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IJlll I1] lJNLlUlml|lLUlillli|ll|llnll-'qew---- o-., ........... -- .................. 26 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, September 13 - September 19,1996 Thousands of volunteer firefight :rs to ttesq:f ELd on Rehoboth Sept. 25-28 The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach area can expect its ranks of visitors to swell Wednesday, Sept. 25 through Saturday, Sept. 28 to between 2,000 and 3,000 volun- teer firefighters and their families, culminating with the 1 p.m., Sat- urday parade down Rehoboth Av- enue, with 6,000 to 8,000 partici- pants and spectators. This is the second in a three year series in which the Cape Re- gion hosts the Delaware Volun- teer Firemen's Association (DV- FA) Annual Conference. In an ef- fort to avoid problems with con- gestion, the conference has been pushed back this year from the second weekend to the last week- end in September. Ted Doyle of the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company is this year's chairmen, and he, along with Rehoboth Beach May- or Sam Cooper and City Manager Greg Ferrese held a press confer- ence Sept. 9 to outline the activi- ties which will take place during the long weekend. Ferrese said he is happy to note that there shouldn't be the prob- lems with real estate offices in the first blocks of Rehoboth Avenue needing to have vehicular access for their check ins and departing renters, as Long & Foster moved its offices out to the highway and Mac Hall McCabe will be relocat- ing as well. The conference kicks off on Sept. 25 with a fishing tourney from Fisherman's Wharf in Lewes and golf outings at Cripple Creek, Sussex Pines and Midway Par 3. Those wishing to attend the Criti- cal Incident Stress Educational Workshop in Convention Center that morning will hear Jim Corry, a Secret Service agent who will speak on the effects a shooting had on his life, while Marilyn Bourn will give a talk on prevent- ing stress and burnout. Chase Sar- gent of Oklahoma City will offer a program on the services provided to teams involved in the Okla- homa bombing. That evening, the DVFA and LADVFA Past Presidents Dinner will be held at the BayCenter in Dewey Beach, with a sail on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry to follow. Exhibits will open at 8:15 a.m., Thursday morning in the Re- hoboth Fire Hall, with opening ceremonies in Convention Center at 9 a.m. Various awards will be presented at that time, and the keynote speaker will be Dr. Denis O'Nieal, superintendent of the National Fire Academy. The DVFA will conduct its business session that morning in convention center, while the ladies auxiliary conducts its ses- sion at Ruddertowne. The Mutual Relief Association and State Am- bulance Association will hold their meetings that afternoon in Convention Center. The Delaware State Fire Chiefs and State Fire Police associations will hold their meetings as well at 6 p.m., Thursday evening, at Crabber's Cove and JR's Restau- rant respectively. Don Flinn of the Silver Spring Volunteer Fire Department of Rockville, Md. will relate to the fire chiefs of how their members handled the Am- trak Marc train wreck in January this past winter, when 13 people died. James Brown and Cliff Lund of the ATF will speak at the Fire Police Association meeting. Friday will kick off with a memorial service at 9:30 a.m. in convention center, followed by conference luncheons for the DV- FA and LADVFA at Crabber's Cove and BayCenter for delegates and alternates. These two organi- zations will then install their new officers at 5 p.m. in the conven- tion center, with incoming presi- dents being Joseph Hojnicki of Minquadale Fire Company and Barbara Lewis of Five Points Fire Company. The Marine Band from Albany, Ga. will perform a concert at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand at 8 p.m., Friday, co-sponsored by the conference committee and City of Rehoboth Beach, which is open to the public. The Saturday parade begins with a pre-judging of apparatus at Ocean BayMart Shopping Center at 8 a.m. The line up area this FREE Health Seminar from Beebe Medical Center "VASCULAR DISF_00SE' TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1996 SPEAKER: Dr. Mayer Katz, M.D. Vascular Surgeon LOCATION: Beebe Medical Center Education Classroom (Second Floor) Beebe Medical Center TIME: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Insurance Q &A from 6:30 to 7:00 This is a free seminar. Please call 645-3332 to register. 424 Savannah Rd., Lewes, DE The City of Rehoboth Beach is preparing to host the Delaware Volunteer Firemen's Association Annual Confer- ence, slated this year for Wednesday through Saturday, Sept. 25-28. Shown during the Sept. 9 press conference, when ac- tivities were announced, are (l-r) Ted Doyle of Rehoboth Vol- unteer Fire Company, 1996 chairman; Rehoboth Beach Mayor Sam Cooper and City Manager Greg Ferrese, with Chuck Sny- der, convention center and Bandstand supervisor, standing. year will be the same as last, with Units will be staged on King units advised to enter the south Charles and other side streets be- side of the city along Silver Lake. Continued on page 27 For Any Keason...For Erery Season! TORE AT THE BEACH!" Delaware Today .L'  .'L.ewes, DE 645-018.9 Fatlubus Faff Yraslit, ns * Fall Special * Men's Leather Jackets Ladies Blazers $79.99 31 Rehoboth Avenue Rehoboth Beach Open Daily 9:30 A.M. -- Evenings, too!