Bingo Nov. 12
A Basket Bingo will be held on Friday, Nov. 12, at the Delmarva Conference
Center US 13, Delmar. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and games begin
at 7 p.m., featuring Longaberger Baskets. Admission is $25 if bought
in advance, or $30 at the door. Raffle drawing for "Large Hamper Basket."
Proceeds benefit Alzheimer's Association Eastern Shore Chapter.
Call toll free 877-903-CARE.
'Taking Charge' seminar
The Sussex Pregnancy Care Center (SPCC) will host a countywide educational
conference on Nov. 13 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Western Sussex County
Boys and Girls Club in Seaford.
The "Taking Charge of Your Life" conference challenges teens and young
women to consider the importance of setting boundaries in areas surrounding
their physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. The event also
ensures an opportunity for the women to receive wellness information
Partial funding for the "Taking Charge of Your Life" conference was
made possible by a March of Dimes grant.
For further information or to register contact conference coordinator
Sally Van Schaik and Lynn Dexter, 856-4344.
Arthritis Support Group
The Nanticoke Arthritis Support Group will be holding its second meeting
on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. at the Nanticoke Senior Center.
The topic for this month's meeting will be understanding the role
of exercise as it relates to arthritis.
Michelle Burgoon, fitness specialist at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital,
will be presenting the PACE program (People with Arthritis Can Exercise)
sponsored by the Delaware Arthritis Foundation.
For further information call the center at 629-4939.
Long-term care issues will be addressed at the free informational
seminar "Game Strategies for a Winning Future," part three in the
seminar series "Winning at the Game of Life." This event will be held
Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford
Wisdom advises that the astute person plans for the future, considering
both the known and the unknown, investigating the facts, analysing
the variables, exploring the options and taking prudent action.
"Game Strategies for a Winning Future" will help prepare participants
to make intelligent decisions for the strategic planning of their
future. A trio of experts in the fields of insurance, law, and finance
will provide updated information on the best options on the market
today and will answer questions from the audience.
Nancy Harper, State Farm Insurance Agency, will address long-term
care issues, including definitions, myths, and costs.
Michele Procino, Esquire, from George B. Smith, Attorneys at Law,
will address estate planning, including planning for life, planning
for beneficiaries, and the tools for maximization.
Robert Lank Jr., CPA with Lank, Johnson & Tull Accounting Firm, will
address tax insights, including consequences, deductibility, and pending
Reservations are required. For more information, call Ruth Griffith
at the Manor House at 629-4593 or 800-775-4593.
Tours of the Manor House, a nationally accredited continuing care
retirement community, will be available following the seminar.
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