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CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, June 9 - June 15, 1995 - 21 State hires folklorist to document Hispanic culture here The Delaware Folldife Program (DFP) of the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation has initi- ated a Hispanic Cultural Tradi- tions Survey to document the cul- tural commu- nities and tra- ditional arts of Hispanics living in Kent and Sussex counties. Funded through a grant from the Celebra- tion of Cul- PAYNE tures Program of the Delaware Division of the Arts, this survey has two principle goals. The primary goal is to iden- tify the individuals and groups practicing traditional arts associat- ed with their homeland such as music, dance, storytelling, foods and crafts. The survey will also explore the continuation of com- munal traditions tied to saints' feasts and other religious cere- monies, seasonal celebrations and popular arts. A second goal of the survey will be to work with local organizations, social service orga- nizations, and community leaders to assess how they are or could be working to support individual artists and community based cul- tural activities. The DFP recently hired folklorist Jessica Payne to conduct the survey in the early Tdsh Vernon photo Members of the Zwendael Club prepare to mall copies of their Lewes Telephone Director for 1995-96 on June 2. They include Jean Moncavage, Alice Naughten, Doris HerHhy, Kaye Rockett, Tilly Boyler, Pauline Hopper, Pat Swanson, Betty Martin and Mary Parsons. Anyone who doesn't receive on in the mail may stop by the Zwaanendael Museum and pick one up. part of this summer. Payne will work closely with community leaders to identify artists and will document their work through in- terviews and photographs. In addition to compiling these materials, she will make recom- mendations to the DFP regarding how to better serve the Hispanic constituencies of southern Delaware and to build upon and enhance the significant programs already in place through local agencies. Payne is a cultural con- sultant who has worked for vari- ous cultural agencies in Maryland, New York, and New England. If you, or someone you know, is familiar with individuals or groups who play music, sing, dance, make musical instruments, weave, sew, embellish textiles, make masks and costumes, do sculpture or painting, tell tradi- tional stories, cook traditional foods, or who practice other tradi- tional Hispanic arts, please con- tact Jessica Payne. She can be reached at La Casita in George- .town, 856-9660. Our Many Services Include ~ Hair Cuts & Styling Perms & Body Waves Coloring & Foil Highlights Manicures, Pedicures, Nail Sculpting & Art iii ! iii ii  i il !iiii iii i i! i:,il I For Appointment call'. 227-1960 800-259-0407 4323 Highway One, Rehoboth Beach, DE Matrix hair care system used Zwaanendael uu The Zwaanendael Women's Club of Lewes has been compil- ing and distributing the Lewes Telephone Directory for 43 years. This year 3,600 copies of the 1995-96 edition are being mailed or delivered. Each copy costs club members $3 to print, package and mail. The Zwaanendael ladies devote seven months of the year prepar- ing this updated, easy to read di- rectory. Other services to the community include awards to the high school, to Beebe School of Nursing, senior centers, Lewes Fire Department, Hospice, Meals on Wheels, Lewes Aid and vari- ous other charitable organizations who may request our help. directory A handy envelope has been en- closed in each directory for your convenience should you wish to make a donation. We appreciate the loyal advertisers and many residents who faithfully make do- nations year after year. We thank you for your donations and with your help we can continue to bring out a new edition of our Lewes Telephone Directory to your home each year. New residents may pick up a copy at the Zwaanendael Muse- urn. If you wish to be placed on our mailing list, please call any of the following committee persons: Alice Naughten, 645-6913; Kaye Rocket, 645-8141; or Pat Swan- son, 645-0760. LA-Z-BOY" "Cardinal" This year, you can give him more than a tie without losing i your shirt. DRAMATIC STYLING with reclining action. Wide-scale chaise Reclina-Rocker with pillow softness and full body chaise support. .s.P.. SALE 499 RECLINA-RES'P ROCKER RECLINER Generously proportioned, this casual recliner has simply-stated lines and pillow soft cushioning. i Features include a deeply cushioned button-tufted pillow back and boldly scaled roll arms "" and a comfortably contoured seat. .s.P,,,, SALE 299 LA-Z-BOY" "Akron" Traditional Recliner-Rocker recliner with channel stitching and full body chaise support. ..P,,,, SALE 399 ,, $ LA-Z-BOY" Paramount IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY Besche Bros. Furniture