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Cape Gazette CAPE LIFE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013 15 e .ssex non Grant cycle opens Feb. 20; application deadline March 21 The Carl M. Freeman Foun- tives. Advisory board members system, which is used during the dation recently announced the evaluate the applications and FACES grant application process. opening of grant opportuni- recommend where funding Those with questions about the ties for nonprofit organizations should be awarded based on application process may contact located in and serving Sussex the needs and priorities of the Melissa Rizer, Carl M. Freeman County. Funding is available community. The grant cycle Foundations grant manager, at through the Freeman Assists will open Wednesday, Feb. 20, 302-436-6310 or melissa@free- Communities with Extra Sup- and applications are due by 5 winners port Grants Program, which p.m., Thursday, March 21. Grant will be announced in May. targets small organizations with guidelines and applications can "This is our 13th year of giv- operating budgets of $500,000 or be found at www.carlfreeman- ing FACES grants in-Sussex less, which are often overlooked foundation.ors. County," said Patti Grimes, ex- by funders. A Meet the Funder Work- ecutive director of the Carl M. The FACES program uses a shop will take place from 4 to Freeman Foundation. "We're so volunteer advisory board com- 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, at proud, particularly in such a dif- posed of citizens who live or the Georgetown Public Library, ficult economic time, to be able work in Sussex County. Typical- 123 W. Pine St., Georgetown. to serve the most vulnerable ly, these people are community This workshop will focus on an organizations serving our com- and business leaders, activists, overview of the FACES grant munity. We are committed to students and nonprofit execu- process as well as the E-Grant doing everything we can to help support and continue the vital work they do." D el T e ch achievements. Yet, throughout Organizations that received a all her successes, she has main- FACES grant in 2011 include Big tained a humble spirit. Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware, Continued from page 14 The mistresses of ceremonies Cancer Support Community of for the celebration will be Ruth Delaware, Delaware Nature So- She designed tlae first Instruc- Ann Minner, former governor of ciety, Georgetown Elementary tional Advancement web page Delaware, and Dr. Harriet Wind- School, New Home Recreation for Delaware Tech, and wrote sor, former secretary of state for and Development Center, Path- and implemented 46 federal Delaware. Both women have - ways to Success Inc., Student grants totaling $20 million. With given their personal and profes- Mentoring at John M. Clayton her leadership, Delaware Tech sional support to this event for received national recognition many years. in 2008 by ranking fifth in the The underwriter for the event nation among community col- is Sussex County Council. To leges by the Council for Aid to date, Delaware Electric Coopera- Education. tive, the University of Delaware With degrees in economics and Wilmington Universit3' are and business administration in table sponsors. the 1970s, Ridgely became a lead- Tickets for the dinner are $40 _ er early in her career, when most per person. A cash bar begins leadership roles in her fields of at 5"30 p.m., and dinner will be expertise were reserved for men. served at 6 p.m. The deadline for She became the first woman reservations is Feb. 15. For more to graduate with an MBA from information and to purchase Southem Illinois University. ticbets, visit Ridgely's intelligence, strong mensday or call Alison Buckley, work ethic, vision and innate alumni coordinator, at 302-855- leadership ability led to her suc- 1607. cess in an amazing number of Elementary School, Sussex Com- munity Crisis Housing Services Inc., Sussex Tech Adult Division, VSA Delaware and West Side New Beginnings. The Carl M. Freeman Founda- tion has been involved in the Sussex County community since the Freeman Companies began developing Sea Colony in the 1960s. As the Freeman Compa- nies developed the communities of Bayside and Bear Trap Dunes, the foundation expanded its out- reach with the FACES program. In 2008, the foundation began supporting The Freeman Stage Series at Bayside, an open-air performing arts venue near Fen- wick Island, which will open its sixth season this Memorial Day. The Carl M. Freeman Foun- dation commits its time, talent and treasure to facilitate, sup- port and .promote innovative, ' community-based leadership and giving. It seeks to honor its founders' legacies and passions by endorsing excellence and le- veraging resources. Generally, it limits dogations to communities where the customers, employees and vendors of Carl M. Freeman Companies work, live and play. Go to www.carlfreemanfoun- for more information. Zwaanendael Club to hold Valentine Tea Feb. 12 be able to purchase items at the club or visit Blooming Boutique with a discount coupon to buy something from the show or items in the shop. The GFWC Zwaanendael Club will hold a Valentine Tea from 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the clubhouse on the comer of Third Street and Savannah Road in Lewes. The popular annual event will include delicious food, enjoyable company and a fashion show by Blooming Boutique on Second Street in Lewes. Attendees will The price is $20 per person; make reservations by alling 302- 947-2640 and sending a check. Seating is limited, so early reser- vations are encouraged. Thursday, Friday, Saturday - Feb. 14th, 15th, 16th Complete 4 Course Dinner SOUP OR SALAD Butternut Bisque or Manhattan Clam Chowder or Baby Greens Salad or Caesar Salad ,APPETIZERS Oysters on the Haft Shell or Clams Casino or Lobster QuesadiUa ENTREES: Surf & Turf - 4 oz. Filet Mignon & a 4 oz. Lobster Tail topped with Crab Hollandaise Sauce or Herb Crushed Rack of Lamb or Baby Crab Bomb or Twin 4 oz. Lobster Tails YOUg SWEETHEAgT will be surprised by a visit from a barbershop quartet i. full oetume They deliver a card from YOU, plus a fresh long-stemmed rose! Quartets will deliver thdr $i,gi,g on Wedmsday, Feb. I$. g- I/alentim's Pay, Thursday, Feb. 14 DESSERT Homemade Strawberry Cheesecake or Home Made Cr6me Brfil6e or Chocolate Cake Complementary l- Glass of Wine $50 PER PERSON (excluding gratuity) 108 Second Reservations Street, Lewes. DE requested: 19958 645-6611