Laurel Events
Thursday, June 21th, 2001
 
Laurel Library
The Laurel Public Library will host a special historical presentation of Sacajawea, a Native American guide to explorers Lewis and Clark, on Wednesday, June 27, at 2:30 p.m. The program, which is brought to us by the Delaware Humanities Forum, is open to interested persons of all ages. For more information, please call the Library at 875-3184.

Sheridan serving on board
Paul H. Sheridan of Laurel was elected as a trustee of the Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley at its 44th annual meeting held recently at the Woodbine Inn in Pennsauken, N.J. Sheridan is a member of the Laurel Lions Club of Delaware, District 22-D, and is a past president of his club. He is also a past cabinet secretary of District 22-D. John E. Allen of the Freehold Township Lions Club of Freehold, N.J. was elected chairman/chief executive officer for the coming year, succeeding James J. Minnich of the Wilmington Gateway Lions Club of Wilmington. The Eye Bank, located in Philadelphia, was founded in 1957 and is supported by more than 500 Lions, Lioness and Leo Clubs in Delaware, New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania. The Eye Bank has supplied more than 22,500 corneas for transplant in its Gift of Sight program.

Two local SSU graduate students attend conference
Nicole Vincent, daughter of Margaret Van Dyke of Trappe and Ronald Vincent of Cambridge, recently participated in the 2001 Undergraduate Research Conference at Salisbury State University. A 1997 graduate of Laurel High School, Vincent graduated in May from SSU, majoring in English. Her research examined the poetry of Lucille Clifton. She will attend graduate school at the University of Maryland, College Park. Melissa Moore, daughter of Benjamin and Patricia Moore of Bridgeville, recently participated in the 2001 Undergraduate Research Conference at Salisbury State University. A 1997 graduate of Woodbridge High School, Moore graduated this May from SSU, majoring in biology and pre-veterinary medicine. Her research examined the role of chemicals in leukemia cells. The first annual conference drew together more than 200 SSU students to present their research.