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70 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Nov. 15 - Nov. 21, 2002 First State Community At:lion named Sussex Employer of Year First State Community Action Agency (First State), a statewide anti-poverty organization, re- ceived the Outstanding Employer Achievement Award in Sussex County during a celebration of Older Worker Employment Week. Delaware Health and Social Services' Division of Services for Aging and Adults with PhySical Disabilities sponsored the cele- bration, which is Delaware's ac- knowledgment of National Older Worker Week. First State's executive director David W. Hill and deputy director Bernice Edwards accepted the award, which was presented by Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabili- ties acting director Allan R. Zaback and executive director of Delaware Workforce Investment Board Patty Cannon. First State has managed em- ployment services for seniors since the early 70s. In doing so, the following services are provid- ed: job interview preparation, job search assistance, and r6sum6 writing. In recent years, First Sta/ has become a host-training site. Training is provided in the fol- lowing career fields: education, business, carpentry, maintenance, custodial, home repair, and social services. "At First State we are proud of our seniors. Seniors play a vital role in our society," said Hill. "Their work ethic is superior. They're punctual, committed, trustworthy, enthusiastic, full of wisdom, and anxious to learn." First State has employed ap- proximately 20 full and part-time seniors who were enrolled in the Senior Community Service Em- ployment Program (SCSEP). For more information about enroll- ment or hiring opportunities call First State's SCSEP manager Roy Hazzard at 856-7761. PNC Bank opens branch in Delaware elementary school Many fourth through sixth grade students at Smyrna Elemen- tary School will learn how saving money can really pay when PNC opens a bank branch office at the school under the popular Bank At School program on Nov. 19. This program is desiened to teach stu- denis the importance of saving money, as vell as the fundamen- tals of money ilaanagement. Stu- dents will open accotmts and will be able to make subsequent de- posits during weekly visits by PNC Bank tellers. The Delawai'e State Chamber of Commerce, the State Treasurer's Office and the University of Delaware's Center for Economic Education and Entreprenuership forged an alliance with PNC Bank to open the branch at Smyrna Ele- mentary for students once a week. The program will teach students the principles of saving and mon- ey management, while meeting the Delaware state standards in economics education. State Chamber president and CEO Suzanne C. Moore said, "The Bank in Schools program is an outstanding example of the power of learning combined ,aith practical experience. ThrttJgl) this program, the student, of Sllyrna Elementary vill recei\\;e top quali- ty classroom materials, v, hilc ex- periencing firsthand the lessons of personal finance through the co- operation of PNC Bank." Dr. Bonnie Meszaros of the University of Delaware developed the Bank in Schools curriculum. The Smyrna Elementary opening marks the 24th Bank at School opening since the program's in- ception in December 1999. There are 12 banks in New Castle Coun- ty, seven in Kent County and five in Sussex County. 00u00eu. COLDWELL BANKER BAUIKeR [] RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE o, ned And Operated Fly NRT Incorporated 122 WHITE OAK ROAD, THE LANDING Very cozy ambiance with desirable split floor plan! New screen porch faces beautiful trees and fenced rear yard. Great room w/fireplace, hardwood floors, living and dining room, beautiful kitchen cabinets, master suite on west wing, two guest bedrooms and bath on east wing. Absolutely spotless condition. Asking $299,000. liil Call Melissa Thoroughgood 317 Rehoboth Ave  302-227-8004 (Direct) " 302-227-4800 ext. 3005 (Office) 4421 Coastal Highway I't] Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 1-800-496-9269 (302) 227-6200 Submitted photo First State Community Action Agency's Executive Director David W. Hill, second from right and Deputy Director Bernice Edwards, second from left, accept the Sussex Employer of the Year Award from Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities Acting Director Allan R. Zaback and Delaware Workforce Investment Board Director Patty Cannon. Chesapeake Utilities announces dividend At their meeting Nov. 8, the board of directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.275 per share on the compa- ny's common stock. 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