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28 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, September 27. October 3, 1996 Sussex Family YMCA kicks off 1996 Contributing Campaign Jen Ellingsworth photo Rehoboth VFW adds to crime.fighting coffers VFW Post 7447 donated $600 to the Delaware State Police for its School Resource Officer Program. On hand to present the check to Delaware State Police Corporal and youth divi- sion school resource officer Randy Ramirez on Sept. 24 are VFW safety chairman and post home manager Chuck Davis (on left) and post commander and Delaware VFW Chief of Staff Butch Imperial. The majority of the money will be used to develop a video geared towards stopping violence, said Ramirez, who works with Sussex Tech students. Ramirez said programs also exist within the Cape Henlopen and Indi- an River School Districts. The Sussex Family YMCA has kicked off its Contributing Cam- paign for 1996 and the goal is $65,000. Campaign co-chair Mari,Mice DeVane addressed campaign vol- unteers on Sept. 20, assisted by co-chair Carol Wilkinson. These yearly contributions are the foundation of the Y's financial aid program which provides mem- berships and makes affordable the programs offered to people of all ages, including child care, sum- mer day camps, year round youth sports programs and programs for senior citizens. Volunteers are conducting phone-a-thons through the month of October and the community is asked to contribute generously to support the many activities avail- able to the community. Levels of contributing member- ship are benefactor, $1,000 or more; sponsor, $500 to $999; pa- tron, $250-$499; Century Club, $125-$249; and investor, up to $124. Those who give at the level of $125 or more will have the oppor- tunity to attend the annual Centu- ry Club dinner set for Thursday, Nov. 14 at Rehoboth Beach Coun- try Club This year, Bob Burg will speak on networking for success. For more information call the Sussex Family YMCA at 227- 8018. Zwaanendael funds The Zwaanendael Women's Club of Lewes presented its annual scholarship award to a Beebe School of Nursing student at its Sept. 17 lun- cheon. Allison Hedley (middle), a junior at the school who had the highest academic aver- age during her freshman year, is presented above with the $500 scholarship by Pa- tricia Rockett (left), club president, and Connie Bushey, director of the Beebe School of Nursing. Under the club's education program, an award is given each year to a Beebe student and also to a Cape Henlopen High School student. The Zwaanendael Club's 1996-97 theme is "Know Your Community - Lewes", and at the next meeting, slated for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, Lewes Mayor George Smith will be the guest speaker who will give a talk about the city. Also, there will be a demon- stration of the new comput- erized voting machines by the Sussex County Depart- ment of Elections. Mary DeVries, legislation chairman, will provide this program segment and she is urging unregistered voters to register. All members and their guests are urged to attend this meeting. SAVE LIKE MAD. Formerly Ocean Outlets & htt p://www.cha rter- oa h Rehot)oth Outlet Center