Arthritis Foundation's 13th Annual Rose Day order by Dec. 4
Treat yourself, a friend, or a loved one with beautiful roses! For only $19 per boxed dozen, you can help the Arthritis Foundation solve the mystery of arthritis and make the lives of Delawareans with arthritis more comfortable today. Order by Dec. 4 and help 108,000 of your friends, family, and neighbors who are affected by arthritis and more than 100 related diseases. Flowers will be available on Thursday, Dec. 14 in Seaford. To place your order locally, contact Lynn S. Mangene at 629-5198. For more information on the ARthritis Foundation or Rose Day, call 1-800-292-9599.
Turkey Shoot Nov. 25
Nanticoke Sportsmen's Club will host a Turkey Shoot on Nov. 25 at noon, at Road 485, Bethel-Concord Road. For information call 629-9199.
'Read Aloud training Nov. 29
Real-Aloud Delaware Volunteer training session will be held Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 1 p.m. in the Seaford Public Library. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County. Call 856-2527.
Open House at Retirement Center Nov. 29
A Resident Tea/Coffee will be open to the public on Nov. 29, at 2 p.m., at Mallard Landing Retirement Community Clubhouse, 1107 South Schumaker Drive, Salisbury. A time of welcoming new residents and allowing those interested in the community to talk with residents of Mallard Landing. Various residents will speak on what brought them to Mallard Landing.
Lewes Genealogy Seminar Nov. 30
Two free genealogy seminars, entitled "Little Known Resources for Delaware Family Research at the Delaware Public Archives," are being held on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford, and then on Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams St., Lewes, at 6 p.m. Archivist Tom Summers is the presented. The seminar is being given by the Friends of the Delaware Public Archives, to reserve a seat call 436-8089, 227-7819, or 628-4889.
PPP announce cast for Holiday Show-(Dec.6-10) tickets on sale now
Possum Point Players have announced the cast for "Holiday Memories," their winter celebration of the holiday season. "Holiday Memories," directed by H. Barlow, is going to be sensational," said John Hulse, president of Possum Point Players. "We have only had a few rehearsals and already the music and the theme are coming together."
In announcing the cast. Barlow reiterated Hulse's view. "We have such an abundance of talent in Sussex County, it was hard to chose from those auditioning. But, after the first rehearsal, I was convinced that this group was just the perfect match to bring our vision of 'Holiday Memories' to life." Gail Betton-Kelso, musical director and Anne Maloney, production assistant agreed. "I was amazed at how all the voices blended together the first time they sang. It was terrific," said Betton-Kelso.
The cast includes Jerry Mumford, Bob Kelso, Klaus Klein, Robert Naylor, Jim Hartzell, Daniel Hoffman, Wilfred Martin, John Hulse, Mary Ellen Grinolds, Barbara Abbott, Eve Dautremant, Emily Sizemore, Trawanda James, Judith Loeber, Patricia Wagner, Joel Johnson, Nina Galerstein, Anne Maloney, Aleta Thompson, Marilyn Dutton, Louise Hartzell, Eunshin Lee, Meryl Thompson, Christine Bisson, Elizabeth Bisson, Laura Belot, Billie Nichols, Candice Evans, Peyton Lynch, Jonathon Naylor, Mike Matthias, Jessica Norwood, Sydney Dodd, Alex Maloy, Tracey Bisson, Insley Fowler, Shannon Desmond, Lauren Baker, Haley Mitchell, Erica Evans, and Allison Evans.
"Holiday Memories" will be performed on Dec. 6-10, at Possum Hall in Georgetown. Tickets are $11 each, or $9 for seniors/students for the 9th and 10th matinee performances only. Ticket reservations are being accepted at the Possum Point Players' ticketline at 302-856-3460.
PPP Holiday Show tickets on sale now (for Dec. 6-9)
Possum Point Players have announced that tickets are now on sale for "Holiday Memories," their yearly holiday extravaganza that celebrates the season of peace and love. Directed by H. Barlow, "Holiday Memories" is a feel good show, filled with your favorite holiday music. Gail Benton Kelso, music director, has Possum Hall jumping with her lively and exciting rehearsals. the cast, which has more than 40 local artists, has been working hard for the last two months to bring to the stage a wonderful musical which will be entertaining for the entire family.
