Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 15, 2008

Seaford Heritage Days Re-live the rich history of Seaford and western Sussex County from the days of the area's first natives, to the arrival of John Smith and the English explorers, divided loyalties during the Civil War, to present day during "Seaford Heritage Days," Memorial Day weekend, May 23, 24 and 25. Crafters, food vendors, artisans and living historians are invited to meet the public and sell their wares during this three-day event at the Governor Ross Plantation in Seaford. For information, contact Paula Gunson at the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce 629-9690 or 800-416-GSCC

Big Yard Sale Saturday, May 24 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Village of Cool Branch in Seaford, will hold their Big Yard Sale. There will be refreshments and a delicious bake sale going on at the same time. Come and bring your friends and neighbors to 100 Hitch Pond Circle (off Concord Rd.) and a right on Firetower Rd.

Seaford District Library events
  • The Medtronics group will meet Wednesday, May 21, from 2-4 p.m. in the Seaford District Library's meeting room.
  • "Lights, Camera, Action!" The Seaford Library will be having "Movie Night" on May 22, starting at 5:30 p.m. We provide the movie and the refreshments; all you need to do is take a seat and enjoy the show. For more information, contact Amber Motta at 629-2524.
  • The Christian Writers Group "Vines and Vessels" will meet on Saturday, May 24, in the Seaford District Library's meeting room from 9 a.m.-noon.
  • There will be a Library Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 27, starting at 5 p.m.
  • The Science and Religion book discussion group will meet at the Seaford Library on Thursday, May 28, starting at 6 p.m. The book being discussed is Doubt, by Jennifer Michael Hecht. For more information, contact Amber Motta at 629-2524.
  • Do you have health concerns? Confusing lab reports? Questions you should ask your doctor? Visit the Seaford District Library the second Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet with Linda Leonard, Consumer Health Librarian for Sussex County. All reference services are free and confidential.

  • SVFD Auxiliary basket & bag bingo The Seaford Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Longaberger Basket and Vera Bradley bingo on Tuesday, May 20, starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Volunteer Fire Hall, located on the corner of King and Cannon streets. The evening will consist of 20 exciting games. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the large hamper or one of the several door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be provided. For ticket information contact the SVFD Ladies Auxiliary at 629-8310.

    Golf tournament The Nanticoke Rotary Seaford golf tournament is scheduled for a Shotgun Start at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, May 30, at the Seaford Golf & Country Club. This year's tournament proceeds will be used to perform much-needed repairs and maintenance on the two Rotary Houses located on Market Street in Seaford. The units in the houses provide transitional housing for four families for up to 90 days while they work to re-establish themselves back into a life of self-sufficiency. For more information contact Donald Hollenbeck 628-9900, or by email at donaldh@craigtechnologies.com

    Ham dinner & variety show Roast pork or ham dinner and variety show, May 17 at the Seaford Moose Lodge, 6-? p.m. For information call 628-8144.

    Fitness classes Fitness classes will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at St. John's UMC Fellowship Hall in Seaford. Beginners to intermediate participants are welcome to try a free class to see if it meets your needs. For more information or to register call AFAA certified fitness professional Carol Lynch at 629-7539.

    Basket bingo The Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club is holding a "filled" Longaberger basket bingo on Friday, May 16. Doors open at 6 p.m. and bingo begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35. Proceeds benefit the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club. For tickets, call Karen Schreiber at 629-8740.

    SHS 1958 class reunion The Seaford High School Class of 1958 will be holding their 50th class reunion on May 30, 31 and June 1. If you have information on addresses for the following classmates, call Sally (Hann) Van Schaik at 629-0619. Walter Sirman, Madeline Meding Hurley, Patricia Lloyd Robinson, Woody Jones, Beverly Hoagland Murray, Judy Friedel Timmons, Connie Crockett Hastings, George Bell, Joan Cordrey Eckert.


    Preschoolers story time Parents, caregivers and children ages two to five are invited to enjoy stories, songs, poetry, art, science, math, music and fun at the Laurel Public Library's preschool story time. Story time is held every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call the library at 875-3184.

    Yard sale Rock Church of Laurel located at 3032 Seaford Road, will hold a yard sale on May 31, starting at 7 a.m. Table rentals are $15. Call Crystal at 349-5452 after 5 p.m.

    LHS class of '87 The LHS class of '87 is hoping to hold its 20th year reunion this June. The planning committee is trying to locate class members. If you have contact information or would like to help plan the reunion, contact Michele Procino-Wells at mpw@seafordlaw.com or 628-4140.

