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''av Gazette NEWS FRIDAY JANUARY 4- MONDAY. JANUARY 7 2013 21 Cyber-bullying topic of Jan. 15 AAUW community forum The annual Community Fo- Girls Inc. of DE, Girl Scouts of are cyber-bullied annually. rum sponsored by the Coastal- Georgetown American Associa- tion of University Women will focus on cyber-bullying - what it is, what schools and organiza- tions are doing to address the is- sue, and what tools and re- sources are available to parents, teachers and children to assist them when confronting cyber- bullying. Cosponsoring organi- zations include: Children & Fam- ilies First, AAUW Delaware, The AAUW Forum will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Epworth UM Church, Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth. No pre- registration is needed. Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden will speak about cur- rent cyber-bullying legislation. The featured speaker, Dr. Julius Mullen, chief clinical offi- cer of Children & Families First, will speak about the increasing problem of cyber-bullying as it the Chesapeake Bay, Wilrffington University, League of Women Voters of Sussex County and Delaware Bullying Prevention Association. Cyber-bullying is a nationwide issue that affects all ages, but is particularly difficult for school- age children. National statistics show that about one-third of middle and high school students report being bullied, and nearly one million school-age children Obituaries )) Rufus 'June' Carter Jr., commissary supervisor Rufus Alfred "June" Carter Jr., 84, died Sunday, Dec 30, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family members. June served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged. June came to Lewes as a fisherman working for Otis H. & Hayes Smith in the menhaden fish in- dustry, He later worked at the Doxsee Clam factory. June began a new job at the Dover Air Force Base in Dover; his last position was supervisor of the commissary until his retirement in 1990 after 30 years of service. lune was preceded in death by his wife Ella E. Dunning Carter in 2009. June was a member of St. George AME Church in Lewes where he served as a trustee. He is survived by three daugh- ters: Maryellen Brown of Milton, Brenda Bolden of Philadelphia, Pa., and Melvina and her hus- band Kenny Gibbs of Harbeson; four sons: Rufus A. "Yummy" Carter III of Milton, Hiram B. and wife Henrietta Mann-Carter of Lewes, and Dale and Jeffrey Carter, both of Lewes. Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, ]an. 5, St. George AME Church, 317 Park Ave., Lewes. Friends may call at the church two hours before the service. The Rev. Harvey H. Sparkman III will officiate. Arrangements by Miller Fu- neral Services. Willis 'Billie' Stevens, C&P retiree Mrs. Willis A. "Billie" Stevens, 81, of Millsboro, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Billie was born Jan. 2, 1931, to the late Durward and Mildred F. Gibson Crawford. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded by three children, Debbie, Butch and Brad. She retired from the  C&P Telephone Company where she worked for over 30 years. She formerly lived in Crofton, Md., before moving to Millsboro in May of 1999. She is survived by her husband of 20 years, ]ames D. Stevens of Millsboro; son Mark Wrubelski of Dalton, Ca.; daughter Elinda Elliott and her husband Donald of Harrisburg, Va.; sisters, Bar- bara Lauderdale and husband Henry of Riva, Md., and June Streeter and husband Tom of Hertford, N.C.; a special friend and cousin considered a "sister," lackie Riegel, a true friend. She is also survived by several extended family members and friends. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 4, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where BELOW BOOK AUTO SALES & SERVICE CENTER 1608 Savannah Rd. 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A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 7, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Fu- neral Services, 32013 Long Neck Road, Millsboro, where friends may call after 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Dagsboro Redmen's Memorial Cemetery. Continued on page 23 LIF relates to awareness and preven- tion strategies from a parent and teacher perspective. A panel of experts will address aspects of bullying. Panel members include John Sadowski, Delaware De- partment of Education; Coleen O'Connor, Delaware Bullying Prevention Association; and Chris Beagle, CAMP Rehoboth. Dr. Rebecca Ghabour, chair of psychology at Wilmington Uni- versity, will moderate. Time will be set aside for questions and an- swers. AAUW is committed to advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, educa- tion, philanthropy and research. 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