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n iiii DE CAPE GAZETTE - Friday, March 3 - Monday, March 6, 2006 - 81 ks Unlimited annual convention set March 11 Delaware Ducks Unlimited's (DU) state convention will be held Saturday, March 11. Ducks Unlimited volunteers, staff and the public will gather at the Sheraton Hotel in Dover, to cele- brate DU's 2005 conservation and fundraising accomplishments in the state. The day's events will include educational seminars, vendors and raffles, as well as plenty of good food and beverages for all to enjoy. Convention speakers include director Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife, Pat Emory, Delaware Secretary of Agriculture, Michael Scuse, Delaware State Chairman, Dave Riddell and many others. Also available at the convention will be Ducks Unlimited's new 2006 State Conservation Report. The report, similar to an annual report, is packed with summaries of all habitat projects that took- place across the state during 2005. Approximately 200 people will be in attendance and the public is always welcome to attend. "We like to see new faces at the con- vention," said director of Ducks Unlimited's Great Lakes/Atlantic Regional Office, Bob Hoffman. "The convention is a great place for the general public to learn about the conservation work that Ducks Unlimited conducts while mingling with a great group of people." There is a wide array of individuals who attend. From the avid hunter to the bird-watching non-hunter. For more information, contact the Tony Senn, Ducks Unlimited regional director, Delaware at Readings of the LHS Journal set ,/I: n 9 at Books by the Bay in Lew As the First Town in the First State, Lewes is rich in history. The Lewes Historical Society has pub- lished eight Journals of the Lewes Historical Society on the history of Lewes, covering such topics as early architecture, the history of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, notable Lewes people, Lewes business and industry, Pilottown Road, the Lewes connection with the War of 1812, a Civil War con- nection, the coastal history of Lewes, Second Street, the railroad connection and mayors of Lewes. Books by the Bay will host a reading of the Journals from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, March 9. All eight, including the recently reprinted Journals I, II and III will be for sale during that date. Hazel Brittingham, whose work appears in the Journals, is also the author of "Lantern on Lewes," which contains many interesting tales and facts about Lewes, its landmarks, BRI'VrlNGItAM the Dutch and English influence on the town and stories of the waters that are close to Lewes. Brittingham will sign copies of that book March 9 as well. Wit the upcoming 375th cel- ebration, this is sure to be a valued addition to anyone's collection of Lewes literature. Books by the Bay will also host a signing of "Pen & Ink Sketches of Historic Lewes," written by Roger Lynn Young, from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 14. Each book is numbered and will make a fine addition to any collection of Lewes history. For more information, call Books by the Bay at 645-2304. ZAGAT RATED B Also visit us at our Lanham, MD location - "One of the top 100 restaurants in the Metro D.C. area." Washingtonian Magazine '04 OPEN DALLY at 11:30 COME IN Through Our 3 Street Entrance 108 Second St., Lewes 645-6611 302-422-5068. With more than one million supporters, Ducks Unlimited is the world's largest wetland and waterfowl conservation organiza- tion. Since its founding in 1937, DU has raised more than $1.5 bil- lion and Conserved nearly 11 mil- lion acres of critical wildlife habi- tat across North America. MEASURE YOUR Place your business-card-size ad in 102 Maryland- Delaware D.C. newspapers - Get your message to over 3 million readers for l Statewide coverage less than $12.38 per publication. FOR MORE INFORMATION: CONTACT THIS NEWPAPER or oaU Gay Frmmb'o---2aQ DlqakW Network Coordinator - - - .C. Prmm Aluolntlon 410-721-4000 exZ l T; Etmdl: - - . - .- - - .oom TO CUT WINTER HEATING COSTS, USE THESE BLADES Heating prices are set to skyrocket this winter. But you con bring them back down to earth by as much as 10% by installing a well-engineered, elegant Casablanca fan. All of our fans are designed to help recirculate the hot air trapped at your ceiling to provide even, comfortable heat throughout your room. In addition, many of our fans are ENERGY STAR qualified and provide greater energy efficiency. To maximize the heating efficiency of your home - and add a beautiful accent to any interior setting - call or visit us today. The Light House of Lewes, Inc. 753 HIGHWAY ] (RT. 1) LEWES, DE ]9958 302-645-1207 TOLL FREE 1-888-858-4255