Bulletin Board
Thursday, September 16, 2010
 
LOCAL FUNDRAISERS

CHEER Beach Day 2010 CHEER, a non-profit private organization that serves senior citizens in Sussex County, will hold Beach Day 2010, one of its' biggest annual fundraisers, on Friday, Sept. 24. The event includes a health fair at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center and a fundraising walk for seniors around the boardwalk. To participate in the Health Fair, donate to, or be a sponsor, call 856-5187.

Chicken BBQ for Class of 2012 Seaford High School's Class of 2012 will hold a Chicken BBQ fundraiser from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 25, in the lot next to Home Team Realty in Seaford. The event will be held rain or shine. Cost is $7 per dinner which includes 1/2 a roaster from Allen's Family Foods, chips, pickle, a roll and soda. The event will help raise money for the Junior Class Prom.

'Flapjack Breakfast' "Flapjack Breakfast" at Applebee's in Salisbury to benefit the Delmar Teens Against Cancer Relay for Life Team on Sunday, Sept. 19, from 8 to 10 a.m. Tickets are $6 for AYCE pancakes, sausage and drink in advance or at the door. Free car wash and50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. For tickets and more information, contact Terry at 410-430-0337.

NHS holds Basket Bingo The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Seaford Elks Lodge, Elks Road, Seaford.The filled basket bingo will consist of 20 games and feature several Longaberger baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door.In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, attendees wearing pink will receive a ticket for an exclusive Longaberger Horizon of Hope basket. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, contact the EAC at 629-6611, ext. 8944 or MorrisR@nanticoke.org.

World's Largest Truck Convoy Attention all truckers - join us on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 10:30 a.m., for the annual Special Olympics Delaware Truck Convoy, sponsored by Walmart and FedEx. The Truck Convoy starts and ends at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington and will include a parade through downtown Harrington and post-event celebration. The entry fee is $100 per truck to enjoy a 30-mile, police-escorted drive through southern Delaware. For more information, contact Special Olympics Delaware at 302-831-GOLD; or visit www.sode.org.

'Run for the Buds' Join hundreds of runners and walkers for the second annual "Run for the Buds," presented by AstraZeneca, on Saturday, Oct. 16, at 9 a.m. at Rockford Park. In addition to a 5k run and fun walk, this year's event also includes a half marathon. All proceeds from this family-friendly event benefit Best Buddies Delaware and the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware. Pre-registration is $20 for the run or walk and $50 for the half marathon and can be done online at www.runforthebudsDE.org. For more information, visit www.runforthebudsDE.org or call 302-691-3187.

Community Yard Sale Seaford Wesleyan Church (The Ark), Seaford, will hold a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 7 a.m. until. Reserve your space with a $5 donation to sell your stuff. There will be a lot of items for sale including hot dogs, egg & Scrapple sandwiches, baked goods and more. Rain date is Sept. 25. For more information or to reserve your space, call Marlene at 536-1335 or Barbara at 877-0815.

Mt. Olivet UMC chicken bbq A chicken bbq fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., to benefit Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church. The bbq will be held on Rt. 13 north, next to Dover Pools. For $6 you get a barbeque chicken half, chips, pickle and roll. For more information or to pre-order, call 629-4458. Delivery will be available to local businesses. Drinks and bake sale items also available.

Bridgeville Open Golf Tournament The fourth Bridgeville Charity Open golf tournament will be held on Friday, Oct. 8, at Heritage Shores in Bridgeville. Registration and a continental breakfast begin at 8 a.m., with the shotgun start for the four-player scramble starting at 9 a.m. sharp. A luncheon and awards ceremony will follow the tournament. Proceeds will support the efforts of the Bridgeville Kiwanis Foundation, the Bridgeville Lions Foundation and the Bridgeville Senior Center. To become a sponsor or to register for the tournament, call Peggy Smith at 337-7135.

Join the Alzheimers Memory Walk The Kent-Sussex Memory Walk Committee is planning the Alzheimers Memory Walk, the only annual fundraiser held in Sussex County, on Saturday, Oct. 2. Participants are needed. Register online at http://memorywalk2010.kintera.org/Rehoboth. For more information, call Jamie Magee at 854-9788 or 1-800-272-3900. Team Captain kits are available online at www.alz.org/desjsepa.

