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, CAPE GAz-rr:, k'iday, Festival Continued from page 34 rival." Delaware Hospice is a nonprofit organization of professionals and trained volunteers that provides life-enhancing support to individ- uals with limited life expectancy and support to their families and loved ones. Staff and volunteers help patients and families experi- ence joy and make the most of life at a time that can be overwhelm- Decemlr li D,r" ln'/.f9t" ing. "With the Festival of Trees, we have gained tremendous growth and interest in support," Lloyd said. "The funds from the festival and correlated events as well as the emotional support helps us go along day-to-day, helping the peo- ple who need us." The festival includes activities in addition to the displays of deco- rated, lighted trees and wreaths. This year featured a lunch with Santa Claus and a Boot Scootin' Family Christmas. There were raffles and bake sales conducted through the ,;veekend. All items, for the raffles and the Sweet Shop were donated. Winners in the drawings are the following: a visit with Santa Claus - Carol Wilkins, Georgetown; handcrafted porcelain doll - Ruth Sneller, Seaford; Longaberger basket tree - Judi Thoroughgood, Millsboro; hand-stitched patch, work quilt - Rosanne Pack, Mil- ford; wreath - Joanne Thomas, Millsboro; stocking full of beanie babies - John Herholdt, Harring- ton; and 50-50 - Kay Webb, Mil- ton. Dorman and Lloyd said that fi- nal figures are not in for the differ- ent fundraising components but they know that Festival of Trees 1997 in Georgetown earned more than $30,000. Attendance and in- terest indicates that they will sur- pass that figure this year. "This is my fourth year of in- volvement," Dorman said. "Get- ting the festival ready is a year long in the planning. We have had one wrap-up meeting and we already have decorators making their plans for next year. All the credit for the success goes to hav- ing the right people in the right jobs." For information on Delaware Hospice, call 302-478-5705. Give the ultimate Christmas Gift (or add it to vour list /) Massage Therapy Gift Certificates from Henlopen Chiropractic Relaxation, Therapeutic or Deep Tissue Massage by licensed therapists Karyn Jennings & Bill Hadder . . -. "r,t ".k; I The hallway leading to the main display of the Festival of Trees is lined with trees and wreaths. Families and visitors of all ages came to view the trees and attend events and memor- ial services scheduled throughout the weekend. fective Jan. 1, 1999. In Delaware, 11,000 Medicare beneficiaries are affected by the change. Video offers Medicare information In an ongoing effort to assist Medicare beneficiaries affected by the Medicare HMO withdraw- al, Delaware Insurance Commis- sioner Donna Lee Williams is making additional information available through a video presen- tation. The program will be aired at 6 p.m., Mondays, and at 7 p.m., Thursdays, through Dec. 31, on Comcast Cable, Channel 4. Across the country, HMO com- panies have canceled their con- tracts with the federal government to deliver Medicare to seniors, ef- Share a Night set at Ronald McDonald House The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware celebrates Share a Night from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 17, when Ronald McDonald throws the switch at the Wilmington house to turn on over 20,000 holiday lights. Organizations, businesses, classes and schools are invited to contribute $15 or more to the House. Each $15 represents a night's stay at the House for fami- lies with ill or injured children who are being treated at an area hospital. For more informatioia, call 302-656-HUGS. BOARD CERTIFIED FAMILY PHYSICIAN Steven H. Berkowitz, D.O. An Independent, Private Practitioner. Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily * Accepting patients ages 2 and up. Participating with most insurance companies. Long Neck Professional Center, Suite B Long Neck Road, Millsboro, Delaware By Appointment Only 302-945-7200 "EVERYDAY OUR COMa/UNrrY TEACHERS CHANGE THE FACE OF THE FUTURE." Today's students become tomorrow's community leaders. It's been that way for genera- tions. Through example and experience teachers pass on the skills our children will need to create a successful future. Teachers deserve our respect and thanks for all they do to make our community a better place to live. ;006ounty MFMBI:R FDIC |1 Terry Suess, Teacher of the Year, 1998 Rehoboth Beach 226-9800 Long Neck 947-7300 Milford 424-2500 Seaford 628-4400