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36 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Oct. 19 - Oct. 25, 2001 BrldLn Reynolds-Hughes photo Wilmington Avenue in Rehoboth Beach was the site of a street fair Oct, 11, one month after terrorist attacks on New York City, the Pentagon and Pennsylvania. The event fea- tured scores of local restaurants, businesses and individuals who donated their time and money. Elizabeth Spencer, Who helped organizer Mary Jane Stanton coordinate the street fair, said an estimated $43,000 raised at the fest will be donat- ed directly to relief funds benefitting the children of those who died Sept. 11. Spencer.said more than 1,000 tickets were sold. Above, Greg Feresse, city manager of Rehobeth Beach and Stanton, event organizer and co-owner of Celsius restau- rant, enjoy the Oct. 11 street fair. Stanton, a New York native, called the outpouring of support "amazing." Brldln Reynolds-Hughes photo Popular local band Kokopelli provided entertainment at the street fair. Other musical acts included Holly Lane and Little Sister. I --"flirl"l Bridln Reynolds-Hughes photo ; Jen Ellingsworth photo Above, left, Rehoboth Elementary student s and sisters Maggie, left, and Annie McKay of Re- hoboth Beach with Eugene, who sported an I Love the USA balloon and patriotic T-shirt. At right, Joe Biliski of Rehoboth Beach, owner of Man Maid Cleaning Services, gets jazzed up with Jazz Man, an animated musical figure Biliski is selling to benefit victims of Sept. 11 terrorism. Biliski said the items, which sell for $50, will also be available at events through- out Autumn Jazz Festival weekend. Jen EIIingsworth photo Betsy Ross, left, AKA Emma Ellingsworth, pauses for a mo- ment with Cheryl Blackman of Rehoboth Beach. Decked out in their patriotic colors, both served as saleswomen at the street festival: Blackman as purveyor of 50/50 tiekets for the upcoming Sea Witch raffle and Ell|ngsworth of $1 American flags to benefit the New York State World Trade Center Relief Fund. The flags are now on sale at the Cape Gazette office in Midway Shopping Center. Bridin Reynolds-Hughes photo Local Girl Scouts volunteered to take tickets, distribute wrist bands, courier ice and dis- tribute red, white and blue carnations gifted to the event by Bayberry Flowers in Rehoboth. Shown in the'back are Alec Perry, Junior Troop 638, left, and Anna Egeln, Junior Troop 809. In the front is Margaret Egeln, Brownie Troop 65. Dozens of troop leaders also volunteered to take ticket money and contributions for the NYC fund. Jen EIIIngsworth photo Jay Stein of Stuart Kingston in Rehoboth Beach auctioned several items at the street festival Oct. 11, including an Iran- ian rug that fetched $1,800. Jen EIIIngsworth photo Bridin Reynolds-Hughes photo Above, left, French chanteuse Holly Lane and her ensemble Le Jazz Hot entertain on Wilm- ington Avenue at the Boardwalk at one of three stage areas of the street festival. Many families, complete with baby strollers, paraded up and down Wilmington Avenue in Rehoboth Beach Thursday evening, Oct. 11 enjoying the children's activities, including the puppets that Annie McKay brings to life.