"Holiday Memories" will be performed on Dec. 6-9, at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 9 and 10, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $11 each, or $9 for students/seniors for the matinee performances only. Reservations are being taken on the Possum Point Players' ticketline at 302-856-4560. Additional information is available by calling 302-856-3460.
Owens Campus Alumni Assn. selling candy
The Owens Campus Alumni Association has taken fundraising to the Internet!
Now, you can order delicious candy - chocolate, mints that melt in your mouth, nets, brittle, and collector tins from the comfort of your home or office while donating 40 percent (that's right, 40 percent!) of your purchase cost to the Alumni Association.
You can have the ease of ordering online, the convenience of electronic payment, and the choice of having your order delivered to your home, your workplace, or directly to friends and family as a gift. Browse the electronic catalog, make your selections, and insert the Owens Campus Alumni Association Fundraising Account number - 0800200. It's that easy!
Your 40 percent donation supports Alumni Association operating expenses as well as direct giving by the association to students, clubs, and scholarships. Don't delay; place your order today by going to the Wolfgang Candy website: http://www.wolfgangcandy.com.
Seaford HOSTS program needs mentors
The HOSTS (Help One Student to Succeed) program in the Seaford School District is still looking for volunteers. If you are able to volunteer for one-half to one-hour once a week with a student, call Michelle Cummings at 628-3789. Programs are currently under way at Central and West Seaford Elementary schools, Fred Douglass, and the Seaford Middle School.
DT&CC students raise funds with Entertainment book
The Students Government Association at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, is selling Entertainment 2001 books for $25; proceeds will support the various activities and scholarships sponsored by the S.G.A.
The book features membership in the world's largest discount savings club along with hundreds of "50 percent off" or "2-for-1" coupons. Sensational savings can be yours on dining, theatre, movies, travel, sports events, hotels, cruises, airfare and more.
For more information or to place an order call 856-5400, Ext. 6010.
Ellendale Fundraiser, Feb. 17, tickets on sale now
Tickets are now on sale for the Ellendale Community Civic Improvement Association, Inc., third annual fundraiser and banquet to help raise funds for sewer hook-up fees for residents of Ellendale who may need assistance.
The event will be held Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001, at 5 p.m., at the Milford Senior Center, Northeast Front Street, Milford.Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under, and can be purchased from Johnnie Williams, 856-3125.
In addition to the fundraiser, nine outstanding community service awards will be presented. Two local people, Jesse Jean Evans and Martha Massey, both of Bridgeville, are among those to be honored.
Donations are accepted. Checks may be made, payable to ECCIA and mailed to ECCIA, Inc., Attention: Harold Truxon, president; P.O. Box 327, Ellendale, DE 19941
Any businesses, individuals, churches, civic or community organizations who would like to purchase a table ($250) can do so and their name will be placed on the table as a contributor, as well as listed in advertisements.
Honeycombs to ring in New Year at CHEER
The most versatile party band on the Eastern Shore will be ringing in the New Year at the CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown, as 2001 makes its appearance on Sunday, Dec. 31. The band's music ranges from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and a little of the 90s. The Honeycombs organized in 1991, under the direction of Honey Voshell who has played with the Glen Miller and Tommy Dorsey bands as well as Roy Clark, Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn.
The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with a buffet dinner available until 8:30 p.m. Highlighting the menu will be Chesapeake chicken stuffed with crabmeat and sliced top round beef. Dinner is being catered by the Sail Loft Restaurant. Dancing, a balloon drop at midnight, and continental breakfast ends the evening. Cost is $40 single or $75 couple. Table reservations must be made in quantities of eight. Guests must be at least 21 years old. Call 854-9500.
Children's Theater at Del Tech, Jan. 25-26 & 29, April 3-5.
Theater IV, a nationally known touring ensemble from Richmond, Va., will once again be delighting area school children with musical adaptations of entertaining and educational stories.
Formerly sponsored by the Sussex Arts Council, the program has been taken over by Possum Point Players. Possum's will continue to use the theater at Delaware Technical & Community College, Georgetown in order to accommodate the 3,000 local school children who have attended each year.
This year's season consists of three shows. "The Sword And The Stone," which was performed in November; "A Woman Called Truth," will be performed Jan. 26, 26 and 29; and "The Velveteen Rabbit" which will be performed on April 3-5. Tickets are $5 a seat. These shows fill up quickly and teachers should call and reserve space as soon as possible.
For details call 856-4560.