Bulletin Board
Thursday, August 26th. 1999
 
Bingo night benefits school
Basket & Beanie Baby Bingo Night will be held at the Milford Carlisle Firehall Friday, Aug. 27. This event will benefit the Delaware Music School. Tickets are $20 if purchased before Aug. 27 and include a free raffle ticket for the Homestead Basket Combo. To reserve tickets call Brenda Beissel, 422-2043.

Restaurant to go to movies
The Lamp Post restaurant, Rehoboth, will host a tribute to the music of the silver screen Sept. 2, 9, 15 and 22. Performers will be from Footlight Productions. Admission is $33 per person. This includes a buffet prepared by the Eastern Shore’s chef-of-the-year Mark Steele. A cash bar will be available. For reservations, call 645-7223, 732-9311 or toll free 1-877-280-3488t. The seating begins at 5, dinner is served at 6, and showtime is 7:30 p.m. Special rates will apply for groups of 30 or more.

Fall car show set
The Seaford Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its fourth annual Fall Car Show on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the company grounds located at the corner of Atlanta Road and Fleetwood Drive in Seaford. The event is open to antiques, classics, street rods, pro-street cars and trucks, imports and antique farm equipment. New this year is a motorcycle category. Dash plaques will be given to the first 150 entries with Top 30 Awards proportionate to entrants in each category, Best of Show and People’s Choice awards. Vehicle registration is $5. Spectator admission is $1 with children under 12 accompanied by an adult admitted free. For details, call 629-6934.

Church has awards for scouts
The Catholic Church has a program of awards which may be earned by members of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. A group will begin soon to learn about the Ad Altare Dei Award for Boys Scouts. For information, call William Stoops at 629-8863.

Democrats plan hoe down
Democrats of the 40th Representative District are sponsoring a Country Hoe Down Sunday, Sept. 19, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Laurel American Legion Home. Performers include Floyd McGee Jr., Bobby Hitchens, Joey Boyce, Cathy Gorman, Joline Cross and the Loose Connections Band. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased at the door the day of the event, or by calling 875-2674. There will be door prizes and a 50/50 drawing.
Event to help PPP, pageant
Possum Point Players and the Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization will hold a benefit, “A Night of Stars,” Saturday, Sept. 25, at the newly-renovated Possum Hall in Georgetown. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. At 8 p.m.. a cabaret show featuring Miss Delaware 1999 Kama Boland, several former Miss Delawares and former contestants and the “best of the best” of the Possum Point Players will get under way. Director is Kenney Workman. Several raffles will be held during the course of the night. Admission is $35 per person and tickets are available by phoning the PPP Ticketline at 302-856-4560. All proceeds will benefit the Possum Point Players Building Fund and the Miss Delaware Scholarship Fund. Seating is limited, so reservations should be made early. The Possum Point Players are funded in part by the Delaware Division of the Arts. The Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization is an affiliate of the Miss America Organization.

Contests focus on food
This year’s Apple-Scrapple Festival will take place in Bridgeville on Oct. 8 and 9. TS Smith & Sons will again sponsor the apple baking contest. with divisions for traditional apple pie as well as apple desserts. A panel of both local and out-of-town eating experts will determine a winner and award a $500 bond in each division. Children will have a division of their own with a $100 bond prize. New this year from TS Smith & Sons is a decorating with apples contest. All creations will be on display during the festival. A $100 bond prize will be awarded. For the true culinary innovator, there will be a cooking with scrapple contest. There will be a $100 bond prize awarded for the best scrapple dish. Entry forms may be picked up at TS Smith & Sons, Bridgeville Town Hall, Bridgeville Public Library or by calling the contest coordinator, Rita Hovermale, at 337-8318.

Fall trip planned to Pa.
A motorcoach tour of western Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands is being sponsored on Oct. 11-14 by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Georgetown. A $100 deposit is required for reservations; total package cost is $537. For details or to register, call Adult Plus+ at 856-5618.