Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 03, 2010
 
LOCAL FUNDRAISERS

Eat at IHOP to help the library Enjoy a meal any time at the IHOP restaurant in Seaford and support the Greenwood Library. Simply fill out a comment card after eating and give it to the cashier as you pay. You will be given a special receipt which you then take to the Greenwood Library on your next visit.

Bless the Bradford's music benefit A Gospel Music Benefit is being held on Saturday, June 19, at Laurel Wesleyan Church, 30186 Seaford Rd (Alt. 13), just north of Laurel, Del. Admission is free. A love offering for the Bradford Family will be taken. This is the Laurel family who lost their home in an explosion last month. The event is being sponsored by Joe Dawson Music Ministry and Laurel Wesleyan Church. Featured singers will include The Lights of Home, Vill Primrose, Amy Holloway Stark, Rev. Ken Deusa, Pastor Ben Sorrells and Joe Dawson. For more information, call the church office 875-5380 or visit www.helpthebradfordfamily.com or www.laurelwesleyan.org

Troop 5 Basket Bingo The Troop 5 Explorers are holding a Longaberger Basket Bingo fundraiser on Thursday, June 10, at the Blades Fire Hall, from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at the front desk at Troop 5 (State Police Barracks in Bridgeville). Admission at the door the night of the event will be $25. For more information, contact Senior Corporal Debbie Jester at Troop 5 at 337-1090, ext. 315.

SEAFORD EVENTS:

Nanticoke Riverfest is July 8-10 The 16th annual Nanticoke Riverfest, designed to showcase the Nanticoke River and downtown Seaford, will take place Thursday and Friday, July 8-9, starting at 5 p.m. and all day Saturday, July 10, in the area in and around downtown Seaford. This year's theme "Sweet 16," celebrates the longevity of the festival and adds a 1950's flare. The festival will kick off on Thursday, July 8 with the carnival, opening ceremonies and music in and around Gateway Park. Friday night will feature the popular Little and Junior Miss Riverfest Pageant and entertainment by the Funsters. On Saturday, the Nanticoke Riverfest will feature the annual float-in, canoe and kayak races and duck dash and shopping, entertainment and giveaways for the casual visitor. Riverfest is partnering with the Seaford Historical Society and Southern Delaware Tourism to showcase the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, America's first national water trail. For more information about Riverfest, visit www.nanticokeriverfest.com or call 629-9173.

SHS 20 year reunion Seaford High School Class of 1990 will hold their 20 year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 5 to 10 p.m., in the Ball Room at Heritage Shores Club House in Bridgeville. If your check is received before June 29, the cost is $35 per person. Checks must be mailed to: Sandy Whitten Stinson, 31521 Miller Road, Cordova, MD 21625. Checks should be made payable to: SHS Class of 1990. After June 29, the cost is $45 per person. This fee is non-refundable. For more information, visit the Facebook page, "Seaford Senior High Class of 1990."

Safe Boating Course The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Seaford Flotilla is offering a Paddlesports Course for canoers and kayakers on Monday, June 21, at 5:30 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club, 30 S. Market Street, Blades. You must register by June 14 by calling Cindi at 302-398-0309 or Betty at 302-222-3830. The cost is $10 for materials.

Western Sussex Farmers' Market Western Sussex Farmers' Market will be open Saturday mornings (8:30 a.m. - noon), from July 3 through Aug. 28. The Market will be located on the Boys and Girls Club property at 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford.In addition to fresh local produce, there will be educational, fun activities each week. Find the market on Facebook. For more information, call 629-2686 or email wessusfarmmkt@verizon.net

BBQ Chicken Dinner Bethel Church is holding a BBQ Chicken Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, June 19 from 4-6 p.m. It will be held in the church's community building, on the north end of Oak Grove Rd, west of Seaford. Dinner includes a half chicken, homemade coleslaw, macaroni salad, applesauce, roll, beverage and dessert. The dinner is available by tickets only (deadline is June 13). Donations: $10 adults, $5 children under 12. Carryouts are available. For tickets or information, call 410-754-8681 or 302-337-8836.

