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32 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 20 - June 26, 1997 Annual Festival of Trees already underway Plans for the Tenth Anniversary Delaware Hospice Festival of Trees are in full swing. Volun- teers, led by Georgetown Festival of Trees chair, Barbara Blocksom, are planning this year's holiday event, which will be held at Delaware Technical & Communi- ty College on December 5.6 and 7. Highlights of this year's festi- val include a preview party and silent auction. "Lunch with San- ta," Gift Shop, 50 beautiful deco- rated trees, holiday wreaths and special "Candle Baskets." This an0ual fundraiser will celebrate its tenth year of generating financial support which helps Delaware Hospice continue to provide the New Hope Program for children coping with the death of a loved one. Those interested in volun- teering, or for more information. call 856-7717. Rehoboth man takes first plunge at half century A half a century of wisdom didn't prevent Dave Patterson (third fro Beach from deciding to take the plunge for the first time on June 5. Ab his fiftieth birthday, Patterson admitted one evening while sitting in parachuting was the way he'd like to spend his special day and convince from left), manager of the Frogg Pond, to jump with him. For the nex cruited. And while six others backed out, four more daring souls - Bob "Rich Q" (third from left), of Eddystone, Pa., at the ripe age of 71; along end from right), of Rehoboth and "Magic Pat" of Milton, took the plung( So they headed to Parachutes Are Fun in Laurel for their 14,000-foot 1 of us had jumped before - we were all virgins! But it was exhilarating," ] Patterson, he added, was very nervous prior to the jump, despite the. strutters strapped to their backs and no training is necessary for thes, line. "He smoked non-stop until he jumped," Bob said. Bob added that they enjoyed it so much, they are trying to get anothe date in September. Anyone interested in joining in the fun - 50 years c Lauser at 227-2234. His 'n' hers Cadillacs to be raffled for Easter Seals Tickets are now being sold for the Easter Seals raffle for two 1998 Cadillacs, a Catera and a Sedan Deville, a prize package valued at over $70,000. Tickets are $50 and only 3,500 wilt be sold. Monies raised from the raffle will support Easter Seals programs and services that as- sist people in our community. Furniture Restorers, Inc. I Finish Removal - Safely remove the existing finish using a modified hand-stripping method and prepare for stain application. Refurbishing- Enhance your furniture without removing the existing filxish. Refinishing - Remove the existing filxish, stain and adjust color, and apply a new finish to last for years. Restoring - Conserve an old and cherished piece. Repairs & Touch-Up 110 New Road At the Lewes Ice Plant Lewes, Delaware 19958-9573 Kieth A. Miller & Lewis W. Miles, Proprietors 302/645-9097 Tues.- Sat. 8:30 to 4:30 Closed Sun. and Moll. A Call Ahead Will Help Us Serve You Better Member, Lewes Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Bureau, Inc. mark m right) of Rehoboth ut six months before the Frogg Pond that d Bob Lauser (second t six months they re- 's brother John (left), vith Billy Foster (sec- andem jumps. 'None lob Lauser explained. Fact that they had in- jumps using a static group together for a Id or not - should call Who: Where: What: When: Opening Talk of the Town (glitter & glamour) Gingerbread Square Mall 56 Baltimore Avenue Great new store featuring Rhinestone Jewelry, 1 Ok & 14k gold jewelry, gowns. dresses & most anything you need for that special evening. Saturday, June 21, 1997 302-226-3779 "'1996 Best of Delaware All Arotmd Shopoholics Store at the Beach!" - Delaware Today Magazine (July '96) lfs 0aram l'0ur f,, Celebrate IMaware Weeke.d at THE Sugar & Spice C 0 L L E G T I 0 N ghop Imide Outside of Our.Stord Planters, Lanterns & Rooting Containers * Delaware Heritage Baskets Suzy Hudson's Handpainted Furniture with Lewes Scenes l, Delaware Made Butterfly Houses, Squirrels Feeders r & Bird Houses / Lewes Photography /1 . Sauces, Salsas, Muffin and Bread Mixes / %, all made in Delaware . "1 ,o, s,,,,,.