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Briefly Rehoboth Library offers programs The Rehoboth Beach Public Li- brary is offering more than books next week when it will host the following events: Tuesday, April 21: "Choices for the 21st Century." This week&apos;s 'public policy discussion will be on "U.S. Immigration Policy in an Unsettled World." The meeting starts at 7 p.m. For more informa- tion, call 227-8044. Wednesday, April 22: Mary Davis, owner of the Knitty Gritty in Rehoboth Beach, will present a program at the Rehoboth Library on needlework. Davis will discuss fisherman knit and tips about yarns and pattern. The program will run from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. To reserve a seat, call 227-8044. Thursday, April 23: "Plants for the Seashore" will be present- ed by Jay Windsor, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension agent. Participants will see what their gardens are missing. The presentation will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 227-8044 to reserve a place. Supper Club to meet at Hghthouse Restaurant The Friday Night Singles Sup- per Club will hold its April dinner at the Lighthouse Restaurant, lo- cated on the canal in Lewes, on April 24, beginning at 6:30 p.m., with a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. Seat- ing is limited and preregistration by April 20 is necessary. Reserva- tions may be made by calling 945- 4973, 644-1641 or 875-4199. The Supper Club offers opportunities for single adults to socialize in an informal setting. Can tabs help Boy Scouts assist Kidney Foundation Last fall, the Milford Boy Scout Births Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Delaware Terry and Maureen Smith, Dal- las, Texas, March 26, daughter. Robin Brown, Millsboro, March 28, daughter. Dean and Jean Johnson, Georgetown, March 29, son. Eileasha Fox, Ellendale, March 39, son. Lester and Jennifer Shaffer, Bridgeville, March 30, daughter. David Frederick and Elizabeth Dolan, Rehoboth Beach, March 31, daughter. Gerald and Theresa Desmond, Milton, April 1, daughter. Rowland Truitt and Virginia Morris, Lewes, April 1, daughter. Arthur Jr. and Mary Bowden, Frankford, April 2, son. Matoya Campbell, Millsboro, April 2, daughter. Henry and Doreen Walls, Ocean View, April 2, son. Troop 911 joined forces with the National Kidney Foundation to in- crease awareness about kidney disease and organ donation and to raise funds for patient services and public education programs. The scouts started collecting can tabs in October with the goal of amassing 1 million tabs by Memorial Day. To date, five large jugs have been collected at collec- tions sites including McDonalds and Wal-Mart in Milford, and the Milford Elks Lodge, where the Scouts meet. Although the finan- cial return on a million tabs is on- ly $400, the scouts are hoping area businesses will match their ef- forts. The Milford Wal-Mart has already become a part of the Troop 911 Rescue Effort. Tips on tracing family roots on Internet Genealogy, the finding and doc- umenting of family roots, can now be done quickly and easily through the Intemet. To make the search even easier,"Genealogy Via the Internet" a 192-page book I published by Alexander Books, is currently available for $12.95. The book, by Ralph Roberts, is full of helpful suggestions and in- formation for those seeking their family histories. Books may be or- dered through local booksellers or by calling the publisher toll-free at 800-472-0438, or by mailing a check for $15.95 (to cover the cost of shipping and handling) to Alexander Books, 65 Macedonia Road, Alexander, N.C. 28701. Credit card transactions may also be secured on the Internet at <http://abooks.corn/genealogy>. Horticulture center given multiple grants The Delaware Center for Horti- culture received a $100,000 grant from the Longwood Foundation to support the developing Horticul- tural Job Training Program for Youth; a $15,000 grant from the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust to support interpretive signage, and a $30,000 grant from the Crystal Trust to replace the Cen- ter's 20-year old Plantmobile with Q A Sue Stevenson We're getting close to settlement day and have to deal with the issue of privacy in our new home, and hate the thought of thumb tacking sheets over brand new windows. Help! There's no need for that! If you can plan ahead, we can measure your windows, order your blinds and shades and have them installed before you arrive home from settlement (or at least that same day. ) If you don't plan ahead, all is not lost - we have a temporary shade available that actually works for light control and privacy that we can put in your windows until your "real" treatments come in. How far ahead do you need to plan? For many blinds and shades - in fact, most of the popular ones- we can have the product in only a week. The more elaborate take a little longer - about three weeks. We have working models on display in our showroom, so we can demonstrate how they work and what your options are, then we' II meet with you at the house to choose colors! Q A Ron Oronzio I have draperies on my windows because I need privacy. What's the best way to deal with having them cleaned that will have them off the windows the shortest amotmt of time? With on- site dry cleaning, you will not have to be without your draperies at all! We come into your home and in a few hours your draperies are clean and fresh. The results are guaranteed against shrinkage and fading, and safe for all fabrics. While we are there, we can also freshen up lampshades, oriental-style area rugs, blinds, etc. - even furniture. The care label inside your sofa may suggest dry cleaning depending on the fabric it is constructed of - do not confuse this with steam cleaning which uses water in its process. Dry cleaning is safe for all fabrics, and now it is convenient too! CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, April 10 - April 16, 1998 - 39 a new people and plant mover. The center's gallery will host an exhibition of watercolors and oth- er media in June, with works by the area's foremost botanical artists. The exhibit, which is free, runs through June 27. Danks' son-in-law on USS Nimitz Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Lonie L. Johnson, whose wife, Kristine, is the daughter of Lois M. Danks of Lewes, is currently serving a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz. Johnson is one of more than 5,000 sailors aboard the ship, which departed its homeport in Bremerton, Wash., in September as the lead ship of the USS Nimitz Battle Group, composed of 10 tac- tical aircraft squadrons, eight ships and two submarines. Johnson's ship is currently in the Arabian Gulf, supporting the enforcement of the no-fly zone over southern Iraq as mandated by the United Nations. Johnson, a 1982 graduate of Lennox High School, Lennox, S.D., joined the Navy in May of 1992. I Q If I have my hardwood floors refinished, won't the sanding create a lot of dust? A Josh & Mike Stevenson We have invested in state-of-the-art dust containment equipment to cut by 85% the amount of dust that escapes when we sand hardwood floors. We still also use sheet plastic and tape off doorways to prevent other areas of your home from being affected. Refinishing hardwood floors makes them essentially new again and with the new finishes available, the care is so easy - and you' U never wax again! Turning ,or decoraang dreams  reatia Visit our Showroom 1521 Savannah Rd., Lewes or call 644-0800 to schedule a no-costno obligation In-Home Consultation. Hunter Douglas Priority dealer. On site drapery cleaning.