Camp Invention is July 12-16 The Camp Invention program offers elementary kids in the Seaford area one week of science enrichment combined with imaginative fun. Hosted by Blades Elementary School during the week of July 12-16, it features five classes each day that focus on science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), woven into purposeful hands-on activities that harness the participants' innate creativity to solve real-world challenges. To learn more about the program, visit www.campinvention.org or call 800-968-4332.

Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival The annual Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival will be held on Aug. 13-14, at Nutter Park, Collins Ave., Seaford. There will be two extraordinary days of cultural entertainment, Afrocentric displays, ethnic food vendors, a parade, AFRAM pageant, health clinic, job fair and children's events. For more information, visit www.EasternShoreAFRAM.org or call 628-1908.

Seaford Library
  • The "Science and Religion" book discussion will meet at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center on Monday, June 7, at 6 p.m. For more information, call Rose Harrison at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • "Lights, Camera, Action!" the Seaford Library and Cultural Center hosts "Movie Night" on Thursday, June 10, at 5:30 p.m. We provide the movie and refreshments; you take a seat and enjoy the show. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • Sign-ups for the Teen Summer Reading Program, "Make Waves @ Your Library," will begin Tuesday, June 15, at 12:30 p.m. Read for prizes and attend programs. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center board meeting will be held Tuesday, June 15, at 6 p.m.
  • Lapsit will resume on Monday, June 21, at 10:30 a.m. This will be a Monday only program. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • The "Science and Religion" book discussion will meet at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center on Monday, June 21, at 6 p.m. For more information, call Rose Harrison at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • Dive in and explore the world of water with this year's children's summer reading program, "Make a Splash@ Your Library."
Registration begins Wednesday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a "Make and Take" craft. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us

Watershed Alliance open house The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance will host an open house at the Seaford Library on Friday, June 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The Alliance is a non-advocacy environmental group which focuses on education and consensus building in regards to stewardship of the Nanticoke River and its surrounding watershed. The open house will serve as an opportunity for residents of Seaford and the surrounding area to see what the Alliance is doing to help preserve the natural, cultural and recreational resources of the Nanticoke River and learn about how to get involved in shaping the future of our region. For more information, visit www.NanticokeRiver.org

Homeless Cat Helpers Homeless Cat Helpers, Inc., a non-profit feline rescue organization will be at the Seaford District Library on Monday mornings from 10 - 11 a.m. to answer questions about feline rescue resources. They will also give out information about affordable spay/neuter clinics available and no-kill kitten placements. Homeless Cat Helpers is a non-profit, 501(c)3, all-volunteer, no-kill cat rescue organization whose mission is preventing procreating and averting euthanasia. For more info visit www.homelesscathelpers.petfinder.org

LAUREL EVENTS:

Laurel Library summer programs Wednesday, June 16 - Summer Reading Program signups begin and will continue throughout the summer for Pre K-6th grade. 8th Annual Summer Reading Program Festival at 2 p.m. Pirate games, activities and crafts. Friday, June 18 - Teen Summer Reading Program begins. NightLife@the Library, an after-hours, teens-only program with games, movies and pizza, 7-9 p.m. Monday, June 21 - First meeting of the Kids Acting Club for grades 2-6; 6:30 p.m. Be part of a real play! Teen Book Club with refreshments, 8-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 22 - 10:30 a.m. - Preschool StoryTime Wednesday, June 23 - 2 p.m. - Rebecca Jones presents Pirate Tales! Thursday, June 24 - 2 p.m. - Kids Create Club, grades K-6 Monday, June 28 - Kids Acting Club, grades 2-6, 6:30 p.m., Teen Book Club, with refreshments, 8-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 29 - Preschool StoryTime, 10:30 a.m., Kathleen Jacobs, Puppeteer!, 2 p.m. Thursday, July 1 - 2 p.m., Kids Create Club, grades K-6

Fish'n for Sight Tournament The 3rd annual Fish'n for Sight Tournament will be held on June 13, 1 to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The day is pure family fun and exposing all ages to the goal of the Lions to help the visually impaired. One completed pledge sheet enters two people to fish, one of the two must be an adult. This is a great time to get together with the kids and have some fun. Information and pledge sheets are available at Laurel Petroleum, A&K Enterprises by the bridge, or from any Laurel Lion.

