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102 - CAPE GAZETIIg, Friday, May 2 - May 8, 2003 Hoopla III.to include car show, kids events May 10 in Dewey Beach The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with Ruddertowne, will host Hoopla Three from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 10 in the Rusty Rudder parking lot in Dewey Beach. Among the activities is a Classic and antique car show, with tro- phies awarded in the following categories: judges favorites, clas- sics, street rods, off road, and work in progress. Registration is $5 per car. Additional activities include kids events such as a moon bounce, caterpillar, Tugger Jungle adventure, obstacle course, hula hoop contest, bubble gum blow- ing contest, paddle ball contest, and yo-yo contest, a kite fly, team fun racing, a make-it, take it, a disc jockey and a fish fry. The Is- land Boyz will play at the Rusty Rudder from 4 to 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to the bon- fire and Grotto Pizza Party that in- eludes adult and children's games and gets underway at dusk: This event will be held rain or shine. For more information, call the Chamber at 227-2233, Ext. 11. gubmltt #taros Hot rods and cool cars are a big part of the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce's annual Hoopla event. Chamber stock The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with Fast Action Mo- torsports Entertainment invite the public to Hoopla.III Saturday, May 10. This event will provide an op- portunity to help a local charity who wins or places. car event to per ent ct00arities Individuals can select a driver from their organization or the charity organization who will race 1/10 scale stock cars on a 16 x 30 racetrack trying to win a cash do- nation for the charity. The entry fee of $100 provides trophies,, promotion and charity donations. The tournament begins at 3 p.m. at Ruddertowne in Dewey Beach, in the middle of the Hoopla Classic Car Show. Anyone interested in sponsor- ing a local charity of choice, con- tact FAME at 221-2277 to get started. This event will be held rain or shine. Lewes residents Lewes residents Christine Gillan and Donna de Kuyper have been awarded, an Individual Artists Grant from the Delaware Division of Arts (DDOA) in.sup- port of "Angels on Caffeine,, their debut novel. "Angels on Caffeine" has been described as a funny, irreverent look at today's stay-at-home morns and the mod- ern maternal missions that keep them busy since leaving their full time careers. An excerpt from "Angels on Caffeine" will be fea- tured in the July issue of "Delaware Beach Life" magazine. The novel is also a 2003 entry in awarded grants the William Faulkner Creative Writing Competition. The grant will afford Gillara and de Kuyper the opportunity to ;have two very skilled fiction writeJr-ed- itors critique their work prior to publication. One of these literary professionals is poet and lbest- selling author Juliana Baglgott, who wrote "Girl Talk," "The ]Miss Ahlerica Family" and the fiorth- coming novel, "The Madmm." Baggott lives in Greenville amd is a past recipient of an Arts Felllow- ship from the DDOA. The oer is senior freelance editor Peter Heyrman of Washington, D.C., f( r oe 3ut novel Who has edited several published novels, including those by Greg Kihn at Tor Books. As a writer, he is primarily a short story author with published works appearing in "Twilight Zone" magazine, Harcourt Brace anthologies and "Playgirl" magazine. Heyrman is the fiction editor for "Delaware Beach Life" magazine. Both Gillan and de Kuyper are active parent volunteers in their children's schools. Gillan grew up in Lewes and graduated from the University of Delaware. She also earned an MBA from Wilmington College and worked as public re- lations director for DelDOT for 10 years. Gillan is the mother of three children, ages 5, 7 and 10, and now.teaches college and graduate level business courses Continued on page 103 Passerby at last year's event take in the sights at the chamber's Hoopla. Among the activities is a classic and an- tique car show, with trophies awarded in the following cate- goriem judges favorite classics, street rods,  road, and work in progress. Registration is $5 per car. Players Club Grammies set May 5 The Players Club, a group of local professional musicians, will host its first-ever local Grammies, the Players Club awards ceremony, Mon- day, May 5, at 6 p.m. at the Rusty Rudder in Dewey Beach., The event is the culmination of an ongoing competition involving the area's best musicians, singer/songwriters and poets vying for the first place prize. Cost of admission is $I0 in advance and $15 at the door. Dress is for- mal or "rock star funky." For a complete listing of candidates for this competition, visit www.legendsand loregallery.eom or call Regina Aa- Macha at 226-1693. An after-party is set for 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 6, at Nassta Valley Vineyards. The event will be catered by Beautiful Foods, Espuma, Hiekman's Meats, Celsius, Loft's Cafe and Sweet Dreams Bakery. Ms $umptlm photo Lewes residents Donna de Kuyper, left, and Christine Gillan were recently awarded an Ind/vidual Artists Grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts for a book they are a.lod " on Ca'o=o," already doscrlbod as a "funny, irreverent look at today's stay-at-home morns.,, Gillan, a former public relations worker for thestate of Delaware, and de Kuyper, a former actress, started penning their book in October after deciding "there were so many funny stories to tell," about the lives of stay-at-home moth- ers. An excerpt from the book will be published in the July issue of Delaware Beach Life mitgazine. 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