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70 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, July 3 - July 9, 1998 1 Michael Short photos Chamber honors Tourism Week contest winner The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce announced the winner of the "Tourism Works for America" raffle at the chamber&apos;s regular meeting on Wednesday, July 1. The chamber held the raffle in honor of National Tourism Week, which is held the first week in May. Participants placed entries in raise boxes at several local busineses, but first, they had to answer a uestion about tourism. Above, Chamber President Mike Meoli, left, is shown with several participating sponsors. With him are Mary Ann Payne of Comfort Inn; Roberta Wuttke of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory; Sam Awayes, assistant manager of Best West- elm Gold Leaf;, and Sam Cooper, the mayor of Rehoboth Beach. At right, MeoH is shown making a presentation to the winner of the chamber's "Tourism Works for Ameriea  raffle, Maureen Cusatis of Townsend, who answered a tourism question. Her raffle entry was drawn in the chamber contest, which was held in recognition of National Tourism Week in May. Cusatis won several prizes, including a stay at the Best Western Gold Leaf, a stay at the Comfort Inn, lunch at the Rusty Rudder, a gift certificate from the VF Fac- tory Outlet, jewelry sizing or cleaning from Albert Frank's Fine Jewelry, a gift certificate from Elegant Slumming, round-trip tickets to the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, and Beanie Ba- bies TM and candy from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Sussex Cooperative Extension director receives ASAE Blue Ribbon award Bill McGowan, Sussex County Cooperative Extension director, received a Blue Ribbon award from the American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE) for his joint authorship of "Home*A*Syst: An Environmen- tal Risk Assessment Guide for the Home." The award is part of ASAE's Educational Aids Com- petition. McGowan and his co-au- Australia Continued from page 65 Barrier Reef. "I know the best tour guides, and those who are interested in the same things, such as photography, as the client," she added. When a visitor takes the time to get to know the Australians, he or she will often get invited into the home for "a cup and bikkie," or tea and a biscuit. "They are very friendly, and as a woman traveling alone, you never feel afraid - 'no worries' - they tell you, and they mean it." Despite the impression that a trip to the other side of the world is prohibitively expensive, Grimm said that they can actually be quite affordable. With airfare available at less than $700 per person at cer- tain times of year, one can vaca- tion in Australia as reasonably as one may in the United States. For more information on plan- ning a trip to Australia, contact Grimm at 227-1728 or at <ngrimm>. thors from Cooperative Extension of- fices across the nation were recog- nized for the originality and effective- ness of their publication. MCGOWAN The Na- tional Home*A*Syst guide en- ables people to evaluate their home and property for pollution and health risks. Participation is voluntary and the program is con- fidential. The simple, easy-to-fol- low guide is divided into 11 chap- ters covering the following topics: hazardous household products, household waste, indoor air quali- ty, liquid fuels, septic and other wastewater systems, drinking wa- ter wells, heating and cooling sys- tems, stormwater, lead sources, and yard and garden care. "I'm very proud to receive ASAE's Blue Ribbon award for being part of. a program that alerts people to pollution risks and helps Continued on page 71 It's Like Being on Vacation 365 Days a Year. ed community of e family homes in a beautiful and serene setting only a few !inutes from Rioboth Beach and Lewes. The Wfllages of Old Landing offers you single-floor living at its best. Choose 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms from 6 stunning floor plans. From $130,000 to $174,900 (un0  and ,oa) Covpons . Ninny/golf 0unm . PuMc mtw t stow .2- garages . Pool & p hotm Sldemls . Woods md lain .Gatemen . LPG gas hmUng The Villages of Old Landing is located o Old Landing Road between Highway One and Rehoboth Bay adjacent to the golf course. Four fmistd models open  day 10 a.m. to 5p.m. Call (302) 227-7989 or 1-800-344-1814 outside of Sussex County Norwest Mortgage, Inc. 4321 Highway One Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 Direct (302) 226-1863 Office (302) 227-5700 Toll Free (888) 217-5700 Fixed & adjustable rates Home construction loans Low interest rate refinancing Free loan pre-approvals Call me for an update Jeff Thornburg Account Executive on mortgage rates and terms! mmJ Mm NORWEST MORTGAGE America's Largest Lender Trevor L. Gouert Lewes Beach Commercial/Residential Only $199,000 800 Kings Hwy., Lewes V Lewes Beach Waterfront Lot $450,000 "I've Got What It Takes." Call Trevor Gouert 302-645-2881