    Indoor yard sale Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel will hold an indoor yard sale on Saturday, May 17, 7 a.m. till?

    Memorial Day chicken barbecue The Laurel Ruritans will be holding their annual Memorial Day chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 24, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., in the parking lot of O'Neal's Antiques, on Duel 13 in Laurel and the cost is only $6 per platter.

    Dinner Gala The Johnny Janosik Charitable Events 2nd annual Dinner Gala will feature Joe Conklin a well known Philadelphia comedian/impersonator of 1,000 voices of famous celebrities at a dinner to benefit the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club of Laurel, Saturday, May 31, at the Laurel Fire Hall beginning at 6 p.m. The annual golfing tournament will be held at the Heritage Shores Golf Club in Bridgeville Sept. 18. For ticket information for the dinner and golf tournament phone 302-875-3333 or visit their website www.johnnyjanosikcharitygolf.com.

    Chicken & dumplings Laurel Baptist Church will be having a free Community Luncheon on Saturday, May 17, from noon to 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Boulevard, on the west side of 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town. For further information, contact Shirley at 875-2314.

    Senior citizens dinner/dance The Student Government Association at Laurel High School is having a senior citizens dinner/dance on Wednesday, May 21, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Dinner will be provided by 'My Turn to Cook' and the DJ is Sky Brady. The tickets are only $5 per person. To purchase a ticket, or for more information, contact Karen Beck at 875-6120 ext. 233.

    Gospel Cafe; pig roast & concert Gospel Cafe; hosts a pig roast & concert in the park, Central Avenue and Market Street, Laurel on May 17, from 5 to 9 p.m. Pork sandwiches $3, sodas $.50 cents, water $1, homemade ice cream and desserts. Bring your own chairs and listen to the music and God's message - Amanda Jones - Cassandra Abbott - Joey Lecates.

    Laurel Strawberry Festival Second annual Strawberry Festival will be held May 17, at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Laurel. Breakfast, lunch, craft tables, Everything strawberry, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Includes Historical Society special tours $10. Strawberries sold by basket or gallon.

    Yard sale Christ the Cornerstone Community Church, corner of 13A and Bethel Road, will hold a yard sale on May 24, beginning at 7 a.m. till? Baked goods, sandwiches. Call 875-8150 for table availability.


    IHOP family night The friends of the Bridgeville Library have another delicious fundraiser to promote. All you have to do is enjoy a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury IHOP locations, any day, any meal. Take and fill out the comment card; staple your receipt to the comment card and drop it off at the Bridgeville Library, Bridgeville Town Hall, or the Providence Sales Cottage in Heritage Shores. For more information, call Pat McDonald at 337-7192.

    Memorial Day celebration The Town of Bridgeville will host a Memorial Day celebration on Monday, May 26, 9:30 a.m., at the Veterans Memorial in the Bridgeville Cemetery. Join us for this special recognition of our veterans.

    Horsey Youth Golf Classic The annual Horsey Family Youth Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic will take place on May 21-22 at Heritage Shores Golf and Country Club in Bridgeville. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and will feature cocktail hour, dinner and a live auction. To attend the dinner or play golf, contact Mike Payne at 302-542-7813.


    CHEER dinner club Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Center every Wednesday evening, for our weekly dinner club 5 p.m-7 p.m. The CHEER Greenwood Center is located at 12713 Sussex Highway, Greenwood, and the public is welcomed. Each week there will be a delicious dinner offered for the price of $5 per person for individuals over 60+ years. For more information call the center at 349-5237 or visit the CHEER website at www.cheerde.com

    Greenwood Spring Festival The Greenwood Mennonite School will be holding its 22nd annual Greenwood Spring Festival on Saturday, June 7, on the school grounds in Greenwood. All-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Hundreds of items, including fresh-made foods, chicken barbeque, pork barbeque, seafood, including crab cakes, baked goods, milkshakes, handcrafted items, books, plants, crafts; plus a petting zoo, children's games, a quilting demonstration, a white elephant booth, and more. Activities include spring festival auction, volleyball and softball tournaments, and helicopter rides. All proceeds from the festival benefit the Greenwood Mennonite School. For more information, contact Kevin Troyer at 422-0745.

