Bulletin Board
Thursday, August 20, 2015
 
ALL ABOUT SEAFORD:

Salute to Rod Stewart Tommy Edward Entertainment will present A Salute to Rod Stewart at the Seaford Moose Lodge on Saturday, Aug. 22. Dinner is at 6 p.m. followed by the show at 8 p.m. Cost, which includes dinner, is $25 per person. Check out Sir Rod on YouTube or at www.tommyedward.com. For more information, contact the Seaford Moose at 629-8408.

Tour of Harriet Tubman's Escape On Monday, Aug. 24, the Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware will tour the Seaford Museum and the Downtown Seaford area where Harriet Tubman came through taking slave, Tilly, to freedom in Canada in October of 1856. Individuals are welcome to take the tour which starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Seaford Museum located at the old Post Office on High Street. Museum Curator, Jim Blackwell will lead the group from the museum to the Riverwalk where Harriet Tubman would have landed on the Steamboat Kent near the Blades Bridge of today. From there she walked with Tilly to the hotel at the top of the hill where the Gateway Park Fountain is today. The State of Delaware has placed an historic marker at this point which tells the story of this adventurous escape to freedom. The Seaford Museum has placed a permanent exhibit in its building to tell this great story through words and pictures. The tour will return to the museum to see the new exhibit and tour the museum.

Longaberger Basket Bingo Lofland Park Center will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. The filled basket bingo will consist of 20 games and feature several Longaberger baskets as prizes. Advance tickets, which are $20 per person and $25 at the door, include a chance to win the Longaberger large hamper with lid and large vegetable basket with riser. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, contact Lofland Park Center at 628-3000, ext. 8302 or dolores.timmons@genesishcc.com.

Corn Hole Tournament Sons of the American Legion Squadron 19 will hold its Annual Corn Hole Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 5 at Post 19. Sign in at noon and games start at 1 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. Two persons per team. Prizes depend on the number of teams. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, soda, water, canned and draft beer will be available for sale.

Movie Night in the Park Seaford Parks & Recreation is closing out the 2015 Movie Night in the Park series with Planes: Fire and Rescue on Saturday evening, Sept. 12 at the Ross Mansion. Dusty, the famous racing airplane, learns that his engine is damaged so he finds a new career as a firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park. When a massive wildfire threatens the park, Dusty, with the help of his fearless colleagues, learns what it takes to become a real hero. The free show starts at sunset, but be sure to get there early because the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department will be there at 6 p.m. with a fire truck.

Annual Woodland Ferry Festival The 20th Woodland Ferry Festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Woodland, four miles southwest of Seaford. A country breakfast buffet will be held from 7-10 a.m. at Woodland United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The event will be held rain or shine. Opening ceremonies take place at 9 a.m. at the Ferry slip. Entertainment kicks off between 9:30-10 a.m. with the Good News Tour, followed by the Geezers, the Jones Boys and Charlie and the Arthritics (featuring Charlie Smith of T.S. Smith and Sons). Throughout the day attendees may enjoy free pedestrian rides on the Tina Fallon, good food (including Vanderwende's ice cream sold by the Woodland Ferry Association); craft/artisan vendors, exhibitors and demonstrations of colonial woodturning, chair caning and Terra Essentials body oils. Children can ride the famous Duck Train; enjoy face painting and balloon animals by Lollipop the Clown, play a carnival game by the Seaford Lions Club and participate at the Nanticoke Health Services "Teddy Bear Clinic." Walgreens Pharmacy will offer flu vaccinations. Sussex County Animal Association/Whimsical Animal Rescue will be raffling off a GoPro Camera "Hero 3" with the winner being drawn that day. The Woodland Ferry Association will hold a Silent Auction and will sell new souvenirs, among them a Woodland Ferry brass etched ornament, the 2015 cookbook ("Recipes and Remembrances of Woodland") and a limited edition (50) pen and ink print by Captain Donald Deputy titled, "History of Woodland Then and Now." New this year will be free preview tours of the Nanticoke Heritage Byway in western Sussex County. Those interested in taking tours of the north or south ends of the byway may sign-up at the Nanticoke Heritage Byway booth, located at the ferry slip. The "Days Gone By" Museum, located at 4841 Woodland Ferry Rd., will be open for free tours during the festival. The festival is sponsored by the Sussex County Council, Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce, Media Choice "Billboard in a Restaurant," Edward Jones Investments, Nanticoke Hospital Foundation, Scott's Furniture, DelDot, UPS Store (Seaford), Peninsula and Sussex Amateur Radio Association. For more information, contact Festival Coordinator Linda Allen at 629-5659 (linda5nature@comcast.net) or visit www.facebook.com/woodlandferryfestival.

