Bulletin Board
Thursday, April 19, 2018
 
Alzheimers Association fundraiser A Bingo featuring designer purses - Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Coach - to benefit the Alzheimers Association will be held on Thursday, April 26, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first game is at 7. Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Seating is limited. For more information and ticket reservations, call 628-3000.

SHS lecture on May 7 Seaford Historical Society 2018 Lecture Series continues on Monday, May 7.The guest lecturer will be Maria Heyssel, a former SHS president and longtime active member. Heyssel will discuss nylon, its history, the plant, and its effect on Seaford and the world.This information was collected in 2015 when the society celebrated the 75th anniversary of the first nylon production. The lecture begins at 7:15 p.m. at the Manor House, 1001 Middleford Rd., Seaford.Admission is free.The series will be on hiatus for the summer. The next lecture will be held on Monday, Sept. 10.

AAUW geranium pick-up Geraniums ordered to benefit the Western Sussex AAUW scholarship program may be picked up and paid for at the West Seaford Elementary School parking lot on Saturday, April 28 between 8 and 11 a.m. Any orders not picked up by 11 a.m. will be sold to the public.

AYCE Fish Fry The Seaford Veterans of Foreigns Wars Post 4961 will have their monthly AYCE Fish Fry on Friday, April 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $11 per person. Dinner includes fish, fried potatoes, green beans, greens, stewed tomatoes, cornbread, iced tea and coffee. On Friday, April 27, we will have a Beef & Dumpling Dinner from 5 p.m. until gone. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 12 and under.Dinner includes beef, dumplings, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, applesauce, roll/butter, dessert and beverage. All dinners are held at 9767 Middleford Rd., in the Post Hall, on the east side of the facility.

Introduction to Pickleball Learn the basics of pickleball during a free Introduction to Pickleball class at the Seaford High School courts on Saturday, April 28 from 9 to 11 a.m. Come see why pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America and great for seniors. Wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes and bring a bottle of water. Call 302-321-9311 or email snowbirds77@yahoo.com to RSVP.

Senior Center fundraiser The Texas Roadhouse will host a fundraiser for the Nanticoke Senior Center on Thursday, April 19 from 4 to 10 p.m. Bring in a flyer and Texas Roadhouse will donate 10 percent of the food purchases to the fundraiser. For a copy of the flyer, contact Matt MacCoy at matt.maccoy@gmail.com or 302-236-7038.

Car & Tractor Show in Concord The 15th Annual Vintage Car & Antique Tractor Show will be held on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Concord United Methodist Church, Seaford.The public is invited to this free event. The show features the Vintage Car Club of Delaware and the First State Tractor Club of Delaware. Anyone interested in showing/displaying antique cars, tractors, or other antique collections (tools, small engines, etc.)is welcome to participate at no charge.Dash plaques will be given to the first 75 exhibitors of vehicles. The United Methodist Women will be selling scrapple sandwiches, oyster sandwiches, hot dogs, homemade pies/cakes and beverages. For more information, call629-7706.

Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for May at Seaford Gallery 107. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The Gallery, which is located at 324 High St., Seaford, is open Thursdays and Fridays from 1-5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St. Special classes Sunday, May 6, 1-3 p.m. - Acrylic Pouring -Learn how to create abstract art using acrylic paint. Taught by three artists experienced in acrylic pouring, we will take you step-by-step from mixing paints to admiring your creation. All supplies will be provided but we ask that students bring an apron or paint shirt to protect their clothing.This class is for adult painters at any level from beginner to accomplished artist. Participation is limited to 12 students. Tuition is $20. Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6-9, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Ongoing classes Canvas and Coffee on Friday mornings is currently full and not accepting new students at this time.

Hebron Lodge #14 sponsors Bingo The Hebron Lodge #14 of Seaford will hold Bingo on Thursday, April 19, at the Federalsburg VFW. Doors open at 5:30, games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Prizes are $50 to $100 gift cards from local businesses and the grand prize is a $200 gift card. Must be 18-years-old to play. Snacks and beverages will be served. Chicken salad sandwiches, hot dogs and cakes will be available for purchase. To order tickets, call Charles Good at 629-2092.

