Delaware Teen Challenge Do a good deed today for Delaware Teen Challenge (formerly Seaford Mission). Donate your old or unused vehicle. Get a tax write off and help someone with life controlling problems. Call Delaware Teen Challenge at 629-2559.
SHS Alumni banquet The SHS Alumni Association will host their annual banquet on Saturday, May 16, at the Seaford Fire Hall. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. Entertainment for the evening will take everyone on a "Trip to Las Vegas." Tickets are $21 each. For more information, call Mary Lee Deluca at 629-8429.
Soup and bake sale Eastern Star Sussex Chapter #7 will hold a soup and bake sale on Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Eastern Star Building on Pine Street Ext. in Seaford. The sale features peas and dumplings ($6 per quart) and baked goods.
FOP holds Basket Bingo The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #9, will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. The evening includes 20 games and several baskets. Tickets are $25 at the door. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, contact the FOP at 629-8087.
Texas Hold'Em Tournament Duck's Unlimited No Limit Texas Hold'Em Tournament will be held on Saturday, May 9 at the Seaford VFW. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the tournament starts at 7 p.m. Cost is $100 with two optional add-ons at $25 each; 2,000 chips to start with two optional add-ons of 1,000 chips each. Cocktails and snack food will be available. Special Duck's Unlimited items will be available for auction. All proceeds over cost will go toward the preservation of habitat for North American waterfowl. Must be 21 to play. To pre-register, call 628-1888 or 410-279-1515.
- "Food Lore: Our Regional Cuisine - Scrapple, Muskrat & More," a program presented by author and storyteller Ed Okonowicz, will be held on Thursday, May 7, 7 p.m., at the Seaford District Library.
- There will be a Seaford Library board meeting on Monday, May 11 and Tuesday, May 12 at 6 p.m.
- Are you a railroad enthusiast or have a green thumb and enjoy spending time in your garden? Sign up for our "Railroad Gardening" program on Friday, May 22 at 1 p.m. and learn how to combine these two passions from a Master Gardener.
- The Friends of the Seaford Library Indoor Yard, Book, Plant, and Bake Sale will take place Saturday, May 16 from 7 a.m. to noon at the Seaford District Library. If you have items, books, or plants to donate, they may be left anytime starting Wednesday, May 13. No clothing will be accepted. Proceeds will help fund educational programs at the library.
- Baby Bookworms, an infant story time, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., no registration required
- Toddler Tales Story time, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., no registration required
- 3-5 Story Time, Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Registration now required, and opens two weeks before the story time date. Call the library for details.
- The Seaford District Library has joined IHOP in an effort to raise money for the Library. Eat a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth or Salisbury, Md. IHOP locations and return an itemized receipt along with a comment card to the Seaford District Library. We must have the comment cards with itemized receipts in order to receive the reimbursement. The Seaford Library will receive 10% of the total receipt.
- The "Science and Religion" book discussion will meet on Monday, May 18 at 6 p.m.
- The Seaford District Library will be closed Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day.
- "Lights, Camera, Action." The Seaford District Library will host a "Movie Night" on Thursday, May 28, at 5:30 p.m.
AAUW geranium sale successful The Western Sussex AUW branch would like to say thank you to our Western Sussex community. Our geranium sale was a wonderful success thanks to you. We will be able to award scholarships to several females in our area. We could not have accomplished this without your generosity. We hope that you are enjoying your geraniums, and we hope to see you again next April.
Seaford Lioness Club Bingo The Seaford Lioness Club will be holding a Vera Bradley Bingo on Thursday, May 7, at 7 p.m. at the Blades Fire Hall. Tickets are $25 at the door. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and refreshments will be available for purchase. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. The Seaford Lioness Club provides glasses for needy individuals, a scholarship each year for a deserving senior and adopts a family at Christmas. They also sponsor the Little Miss/Miss Seaford pageant that provides a scholarship and/or cash prizes for the winners. All of the proceeds from this bingo will be used to help support these worthwhile causes.
Seaford Kiwanis Golf Tournament The Seaford Kiwanis Club will host its 23rd Annual Foundation Golf Tournament on Friday, June 5, at the Seaford Golf & Country Club. Proceeds benefit the club's Foundation endowment, which provides scholarships for senior students each year. Any business wishing to sponsor a special event or donate a door prize is encouraged to participate. The $75 entry fee includes a buffet lunch, golf cart, hospitality cart and an awards party. The tourney is limited to the first 96 entrants. For more information, call Ralph Palmer at 629-7054.
