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Senior Continued from page 22 center is has successfully out- grown its quarters "We are looking at an expan- sion," Morch said. "We have a verbal agreement with the city to expand onto the adjoining lot. And, yes, that means another cap- ital campaign!" Activities for all The Cape Henlopen Senior Center has earned a reputation for the artwork that comes out of the different classes. Oils and watercolors produced by members hang in the main fel- lowship room, and members regu- larly bring home awards from se- nior art shows. There is a room dedicated to ce- ramics. Woodcarving class is an- other popular activity and tole painting could be in the near fu- ture. The center has its own band, Four Hits and a Miss. Morch said that senior citizens are very health conscious, and the fitness programs are some of the most popular. Guest speakers, frequently doc- tors and professionals in health fields, are regularly on the calen- dar. In stride with the times, the cen- ter added computer classes, and 47 people signed up for the first class. "Our classes and special activi- ties are very important," Morch said. "But, I think I am as proud of some of our services as I am of anything. We have an outreach coordinator who keeps people aware of social and medical ser- vices. The Nemours Clinic oper- ates through of our facility. "And our transportation pro- gram is wonderful. Twice a week, our driver picks up members in Rehoboth, Dewey Beach and Lewes and takes them grocery shopping, to the malls, the bank, the post office, out to lunch. It's a great service; many people would not be able to get out otherwise." The center executive director is the main cheerleader for the Cape Henlopen Senior Center, but she had company last week in singing the praises of the center. The Rev. Joseph Robinson was present to lead blessings and May- or Sam Cooper, Sen. George Bunting, Rep. John Schroeder (D- Lewes) and Frank Raskauskas, Sussex County recorder of deeds, joined in the 30th anniversary cel- ebration. Their presence prompt- ed Morch to remind them of the success of the center that leads to on-going funding needs. And she invites everyone to vis- it and join in the activities of the center. "It's different here everyday," she said. "No matter what kind of dark mood you might be in when you come in, somebody here al- ways makes you laugh." CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, October 10 - October 16, 1997 - 23 Sussex Gardeners to hold fundraiser holiday decor demonstration Oct. 16 The Sussex Gardeners is prepar- ing for its October meeting. This year's fundraiser will include a luncheon and flower arranging demonstration on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the BayCenter in Dewey Beach. Terry Stoleson, nationally ac- claimed and accredited teacher and authority on floral design, will be the guest speaker on "Holiday Design." Proceeds will go to such wor- thy activities as the Delaware Fed- eration of Garden Clubs scholar- ship, Abbott's Mill, Delaware Wildland, Tri-State Bird Rescue and acitivities in the Cape Hen- lopen School District. Chairman of the event is Jane- Wyatt. Organizers include Pauline Cottingham, co-chairman; Priscil- la Smith, reservations chairman, and Carol Searles, decorations. The cost of the luncheon/ demonstration, which will include gifts and prizes, is $18 per person. For reservations send checks to Priscilla Smith, 13 Queen Street, Rehoboth Beach DE 19971. For more information call 227-8259. The Sussex Gardeners kicked- off its first meeting of the season on Sept. 18 at All Saints Parish Angle Moon photo The Sussex Gardeners will hold a fundraising benefit on Thursday, Oct. 16 at the BayCenter, which is open to the pub- lic. Those working on the luncheon are (back row, l-r) Priscil- la Smith, tickets; and Jane Wyatt, chairman; along with (front) Pauline Cottingham, food; and Carol Searles, table decorations. Hall in Rehoboth Beach with hobothBeach. guest speaker Jay Windsor, Sus- Windsor presented an informa- sex County extension agent and tive talk on proper planting, care owner of Windsor Florists of Re- and maintenance of fall gardens. How will y_og pay for long-term nursing home care? At about $38,000 per year ...it could prove difficult. Call today & request information on the various strategies you may consider. PAUL J. PASQUALINI, CLU, ChFC 302-226-9003 *INVESTMENT STRATEGIES & INSURANCE PRODUCTS FOR ESTATE, RETIREMENT AND EDUCATIONAL PLANNING [REVERSE MORTGAGES [VIATICALS [ RAPID PAY-DOWN MORTGAGE PLANS Financial Strategies For Tomorrow's Living Find out what's happening in the Cape Gazette a= ,o00dJa t=tL00d Lo DEAN WITTER D [",AN WITTER 4421-B Highway One (next to O'Conor, Piper & Flynn by Food Lion Shopping Center) Rehoboth Beach, DE RSVP 302-226-5100 or 800-258-3131