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26 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 30 - June 5, 1997 Dennis Forney photo American Legion donates to charity The William T. Spooner American Legion Post in Lewes held its last turkey shoot of the year on Saturday, May 17 and donated the proceeds to Lewes Mayor George H.P. Smith to donate to a charity of his choice. It's a tradition the American Legion's been following for several years. Mayor Smith said he would be donating this year's money to the Sussex YMCA for youth programs there. Shown before a round of turkey shooting are (l-r) Terry Baum, adjutant; Bruce Fisher, SAL; Dennis "Cowboy" Iler, chaplain; Mayor Smith, and Danny Lynch, sergeant at arms In turkey shoots, participants fire shotguns at paper targets set at a distance of about 25 yards. The shooter with a pellet closest to the center of the target wins a turkey. Each shooter pays a fee of a few dollars to take a chance at winning. VFW, Auxiliary head for state convention in June The Department of Delaware Veterans of Foreign Wars and their Ladies Auxiliary will hold their Department Convention on Friday and Saturday, June 6 and 7 at the Sheraton Inn, Dover. Department commander Harry McLaughlin and department pres- ident Ruth Irvin will open the joint session at 8 a.m. Friday morning. During the session there will be presentations of awards for com- munity service, safety, youth ac- tivities, Buddy Poppy, American- ism and hospital, and the all-state team of post commanders. After the lunch recess, the Ladies Auxiliary will meet for a business session during which Na- tional Conductress Patricia Jankowski will be introduced. Jankowski is from Garden City, Mich. and is the national represen- tative. Some of the business to be covered will include a report from the historian and various chairper- sons. There will be a presentation of the 1996-97 District and Auxiliary presidents, and nominations will be taken for officers for 1997-98. There will be a joint memorial service Friday evening. On Saturday morning, the sec- ond session will open and the business will include by-laws, presentation of District and Auxil- iary presidents for 1997-98, and a memorial address which will be delivered by Jankowski. Nomina- tions and election of officers, fol- lowed by installation of the offi- cers-elect. A banquet will conclude the convention. Genesis opens at Long Neck Genesis, the new Episcopal mission at Long Neck, held a grand opening on May 18 under the auspices of the Rev. Eliz- abeth Turner (right), who was pleased with the turnout from the community. Shown during the service are the Rev. James Manion, rector of All Saints' Episcopal Parish, and Jack Schaffer, All Saints' musician at the organ. Sunday services are held at 9 a.m. and counseling is available. Call 945-4020 for information. Since 1924... in Selbyville, DE Collections from Baker, Kindel, Hickory Chair, Henredon, Stickley, Lexington, Century, Milling Road, Leathercraft, Brown Jordan, Barcalotmger, Lloyd Flanders, Lee, Woodmark, Sherrill and Wright Table Co. Design Services Available e2ho/ ti Odare at the Sea Horse Restaurant Presents Chapter II May 22nd -lttne 27th In the mood for an evening of laughter, for bright comedy laced with clever lines? Then Neil Simon's "Chapter Two" is just the ticket. It is all about what happens when wid. owed and sad George Schneider mis.dials a number and gets vivacious and newly divorced Jennie Malone on the phone. Your laughter over their zany, whirlwind relation. ship will help digest your buffet dinner. Call reservations Do you have school news you'd like, to crow about? Call 645-7700