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20 - CAPE GAZE'rrE, Friday, November 6 - November 12, 1998 Splash '98 draws By Jim Cresson Splash '98; the annual awards ceremony and silent auctior host- ed by the Center for the Inland Bays, brought scores of local dig- nitaries to the Rusty Rudder Sat- urday evening, Oct. 24, and put thousands of dollars into the effort of cleaning upthe inland bays. About 60 people turned out to honor those who have played a key role in inland bays protection and preservation over the years. "Tonight is about the commit- ment that many of you have made for the inland bays," explained Pat Campbell-White, chatr of the CIB Board of Directors. ",-e have tons of great volunteers and friends working to improve the bays, and I know with your help we can re- turn the bays to something we can appreciate." Campbell-White then an- nounced this year's Friend of the Bay award recipients Sen. George Bunting, D-Bethany Beach; Rep. George Carey, R-Milford; Gerry Esposito; Rep. Shirley Price, D- Millville; and Rep. JohnSchroed- er, D-Lewes. Bunting was recognized by Campbell-White as ''The first leg- islative helper we had, way back in 1984, when we were the Inland Bays Task Force. He has been with us all the way, and we are very grateful for his continued support." Carey, who chairs the House environmental committee, was al- so recognized for his legislative support over many years. Schroeder, called by Campbell- White "a true friend of the bays," was credited for his supportive Rehoboth Continued from page 18 for the storage tanks will take its place, with only an incremental increase in cost he estimated to be at 10 percent. With no comments from the floor, Mayor Sam Cooper read a letter from resident and Planning Commissioner Mable Granke, who urged .the board to proceed with the project. The resolution to take the matter to public refer- endum, as is called for in the city charter, was unanimously ap- proved by the board and the polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 5. The' board then acted on the first leg of the project, approving a bid to demolish the old waste- water treatment plant, a move that they would have taken long ago if they had known it could be done so inexpensively, Cooper noted. The five bids opened on Oct. 14 ranged from $54,3 l0 to $192,095, with the low bidder not providing a bid bond as specified. The board approved acceptance of the second lowest bid, from Terra Environmental Construc- tion of Malvern, Pa., at $54,875. This work will get underway in .the near future. role as a member of the House en- vironmental committee. Esposito, executive director of Tidewater Utilities, was recognized fqrhis many years of hard work as direc- tor of the state Division of Soil and Water Conservation, which often spearheaded state efforts to improve the water quality of the inland bays. Campbell-White credited Price as "not only a longtime friend of the bays, but also the only legisla- tor in Dover who actually works the bays as a waterman." Price and her family own a bait shop in Ocean View and net minnows, spot, menhaden and small stripers in Indian River Bay. Great community response Following hors d'oeuvres, good conversation-and the awards cere- mony, Splash '98 opened its auc- tions by Butch Emmert of some very nice items donated by friends of the bays. Among the auction items that attracted many generous bids were a framed CIB poster of a painting by the late Howard Schroeder; a crystal sailfish donated by Dol- phin Dreaming; a signed and framed original watercolor done by artist Lou Morrison; a two-sto- ry log "fishing shack" handcrafted by Joe and Joanne Conaway; and a signed limited-edition print of the & MICHAEL REAL " MICHAEL REAL 1-877-SEA-REAL Jim Crulon photo Friends of the Inland Bays award recipients during Splash '98 are (l-r) Rep. George Carey, Sen. George Bunting, Rep. Shirley Price, Rep. John Sehroeder and Gerard "Gerry" Esposito, all of whom are credited for many years of supporting the effort to preserve and protect the Cape Region's inland bays. Life Saving Station at Dewey Beach, by Robert E. Kennedy. Among the many auction items and services contributed by the business friends of the bays were golf for two at Baywood Greens, donated by the Tunnell Compa- nies, two weeks of sailing lessons from the Rehoboth Bay Sailing Association, dinner for two at the Land and Sea Buffet at Rusty Rudder, a balled, living Norway Continued on page 22 New Homes from the 50's to 100's P!n00nL00 POTNETS  ' Of Lq lleclt Neur the Oomn. Far fvomOvdim Call 945-1005 ADVERSEMENT ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Bank Offers Mortgage Loans To People Turned Down By Other Financial Institutions. By Chris Bayes WILMINGTON -- Millions of homeowners are turned down for loans each year by banks and other financial insti- tutions for various credit rea- sons. Typically, arbitrary out- dated lending policy is the cause, since the majority of these applicants are actually quite credit-worthy. 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