Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 27, 2013

SHS offers Victorian Camps
The Seaford Historical Society (SHS) is sponsoring two Victorian Camps that will be held at the Ross Plantation. Call Del Tech to register at 855-1617.
July 8-12, 9 a.m. to noon, ages 9-12, $99 - Victorian Camp I: Experience the Life of a Ross Child - Step back in time with us to a time of petticoats and tea parties. Some of the activities you will take part in will be serving tea, weaving, games, arts and crafts.
You will work on your own family tree. We will dress in period skirts, capes, and bonnets to experience the life in the 1850s. You will learn about the rooms in the mansion to provide a tour for family on Friday.
July 22-26, 9 a.m. to noon, ages 9-12, $99 - Victorian Camp II: Daily Life in the 1850s - Experience the operation of daily life in the 1850s through games, crafts, a scavenger hunt and cooking.

Woodland Ferry Festival
The Woodland Ferry Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, in the historic community of Woodland. Vendors and exhibitors will line Woodland Church Road offering food, crafts, and a variety of exhibits and demonstrations. The "Battle of the Bands" between Seaford and Laurel High schools will take place on the ferry.
Ferry rides for foot passengers will be offered throughout the day along with a silent auction and duck train rides for the kids. Woodland Ferry crockery will be available for purchase. Entertainment will be provided by "The Good News Tour," Charlie Paparella and the "Olivet Church String Band" with guests the Lilley Family and the "Out of Order" bluegrass band.
The public is invited to partake of the traditional breakfast held in the Woodland Church Community Hall beginning around 7:30 a.m. for a small fee.
To vend or exhibit, contact Linda Allen at linda5nature@comcast.net or 629-5659 or Linda Hallbrook at heartwoodlinda@comcast.net or 381-4242.

SHS Class of '68 reunion
The Seaford High School Class of 1968 is having their 45th class reunion on Saturday, July 20. The event will be held at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club in Blades. Interested classmates should call Scott Coulbourn at 228-0570 for more information.

ECAP accepting applications
The Delaware Early Childhood Center (ECAP) is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year. ECAP is a free preschool in the Seaford area. The child must be 4-years-old by Aug. 31, 2013. Call 423-4764 or 750-2283.

Seaford Library and Job Center
All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • Come to the Seaford Library and Cultural Center to view the featured artist of the month, Marion D. Savage, whose work is exhibited in the Allen Room.
  • The Teen Summer Reading Program "Beneath the Surface" will have "Duct Tape Dazzle" on Thursday, June 27 at 4 p.m. Learn to make duct tape crafts that will be fun for you and impress your friends. Free snacks. This program is for those who have completed 6th through 12th grades this year. Limited seating.
  • The Children's Summer Reading Program will have "Movie Mondays" starting Monday, July 1. Movie begins at 1 p.m. We provide the snacks, you bring a pillow and enjoy the show.
  • The Children's Summer Reading Program will have "Deep Down and Underground Story Hour" with Miss Christina. This is a special program for children ages 7 and under to read, sing, and make a special underground craft.
  • The Children's Summer Reading Program will have a "Pyramid Party" by Miss Christina on Wednesday, July 3, at 2:30 p.m. This is a special program for children ages 8 and up to party like an Egyptian with fun games, crafts, and snacks.
  • The library will be closed on Thursday, July 4, for Independence Day. We will open for our regular business hours on Friday, July 5.
  • The Children's Summer Reading Program presents the musical duo Simple Gifts who will perform "Folk Music from Around the World" on Tuesday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m.
  • The Children's Summer Reading Program presents "Dirt on Dirt" by the Garden Club on Wednesday, July 10, at 2:30 p.m. Come and join the fun and learn about things that grow.
  • The Children's Summer Reading Program presents the dance troupe "Illstyle & Peace Dance Productions" on Thursday, July 11 at 4 p.m. The performers bring incredible energy and personalities with back-flips, b-boy partner work and other dances. This program is for children ages 10 and up.