Children's Self Defense Class Seaford Parks & Recreation announces a new program coming this fall. A self-defense class for ages 8-14 will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 14 through Nov. 18. The class will be taught by Geoffrey Werner, a third degree black belt and master instructor with 35 years of teaching experience. Cost is $60 per child for all 20 sessions. Call the Recreation Office at 629-6809 for more information and to register.

Annual NHS golf tournaments The 29th Annual Nanticoke Health Services Golf Tournament will be held at Heritage Shores in Bridgeville on Sept. 17 (Ladies Day) and Sept. 18 (Open Day). Over the years the tournament has raised over $678,000 for programs at Nanticoke Health Services and the community. This year's proceeds will benefit The Campaign For Nanticoke - Emergency Department. For more information, call 536-5390, visit www.nanticoke.org/golf or email fioric@nanticoke.org.

SHS events New Photography Exhibit - Photos by Sandy Morgan are on display in the Webb Room of the Seaford Museum. The exhibit includes a drawing for a matted copy of your favorite photo from the collection. Everyone is welcome. Save the Date - The "As Time Flows By Gala" will be held on Sept. 26.

SHS Class of 1951 reunion The 1951 Class of Seaford High School is planning a class reunion which will be held at noon on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Heritage Shores Club in Bridgeville. For planning purposes, interested classmates should contact: Bette Wheatley Morris - 337-0499; Jack Mears - 629-8286; or Jimmy Cordray - 841-1860.

Gallery 107 art classes The following classes will be held in August at Gallery 107 in Seaford. For more details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The gallery is open Thursdays and Fridays from 1-5 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. For information regarding possible classes for children in August, call Karen Owens at 628-8656. Ongoing classes - Mondays, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Open studio time for artists of all media who wish to work in a group setting. The open studio will be available for ages 16 and older who like to paint with others. No instruction will be available although you can learn more in a group setting. Cost is $5. Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.

Bingo at the Elks Lodge Bingo at the Seaford Elks Lodge is held every Wednesday night. Doors open at 5:30 and play begins at 7. Cash prizes up to the maximum allowed by law.

ALL ABOUT LAUREL:

Chicken Barbecue & Bake Sale The American Legion Post 19, Rt. 24, Laurel, will hold a Chicken Barbecue & Bake Sale sponsored by the Legion and the Ladies Auxiliary on Saturday, Aug. 29. Scrapple sandwiches and a bake sale will be available from 8 a.m. until gone. A chicken platter, which includes two sides and a roll for $8, will be available from 11 a.m. until gone. Burgers and hot dogs will also be available. Rain or shine. The public is welcome.

Beer and Wine Festival Trap Pond Partners 1st Annual Beer and Wine Festival in partnership with Lakeshore Wines and Spirits will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Trap Pond State Park. Crafters, exhibitors and food vendor space is available. Call 875-5537. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and may be purchased at www.trappondpartners.com or Lakeshore Wines and Spirits. Proceeds benefit Trap Pond State Park.

Laurel Boy Scouts Laurel Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. on Mondays at Laurel Centenary Church. For more information, contact Clifford Alpert at 302-228-2390 or calpert1@comcast.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 receive 10% of the check to benefit Relay For Life. For more information, call 228-5800.

ALL ABOUT BETHEL:

All 'Dolled' Up exhibit The Bethel Museum is hosting a new exhibit featuring doll fashions. Sandy Williams, a Bethel resident who has been sewing doll clothes for over 60 years, will be visiting, displaying, and selling her outfits for 18" dolls. Also featured will be dolls, their clothing, and furniture from years gone by as well as dolls wearing more modern clothing. The Bethel Museum is raffling the 2015 American Girl doll of the year, Grace, who likes to bake with friends and create new recipes. Cost is $2 for one raffle ticket or three for $5. Tickets may be purchased at the Bethel Market on Main Street where she is on display, or by calling Jill Long (875-5965) or Yancey Hillegas (875-5716). You may also send a check with your name, address and contact number to Bethel Historical Society, PO Box 224, Bethel, DE 19931. The drawing will be on Sept. 27 at 3:30 p.m. at the Bethel Museum. You do not have to be present to win. As a special event, the Bethel Museum will host a tea party for young girls and their dolls on Saturday, Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to noon. Wear your favorite tea party outfit and hat or borrow a hat from us. Special goodies will be served, and each child will be able to create her own party favor. Tickets are $10. Call Jill Long at 875-5965 by Aug. 20, to secure your reservation as seating is limited. The Museum, located at 312 First St., will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 23, and Sept. 13 and 27.

