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48 - CAPE- GAZETrETlmrsdlRy, December 24ecember 807t,988 Safety program for commercial fishermen offered at trade expo Custom Bull New Homes or Sale! Commercial fishing ranks among the world&apos;s most danger- ous occupations. Nasty weather, a fire aboard ship, a leaking hull - if you work on the water, you need to know how to handle these crises and come out alive. To help commercial fishermen and other mariners improve their safety skills, the Sea Grant pro- grams in the Mid-Atlantic region are hosting a special safety pro: gram on Jan. 29 at the East Coast Commercial Fisherman's and Aquaculture Trade Expo in Ocean City. Made possible through a grant KSI, Sea Watch team up to offer opportunities Jayson Crouch, vice president of Business Operations at Kent- Sussex Industries Inc. (KSI) has announced that Sea Watch Inter- national of Milford recently hired a KSI community-based work crew composed of 14 employees. Sea Watch has teamed up with KSI in an effort to solve a critical labor issue and to provide em- ployment opportunities to persons with disabilities. KSI is a voca- tional rehabilitation organization located in Milford whose mission is to provide support and services which help those who need spe- cialized assistance to obtain and maintain an optimal level of em- ployment. The relationship between Sea Watch and KSI is described as a "win-win relationship" by Crouch, who said, "This has been a great opportunity for KSI and our employees. The operation we are running is much like the work we do in our facility. It involves operating packaging equipment, counting, hand-packing and quali- ty control. The Sea Watch em- ployees have been great." KSI employs approximately 130 individuals at its facility in Milford and approximately 83 in- dividuals in its community-based work services program, composed of 12 work crews throughout Kent and Sussex counties. Long & Foster agents can help buyers or sellers Those whose housing needs have changed with income, career and lifestyle changes and who are planning to move from their cur- rent residence, are invited to call Bruce or Steve at Long & Foster for professional advice on real es- tate needs. The agents will provide tips and suggestions on selling strategies, searching and finding the right home to purchase and how to negotiate on the price or terms. Call Bruce at 542-7474 or Steve at 542-7473. from the Pilots of the Bay & River Delaware and the Maryland Wa- terman's Association, the daylong program will be led by instructors from the University of Rhode Is- land Sea Grant College Program. The safety program will include both classroom instruction and equipment demonstrations. Mariners are urged to bring their survival suits to the poolside por- tion of the program. The safety program will begin at 9 a.m., Friday, Jan. 29, in Room 202 of the Ocean City Convention Center. The first session will pro- vide an overview of safety equip- ment, from flares and other dis- tress signals to life rafts, immer- sion suits, and air-sea rescues. Safety experts will then discuss how you can control damage to your vessel at sea, including how to minimize flooding and keep your vessel afloat. Guidelines for fire prevention and control also will be highlighted, including a discussion of different types of fires, their control and portable ex- tinguishers. After lunch, the program will continue at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Ocean City for a demonstration of firefighting pro- cedures that can save lives and vessels. The last session will be held poolside at the Sheraton Hotel on 101st Street. Mariners are encour- aged to bring their survival suits and test them out in the pool. Raft launching will be reviewed and demonstrated; followed by man overboard and recovery drill; and dewatering pumps. The program will conclude at 4:30 p.m. Cost of the mariners' safety pro- gram is included in the registration fee for the trade show. However, due to limited seating, preregistra- tion for the safety program is re- quired. To preregister, contact Joe Farrell, University of Delaware Sea Grant Marine Advisory Ser- vice, 645-4250, or by e-mail at <> or the Mary- land Watermen's Association at 410-268-7722. The deadline for preregistration is Wednesday, Jan. 27. MORE HOUSE FOR THE MONEY 14 WEST RANDOR DRIVE More house for the money than any other on the market today. The sought-after "split bedroom" ranch design in the shaded hush of Overbrook Shores with a surprise in the day-ht, walk out basement of a 4th bedroom or play room and a copious family room. On the north shore of Red Mill Pond in the Cape Henlopen School District, yet removed from the beach bustle, a commute to any points north or west are made simpler from Overbrook Shores. $147,500. Contact Skip Faust at once if you are in the market for quiet, quality and space. (302) 227-5000 (800) 800-4134 REHOBOTH RESORT REALTY II Jl Seaview -- Three bed- rooms, two baths, large kitchen, screened porch at Ocean Farm. Mayfield -- A favorite: vaulted ceiling, three bedrooms, two baths at the Plantations. Brookfield -- Vaulted ceiling, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sunroom, patio at Overbrook Shores. Beachhaven--Lakefront two story, open great room, first-floor master, porch at Plantations. East Bay -- Three master The Parkview - Open bedrooms suites, three space, vaulted great private baths, fireplace at room, three bedrooms, the Plantations. 2-1/2 baths, Ocean Farm Country Life Homes builds custom-designed one and two-story homes on the East Coast of Sussex County -- in some of the most desirable locations. Call or come by one of our offices today. Tour these custom-built models -- by Country Life Homes, Delaware's Diamond Builder. COUNTRY LIFE HOMES,. 1539 Highway One, Lewes, DE 302.644.3000 Ocean Farm, Bethany, DE 302.537.4020 Plantations, Lewes, DE 302.645.2727 Route 26, Ocean View, DE 302.537.3200 [' BROKERS WELCOME_] // "V" Ivdlvlvlvlv/lo,Io] ! i|| i |v| i11' ilo] i i I:,Ill[o{o] |il @ opm,lml01