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26 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, December 11 - December 17, 1998 Nouveau Beaujolais WineTasting raises $12,000 for Red Cross Trish Vernon photos Above, Karen Schneller of Lewes, left, and Ginny Suc- carotte of Georgetown inspect the many silent auction items donated by Cape Region businesses. Live auction items in- cluded a week on the Outer Banks, N.C., a week in Key West and a gold bracelet. Hors d'oeuvres were donated by local caterers, restaurants and volunteers. Above, Bob Cellurale pours a glass of Nouveau Beaujolais to Ross Harris of Environmental Consultants International, Corp. of Rehoboth Beach, during the 10th annual event, held this year at Irish Eyes at Anglers on Lewes Beach. Atlantic Liquors donated all of the wine to the cause, offering a choice of Georges duBoeuf, Bouchard or Beringer. Above, enjoying an evening of socializing during the Red Cross benefit are Norman Sugrue from Jack Lingo Realtor, Inc., with Maggie Webb of Rehoboth Beach and her daugh- ter, Amy Webb. Delaware housing agencies get federal funding More than $129,000 is being made available to 16 nonprofit housing agencies through the Housing Capacity Building Program to strengthen their ability to develop and maintain quality, affordable housing. The program is a cooperative effort of the University of Delaware's Center for Community Development and Family Policy, the Delaware State Housing Authority, the Delaware Community Investment Corporation, and the Delaware Community Foundation. Area agencies receiving the funds include Home of the Brave, which was awarded $2,900 for the purchase of computer equipment; Interfaith Mission of Sussex County, which received $10,000 in support of a con- sultant to work with the agency on an affordable housing project; Sus- sex Community Crisis Housing Services Inc., which received $3,000 to purchase computer equipment; and Sussex County Habitat for Humani- ty, which was given $6,000 to assist with the purchase of tools and a storage trailer .... Above, members of the committee who organized the 10th Annual Nouveau Beaujolais Wine Tasting Live and Silent Auction on Tuesday, Dec. 1, to benefit the American Red Cross in Delaware, are back row (l-r) Marianne Flynn, Laura Burton, Toni Tikiob and Marcie Oddo; front row, Ronnie Kiernan and Caroline Short, co-chairmen; Sally Collins, Amy Schrader and Sharon Palmer. Kiernan reported that the event raised over $12,000 for the cause and was deemed a great success, especially considering that just two years ago they raised $4,0000. At left, among those on hand during the benefit were American Red Cross repre- sentatives (l-r) Jeff Chandler, manager of emergency ser- vices; Carla Pennell, cus- tomer service representative; and D.J. Stump, manager of development A gift under our tree at Grotto'$ Grand Slam "Parade of Trees" supports handicaped riders in Southern Delaware. SOUTHERN DELAWARE