to fight cancer
Ron Breeding will call on Seaford residents to join the St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital Wheels For Life Bike-a-thon slated for Sunday, Oct.
10, at 2 p.m. at West Seaford Elementary School.
In the bike-a-thon, riders ask sponsors to make donations based on
each mile completed. All riders turning in money will receive a certificate.
Those who raise $35 will get a certificate and a St. Jude T-shirt.
When $75 is raised, the rider receives a barrel tote bag as well as
the certificate and the T-shirt. Also plans are being made to give
a $100 savings bond to the top fund-raiser.
Entry forms are available at the Department of Parks and Recreation
and city hall. For details, call 629-3964.
Lions tourney rescheduled
The Seaford Lions Club Charity Golf Tournament has been rescheduled
for Friday, Oct. 22. Proceeds will help support the club's community
projects such as providing eye exams and glasses, scholarships, and
assisting other needy and well-deserving causes. The tournament will
be held at the Seaford Golf and Country Club, at 9 a.m. Entry fee
is $75. For details, contact Keller Hoch at 855-2283 or 629-4179 after
Restaurant helps B&G Club
The Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club is joining with the Golden
Corral restaurant to recognize Fire Prevention Month. Members of western
Sussex fire departments will be guest servers at the restaurant each
Thursday in October and the first Thursday in November, between 6
and 9 p.m. All tips and 10 percent of money made between those hours
will be donated by Golden Corral to the Boys and Girls Club.
Also, the restaurant is hosting fire prevention poster (for ages 4
to 7) and essay (for ages 8 to 12) contests. Entry forms are available
at the restaurant. For more information call Golden Corral manager
Craig Dimes at 629-5768.
Horse model show is Oct. 9
The ninth annual Delmarva Live Model Horse Show will be Saturday,
Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Blades Firehouse, Blades. Plastic
and china horse models will compete for prizes in halter, English
and western performance classes, just like real horses.
Entrees are still being accepted for the junior/novice division. Fee
for this division is $15 which includes halter and performance. Entries
will be accepted on the day of the show only if space allows.
Exhibitors from several surrounding states will have booths set up.
Drawings for raffle items will be at 3 p.m. The show benefits the
Equine Rescue League, SPCA & Wicomico Humane Society. Spectators are
admitted free. For more information contact Ingrid Parker at Rainbow's
End Tack Shop, 302-629-0306.
meeting set for Oct. 6
The next meeting of the Sussex County Airport Committee will be Wednesday,
Oct. 6, at the Emergency Operation Center, RD 319, Georgetown, at
10 a.m. For details, call 855-7770.
House tour will be Oct. 7
The annual house tour sponsored by St. John's United Methodist Church,
Seaford, will be Thursday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets may be
purchased in Wesley Lounge, Poplar Street entrance, Oct. 1-6, 11 a.m.-1
p.m. or at any one of the homes on the day of the tour. Cost is $5
before Oct. 6, $6 on Oct. 7.
A chicken salad luncheon will be held that day in St. John's fellowship
hall from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $5. The luncheon will be served
from 11-1:30 p.m. A boutique featuring crafts and homemade food will
also be set up in the hall.
Homeowners who are opening their homes for the tour are: Joan Pianka,
Concord; Frank and Janie Anderson, Rivers End Drive, Seaford; Jeff
and Ronda Banning, Rivers End Drive; David and Christine Layton, South
Bradford Street; Lance and Katy Werner, Washington Street; Boyd and
Connie Mitchell, Woodland Station; Martha Richardson, Hearn's Pond;
Bob and Margo Willoughby, Cypress Lane, Laurel; and Constance Spencer,
Governors Avenue, Laurel. In addition, Old Christ Church, Delaware
24, Laurel, will be open.
Annual auction set for Oct. 2
The 45th annual Seaford Kiwanis Auction will take place on Saturday,
Oct. 2, at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Virginia Ave.,
Seaford, starting at 9:30 a.m. The auction will open for a preview
between 8:30 and 9 a.m.
Hundreds of items will be auctioned off including numerous certificates
from area restaurants, an autographed baseball from the Shorebirds,
an autographed photograph of Delino DeShields of the Orioles, tickets
to the Phillies, Baltimore Blast and Sesame Place, two one-year memberships
to the Manor House aquatics program ($300 value), a camera, cases
of oil, paint, construction items, T-shirts, clothing, bath items,
certificates for legal services, horse riding lessons and automotive
There will be many more items for the office, home, and garden, and
even automobiles. There is no admission fee. Refreshments will be
served by the Kiwanis Club and baked goods will be sold by the Seaford
High Key Club. All proceeds go to community projects.
Entertainment 2000 coupon books will also be for sale as a fund-raiser
for the Seaford Kiwanis Club. For more information, contact chairman
Kenna Nethken at 629-4655.
Possums to do 'Angel Street'
Possum Point Players will perform "Angel Street," the inspiration
for the movie "Gaslight," on Nov. 5, 6, 12 and 13, at 8 p.m. on Nov.
7 and 14, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 each or $8 for seniors/students
for the matinee performances only. Tickets will go on sale on Oct.
1 and reservations will be taken on the Possum Point Players' ticketline