Seaford Volunteer Fire Ladies Auxiliary meeting The Ladies Auxiliary of the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. will hold its next meeting on Monday, April 23 at 7 pm in the meeting room at the fire house.Anyone interested who is at least 18 years of age may join the auxiliary. Please contact Isabel Stevenson for more information at 302-245-5418 or svfdladies@gmail.com.

Bar-B-Que dinner set for April 28 There will be a Bar-B-Que dinner featuring Emings Bar-B-Que on Saturday, April 28 from 4-6 p.m. at Gethsemane Fellowship Hall. Dinner includes half a chicken, applesauce, homemade coleslaw, baked beans, roll, dessert, and beverage. Advanced tickets only, tickets cost $11 and must be purchased by April 23. Carryouts are available. The dinner is sponsored by the Gethsemane Bible Class. Call 302-629-2862 for more information.

Miss/Little Miss Seaford Pageant The Miss/Little Miss Seaford Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 11, at Seaford Senior High School. Applications are available at Cut N Up Salon, 609 W. Stein Hwy., Seaford, or by calling Bonny Hastings at 302-841-4884. Only the first 12 girls to apply to the Little Miss Seaford Pageant will be accepted.

Democratic Committee events A Soup and Salad Social sponsored by the 35th and 39th Democratic Representative districts will be held at the Seaford DistrictLibrary from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Come and share your concerns and vision for your community.The event is free but you must have a ticket. Complimentary tickets are available at www.evite.com (search Western Sussex County Democrats Soup n Salad Social). For more information, contact Marcel Hayes, 35th RD chair, at 302-524-2196. The Sussex County DemocraticCommittee Spring Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 21, at the Cheer Community Center, Georgetown. The reception is at 6 p.m. and is followed by dinner and a program at 7. Cost is $60 per person.Come and enjoy an evening with your local, state and federal representatives. For tickets, go to www.eventbrite.com and search for Sussex County Democratic Committee Annual Spring Dinner. For more information, contact Valencia Hayes at vhayes_deldem@aol.com or call302-727-0359.

Department 56 at Seaford Museum The Seaford Museum is featuring a Department 56 Exhibit through May. In the 1980s, Department 56 started making high quality porcelain models of 18th century English housing and people and has since branched out into other times and areas. This exhibit, with more than 120 buildings, several hundred people, trees, bushes, and signs is featured in the Webb Room of the Seaford Museum. Because this collection is tied with the Christmas season, look closely to see if you can locate any Santa Clauses checking to see who is being naughty and who is being nice! Following this exhibit, the Webb Room will feature a World War I exhibit with posters from the Smithsonian and other artifacts from the museums collection throughout the summer. The museum, located in the old Post Office on High Street, is open Thursday through Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.The Department 56 Exhibit is part of the $7 museum entrance fee or $3 for only the Webb Room entrance.

Oyster Sandwich Fry Members of Hope Masonic Lodge #4, 102 W. Sixth St., Laurel, will hold their monthly oyster sandwich fry at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 21. Fried oyster and crab crab cake sandwiches, and homemade cream of crab soup will be available. Members of Delmar Adah Chapter #5 Order of the Eastern Star will sell desserts.

ONeal Antique Barn The ONeal Antique Barn will hold an open house on Sunday, April 22 from 1-5 p.m. and on Sunday, April 29 from 1-5 p.m. The open house will feature many antique collections including antique advertising, gas and oil adv. pedal cars, indian artifacts, and more. The antique bard is located at 12537 Sycamore Rd. in Laurel. Call 302-875-8659 or 302-542-2241 for more information. Tell them you saw it in the Stars.

Yard, Plant & Bake Sale The Laurel American Legion Post #19 will hold a Yard, Plant & Bake Sale on Saturday, April 28 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Ladies Auxiliary will sell breakfast sandwiches from 7 to 10 a.m. The Auxiliary will also sell homemade oyster fritters for $8, cheeseburger/hamburger, french fries and soda for $5 and hot dogs for $1.50. Now is a great time to do some spring cleaning and make extra cash. Purchase a table - $15 for two tables - and enjoy the food available for purchase. Baked goods and plants will also be sold. Proceeds support veterans in need. For more information or to rent a table, contact Cindy Jones at 443-477-1713 or the Laurel American Legion at 302-875-9948.

