Delaware entries sought
Contestants are being sought for the Miss Delaware pageant. Applicants
must be female, ages 17-24, single, and must live, work full-time
or go to school full-time in the state of Delaware.
For more information contact Sue Kuhling, director of field operations
at (302) 678-0668.
Concert will benefit fiddler
Saturday, Jan. 8, a benefit concert for Ed Smith, veteran bluegrass
fiddle player, will be held at the home of Jerry and Chris Whaley,
5 miles west of Laurel on the Millsboro highway. The concert will
start at noon and will feature a late afternoon auction. The event
is sponsored by the Peninsula Bluegrass Association. For information
call Roy Whaley at 875-2595.
Support group to meet
The Sussex Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet Tuesday, Jan. 11,
7 p.m. in classroom A of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. For details,
call Chris Bauer and 629-6611.
Turkey shoot set for Sundays
The Nanticoke Sportsman's Club will hold turkey shoots on Sundays,
Jan. 9 and Feb. 13, at noon. Twelve-gauge shells will be provided.
For more information call 629-9199.
MLK Day to feature senator
A Community Day of Celebration will be held on Monday, Jan. 17, at
the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club in Seaford. This is the third
annual celebration of the life and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr. This year's theme, "We are…an inescapable network of mutuality…
a single garment of destiny," comes from one of King's speeches and
reflects the spirit of these celebrations.
The program will begin at 6 p.m. and will feature state Sen. Margaret
Rose Henry. Sen. Henry has served in the Senate since 1994.
businesses are supporting the celebration and $2,000 has been earmarked
for scholarship awards benefiting Sussex County and the surrounding
communities. Any business wishing to participate should call Annie
Wigfall at 629-1075.
The public is invited and there is no charge for the event. Tickets
are not required. Refreshments have been donated by area businesses
and will be available from 5 to 5:45 p.m.
For information contact Willie Savage at 629-5947 or Debbie Sterndale
Murder play tickets on sale
Possum Point Players will present "A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody"
at Delaware Technical and Community College, Georgetown, Jan. 22,
23, 28 and 29. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 22, 28 and
29 and at 12:30 p.m on Jan. 23. The production will follow the meal.
Tickets are $27 each and include dinner.
Directed by Georgetown resident Esther Friend, "A Little Murder Never
Hurt Anybody" is "a clever mystery that will send you rolling in your
seats," she said. "This show is a lot of fun. And, it is not just
the show, but the entire evening (or afternoon) activity is quite
enjoyable. Where else could you see such talent, and enjoy such great
"For a long time, Possum Point Players have been known for their successful
dinner theatre, which is only done once a year," according to Judy
Dean, president of the Players.
"We have people who only come to our dinner theatre, just because
the combination of food, theatre, conversation and company is something
that is very desirable. Del Tech is a great place to have the show
because their caterer always does an outstanding job, and their auditorium
is large enough, almost double the size of Possum Hall, to accommodate
all the people who wish to come."
Reservations are being taken on Possum Point Player's 24 hour ticket
line at 856-4560.