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CAPE GAZE'IrE, Friday, February 23. February 29, 1996 - 25 Lewes Middle students Jump Rope for Heart ' The 94 participating students from Lewes Middle School in the Jump Rope for Heart on Feb. 15 raised over $1,500. Tara Shorthose was the top fundraiser with $125 for the sec- ond year in a row. The money raised from Jump Rope for Heart supports the. pro- grams of the American Heart As- sociation. "When you realize that heart at- tack and stroke are America's leading cause of death, you realize how important it is to support this effort," said Mike Morris and Bar- bara Divine, local Jump Rope for Heart coordinators. "Jump Rope for Heart not only supports the American Heart Associ- ation, it also teaches stu- dents the ben- efits of regu- lar exercise to help keep their hearts SHORTHOSE healthy. You can never learn too soon about the kinds of things you can do to re- duce your risk of heart disease," they said. As part of the Jump Rope for Heart program, students have col- lected donations from their fami- lies, friends and neighbors to sup- port the research and education programs of the American Heart Association. Lewes Middle School will re- ceive a gift certificate for sports equipment based on the amount of funds raised by the school. Jump Rope for Heart is co- sponsored by the American Heart Association and Delaware Al- liance for Health, Physical Educa- tion, Recreation and Dance. For more information contact the Sussex County Division at 856-7386. First The Southern Delaware Acade- my of Lifelong Learning program on Delaware history will conclude on Monday, Feb. 26 when Bar- bara Benson, executive director of the Historical Society of Delaware, will discuss the' First Families of Delaware, a talk that was originally slated for Monday, Feb. 5. Benson received both her mas- Families of ter's degree and her Ph.D. in American History from Indiana University. After working at the Hagley Museum she joined the Historical Society of Delaware. She is joint author with Carol Hoffecker of "New Sweden in America" and with Mike Biggs, "Wilmington and Beyond". She also serves as adjunct pro- Delaware topic in Lewes lessor of history at the University of Delaware. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be held at 1 p.m., in the Virden Center, Pilot- town Road, Lewes. SDALL is a continuing educa- tion program of the University of Delaware and is open to everyone age 50 and older. French for Travelers offered in March A Conversational French for Travelers (intermediate level) course will be offered in the Cape Region beginning in mid-March. The 15-week course, consisting of one two-hour session per week, will be taught on Mondays by Brigitte Smith, president of the Alliance Franaise of Delaware. For more information Contact Frank Davis at 227-6484. Cape Henlopen High PTSA meets Feb. 26 The Cape Henlopen High School PTSA will hold a general meeting on Monday, Feb. 26 at the high school. Everyone is asked to show their support for the upcoming fundraiser and help is needed. The meeting gets under- way at 7 p.m. Lewes Library hosts basic computer lessons The Lewes Public Library in- vites everyone to attend "Basic Computer Familiarization," a se- ries of lessons led by Dr. Wes Stack and students from Cape Henlopen High School. The program will be on Satur- day mornings at 10 a.m. and will teach people the parts of a com- puter, their usage, CD-Roms and the information they provide. Agricultural careers topic of Feb. 29 fair The University of Delaware Agricultural Sciences Career Fair is slated for 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 29, in the Rodney Room of the student center, Acad- emy St., Newark. Dozens of employers will show- case their opportunities to UD stu- dents and alumni. Allen Family Foods, Perdue, CIBA, Intervet and Purina are some of the com- panies to be represented. For more information cal 302-831-2508. Sussex Tech adult classes to start The Adult Education Division of Sussex Tech will start a variety of new classes during the weeks of Feb. 26-March 4. Classes in- elude keyboarding, computer classes, defensive driving, and ca- reer development among others. Classes will be offered in Georgetown at Sussex Tech plus their newest location in Seaford at the Dupont plant. Call (302) 856- 9035 for a brochure and enroll- ment information. Mispillion Kennel Club awards scholarship The Mispillion Kennel Club Inc. has announced that the win- ner of the Dr. William E. Spence Memorial Veterinary Scholarship for 1996 to Christopher Randla of New Castle, a first-year stu- dent at the RANDLA North Caroli- na State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Randla plans to open a small an- imal veterinary practice in Delaware upon completing his doctorate. The Spenee Scholarship, first awarded-in 1979, honors the memory of Dr. Spence, who was a. charter member of the Mispillion Club. He began his practice in Milford, then moved it to Dover as the Dover Animal Hospital. The Spence family still awards the High in Trial Obedience Competi- tion trophy at the annual Mis- spillion Kennel Club show. Now $1,500, the scholarship will be increased to $2,000 in 1997, with members raising the funds through activities each year. For further information call 422- 9124 or 856-2199. Lewes students make Mercersburg honor roll Chesley E. Bastholm, grade 10, the daughter of Dr. Thomas Bastholm of Milton and Bonney Bastholm of Milford, and Christi- na DeSimone, grade I0, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John DeSimone of Lewes, have been named to the honor roll at Mer- cersburg Academy in Pennsylva- nia for the fall term. Mercersburg is an independent, co-educational boarding school in south-central Pennsylvania with 375 students from 27 states and 25 foreign countries. READaTHON kicks off I Love to Read Month February is I Love to Read Month and everyone is encour- aged to sign up for the REA- DaTHON and help people who have multiple sclerosis, through a program conducted by the Delaware Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii" iii ....... =i i ............................ iiiii!!!iiiii'ii '=iiI ..... ii !miiiiiiiiiiiiiim 'iiiiii-iiiiii ililiii Spray Disinfectant Deodorizer and disinfectant for the bathroom. 12 oz. 10791 Furniture Polish Bathroom Cleaner 17 oz, spray. 10888 B. Qualiyre. Mini fluorescent bulb. Includes on/off switch. White. 3026812 S4 Alkl Battm, Choose C,D (2 pack) or 9V (single). 30103,04,32899 BB00S' if_ Get your In Our Garden Cemer i iiii,iii!ii' 00ii!i!ii' .....