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54 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, October 10 - October 16, 1997 DeVries BPW annual honors earned by Waiters and Gertie's The DeVries Business and Pro- fessional Women's Club (BPW) honored its Woman of the Year Helena Walters and its Employer of the Year Gertrude Hillman dur- ing a dinner in their honor Oct. 7 at the Lamp Post Restaurant. Proclamations were read ac- knowledging their accomplish- ments from both the Mayor of Re- hoboth Beach Sam Cooper, May- or of Lewes George H.P. Smith, and from state officials Rep. John Schroeder (D-Lewes) and Sen. Robert Voshell (D-Milford). Woman of the Year Walters has served as president and vice presi- dent of the DeVries BPW for two terms each, and as the chair of the Young Careerist Program and Is- sues Management, planning all programs. She served on the Fashion Show Committee and participated with fashions from Rehoboth Beach's Carlton's Men's and Ladies Ap- parel, where she has been em- ployed as manager for 12 years. She is a charter member and ju- nior partner of Money Mad Madams and Associates, an in- vestment club where she is in charge of investment education. Much of her leisure time is donat- ed to her church. Hillman was chosen as employ- er of the year because she demon- strates sensitivity to the needs of female employees - providing op- Garey joins First Atlantic Mortgage Patrick Diamond, president of First Atlantic Mortgage Services, LLC., with offices at 135 Second Street in Lewes, has announced the appointment of Alan Garey as a mortgage loan officer. Garey is an active member of the local community, currently serving as a Rehoboth Beach Plan- ning Com- missioner and as a member of the Re- hoboth Beach Main Street's organization and member- GAREY ship commit- tee. He has previously served as a board member of the Rehoboth Beach Downtown Business Asso- ciation and on numerous commit- tees of the Rehoboth Beach- Dewey Beach Chamber of Com- merce. Garey has a B.S. from the Maclntire School of Commerce of the University of Virginia and a graduate degree from Pepperdine University. He is a retired naval aviator and has held a number of financial analyst positions in busi- ness and industry. Garey's responsibilities will in- clude origination of mortgage loans for primary residences, sec- ond homes, investor purchases and residential refinances in Sus- sex and Kent Counties. He can be reached at 645-9 ! 81. portunities for upward mobility and training, support for child care, liberal leave policies and has entered into a business-school partnership. Waiters thanked everyone who helped her to achieve this honor, accepting it on behalf of her fel- low BPW members. As owner of Gertie's Greengro- cer on Second Street in Lewes, Hillman has always worked with her employees around their re- sponsibilities and personal needs. Having opened her store in 1992, she has given lectures on health topics, distributed free education- al materials on nutrition and gives free nutritional counseling. Prior to opening Gertie's, Hillman worked as a nurse for 15 years in the operating room, five years in the critical care unit and two years with Hospice, and as two years as a nurse manager for an ear, nose and throat specialist. She is a pub- lished writer and co-author of "Are You Ready for Surgery?" Hiilman thanked everyone for the prestigious award and told them she looked forward to being an active member of the organiza- tion. These presentations are made each year in celebration of Na- tional Business Woman's Week, Oct. 19-25, to recognize outstand- ing women and business owners. They will be honored at a statewide dinner in Dover on Oct. 25, when a Delaware woman of the year and business of the year will be chosen. This year's theme is domestic violence and the BPW is sponsoring a Race Against Do- mestic Violence beginning at The Grove park in Rehoboth Beach at 9 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 12. For more information contact Betty Gold- bach at 645-1845. The DeVries Business and Professional Women's Club honored its woman of the year and business of the year during an Oct. 7 dinner. Shown during the presentation are (l-r) DeVries President Mary Spicer, Rehoboth Beach Mayor Sam Cooper, Woman of the Year Helena Wai- ters and Gertrude Hillman, owner of Gertie's Greengrocer, which was proclaimed business of the year. Open House! ! ! October 11, 1997 Saturday 12:00 - 3:00 RBYCC 6 Suffolk Road 4 bedroom, 2.5 baths builder's home. From the hand made brick exterior to the master suite this home is one you must see!! Your Host & REALTOR T,J, Redefer 1-302-945-7600 Colonial East Homes- Midway 645-2030-645-2040 24 x 60 9 Colonial Lane 3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath with 20' glass room, C/A, W/D, my ii, m h4,L," refrigerator, countertop range, eye level oven, new plumbing, new fixtures, great location by the pool!. Call for your tour of this home