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so- CAPE  lhri:Jue 9 -.Jnne xS, gooo Rehobo Outlets promotes wellness and safety Fair kicks off Club Platinum program Rehoboth Outlets contributed to community wellness May 31, when it sponsored its first health and safety fair in Rchoboth Outlet Center 3. Booths, scattered throughout the center, were staffed by various health-care providers, social service agencies, government agencies and emer- gency workers. Many providers offered information about their services; others had hands-on ac- tivities or services. Rehoboth Outlets management decided to host the fair to kick off its Club Platinum program. "We wanted to make the message clear we value our senior customers," said Dave Ackerman, assistant marketing manager. "We wanted to give people the opportunity to get a variety of information, get their blood pressure checked and more." Ackerman said the free Club Platinum program is for people 50 "or better." Customers need only go to the Rehoboth Outlets Cus- tomer Service Center and register for the card. Every Tuesday, par- ticipating stores will offer dis- counts to card holders. Most of the stores in the centers partici- pate, said Ackerman, and all those who do have signs posted in their shop windows to indicate they are participants. Organizations and agencies that participated were First State Web- footers, Beebe Medical Center, Rehoboth Beach Fire Company, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, Sus- sex County Sheriff's Department, University of Delaware Sussex County Cooperative Extension, NARFE, AARP., Lewes Senior Center, Senior Volunteers, U.S. Coast Guard Flotilla 1201, Cape Henlopen Senior Center, Delaware State Police, Sussex Paramedics, Delaware Senior Olympics and Delaware Depart- ment of Transportation. There were also booths with information on Medicare fraud, breast cancer and the 55 Alive program. Cholesterol Screenings for details, call 645-33.$7 Cholesterol screenings are as fol- lows: Weflesday, June 14 Brandywine Assisted Living, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.p.m., $5 donation Mobile Medical Unit SHORE/MATCH schedule Beebe Medical Center's Mobile Medical Unit, SHORE/MATCH unit will be available in the Cape Region as follows: June 13 4 - 8 p.m., Twin Cedars Roxena June 14 4 - 8 p.m., Selbyville Fire Hall June 20 4 - 8 p.m., Twin Cedars Roxena June 21 4 - 8 p.m., Selbyville Fire Hall June 27 4 - 8 p.m., Twin Cedars Kerry Kester photos Pres Dyer and Sparky, left, both of the Rehoboth Beach Fire Company, share a moment with William Bayko during the Rehoboth Outlets Health & Safety Fair May 31. Sparky became a member of the fire company in 1995, when Leonard Tylecki, who was the company's president, obtained him for the company to use in educational programs for children. Sparky helps teach children to stop, drop and roll in the event of a fire. In addition to going out with firefighters who teach fire prevention programs, Sparky also helps give tours of the Rehobeth firehouse, said Dyer, one of Sparky's dearest friends. Madeline Jarka, of Bethany Beach, left, dis- cusses Delaware Senior Olympics (DSO) with Mary Coste!lo, DSO office manager, center, and Mar- ion lAsehora of Mmsbere, DSO board member. DSO is accepting partic- ipants for its Walk Delaware 2000 program- The free program oper- ates in conjunction with other state organizations whose goals include pro- moting healthy aging through physical fitness. DSO's goal is to register at least 1,000 walkers who will walk a combined to- tal o.f more than 100,000 miles in 2000. For deta/Is, call DSO at 302-736-5977 --" or toll free 888-881-6128. Gene MeHto, left, of MillviIle, discusses emergency services with paramedics (l-r) Hobby Ryan and Tedd Wmnesberger. Delaware State Police Mobile Community Services Center recently secured a grant for displays pertaining to illegal drugs. The display on the left, Drug Education Kit, shows various types of drugs and drug paraphernalia. The middle display, Cocaine Identification Kit, shows various forms of cocaine and typical paraphernalia, along with information about the drug's physiological effects on the human body. The third display, Consequences of Drug Abuse, employs three-dimensional models of human organs to show vein damage, blood clots in the lungs, heart infection, brain infec- tion, bullet wounds and liver disease. It also shows how drug abuse can increase risk of birth defects and also introduce hepatitis to the blood stream. The display is primarily used by members of the Rural Community Policing Unit, which travels throughout Sussex County. Much of the work troop- ers in the unit perform involves interaction with youths. How do you define Superior MRI? Choice ......... 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