Laurel Events
Thursday, October 23, 2003
 
Concert benefits shelter
A concert of Christian music will be Saturday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m. at the Laurel Wesleyan Church, alternate US 13, Laurel. Ten area performers are scheduled to participate. Proceeds will benefit the Hope House in Laurel, a transitional shelter that has assisted 24 families in the last two years. For further infromation, contact Mary Ann Torkelson, 629-5456.

Laurel Lions walk
The Laurel Lions Club will hold their 16th annual “Pet Culver Memorial Walk” on Sunday, Nov. 2. The event will take place at Trap Pond State Park. Registration is at 12:15 p.m. The walk will begin at 1 p.m. The walk is a fundraiser sponsored by the Laurel Lions Club. The funds generated are used for the purchase of eye exams, eyeglasses, hearing aids and diabetic needs. This year the walk will be approximately 4 miles in length. Trophies and medals will be given out for outstanding individual and team efforts. The Laurel Lions will host a picnic for the participants immediately following the walk. All clubs or organizations with teams of five or more will receive a 50 percent rebate opportunity for groups to raise money for their treasuries and help the local community via the Laurel Lions Club. For more information call Barry Munoz at 875-7408 (home) or 424-2611 (work).

Monster Mile
Feel the excitement of Driving or Riding in Winston Cup, Bush BN, or Craftsman Trucks on the High Banks at Dover International Speedway! Buy a chance to win: 1st place, 10 lap Drive; 2nd place, 4 lap Ride-along; donation $1. Benefits: Laurel Alumni Association Alumni Scholarship Foundation. Tickets are available at: ED’s NASCAR, O’Neal Bros. and MCM Jewelers & Engravers. A Sports Card Show and Auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Laurel Senior High School for the Laurel Alumni Association.

‘Star Search’ Contest
“Star Search” Talent Contest, sponsored by Laurel New Century Club, will be Nov. 8, at Centenary Methodist Church, Market Street, Laurel, at 7 p.m. Cost: $10 for show and dessert. Prizes for first place, $300; second place, $200. Entrance forms are available from Suzanne Layton, 203 W. 6th St., Laurel, DE 19956, 875-7809. Entrance fee for contest is $10. A rehearsal date is set for Friday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. Centenary Church downstairs. Accompaniment music will be available if needed. Singers, dancers, comedians, magicians and others are welcome to compete. The benefit is for the Laurel Library Building Fund.

Wowzer Wednesdays
The Laurel Public Library is holding Wowzer Wednesdays for children in 6th grade and under. All programs begin at 4:15 p.m. and are free and open to the public. The next one is Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 4:15 p.m. — Come and make Halloween decorations and hear (gently) “Scary Stories.” Refreshments will be served.

Laurel Lioness
The Laurel Lioness Club members are selling chances for “A Weekend in May” at the Atlantis Condominiums in Ocean City, Md. (excludes Springfest and Memorial Day Weekends). The winner will also receive $100 in cash. Tickets are $3 each or 2 for $5. Contact any Lioness member for your chances.
Auxiliary Yard Sale
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 19 will hold a Yard Sale on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Post Home, 12168 Laurel Road, Laurel, (Rt. 24). Come out and help us to help our community.

Sports Card Show
The Laurel Alumni Association’s annual Sports Card Show & Auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Laurel Senior High School. Doors open at 10 a.m., auction begins at 3 p.m. Available for autographs will be Don Money, a former Phillie; and former Green Bay Packer, Tom Brown. A drawing to drive or ride the Monster Mile at Dover Downs will be held. Proceeds will furnish money for scholarships awarded the L.A.A. For More information call Chuck Pugh at 875-4851.

Safe Driver Course
On Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 17 and 18, the AARP Delaware Safe Driver Course will be given at the Laurel Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Discount on auto insurance for completing the course. For information or to registrer call 875-9053.

Red Ribbon Carnival
Laurel Middle School will be holding its first annual “Red Ribbon Carnival,” on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 11-a.m.-6 p.m. at Laurel Middle School. Rain date will be Sunday, Oct. 26. There will be fun activities for all ages, food and crafts. Come out to support our drug free carnival. Craft vendors are still needed. For more information call Nicole Ingley at 875-6110.

Laurel Legion
On Friday, Oct. 31, from 7 till 8:30 p.m., there will be a Halloween party at the Legion Home at 12168 Laurel Road (Rt. 24) for children from the ages of one through 12. There will be costume judging for ages 0-3, 4-7, 7-9, and 10-12. There will be prizes awarded for each age group. There will also be games and lots of goodies (candy, cupcakes, brownies, etc.). Parents are encouraged to come out and participate with their children. This is being held by the Ladies Auxiliary Unit 19. They would also appreciate any help with the games and supervision of the children. So come as a family and have some good old fashion fun.

Laurel reunions planned
The Laurel High School class of 1983 is planning its 20-year reunion. Classmates or parents of classmates may contact Brian Dayton at 628-1620, e-mail: briandayton@mail.com, or Ginni Tice at 875-3710, e-mail: ginnitice@yahoo.com. The Laurel High School Class of 1963 will hold its 40th reunion Saturday, Nov. 29, at RJ Riverside restaurant in Laurel. The following classmates cannot be located. Anyone with information may call Sandy Kellam Russell at 875-5985, Janet Lynch LeCates at 875-3955, or Kay Lowe Murphy at 875-5749. Alan D. Baker, Kenneth D. Collins, Stephen H. Elzey, William H. Garrett, Sally F. Martus and Karen Scholz Comstock. The Laurel High School class of 1993 is planning its 10-year class reunion for Saturday, Nov. 29, at the American Legion Home in Laurel. Invitations have been mailed, but the committee could not locate the following classmates: Jennifer Belong, Greg Bernal, Crystal Ferrell, Katina Fooks, Michael Greene, Sam Hastings, Chauncey Kellam, Kenneth LeCates, Martin LeCates, Tracy Matthews, Carlos Mitchell, Christina Morris, Bodny Olivince, Jason Pfeilmeier, Traymane Savage, Twana Stanley, Melody Thornton, Nikki Webb, Albert Wooteers and Ami Zimmerman. Anyone with information on how to reach anyone listed may contact Michelle Rogers Moyer at 875-2563.

Group to perform
The Sounds of Joy will perform at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Old State Road, Laurel, Sunday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. For details, call 856-6107.