Concert at Old Christ Church There will be a concert at Old Christ Church on Chipman Pond Rd. in Laurel on Sunday, June 13, at 3 p.m. The performers are the Southern Delaware Choral Society Ensemble Singers; Ginny Van Tine, soprano; Rita Meadows, violinist; Elizabeth Whaley, flutist; Hannah Goebel, pianist, and Richard Freeman, tenor. The accompanists are Rebecca McDaniel and Mary Ann Torkelson. A free will donation will be taken for the preservation of the church, built in 1771. Refreshments will be served on the chuch lawn afterwards. For further information call 536-1384.

BRIDGEVILLE EVENTS:

Genealogy class at Bridgeville Library Starting on June 16 and monthly every third Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., there will be a genealogy discussion group meeting for those who need help with their research. Contact the library at 337-7401 for more information.

Library seeks board member The Bridgeville Library Board of Trustees is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the board for a five-year term, beginning July 1, 2010. The board will review applications received and forward a recommendation to the resident judge of the Superior Court of Sussex County for appointment. Board members must be adult residents of the Woodbridge School District. A background check may be required. Library Board members oversee the library as representatives of the community. They determine policies governing the operations and services of the library. They develop and oversee the operating budget. They actively support library related legislation. The Board has public meetings at the library at least four times per year, and usually meets monthly. Applications are available at the Bridgeville Public Library, 600 South Cannon Street, Bridgeville. For more information, call Karen Johnson at 337-7401, ext. 107. Deadline for receipt of application iis June 14, 2010.

GREENWOOD EVENTS:

Greenwood CHEER Dinner Club The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host the Greenwood Dinner Club on Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. Join us for an evening of fellowship and a delicious dinner entrée, dessert and beverage. Card games are from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost for members is $5 and non-members is $6. For menus and more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Library offers MonoMouse The Greenwood Public Library is now offering the Bierley MonoMouse - an easy to use, hand held electronic magnifier - as part of a loan program designed to help visually impaired members of the community. The Bierley MonoMouse Hand Held Electronic Magnifier is available to be borrowed from the library in the same manner as borrowing a book. It connects to any television via the attached standard RCA plug and then the large blue button is simply pressed to start reading. For more information about the MonoMouse Magnifier at the Greenwood Library, call 302-349-5309 or ask any librarian the next time you visit the library.

Homestyle breakfast Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center for a homestyle breakfast in honor of Father's Day on Saturday, June 12, from 8 to 11 a.m. Cost is $4 per person and the menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, biscuits, juice and coffee. For more information, call the center at 349-5237.

Coffee with Dave State Rep. Dave Wilson (R-Cedar Creek Hundred) will hold a coffee meeting at the Smith Family Restaurant in Greenwood, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., on Monday, June 7. Rep. Wilson holds monthly "Cup of Coffee with Dave" meetings at Jimmy's Grille in Bridgeville on the second Wednesday of each month, but periodically holds meetings in nearby Greenwood. The meetings are intended to give residents of the 35th District a regular chance to speak with their state representative over a free cup of coffee and pastry. "Considering we're heading into the last month of the 2010 legislative session and wrapping up the 145th General Assembly, I expect there will be a lot to talk about," Rep. Wilson said. The Greenwood meeting will not impact the next meeting at Jimmy's Grille in Bridgeville on Wednesday, June 9, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Pre-arrangement services seminar The Greenwood CHEER Center is hosting a free educational workshop on

Pre-Arrangement Services presented by Terrance Nichols on Tuesday, June 1, at 12:30 p.m. Learn about "Planning Today for Your Families' Needs of Tomorrow" with a question and answer session. For more information, call the center at 349-5237.

