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.
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.
Local 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 at 629-1650.
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.
Puppets for Christ to appear
Marvin S. Steele, puppeteer, will present plays with his Puppets for
Christ Saturday, Jan. 15, 2 p.m. at the Cafe Sarajevo, 413 High St.,
Seaford. Admission is free; all ages are welcome. For information
call 629-6146 or 629-5616.
Widowed persons to meet
The regular monthly meeting of the Seaford Widowed Persons Service
will be Tuesday, Jan. 18, 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral Restaurant
on US 13.
The guest speaker will be Ralph Keene, master gardener and photographer.
Anyone who has lost a spouse is invited to join. For information,
call Ruth Malti at 628-9014.
to meet Jan. 19
The Ladies Auxiliary of Sussex County Volunteer Fire Association will
hold its meeting at the Georgetown Fire Station on Wednesday, Jan.
19. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. and the meeting will follow at
Dinner will benefit band
The Woodbridge Music Boosters is sponsoring an all-you-can-eat spaghetti
dinner, Saturday, Jan. 22, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Woodbridge Elementary
School in Greenwood. Tickets are $5 and children 5 and under will
be admitted free.
Tickets may be purchased from any middle/high school band or chorus
student. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Carryouts will be available for $5.50. A bake sale will also be held.
For details or to arrange for tickets, call Donna (398-3106) or Linda
Wanted: Runners for marathon
The American Diabetes Association is recruiting runners and walkers
to train for the Kona (Hawaii) Marathon scheduled for June 25. The
flat course runs along the scenic shoreline of the Kona Coast, offering
a beautiful view of the Hawaiian rain forests and unique black lava
landscape. The finish line has been declared one of the most spectacular
in the world.
Team Diabetes is a fund-raising program of the American Diabetes Association.
Participants may run or walk a full marathon (26.2 miles) or half,
10 kilometers or 5 kilometers in exchange for pledges collected for
All levels of walkers, and runners are welcome. Team Diabetes includes
an 18-week training program with an experienced coach and a trip to
Informational meetings will be Monday, Jan. 24, 7 a.m., Holiday Inn
Express Seaford; and Wednesday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m., Holiday Inn Express,
Seaford. For information, call 410-543-4530.
Second Street plans play
Second Street Players will present "Dancing in the End Zone" Jan.
28, 29 and 30. The play revolves around a star college athlete who
is encouraged to sacrifice his health and safety to give the team
a winning season. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.;
Sunday matinee is at 3 p.m. All performances are in the Second Street
Players' Riverfront Theatre, 2 S. Walnut St., downtown Milford. Seats
are reserved and tickets are $8; senior citizens and students pay
a discount price of $7 for Sunday matinees. Groups of 10 or more pay
a discount price of $7 for any performance for advance reservations.
For reservations, call 422-0220.
Dance your blahs away
The Cruzers will provide the music for a dance planned for Saturday,
Jan. 29, 8 p.m. to midnight at the Multi-Purpose Community Center
in Georgetown, Sand Hill Road and US 9 (1 mile east of the circle.)
A cash bar and light snacks will be available. Cost is $5 per person
(only those 21 or older are welcome).
For more information or to order tickets, call Charlene or Donna at
856-5187 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Weight-lifting competition set
Seaford's Wal-Mart Supercenter will be the site of a fund-raiser for
Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware, as strongman Mike Hall presents
"Bench Press 2000." Hall, a five-time world powerlifting champion,
will host the bench press competition Saturday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m.
Anyone 13 or older is eligible to compete. T-shirts will be given
to the first 20 competitors and trophies will be awarded. For more
information," call Hall at 732-3030 or 628-3789.