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16 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, February 23 - February 29, 1996 Zwaanendael Club celebrates 91st anniversary The month of February marks the 91 st birthday of the Zwaanen- dael Club in Lewes. The club traces its roots to a se- ries of meetings during the winter of 1605 under the leadership of Mrs. R.G. Houston, the then pres- ident of the Delaware State Feder- ation of Women's Clubs. The Zwaanendael Club itself is a part of the General Federation of Women's Clubs and the Delaware State Federation of Business Clubs. The women of the Zwannendael Club are well aware of the bur- geoning needs of the fast growing Cape region and involve them- selves in a wide array of commu- nity activities. On June 1, the 44th edition of he Lewes Telephone Directory will be distributed. This ongoing com- munity project has increased in size and circulation consider-"bly over the years. The Lewes com- munity has shown its appreciation of the hard work.by the club women by consistently requesting copies each year. Approximately 12 current members are active volunteers at Beebe Medical Center, spending many hours each week working at the information desk, the gift shop, with dietary, in the billing department and helping patients throughout the hospital. Zwaa- nendael Club members are also active in supporting both the Lewes and the Cape Henlopen Se- nior Centers as well as Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center and Lewes Convalescent Center. Some members also vol- unteer their time at the New Life Thrift Shop. The Zwaanendael Club supports the March of Dimes Friend of Family Award instituted The Delaware Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (DAFCS) has established the Delaware Friend of Family Award to recognize individuals and orga- nizations that have made a signifi- cant contribution to the public policy areas affecting families and/or the well-being of families and communities. This is the first year nominations are being ac- cepted and forms and guidelines are available by calling Doris Hicks, 645-4297. The deadline for nominations is March 15. Delaware Police Chiefs elect officers The DeFaware Police Chiefs' Council has elected new officers. They are William Hogan, Newark Police Department, chairman; George Dickerson, Fenwick Is- land Police Department, vice chairman; Michael Capriglione, Newport Police Department, sec- retary; and Harvey Gregg Jr., Georgetown Police Department, treasurer. Krlsten Seal photo Members who attended the Zwaanendael Club's 91st birthday party on Tuesday, Feb. 20 are back row (l-r) Barbara StiHman, Marjorie Parker, Pat Rockett, Dorothy Shipley, Anne Schulze, Kaye Rockett and Stephanie Williams. Second row (l-r) Dutch Sanders, Pat Swanson, Myrtle Shocldey, Alice Naughten, Betty Martin, Pauline Hopper and Eluria Downs. Front row (l-r) Fd'nestine Edwards, Treasurer Jean Moncavage, President Dorothy Godwin and Parlia- mentarian Gertrmt Tharp. each year and has volunteered at the Heart Fest sponsored by the American Heart Association to educate consumers in ways to lower fat in their diets. The Disabled Veterans Organi- zation is very active in the Cape Region and the Zwaanendael Club members attend monthly meet- ings, knit lap robes and sweaters to donate to the patients and drive to the nearest veterans' hospitals to visit and deliver gifts. Club members have also volun- teered as docents for the Designer Showhouse exhibits, participated in the Planting on the Green, par- ticipated in the Adopt-a-Highway project and the Get the Drift and Bag It trash collection on the beaches. Each year the club donates two scholarships to students who demonstrate scholastic ecel- lence. One scholarship is awarded to a student at Beebe Medical Center's School of Nursing and the other is awarded to a graduat- ing student, at Cape Henlopen High School. The clubwomen al- so contribute funds to the local Odyssey of the Mind competi- tions. Queen Sleep Sofa with Innerspring Mattress Durable Textured Fabric *399 Contemporary Awning Stripe Sofa *399 Available as Queen Sleep Sofa w/Innerspring Mattress *499 Twin Sleep Sofa w/Innerspring Mattress *399 Matching Storage Ottoman Available '219 Rattan Queen Sleep Sofa w/Innerspring Mattress Cotton Floral Print s699 Matching Loveseat Available s489 web.tter furnnture No Nails? Nail Biting? WE HELP YOU GROW NAILS! m mm|00 Complete Nail Care for Ladies & Gentlemen lmt lltmt ......... Manicure .. . J12 Pdcare ,S20 Airgrusb (white) ......... '5 Air Brush (color) jlO Unepwmrtsat ........ SS Sat rpass Fd Sot ...... S40 Sak, rpass ms .... S25 o Crystal Fid Set .. ,$31 Crystal FBs . ,. 20 Freim Tip Fits ........... 20 American or French Nlanicurl S5 Stop In REHOBOTH MALL WALK-INS WELCOME Hours Mon-Sat 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. t, Sund12-5 p.m?i 4493 Highway One #64 , Rehoboth Beach, DE //A, 19971 ( 302"644"100J00 1