Planning a will The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is having a presentation on Planning and Initiating a Will presented by the Law Office of Susan Weidman, P.A. on Tuesday, June 8, at 12:30 p.m. at the center. This informative presentation is open to the public and will cover any questions pertaining to wills. For more information, call the center at 349-5237.

Choptank Riverboat Dinner Cruise The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is hosting a Choptank Riverboat Dinner Cruise on Thursday, July 8. Cost is $50 per person and includes a prime rib with crab cake dinner provided by Suicide Bridge Restaurant. The cruise is aboard the Dorothy Megan. Tips are appreciated. Bus transportation from all CHEER Centers is available by reservation. The bus departs the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 3 p.m. and returns to the center at approximately 10 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Greenwood CHEER Center and all other CHEER Centers. Tickets must be purchased by June 24. For more information, contact Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Greenwood Spring Festival Greenwood Mennonite School will hold its 24th Annual Greenwood Spring Festival on Saturday, June 5, on the school grounds in Greenwood, rain or shine. The day begins with an old-fashioned, All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Outdoor booths are open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. featuring fresh-made foods, chicken barbeque, pork barbeque, seafood - including crab cakes, baked goods, fresh doughnuts, homemade ice cream, milkshakes, fresh fruit smoothies, handcrafted items, books, plants, crafts; plus a petting zoo, children's games and prizes, a white elephant booth, Christmas in June and more. Other activities include the Spring Festival Auction, beginning at noon and various entertainments; such as parachute jumps, chainsaw competition, live music throughout the day and the 2009 Mountaire Communion of Choirs winner, Milford Church of God Choir. Softball and volleyball tournaments will be held as well as a basketball free throw shooting contest. The festival will also feature a live remote radio broadcast by WOLC Joy 102.5 F.M. For more information, visit www.gms-flames.org or contact Jay Embleton at 337-3567.

DELMAR EVENTS:

Sandwich Sale & Yard Sale The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy is holding a sandwich sale and yard sale on Saturday, June 5, from 9 a.m. until. Featured will be oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad, baked goods, homemade ice cream and more. The church is located on Rt. 13 North & Dorothy Road, 3 miles north of the Md.-Del. state line. For further information, call 875-7824.

Delmar Library The Delmar Library invites the public to an Open House during regular hours on Saturday, June 12, to welcome the new Director, Cathay Crosby. Registration for the 2010 Summer Reading Program, "Make a Splash at your Library," begins June 17. The first event is a showing of "Star Trek, The Ambergris Planet: An Ocean Planet Visited" at 6:30 p.m.

Delmarva Day in the Park The 34th Annual Delmarva Day in the Park will take place this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the State Street Park in Delmar. The annual event, sponsored by the Delmar Chamber of Commerce, will feature a wide assortment of food as well as games for the kids and music from the band Sneak Preview. Admission to the festival is free. The Day in the Park is the chamber of commerce's largest fundraiser and is also one of the largest fundraisers for other non-profit organizations such as the Delmar Lions Club, Delmar Kiwanis, Delmar VFW Ladies Auxiliary, St. Stephen's Church and New Century Club.

