Golf tourney set for June 16
The Seaford Kiwanis Club announces plans for the 14th annual Foundation Golf Tournament.
The proceeds from this anniversary event will go to the club's Foundation Endowment which
provides scholarships to needy and well-deserved senior students each year.
The tournament is scheduled for June 16 at the Seaford Golf & Country Club. Businesses may
sponsor a special event or donate a door prize. Anyone wishing to play should call for
reservations immediately. The entry fee will include buffet lunch, golf fee, cart,
hospitality cart and awards party. Every participant will receive a bag of goodies and a door
prize. Awards up to $250 of merchandise, certificates for closest to the pin and straightest
drive, plus a new car and other prizes for a hole in one will be available to all golfers.
The tourney is limited to the first 96 entrants. For details, contact Ron Breeding at
628-6002 (day) or 629-3964 (night).
Driver's training for seniors
Nanticoke Senior Center, Seaford, is offering a 55 Alive/Mature Driving program for people
50 and older June 1 and 2, 8:30 a.m. to noon. The course is sponsored by AARP and stresses
how older drivers may operate motor vehicles more safely, physical changes that affect senior
citizens as well as recommendations on how to handle them. Upon completion of the course,
participants receive a certificate entitling them to a 10 percent reduction in personal and
no-fault liability insurance premiums for three years. A 15-percent discount is given to anyone
repeating the course after three years. Cost is $10 per person. Call the center at 629-4939 to
Join SGGC for a day
Saturday, June 3, the Seaford Golf and Country Club will be open to prospective members.
After a brief orientation, participants may have lunch and then play a round of golf, use
the tennis courts, or go for a swim in the pool. The only cost will be for food and beverage
and the cart fee for golf. For those who join the club through December 2000, the initiation
fee will be waived. For details, call 629-9064.
O.E.S. to hold dinner
The Order of the Eastern Star #7, Sussex County, is having a covered-dish dinner Friday, June 2.
Admission is $6 or $3 and a covered dish. Installation of officers was held Tuesday, May 9,
at the Sheraton Inn in Dover. James Parker was installed as Worthy Grand Patron. Grand Electra
is Arlene Traister, Grand Chaplin is Agnes Parker, Grand Trustee is Jackie Fooks and Deputy Grand
Lecturer is Ethelene Krauss. The Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization
in the world for both men and women. It has over 10,000 chapters in the United States, Canada and
18 other countries.
Oyster dinner set for June 3
On Saturday, June 3, at 6 p.m., a buffet supper with oysters will be held at Cokesbury Community
Center, near Reliance. The public is invited. Price is $8. There will be no carry outs and there
will be one seating only. Sponsor is United Methodist Women.
Tickets on sale for pageant
Tickets are on sale for the annual Miss Delaware Pageant set for Friday, June 9, and Saturday,
June 10, at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. The pageant will feature Susan Powell, Miss
America 1981, as mistress of ceremonies, Miss Delaware 1985 Michelle Harris Anderson and reigning
Miss Delaware 1999 Kama Boland.
Tickets can be obtained via the Miss Delaware web site at
www.missdelaware.org. Advanced ticket orders will be available for pick up at the Will-Call Office
of the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center on the evening of June 9. For more information, call
Susan McNeill at 302-996-9088.
Chicken Fest to be in Berlin
The 52nd annual Delmarva Chicken Festival will be June 9 and 10 in Berlin, Md. All activities,
including a carnival, will take place along Main Street in historic downtown Berlin. Features
will include an arts and crafts show, home and trade show, entertainment and wide selection of
food choices, as well as children's activities. The Delmarva Chicken Festival is sponsored by
Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. For additional information, call 302-856-9037 or 410-641-4775.
Festival to be full of hot air
The 11th annual Delmarva Hot Air Balloon & Craft Festival will take place on June 9 and 10 at
424 Mulberry St., Milton. On Friday, June 9, the festival will run from noon to 9 p.m. and on
Saturday the event will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The festival will have 150 craft, art and
antique dealers. It will feature a large selection of food choices including funnel cakes,
pork BBQ, cheesesteaks, chilidogs and homemade lemonade. The event costs $3 per car. A limited
number of balloon rides are offered at $150 per person. For the children there will be carnival
rides, inflatibles, face painting and rock climbing.
Arsenic and Old Lace to open
Tickets are now on sale for the Possum Point Players' summer comedy "Arsenic and Old Lace,"
a tale of two innocent old ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and
religiously "acceptable" roomers. The play will be presented on June 16, 17, 23 and 24 at 8 p.m.,
and on June 18 and 30 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $11 each and senior/student discounts are available
for the matinee performances only. Tickets may be reserved by calling Possum Point Players'
ticketline at 302-856-4560.