Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 9, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

Benefit for Sugar Free Youth
Third annual Pampered Chef fund raiser to benefit Sugar Free Youth (a support group for youth with diabetes), Thursday, June 16, 7 p.m., Christian Church, U.S. 13 North, Seaford. RSVP by June 12 at 629-0560. Donations accepted and a percentage of sales will be donated to Sugar Free Youth. For more information, contact Melody Kimbler at 629-0560.

Benefit Poker Run June 18
Second annual Muskrat Children’s Benefit Poker Run, Saturday, June 18, registration 9 to 11 a.m. Castaways Lounge, U.S. 13, Laurel. Food, prizes, music. Motorcycles, rods, muscle cars welcome. For information call 228-6790 or 875-3639.

Golf Tournament for Children
Golf tournament to benefit Delaware Guidance Services for Children & Youth, Inc., Monday, June 20, Bear Trap Dunes. For more information, contact Susan Hillebrecht at 302-652-3948 (ext. 130).

Rabies, Distemper Clinic
Rabies and distemper vaccination clinic for cats and dogs ($5 for each pet), Georgetown Fire Station, S. Bedford Street. Saturday, June 25, 8 to 10 a.m. Proper carriers and leashes are required. Sponsored by Homeless Cat Helpers, Inc. Minimum ages are as follows: kittens - 12 weeks for rabies; 6 weeks for distemper; puppies - 16 weeks for rabies; 6 weeks for distemper. Mike Metzler, DVM will be the veterinarian.

CLASSES/VOLUNTEERS

Read Aloud Training
Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training, Thursday, June 16, 10 a.m., in the conference room of the Delaware National Bank, Rt. 1, Rehoboth Beach. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.

FOOD

Fish Fry in Laurel
All you can eat fish fry, Centenary U.M. Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, Saturday, June 11, 4 to 7 p.m. Adults, $8; children, $4 (under 6 are free). Sponored by the Sunshine Sunday School Class.

Blades Vol. Fire Auxiliary
Auxiliary of the Blades Fire Company will be selling soups, hot dog platters, crab cake and chicken salad sandwiches and platters on Sunday, June 12, at the Blades Fire Hall, noon until sold out, eat in or carry out. For prices and information call 629-6904. For carry outs call 629-4896.

Community Salad-Supper
Community salad-supper covered dish, Saturday, June 18, 5 to 8 p.m., Bethel Community House, Oak Grove west of Seaford. Bring your favorite salad, meat, vegetable, potato or pasta. Family entertainment for all. For more details call Lucy Slacum at 629-7117.

Spring Fest is June 18
Spring Fest, Saturday, June 18, 9 a.m., Church of God of Prophecy, U.S. 13 and Dorthy Road, Delmar (three miles north of state line). Oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, cheese steak subs, homemade ice cream, baked goods. Phone 875-7824.

MEETINGS

Equine Council Meeting
Delaware Equine Council meeting, Monday, June 20, 7 p.m., at Delaware State Fairgrounds, Exhibitors’ Hall Building, north entrance. All those interested in horses are welcome. Contact Brenda Lewis, 875-7869, or Paula Barto, 629-5233.

Historical Society Picnic
Annual Seaford Historical Society picnic, Sunday, June 19, 4 p.m., Gov. Ross Mansion lawn, 1101 N. Pine St. Ext., Seaford. $3 a person plus a covered dish of either a vegetable, salad or dessert. Reservations by June 13 to Gloria Burton, 629-3470. Entertainment by Grandpa Jammers. A tent will be provided.

Downtown Seaford Association
Downtown Seaford Association meeting Monday, June 20, 7 p.m., Seaford Public Library, North Porter Street. New members are always welcome.

Widowed Persons Meeting
Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service meeting Tuesday, June 21 12:15 p.m., Golden Corral, Seaford. The guest speaker will be Dr. Anthony Policastro. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

REUNIONS

SHS Class of 1975
The Seaford High School Class of 1975 is having its 30th class reunion on Saturday, June 18, on the Ross Mansion lawn at 4 p.m. If you are a member of our class and have not received any information, contact Judy (Madden) Rhodes at 629-8427 or Montine (Swain) Willin at 629-5391 and leave a message with current address, phone number, or email. The 911 address changes have caused many returns of invitations.
SPECIAL EVENTS

July 4th Decorating Contest
The 4th of July, Laurel Chamber of Commerce, house/business decorating contest begins Friday, June 17. Judging takes place Friday, June 24. For more information call 875-9319.