TRIPS:

Seaford AARP trips July 22 - A day trip to Norfolk for lunch on the Spirit Of Norfolk, play bingo and win prizes. Cost: $79. Oct. 25-29 - Smoky Mts., Tenn. - Visit the Titanic Pigeon Forge Museum and board an actual life boat, touch an iceberg and experience the chill of the 28 degree water. The museum will display hundreds of artifacts in 20 galleries on two decks. Enjoy a catered lunch and a show from a Blast From The Past at Smiths Restaurant. Admission to Dollywood for a day before your stop at the Smith Family Dinner Theatre with live entertainment. Then off to the Magic Beyond Belief show. Enjoy a box lunch while having a guided tour of the Smoky Mts., looking for black bear and, that evening, have dinner at the Black Bear Jamboree. Have dinner before enjoying a night of dancing and humor at the Country Tonite theatre. Hotel, four breakfasts, four dinners, two lunches, restaurants and bus driver tip included. Cost: $595 per person, double occupancy; $725 per person, single occupancy. All trips are open to the public. For more information, contact Rose at 629-7180.

National Zoo trip Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, June 24. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 8:30 a.m. and leaves Washington at 3 p.m. Cost is $30 per person and includes transportation. Zoo admission is free. Deadline for payment is June 3. For more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Living Waters Theater trip The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to see "Psalms of David" at Sight & Sound Living Waters Theater in Lancaster, Pa., on Tuesday, Aug. 10th. Cost is $80 per person for member or $90 non-member and includes transportation, show ticket and smorgasboard dinner at Hershey Farm Restaurant.

Deadline for payment of the trip is July 6. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 10:30 a.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Laurel Senior Center Trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering the following trips: Smith Island, June 8. Ocean City, June 14. Tennessee Sampler, Oct 4-9, cost $739 per person, includes 5 nights hotel accommodations, 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners, 1 luncheon, cruise, 3 shows, Graceland & Dollyland. For more information, call 875-2536.

Trip to Louisville AARP #915 presents a trip to Louisville, Ky., on Oct. 24-29. Trip is six days and five nights and includes five breakfasts and five full dinners. Sights include the Derby Dinner Playhouse, Belle of Louisville Riverboat, Churchill Downs & Kentucky Derby Musesum, "My Old Kentucky Home" Place, Heaven's Hill Distillery, Louisville Slugger Museum and much, much more. Cost is $775 per person/double occupancy. Single occupancy is slightly higher. For information or reservations, call 410-754-8189 or 410-754-8588.

Travel with Delaware Tech The public is invited to enjoy a fun day-trip in June; the trips are offered by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. Dance in your seat to classic Elvis songs such as "Jailhouse Rock," "All Shook Up," and "Can't Help Falling in Love" in the musical "All Shook Up" at the Candlelight Dinner Theatre in Ardentown, on Wednesday, June 9. Enjoy a matinee performance of the hilarious chaos that occurs when a young, married man spends too much time with his boss's wife in "How the Other Half Loves!" at the Rainbow Dinner Theatre in Paradise, Penn. on Wednesday, June 23. Adults ages 50 and up can become Adult Plus+ members for $18 per year. Benefits of membership include unlimited use of the Stephen J. Betze Library located on campus; exclusive advanced registration and special discounts on trips, courses and events; and a free drink with purchase of a meal in the dining hall on campus. For more information, contact Delaware Tech's Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.

MEETINGS:

USCG Auxiliary United States Coast Guard Auxiliary meets the second Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club. For more information, contact Cindi Chaimowitz at 302-398-0309.

Seaford Widowed Persons The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, June 15 at 12:15 p.m. at the Georgia House in Laurel. The planned guest speaker will be Ron Quillen. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Please come join us - we all enjoy the trips, lunches, dinners, etc. that we do.

Weekly Feline Rescue' session Homeless Cat Helpers will hold a question and answer session on "Feline Rescue Resources" at the Seaford Library on Monday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. The session will offer information about sliding scale cost spay/neuter clinics and no-kill kitten adoptions.

Sussex County Marines Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday ofeach month at 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post #6, "the log cabin," in Seaford. All former and retired Marines, from all generations, are welcome.

Meet, Greet & Eat' Meet, greet and eat with the Sussex County Register of Wills. (Friends for Greg Fuller Fundraiser) Friday, June 4, at 7 p.m. at the Marvel Carriage Museum, 510 South Bedford St. $20 donation. Call 245-3107or 841-8582 for details.