Hospice Golf Outing The Delaware Hospice Golf Outing, sponsored by NRG, will be held on Monday, Oct. 11, at Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club in Dagsboro. The fee is $125 per person which includes green fees, cart, box lunch, golf jacket and an awards reception. The format will be a scramble. Registration begins at 10 a.m., with a shotgun start at noon. Sponsorships at varying levels are available. For more information, contact Peggy Dolby at 856-7717, ext. 2123.

Eat pancakes, help the library The friends group of the Bridgeville Public Library is raising money through area IHOP restaurants. Patrons can eat at IHOP in Seaford, Rehoboth Beach, Salisbury, Md. and Dover and then take their receipts and restaurant comment cards to the library or to Bridgeville Town Hall. The library will receive a payment from IHOP for every receipt and card that is collected. For details, call Pat McDonald, 337-7192.

Eat at IHOP to help the library Enjoy a meal any time at the IHOP restaurant in Seaford and support the Greenwood Library. Simply fill out a comment card after eating and give it to the cashier as you pay. You will be given a special receipt which you then take to the Greenwood Library on your next visit.

Raffle benefits SPCA The Georgetown Shelter - Delaware SPCA is holding a special "Bethany Beach Getaway" raffle to raise money for the shelter and its homeless pets. The package, valued at over $950, includes a two night stay at the Addy Sea Bed & Breakfast; gift certificates to Studio 26 Salon & Spa, DiFebo's Restaurant, Bethany Blues Restaurant, Harpoon Hanna's Restaurant, The Cafe on 26 Bistro and The Pottery Place; two prints from Carolina Street; and an ocean kayaking adventure. The services provided by the Delaware SPCA are only possible with the charitable support of the community. Tickets for the raffle are $10 each and the drawing will take place on Oct. 10. For more information, or to purchase raffle tickets, call 541-4478.

SEAFORD EVENTS:

Seaford Night Out On Sept. 23, from 5 to 8 p.m., the Seaford Police Department, along with Delaware State Police Troop #5 and Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club, will host the 19th Annual "Seaford Community Night Out Against Crime and Drugs." The festivities will be on the Police Department and Western Sussex Boy's and Girl's Club properties in the 300 block of Virginia Ave., Seaford.

Arts show and sale The Nanticoke River Arts Show & Sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, from 1 - 5 p.m. This 4th annual garden party is hosted by Dennis Russel, Act II Florist in his backyard garden. There will be music and refreshments. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 19.

AARP offers driver safety program An AARP Driver Safety Course for all and any drivers will be given form 1 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 20 and 21, at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Rd., Seaford. The two-day program, sponsored by AARP, stresses how older drivers may operate vehicles safely. For information and registration call Mr. Devone at 629-8081, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The cost of the program is $12 for members and $14 for non-members.

Chicken & dumpling dinner The women of the Woodland United Methodist Church will serve a chicken and dumpling dinner on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $10; children 6-12 yrs are $4; 5 yrs and under are free. Woodland Church is located 4.5 miles west of Seaford next to the Woodland Ferry house. No carry-outs. For additional information call 629-5404 or 629-4662.

Christ Lutheran Christmas Bazaar Christ Lutheran Church is holding their annual Christmas Bazaar on Sept. 25, from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. There will be baked goods, crafts, thrift items and a Chinese auction. The church is located at 315 N. Shipley Street, Seaford.

Class of 2000 Reunion Seaford High School Class of 2000 will hold their 10 year reunion at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Rusty Rudder Restaurant on 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach.Cost is $45 per person and RSVP and payment is due by Oct. 1. Make checks payable to Katie Sapna Owens and mail to 16 Cinder Way, Georgetown, DE 19947. For more information, visit the class Facebook page, SHS class of 2000, or email seafordhigh2000@gmail.com.

Rabies & Distemper Clinics Homeless Cat Helpers, a non-profit, all volunteer, all spay/neuter, no kill cat rescue organization, will hold its annual Rabies and Distemper vaccination clinic on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 8 to 10 a.m., at the Seaford Fire Station on Cannon Street. This event is for dogs and cats. Cost is $13 for Rabies and $12 for Distemper/Parvo.

