Bulletin Board
Thursday, October 16, 2003
Raffle Tickets
Tickets for the Harley - Ford Raffle, to benefit the expansion and renovation of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital's Emergency Room, are on sale in a variety of locations, including online. The grand prize is a 2003 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Limited Edition Supercrew Pickup, a 2003 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail, an enclosed East Tennessee Titan Trailer, and a helmet. The prize items were donated by David G. Horsey & Sons Inc. All proceeds will be used for the renovation and expansion of the Emergency Room at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Tickets are $20 each and are available at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Gift Shop, Frederick Ford, and online at www.harleyraffle.org. Order forms are also available at businesses throughout the area. Volunteers are also looking for businesses and events to display the grand prize and sell tickets. For more information on hosting the display or to have an order form display for your business, call 629-6611, ext. 2404.

Christian Illusionist
World famous illusionist Andre Kole will perform at Laurel Wesleyan Church, located on Route 13A, just north of Laurel on Friday, Oct. 17. There will be two performances. The matinee family performance begins at 5 p.m. and the evening performance begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are required for admission with the matinee tickets priced at $4 each and the evening show tickets are $6 each. There will be no nursery available and due to the length of the program, it is not recommended for children under age 6. To purchase tickets you may phone the church at 302-875-5380. Andre Kole has performed in over 78 countries of the world for millions of people. In addition, he has appeared on national television in over 40 countries and has given over 3,500 performances at colleges and universities. He is most famous for his role as a creative consultant for world famous magician David Copperfield and assisted him with the illusion of the disappearing Statue of Liberty that took place on national T.V. a few years ago. This is a “must-see” show as not only will you be intrigued by his illusions, but Andre will be using a magical illustration to share some truths about the spiritual dimension of our lives.

Rodgers & Hammerstein
“Shall We Dance,” a Rodgers and Hammerstein Revue, tickets are on sale by calling the Possum Point Players Ticketline at 856-4560. Tickets do sell quickly, so an early reservation can offer better seating options. Performances are Oct. 17 and 18 at 8 p.m., and Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, and $14 for seniors and students. “Shall We Dance” is sponsored in part by Discover Bank. Possum Point Players is sponsored in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Delaware Division of the Arts.

Celia Cohen speaker
Celia Cohen, who has covered local and statewide politics for Delaware newspapers since 1974, will be the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Oct. 22, meeting of the Sussex County Republican Women’s Club at the Sussex Pines Country Club. A business session will be held at 11 a.m., followed by a noon luncheon and presentation. “Only in Delaware: Politics and Politicians in the First State,” published in 2002, focuses on campaigns and campaign finance, ethics and redistricting. Cohen has covered eight national nominating conventions, five Republican and three Democrat. In 1998, the Delaware Heritage Commission awarded her the James T. McKinstry Scholarship which provided the initial underwriting for her book. Non-members are encouraged to attend the meeting. Lunch is $13 and reservations may be had by calling Bunny Parish at 945-4646.
Live Radio Show
The Possum Point Players Ad Hoc Touring Co. will present a benefit performance of the movie, “Casablanca,” on Friday, Oct. 24, at the Milton Theatre in downtown Milton at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 each and include the “Casablanca” radio program, a special dessert and coffee. All proceeds benefit the Milton Theatre Project. Tickets are limited. Call 302-684-3400 to reserve yours now.

Fall Harvest
The ninth annual Fall Harvest at Pepperbox, the only event on the Delmarva Peninsula featuring “real” horsepower at work is set for Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Delmarva Driving Club, Inc. Visitors may choose to ride with members providing the horsedrawn shuttles from the parking area to the event site, where they can see field work done by horses, observe a portable sawmill in operation, help make and taste fresh apple cider, ride a horse or in a wagon, pet some farm animals, or just reminisce with friends about “how it used to be done, in the old days.” Hosted by Ed and Lois Evans on their farm east of Laurel, near Trap Pond in the tiny area locally known as Pepperbox, the event draws draft horse farmers and collectors of farm equipment, classic and antique cars, trucks, tractors, engines along with other memorabilia. Many ongoing exhibitions of old trades, a step-back in time, and vendors selling crafts.To wrap up the day, a parade at 2:30 p.m. will showcase the horses and antique machinery. For more information or to register as an exhibitor or vendor, call 875-4971. The Delmarva Driving Club invites families and old-timers alike to join in the fun.

The Knights of Columbus will hold an Octoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 25, at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall. A catered dinner, cocktail hour, at 6 p.m. Adults $15, Children under 12, $7. Call for information, 629-7999 or 629-0644.

Basket Bingo
A Longaberger Basket Bingo will be held Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. (doors open at 5:30) at the Moose Lodge, Snow Hill Road, Salisbury. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. The grand prize is the Joyful Chorus Basket Set. There will also be a 50/50 and a raffle for a Corner Hamper. Other prizes will be drawn as well. Call Denise Marvel at 628-1940 or Angela Mitchell at 875-0768. Spread of delights and beverages complimentary. Hotdogs available for $1. Sponsored by the DE Storm 10U & 12U Travel Baseball Teams.

Equine meeting
Delaware Equine Council will have its monthly meeting, open to all members and the public, anyone who is interested in horses, at the C&R Center in Petersburg (Felton area), at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 20. For details call Paula at 629-5233.

LeCates reunion
Descendants of Daniel B. LeCates will hold a family reunion on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. at the Laurel Grange-hall, with a covered dish and auction.

GOP Women’s Club
The monthly meeting of the Seaford Republican Women’s Club will be held at the Seaford Golf and Country Club on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 10:30 a.m. George Cole, eminent Republican serving on the Sussex County Council, will speak on the functioning of that body. Lunch from the Country Club menu is optional. All Republican men and women are welcome. For details call Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.