Laurel News Briefs
Thursday, November 25, 2004
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.

AIDS Day March in Laurel
World AIDS Day march and awareness day, Wednesday, Dec. 1, Laurel, 6:30 p.m., Janosik Park and RJ Riverside restaurant. Sponsored by the Sussex County AIDS Council. Phone 644-1090 for more information.

Laurel Christmas Parade
Laurel Christmas parade, Friday, Dec. 10. Stepping off at 7 p.m., the parade will march through Laurel’s downtown area, ending near Five Points. Raindate is Saturday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. Sponsors are the Laurel Chamber of Commerce and the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department. For details call 875-9319.
Laurel Alumni Association needs donations for show
The Laurel Alumni Association (LAA) will have its annual Sports Card Show and Auction on Saturday, Jan 15. The event will be at the Laurel Senior High School from 10 a..-4 p.m. with all proceeds benefiting the Laurel Alumni Scholarship Fund. As in past years there will be numerous area sports card and sports memorabilia dealers taking part in the day’s activities. There will be a “silent auction” of collectible dealers taking part in the day’s activities. There will be a “Silent auction” of collectible sports items and food and other refreshments will be available throughout the day. Autograph signers will be announced as they are confirmed. The alumni association is currently selling chances on a NASCAR weekend package. The winner of the package receives:
  • two tickets to the Nextel Cup race at Martinsville Speedway on April 10, 2005.
  • two nights motel accommodations.
  • $50 gift certificate to Red Lobster.
Chances are being sold for $5 and can be purchased from LAA members and at Ed’s NASCAR Connection on U.S. 13 in Laurel. The winner will be drawn at the conclusion of the card show in January. The card show committee is always seeking donations of collectible sports items for the auction and donations to help offset expenses. Donations are tax deductible. Anyone with donations or questions can contact Chuck Pugh, Jay Hall or Virginia Whaley.