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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, November 27 - December 3, 1998 - 51 Conect:i00v kicks off Go(00,:l Neighbor Energy Fund Conectiv has kicked off the The money raised through the 16th annual Good Neighbor Ener- fund will help bring warmth to gy Fund campaign. The Good their homes this winter," said Michael Hoy, Conectiv Neighbor Energy Campaign is de- signed to help Conectiv customers who are having difficulty paying their energy bills. The Salvation Army in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia and the Harford Commu- nity Action Agency in northern Maryland will administer the fund, which has raised almost $3.5 million and helped nearly 52,000 needy families since it be- gan. "Conectiv remains commit- ted to its customers who have dif- ficulty paying their energy bills. Our experience has shown that most customers want to pay for the energy they use. Some of them, however, who are suddenly faced with economic hardships such as unemployment or medical bills, are just not able to do so. spokesman. Hoy said that if Conectiv&apos;s cus- tomers support the fund this year as generously as they have in the past, the result will be another successful fund drive. Last year, customers contributed $225,000. For every $3 donated by cus- tomers, Conectiv will match $1 up to a maximum of $70,000. A check for $10,000 has been pre- sented to the Salvation Army of Salisbury, Md., to provide initial funding for the campaign. To con- tribute, checks should be made payable to the Good Neighbor En- ergy Fund and mailed in the enve- lope marked "Good Neighbor En- ergy Fund" that is enclosed with the November or January bill. Submitted photo Peggy Brinkley of conectiv presents a check for $10,000 to Capt. Gene A. Hogg of the Salvation Army in Salisbury, Md., to provide initial funding for the Good Neighbor Energy Fund, which is held every year on Delmarva. Shore D( As the holiday shopping season gets underway, local online maga- zines "Rehoboth Today," <www.rehobothtoday.com>, and "Lewes Today," <www.lewesto- day.corn>, have developed a spe- cial attraction for the thousands of online viewers planning to visit the area to take advantage of tax- free gift buying. "It's really pretty simple," said Bob Benson, co-owner of the fast- growing online publications. "Internet users, of which there are literally millions in the major cities and suburbs just a short drive away, are very sophisticated shoppers who realize the tremen- dous savings afforded them by shopping in Delaware where there's no sales tax. 0 "For little more than a dollar a day, local merchants are featured right from our front page in our Shore Delights holiday shopping promotion." " 'Rehoboth Today' and 'Lewes Today' are viewed by more than 40,000 visitors a month, all with interest in Rehoboth and Lewes, and that number is growing steadily. "We know from the e-mail questions we get that many of them are planning to visit our area to shop for holiday bargains and tax savings," added Benson's partner, Rick Bell. "The outlets have put the Lewes-Rehoboth area on the map as a regional shopping mecca, but many of the holiday shoppers planning to come here also want ts goes online for oliday shbppers to know about the specialty stores located in our attractive communi- ties. "The demographic of the Inter- net shopper is a perfect match for the outlets and our locally owned businesses alike," said Benson. "And don't forget that they also are looking for accommodations and dining, too, as many of them plan to do all of their shopping in one weekend," said Bell. "We can't get over how fast these magazines have become an important aspect of our local economy," he concluded. For more information on Shore Delights or "Rehoboth Today" and "Lewes Today," contact Ben- son at 645-0225. 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