ALL ABOUT BRIDGEVILLE:

Robotics Club at the library The Bridgeville Library hosts the Robotics Club for tweens to young adults on Wednesdays from 3:30-5 p.m. Learn how to program micro-controllers so they do what you want. Learn about electronic sensors and control devices. Learn how to wire electronic circuits using solder-less techniques. Show how we can combine what we learn to make useful projects. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401.

Kiwanis BBQ Stand The Bridgeville Kiwanis Club BBQ stand is now open on weekends through Oct. 4. Kiwanis BBQ chicken is available four miles west of Bridgeville on Rt. 404, Seashore Highway.

ALL ABOUT GREENWOOD:

Weekly Dinner Club The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center hosts a Dinner Club on Thursday evenings at 5. This event is open to the public. Cost for non-members is $7. Entertainment is scheduled on some Thursdays. For menus or more information, call Dixie Carlisle, site manager, at 349-5237.

Nominate local youth groups Greenwood Memorial Ladies Auxiliary of Post 7478 is recognizing local youth groups who assist in projects that honor veterans and active-duty military personnel. Youth groups - school classes and/or school clubs, 4-H, church youth groups, after-school programs, home school associations, Jr. ROTC, youth community service groups, Scouts, etc. - can be recognized for their service projects honoring veterans and assisting active-duty military and their families. The Ladies Auxiliary will submit completed nomination forms to National Headquarters which will issue a national citation to the youth group or groups for their participation. This program helps the Ladies Auxiliary teach today's youth the skills to become good citizens and responsible adults by serving our country, communities, and veterans. For more information, contact Michaele Russell at 349-4220.

White Sock Drive The Ladies Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 is conducting a white sock drive for homeless and/or hospitalized veterans through Oct. 18. The socks will be distributed at the Stand Down in October and at the VA Carnival in the spring of 2016. Socks, which must be new and in their original packaging, should be delivered to: Dr. Michaele Russell, 102 Maryland Ave., Greenwood. For more information, call 349-4220.

Storytime at the library Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Greenwood Public Library for Storytime. Preschoolers begin to learn language, social and listening skills as they enjoy children's books found in the library.

L.E.A.P. nights at the library Join us at the Greenwood Public Library for the L.E.A.P. (Literacy Education Assistance Pups) Program. Children of all ages are welcome to read to the dogs every Thursday night from 6:30-7:30. Come in to practice your reading and have a tail-waggin' good time! For more info, contact Robin Miller at the library at 349-5309.

Chicken BBQ open for the season Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company Chicken BBQ is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday now through Sept. 27. Come out and enjoy a good meal.

ALL ABOUT FEDERALSBURG:

Family Game Night Bring the family to the Federalsburg branch of the Caroline County Public Library for an evening of classic board games. Revisit favorite games, discover new ones and meet other families who also enjoy board games. Games provided by the library include Chess, Checkers, Parcheesi, Yahtzee, Hi Ho Cherry-O, Scrabble and more. Family Game Night is held on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The event is free and registration is not required.

ALL ABOUT GEORGETOWN:

First Saturday in Georgetown First Saturday will take place in Georgetown again on the first Saturday in September (9/5). The event will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and sponsored by the Georgetown Non-Profit Alliance. The following museums will be open for free: Masonic Lodge, Train Station, Old Sussex County Courthouse, Delaware Aviation Museum, Marvel Museum, and Treasures of the Sea.

LoDel Music & Arts Festival The LoDel Music & Arts Festival will bring together musicians and artists from across Delaware and the East Coast to benefit the Shauna Rose Kaufman Foundation. The festival will be held on the grounds of 16 Mile Brewery in Georgetown on Saturday, Oct. 24 from noon to 11 p.m. The focus of the festival is to create more arts programs for children in Delaware, shelter and distribution of food and medicine for earthquake victims in Nepal, and a stronger, more vibrant local community. For more information about the foundation, visit shaunarosekaufmanfoundation.com. To purchase tickets, visit lodelfestival.com/purchase-tickets.

Monthly Community Dinner First State Community Action Agency hosts a monthly Community Dinner at its Georgetown facility on 308 N. Railroad Ave. The dinners are held the third Thursday of each month. Guests receive a hearty meal as well as nutrition information and budget-friendly shopping tips. Community dinners are open to all individuals and families for $1 per person. Seating is limited. To reserve a seat or for more information, contact MaryAnn Morris at 856-7761, ext. 139.

