Bulletin Board
Thursday, September 9, 2004
Blades Elementary PTO
Friendly’s fund raiser night to support the Blades Elementary PTO is Wednesday, Sept. 15. Seaford Friendly’s will donate 10 percent of all profits from 5-8 p.m. to the PTO. No coupons can be used for dinner.

Basket Bingo in Georgetown
Longaberger basket bingo, Tuesday, Sept. 28, doors open at 6 p.m. with games starting at 7 p.m., Georgetown Fire Hall (sponsored by Georgetown Historical Society). Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door with 20 games with basket and pottery prizes. Refreshments will be available. Phone 856-2760.

Italian Night Dinner Sept. 11
Saturday, Sept. 11, “Italian Night,” 4:30-6:30 p.m., eat-in or carry-out spaghetti dinner including salad, bread, drink, dessert and live music for $7 donation. Tickets must be purchased in advance, call 629-7117 or 337-9607. Bethel United Methodist Church, west of Seaford near Oak Grove.

Mt. Zion Dinner
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church beef and dumpling dinner, Saturday, Sept. 11, 5 p.m. Adults, $8, children under 12 $3.50. Carry outs are available. Mt. Zion U.M.C. is located on Laurel-Seaford Highway in Laurel.

Vincent Fund Raiser
Saturday, Sept. 25, fund raiser for Mike Vincent for county council, at the home of Ric and Deb Marvel, 24411 Beaver Dam Dr., Seaford, from 5-8 p.m. A donation of $25 per person is requested. Checks should be made payable to Vincent for County Council and mailed to Donald Tull, 123 N. Shipley St., Seaford, DE 19973 or call Deb Marvel at 629-6053.

Democratic Dinner/Auction
Lt. Gov. John Carney will be the keynote speaker at the 40th District Democrat executive committee dinner/auction on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Laurel American Legion Post 19. Happy hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. Contact Chris Calio at 875-1881 for tickets.

AARP Chapter 5340
AARP Chapter 5340 to meet Monday, Sept. 13, at Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown with lunch at noon. Linda Rogers will be speaking about the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Cost of the lunch is $12 per person. Call Hilda Parker at 856-2760 for reservations by Sept. 10. New members are welcome.

Sussex Advisory Committee
Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities, Monday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m., Sussex County west administrative complex, North DuPont Highway, Georgetown. Meetings are open to the public. Phone 629-7783 for more information.

Delaware Equine Council
Delaware Equine Council meeting at 7 p.m., in the Exhibitor’s Hall at Delaware State Fairgrounds, Monday, Sept. 20. For more information call 875-7869 or 629-5233.

Retired Federal Employees
Chapter 1992 (Georgetown) of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), covered dish luncheon, Monday, Sept. 20, noon, at the home of Les and Betty Martens, Seaford. All federal employees, retired and/or current with at least five years of federal service are eligible for membership. Burton Barr will present a report from the National NARFE Convention in Las Vegas. For directions call 629-9789.

AARP Widowed Persons
Seaford Chapter of the AARP Widowed Persons Service meet Tuesday, Sept. 21, 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be Cpl. Lineweaver of the Delaware State Police. Open to all widowed persons of all ages.

WiHi Class of 1964
Wi Hi Class of 1964 40th reunion will be Friday, Sept. 24, and Saturday, Sept. 26, in Salisbury. Friday night’s event will take place at Brew River. Saturday night’s dinner/dance will be at the Sheraton. Contact Sherry Wix at 629-2131 by Sept. 20.

Baker Family Reunion
The 41st Slathel Baker Family Reunion will take place Sunday, Oct. 10, Asbury Community Hall, Rt. 9 between Laurel and Georgetown. For more information contact Gary White at 629-8218.

Whaley Family Reunion
The Whaley Reunion, will be Sunday, Sept. 26, 1:30 p.m., at the Rev. Lee Elliott Memorial Hall (Trinity United Methodist Church, Laurel). Bring a covered dish and a beverage. An offering will be taken. For information phone Vincent Whaley at 875-2778.

Woodland Ferry Festival
12th annual Woodland Ferry Festival, Saturday, Sept. 11, will start with the annual festival breakfast served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, Woodland U.M. Church Fellowship Hall, 7 a.m. The Seaford High School Naval Jr. ROTC will present colors at the ferry at 9 a.m. to open the event. For more information call Donna Angell, 629-8077, during normal working hours.

