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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, July 14 - July 20, 2000 - 31 Family Courrseeking child advocate volunteers The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program in the Family Court of the State of Delaware is seeking qualified adults to serve as CASA volun- teers. As trained members of the community, CASA volunteers are appointed by Family Court judges to represent the best interests of abused, neglected or dependent children who are the subject of court proceedings. The volunteer conducts an independent investi- gation into the child's life and presents facts and recommenda- tions to a judge in written reports and verbal testimony. CASA volunteers have varied professional, educational and eth- nic backgrounds. Program coordi- nators from the Family Court staff select, train, supervise and evalu- ate the volunteers. Program attor- neys provide legal representation for CASA volunteers and legal advice for the program. In 1999, approximately 165 CASA volunteers in Delaware served 501 children. However, half of Delaware's abused and neglected children still have no independent voice in court. The goal of the Family Court CASA program is to serve all of the abused and neglected children in the state. A required five-day training program for volunteers will be held on Oct. 11, 13, 16, 18 and 20 in Georgetown. For more information or to ap- ply to become a volunteer, call the CASA office at 856-5309. The ap- plication deadline is Sept. 15. YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS: HOW DO YOU SELECT A PERSONAL IN JURY LAWYER? Jim Cresson photo New Jersey youth group spruces up Blockhouse Pond Park The Cape Region was rewarded this month for its years of hospitality to vacationing young members of West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, N.J., a bedroom community for those working in New York City. Thirty-eight youngsters participating in the church's Middle School Retreat came to Lewes for their annual Bible study and vacation during the last week of June and went to work building fences at Cape Henlopen State Park and weeding and sprucing up the grounds of Blockhouse Pond Park in Lewes. Not wanting any personal recog- nition for their effort, church group members said simply: "We're your guests every year, and we just wanted to say thanks." CHEER posts list of activities in month of July The CHEER Community Cen- ter, located at the comer of Sand Hill Road and Route 9 in George- town, has several events sched- uled that are open to the public. At 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 19, Sky Brady will be spinning the tunes for the monthly 50+ dance which will continue until 9 a.m. The cost of $5 per person includes hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. At 3 p.m., Thursday, July 20, a summer deck party will take place , at the Community Center until 5 p.m. The party will feature great music and refreshments. A night of gospel music is set from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, July 21. Tickets are $3 for all ages and can be purchased at all CHEER Cen- ters or by calling Harriet Taylor at 856-5187. The ticket price in- eludes a take-home snack. Fea- tured musical artists at the event include Hearts of Fire, The Grace Notes of Ocean View, C. Bud Scott, the Praise Team of Salem United Methodist Church, the Cash Family and many more. The month will end with an Op- eraDelaware musical review at 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 26, featur- ing popular operetta and Broad- way selections. For more information, call Dix- ie Carlisle at 854-9500. END 0F CENTURY SALE Joss is clearing 7SO sq. ft. of valuable warehouse space. 8t having a great sale. When you see the prices of these lIED DOT SALE ITEMS you will realize  is a SIFJUOUS SALII SALE WILL NOT END until ALL IS SOLD! Due to Quantity. these will be add/tJonal sale Items weddyl 27 BALTIMORE AVENUE HOURS MON. - SAT. 10 - 5 SUN. 12 - 4 * 22.7-8330 SUMMER SALE!! FASHIONS FOR MEN  WOMEN BY new york / JDONNAMORGAN I A. RICHARD BARROS, ESQ. LAW PRACTICE L/M/TED TO PERSONAL INJURY, MALPRACTICE AND WORKERS" COMPENSATION If you have been injured, be careful about contacting a lawyer who practices in another state as he may not be familiar with Delaware law. A family business or real estate lawyer may not be the right choice. Ask friends, employers or even other lawyers about my reputation for winning cases. Please call me if you have been injured. I only represent injured clients. NO LEGAL FEE CHARGED WITHOUT A RECOVERY. Oil@O@ New Office 1143 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE (302) 644-8510 @