Job Center
For more information, visit www.lib.de.us/jobcenter or call the Seaford Job Center at 222-3618.
  • Walk-in Job Search Assistance - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 5:30 p.m., to learn how to use a computer, create an email address, find job leads online, fill out an online job application, write a resume, and practice interviews. One-on-one assistance is available through a staff member or volunteer. For more information or to register, call Hope at 222-3618.
  • "Practice Interview Sessions," by appointment only. If you have a job interview scheduled, we can role play the interview so that you have a chance to practice describing your experience and qualities. For more information or to register, call Hope at 222-3618.
  • Assistance Applying for Supplemental Food Benefits: Friday, July 19 or Aug. 16, 2 to 4 p.m. The Food Bank of Delaware offers assistance to apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps). Come learn about the program and get assistance. Call Brenda Palomo, Food Bank of DE, to register or to get more information (302-424-3301, ext. 107).
  • "What you need to know about resumes and online job applications": Thursday, 7/11, 12:30-1 p.m. or Thursday, 7/18, 5:30-6 p.m. These days it is not usually a human you are initially trying to impress with your resume, it's a computer and software known as an "Applicant Tracking System." If you want to ensure that your resume and online application won't get weeded out before a human has a chance to see it, you won't want to miss this 30 minute session. Bring a flash drive with your current resume on it. Registration is required.
  • "A new Job Center tool for secure and reliable job searches": Tuesday, 7/16, 12:30-1 p.m. or Thursday, 8/1, 5:30-6 p.m. Today most jobs are posted online. The best way to compete and secure a position is to go directly to the company website and search their job openings. We have developed a tool to simplify this search. Also, it is important to be aware of scams when applying for jobs online with job search engines. Not all positions listed on online databases are still open positions with a company and these websites are trying to obtain your information to sell it. Registration is required.
  • "Intermediate Microsoft Excel": Mondays, 6:30 7:45 p.m.; 6 weeks: 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26. This interactive program offers tools for improving your use of this very popular Microsoft spreadsheet software application. A basic understanding of Excel is required. Registration is required and patron must attend all six classes.
  • "Introduction to Computers": Wednesdays, 9:30 11 a.m.; 5 weeks: 7/24, 7/31, 8/7, 8/14, 8/21. For first time computer user. This class will teach you the basics of a computer, how to use the mouse, as well as how to go on the Internet and email. Registration is required and patron must attend all five classes.

Seaford Gallery 107 classes
The following is a list of classes currently scheduled for the month of July at Gallery 107 in Seaford. For more details, visit http://nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html.
Saturday, July 27, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Children's Art Classes with Karen Owens, ages 9-13
Sunday, July 21, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Card Making with Betty Speer

Ongoing classes
Mondays - 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere; 6 - 9 p.m. - Classic realism in oil with John Shisler
Tuesdays - 10 a.m. - noon - Pen and Ink with Nancy Laprad
Wednesdays - 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Children's drawing with Rudelle Fay Hall; 6 - 8 p.m. - Watercolor with Nancy Laprad
Thursdays - 6 - 8 p.m. - Palette Knife workshop with Rudelle Fay Hall
Fridays - 9 - 11 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad
Other classes by Rudelle Fay Hall include Children's Art, Animation Cel Art, Photoshop Basics for Beginners, Photoshop Creativity Art, Faux Stained Glass Painting. Call 604-7961 for information.

Quarter Auction at senior center
Nanticoke Senior Center will hold its first Quarter Auction on Thursday, June 27. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the auction will begin at 7. There will be a special drawing, door prizes, a 50/50, and a silent auction. Tickets are available at the door for $5 per person. With your ticket, you get one paddle for the auction, and additional paddles will be available for $3 each. Call 629-4939 to hold your ticket or reserve a table.

SHS Class of '92 reunion
Seaford High School Class of 1992 will hold a reunion at Mister Paul's Legacy, 1801 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, on Saturday, Aug. 10. Contact Kimberly Holland Latham at 258-4402 or shoun2@yahoo.com for more information.


Christmas in July
Christmas in July at Christ the Cornerstone Community Church (corner of Bethel and Seaford Road, Laurel) will feature crafts, food, a bake sale, and yard sale will be held on Thursday, July 11, Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13. If interested in being a vendor, call 228-7267.

LHS Class of '68 picnic
Laurel classmates of 1968, if you have not received notice of our upcoming class reunion picnic, contact Carol Schaefer at 410-463-0227 or Betty Harding at 629-6317.

