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40 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Aug. 8 -Aug. 14, 2003 Woods Edge Apartments suited for active adult living fessional, yet reasonably priced services that we felt our residents would benefit greatly from having them available on-site." CHEER was founded in the ear- ly 1970s to provide meals, home services, transportation, and com- panionship to homebound seniors. Expanding their capability to pro- vide these original services throughout all of Sussex County, CHEER has also added the avail- ability for patrons to participate in social activities such as Computer Club, Quilters Club, lecture se- res, glee club concerts, and exer- cise classes. While the Harbor Lights CHEER Center at Woods Edge Apartments will make the senior services and activities convenient, the space available on each floor of the apartment buildings will provide the opportunity to raise CHEER service to a higher level. Visiting professionals will have the space to administer regular ex- aminatjon and medication pro- grams on a scheduled basis to res- idents desiring such services. The Woods Edge Apartments units, restricted to tenants 55 years and older, are nearly 1,000 square feet and include two bed- room, 1.5 bath units, balconies and galley kitchens. They also include washer and dryers, microwave ovens, dish- washers, interior hall entrances, and 24-hour management. Building amenities include a wellness center with exercise equipment, a 1,200-square-foot, first-floor meeting area, two lounges and commercial eleva- tor's. Of the total 40 apartments, 21 units will lease at $875 per month, and 19 units will be at $975 per month. All units will be available for occupancy in October. For more information is avail- able at 645-1003. Woods Edge Apartments, locat- ed on Kings Highway just off of Route 1 near Lewes, offer mainte- nance-free living combined with on-site, professional services available through CHEER, the nonprofit agency serving the needs of senior citizens in Sussex County. Demonstrating its commitment to the concept, apartment devel- oper Dyer McCrea Ventures has constructed the 3,000-square-foot Harbor Lights CHEER Center on- site at Woods Edge and will also be providing space in each build- ing within the complex from which CHEER plans to make their services available. "Our relationship with CHEER has developed over many years, and it just seemed natural that we would work together on this lev- el," stated Pret Dyer, a partner in Dyer McCrea Ventures. "They [CHEER] have such a great reputation for providing pro- DTO seeks tourism award nominations Travel and Tourism Person of the Year - recognizes the signifi- cant contributions of a tourism in- dustry advocate or professional Hall of Fame: Annual Event - recognizes an annual event that has been held continuously for 10 years or more that generates sus- tainable tourism and attracts sig- nificant visitation from out-of- state Hall of Fame: Individual Achievement - recognizes a Delawarean with more than 10 years of service in the industry that has made a lasting, notable impression on Delaware tourism Best Itinerary - recognizes an exemplary multiple-day itinerary or package that has increased overnight stays Best Tmae-Targeted Campaign - recognizes a marketing program that has resulted in an increased number of visitors during a target- ed time period in which visitation is not at its peak Best Targeted Demographic Campaign - recognizes an organi- zation that has created a market- ing tool that successfully increas- es visitation among a targeted de- mographic sector Continued on page 41 The Delaware Tourism Office (DTO) is seeking nominations for the 2003 Governor's Tourism Awards, which honor individuals, businesses and organizations that have made significant contribu- tions to the Delaware tourism in- dustry. To receive a nomination form, call 866-2-VISIT-DE or 302-672- 6841. The deadline for entries is Wednesday, Sept. 10. Winners will be recognized at the 2003 Governor's Tourism Conference and Awards, Nov. 10, at the Figure Eight Barn at Bellevue State Park in Wilmington. "Tourism generated $1.6 billion in 2002, marking a 25 percent in- crease over the last five years," said DTO Director Janet Wurtzel. "It's important to recognize the extraordinary teamwork and inno- vation that has made our industry such a success." Nominations are being sought for the following 11 categories: NEW LAKEFRONT LISTING Enjoy the beautiful lakefront view from the large rear deck of this well built three bedroom quality home in the much sought after community of The Plantations. This beautiful home features a wonderful lakeside sun- room, gas fireplace, security system, irrigation system, gas fireplace in great room and is just minutes to LeWes Beach. 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