    Greenwood Library Time Traveling On Tuesday, May 20, at 3:30, the Greenwood Public Library invites children to take a trip back in time as they listen to the music of Jay Smar. Armed with two guitars, a claw-hammer banjo and fiddle, Jay will serve up an "acoustic buffet" of traditional folk songs and mountain music.The concert will be held at the VFW hall located at the corner of Mill Street and Governors Avenue in Greenwood. As always, this program is open to the public and free of charge. For more information, call the library at 349-5309.

    Beef, Pork & Beer Fundraiser Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. will host a Beef, Pork & Beer fundraiser to benefit one of our own with medical expenses, Chief Tommy Jones. Saturday, June 14, from 2 p.m.-midnight. Tickets are $25 per person at the door, or $20 in advance. Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company is located at 112611 Sussex Highway, P.O. Box 1, Greenwood, DE 19950. Featuring: DJ Bullet; dunkin' booth; silent auction, 2-6 p.m. (checks or cash only); live music: The 5:01 Band, 8 p.m.-midnight; cash bar; 50/50 raffle. For tickets contact: David Sapp 349-4529 or email dnisapp@comcast.net


    Special Olympics The Delmar Lions Club is selling a Longaberger basket with the Delmar's school colors of blue and orange around the rim for $49. There is also a wildcat lid for $30 that can be purchased. All proceeds go to sponsored projects. For information, call Mildred Riley 846-3846.

    Delmar Library book & bake sale Support the Delmar Public Library Book & Bake Sale. All funds raised go to support programs for everyone who uses the Delmar Library. The "Huge Book Sale" is Friday, May 16, 4-7 p.m. and the "Book & Bake Sale" will be Saturday, May 17, 8 a.m. - noon. For more information contact Sandy Scott at the Delmar Public Library, phone 846-3408.

    Delmar Church of God Sandwich Sale A sandwich sale will be held Saturday, May 24, from 9 a.m. at Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 North and Dorthy Road (3 miles north of MD/DE State Line). It will feature: oyster, crab cake and soft crab sandwiches, chicken salad sandwiches, cheese steak subs, hamburgers, hot dogs and homemade ice cream. Baked goods for sale, a yard sale and a car wash will also take place. Call 875-7824 with questions.


    Ruritan Club breakfast All-you-can-eat Sunday breakfast buffet served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, on the fourth Sunday of each month October to June 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 children 6-12 years, at The Galestown, Md. Community Hall, 5833 School House Road. This month it will be held May 25.

    Casino night Casino night to benefit nonprofit Delaware Hospice will be held on Friday, May 30, at Rehoboth Convention Center from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Local celebrity dealers will provide an entertaining evening of black jack, texas hold'em, roulette, and poker. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased by calling Peggy Dolby, 800-838-9800, or emailing pdolby@delawarehospice.org. For more information go to www.delawarehospice.org.

    Longaberger & Vera Bradley bingo Holly's Community Center sponsors Gregory's Blasters fundraiser, Longaberger basket and Vera Bradley bingo July 12 at the Salisbury Moose Lodge. Enjoy good food, specials, raffles, silent auction, 50/50 and much more. Baskets and bags are filled. Tickets $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bingo starts at 6 p.m. For tickets call: Lois Burton at 410-749-3947. Ask to reserve your table for six or more. The fundraiser is in memory of Greg Taylor.

    'A Bit of Broadway' The Sussex County Republican Women's Club presents "A Bit of Broadway" to be held on Friday, June 13, at the Baywood Country Club, Long Neck. The event will begin at 7 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres, cash bar and prizes. Curtain time is 8 p.m. The cost is $45 per person. For more information, visit the Sussex County Republican Women's Club website at www.SCRWC.net or call 945-1816. Reserve a ticket no later than June 1.

    'HeliFun' RC Helicopter event "HeliFun" RC Helicopter event, hosted by the Eastern Shore Aeromodeler's Club, will be held Saturday, May 17, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. One of the largest RC Helicopter events in the country - "HeliFun"- will be held here on the Eastern Shore, just outside of Hurlock, Md. Everyone is invited to attend. The very best pilotsÊfrom all over the Northeast will be attending "HeliFun." Also attending will be Justin Chi, the 5-year-old wonder pilot, who recently finished fifth in the pro competition in Las Vegas. HobbyTown of Easton has generously donated a $470 RC Helicopter, to be raffled off at the event. Food and beveragesÊare available. For directions and more information, visit our website www.HeliFun.org, email info@helifun.org, or call 410-829-4000.

    Spring craft show The Georgetown Historical Society is seeking crafters for their May 17 and 18 Spring craft show to be held at the Marvel Carriage Museum located at 510 South Bedford St. in Georgetown. The doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. (Tables and chairs will be available.) Questions call 856-2760 or 856-6642.