Christmas in July
Laurel Baptist Church will hold Christmas in July on Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors are needed.
Contact Janet Martin at 846-3917 for more information and an application for a space. Deadline for applications is July 12.

Homemade ice cream for sale
Martha Rebekah Lodge #21 will sell their homemade ice cream (16 different flavors) on July 4th at Maxine's Hair Happening, Laurel Town, and next to A & K on Central Avenue all day starting at 8 a.m.

Popcorn & Pajamas at the library
The Laurel Public Library presents Popcorn & Pajamas. The whole family is invited to come out on Wednesday, July 3, to watch a family friendly movie in their pajamas. An American Tail (rated G) will be shown at 1 p.m.
The event is free and popcorn will be provided. For more information, email tameca.beckett@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

July 4th Prayer Breakfast
The annual July 4th Prayer Breakfast will be held at the Georgia House in Laurel at 7:30 a.m. Tickets, which are $12, are available at the Laurel town hall or Georgia House. For more information, contact Pastor Tim Dukes at 875-7995.

Trap Pond concert series
Trap Pond State Park is holding a summer concert series every Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. through August 3rd. Concerts are free to the public with just the park entrance fee. Trap Pond Partners will be selling hot dogs, drinks and home made ice cream.
Concert schedule:
June 29 - OH, BOY! - A Tribute to Rockabilly
July 6 - Rob E - Elvis Impersonator
July 13 - Lower Case Blues - Blues/Rock
July 20 - The Reminders - Modern Gospel
July 27 - Mario Rocco - Interactive Varity
August 3 - Angela Natrin - Acoustic Pop
August 31 - Labor Day Concert, New Direction Band - Reggae/Calypso

Laurel Library events
  • Join Miss Tameca every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Laurel Public Library. For details, call 875-3184.
  • An informal time for chess playing continues at Laurel Public Library each Saturday from 10 a.m. -12 noon. For more information call 302-875-3184 or email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us
  • The Laurel Public Library's own Tech Guy, Jack Hall, will be available to answer your questions every Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. and Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. For details, call 875-3184.
  • Laurel Library will offer a new genealogy help time on the second Wednesday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
For details, contact normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

Christ UMC hosts fundraiser
Celebrate 10 years of contemporary worship with Christ United Methodist Church as it hosts a summer pig roast and an evening of fellowship and music on Saturday, June 29, at the church in Laurel. Dinner will begin at 4:30 p.m. After the meal, a special free concert will be held to celebrate 10 years of the church's contemporary Sunday services.
Dinner platters include pulled pork on Kaiser rolls, barbecue beans, applesauce, potato chips, and pickles. Hot dogs will be available for the kids. Tickets for platters are $8 for adults and $3 for children and can be paid at the door. A free concert will follow the meal, beginning at about 5:30 p.m., with a "love offering" accepted.
All proceeds collected through ticket sales and offerings will go toward the church's fundraising campaign for new sound equipment in the sanctuary. For more information, call Frank at 443-859-2334 or Clint at 443-880-2917.

Yard Sale
Bethany Community Church yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at Laurel Grange Hall, Rt. 9, 1/2 mile east of Rt. 13.
Household and decorative items, furniture, clothing, toys, fishing gear and much more. New handmade crafts and baked goods table. Breakfast sandwiches, chicken salad, hotdogs, peas & dumplings, pulled pork and drinks. For more information, call Jackie at 875-7625.

LHS Class of '73 reunion
The Laurel High School Class of 1973 40th reunion poolside get-together will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3.
For more information, contact Karen Hopkins Pugh at 875-4851 or e-mail dolldoctorkaren@netscape.net.

Relay for Life fundraiser
Laureate Epsilon Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi sorority, is holding an ongoing fundraiser at Laurel Pizzaria to benefit Relay for Life. This event takes place on the third Tuesday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m. Laureate Epsilon will automatically receive 10% of the check to benefit Relay For Life. For more information, call 228-5800.


