Bulletin Board
Thursday, September 16, 2004
 
Funds for Johns Hopkins
CMN Day in Delmar, Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Delmar Food Lion to help raise money for Johns Hopkins Hospital. Food, children’s activities and a live auction at 1 p.m.

Basket Bingo in Georgetown
Basket bingo featuring Longagerger baskets, Tuesday, Sept. 28, Georgetown Fire Hall, S. Bedford Street, doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Tickets $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Sponsored by the Georgetown Historical Society.

Breakfast in Galestown
Breakfast, Sunday, Sept. 26, 7 to 10 a.m., Galestown Community House, Galestown. Sponsored by and benefit of Galestown Community House committee. Adults $6, and children under 12, $4.

Chicken Platters For Sale
Deborah Circle at Christ United Methodist Church, Laurel, will sell Em-ings’s chicken platters ($8) on Friday, Sept. 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. (take-out only). Phone 875-4233 or 875-7854 to place orders.

Rep. Fallon Garden Party
On Saturday, Sept. 18, Tina Fallon will host a garden party at her home, Deerford on the Nanticoke, 10464 Gravelly Creek Lane from 5 to 7 p.m. A donation of $25 per person or $35 per couple is requested. Checks should be made payable to Tina Fallon Campaign and mailed to Marshall Nesbitt, 26317 Craigs Mill Road, Seaford, DE 19973. For reservations call Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.

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.

AAUW Open House
The Seaford Branch of AAUW is hosting a Wine and Cheese Open House on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club from 4-6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in finding out more about AAUW is invited to attend. AAUW Membership is open to all graduates who hold a baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university. RSVP by Sept. 15 at 628-0720. For more information, contact Diane LeCompte, 629-2249.

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.

Dover Stamp Club Show
The Dover Stamp Club 53rd anniversary bourse/show will be Saturday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at W. Reily Brown School, 360 Webbs Lane in Dover. Includes children’s table, 12 dealers, exhibits and more. Free admission. Call Bill Kircher for information, 302-697-7143.

St. Stephen’s Fall Festival
Fall Festival, Saturday, Sept. 25, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Camelot Hall, St. Stephen’s UM Church, Delmar, Del. Breakfast, lunch, baked goods, country store, crafts, yard sale, ice cream, face painting and more.

Fort Miles Weekend
Fort Miles Weekend, Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. Saturday, Sept. 18 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Sunday, Sept. 19 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.). Re-enactors camp and demonstrations. Phone 645-6852.

The Moving Wall
The Moving Wall, Seaford Sports Complex, off Virginia Ave., Seaford. Open 24 hours a day until Sept. 20 - closed at noon on that day. Special events each day. Schedules are available at the location.

Colonial Fair/Heritage Fair
18th annual Colonial Fair & Heritage Festival, Saturday, Sept. 25, Sunday, Sept. 26, Pemberton Historical Park near Salisbury. Re-enactors, artisans, storytellers, dancers, singers, food, arts and crafts, music and more. Admission is $5 (both days) for adults; $3 for children 18 and under; 5 and under are free. Phone 410-860-2447.

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.

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.

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.

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.