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30- CAPE GAZETTE, Friiay, March 27 - April 2,199S Angle Moon photo Club55 bowlers celebrate 85th birthdays Tom Berry, formerly of Wilmington, is one of two Club 55 Bowling League members who has recently celebrated his 85th birthday. His birthday partner, Ruth Camardese, was unable to show up for the party held in their honor at Midway Bowling Lanes on March 19. But she and her husband, Joe, will be representing Delaware at the National Senior Tourna- ment in Reno, Nee., in May. They both qualified recently in a Dover tournament. o Downstate shelters get boost from DSHA Five housing providers in Sus- sex and Kent counties have re- ceived a financial boost from the Delaware State Housing Authori- ty (DSHA) to help keep their emergency shelters open and pro- vide support services to the home- less. Susan A. Frank, DSHA director ,announced last week that the five recipients will share a pot of $59,000 awarded under the feder- al Emergency Shelter Grants Pro- gram. 'The homeless are the hardest- to-serve population," said Frank. "With 30 percent of Delaware's homeless located throughout the Kent and Sussex counties, these agencies need our help. Through today's grants, more homeless families will have a roof over their heads and access to services geared to helping them secure more stable housing and break the cycle of homelessness." The following awards were made: Philadelphia Pentecostal Holi- ness Church, Ellendale, $25,000 to conduct housing rehabilitation activities and to assist with opera- tional costs at its seven-bed emer- gency shelter for homeless fami- lies and individuals. Sussex Community Crisis Housing Services Inc., George- town, $10,000 to offset the cost of providing case management ser- vices to families. People's Place II, Milford, $9,200 to finance emergency rental and utility payment assis- tance and to provide case manage- ment services to prevent the homelessness of families. Casa San Francisco, Milton, $8,500 to provide emergency rental and utility payment assis- tance services to families and in- dividuals. Home of the Brave Founda- tion, Milford, $6300 to provide operating capital for its emer- gency shelter that primarily serves homeless veterans. DSHA administers this federal program in Kent and Sussex coun- ties. Since the Emergency Shelter Grants Program first became ac- cessible through the U.S. Depart- ment of Housing & Urban Devel- opmeni in 1987, DSHA has awarded more than $360,000 to assist, improve or expand the ser- vices provided by Delaware shel- ters and homeless service providers. Agencies awarded funding are obligated to provide shelter or ser- vices to the homeless for at least 10 years. 'Our Ch00ging World' discussion sen.'es begins ba r te Rio  bsthOabpou O nb ch Lhbsnefla ccath fre bp: icnOO UA.. e "Choices for the 21st Century: Defining Our Role in a Changing World," sponsored by the Delaware Humanities Forum in cooperation with Delmarva Dis- cussions. The four-part series will be held on successive Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m., from April 7 to April 28. The discussions will serve as an open dialogue on the future of the nation's foreign policy, the impli- cations for its domestic policy and the values that shape our public life. Moderating the discussion se- ries will be Lenore Mussoff, ad- junct professor, Wilmington Col- lege. The series begins with "Defin- ing Our Role in a Changing World: Exploring Four Perspec- tives," on April 7; followed by Role," on April 14; "U.S. Immi- gration in an Unsettled World," on April 2; and "Charting Our Fu- ture: Balancing Priorities," on April 28. Preregistration and attendance at all four sessions is strongly en- couraged. Readings for the series will be from an anthology, "Defining Our Role in a Changing World." Free copies will be available at the time of registration. Participants should read the appropriate chapter prior to the discussion. All programs will take place at the Rehoboth Beach Library. For more information, call 227- 8044. Choices for the 21st Century is a nationally organized program of the Choices for the 21st Century Project at Brown University. Volunteer Link issues 'Most Wanted List' The Volunteer Link is a pro- gram of the State Office of Volun- teerism that matches skills and in- terests to the needs of nonprofit organization in the community. To volunteers for these or other opportunities in Kent and Sussex counties, call 800-815-5465. Here's the "Most Wanted" list: American Cancer Society needs volunteers to help spread the word about prevention and healthy lifestyles: times flexible. Volunteers are needed at Bay- health Medical Center at Milford Memorial or Kent General hospi- tals to provide needed care and a human touch: times flexible. First State R. C. & D Emer- gency Home Repair Program needs volunteers to assist low-in- come residents by providing re- pairs to life-threatening situations to their dwellings: times flexible. Stockley Center needs volun- teers to provide entertainment and assist with crafts or just be a friend to a resident: times flexible. Children's Beach House in Lewes needs volunteers to help with outings, activities and sci- ence learning to children with vi- sual or hearing disabilities: flexi- ble. Contact Delaware needs vol- unteers to be hotline operators or help with follow-up: times flexi- ble. "We'll be here tomorrow to keep the Promises we made today." Gordy Insurance Agency, Inc. @ 102 Federal St. Milton 684-3413 L & M Insurance Agency (a division of Gordy Insurance Agency, Inc.) 349-5003 I Specializing in Personal, | Commercial & Financial II Keep .... Your Home " c!.{ Safe/ Back-puffing & Back-draft Problems can result from wind damage to chimney caps. Call us to CHECK YOUR CHIMNEY and make sure your cap is on/ SUSSEX STOVE, CO. Jim Seibert, Owner 645-7808 641 Hwy. One ' Lewes EASTER. PASSOVER. PENTACOST. TUESDAY. The calendar is filled with holy days. Like Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. At the Unitarian Universalist Church, we like to think that every day is an important day in the personal search for truth. And there's no time like the present to ask questions like "What do Catholicism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Humanism have in common?" Join us this Sunday to find out the answer. The Unitarian Universalist Church. It's the church of tomorrow. Mark it on your calendar today. Sunday, Mar. 29, 1998 10:30 a.m. Service Lewes Middle School Multi Purpose Room Savannah Road, Lewes 422-8187