Skipjack exhibit at Bethel Museum
The Bethel Museum is featuring a documentary film and exhibit about the historic skipjack, the Ida May.
The film and exhibit has been featured at several other maritime museums on the Delmarva Peninsula. The Bethel Museum, which will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on the following Sundays: July 14, 28; Aug. 11, 25; and Sept. 8, 22, is located at 312 First St., Bethel. The museum also continues to feature its exhibits on sailing rams built in Bethel.


Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival
The Amphitheater at Heron Ponds is holding its first annual Blues and Brews festival on Saturday, June 29, in Delmar.
The festival kicks off at noon with music from local blues performers, beer from local breweries, and the best BBQ in town. Performers include Deanna Bogart, The Bullbuckers, Little Mama-Heather Hardy, Rockett 88 with Dr. Harmonica, Lower Case Blues, and Chris English.

Tickets for the festival start at $10, and will be sold at the door.
Children under 10 are free. Parking is free. No coolers, outside food and drink, pets, or beach umbrellas are allowed on premises.


Activities at the Cheer Center
Dinner club is held every Thursday at 5 p.m. The dinner club is open to the public and the cost is $7 for non-members.
In honor of "Older Americans Month," everyone over the age of 60 is invited to lunch any week day for a donation of $1. Invite a friend and join us for lunch. This is a great time to take a tour, receive a newsletter and calendar and find out what Greenwood Cheer is all about. For more information, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

Greenwood VFC chicken bbq
The Greenwood Vol. Fire Company chicken bbq will run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 29. Dinner includes half a chicken or leg quarters, roll, bag of chips and pickles for $7.

Adult Summer Reading Club
The Greenwood Public Library's Adult Summer Reading Club, "Groundbreaking Reads!," will continue through Monday, Aug. 19. The club is open to anyone 18 and older or those who have graduated from high school.
Register at the Greenwood Library and begin reading or listening to your favorite books.
After registering, patrons fill out entry slips for each book enjoyed. An entry slip can also be earned for every four hours of reading to a child. These entry slips enable the participant to enter in weekly drawings for prize-filled book bags, plus grand prize drawings to be held on Aug. 19.
Grand prizes include a Kindle Fire HD, an MP3 player, two gift certificates for $25 each at Barnes and Noble Bookstores, and two gift certificates for $10 each at Vanderwende's Farm Fresh Ice Cream Store. Fine forgiveness of $1 will also be granted for each week at least one entry slip is submitted.
For more information, contact the Greenwood Library at 349-5309.

Summer Bazaar
The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host a Summer Bazaar on Thursday, July 11, from 10 a.m. until sold out. There will be a bake sale, arts & crafts, woodworking, jewelry, Miche Purses, raffles and more.
Lunch will be served at noon and dinner at 5 p.m. There will be music and dancing in the parking lot after dinner. Vendors are welcome for $10 per space. For more information or to register for a vendor space, call Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

Summer writing contest
The Library of Congress National Book Festival is presenting a summer writing contest to encourage 5th and 6th graders to reflect on the books that have made a personal impact on their lives.
The "A Book That Shaped Me" Summer Writing Contest is administered as part of the Greenwood Public Library's summer reading program and top winners will be honored at the Library of Congress National Book Festival, which will take place Sept. 21-22, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Contest entry forms are available at the library, and downloadable entry forms can be found online at www.greenwood.lib.de.us or at www.loc.gov/bookfest/kids-teachers/booksthatshape/.
A full list of participating libraries is also available through these sources. Essays should be one page in length and must be submitted along with an entry form in person at a participating library. The deadline for entries is Monday, Aug. 12.
Prizes will be awarded to five finalists and one winner per state, and to three overall grand prize winners. For more information, call Donna Carter at 349-5309.


New Red Hat chapter
Queen Alice Jeanne Marques has opened a new Red Hat Chapter, Red Hat Roses, in Bridgeville, for members of the Red Hat Society. The Red Hat Society is an international social organization for women ages 21 and up. For more information about the group, visit www.RedHatsociety.com. For more information about the new chapter, call 236-9601.

