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24 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, February 23 - February 29, 1996 Community Family Fiesta slated March 3 in Milford Everyone is invited to the free Community Family Fiesta on Sunday, March 3 from 2 to 4 p.m., in the new Boys and Girls Club, 105 N. Front St., Milford. A number of local organizations have joined the Delaware Music School to help fund and produce this fun-filled, family-oriented af- ternoon, with lots of music, story- telling, dance and food. The entertainment is appropri- ate for all ages and includes the Ricardo Cantu Dancers, featuring local talent from all over southern Delaware and a Kindermusik demonstration. Finally, direct from New York City, singer/storyteller Felix Pitre will perform his "Stories and Songs of Latin America" program in both Spanish and English. Thompson Music of Lewes has donated a $100 acoustic guitar which will be raffled off during the Fiesta, with chances $I each or six for $5, and can only be pur- chased at the event. C-sponsors are the Boys and Girls Club, the Second Street Players and Milford Avenue Unit- ed Methodist Church, the Possum Point Players of GeorgetOwn, He- len F. Walte and Dick Pack, Griz- zly's, Hugo's Garage and leaders in the Latino community. There will be bi-lingual information on hand about each of the co-sponsor organizations. Music School Executive Direc- tor Donna deKuyper believes this will be the first of many multi-cul- tural outreach activities in the community. "March is national music month. What better way is there to meet our neighbors than at a free, music-oriented party?" DMS Fiesta Committee Chair- person Trish.Herholdt said this idea has been in the works for about two years. "There is a quickly growing Latino community all around southern Delaware. We hope everyone who hears about it will want to come to this celebration of music and the arts," she said. If all goes well, a Fiesta Two . will take place in Georgetown lat- er this year. Kristen Seal photo H.O.B. celebrates "I Love To Read" month In celebration of February as "I Love to Read Month", each class at H.O. Brittingham Elementary School chose a favorite book and decorated their classroom doors according to the books' themes. Three students from Abie Reed's first grade class (l-r) Tyler Brown, Will Betts and Lloyd Mifflin, show off their creation. Reed's class chose the book entitled "The Grouchy Ladbybug  by Eric Carle. Kflsten Seal photo Cape Jr. ROTC students undergo inspection Sgt. Mor Efrain Hernandez with the Senior ROTC program at the University of Delaware (left) conducted inspections on Thursday, Feb. 15 of Cape Henlopen High School's Jr. ROTC students. Ninth grader Logan Short (right) is seen here answering questions during inspec- tion. "This is a rather informal inspection," said Sgt. Mike Conlon with Cape's Jr. ROTC pro- gram. "He is inspecting their uniforms and asking several questions of each student. We will receive his full report in the near future." Children's The American Camping Asso- ciation (ACA) has announced that the Children's Beach House Sum- mer Residential Program has re- ceived ACA Accredited Camp status for 1996. "An independent evaluation by camp experts is very important," said Harold Spring, executive di- rector of the beach house. "By be- ing ACA accredited, Children's Beach House demonstrates that we care about our campers and comply with the highest quality standards designed specifically for camps. Parents expect their children to attend accredited schools. They also deserve a camp experience that is reviewed and accredited by an expert, indepen- dent organization," he said. "ACA accreditation is impor- tant to our camp," said Diane Gryn, program director and family coordinator. "While the program is strictly voluntary, we owe it to our campers and parents to have the best operation that we possibly can. ACA accreditation demon- strates our commitment to health, safety and program quality." Founded in 1936 and celebrat- ing 60 years of service to Delaware children with special needs, the Children's Beach House Summer Program serves boys and gifts ages six through 12 with communication disorders. Speech therapy and social skills training are provided in addition to the usual camp activities of swimming, arts and crafts, nature studies, etc. The American Camping Asso- ciation is the only independent ac- crediting organization reviewing camp operations in the country. Their nationally-recognized stan- Beach House dards program focuses primarily on:the program quality and health and safety aspects of a camp's op- elation. The standards are contin- ually reviewed, refined and updat- ed. Currently, ACA accreditation receives accreditation is held by 25 percent of day and resident camps. 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