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June 3 auto show near Milton to raise money for Shriner's hospital The Eighth Annual Car, Truck andMotorcycleShowwillbeheld from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June3,atthecornerofRoute1and Route 5 near Milton. Rain date is Sunday, June 4. All proceeds will go to the Shriner's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. The hospital's highly trained team of medical specialists care for the most routine to the rarely seen pediatric orthopedic conditions and spinal cord injuries. Children up to 18 are eligible for care at Shriner's hospitals. Acceptance is based solely on a child's medical needs, regardless of the families' ability to pay. "It's a great cause and it helps kids," said Rick Aydelotte, chair- man of the event, sponsored by Endeavor Lodge #17 of Milton, which has raised over $60,000 over the past seven years for charity. This will be the second year the proceeds have gone to the Philadelphia hospital. The money raised this year will be used to help purchase a mobile X-ray unit for the hospital's op- erating rooms. According to Aydelotte, the car show offers something for everyone in the family. The main event is the auto show, with vin- tage cars, trucks and motorcycles on display. "Some of the en- tries in the past included vintage cars that have been rebuilt from the ground up. It's not like they bought the car in 1962 and then stored it away," he said. "The event includes a motorcycle pro- cession with police escort from Rommel's Seaford Harley to the event on Route 1." Trophies will be given for top finishers as well as cash prizes for Best in Show. Judges will choose winners based on select criteria including condition of cars. All cars must be driven to the contest. Towed vehicles will not be eligible. Cars, trucks and motorcycles can register for $15. There will be food vendors, a DJ and cornhole competition. Arts and crafts will be for sale, and there will be 50/50 draw- ings and an auction of donated items. For more information on being sponsors or vendors, or to donate an item for the auction, contact Rick at 302-381-6817 or at rwaydelotte@msn.com. 62 FRIDAY, MAY 19 - MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017 CAPE LIFE Cape Gazette Genealogical society to meet May 20 The Sussex County Genealogi- cal Society will meet from 10:30 a.m.to 12 p.m., Saturday, May 20, at the Lewes Public Library. The speaker will be Elaine Pat- terson, an archivist and publisher who was born into a large family on a small farm in Stockton, Md. She has spent the majority of her life working in the area while enjoying the lifestyle and culture of Delmarva. Influenced by her mother to help record and preserve local history, Patterson published her first research in the 1970s. After a career at Salisbury University, in 1999 she founded her own publishing company, now called Maryland History Press. Her focus is to help regional researchers and private citizens record and publish works that may otherwise be lost. She en- joys meeting new people and learning about their lives and adventures. In addition to publishing, her firm offers editing and proof- reading services to the public. Patterson will also discuss when and how to compile ancestry information into a format for descendants to read. For more information, go to www.scgs- delaware.org or email info@ scgsdelaware.org. Roaring ‘20s Lawn Party benefit set May 20 The Milford Historic Preserva- tion Committee, a partnership between Downtown Milford Inc. and the Milford Museum, will host a Roaring ‘20s Lawn Party from 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, May 20, at the Causey Mansion, 2 Causey Ave., Milford. The event will raise funds for the committee and the museum. Guests will enjoy the music of a Roaring ‘20s band, sneak tastes of prohibited drinks, and enjoy great food as they step back in time to the days of the Charles- ton, speakeasies and gangsters. Guests are encouraged to dress in period attire.  Volunteers and sponsors are stillneeded;formoreinformation on the event, call 302-839-1180 or visit the Downtown Milford Inc. Facebook page. Briefly »