An evening with Dr. Knorr Parents and community members are invited to meet and interact with Seaford School District Superintendent, Dr. Russ Knorr, on Tuesday, May 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will take place at the Ashok Champaneria Board Room located in the Seaford School District Administrative Offices, 390 N. Market St. Ext.
Yacht Club yard sale The Yacht Club in Blades will hold a yard sale May 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables are $10 each. Call 875-7143 and leave a message.
Wee Learner Enrollment begins Wee Learner Christian Prepschool is now accepting enrollments for the school year September 2009 to June 2010. Classes are 8:15 to 11:45 a.m. for children ages 3-4; and 12:30 to 4 p.m. for children ages 4-5. You may call the school for an appointment or for more details at 629-6261.
BEDCO Boat Show & Auction BEDCO, operator of the Blades Marina, announces a Boat Show & Auction for May 7, 8 and 9. Those boats being auctioned will be sold on May 9. Applications may be obtained at the marina office or by calling 628-8600.
Attention Active Duty Veterans The American Legion Post 19 of Laurel is actively recruiting new members for the post. Membership eligibility dates: WWI, April 6, 1917-Nov. 11, 1918; WWII, Dec. 2, 1941-Dec. 31, 1948; Korean War, June 25, 1950-Jan. 31, 1955; Vietnam War, Feb. 28, 1961-May 7, 1975; Lebanon/Grenada, Aug. 24, 1982-July 31, 1984; Panama, Dec. 29, 1989-Jan. 31, 1990; Gulf War, Aug. 2, 1990-Cessation of hostilities as determined by the U.S. Government. Any member serving today is eligible if they are on active duty. Proof of service (DD-214) is required. Call Bettylou Evans, membership chairperson at 875-0167 for more information or fax 875-1943 or send a note of interest with your name, address and phone number to P.O. Box 329, Laurel, DE 19956.
Laurel F.D. Auxiliary fundraiser The Laurel Fire Dept. Auxiliary is currently participating in a fund-raiser sponsored by an Avon representative called, "Bentley the Bear." This fundraiser will continue until May 31. The cost is $19.99 and the intention of this fund-raiser is to ask individuals or organizations to consider purchasing a minimum of one of these bears which can be donated to either a local fire department, police department, hospital or nursing-care facility. Contact any member of the Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary or send your check or money order payable to the Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary in the amount of $19.99 to 207 W. Tenth St., Laurel, DE 19956. Include where you would like "Bentley" donated. The Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary is currently seeking new members. Anyone interested in joining, contact any current member of the auxiliary or contact the Laurel Fire Department at 875-3081.
Chicken salad luncheon Chicken salad platter luncheon, with assorted homemade muffins, cornbread, beverages. St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel, on Saturday, May 16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be assorted strawberry desserts, also strawberries by the quart or gallon. Third annual Strawberry Festival. Carry-outs available. 875-9658.
American Legion Auxiliary Laurel American Legion Auxiliary is offering two- $1,000 scholarships. Applications can be picked up at the office of Laurel High School.
LHS Class of 1956 scholarship The Laurel High School Class of 1956 will award their fourth consecutive $6,000 scholarship at the annual Laurel Alumni Association Banquet. The class offered their first scholarship at their 50th reunion in 2006, in memory of their deceased classmates, advisors and children of their class members. Vice-president Jay Windsor will make the presentation.
Yard sale and breakfast Laurel Wesleyan Church will hold a huge yard sale and breakfast on Saturday, May 16, from 7 a.m. to noon. Proceeds will help send area youth to camp this summer. For more information, call 875-5380 or visit www.laurelwesleyan.org.
AARP Driving Course The Laurel Senior Center will have the AARP Driving Course at their center on May 18 and 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $12 for AARP members, and $14 for non-members. To register for the course call 875-2536.
Annual ALS walk The Laurel Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society is hosting its First Annual ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease walk on Saturday, May 30. It is an hour walk and can be done at any time between 9 and 11 a.m. The walk will be held at the Laurel Middle School's hockey field. There is no registration fee; the formation of teams is encouraged. There is a minimum donation of $50 per team. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. It is a terminal illness that affects as many as 30,000 people annually. For more information contact Amy Handy or Kim Ralph at the Laurel Middle School, 875-6110.
'Fish'n for Sight' The Laurel Lions are getting ready for the 2nd annual "Fish'n For Sight" Tournament, June 6. Getting sponsors to pledge their support is necessary to enter the tournament. One completed pledge sheet will enter two people to fish, one of the two must be an adult. Information and pledge sheets are available at Laurel Petroleum or A & K Enterprises by the bridge, or any Laurel Lion. The tournament on June 6 is a free fishing day in Delaware, which means no license is needed, in addition to the free fishing license a free lunch will be for all fishermen with completed pledge sheets. There also will be prizes, fishing rods, tackle boxes, and trophies. All prizes based on the biggest fish. The tournament will take place at Johnny Janosik Park, June 6, 8 a.m. Rain or Shine.
