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FRIDAY MARCH 2 - MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012 CAPE LIFE Cape Gazette Women' History Month featur, On Saturday, March 3, the First "The War of the Roses - State Heritage Park's monthly Delaware and the Battle for First Saturdays in the First State Women's Suffrage" - designed to programming gives special at- recreate the spirit of the public tention to women's history. This rallies held in the 1920s during focus onwomenis highlighted at the battle for women's suffrage. 1 p.m. in The Old State House The 19th amendment guaran- with an historical theater event - teeing women the right to vote Rotary Continued from page 67 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Because of Rotary's accomplishments, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given Rotary an additional $50 rni 'on toward the polio eradica- tion effort. All of the resulting $605-plus million will support crucial immunization activities in countries.where polio still threatens children. Over the past 26 years, Rotari- arts have contributed more than $1 billion and countless volun- volunteers worldwide demon- strates the extraordinary role civil society can play in improv- hag global health. In addition to all of the great local projects members do in area communi- ties, Rotary Clubs in Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Mary- land along with the other Rotary Clubs around the globe are doing their part to raise awareness and critically needed funds to van- quish'polio forever. Anyone , ishing to help by contributing to polio eradication effort may send contributions to The Rotary Foundation, 14280 Collec- tions Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60693. teer hours to help immunize Once eradicated, polio will more than 2 billion children in ioin smallpox as the only two hu- 122 countries. Rotary also reach~ ' man diSeases ever-eradicated, es out to governments world- fulfilling Rotary'spromise to cre- wide to obtain vital fmancial and ate a polio-flee world. technical support-Since 1995, The Rotary Club of Lewes-Re- governments have con- hoboth meets at 6:15 p.m. each tributed ha excess of $8 billion to Monday at Irish Eyes in Lewes. polio eradication, due in part to For more information, go to Rotary's advocacy efforts, www.lewes-rehobothrotary.org. The commitment of Rotary March 3 at First Saturday event had just been approved by Con- opinion with a simple flower Women are the subject of oth- gress and ratified by a number of worn on their lapel, er First Saturday activities as states. Would Delaware join in This theatrical event trans- well, including a lecture on ratifying? The debate over ports the audience back to 1920 Amelia Earhart at the Delaware women's rights descended upon to hear the energetic arguments Public Archives at 10:30 a.m.; a 9 Delaware with a vengeance. In and speeches that might have a.m. to 12:30 p.m. pre-rally at the spring 1920, Dover was the site of been made by pro-suffragists and suffrage headquarters; tours at its own historic "war of the ros- anti-suffragists alike, Prior to the -the Johnson Victrola Museum es," so called because no one - performance, the John Bell and the First State Heritage Park men, women, legislators, or aver- House on The Green will serve Welcome Center & Galleries; age citizens - could avoid taking as Suffrage Headquarters, where and the Women of The Green sides on this important issue, visitors can help the historical walking tours. proclaiming their pro or con characters prepare for the rally. Admission ro all sites is free. You may never feel more alone than When you've been diagnosed with cancer. Especially if you don't have insurance. But we can help. Our special program provides flee cancer treatment for up to 24 months for Delaware residents. Get all the details. Find out how Delaware Made possible with the cooperation of the Dehware Cancer Consortium, and underwritten in part by the DeLaware HeaLth Fund. -4 you can get the treatment youneed to fight cancer, There is hope. Program