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Dennis Fomey photo Lewes Lions donate to Meals son Wheels Members of the Lewes Lions Club recently donated $1,500 to the Lewes-Rehoboth Meals on Wheels organization to help offset operating expenses of the daily delivery of meals to needy folks. The money represents a portion of the proceeds from this year's Lions Club Chicken and Dumpling Dinner. "Volunteers from Meals on Wheels helped us with the dinner which added to the success," said Lions Club President Larry McLaughlin. Shown 0-r) are James Malloy, treasurer of the Lions Club; Tom Seery, president of Lewes-Rehoboth Meals on Wheels Inc.; and Lions Club President Larry McLaughli Master gardeners work on demonstration garden Sussex County master gardeners do volunteer work at the University of Delaware, Cooperative Extension, Research and Education Center, Georgetown, and are now planning their annual demonstration garden for 1997. The purpose of the garden is to provide a learning experience for master gardeners and for demonstrations when training is done for the local community. This training will be offered and schedules will be announced throughout the garden season. The gardens will be open for all to tour on Farm and Home Field Day, Aug. 13, at 9 a.m. Some of the displays planned are ornamental grasses, mulch display, water garden, pole beans - spacing study, a children's garden, herbs and more. Farmhouse Style 42" table wllh Contemporary 5 PC Self Storing Butterfly leaf table and matching slatback chairs with upholstered seat. Natural finish. Whitewash finish $519 CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, March 7 - March 13, 1997.25 Busy Bay Vista couple takes retirement in stride There are people half their age who aren't as busy as Florence and Frank Robinson of Rehoboth Beach. They're constantly on the move with activities such as plac- ing bibles in area hotel rooms for Gideon International, working jobs and running businesses long after retirement age, staying in touch with four sons, two daugh- ters, 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and winning the runner-up title in the Mr. and Mrs. Rehoboth Beach of 1991 contest. Dozens of neighbors look for- ward to fall because the Robin- sons either sell or give away much of the produce from the large gar- den next to their house in the Bay Vista area. The Robinson house also has a special look in mid-winter. It was still decorated for Christmas in late January. "I'he decorations are so beautiful we haven't had the heart to take them down," said Florence Robinson. In the offseason, Frank Robin- son keeps track of neighborhood properties while the owners are away. When a nor'easter blows through, he often takes away tree branches that have blown down Owners who find their Bay Vista yards clean in the spring never know they've benefited from Robinson's good work. J. Frank Robinson, who is now 85, owned and operated the IGA Dining Group W,h laminate table top and uphobtemd seat cushions. Table and 6 side chairs no am cat $ss Contemporary 5 PC Dinette Available in medium oak or whitewash oak. Table 36x60, chairs have uphobed seats and backs. Florence and Frank Robinson, at home at Bay Vista, don't let retirement slow them down. Supermarket on Savannah Road for many years until he sold the business about 25 years ago. Now, in addition to his garden, he has a large mowing business that keeps his two garden tractors and a wide range of other lawn equipment busy all summer. He said there is work to do in Continued on page 27 MOBILE HOME INDIAN LANDING NORTH "LONGNECK #52 BAYSIDE DR. WATERFRONT Huge 3 bedroom, 3 baths, Porch k Deck AUCTIONEER'S NOTE." Tiffs is probably one ot the top wterfront homes in the entiR Long Neck Aru. Dozens of custom featuru. Z o AUCTIONEF'S NOTE: You ,sill not get a better chance to buy a Beach Arts Mobile at bargain prices than this sail Waterfront for 3 boats! 1:00 PM 'PRNKrH)o 166' OF WA]'RFROKr BUIK HEADED (rzoeghTo Dedc4+ Soa "TOOLSHED 1ZXg WA1T.R FREE WITH LOT 'PUBUCSEPTIC ' CENTRALAIR CONDmONII ' OIL HOTAIR HEAT ' GAS RANGEAND FIREPEACE AM. ANDERSEN THERMO WINDOWS. ' CEDAR LOG SIDIN(; ,A]// HUGE ROSE GARDEN RAISED FLOWER BEDS !.// ' VEGETABLE C, ARDENS /)/ CUSTOM HOUSE ADDITION /// IUDNC: I/I Custom Cablnels Trash Compactor ! Top of the Une Appliances, Breakfast /,/. Counter, 42' Long Living Room. Huge L-Shaped Porch n [reRM^mk M M E ^U CT IO N :: e Brmg Butjer & ,r 'ogether" . . n7  AI1kmnmbcduudubz {3ffZl 2T/.2714 Nll, {3021 '/- I 3 , [X] -394G 1 _o, ' i . j