Madden Challenge 2005
Pre-AFRAM Madden Challenge and basketball tournament, Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Nutter’s Park, Norman Eskridge Highway, Seaford. Live music, games, entertainment. Event is a fund raiser for the Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival Aug. 12 and 13. Phone 628-1908 for more information.

Fit Fest at Delaware Tech
Fit Fest, Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Delaware Technical and Community College, Rt. 18, Georgetown (rain or shine). Free admission. Children’s activities, 5K run/walk (8 a.m. start), entertainment, rock wall, food vendors, health screenings, health exhibitors, free immunizations, fitness activities and displays, demonstrations. Bruce Jenner, Olympic champion, will speak at 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Carl M. Freeman Foundation.

Marvel Carriage Show
Marvel Carriage House Carriage Show, Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m., 510 S. Bedford St., Georgetown. Silent auction, food vendors, championships and reserves in three divisions, raffles, free admission. Phone 855-9660. Sponsored by the Georgetown Historical Society.

Bluegrass Festival
Bluegrass Festival, Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18, at Marvel’s Carriage Museum, Georgetown, Friday, 3 to 11 p.m., $12 per person, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., $18 per person. Weekend $30 per person; two nights free camping with weekend ticket. Call 875-2595.

Seaford Day in the Park
Day in the Park, Sunday, June 26, noon to 5 p.m., Seaford Sports Complex (Jay’s Nest area), sponsored by the Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation (free admission). Appearing will be Antwan Lake (Atlanta Falcons), Baltimore Ravens cheerleaders and mascot and other pro athletes from the area. NFL Flag Football clinic (ages 6-14), inflatables, dunking booth, food, and more. Phone 629-6809.

Air National Guard Concert
Air National Guard Band free concert, Saturday, July 2, Gov. Ross Mansion, Seaford, 5:30 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket. Sponsored by City of Seaford, Seaford Historical Society and Kiwanis Club of Seaford.

TRIPS

Trip to See Phillies
Christ United Methodist Church of Laurel has tickets to see the Philadelphia Phillies vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates, on Saturday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m. The cost, including the bus, is $45. Call the church office at 875-4233. The bus will leave Christ Church at 3 p.m.

YARD SALES

Carey’s Community
Carey’s community yard sale, Saturday, June 11, 7 a.m.,sponsored by Carey’s Church, off Rt. 24, west of Millsboro on Carey’s Camp Road. $5 donation for a space (bring your own table). Phone 934-7665.

YOUTH EVENTS

Boys & Girls Club News
Registration is ongoing for youth lacrosse at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club (for youth ages 7-18). The league will be run in a clinic format. Call Karen Schreiber for more information at 628-3789. Registration is also under way for the Summer Fun Club for youth ages 5-12.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, July 4 - Laurel Independence Day Celebration, downtown Laurel area. Contact the Laurel Chamber at 875-9319 for more information.
Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9 - Nanticoke Riverfest, downtown Seaford. Contact Ron Breeding, City of Seaford, 629-9173.

Pomona Grange 3 picnic June 12
Sussex County Pomona Grange 3 annual picnic, at 1:30 p.m., with short Worship Service followed by Covered Dish dinner, Sunday, June 12, at Marvel Carriage Museum, 510 South Bedford St., Georgetown. Bring place setting, main course and beverage will be provided by the host, Midland Grange 27 of Georgetown.

Kiwanis Club meets June 15
The Kiwanis Club of Seaford is having their next regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, June 15, at the Manor House. The reception is at 6 p.m., and the dinner at 6:30 p.m. The speaker is Seaford Mayor Daniel B. Short. Mayor Short will give an overview of the City goals for the upcoming year and beyond and provide an update on the recent annexations and major development projects coming to Seaford.