Fall Festival seeks crafters Artisans, crafters and vendors are needed to participate in the "Fall Festival" on Oct. 23-24, during the 150th Anniversary Celebration of the Governor Ross Mansion in Seaford.For a registration form, contact Cathy VanSciver at 262-9459 or email cathy.vansciver@gmail.com.

Seaford Library
  • There is a Pre-K and Kindergarten "Story Time" at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center on Thursday, Sept. 16 and Thursday, Oct. 7, at 10:30 a.m.
  • The "Science and Religion" Book discussion will meet at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center on Monday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will have "Baby Bookworms" on Tuesday, Sept. 21 and Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 10:30 a.m. This program introduces infants through 36-month-old to the world of nursery rhymes and books.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center is having "Family Fun Time" on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 4 p.m. Anne Norman will be the guest speaker.
  • There will be a Seaford Library and Cultural Center Board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m.


Singletree Stables open house Singletree Stables Riding School located at 22237 Briarhook Road in Seaford, will hold an open house on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. Rain date is Oct. 10 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Swheatscoop September fundraiser Homeless Cat Helpers (HCH), Inc., is having a month-long fundraiser at Concord Pets in Seaford.Stop in and make a donation to HCH by purchasing a $1 or $5 paw print, and your donation will be usedfor theirpurchase of Swheatscoop Litter for their kitten foster/adoption program. For more information, visit www.HomelessCatHelpers.PetFinder.org.

SHS Class of 1990 Reunion Seaford High School Class of 1990 will hold their 20 year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 5 to 10 p.m., in the ballroom of Heritage Shores Club House in Bridgeville. The event is $45 per person. Checks, which should be made payable to SHS Class of 1990, can be mailed to Sandy Whitten Stinson, 31521 Miller Rd., Cordova, MD 21625. For more information, visit the class Facebook page, Seaford Senior High Class of 1990, or call 745-1935.

St. John's House Tour The St. John's U.M. Church annual House Tour will be held on Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Seven homes and the Blades U.M. Church will be open for tours. Tickets will be on sale in September. For information, please call Teresa Wilson at 629-6417.

LAUREL EVENTS:

Breast cancer prevention talk A program on breast cancer health education will be offered by the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition in partnership with the Laurel Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23, in the library's meeting room. For more information, contact Norma Jean Fowler at 875-3184 or normajean.fowler@lib.de.us. This program is free and open to all.

Homeschool Book Clubs The Laurel Public Library is in its fourth year of monthly book clubs designed especially for homeschoolers. Children must be at least 5-years-old by Sept. 30, to participate. Each club meets once a month on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. For more information, call Becky Norton, Youth Services librarian at Laurel Public Library, at 875-3184 or email rebecca.norton@lib.de.us. You can find more information and registration forms online at http://www.laurel.lib.de.us/bookclubregistration.doc. Space is limited.

Laurel community luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting the next free community-wide luncheon on Saturday, Sept. 18, from noon to 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. (west side of Rt. 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town). Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Chicken & dumpling dinner Men of Faith at Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., will hold a chicken and dumpling dinner on Saturday, Sept. 18, 4-7 p.m. Carry-outs will be available form 2-7 p.m. Adults are $10, children $5 and under 6 are free.

AYCE pancake breakfast Laurel Pack 90 will hold an AYCE pancake breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 8 a.m. to noon, at Centenary United Methodist Church. Cost is $5 per person.

Fried chicken buffet Bethany Church, located 8 miles east off Route 24 on Lowes Crossing Road, will have a fried chicken buffet from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Carry outs will be available.

Programs for children, teens The Laurel Public Library has planned the following programs for children and teens. For more information, call Becky Norton, Youth Services librarian, at 875-3184 or email rebecca.norton@lib.de.us. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 10:30 a.m. - Triple T Storytime - Beginning Sept. 21, the library will present Triple T StoryTime for toddlers on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. This revamped program, designed to better meet the early-literacy needs of younger children, will include more rhymes, more music and more action than the typical preschool storytime. Monday, Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m. - Preschool Pajama Party - Join us on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, beginning Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m. for our evening Storytimes with stories, music, rhymes and fun. Monday, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. - Teen Advisory Board Meeting - Students in grades 7-12 are invited to our first TAB meeting of the 2010-2011 school year.

