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Delaware Cape Region Histor00y Ill Photographs Continued from page 6 items, such as household furni- ture, food, clothes, coats, bed linens, pots and pans, small appli- ances, undergarments, hygiene items, school supplies and much more. The families reached by this program are truly blessed to be a part of a community who cares. For more information about Fam- ilies Connected programs and services, interested parties may contact Carolyn Showell, director, at 934-1930. " Carolyn Showell Families Connected Millsboro Delaware Music School says thanks The faculty and staff would like to take this opportunity to thank those who have been supportive of the Delaware Music School over the past year. In addition to sering more than 350 private stu- dents, the DelaY, are Music School offers an early childhood curricu- lum to daycares, preschools and those with special needs. The Milford Community Band pro- vides an opportunity for students young and old to perform at many community events. We would like to thank Holiday Inn Express, All Saints' Church in Rehoboth, the Plantations, Lewes Presbyter- ian and Seaside Baptist Church for allowing us to teach at their lo- cations. We would especially like to thank Coastal Concerts for their support of our piano Masters Class with Richard Dowling in October and Marc Lopez for cre- ating our new registration pro- gram for the computer. The Delaware Music School is the 2004 recipient of the Arts and Hu- manities award given by Del Tech. This award reflects the mu- sic school's contribution to the community for promoting the im- portance of musical education. The National Endowment of the Arts has awarded the music school a Challenge America Grant for a performance of the Butterfly Concerto to be held in the fall. Finally, we would like to thank the students, specifically those who performed on behalf of the school at Lewes Garden tour, Re- turn Day, an Arts and Humanities Award presentation, various sen- ior centers and nursing homes and for holiday caroling. We look forward to serving Kent and Sussex counties in 2005 by providing quality lessons and performing opportunities. With- out you we would not be a school, it would be just another lesson. Please stop by the Delaware Mu- sic School, 10 S. Walnut St., to see our new state-of-the-art class- rooms that were funded by Delaware Community Founda- tion. If you would like to receive a newsletter, be on our mailing list for concerts and performances or would like to volunteer at the school, please call 422-2043 or visit our website at Suzanne Egeln Executive director Delaware Music School Marine Corps League thanks community On behalf of the Marine Corps League, Diamond State Detach- ment, we would like to thank the many individuals who contributed toys to our Toys for Tots cam- paign. Your generosity made our program a huge success and a merry Christmas for many. Thanks are in order also for the members of the Marine Corps League, the MCL Women's Aux- iliary and friends who spent countless hours collecting and putting the packages of toys to- gether, by age, for distribution. We collected more than 6,000 toys and distributed those toys to about 14 agencies and church groups who then handed them out to more than 3,000 children in need. The agencies and church groups provided us with the num- ber and ages of the needy. Special thanks are forthcoming for Marine Charles Pickering, T4T coordinator; his wife Kathy, a member of the Women's Auxil- iary; and able assistant Marine Neil Corley, for putting this cam- CAPE GAZEq[WE, Tuesday, Jan. 4 - Jan. 6, 2005 - 7 Cape Gazette archives photo Delaware had its own taste of coastal destruction in 1962 Though it doesn't compare to the destruction of the Indian Ocean tsunamis in terms of loss of human life and magnitude of destruction, the legendaryMarch nor'easter of 1962 gave Delaware's coast a bitter taste of the power of nature when it goes beyond normal bounds. This aerial photograph from the Delaware State Highway Department shows the north end of Rehoboth Beach's Boardwalk - its decking totally gone - and the heavily damaged Henlopen Hotel. The hotel was eventually demolished by wrecking crews and replaced with a newer structure. The building to the left of the Henlopen was also razed following its destruction to make way for the Stuart-Kingston Gallery. Strong and steady northeast winds that blew through three successive high tides piled pounding waves against the Delaware coast caus- ing hundreds of millions of dollars worth of damage. This photograph was made on March 13, 1962. paign together. In addition, we are grateful to the Cape Gazette for publishing our drop off locations for the toys and a generous article to support our program. The following businesses in the Rehoboth.area deserve recogni- tion for participating in this cam- paign: Easy Money, Kmart, Eden Cafr, American Legion Post 5, County Bank, Washington Mutu- al, KB Toys-Bayside Outlet, Su- perFresh, YMCA, Super G, Haz- ard Big A, Holiday Inn Express, Long & Foster, Dollar General Bay Mart, Coldwell Banker, Delaware Transit Corp., Re- hoboth Yacht & Country Club. In Lewes: Harbor Health Care, Cape Pharmacy, Chapel Homes, Page in Thyme, Beebe Vascular Labs/Health Campus, Jiffy Lube. In Millsboro: Country Kitchen, Tobacco Store, Georgia House, Food Lion, LUV Homes, Ameri- can Legion Post 28, Curves, Ros- es, Dollar Store, Ford Agency, Town Hall. Georgetown: USMC Recruiting Office, Sussex County Republican Committee. In Mil- ton: Long & Foster, Dollar Gener- al, Milton Police Department, Milton Fire Co., Milton Post Of- rice. In Seaford: Dollar Store, Harley Davidson, Long & Foster, Dover Pools. In Long Neck: Long Neck Chiropractic, Happy Har- ry's, Nana's Boutique, Peddler's Village, Dollar General. In Bridgeville: Happy Harry's, Cut 'n' Up Salon. We hope we have included all who collected toys for us but if not, we apologize and we sincerely appreciate your sup- port. We wish you all a healthy and prosperous new year. Tom Terrell Commandant MC League, Diamond State Detachment Recover from overspending with financial planning State Treasurer Jack Markell had some words of support for Delawareans trying to survive holiday spending hangovers: Re- cover from overspending with fi- nancial planning. "During the October Purses to Portfolios conference, Ilyce Glink, an award-winning colum- nist and author on personal fi- nance, was a featured speaker. She recently offered her personal finance resolutions for all to con- sider," Markell said. "Creating a solid financial foun- dation is a great way to start off the New Year. That's why I offer these financial tips to help Delawareans recover from holi- COMMENTARY Jack Markel day spending and enjoy a more prosperous New Year." Create a financial plan Write down specific financial goals and have your own money plan. Create a monthly budget in- cluding an amount for savings. Spend less than you earn. Start saving today set aside a small amount before you spend any money. Take ad- vantage of automatic payroll de- duction plans that may be offered by your employer or bank. Save your change. Save often. Let yo savings grow. Shop smart Comparison shop. Watch for seasonal sales. Start pricing items desired well before you need them to find the best price. Include your children Your child learns about money by watching you. Teach your child how to budget, save, and shop. Use the world as your class- room whether grocery shopping or getting money from the ATM. Also show your child how to be charitable. Create a holiday shopping fund now for next year Based on this year's total amount spent on holiday shop- ping, create a budget with month- ly savings for next year's holiday shopping. Take free classes about your finances The Delaware Money School offers free classes statewide and year round. In January, attend the first "Take Charge Delaware Woman" community event "Kiss Debt Goodbye and Other Credit Tips" or other Money School classes. For more information on "Take Charge Delaware Woman" certifi- cate program and classes, visit or call 302-792-1200.