact Delaware Tech's Adult Plus+ program at 302-856-5618.

Kid's Fest Kid's Fest, a day for kids, will be held on Saturday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington. The event benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware. Free entertainment includes the Comedy and Juggling of Mark Lohr. The day features a big inflatable fair with moon bounces and slides plus pony rides, arts and crafts, a Healthy Kids Expo, Teen Idol Contest, antique tractor show and horse show. Admission is $3 for adults, free for kids. Ride and game tickets are 25 for $5. Free parking. For more information, call 302-398-4630 ext. 110 or visit www.kidsfestde.org.

Georgetown Library 5K The 6th Annual Georgetown Public Library 5K (3.1 miles) Race/Walk, Adult/Child walk (1 mile) is Friday, June 19, 7 p.m., North Bedford Street Park, Georgetown. Both courses begin and end at the park. The event will be held rain or shine. There is a $15 pre-registration fee through Wednesday, June 17 ($20 after). Race day registration is from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Children are $5. All walkers will receive a certificate and the first 100 registrants receive a t-shirt. Awards will be presented to the male/female 5K overall and master champions runners as well as the top three finishers from under 9 to 70 and over. Water stop and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call the library at 856-7958.

Bluegrass Festival The 15th Annual Peninsula Bluegrass Festival will be held at the Marvel Carriage Museum Grounds, Georgetown, on Friday, June 19, at 3 pm. Until 11 p.m. and Saturday, June 20, 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday Admission is $15; Saturday is $25; and weekend $40. Free rough camping with weekend ticket. In case of inclement weather it will be held indoors. For more information, call 875-2595 or 430-4036.

Sussex Pomona Grange Picnic Sussex Pomona Grange Picnic will be held Sunday, June 28, 2 p.m., at Bedford Street Park (next to Georgetown Presbyterian Church, at 203 North Bedford St., Georgetown. This is hosted by Midland Grange #27.

TRIPS:

Visit to Salisbury Zoo The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will visit the Salisbury Zoo on Friday, June 19. We will leave the center at 10 a.m. and the zoo at 2 p.m. Cost, which is $4 for members and $6 for non-members, includes transportation and a picnic lunch. The public is invited to attend. For reservation or more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Seaford AARP trips Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 if offering the following trips to the public. Sept.2 - Rainbow Dinner Theater- "Uncle Chick's Last Wish." The uncle everyone loved who was so full of humor and left a last wish including a nude beach. Cost: $70. September 12-18 - Mackinac Island, Michigan. In Michigan you'll visit Frankenmuth, Mackinac Island, Sault Ste. Marie, and St. Ignace. Cost: $790 pp double. October 16 - Strasburg Railroad with lunch on the train. Cost: $69. November 16-20, Christmas at the Biltmore Estates in Ashville, N.C. Cost: $589 pp double. Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180 for more information on all the above trips.

Rails & Trails Escorted motor-coach trip to Waterville Valley, New Hampshire sponsored by the Seaford WPS, Sept. 21-24. Four days and three nights - cost $639 per person, includes lodging, three breakfasts, three dinners, entertainment, cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee, Castle in the clouds, Rock Estates, Mt. Washington Cog Railway, dinner on Lake Winnipesaukee Railroad, Wolfeboro Village, all gratuities, taxes and baggage handling. For additional information contact Frances Horner at 629-4416.

Branson trip Nanticoke Senior Center and Curran Travel are providing a trip to Branson on Tuesday, Oct. 13, to Wednesday, Oct. 21. The trip includes: round trip Motorcoach transportation, eight nights accommodations, great sightseeing tours, admission to nine great shows including Mickey Gilley, Lee Greenwood & the Bellamy Brothers and Shoji Tabuci. Cost is $1,075 per person-double occupancy, $1,355 single occupancy. A $200 deposit is required. Call the center for more information, 629-4939.