Wetlands Celebration Day Adventure awaits at the second annual Wetlands Celebration Day on Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trap Pond State Park.The first 125 cars will receive free admission to the park. Fun for the whole family including free pontoon boat tours, canoe rentals, self-guided hiking trails, exhibitors, bike rally and more. For more information, call 302-739-9939 or visit de.gov/wetlandscelebration.

Laurel Civic Club scholarship The Laurel Civic Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship.This scholarship is given in memory of Robert Ellis. The scholarship is to assist a student with strong community service.Graduating seniors that reside within the Laurel School District, but not necessarily attending Laurel High School, are eligible. Applications are available at the Laurel High School, Sussex Tech High School andLaurel Public Library. Contact Lawrence Elliott at 302-875-3320 for additional information. Application deadline is April 30.

Laurel Lions Pizza Night Laurel Lion Pizza Night will take place on the first Tuesday evening of each month from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Laurel Pizzeria. Ten percent of each check will be donated to the club. Check at the register for a coupon or ask and 10 percent will be donated to the Laurel Lions Club. Please help or non-profit club and our service projects.

Laurel Library fundraiser On every fourth Tuesday evening, from 5-9 pm, the Friends of the Laurel Public Library have a 10 percent night at the Laurel Pizzeria. By presenting a coupon (found at the cash register) along with the check, the Friends receive 10 percent of the amount. This money is then used to support activities for the young people of our community. Help the non-profit group, The Friends of the Laurel Library, provide great programming for our young people.

Bridgeville Library Tonys Pizza & Pasta Fundraising Day - Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. - Come out and support us as Tonys Pizza & Pasta helps raise money for the Bridgeville Library and Friends of the Bridgeville Library. Ten percent of your entire bill, no exclusions, will go to the Bridgeville Library and Friends of the Bridgeville Library. A Taste of Tea - We look forward to you joining us on Wednesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. for a fun, yet informative, tea tasting event. What are the health benefits of tea? Learn about different types of tea. Learn how to properly steep tea. Taste test several types of tea. Light refreshments will be available, not to mention plenty of tea. This is the first of two tea programs being offered through our W.I.S.H. Program. Spring Fling Vendor Event - On Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., join us for our Spring Fling Vendor Event. Looking for something special? We will have something for everyone, and dont forget Mothers Day is right around the corner. Door prizes every hour. Thirteen vendors and the Friends of the Library raffle table. Library Fundraiser Exhibit of Bleile HDR Photography - The library will exhibit the HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography of Gene Bleile through April 26. The exhibition will showcase landscape, nautical, oceanscape, floral and architectural images of local interest, including photographs from Seafords Ross Mansion and Woodland Ferry, along with images of Lewes and Rehoboth beaches. Additional photographs include images of Outer Banks/Nags Head, N.C., Colonial Williamsburg, Va., Gettysburg, Pa., Chincoteague, Va. and Cornwall, England. During the exhibit and fundraiser, those who make a $30 contribution will select and order one print of their choice. Contributors of $50 will receive two prints, of $70, three prints and of $100, four prints. All checks are payable to the Bridgeville Public Library. Photographs will be ordered and may be picked up during the first week of May.

Run for Hope 5K Fun Run Delmarva Teen Challenge Home of Hope will hold a Run for Hope 5K Fun Run and Family Day on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville. Enjoy live music, food trucks, carnival games, a corn hole tournament and Home of Hope tours. To register, visit www.homeofhopede.org. There is a $20 minimum pledge. Receive a free race t-shirt with a pledge of $30 or more.

Delmar Library Fundraiser - Dine Out for Delmar Public Library on Monday, April 23, from 11 a.m. until close at Buffalo Wild Wings, 2734 N. Salisbury Blvd., #5b, Salisbury. Dine-in or carry-out, lunch, dinner, or late night, then use the event flyer at check out, and Buffalo Wild Wings will donate a percentage of the check to the librarys building fund. BWW flyer required. The flyer is available at the library and on the librarys Facebook page. Call the library for more information. Library closed - The library will be closed on Wednesday, May 2 through Friday, May 4 and will reopen on Saturday, May 5.