Fall Festival at Kings
Kings United Methodist Church on Gordy Road, Laurel, annual Fall Festival, Saturday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine, with gospel music all day featuring The King’s Ambassadors and Sara McWilliams. There will be a special “Blessing of the Harvest.” There will be a petting zoo, kids’ crafts, barrel train rides, fire engine rides, straw maze, and a special stagecoach pulled by miniature horses. There will be vendors, a yard sale, tradesman, antique tractors, farm tools, a silent auction and handmade baskets, and many other activities. Oyster sandwiches as well as homemade ice cream, a bake sale, and many other homemade food items.

Tribute to Veterans
Sixth annual Tribute to Veterans and Homeland Security, Saturday, Sept. 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Sailwinds Park, Cambridge, Md. (by the Rt. 50 bridge). Color guard opening and memorial service at 11 a.m. Features include displays, memorabilia, food, security information, door prizes, local talent in a USA show, music, speakers. Free admission, parking, and handicapped accessible.

Benefit For Relay for Life
First annual Blast Out Cancer sporting clay shoot, Sunday, Oct. 10, Owens Station Sporting Clay Range, Hunters Cove Road, Greenwood, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $75 (lunch included). Prizes will be awarded and sponsorships are available. All proceeds will benefit the East and West Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. For information contact Kenny Hopkins, 302-945-3410, or Sherry Wix, 629-2131.

Autumn in Delmar
Country Collections Craft Fairs annual “Autumn In Delmar” craft show Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11 and 12, Delmarva Convention Center, at the intersection of State Line Road and US 13, Delmar, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily. There will be over 75 exhibitors from Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia New Jersey and New York. Admission is $2 per person and children under 12 are free.Contact Kim Jackson, event coordinator, toll-free at (888) 288-5065.

50th Kiwanis Auction
50th annual Seaford Kiwanis Auction, Saturday, Oct. 2, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford. Preview at 9 a.m.; auction at 9:30 a.m. Phone Bryant Richardson at 629-9788 for more information.

DuPont 25-Year Club
The DuPont 25-Year Club will have its annual dinner Friday, Sept. 10, 6 p.m., at the Laurel Fire Hall. If you are eligible to attend, contact Ray Whaley at 537-6113 or Connie Keene at 629-3377.

Antique Tractor Show
The First State Antique Tractor Club annual show at Yoder Farms in Greenwood on Sept. 24 and 25. Admission and parking are free. There will be antique tractors, cars and trucks, flea market, and entertainment on Friday and Saturday. On Saturday there will also be a petting zoo, tractor games, a kiddie pedal pull and an auction. As always there will be plenty of good food. Contact Rose Hastings at 875-3040 or rhastings@joimail.com.

Nanticoke Senior Center
Christmas Spectacular at Three Little Bakers, Tuesday, Dec. 7, leaves at 10 a.m. from Nanticoke Senior Center. Cost $60 members, $65 non-members. Phone 629-4939. Price includes motor coach transportation, food, and desserts.

Trip to New York City
The Methodist Manor House will host a two-day, one-night trip to New York City on Dec. 15 and 16. Cost of the trip is $347 per double occupancy and includes round-trip transportation by deluxe motorcoach, accommodations at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, tickets to Radio City Music Hall for the Christmas show, one first-class dinner, baggage handling and tips plus services of a professional tour manager. A $100 deposit is required with registration. Call Dixie Carlisle, at 628-5631.

Nanticoke Senior Center
Christmas Spectacular at Three Little Bakers, Tuesday, Dec. 7, leaves at 10 a.m. from Nanticoke Senior Center. Cost $60 members, $65 non-members. Phone 629-4939. Price includes motor coach transportation, food, and desserts.

Day Trip to Washington
A day in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Sept. 18, cost is $14 per person for your transportation on a motor coach. Visit all the attractions around the Capital Mall such as the World War II Memorial and the Smithsonian Institute. Sponsored by Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation, 629-6809.

Cruise to Bermuda
Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 is sponsoring a Bermuda cruise aboard Celebrity Horizon, out of Norfolk April 30-May 7, 2005. Ports of call include Hamilton and St. George. Prices start at $925 per person, including port charges and taxes. Bus transportation provided from Seaford to Norfolk. Reserve early for good choice of cabin. Trip is open to the public. Phone 629-7419 or 628-9743.