Bethel UMC trip Sailors Bethel United Methodist Church is sponsoring a trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. to attend Gaitherfest with Bill and Gloria Gaither. Prices: single, $750; double, $575 per person (2 in a room); triple, $525 per person (3 in a room); quad, $525 per person (4 in a room). Deposit of $150 per couple with booking, $75 for single. Tour includes: Thursday, Oct. 1, arrive in Myrtle Beach, S.C. at the Beach Cove Resort. Dinner at Chestnut Hill Restaurant. Friday, Oct. 2, Breakfast buffet at the hotel, Myrtle Beach Low Country Tour, shopping at Broadway at the Beach. Return to hotel to freshen up and at 6 p.m. go to Gaitherfest show at the Convention Center. Sunday, Oct. 4, breakfast buffet at the hotel and return for home. All included in prices above. Deposit of $150 per couple with booking; $75 for single. Includes three Gaither concerts. Call 875-5448 for more information.

MEETINGS:

Embroiders' Guild The Sussex Chapter of Embroiders' Guild meets on the second Monday of the month - Sept. through June at 10 a.m. at the CHEER Center in Georgetown. We welcome all levels of stitchers from beginner to advanced. For details call 410-208-9386.

Knitting Guild Association The "Sea Purls" chapter of the Knitting Guild Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 10 -2 p.m. at the Cheer Community Center in Georgetown on the corner of Route 9 and Sand Hill Road. The next meeting is on Wednesday, July 1. Lunch is available. New members always welcome. For details, call 302-854-6776.

Amateur Radio Association The regular monthly meeting of the Sussex Amateur Radio Association (SARA) will be held on Wednesday June 17 at the Marvel Museum located at 510 S. Bedford Street in Georgetown. FCC license testing for all levels begins at 6:30 p.m. An informal social starts at 7 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. This meeting is open to anyone that has an interest in amateur radio, so plan to attend and join in on an informative evening and fun. For more information on this and other SARA Club events, visit www.sussexamateurradio.com.

Friends of Laurel Library The pleasure of your company is requested at the annual meeting of the Friends of the Laurel Public Library. The meeting will be held in the library's Community Room on Tuesday, June 16 at 7 p.m. Tony Varrato, an award-winning author of teen books and a resident of Sussex County, will discuss his books and the importance of reading in the development of young people. Becky Norton, Laurel's Youth Services Librarian, will make a presentation on the impact of the library's teen programs, which the Friends support, in the lives of our youth. Officers will be elected for the coming year. All applicants are welcome. The group also welcomes volunteers to assist with fundraisers and serve on a variety of committees.

Delaware Equine Council The next meeting of the Delaware Equine Council is Monday, June 15 at 7 p.m. at the Harrington Public library. Everyone who is interested in the welfare of horses is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Stan 302-684-3966 or Peggy 629-5233.

39th District Democrats The 39th District Democrats will hold their monthly meeting on June 18, at Pizza King in Seaford. Join us in welcoming guest speaker, Pat Ewing, the new Sussex County Democratic chairperson. There will be a "Meet & Greet" at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.

Georgetown AARP Join Georgetown AARP Chapter 5340 at their monthly luncheon meetings held on the first Monday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the Sussex Pines Country Club. For details contact Dee Richards at 302-841-5066.

Widowed persons The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, June 16, at 12:15 p.m. at the Eastern Star in Seaford. The planned guest speakers will be Mary Esther Mills and Frances Horner. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

SCCOR The Sussex County Community Organized Regiment (SCCOR) will meet again on Tuesday, June 16 at 7:30 pm, in the pavilion at American Legion Post 28, on Legion Road in Oak Orchard. Along with a SCCOR platform presentation, this meeting's featured speaker will be radio personality and political commentator Shaun Fink. On Tuesday, July 7 SCCOR's speaker will be Ron Sams, Chairman, Sussex County Republican Committee.

Women's Democrat Club On Thursday, June 18, the Sussex County Women's Democrat Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown. The guest speaker is Hugh Leahy from the Delaware Community Foundation. Contact Catherine King for details and reservations at 628-9080 or e-mail Ladyedk@comcast.net. Members are asked to bring a friend. Guests are always welcome.

Historical Society picnic The annual picnic for members of Seaford Historical Society will be held on Sunday, June 28, at the VFW Pavilion on Middleford Road at 6 p.m. Each family is asked to bring a covered dish of vegetables, salad or dessert. Chicken and beverages will be provided. The charge is $5 per person. Anyone who would like to attend but is not a member may join that evening. Membership costs $20 per person or $35 per family. Reservations must be made before June 22 by calling Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.