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Participating in the presentation of the Partners in Change Award to the Business and Professional Women's (BPW) Clubs were: (left to right) Patricia Carmine, director of Cor- porate & Community Programs, Owens and Terry campuses; Dr. Tim Kavel, Owens Campus director;, Diana Young, presi. dent, Delaware Federation of BPW; Kiln Robbins, president, Harrington chapter BPW; Robin Knight, president, Milford chapter, BPW; IL Ryan Brown, Women in Transition program coordinator. Del Tech gives award to statewide BPW prexy Diana Young, president of the Delaware Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW), Inc. accepted the "Partners in Change Award" on behalf of her organization on December 18 at Delaware Technical & Communi- ty College, Owens Campus. The Partners in Change Award is designed to honor those who provide support for displaced homemakers, single mothers and other women in transition. The second annual award was presented to BPW in recognition of the funding and in-kind dona- tions it has provided to the Women in Transition (WIT) Pro- gram at the Owens Campus. Along with the certificate pre- sented to Young, each of the BPW chapters in Sussex County and Harrington were presented an award for their individual support of the WIT program. According to K. Ryan Brown, program director, this support in- cludes scholarships for the five day seminar, financial aid for the program graduates to attend Delaware Tech, presentation of non-credit courses, serving on the advisory board, hosting brown bag lunches, offering free BPW membership to a WIT graduate and promotion of the program in the BPW statewide publication, First State Woman. Accepting the award for the Milford chapter, president Robin Knight expressed the feelings of all chapter representatives, "Every woman deserves an equal chance." After the program, Young noted her appreciation to Delaware Tech and the WIT pro- gram and expressed her hope that both WIT and BPW will have an opportunity to reach out to a dif- ferent age group of women and offer them new opportunities in education and employment. "Education provides the qualifi- cation," she said. "Women in Transition helps us to help oth- ers." Cape District of kindergarten The Cape Henlopen School District will conduct a second day of kindergarten registration on Friday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations: Shields Elementary School in Lewes, H.O. Brittingham Elemen- tary School in Milton, and Re- hoboth Elementary School in Re- hoboth. Parents should register their child at the school closest to their home; Parents who have not yet registered their child for kindergarten should do so at this time. It is ".t!nportant for the district to have an accurate estimate of the number of new kindergartners as soon as possible in order that ad- vance planning for next year's kindergarten classes may be as sets second day registration in September, 1997, a child must be 5 years of age on or before Aug. 31, 1997. It is not necessary to bring the child to registration; parents should, however, bring their child's birth certificate, im- munization (shot) record and so- cial security card. Parents of children who turn 5 years of age between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30, 1997 may apply for "ear- ly admission" to kindergarten. The criterion for early admission is intellectual giftedness (a mini- mum IQ of 130, and functioning two years above age level peers). Parents interested in applying for early admission should contact the district office at 645-6686 to re- quest an application. The deadline 00_pos_si_" .............. f o_r of_ s_u00 _ To be eligible for kindergarten May 1. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, March 7 - March 13, 1997.39 Del Tech Adult Plus+ offers courses With spring just around the cor- ner, now's the time to perk up and see how good life can be - espe- cially if you're over 50 and have some time to indulge yourself! The Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Communi- ...Collee Owens Campus, offers a wide variety of ways to brighten your days. Some of the upcoming classes are: "East Coast Swing" (Cou- ples) offers qualified instruction and time for dance. Classes meet each Tuesday, March 4-April 1, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. for $25 for five weeks or $7 at the door each session. "Serf Hypnosis for Personal Development" will focus on the use of this technique to reduce pain/stress, improve sleep or cope with grieL The class is offered by a psy- chotherapist and counselor in al- ternative healing on March 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $25. "Spring Flower Arranging" offers the basics and techniques for hands-on preparation of four projects. Classes meet March 17- p.m., $45. Beginning/Intermediate Keyboarding - Music" is a 10- session class to learn to read mu- sic and learn favorite tunes. Class- es meet April 2 - June 4 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., $40. April 10.from lOa.m, to noon, . $16.' ....... Advanced Keyboarding - "Reflexology" focuses on us- ing certain reflex areas to improve wellness and promote healthy liv- ing. The instructor is certified and has much experience in the field. Two sessions meet March 18 and 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., $16. "Portrait Workshop" gives informal instruction for beginners and intermediate. Participants must provide their own materials. The eight sessions meet March 20 - May 8, from 1-4 Music" meets April 2 - June 4, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $40. Introduction to Meditation" features four basic steps that psy- chologists have developed to help you feel refreshed and renewed. Class meets April 16, 9 a.m. to noon, $25. "Watercolor" teaches all methods to beginners and experi- enced. The six sessions begin April 17 and run to May 22, $48. For complete information or to register, call Adult Plus+ at 856- 5618. Was Now 5.20 APY 5.30 Minumum deposit of $500.00 Offer valid from 12/16/96 through 2/28/97 unty Rehoboth 226-9800 Long Neck Milford Seaford 947-7300 424-2500 628-4400 Member FDIC Penalty for eady withdrawal. See bank for details.