Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 8, 2003
 
Grant Crouse Memorial
The first annual Grant Crouse Memorial Golf Tournament, sponsored by Terry Michaels About Faces Day Spa and Salon, will be held at the Seaford Golf and Country Club on Friday, May 23. Grant was a junior at Seaford High School. He played on the high school varsity soccer team as well as many other soccer teams. Grant also swam on the Seaford High School Swim Team and the Seaford Country Club Swim Team. On Christmas Day 2002, Grant’s life was tragically cut short. So that Grant’s love of soccer can become his legacy his family established a Memorial Fund. The fund will provide money to those children who need help in pursuing the dream of soccer that Grant loved so much. The Grant Crouse Memorial Tournament will be held at the Seaford Golf and Country Club on Friday, May 23. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m., with a shotgun golf-start at noon. Prizes for top golf teams will be awarded. All proceeds from the tournament will go directly to his Memorial Fund. Rain date will be Friday, May 30. Phone 337-8787, fax 337-3890 or e-mail gctournament@hotmail.com for information.

EAC Basket Bingo
The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, May 8, starting at 7pm at the VFW, located on Middleford Road in Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 exciting games and will feature several basket combinations including the 2003 Mother’s Day set, Bowl basket, Medium Boardwalk basket, and other several regular line baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Hostess Large Hamper, the Hostess Woven Panel Chest, Hostess Serve It Up! or one of the eight door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to WIN! Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact the EAC at 629-6611, ext. 2420.

Rotary Golf Tournament
Nanticoke Rotary will hold its annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Hero’s Scholarship Fund on Wednesday, May 21, at Seaford Golf & Country Club. There will be a continental breakfast, a shotgun start at 9 a.m. followed by an awards luncheon. All proceeds will benefit the scholarships funds established by the Nanticoke Rotary Club in honor of Bob LaPrad and John Burton. Cost is $85 per player and includes breakfast, golf, lunch, contests and prizes. Call Tom Brown at 629-6611, ext. 2405 or Don Hollenbeck at 628-9900 for more information or to register.

Basket Bingo May 9
A Longaberger Basket Bingo will be held at Sussex Technical High School, on Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. There will be a door prize, Chinese auction, 50/50, and refreshments. Proceeds benefit the Junior Class prom expenses.

‘Vietnam: War to Peace’
Mark W. McLeod, professor of history and professor in the UD Parallel Program, will give a slide lecture Thursday, May 8, at 6 p.m., in Georgetown. His talk, “Vietnam: War to Peace,” will be held in Room 529 of the main lecture hall of the Carter Partnership Center on the campus of Delaware Technical and Community College. It is free and open to the public. The presentation will focus on changes in the daily lives of ordinary people since 1986, when the renovation policy of economic liberation and international opening began. All the slides will be original color photographs taken between 1992 and 2002.

Visit ‘Treasures of the Sea’
The “Treasures of the Sea Exhibit” at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, is celebrating International Museum Day, May 18, by offering free admission on Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Over $4 million-worth of silver and gold, gemstones, jewelry, cannons, and other artifacts from the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha are on display at Treasures of the Sea. A video presentation chronicles the discovery and salvage of the ship whose loss in a 1622 hurricane changed the course of world history. Regular hours for the “Treasures of the Sea Exhibit” are Mondays and Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Fridays, noon to 4 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is $2.50 for adults, $2 for seniors, $1 for students, and free for children under 4. Call 856-5700 for more information.
Summer Day Camp
The Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism is sponsoring the 14th annual Camp Challenge Summer Day Camp program designed to help parents with their children’s care during working hours. Camps will be held at six elementary school locations including Delmar. The camp runs all summer in one-week sessions and are for children ages 5-13. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. The fee is $95 per week (there is a $10 discount for multiple children) and all field trips are included in your $95 fee. Field trips include: Frontier Town, Skateland, Bowling, Swimming and more. Register at the civic center box office or call (410) 548-4900 ext. 109.

911 Awareness Day
On Thursday, May 8, The Sussex County and State Police 9-1-1- Center will hold their third Annual 9-1-1 Awareness Day at the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Displays and activities will include Delaware State Police Helicopter, Sgt. Dan, Seatbelt Convincer, K9 Demonstrations, County and State Command Center, Bicycle Safety, Smokey the Bear, Vince and Larry (the Crash Test Dummies), Delaware Electric Co-Op and Fire Marshall’s Safety Displays, State Farm Insurance 9-1-1 Simulator, 9-1-1 Education, and Tours of the Operations Center. Also there will be emergency vehicles on display from Police, Fire, and Paramedic agencies. Lunch is being donated by Grotto’s Pizza, McDonalds, and Edy’s Ice Cream. For further information or directions to the center contact Joann Iacono at 855-2980 or Richard Short at 855-7802.

Society will sing Mozart
The Annual Spring Concert of the Southern Delaware Choral Society, “Spiritually Yours, W.A. Mozart,” features Mozart’s Requiem, Bach’s Toccata in F Major and American Spirituals, Saturday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 18, at 4 p.m., at Delaware Tech, Georgetown. Guest soloists include organist Paul Fleckenstein, who will accompany the Requiem (K626) and also perform the solo virtuoso organ piece, Toccata in F Major, by J.S. Bach. Tenor and veteran of more than 50 stage works, Michael Thompson will also join the choral group as a soloist. The music was selected by SDCS director David Miller, who is also Director of Music at St. John’s Church in Seaford. Founded 17 years ago, the chorus of more than 80 voices performs to sold out audiences. Tickets are adult $12 and students $10. For tickets call 875-7776.

FOP Basket Bingo
The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 9, will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, May 22, starting at 7 p.m. at the VFW, located on Middleford Road in Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 exciting games and will feature several basket combinations including the 2003 Father’s Day set, Proudly American Button and Cracker baskets, Bagel basket, Hostess Serve It Up!, and other several regular line baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Hostess Large Hamper, the Proudly American Small Wash Day or one of the eight door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to WIN! Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact the FOP at 628-5352.

Free tourism passes
State residents will receive free admission to more than 40 Delaware tourism attractions Saturday, May 10, as part of “Free to the First State,” marking the start of National Tourism Week. Delawareans will be admitted for free by showing proof of residency, such as a driver’s license or military ID. Residents will also receive a special “thank you” gift for patronizing Delaware tourism attractions. Fees for tours or special exhibits may apply at some attractions. Call 1-866-2.VISIT.DE or visit www.visitdelaware.com.

AARP Driver Safety
AARP Driver Safety Program (Formerly 55 Alive) will be held at the Laurel Senior Center on May 13 and 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fee is $10. Phone 875-9053 to register.