Republicans for Sussex dinner Join your local legislators for a Beef and Dumpling Dinner hosted by Republicans for Sussex on Sunday, May 6 from 12:30 to 4 p.m., at the Delmar VFW, 200 W. State St., Delmar, Md. This will be a great opportunity to meet with our western Sussex legislators, and have a delicious Sunday afternoon dinner, said Ron Sams, RFS chairman. Dinner is $15 for adults, and $10 for children under 12. Attendees can eat-in or carry-out. For ticket information, contact Ron Sams at 945-2586.

Sub Sale, Geranium Sale The Ladies Auxiliary of the Delmar Fire Department is sponsoring a Sub Sale and a Geranium Sale. Pick-up is from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12.

The geraniums, which are in 4 1/2 pots and available in red, pink, white and lavender, are $6 each. Twelve inch cold cut and turkey subs are available for $8 each. Advance orders only. To place your orders, call 410-896-3280, 443-359-5767, 443-493-3153 or contact any auxiliary member by Thursday, May 3.

Delmar Alumni Association The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for members, family, and friends: Thursday, Aug 23- Love, Lies and the Lottery: A winning lottery ticket worth hundreds of millions goes missing! Greedy friends and relatives plot and scheme and make this the funniest jackpot of the year. Thursday, Nov. 29- Christmas in Paradise- Three New York couples stranded by a snow storm in an Amish farmhouse learn the true meaning of Christmas. Both shows are presented at the Rainbow Comedy Playhouse in Paradise, Pa.The price is $127,25 per show which includes transportation, dinner, and show. For more information and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 302-846-2366.

Weekly chicken BBQ The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company chicken BBQ is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from April 20 to Sept. 30. Dinner includes half a chicken or two leg quarters, roll, pickles, and chips for $7.50.For orders of 25 or more (just chicken), call 302-349-5241 by Monday at 9 a.m.

Bethel Museum exhibit A traveling exhibit Earth to Space from the Delaware Humanities and the Smithsonian will be at the Bethel Museum the second and fourth Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. beginning April 22 through June 24. There will be rare views of events including volcanic eruptions, dust storms, and hurricanes though satellite imaging. The museum is located at 312 First Street in Bethel. Call 302-875-1906 for more information

Pancake Supper A pancake supper will be held at Providence UM Church, 24969 Shortly Rd., Georgetown, on Friday, April 20 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.Donations are welcome. Menu includespancakes, sausage, scrapple, scrambled eggs and fried potatoes plus drinks and desserts.For more information, call 856-7846 or 236-5577.

Elephant Rock & Roll The Delaware Republican Party will hold an Elephant Rock & Roll dance on Friday, April 20, at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. The dance, featuring the Fabulous Grease Band, will be from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $25 each and may be purchased by contacting Senator Bryant Richardson, 245-0109. The number of tickets are limited, so call right away.

Art show and sale An Art Show and Sale featuring the work of local artistLinda Hand MeGee will be held Saturday, April 27 from 9 am to 2 pm at Wheatley Church Community Hall located 5802 Wheatley Church Road (just off MD 313) outside Galestown, Md. Megees paintings were commissions of homes, pets and landscapes, as well as, flowers and other subjects of her personal interests. Available items will be individual, matted, framed, and matted framed prints. Lindas husband, Doug, will be present to share inspirations for her paintings. Proceeds will benefit the Church Building Fund. Linda, a proud member of this historic church (circa 1784), shared an active voice in the preservation and restoration of both the church and community hall. A lunch will be available for your pleasure.Also, a bake sale will be sponsored by the church during these hours.