Help us choose books, DVDs, music and magazines for our Teen collection, plan our teen programs, plus learn about volunteer opportunities at the library. Our Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meets the first Monday of each month, beginning in October, from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, 3-5 p.m. - Kids' Craft Club - Children in grades K-6 are invited to drop by the Library between 3 and 5 p.m. for fun crafts. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Teen Book Club, grades 7-12 - Relax, kick back, talk about the books you love, the books you hate, check out our new teen fiction and find new authors.

Free Car Wash Laurel Nazarene Church invites you to a free neighborhood car wash on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon. Enjoy free cold drinks and snack while your car is washed for you. The church is located on 94 Walnut Street, Laurel, across from Game Zone. No donations accepted.

Hawaiian Luau The American Legion Post 19 is hosting a Hawaiian Luau on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 4 - 9 p.m. Tickets are $20 single, $35 for a couple, and includes dinner and dancing, Hawaiian music, and DJ Conrad. The dinner includes pulled pork, chicken, potato salad, cole slaw, sodas, draft beer and more. A cash bar will be available. Sponsored by the American Legion, Ladies Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion, tickets may be purchased by contacting a legion member or calling 875-9948. Proceeds will benefit the building fund.

GREENWOOD EVENTS:

Library Card Sign-up Month September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Anyone who signs up for their very first library card at the Greenwood Library will be given a goody bag and a chance to enter a drawing to be held Oct. 1, for a $20 gift card good at Tamburelli's in Greenwood. To get a library card, adults 18 and over need to present a photo ID with current address and fill out a registration form. Children 17 and under need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will present their photo ID with current address, assist their child with the registration form and then sign it. For more information, call the Greenwood Library at 349-5309 or visit www.greenwood.lib.de.us.

Greenwood CHEER Dinner Club The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center, located at 41 Schulze Rd. in Greenwood, will host their Greenwood Dinner Club on Thursdays from 5-7 p.m., in September and October. Card games from 6-9 p.m. Cost is $5 for members and $6 for non-members. For more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Basket Bingo The Bridgeville Fire Company Auxiliary will host a Basket Bingo on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. with games starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. There will be door prizes between every game with the Grand Door Prize a library table with shelf. There will also be a 50/50 drawing, basket raffles and free refreshments during intermission. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 337-7429, 337-7867, 337-9511 or 337-7446.

BRIDGEVILLE EVENTS:

Bridgeville Library The following events will be held at the Bridgeville Public Library. Story time - Tuesdays 11 a.m.- 2 to 4-year-olds; Thursday 11 a.m. - 4 to 6-year-olds; Lap Sit on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. for ages 3 months to 2 years Family Nights - Third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8 p.m.; Sept. 21 - Fantastic Fall Fun; Oct. 19 - Perfect Pumpkin Party; Nov. 16 - Thanksgiving Delight; Dec. 21 - Holiday Extravaganza Movie Mania in October - "Bring Your Own Lunch Movie Classics" on the first Monday of each month. Enjoy a classic film from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with intermission. Teen Movie Night for ages 13-17 is the first Friday of each month from 5-7:30 p.m. The Educational/Documentary movie event is on the third Wednesday of each month from 1-3 p.m.; geared toward ages 8-15. Family Movie Event on the last Saturday of the month at 2 p.m. Genealogy Program: German and Dutch Research - Tom Peters from Summerville, N.J. will share tips on German and Dutch genealogy research through Power Point presentations. Join us on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 10 a.m. Coffee and a light luncheon will be served. Genealogy Discussion Group - Our Genealogy Discussion Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Join us to discuss, research and enjoy genealogy. The library will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 9; Monday, Oct. 11; Thursday, Oct. 14; Wednesday, Nov. 24; and Thursday, Nov. 25. For more information or special needs, contact the library at 337-7401.

Neighborhood Clean-Up Day Bridgeville has employed M-T Trash to do a special curbside pick up on Thursday, Sept. 30. Items need to be curbside by 6 a.m. M-T Trash will only go down each street once. If you have any questions, call Bonnie Walls at the Town Office at 337-7135.

Puns, Pranks & Politics The Delaware Comedy Theatre will present, "Puns Pranks & Politics," an evening of improv to support Jim Westhoff for State Representative of the 35th District, on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 7-10 p.m., at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Tickets are $25. For tickets, call 258-5922 or visit www.jimwesthoff.org.