THINGS TO DO ELSEWHERE:

Fight against illegal drugs The Sussex County Action Prevention Coalition (SCAPC) meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Lighted Pathway Building, 425 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford. The group is dedicated to the prevention of substance abuse, addictions and other life related problems. Their vision is to ensure that the residents of Sussex County have access to the resources, services, and prevention needed and to implement strategies that will result in the reduction of the abuse and misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances.

Annual Caroline Summerfest The 2015 Caroline Summerfest "Goes to the Big Leagues" will be held in historic downtown Denton on Friday, Aug. 21 from 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 22 from noon to 9 p.m. Rain date for Saturday is Sunday, Aug. 23. This free family festival will feature activities for all ages, live music on three stages, fireworks, classic cars, a parade, a children's activity zone, KidZart! and more. Shop at a variety of arts and crafts booths and enjoy festival foods, benefiting local non-profits. For more information, call 888-SUNFEST (786-3378) or visit www.carolinesummerfest.com.

Make-A-Wish fundraiser Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic invites supporters to Nassau Valley Vineyards in Lewes from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 23, to help raise funds and celebrate the work of Make-A-Wish. Indulge in Nassau Valley Vineyards' award-winning selection of wine, brews from Dogfish Head Brewery and Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company, local food and entertainment in a grand showcase of the best of Delaware. Visit www.WishesOnTapDE.org to purchase individual tickets for $60 and to learn more about sponsorship opportunities. Safe driver tickets are available for $30.

Alzheimer's 101 Do you know or have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia? Do you have questions, need help and don't know where to turn? Learn more at Alzheimer's 101 from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24 at Heritage at Milford Senior Living Community. Refreshments will be served. RSVP by calling 302-422-8700.

Democratic Party Jamboree The Sussex County Democratic Party will host their annual Jamboree at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, at Cape Henlopen State Park. The odd-year Jamboree is the traditional kick-off of the next election cycle. The 2016 elections will include not only races for President of the United States, but also Congress, Governor, Lt. Governor, Insurance Commissioner, and opportunities to re-elect Democratic incumbent office holders. "This is the time to meet the core of the party, network with committee members," said Mitch Crane, Sussex County Democratic chair. This family-friendly event is open to all Democrats statewide. Tickets are $30 prior to the event or $35 at the door. Children ages 14 and younger are free. To purchase tickets and for more information, call Mitch Crane at 302-703-2804 or email judgemitch@aol.com.

Biker Benefit for Code Purple Cope Purple of Sussex County will host a biker benefit at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, to help homeless individuals during the cold weather months. The goal is 100 bikers riding 100 miles with each biker raising $100 in donations. There is a $20 registration fee per bike. The ride will begin and end at the Chesapeake Retreat Center, 14192 Cokesbury Rd., Georgetown. A Gospel Singer Festival will start at 1 p.m. and food will be available for purchase. Contact Vikki Prettyman at 853-0997 or Dan Southern at 629-8583 (leave a message) or register online at www.codepurplesussexcounty.com.

Customer Appreciation Day Haass' Family Butcher Shop will host their 3rd annual customer appreciation day on Saturday, Sept. 26, beginning at 8 a.m. Events include a BBQ competition, music, pony rides and corn hole contest. Rain or shine. Haass' can be found at 3997 Hazlettville Rd., Dover. Call 302-734-5447 for details.

Historic Museum open The Historic St. Martin's Church Museum, 11413 Worcester Hwy., Showell, Md., will be open from 1-4 p.m. on Mondays, now through September. For more information, call 410-251-2849.

ALL ABOUT TRIPS:

Bus Trip to NYC Bus trip to New York City - "A Day on Your Own" - Saturday, Oct. 10. Cost is $45 per person and includes seat on the bus, driver tip, and a small donation for St. Stephens United Methodist Church, Delmar. Bus leaves North Salisbury Walmart at 5:30 a.m., arrives for pick-up at Seaford Walmart at 5:50 a.m. Breakfast stop at Delaware House at 7:30 a.m, arrive in New York City at 10:30 a.m. Leave New York City at 7 p.m. with no stop on the way home. For more information, contact Diane Dunn Litchford or call the church office at 846-9501. Deadline for payment is Sept. 20.