Strawberry Festival/Garden Tour Third annual Strawberry Festival will be held on May 16, at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Laurel. Breakfast, luncheon, craft tables, everything strawberry beginning at 8 a.m. Laurel Garden Club Tour of ten gardens $8.
'Laurel Pride in Bloom Month' Since 2007, Mayor John Schwed has declared the month of May, "Laurel Pride in Bloom" month. The Public Works Department makes extra efforts to clean up the town and add new landscaping to the parks. Traditionally, the third weekend in May is the Laurel High School, Alumni Weekend and St. Philip's Church, Strawberry Festival. This year the library is planning to offer programs throughout the month, highlighting the history and beauty of the town. For additional information, contact the Chamber of Commerce office at 875-9319, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Dinner Club Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center on Wednesday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. through May for the Greenwood Dinner Club. This will be an evening of fellowship and a delicious dinner entrée, dessert and beverage. Cost for members is $5 and non-members are $6. For menus or more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.
Card & game night Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will hold a card & game night on Thursday evenings beginning May 7 from 6:30 p.m.- 9 p.m. Come join us for Rook, Dominos, UNO or bring your friends to set-up a game table of your choosing. Beverages and refreshments will be available. For table set-up or more information call Susan Welch at 349-5237.
Beginning computer classes Visit the Greenwood Public Library every Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 4 p.m. and learn the basics of a mouse and keyboard in a relaxed atmosphere. Registration is required, so call 349-5309 or come by the library to sign up.
Greenwood events On Saturday, May 9, Safety Awareness Day & Park Dedication will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new playground on 11 Governors Ave. in Greenwood. Saturday, May 16 is bulk trash pick-up day.
Greenwood Library On Tuesday, May 12, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Greenwood Library's Bound by Books discussion group will discuss the book, Pretense, by bestselling author Lori Wick. The discussion will be held in the library meeting room and is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served. For a copy of the book, drop by the Greenwood Public Library or call Robin Miller at 302-349-5309. Do you have pieces, parts, scraps and leftovers from past crafting projects? Would you like to try your hand at a new craft? Start gathering your unused leftovers that are in good condition and bring them with you to the Greenwood Library on Thursday, May 14, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a free Craft Supply Swap. For more information, call the library at 349-5309. The Greenwood Public Library is located at 100 Mill St., just east of the railroad tracks in Greenwood.
Friends fundraiser 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 reciept to the comment card and drop it off at The Bridgeville Library, Bridgeville Town Hall, or The Providence Sales Cottage at Heritage Shores. For more information, call Pat McDonald at 337-7192
Clean-up day Bridgeville will hold a neighborhood clean-up day on Saturday, May 9. All items must be curbside by 6 a.m., as M-T trash will only go down each street once. Allowable items for pick-up include: furniture, household trash, stoves and limbs bundled in 4-ft. lengths. Items that will not be picked up include tires, batteries, oil, construction materials, dirt, rocks, bricks, etc. M.T. Trash will have a truck available to pick-up refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners, as long as the freon has been removed.
Mt. Calvary UMC events Mt. Calvary UMC in Bridgeville will host the following events: Friday, May 8, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Car Wash, $5 per car. Proceeds benefit the Youth Organization of Mt. Calvary. Fish dinners/sandwiches will be available on Friday and Saturday. Curried goat platters will also be available on Saturday. For more information, call Hollis at 302-381-8182 or Butch at 302-245-8971.Tuesday-Thursday, May 12-14, 7 p.m., Spring Revival, sponsored by the Bridgeville Charge. Guest preacher is Elder Tyrone Thomas, pastor, Charity Community Church of God, Baltimore, Md. On Tuesday, May 12, guest choirs are Shabak and Divine Destiny; Wednesday, May 13, guest choir is Wesley Foundation Gospel Choir of Salisbury University; and Thursday, May 14 the guest is gospel soloist Eunice Wright. All are invited to attend. Saturday, June 6, 8 to 10 a.m., All U Can Eat Pancake and Sausage Breakfast Fundraiser at Applebee's. Breakfast sponsored by Atmosphere of Praise Choir with proceeds benefiting Atmosphere of Praise Ministries and Mission Trip to Africa for Stacy Waters-Hall. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, juice, tea or coffee. Cost is $5 per person. For tickets, contact Stacy at 302-228-7884, Pat at 302-245-8969 or Ginger at 302-542-5752.