Kids Club Summer camp Campers will have a blast participating in fun games and activities during Kids Klub Summer Escape. Registration is now open for this Wicomico County Recreation & Parks summer camp, which is held at four locations: North Salisbury Elementary, Willards Elementary, Delmar Elementary and Westside Intermediate schools. The last week of camp is held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Kids Klub Summer Escape will be held Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. for boys and girls ages 5-13. The cost per week is $125 per child, with shorter weeks prorated, and optional field trips are $20-25 per trip.There are 10 theme weeks from June 20-Aug. 24. Initial registration for Kids Klub Summer Escape and payment should be made in person at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center box office, Salisbury. Weekly registration and payment can then be completed at www.WicomicoRecandParks.org. Purchase of Care is accepted. Space is limited. For more information, contact Program Director Brandi Belfield at 410-548-4900, ext. 109 or bbelfield@wicomicocounty.org.

Gift Card Bingo Gift Card Bingo will take place Thursday, April 19 at the Federalsburg VFW. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Card values range from $25-100 and the grand prize is $200. Refreshments will be available. To order tickets contact Charles Good at 302-629-2092. Must be 18 to play.

DGMA presents banquet/concert The Delmarva Gospel Music Association will hold a banquet/concert featuring The Blackwater Brothers at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 27, at Sam Yoder Farm in Houston. Doors open at 5. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased by calling 302-422-8315 or visiting DelmarvaGospel.com.

Antique appraisals Todd Peenstra, a well-known antique appraiser from Annapolis, will be at the Federalsburg Historical Society and Museum, 100 Covey-Williams Alley, Federalsburg, Md., to identify and appraise treasures on Saturday, April 21. Registration begins at 1 p.m. followed by the show at 2. The fee is $5 per item with a limit of five items. Refreshments will be sold.

Community Hobby Fair The Federalsburg Community Hobby Fair sponsored by Federalsburg Historical Society will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the cafeteria of Federalsburg Elementary School. The event is free and everyone is welcome. To display your hobby or collection, contact Bart Johnson at 443-786-4086 or jbarton.mris@gmail.com.

Ruritan Breakfast Buffet The Ruritan will resume its monthly breakfast buffet on the last Sunday of the month at the Galestown Community Center, 5538 Schoolhouse Rd., Galestown, Md. The breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. on the following Sundays: April 29 and May 27 - weather permitting. The menu includes eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, potato casserole, hominy, creamed chipped beef, biscuits and sticky buns.

Volunteer with Read Aloud Delaware Read Aloud Delaware is looking for volunteers who love to read to children. Volunteers usually read one to two hours per week at local childcare centers.Sign up online at www.readalouddelaware.org or call 856-2527 for more information.

Senior Lunch Bunch Social seniors of the Lunch Bunch meet at 11:30 a.m. each Thursday. On Thursday, April 26, the group will gather at Ocean Grill, Long Neck Road, Millsboro. All seniors are welcome. For more information, contact Regina at 302-280-6199.

Overeaters Anonymous Do you have a problem with food? Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who meet to support each other in facing this issue in our lives. The group meets Thursday evenings at Milford Memorial Hospital in the Grier Building room 207, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Please call Carol at 302-245-3766 with any questions or to learn more.

Vets helping Vets A Vets Helping Vets meeting is held at 9:30 a.m. every Friday at the Hurlock American Legion Post 243 (next to the railroad tracks). Join us for coffee and donuts. Sometimes there is a speaker about different subjects. Keep your discharge or DD214 in a safe place as it can help get you many benefits. Come learn something and maybe you can teach us something.

Laurel Boy Scouts Laurel Boy Scouts meet Mondays at 7 p.m., upstairs at Centenary UMC. For more information, contact Cliff Alpert at 228-2390 or calpert1@comcast.net.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meeting The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the second Sunday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Nanticoke River Yacht Club building located at the Nanticoke Marina in Blades. Visitors, guest and those interested in becoming members of the auxiliary are always welcome. For details and information contact Dave Nagle at 302-398-9279.

Sail & Power Squadron meeting The Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron (NRS&PS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. If you are interested in boating education and safety, and enjoy power boating, sailing or kayaking/canoeing, join us and participate in our classes and social outings. For info, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Charlie Larrimore at 381-8975.

