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Cape Gazette CAPE LIFE FRIDAY, JANUARY 24- MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014 61 LOCALS SERVE AS DELEGATES TO STATE GRANGE SESSIONS Briefly )) Mystery book group to meet Feb. 13 A new book discussion group for mystery lovers will begin meeting at 10:30 a.m Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Lewes Public Li- brary, 11 Adams Ave. Copies of the first book, "What the Dead Know" by Laura Lippman, are available to check out at the li- brary's circulation desk. The It's a Mystery to Me Book Discussion Group will meet on the second Thursday of the month. This group is open to all. For more details about this or other library programs, call 302-645-2733 or visit www.leweslibrary.org. Coalition to present program Jan. 27 The Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware invites the public to attend a free program from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m Monday, Jan. 27, at the Milton Historical Society's Lydia Black Cannot Museum, 210 Union St. in Milton Professional, avocational and student researchers will spea briefly about their projects ir progress and invite participatior from the audience. Established in 2002, the URCE is a tax-exempt, nonprofit corpo ration of the State of Delaware and a membership organization Inquiries about membership ol board service can be directe t( UGRRDelaware@gmail.com ol URCD, PO Box 216, Dover, Dt 19903. SUBMITTEDPHOTO SUSSEX POMONA MASTER Lynda Wright, left, and Henlopen Grange member Shirley Millman attended the 139th Delaware State Grange two- day session Dec. 6 and 7 in Dover. They both were elected delegates and represented the Sussex Pomona Grange No. 3 at the annual event. At the session, they met with Grange delegates from Delaware to re- view and discuss agricultural, rural communities' resolutions and other Grange business. Habitat to launch Major Home Repair Pilot Program Kevin Gilmore, executive di- which was once a garage. Due to rector of Sussex County Habitat numerous leaks, they have been for Humanity, has announced forced to live somewhere else that Habitat is getting ready to for the time being. Habitat plans launch its Major Home Repair to replace the roof of the entire Pilot Program in the George- house, fix a hazardous porch, and town community. This new pilot replace faulty wiring and all the program will be targeting ap- damaged fascia and soffits.'! proximately five homes in the Habitat has been serving in 19947 ZIP code over the next Sussex County since 1991 and year. has built or renovated 86 homes. Like the Minor Repair Pro- "Over the past few years, Habitat gram, the new Major Home has discovered that there are Repair Pilot Program is designed many people who own their own to seek low-income homeowners homes and property, but their who demonstrate a need for sig- own homes are falling down nificant home improvement and around them, especially senior show a willingness to partner citizens and disabled veterans, with Habitat. and they do not have the fi- The difference between Habi- nancial means to do any major tat's major and minor programs renovations. Our goal, like our is scale and location. Major Re- home ownership program, is to pairs could consist of but not be give them a hand up and not a limited to: mechanical upgrades, handout and help them," said whole home window replace- Tom Protack, community en- ment, roof replacement and code gagement director for Sussex issue violations. Habitat. Gilmore was also happy to an- To learn more about the Major nounce that the first family has Home Repair Pilot Program in been approved and selected. He the Georgetown area and the said, "This family located on the application process and require- outskirts of Georgetown consists ments, contact Habitat's repair of a father living with his adult coordinator at 302-855-1153, Ext. daughter and four grandchildren, 216, email repairs@sussexcouno one of whom is an infant. The tyhabitat.org or go to www. daughter and four grandchildren sussexcountyhabLtat.org to get live in a converted living space an online application.