Seaford Events
Thursday, March 9th, 2000
 
Homeowner funds available
The Delaware State Housing Authority and the City of Seaford announce that $250,000 has been set aside to help Seaford homeowners repair heating systems, upgrade electrical and plumbing systems, replace roofing and repair structural problems. An informational meeting will be held in the Seaford Council Chambers, 302 E. King St., tonight at 7 p.m. For details, call 629-9173.

Club to honor women, group
The Soroptimist Club will present awards to two women who are making a difference in their communities. It will also recognize an organization that is benefiting the community. For information or to request nomination forms, call Jamie Sizemore at 629-2033 or Susan White at 629-8014. Completed forms must be returned before March 15.

Women in history program set
Delaware Business and Professional Women will celebrate "Women in History" at a luncheon Saturday, March 11, noon, at the Dover Sheraton. Price is $14.50. Delores Blakey, Ms. Delaware Classic Woman and Ms. American Classic Woman National Winner, will speak.
Blakey, 60, is a long-jump champion, basketball and volleyball champion and Delaware line-dance champion, as well as a 100-200 meter champion. She is retired after teaching school for 31 years. She is involved with the Community Theater as an actress and singer, is active in her church and is a volunteer mentor. Call Jane Short, 629-7097, for reservations.

Alumni to meet March 16
The Seaford High School Alumni Association will meet Thursday, March 16, at 7 p.m., at the Boys and Girls Club on Virginia Avenue. All members are invited.

61st annual variety show set
The Seaford Lions Club's 61st annual Variety Show will be held at 8 p.m. on March 16, 17 and 18, in the Seaford High School auditorium. The show, "Those Were the Days," will feature skits, live music, dancing and singing by Lions Club members, friends and families.
Tickets are available from any Lions Club member, at local businesses and at the door the nights of the show. All proceeds will support community projects.
AAUW to hold dinner
The Seaford Branch of AAUW will have a dinner meeting Wednesday, March 22, at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m.
The guest speaker will be Janet Messick, a sixth-grade science teacher at Seaford Middle School and last year's recipient of the Becky Turner Memorial Award. With the money from the award, Messick traveled to Australia, New Zealand and the Fiji Islands last summer. She will share her travel experiences with the club, which sponsored the award.
Reservations are due March 19. For details, call Diane LeCompte at 629-2249.

Senior center plans activities
The Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford, has planned the following activities:
Thursday, March 9 - 10 a.m., games and shuffleboard, TRIAD meeting; 11 a.m., Bible study; 1 p.m., crafts, arthritis exercise class.

Friday, March 10 - 9 a.m., pinochle and bridge; 10 a.m., games and shuffleboard; shopping at the flea market; 1 p.m., bingo.

Monday, March 13 - 9 a.m., pinochle and bridge; 10 a.m., games and shuffleboard, bus leaves for Nemours Clinic in Milford; 1 p.m., bingo.

Tuesday, March 14 - 9 a.m., Nanticoke Arthritis Support Group meeting; 10 a.m., games and shuffleboard, crafts; 10 a.m., fitness and nutrition class with Mike Hall; 1 p.m., Chew & Chat nutrition with kitchen manager, beginner's crochet class, arthritis exercise class.

Wednesday, March 15 - 9 a.m., pinochle and bridge; 10 a.m., games and shuffleboard, AARP tax preparation (by appointment only); noon, birthday luncheon; 1 p.m., birthday bingo.