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.100. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, April 13 - April 19, 2001 Gov. Ruth Ann lVIinner accepts a replica of Delaware's White House Pysanka from Olga Gonzales of Clayton who decorated the egg, shown below. Minner receives replica of Delaware's White House 'Pysanka' from Gonzales On April 11, in the governor's office in Legislative Hall in Dover, Olga Gonzales, of Clay- ton, presented Gov. Ruth Ann Minner with an exact replica of the egg she decorated for this year's White House Easter egg display in Washington, D. C. Former first lady Hillary Clinton began the tradition of a White House Easter egg display, eight years ago. Each state and the District of Columbia will have an egg on display in the White House dur- ing April. Minner expressed her appreciation of the craftsmanship and thoughtfulness of Gonzales and indicated that the egg would be on display at Woodburn during the Easter season. This year, the Delaware De- partment of Agriculture again chose Gonzales as the artist to decorate Delaware's egg. The egg is decorated with symbols, which are representative of Delaware. The flower is the peach blossom. The clear gems represent the Diamond State. The Amish art represents the Amish population in Delaware. The pine needles represent Delaware's pine trees. Gonzales, who came to the United States in 1951 as a Ukrainian immigrant, learned to create these eggs from her mother who practiced this centuries old Ukrainian art before her. The eggs are called "Pysanka" and the oldest known egg dates back to 6,000 B. C. Ukrainians give the "Pysanka" w friends and farrlily an Easter morning. The 66i6rs and designs are all symbolic with age'old meaningsl F6r instance, the c01= or yellow signifies good health; orange, a good harvest; red, love Continued on page 102 Dover Country Dancers to host musical evening The Dover English Country Dancers will hold an evening of dance and music with gcestcaller Scott Higgs and guest musicians Susie Lo- rand and Susie Petroz at8 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at the Capital Grange, located on South Governor's Ave, Dover. Singles are welcome to attend. Instruction for newcomers with basic steps is at 7:30 p.m. Admission .is $5 for members and $7 for nonmem- bers. For more information, call 302-698-1865 or 302-674-2067. II00AVF_II SI00I2CI&I_00i GERMANY & AUSTRIA December 8-15, 2001 departure from PHL ITALY AND . MALTA 11 DAYS ESCORTED TOUR SEPT. 17-27 PHILADELPHIA DEPARTURE WORLD WAR II 16 day Memorial Tour of Europe May, 2002 Highlights include Amsterdam, Nurenburg, Munich, AisaceRegion, Verdun, Normandy & Paris ' CIUI$1 = Wlli IU$1W WAI_IC CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES DECEMBER 9, 2001 WESTERN CARIBBEAN FROM TAMPA, FL STARTING AT $930.00 PP SPECIAL ONBOARD EVENTS WITH RUSTY For more information about these and our other monthly specials please call: Advantage Travel 575 N. DuPont Hwy. Dover, DE 19901 1-800-500-7651 302-674TRIP