Community-wide yard sale The Town of Bridgeville will hold a community-wide yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 18, starting at 7 a.m.

DELMAR EVENTS:

Delmar Council election scheduled Delmar municipal elections will take place on Monday, Oct. 4. The mayor (two-year term) and two Council seats (four-year terms) are up for election this year. The election will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at town hall. Candidates must be a resident of the United States and the state of Delaware and a resident of Delmar for at least one year before the election. Call 846-2664 or 410-896-2777 for more information.

Delmar Heritage Day Festival The Delmar Revitalization Committee is planning this year's Heritage Day Festival for Saturday, Sept. 25, in the downtown business district. This year's event will include a car show, food and craft vendors, games for all ages, entertainment and fireworks. The car show registration begins at 9 a.m. on the day of the event. Fireworks will take place at dusk in the Mason Dixon Park complex. Food and craft vendors can register for a spot by contacting William Hardin at 410-896-2777 or 846-2664.

'Christmas in September' "Christmas in September"/Chicken BBQ on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Better Home Furnishings on Rt. 13 in Delmar. Chicken bbq ($6), free car wash, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, bake sale and demosat 10:15 a.m. by X-Squad Dancers and 1:30 p.m. by Mitchell's Martial Arts. Benefits Shore Byrds/Greene Turtletravel field hockey teams. For tickets and more information, call Terry at 410-430-0337.

TRIPS:

WPS Fall Trip Enjoy a motorcoach trip to Hudson Valley, N.Y., on Oct. 20-22. The trip includes two nights lodging, two breakfasts, lunches at the Culinary Institute, one dinner, tour of the Culinary Institute, Hudson River Cruise, US. Military Academy tour, FDR Home & Library, Vanderbilt Mansion, Purple Heart Hall of Honor, baggage handling, all taxes and gratuities. Cost per person, double occupancy is $410. For information, contact Frances Horner at 629-4416.

Caribbean Trip Dr. Marie Wolfgang is sponsoring a winter getaway cruise to the Southern Caribbean as a fundraiser for Relay for Life, sailing from Port Liberty, New Jersey on Jan. 16, returning on Jan. 28. The itinerary includes Labadee, Samana, St. Thomas, Basseterre, St. Kitts, Antiqua and St. Maarten. Transportation to and from the dock is included. Call 629-4471 for brochure.

Miracle of Christmas trip The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to see the Miracle of Christmas at Sight & Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa., on Tuesday, Dec. 7. Cost is $90 per person for members or $100 for non-members and includes transportation, show ticket and smorgasbord dinner at Hershey Farm Restaurant. Deadline for payment of the trip is Oct. 26. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 10 a.m. and returns at 8 p.m. For more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Laurel Senior Center trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering the following trip: Tennessee Sampler, Oct. 4-9, cost $739 per person, includes 5 nights hotel accommodations, 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners, 1 luncheon, cruise, 3 shows, Graceland & Dollyland. For more information, call 875-2536.

Ladies Get Away Visit Gatlinburg, Tenn., July 10-16, 2011. Six days and five nights., leaving Seaford on July 9 at midnight. The cost is $300 for bus and room (dbl. occupancy) at the Mountain Heritage Inn in downtown Gatlinburg. Contact Maria West for info at 856-5495 (work) or 629-3433 (home). The deposit of $75 is due on Sept. 30.

Seaford AARP trips Oct. 25-29. Travel thru the Smoky Mts. of Tenn. Lodge in Sevierville, Tenn. at the Governor's Inn. This trip inclues four breakfasts, four dinners and two lunches. Tour guide and bus driver tip all included for the price of $595.00 per person/doubles. Nov. 3 - A trip to Boiling Springs, Pa. to the Allenberry Theatre for a buffet luncheon and a Christmas Musical matinee - "Becoming Santa."Bus driver tip included. Cost: $78.00. Nov. 15 - 17 - Trains, trains, trains. Also a restored B&O caboose and telegraph office in the gardens. Stay at the Berlin Hotel & Suites in Millersburg, Ohio. Trip includes: 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, 2 full course dinners and bus driver tip. Cost: $339.00 per person/doubles - $389.00 single. Dec. 6-8 - Wheeling Island Casino Hotel in Wheeling, West Virginia. Two meals per day including a dinner show. The cost: $349.00 per person/doubles - $435.00 single. For more information on these trips contact Rose at 629-7180

Trip to Louisville AARP #915 presents a trip to Louisville, Ky., on Oct. 24-29. Trip is six days and five nights and includes five breakfasts and five full dinners. Cost is $775 per person/double occupancy. Single occupancy is slightly higher. For information or reservations, call 410-754-8189 or 410-754-8588.

