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62 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014 CAPE LIFE Cape Gazette C Lunch and Learn: 'From the Land of, Holly' The Lewes Historical Society wreath-making Industry from Society volunteer Mike Wajda hosts Lewe.s Lunch & Learns 1920 to 1950. In 1939, holly was will present a wreath-making Which include various topics named the state tree of Delaware demonstration• relating to the history of Lewes and two men could pick enough Lunch and Learn events are and surrounding area. These pre- holly each day to make 450 free and open to the public. sentations are led bylocalhistory wreaths. In 1940, a family could Space is limited. Seating is of- buffs, heritage area experts, and make up to 10,000 holly wreaths fered on a first-come, first-served museum professionals. Lectures during the holiday season, earn- basis. Participants may bring a take place the second Friday of ing up to $500. In 1951, the Holly brown bag lunch or select from each month (except December) Wreath Man company made an a set $12 menu provided by the through May, beginning at noon ll-and-a-half-foot-wide wreath Rose & Crown. Upcoming pro- in the downstairs meeting room that hung in Rockefeller Center grams will take place Jan. 9, Feb. of sponsor Hotel Rodney at the in New York City for the holiday 13, March 13 and April 10. corner of Second and Market season. With the implementa- For a complete listing of Lewes streets, tion of industrialized production Lunch & Learns, and to learn The next Lewes Lunch• & of Christmas paraphernalia, the more about The Lewes Historical Learn is Friday, Nov. 14, as Allison handmade holly wreath pro- Society, visit www.HistoricLew- Schell presents "From the Land duction faded. Learn about the es.org or call 302-645-7670. of Holly: The Wreath-Making rise and fall of this fascinating Industry of Milton, Delaware." mid-20th century industry and • Schell, director of the Milton the lasting effect it had on the Historical Society, will dehver a coastal Delaware region. To close lecture on the impact of Milton's the lecture, Milton Historical SUBMITTED PHOTO SHOWN IS WILLIAM JONES, son of the founder of Jones the Holly Wreath Man Company in Milton. He is standing in front of an 11-and-a-half-foot-wide wreaththat hung outside Rockefeller Center in New York City for the holiday season in 1951. FRIENDS OF GEORGETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY DONATE $SOK 2014 SUBMITTED PHOTO THE FRIENDS OF THE GEORGETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY presented a check for $50,000 to the 'library commissioners at their recent fundrais- ing event. The funds were raised by the Friends through their annual ga- las and 5K races and various book sales. The $50,000 will be used as seed money for the Georgetown Public Library Foundation, an endow- ment fund for the library. Shown are (I-r) Denise Leyh, Friends vice president; Mary Hailer, Friends president; Dottie Teixeira, commissioners president; and Jack Martin, commissioners treasurer. VETERAN'S DAY FURNITURE Conley's U.M.C. will be providing a complete Thanksgiving meal to the entire community on Thursday, November 27th from 2 to 6 p.m. Everyone is invited and we urge you to invite anyone who will be alone or hungry. There is no cost but a free-will offering will be accepted. FACTORY AUTHORIZED OUR LOWEST PRICES OF TIlE YEAR ON PERFECT SLEEPER! ENDS TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 11 AT 5:00 PM GET A SALE PRICE AND A FREE BOXSPltING! ""SERTA PERFECT SLEEPER GALLANT t/EVERSIBI.IL PI, I SII OR FIRM TOP 2-Sll)EI). 520 COIL. 13.75 (;:\U(;E. STABI,-BASE I)OUBLE BEAM STHq, FOUNI)XFION. 10YEAR NON-PI/OIL~TE]) WARI1ANT~ TWIN SET LIST $740. SALE $449 FULL SET LiST $85O. SALE $529 QUEEN SET L ST $95O. SALE S569 KING SET LiST $1350. SALE $799 ERIA PERFECT SLEEPER EASTON PARK RI,]VERSIBLE. PLUSH OR FIRM TOP 2-S11)E1).814 COll, 1 L73 (,kl[ C,E. blABI,-BASE DOUBLE BEAM S'FI+J,:I, FOUNI)ATION. 20 YEAR PR()I/ATH) WA1UIANTY TWIN SET UST $|O50. SALE $699 FULL SET LiST $1250. SALE $839 QUEEN SET LIST $1350. SALE $869 KING SET LiST $|7OO. SALE $1099 tllGHWAY 9, 4 MILES EAST OF GEORGETOWN, DE 302.856.6365 • WWVE.BESCHEFURNITURE.COM Sale paces and speeal offers are not app4~cac~e to paor or penalng oraers. Cash disoount offered on orders of $500.00 or more if caK] Dy casn, personal caecK or ae~t cara ( a t( Fq k d d d t( O: P a zl t~ P e: P & if P I d :~ Ira=/I " r H II al ~ i " IB It I '1 m IFi [ ~ r 1I Ill ! T - l[}[]lt 1- ]~-l[~~iiliF~[::[ff,~.. ]~iti::1111~7 ......