Twilight Cheerleading Camp Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council is sponsoring a Twilight Cheerleading Camp from Monday, June 8 to Thursday, June 11 at Delmar Middle/High School from 6 to 8 p.m., for girls in kindergarten through fifth grade. The Delmar High School Varsity Cheerleading Squad will be the instructors for the clinic. The cost is $25 per girl and financial assistance is available. You do not have to be a Girl Scout to register. For details call Pat Lewis at 410-742-5107 or 800-374-9811, ext. 26.
Sandwich sale On Saturday, May 9, the Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 North and Dorthy Road (3 miles north of MD/DE state line), will hold a sandwich sale: featuring oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, chicken salad sandwiches, cheese steak subs, hamburgers and hot dogs. Also baked goods will be available; a yard sale and a car wash.
Chicken dinner On Friday, May 8, Chelsea Betts will host a chicken dinner at Grace United Methodist Church Hall in Georgetown from 5 to 8 p.m. to benefit the Miss Sussex County Scholarship Program and the Alzheimer's Association. Tickets are $8 for children under the age of 12 and $15 for adults. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 302-228-2148 or 302-249-6732. Take-outs will also be available. Chelsea Betts, Miss Sussex County 2009, will provide entertainment at 6 and 7 p.m. There will also be a drawing for a Vera Bradley bag.
Ryan Long Memorial Race Harrington Raceway will host a race in memory of Army Spc. Ryan Long on Thursday, May 21 at 5:15 p.m. Ryan, a 1999 Seaford High graduate, was killed in action on April 3, 2003 in the war in Iraq. There will be live harness racing and dining available in the clubhouse. Harrington Raceway invites everyone to come out and participate in this night of racing. For clubhouse reservations, call 302-398-5920. For more information, call 875-7768 and ask for Keith White.
Chicken/dumpling fundraiser A chicken/dumpling fundraiser dinner will be held May 23, from 4-6 p.m. at the Bethel Church Community House - west of Seaford, at north end of Oak Grove Road. Eat-in or carry-out. Price of $8 includes dessert. For tickets call Eleanor Russell 410-754-8681 or Lucy Slacum at 629-7117.
Chinese Auction Georgetown AARP 5340 will host a Chinese Auction at the Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown, on Monday, June 1, at 11 a.m. There will be many wonderful items to choose from. Call Pat at 856-6178 or 542-6171 for more information.
2009 DSTA Golf Classic The Bayside Resort Golf Club in Selbyville, a Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, will host the 2009 DSTA Golf Classic on Thursday, May 21, to benefit Special Olympics Delaware. Cost is $700 per foursome and includes lunch, golf shirt, hat, golf towel and 19th hole reception. The event is run by the Delaware State Troopers Association and presented by Jack Lingo Realtors. For more information, contact Special Olympics Delaware at 302-831-3484.
Mother-daughter banquet Calvary Baptist Church in Georgetown will hold a Mother-daughter banquet on Friday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m. The evening includes dinner, a gospel concert, testimonies, skits and door prizes. Cost is $10 per person, children 8-12 are $5, and children under 8 eat free. For more information, call Calvary Baptist Church at 302-856-3773.
Heritage Day in Harrington The city of Harrington extends an invitation to all those who would like to participate in its 31st Annual Heritage Day celebration on Saturday, August 28. That includes exhibitors, crafts demonstrators and vendors offering food and other merchandise who would like to reserve space for the day. Planners are also looking for anyone who would like to join the parade - individual marchers, groups, floats, organizations, vehicles, bands and others. For information or entries, call Bill Falasco, Harrington Parks & Recreation, 398-7975.
Delaware Grays ceremony The "Delaware Grays," Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 2068 in Seaford, will hold a "Delaware Confederate Heritage" ceremony at the Soldier's Monument on the grounds of the Marvel Museum, Georgetown, on Saturday, May 9 at 1 p.m. During the ceremony, newly discovered Delaware Confederate's names will be revealed. There will be prayers, speeches, a rifle salute, and a cannon salute courtesy of the Richmond Howitzers Artillery unit. Guests will enjoy refreshments courtesy of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Caleb Ross Chapter #2635. The event is free and the public is invited. For more information, visit www.DESCV.org.
Ruritan Club All-you-can-eat Sunday breakfast buffet served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, on the fourth Sunday of each month October to June, from 7-10 a.m. Cost is $7 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.
Laurel Senior Center trips Smith Island - Luncheon and Cruise, May 26, Cost $41. Myrtle Beach - Shows, Sun and Fun, June 1-5, Cost $639 Double. Call Laurel Senior Center at 875-2536 for further information.
