to meet Monday
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its regular monthly meeting
on Monday, May 22, at 6:30 p.m., at St. Philips Episcopal Church,
South Central Avenue, Laurel.
This will be a covered-dish meeting. Speaker will be state Sen. Robert
Venables. The public is invited.
Laurel Library seeks board member
The Laurel Public Library Board of Commissioners is looking for someone
to fill a vacancy on the board for a 5-year term. Applicants must
be residents of the Laurel community. The board oversees the library
as representatives of the community. Members determine and adopt policies
governing the operation and program of the library. They develop and
oversee the operating budget. They actively support library legislation.
The board meets at least 12 times a year. The appointment will be
made by the resident judge of Superior Court of Sussex County. Applications
are available at the Laurel Public Library on 4th Street. Deadline
for applications is June 15.
to hold chicken barbecue
The Laurel Ruritan Club will hold a chicken barbecue Saturday, May
27, at O'Neal's Antiques, US 13, Laurel, from 10:30 a.m. till 2:30
Cost is $4.50 per dinner. Proceeds will benefit local charities. Rain
date will be Monday, May 29.
Legion to hand out flags for grave sites
On Saturday, May 27, the Laurel American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary
will decorate the cemeteries in the Laurel vicinity. Anyone wanting
an American flag for a grave may pick it up at Odd Fellows Cemetery
at 10 a.m. on this date.
Library to be closed May 29
The Laurel Public Library will be closed Monday, May 29, for the Memorial
Day Holiday. The library will reopen Tuesday, May 30 at 10 a.m.