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28 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 1 - May 7, 1998 Cape Region women honored by Pen Women The Holly Branch of the National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW) recently honored three southern Delaware women for their accomplishments in the arts and letters. Recipients of the 1998 Holly Branch Recognition Awards are (l-r) Deborah Holland, freelance writer and graphics de- signer, Milford; Joan Badman, artist and educator, Felton; and Milton resident Dr. Anne Colwell, associate professor of English, University of Delaware Parallel Program, poet, au- thor and recipient of the university's 1993 Excellence in Teaching Award and four-time winner of the Gregory Prize for Poetry. Holland's work regularly appears in area publica- tions and she is the editor of the Milford Senior Center newsletter. The women were honored at a Holly Branch NLAPW ceremony at the Woodside Gallery, where those at- tending were invited to a reception and an exhibition of the art work of seven women artists, including Badman's paint- ings. The Holly Branch chapter welcomes new members and visi- tors; the NLAPW supports and encourages the work of women in the arts and letters. Previous honorees include writer Nancy Katz, Lewes, and artist Laura Hickman, Bethany Beach. Totem pole dedication set for Prime Hook on May 1 A 14-foot totem pole created by The totem pole will be installed Edwin Bailey of Milford will be near the William F. Frech Memor- arriving at Prime Hook National ial Butterfly and Hummingbird Wildlife on Friday, May 1, ac- cording to George F. O'Shea, as- sistant refuge manager. Bailey, who has worked on the totem pole since 1994, has donat- ed the work of art to the refuge. The pole depicts 12 different wildlife species, nine of which are carved out of white cedar, with three add-on species carved from the Delaware state tree, the Amer- ican Holly. The totem pole depic.ts birds, mammals, fish and reptiles and will serve to characterize, say refuge officials, nature's ecologi- cal phenomena and energy that can be associated with and trans- ferred to people when they spiritu- ally connect to other life forms. The pole will function as a sym- bolic connector to help people ap- preciate the beauty and relation- ship of wildlife to healthy, func- tional ecosystems. Garden. At 10 a.m.a special blessing ceremony will be performed by the Assistant Chief Charles Clark IV of the Nanticoke Tribe. The totem pole will be posi- tioned to face east to symbolically serve as a special support in achieving enlightenment and gaining knowledge to assist the refuge in its efforts to teach the importance and value of all "wild things." Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge lies east of Milton and is managed to provide migrating and wintering habitat for waterfowl and shorebirds and also host a va- riety of other wildlife species. Additional information about the refuge's programs is available at the refuge office, RD 3, Box 195, Milton DE 19963, or by phone at 684-8419. U T 1 N Learn about Rehoboth Kiwanis activities The Kiwanis Club of Rehoboth Beach have been serving the com- munity for 70 years. In that time, the club has supported more than 25 local charitable organizations and has contributed more than $675,000. Some of these organi- zations are the YMCA, senior citi- zens centers, READ-ALOUD Delaware, local libraries, Meals- on-Wheels, Special Olympics and Casa San Francisco. The club is always looking for individuals who would like to serve their community through volunteer work and fundraising. Weekly dinner meetings offer interesting speakers and the opportunity for fellowship. On Thursday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m., a meeting will be held at the Rehoboth Beach Coun- try Club, that will be devoted to reviewing the club's goals and ac- tivities. Anyone interested in at- tending this meeting should call 226-3356 by May 1. 85 Tidewaters HENLOPEN ACRES, REHOBOTH 0000rATERFRONT --- OPEN-HOUSE -- SATURDAY MAY 2, 1998 10 am. to 4 pm TERMS: 10% deposit and signed contract to be delivered within 5 days of acceptance and settlement within 30 days of acceptance, with all monies payable in cash or by certified check. Property sold: Subject to restrictions and easement of record; unfurnished; and in "AS IS" condition. Additional terms in bid package. Seller is a Licensed Broker Minimum Sealed Bid: $325,000. For Bid Form Packacje, inquiries, and scheduling appointments contact: 302-227-9441 Hudson, Jones,Jaywork &Liguori, 309 Rehoboth Avenue Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971