Laurel Events
Thursday, November 30th, 2000
Laurel parade Dec. 8
The Laurel Fire Department and Laurel Chamber of Commerce will sponsor Laurel's Annual Christmas Parade on Friday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. It will begin on Evergreen Drive and proceed to North Central Avenue. Entry may be made at the Laurel Library. Cutoff is Monday, Dec. 4.

Lunch at the Laurel Library'-Nov. 29 and Dec. 13
The Youth services area of the Laurel Public Library is sponsoring a series of programs this fall for elementary age home-school children, "Lunch at the Library." Students are asked to bring a bag lunch and a drink to the library on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 11 a.m. After lunch a guest, experienced in working with youth, will come to the library to provide an educational presentation for the students. On Dec. 13 - Gail Bruce, Event Coordinator, Michael's Arts & Crafts, making a "Toy for a Tot" to donate to the Good Samaritan Organization for its Christmas giving. In order to prepare the library well and to have enough supplies, Jane Stuchell, Youth Services Librarian, is asking parents to register their Children. Call 875-3184.

Laurel meeting canceled
The Laurel Mayor and Council meeting scheduled for Monday, Dec. 4, has been canceled. The next meeting will be Monday, Dec. 18, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Mayor and Council chambers, Mechanic and Poplar streets.

Laurel Library early closing
The Laurel Public Library will be closed at noon on Friday, Dec. 1, for Staff Appreciation Day.

Laurel Historical Society Calendar now on sale
The Laurel Historical Society announces the publication of the 2001 edition of the Limited Edition, numbered calendar. Fourteen photos from the Waller collection are included depicting events in Laurel from the late 1800s till the 1960s. They will be on sale at the following locations: Wilmington Trust, Maxine's Hair Happenings, Walt's Barber Shop, Laurel Trading Post, Town Hall, RJ Riverside Restaurant, Bank of Delmarva, The Insurance Market and Delaware National Bank. Price is $9.

Laurel Christmas Parade planned for Dec. 8 entries by Dec. 4
The Laurel Fire Department and Laurel Chamber of Commerce will sponsor Laurel's Annual Christmas Parade. The Parade will be held on Friday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. It will begin on Evergreen Drive and proceed to North Central Avenue. The rain date will be Saturday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. The theme of this year's parade will be "A Children's Christmas." Trophies will be presented for Scouting, Commercial, Civic, Church, Animal, Youth and Fire Department Entries. Entry may be made by completing one of the entry forms which have been placed in the Laurel Library. Cutoff for entries will be Monday, Dec. 4. No entries will be accepted thereafter.

Laurel Class of 1956 plans reunion meeting in January
The Laurel Class of 1956 will hold their 45th reunion, June 30, 2001, at the Laurel American Legion Home. Although final plans have not been completed, the social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by pictures being taken at 6:30 p.m. and a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in working with the reunion committee should contact Frank B. Calio at 302-875-3770. Meetings will begin in January.

Laurel Lioness club selling nuts; raffling Longaberger Basket
The Laurel Lioness Club is selling nuts again this year as a fundraiser. They are offering the following: 20 oz. bag of Black Walnuts at $8; 1 lb. bag of whole cashews and 1 lb. bag of Pecans for $7.50. This year a new item has been added which is a tray of four kinds of nuts at $8 per tray. Orders may be placed with any Lioness member or by calling Charlotte Givens at 875-7450; Shirley Skinner at 875-4325; Billie Jane Wheatley, 875-3872. Profits from this project are used mainly back into our community. The club is also raffling a Longaberger Basket. Tickets for this may also be purchased from any Lioness member.