    Woodland U.M.C. chicken dinner The women of the Woodland United Methodist Church will serve a chicken and dumpling dinner on Saturday, May 17, at 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $8; children 6-12 yrs are $4; 5 yrs and under are free. Woodland Church is located 4.5 miles west of Seaford next to the Woodland Ferry house. No carry-outs. For additional information call 629-5404 or 629-4662.

    Become a 'Little Sister' The Miss Delaware Organization announces the 2008 Miss Delaware "Little Sister" Program. This program is open to girls between the ages of 5 and 12. Join us for the opportunity to perform live with Miss Delaware 2007, Brittany Dempsey during the 2008 Miss Delaware Scholarship Pageant Preliminary, Friday, June 13, at the Rollins Theater, Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Dover. Your donation of $130 will include: a Miss Delaware Little Sister tiara; a Miss Delaware Little Sister T-shirt; the opportunity to perform on stage at the 2008 Miss Delaware Pageant with Miss Delaware 2007. For more information contact Aimee Voshell String at aimeestring@yahoo.com or call 629-2184. For additional information, visit www.missde.org.

    Choptank River Festival Sailwinds Park is pleased to announce the creation of the Choptank River Festival. This three-day festival will be held this year from Friday, July 4, through Sunday, July 6. Friday hours begin at 3 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, start at 1 p.m. The festival features three days of several different genres of music guaranteed to appeal to everyone in the family. Each day features both national performers as well as some local community celebrities as well, so make sure to come out and support all these wonderful performers. Friday will be geared to a rock sound featuring the talents of Matthew King, Hyphen, ZO2, and "Jimmie's Chicken Shack." Saturday will have an overall country vibe featuring the talents of Off the Hook, Golden Touch, Sister Shaw and the Dippy Eggs, Randy Lee Ashcraft, Bird Dog and the Road Kings and the night closes out with a performance from the great Tanya Tucker. Finishing out our festival on Sunday are the spiritual sounds of some local gospel performers Candy Rabbit and Chesapeake Wind, The Heavenly Sons of Joy, and Brooke Meredith, at which time we will switch gears slightly and move into a more traditional Motown sound with the talents of Laura Todd, Shelly Abbott, The Echoes, and finishing the night out with "The Drifters." It is a weekend of music for every musical taste. Also featured during the festival will be many vendors selling Eastern Shore food and wares, and a Carnival for the kids.

    Lewes High School class of 1958 The Lewes High School class of 1958 will hold its 50th year reunion on Oct. 18, 2008 at the Virden center, Pilottown Road, Lewes. A letter of information on the reunion will be mailed in early spring but addresses are needed for the following classmates: Peggy Haire Kreer, Charles Robertson, James Carter, Larry Dennis and Bill Price. If you were a member of the Lewes High School class of 1958, but did not graduate and are interested in attending the reunion, or if you have information for any of the above, call the reunion committee at 645-2387.

    Bethel town-wide yard sale Bethel Historical Society will sponsor a town-wide yard sale, May 17, from 7 a.m. untilÉ? Set-up in your own yard, or central location at corner of Main and First streets. $10 fee will be collected. Scrapple sandwiches and homemade baked goodies will be available at the Community House. Any questions call 875-3971.

    Ruritan Club breakfast buffet All-you-can-eat Sunday Breakfast Buffet served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, on the fourth Sunday of each month October to June 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 children 6-12 years, at The Galestown (Md) Community Hall, 5833 School House Road. Buffet features blueberry pancakes, eggs, scrapple, sausage, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, potato casserole, hominy, fruit cup, and sticky buns. This month it will be held May 25.


    S.C. Republican Women's Club The May meeting of the Sussex County Republican Women's Club will be held on Wednesday, May 28, at the Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown. The business meeting will begin at 10:45 a.m. to be followed by lunch and a speaker. The speaker for this meeting will be Jan Ting. Mr.Ting is a Professor at Temple University, where he teaches courses on national security, taxation and immigration law. He ran in the senatorial race against Tom Carper in 2006. He is a nationally known authority on immigration. His topic for us will be: "How much are illegal immigrants costing you?" A reminder that the club will be holding their annual fund raising event, "A Bit Of Broadway", on Friday, June 13 at the Baywood Clubhouse. Tickets will be available at the meeting. Visitors are welcome. The cost of lunch will be $15 and reservations should be made by May 22. To make reservations call Kathy Vengazo at: 302-539-4757. For more information about the club and club activities see the club web site at: SCRWC.net.