MEETINGS:

USCG Auxiliary United States Coast Guard Auxiliary meets the second Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club. For more information, contact Cindi Chaimowitz at 302-398-0309.

Needlepoint Guild meeting The Delaware Seashore Chapter of The American Needlepoint Guild meets on the first Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cheer Community Center in Georgetown. The next meeting is Monday, Oct. 4. Lunch is available. New members always welcome. For details, call Linda at 644-1523.

NARFE meeting The Georgetown Chapter (1992) of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) will hold their next meeting at noon on Monday, Sept. 20, with lunch at the Pizza King Restaurant on Stein Highway in Seaford. Walt Berwick will speak aboutthe NARFE National Convention.For more information, contact Betty Graebner at 875-7287.

Covered Dish Dinner The Olde Seaford Block Watch invites you to a covered dish dinner meeting on Monday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m. It will be held at Seaford City Hall. The program will be by the Delaware State Fire School on safety in the home. Drinks and desserts will be furnished. Call 629-5643 for information or a ride.

Hearns Pond Association The members of H.A.P.P.E.N., Hearns Pond Association, met on Thursday, Sept. 9, at the Seaford Museum. Among the topics discussed were the upcoming yard sale and the status of the UNOI mill that is for sale. The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Seaford Museum. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.

'Feline Rescue' session Homeless Cat Helpers will hold a question and answer session on "Feline Rescue Resources" at the Seaford Library on Monday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m.

Sussex County Marines Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday ofeach month at 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post #6, "the log cabin," in Seaford. All former and retired Marines from all generationsare welcome.

USPS United States Power Squadron (USPS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.

Seaford Widowed Persons The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 12:15 p.m. at the Georgia House in Laurel. The planned guest speaker will be Rosalee Walls.

SCGS plan meetings The SCGS will meet on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library at 10:30 a.m.Peggy Fisher, an experienced genealogist, will speak about Heritage Tours. The speaker at the Oct. 16th meeting will be Susan Rowland, owner of First State Photo in Rehoboth Beach. For more information about SCGS, call Ralph Nelson, 875-5418 or visit www.scgsdelaware.org.

Seaford Republican Women The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet on Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Pizza King Restaurant at 10:30 a.m. The speaker will be Danny Short, State Representative from this area. He will bring us up-to-date with proceedings in the State Legislature and talk about problems with the upcoming election. The meeting is open to the public. There is no charge. Lunch from the menu is optional. For more information, call Gloria Burton at 629-7340.

CRHS 25th Reunion CRHS Class of 1985 will hold a 25th reunion at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, at the FVFC Hall. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information, contact Debbie Feyl Brohawn at 410-754-8910, crhs1985@gmail.com or find us on Facebook at C.R.H.S. Class of 1985.

BBQ pit beef, pork lunch The Federalsburg Lions Club will be having a bbq pit beef & bbq pulled pork lunch on Friday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. until sold out.Pickup location is at the corner of the Federalsburg ByPass and Veterans Drive. Cost per platter is $7 and includes bbq sandwich, chips, drink and brownie. Walk ups welcome and delivery is available. For more information, call David Morean at 410-924-0983, Wayne Cole at 410-943-0200 or any Federalsburg Lions Club member.

Breakfast cancelled The Galestown Ruritan Club breakfast scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 26, has been cancelled because of construction at the Community Center. The next breakfast will be Oct. 24.

CHEER Beach Day 2010 On Friday, Sept. 24, senior citizens from all over Delmarva will converge on downtown Rehoboth to take part in the Annual Beach Day Event. The day begins at 10 a.m. with the Power Walk. To register for the Power Walk or for more information, call 856-5187 and ask for Joyce Westen or Ken Moore.