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: 62 FRIDAY, JANUARY 24- MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014 CAPE LIFE Cape Gazette Georgetown's WPA murals to be discussed Feb. 3 During the Depression and the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the federal government's Works Progress Administration employed paint- ers and artisans throughout the United States. These artists cre- ated murals to be displayed in all three Delaware counties. Five such murals were created and placed at the 01d Sussex Cen- tral High School in Georgetown. With the creation of the new high school near Stockley, the murals were given to the Georgetown Historical Society. Presently the three smaller ones are on display in the Georgetown Room of the Lynch Building on the grounds ofe Marvel Carriage Museum. The two larger ones are in stor- age for future presentation in the proposed new Carriage House. Dr. Joan Short of Wilmington will give an illustrated talk at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 3, on Delaware's WPA murals. She will comment on their presentation and display, and inform attendees of restoration efforts of the art- work that have occurred in New Castle and Kent counties. The Georgetown Historical Society has all five Georgetown murals, which depict agricultural and Native American themes. The public is invited to attend at the Marvel Museum, 510 South Bedford St., Georgetown. There is no charge to attend; parking is abundant, and refresh- ments will be served following the talk. Anyone desiring to see the murals may do so by con- tacting the historical society at 302-855-9660.- SUBMITTED PHOTO THE GEORGETOWN HISTORICAL Society will hold a meeting Monday, Feb. 3, to discuss the WPA murals which de- pict agricultural and Native American themes. The public is invited to attend at the Marvel Museum, 510 South Bed- ford St., Georgetown. Probation & Parole The seventth annual Delaware Department of Correction Pro- bation & Parole winter clothing drive, Operation ZiPP Up, re- sulted in more than 300 winter clothing items being distributed to Iocal missions, shelters and outreach programs across the state. The drive, conducted at Pro- bation & Parole district offices throughout Delaware and at the DOC's administrative headquar- ters in Dover, yielded 181 coats, 44 hats, 58 sets of gloves and 52 additional assorted items. "This annual program would not be possible without the ongo- ing support and encouragement of_Probation & Parole senior leadership and the generosity clothing drive collects 300-plus items SUBMITTED PHOTO DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION employees Curt Shockley, left, and Jodie Hunter gather some of the items recently collected. of our officers, staff and their friends and families," said senior probation officer Dennis Desi- let, who oversees the collection effort. Project coordinators acknowl- edged by Desilet are Theresa Carrothers, Kate Giannone, Me- lissa Harris, Jodie Hunter, Angela Johnson, Stacey Mulholland and Belinda Vann. "This event continually high- lights the concern and support Department of Correction employees show for the com- munities they work and live in," said DOC Commissioner Robert Coupe. r'WEl" BASEMENTS STINK !!1 I Mold, mildew and water leakage into your basement causes health J and foundation damage. What can be done to fix the problem? J Allstate American Waterproofing is an honest, hardworking local company. j We will give you a FREE evaluation and estimate and a fair price, We j have repaired thousands of basements in the area; we can provide local references. When your neighbors needed waterproofing, they called J Allstate American. Why don't you? Call now to receive a 20% discount with J I your FREE ESTIMATE. MHIC#36672 I CALL 1 800 420 7783 NOW! I. .... m -- -- .I 'LIONS, LLOYD'S MARKET FILL BASKETS FOR NEEDY SUBMITTED PHOTO WITH THE HELP of Lloyd's Market in Lewes, 14 members of the Lewes Lions Club put together 50 food baskets n mid-December and delivered them around the community to those in need. Lined up on Lloyd's delivery plat- form are (I-r) George Russ, Beth Hicks, Tom Engel, Bailey Maull, Charlie Wortham, Phil Russ, Mike Birmingham, Chris Russ, Pete Dirks, Cecilia Marsh, Tommy Engel, Dick Brittingham, Jeff Mitchell, Dave Truitt, and Joe Melchi- orre. Not shown are Dick Sharp and Natalie Popham. FINliH LINE SELF STORAGE RENT 10X20 REGULAR UNIT WAS S0030 NOW $95 MINIMUM OF THREE MONTHS Only 15 Minutes from the beach REGULAR AND CLIMATE CONTROL UNITS ALL SIZES AVAILABLE