    SHS Alumni Assoc. Board meeting The SHS Alumni Assoc will hold its executive board meeting on Thursday, June 5, beginning at 7 p.m. in the downtown Seaford Museum. If you have any questions please call Donna Hastings Angell at 629-8077

    Trap Pond Partners meets Trap Pond Partners (a volunteer non-profit organization) meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Bald Cypress Nature Center at Trap Pond State Park, Laurel. We are always looking for new members and ideas to improve our state park. To learn more, visit www.trappondpartners.com.

    Seaford Republican Women's Club The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet Thursday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m. The meeting is held at the Seaford Country Club. Lunch is optional. The speaker will be Fred Seth.He will speak about the origins of the Republican Party. He has written several articles on the Civil War for the Property Professional Magazine and given presentations to various organizations. For further information, contact Sharlana Edgell at 629-7123.

    SCWDC meeting The Sussex County Women's Democrat Club will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. on May 15 at Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown. Guest speaker is Ken McDowell, director of the Department of Elections. Dinner will cost $13 per person. For details and reservations, call Thelma Monroe, president at 934-9716.

    S.C. Genealogical Society Show and Tell brings back memories of elementary school. On Saturday, May 17, at 10:30 a.m., the Sussex County Genealogical Society will conclude its meeting year with a show and tell program. Members will be showing items from their families or items they have found while doing their research. Election of new officers will also be part of the program. The meeting is open to anyone interested in learning about their family history. There is ample, free parking. Come join us in the upstairs meeting room of the Rehoboth Beach Public Library for this interesting program and refreshments. For more information contact 875-5418 or go to www.scgsdelaware.org.

    Orchid Hobbyists meet Orchid Hobbyists of Delmarva will meet on the third Sunday of each month September through June, from 2-5 p.m. This month's meeting will be May 18, at All Saints Episcopal Church, 10th and Grove Street, Delmar, Del. Come join our group with a common interest in all things orchid. There will be lectures, demonstrations, slide shows, cultural information and question and answer sessions. Everyone is welcome from beginners to experienced growers. Annual membership is $15 per family. For more information, contact either: Luther Shultz 410-341-6058, or Mary Jo Marshall 410-822-3941.

    Aging and Physical Disabilities The Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities will meet at the Sussex County west Administrative Complex, North DuPont Highway, Georgetown, on Monday, May 19, at 10 a.m. Agendas and minutes can be viewed on the County's website at www.sussexcountyde.gov. All meetings are open to the public. For more information, call Sandra Dole, chair, at 302-684-2755.

    Western Sussex Democrat Club The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its May meeting with a covered dish supper on Monday, May 19, at Duke's Pool House on Sycamore Road, Laurel at 6:30 p.m. The three persons vying for State Insurance Commissioner, Gene Reed, Tom Savage and Karen Weldon Stewart are expected to give their views on the job. This will be the last meeting until the popular club picnic, July 14.

    NARFE meets The Georgetown Chapter (1992) of the National Association of Active Retired Federal Employees will hold their next meeting on Monday, May 19, at noon, with lunch at the Pizza King Restaurant on Stine Highway in Seaford. Program by April Willey, coordinator with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). For more information or to become a member, contact Les Martens, 1992 Chapter president at 629-9789.

    Laurel after hours business social The Laurel Chamber of Commerce will host an after hours business social on Tuesday, May 20, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Lighthouse Christian Church on Kaye Road in Laurel. Come and network with fellow business people, learn about upcoming Chamber events and enjoy the social hour. Call the Chamber Office at 875-9319 for more details.

    MOAA meets The Southern Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) announces the May meeting. The speaker for the May 20 meeting will be Commander James W. Barrett, USN/Ret., a realtor who will speak on "What's really going on in the real estate business today." The luncheon will be held at LaRosa Negra at 1201 Savannah Road in Lewes, at 11:45 a.m. The cost of the buffet is $12 including tip. Membership is open to those who hold or have ever held a warrant or commission in any service to include Public Health Services and MOAA and their surviving spouses.

    Delaware Equine Council meets Meeting of the Delaware Equine Council will be held Monday, May 19, at 7 p.m., at Harrington Public Library, Harrington. All those interested in horses are welcome. Contact Stan at 302-684-3966.

    Knitting Guild meets All Knitters: The "Sea Purls" Chapter of The Knitting Guild Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Cheer Center in Georgetown on the corner of Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road. For more details call Joyce Smirk, Secretary, 302-732-6495. Lunch available.