USPS monthly meeting United States Power Squadron (USPS) 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 boating, sailing or canoeing, join us and participate in our classes and outings. For more information, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.

SHS Alumni meeting The SHS Alumni Association will hold their final meeting for the summer on Thursday, June 3, at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Museum. All interested SHS graduates or teachers are invited to attend. Call Donna Hastings Angell at 629-8077 for more information.

SURROUNDING AREAS:

Country breakfast buffet A country breakfast buffet will be held every fourth Sunday each month - September through June, from 7 to 10 a.m. at Galestown Community House. Adults, $7, ages 6 to 12, $4, under age 6, no charge. The buffet includes eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, potato casserole, hominy, biscuits, toast, fruit cup and sticky buns. The community house is located on School House Road at the intersection of Galestown and Reliance Roads in Galestown, Md. The last one for this year is June 27.

Delaware Grange schedule Sunday, June 13 -Sussex County Pomona Grange picnic, 2 p.m., Soroptimist Park, Seaford. Saturday, June 26 - Bus trip to Washington, D.C., to help celebrate 50 years of the National Grange Building being in existence. For more information, contact Rosalie Walls at 302-542-3875.

Reunion Colonel Richardson High School, Class of 1985, is planning a 25th high school reunion for this fall. The committee is updating classmate addresses. For more information, contact Debbie (Feyl) Brohawn at 410-754-8910 or crhs1985@gmail.com

Miss Delaware Golf Classic The Miss Delaware Golf Classic, hosted by the Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization, will be held at Maple Dale Country Club in Dover on Monday, June 7. The tournament begins at noon with a shotgun start. The Miss Delaware pageant will be held at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino on Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12. Player registration is $125 for individual players or $500 for a foursome, which includes green fees, cart, unlimited range balls, gift bag, lunch and dinner and tournament prizes. Tournament hole sponsors are $125. For more information, contact Georgeann White at 302-236-1955, 302-934-9797 or ghwhite70@aol.com

Teen Idol seeks contestants A Teen Idol contest at Kids Fest on Saturday, June 12, will challenge young singers to showcase their talent on stage. The vocal competition is open to youth between the ages of 13 to 19. The contest is 10 a.m. to noon on the main Kids Fest stage at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. Entries are being accepted now. For more information, call 302-398-5194 or 302-242-0375 or visit www.kidsfestde.org Georgetown Community Yard Sale Join the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce for its 2nd Annual Georgetown Community Yard Sale at Sports at the Beach on Saturday, June 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For $20 (Chamber members) and $25 (non-members) you will receive a 10 x 10 space on the open grounds of Sports at the Beach in Georgetown. The location offers high visibility to a high volume of beach traffic, while it provides a built in customer base because of the nearly 80 baseball teams scheduled to compete at the sports complex that weekend. Proceeds from registrations benefit the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce. For more information or to reserve a space, call 856-1544 or visit www.georgetowncoc.com

IHOP partners with Miss Delaware The public is invited to join Miss Delaware 2009, Heather Lehman, the 16 Miss Delaware 2010 contestants, and the Miss Delaware Organization for breakfast at the IHOP Restaurant in Dover. The event will be held on Friday, June 11, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., and is a joint effort to increase awareness and provide donations for The Shepherd Place, Dover. Attendees are asked to bring monetary donations, non-perishable food items, personal hygiene items, linens, paper products, dish wear, cook wear, or any other items that may be needed by The Shepherd Place.

Eastern Shore Stamp Club Show The Eastern Shore Stamp Club will hold its 49th annual stamp show on Sunday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury, Md. The show will feature stamp frame displays and exhibits, a dealer bourse and free stamps for kids. Many of the stamp dealers participating in the show will also have coins and postcards for sale. Admission is free. For more information, call club member Bert Raymond at 410-208-2929 or e-mail the club at esstampclub@yahoo.com