Christmas at Opryland Hotel Dec. 8-12 - Five days - $715 per person/doubles. Included are four breakfasts and four dinners. You will stay at the "Gaylord" Opryland Hotel, so bring your walking shoes as there will be lots to see. Upon arrival at Opryland, you will be surrounded by waterfalls, bright lights and the Brightest Star Fountain Show, before enjoying a family-style Christmas dinner and entertainment featuring Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers. The dance floor will also be open to you. Also included is a trip to the Grand Ole Opry House for a Broadway-style show. You will tour a new exhibit of carvings, sculptures and 3D holiday themed displays - all made of ice. There is also a "Treasures for the Holidays" Craft, Art & Antique Fair to explore. Before leaving for home there will be a guided tour of Nashville where you will see homes of the country and western entertainers. Second Avenue, the State Capitol, Fort Nashborough, and the Ryman Theater are on this tour. There is an overnight stay going and coming because of the distance. Dinner is included going and breakfast is included coming home. For more information, call Rose at 629-7180.

Sight and Sound trip St. Stephens UMC in Delmar is offering a trip to Sight and Sound to see the Miracle of Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 19. Cost is $90 for adults and $50 for ages three-12. A $25 deposit is due at booking, $35 due by Aug. 15 and balance due by Oct. 15. Make checks payable to Dawn Turner. For more information, call the church office at 846-9501.

ALL ABOUT MEETINGS:

Widowed Persons Meeting The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service meets on the third Tuesday of the month, at the Stargate Diner in Seaford. Widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Come by and join us. We enjoy the trips, lunches/dinners, etc. that we do.

Republican Women's Club The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Seaford Pizza King. Guest speaker will be 21st District Senator Bryant Richardson. Everyone is welcome.

Fight against illegal drugs The Sussex County Action Prevention Coalition (SCAPC) meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Lighted Pathway Building, 425 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford. The group is dedicated to the prevention of substance abuse, addictions and other life related problems. Their vision is to ensure that the residents of Sussex County have access to the resources, services, and prevention needed and to implement strategies that will result in the reduction of the abuse and misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances.

Vets helping Vets meeting A Vets Helping Vets meeting is held at 9:30 a.m. every Friday at the Hurlock American Legion Post 243 (next to the railroad tracks). Join us for coffee and donuts. Sometimes there is a speaker about different subjects. Keep your discharge or DD214 in a safe place as it can help get you many benefits. Come learn something and maybe you can teach us something.

Ad Hoc Touring Company If you enjoy reading plays aloud, join the Ad Hoc Touring Company, an affiliate of Possum Point Players. The group meets the first Monday of each month at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown. To learn more about Ad Hoc, contact Roger Ault at 226-1118 or rogerault@comcast.net.

Broad Creek Grange Meeting The Broad Creek Grange meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month, at Broad Creek Grange Hall (11198 County Seat Hwy., Laurel). For more details, contact Mary Tress at 875-3326. Visitors are welcome.

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 Route 9 and Sand Hill Road. The next meeting is Wednesday, Sept. 2. Lunch is available. New members are welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.

Book Discussion Group AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Notable Books Discussion Group at the Selbyville Public Library on the second Tuesday of the month, from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call Ada May at 302-436-2981. All readers are welcome.

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 first Thursday of the 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.

Corvette Club meeting The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware meets the first Thursday of each month at the CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown.

Stamp Club meets monthly The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. John's Hall, The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 307 Federal St., Milton. Anyone with an interest in stamp collecting is invited to join. There is a stamp auction every meeting.

9-12 Group Meetings for the 9-12 Group 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 www.912DelawarePatriots.com.

Toastmasters Club Southern Delaware Toastmasters Club meets at the Crossroad Community Church, Georgetown, on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. Toastmasters International, an educational, leadership and communication organization, has existed since 1924.

Kingdom Writers group Kingdom Writers Fellowship (KWF), a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcoming new members. If you enjoy writing, want to improve your writing and would like the encouragement and support of a small group, consider visiting KWF. Meetings are held monthly on the second Saturday morning at Alliance Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, call 858-2239 or 628-4594.

Sail & Power Squadron meeting The Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron (NRS&PS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. If you are interested in boating education and safety, and enjoy power boating, sailing or kayaking/canoeing, join us and participate in our classes and social outings. For info, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Charlie Larrimore at 381-8975.

Weekly weight loss support meeting Join us for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meetings on Monday nights at 5 p.m. at Greenwood United Methodist Church. The one-hour meetings are in the Education Hall at the church (enter through the door on Market Street, close to the parking lot). We support each other, learn about menu planning, eating healthy and making permanent changes to result in a healthy life. All are welcome to come learn about the program and join. If you have any questions, call Sherry Norman, 519-8519.