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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, February 3 - February 9, 1995,19 Junior Miss Scholarship Pageant to be held at Del Tech Feb. 18 The adventure of competition, new friendships and new experi- ences are offered along with hon- ors for their excellence to high school senior girls in the Delaware Junior Miss Scholarship Program. In addition, the program pro- vides an opportunity for scholar- ships, awards and the chance to compete for recognition through, oa me state. The Delaware Junior Miss Scholarship Program will be held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18 at Delaware Tech Theater, George- town, according to Karen Miller, chairman. The state awards are part of a nationwideprogram to recognize all young people by spotlighting the accomplishments of high school seniors. More than $3.9 million in schol- arships and other awards are pre- sented to America's Junior Miss candidates at the local, state and national levels each year. Local programs lead tg.the state compe- titions and the 50 stale hontiees travel to Mobile, AI. for the na- tional activity in June. "The very nature of the program - its high standards and ideals, the valuable scholarships it offers, the recognition of achievement and the adventure - have earned the America's Junior Miss awards the approval of parents, educators, the business community and the young women themselves," said Miller. More than 26,000 college- bound young women take part each year and 212 colleges and universities support the awards with scholarships and other assis-- lance. Women scientists focus of League of Women Voters exhibit Feb 8 The League of Women Voters, in celebration of its national 75th anniversary, has arranged for a display at the Milford Public Li- brary of a University of Wyoming collection which focuses on women scientists. A special opening ceremony will be held at the library at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8 and the public is invited, free of charge. The exhibit features pho- tographs of 24 women from around the world who have made significant contributions to sci- ence. Of special interest to Delawareans will be Annie Jump Cannon, who was born in Dover and, as an astronomer at Harvard College Observatory, classified more than 225,000 stars. Also featured in the exhibit will be posters celebrating black women's history, the 75th an- niversary of the League of Women Voters, and others high- lighting the achievement of women. Information about the state and local leagues will also be available. The League of Women Voters was initially created as an auxil- iary to the National American Women Suffrage Association in 1919. With the ratification of the 19th amendment, the LVW was launched as an independent orga- nization to increase the effective- ness of women's votes. The league has chapters in all three counties. A non-partisan or- ganization, membership is open to both men and women interested in ensuring free access to the elec- toral process and in such issues as campaign finance reform, better access to health care and other public policy matters. Obituaries Albert G. Wittenberg, purple heart awardee Albert G. Wittenberg, age 72, of 224 State Road, Rehoboth Beach, formerly of the. Wilming- ton area, died Wednesday at his home of heart failure. Wittenberg retired in 1982 as Safety Supervisor after 36 years with Diamond State Telephone. He was a U. S. Marine Corps Vet- eran of WWH, where he had been awarded a purple heart. Currently he was State Com- mander of the VFW, a life mem- ber of Post 7447 VFW, Rehoboth Beach; life member of Post 5 American Legion, Rehoboth Beach; life member of St. John's Grand Chapter-Royal arch Ma- sons, Wilmington; life member of St. John's Commandery #4, m_ Wilmington; life member of Eure- ,qk ' 41' ka-DuPont Lodge #23-39 Af & g_ Ig AM, Wilmington; and a member , of Nut Temple, Wilmington. He / was a member of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church. I1 He is survived by his wife of 34 II years, Beverly S. Wittenberg. Graveside services will be Mow day, February 6, at Silverbrook Cemetery, Lancaster Avenue and " duPont Rd., Wilmington. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday --II, at the Parsell, Atkins & Lodge Fu- neral Home at Midway, Lewes. In gl lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to Delaware Hospice, I Southern Division, Georgetown, ,,.lJ DE 19947. After the Jan 26 performance of "Rhoda Halsey at Home", writer, director and cast of the play participate in a discus- sion with the audience concerning long-term care facilities and the expectations and qualifications of such institutions. From left are the play's writer, Dorothy Tennov; director, Ferdi perrone; and the east: Jean Savoy, Hellen Waite, Becky Chambers, Christine Petwone, and Rhonda Sharman. Encore of Temaov play set Feb. 5 Following a successful premier on Thursday, Jan. 26 of its play, "Rhoda Halsey at Home" written by Dr. Dorothy Tennov, the Ad- vocates for Long-Term Care- Givers and Recipients (ACLR) will offer a second performance at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover. The encore presentation is slated for 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 5. Dealing with the many issues associated with conditions in long-term care facilities, the play offers a sensitive portrayal of the experiences of a deceased resident of Living Manor - a fictional resi- dence with many of the problems common to such facilities. Performed by members of the Ad Hoc Touring Company, under the direction of Ferdi Perrone, the presentation is intended to stimu- late discussions about the respon- sibilities the public and the profes- sional care givers share in deter- mining the quality of care re- ceived by persons dwelling in long-term care institutions. The public is encouraged to at- tend and participate in the post- performance discussions. 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