Bridgeville Events
Thursday, May 4th, 2000
Spring festival set for Saturday
The WES/WECEC PTA will hold the fifth annual spring festival Saturday, May 6, at the Woodbridge Elementary School in Greenwood. The festival will be held rain or shine.
The day will begin with an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7:30 till 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be available from 10:30 a.m. till 2:30 p.m. and will feature crab cakes and apple dumplings.
To further satisfy everyone's sweet tooth, a bake table will be open throughout the day. A cake walk will provide an opportunity for takers to have fun while trying to win their favorite cakes.
Games for children will begin at 9 and prizes will be awarded. Other features include a dunking booth, where local celebrities such as Dr. Kevin Carson, Bob Fulton and Butch Jones will wait to be dunked in the water. A barrel train ride, moon bounce and petting zoo will also be available.
Exhibits will provide information on fire prevention, 911 calls, and family services. The Greenwood Police Department will be providing finger printing and photo I.D.'s for children.
Theme baskets will be available again this year as silent auction items. Samples of basket themes include Beanie Babies, bath and body, Mary K., Barbie and chocolate.
Donations from area craftsmen and businesses will be available at a Chinese auction table. The fifth edition of the Woodbridge Raider Basket will be on sale at the festival also.
Proceeds will benefit the Woodbridge Elementary School and Early Child Education Center.
For more information call 349-1418.

Genealogy workshop set for at public library May 17
On May 17, the Bridgeville Public Library has scheduled a beginner's genealogy workshop at both 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. A staff member of the Bridgeville Library, Alice Min, will conduct the workshop. The same workshop will be offered twice in one day to accommodate anyone's schedule.
This beginner's genealogy workshop will identify basic sources of information necessary for documenting birth, marriage and death.
Min will also provide a bibliography of resources available in Sussex County Libraries for genealogical research.
Call 337-7401 to register so that sufficient materials are made available.

Sisters are honored for academic achievement
The United States Achievement Academy announces that Tori and Chelsez Ferrell, Bridgeville, have both been recognized for academic achievement as United States National Honor Roll Award winners. Tori and Chelsez, who attend Woodbridge Jr/Sr. High School, will have their names printed in the United States Achievement Academy Official Yearbook, which is published nationally.
They are the daughters of Steve and Annabelle Tatman of Bridgeville. Their grandparents are Addison Tatman of Bridgeville and Dr. D.L. Ferrell of Richmond, Ind.

WHS alumnus will receive university honor
Stephanie Ferrell, a senior at the University of Delaware and a 1995 graduate of Woodbridge High School, will be honored at the university's Honors Day on May 5.
Ferrell is being recognized for outstanding achievement and will receive the "Women's Studies Award of Special Merit" at a ceremony in the Trabant University Center. A reception hosted by the university president will follow the ceremony.

Archaeologist will speak at library about farms
Archaeologist Wade P. Catts will speak at Greenwood Public Library Thursday, May 11, 7 p.m. about farmsteads in Delaware.
Admission is free. For details, call 349-5309.