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20 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 5 - August U, 1994 Briefly Dewey gelatin slide Sept. 9 at Rudder The Leukemia Society of America Delaware Chapter will hold its f'wst Dewey Beach Gelatin Slide beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 9 at the Rusty Rudder. "Courageous" participants will raise money through pledges to slide into 600 gallons of gelatin. All sliders must raise a minith'um of $100 to slide and will receive a limited edition commemorative T-shirt. The top fundraiser will receive a four-day, three-night vacation in California (alrfair and hotel included), with a minimum of $750 raised to be eligi- ble for the trip. Prizes will also be awarded for second through fifth place and all monies raised benefit the Leukemia Society of America and its re- search, patient aid, education and community service programs. To become a slider and receive your pledge forms call the Leukemia Society at 1-764-7700. Williams appointed marketing director D. Michael Williams was recently appointed as Marketing and Public Relations Director for Sussex County Senior Services, Inc., also known as CHEER, in Georgetown. Williams will be responsible for promoting all agency-sponsored programs, services and financial contribution development. Begun in 1971, Sussex County Senior Services supports a mission statement which reflects the purpose of the agency: to promote and maintain the highest quality of life and independence by devel- oping and providing services that meet the continu- ing needs of all seniors, 50 years of age and over. "Mike's wide range of experience and his proven marketing and public relations knowledge will WILLIAMS bring continued success to the CHEER program," said Arlene Littleton, executive director. Williams was most recendy the director of public relations for Boscov's department store in Dover. A Dover native, he is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication. 4-H day campAug. 15-19 in Georgetown Sussex County 4-H announces a 4-H Day Camp, "Exploring the World Around Us", for children ages 8-12. The Day Camp will be held Aug. 15-19, 1994 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at the Georgetown Presbyterian Church on North Bedford Street in Georgetown. The cost per child is $20 to cover class and activity expenses. Regis- tration ends Aug. 8, 1994. For registration information call Dawn Mel- son at the Sussex County 4-H office at 856-7303. AARP Chapter planning Nashville trip The public will have its chance to explore the sights and sounds of Nashville, Tenn. with members of the Long Neck Chapter of the Amer- ican Association of Retired Persons (AARP) at a special price. The trip includes seven days and six nights from Oct. 13-19. In addi- tion to trips to Nashville, the Grand Ole Opry, Opryland Park, Gatlin- burg, Christus Gardens, Dixie Stampede and Dollywood, the tour in- cludes a cable car trip, a lunch cruise, six breakfasts and four dinners. Tour rates are $675 for double occupancy accommodations and $625 for triple occupancy. A deposit of $125 is required with the balance due by Sept. 20. Space is limited and reservations are coming in quickly, so call Pat Blanton, 945-0914, or Dorothy Stant, 945-7624. Beebe pins first Candystriper of summer '94 Each summer at Beebe Medical. Center, eighth and ninth grade boys and girls volunteer for the Candystriper program to assist in caring for those who are hosp- ized. Begun in 1960, the Candys- triper program had approximately 24 girls under the supervision of Beebe Auxilian Meredith Pierce and others. Etta Lynch, another Auxilian, now deceased, made pinkuniforms for the girls. Many more recent Candystripers are stu- dents or graduates of Beebe's School of Nursing as well. The co-ed teen program is cur- rently sponsored by the Auxiliary and supervised by Bea Howard, auxiliary chairperson, and Edna Woodhall, volunteer staffing co- ordinator. This summer, 47 Candystripers, from as far away as New Jersey, New York and Virginia, and as near as Dagsboro, Lewes, Mills- boro, Milton and Rehoboth Beach, come to perform various duties in patient care areas at Beebe. These areas include medical/surgical floors, Beebe's adult day care center Gull House, Candystriper Emily Cordrey (center) receives her pin for serving 50 hours of volunteer work at Beebe Medical Center from Kathy Schlitter, R.N., program coordinator for Beebe Medical Center's Gull House, as Emily's mother Eleanor, L.PN., looks on. pharmacy, lab office, billing, pub- lic relations, same day surgery and the purchasing department. After serving her first 50 hours of volunteer time as a Candys- triper at Gull House, Emily Cor- drey, a seventh grader and daugh- ter of Charles and Eleanor Cor- drey of Millsboro, received her pin at a special ceremony at Gull House, where her mother is activi- ties coordinator. Emily's duties include serving meals, helping with arts and crafts, sports, walks and one-on-one activities with pa- tients. What's So Special ......... 00O-tlt Us-?- 00-yoU YOUR NEEDS We want you to feel that we really care about your needs. You'll find that our checking and savings plans are convenient and versatile... tailored to fit your particular situation. YOUR GOALS We're also here to meet your long term goals. Our CDs, IRAs, Money Market Accounts and Home Loans are designed to satisfy your financial plans. YOUR FINANCIAL FULFILLMENT As technology progresses, it is our responsibility to provide you with the best services possible. 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