Seaford AARP trips offered Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 is offering the following trips, all open to the public. All trips leave from Peebles parking lot in Seaford. July 1 - Dutch Apple Dinner Theater in Lancaster, Pa. to see a show called "Singin'in the Rain." Bus leaves at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $79.
September 2 - Rainbow Dinner Theater in Paradise, Pa. to see "Uncle Chick's Last Wish," a comedy that will keep you laughing the entire show. His last wish includes ashes scattered on his favorite beach, which happens to be a nude beach. Bus leaves 7:30a.m. Cost: $70.
September 12-18 Mackinac Island, Michigan. Your first stay will be in Frankenmuth with a guided tour around town to show points of interest. There will be a visit to Christmas Wonderland after the tour.There will be a surprise activity the following morning before you are off to explore these Barvarian shops on your own. Then the ferry across to Mackinac Island where you will have a carriage tour around the island, including a stop off at Arch Rock before being dropped off at the Grand Hotel for a buffet lunch. Time to tour the island on foot, bicycle, or horse & carriage before turning in for the night.
Next stop is Saulte St. Marie to have a boat ride thru the Soo Locks before exploring the town and ending the day at the Kewadin Casinio. Cost: $790pp double. October 16 - Strasburg, Pa. Enjoy lunch on board the train and then enjoy time back at the railroad museum before departing for home. Bus leaves 8:30 a.m. Cost: $69.
November 16-20 - Ashville, North Carolina to visit the Biltmore Estates at Christmas. A candlelight dinner at Deerpark, on the grounds and then a candlelight tour of the Biltmore.Visit the farms, winery and the grounds. A Christmas show at the Carolina Dinner Theater and also at the Wohlfahrt Dinner Theater.Visit Chimney Rock Park, Moose Cafe'at the Farmers Market, the Smith McDowell House and a bus tour of Ashville, N.C. Bus leaves 7 a.m. Cost:$589pp double.
For more information on any of these trips, contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180.
Rails & Trails Escorted motor-coach trip to Waterville Valley, New Hampshire sponsored by the Seaford WPS, Sept. 21-24. Four days and three nights - cost $639 per person, includes lodging, three breakfasts, three dinners, entertainment, cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee, Castle in the clouds, Rock Estates, Mt. Washington Cog Railway, dinner on Lake Winnipesaukee Railroad, Wolfeboro Village, all gratuities, taxes and baggage handling. For additional information contact Frances Horner at 629-4416.
Bethel UMC trip Sailors Bethel United Methodist Church is sponsoring a trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. to attend Gaitherfest with Bill and Gloria Gaither. Prices: single, $750; double, $575 per person (2 in a room); triple, $525 per person (3 in a room); quad, $525 per person (4 in a room). Deposit of $150 per couple with booking, $75 for single. Tour includes: Thursday, Oct. 1, arrive in Myrtle Beach, S.C. at the Beach Cove Resort. Dinner at Chestnut Hill Restaurant. Friday, Oct. 2, Breakfast buffet at the hotel, Myrtle Beach Low Country Tour, shopping at Broadway at the Beach. Return to hotel to freshen up and at 6 p.m. go to Gaitherfest show at the Convention Center. Sunday, Oct. 4, breakfast buffet at the hotel and return for home. All included in prices above. Deposit of $150 per couple with booking; $75 for single.
Embroiders' Guild The Sussex Chapter of Embroiders' Guild meets on the second Monday of the month - Sept. through June at 10 a.m. at the CHEER Center in Georgetown. We welcome all levels of stitchers from beginner to advanced. For more information call 410-208-9386.
Georgetown AARP Join Georgetown AARP Chapter 5340 at their monthly luncheon meetings held on the first Monday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the Sussex Pines Country Club. For details contact: Dee Richards at 302-841-5066 or Bettie Comer at 302-265-5606.
District Democrats The 39th Distrct Democrats will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at Pizza King in Seaford. New members are always welcome.
SHS Alumni The Seaford High School Alumni Association will have their Executive Board meeting on Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Downtown Seaford Museum. For more information, call Donna Angell at 629-8077.
Acorn Club annual dinner The G.F.W.C.- Acorn Club of Seaford is having their annual dinner at the Eastern Star building on May 19, at 5:30 p.m., social and dinner at 6 p.m. The hostesses are Phyllis Nelson and Joyce Whaley and their committee.
Widowed Persons Service The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, May 19, at 12:15 p.m. at the Georgia House in Laurel (300 Laureltowne St.). The planned guest speaker will be John Shwed, Mayor of Laurel. All widowed persosn of all ages are invited to attend.