Bridgeville Library
  • Genealogy - The Bridgeville Library genealogy discussion group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
  • Each month the library offers computer classes with various topics. Additionally, e-reader classes and demonstrations are offered. Dates vary; check our facebook or website for details. Kids Summer Reading Program
July 2 - Treasure Chest craft; July 9 - Illstyle & Peace: a multicultural dance company; July 11 - Blue Hen Story Time and ice cream, make clay fossils for July 16; July 16 - Paint clay fossils; July 18 - Shorebirds players-guest visit; July 23 - Dinosaur sun catcher craft; July 25 - Jack and the Bean Stalk by The Rehoboth Summer Children's Theatre; July 30 - Dinosaur Dig-outside activity; July 31 - Simple Gifts, a musical duo
Aug. 1 - Make a Date with Dinosaurs; Aug. 3 - Reading logs due; Aug. 6 - End of Summer Reading Party for registered readers

Family Nights
6:30 to 8 p.m. - July 16 - Man Eating Balloon Show by Jungle John; Aug. 10 - Movie Night and Dessert

Teen Summer Reading Program
July 9 - "Illstyle & Peace" - a multicultural, high energy Philadelphia-based dance company; July 16 - Beneath the surface craft; July 23 - Book Talk; Aug. 3 - Reading logs due; Aug. 6 - End of Summer Teen Reading Party All programs are free and open to the public.


Alumni Association offers trips
The Delmar Alumni Association is offering trip through Holloway Tours for alumni, faculty and friends.
Saturday, Sept. 21 - Smithsonian National Zoological Park - $29. Lunch is included in the tour. Checks, should be made payable to the Delmar Alumni Association and mailed to Dot Wolfgang, 36360 Bi-State Blvd., Delmar, DE 19940. For more information, call Wolfgang at 846-2366.

Trip to Atlanta, New Orleans
Seaford WPS is sponsoring a nine day trip to Atlanta and New Orleans, Sept. 21-29. Cost is $995 per person and includes 8 nights lodging, 8 breakfasts, 4 dinners, tour of Atlanta including CNN, Stone Mountain Park, Montgomery, Ala., New Orleans, Mardi Gras World, Swamp tour, plantation and garden tour, riverboat cruise, World War II Museum, Jackson Brewery & Riverwalk, motor coach transportation and gratuities. For more information, call 629-4416.

Trip to Foxwoods
A trip to Foxwoods in Connecticut is being offered to the public for the date of November 5-7, 2013.
Cost: $295.00 pp/doubles. Call Rose at 629-7180 for more information.

Sight and Sound trip
Atmosphere of Praise Choir is sponsoring a bus trip to see Noah at Sight and Sound, Lancaster County, Pa., on Saturday, Sept, 7. Trip includes shopping at Rockvale Square Outlets, dinner at Plain and Fancy Restaurant in Bird in Hand, Pa. and the show. Cost is $124 for adults and $94 for ages 5 to 12. For more information, contact Brenda Davis at 349-5844 or Arnold Vann at 628-1144.

Trip to see 'Noah'
Nanticoke Senior Center is offering a trip to Sight and Sound in Lancaster, Pa., to see Noah, a play which details a famous Bible story.
The bus leaves the center at 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 18. Attendees will eat lunch at 11 upon arrival at the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant and Smorgasbord, and then head to the 1 p.m. show.
Cost is $95 for members and $100 for non-members, which includes coach bus transportation, lunch, and show ticket (gratuity for the bus driver is not included).
Bring money for dinner on the way home. Call 629-4939 for more information or to register.

Bus trip to see Christmas show
Join us on a bus trip to the American Music Theatre to see a Christmas show. Cost is $58 per person. We will eat at the Cracker Barrel Restaurant before the show. Restaurant cost will be on your own. Contact Rose at 629-7180 if you are interested.