Writers Group Kingdom Writers Fellowship, a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcoming new members. If you enjoy writing, desire to improve your writing, and would like the encouragement and support of a small group, consider visiting KWF. Meetings are held monthly on the second Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Alliance Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, call 858-2239 or 628-4594.

Toastmasters Club Southern Delaware Toastmasters Club meets at the Crossroad Community Church, Georgetown, on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. Toastmasters International, an educational, leadership and communication organization, has existed since 1924.

Self-paced computer training Learn basic and intermediate computer and information processing skills using computer assisted tutorials. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet search applications, email and more. A facilitator is available to get you started and answer questions. Prior computer experience is helpful but not required. Sessions are held Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m., in the Nason Room at the Seaford District Library. Call the Seaford Library at 629-2524 to reserve a seat. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Ad Hoc Touring Company If you enjoy reading plays aloud, join the Ad Hoc Touring Company, an affiliate of Possum Point Players.The group meets the first Monday of each month at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown. To learn more about Ad Hoc, contact Roger Ault at 226-1118 or rogerault@comcast.net.

Broad Creek Grange Meeting The Broad Creek Grange meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month, at Broad Creek Grange Hall (11198 County Seat Hwy., Laurel). For more details, contact Mary Tress at 875-3326. Visitors are welcome.

Fight against illegal drugs The Sussex County Action Prevention Coalition (SCAPC) meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Lighted Pathway Building, 425 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford. The group is dedicated to the prevention of substance abuse, addictions and other life related problems. Their vision is to ensure that the residents of Sussex County have access to the resources, services, and prevention needed and to implement strategies that will result in the reduction of the abuse and misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances.

Sussex County Stamp Club The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the first Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Johns Hall, The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 307 Federal St., Milton. Anyone with an interest in stamp collecting is invited to join. There is a stamp auction every meeting.

Explore your ancestry with SCGS The Sussex County Genealogical Society (SCGS), an organization dedicated to promoting genealogy and education to encourage and instruct in genealogical research, can help you search your ancestry. SCGS holds monthly membership meetings from September to May that feature informative presentations. General meetings take place on the third Saturday of each month at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit www.scgsdelaware.org.

Sussex County Marines Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the VFW Virgil Wilson Post 4961, Middleford Road, Seaford.

Christian Writers Fellowship Vine and Vessels Christian Writers Fellowship offers support, networking andopportunities to aspiring writers and poets. If you possessa God-given talent and a passionate desirefor writing, this group is for you. Seize thisopportunity to grow your creative writing skills and connect with other writers. Meetings are heldon the fourth Saturday of each month at the Seaford Library & Cultural Center from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Contact Joyce Sessoms at 382-9904 or Betty L. Ricks-Jarman at 448-5939 for more info.

Altzheimers support Milton Senior Center located at 24855 Broadkill Road hosts an Alzheimers Association Caregiver Support Group on the second Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. This is a free program and any interested persons are urged to attend. If you are caring for someone who has any type of dementia, this is the time to get all your questions answered. There is no registration required, just show up. We hope to see you there. There are more than five million Americans who had Alzheimers disease (AD) now, and, by mid-century, that number will triple up to about 16 million. Women are almost twice as likely as men to develop AD and account for almost two thirds of those five million.

Corvette Club meeting The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware meets the first Thursday of each month atthe CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown.

9-12 Delaware Patriots The 9-12 Delaware Patriots meetings are taking place. Kent County meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month. Sussex County meetings are held the second Thursday of each month.

Transportation for veterans In Sussex County there are several transportation opportunities available for our veterans. One of them is located in Seaford. This eight passenger van carries veterans to and from the VA Hospital in Elsmere and to and from the VA Clinic in Dover. It tries to operate on Mondays and Wednesdays but will transport at other times if needed. If you need this transportation, call the dispatcher at 302-858-7588.

Sewing classes Sign up for sewing classes at Butlers Sewing Center in the Nylon Capital Shopping Center in Seaford. The classes will benefit the beginners as well as the more experienced. Classes are through December. Come by or call Shirley Butler at 629-9155 and she will put you in the right class. Butlers also teaches quilting classes.