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January 16, 1998

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EMERGENd " . Y SALE DeVries BPW Club inducts new members The DeVries Business and Professional Women's Club (BPW) held installation of new members at the Lamp Post Restaurant on Tuesday, Jan. 6, also observing the 49th anniversary of the club, with a talk on its history by charter president Hazel Brit- tingham of Lewes, shown at right. Brittingham told those gathered that they began with 25 members in 1949 and proceeded to recall some highlights over the years, such as the floats the DeVries club won prizes for in the 1976 Bicentennial celebra- tion and the 350th anniver- sary of the founding of Lewes in 1981. New members, above, shown with current Presi- dent Mary McCann Spicer (right) include (l-r) Leslie Vining, assistant innkeeper at the Corner Cupboard Inn; Josyane Lopez, with Master Cuts in Dover, Trish Vernon, editor of the Cape Gazette; Charlotte Tyson, retired property manager and BPW member in Pennsylvania; Lynn Hickey, R.N., a clinical analyst at Beebe Medical Center;, Nancy Ruscoe, IN., with Peer Review Systems; Emmi Erickson, director for Self Action for Esteem (SAFE); and Dean Schmim- melbusch, retired and en- rolled in the human service technology program at Delaware Tech; along with Brittingham. New members not present are Kathy Gurschick, administrative assistant at All States Con- struction; Gertie Hillman, president of Gertie's Greengrocer; and Anna Legates, who is employed at Delaware Tech. BPW works to be the lead- ing advocate of working women. Delaware Safety Council names new officers R. Bruce Swayze, C.I.C., vice president of Weymouth & Smith was newly elected vice president of the Delaware Safety Council at a recent meeting. He is replacing George E. Alderman, who was ap- pointed to the community board. E. Anthony Nardone was newly elected as treasurer of the non- profit, statewide safety agency succeeding Swayze. Nardone is safety coordinator of the Delaware River & Bay Authority. DEC to dedicate new headquarters To commemorate and showcase its new office complex, Delaware Electric Cooperative (DEC) will host a dedication ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 10:30 a.m. The DEC celebration will in- clude the traditional ribbon cut- ting, light refreshments, brief re- marks, and the opening of a time capsule from the original co-op headquarters built in 1941. Mem- bers of the co-op are invited to the event. Throughout the day and in- to the early evening, DEC will al- so conduct building tours, with a ceremonial cornerstone placement scheduled for 7 p.m. The 65,000- square-foot facility is located on Route 13, just south of Green- wood. Titled "Building for a New Generation," the $3.8 million pro- ject broke ground in May 1996 and features a drive-in payment window, more consumer parking, better traffic flow both inside and outside, "one-stop" consumer ser- vices wherever possible, compli- ance with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, closed-circuit television surveil- lance, improved conference and training areas, a fire-protection system, and state-of-the-art ener- gy efficient geothermal heating and cooling system. "The great story is that this project will not affect our consumers' rates," said DEC general manager Paul Bien- venue. French & Ryan designed the headquarters; Bancroft Con- struction was project manager. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 16 - January 22, 1998 66 i ROBERT V. WITSIL, JR. ! ,-At-Law CIVIL, C1UNIINAL LAW & ZONING Accidents & Personal Injury Home Owners Associations Misdemeanor & Felony Offenses s Zoning & Variances Corporate & Business Law DUI & Traffic Offenses Wills & Estates . Commercial Litigation 120 South Bedford Street 420 R.ehoboth Ave. Georgetown, 1)E 19947 Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 855-0120 By Appointment Listing of areas of practice does not represent specialization in those areas. Due To An Unexpected Family Illness, Darlene's Crafts & Collectibles is holding a Going Out Of Business Liquidation Sale Starting Jan. 17th Up to 75% OFF (Everything Must Be Sold By Jan. 25th) Many Craft Supplies, Bulk Lots & Raw Wood Pieces Included crafts co00f= 122-B Second Street, Lewes 644-9010 IB[t, lllll NORtflEr MORTGAGE lllll MM iM America's Largest Lender Have You Refinanced Yet? 15 year fixed rate of 6 percent!!* 30 year fixed rate of 6 1/2 percent!!* "The yield on the 30-year bond dropped as low as 5.73 percent, the lowest since the Treasury began regular sales in 1977." -Bloomberg News, January 6, 1998 Start saving money on your mortgage payment! Call 227-5700 to schedule an appointment with a Norwest Mortgage Account Executive. Norwest Mortgage, Inc. 4321 Highway One Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (302) 227-5700 (688) 217-5700 *Rates are quoted with a total of 3 points and are effective as of Januaw 8,1998. Rates are subject to change without notice. 15 year quote has an APR of 6,543 percent: 30 year quote has an APR of 6.835 percent.