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Cape Community Fund seeks donations During the month of Decem- ber, the Cape Community Fund holds its holiday drive to raise money to help neighbors within the Cape Henlopen community. The Cape Community Fund was established to provide emer- gency help to residents of the Cape Henlopen School District. Born out of an effort to sup- port a fellow classmate, the fund was established by members of Lewes High School’s Class of 1969 when alumni became aware of a greater need for assistance in times of crisis within the local community. During the holiday season, organizers ask the Cape commu- nity to assist others by making a donation to the fund to increase the impact within the region. All monies raised are donated back locally to support fellow resi- dents in times of critical need. To support this December ini- tiativebymakingatax-deductible donation, go to capecommunity- fund.org or find on Facebook. com. Since 1924 FINE FURNITURE J. Conn Scott, Inc. 6 East Church St. Selbyville, DE 19975 302.436.8205 Monday - Saturday, 9-5 “SHOWHOUSE” 27 Baltimore Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302.227.3780 www.jconnscott.com Featuring Collections by Hickory Chair • Century • Henredon • Vanguard • Lee Hancock & Moore • Lexington • The Ralph Lauren Home Collection END OF YEAR INVENTORY REDUCTION SALE UP TO 50% SAVINGS Cape Gazette CAPE LIFE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15 - MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2017 63 CAPE HENLOPEN SENIOR CENTER WRAPS SANTA GIFTS FOR SENIORS STEVEN BILLUPS PHOTOS MEMBERS OF THE CAPE HENLOPEN SENIOR Center and volunteers spent the morning of Dec. 8 wrapping gifts for the Be a Santa for a Senior program from Home Instead Care.  Home Instead Senior Care's Be a Santa to a Senior pro- gram is an annual program in which Home Instead Senior Care asks that community groups and organizations pro- vide names of seniors in the area who may not receive a gift or who have very little or no family contact for the holidays. Home Instead Senior Care gathers a list of these names and gift ideas are placed on ornaments on a tree and people within the community "adopt" those seniors and purchase gifts for them. Volunteers all got together early in Decem- ber for a wrapping party and then each community group was responsible for delivering the wrapped gifts to the ap- propriate seniors. The local Be a Santa for a Senior organizers are (l-r) Ray Short, community liaison coordinator for Be a Santa for a Senior; Bernita Hackney, Cape Henlopen Senior Center pro- gram director; and Erica Mansfield, Home Instead adminis- trative assistant. Happily wrapping gifts is Ann Noweck from Rehoboth Beach. Wrapping for the sixth year in a row is Helen Capodanno. Busy wrapping stacks of care and comfort items are Ter- ry Cassanelli, left, and Marion Phillips. Working as a team are Ed O’Reilly and Antoinette O’Connor.