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56 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 30 - June 5, 2003 Blizzard engaged Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Somers and Mr. and Mrs. William J. Blizzard of Re- hoboth Beach are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Bliz- zard of Rehoboth Beach, to Lucas "Luke" Powell of Bethany Beach, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert I. Pow- ell Jr. of Bethany Beach. The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Cape Henlopen High School and is currently a student at Delaware Tech- nical & Community College. She is employed by Nike at the Rehoboth Outlets and is also a volunteer for the Re- hoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company, Station 86. The groom-elect is a 1998 graduate of Indian River High School. He is employed as a firefighter/EMT.B for Laurel and is also a volun- teer firefighter for the Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company, Station 70. Jones engaged Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jones of Delmar and Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Neale of Lewes are pleased to announce the en- gagement of their daughter, Patricia L. Jones of Lewes, to Richard Steven Maddux, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Mad- dux of Baltimore and June Hall of Lewes. The bride-to-be is a 1999 graduate of Cape Henlopen High School. The groom-elect is a 1998 graduate of Sussex Central High School. He is a business owner of E & R Custom Builder. A fall wedding is planned. 13 th annual WWII weekend salutes greatest generation From June 6-8, the Mid-At- lantic Air Museum, located at the Reading, Pa. Regional Airport, will transport more than 25,000 visitors back in time, as more than 70 military aircraft, 200 restored military vehicles and more than 1,000 living history reenactors and performers join together to recreate the sights, sounds and the "feel" of a World War II airfield, at the museum's 13th annual World War II weekend. Featured will be recreated en- campments complete with bar- racks, offices, shops and briefing tents; these include the European and Pacific theatre as well as Al- lied and Axis displays. Visitors can wander into the English air- field-style officer's club to enjoy a Coke or tour a 40s style house in the homefront area. They will see encampment displays of not only American infantry and air corps, but also German, Russian, Polish, Canadian and British troops. The more than 60 World War II aircraft scheduled to appear in- elude a B-24 Liberator; a B-17 Flying Fortress, the most famous World War II bomber; a B-25 Mitchell; and a rare Douglas Dauntless dive bomber, one of on- ly three flyable aircrafkof its type in the world. These w'itl be joined by a P-51 Mustang; P-47 Thun- derbolt; F4U Corsair; P-40 Warhawk; YAK 9 and F6F Hellcat fighters; plus transport and liaison aircraft. Modem aircraft such as the A-10 Warthog, F-18 hornet and UH-1 Huey will also be on the field. New to the event this year are a World War II British Spitfire, P-38 Lightning and a German JU-52 trimotor. As a special added attraction this year, several of the visiting aircraft, including the B-17, B-24 and C-47 will be giving rides be- ginning Monday afternoon, June 3 at the museum. Reservations for rides can be made now by calling 610-372-7333. Gates open Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m. and Sunday at 8:30 a.m., and the event concludes at 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets at the gate are $13 for adults and $5 for children be- tween the ages of 6 and 12. For more information about the World War II Weekend, call the museum at 610-372-7333. The Hottest thin$l on the Beach this Summer! Available FREE every Thursday! Call 645.7700 for advertisin00I information. ?