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26 - CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, August 27 - September 2, 1999 Lewes woman leads state delegation to veterans national convention Submitted photo The home of Robert Allmond at 5 Easton St. in Rehoboth Beach won an award for residential new construction in the annual Town & Cottage Awards. kWards Continued from page 25 lovingly preserved and tended and is a joy to behold for those fortu- nate enough to stroll by on Sec- ond Street. Landscape Renovation - 804 Scarborough Ave., Joe Filipck and Larry Zimmerman. Every proper- ty owner should consider such a colorful and bountiful entry. Flower boxes spilling over are amplified by a wonderful :ombi- nation of annuals as groundcover. Irrigation is required. Residential New Landscape - 29 Tidewaters, Christopher and Laura Holter. Generously com- plementing a lovely home, this lush, yet soft garden contains a variety of plantings including southern magnolia, butterfly bushes, beach grasses and flower- ing shrubs. The garden reflects the owners' careful selections, which have combined to create a natural looking landscape virtual- ly overnight. The public nominated candi- dates in each of the categories for work having taken place within the last five years, since July 1996. Nominators included prop- erty owners themselves, apprecia- tive neighbors and others who wished to recognize the efforts of Rehoboth Beach home and prop- erty owners. "The committee members en- joyed this process enormously," said Cerullo. "Particularly in the residential categories, there were numerous nominations and the choices were difficult." Nominations closed Saturday, Aug. 7. Winners received a com- memorative plaque suitable for display on the exterior of the award-winning property. Del Tech offers program on coping with loss "Beginning Experience: Coping" is a nondenominational male/fe- male support group created to provide a confidential, caring atmos- phere for those who are suffering from relationship losses such as di- vorce, separation or spouse death. An emphasis on life visions, redis- covering self and building self-esteem can help participants work through and deal with different states of grief. This six-session program, sponsored by Delaware Technical & Com- munity College, meets 7 to 9 p.m,. Mondays, Sept. 20 to Oct. 25 or Nov. 15 to Dec. 13. For details, call 629-4735. IIII|IT amilton-e, lnt. i m |! Rehoboth Beach on., Wed., Fri., & Sat. 10-6 Tues., & Thurs 10-8 Sun. Noon-5 ' SIL top by today & see the many selections of: KrI'CHEN COUNTER STOOLS BARS PUB TABLES WINE CAGES . BAR FIXTURES & SUPPLIES 6LASSWAR * BARSTOOL5 "FOR THE HOME" (302) 644-7753 Directions: Just off Route One on Old Landing Road (274) Delaware's VFW Ladies Auxil- iary president, Barbara McGowan of Lewes, a member of the Pol- ish-American 3257, led the state delegation to the 86th national convention of the Ladies Auxil- iary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Aug. 14-20 at the Bartle Hall Conven- tion Center, Kansas City, Mo. As the leading representative of the state, she voiced the dele- gates' votes during the election of national officers during the Aug. 20 session and played a key role in deciding the direction of the national organization for 1999- 2000. Occurring simultaneously with the VFW 100th anniversary, and for the first time since 1931 in Kansas City, home of both na- tional headquarters, the conven- tion included tours of the offices, a patriotic rally and concert fea- turing Kenny Rogers, a John Philip Sousa concert performed by the Kansas City Symphony, an air show and several other joint activities. In a special ceremony, Jane Bingham, Bridgeport, Vt., nation- al president, presented a gift to the VFW to celebrate the 100th national convention. As a tribute Continued on page 27 Submitted photo Delaware VFW Ladies Auxiliary President Barbara Me- Gowan of Lewes, left, stands with National VFW Ladies Aux- iliary President Lorraine Frier during the 86th national con- vention held in Kansas City. THERTER "Delmarv's Dinner Theater" At Jordan's Rooftop Restaurant Coastal Highway and 138th St. Ocean City, Maryland for reservations or information call 410-289-9400" 302-644-3666