Laurel Events
Thursday, May 18th, 2000
Democrats 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.
Ruritan 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 p.m.
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.