    Widowed Persons Service The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, May 20, at 12:15 p.m. at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be Charley Caparella of WBOC. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Come join us, we all enjoy the trips, lunches/dinners, etc. that we do.

    July 4th meetings Laurel July 4th meetings are set for the following days: May 19, June 2, June 9, June 16, June 23 and June 30. They begin at 5 p.m. and are held at the Laurel Chamber Office.

    Class of 1956 luncheon The Laurel High School Class of 1956 will hold their quarterly luncheon at the Laurel Dutch Inn, Friday, May 16, at 11:30 a.m. Plans will be discussed for their 52nd reunion dinner.

    Marine Corps meeting The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford. First State Antique Tractor Club The First State Antique Tractor Club, Inc. will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on May 15, at Yoder Farm. All members are urged to attend as new officers will be assuming their elected chairs. There is also very important business to discuss and be voted on pertaining to the clubs 2008 antique tractor show which will be held on June 27-28, 2008 at Yoder farm.

    Cancer support group The Wellness Community-Delaware is offering a support group for people affected by cancer and their loved ones at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. The group meets at the Cancer Care Center on the second Monday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. For more information call Kaye or Lori at 645-9150. All programs at The Wellness Community are free of charge for people affected by cancer and their loved ones.

    Coast Guard Auxiliary Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 for details.


    Laurel Senior Center Day trips
  • June 2 - A day in Ocean City, leaving at 9:30 a.m.
  • June 26 - Smith Island Cruise, luncheon at Bayside Restaurant.
  • July 18 - Choptank Riverboat Luncheon Cruise at Suicide Bridge in East New Market. If interested you must have reservations, call 875-2536 for further information.

  • Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 trips
  • June 24 - U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. Cost is $64 per person. Leave Peebles parking lot at 7 a.m. View exhibits on a guided tour of the Academy. Have lunch at "Phillips" restaurant before doing some shopping. Board the Harbor Queen for a narrated sightseeing cruise of Annapolis Harbor and the banks of the Academy.
  • July 23 - Rainbow Dinner Theater in Paradise, Pa. Cost: $67 per person. Show, "Hold That Thought," a comedy. Bus leaves Peebles parking lot at 7:30 a.m.
  • Sept. 24 - The Spirit Of Norfolk Cruise with lunch included. Afterwards visit the national Maritime Center, The Battleship Wisconsin, The Nauticus, and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum.Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180.

  • Senior Center trips Nanticoke Senior Center's Nashville and Memphis trip will take place on Sunday, Sept. 14 to Saturday Sept. 20. Cost is $850 double occupancy. Some of the sights you will see are Graceland, Grand Ole; Opry, and Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. For further information call 629-4939. Trip includes motor coach transportation, tip for bus driver, snacks from center and dinner theatre. Nanticoke Senior Center's Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Trip presents "Foot Loose" on Thursday, June 26, matinee in Lancaster, Pa. Cost is $70 members, $75 non-members.

    Bus trip to Jamaica, Queens A bus trip to Jamaica, Queens, N.Y., on Saturday, Aug. 16, from Big Lots, Seaford. Bus will leave at 5 a.m. Departure from New York, 5 p.m. Price $50, flat rate. For information contact Sister Paris Twyman, at 410-754-9135.

    Fall trip to Hamptons Methodist Manor House in Seaford will host a fall trip to the Hamptons in New York on Oct. 1. This three day, two night tour planned by White Star Tours is a "Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous" tour. Your cost of $399 per person/double occupancy includes lodging, most meals, tours, motor-coach transportation and much more. For more information call Dixie Carlisle at 628-5631. Sign up deadline is June 1.

    Seaford Recreation trips On Friday, Aug. 22 - Yankees vs. Orioles, a trip to Camden Yards is planned. Bus will leave at 4 p.m. Game time is 7 p.m. Cost is $52.

    AARP Chapter #915 trips
  • Colorado, June 20-30, cost is $879 per person. Call 410-822-2314.
  • Branson, Mo - Sept. 13-20, cost is $875 per person. Call 410-822-2314.
  • New England/Vermont, NH, Boston and Salem, Oct. 13-19, cost is $1085 double, and $1335 single. Call 410-673-7856.
  • Myrtle Beach - Nov. 10-13, cost $430 per person. Call 410-754-8588.
  • New York Day Trip - May 24, cost $42 per person. Call 410-754-8588