Laurel News Briefs
Thursday, October 21, 2004
Laurel Senior Center Dinner
The Laurel Senior Center, located at 113 North Central Ave., chicken and dumpling fundraiser, Saturday, Oct. 23, 4 p.m. Tickets cost $7. Carryout is available. Tony Windsor will provide entertainment and a craft show will take place. All proceeds benefit the center. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Carol Montague at 875-2536.

Bugs, Fleming book at Laurel library
The Delaware Museum of Natural History will present a “creepy crawlers” program, with real, live bugs, for children on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 4 p.m., at the Laurel Public Library. “The Heart of America,” the newest book by photographer and Delaware native Kevin Fleming, is available at the library a pre-publication price of $40, $15 of which benefits the Library’s New Century Campaign. For more information, call the Laurel Public Library at 875-3184.

Foggie Church Dinners
C.H. Foggie AME Zion Church is selling dinners on Friday, Oct. 29, starting at noon. Dinners include fried oyster, fried chicken, fried fish and chicken and dumplings (ranging in price from $7 to $9). Desserts available. Phone 875-1290 for more information.

Laurel Halloween Party
American Legion Post 19 in Laurel will hold a children’s Halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Legion home,1 and 1/2 miles east of U.S. 13 on the Millsboro Highway, Laurel. There will be games, refreshments and fun for all youngsters up to 12 years of age.

Laurel Class of 1994
The Laurel Class of 1994 plans to have its 10-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Chateau De’Ville Banquet Center (known as Webster’s) in Salisbury. Postcards containing details have been mailed. If you have received information, send payment to 117 Brooklyn Ave., Laurel, DE 19956. If you have any contact information for the following persons, call Trina Bailey Giles at 875-2298: Danny Bullock, Sandy Bullock, Susan Cannon, Amy Dickerson, Lori Espenlaub, Angi Farrelly, Eric Givens, Cory Gadberry, Travis Heinicke, Dorothy Johnson, Michael Morton, Angie Muller, Steven Paulk, Clark Phippin, Kim Strand, Jeanine Thompson, Kim Hastings, Jamie Lee, Mike Koch, Wayne Passwaters, April Tucker, Kim Smith, Andre Watkins, Shannon West, Anthony White, Joyce Douglass.

Laurel High Class of 1974
Laurel High Class of 1974 30th year reunion, Nov. 26, Laurel Legion Home, 6 to 11 p.m. Cocktails, dinner and dance. Classes of 1973 and 1975 are invited to join in after 8 p.m. For more information, contact Vonda Spearin, 228-9841, or Paul McGee, 841-9126.
Mt. Zion Fall Festival
Fall Festival, Mt. Zion U.M. Church, Laurel-Seaford Highway 13A, Saturday, Oct. 30. Oyster sandwiches and platters, chicken salad, homemade ice cream, cakes, etc. Serving starts at 3 p.m. Carryouts available.

Fall Harvest at Pepperbox
Fall Harvest at Pepperbox, Saturday, Oct. 30, Ed Evans Farm near Laurel, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free horsedrawn shuttle rides. Also, food vendors, draft horses, craftspeople, antique machinery, music. Vendors are welcome. Phone 875-4971.

Laurel Auxiliary Yard, Bake Sale
Laurel Ladies Auxiliary, of American Legion Unit 19, yard and bake sale, Saturday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the legion home, 12116 Laurel Road. Sale will be held inside the Post home.

Journey for Sight
Laurel Lions Club’s 17th annual “Pet Culver Memorial Journey for Sight” Sunday, Nov. 7, Trap Pond State Park. Registration is 12:15 p.m.; walk begins at 1 p.m. The walk is five miles. Funds generated are used for eye exams, eyeglasses, hearing aids and diabetic needs. Trophies and medals will be awarded for outstanding individual and team efforts. A picnic will follow. All clubs or organizations with team of five or more will receive a 50 percent rebate on money turned in on Nov. 2. Call John Bennett at 875-4675 (home) or 443-359-0195 (work).

Laurel Library Book Sale
“Sign up now at the Laurel Public Library for Kevin Fleming’s “The Heart of America.” The newest book by acclaimed photographer and Delaware native Kevin Fleming. Available at a special pre-publication price of $40. Fifteen dollars from every sale benefits the library’s New Century Campaign. An unforgettable gift!