Senior Center offers trips
The Laurel Senior Center, 875-2536, is offering the following trips:
July 23 - Suicide Restaurant Luncheon Cruise
August - Chincoteague Island Wildlife Tour with lunch at Bill's Seafood

Trip to Vermont
The Greenwood Cheer Activity Center will host a 4 day-3 night motor coach trip to Vermont from Oct. 7-10, "Taste the Flavor of Vermont."
Cost is $549 per person (double occupancy).
Package includes 3 nights lodging in a local lodge, 3 breakfasts, gourmet luncheon at a local inn with a live cooking demonstration, 2 dinners, welcome reception, evening of entertainment, maple tasting at Morse Sugar Farm, taste the flavor of Green Mountain Coffee, Vermont Country Store, cheese tasting at Cabot Cheese, Ben & Jerry's ice Cream Factory Tour, Alpaca Farm, Apple Orchard and Cider Mill, Danforth Pewter, souvenir gift, luggage handling, all taxes and meal gratuities and motor coach transportation.
A $200 deposit is due upon sign up with the balance due by Aug. 5.
For more information or to register, call the site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

Trip to Smithsonian Museum
Nanticoke Senior Center is offering a trip to the Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30 a.m.
Cost is $70 for members and $75 for non-members; this includes passenger coach bus transportation, IMAX Theater ticket, Butterfly Pavillion ticket, and $15 meal voucher for the Atrium Caf}. Call 629-4939 for more information.


Pettyjohn to hold monthly meetings
Sen. Brian Pettyjohn (R-Georgetown) has announced that he will host a monthly "Coffee with Constituents" meeting.
The Senator encourages District 19 residents to stop by to ask a question or share a concern on issues relating to the district or state government. The meetings will take place on the third Saturday of every month, between 8 and 10 a.m. with the location rotating between Bridgeville, Georgetown and Long Neck.

Laurel History Group will meet
The Life in Laurel History Roundtable Discussion Group will continue meeting throughout the summer on the last Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., in the meeting room of the Laurel Public Library. Area residents interested in learning about Laurel history are encouraged to attend. Native and newcomers both will discover interesting facts and stories about the rich history of this town. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

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

Sea Purls meeting
The "Sea Purls" Chapter of The Knitting Guild Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cheer Community Center in Georgetown on the corner of Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road. The next meeting is Wednesday, July 3. Lunch is available. New members always welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.

9-12 Group meeting
Meetings for the 9-12 Group will take place on the second Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Millsboro Fire Hall (behind the fire house). The 9-12 meetings are about local, state and national politics.
For more information, visit 912DelawarePatriots.com.

Laurel Cub Scouts meet
Laurel Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays at Centenary United Methodist Church in Laurel.
The Cub Scout program is open to boys ages 6 to 12. New recruits may sign up on a 3 month trial basis for $10. For details about the program, contact Cub Master Clifford Alpert at 228-2390 or calpert1@comcast.net.

Sussex County Marines
Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the VFW Virgil Wilson Post 4961, Middleford Road, Seaford.

Coast Guard Auxiliary
The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the second Thursday of each month at the station at the Nanticoke Marina and Yacht Club in Blades. For details, call Art Wollschlager at 628-8259 or email auxmarchingband@gmail.com

MOAA meets in Lewes
The Southern Delaware Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) meets from noon to 1:30 p.m., the third Tuesday of each month at Irish Eyes Pub and Restaurant, 213 Anglers Rd., Lewes.

DAR Mary Vining Chapter
The DAR Mary Vining Chapter meets again in September, November, December, January, February, March, May on the second Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seaford Library. To join DAR, contact any member or visit the DAR Mary Vining website for more information.


Volunteers needed
CHEER is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors in the Seaford area. If you have a few hours a week to volunteer your time for this community effort, please let us know by contacting Elizabeth Walls at 856-5187.
For more information about CHEER Home Health Care, Sand Hill Adult Day, Meals On Wheels, Transportation services, Grocery Mini-Mart delivery, our seven CHEER Centers, the Community Center, the CHEER Foundation, or to make a donation, visit www.cheerde.com.

Free Writers Workshop
A free Writers Workshop for aspiring and published writers will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, in the Caroline County Public Library conference room in Greensboro. Constructive feedback on effective writing will be offered by local author Judy Reveal. For more information, call 410-482-2173 or email rsmith@carolib.org.

Festival Hispano in Millsboro
Festival Hispano will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Millsboro Little League Complex on State Street. This will be the 19th year that Festival Hispano will be celebrated in Sussex County.
Festival Hispano is a free, family-oriented festival open to anyone who wants to celebrate Latino cultural heritage.
Festival Hispano is one of the many activities sponsored by the local non-profit arts organization, El Centro Cultural. For more information, visit www.elcentrocultural.org.